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Maximizing Database Performance to Improve Customer Experience
Date: Oct 27, 2020

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Customer experience is king. Yet surprisingly, many organizations don't think about their data architecture as the foundation of customer experience. Database latency and performance drive satisfaction - or dissatisfaction - with online shopping experiences, payment transactions, ad clicks and streaming media. Evolving data architecture to stay ahead of customer demand can be costly and time consuming if pursued in traditional ways. The good news is, a highly efficient, easily deployed combination of hardware and software can reduce CPU usage by up to 5x, increase database throughput by 10x and reduce latency by 18x.

Managing Apps in Multi-Cloud
Date: Oct 15, 2020

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Multi-cloud operations enable organizations to boost performance, speed and agility, drive cost savings and generate new revenue opportunities. But the multi-cloud approach also presents new complications to your applications and data strategy. This session will offer proactive strategies for coordinating cloud environments and fostering more seamless integration between business apps and traditional IT systems, leading to improvements in cost management, security and compliance.

Quantifying the Benefits of a DevOps Strategy
Date: Oct 14, 2020

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Digital transformation is no longer an option for most enterprises with leaders rapidly adopting DevOps practices for software delivery and security practices worldwide. While most recognize the value that DevOps can bring to the organization, quantifying the tangible benefits and results may be challenging. Our expert presenter will explore the various metrics for tracking the payback from a DevOps initiative. 

Edge Computing: An IT Platform for the New Enterprise
Date: Sep 23, 2020

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The edge is real. Only a year ago, edge computing may have been viewed as amorphous, something between distributed computing and the cloud. Today, it’s clear that the “edge” isn’t just about technology but is a core strategy enterprise need to consider. The edge is about processing data where it makes sense and minimizing the burden on the enterprise network. This special report and webinar will highlight the potential benefits from edge and how enterprises can approach it.

Edge Computing: An IT Platform for the New Enterprise
Date: Sep 23, 2020

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The edge is real. Only a year ago, edge computing may have been viewed as amorphous, something between distributed computing and the cloud. Today, it’s clear that the “edge” isn’t just about technology but is a core strategy enterprise need to consider. The edge is about processing data where it makes sense and minimizing the burden on the enterprise network. This special report and webinar will highlight the potential benefits from edge and how enterprises can approach it.

Network Security: The Attacker’s Point of View
Date: Sep 17, 2020

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Over the years, IT organizations have approached network security from an enterprise point of view, establishing a perimeter of known devices and defending it with firewalls and security gateways. But today’s online attackers often bypass these defenses, entering the network through third-party networks or through stolen credentials. 

Enterprise Database Strategies for 2020
Date: Aug 27, 2020

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Database technology is at the core of all enterprise information iniatives, ranging from day-to-day operations to customer intelligence applications and advanced analytics and AI projects. Yet, there's been a wave of change in that database tech in recent years, and the change continues. NoSQL tools have emerged as alternatives to legacy relational DBMS tech, and the traditional vendors have shifted from on-premise models to alternate offerings. Those developments and more are intended to fit the ever-changing needs of the enterprise IT environment.

DevOps: Innovating with Speed, Security, and Quality
Date: Aug 11, 2020

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Creating an environment that is capable of shifting and adapting to market demands isn’t always easy. But DevOps does make it happen, as long as you understand how to innovate with DevOps. First of all, DevOps isn’t just two words combined together. DevOps is a cultural shift, a philosophy, a practice, a tool, and even a process. The concept of DevOps isn’t just a single tool or platform. Rather, it truly is a shift in thinking in how you deliver services, applications, and even business capabilities into a digital market. In some ways, it’s the engine around digital transformations. Ready for this next part? DevOps is NOT just for developers. It's for business leaders too.

But the challenge still remains that the many in the world of DevOps are nevertheless seeing chaos rather than continuous innovation. And, a fragmented approach to development leads to some serious issues, including security holes. So how do you ultimately create a functioning DevOps architecture? In this special webinar, we'll dive into the world of DevOps from multiple angles. We'll look at it from an executive's perspective, as well as the practitioner. We'll discuss things that go wrong, improving the quality of your DevOps processes, and how to leverage DevOps to help you innovate faster.

How to Overcome CloudSec Budget Constraints
Date: Aug 10, 2020

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Robert LaMagna-Reiter, Sr. Director, Information Security at First National Technology Solutions, shares examples of how to apply your existing IT tools to work for your cloud security strategy.

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Why Performance Testing is More Critical Today
Date: Aug 06, 2020

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Now is not the time to let technical issues add more disruptions to your operations. Whether you maintain a high-volume, e-commerce storefront or an application your customers rely on, performance testing can help organizations spot and mitigate potential trouble spots. There are many options available and it is easy to get lost searching for the right solution. In this InformationWeek webinar, experts will help enterprise teams understand what they should expect from performance testing solutions and how to put them to work most efficiently.

Doing More IT With Less
Date: Jul 23, 2020

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If there is one universal truth among IT organizations, it's a shortage of budget.

IT professionals probably entered 2020 wondering whether you could do the job with the resources they had. Add in COVID-19 and a crashing economy, and we now have our answer.

This information-packed event looks at some of the key strategies your IT organization can use to stretch your technology, rethink costly processes, and create new ways of doing business on a shoestring. Top IT practitioners, leaders, and experts will share proven methods for rethinking operational spending, while still supporting the organization’s need to innovate in new ways.

5 Ways to Jumpstart AI
Date: Jul 16, 2020

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Organizations across industries—including your competitors, suppliers and partners—are using artificial intelligence (AI) to automate processes, augment existing capabilities and improve operations. AI is transforming key functions such as sales and marketing, risk mitigation, supply chain management and manufacturing at a growing number of organizations.

Are you ready to get started with AI? In this webinar, experts share how you can get your team and your data ready for the next industrial revolution.

Fighting Cybercrime in a Pandemic Threat Landscape
Date: May 05, 2020

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The cyber risk landscape is shifting dramatically during this pandemic. A huge wave of employees are migrating from protected work environments to unprotected home environments, providing a prime attack surface for threat actors. Cyber criminals are looking eagerly for ways to exploit weaknesses in these new teleworkers and gain access to otherwise secure company networks. In addition, the same industry sectors that are disproportionately hit by COVID-19 have become softer targets for cyber criminals, including the Healthcare, Financial, Government, and Telecommunications sectors. Government and private organizations striving to lead us through the COVID-19 crisis have already been targeted by cyber criminals.

These changing dynamics are stretching cybersecurity resources when time-to-action is a critical factor in preempting cyber criminals who will continue to focus on vulnerable targets at increasing speed. Current methods of cyber risk management, incident response, and risk modeling have failed to keep up with the growing sophistication and speed with which cyber adversaries are armed. Traditional threat intelligence models that focus on Indicators of Compromise are problematic, producing a high rate of false positives and delays in execution due to security products that deliver frequent, low-impact alerts.

The Evolution of Ransomware
Date: Apr 23, 2020

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One constant truth Sophos has found over our 30 years of creating effective defenses against ever-changing threats: there is no silver bullet in security. Solutions need to evolve and adapt to new and emerging threats all the time.

When it comes to ransomware, the same rules apply. Bad actors are finding ways to exploit your organization’s weaknesses and their bag of tricks is continuously growing. You need an adaptive approach to keep up and defend your organization. Join our experts as they discuss ways you can navigate the dangerous waters where bad actors lurk.

Getting Down to Business: Chatbots for the Enterprise
Date: Apr 08, 2020

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Beyond Alexa in the home, enterprises are implementing intelligent agents based on conversational AI to drive efficiencies in how their employees navigate business processes, and how customers get valuable support from an enterprise like yours. Expense processing, corporate employee directories, IT help desks, purchasing/acquisition, and customer sales and product support are just some of the ways that companies are leveraging machine learning and AI in enterprise applications.

The ROI Story
Date: Mar 25, 2020

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Disruptive technology such as hyper-converged infrastructure tends to significantly complicate the buying decision. It forces new operational procedures and can impact IT governance, security, and compliance. But even a strong financial justification might not be enough to alter the ingrained processes, interests, and cultural norms surrounding the legacy environment. In many cases, it takes an ROI story.

This webinar will assist anyone interested in how to use financial analysis as a framework to optimize strategic decision-making.

Attend and receive a free copy of the eBook, The ROI Story: A Guide for IT Leaders and the IDC whitepaper, sponsored by Nutanix, Organizations Leverage Nutanix Enterprise Cloud as Scalable, High-Performing, and Cost-Effective Infrastructure Foundation.

The Six Must-Haves for Practical Cloud Security
Date: Mar 19, 2020

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Enterprises large and small are migrating existing applications to the cloud and developing new applications on cloud-native infrastructure. Datacenter security practices don’t translate to cloud environments due to technical and operational changes that disrupt existing security and compliance approaches. As organizations transition to distributed DevOps models, application development velocity increases dramatically. Continuous delivery and software-defined infrastructure result in additions and changes to critical assets on-demand at any time.

This webinar is for security engineers, DevOps engineers, cloud architects, and security executives.

Shifting Security from Speedbump to Digital Accelerator
Date: Mar 12, 2020

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Survival in today’s economy requires businesses to innovate at unprecedented speed to become more responsive to markets and competitors. Application teams are achieving greater agility by leveraging public clouds, containers and Kubernetes. However, agility often comes at the expense of security. If developers operate or make changes at full speed without security keeping the same pace, they risk leaving gaps in the environment that attackers can exploit. But, developers fear that engaging with their security teams will result in application delivery delays and possibly risks slowing down the business. Fortunately, these can be issues of the past as we adopt new processes and technologies that allow agile and secure to co-exist.

12 Things You May Not Know About Microsoft Azure
Date: Dec 11, 2019

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Are you leveraging all the benefits of cloud computing? Microsoft Azure has many tools designed to power company performance, including tools for analytics, advanced reporting, AI, data protection, DevOps, and much more. Join this webinar as we discuss 12 Azure features to strengthen security, increase ROI, comply with regulations, and meet your 2020 business goals.

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