February 2015- VMware vSphere 6.0 is packed full of more than 650 technological breakthroughs. It's more powerful, more flexible, more secure and more easily managed than ever before. This white paper focuses on the five main improvements that are the biggest game changers.
This survey sheds light on the challenges facing companies when using multiple tools to monitor SAP performance vs. a unified approach that delivers a holistic view of performance across all tiers and supporting infrastructure on a single pane of glass.
- SAP performance problems are huge, sometimes taking hours, days, even weeks to resolve
- Use of many tools only speeds finger-pointing NOT ...
November 2014- The path is clear. To accommodate new business demands, IT must institute changes in the way it manages and monitors its networks. Indeed, Gartner's 2013 report "Is MPLS Dead?" noted: "Network architects should revise WAN architectures to improve performance for external cloud applications and resources. In most cases, hybrid WAN architectures will provide the best blend of performance and availability." What kinds of shifts in its capabilities should IT be thinking about? They coalesce around four ...
November 2014- Collaboration is a challenge that most people underestimate, yet is one of the last stages of evolution in the growth of an organization. In a time when information prowess is a key differentiator for industry leaders, there is an increased pressure on data professionals within a company to function as one high-performance team. Take a look at this three-step process to move a workforce comprised of data professionals into a highly performing, collaborative team using ...
August 2014- Semantics provides a universal framework to describe and link different data so that it can be better understood and searched holistically, allowing both people and computers to see and discover relationships in the data. MarkLogic gives you the power to store and query linked data, including a native RDF Triple Store that can be queried with SPARQL--all right inside MarkLogic.
May 2014- A paradigm shift in database technology is occurring in which organizations are rethinking what they can do with their most important asset: data. MarkLogic is at the forefront of this shift, having the only NoSQL database that is truly enterprise ready. With MarkLogic, organizations are making the world more secure, providing access to valuable information, creating new revenue streams, and reducing expenses.
Over the years, single sign-on (SSO) has been the easiest, most convenient way for users to access what they need. However, there are identity and access management requirements that SSO can't solve - governance, provisioning and privileged account management to name a few.
In this white paper, learn more about the benefits of SSO, and see why taking a flexible approach to single sign-on is critical in today's evolving application environments.
October 2014- F5 and Cisco enable enterprises to build an SDN that reduces application delivery time, operational costs and risk of downtime by "operationalizing" the network. While Software-defined networks (SDNs) represent a step forward in networking technology, it's become clear that it's going to take some new thinking about how to implement SDNs if they are to support enterprise requirements and gain traction. Read this whitepaper to learn more about how SDNs can deliver the benefits at ...
Configuration management is a critical cornerstone of IT automation, providing tools that allow you to centrally manage the packages, configuration files, process state, firewall rules and other settings that equip servers to do their assigned jobs. Without automated configuration management, you do all these tasks manually, or with handwritten scripts. It's time-consuming, and prone to human error.
Configuration management is also about making any changes to the system in an organized ...
October 2014- Cloud-based communications means various things to various people, but the only definition that matters is the one that suits your needs. This UBM Tech ebook explores cloud-based voice services that keep employees and customers connected - no matter how technology changes.
October 2014- Millions of lines of software code are driving the latest innovations in today's vehicles. However, with software-driven innovation comes the reality of coding defects, safety failures, and the potential to become a target for hackers. This paper outlines three important steps that embedded automotive software teams can follow to identify critical coding errors, functional safety issues, and protect their software against malicious attack.
October 2014- Data is being created and consumed at never before seen rates and it is affecting all markets. With this data explosion, it's clear that data is a competitive differentiator and there's a need for more than traditional, structured systems to take control of it. Dell QuickStart for Cloudera Hadoop offers an easy and ideal way for organizations to build a proof of concept to test the ways to begin managing and analyzing data. This all-in-one ...
September 2014- Your software change management system handles what changes were made by whom, when, provides the audit trail, makes sure no changes are ever lost, and serves as the foundation for your entire software delivery pipeline. If software development is core to your business-you cant risk it on the status quo
September 2014- Have you been tasked with finding a software configuration management system for your team? There are many reasons you may be looking at version management. Download this guide and learn seven steps to help you analyze your needs, choose a vendor effectively, and start off brilliantly.
August 2014- Many IT organizations have had the same data protection tools and practices for years, even decades, and see no need for that to change. But Application Owners need to know that they'll be able to recover their data at the application level when disaster strikes, and yesterday's solutions are simply not up to this job. It's time for modern, application-aware data protection - and here's how to get there. Learn more about how to create ...
Ever wondered how you could respond more rapidly to IT customer demands? Re-architect your storage infrastructure? Provide agile software build and scale-testing environments for cloud applications? Optimize and deliver mobile apps, collaboration apps, and analytics apps? Learn how, with a Dell Red Hat Enterprise Cloud Solutions private cloud deployment.
Dell Red Hat Cloud Solutions include a validated reference architecture that is built and delivered by Dell and that runs on Red Hat Enterprise ...
August 2014- VMware officially ended support for its Lab Manager product in May. Due to its popularity, the Lab Manager EOL is leaving many teams searching for a lab management solution that will provide them the same key features and benefits as Lab Manager. Using cloud services as a lab manager replacement are becoming more popular. Cloud service providers can offer the flexibility, agility, and scalability that give companies (and IT Pros) what they need for the ...
April 2014- Read this Osterman Research report to learn more about why good email recovery and governance is a necessity for your organization, and how to address problems in your email environment. Having these capabilities makes your migrations safer, and allows you to recover from email system problems faster. It also helps you with eDiscovery requests and to comply with regulatory requirements, legal obligations and corporate-best practices.
June 2014- Software Defined Networking (SDN) has recently hit the headlines with claims of better network utilization and easier management and many see it as the 'silver bullet' for every networking challenge. Unfortunately, most SDN solutions are targeted at large data centres and is unlikely to overcome the challenges being experienced by most enterprise technology managers and executives. To learn more about SDN and the challenges it will help you overcome (along with what it won't), download ...
June 2014- Organisations rely heavily on their data network, yet the network goes unnoticed most of the time. Network infrastructure is an essential component of any business operation, but it is generally not appreciated or understood by the majority of staff or management. While users are very aware of any network failures that occur, nobody wants to invest too much to proactively prevent these failures. To learn more about how you can improve security, reduce downtime and ...
June 2014- Software Defined Networking (SDN) has attracted a great deal of attention for its claims of solving a number of common networking problems associated with flexibility and performance. At the same time, many enterprise organisations are paying big dollars for skilled specialist staff to maintain their network or are outsourcing this function? Even if the network configuration is kept simple, maintenance tasks on large networks can be time-consuming and error-prone. What if there was a better ...
June 2014- There is no question that every organisation needs a resilient and versatile network core. A chassis can seem like a great solution, since it allows dual controller cards and power supplies for resiliency and can use any combination of line cards for versatility of speeds and feeds. There is also plenty of information about stacking and its benefits such as easier management and fast recovery from failures. Both of these solutions have their complications and ...
Today, enterprises rely heavily on applications for nearly all business-critical processes. These applications are delivered via a combination of hardware, software and services, known as the application delivery chain. To make this delivery chain work together effectively, IT must take a new and converged approach to network performance monitoring and application performance management.
This whitepaper discusses:
•Why NPM alone is not enough
•How application-centric APM is incomplete
May 2014- Reducing costs is still a primary reason companies turn to Software as a Service (SaaS). But those at the front of the pack, like cloud leaders in general, are discovering how SaaS can help them achieve a much broader and more strategic goal - unlocking competitive advantage. These cloud leaders, called Pacesetters, are finding the reduced TCO is only the beginning of advantages offered by SaaS. Read this paper to learn how and why reducing ...
May 2014- Topdanmark, a major European insurance company, documents its decision process for software destined to support production applications and operations.
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