April 2015- The exponential growth of data along with demands for data accessibility anywhere at any time are mounting pressure on IT organizations to find a new model. Hedvig, an emerging software-defined storage player, is focused on delivering a new level of storage flexibility and scalability along with the capabilities necessary to supplant traditional storage arrays by moving functionality to software. Download this infographic to learn key statistics, concerns and solutions around data center modernization that justify ...
April 2015- As companies expand, they inevitably face challenges with how to best manage their growing volume of business data and content, while at the same time ensuring they have capacity for continued expansion. In large enterprises especially, business silos create major challenges for companies trying to make the most out of their storage capacity through optimization of current infrastructure. These challenges, among others, commonly prevent businesses from creating improved storage infrastructure that provides better integration, scalability, ...
April 2015- Cloud and security are two terms that were rarely uttered in the same sentence: For many sceptics, the two did not go together. That viewpoint has changed considerably over the past couple of years with cloud-based solution providers beefing up security to the extent that it is more reliable than what a small to mid-sized business can ever muster. In this ebook, tech influencers share their views on security and the cloud and give advice ...
March 2015- The explosion of virtualized workloads in today's data centers has given rise to the need for a more intelligent approach to virtualization and infrastructure management and for an IT infrastructure that is better aligned with the cloud. Microsoft, supported by Dell PowerEdge R630 and PowerEdge R730xd with Intel® Xeon® processors, is delivering on its Cloud OS vision to drive tremendous IT efficiencies and turn your data center into a flexible and scalable ...
No matter how advanced data centers become, they remain in a perpetual state of change in order to meet the demands of virtualized environments. But with the advent of software-defined storage (SDS) architecture, today's data centers have evolved into a converged IT infrastructure, supporting sophisticated systems built on open standards to quickly adapt to the changing needs of the business.
Powered by Nutanix software, the Dell XC 720XD Web-scale Converged appliance, which ...
Over the past few years, converged infrastructure systems have been readily adopted by businesses, traditionally built using a three-tier architecture. While these systems work well in stable environments, when a virtualization environment is dynamic with unpredictable growth, these traditional three-tier architectures lack the features needed to operate efficiently.
In this solution brief, we will examine what constitutes a dynamic virtualized environment and learn how the Dell XC Web-scale HyperConverged series, which is supported ...
October 2014- In response to recent growth in the premium finance industry and an expanding workforce, Imperial PFS recently leveraged a VMware Horizon View virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployment to cost-effectively scale their business. The addition of HGST FlashMAX II storage devices allows IPFS to meet their need for fast response times and increased performance.
July 2014- Over the past decade, there have been several technology revolutions that have improved the way the public sector agencies do business-from client/server computing to virtualization, from virtualization to the Internet, and from the Internet to today's cloud computing. Learn what David Blankenhorn, Chief Cloud Technologist at DLT Solutions, has to say about the role of cloud computing, and how PaaS in particular plays in helping public sector agencies become more flexible and efficient while ...
Anywhere there is a database, there will eventually be a need to make a copy, or clone of it. For example, a copy of the production database may be cloned for development testing, or reporting, or simply for backup. Or a QA environment may need to restore an environment to specific point in time to perform testing. The cloning process is generally tedious, time consuming, and subject to errors.
The Pure Storage FlashArray ...
June 2014- In this document we provide information to help you to optimize the Pure Storage FlashArray for your Oracle database workload.
June 2014- The goal of this document is to demonstrate the ease with which Oracle can be deployed on, or migrated to a Pure Storage FlashArray and the resulting performance improvements. In addition, we show how simple it is to perform administrative tasks such as storage provisioning and database backup and recovery using snapshots.
In this whitepaper, we show how a federated identity service acts as a hub to empower your most critical identity initiatives, including single sign-on, web access management, federation with partners, and moving to the cloud.
Learn how a federated identity service based on virtualization offers simple, logical, secure, and standards-based access to all sources of identity inside your organization or enterprise-regardless of location, protocol, or format.
June 2014- For enterprises today, the promise of virtualization is what enables their business to reach its full potential-but only if it isn't hampered by a storage solution that can't keep up. With SanDisk SSDs, the users and applications your enterprise relies on can access the critical data needed-fast.
Businesses today spend 70 percent or more of their IT budget on keeping systems running, leaving very little time for innovation. The consolidation of IT storage provides an excellent opportunity for organizations to drive increased IT efficiencies with the help of:
• Centralized management of file and block data via the EqualLogic Group Manager
• Virtualized scale-out storage infrastructures that seamlessly scale to meet growing performance and capacity demands
Virtualization promises to boost efficiency and cut costs, making it an important element in your IT department's efforts to do more with less. Whether you're running applications on physical or virtual machines, you still need to stay vigilant to guard against the constant and growing hazard of malware and other cyberthreats that can put your business at risk.
Kaspersky Lab security experts have created this practical guide to help you learn about:
An overwhelming majority of organizations have adopted virtualized servers and those numbers are on the rise. While the business benefits of virtualization are clear-increased performance and stability and decreased hardware costs, floor space, and management oversight-the virtualized world makes your organization vulnerable to a wide array of new cybersecurity threats. Are you willing to bet your organization's IT infrastructure on your ability to combat these hazards?
The IT security and virtualization experts at ...
It's now possible to get the same visibility in the public cloud that you have in your own data center - or even better. A Best of Interop 2014 finalist, analysts and media agree that the new iland Enterprise Cloud Services portal provides unmatched visibility into the true costs of cloud as well as performance, security and compliance data.
According to Torsten Volk, research director at Enterprise Management Associates, "iland's new portal exemplifies the ...
According to a recent survey, the cost of downtime over the last few years increased 65 percent. Not surprisingly, growing technology dependence can expose companies to threats from human error, cybercrime and natural disaster - causing their digital infrastructures to come crashing down in a split second.
Read "Disaster Recovery: The Budget Item You Cannot Afford to Cut" and learn why virtualization ensures business continuity; how one company's strong DR plan results in millions ...
Security analysis and monitoring tools can't see inside the cloud. How can you shed light on workloads as they go virtual, and see inside your virtual networks?
Read this white paper to learn how a Visibility Fabric can give you the visibility you need.
Pure Storage set out with a simple mission: to create a purpose-built
storage array that overcomes these
barriers. The result is the Pure Storage FlashArray and its
tightly-coupled software, the Purity Operating
When compared to a disk array, the FlashArray is:
• 10X faster (on both IOPS and latency);
• 10X more efficient in power, space, and cooling;
• More reliable on enterprise workloads;
• So simple that it installs in minutes; ...
• Server consolidation stalled due to storage performance limits
• IO-intensive Oracle database would not consolidate with other applications
• Multiple instances of virtual applications plus the Oracle DB
• Consolidated 30 servers to 5
• 23% increase in Oracle performance after virtualization
• 6.7-to-1 data reduction
• Provisioning time reduced by 4x
• 2x increase in VMware snapshot release time
Learn how every business can improve efficiency, compete better, and
deliver compelling user experiences with flash. You'll also gain
access to Gartner's 2013 Cool Vendor Report
Download our ebook and learn how you can:
• Improve efficiency
• Compete better
• Deliver compelling user experiences
Latency is the life-blood of any database application. When
transactions slow, it is often a direct result of disk contention at
the storage layer driving-up storage I/O latency, which directly
translates into slower transactions and a slower end-user experience.
Moving to an all-flash architecture for your database affords immediate and obvious performance benefits, but also introduces a whole host of operational benefits:
• Simplify operations
• Eliminate tuning
• Provide a price ...
• Legacy disk-based SAN performance plummeted with the addition of just 10 VDI users.
• The management complexities of the legacy disk-based SAN did not allow for a "set-it-and-forget-it" operation, but the organization required simplicity.
• Currently supporting 250 virtual desktops, with more to be deployed
• Reduced latency to sub-millisecond
• Dramatically simplified storage management
• Achieved 12-to-1 data reduction
Despite the acceleration of cloud computing, many agencies and departments continue to struggle with cloud adoption issues. If you are looking to do more in the cloud, how can your agency ensure that its mission critical data and systems stay secure while maintaining control, compliance and mobility?
Through partnership of NetApp and Amazon Web Services AWS), DLT Solutions offers an agile hybrid infrastructure that leverages the performance, customization, and control of private storage ...
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