Cities are changing at a pace never before possible, bringing
smart features online daily. But smart features don’t equal
smart cities. That’s why aspiring smart cities are shifting from
siloes of smart features to a more holistic approach that
connects and makes sense of all people and things. This
shift demands technology solutions that are edge-centric,
cloud-enabled and data-driven, able to deliver citizen-centric
outcomes now and into the future.
Very little data is available on how effectively enterprises are managing private cloud deployments in the real world. Are they doing so efficiently, or are they facing challenges in areas such as performance, TCO and capacity? Hewlett Packard Enterprise commissioned 451 Research to explore these issues through a survey of IT decision-makers and data from the Cloud Price Index.
Derzeit liegen nur wenige Daten dazu vor, wie effizient Unternehmen Private Clouds in der Praxis implementieren. Gehen sie effizient vor oder stehen sie in Bereichen wie Leistung, TCO und Kapazität gewissen Herausforderungen gegenüber? Hewlett Packard Enterprise hat 451 Research beauftragt, diese Themen mithilfe einer Befragung von IT-Entscheidungsträgern und von Daten aus dem Cloud Price Index zu erforschen.
Published By: HPE Intel
Published Date: Mar 14, 2016
Innovative companies around the world have embraced a modernized, business-centric approach to IT, delivering orchestrated solutions that help achieve better business results. Now, more efficient and agile servers support this innovation by combining compute, storage, and networking resources to manage entire IT environments as programmable elements that are flexibly tailored to meet changing business demands. With HPE ProLiant Gen9 servers, you can redefine your IT infrastructure so that it’s converged, software-defined, cloud-ready, and workload-optimized. HPE ProLiant Gen9 servers can help organizations align IT infrastructures with key business outcomes: running operations efficiently, accelerating IT service delivery, and increasing business productivity and performance.
IT executives are in one of the most dynamic, challenging business environments of all time. The business expects speed; the IT function strives to keep up while pursuing innovation and efficiency. Many CIOs recognize that cloud is a possible solution to achieving both but they are uncertain about the best way to
Whether your company seeks to modernize IT, fuel innovation or accelerate growth, you’ll find that by identifying the most appropriate cloud journey for your organization, you can determine the best potential entry points to cloud migration as well as identify, prepare and prevent possible roadblocks.
And, you’ll discover how the right cloud platform and partner can enable your success by leveraging different layers of the cloud to reach your desired business outcomes—and ultimately achieve true business transformation.
The Cloud, once a radical idea in IT, is now mainstream. Whether it’s email, backup or file sharing, most consumers probably use a cloud service or two. Similarly, most IT professionals are familiar with cloud service providers such as Amazon, Google and Microsoft Azure, and many companies have moved at least some of their information technology processes into the cloud. In fact, the cloud has become so popular it’s easy to assume that running IT applications on-premises is not cost competitive with a cloud based service. In this report Evaluator Group will test the validity of that assumption with a TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) model analyzing a hyperconverged appliance solution from HPE and a comparable cloud service from Amazon Web Services (AWS).
The United States educational system is in the midst of transformational change due to widespread adoption of
technologies, including video, mobile devices, and cloud services. Given the enormous potential of these technologies to improve educational outcomes, increase access to information and collaboration, and reduce costs, schools and libraries across the nation want to do more, not less, with technology.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Jan 25, 2018
Applications underpin today’s cloud and digital transformation initiatives. As a result, it’s imperative for modern IT organizations to implement a holistic, expert approach to managing applications for maximum performance and optimal business execution. Read this insights paper from ESG and Riverbed to discover: How performance management expertise drives critical business outcomes. Why mature organizations are better equipped to embrace DevOps and other modern IT practices. What tools, factors, and behaviors correlate to expert performance management practices.
Cloud services bring new and significant cybersecurity threats.
The cloud can be secured—but not by the vendor alone. Are you clear about the risks and your responsibilities as an IT leader?
Read this report to understand:
• how cloud adoption is reshaping the threat landscape
• why identity and access management must be a priority
• what are cybersecurity best practices in a modern IT environment
• which emerging technologies offer hope for improving cybersecurity outcomes.
Download the report now
Enterprises currently face challenges regarding
the price, performance, and flexibility of traditional
wide area networks (WANs). Aggressive growth in
the adoption of public cloud services (a projected
86% spike between 2014 and 2018)1
organizations to look elsewhere for a more effective
network solution to address distributed traffic across
remote sites and branch offices.
Some of the specific issues organizations face with
their traditional WANs include:
- High total cost of ownership (TCO)
- Lengthy provisioning cycles
- Performance degradation with the growth of cloud
- Inadequate redundancy and resiliency
- Lack of application-aware connectivity
To better manage WAN investments, enterprises are
adopting a new approach for their distributed branch
office networks. Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN)
offers improved performance, agility, and operational
flexibility plus significant cost savings. But not all SDWAN
solutions are created equal.
Read this white paper and learn how:
• Cloud technology bridges the gap between IT and the business, but on-premises cloud deployments often offer a lower TCO than the public cloud.
• Dell enables organizations to create and manage cloud solutions customized to unique needs.
• Organizations have several options for building a cloud infrastructure based on Dell solutions.
• In the realm of cloud computing, Dell differentiates itself through servers, storage, networking, and integration with infrastructure and management tools.
• Implementing a cloud environment requires stakeholder identification, as well as resources and capabilities.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Aug 17, 2017
For many companies the appeal of the public cloud is very real. For tech startups, the cloud may be their
only option, since many don’t have the capital or expertise to build and operate the IT systems their
businesses need. Existing companies with established data centers are also looking at public clouds, to
increase IT agility while limiting risk. The idea of building-out their production capacity while possibly
reducing the costs attached to that infrastructure can be attractive. For most companies the cloud isn’t
an “either-or” decision, but an operating model to be evaluated along with on-site infrastructure. And
like most infrastructure decisions the question of cost is certainly a consideration.
In this report we’ll explore that question, comparing the cost of an on-site hyperconverged solution with
a comparable set up in the cloud. The on-site infrastructure is a Dell EMC VxRailTM hyperconverged
appliance cluster and the cloud solution is Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Nov 10, 2016
There is a misperception that cloud is more expensive. It's a common error and is largely a result of applying premises-based best-practices when comparing solution alternatives. Because standard TCO studies often fail to properly value key strengths of cloud-delivered services, they can lead decision-makers astray.
This paper reveals a direct link between cloud computing and business agility-how business outcomes are associated with agility, the role of IT for agile companies and the importance of cloud computing to business leaders.
Oracle Exadata is powerful, optimised, and cloud-ready. IDC has put the business value of the Oracle Exadata to the test by interviewing eight customers. They reported better business outcomes and efficiencies as a result of improved database performance, scalability, and reliability. The resulting whitepaper also reveals business value highlights, such as 429 percent five-year ROI, US$222,000 additional revenue per 100 users, and 94 percent less unplanned downtime.
Published By: New Relic
Published Date: Apr 07, 2015
It’s all too easy for CIOs and technology management to build a strategy around any new technology area that is focused on delivering lower technology costs and greater operational efficiency. However, to get your cloud strategy right, you have to learn to move away from measuring the success of change against technology management care-abouts and focus on the priorities of the business. Forrester’s Business Technographics® surveys show a stark disconnect between technology management’s and the business’ desired outcomes from cloud computing; embracing the shift to cloud services means driving and measuring its success against metrics defined by the business before those of IT. This report outlines the strategic plan of Forrester’s solution for CIOs working on cloud computing. This report is designed to help you onboard the business to your cloud strategy.
This free Ventana Research report shows SuccessFactors to be a top supplier of applications that support the management and operations of compensation.
According to Ventana, SuccessFactors Compensation (part of SuccessFactors BizX Suite) achieved the top overall ranking due to its scores in Reliability and Capabilities. In addition, the growing number of SuccessFactors customers and the company's commitment to cloud computing contributed to its top ranking in the Validation and TCO/ROI categories. Easy for managers at all levels to use, the application has capabilities for compensation reviews and adjustments, as well as an embedded analytic view-which shows the handling of promotions and support across pay ranges.
Find out what else Ventana has to say about SuccessFactors in this complimentary report. Download it today.
Published By: Attunity
Published Date: Feb 12, 2019
This technical whitepaper by Radiant Advisors covers key findings from their work with a network of Fortune 1000 companies and clients from various industries. It assesses the major trends and tips to gain access to and optimize data streaming for more valuable insights.
Read this report to learn from real-world successes in modern data integration, and better understand how to maximize the use of streaming data. You will also learn about the value of populating a cloud data lake with streaming operational data, leveraging database replication, automation and other key modern data integration techniques.
Download this whitepaper today for about the latest approaches on modern data integration and streaming data technologies.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 07, 2019
SapientRazorfish is a global company that helps organizations in digital business transformation. For these enterprises, cloud migration is a mandate, and SapientRazorfish ensures the desired outcomes are achieved with Rackspace Fanatical Support for AWS services – to provide clients with expertise in planning, architecture services and counseling, migration, deployment, infrastructure maintenance and solution optimization.
The largest national multiline insurance had built a repository of Insurance policies (P&C and Life Insurance) on Microfilm and Microfiche in early 90’s, as a preservation strategy. They were grappling with issues as this technology became outdated over time:
• Risk of losing their only source of data for Insurance policies and corresponding communication, need to improve data availability and speed of claims evaluation
• Compliance issues, need of a WORM (write once read many) storage compliant with FINRA regulations, where data should be encrypted when at rest
• Total cost for digitization compared to 10-12 years of support left to maintain insurance policies was not very encouraging
• Required a low cost, cloud-based, FINRA-compliant document management solution which could provide quick access to stored data
Download complete case study to know how LTI’s e-Office sDownload full case study to know how LTI’s e-Office solution enabled 50% TCO for Largest national Multiline Insurance.
Challenge: Ensure that technology infrastructure will support business transformation, new growth and services.
Solution: Implement highly automated converged infrastructure and managed cloud services from Hitachi Vantara.
Outcomes: Use new capabilities to integrate acquired companies, deploy next-generation security and speed time to the market.