Read this white paper to learn how IT organizations can implement an effective Service Catalog that will enable them to reap the full benefits of self-service in virtualized and cloud computing environments.
For organizations with disaster recovery services in place, the challenge often lies in supporting the ongoing maintenance and
re-evaluating the initial investment versus newer offerings as their environment continues to expand, or leases expire.
Fortunately, the landscape of disaster recovery solutions is shifting to accommodate changing IT needs. VMware vCloud® Air™ Disaster Recovery provides simple, affordable, automated processes for replicating and recovering critical applications and data — at a fraction of the cost of duplicating infrastructure or maintaining
additional data centers. Organizations can afford to scale their efforts as needed, with flexible terms and resource options.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Aug 03, 2015
XtremIO reduces datacenter footprint and complexity with unstoppable in-line data reduction capabilities which address storage sprawl for Exchange databases. Thin provisioning doesn’t just eliminate space at the end of the drive, it eliminates all of the whitespace found within the database!
"Mobile and cloud deployment issues are dominating the concerns of organizations today. End-user mobility and flexibility versus IT control and visibility are the opposing requirements challenging even the most nimble of environments. Organizations are searching for several key capabilities to address this dichotomy:
• Infrastructure that is optimized for end users to drive down costs, simplify
acquisition, upgrade easily, and support policy management
• Flexibility in delivering workspaces to users—on-premises, cloud, and
offline—all within a unified workspace with single sign-on
• Management capabilities encompassing the entire ecosystem and providing
security, compliance, and management of day-to-day end-user environments
Download this asset to learn how VMware addresses these needs more effectively than Citrix with the VMware mobile-cloud architect."
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 28, 2018
Many businesses want to realize the power of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) without having to incur the challenge and expense of managing it themselves. Some businesses lack the technical expertise or capacity to operate cloud infrastructure, tools and applications while others may have the ability but choose to maintain focus on their core business. Many larger businesses are on a multi-phased journey to the cloud, requiring transition and management services that can adapt to an evolving set of needs. Rackspace Managed Services for Google Cloud Platform is the answer for businesses facing these challenges. As Google’s first Premier Managed Services Partner, Rackspace blends technology and automation plus human expertise to deliver ongoing architecture, security and 24x7x365 operations backed by GCP-certified engineers and architects.
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Oct 10, 2018
These days, a lot of organizations are looking to the cloud to help them protect their data. They wish to take advantage of
the appealing economics and operational agility that are two of the biggest attributes of a cloud-based IT infrastructure.
Leveraging the cloud can be a smart choice for any organization interested in gaining more control over costs (i.e., almost
all organizations). According to ESG research, reducing costs was the second most commonly reported business driver
affecting IT spending in 2016
Get the low-down on the highlights from Google's marquee cloud conference in San Francisco. From unparalleled infrastructure to customer value and product innovation, Google Cloud Next ’17 showcased insights and solutions from across the industry. Whether you’re an enterprise or a startup, Google Cloud is here to help you build what’s next.
Download the whitepaper for a look under the hood of Google’s infrastructure security, and explicit detail on the process we go through to build and maintain GCP regions. Download the report and find out more now.
Understanding, managing and containing risk has become a critical factor for many organizations as they plot their hybrid architecture strategy. Access by an expanding array of privileged identities looms large as a risk concern once organizations look beyond tactically using cloud services for cost and agility efficiencies. Existing approaches developed for static infrastructure can address initial risk concerns, but fall short in providing consistent policy enforcement and continuous visibility for dynamic, distributed infrastructure.
You are focused on building an infrastructure, which enables your organization to innovate at speed and gain new insights to stay ahead of the competition. You must deliver these capabilities while maintaining intelligent cost control and improving the productivity and responses of your team.
Use of cloud computing by enterprise companiesis growing rapidly. A greater dependence on cloud-based applications means businesses must rethink the level of redundancy of the physical infrastructure
equipment (power, cooling, networking) remaining on-premise, at the “Edge”. In this paper, we describe and critique the common physical infrastructure practices seen today, propose a method of analyzing the resiliency needed, and discuss best practices that will ensure employees remain connected to their business critical applications.
Published By: Cohesity
Published Date: May 04, 2018
Cohesity provides the only hyper-converged platform that eliminates the complexity of traditional data protection solutions by unifying your end-to-end data protection infrastructure – including target storage, backup, replication, disaster recovery, and cloud tiering. Cohesity DataPlatform provides scale-out, globally deduped, highly available storage to consolidate all your secondary data, including backups, files, and test / dev copies. Cohesity also provides Cohesity DataProtect, a complete backup and recovery solution fully converged with Cohesity DataPlatform. It simplifies backup infrastructure and eliminates the need to run separate backup software, proxies, media servers, and replication. This paper specifically focuses on the business and technical benefits of Cohesity DataPlatform for the data protection use case. It is intended for IT professionals interested in learning more about Cohesity’s technology differentiation and advantages it offers for data protection - (i) Elim
The financial services industry has unique challenges that often prevent it from achieving its strategic goals. The keys to solving these issues are hidden in machine data—the largest category of big data—which is both untapped and full of potential.
Download this white paper to learn:
*How organizations can answer critical questions that have been impeding business success
*How the financial services industry can make great strides in security, compliance and IT
*Common machine data sources in financial services firms
One of the biggest challenges IT ops teams face is the lack of visibility across its infrastructure — physical, virtual and in the cloud. Making things even more complex, any infrastructure monitoring solution needs to not only meet the IT team’s needs, but also the needs of other stakeholders including line of business (LOB) owners and application developers.
For companies already using a monitoring platform like Splunk, monitoring blindspots arise from the need to prioritize across multiple departments. This report outlines a four-step approach for an effective IT operations monitoring (ITOM) strategy.
Download this report to learn:
How to reduce monitoring blind spots when creating an ITOM strategy
How to address ITOM requirements across IT and non-IT groups
Distinct layers across ITOM Potential functionality gaps with domain-specific products
IT organizations struggle with numerous challenges — hybrid environments, lack of visibility during cloud migration, multiple infrastructure monitoring tools, and reliance on manual processes. Yet according to a 2018 global survey, less than half of IT practitioners are confident they can ensure performance and system availability with their current toolset.
As a Splunk customer, you understand the power of running your monitoring and logging environment in a machine data platform. Are you utilizing your machine data platform to effectively run APM, infrastructure monitoring and Network performance monitoring and diagnostics?
This guide outlines the 8 biggest mistakes IT practitioners make and provides solutions, key takeaways and real-world examples to help you improve IT monitoring and troubleshooting in your organization.
Download your copy to learn how to:
Achieve end-to-end-visibility throughout cloud migration
Find trends and root cause faster with automated investigations
Enterprise customers can take advantage of the many benefits provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) to achieve business agility, cost savings, and high availability by running their SAP environments on the AWS Cloud.
Many Enterprise customers run SAP production workloads on AWS today; including those that run on NON-SAP DBs (Oracle, MS SQL, DB2) or on SAP DBs (SAP HANA, SAP ASE). To support the demand of high memory instances, AWS have disclosed their SAP HANA instance roadmap (8TB and 16TB in 2018) and just made 4TB x1e instances available. A few examples of how AWS helped SAP customers cut costs, improve performance and agility include BP reducing 1/3 of their SAP infrastructure cost, Zappos successfully migrating to SAP HANA on AWS in less than 48 hours and enabling a major Healthcare and Life Science company to run BW on HANA with 30% better performance vs. on premise.
This guide is intended for SAP customers and partners who want to learn about the benefits and options for running SAP solutions on AWS, or who want to know how to implement and operate their SAP environment effectively on AWS.
Les clients professionnels peuvent tirer parti des nombreux avantages qu'offre Amazon Web Services (AWS) pour parvenir à l'agilité commerciale, réaliser des économies de coûts et offrir une haute disponibilité, et ce en exécutant leurs environnements SAP sur le cloud AWS.
La plupart des clients professionnels exécutent aujourd'hui leurs charges de travail de production sur AWS, y compris celles qui tournent sur des bases de données autres que SAP (Oracle, MS SQL, DB2) ou sur des bases de données SAP (SAP HANA, SAP ASE). Pour prendre en charge la demande d'instances à mémoire élevée, AWS a dévoilé la feuille de route des instances SAP HANA (8 To et 16 To en 2018) et vient de rendre disponibles les instances x1e de 4 To. Parmi les quelques exemples qui illustrent de quelle façon AWS a aidé les clients SAP à réduire les coûts et à améliorer les performances, ainsi que l'agilité, citons BP qui a diminué d'1/3 le coût de son infrastructure SAP, Zappos qui a réussi la migration vers SAP H
Application consolidation can be an important cloud initiative. By consolidating applications on an all-flash, cloud-centric platform, IT has the opportunity to reduce costs, lower risk and support a more integrated and interoperable infrastructure. But for any organization thinking about application consolidation, it is important to closely evaluate the features and functions of the underlying all-flash storage platform.
You want to make sure that your platform not only delivers the performance you need, but also enables you to reduce costs, eliminate migrations, simplify operations and support cloud-enabled business agility.
You keep close control of the security you need to manage.
You can stop being concerned about the security of the foundational services your IT infrastructure is built on.
You get the benefits of a robust cloud infrastructure with a reliably secure service that’s scalable, responsive, and efficient.
More control, more compliance, less time, less effort.
A must-read for IT professionals that provides a comprehensive analysis of the API management marketplace and evaluates 22 vendors across 15 essential criteria.
APIs are the de-facto standard for building and connecting modern applications. But securely delivering, managing and analyzing APIs, data and services, both inside and outside an organization, is complex. And it’s getting even more challenging as enterprise IT environments grow dependent on combinations of public, private and hybrid cloud infrastructures.
Choosing the right APIs can be critical to a platform’s success. Likewise, full lifecycle API management can be a key ingredient in running a successful API-based program. Tools like Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management help enterprises evaluate these platforms so they can find the right one to fit their strategy and planning.
Apigee is pleased to offer you a complimentary copy of the Gartner report. Access in-depth evaluations of API managemen