"Principled Technologies executed four typical deployment and management scenarios using both HPE Synergy and Cisco UCS.
They found that HPE Synergy saved 71.5 minutes and 86 steps, and used four fewer tools compared to Cisco UCS. In a hypothetical 200-node datacenter, that’s a total of 9 work weeks, or just over 2 months’ time savings on routine tasks."
Defining the Data Lake
“Big data” is an idea as much as a particular methodology or technology, yet it’s an idea that is enabling powerful insights, faster and better decisions, and even business transformations across many industries. In general, big data can be characterized as an approach to extracting insights from very large quantities of structured and unstructured data from varied sources at a speed that is immediate (enough) for the particular analytics use case.
DDoS attackers launch hundreds of DDoS attacks every day. When a DDoS attack strikes an organization, panic is common. No one knows why systems and applications are failing, who to call, or what questions to ask. Meanwhile, senior leaders want answers.
Planning ahead and being prepared is your best defense against DDoS attacks.
This white paper explores best practices for building and maintaining a DDoS protection plan. You’ll learn what to expect from a DDoS attack, how to prepare, what to put in a DDoS runbook, and how to test your plan.
Published By: Tenable
Published Date: Aug 15, 2018
"What’s your vulnerability assessment style? Are you scanning weekly, monthly or quarterly? And, what does your scanning habit reveal about the maturity of your organization’s vulnerability assessment practices, a critical part of cyber hygiene?
These are the key questions Tenable Research set out to answer in our Cyber Defender Strategies Report. We discovered four common vulnerability assessment strategies in use today. These strategies tell us how mature an organization’s vulnerability discovery process is – and help us identify ways to improve.
Download the report now to:
- Learn what the four vulnerability assessment styles tell us about cyber risk maturity.
- Compare your vulnerability assessment strategy to these four common scanning styles.
- Find out what steps you can take today to improve your vulnerability assessment strategy – no matter where you are on the maturity scale."
When it comes to investing in ERP systems, improving the efficiency and responsiveness of business processes is a top concern for SAP customers. However, among IT professionals, safe delivery is of higher priority than ERP digitalization or starting an IT agility transformation.
With SAP S/4HANA, this no longer needs to be a compromise. When moving to SAP S/4HANA, IT professionals need to implement not only the technical upgrade of SAP S/4HANA but also the required customizations, which necessitate an intensive amount of business collaboration and software delivery. And for that to happen, IT needs an enterprise agile delivery solution to gather and implement the business requirements to SAP S/4HANA as quickly as possible without business disruption.
Read this white paper to discover how you can transition to SAP S/4HANA and achieve true enterprise agile delivery — a new standard to deliver changes to your SAP environment. Topics include:
• Sync business and IT to ensure your ERP solu
In the 26-criteria evaluation of continuous delivery and release automation (CDRA) providers, we identified the 15 most significant — Atlassian, CA technologies, Chef Software, Clarive, CloudBees, electric Cloud, Flexagon, Hewlett packard enterprise (Hpe), IBM, Micro Focus, Microsoft, puppet, Red Hat, VMware, and Xebialabs — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. We focused on core features, including modeling, deploying, managing, governing, and visualizing pipelines, and on each vendor’s ability to match a strategy to these features. this report helps infrastructure and operations (I&o) professionals make the right choice when looking for CDRA solutions for their development and operations (Devops) automation.
Application release automation (ARA) tools enable best practices in deploying and promoting applicationrelated artifacts, properties, configurations and even data across an application lifecycle in a safe, predictable and repeatable manner. Gartner reports that using an ARA tool is key to enabling DevOps and achieving continuous delivery.
Wikipedia also defines five dimensions of scalability that can apply to ARA tools:
• Administrative scalability
• Functional scalability
• Geographic scalability
• Load scalability
• Generational scalability
This white paper will explain how each of these criteria is relevant when choosing an ARA product that is capable of scaling along with the growth of your enterprise.
Some SAP systems can take up to 10 days to complete a SAP system copy. That’s 10 days of unproductive time. Why? SAP does not provide the necessary tools out-of-the-box to automate and handle the process efficiently. This means you must use highly skilled SAP BASIS staff to manage the process. Manual steps, along with hundreds of configuration settings, can take days to complete—and like many organizations, you have also experienced too many delays, causing non-production systems to be unavailable, which stalls development, testing and training activities.
So you’ve concluded your SAP system copy process is hindering innovation and productivity. You’re considering automating the process to ensure system copies are available for all environments on time, every time.
What are the key capabilities you actually need to address SAP system copy inefficiency once and for all?
One of the agency biggest challenges is juggling multiple projects across departments while retaining complete visibility into finances, pipelines and resources management. Most agencies use multiple systems to handle each of these processes. According to The Drum Lab rats, to have “one integrated and user-friendly connected system would be the ideal solution.”
Five leading agencies tested the WorkBook Agency Management system in a recent Drums Labs workshop. Testers quickly discovered the wealth of functionality, the high level of usability and the full integration that WorkBook provides to agency businesses.
Whilst businesses of all kinds are utilizing data analytics, many are still only using it to make simple changes that lead to a set of rigid processes. Whereas the more customer-focused organizations are realizing that to deliver exceptional experiences, they need to be able to react to customer data in real-time and predict what might happen next. And that means going beyond simple analytics.
Read our whitepaper to discover what analyst firm Forrester has identified as the Enterprise Insight Platform, technology designed to enable companies to transform into truly data-driven businesses.
Businesses worldwide are being pushed to enhance customer service while streamlining costs and processes. This means looking to solution providers to help reduce the operating costs of vehicle fleets.
Discover how HERE Technologies is using location services to boost efficiency, safety, and customer satisfaction. This e-book is for everyone who is developing innovative fleet solutions?that overcome management challenges and help customers gain a competitive advantage
As a business executive your time is incredibly valuable, right? And if you aren’t maximally
time efficient or productive then you – and your business – will soon fall behind. It’s a fact of
life in today’s highly-competitive digital marketplace.
But how do you stem the flow of lost time? And how are other leaders making the most of
this scarce resource so they can be as efficient, productive and valuable as possible?
This report was produced specifically for the UK and Ireland (UK/I) region and is based on
data gathered from real-world business leaders explaining how they perform tasks on a
daily basis. In the report, we look at how business managers can step up from operational
tasks and focus on work that will propel their business forward.
• Touch on the priorities of what could be termed ‘accelerated business leaders’: those
decision makers leading their industries forward in a way that harnesses emerging
technologies and agile new ways of working.
• Examine the key facto
Working out what consumers want – and why – is getting harder. Transactional data and traditional market research and demographic profiles no longer do the job. Our ‘Five Mys’ report proposes a radical new framework for navigating complex consumer decision-making.
Read the report to find out:
• what the ‘Five Mys’ are and how they affect spending decisions
• how to get better at predicting consumers’ changing needs
• where different generations are directing their spending
• how changing life patterns are creating new opportunities for businesses that can pick up on signals from consumers
The traditional IT organisation is struggling to meet the insatiable demand for new digital capabilities from business stakeholders. It’s time for a new IT operating model – ¬but what will it look like?
Read this insight to find out:
• what three new roles the future IT operating model must encompass
• what new skills and positions will be required in the IT function
• which integration needs the future IT function must address
• what the priorities should be in terms of orchestrating the IT ecosystem.
Read this insight now
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:
IBM Planning Analytics, powered by IBM TM1, is the fast, flexible, planning solution that helps you align financial plans with corporate objectives linked to operational tactics and market events. In this quick, 10- minute guided demo, you’ll get hands-on experience with IBM Planning Analytics by building a revenue plan.
You’ll play the role of a financial planner and learn how to:
• Create a revenue plan in IBM Planning Analytics Workspace
• Adjust the plan by increasing sales by 20% through an online channel
• Review the impact of your changes on net profit
"According to Gartner, ""by 2022, 25% of enterprises will adopt browser isolation techniques for some high-risk users and use cases, up from less than 1% in 2017.”
""By effectively isolating endpoints from browser-executable code, attacks that compromise end-user systems will be reduced by 70%, while eliminating the need to detect or identify malware."" -Gartner
What do these organizations know that you don’t?
Learn more about why Gartner believes this to be true in this report."
In the world of retail, the only returns you want are returns on your business investments. With Epicor Eagle N Series, you get precisely that—a tool that is engineered to go the distance, hit revenue and profit targets, keep customers coming back, and deliver great returns on your technology investment.
The latest technology advances, and higher customer expectations, make it critical to have a solution in place meets your business goals and your customer’s needs. This eBook details seven way you can make your Point of Sale system deliver growth and profits including--
• Easy-to-use inventory management tools
• Ability to streamline and simplify everyday processes
• Keep customers coming back with customized loyalty programs
• Get the advantage in-the-aisles with check-out and support through your mobile device
This eBook includes comments from Epicor customers that are using the tools Eagle provides to reduce inventory costs, increase margins, and drive customer loyalty.
As an automotive parts manufacturer, you know that change is in the air. A growing number of trends are having a substantial effect on the industry, and you’ll need to find ways to adapt to the times.
A recent presentation—hosted by Today’s Motor Vehicles and sponsored by Epicor Software—examined these trends, including:
• Electric vehicles
• Shifts in consumer tastes
• Driverless vehicles
In addition to detailing these disruptive trends, the presentation covered some risk factors facing the auto industry, manufacturing opportunities, manufacturing challenges, and the benefits of having a fit-for-purpose enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.
Download the white paper to read an overview of what’s shaping today’s auto vehicle industry and how the Epicor CMS solution can help you grow.
Attracting & retaining talent are two of the most important functions of an HR organization, but paper has a nasty habit of tying up HR resources and keeping them from adding strategic value to the business. What’s more, new and existing employees must often wade through stacks of paper at various times throughout their tenure, which can reduce productivity, create frustration, and impact employee morale. This eBook will show you how these paper pains manifest for employees and HR at each stage of the employee lifecycle – and what impact they can have on the business as a whole. You will also learn how adoption of technologies like DocuSign can lead to a competitive advantage in HR.
If your company operates in the cloud, you’ve probably thought about investing in a Cloud Management Platform (CMP) — a group of integrated products that manage public, private, and hybrid cloud environments. That combination is what AHEAD calls an Enterprise Cloud. For an enterprise with a heavy private cloud emphasis, the right CMP can transform your VM provisioning, reducing a potentially weeks-long manual process to an automated one that finishes in a matter of minutes. And if you run one or more public clouds, the right CMP can help you take better control of your cloud services, manage your cloud spending, and architect your app platforms to run seamlessly in the cloud.
So Which CMP Will Work Best For You?
The first thing to consider is compatibility with your existing environment. For many enterprises, that’s going to put a premium on CMPs that integrate natively with VMware. For other businesses, compatibility with ServiceNow or support for multiple private and public clouds wi
Humans excel at tasks that require creativity, the opportunity to respond to the unexpected, and general attentiveness to the surrounding environment. Technology and machines, on the other hand, are built to process a lot of information quickly without getting bored; technology reliably completes the task it is assigned without deviation. The most powerful approach to adding technology to a team takes the strengths of both humans and technology into account and from that, creates a superior, collaborative system. For example, reporting software such as Spreadsheet Server and Atlas for Dynamics AX/365 by Global Software, Inc. both serve as machine learning intelligence that uses automation to reduce errors, while at the same time preserving humans’ ability to create reports and outcomes from the data the way they need to see it.
Learn more about the cost savings and business benefits enabled by SAP S/4HANA - One of the companies reduced inventory carrying costs valued at nearly $6.7 million, reduced staff required to manage ongoing operations for a benefit of over $6 million and avoided downtime inherent in legacy systems that impacted productivity.
Discover how organisations similar to your own are developing an effective ethics and compliance programme to improve workplace culture and reduce compliance risk. Our new research will help you identify the most appropriate activities to consider for your own programme, provide the data to help benchmark your results, and the guidance to improve buy-in and programme resources.
What you'll learn:
How are new regulations changing potential ethics and compliance risks?
What challenges do compliance professionals face when trying to improve company culture?
How are organisations investing in compliance activities?
What results are compliance programmes achieving?
The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the U.K. Bribery Act (UKBA), Sapin II and many other Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) laws and regulations around the world make it clear that bribery and corruption is prohibited, illegal and the source of fines, penalties, reputational damage, and in some cases criminal liability. This is particularly true when the bribes are offered to foreign government officials, especially by third parties.
Use this document to identify when bribery and corruption activities are most likely to be occurring within your business. Next to each bribery and corruption ‘red flag’ we have provided some suggested responses and best practices an organisation can use to address these issues and minimize the risks for your business.
What procedures should I have in place for third party engagements?
Are there particular red flags that indicate increased corruption risk?
How should I respond to high-risk third-party red flags?