Virtualization is rapidly changing the way business IT operates, from small local businesses to multinational corporations. If you are reading this, chances are good that your company is already taking advantage of virtualization’s benefits.
Virtualization means that a single underlying piece of hardware, such as a server, runs multiple guest operating systems to create virtual machines, or VMs, with each of them being oblivious to the others. An administrative application, such as VMware, manages the sharing process, allocating hardware resources, memory, and CPU time to each VM as needed. And all applications look at this software construct exactly as if it were a real, physical server — even the VM thinks it’s a real server!
Virtualization makes good financial sense. It enables a single server to offer multiple capabilities that otherwise would require separate servers. It includes native high availability features, so you don’t have to use any more complex clustering tools. This ab
Shared Services im Personalwesen (Human Resources Shared Services (HRSS)) sind nicht neu. Einem vor Kurzem im HR Magazine1 erschienenen Artikel zufolge nutzen drei Viertel der Fortune-500-Unternehmen Shared Services für eine oder mehrere Unternehmensaufgaben. Nach einer aktuellen Studie von PWC2 erreichten 89 Prozent aller Unternehmen, die HRSS einsetzen, ihre im Hinblick auf Kosteneinsparungen gesteckten Ziele.
Since Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) emerged as a breakthrough technology, it has continued to gain taction as it has truly delivered on its promise. It has helped organizations optimize resources, reduce complexity, lower costs, increase agility and accelerate development cycles, as well as provide a seamless path to hybrid cloud. These are just a few of the key benefits causing IT leaders pay close attention to HCI and look at ways to use it to power key initiatives such as digital transformation.
As IT leaders continue to embrace HCI and the market is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 42% through 2023, the future is happening now.
Submit the form to read our latest whitepaper and discover 5 powerful HCI case studies around Business critical applications, Hybrid Cloud/Multicloud, Disaster recovery, Edge computing, Container and App Development.
Published By: Monetate
Published Date: Oct 11, 2018
Monetate Intelligent Recommendations is the only solution that gives merchandisers & digital marketers the power to show contextually relevant product recommendations without burdening IT resources.
Using manually curated or algorithmically-driven recommendations, marketers can easily support even the most complex product catalogs. Our solution filters recommendations based on customer attributes (e.g. shirt size), longitudinal behaviours (e.g. browsing behaviour), and situational context (e.g. product inventory at local stores). Best of all, an orchestration layer intelligently selects which algorithms and which filters to apply in any given situation, for any particular individual.
Gain a bird's-eye view of how online fraud affects the airline industry
Fraud continues to be a major source of revenue loss for the global airline industry. With airlines pushing for more direct bookings and the accelerating use of mobile as a booking platform, incidence of fraud is rising, albeit only slightly. Despite these factors, many airlines are not devoting the necessary resources and tracking the required metrics to measure and control fraud.
CyberSource partnered with Phocuswright to benchmark global metrics and trends in fraud management and protection among airlines. The study also explores airline awareness of various fraud-related issues and examines their approaches to and implementation of fraud management tools and services.
To learn more, download the study today
In 2017, Europe produced more Of its electricity from solar, wind and biomass resources than from coal.
Today's market is more volatile, with greater variability in energy sources due in large part to the desire to reduce environmental damage. The European Union (EU) is on track to achieve its 2020 goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 20% compared to 1990 levels l by reducing its reliance on carbon-based power.
This paper examines the five most critical variables that investors, developers, and others must recognise in the due diligence process before investing in a new power generation project in Europe.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Nov 14, 2018
Are your employees behaving badly?
Quick Fact: Only 11% of organizations continuously train employees on how to spot cyberattacks. Too often time, resources and conflicting priorities push training to the bottom of the list.
Check out the latest insights from the Cyber Resilience Think Tank to learn how to make security awareness a key facet of your organization’s culture. The consequences of not prioritizing security awareness training are real.
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Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Oct 10, 2018
Backup and high availability are both essential forms of protection that fulfill different
roles within a data protection strategy. So which type of protection is right for different
systems? According to recent analyst reports, experts recommend a blended approach
that aligns data protection with type of data.1 By aligning data protection with data
urgency, businesses can ensure higher levels of resiliency and reduce demands on
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Oct 10, 2018
Businesses virtualize to consolidate resources, reduce costs and increase workforce mobility.
But failing to protect VMs with purpose-built protection could erase some of those gains.
Here are five essential requirements IT managers should look for when deploying data protection
for virtual environments.
Let’s take a look at the “who needs access to what and when” scenario that often leaves schools wondering what to do with the apps once a student graduates or drops a class, or how to get new students the resources they need the minute they turn on their device.
If you’ve ever wanted a tutorial on best practices for app management, download this e-book for guidance on quickly going from app purchase to deployment.
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.
Would you like to make better-informed decisions about where to invest your time & resources? Are you interested in gaining more insight into what is working, what isn't, & why?
There is a movement towards advanced & predictive analytics in the Learning & Talent Management space.
But what does that really mean? Bluewater's team of consultants & developers can help you define what analytics means for your company.
Published By: Magnetrol
Published Date: Nov 05, 2018
Tank overfill is a crucial safety concern in the petroleum industry. Failure to put adequate prevention measures in place has resulted in injuries, loss of life, and billions of dollars worth of damages worldwide.
These resources were developed by the level control experts at Magnetrol to help you implement and maintain an effective Overfill Protection Plan for your terminals. Simply click on the downloads below at the Resources section to access this important information.
Published By: Tripp Lite
Published Date: Jun 28, 2018
When you’re designing a data center, server room or network closet, deciding which racks to deploy and how to configure them should be at the top of your list. Just like building a house, the surface details may steal the spotlight, but it’s the quality of the underlying foundation that makes the difference between success and frustration.
Racks organize IT equipment, such as servers and network switches, into standardized assemblies that make efficient use of space and other resources. Depending on the options you choose, they can also improve power protection, cooling, cable management, device management, physical security, mobility, ease of installation and protection from harsh environmental conditions.
Choosing the right racks and configuring them to match your needs will ensure that your IT equipment operates reliably and efficiently, saving your organization from costly downtime and other needless expenses.
Multinational companies (MNCs) are facing a unique combination of escalating customer, competitive and operational pressures which are forcing them to fundamentally change the way they do business and manage their IT infrastructures supporting network, security and mobility needs.
Lack of IT resources, limited capex and more complex global implementations are driving an increasing proportion of MNCs to offload, or 'out-task', various aspects of their day-to-day management responsibilities to skilled third-parties that can help perform these functions well.
Find out how companies have deployed remote access SSL VPNs to increase remote user satisfaction, improve accessibility to corporate resources, support business continuity planning, and reduce overall implementation and ongoing management costs. The white paper also covers how cloud-based SSL VPN services address high availability requirements, support unforeseen spikes in activity and optimize network performance. Lastly, learn how a single SSL VPN platform can support all your mobile access, telecommuting and partner extranet requirements to improve your ROI.
Countless studies and analyst recommendations suggest the value of improving security during the software development life cycle rather than trying to address vulnerabilities in software discovered after widespread adoption and deployment. The justification is clear.For software vendors, costs are incurred both directly and indirectly from security flaws found in their products. Reassigning development resources to create and distribute patches can often cost software vendors millions of dollars, while successful exploits of a single vulnerability have in some cases caused billions of dollars in losses to businesses worldwide. Vendors blamed for vulnerabilities in their product's source code face losses in credibility, brand image, and competitive advantage.
Effective workload automation that provides complete management level visibility into real-time events impacting the delivery of IT services is needed by the data center more than ever before. The traditional job scheduling approach, with an uncoordinated set of tools that often requires reactive manual intervention to minimize service disruptions, is failing more than ever due to todays complex world of IT with its multiple platforms, applications and virtualized resources.
All those employees who access email, financial systems, human resources, and other core corporate applications; Replay for Exchange continuously protects and monitors the health of your Exchange data stores and allows administrators to quickly search, recover, and analyze mailbox content. With Replay for Exchange you can restore individual email messages, folders, or mailboxes to a live Exchange server or directly to a PST, thereby solving some of your most costly and time consuming challenges. Take advantage of these Free Trial Offer!!
Only a decade or so ago, those human resources professionals who hadn't yet found their way onto the Internet were finding themselves increasingly left out in the cold.As we slip swiftly into the second decade of the 21st century, it's those who haven't yet begun to participate in 'social media and networking' that are starting to feel the chill.
Only a decade or so ago, those human resources professionals who hadn't yet found their way onto the Internet were finding themselves increasingly left out in the cold. As we slip swiftly into the second decade of the 21st century, it's those whohaven't yet begun to participate in 'social media and networking' that are starting to feel the chill.
There’s strong evidence organizations are challenged by the opportunities presented by external information sources such as social media, government trend data, and sensor data from the Internet of Things (IoT). No longer content to use internal databases alone, they see big data resources augmented with external information resources as what they need in order to bring about meaningful change. According to a September 2015 global survey of 251 respondents conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, 78 percent of organizations agree or strongly agree that within two years the use of externally generated big data will be “transformational.” But there’s work to be done, since only 21 percent of respondents strongly agree that external data has already had a transformational effect on their firms.
So what lessons can operators learn from the past experience with server virtualization? Beware of merely shifting costs from capital to operating expenditures. Be selective in virtualizing the right resources and functions driven by the business need, and not the technology lure.
Published By: Cisco EMEA
Published Date: Nov 13, 2017
Using your allotted resources wisely is admirable. However, have you thought in detail about the real costs associated with using “white box” servers? The Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) delivers advantages, including a lower total cost of ownership (TCO), beyond those that white-box servers can deliver.