BitSight relied on a key piece of software for business. As the number of software users grew, the complexity of deploying, managing, and maintaining a VPN infrastructure became a big, ongoing headache for IT.
Read the case study to see how Akamai helped BitSight solve their access issues.
Reliable and secure network connectivity is no longer optional. It supports critical priorities for healthcare providers, including enhancing patient care outcomes, improving operational efficiency and boosting financial returns. If a healthcare provider’s network infrastructure is not resilient, reliable and secure, the provider will not be able to reap the benefits of its healthcare IT investments.
It’s a new era in IT. The end-user workforce is mobile, social, and putting huge strains on your Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). It’s time for a new model, one that liberates you from costly infrastructure maintenance and delivers the service and availability end-users demand.
Distributed enterprises often encompass many remote offices that are essential to running the organization and supporting customers. Important activities at the edge include manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, even mobile or remote life-saving environments like health clinics. And while there is usually a central IT staff that creates the overall business architecture for the enterprise, specialized resources to deploy and maintain the infrastructure at the edge can be scarce.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Feb 23, 2017
As organizations continue to virtualize their infrastructures to gain higher levels of operational efficiency, VM sprawl and resource utilization are two key factors that can quickly create havoc for IT admins. In resource-siloed infrastructures, where multiple administrators are in charge of different pieces of the infrastructure, complexity continues to grow as mission-critical data sets and organizations grow. This is especially true in dynamic, mission-critical environments, where one wrong move or lack thereof could significantly impact an application, the end-user experience, or worst case, company revenue.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Feb 23, 2017
Dell EMC VxRail, powered by Intel® Xeon® processors, is the only fully integrated VMware hyper-converged infrastructure appliance, delivering a turnkey solution that simplifies and extends VMware environments. Streamline IT infrastructure, gain new levels of speed and performance to enhance the end-user experience, and spend more time on innovation. Plus, Dell EMC VxRail is more than 30% lower total cost of ownership compared to a build-your-own solution. This report looks at:
Realizing market penetration and a fast path to revenue comes with a unique set of challenges for SaaS vendors looking to provide cloud-based software applications. Download the white paper to see if your infrastructure is up to the task.
If you’ve chosen or are considering OpenStack, you need to read the blueprint for getting its underlying storage right. In this in-depth guide to OpenStack Private Cloud Storage, learn about:
- The benefits of cloud computing, inside your firewall
- Orchestrating your IT infrastructure
- Why OpenStack?
- What the right OpenStack block storage looks like and much more.
Ultimate Software is a leading cloud provider of comprehensive human capital management (HCM) solutions in a Software as a Service (SaaS) model to more than 2,800 customers with employees in 150 countries. “Storage has always been Ultimate’s biggest technology challenge" according to Senior Director of Cloud Operations, Steven May. The company’s storage goals revolve around managing growth while combining the economics of leveraging shared resources on demand with the performance and predictability of dedicated infrastructure. Seeking high IOPS performance, fault tolerance, and scalability, along with a high availability solution that supports both VMware and OpenStack, Ultimate's search led them to SolidFire.
For more and more organizations, the new reality for development, deployment and delivery of applications and services is hybrid cloud. Few, if any, organizations are going to move all their strategic workloads to the cloud, but virtually every enterprise is embracing cloud for a wide variety of requirements.
In fact, hybrid cloud is the new norm for IT. IDC says more than 80% of enterprise IT organizations will commit to hybrid cloud by 20171, and 70% of IT decision-makers say they will always have a mix of traditional IT and cloud architectures.2 With important applications and workloads architected across both on-premises and hybrid, public and private cloud environments, business and IT stakeholders must be able to access data with equal efficiency, reliability and speed—regardless of physical location, infrastructure type or time frame.
The network has never been as critical to the healthcare sector as it is today. Electronic health records, Wi-Fi-connected medical devices, and clinician smart phones are among a plethora of healthcare technologies that depend on a stable network.
The consistent development of this infrastructure is key for the healthcare sector to continue its successes in creating new possibilities for management, patient and family experience, and patient outcomes.
Extreme Networks posed key questions to Nolan Greene, a senior research analyst with IDC’s Network Infrastructure group, who highlights the critical issues healthcare IT professionals must consider when building a network that maintains industry needs.
Download this report to learn about:
• Why having a modern healthcare infrastructure is so important
• The major challenges IoT brings to healthcare networks
• How IEC 80001 is impacting compliance
• Trends that confront a network IT professional in healthcare
• Risks Healthcare IT must eli
Published By: MarkLogic
Published Date: Jan 05, 2017
With the proliferation of IT infrastructure and the rapid rise of unstructured data, navigating the complexities of complying with the EU Regulation MiFID II can be overwhelming. But the first steps to compliance involve addressing your data management challenges head on.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Mar 21, 2017
In 2017, BlackBerry customers will face a major IT challenge — rebuilding their entire
mobile security infrastructure when BlackBerry officially end-of-lifes its Good for
Enterprise email app. Migrating to BlackBerry’s offering involves more than just rolling out
a new app; it will require IT to spend significant time and resources to redefine policies,
retrain IT and help desk staff, and re-enroll hundreds or even thousands of users in the
As with most innovations in business information technology, the ultimate truth about cloud lies somewhere in between. There is little doubt that cloud-based infrastructures offer an immediate opportunity for smaller organizations to avoid the costly investment needed for a robust on-premises computing environment. Data can be found, processed and managed on the cloud without investing in any local hardware. Large organizations with mature on-premises computing infrastructures are looking to Hadoop platforms to help them benefit from the vast array of structured and unstructured data from cloud-based sources. Organizations have feet in both cloud and on-premises worlds. In fact, one could easily argue that we already live in a “hybrid” world.
Directed at cloud architecting concerns, this paper covers streamlining complexity at scale, knowing infrastructure state, and using easily repeatable patterns that bolster security, compliance, and disaster recovery. Get this white paper now.
Download this white paper to learn:
- How the use of advanced analytics generates powerful insights to stay ahead of evolving cyber threats.
- Why security infrastructure protection alone is not enough to thwart cyber criminals, and how you can fortify your existing security strategy.
- How the use of both machine led analytics with human led analysis can help you mitigate threats.
You’ve taken the first step and already know that a document- oriented database is the right database for your application. From here, you still have to decide where and how you’ll deploy the software and its associated infrastructure. These decisions lead to additional considerations around administrative overhead, technical support, open-source options, data sovereignty and security, and more. This paper aims to outline the deployment options available when you select IBM® Cloudant® as your JSON store.
Arm yourself against the powerful cyberweapons and
methods cyberattackers are using to compromise electrical
grids, manufacturing, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, and
other critical infrastructure industries.
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.
At a projected market of over $4B by 2010 (Goldman Sachs), virtualizationhas firmly established itself as one of the most importanttrends in Information Technology. Virtualization is expectedto have a broad influence on the way IT manages infrastructure.Major areas of impact include capital expenditure and ongoingcosts, application deployment, green computing, and storage.