Zendesk is a customer service software company that serves over 125,000 organizations around the world. Wanting to create better experiences for its end users and their customers, Zendesk realized that operating on-premises made it difficult for their developers to provision the resources needed to innovate. To simplify the developer experience, Zendesk migrated to AWS and used containers to bolster portability between on-premises and the cloud. Now operating a massive, distributed container-based environment, Zendesk needed an all-in-one monitoring solution that matched their environment's scale and agility.
Published By: SnowFlake
Published Date: Jul 08, 2016
This EMA case study profiles the implementation of the Snowflake Elastic Data Warehouse, a new generation of cloud-based data warehouses, by Accordant Media. This document details significant tangible and intangible improvements and opportunities the Snowflake solution created for the Accordant Media infrastructure and analytical teams.
The evolution of cloud infrastructures toward hybrid cloud models is inexorable, driven both by the requirement of greater IT agility and by financial pressures. A study by 451 Research reveals that the greatest barrier to cloud migrations is the twin challenges of security and compliance in the hybrid cloud space. Organizations are struggling with practical considerations, which can prevent them from achieving some of the most important and valuable benefits of hybrid cloud deployments. This report details a number of steps that organizations can take to set themselves squarely on a path to a secure and compliant hybrid cloud.
The evolution of cloud infrastructures toward hybrid cloud models is inexorable, driven both by the requirement of greater IT agility and by financial pressures. A study by 451 Research reveals that the greatest barrier to cloud migrations is the twin challenges of security and compliance in the hybrid cloud space. Organizations are struggling with practical considerations, which can prevent them from achieving some of the most important and valuable benefits of hybrid cloud deployments.
This report details a number of steps that organizations can take to set themselves squarely on a path to a secure and compliant hybrid cloud.
Modern MFT is designed to connect all of your information sources and consumers in a way that drives business agility with a simple user experience to manage data movement across your organization and beyond. With legacy and outsourced MFT technologies, companies are at a disadvantage when it comes to managing business-critical file transfers.
Read this white paper to learn 10 considerations when evaluating the capabilities of your existing MFT solution or a replacement to help your business better meet existing and future use-case requirement.
In today’s business model, organizations must provide support and flexibility in addressing the needs of a growing mobile workforce, and interactions with external partners, suppliers, and clients. In short, today’s business model must look beyond corporate walls and extend their business processes and access to business information in an effective, and secure manner regardless of device type. In this way, cloud applications can be leveraged to enhance and extend business processes beyond their corporate walls and support the increasing use of mobile devices.
This paper presents the challenges and benefits of implementing an integrated cloud solution that provides the flexibility, agility, and security business organizations need to increase operational efficiency, and responsiveness.
Examine the trends in enterprise resource planning (ERP) that are driving businesses to adopt an enterprise services-oriented architecture (SOA). And learn how enterprise SOA can help your organization deliver operational excellence and realize new levels of innovation by enabling more responsiveness and agility.
Aberdeen Group defines "Pervasive BI" as the existence of an information environment where access to and usage of business intelligence capabilities is available to all stakeholders in an organization when, how, and where they work. Read this research to learn more about "Pervasive BI."
With the business intelligence functionality in SAP® Business All-in-One solutions, your company can gain visibility, insight, operational alignment, and accountability to increase revenue, margins, and liquidity; streamline processes; improve agility; and become a best-run business.
As a midsize company, you need to be faster and more focused than your bigger competitors. The SAP® BusinessObjectsT Edge Strategy Management application helps you develop the business agility to quickly align resources and execute changing strategies to drive efficiency and profitability.
Published By: Sitecore
Published Date: Nov 10, 2015
This new report outlines the must-have functionality to look for in a content management system so you’re able to deliver customer experiences with agility and precision. It explains the evolving definition of “web content management” and charts nine key capabilities to investigate.
Business Process Management For Dummies, IBM Limited Edition, shows you what BPM is and how it can help your organization. You see how the BPM solutions from IBM help you gain many benefits from higher customer satisfaction to greater agility in adapting to changing market conditions.
Chapter 1:Understanding BPM
Chapter 2: Getting Started with BPM
Chapter 3: Putting BPM to Work for your Organization
Chapter 4: Improving BPM Automation and Decision Management
Chapter 5: Checking out BPM Success Stories
Chapter 6: Reasons to Choose BPM from IBM
"It’s important to understand the role that an Identity platform plays in modern enterprise IT. In the past, Identity and Access Management systems were an afterthought. They were put into place after making many of your other architectural decisions. With the move to web, cloud and mobile, IAM has become a key variable in hardware and software deployment, as well as in operational strategy.
This webinar will reveal why leveraging an IAM platform, built as a single cloud-based platform for security across on-prem and cloud, can solve these issues."
Every day, companies generate mountains of data that are critical to their business. With that data comes
a clear challenge: How do you protect exabytes of data that's strewn across global data centers,
computer rooms, remote offices, laptops, desktops, and mobile devices, as well as hosted by many
different cloud providers, without choking business agility, employee productivity, and customer
experience? The solution lies not in throwing more technology at the network, but in taking specific steps
to identify malicious actions and respond to them in order to fix the issue, a process known as
For data scientists and business analysts who prepare data for analytics, data management technology from SAS acts like a data filter – providing a single platform that lets them access, cleanse, transform and structure data for any analytical purpose. As it
removes the drudgery of routine data preparation, it reveals sparkling clean data and adds value along the way. And that can lead to higher productivity, better decisions and greater agility.
SAS adheres to five data management best practices that support advanced analytics
and deeper insights:
• Simplify access to traditional and emerging data.
• Strengthen the data scientist’s arsenal with advanced analytics techniques.
• Scrub data to build quality into existing processes.
• Shape data using flexible manipulation techniques.
• Share metadata across data management and analytics domains.
Energy companies are being challenged on multiple fronts. Core expectations require the delivery of safe, reliable, affordable and sustainable energy. Business models are being challenged by alternatives such as renewables and consumers demanding more sophisticated interactions through social and mobile.
Published By: Appistry
Published Date: Oct 11, 2007
This white paper describes how software-based, real-time grid environments -- i.e. application fabrics -- are successfully meeting the requirements of today's most demanding applications, delivering scalability, manageability and affordability.
Published By: CollabNet
Published Date: Dec 20, 2011
Over the course of several years, working onsite with a large cross-section of industries and organizations. We have outlined a sound strategy and transformational "blueprint" to help guide your organization on its path to Agility.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Oct 29, 2013
With a constantly evolving business climate, encountering change is the new normal. Organizations that embrace and practice agility are proven to be more effective in dealing with change. Key to fostering agility is continuous learning and development. Learning is not an event-based occurrence where one-time training can satisfy skill gaps; learning opportunities need to be accessible, targeted, and continuous. With a strong learning culture that aligns with business objectives, companies are better able to embrace an agile mindset, and with increased agility, performance will improve and the overall business impact will increase.
Download this guide, which is designed to help you better evaluate different cloud technology vendors and service providers based on a series of questions posed by three cloud infrastructure providers.