The shift from inpatient to outpatient care is increasing as hospitals transition from volume to value. A specific shift is seen in interventional cardiology treatment (cardiac catheterization, intracoronary stents, and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasties [PTCA]), which is moving from an inpatient hospital to outpatient hospital setting. Preliminary data show that most interventional cardiology procedures will soon be performed in the hospital outpatient setting. It will be important for hospitals to consider future demand and volume for interventional cardiology services; capacity for an increase in hospital outpatient volume; and staffing and operational implications.
Published By: Dell EMEA
Published Date: Sep 09, 2019
En matière de longévité, nul ne peut rivaliser avec Dell. Non seulement nos machines disposent de la capacité, de la facilité de gestion et des fonctions de sécurité qui ont gagné la confiance du secteur IT, mais elles sont en plus conçues pour de longs cycles de vie, ce qui réduit les coûts de gestion des déchets et de recyclage. Il n’est donc pas étonnant qu’elles soient sur le marché depuis si longtemps.
Et nous ne nous arrêtons pas là. Notre gamme continue d’évoluer, avec de nouvelles fonctions futuristes. Le Dell Latitude 7400 2-en-1 propose la nouvelle fonctionnalité Dell ExpressSign-in pour détecter la présence des utilisateurs, démarrer le système en à peine une seconde et les connecter par reconnaissance faciale avec Windows Hello. Les utilisateurs n’ont qu’à s’asseoir devant leur machine pour se mettre au travail. Plus besoin de faire Ctrl+Alt+Suppr ni même d’appuyer sur le bouton d’alimentation. En fait, il s’agit du premier PC à utiliser un capteur de proximité, basé sur l
Achieving long-term profitability for 5G will require a major shift in thinking for many operators. Given the investments and capacity upgrades involved, simply treating 5G as just “another G” is a doomed strategy. Instead, 5G must be seen as an opportunity to re-energize the Telco business model and to move away from traditional commoditized network offerings.
Download the discussion paper to learn:
Five key questions the Telco C-suite should be asking to drive sustained 5G profitability
Why 5G will require a major change in business strategy and IT delivery models
How 5G can re-energize the Telco business model
Intel® Select Solutions for BigDL on Apache Spark* accelerates and simplifies deep learning development and deployment on an optimized, verified infrastructure based on Apache Spark*. Intel® Select Solutions for BigDL on Apache Spark* combine Intel® Xeon® Gold processors, Intel® SSDs, and Intel® Ethernet Network Adapters to empower enterprises to quickly harness a reliable, comprehensive solution that delivers excellent total cost of ownership (TCO) and accelerated time to market.
Businesses in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region manage many disparate security tools, frequently without a centralized information management platform. They also suffer a deluge of threat alerts, although only a small percentage of these require further investigation.
"Following a study of hundreds of organisations about how they scale agile, this Harvard Business Review article outlines what they’ve learned, and how to scale agile effectively.
They studied small firms that run their entire business with agile methods, already agile larger companies that are becoming even more agile as they’ve grown, and organisations that are making the transition from traditional hierarchies to more agile enterprises.
Download the article to discover how these organisations have scaled agile effectively.
Puma works in a highly competitive environment where they need to innovate, evolve and bring products to market quickly. So they chose Workday as they wanted to streamline their processes and replace their legacy HRIS with an intuitive solution at a reduced running cost.
"How does Patagonia create its enviable culture for 2,500
employees across the world, achieve a 4 percent corporate
turnover, and manage to provide on-site childcare?
We sat down with Dean Carter, Patagonia’s head of Shared
Services for Finance, HR, and Legal, to find out what life is like
at the “un-company” and learn Patagonia’s secret for HR
Digital transformation is a business enabler, one that also translates to an increase in the demand for greater storage capacity and performance. This increasing demand requires IT organizations to re-examine their data storage strategy as the growth in capacity doesn’t align with a shrinking IT budget. To support the growth of the business and remain competitive in a global digital market, CIOs are asked more than ever to “do more with less,” while improving performance and availability at the same time.
Infinidat® enterprise storage solutions are based upon the unique and patented Infinidat storage architecture—A fully abstracted set of Software-Defined Storage (SDS) functions integrated with the best-of-breed off-the-shelf commodity hardware. Infinidat’s software-focused architecture, an evolution and revolution in data management design over 30 years in the making, solves the conflicting requirements of bigger, faster, and less expensive. This paper discusses the technology that enables Infinidat to be the only enterprise storage provider that achieves multi-petabyte capacity with faster than all-flash performance (over 1.3M IOPS at microsecond latency) and an unprecedented seven-nines availability, all at the lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
Virtualization is the standard in enterprise IT environments for consolidating servers, enhancing businstrators that reduces their Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and helps speed the application development process. However, as improvements have been made with server technology, storage technoless continuity, and improving business agility. VMware provides an architecture for server adminiogy has become the bottleneck. Legacy storage solutions can’t keep pace with thousands of virtual machines demanding maximum IOPS along with high bandwidth at the lowest latency. Infinidat’s InfiniBox removes the storage bottleneck for VMware environments. The InfiniBox enterprise storage array delivers faster-than-all-flash performance, high availability, and capacity density at petabyte scale. This Infinidat white paper is written for VMware and storage administrators to introduce them to the integration capabilities of the InfiniBox for VMware.
Infinidat has developed a storage platform that provides unique simplicity, efficiency, reliability, and extensibility that enhances the business value of large-scale OpenStack environments. The InfiniBox® platform is a pre-integrated solution that scales to multiple petabytes of effective capacity in a single 42U rack. The platform’s innovative combination of DRAM, flash, and capacity-optimized disk, delivers tuning-free, high performance for consolidated mixed workloads, including object/Swift, file/Manila, and block/Cinder. These factors combine to cut direct and indirect costs associated with large-scale OpenStack infrastructures, even versus “build-it-yourself” solutions. InfiniBox delivers seven nines (99.99999%) of availability without resorting to expensive replicas or slow erasure codes for data protection. Operations teams appreciate our delivery model designed to easily drop into workflows at all levels of the stack, including native Cinder integration, Ansible automation pl
La trasformazione digitale è un acceleratore di business che, fra le altre cose, sta portando ad un aumento della domanda per ottenere prestazioni migliori e una maggiore capacità di archiviazione. Tale domanda fa sì che le aziende debbano riesaminare la loro strategia di storage, poiché l’aumento della capacità storage non coincide con i sempre minori budget a disposizione del settore IT. Per poter sostenere lo sviluppo della propria attività commerciale e rimanere competitivi all’interno di un mercato digitale globale, ai CIO viene chiesto sempre più spesso di “fare di più con meno risorse” e, al contempo, di migliorare prestazioni e disponibilità.
Nonostante decenni di progresso industriale e tecnologico, ad oggi non esiste ancora una soluzione storage integrata e universale capace di ridurre i rischi, essere redditizia, eliminare le complessità e integrarsi perfettamente nel modus operandi del business e gestire i dati su larga scala.
Per raggiungere questi obiettivi, è necessario contare su determinate capacità, così da raggiungere i risultati ideali al minor costo possibile. Queste capacità includono la disponibilità, l’affi dabilità, le prestazioni, la densità, la facilità di gestione e l’integrazione dell’ecosistema nelle applicazioni. Questo documento presenta una soluzione innovativa nel panorama dello storage. Si possono così risolvere non solo i problemi di oggi, ma anche quelli di domani.
La transformation numérique est certes un levier de business, mais elle induit une augmentation de la demande de capacité de stockage et de performance. Cette augmentation de la demande oblige les organisations IT à réexaminer leur stratégie de stockage de données étant donné que la croissance de la capacité coïncide diffi cilement avec un budget IT de plus en plus serré. Pour accompagner la croissance des aff aires et demeurer compétitifs sur le marché numérique mondial, les DSI sont de plus en plus tenus d’en faire plus avec moins, tout en cherchant à améliorer la performance et la disponibilité.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Sep 30, 2019
Companies that are undergoing a technology-enabled business strategy such as digital transformation urgently need modern infrastructure solutions. The solutions should be capable of supporting extreme performance and scalability, uncompromised data-serving capabilities and pervasive security and encryption.
According to IDC, IBM’s LinuxONE combines the advantages of both commercial (IBM Z) and opensource (Linux)systems with security capabilities unmatched by any other offering and scalability for systems-of-record workloads. The report also adds LinuxONE will be a good fit for enterprises as well as managed and cloud service provider firms.
Read more about the benefits of LinuxONE in this IDC Whitepaper.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Sep 30, 2019
Digital technology is changing the financial services industry rapidly with automated process, AI insights, customized experiences, new operating models and next generation applications. In such a scenario how should banks innovate and stay ahead of the game?
This e-book will provide you the best strategies and recommendations for modernizing your IT infrastructure and operations. You’ll learn how to lead disruption and manage rapid change for your bank, its operations and its customers.
Here are the five key takeaways:
• Personalize customer experiences by maximizing your data
• Borrow strategies from open banking and new business models
• Step up your security game
• Drive innovation from the inside out
• Design an agile infrastructure to support participation in new digital marketplaces
Find out more in the e-book.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Oct 04, 2019
Companies across the world are adopting a hybrid cloud environment as part of their digital transformation initiative. They need a platform that provides the elasticity and automatic provisioning of the public cloud with the economic viability of the private cloud.
IBM’s LinuxONE is an enterprise-grade Linux server with a unique architecture designed to meet the needs of a vast range of enterprise computing workloads within a multi-cloud environment.
Here are just a few reasons why you should consider LinuxONE:
• Differentiating your cloud services
• Reduced costs
• Security everywhere
Download the e-book for more details.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Oct 11, 2019
Several countries in the Asian region are experiencing strong growth in their economies, but a large part of the population of many of these countries remains unbanked. In such a scenario, Techcombank, a bank in Vietnam, knew it had to deliver a differentiated banking experience for its prospective customers.
The bank had to transform its IT infrastructure and it zeroed in on IBM LinuxONE because of its ability to handle very large and variable workloads, combined with strong security and cost-efficiency. As a result, it was able to handle 4X the transactions during peak season effortlessly along with 44% lower total cost of ownership while also winning new customers.
Find out more.
Published By: ToneTag
Published Date: Nov 14, 2019
Increasingly, retailers in APAC face the combined challenges of more demanding customers, shrinking profitability, increased competition, and complex online-offline experiences.
That’s why more retailers are adopting data-over-sound technology.
This technology allows customers to make mobile payments using sound to communicate with payment devices like credit card readers, or kiosk machines.
It also enables novel customer experiences, which allow retailers to drive in-the-moment sales, improve loyalty program stickiness, and eliminate queues, among other benefits.
And because it doesn’t require the Internet, and works even on feature phones, it can be leveraged in a number of scenarios such in pop-up markets, food courts, concerts, and door-to-door deliveries, among others.
Inside This Guide:
• The top 5 ways retailers are using data-over-sound
• 14 benefits for retailers
• Why sound-based experiences will take over APAC
Published By: ToneTag
Published Date: Nov 14, 2019
It’s critical for BFSI and fintech firms in APAC to enable frictionless payments to win the customer experience war.
Making it easier and more intuitive for customers to make payments opens new revenue channels for BFSI and fintech, increases customer loyalty, and attracts more merchants.
That’s why more APAC’s BFSI and fintech innovators are adopting data-over-sound technology.
This technology allows customers to make mobile payments using sound to communicate with payment devices like credit card readers, or other phones.
It is also flexible: It can transform any device with a speaker or a microphone into a payment device. This includes ATMs, food kiosks, etc. The benefit? BFSI and fintech firms can re-use existing assets, driving down innovation cost.
Plus, it doesn’t require the Internet, and works even on feature phones. This makes it ideal to acquire customers in rural and semi-rural markets.
Inside This Guide:
• The top 5 ways BFSI and fintech firms are using data-over-
Published By: Panasonic
Published Date: Oct 10, 2019
The U.S. military continues to develop its quick-strike potential, seeking greater capacity to project force globally, quickly and on several fronts simultaneously. Support services are integral to that effort, particularly in the area of logistics and asset maintenance. In its 2018 National Defense Strategy, the Department of Defense identified the development of “resilient and agile logistics” among its key modernization goals.
Published By: BetterUp
Published Date: Aug 14, 2018
Michelle has been with Twilio for nearly four years, supporting “Twilions” — as employees are affectionately known inside the company — through tremendous growth in both revenue and headcount. “We’re looking at creating a great employee experience at Twilio. We want to provide Twilions with the tools, resources, and experiences they need to innovate, scale, and grow.” BetterUp’s whole person approach was a key part of Michelle’s evaluation process. Most leadership development approaches focus on teaching people what to do. But what they miss is an equal focus on how to be. In contrast, BetterUp’s approach addresses the psychological resources that allow leaders to manage themselves so they have the capacity to manage others. This includes the ability to remain resilient, have a growth mindset, maintain a sense of control, and take risks. Evidence shows that these resources need to be in place for sustainable leadership habits to take root.
The European Union’s new regulatory framework for data protection laws, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), became enforceable on 25 May, 2018. Under GDPR, organisations have new obligations to improve the security and privacy practices for the personal data they collect and use. With these new obligations comes the potential for heavier fines and penalties. Fortunately, Amazon Web Services (AWS) can help guide your organisation toward compliance under the new requirements. Take advantage of our services, resources, and experts as you navigate these changes.