With key productivity applications becoming more bandwidth, processing and storage-intensive, dwp turns to Silver Peak Virtual Acceleration Open Architecture software to accelerate its file transfers and optimize WAN performance.
Today’s data volumes, combined with the credo of data-driven everything, make for an analytics landscape radically different from that of years past. Delays involved in moving and shaping operational data into separate data warehouses, data lakes and standalone BI platforms can thwart effective operational analytics. In fact, for some organizations, such segregation of infrastructure and process may not work at all.
Just because OLTP (Online Transactional Processing) and OLAP (Online Analytical Processing) are distinct workloads doesn’t mean they should take place on separate platforms. Sure, dedicated server nodes may make sense to optimize the performance of operational and analytical tasks, but they need to operate on the same data, in a coordinated fashion. Modern databases – serving the needs of both business analysts and application developers – are great platforms for implementing such business-forward architectures.
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To streamline the process of maintaining desktop environments, many IT managers are turning to mobile-cloud first approaches to application and desktop delivery.
And if your business is in a similar transition, due to trends in BYOD, changing application delivery models, and worker mobility, your end-user computing environments could be becoming overly complex.
To combat this rising complexity, you need to consider implementing hybrid consumption models that work at scale and address security threats.
Read this white paper that details how the next generation of desktop architectures is taking mobility into account and how IT strategies are shifting from managing devices to managing users.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 08, 2016
In this world of always-on services, the systems that support them must be designed to be both highly available and resilient. Today, many IT leaders are looking for their applications and infrastructure to be covered by the following:
• Defined SLA¹s for workloads and applications
• Mapped failure points and impact of these on the business
• Regularly measure application and Infrastructure health
Access this white paper to discover your resiliency, and learn how to create a resilient architecture on Microsoft Azure cloud platform.
Published By: SnowFlake
Published Date: Jul 08, 2016
Today’s data, and how that data is used, have changed dramatically in the past few years. Data now comes from everywhere—not just enterprise applications, but also websites, log files, social media, sensors, web services, and more. Organizations want to make that data available to all of their analysts as quickly as possible, not limit access to only a few highly-skilled data scientists. However, these efforts are quickly frustrated by the limitations of current data warehouse technologies. These systems simply were not built to handle the diversity of today’s data and analytics. They are based on decades-old architectures designed for a different world, a world where data was limited, users of data were few, and all processing was done in on-premises data centers.
Learn how to deliver lean business process management (BPM) via collaborative process-centric web applications inexpensively and quickly. You can develop applications in days rather than months, deploy in minutes and get a quick return on that precious IT investment. Define processes easily, and get them online quickly. Mashup technology for lean BPM makes it simple to build collaborative process-centric applications, without coding.
Lean BPM is focused on radically simplifying how business processes and management are delivered. Processes are designed quickly and easily by the business user closest to the problem. Working solutions are delivered incrementally to your users in record time. Serena delivers the easiest business process development. No coding. No consultants. No kidding.
Learn how to deliver lean business process management (BPM) via collaborative process-centric web applications inexpensively and quickly.You can develop applications in days rather than months, deploy in minutes and get a quick return on that precious IT investment. Define processes easily, and get them online quickly. Mashup technology for lean BPM makes it simple to build collaborative process-centric applications, without coding.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a secure and dependable environment for deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. Customers can use their existing Windows Server applications licenses, such as MS Exchange or SharePoint, on AWS without paying additional licensing fees. Take advantage of the pay-as-you-go-pricing, scalability, and data integrity of the AWS Cloud to run your Exchange Server workloads today. Download the Planning and Implementation Guide to learn more.
This guide discusses planning topics, architectural considerations, and configuration steps to run a high-availability and site-resilient Exchange architecture. This guide is designed for Microsoft Exchange Server administrators, architects, and engineers. In the guide, we also provide a sample AWS CloudFormation template that is designed to help you easily provision the necessary AWS resources and update them in an orderly and predictable fashion.
Learn more today!
This report will help CIOs, application architects, and IT decision-makers identify common patterns of implementation failures and successes and provide a framework for evaluating multi-cloud environments.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jul 11, 2017
Given the evolving way Web and Cloud applications are used—and the constantly shifting threat landscape organizations must confront—proxy architecture is more important than ever in terms of securing Internet access. It’s imperative to have effective compliance and company policy enforcement, and the use of a secure web gateway with advanced functionality is a key piece of an enterprise’s security architecture.
The world of IT is rapidly transforming — from back office process automation to front line engagement. Put another way, IT no longer supports the business, it *is* the business. The challenge is, the application architectures and processes of existing applications are inadequate to support the requirements of tomorrow’s IT. This presentation will discuss the changing nature of business and customer engagement and discuss what capabilities IT must put in place to deliver the next generation of enterprise applications.
Pfizer completed a proof-of-concept of a 5TB SAP Business Warehouse application on an Oracle system to evaluate a move to SAP HANA. This 5TB scale-up system was created on the IBM Power Systems platform under the direction of SAP and IBM. This webinar will explain SAP's road map for SAP HANA on Power architecture and Pfizer's rationale and lessons learned during this exciting project. Pfizer has now moved from development into production and will share the results from this recent experiment.
Watch to learn:
- How to tackle the challenge of multi-speed IT with WebSphere Application Server's unique approach to delivering application infrastructure based on Java EE 7
- How to provide continuous availability for running modern apps that require on-demand dynamic scalability and high operational resiliency
- How the lighweight and modular architecture of WebSphere Liberty provides an ideal foundation to develop and deploy microservices
- How to deliver flexibility to develop, deploy and consume application infrastructure - on-premises or on the cloud, including emerging virtualization technologies such as Docker
- How to manage and monitor thousands of applications and servers with a single management interface for ease of problem determination
This document is written for IT decision makers, architects, engineers, and application owners who make architectural decisions for hybrid deployments. The architecture described in this document is for large and medium-sized businesses that are considering hybrid cloud solutions. This document is also useful for service providers that deliver hybrid cloud services to businesses.
This edition of Unleashing IT showcases the groundswell of
momentum surrounding Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure
(Cisco ACI™), which fundamentally transforms the way technology is delivered in support of business priorities. Hundreds of organizations are already using the year-old architecture, and we could not have achieved such rapid and widespread adoption without the enthusiasm and support of Intel®, our networking and application partners, and customers.
"Cloud computing, also known as 'IT as a Service', is predicated on delivering IT services on demand, an idea that has support from business leaders as a way to better align IT with business operations. Cloud computing has two key requirements: virtualized applications and seamless support and integration between the server, networking, storage and hypervisor components.
In this paper, we explore these concepts and highlight the critical features necessary to move beyond server virtualization by leveraging key integration capabilities between IT components-with a particular focus on the important role that storage plays in the evolution of the datacenter architecture."
IBM Security offers one of the most advanced and integrated portfolios of enterprise security products and services. The portfolio, supported by world-renowned X-Force research, provides security intelligence to help organizations holistically protect their infrastructures, data and applications, offering solutions for identity and access management, database security, application development, risk management, endpoint management, network security and more. These solutions enable organizations to effectively manage risk and implement integrated security for mobile, cloud, social media and other enterprise business architectures. IBM operates one of the world’s broadest security research, development and delivery organizations, monitors 15 billion security events per day in more than 130 countries, and holds more than 3,000 security patents.
Download to watch why everyone's approach to storage has to change. Due to server virtualization and next generation applications, there is a new batch of storage challenges that businesses have learn to overcome.
Published By: CrownPeak
Published Date: Jun 30, 2009
This is the second of a three part CrownPeak White Paper exploring Why Content Marketing Is Online Marketing. In this series we present the new idea that Web content marketing is the central and most important tenet of online marketing. Today, the function of online marketing revolves around the Web which, itself, revolves around content. So as we talk about online marketing/marketers and content marketing/marketers consider them and yourself one and the same. Learn more today!
Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure provides a pre-validated, ready-to-deploy infrastructure, which reduces
the time and complexity involved in configuring and validating a traditional data center deployment. Cisco
UCS Platforms is flexible, reliable and cost effective to facilitate various deployment options of the
applications while being easily scalable and manageable. The reference architecture detailed in this
document highlights the resiliency, cost benefit, and ease of deployment of a SAP HANA solution. This
document describing the infrastructure installation and configuration to run SAP HANA on a dedicated or
It’s not easy to revolutionize
longstanding technology norms. It
takes vision, knowhow, determination,
and most of all, industry acceptance.
This edition of Unleashing IT
showcases the groundswell of
momentum surrounding Cisco®
Application Centric Infrastructure
(Cisco ACI™), which fundamentally
transforms the way technology is
delivered in support of business
priorities. Hundreds of organizations
are already using the year-old
architecture, and we could not have
achieved such rapid and widespread
adoption without the enthusiasm and
support of Intel®, our networking and
application partners, and customers.
This document is written for IT decision makers, architects, engineers, and application owners who
make architectural decisions for hybrid deployments. The architecture described in this document is for
large and medium-sized businesses that are considering hybrid cloud solutions. This document is also
useful for service providers that deliver hybrid cloud services to businesses.
The data center infrastructure is central to the overall IT architecture. It is where most business-critical applications are hosted and various types of services are provided to the business. Proper planning of the data center infrastructure design is critical, and performance, resiliency, and scalability need to be carefully considered.
Another important aspect of the data center design is the flexibility to quickly deploy and support new services. Designing a flexible architecture that can support new applications in a short time frame can result in a significant competitive advantage.
The basic data center network design is based on a proven layered approach that has been tested and improved over the past several years in some of the largest data center implementations in the world. The layered approach is the foundation of a data center design that seeks to improve scalability, performance, flexibility, resiliency, and maintenance.