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.
With its Application Ready solutions, IBM is outflanking competitors in Technical Computing and fast-tracking the delivery of client business value by providing an expertly designed, tightly integrated and performance optimized architecture for several key industrial applications.
Improve application performance with a simplified network architecture. This Whitepaper on the top 5 benefits of a modernized data center architecture shows you how to optimize your network for business critical applications.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Jul 15, 2014
Riverbed delivers application performance for the globally connected enterprise. With Riverbed, enterprises can successfully and intelligently implement strategic initiatives such as virtualization, consolidation, cloud computing, and disaster recovery without fear of compromising performance.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Jul 15, 2014
Application environments and the underlying IT infrastructure that supports them are becoming much more dynamic and complicated. New architectures are being deployed to help accelerate time to market, applications are distributed and modular, leveraging web-based or Service Oriented Architectures (SOA). Read this to learn the latest trends.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Aug 22, 2014
Businesses are rapidly adopting virtualization, cloud infrastructure, and SaaS applications broadly across the enterprise to minimize costs and enable seamless collaboration and communication. This is significantly straining the traditional network paradigm. IT organizations globally are faced with the challenge to transform network architectures to deliver the right performance and reliability cost-effectively while retaining control.
Email has been a mission-critical application for years and at the heart of organizations' communications and business practices. From an architecture perspective, email has frequently been walled off, sitting on separate servers and using separate back-end storage systems. With advances in server hardware and the rise of virtualization, this appears to be changing. Read this Forrester Consulting paper to learn the key considerations for what will work best within your email environment to improve storage management and/or lower storage costs in your firm.
Application performance has become a hot topic in recent years—but our need for it is, quite honestly, nothing new. Your websites and applications can thrive, or face severe costs, depending on how well you deliver content to your users, and web architecture has had to evolve to deliver to your users. Download this new ebook to learn more about modern applications architecture, including how application delivery has evolved, why the modern application has increased performance expectations and demands and why NGINX and NGINX Plus are the solutions your DevOps team has been waiting for.
Emerging technologies such as cloud computing are essential, not only for the consolidation of database applications but also for the storage, availability, security and performance of increasingly complex data warehousing architectures.
NEC has introduced the Express5800/A2000 Series Servers to accommodate enterprise application demands with peak server reliability, availability, and serviceability. The new server architecture and NEC engineering functionality align well with many of the most important IT priorities in 2014, including virtualization, big data and advanced data analytics. With the Express5800/A2000 Servers, NEC has the opportunity to educate application owners and work with system integrators to drive awareness and ultimately investment in its new server platform, which will help drive customer value. In this white paper, you will learn how these next-generation servers from NEC are ready to accommodate some of today’s demanding workloads.
By now, much has been written about the advantages server virtualization brings to an enterprise. In the June 2013 survey, 63% of all companies and 100% of large enterprises reported having a server virtualization program. However, when you
segment the virtualization rates, you find a trend that indicates that large enterprises in particular are not gaining all of the advantages that server virtualization has to offer.
What is more difficult and remains a challenge, particularly for large enterprises, is virtualizing Tier 1 applications. These are large, mission-critical enterprise applications such as email, customer relationship management (CRM), or enterprise resource planning (ERP). These applications tend to be very large,
consume the entire capacity of a current generation server, and require high application uptimes. As shown in Figure 1, the virtualization rates for these applications are far lower than Tier 2 apps. In this eBook, you’ll learn how the NEC enterprise server provides a platform that now gives customers the right platform to virtualize their Tier 1 apps.
In addition to high reliability and availability, enterprise mission critical applications, data centers operating 24x7, and data analysis platforms all demand powerful data processing capabilities and stability. The NEC PCIe SSD Appliance for Microsoft® SQL Server® is a best-practice reference architecture for such demanding workloads. It comprises an Express 5800 Scalable Enterprise Server Series with Intel® Xeon® processor E7 v2 family CPUs, high-performance HGST FlashMAX II PCIe server-mounted flash storage, and Microsoft® SQL Server®
2014. When compared with the previous reference architecture based on a server with the Intel® Xeon® processor E7 family CPUs, benchmark testing demonstrated a performance improvement of up to 173% in logical scan rate in a data warehouse environment. The testing also demonstrated consistently fast and stable performance in online transaction processing (OLTP) that could potentially be encountered.
Published By: ClearNova
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
In the 1990s, client/server was the predominant architecture used to build business applications. The applications had rich functionality, were responsive, and satisfied users' needs. Client/server worked in a time where the only networks were the ones owned and controlled by the enterprise and the only user base was internal.