Published By: WebiMax
Published Date: Oct 29, 2014
In most use cases involving flash storage deployments, the business environment changes, driving a need for higher-performance storage. However, the case of Epic Systems Corporation software is the opposite—the storage requirements haven’t changed recently, but the options for addressing them have.
Epic, a privately-held company founded in 1979 and based in Verona,Wisconsin, makes applications for medical groups, hospitals and other healthcare organizations. Epic software typically exhibits high frequency,random storage accesses with stringent latency requirements. IBM has been working with Epic to develop host-side and storage-side solutions to meet these requirements. Extensive testing has demonstrated that the combination of IBM® POWER8™ servers and IBM FlashSystem™ storage more than meets the performance levels Epic recommends for the backend storage supporting its software implementations—at a cost point multiple times lower than other storage alternatives.
In the application economy, speed, innovation and quality have become table stakes. If you can’t meet your customers’ expectations, they will surely find a competitor who can. Whether your organization is in one of the sectors facing the most intense digital competition—insurance, banking, telecommunications or retail—or in a more traditional industry, how rapidly and successfully you embrace a software-driven digital transformation strategy will likely have a profound effect on your organization’s long term viability. Within this transformation sphere, the development of “omnichannel” or “digitally-connected multi-channel” capabilities is a key priority. CA Technologies can help you deliver a consistent, integrated and quality customer experience, regardless of how your customers choose to interact with you.
The ability to apply software to strategic advantage is the de? ning technology theme of this decade. This is not just an IT issue. It is a business imperative. Every business is in the software business. In some industries, the number of software jobs has doubled over the past ? ve years. JP Morgan Chase has more software developers than Google and more technologists than Microsoft. If you think your company isn’t in the software business, you’re wrong. Airlines, oil companies, telecommunications providers all are using applications to attract customers and gain a competitive advantage.
With the ubiquitous adoption of mobile devices, a whole new platform for application and content delivery is evolving. With their colorful, interactive, intuitive user interfaces, always-on global connectivity, sensing capabilities such as GPS and device orientation and their ability to connect with users through personalized con? guration options, mobile is truly the de? ning platform of the applicat
Published By: PernixData
Published Date: Jun 01, 2015
In this webinar, PernixData Product Manager, Todd Mace, is joined by Anthony Spiteri, the lead architect at Cloud provider Zettagrid, to discuss how PernixData FVP software became an integral part of Zettagrid’s infrastructure and offloaded millions of IOs from the SAN to improve application performance and user satisfaction.
Since Aternity was founded in 2005, the business world has changed dramatically. Mobile devices, software as a service (SaaS) and the cloud have taken up permanent residence in today’s enterprise IT department. Aternity stays on the cutting edge by rapidly delivering innovative End User Experience Monitoring solutions that can monitor any application on any device—physical, virtual or mobile—for any user.
While some are still adjusting to the idea, you’re well aware that we’re living in an application economy. For the uninformed, an application economy is where everything is driven by a connected, mobile, application-based world where your customers are far more likely to experience your brand and interact with your enterprise through a software application than a live person. But, beyond the benefits, each day you’re feeling the pressure it exerts on your budget, resources and network.
You’ve seen this wave swell on the horizon, and now it’s arrived: executives are enthusiastic and asking about strategies, and line-of-business leaders are requesting faster dev times and more complex projects. Staking out your place as a leader in this new landscape will require you to develop and deliver high-impact applications faster than ever before.
Manch einer muss sich noch an den Gedanken gewöhnen, dass wir in einer Application Economy leben. Sie sind sich dessen bereits voll bewusst. Für alle, die sich jetzt fragen, wovon die Rede ist: In einer Application Economy findet das Leben in einer verbundenen, mobilen, auf Anwendungen basierenden Welt statt, in der Kunden weitaus häufiger über eine Softwareanwendung mit Ihrer Marke Kontakt haben und mit Ihrem Unternehmen interagieren als im persönlichen Kontakt. Das kann sehr nützlich sein. Aber Sie stehen auch jeden Tag unter Druck, denn diese Lage hat Folgen für Budget, Ressourcen und Netzwerk.
Banken, Vermögensberater, Zahlungsanbieter und andere Finanzinstitutionen erleben tief greifende Veränderungen in Form von sich entwickelnden Marktanforderungen und neuen Vorschriften. Diese Unternehmen müssen ihre etablierten Prioritäten, Prozesse und Produkte überdenken, um das Fundament für den künftigen Erfolg zu legen. Software ist der Schlüssel.
No one in today’s highly connected world is exempt from security threats like
phishing, ransomware, or denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. Certainly not Google.
Google operates seven services with more than one billion active users
each (including Google Search, YouTube, Maps, and Gmail). We see every
type of attack, bad software, and bad actors—multiple times a day—and
we’re proud of what our people, processes, and technology do to stop them.
Google has published more than 160 academic research papers on
computer security, privacy, and abuse prevention and has privately warned
other software companies of weaknesses discovered in their systems. Within
Google, we enforce a zero-trust security model, which monitors every device
on the internal network.
To compete successfully in today’s economy, companies from all industries require the ability to deliver software faster, with higher quality, and reduced risk and costs. This is only possible with a modern software factory that can deliver quality software continuously. Yet for most enterprises, testing has not kept pace with modern development methodologies. A new approach to software testing is required: Continuous Testing.
In the first session in a series, join product management leadership to gain in-depth insights on how by shifting testing left, and automating all aspects of test case generation and execution, continuous testing, it enables you to deliver quality software faster than ever.
Recorded Feb 5 2018 49 mins
Steve Feloney, VP Product Management CA Technologies
If you’re relying on manual processes for testing applications, artificial and automated intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can help you build more efficient continuous frameworks for quality delivery.
In this on-demand webinar, “Continuous Intelligent Testing: Applying AI and ML to Your Testing Practices,” you’ll learn how to:
Use AI and ML as the new, necessary approach for testing intelligent applications.
Strategically apply AI and ML to your testing practices.
Identify the tangible benefits of continuous intelligent testing.
Reduce risk while driving test efficiency and improvement.
This webinar offers practical steps to applying AI and ML to your app testing.
The speaker, Jeff Scheaffer, is senior vice president and general manager of the Continuous Delivery Business Unit at CA Technologies. His specialties include DevOps, Mobility, Software as a Service (SaaS) and Continuous Delivery (CDCI).
Welcome to the very first edition of Modern Monitoring, a collection of articles and insights designed to help IT operations and DevOps professionals deliver more resilient, supportable and high-performance IT services.
It’s perhaps a sign of the times that monitoring as a discipline is receiving much more attention within the biz tech community. And deservedly so. The new distributed application architectures being built, together with the dizzying pace of software delivery, demand new approaches in what’s traditionally been perceived as a “keeping the lights on” IT practice.
Of course, there’s no better way to consider monitoring than to draw parallels with other practices in related fields. It’s why we’ve included a couple of pieces with a distinct aeronautical flavor that discuss importance of instrumentation and contextual awareness.
Project and portfolio management or PPM software can make or break an organization’s ability to deliver.
The recent growth in portfolio management as a strategic business function has led to many vendors of software related to elements of project execution “bolting on” project and portfolio management (PPM) modules. This is a clear attempt to try and get a piece of a growing, lucrative market.
Twenty five years ago, PPM software was nothing more than project management software with the ability to publish or share information across projects. It was capable of doing a lot, but none of it was intuitive and therefore wasn’t particularly useful. Compared to today’s solutions, those products were dinosaurs. Since then, many vendors have invested a lot of money into their solutions, developing world-class offerings that can truly support effective management of the portfolio, and, more important, of the business that portfolio drives.
In letzter Zeit ist das Portfoliomanagement zunehmend zu einer strategischen Aufgabe im Unternehmen geworden. Dies hat dazu geführt, dass viele Anbieter von Software, die sich auf Elemente der Projektdurchführung bezieht, Module für das Projekt- und Portfoliomanagement (PPM) „antackern“.
Dies ist offensichtlich ein Versuch, sich ein Stück eines wachsenden, lukrativen Markts abzuschneiden. Vor 25 Jahren war PPM-Software lediglich Projektmanagementsoftware mit der Fähigkeit, Informationen projektübergreifend zu veröffentlichen oder weiterzugeben. Sie bot viele Funktionen, aber keine davon waren intuitiv, und deshalb war sie nicht besonders nützlich.
Im Vergleich zu den heutigen Lösungen waren diese Produkte Dinosaurier. Seitdem haben zahlreiche Anbieter viel Geld in ihre Lösungen investiert. Sie haben hervorragende Angebote entwickelt, die ein effektives Management des Portfolios und vor allem des Unternehmens, dem dieses Portfolio dient, wirklich unterstützen können.
The misuse or takeover of privileged accounts constitutes the most common source of breaches today. CA Threat Analytics for PAM provides a continuous, intelligent monitoring capability that helps enterprises detect and stop hackers and malicious insiders before they cause damage.
The software integrates a powerful set of user behavior analytics and machine learning algorithms with the trusted controls provided by CA Privileged Access Manager (CA PAM). The result is a solution that continuously analyzes the activity of individual users, accurately detects malicious and high-risk activities and automatically triggers mitigating controls to limit damage to the enterprise.
With data the new competitive battleground, businesses that take advantage of
their data will be the leaders; those that do not will fall behind.
But gaining an advantage is a more difficult technical challenge than ever because
your business requirements are ever-changing, your analytic workloads are
exploding, and your data is now widely-distributed across on-premises, big data,
the Internet of Things, and the Cloud.
TIBCO® Data Virtualization is data virtualization software that lets you integrate
data at big data scale with breakthrough speed and cost effectiveness. With
TIBCO Data Virtualization, you can build and manage virtualized views / data
services that access, transform, and deliver the data your business requires to
accelerate revenue, reduce costs, lessen risk, improve compliance, and more.
With the benefits quickly stacking up, it’s easy to understand why Gartner stated HCI (Hyper-Converged Infrastructure) as one of the hottest trends in data centre infrastructure.
HCI is intended to reduce infrastructure complexity and cost, whilst enhancing scalability, agility and operational efficiency. This consolidated infrastructure enables organizations to leverage the software layer by using low cost commodity hardware, while reducing concerns around vendor lock-in, to form a seamless software- defined IT infrastructure environment well suited to today’s IT challenges.
Simple to use and manage, without specialists and more cost-effective than most traditional solutions, it’s easy to understand why more organisations are making the move from traditional architecture to Hyper-Converged Infrastructure.
Submit the form to view the infograph to discover the benefits and whether this solution is right for you.
Based on in-depth research and customer interviews, the annual Nucleus Research Value Matrix map out the corporate performance management (CPM) market landscape, evaluating vendors on a matrix contrasting usability and ease-of-use versus features and depth of functionality.
Read or download the 2018 edition to uncover the most up-to-date CPM landscape, to find the best finance software solution for your needs, and to see why Vena led the pack in usability to land in the Leader quadrant for the third straight year.
The SD-WAN market is growing fast, but so is competition. In such a competitive environment, SD-WAN vendors need to offer products with unique features and capabilities in order to stand out. Real-time application visibility powered by deep packet inspection (DPI) software can be the decisive element in achieving them.
This whitepaper highlights the key value of DPI software, which is enabling advanced SD-WAN analytics and security features.
Today’s organizations are challenged to be the first to market with ‘The Next Big Thing’. They must innovate with new and unique services to satisfy customer demands and differentiate themselves in the marketplace. Software drives that innovation and has turned every organization into a software organization.
This Executive Brief describes how the efficient collaboration between the development and IT operations teams can bring high-quality applications to market as quickly as possible.
The CA Application Delivery suite helps organizations achieve collaborative DevOps through innovative technology tools used to:
•Accelerate application development by removing constraints with CA LISA® Service Virtualization.
•Expedite release time with CA LISA® Release Automation.
•Improve application testing and quality with CA LISA® Pathfinder
To support digital transformation imperatives, organizations are increasingly exploring DevOps style approaches for the continuous delivery of high quality software. Unfortunately, however, many enterprises remain burdened with accumulated technical debt and legacy wasteful practices – waste that can quickly inhibit the flow of value to customers and the business. Lean thinking provides organizations with a framework by which to quickly identify all forms of waste impacting the flow of value, which DevOps practitioners can apply in a software development context to quickly pinpoint and eliminate 8 elements of waste across people, process and technology dimensions.
This paper presents the 8 elements of waste framework, strategies needed to identify and eliminate waste, and the metrics needed to measure effectiveness.
Application-aware vEPC is the key to SDN/NFV service deployments. Deep packet inspection software provides granular network data, which lays the foundation for application awareness in mobile networks. This case study explains how a leading provider of virtualized network solutions uses the best-berforming deep packet inspection (DPI) software R&S®PACE 2 by Rohde & Schwarz to provide their CSP customers with overall network intelligence at a highly granular level.
The whitepaper is intended for security practitioners as well as developers and administrators of applications who can benefit from secure communications. The paper presents carious strategies for securing applications using Oracle Solaris 11 security and hardware-assisted cryptographic acceleration features of Oracle's SPARC processors. The paper unveils the core mechanisms, configuration, and deployment strategies, as well as the role of relevance of using Oracle Solaris Cryptographic Framework and Java Cryptography Extension-based techniques for delivering a high-performance, end-to-end security solution. With Oracle's new Software in Silicon capabilities coupled with an innovation cache and memory hierarchy, Oracle's SPARC M7 processor delivers dramatically higher processing speed and revolutionary protection against malware and software errors.