Across organizations from all sectors, the network is becoming more integral to daily operations. This is acutely felt by public sector organizations in the United States, namely federal, state, and local governmental organizations. Public sector organizations contend with the challenge of ensuring the security of highly sensitive data on the network in the midst of uncertain budgets and, in many cases, outdated infrastructure. At the same time, many public sector organizations grapple with a complex web of compliance protocols that must be supported on the network. This Analyst Connection explores the need for network infrastructure upgrades that include "foundational security."
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: Mar 10, 2014
We evaluate vendors providing applications that support the management of marketing resources, such as plans, people, budgets, projects, tasks, assets and cycle times. This Magic Quadrant will help marketing leaders and CIOs find an MRM solution to better manage their marketing resources.
Published By: Cloudian
Published Date: Feb 20, 2018
We are critically aware of the growth in stored data volumes putting pressure on IT budgets and services delivery. Burgeoning volumes of unstructured data commonly drive this ongoing trend. However, growth in database data can be expected as well as enterprises capture and analyze data from the myriad of wireless devices that are now being connected to the Internet. As a result, stored data growth will accelerate.
Globally, the demand for power is increasing, driven by a growing population, mass urbanisation, and rapid industrialisation of nations like China and India. The consequence for those in the business of power generation, transmission and distribution is a need to achieve greater productivity and reliability, in a challenging climate of stricter environmental targets, severe penalties for supply interruptions, tighter budgets and tougher operating conditions.
To stay competitive in today's business climate, organizations must find ways to meet their business needs while controlling IT costs. IT departments face flat budgets and, at the same time, find that their organizations have become increasingly dependent on uninterrupted access to business-critical data. In today's world, prudent IT administrators prepare to recover from two types of disasters as part of a complete Business Continuity and Availability (BC and A) plan.
Making a profit in todays business climate is notoriously difficult. Organizations must navigate multiple challenges, including increased government regulations, stricter budgets, and keeping up with rapidly changing technologies - all threats to the bottom line. Yet amid these challenges, organizations can still thrive - by improving productivity.
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Enterprise communications is at a critical juncture. Employees require the very best mobility and collaboration tools while IT struggles with tight budgets and lean staffing. Read this paper to learn about these looming challenges and how hosted PBX with Unified Communications can help you address these issues, paving the way for better enterprise communications.
Organizations may believe that simply building new applications to keep up with changing business needs is enough to offer new value to the market.
However, between building new applications and maintaining legacy Java EE applications, organizations often end up supporting both traditional and new infrastructures with unchanged or even reduced IT budgets. As the pressure to increase their technical and business agility increases, IT organizations are being forced to re-examine their processes and infrastructure. The result? Architecturally rigid, monolithic middleware is being replaced with solutions that offer agility, flexibility, and rapid development and deployment, such as PaaS.
Weve all heard the phrase you have to spend money to make money, and while it may be accurate to some extent, businesses also have to keep a close eye on their budgets. As you establish your technology allowance and evaluate tools to help grow your business, consider these five items as absolute essentials.
Published By: Vertica
Published Date: Mar 15, 2010
In a world of growing data volumes and shrinking IT budgets, it is critical to think differently about the efficiency of your database and storage infrastructure. The Vertica Analytic Database is a high-performance, scalable and cost-effective solution that can bring dramatic savings in
hardware, storage and operational costs.
Todays enterprise is vastly different than five years ago: 75 percent of the workforce is mobile, 90 percent of companies support Mac devices, five malware attacks happen every second and half of enterprise data lives outside the data center. As everything around you changes, youre expected to support the enterprise with flat budgets and static head counts. Endpoint backup enables you to protect enterprise data and mitigate the growing risk of data loss, ransomware and insider threat.
Published By: Balihoo
Published Date: Apr 29, 2010
As a product manufacturer reaching your customers through a reseller network, you know it's critical to coordinate and leverage marketing activities with them. More than ever your marketing budgets are under scrutiny, while at the same time there's ever-growing pressure to achieve sales goals.
Download this whitepaper to learn the 5 Keys to Optimizing your Co-op or MDF Advertising Program and seamlessly translate your national strategies into local execution.
You've heard it a million times: Do more with less. It may be good business, but as budgets shrink and IT demands grow, you may start to wonder if the people who are saying "do more with less" think that it's a magical incantation. Run the servers without electricity! You've already taken basic cost-cutting steps and saved the easy money. You know that you need to dig deeper. But where should you start? This e-book, provided by IBM, will introduce you to the five big IT budget killers - and some of the best ways to knock them out.
Published By: Catapult
Published Date: Apr 23, 2009
Software-as-a-Service is changing the way companies purchase technology solutions. Rather than securing large capital budgets and tying up IT labor for months, business executives can now address mission critical initiatives with subscription-based software solutions that scale with their business and can be implemented in little to no time.
Read about how Mayflex used IBM Cognos Express to replace a complex spreadsheet system, improve time-consuming budgeting and forecasting processes, compare actuals against budgets at various levels and save time for end-users through automatic system updates.
Published By: IBM Unica
Published Date: Feb 09, 2012
With the explosion of social networks, mobile devices, and micro sites, marketing executives are challenged to gain a truly integrated view of customer behavior across the range of established and emerging channels.
It should come as no surprise that storage budgets are constantly under pressure from opposing forces: On one hand, economic forces are pushing budgets to either stay flat or, in many cases, shrink as a percentage of a company's revenue. On the other hand, the infrastructure struggles to keep up with the pace of data growth, pressured by many variables, both social and economic. Businesses have no choice but to acclimate their storage infrastructure to the unprecedented levels at which data is growing.
While economic recovery is clearly in process, your capital and operational budgets are still extremely tight. At the same time, your maintenance organization is being pressured to take a stance of zero tolerance toward safety incidents while reducing maintenance costs and minimizing asset downtime. Read this in-depth Aberdeen Group report, based on responses from 117 executives of successful companies, to find out how best-in-class businesses are proactively managing these challenges. You'll learn these techniques for optimizing maintenance and operations-and more: creating a culture of collaboration among teams across your enterprise; empowering decision makers with appropriate, highly accurate metrics; and leveraging predictive management and analytics to manage assets throughout their life cycle.
With tight budgets, it isn't easy to create the operational dexterity needed to thrive in a competitive marketplace. View this demo to find out how IBM® SPSS® solutions for predictive operational analytics help manage physical and virtual assets, maintain infrastructure and capital equipment, and improve the efficiency of people and processes. By using your existing business information, IBM SPSS software can help you: predict and prevent equipment failures that can lead to disruptive, costly downtime; quickly identify and resolve product quality issues to mitigate risks and reduce warranty costs; optimize product assortment planning to increase revenue, reduce working capital requirements and improve the return on inventory investments; and act to retain your best employees by developing predictive attrition models to identify the workers at greatest risk of leaving the organization.
IT infrastructure is no longer just supporting the business; it is the business enabler. Infrastructure must support constant business demands for new applications and services with limited budgets and resources. Yet there is limited time to constantly evaluate and integrate hardware, software and networking solutions to meet continuously evolving requirements. Create an automated, dynamic infrastructure that adapts to your business demands with the VCE VxRail Appliance.
Published By: SafeNet
Published Date: Jan 14, 2014
The demands for heightened security through the use of multi-factor authentication are pressing, but so is the need to control budgets and give users convenient access to the data and services they need. It is growing increasingly clear that organizations cant meet these demands with legacy platformsthey need next-generation authentication. This paper examines why this need for next-generation authentication is so vital, and it offers a detailed look at the key characteristics that distinguish these platforms from other alternatives.
NAVEX Global commissioned an independent third party study of over 300 Ethics and Compliance senior level decision makers in compliance, HR, legal and risk roles across multiple industries, to understand how they are allocating their budgets and which activities are contributing to their program success. Download this spending research report to benchmark your program and use these key lessons from your peers to boost your ethics and compliance programs' effectiveness.
Traditional phone systems, aka, PBX were designed for a time when people primarily worked from desk phones; well before the Internet restructured our patterns of communication and general lifestyles. Many businesses feel entrenched with the systems they have, but as contracts expire and systems get harder to maintain options are considered. Explore the top 5 hidden costs of the PBX, including costs in upgrades, maintenance and service calls, the strain on IT budgets, accumulation of service charges, connecting office locations and difficulty planning for growth and the future.