This survey, conducted by the Independent Oracle Users Group, examined more than 350 data managers and professionals regarding planned and unplanned downtime, database high availability, and disaster recovery solutions.
Surprisingly, 50% of small to medium sized businesses that have invested in a data availability and recovery solution may still be vulnerable to downtime. Download this free white paper to learn what you can do to avoid the same risk. You'll also learn what your options are for reliable IBM iSeries data protection and recovery that make sense for your size business.
Data is changing the way organizations manage, consume, and deliver storage. Many legacy applications, however, are still in traditional storage silos, where data is tied to specific vendor storage and not easily configurable and monitored. EMC ViPR is the lightweight, software-only solution that centralizes, automates, and transforms storage into a simple, extensible and open platform.
The Solution Guide provides an introduction to data protection through continuous availability. The guide enables you to begin the planning and design of continuous availability for a Federation Software-Defined Center solution.
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Oct 03, 2013
As the business case for Software-as-a-Service (Saas) and other cloud computing models solidifies, more companies are incorporating cloud computing into their IT programs. However, the legal, regulatory, and ethical requirements of data security must be adhered to regardless of where the information is housed. The best SaaS providers offer strong authentication systems, user activity auditing tools, and real time usage reporting to maintain the highest level of control over sensitive and confidential data.
In this 11-page white paper, Intralinks provides tips and questions to ask prospective providers about their security standards and practices, software reliability and uptime, and the availability of reporting and audit trails.
When meeting the needs of a growing infrastructure, do you build or buy? This video illustrates how using the Oracle Database Appliance, which contains the server, software, networking and storage, is easy to deploy and maintain compared to a traditional build scenario, while also being an affordable high availability database solution.
Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Jul 20, 2018
When it comes to performance, Azure SQL
Database is built for you, the developer. Azure
SQL Database is designed to make your work
easier and let you focus on other priorities.
It scales on the fly, without downtime, with
capabilities that make it great for building
multitenant software as a service (SaaS) apps.
Plus, it learns and adapts to your database
workload, whatever that may be, using built-in
intelligence to continually adjust and improve
That said, there’s more to a successful app than
impressive performance. That’s why we built
Azure SQL Database to be just as intelligent in
other areas, such as availability and security,
so that you won’t need to worry about those
essentials either. Finally, we built Azure SQL
Database to let you work the way you want,
using the tools and platforms you prefer. It’s
why we call Azure SQL Database the intelligent
database for developers. Read on to learn more,
and we’re sure you’ll agree.
Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Jul 20, 2018
If you’re like most developers, you spend about two-thirds of your time building and the rest of your
time learning. Sometimes your research is proactive, based on personal interest or a desire to maintain
your skills, but more likely it’s out of necessity—learning what you need to tackle your next big project.
Not long ago, new projects assumed an on-premises or hosted approach, forcing you to spend
considerable time on essential requirements like scalability, availability, and security. Today, you still
must deliver on those essentials, but the apps you’re building need to do a lot more: support millions
of users, span the globe, make sense of petabytes of data, and delight users in new ways.
Cloud services not only deliver “built-in” scalability and availability, but also provide an unprecedented
range of prebuilt functionality for driving innovation into your apps—ready to evaluate for your next
project, without your having to worry about physical infrastructure and the related ove
The IBM System x 3350 is a rack server designed for single-application hosting. This datasheet explains the details and benefits of the x3350, including its energy efficiency, high availability and outstanding performance, as well as the integrated systems management tools that help you manage complexity.
Increased processing needs means increased energy costs. In fact, power costs can often exceed hardware costs. Read this white paper and see how the pairing of new IBM System x and BladeCenter servers with the new Intel Xeon Processor 5500 series can reduce costs and improve performance.
Enabling IT equipment vendors to perform remote service on your data centers helps maximize uptime and lower TCO—but at what risk? Dial-up modems and VPNs introduce security vulnerabilities and lack sufficient auditing capabilities—making it virtually impossible to track external access and maintain data center security. Download this white paper to learn how you can manage security risks, lower service-related costs, achieve regulatory and internal compliance, and more.
For mission-critical IT, service outages and data loss pose serious consequences. This white paper examines how availability management, disaster recovery and business continuity support one another and offers insight to find success at all of them.
The long migration to electronic health records (EHRs) in the U.S. is set to speed up with the funding authorized by the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009. But what are the specific risks when clinicians can’t access electronic health records? How far-reaching are the consequences when EHR data is lost, or its integrity is compromised? This paper looks at the mission-critical role of EHR systems, and introduces availability solutions that build in uptime protection to ensure the continuity of operation that both caregivers and patients can depend on.
"Time is money. You can't do business if you can't access your applications. I won't settle for anything less than 99.99% application availability." Steven Sommer, veteran CIO/CTO There is no aspect more critical to a business than the ability of its end users, customers, business partners and suppliers to have high availability access the corporate applications. If applications are unavailable, business ceases. And corporations know it.
Learn how Brainshark is leveraging EMC infrastructure to confidently deliver software-as-a-service. Understand how EMC is helping to address increasing data growth challenges and increasing customer requirements for higher availability, performance and scalability.
Make IT the engine for your business success. The newest generation PowerEdgeT family is engineered with the right combination of features and performance scalability to handle tough workloads for both large and small data center environments.
Today, digital security is top-of-mind. From the boardroom to the backroom, everyone is asking the same questions, “How do we protect our digital experiences? How do we ensure our website is safe for our visitors? How do we make sure that no one can steal our content?” But safeguarding a digital experience isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. It often involves multiple techniques and layers of security.
From verifying your identity (with HTTPS) to encrypting sensitive data to restricting access and protecting multimedia content, you must approach security in a layered manner, employing multiple means and techniques to protect the digital content through which your audience interacts.
This paper explores ten different methods and technologies that an organization can employ to protect its content. This multi-layered approach can effectively protect your digital content, ensure high availability, and maintain superior quality of experience for every digital visitor.
Learn why the time is now for data center transformation due to the end of Microsoft support to Windows Server 2003 and see what your organization must do to upgrade performance, scalability, availability, manageability, and security.
Open Compute has had a significant impact on the thinking about data center design. Until now, the focus has been on systems at the rack level, leaving unanswered questions about the power infrastructure upstream of the rack. In this paper, we address critical questions about the implications of Open Compute on the upstream power infrastructure, including redundancy, availability, and flexibility. We introduce simplified reference designs that support OCP and provide a capital cost analysis to compare traditional and OCP-based designs. We also present an online TradeOff Tool that allows data center decision makers to better understand the cost differences and cost drivers to various architectures.
Big data needs both high availability and protection.
The amount of data created and replicated globally is predicted to increase ten-fold by 2025, according to IDC research. You may be wondering where to store that big data, as well as how to ensure your data is highly available and protected.
In this eBook, explore why cloud-based disaster recovery (DR) improves data availability, eases the processes associated with DR management, and creates a more economically efficient solution for today’s data-driven companies.
Published By: Equinix
Published Date: Mar 26, 2015
Enterprises grapple with a host of challenges that are spurring the creation of hybrid clouds: collections of computing infrastructure spread across multiple data centers and multiple cloud providers. This new concept often provokes uncertainty, which must be addressed head on.
As more applications and computing resources move to the cloud, enterprises will become more dependent on cloud vendors, whether the issue is access, hosting, management, or any number of other services. Cloud consumers want to avoid
vendor lock-in—having only one cloud provider. They want to know that they will have visibility into data and systems across multiple platforms and providers. They want to be able to move servers and storage around without a negative impact on application availability.
The good news is that more solutions become available every day, but with a learning curve and numerous management challenges and considerations.
This CITO Research paper provides advice for managers about how to c