Agile development teams and IT operations teams often become so consumed with their own daily challenges that collaboration between them is severely lacking or non-existent. The problem with this is that manageability requirements become an afterthought to the development process, and agile teams may roll out applications that IT ops can't effectively monitor and run.
While enabling cross-team collaboration is mutually beneficial— and ultimately improves the business' bottom line—, implementing it requires some effort at the organizational level to instill changes, and the right tools will help. Read this white paper to learn guidelines for adapting your application development and management model to enable Dev/Ops information sharing and collaboration, and learn how the cloud can be leveraged for this purpose.
In this whitepaper, we describe how executive and IT management can get and maintain control of their company's data architecture to help meet business objectives. We describe the relationship between data integration projects and data architecture concepts and practices. We describe how the business planning and IT development processes that direct and leverage data integration projects depend on tooling. We describe breakthrough ways in which data architects, business analysts, programmers, and business users can collaborate to address their organization's pressing business challenges.
Published By: CenTrak
Published Date: Aug 17, 2012
Learn how Mission Hospital successfully leverages CenTrak RTLS to significantly improve hospital asset management and realize a substantial ROI This reduces rental equipment costs, improved equipment management, and eliminates all asset shrinkage.
With fewer people entering the workforce and a shortage of certain skills, develop strategies now to address skills shortages. Read about the opportunity presented by Baby Boomers and how to leverage Boomers for competitive advantage.
Learn how storage environments can help address high-availability needs and identify critical features necessary for businesses to meet the bar for six 9s availability. You’ll also see how two customers have leveraged NetApp storage solutions to meet their stringent requirements for uptime as they manage dynamic, high-growth businesses.
VMware vCloud® Government Service provided by Carpathia® is an enterprise-class hybrid cloud solution built on vSphere®, which empowers government customers to leverage existing investments in applications and infrastructure. As a result, government agencies can avoid the cost and complexity of re-architecting and retraining sta for public cloud infrastructure that is radically dierent from what is in place today. Instead of operating a combination of onsite and osite IT environments and struggling to maintain both new and legacy applications and infrastructure, vCloud Government Service provides the right mix of internal controls with the ability to securely scale to meet demand for IT resources. As you contemplate migrating basic workloads and/or mission-critical and sensitive data to the cloud, be sure to address these top 5 considerations.
Published By: Monetate
Published Date: Sep 30, 2014
Real-time marketing is one of those buzzwords that sounds good. But, when you ask someone what it means, you get a pretty fuzzy answer.
So, we decided to clarify that answer with exclusive research, produced in association with Econsultancy, that provides a snapshot of the real-time marketing landscape in 2014. Inside this report, you’ll learn how to leverage best real-time marketing practices to drive better customer experiences and increased revenue.
Technology is quickly moving to the forefront of business priorities as organizations undertake digital and IT transformation projects that enable strategic differentiation in a world where users leverage applications and data in new ways. Organizations in all industries must better align with changing customer preferences to avoid being disrupted by a new crop of nimble competitors. Technology will increasingly determine how businesses define and distinguish themselves in the market. IDC has noted that most organizations were not born digital but instead have legacy business processes, applications, and infrastructure that require modernization and automation. As a result, businesses must embark on an IT transformation initiative to modernize and automate their legacy infrastructure to prime themselves to achieve their digital business goals and initiatives
There has been growing buzz about DevOps. DevOps is a methodology that unites the often separate functions of software development (Dev) and production and operations (Ops) into a single, integrated, and continuous process. DevOps is about breaking down the barriers between Dev and Ops. It leverages people, processes, and technology to stimulate collaboration and innovation across the entire software development and release process.
Dev and Ops should always be part of an integrated process, but that’s not always as easy as it sounds. You may be stuck in what we call “Dysfunction Junction.” Read this eBooklet to learn about the pitfalls of DevOps, how you can avoid them, and how to get started on your DevOps journey.
Three key market dynamics are currently driving the need for transformation in almost every industry:
1) The need to leverage digital technologies to drive the core business
2) Next generation online consumers and socially networked buyers
3) The financial crisis
Companies are under tremendous pressure to bring digital technologies at the center of their business to remain
competitive, innovate, create new revenue streams, and drive greater customer intimacy. As a result the need to
leverage technology to significantly reduce the cost of going to market while driving growth has led to increasing
interest in software-based business models.
In his latest paper, Tom Kelly offers real-world anecdotes from cloud implementations at a selection of more than 25 companies, from Fortune 500 to private equity-backed companies, showing examples on how the cloud provides fast- growing companies a scalable infrastructure that supports their growth while improving efficiency and reducing costs.
Download this new white paper to learn the secrets to success from finance leaders at high-growth companies such as Glassdoor, SmugMug, Solar Universe and Harmony Information Systems and how they have leveraged the cloud to support their tremendous growth.
Learn how to best understand flash-based architectures and see how with this webcast you will learn the pros and cons of relevant flash technologies, while also learning how to choose from among the many alternatives.
The workplace has changed radically, and conventional approaches to desktop management and mobile device management (MDM) are no longer adequate for the new digital workplace. Enterprise IT must quickly and dramatically change the way it manages users’ access to digital resources to deliver a consistent experience across all devices, even as operating systems and platforms relentlessly evolve.
Fortunately, with the advent of Windows 10, IT now can rethink the way it aligns endpoint management with users’ new digital work styles. Read this UBM whitepaper to learn more about how these seven “musts” can help IT fully leverage Microsoft’s newest operating system to better serve the business.
Building on the successes of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, the company in 2006 acquired JBoss, an open source middleware company. Mike Piech recently discussed how a growing JBoss portfolio is helping enterprises leverage hybrid architectures.
The adoption of enterprise content collaboration solutions has exploded as individuals sought ways to easily access, manage, and collaborate on content. Accordingly, businesses want to leverage those easy-to-use solutions but can’t compromise when it comes to enterprise-grade administrative control, security, and business insights.
Published By: Dynatrace
Published Date: May 20, 2016
The Art of DevOps: Embark on a mission to continuously deliver assets to the operational battlegrounds safely, securely, and quickly.
This eBook gives you, a veteran of application development wars, recommendations that will put you at strategic advantage to win today's war:
- Supplement manual tests with automated testing
- Add advanced performance monitoring technology to your arsenal to prevent problems from infiltrating your code after check-in
- Leverage best-in-class communications and advanced performance monitoring to quickly identify and prevent casualties resulting from poor performance
The evolution of genomics in recent decades has seen the volume of sequencing rise dramatically as a result of lower costs. Massive growth in the quantities of data created by sequencing has greatly increased analytical challenges, and placed ever-increasing demands on compute and storage infrastructure. Researchers have leveraged high-performance computing environments and cluster computing to meet demands, but today even the fastest compute environments are constrained by the lagging performance of underlying storage.
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Oct 12, 2017
Cloud Backup continues to be a hot topic, and its adoption has increased during the past two years, albeit from a small base. Infrastructure and operations leaders should leverage public cloud infrastructure as a service to reduce their data center server backup footprints.
Published By: Nutanix
Published Date: Aug 22, 2019
Nutanix created hyperconverged infrastructure years ago
because there was an urgent need for innovation within enterprise
infrastructure. IT silos, management complexity, and gross
inefficiencies were undermining the customer experience.
It was time for a paradigm shift, which is why Nutanix melded webscale
engineering with consumer-grade design to fundamentally
transform the way organizations consume and leverage technology.
As flash costs continue to drop and new, flash-driven designs help to magnify the compelling economic advantages AFAs offer relative to HDD-based designs, mainstream adoption of AFAs —first for primary storage workloads and then ultimately for secondary storage workloads — will accelerate. Well-designed AFAs that still leverage legacy interfaces like SAS will be able to meet many performance requirements over the next year or two.
Those IT organisations that aim to best position themselves to handle future growth will want to look at next-generation AFA offerings, as the future is no longer flash-optimised architectures (implying that HDD design tenets had to be optimised around) —
it is flash-driven architectures.
Enterprises tend not to view project management as a holistic process. Much like the disparate systems they have in place, they see a disparate collection of issues.
They typically look to solve specific pain points with single applications. Rather than migrate an entire enterprise to a new system, they are looking to manage a problem spot and have it flow into a specific component (e.g., cost, human capital leverage, or how demand is driven) as needed. In many cases, however, the pain points are symptoms of a larger issue, and to remove them the situation must be viewed in the context of the full project life cycle. Oracle Project Portfolio Management (PPM) Cloud, part of the integrated suite that is Oracle ERP Cloud, not only does this, but it’s also built with the user in mind… solving the PPM pain points through role-based analytics, social collaboration, optimization, costing, control, and mobile solutions for today’s project team.