IBM’s 2015 annual February customer conference was a massive event combining multiple conferences of yesteryear. This EMA impact brief discusses IBM’s hybrid cloud strategy at a high level with particular focus on IBM’s latest announcements related to the PureApplication portfolio.
To compete in today’s fast-paced business climate, enterprises need
accurate and frequent sales and customer reports to make real-time
operational decisions about pricing, merchandising and inventory
management. They also require greater agility to respond to business
events as they happen, and more visibility into business activities so
information and systems are optimized for peak efficiency and performance.
By making use of data capture and business intelligence to
integrate and apply data across the enterprise, organizations can capitalize
on emerging opportunities and build a competitive advantage.
The IBM® data replication portfolio is designed to address these issues
through a highly flexible one-stop shop for high-volume, robust, secure
information replication across heterogeneous data stores.
The portfolio leverages real-time data replication to support high
availability, database migration, application consolidation, dynamic
warehousing, master data management (MDM), service
Traditional project management techniques are not working as well as expected. According to research, an average organization has at least $74 million USD (yearly) in at-risk projects. And, even when projects are executed successfully, all too often they still fail to deliver business benefits.
So, how do you get started? How do you prioritize which issues to address first? What are the risks and potential rewards? What can you do yourself and where can you need help?
This paper helps you answer those questions. It provides important insights into the root causes of project failures and misalignment with business unit expectations, along with possible solutions. It illustrates the path to optimized project and portfolio management from four different starting points, and provides step-by-step advice to help you reach new milestones quickly. It is intended to help you make the transition from managing IT projects to managing business outcomes.
Download this whitepaper and learn:
- The six macro trends driving the need for application, network and Internet performance management solutions
- Key insights you've been missing when it comes to your portfolio of online assets, and how they interact with the public Internet
- How you can receive a true "end-to-end" view into Internet performance and ensure availability and implement advanced traffic steering capabilities to your existing infrastructure
Enterprises that depend heavily on IT to deliver services to customers are constantly driven by market pressures to better develop and release new software features to meet growing demands. Facilitating the collaboration between development and IT operations and bringing application to market faster with high quality are crucial to today’s business success.
This solution brief provides insights into the DevOps movement, why it matters and how you can cross the chasm to achieve better collaboration to deliver business value rapidly. You’ll learn how CA Technologies solutions for DevOps bring your portfolio of IT technology forward in a cadence of faster, more predictable releases, letting you confirm the results of each phase of the software life cycle toward positive business outcomes.
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.
Published By: Oracle ODA
Published Date: Oct 19, 2016
Listen as Oracle Executive Vice President of Converged Infrastructure Dave Donatelli announces the expansion of the Oracle Database Appliance portfolio, and explains how Oracle can provide organizations with a pathway to the cloud. Discover how your organization can reduce database complexity, simplify database administration, and better control costs.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Dec 13, 2016
Skillsoft has created an entirely new business skills portfolio based on in-depth research with end-users and eLearning enterprise buyers. The end result is a content pipeline of over one thousand, 3-5 minute micro-videos, packaged into over 240 new courses.
Multi-dimensional and micro-sized, the new courses are flexible training and development solutions that target the need of diverse populations, at all stages of their career.
The courses feature purposeful application of video treatments, including:
• Well-acted, interactive scenarios
• High-end animations
• “TED-talk” style presentations
• “How-to” videos
• Whiteboard tutorials
Watch a sample scenario-based course, Mobilizing Your Team to Take Action.
software solutions that have been available to manufacturers and other entities. Custom, bespoke solutions have figured greatly in service organizations during this time frame. Spreadsheets, PC-based applications and components of larger ERP suites have rounded out the software portfolio of countless service firms globally.
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.
DEI Communities, based in Omaha, Nebraska, manages apartment communities throughout the central United States. With a healthy portfolio of more than 9,400 units, the company has always placed a high priority on pre-lease applicant screening, which includes a basic criminal background check, eviction check and credit check on all applicants.
A few years ago, however, it learned a valuable lesson – that not all screening providers are created equal. After switching to a new provider– First Advantage Resident Screening–the company discovered some impressive benefits, including better data, more streamlined processes, greater reporting flexibility, reduced bad debt and higher efficiency overall.
Don’t lose unnecessary time coping with attacks, threats and theft. Lenovo ThinkShield is a comprehensive security portfolio that brings you end-to-end protection.
In your solutions guide, you’ll find out the benefits of ThinkShield, how to ensure your data stays secure, how to keep employees stay safe online and some important statistics on the rise of cyber attacks.
It’s time to act before your next attack, read the guide to find out what to do next.
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Published By: Dell SB
Published Date: Jan 24, 2019
Dell EMC PowerEdge rack servers help you build a modern infrastructure that minimizes IT challenges and drives business success. Choose from a complete portfolio of 1-2-and-4 socket rack
servers to deliver high core density for your traditional applications, virtualization and cloud-native workloads. Enhanced mem
ory speeds, faster NVMe storage options
and BIOS tuning allows
you to match performance to your workload for ultimate efficienc
Published By: Dell SB
Published Date: Jan 24, 2019
The sections below contain relevant information about the key points of our PowerEdge server portfolio. Please use these to guide
your conversations with prospects from introduction through to opportunity qualification and follow-up.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 07, 2019
Financial services companies migrating to the cloud often need to optimize their infrastructure for innovation and agile delivery. International payments provider, OFX, accomplished this with Rackspace Fanatical Support for AWS, to successfully re-architecture its systems when its application portfolio was migrated from a colocation environment to a highly secure, compliant and scalable environment, on a managed AWS platform.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 20, 2019
Running an IT backend that is secure, scalable and well-managed is resource draining for any enterprise. Challenger, Singapore’s largest IT retailer, took a more pragmatic route by transforming on a Online to Offline (O2O) model. For the journey, it partnered with Rackspace to accelerate the value of its AWS cloud migration, by tapping its proven AWS expertise, strong managed services portfolio, and familiarity with local regulatory compliance and cloud security demands
Finance’s immediate concerns--cash flow, profit margins, customer satisfaction, retention and investor relationships—focus your attention on the finance imperatives—navigating risk effectively and identifying opportunities. Improved cash flow, collaboration and profit are all potential outcomes of wielding your pool cue of portfolio segmentation in just the right way.
We’ve given you some pro tips on what to avoid, as well as some
effective tips for winning at this highly complex game. Download now!
For 100% operational readiness in a data-driven culture, you need an optimized location platform.
Ovum’s Location Platform Index: Mapping and Navigation can help you identify what you should expect from a platform, and discover the platform that best meets your operational requirements.
Founded in 1985, Ovum has one of the most experienced analyst teams in the industry and is a respected source of guidance for technology and intelligence leaders. Ovum's report assesses and ranks the major vendors in the location platform market with a focus on the mapping and navigation space.
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Why HERE topped Google to take 1st place in the ranking
The relative strengths and weaknesses for each vendor- including data, enablers, and features
The strategies vendors use to stay responsive towards changes in technology and trends
To understand the location platform market, what constitutes a healthy location platform, and which provider offers the correct portfolio—and necessary flexibility—to achieve mission success, download your copy of this report by completing this form.
Mapping, tracking, positioning and real-time data arekey to supporting defense and intelligence initiatives. Governments and agencies need location data they can trust to track and adjust fixed and mobile resources to address rapidly changing events and circumstances. With Ovum's Location Platform Index: Mapping and Navigation, agencies can assess location platform industry leaders and identify the platform that best meets their product development demands. This year, HERE Technologies cemented its role as the industry leader, earning the highest ranking, and besting Google, for the second time in a row.
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The relative strengths and weaknesses of each vendor, including data, enablers and features
Vendor strategies to keep up with changes in technologies and trends
The specific workings of the location platform market, and to better understand what constitutes a healthy location platform and which provider offers the correct portfolio and the necess
ESG Lab performed hands-on evaluation and testing of the Hitachi Content Platform portfolio, consisting of Hitachi Content Platform (HCP), Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere (HCP Anywhere) online file sharing, Hitachi Data Ingestor (HDI), and Hitachi Content Intelligence (HCI) data aggregation and analysis. Testing focused on integration of the platforms, global access to content, public and private cloud tiering, data quality and analysis, and the ease of deployment and management of the solution.
Do projects seem to appear out of nowhere? Do you find yourself scrambling to pull together reports for executives? Download this free guide and learn about several project portfolio management pitfalls and how AtTask can help you avoid them.
Choosing the best PPM software for your team doesn't have to be overwhelming. This Buyer's Guide will help you find project management software that's evolved for today's project teams. Get the guide today.