Your enterprise runs its critical applications on Oracle Databases, and as an enterprise IT leader, maintaining the performance and availability of your databases is among your top priorities. Any degradation in performance or loss of data could result in serious business disruption and loss of revenue, so protecting this vital asset is a must. There are many causes of data loss— administration errors, system or media failures, cyberattacks, and more—but we often overlook design flaws in the very systems meant to protect data: general-purpose backup systems.
Business leaders expect two things from IT: keep mission-critical applications available and high performing 24x7 and, if something does happen, recover to be back in business quickly and without losing any critical data so there is no impact on revenue stream. Of course, there is a gap between this de facto expectation from nontechnical business leaders and what current technology is actually capable of delivering. For mission-critical workloads, which are most often hosted on databases, organizations may choose to implement high availability (HA) technologies within the database to avoid downtime and data loss.
Traditional backup systems fail to meet the database protection and recovery requirements of modern organizations. These systems require ever-growing backup windows, negatively impact performance in mission-critical production databases, and deliver recovery time objectives (RTO) and recovery point objectives (RPO) measured in hours or even days, failing to meet the requirements of high-volume, high transactional databases -- potentially costing millions in lost productivity and revenue, regulatory penalties, and reputation damage due to an outage or data loss.
With nearly 80% of businesses experiencing four or more disruptions to their site each month, Aberdeen Group recently conducted a study to get to the root of today's internet performance challenges.
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The explosive growth of eCommerce has focused attention on security concerns associated with online payment transactions. Cardholders worry about the safety of online transactions while card issuers are concerned about balancing the risks and costs of payment fraud with a loss of revenue caused by transaction abandonment. The 3-D Secure protocol allows payment card issuers to reduce fraud in payment transactions by verifying cardholder identity during Card Not Present (CNP) transactions. Before a transaction is authorized, a cardholder can be challenged to enter a password, answer a question, or use some other form of authentication credential. This interruption in the transaction often causes legitimate customers to abandon the purchase resulting in loss of revenue for the issuer. The challenge is how to reduce fraud without impacting the user purchase experience.
Gain a bird's-eye view of how online fraud affects the airline industry
Fraud continues to be a major source of revenue loss for the global airline industry. With airlines pushing for more direct bookings and the accelerating use of mobile as a booking platform, incidence of fraud is rising, albeit only slightly. Despite these factors, many airlines are not devoting the necessary resources and tracking the required metrics to measure and control fraud.
CyberSource partnered with Phocuswright to benchmark global metrics and trends in fraud management and protection among airlines. The study also explores airline awareness of various fraud-related issues and examines their approaches to and implementation of fraud management tools and services.
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Headquartered in Chicago, Bean Suntory owns over 70 premium spirit brands from whiskey and rum, to vodka, cognac, tequila, and gin. Beam Suntory generates $4 billion in annual revenues.
But that revenue was in danger.
The company’s production software, Wonderware, which controls embedded systems driving almost every critical production process, was underpinned by ageing hardware. If it failed, production would come to a grinding—and expensive—halt.Every hour of downtime results in lost production, which can amount to millions of dollars in losses,” says Sanjay Kirtikar, Director Digital Technologies, Beam Suntory.
To ensure Wonderware never failed, Beam Suntory implemented hyperconverged clusters integrated with Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform software
The results were instant and outstanding. Beam Suntory expects a 25-35% cost benefit from lower support and maintenance efforts, and a 50% reduction in power usage.
Organizations do everything they can to maintain business continuity, as this significantly impacts their competitiveness and profitability. The cost of downtime is enormous; depending on the industry, organizations lose hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars for every hour of downtime from lost productivity and revenue, missed opportunities, and loss of reputation and customers. When ESG surveyed organizations about their downtime tolerance for primary production servers or systems, 51% reported that they could tolerate high priority applications being down for less than an hour, and 29% could tolerate high priority applications having less than 15 minutes of downtime.1
Behind FICO® Collections Optimisation is a sophisticated decision modeling capability that quanti es the impact of an organisation’s business decisions and actions on customer outcomes such as revenue, loss and profit.
this Whitepaper will provide an overview on personalizing customer experiences to pinpointing undetected fraud, to identifying business efficiencies, Intel's Saffron Natural Intelligence Platform helps financial institutions increase revenue and prevent loss.
Occupational fraud is not a small issue. On average, a company loses 5% of its revenues to employee financial fraud each year, with the annual median loss at $140,000 and over 20% of companies reporting losses of $1 million or more. The key to keeping a lid on this fraud is identifying the fraud before it takes too much of a bite out of the company’s bottom line, or even further, to put processes and controls in place that automatically audits, monitors, and accepts or rejects transactions that don’t fit an recognized pattern.
Your enterprise runs its critical
applications on Oracle Databases,
and as an enterprise IT leader, maintaining
the performance and availability of your
databases is among your top priorities.
Any degradation in performance
or loss of data could result in serious
business disruption and loss of revenue,
so protecting this vital asset is a must.
There are many causes of data loss—
administration errors, system or media
failures, cyberattacks, and more—but
we often overlook design flaws in the
very systems meant to protect data:
general-purpose backup systems.
Many existing data protection solutions fail to
meet the demands of critical databases because
they treat them as generic files to copy as opposed
to specialized resources. Taking a generic approach
to database backup and recovery not only exposes
you to the risk of data loss, it also negatively impacts
performance and makes it difficult to recover within
Published By: Acronis
Published Date: Dec 28, 2011
According to a 2010 ESG survey, 73% of midmarket companies face "significant revenue loss or other adverse business impact" within three hours of experience downtime. Read this article to find out why you need the automated disaster recovery plan that's built in to Acronis Backup & Recovery® 11!
Tax revenues have been declining recently and some of this loss is caused by fraud, tax evasion, and various forms of tax cheating. The ineffective recovery techniques can give government agencies poor results, which results in 20% of broad-approach audits ending in "no charge". By using IBM SPSS Predictive Analytics Solutions it is possible to maximize revenues, analyze the data you already collect, detect non-compliant accounts efficiently, and identify important differences in tax records. This program has tremendous power and features an easy to use interface that focuses investigations on case that yield large adjustments ensuring a successful ROI for clients.
Whether it’s worrying about a possible break-in or an employee theft, protecting your business is always a concern. For busy warehouses and manufacturing companies, the worry is even greater, as time lost to responding to a crime means revenue loss. With expensive inventory, an active production site, and workers entering and leaving around the clock, reliable security is a must.
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Mar 23, 2016
The research study highlights include:
• More than 80% of interviewed decision makers noted a clear or pressing need for Digital Transaction Management (DTM) solution
• 98% of companies reported revenue impact from poor transaction management
• 37% of companies estimating revenue loss to be 11% to 25%
400 business leaders from around the world weighed in. All with responsibilities for document-intensive business processes and selecting and managing transactional technologies. This study reveals what’s keeping them up at night.
In this free IDC analyst report, discover why coordinating the activities of marketing and sales—from day one of the revenue cycle—is essential for profitability. Learn how to stop the revenue loss that occurs during a prospect handoff; how to give sales the freedom to target more efficiently, while enabling marketing to build better prospect relationships; and how to choose software that tightens the marketing/sales alignment. Download your copy of this insightful report now.
Published By: Avalara
Published Date: Jan 28, 2014
For years, “tax-free online shopping” has brought customers to the web in droves, all while raising the ire of brick-and-mortar retailers claiming an unfair price advantage to sellers offering prices free of sales tax. At the center of these debates lies the small to medium business, attempting to navigate changing sales tax requirements, and facing increased scrutiny under these new rules.
Sales tax compliance is becoming a sticky wicket, as state and local governments revise tax laws to increase revenue, and Congress considers granting states the authority to make remote sellers charge sales tax.
This Definitive Guide lays out sales and use tax basics as well as commonly misunderstood elements of sales tax compliance, to provide you a one-stop reference for all things sales and use tax related. The last two sections include a state-by-state summary of sales tax rules and regulations, and a glossary of terms.
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Data breaches are more than a security problem. A significant attack can shake your customer base, partner relations, executive staff, profits, and revenue. Historic data breaches have cost executives their jobs, resulted in major revenue losses and damaged brand reputations.
It’s hard to grow your business if you can’t see what’s coming next. What will the demand be for a specific product or service and how should you adjust production? What revenue can be expected and from which channels? Where are the best areas to expand your business? Predictive analytics can provide the answers executives, analysts and business managers need to reduce costs, operate more efficiently and increase the bottom line.
Join IBM SPSS and guest Mark Lack, Manager of Strategy Analytics and Business Intelligence with industrial products company Mueller Inc. for a look at how to decrease costs and improve your business’ profitability with predictive analytics. You’ll learn how Mueller extends the value of its Big Data environment by applying predictive techniques to accurately forecast sales, prevent fraud and reduce losses from damaged inventory, saving the company significant time and money.
Data breaches are more than a security problem. A significant attack can shake your customer base, partner relations, executive staff, profits, and revenue. Historic data breaches have cost executives their jobs, resulted in major revenue losses and damaged brand reputations. In a 2014 study of 700 consumers about brand reputation by Experian and the Ponemon Institute, data breaches were reported as the most damaging occurrence to brand reputation, exceeding environmental disasters and poor customer service.1 In a world where data breaches have become commonplace, what steps can be taken to minimize damage?
Your company’s website is up. Servers are churning transactions. The network is pumping data. Life is good. But everything in IT can change quickly. Today’s slightly sluggish network could become tomorrow’s downtime disaster. No matter what challenge may arise, you don’t get extra time, staff, or budget to deal with it. Plus, since the whole company relies on IT, everyone notices when you’re underwater.