Future workplace structures are envisioned to be a scenario wherein employees are likely to use a multitude of connected mobile devices and apps that will offer compelling new work style experiences integrating voice, video and data access services.
Analytics is now an expected part of the bottom line. The irony is that as more companies become adept at analytics, it becomes less of a competitive advantage. Enter machine learning. Recent advances have led to increased interest in adopting this technology as part of a larger, more comprehensive analytics strategy. But incorporating modern machine learning techniques into production data infrastructures is not easy.Businesses are now being forced to look deeper into their data to increase efficiency and competitiveness. Read this report to learn more about modern applications for machine learning, including recommendation systems, streaming analytics, deep learning and cognitive computing. And learn from the experiences of two companies that have successfully navigated both organizational and technological challenges to adopt machine learning and embark on their own analytics evolution.
Published By: Logicalis
Published Date: Aug 20, 2014
Today’s IT organizations face huge challenges such as the ever-increasing number of applications, virtualization, the cloud, and the rising value of information stored in data centers. The combined effect of these factors is placing pressure on IT infrastructures to increase performance and operate more efficiently while reducing costs.
An emerging technology, flash storage technology, is helping business and technology leaders address these issues by making their IT infrastructures more operationally efficient. Learn more in this white paper from Logicalis.
As business purposes have changed over the years, IT approaches and infrastructures have had to change in lock-step to serve them optimally. IT professionals are now combining the best of the centralized approach – via virtualization, federation, and clouds of all sorts – with the best of the decentralized model – via mobile and localized consumption and production. In this paper, Enterprise Strategy Group examines approaches to IT operational challenges and business requirements. Learn how HP Converged Storage’s comprehensive approach represents a logical evolution development in storage, delivering ease, flexibility and cost-efficiency all in one.
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Seeking the business benefits generated by private cloud and to free themselves from the rigid silos of traditional IT infrastructures, organizations are turning to an approach that extends virtualization to all compute, network, and storage resources in their datacenters.
With its new TriScale Technology, Citrix is enabling a genuine revolution for enterprise cloud networks by providing an unrivaled set of capabilities that smartly scale application and service delivery infrastructures, affordably and with no additional complexity.
This white paper will discuss how big data analytics, coupled with the right facilities and asset management software, can provide next-generation opportunities to improve facilities and asset management processes and reutnrs. It will examine how different organizations successfully use big data generated by their facilities and assets to help increase revenue, power operational efficiency, ensure service availability and mitigate risk. Most importantly, this white paper will reveal how your organization can leverage big data analytics to achieve similar benefits and transform the management of your organization's facilities and assets-and ultimately, your business.
Retail marketing is in a state of constant evolution, driven forward by the availability of disruptive technologies and the emergence of all new marketing channels. These changes happen all over the world, and in recent years, Canadian retailers have been able to capitalize on many of them.
Using research gathered at the 2014 eTail Canada Conference, this study evaluates the state of retail marketing in Canada. It assesses how well retailers are leveraging these new technologies and marketing channels, and also looks at how company structures are adapting to these changes.
Explosion proof lighting forms an integral part of equipment safety when operating in areas that have been deemed as being hazardous locations. The presence or potential presence of flammable or explosive gases, vapors and materials in the hazardous workplace presents a serious threat to the safety of workers in that area, and the structures, goods and health of nearby private residences, commercial businesses, and the people in these other nearby areas. In many cases, the presence of flammable materials is a normal part of operations and an unavoidable necessity. As a result, preventing the ignition of these materials becomes a critical part of maintaining safety while they are present.
This white paper will illustrate how alternative technology from cable MSOs make business continuity solutions more attainable. Specifically, Time Warner Cable Business Class solutions that can contribute to an effective business continuity solution will also be discussed.
In this inforgraphic, we are going to show you the possibilities with modernised, optimized data infrastructure. In doing so, we aim to bring you ideas about how you can bring your own data-driven business vision to life, focusing on the outcomes that matter most to you.
In essence, we will be discussing five main industries and the possibilities for modernized data infrastructure. We will be displaying how Banking and Financial Services, Telecommunications, manufacturing, healthcare and retail can use data, analytics and automation to optimize their business, therefore bringing about a competitive edge which previous appeared unimaginable. Using data correctly, most importantly building proper data infrastructures, can be the driving force behind obtaining a competitive edge.
Data is your story. And it’s our story, too.
Today's organizations face a tough set of challenges. Markets around the world have become increasingly volatile. Competition is more intense. Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures demand revisions in business plans and the IT infrastructures that support them. And IT departments have to keep doing more-and better-with budgets and resources that are already stretched to the limit. To meet these critical challenges, your organization needs much greater flexibility in its business models and business processes.
Electronics and Software Engineering are quickly merging with traditional Mechanical Engineering to create a new paradigm in auto manufacturing: Mechatronics. Industry experts predict that this shift will bring about profound advances in automotive product development. Unfortunately, existing IT and process infrastructures do not provide sufficient capabilities to support the new paradigm: multiple data silos, a lack of standardized processes, and integration issues on a tool level (Mechanical, Electronic, Software) continue to pose serious obstacles to development efficiency, and remain a frequent source of delays, quality issues and cost increases.
Practically every CIO office is focused on quickly exploiting opportunities to drive value for the business. Decisions about seamlessly integrated and personalized portal infrastructures with high operational efficiencies are top of mind. Through agile and unique online experiences, portals bring together applications, information sources and people – in the contexts of role and associated business processes – on the Web and across the value chain. Additionally, they increase talent effectiveness and productivity while lowering costs, and they drive value chain agility and customer advocacy.
Published By: TopLayer
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
This white paper is intended for Information Security and Information Technology professionals interested in understanding Zero-day Attacks, the various protection schemes available today and how Top Layer Network's Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) solutions provide the best mechanisms for protection from these types of attacks.
Published By: TamoSoft
Published Date: Feb 14, 2008
This white paper covers the VoIP basics, deployment and usage of a VoIP solution over both wireless (Wi-Fi) and wired (Ethernet) network infrastructures, guidelines on efficient monitoring and analyzing VoIP network traffic, troubleshooting various VoIP problems, etc.
Virtualized IT infrastructures can simplify management and facilitate business continuity while helping minimize power consumption and procurement costs. Virtualization also helps organizations automate disaster recovery plans. Dell EqualLogic PS Series arrays and VMware® Site Recovery Manager (SRM) software provide integrated, cost-effective, automated site recovery and testing for enterprise data centers.
This white paper describes a virtualized infrastructure that applies storage and server virtualization technologies to cost-effectively achieve a flexible, high performance, dynamic IT infrastructure that is simple to manage and scale.
SchemaLogic Enterprise Suite for Microsoft SharePoint 2007 (SES) resolves SharePoint issues by providing a framework that enables companies to model and connect the structures and relationships of the metadata across the entire SharePoint environment. SES continuously updates and synchronizes metadata across SharePoint site collections, Web applications and farms by leveraging and extending SharePoint’s native capabilities.
Published By: ZSL Inc.
Published Date: Jul 20, 2009
Organizations have implemented enterprise applications such as ERP and CRM for business process execution but have failed to address the key enterprise asset: data. In the current economic environment, enterprises that fail to capitalize on their data assets jeopardize their cost structures and their earnings potential. It is vital for organizations to leverage their data assets to measure their business performance, identify the weak poles and strategic improvement spots to scale their business to new heights. Business Intelligence (BI), the recent innovation in IT, has emerged to be a potential hope for the organizations to build a strong business milieu without any new asset investments and utilizing the existing key assets of the organizations.
Lead Generation is the top priority for marketing directors in 2009. More importantly, marketers are being charged with defending their budgets and demonstrating real ROI for their marketing programs. Use this How-To Guide to learn how other world-class companies are developing lead generation infrastructures that automate key processes, measure results, and provide a steady flow of qualified leads their sales organizations.
Data center refresh cycles and new initiatives tied to business growth and revenue opportunities are leading more organizations to deploy integrated systems, including both converged and hyper-converged infrastructures. IT leaders can see the potential benefits of converged, integrated systems but as applications increase in complexity, virtual workloads grow, and resource demands expand, managing these applications becomes a critical and often stubborn challenge.