Oracle Private Cloud Appliance is a converged infrastructure system designed for rapid and simple deployment of private cloud at an industry-leading price point. Whether customers are running Linux, Microsoft Windows or Oracle Solaris applications, Oracle Private Cloud Appliance supports consolidation for a wide range of mixed workloads in medium-to-large sized data centers.
High-performance, low-latency Oracle Fabric Interconnect and Oracle SDN allow automated configuration of the server and storage networks. The embedded controller software automates the installation, configuration, and management of all infrastructure components at the push of a button. Customers need to enter only basic configuration parameters and create virtual machines (VMs) manually or by using Oracle VM Templates to get a full application up and running in a few hours. With Oracle Enterprise Manager, the Oracle Private Cloud Appliance is transformed into a powerful private cloud infrastructure that integrates
It’s not easy being today’s CISO or CIO. With the advent of cloud computing, Shadow IT, and mobility, the risk surface area for enterprises has increased dramatically, while IT budgets have shrunk and skilled cyber security talent is virtually impossible to find.
Thankfully, the CIS Top 20 Critical Controls provides a pragmatic approach, offering prioritized guidance on the important steps for implementing basic cyber hygiene practices. With the CIS Top 20 Critical Security Controls, CISOs now have a blueprint for reducing risk and managing compliance.
By automating each of these controls, CISOs enable their information security teams to do much more with less, essentially operationalizing good cyber hygiene.
According to industry experts, organizations that systematically manage the life cycle of their IT assets will reduce the cost per asset by as much as 30% in the first year alone. Yet today, many organizations have little or no insight into exactly what assets they own, let alone how they can optimize assets throughout their life cycle, from requisition to disposal. The same holds true for major IT investments.
The Kofax enterprise capture platform offers unmatched scalability from centralized to highly distributed environments, from individual desktops to enterprise deployments and from basic archival scanning to powerful document classification and separation and data extraction. The company's market leading technology supports a wide variety of input devices and line of business applications, providing a strong enterprise-wide platform on which to standardize document driven processes.
"The significance of technology in higher education has
changed dramatically over the past decade. The rise of
mobile, social and analytic technologies is forcing institutions
to rethink their business models from the ground up. Institutions at all ends of the spectrum clearly need to embrace fundamental changes in their most basic business processes and platforms. A critical factor in
the planning for those changes includes finding the right partner to assist with a major platform shift to the cloud."
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Mar 24, 2015
In its most basic form, a runbook is an electronic or physical document that lists detailed procedures for handling every expected situation that an IT system may experience. Based on changes in system condition, incoming requests and other factors, system administrators determine which procedures to run and when to run them. Runbook procedures often include complex decision trees that indicate specific steps to follow depending on answers to pre-established questions.
Administrators are responsible for performing the appropriate steps of the procedure in painstaking detail, often by manually issuing commands to components and sub-systems. Primitive runbooks are notoriously inefficient, inflexible and error prone, sometimes relying on undocumented steps known to just a few staff members. Yet, if a critical step is missed or an incorrect
command is entered, the entire process may be negatively impacted.
Microsoft SharePoint 2013 workflows are a powerful way to share information, collaborate on projects and automate business processes.
However, in addition to the basic workflow capabilities that come with SharePoint, organizations also need sophisticated, reliable SharePoint workflow apps with advanced capabilities.
Since custom code can be expensive and time-consuming, and customization options are limited in cloud-hosted SharePoint environments, third-party applications make it possible to build advanced SharePoint workflow applications without dealing with the challenges of custom code.
To help you evaluate third-party workflow solutions, here are 10 tips to consider.
Historically, manufacturers have “looked to the past” to help predict what they need to do in the future. This would include basic business intelligence, powered by spreadsheets, and even manual processes. The challenge is that what will happen may be something outside of what the past can predicts – who, 25 years ago, would have considered the Internet as a primary vehicle for commerce, or that Big Data would become both a treasure and a tragedy for organizations? Consider other factors, such as regulations, largely transient customers (where loyalty and brand aren’t what they used to be), disruptors (such as new entrants and technologies), and the need for manufacturers to “move faster than ever” – in effect, to be able to plan for the future before it happens.
Cloud-first, mobile-first organizations are seeing huge benefits from taking a more distributed approach to IT. Business units are given more freedom to evaluate and select SaaS applications that will enable efficiency and growth. Users are given more freedom to use the devices that make them the most productive.
When this trend started, most IT organizations were able to implement some basic, manual processes to administer and govern IT in this best-of-breed distributed environment. However, as the number of touchpoints increases, IT needs to automate to keep pace.
This paper goes into more detail on the top 5 reasons to automate identity lifecycle and identity administration and build a solid foundation for future cloud-first, mobile-first IT.
Documents reviewed for production are the facts that underlay all claims and defenses – and they matter. But with volumes and costs exploding, it’s harder than ever to find the needle in the haystack. Join litigation experts from Thomson Reuters as they show you how to design a document review with an eye toward fact-finding, case analysis, and litigation strategy.
Attendees should have a basic understanding of document review and production practices and terminology. In this complimentary webinar, you will learn more about:
How to design a strategic review protocol
Optimizing process to increase communication
Knowledge sharing between the review and the law firm teams
Next steps once production is complete
This is Part I of a multi-part webinar series on leveraging document review to maximize litigation strateg
Restaurant managers are your aces. Just consider — they hire and schedule all of the right people. They ensure compliance with the industry’s legal minefield. They drive top-line financial goals. The list goes on, and on and on. But turnover is a big problem because there are too many things slowing them down:
- Basic task lists prevent optimal performance
- Critical information is stuck in multiple systems
- Pie charts and graphs don’t give them the actionable insights
Restaurant managers are your aces. Download the eBook to learn how to keep them from leaving.
If you are relying on a basic log manager or spreadsheets to manage security alerts, you may be missing critical threats in your network. You could boost your team's productivity with a modern SIEM platform.
In this E-Book, you will learn the five most critical questions that you need to ask in order to determine the best security analytics solution for your organization.
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.
Microsoft SharePoint 2013 workflows are a powerful way to
share information, collaborate on projects and automate business processes. However, in addition to the basic workflow capabilities that come with SharePoint, organizations also need sophisticated, reliable SharePoint workflow apps with advanced capabilities. Since custom code can be expensive and time-consuming, and customization options are limited in cloud hosted SharePoint environments, third-party applications make it possible to build advanced SharePoint workflow applications without dealing with the challenges of custom code. To help you evaluate third-party workflow solutions, here are 10 tips to consider.
Published By: Clearswift
Published Date: Jun 09, 2008
Every enterprise has to find a balance between security and the ability to carry on conducting business freely. This short guide is about finding that balance. By following some basic principles, there's no reason you can't let legitimate business email move into, out of and within your enterprise while stopping the things that cause damage: viruses, spam, spyware, trojans, phishing, Denial of Service attacks, the loss of sensitive data and the collection of illegal, immoral and just plain offensive material.
Ongoing digitization has created vast streams of data, forcing businesses to become more data-driven than ever
before. While the benefits of being a data-driven organization are clear (improved performance, more profitability,
stronger innovations), there are still some technical and business challenges to overcome. Thanks to technological
advancements in data analytics, companies in all types of industries can become data-driven. Read this e-book to
discover what it means to be a data-driven organization and to learn the basic do’s and don’ts of how to get there.
This paper provides an introduction to deep learning, its applications and how SAS supports the creation of deep learning models. It is geared toward a data scientist and includes a step-by-step overview of how to build a deep learning model using deep learning methods developed by SAS. You’ll then be ready to experiment with these methods in SAS
Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning. See page 12 for more information on how to access a free software trial. Deep learning is a type of machine learning that trains a computer to perform humanlike tasks, such as recognizing speech, identifying images or making predictions. Instead of organizing data to run through predefined equations, deep learning sets up basic parameters about the data and trains the computer to learn on its own by recognizing patterns using many layers of processing. Deep learning is used strategically in many industries.
In this ESG white paper, the capabilities and common characteristics of flash implementations are categorized as “bronze”-, “silver”-, and “gold”-type approaches, depending on the degree to which they enable fully featured storage systems. It evaluates how HP’s storage delivers the basics and follows with a series of flash-specific optimizations and advances that we’ll call “gold standard” flash capabilities, after which it hints at HP’s vision of the future for their flash storage architecture. Throughout the paper, the importance of both IT architecture and business implications is emphasized.
Download this whitepaper now.
Microsoft is making a massive push to the cloud. As a result Office 365 is taking off. But in its complexity, Office 365 is unlike any other cloud app. Often this causes impactful deployment delays. Instead of relying on legacy tools Microsoft gives away, learn to remove the identity barriers for your Office 365 migration while building a foundation from which to launch your entire future cloud strategy.
This webinar will discuss:
• The basic identity management requirements for an Office 365 deployment
• Microsoft’s existing identity management tools
• The role of identity management in building a diverse cloud strategy
Published By: Blue Coat
Published Date: Feb 04, 2016
As more and more organizations adopt cloud services, it’s essential to maintain a consistent level of security to protect data. There is no silver bullet. But there are some basic cloud security components. Find out now!
Zoom out to the bigger picture, though, and you see that Facebook is just one channel. If you use Skype, Slack, Kik, and digital voice assistants, you’ll have to build six or eight of these endpoints straight away. And chatbots are being asked to handle ever more complex responses, so you better build on a platform of machine learning and natural language processing to keep up.
That’s why the question enterprise developers should be asking is not “Which chatbot service do I start with?” but “Which platform will let me crank out a chatbot today and also support multiple channels and integrate with back-end systems as these chatbots take off?”
Published By: Staples
Published Date: Oct 13, 2016
You go to your office every day. But have you ever looked at your office through your customer’s eyes? What impression do you think it makes? Watch this short video to learn how you can make some basic changes in your office.
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