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The operation of your organization depends, at least in part, on its data.
You can avoid fines and remediation costs, protect your organization’s reputation and employee morale, and maintain business continuity by building a capability to detect and respond to incidents effectively.
The simplicity of the incident response process can be misleading. We recommend tabletop exercises as an important step in pressure-testing your program.
As businesses plunge into the digital future, no asset will have a greater impact on success than data. The ability to collect, harness, analyze, protect, and manage data will determine which businesses disrupt their industries, and which are disrupted; which businesses thrive, and which disappear. But traditional storage solutions are not designed to optimally handle such a critical business asset. Instead, businesses need to adopt an all-flash data center.
In their new role as strategic business enablers, IT leaders have the responsibility to ensure that their businesses are protected, by investing in flexible, future-proof flash storage solutions. The right flash solution can deliver on critical business needs for agility, rapid growth, speed-to-market, data protection, application performance, and cost-effectiveness—while minimizing the maintenance and administration burden.
Over the past several years, the IT industry has seen solid-state (or flash) technology evolve at a record pace. Early on, the high cost and relative newness of flash meant that it was mainly relegated to accelerating niche workloads. More recently, however, flash storage has “gone mainstream” thanks to maturing media technology. Lower media cost has resulted from memory innovations that have enabled greater density and new architectures such as 3D NAND. Simultaneously, flash vendors have refined how to exploit flash storage’s idiosyncrasies—for example, they can extend the flash media lifespan through data reduction and other technique
Today’s data centers are expected to deploy, manage, and report on different tiers of business applications, databases, virtual workloads, home
directories, and file sharing simultaneously. They also need to co-locate multiple systems while sharing power and energy. This is true for large as
well as small environments. The trend in modern IT is to consolidate as much as possible to minimize cost and maximize efficiency of data
centers and branch offices. HPE 3PAR StoreServ is highly efficient, flash-optimized storage engineered for the true convergence of block, file,
and object access to help consolidate diverse workloads efficiently. HPE 3PAR OS and converged controllers incorporate multiprotocol support
into the heart of the system architecture
Modern storage arrays can’t compete on price without a range of data reduction
technologies that help reduce the overall total cost of ownership of external
storage. Unfortunately, there is no one single data reduction technology that fits
all data types and we see savings being made with both data deduplication and
compression, depending on the workload. Typically, OLTP-type data (databases)
work well with compression and can achieve between 2:1 and 3:1 reduction,
depending on the data itself. Deduplication works well with large volumes of
repeated data like virtual machines or virtual desktops, where many instances or
images are based off a similar “gold” master.
Within the next 12 months, solid-state arrays will improve in performance by a factor of 10, and double in density and cost-effectiveness, therefore changing the dynamics of the storage market. This Magic Quadrant will help IT leaders better understand SSA vendors' positioning in the market.
Business users expect immediate access to data, all the
time and without interruption. But reality does not always
meet expectations. IT leaders must constantly perform
intricate forensic work to unravel the maze of issues that
impact data delivery to applications. This performance
gap between the data and the application creates a
bottleneck that impacts productivity and ultimately
damages a business’ ability to operate effectively.
We term this the “app-data gap.”
Data is a driver of growth and change that is quickly becoming the world's most valuable resource. As such, finance leaders face increased pressure to value data as an asset on their balance sheets and use it to drive business strategy. To capitalize on the power of data, learn how to pinpoint where you are today. what steps you can take to reach your goals and how to measure success.
Published By: Aberdeen
Published Date: Jun 17, 2011
Download this paper to learn the top strategies leading executives are using to take full advantage of the insight they receive from their business intelligence (BI) systems - and turn that insight into a competitive weapon.
Le divisioni IT hanno utilizzato IaaS per liberare il personale da compiti ripetitivi quali la manutenzione dell’hardware e l’aggiornamento del software. Ma non sempre sono stati sfruttati i possibili vantaggi correlati al processo di adozione. Quasi un quarto delle aziende (il 22%) sostiene che se dovesse ripetere l’implementazione di IaaS, utilizzerebbe strumenti per la migrazione automatica. Oracle Ravello, ad esempio, permette alle aziende di trasferire automaticamente i carichi di lavoro dai data center esistenti alle piattaforme cloud senza costose o rischiose modifiche.
Per avere successo nella realtà competitiva di oggi, le aziende devono svincolarsi dai limiti imposti dall’infrastruttura IT legacy. L’acquisto di hardware e la manutenzione di enormi data center per l’esecuzione dei sistemi informatici appartengono al passato: la gestione e la manutenzione dell’infrastruttura sono semplicemente troppo costose.
Un recente sondaggio di Gartner ha rivelato che oltre l’80% dei CIO ritiene che l’Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) sia un’opzione perseguibile e il 10% degli stessi già la considera la scelta predefinita per l’infrastruttura. L’utilizzo di un’infrastruttura con un modello di servizio elastico e con pagamento in base al consumo non solo riduce i costi e le preoccupazioni, ma consente inoltre alle organizzazioni IT di dedicarsi all’innovazione per favorire la crescita aziendale.
To succeed in today’s competitive reality, businesses need to free themselves from the limitations of legacy IT infrastructure. The days of purchasing hardware and maintaining massive data centers to run IT must come to an end. Managing and maintaining your infrastructure is simply too expensive.
A recent Gartner survey found that more than 80 percent of CIOs consider Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) to be a viable option and 10 percent of CIOs already consider it to be their default choice for infrastructure. Utilizing an infrastructure with an elastic, pay-as-you-go service model not only reduces costs and worries, but also frees IT organizations to innovate in ways that will enhance business growth.
In the past, companies have been able to adopt and utilize a business-as-usual IT infrastructure and get away with it. They purchased hardware to keep pace with data growth, managed multiple servers, and hired an ever-increasing workforce to ensure their organization succeeded. But with diminishing budgets and fewer resources, these institutions can no longer afford to carry out each and every one of these processes to maintain their IT infrastructure.
This White paper looks at how system complexity is increasing, though enterprises deploy more applications to more
endpoints than ever before. Hackers have evolved
from isolated sociopaths into highly organised
groups relying on leading-edge technology.
Finally, IT budgets are growing, albeit slowly:
International Data Corp. (IDC) expects budgets
to increase 3.4% in 2017. So many CIOs are
struggling to find the resources needed to ward
Cloud computing helps IT executives meet
these conflicting objectives. These solutions are
designed on a modern architecture, one much
more fluid than premises-based systems. In
addition, cloud is better able to handle threats
than legacy systems.
To be successful,
CIOs need to overcome their traditional
security (on premises is best) mindset, and
hand management of their most important
applications over to a cloud provider.
As May 25th, 2018 approaches, many of the organisations that I speak to are choosing to modernise their HR systems to help with their compliance efforts. In particular, where organisations have a complicated mix of different HR systems and spreadsheets, with employee data spread across different databases managed by multiple security models, GDPR compliance will be more difficult. Contrast such a complicated mix of HR systems with Workday’s unified, single system approach to HR, with a single source of HR data and a single security model, and you can see why organisations are choosing to move to Workday as they work to both modernise their HR systems and move towards GDPR compliance.
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De traditionele vorm van levenscyclusbeheer voor pc’s is een inefficiënt en duur proces dat uw bedrijf veel tijd en geld kost. Met de PCaaS-oplossing van Dell EMC (PC-as-a-Service) kan de zakelijke aanpak van uw IT-infrastructuur worden getransformeerd.
Externe werkzaamheden vormen een dagelijks aspect van het moderne bedrijfsleven en daarmee is het risico op inbreuk van kritieke data enorm toegenomen. Gegevensverlies kan uw bedrijf stilleggen en leiden tot zakelijk verlies, reputatieschade en zelfs boetes. Leer meer over Dell oplossingen powered by Intel®.
In the end, the Dell EMC VMAX 250F with Intel® Xeon® Processor All Flash storage array lived up to its promises better than the HPE 3PAR 8450 Storage array did.
We experience minimal impact to database performance when the VMAX 250F processed transactional and data mart loading at the same time. This is useful whether you're performing extensive backups or compiling large amounts of data from multiple sources.
Intel Inside®. New Possibilities Outside.
Compression algorithms reduce the number of bits needed to represent a set of data—the higher the compression ratio, the more space this particular data reduction technique saves. During our OLTP test, the Unity array achieved a compression ratio of 3.2-to-1 on the database volumes, whereas the 3PAR array averaged a 1.3-to-1 ratio. In our data mart loading test, the 3PAR achieved a ratio of 1.4-to-1 on the database volumes, whereas the Unity array got 1.3 to 1.
When your company’s work demands a new storage array, you have the opportunity to invest in a solution that can support demanding workloads simultaneously—such as online transaction processing (OLTP) and data mart loading.
At Principled Technologies, we compared Dell EMC™ PowerEdge™ R930 servers1 with the Intel® Xeon® Processor Dell EMC Unity 400F All Flash storage array to HPE ProLiant DL580 Gen9 servers with the HPE 3PAR 8400 array in three hands-on tests to determine how well each solution could serve a company during these database-intensive tasks.
Intel Inside®. New Possibilities Outside.
Prevent unexpected downtime with reliable failover protection.
We interrupted access both local storage arrays - the Dell EMC database host seamlessly redirected all I/O to remote VMAX 250F with Intel® Xeon® Processor via SRDF/Metro with no interruption of service or downtime. The 3PAR solution crashed until the standby paths became active and we restarted the VM.
Pour conclure, la baie de stockage Dell EMC VMAX 250F All Flash a mieux tenu ses promesses que la baie de stockage HPE 3PAR 8450.
Le système VMAX 250F a traité le chargement transactionnel et du DataMart simultanément avec un impact minimal sur les performances de la base de données. Ces performances sont utiles lors de l’exécution de sauvegardes complètes ou la compilation de grandes quantités de données provenant de plusieurs sources.
Les opérations de bases de données sont cruciales, tant par l’importance qu’elles revêtent pour votre entreprise que par leur ampleur même. Les tests que nous avons réalisés avec le serveur Dell EMC PowerEdge R930 et la baie de stockage Unity 400F All Flash montrent que cette solution offre des performances comparables à celles d’un serveur HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen9 et d’une baie 3PAR sur les charges applicatives OLTP, avec un taux de compression supérieur (3,2 pour 1 contre 1,3 pour 1). Pour le chargement de vastes ensembles de données, la baie Dell EMC Unity s’est montrée 22 pour cent plus rapide que la baie HPE 3PAR, ce qui peut faciliter la tâche de l’administrateur chargé des DataMarts. Lors de l’exécution simultanée des charges applicatives OLTP et DataMart, la baie Unity a surpassé la baie HPE 3PAR, avec 29 pour cent de commandes traitées en plus par minute.
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