Your company is collecting more data than ever before; your customers’ pain points, habits, and desires all flow in and out of your business each second. To mine the most value from that data, and to get the answers you need at a competitive speed, you need to employ server solutions powerful enough to handle complex analytics software.
In the Principled Technologies datacenter, we compared a legacy Dell EMC™ PowerEdge™ R720xd to the new PowerEdge R740xd (powered by Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors) in three storage configurations: with basic hard drives, with SATA SSDs, and with NVMe SSDs.
Intel Inside®. New Possibilities Outside.
Choosing the right server means deciding on the right balance of I/O and computer power for your workloads. When you need a tremendous amount of raw I/O power, you may want to consider a configuration with NVMe PCIe solid-state drives (SSDs). These SSDs connect directly to the processors, bringing storage close to computer and providing fast performance. The Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor-powered Dell EMC PowerEdge™ R740xd has the compute and I/O scalability to handle four, eight, or twelve NVMe PCIe SSDs.
Intel Inside®. New Possibilities Outside.
Whether you’re making plans with friends, ordering food, or setting the temperature on your thermostat, smartphone and tablet technology make everyday tasks faster and easier. New Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor-powered 14th generation Dell EMC PowerEdge™ servers with iDRAC Quick Sync 2 technology bring these automated advantages to the datacenter, too. IT datacenter administrators (ITDMs) can now connect to the new PowerEdge servers using the OpenManage™ Mobile app on their Android™ or iOS devices and perform a subset of routine, yet essential, server management tasks.
Intel Inside®. New Possibilities Outside.
An IDC study shows Dell EMC VxRail and VxRack hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) Powered by Intel® Xeon® Platinum processor systems deliver the efficiency, performance and savings to increase business agility and enable innovation across your organisation.
IDC interviewed organizations that have deployed Dell EMC VxRail and VxRack hyperconverged solutions powered by Intel® Xeon® Platinum processor to support their expanding IT and business operations. Study participants reported that Dell EMC HCI solutions serve as a foundation for innovation across their distributed organizations by providing a cost-effective, agile, and high-performing IT infrastructure foundation. The result is that these organizations are realizing a 619% five-year return on their investment in Dell EMC HCI solutions, which IDC puts at a value of $150,776 per 100 users per year, resulting in a six-month payback period.
IDC ha intervistato organizzazioni che hanno implementato le soluzioni iperconvergenti Dell EMC VxRail e VxRack basate su processore Intel® Xeon® Platinum per supportare l'espansione delle loro operazioni IT e aziendali. I partecipanti allo studio hanno segnalato che le soluzioni HCI Dell EMC fungono da elemento fondamentale per l'innovazione nelle loro organizzazioni distribuite, fornendo una base di infrastruttura IT efficiente in termini di costo, agile e a prestazioni elevate. Il risultato è che queste organizzazioni stanno realizzando un ritorno quinquennale del 619% sugli investimenti in soluzioni HCI Dell EMC, che IDC traduce in un valore di $ 150.776 all'anno per 100 utenti, con un conseguente periodo di recupero dell'investimento di sei mesi.
IDC realizó entrevistas en organizaciones que habían implementado las soluciones hiperconvergentes Dell EMC VxRail y VxRack con tecnología del procesador Intel® Xeon® Platinum para facilitar la expansión de sus operaciones de TI y de negocio. Los participantes en el estudio informan que las soluciones de infraestructura hiperconvergente de Dell EMC facilitan la innovación en sus organizaciones distribuidas, ya que constituye una base rentable, ágil y de alto rendimiento para la infraestructura de TI. El resultado es que dichas organizaciones están logrando, en cinco años, un retorno del 619 % de la inversión en soluciones de infraestructura hiperconvergente de Dell EMC, cuyo valor calcula IDC en US$150,776 por cada 100 usuarios al año, lo que equivale a un período de amortización de seis meses.
Introducing the Dell EMC VxRail Appliance powered by Intel® Xeon® Scalable
processors, VMware vSAN and Dell EMC PowerEdge servers — a hyper-converged
infrastructure (HCI) appliance designed to modernize your data center.
Organisations that modernise IT with hyper-converged systems from Dell EMC achieve operating and cost efficiencies, allowing them to invest more in innovation, says IDC.
Start your IT Transformation with Dell EMC hyper-converged systems. Simplify IT and see real results.
Competing in today’s digital economy requires companies to innovate from the infrastructure out. Look for advanced technologies like VxRail and VxRack hyper-converged systems to lower costs, boost revenue and accelerate workloads — so you can set aside more funds for innovation. Start your IT Transformation with Dell EMC hyper-converged systems powered by Intel® Xeon® processors.
Datacenter improvements have thus far focused on cost reduction and point solutions. Server consolidation, cloud computing, virtualization, and the implementation of flash storage capabilities have all helped reduce server sprawl, along with associated staffing and facilities costs. Converged systems — which combine compute, storage, and networking into a single system — are particularly effective in enabling organizations to reduce operational and staff expenses. These software-defined systems require only limited human intervention. Code imbedded in the software configures hardware and automates many previously manual processes, thereby dramatically reducing instances of human error. Concurrently, these technologies have enabled businesses to make incremental improvements to customer engagement and service delivery processes and strategies.
Jusqu’à présent, les améliorations du datacenter se sont limitées à la réduction des coûts et à des solutions ponctuelles. La consolidation des serveurs, le Cloud computing, la virtualisation et l’implémentation de stockage Flash ont contribué à réduire la prolifération des serveurs, ainsi que les coûts de personnel et d’installations associés. Regroupant ressources de calcul, de stockage et de réseau au sein d’une même solution, les systèmes convergés se révèlent particulièrement efficaces dans la baisse des dépenses de personnel et de fonctionnement. Ces systèmes définis par logiciel (software-defined) exigent peu d’interventions humaines. Le code intégré dans le logiciel configure le matériel et automatise de nombreux processus autrefois manuels, ce qui réduit considérablement le risque d’erreurs humaines. Ensemble, ces technologies ont permis aux entreprises d’améliorer progressivement les processus et stratégies d’engagement client et de prestation de services.
Lancez la transformation de votre IT grâce aux systèmes hyperconvergés Dell EMC. Simplifiez votre IT et découvrez les résultats.
Pour rester compétitives dans l’économie numérique d’aujourd’hui, les entreprises doivent innover et développer leur infrastructure. Recherchez les technologies avancées, telles que les systèmes VxRail et VxRack hyperconvergés, pour réduire vos coûts, augmenter votre chiffre d’affaires et accélérer vos charges applicatives. Vous pourrez ainsi investir davantage dans l’innovation. Lancez la transformation de votre IT grâce aux systèmes hyperconvergés Dell EMC optimisés par les processeurs Intel® Xeon®.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Apr 27, 2018
While relying on x86 servers and Oracle databases to support their stock trading systems, processing rapidly increasing number of transactions fast became a huge challenge for Wanlian Securities. They shifted to IBM FlashSystem that helped them cut average response time for their Oracle Databases from 10 to less than 0.4 milliseconds and improved CPU usage by 15%.
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Published By: TrendKite
Published Date: Jun 15, 2018
How can you plan more certainty into your PR practice? Break down silos, hone
processes, and measure bottom-line business value.
Public relations is entering an era of unprecedented challenge — and unprecedented
opportunity. Digital technologies are rocking every boat, from consumer behaviors, to
B2B decision-making, to the nature and reputation of media itself.
Today, every discipline is being buffeted by continual change and performance
pressure. But the convergence of key trends poses a particular set of challenges for
The term “Cloud First” was initially popularized by Vivek Kundra, who formerly held the post of White House CIO and launched this strategy for U.S. federal government IT modernization at the Cloud Security Alliance Summit 2011. The underlying philosophy of the cloud-first strategy is that organizations must initially evaluate the suitability of cloud computing to address emergent business requirements before other alternatives are considered.
This paper offers guidance to help organizations establish a systematic and repeatable process for implementing a cloud-first strategy. It offers a high-level framework for identifying the right
stakeholders and engaging with them at the right time to reduce the risk, liabilities, and inefficiencies that organizations can experience as a result of adhoc cloud decisions. The goal of this guidance is to help ensure that any new cloud program is secure,
compliant, efficient, and successfully implements the organization’s key business initiatives.
At an unprecedented pace, cloud computing has simultaneously transformed business and government, and created new security challenges. The development of the cloud service model delivers business-supporting technology more efficiently than ever before. The shift from server to service-based thinking is transforming the
way technology departments think about, design, and deliver computing technology and applications. Yet these advances have created new security vulnerabilities as well as amplify existing vulnerabilities, including security issues whose full impact are finally being understood. Among the most significant security risks associated with cloud computing is the tendency to bypass information technology (IT) departments and information officers.
Although shifting to cloud technologies exclusively may provide cost and efficiency gains, doing so requires that business-level security policies, processes, and best practices are taken into account. In the absence of these standard
As of May 2017, according to a report from The Depository Trust &
Clearing Corporation (DTCC), which provides financial transaction and data processing services for the global financial industry, cloud computing has reached a tipping point1. Today, financial services companies can benefit from the capabilities and cost efficiencies of the cloud. In October of 2016, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Office of the Comptroller of Currency (OCC) and the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) jointly announced enhanced cyber risk management standards for financial institutions in an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR)2. These proposed standards for enhanced cybersecurity are aimed at protecting the entire financial system, not just the institution. To meet these new standards, financial institutions will require the right cloud-based network security
platform for comprehensive security management, verifiable compliance and governance and active protection of customer data
Code updates happen for one main reason:
safety improvement. NEC (National Electrical
Code) Article 408.3 helps take electrical safety
for service entrance panels to a new level.
The code, updated in 2017, includes provisions to provide shock
protection via panelboard barriers. The barriers protect from energized
conductors on the line terminals of the main overcurrent protection
device (OCPD) in a panelboard. When the main circuit breaker in
a panel is turned off, line side terminals and conductors remain
energized from upstream via the utility or another panelboard. With
these barriers in place and the main OCPD turned off, installers are
better protected when pulling wires into the panelboard. Today, all
panelboards are shipped with shock-protective barriers. However,
barriers are new to installation procedures, so contractors may not
recognize them and accidentally throw them out—easily and often.
Many BPO providers have already invested heavily in robotic process automation (RPA), providing an opportunity to renegotiate your BPO contract to reflect the cost savings they are making as a result. But there’s more. Contract renegotiation also creates an opportunity to leverage providers’ investment to accelerate automation in your own business.
Read this to discover:
• the benefits of automating business processes and the impressive level of cost savings this can deliver
• the impact of automation on the BPO market and the implications this has for BPO contracts
• a five-step processing for assessing and renegotiating your outsourcing contract
• three options for starting your automation journey.
The consumer durables sector continues to evolve. Consumer demand for
connected, energy-efficient appliances is driving investment in R&D – even as
profitability pressures necessitate new cost-cutting measures. And intensifying
vertical and virtual integration means manufacturers need stronger relationships
with extended supply chains. Supply chain and sourcing professionals are leading the
charge. Learn how a digital strategy enables the transformation needed to excel today.
New forces are reshaping the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector – and SAP anticipates that they will spur more change in the next five years than has been seen in the last 50. While the sector’s focus for the last half-century was getting consumers into retail stores to shop, we anticipate a focus shift to seizing “moments of opportunity.” This involves serving consumers when and where they need it. Sourcing and supply chain leaders are playing a key role in driving this evolution.
Life sciences is an industry on the move. Driven by regulatory changes, manufacturing capacity, and margin pressures, the industry’s supply chain and procurement leaders are relying heavily on contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs). These relationships require new ways of managing product quality and costs across the supply network. Learn how a true digital strategy can optimize internal and external processes – and extend them beyond the enterprise – so you can excel in today’s complex market.
The chemicals industry is undergoing a major transformation brought about by mergers and divestitures, shifting market dynamics, and nonlinear supply chains. Industry leaders are responding by harmonizing their supplier management, sourcing, and supply chain processes using a digital strategy that enables them to extend business processes beyond the four walls of the enterprise. Along the way, they are realizing new efficiencies and cost savings needed to compete in today’s complex marketplace.
The Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance’s benefits
are compelling for any enterprise with a need to
protect critical Oracle databases. The differences
between this database recovery appliance and other
approaches to data protection are stark. The Recovery
Appliance leverages a combination of existing proven
technologies and new developments that eliminate
data loss and improve recovery. The elimination of
periods between backups when database changes are
not captured is also a major benefit, and the movement
to a process of frequent or constant incremental
backups provided by this appliance changes the game.
The purpose of IT backup and recovery systems is to avoid data loss and recover
quickly, thereby minimizing downtime costs. Traditional storage-centric data protection
architectures such as Purpose Built Backup Appliances (PBBAs), and the conventional
backup and restore processing supporting them, are prone to failure on recovery. This
is because the processes, both automated and manual, are too numerous, too complex,
and too difficult to test adequately. In turn this leads to unacceptable levels of failure for
today’s mission critical applications, and a poor foundation for digital transformation
Governments are taking notice. Heightened regulatory compliance requirements have
implications for data recovery processes and are an unwelcome but timely catalyst for
companies to get their recovery houses in order. Onerous malware, such as
ransomware and other cyber attacks increase the imperative for organizations to have
highly granular recovery mechanisms in place that allow
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