Companies are well aware of the benefits of virtualization and cloud computing, but many are reluctant to embrace the public clould because they don't have a way to assess and ensure security. This 36 page report highlights some of the many ways that security technologies and services - from silicon to sign-on are evolving to provide the visibility and control needed to deploy workloads flexibility in the evolving datacenter, which spans both private and public clouds.
As companies’ transition to become digital enterprises, they must increasingly manage cost and performance across a hybrid IT environment. On-demand consumption strategies can be used to optimize your data storage costs, whether you are running applications in a private data center, across a hybrid cloud, or in the public cloud. Read this eBook and learn how on-demand consumption models can help you align IT spending with your business needs, both on-premises and in the cloud.
Read this white paper and learn how to achieve the scalability you need to address evolving data protection requirements. Plus, find the right data protection solution for your business, whether in the public, private or hybrid cloud.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 28, 2018
Whether you’re already a Google customer or simply getting started with the public cloud, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is an affordable, reliable, innovative and intuitive cloud solution. Rackspace can help you accelerate innovation and cost savings by taking over the intensive dayto-day operations of GCP — letting you focus on achieving your core business objectives while optimizing the performance of your applications.
IT teams today are under pressure to build on-premises environments that mimic the agility and flexibility of public cloud services. It’s a challenge for IT teams to choose the right technology to invest in for servicing on-premises workloads. With high automation and minimal configuration or management, composable infrastructure fast tracks IT modernization by aligning IT delivery and operations, giving seamless access to dynamic, automated resources that can react in real-time.
In this white paper, learn how composable infrastructure, powered by the Intel® Xeon® Platinum processor, can deliver the cloud-level efficiency and flexibility required for competitive business differentiation.
Published By: Cloudroute
Published Date: Jun 01, 2016
Cloud computing has changed the way businesses and people think about using technology to serve their needs. Too many, cloud computing is nothing but hype and overblown as the new direction for Information Technology. But to many more, cloud computing represents the future of how every business should plan, operate and execute applications, systems and processes. Goldman Sachs forecasts spending on cloud computing infrastructure and platforms will grow at a 30% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2013 through 2018 compared with 5 percent growth for overall enterprise IT. Moreover, Forrester recently revised its 2011 forecast of the public cloud market size upward by 20 percent. Regardless, it is important to know what cloud computing is.
Most companies would love to move enterprise applications
to the public cloud and cut the costs, complexities,
and limitations of current infrastructure.
Major public cloud providers, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS),
Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud have done well in enabling
web, mobile, and content applications in the cloud. These are
cloud-native applications designed to use cloud “object” storage,
and object storage is very popular for use cases such as backup
and disaster recovery. However, enterprise applications typically
require “block” storage. Although native cloud block storage
exists, it has several shortcomings, particularly around reliability,
durability, and lack of data mobility. So, enterprise applications
have largely stayed on-premises or in private clouds.
Now there’s an innovative new way to move enterprise applications
to the public cloud while actually reducing risks and tradeoffs.
It’s called multicloud storage, and it’s an insanely simple,
reliable, secure w
"12-page white paper on workload placement:
In this Frost & Sullivan report, they look at how the hybrid environment calls for a new way of thinking about “application performance.” They show how application performance is impacted by choice of deployment model (on premises and in the public cloud). They look at workloads whose performance requirements make them candidates for on-premises deployment, and identify the link between “optimal performance” and achievement of business goals.
Finally, they offer suggestions for getting started with your workload assessment process. "
"Customers in the midst of digital transformation look first to the public cloud when seeking dramatic simplification, cost, utilization and flexibility advantages for their new
application workloads. But using public cloud comes with its own challenges. It’s not always possible or practical for enterprises to retire their traditional, on-premises enterprise system still running the company’s most mission-
critical workloads. Hybrid IT – a balanced combination of traditional infrastructure, private cloud and public cloud – is the answer. But a true hybrid IT deployment must go well beyond the current generation of hybrid cloud systems, where the on-premises
and off-premises worlds have largely remained siloed and still have to be independently managed. This paper
seeks to answer how to bring those siloes together by identifying eight essentials that must be met to achieve the ideal hybrid IT implementation."
Virtualization is helping organizations like yours utilize data center hardware infrastructure more effectively, leading to a reduction in costs and improvements in operational efficiencies. In many cases, virtualization initiatives begin internally, with your own hardware and networking infrastructure augmented by tools like VMware® or Linux® KVM and OpenStack® to help manage your virtualized environment. Often referred to as private cloud, these projects are fueling significant expansion into what can be referred to as the public cloud.
Hybrid cloud is your IT platform of the present. Juniper Unite Cloud helps you win the race to the hybrid cloud because it offers the flexibility of hybrid cloud and hybrid operations models while effectively confronting and addressing the overabundance of variables in hybrid IT technologies. Juniper’s product portfolio offers the ultimate flexibility, so that you can seamlessly integrate cloud stacks and unify policy in and across today’s and tomorrow’s private and public clouds.
Contact your Juniper Networks representative to learn more about this hybrid cloud solution.
Juniper’s security solutions seamlessly extend across private and public cloud architectures without compromising security, flexibility, and manageability. With midrange, high-performance, space-efficient, next-generation firewalls, smarter and faster centralized management, and highly evolved security intelligence and automation tools, Juniper Networks allows you to secure your network, keep operational costs down, and easily migrate to a hybrid cloud architecture.
For more information about Juniper’s security solutions, please visit us at www.juniper.net/us/en/products-services/security and
contact your Juniper Networks representative.
This document is targeted at networking and virtualization architects interested in deploying VMware NSX network virtualization in a multi-hypervisor environment based on the integrated solution from VMware and Juniper.
VMware’s Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) vision leverages core data center virtualization technologies to transform data center economics and business agility through automation and non disruptive deployment that embraces and extends existing compute, network and storage infrastructure investments. NSX is the component providing the networking virtualization pillar of this vision. As a platform, NSX provides partners the capability of integrating their solution and build on the top of the existing functionalities. NSX enables an agile overlay infrastructure for public and private cloud environments leveraging Juniper’s robust and resilient underlay infrastructure that also helps bridge the physical and virtual worlds using the L2 gateway functionality.
The impact of cloud computing and software-defined networking (SDN), including network virtualization, has convinced large enterprises and customers building private, public, and hybrid cloud networks to consider new approaches to help them meet their current and future data center switching needs. Data center switching platforms are constantly evolving, delivering increasingly better performance while simplifying network operations.
In most cases, your physical data center will not disappear as these growth trends play out. Instead, it will evolve into a hybrid environment, incorporating a mixture of physical and virtual computing technologies—including both public and private clouds. You’ll face even more challenging security risks within these hybrid environments than you have protecting your physical data center today. And you won’t be alone with these challenges when making the shift to a hybrid data center architecture.
Apache Spark has become a critical tool for all types of businesses across all industries. It is enabling organizations to leverage the power of analytics to drive innovation and create new business models.
The availability of public cloud services, particularly Amazon Web Services, has been an important factor in fueling the growth of Spark. However, IT organizations and Spark users are beginning to run up against limitations in relying on the public cloud—namely control, cost and performance.
The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be upon us on May 25th 2018, and contrary to enduring public opinion, Brexit won’t make any difference. The GDPR comes in response to global shuffling of privacy laws to meet the growing demands of cloud, data security and other technological needs. The US Safe Harbor framework has been replaced with Privacy Shield, and on top of this is the e-Privacy Regulation, which takes specific interest in electronic communications, cookies for tracking user behaviour online, and other issues around personal data and consent.
Cloud migration has exploded in popularity since General Electric’s (GE’s) flashy keynote at Amazon Web Service’s (AWS’s) re:Invent in September 2015. GE claims to be migrating all workloads not containing secret information. Enterprises are revisiting public cloud and exploring whether existing or systems-of-record applications have a place in that world. Infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals on this path should avoid a one-size-fits-all approach to outsourcing and migration plans, opting instead for an app-by-app assessment.
When Barracuda first engaged with Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity in 2007, enterprises were more concerned about the unauthorized use of Skype, other P2P applications and instant messaging. Although the need for application control and awareness remains, enterprise concerns are shifting to securing enterprise applications hosted in private and public clouds, protecting east-west data center traffic and preventing unwanted traffic and malware on the corporate network.
Published By: Turbonomic
Published Date: Nov 12, 2018
The hybrid cloud has been heralded as a promising IT operational model enabling enterprises to maintain security and control over the infrastructure on which their applications run. At the same time, it promises to maximize ROI from their local data center and leverage public cloud infrastructure for an occasional demand spike.
Public clouds are relatively new in the IT landscape and their adoption has accelerated over the last few years with multiple vendors now offering solutions as well as improved on-ramps for workloads to ease the adoption of a hybrid cloud model.
With these advances and the ability to choose between a local data center and multiple public cloud offerings, one fundamental question must still be answered: What, when and where to run workloads to assure performance while maximizing efficiency?
In this whitepaper, we explore some of the players in Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and hybrid cloud, the challenges surrounding effective implementation, and how t
Australian businesses have long been recognised as leaders in the adoption of cloud services and the migration of core infrastructure to cloud platforms.
Yet as ambitious ‘cloud-first’ programs are executed, performance and complexity issues have led many organisations to embrace the middle ground – a hybrid IT solution combining public cloud and on-premises infrastructure.
Fast-growing hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) platforms are increasingly being recognised as an ideal enabler for this strategy, with a software-based design that combines robust computing infrastructure with a high degree of centralisation, integration, flexibility, and analytics-based monitoring and manageability.
Read how companies such as Beam Suntory have redefined enterprise architecture and learn more about the way an integrated hyperconverged infrastructure can help you build the right infrastructure for the future.
Asian ICT infrastructure investment is exploding as businesses review and modernise their data-centre architectures to keep up with the service demands of a growing and increasingly sophisticated population.
Demand for cloud services, particularly to support big-data analytics initiatives, is driving this trend. Frost & Sullivan, for example, believes the Asia-Pacific cloud computing market will grow at 28.4 percent annually through 2022. Despite this growth, many businesses are also rapidly realising that public cloud is not the best solution for every need as they do not always offer the same level of visibility, performance, and control as on-premises infrastructure.This reality is pushing many companies towards the middle ground of hybrid IT, in which applications and infrastructure are distributed across public cloud and self-managed data centre infrastructure. Read about Medical company Mutoh and how it took advantage of the latest technology.
Today, financial service companies are embracing hybrid cloud and its advantages, such as the ease of shifting production workloads and secure applications to public cloud environments. But, what is challenging is the complex regulatory landscape. 20,000 new regulatory requirements were created in 2016 alone. How can security pros ensure that controls for identity management, authentication and encryption work in both private and public clouds? Download this report for a closer look at the complexity of hybrid cloud security and 10 essential elements for compliant business operation.
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