Take a structured approach to designing your cloud applications. This cloud computing architecture e-book focuses on architecture, design, and implementation—considerations that apply no matter which cloud platform you choose. The guide includes steps for:
Choosing the right cloud application architecture style for your app or solution.
Selecting appropriate compute and data store technologies.
Incorporating 10 design principles to build a scalable, resilient, and manageable application.
Following the five pillars of software quality to ensure your cloud app is successful.
Using design patterns that specifically apply to the problem you’re trying to solve.
Download the 300-page cloud architecture e-book to explore these best practices, and get access to design review checklists, reference architectures, and more.
Accelerate your organization’s adoption of cloud technologies while accelerating your own IT career. With the growth of cloud as a computing platform, those who have certifications and formal cloud development training in cloud trends, such as DevOps, will not only enhance their careers, but are positioned to have dramatically more influence over their organization’s adoption and expansion of cloud services.
Download this International Data Center (IDC) white paper to explore:
• How IT professionals are using cloud skills to influence the organization
• What the most influential skills are for cloud professionals
• Significant trends that impact cloud professionals
What you need to know now about moving your enterprise to a cloud computing strategy
In the second edition of the Enterprise Cloud Strategy e-book, we've taken the essential information for how to establish a strategy and execute your enterprise cloud migration and put it all in one place, so you can quickly understand topics like:
What to consider when choosing between hybrid, public, or private cloud environments
How cloud reduces costs, and even benefits on-premises computing
New analytics and IoT capabilities
Security and compliance considerations
This valuable asset for IT and business leaders provides a comprehensive look at moving to the cloud, as well as specific guidance on topics like prioritizing app migration, working with stakeholders and cloud architectural blueprints.
While it’s clear what the potentials of cloud computing are for your organization, it may be unclear the adjustments your IT organization will need to make in transitioning to the cloud.
This guide is designed to help your IT team more effectively implement and integrate cloud technologies. You’ll explore key cloud concepts as well as Azure-specific tips and tactics around:
General architectures that incorporate security, identity, and cloud design principles.
DevOps and how it fits with cloud technologies.
Integrating, planning, and managing cloud resources.
Microsoft Azure governance.
Cloud computing is increasingly being adopted as a way for IT organizations to decrease costs, improve efficiency, and enhance business agility. NetApp has been helping companies succeed in cloud deployment to achieve tangible results since long before the term cloud entered the popular lexicon. NetApp has the people, technologies, and partnerships in place to help organizations evolve existing IT infrastructure into an efficient cloud-based service delivery model. The NetApp® Unified Storage Architecture and clustered Data ONTAP® operating system integrate all storage capabilities into a single, easy-to-use platform. By choosing NetApp when making the transition to a private cloud or a hybrid cloud, organizations will be able to meet their storage business needs now and in the future.
This white paper sponsored by HP and Intel (circle R) separates fact from fiction, reality from myth, and, in doing so, will aide senior IT executives as they make decisions around cloud computing. While dispelling cloud computing myths, we will answer tough questions: How hard is it to adopt a private or hybrid cloud? How difficult is it to maintain and secure a cloud? How will the cloud transform my business? Do I have the right skill sets in place? What are some of my cost considerations? HP and Intel are committing extensive resources to helping customers with all of their questions and concerns around cloud computing.
Organizations of all types are attracted by the promises of private cloud computing, but few actually have the virtual maturity to be successful. This Forrester report reveals the latest virtualization trends so you can see how far your peers are in their journey to the private cloud. Read on and discover best practices for improving virtualization in order to prepare for the cloud.
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Cloud computing has emerged as one of the prevailing IT trends today. By providing greater levels of provisioning and automation, cloud computing can help organizations become more nimble, reduce operating costs, improve application performance, and better allocate their compute resources. It enables organizations to more flexibly scale their IT infrastructure while reducing the administrative burden on IT organizations.
But IT departments determined to take advantage of these benefits are at risk of losing control of their infrastructure. Read this white paper to understand how the HP CloudSystem Matrix is an integrated IT infrastructure solution that meets this challenge head-on, enabling organizations to simplify their IT infrastructure, reduce their management burden, and streamline operating costs.
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Thanks to the emergence of cloud computing, it’s no longer possible for IT departments to be just a builder and manager of technology; you must also now be a broker of IT services across the enterprise. Consequently, you need to design an IT environment that offers the flexibility, efficiency, and security to meet these expectations and aligns services with business needs.
This is a task that’s best achieved by striking a balance among IT domains, spanning traditional internal IT, private, and public cloud environments. But how do you achieve the right IT balance for delivering cloud services? Read this white paper to find out.
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Intel and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
This white paper on cloud computing, sponsored by HP and Intel®, separates fact from fiction, reality from myth, and, in doing so, will aide senior IT executives as they make decisions around cloud computing.
Published By: LiveOps
Published Date: Aug 03, 2012
This paper will first discuss the impact of cloud computing, consumerization of IT, and the emergence of social media in driving the transition from traditional on-premises call centers to a superior model, the cloud contact center.
The cloud is the hottest thing in computing today, and enterprises are eagerly seeking to adopt it. Cloud isn't ready to replace traditional IT. Read this white paper to learn why a proper goal in mind is the best way to achieve cloud adaption.
Organizations of all types are attracted by the promises of private cloud computing, but few actually have the virtual maturity to be successful. Read on and discover best practices for improving virtualization in order to prepare for the cloud.
Securing the Physical, Virtual, Cloud Continuum Virtualization and cloud computing are radically altering data center operations. In this webinar, Ted Ritter, Senior Research Analyst at Nemertes Research, and Harish Agastya, Director of Product Marketing at Trend Micro, discuss the rise of virtualization and cloud computing and the impact this is having on security best practices and next-generation security technologies.
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Mar 12, 2014
In the age of Edward Snowden and the NSA, there are increasing concerns about data privacy and especially where best to keep data secure. The prevalence of cloud computing and cloud-based storage and collaboration services is only exacerbating these concerns. Many organizations are confused about regulations that protect data in different countries and jurisdictions, and don’t know what steps to take to ensure their cloud collaboration vendor can provide adequate safeguards.
While pushback and reform efforts are evolving, the reality is that companies must operate within the law. Deciding where to house your data and how to move it is an exercise in understanding the relevant legal regimes and the application of risk analysis in the decision making process. This white paper will examine those elements with regard to cloud-based storage and processing.
Today's businesses face unprecedented challenges and changes. Technology advances, such as cloud computing, are accelerating the pace of change, and driving many companies to transform the way they operate. The cloud offers a way for organizations of all sizes to change the mix of IT spend so more resources are devoted to innovation and fewer on maintaining current systems. But without an enterprise-grade cloud, organizations may find themselves falling short of their cloud computing transformation goals. Oracle ERP Cloud Service, an enterprise-grade cloud offering, combines the power of Oracle ERP applications with the simplicity of the cloud so that companies can fully transform their back-office operations.
In a relatively short time, cloud computing, specifically Infrastructure-as a-Service, has shifted from a new but unproven approach to an accepted, even inevitable, model. Driven by flexibility and efficiency, the question facing most organizations is not whether the cloud is part of their infrastructure plans, but which applications and workloads to move to the cloud and when. But even as the benefits of cloud and hosted models have become apparent, concerns persist about security, and an assumption lingers that the cloud is inherently less secure than an enterprise data center environment.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Feb 21, 2018
Amazon Web Services has transformed how we think of IT infrastructure. It takes minutes to set up elastic compute and storage. As you grow, turning up EC2 instances, VPCs, and AWS services is akin to acquiring more ninja weapons; practice is needed to gain proficiency. With legions of compute and capacity a button-push away, the need to hone your skills in connecting your workforce to the cloud becomes critical.
At Riverbed, that’s what we do. We let you spawn a full-mesh VPN network between your VPCs and branches, deploy the latest in cloud architecture trends using transit-VPC designs, and even allow for the use of AWS DirectConnect and VPN connectivity simultaneously using our powerful SD-WAN technology. Ninja-like benefits of agility, speed, and awareness are effortlessly available to you.
Watch Riverbed unveil the full power of a true software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) in the cloud with a detailed conversation and live demo.
Join us to learn:
How the Riverbed-AWS partnership suppor
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 08, 2016
Business today requires a robust IT infrastructure and the connected mobile world needs 24/7 service with the agility to accommodate rapid changes in demand. A Microsoft Private Cloud enables businesses to balance the benefits of cloud computing with the benefits of a private data center. However, building and maintaining a Microsoft® Cloud Platform environment can be challenging.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Aug 15, 2016
A Microsoft Private Cloud enables businesses to balance the benefits of cloud computing with the benefits of a private data center. Building and maintaining a Microsoft® Cloud Platform environment can be challenging, though, and most organizations don’t have the resources to effectively manage the environment. This white paper examines how businesses can address those challenges and leverage the benefits of a Microsoft Private Cloud by using Rackspace to host and manage their Microsoft Cloud Platform environment.
Containers have become the new infrastructure
standard for development teams. While the “DIY
container approach” (un-orchestrated containers)
still has its use cases (e.g. low latency, longer
compute jobs, predictable traffic), production-grade
deployments require orchestration. DevOps teams
are increasingly leveraging the benefits of Kubernetes
and accelerating its adoption, taking it from a 27%
adoption rate in 2018 to a 48% adoption rate in 2019
according to the RightScale “2019 State of the Cloud
Report,” from Flexera. The same report also positions
Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS)
as one of the fastest-growing managed Kubernetes
offerings available, with a 44% adoption rate.
Previously, containers were a technology deployed
by individual teams – and were typically used for
“application testing” in the enterprise world. Today,
many organizations are now not only seeing the
benefits of operationalizing containers to deploy
production applications, but also re-positioni
"It’s important to understand the role that an Identity platform plays in modern enterprise IT. In the past, Identity and Access Management systems were an afterthought. They were put into place after making many of your other architectural decisions. With the move to web, cloud and mobile, IAM has become a key variable in hardware and software deployment, as well as in operational strategy.
This webinar will reveal why leveraging an IAM platform, built as a single cloud-based platform for security across on-prem and cloud, can solve these issues."
Published By: Arcserve
Published Date: Feb 26, 2015
In typical organizations, most data resides outside the data center, so it is important that the protection of desktop and laptop computers is given the same priority as file servers and application servers. Have you deployed the right data protection strategy for endpoints?
We’re here to help! Arcserve UDP offers a FREE Workstation edition product that specifically focuses on backing up data on endpoints.
Not only can desktops and laptops be protected for FREE with award-winning technology that minimizes bandwidth and storage requirements, but they can participate in the global deduplication schema offered by UDP (for 30 days), and have their data protected in public and private clouds, and more!
This is too good to pass up! Get your FREE Arcserve UDP Workstation edition now.
The cloud isn't just for startups and enterprises. Typically, businesses with 20-1,000 employees do not have huge IT teams or budgets. As result, understanding the potential of the Cloud hasn’t been easy and figuring out the benefits of the Cloud can be a huge challenge.
The FierceCIO Midmarket and SMB Guide to Cloud Computing sponsored by Digital Realty | Telx and accompanying webinar shows how you can benefit from the Cloud, too.
Knowing the potential benefits of cloud computing, IBM implemented this technology for six workloads—development and test, analytics, storage, collaboration, desktop and production application. And the results have yielded significant financial and operational improvements. IBM shares some key insights through this report, learned after a successful move to cloud, including different ways in which each workload benefited. It also reveals how adopting cloud enabled significant improvements in efficiency, innovation, service and support levels. Download: Success in the cloud: Why workload matters.
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