This IDC Technology Spotlight paper takes a look at why Email remains the primary mode of communication in business today. While there is prevalent speculation that social software and other real-time communications applications will replace email, email nevertheless remains a stalwart in business operations. In addition, as relationships across all business communication channels continue to be redefined, innovative modes and methods of communication are emerging. As a result, locating the right data and information at the right time — while still critical — becomes increasingly complex. IDC expects that organizations will use social software, such as Notes and Domino 9x Social Edition, to complement existing tools and address these business needs for the foreseeable future.
Collecting actionable insight is key to making informed decisions about your LBM business. Epicor BisTrack provides eight LBM analysis tools that enable LBM dealers to grow and thrive, including flexible data analysis and reporting, customer stratification, and actionable, real-time data.
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The economy isn’t standing still. For your business to succeed, your employees shouldn’t either. That’s why companies of all types are moving to empower their mobile workforce and engage with customers in innovative ways.
To realize their potential, enterprises need to find ways to make a mobile workforce as productive when they’re away from the office and on their mobile devices as they are in the office. This means mobility systems must give users a seamless experience across the ever-expanding types of mobile devices employees use, for easy access to business-critical applications. At the same time, it must deliver a secure workspace that complies with security regulations, protects devices, plus guards business and customer data, from expanding security threats.
Ask any cybersecurity professional and she’ll tell you that her job is getting increasingly difficult. Why? Most will point to a combination of the dangerous threat landscape, IT complexity, and their overwhelming workload. These issues are driving a major transition in enterprise security. Large organizations must move beyond a threat prevention mentality to
become proactive cyber-¬-attack “hunters” that constantly monitor their networks for signs of trouble. This shift to proactive hunting will require new technologies that collect, process, and analyze massive amounts of security data, offer intelligent security analytics for real-¬-time incident detection, integrate threat intelligence to align suspicious internal activities with
external threats, and provide analysts with the right data analytics features to query and manipulate data for historical investigations.
Which bot management solution is right for you?
Bots are responsible for 30% to 70% of website traffic. They range from good to middling to bad, and from simple to sophisticated. Many bot management vendors say they can solve your bot problem. But can they really?
This e-book provides guidance on how to evaluate bot management solutions and understand what the differences mean for you and your customers. We cover the top 10 things to consider when selecting a bot management solution, from accuracy and API protection to flexibility and resilience over time.
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We’ve become a world of instant information. We carry mobile devices that answer questions in seconds and we track our morning runs from screens on our wrists. News spreads immediately across our social feeds, and traffic alerts direct us away from road closures. As consumers, we have come to expect answers now, in real time.
Until recently, businesses that were seeking information about their customers, products, or applications, in real time, were challenged to do so. Streaming data, such as website clickstreams, application logs, and IoT device telemetry, could be ingested but not analyzed in real time for any kind of immediate action. For years, analytics were understood to be a snapshot of the past, but never a window into the present. Reports could show us yesterday’s sales figures, but not what customers are buying right now.
Then, along came the cloud. With the emergence of cloud computing, and new technologies leveraging its inherent scalability and agility, streaming data
This white paper examines how some of the ways organizations
use big data make their infrastructures vulnerable to attack. It
presents recommended best practices organizations can adopt
to help make their infrastructures and operations more secure.
And it discusses how adding advanced security software solutions
from IBM to their big-data environment can fill gaps that
big-data platforms by themselves do not address. It describes
how IBM® Security Guardium®, an end-to- end solution for
regulatory compliance and comprehensive data security, supports
entitlement reporting; user-access and activity monitoring;
advanced risk analytics and real-time threat detection analytics;
alerting, blocking, encryption and other data protection capabilities,
as well as automated compliance workflows and reporting
capabilities, to stop threats.
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Aug 02, 2017
The risk and downtime of server migration have locked many IT teams into platforms that are no longer ideal. Migrations are often delayed or avoided—whether it’s moving data to the cloud or back on premises, or upgrading the hardware of the database software. This results in lost opportunities, unnecessary costs, and a lack of agility that today’s IT teams can no longer afford.
Carbonite Move Powered by DoubleTake quickly and easily migrates physical, virtual, and cloud workloads over any distance with minimal risk and near-zero downtime. Using efficient real-time, byte-level replication technology, Carbonite Move creates a replica of the data, application, database, or entire server being migrated and keeps it in sync with the production system. The migrated data can be validated without disrupting business operations, and downtime is limited to the seconds or minutes required for cutover to the new server.
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Aug 02, 2017
The risk and downtime associated with server migration have prevented many IT organizations from making the move to cloud. Some have valid concerns about cloud lock-in. Still, without cloud, IT teams are less agile, less flexible and less able to meet the demands of their business. With so much C-suite awareness of the cloud competitive edge, IT can no longer avoid taking this step.
Carbonite DoubleTake™ Cloud Migration Center quickly and easily migrates physical, virtual and cloud workloads over any distance with minimal risk and near-zero downtime. The streamlined process automates 100 manual steps into five easy steps, automating everything from server discovery to target VM provisioning to the ultimate cutover.
Using efficient real-time, byte-level replication technology, Cloud Migration Center creates a replica of the entire server being migrated and keeps it in sync with production systems. The migrated data can be validated without disrupting business operations, and downtime is
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Aug 27, 2018
Graph databases have the power to see deeply into real-time data relationships and make it easy to use relationship patterns for instant insight into large data sets. From IoT to networking to customer 360 to solving business problems with multi-model support, the power of graph can never be understated. Read this white paper to learn the uses cases for graph databases and how graph databases work.
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Aug 27, 2018
" For any business that wants to successfully compete in today’s digital economy, it is not a question of if but rather how much of their business will be done with cloud applications.
A cloud application is one with many endpoints including browsers, mobile devices,
and/or machines that are geographically distributed. The application is intensely transactional (high velocity reads and/or writes), always available, and instantaneously responsive no matter the number of users or machines using the application.
Download this free white paper and explore how DataStax customers are delivering real-time value at epic scale with their cloud applications. Explore the core database requirements that make businesses successful with cloud applications, which include continuous availability, linear scale, and geographic distribution."
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Aug 27, 2018
The public sector has invested in big time in big data. But there’s one thing most public sector entities are dropping the ball on: real-time data, and how it can be combined with big data to increase citizen safety and make mission-critical digital transformation projects happen on-time and on budget. Read this white paper to learn why public sector entities need both big data and real-time data if they are going to deliver on their digital transformation promises.
If you’ve tried managing your retail operation’s labor performance without reliable, real-time data, you know the costly shortcomings of this approach. Tap into clear, easy-to-access workforce data — a single view of all elements of your workforce that empowers you to make effective decisions and protect your bottom line.
Workforce Analytics for Retail transforms labor and sales data into meaningful business intelligence. Learn how managers can make data-driven decisions that optimize workforce utilization, control labor costs, and drive continuous improvement.
The Internet of Things is growing fast: By 2025, IoT devices will transmit an estimated 90 zettabytes of data to their intended targets, according to IDC. Armed with information, businesses can revolutionise everything from fraud detection to customer service. But first, they need an architecture that supports real-time analytics so they can gain actionable insights from their IoT data.
Read the complete report sponsored by Google Cloud, and learn how to mitigate key IoT-related challenges.
Even with the rise of digital payments, cash is still a popular form of payment. According to the Federal Reserve, consumers use cash to pay for nearly one-third of all retail transactions.
For many retailers, a completely "cashless society" is nowhere in sight. Cash management remains one of the most important aspects of managing a retail operation, particularly at quick service restaurants (QSRs) and convenience stores, where transactions are smaller and cash is a preferred method of payment. This white paper, Boost Profitability by Automating Cash, sponsored by Fiserv and Fast Casual, details the steps to manage cash properly and boost profit for your business.
Uncover the top reasons and flexible options to automate your cash management.
• Time savings
• Theft deterrence
• Higher accuracy
• Better customer service
• Real-time data
Scalable data platforms such as Apache Hadoop offer unparalleled cost
benefits and analytical opportunities. IBM helps fully leverage the scale
and promise of Hadoop, enabling better results for critical projects and
key analytics initiatives. The end-to- end information capabilities of
IBM® Information Server let you better understand data and cleanse,
monitor, transform and deliver it. IBM also helps bridge the gap between
business and IT with improved collaboration. By using Information
Server “flexible integration” capabilities, the information that drives business
and strategic initiatives—from big data and point-of- impact analytics
to master data management and data warehousing—is trusted, consistent
and governed in real time.
Since its inception, Information Server has been a massively parallel
processing (MPP) platform able to support everything from small to very
large data volumes to meet your requirements, regardless of complexity.
Information Server can uniquely support th
There are three things that senior executives in the financial services industry want from their investments in computing systems. They are the same three things these institutions require for their very survival. First is unwavering security. The integrity of customer accounts and records is paramount to maintain trust across the financial ecosystem. Cybercrime is anathema to the core function of banking and cannot be tolerated. Next is captivating, personalized experiences based on real-time data analytics leading to instantaneous customer fulfillment. And finally, there is the essential delivery of these secure experiences while providing a cost and efficiency advantage over competing solutions
Modernise Your Enterprise Management
Legacy Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions are no longer capable of keeping up with today’s fast-moving world – Enterprise Management is the new business reality.
Whether you’re a manufacturer, distributor, service provider or mid-market enterprise, we’ll reveal to you a world beyond ERP.
• Download our new ‘Move Beyond ERP’ eBook to understand the business challenges you have, and how to meet them.
• Understand why businesses are outgrowing traditional ERP and are burdened by its inefficiencies.
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How do you keep people safe in a ‘once in a 1,000 years’ weather event? Hurricane Harvey was a category four hurricane which struck the coast of Texas, eastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana in August 2017.
HERE was able to track the storm and accurately report more than 2,100 road closures and blockages in real-time helping people stay out of harm’s way.
HERE is the world’s leading provider of traffic incident information to the automotive industry. This eBook shows how HERE’s deploys its people and artificial intelligence to gather the data, check it for accuracy and produce insights which keeps drivers safe.
Published By: Attunity
Published Date: Nov 15, 2018
With the opportunity to leverage new analytic systems for Big Data and Cloud, companies are looking for ways to deliver live SAP data to platforms such as Hadoop, Kafka, and the Cloud in real-time. However, making live production SAP data seamlessly available wherever needed across diverse platforms and hybrid environments often proves a challenge.
Download this paper to learn how Attunity Replicate’s simple, real-time data replication and ingest solution can empower your team to meet fast-changing business requirements in an agile fashion. Our universal SAP data availability solution for analytics supports decisions to improve operations, optimize customer service, and enable companies to compete more effectively.
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