The all-flash array (AFA) market has undergone significant maturation over the past two years. A high percentage of customers have already committed to an "all flash for primary storage" strategy, and every customer interviewed for this study was among those. In 2017, AFAs will drive over 80% of all primary storage revenue. All of the established storage vendors have entered this space, and there are several start-ups with over $100 million in revenue. With this level of market maturation, multiple segments have developed within the primary flash array space. There are systems targeted for dedicated application deployment, there are systems specifically for web-scale applications, and there are systems intended for dense mixed workload consolidation. These latter systems are driving most of the AFA revenue, and they aspire to become the primary storage platforms of record for enterprises of all sizes. This study evaluates the suitability of 10 vendors' AFA platforms for dense mixed ent
In the era of always-on business, enterprises need reliable, secure and consistently fast access at all times. Overlay that with the reality of how organizations combine on-premises systems with cloud-based solutions, and it’s clear that a robust, agile and flexible database platform is mandatory.
In the era of always-on business, enterprises need reliable, secure and consistently fast access at all times.
Overlay that with the reality of how organizations combine on-premises systems with cloud-based
solutions, and it’s clear that a robust, agile and flexible database platform is mandatory.
It's true that deploying B2B e-commerce platform involves many unique requirements not commonly found in B2C operations, such as incorporating a complex product port-folio, multiple distribution channels, and integrating with third party systems
And yet, it's possible to complete an initial out-of-the-box B2B implementation within three months, if all the right critical path steps are followed. Additional features and functionality can be added after the initial launch, provided that the chosen out-of-the-box platform is designed to be used over the long run.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Sep 25, 2014
Enterprises are increasingly adopting Linux as a secure, reliable and high-performing platform that lowers acquisition and operating costs while providing the agility needed to anticipate and react to changing business conditions.
In particular, the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating environment, which is based on the Linux open-source kernel, has become widely deployed by medium-sized and large businesses, by enterprises in their data centers, and in private and public cloud infrastructures.
RHEL is distributed and supported by Red Hat Inc., the world’s largest provider of open-source software solutions, accounting for 74.7% of worldwide Linux operating system (OS) revenue.
As a development and deployment platform, RHEL offers an efficient, scalable and robust operating environment with certified security and flexible deployment options in physical and virtualized environments.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Sep 26, 2014
What if you could simplify and standardize all your systems? What if you could make the most of what you have, while moving to a trusted and secure platform that gives you the ability to innovate like never before?
With Red Hat you can…
IT must keep up with the demands of business, but still lead the way to innovation that fuels growth. Eliminate excessive complexity and inefficiency in your datacenter—without leaving behind existing investment. Standardizing on Red Hat doesn't mean ripping and replacing. It means having a well-managed platform AND freeing up resources to innovate with greater efficiency, security, stability, and minimal overhead.
Published By: Equinix
Published Date: Oct 27, 2014
Enterprises grapple with a host of challenges that are spurring the creation of hybrid clouds: collections of computing infrastructure spread across multiple data centers and multiple cloud providers. This new concept often provokes uncertainty, which must be addressed head on.
As more applications and computing resources move to the cloud, enterprises will become more dependent on cloud vendors, whether the issue is access, hosting, management, or any number of other services. Cloud consumers want to avoid
vendor lock-in—having only one cloud provider. They want to know that they will have visibility into data and systems across multiple platforms and providers. They want to be able to move servers and storage around without a negative impact on
Learn how IBM Watson Health clinical application advisors helped Floyd Health Care System take full advantage of the platform’s many benefits.
As part of its journey toward population health management, Floyd wanted to optimize the way it used the IBM® Phytel® solution from IBM Watson Health™ and take advantage of its analytical tools.
With help from an IBM Watson Health clinical application advisor, Floyd expanded its IBM solutions and used their unique capabilities to progress toward a more robust population healthcare model by adding care coordination activities and improving key process measures.
Electronic health records (EHRs) are necessary, but were not designed to anchor population health management (PHM). This is partly because they lack semantic interoperability, which is the ability of disparate information systems to share data and enable communications among users in a meaningful way.
This paper explains how an approach that includes a care collaboration platform can manage population health by aggregating and normalizing the necessary data.
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Aug 23, 2017
Enterprises today continue to differentiate themselves with cloud applications – any application that needs to be always-on, distributed, scalable, real-time, and contextual. With DataStax Enterprise, DataStax delivers comprehensive data management with a unique always-on architecture that accelerates the ability of enterprises, government agencies, and systems integrators to power the exploding number of cloud applications. DataStax Enterprise (DSE) powers these cloud applications that require data distribution across data centers and clouds, by using a secure, operationally simple platform. At its core, DSE offers the industry’s best distribution of Apache Cassandra™.
This paper provides a summary of the features and functionality of DataStax Enterprise that make it the best choice for companies that are looking to leverage the promise of Apache Cassandra™ for production environments.
Sprawl isn’t just a problem for cities. IT sprawl can hurt organizations, too. If left unchecked, multiple systems and platforms can cause inefficiency to rise and customer satisfaction to fall. Instead, think like an urban planner and manage growth with a master plan. In this white paper, see how you can put IT sprawl in its place with a single, scalable information management platform.
IT sprawl can be a serious roadblock to your organization's future success, as disconnected information systems and multiple applications get in the way of overall performance. Instead, put sprawl in its place by thinking like an urban planner. In the complimentary e-book, learn how to manage growth with a master plan that uses a single enterprise information platform.
Published By: Datavail
Published Date: Jan 12, 2018
Your enterprise performance management systems like Hyperion are mission critical. If you’re a Hyperion administrator, manager, or even a finance director, you know a crash, bug, or performance issue can delay reporting and take hours or even days to fix. Fortunately, keeping Hyperion running smoothly – and catching these issues before they happen – is not as impossible or time-consuming as you might believe. Join us for this webinar as we explore and debunk 9 misconceptions of Hyperion Performance Management that are keeping you from effectively managing your platform so financial processes run smoothly.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jan 02, 2018
Organizations are at a strategic crossroads. According to IDC analysts,1
two-thirds of CEOs will
center their corporate strategies around digital transformation initiatives. The goal of digital
transformation is only partly to make existing functions more effective. The greater goal is to be
able to do new things and use existing data in new, better ways.
Yet, 72% of current IT spending2—and the focus of IT resources—is on maintaining existing
systems. This creates tension between what needs to be done today and what should be done
for the future.
Middle-tier applications, according to IDC,3
are the core of a digital transformation strategy
because they provide data integration, messaging, and application programming interface (API)
management. Middle-tier applications also provide a platform for application development and
management that can handle traditional enterprise applications and cloud-native, distributed
Specifically, a Java™ EE-based application platform can
The life of an enterprise architect is becoming busy and difficult.
Before the era of big data, the enterprise architect “only” had to
worry about the data and systems within their own data center.
However, over the past decade there were revolutionary changes
to the way information is used by businesses and how data
management platforms support the information available from
modern data sources.
A data science platform is where all data science work takes place and acts as the system of record for predictive models. While a few leading model-driven businesses have made the data science platform an integral part of their enterprise architecture, most companies are still trying to understand what a data science platform is and how it fits into their architecture. Data science is unlike other technical disciplines, and models are not like software or data. Therefore, a data science platform requires a different type of technology platform.
This document provides IT leaders with the top 10 questions to ask of data science platforms to ensure the platform handles the uniqueness of data science work.
Published By: Centrify
Published Date: May 26, 2016
This paper examines how securing identity is at the center of protecting your users, systems and data. In fact, today’s threats require a next-generation identity platform. And how Centrify secures enterprise identities through the Centrify Identity Platform.
This paper describes key security aspects of developing and operating digital, cloud-based remote monitoring platforms that keep data private and infrastructure systems secure from attackers. This knowledge of how these platforms should be developed and deployed is helpful when evaluating the merits of remote monitoring vendors and their solutions.
Published By: Imprivata
Published Date: Jun 30, 2014
This IDC Health Insights white paper, sponsored by Imprivata, presents key findings of interviews with three healthcare IT executives at Atlantic Health System, Carolinas Pathology Group, and Beaufort Memorial Hospital regarding the deployment of Imprivata Cortext, a secure communications platform. Consistent findings across the three healthcare organizations are as follows: ease of use leads to quick clinician adoption, there is broad application of secure communication across various hospital workflows, and instant communication can save time for care team members and can improve collaboration. Read this report to learn more about how these organizations streamlined clinical workflows such as patient admission notifications, specialist referrals, pathology consultations and code team activations.
Published By: AlienVault
Published Date: Oct 05, 2016
UW-Superior’s IT team was looking to replace their outdated intrusion prevention system. After a full evaluation of AlienVault’s Unified Security Management™ (USM) platform, they decided to leverage it to meet their IDS needs. As the team became familiar with using AlienVault USM as their intrusion detection system, they began to implement the other tools that make up the USM platform. They realized that because so many security features were already included in USM, like behavioral monitoring, SIEM and vulnerability assessment, they would not have to purchase additional security tools that they previously thought they would need.
More than ever, businesses are considering a cloud solution for their enterprise resource planning (ERP) deployment over an on-premises system. Cloud technology appeals to these companies because updates and fixes occur automatically with little or no effort from internal IT staff, and because cloud-based solutions provide access to real-time data from anywhere. Employees want tools that make it easier for them to complete everyday tasks and make informed decisions that help the business grow.
Aberdeen’s research report, “Top Performers Know It’s Time to Migrate to Cloud ERP: Here’s Why and How,” uncovers the reasons successful companies are choosing cloud over on-premises ERP models.
Download this report from Aberdeen Group and discover the compelling reasons more companies are choosing the cloud for their ERP platform.
Discover the value of right-sizing IP telephony
The Tolly Group crunched the numbers on Avaya IP Office Platform, Cisco Systems Business Edition and ShoreTel Unified Communications Platform to evaluate the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for midsized businesses with each solution. See what they found in this report >
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