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Managing Oracle Database Encryption Keys in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure with Oracle Key Vault MANAGING ORACLE DATABASE ENCRYPTION KEYS IN ORACLE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE WITH ORACLE KEY VAULT

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May 25, 2018

Oracle Database implements encryption of data at rest by using Transparent Data Encryption (TDE), which is available as part of Oracle Advanced Security. TDE transparently encrypts the database to higher-level applications that use the data, and the ...

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Hitachi Content Platform Architecture Fundamentals HITACHI CONTENT PLATFORM ARCHITECTURE FUNDAMENTALS

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Dec 22, 2017

Organizations are swiftly assessing and adopting new technologies and information management practices to defend against and ultimately transcend digital disruptors that are emerging across every industry. Pressure is mounting from internal and exter...

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Enterprise Data Warehouses and BI in the Age of Cloud Computing and Big Data ENTERPRISE DATA WAREHOUSES AND BI IN THE AGE OF CLOUD COMPUTING AND BIG DATA

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Dec 01, 2017

The massive growth of data and devices is having a profound impact on business. Every company in every industry around the world is being challenged to transform into a digital organization. If your organization is already engaged in this process of ...

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2018 PATH NETWORK WHITEPAPER 2018 PATH NETWORK WHITEPAPER

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Jun 05, 2018

The 21st century has seen a revolution in the scope of the internet. A technology designed for the use of thousands now supports billions, and with it the scale and scope of network infrastructure has changed to deliver the growing demand for informa...

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Debunking Hybrid Cloud Misconceptions DEBUNKING HYBRID CLOUD MISCONCEPTIONS

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May 24, 2018

The hybrid cloud is defined as a computing infrastructure that spans one or more public and private clouds. Within the hybrid cloud model, private cloud services may be hosted either on- or off-premises, in a dedicated section of a cloud service prov...

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Benefits of true cloud solutions BENEFITS OF TRUE CLOUD SOLUTIONS

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Dec 15, 2017

Business applications are rapidly migrating to cloud computing to take advantage of the latest technologies and platforms, while reducing total cost of ownership and enjoying ease of implementation. True cloud vs. offsite hosting Offsite software hos...

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RACKSPACE PRIVATE CLOUD DESIGNED TO SUPPORT YOUR ENTERPRISE PRODUCTION WORKLOADS RACKSPACE PRIVATE CLOUD DESIGNED TO SUPPORT YOUR ENTERPRISE PRODUCTION WORKLOADS

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Mar 29, 2018

Many companies want to take advantage of public cloud features, but aren’t willing to compromise on the performance, security and control that they require for their business applications and data. Public clouds have the potential to introduce ...

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Rackspace Object Rocket for MongoDB RACKSPACE OBJECT ROCKET FOR MONGODB

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Jan 31, 2018

MongoDB is one of the most popular NoSQL databases available. Thanks to its ease of deployment and flexible data model, MongoDB has become a popular choice to underpin today’s mobile, social and connected applications. While it’s easy to ...

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EMPOWERING THE ENTERPRISE TO TAKE FULL ADVANTAGE OF EVERYTHING AZURE EMPOWERING THE ENTERPRISE TO TAKE FULL ADVANTAGE OF EVERYTHING AZURE

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Dec 30, 2016

The cloud era has reached the stage where it is no longer a question of whether a company should migrate, but when. Enterprises have embraced the outsourcing of where their various applications are stored and who manages them, saving significant inve...

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Qilimanjaro Next-Generation Computing QILIMANJARO NEXT-GENERATION COMPUTING

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May 28, 2018

Quantum computation is no longer a far-off dream. The impressive achievements in the field have in recent years transformed an academic pursuit into an imminent commercial reality where classical computers will be outperformed on selected but extreme...

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Large-Scale Remote Access & Mobility LARGE-SCALE REMOTE ACCESS & MOBILITY

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Dec 28, 2017

Prior to 2006, the number of employees that worked remote remained stable at less than 20%. Now, according to Forrester Research, 62% of knowledge workers in the U.S. and Europe routinely conduct at least a portion of their work off site. The Aberdee...

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Application Delivery as an Infrastructure Service APPLICATION DELIVERY AS AN INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICE

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Dec 14, 2017

The move to the cloud is in full swing; businesses are using cloud services to drive productivity, as gaming and social media startups are building businesses on cloud infrastructure and consumers are taking advantage of the cloud for anytime, anywhe...

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Secure web gateway as a service: simplifying the path to network security SECURE WEB GATEWAY AS A SERVICE: SIMPLIFYING THE PATH TO NETWORK SECURITY

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Dec 28, 2017

Software as a service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Platform as a Service (PaaS) are just a few of the now commonplace solutions that have been born through the cloud. Rather than forcing companies to expend resources on deploying a...

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Overview of Amazon Web Services OVERVIEW OF AMAZON WEB SERVICES

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Apr 25, 2018

The AWS Cloud provides a broad set of infrastructure services, such as computing power, storage options, networking and databases that are delivered as a utility: on-demand, available in seconds, with pay-as-you-go pricing. From data warehousing to d...

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BROKEN AND DISCONNECTED: A NEW APPROACH TO SECURITY CONNECTIONS IS NEEDED BROKEN AND DISCONNECTED: A NEW APPROACH TO SECURITY CONNECTIONS IS NEEDED

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May 20, 2018

Digital transformation (DX) has brought new business capabilities to enterprises while simultaneously exposing new security risks. Network defenses that use a patchwork of disaggregated multivendor products are no longer effective within distributed ...

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Defense-in-Depth for Cloud Databases DEFENSE-IN-DEPTH FOR CLOUD DATABASES

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Mar 08, 2017

Cloud computing is revolutionizing information technology through its cost and operational flexibility. Organizations are rapidly adopting cloud computing, but the transition is still in progress with many organizations keeping their mission-critical...

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ENCRYPTION IS NOW A TROJAN HORSE: IGNORE IT AT YOUR PERIL ENCRYPTION IS NOW A TROJAN HORSE: IGNORE IT AT YOUR PERIL

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Mar 30, 2018

The game of leapfrog between hackers and data security professionals continues. No sooner do organizations start to feel secure with the latest encryption standards than cyber criminals find ways to violate that security. Black hats are infiltrating ...

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Incapsula Guide to Selecting a DDoS Solution INCAPSULA GUIDE TO SELECTING A DDOS SOLUTION

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Dec 07, 2017

From massive volumetric attacks to sophisticated application layer threats, DDoS attacks are bigger, smarter and more dangerous than ever. Given today’s threat landscape and the availability of inexpensive, “Do It Yourself” DDoS too...

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ARUBA SECURITY SOLUTIONS FOR GDPR ARUBA SECURITY SOLUTIONS FOR GDPR

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Apr 10, 2018

No matter what the objective or task, organizations operate best with a well-tuned mix of people, process and technology, and this is especially true when implementing cyber security protection. Cyberattacks have become more targeted, more organized ...

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Open Source Software for Industry 4.0 OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE FOR INDUSTRY 4.0

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Oct 11, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a significant change and opportunity for the manufacturing industry. Technological advancements in connectivity and communication technology, real-time data analysis, and complex event processing have opened th...

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A Complete Guide to Choosing the Right IOT Platform A COMPLETE GUIDE TO CHOOSING THE RIGHT IOT PLATFORM

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May 10, 2018

In the recent years Internet of Things has reached its peak in hype cycle where many business and enterprises have started to invest in IOT products and solutions. As the name suggest Internet of things is the bridge for connecting the Physical Thing...

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Fortinet Security Fabric FORTINET SECURITY FABRIC

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Dec 15, 2016

Networks are currently undergoing more dramatic change than at any time in the past thirty years. Organizations are simultaneously wrestling with issues such as BYOD, IoT, virtualization, SDN, cloud, the proliferation of applications, Big Data, and t...

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HOW FORTINET SECURITY FABRIC ADDRESSES TODAY’S TOP SECURITY CONCERNS HOW FORTINET SECURITY FABRIC ADDRESSES TODAY’S TOP SECURITY CONCERNS

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Dec 27, 2016

It’s common for companies to expand their digital networks to keep pace with expanding business demands. As a natural extension of this growth, network security needs increase at the same time. But today’s security climate is very differe...

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PROTECTING THE CLOUD Fortinet Technologies and Services that Address Your Cloud Security Challenges PROTECTING THE CLOUD FORTINET TECHNOLOGIES AND SERVICES THAT ADDRESS YOUR CLOUD SECURITY CHALLENGES

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Dec 15, 2016

Given the constant pressure that CIOs are under to improve the return on investment (ROI) and reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) of IT solutions, it should come as no surprise that the cloud has become one of the most talked-about topics in the...

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Internal Segmentation Firewall Security Where You Need It, When You Need It INTERNAL SEGMENTATION FIREWALL SECURITY WHERE YOU NEED IT, WHEN YOU NEED IT

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Dec 05, 2016

Area 51 is one of the most secure facilities in the world. While it has acres of land surrounding the base, a perimeter fence, keycard, door locks, biometric scanners, and multiple alarms—none of these features individually keeps Area 51 safe. ...

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Prepare for GDPR today with Microsoft 365 PREPARE FOR GDPR TODAY WITH MICROSOFT 365

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Feb 01, 2018

We live in a time where digital technology is profoundly impacting our lives, from the way we connect with each other to how we interpret our world. As the private sector continues to push the boundaries of innovation, policy makers work to ensure th...

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Medical Devices and Cybersecurity MEDICAL DEVICES AND CYBERSECURITY

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Apr 27, 2018

The integration of advanced information technologies in medical devices has transformed the healthcare industry, resulting in dramatic improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare and related services. But this integration has foste...

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Acumos An Open Source AI Machine Learning Platform ACUMOS AN OPEN SOURCE AI MACHINE LEARNING PLATFORM

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Mar 14, 2018

Acumos is an Open Source Platform, which supports training, integration and deployment of AI models. By creating an open source community around Machine Learning, AT&T will accelerate the transition to AI-based software across a wide range of ind...

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Securing the Evolving Enterprise Network— Inside and Out SECURING THE EVOLVING ENTERPRISE NETWORK— INSIDE AND OUT

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Apr 04, 2017

Network security can be an intimidating discipline for most organizations. The threat landscape is becoming increasingly dangerous, as malicious actors focus their energy on developing sophisticated, targeted attacks. At the same time, the anywhere, ...

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Measuring the ROI of Riverbed SD-WAN MEASURING THE ROI OF RIVERBED SD-WAN

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Apr 26, 2018

This paper reviews the benefits of transitioning from a legacy wide-area network (WAN) to a next-generation WAN with Riverbed’s software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) solution. It calculates the potential return on investment (ROI) from deploying Riverb...

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Blockchain-Based Decentralized Cloud Computing BLOCKCHAIN-BASED DECENTRALIZED CLOUD COMPUTING

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Apr 24, 2018

iExec aims at providing decentralized applications running on the blockchain a scalable, secure and easy access to the services, data-sets and computing resources they need. This technology relies on Ethereum smart contracts and allows the building o...

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Solution Architectures for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) SOLUTION ARCHITECTURES FOR THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

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Apr 10, 2018

GDPR is a set of data privacy rules that apply broadly to both companies in the European Union (EU) and the usage of data pertaining to EU residents. The GDPR takes full effect on 25th May 2018 across the EU. The official regulation includes several ...

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Machine learning-based adaptive intelligence: The future of cybersecurity MACHINE LEARNING-BASED ADAPTIVE INTELLIGENCE: THE FUTURE OF CYBERSECURITY

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Jan 24, 2018

Most companies are adopting cloud technologies to accommodate digital business opportunities. Everybody loves the convenience—cloud services are easy to provision, deploy, and consume right away. However, security threats are not canceled by cl...

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Intent-Based Networking and Extending the Enterprise INTENT-BASED NETWORKING AND EXTENDING THE ENTERPRISE

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Apr 05, 2018

Cisco’s revolutionary Software-Defined Access (SDAccess) solution provides policy-based automation from the edge to the cloud. Secure segmentation for users and things is enabled through a network fabric, drastically simplifying and scaling ope...

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CHECK POINT SECURE CLOUD BLUEPRINT CHECK POINT SECURE CLOUD BLUEPRINT

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Apr 20, 2018

Cloud computing has been widely adopted globally and is expected to grow even further in coming years. Business agility is undoubtedly the main benefit and key driver behind enterprise cloud adoption because IT resources can be acquired and deployed ...

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PREPARING FOR THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR) PREPARING FOR THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

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Dec 29, 2017

The continuing digitization and globalization of our economy is becoming increasingly reliant on the control and processing of personal data. And while this presents enormous opportunities for business, it accompanies a growing public awareness and c...

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SECURING CONVERGING OT NETWORKS SECURING CONVERGING OT NETWORKS

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Apr 19, 2018

We’ve been hearing a lot about digital transformation and its impact on businesses, individuals, and society. It’s a perfect storm of dramatic advances in technology, shifting expectations from workers and consumers, and the nearly univer...

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Solving the GDPR Puzzle Data Protection with State of the Art Cybersecurity SOLVING THE GDPR PUZZLE DATA PROTECTION WITH STATE OF THE ART CYBERSECURITY

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Mar 15, 2018

With less than a year until enforcement begins, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is already proving to be a daunting task for global organizations, obligating them to protect the personal data of any and every citizen of the European ...

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Strategically Achieving Multicloud Success STRATEGICALLY ACHIEVING MULTICLOUD SUCCESS

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Apr 16, 2018

How successful businesses operate is constantly evolving, and the time has come for organizations to embrace the multicloud environment. We are all familiar with the hybrid cloud, but what is multicloud? By definition, a multicloud strategy is the pr...

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How to get the benefits of cloud behind your firewall: IBM Cloud Private HOW TO GET THE BENEFITS OF CLOUD BEHIND YOUR FIREWALL: IBM CLOUD PRIVATE

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Nov 23, 2017

For most, the cloud represents accessing and consuming someone else’s compute resources. Images of a team of minions and automation quickly come to mind. While you no longer control the environment, you can now dynamically provision and access ...

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Optimize Infrastructure and Application Security with Alibaba Cloud Solutions OPTIMIZE INFRASTRUCTURE AND APPLICATION SECURITY WITH ALIBABA CLOUD SOLUTIONS

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Apr 15, 2018

The constantly transforming technological landscape has made our lives better, with digitization, mobility, and the Internet of Things (IoT) currently at the forefront. Using multiple devices is the new normal, and it is now almost unthinkable to liv...

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Building the Next Generation Network BUILDING THE NEXT GENERATION NETWORK

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Dec 28, 2017

NFV is an emerging technology, and development will continue for at least the next five years. Current NFV programs aim to gain early experience and competitive advantage with the new technology. Service providers may not expect cost savings from NFV...

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The case for security intelligence services, hosted from the cloud THE CASE FOR SECURITY INTELLIGENCE SERVICES, HOSTED FROM THE CLOUD

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Dec 20, 2016

Around the world, organizations are overcoming their security concerns and are taking the leap to cloud computing in order to realize capital expenditure cost savings and leverage a pool of specially trained security monitoring resources. In fact, ac...

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Managing Risk to Your Network Infrastructure: A Matter of Trust MANAGING RISK TO YOUR NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE: A MATTER OF TRUST

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Apr 05, 2018

Cyber attacks targeting the network infrastructure have become increasingly sophisticated and damaging. Today’s evolving threat landscape requires business leaders to approach security differently. In addition to deploying multilayered security...

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Oracle Database 12c & Oracle Database 12c RAC on IBM AIX ORACLE DATABASE 12C & ORACLE DATABASE 12C RAC ON IBM AIX

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Jun 15, 2017

There are many technical topics to consider when running Oracle Database 12c Release 1 & 2 and Oracle Database 12c Release 1 & 2 RAC on AIX such as: status of Oracle certifications, 12c Release 1 & 2 patch sets, AIX code levels, tuning an...

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Rein in “box sprawl” with an end-t o-en d Zero Trust approach to security REIN IN “BOX SPRAWL” WITH AN END-T O-EN D ZERO TRUST APPROACH TO SECURITY

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Mar 08, 2017

Cyber attackers are relentless, whether casting a wide net or narrowly targeting your organization. They use multiple methods to compromise your information and infrastructure resources, worming their way into your data and networks wherever they can...

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Success that scales: Delivering security intelligence for organizations of all sizes SUCCESS THAT SCALES: DELIVERING SECURITY INTELLIGENCE FOR ORGANIZATIONS OF ALL SIZES

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Dec 05, 2017

Today’s organizations are besieged by security threats. Like kids in a candy store, cybercriminals can’t wait to get their hands on confidential information. Whether motivated by financial gain or just the opportunity to wreak havoc, atta...

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The Importance of Data’s Physical Location in the Cloud THE IMPORTANCE OF DATA’S PHYSICAL LOCATION IN THE CLOUD

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Dec 20, 2017

The abstract nature of cloud computing implies that the physical location of data is irrelevant within the cloud. Business transactions occur across international borders. Big data created in one location can then be stored, processed, and pulled fro...

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What you need to know about injection attacks WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INJECTION ATTACKS

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Dec 20, 2017

Very little in life grabs our attention like a shiny new object. The gleam can be irresistible, the glitter mesmerizing. That’s how it is in cybersecurity, where the landscape is almost always dotted with alluringly novel hazards. Brand new thr...

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Ransomware Response Guide RANSOMWARE RESPONSE GUIDE

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Dec 31, 2017

The document is intended to be a guide for organizations faced with a ransomware1 infection. This guide is split into several sections, with the most critical and time-sensitive being in the initial response section. If you are currently experiencing...

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Becoming a Cognitive Business with IBM Analytics BECOMING A COGNITIVE BUSINESS WITH IBM ANALYTICS

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Feb 02, 2016

For the past several years, the IT industry has been re-ordered, driven by simultaneous developments in data, analytics, cloud, mobile, social media, and the Internet of Things. At the same time, business leaders have shifted their reliance upon gut ...

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VMware on IBM Cloud VMWARE ON IBM CLOUD

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Feb 27, 2018

This paper focuses on how existing VMware customers can gain a strategic advantage by leveraging the IBM Cloud platform, while retaining the capabilities of their on-premises VMware infrastructure. It assumes a cursory understanding of the features a...

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IBM WebSphere Liberty Java Batch z/OS Security IBM WEBSPHERE LIBERTY JAVA BATCH Z/OS SECURITY

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Mar 19, 2018

The "Access and Authority" security box relates to what users are allowed to submit jobs, view jobs that have been submitted, or purge old jobs. The "Infrastructure" security box relates to things such as SSL (network encryption) ...

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Implementing High Availabilityfor Oracle’sJD Edwards EnterpriseOne Using IBM i IMPLEMENTING HIGH AVAILABILITYFOR ORACLE’SJD EDWARDS ENTERPRISEONE USING IBM I

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Apr 04, 2018

This document is intended for IBM i technical professionals interested in implementing a PowerHA® environment for the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne applications. It describes the process used to configure a PowerHA environment on external disk storage...

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Best Practices for Dealing with Phishing and Next-Generation Malware BEST PRACTICES FOR DEALING WITH PHISHING AND NEXT-GENERATION MALWARE

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Dec 20, 2016

This white paper focuses on the current security problems with email and other systems, and it offers recommendations about how to improve security. This white paper was sponsored by Micro Focus – information on the company is provided at the e...

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Machine Learning for Malware Detection MACHINE LEARNING FOR MALWARE DETECTION

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Dec 27, 2017

An efficient, robust and scalable malware recognition module is the key component of every cybersecurity product. Malware recognition modules decide if an object is a threat, based on the data they have collected on it.

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Deploying Microsoft SQL Server Always On Availability Group DEPLOYING MICROSOFT SQL SERVER ALWAYS ON AVAILABILITY GROUP

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Mar 31, 2018

This white paper is intended for customers who are interested in deploying Microsoft SQL Server Always On availability groups in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to meet enterprise-class database service availability and security requirements.

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DBAs FACE NEW CHALLENGES: TREND IN DATABASE ADMINISTRATION DBAS FACE NEW CHALLENGES: TREND IN DATABASE ADMINISTRATION

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Dec 31, 2017

Data and information has long been recognized as companies’ most valuable assets—and database administrators (DBAs) have been the key guardians of those assets. DBAs’ primary responsibilities have been aimed at ensuring that data is...

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Continuous Testing for DevOps Evolving Beyond Simple Automation CONTINUOUS TESTING FOR DEVOPS EVOLVING BEYOND SIMPLE AUTOMATION

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Jan 16, 2018

DevOps represents a cultural shift that stresses collaboration between the business, developers, and IT professionals. Software test automation can enhance these connections and help organizations achieve desired SDLC acceleration, but it’s imp...

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Development Lifecycle Guide Enterprise Development on the Force.com Platform DEVELOPMENT LIFECYCLE GUIDE ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT ON THE FORCE.COM PLATFORM

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Mar 07, 2018

Developing applications on the Lightning platform is easy, straightforward, and highly productive. A developer can define application components, such as custom objects and fields, workflow rules, Visualforce pages, and Apex classes and triggers, usi...

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Why You Should Learn about Databases in the Cloud WHY YOU SHOULD LEARN ABOUT DATABASES IN THE CLOUD

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Mar 15, 2018

The cloud provides always-on architecture, automatic monitoring and management, enterprise-class security, fast access to a range of resources, integrated disaster recovery, optimized infrastructure, and simplified IT operations.

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Driving Digital Experience through the Cloud DRIVING DIGITAL EXPERIENCE THROUGH THE CLOUD

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Apr 11, 2017

Cloud has proved to be a fast and powerful means for companies to transform customer experiences, modernize their IT infrastructure, and cost-effectively implement business and customer-facing applications and services. No wonder, then, that IDC expe...

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Phishing in the Age of SaaS PHISHING IN THE AGE OF SAAS

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Dec 15, 2017

Phishing attacks have become the primary hacking method used against organizations. In the past, there was a tendency to blame the user, but attacks have evolved to appear so genuine that even the most security-savvy recipient can be fooled.

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SaaS Technology Enablers SAAS TECHNOLOGY ENABLERS

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Feb 26, 2018

A robust SaaS product can be built with a minimalist approach, for example, Tomcat, mySQL, XML, Struts 2.0, POJO and JSP are all it takes to build a SaaS application/product using Java technology. And it can work very well too. However, there are add...

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AI Based Prevention and Detection AI BASED PREVENTION AND DETECTION

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May 24, 2017

In May 2017, a global wave of cyberattacks reached an unprecedented scale. Businesses, schools and universities, public health and transportation systems, and many other organizations in more than 150 countries became victims of the WannaCry Ransomwa...

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ENTERPRISE ENDPOINT PROTECTION BUYER’S GUIDE ENTERPRISE ENDPOINT PROTECTION BUYER’S GUIDE

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Jun 07, 2017

The threat landscape continues to innovate with increased volume and tenacity. In 2016, 53% of cybersecurity professionals reported an increase in attacks, and in 2017, 80% believe it is likely or very likely they will be attacked. We’ve seen s...

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The Business Case for Unified IT: Automated IT Service and Unified Endpoint Management Solution THE BUSINESS CASE FOR UNIFIED IT: AUTOMATED IT SERVICE AND UNIFIED ENDPOINT MANAGEMENT SOLUTION

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Sep 25, 2017

Maximizing operational efficiencies, reducing IT costs, and improving service quality and compliance are just a few of the primary concerns for IT organizations looking to improve their efficiency and deliver more strategic value to their companies.

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An Enterprise Architect’s Guide to Big Data AN ENTERPRISE ARCHITECT’S GUIDE TO BIG DATA

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Mar 29, 2016

Today, Big Data is commonly defined as data that contains greater variety arriving in increasing volumes and with ever higher velocity. Data growth, speed and complexity are being driven by deployment of billions of intelligent sensors and devices th...

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HORTONWORKS BIG DATA MATURITY MODEL HORTONWORKS BIG DATA MATURITY MODEL

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Apr 07, 2016

Data is the new kingmaker. The explosion of data—in volume, variety and velocity—is catalyzing new business models and reshaping industries. Business leaders can no longer amble their way forward in the age of Big Data; the challenges are...

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Right Engineering SaaS: Successfully deploying Software-as-a-Service Models RIGHT ENGINEERING SAAS: SUCCESSFULLY DEPLOYING SOFTWARE-AS-A-SERVICE MODELS

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Feb 23, 2018

If you think building enterprise systems is complex, then building SaaS products can be even more complex, simply because you have to service multiple organizations, each one bringing its own idiosyncratic requirements, and of course, the inevitable ...

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VMWARE HORIZON CLOUD WITH HOSTED INFRASTRUCTURE: NETWORKING OVERVIEW VMWARE HORIZON CLOUD WITH HOSTED INFRASTRUCTURE: NETWORKING OVERVIEW

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May 15, 2017

VMware Horizon® Cloud Service™ is a family of cloud services from VMware that enables the delivery of virtual desktops and applications to end users on any supported device. Horizon Cloud is available in two ways: as a VMware-hosted infrast...

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Evolving your WAN to Embrace Mobile, Cloud, and Digital Service EVOLVING YOUR WAN TO EMBRACE MOBILE, CLOUD, AND DIGITAL SERVICE

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Jul 06, 2016

The Internet as a WAN service has become a more stable platform, and the price-to-performance gains can be very attractive. Until now, businesses have primarily deployed the Internet as a transport for backup purposes because of perceived performance...

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Moving from Legacy Systems to Cloud Computing MOVING FROM LEGACY SYSTEMS TO CLOUD COMPUTING

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Dec 03, 2017

This paper addresses some common technology and deployment concerns, and makes suggestions on how companies can more easily migrate comfortably to using cloud-based computing more effectively in their business. In particular, this paper outlines and ...

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OpenText™ Process Suite Platform Architecture OPENTEXT™ PROCESS SUITE PLATFORM ARCHITECTURE

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Dec 30, 2016

This whitepaper provides an introduction to the OpenText Process Suite Platform (Process Platform) architecture and explains how Process Platform uniquely enables customers to improve their business operations. It is intended for solution architects ...

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SAP NetWeaver® Application Server ABAP/Java on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure SAP NETWEAVER® APPLICATION SERVER ABAP/JAVA ON ORACLE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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Dec 28, 2017

This technical white paper is a reference guide for deploying SAP NetWeaver® Application Server ABAP/Java onto Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, following suggested platform best practices. It also discusses details about combining the different parts...

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Best Practices in Securing a Multicloud World BEST PRACTICES IN SECURING A MULTICLOUD WORLD

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Dec 05, 2017

We live in a multicloud world. A world where a multitude of offerings from Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) give us the potential to agilely respond to business opportunities and challenges at a moment’s notice. With application and infrastructur...

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Data Analytics as a Service: unleashing the power of Cloud and Big Data DATA ANALYTICS AS A SERVICE: UNLEASHING THE POWER OF CLOUD AND BIG DATA

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Oct 24, 2017

Big Data and Cloud, two of the trends that are defining the emerging Enterprise Computing, show a lot of potential for a new era of combined applications. The provision of Big Data analytical capabilities using cloud delivery models could ease adopti...

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VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE FOR SAAS DEPLOYMENTS VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE FOR SAAS DEPLOYMENTS

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Jan 31, 2018

VMware Workspace™ ONE™ combines identity and mobility management to provide frictionless and secure access to all the apps and data that employees need to work, wherever, whenever, and from whatever device they choose. This white paper pr...

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7 Things You Need to Know about Virtual Mobile Infrastructure 7 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VIRTUAL MOBILE INFRASTRUCTURE

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Dec 01, 2016

Employees are bringing their phones and tablets to work in droves. This tidal wave of unmanaged devices has forced IT departments to change the way they administer, support and secure business data. Users want to access email, CRM, ERP, and other app...

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APPLYING DEVOPS STRATEGY TO MANAGE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE APPLYING DEVOPS STRATEGY TO MANAGE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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The enterprise cloud services market has matured to something of a “second wave” today because compared to past, CIOs are a lot more confident of hosting their sensitive and business-critical applications in the Cloud. According to a late...

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Adopting DevOps: Overcoming Three Common Stumbling Blocks ADOPTING DEVOPS: OVERCOMING THREE COMMON STUMBLING BLOCKS

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This white paper lays out practical solutions that IT can apply to overcome each of these obstacles and apply the principles of DevOps to swiftly and continuously innovate and iterate, making the business more competitive.

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VMWARE CLOUD FOUNDATION: INTEGRATED HYBRID CLOUD PLATFORM VMWARE CLOUD FOUNDATION: INTEGRATED HYBRID CLOUD PLATFORM

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To respond to the ever-increasing demand for faster innovation, organizations are adapting technology trends and moving workloads to the public cloud. Although public cloud services can be a good fit for many applications, company-owned data center c...

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Cloud Infrastructure in the Federal Government CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

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The use of cloud infrastructure combined with modern DevOps practices can deliver signifcant benefts to federal agencies. Agencies report substantially higher service availability, reduced costs, and faster delivery when implementing recommended prin...

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Securing Cloud Infrastructure and Applications with a SOC-as-a-Service SECURING CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE AND APPLICATIONS WITH A SOC-AS-A-SERVICE

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Now, more than a decade into the cloud computing revolution, cloud deployments are routine for organizations of all sizes and industries. Many concerns that slowed early cloud adoption, including security concerns, have proven unfounded. Modern cloud...

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Rethinking IT Operations in the Era of Cloud RETHINKING IT OPERATIONS IN THE ERA OF CLOUD

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Recent years have seen a continuously growing interest in cloud computing technologies. As usual with disruptions of this scale, every new technology—as well as existing ones—is now touted as “Cloud Something.” Despite this av...

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Hybrid IT: The Cloud of the Future HYBRID IT: THE CLOUD OF THE FUTURE

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When cloud computing first began to move from the cutting edge to the mainstream, business leaders were typically faced with two options: the private cloud or the public cloud. Initially, private cloud was by far the preferred choice, due largely to ...

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Titanium Blockchain Infrastructure Services TITANIUM BLOCKCHAIN INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES

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Titanium Infrastructure Services: The Ultimate Strength of the Blockchain… Unleashed™. Titanium Blockchain Infrastructure Services (TBIS) finally answers the question: “What if an entire IT enterprise could be decentralized, includ...

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The Benefits of Cloud Networking THE BENEFITS OF CLOUD NETWORKING

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The pressure to reduce costs for organizations, in either the public or private sector, is constant. At the same time, organizations have to maintain or improve user productivity and efficiency in all their departments to stay competitive. This issue...

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The Future of Network Infrastructure & Management THE FUTURE OF NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE & MANAGEMENT

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The forces of cloud, mobile and the Internet of Things are combining to transform enterprise networks. Information technology departments are now faced with the challenge of providing connectivity to people, places and things anywhere, while ensuring...

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Infrastructure as a Services (IaaS) Solution White Paper INFRASTRUCTURE AS A SERVICES (IAAS) SOLUTION WHITE PAPER

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Simply put, “cloud computing” is computing based on the internet. Not too long ago, we would run applications or different software downloaded and installed on a physical computer or server at their location, but with cloud computing peop...

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Comparing Cloud Computing IaaS Providers: 11 Criteria to Consider COMPARING CLOUD COMPUTING IAAS PROVIDERS: 11 CRITERIA TO CONSIDER

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Cloud computing offers significant benefits to businesses both large and small — allowing them to have their applications developed, tested and in production faster, improving manageability and with less maintenance, enabling IT to more rapidly...

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Procuring Infrastructure-as-a-Service PROCURING INFRASTRUCTURE-AS-A-SERVICE

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The adoption of ‘as-a-service’ cloud computing is gathering momentum in both private and public sectors around the globe. The as-a-service model allows the consumer to move away from asset ownership and capital investment upfront (Capex) ...

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VMware and Your Cloud Maximize IT Agility to Drive Business Agility VMWARE AND YOUR CLOUD MAXIMIZE IT AGILITY TO DRIVE BUSINESS AGILITY

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In today’s technology-driven marketplace, a business can only be as agile as its IT environment. Enterprises must improve IT agility to increase overall business agility. Yet in a typical enterprise, nearly three-quarters of IT resources are sp...

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Infrastructureas-a-Service Fulfilling the Promise of Cloud Computing INFRASTRUCTUREAS-A-SERVICE FULFILLING THE PROMISE OF CLOUD COMPUTING

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Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) represents a new consumption model for the use of IT resources. An IaaS provider offers customers bandwidth, storage and compute power on an elastic, on-demand basis, over the Internet.

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Qualys Cloud Platform: YOUR END-TO-END SECURITY SOLUTION FOR A PERIMETER-LESS WORLD QUALYS CLOUD PLATFORM: YOUR END-TO-END SECURITY SOLUTION FOR A PERIMETER-LESS WORLD

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The widespread adoption of cloud computing services and mobile devices by organizations has drastically changed enterprise information security. Organizations are no longer well served by the conventional approach of protecting the traditional corpor...

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PaaS - Making the most of Clouds PAAS - MAKING THE MOST OF CLOUDS

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Atos believes that a General Purpose PaaS would allow Cloud capabilities to be exploited to their full potential for applications. A General Purpose PaaS would be a comprehensive, open, flexible, and interoperable solution that simplifies the process...

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UNDERSTANDING The Cloud Computing Stack SaaS, Paas, IaaS UNDERSTANDING THE CLOUD COMPUTING STACK SAAS, PAAS, IAAS

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Cloud Computing is a broad term that describes a broad range of services. As with other significant developments in technology, many vendors have seized the term “Cloud” and are using it for products that sit outside of the common definit...

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SaaS Business Enablement Services SAAS BUSINESS ENABLEMENT SERVICES

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Fujitsu offers a technology platform that enables independent software vendors (ISVs) to deliver their software over the Internet as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). The new offering comprises middleware and all of the services required to sell and deli...

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IT Infrastructure Management: The Road to Transforming Business IT INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT: THE ROAD TO TRANSFORMING BUSINESS

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IT infrastructure management is an effective means to drive business transformation. CIOs and business leaders are proactively seeking new, efficient methodologies and adopting responsive systems and processes to bridge the gap between operations and...

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Converged Infrastructure Architecture CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE ARCHITECTURE

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Application Delivery and Controlling Costs are the primary goals of most IT organizations. Converged Infrastructures (CI) are pre-engineered and validated architectures designed to providing a high availability core platform upon which to run applica...

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How HyperConverged Infrastructure Can Change the Way You Deploy IT Systems HOW HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE CAN CHANGE THE WAY YOU DEPLOY IT SYSTEMS

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What if I told you that you could squeeze a data center into a box the size of a small rack-mountable server? Imagine what you could do with it. You could store it in a closet, ship it to branch offices, or even buy an extra one and send it away for ...

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A Practical Guide to Converged Infrastructure Solutions A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONS

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Converged Infrastructure Enables Advanced IT Information Technology continues to evolve at a dizzying rate. With the advent of Virtualization and Cloud Computing the IT industry has taken a new path bringing together all of the core technologies used...

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Protect Your Company’s Data and Infrastructure with Layered Security PROTECT YOUR COMPANY’S DATA AND INFRASTRUCTURE WITH LAYERED SECURITY

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Kaseya® is the leading provider of complete IT management solutions for Managed Service Providers and small to midsized businesses. Kaseya allows organizations to efficiently manage and secure IT in order to drive IT service and business success....

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5 Strategies for Converged Infrastructure Efficiency 5 STRATEGIES FOR CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE EFFICIENCY

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Imagine buying a new sports car with the intent to drive it only one day per year. The driver would either have to be wastefully wealthy or insane, right? When you acquire something of value like that, you want to take it out, let it run, enjoy it pu...

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IBM SmartCloud Application Performance Management for Dynamic and Cloud Infrastructures IBM SMARTCLOUD APPLICATION PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT FOR DYNAMIC AND CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURES

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This ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES® (EMA™) paper discusses the challenges of managing applications in highly dynamic IT environments such as public and private Clouds. Modern enterprise applications are engineered for agility and frequen...

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The Right Mix: Transforming to a Hybrid IT Infrastructure THE RIGHT MIX: TRANSFORMING TO A HYBRID IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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Enterprises move at a faster pace today than ever before. The challenges mid to large global enterprises and service providers face are compounded by the ease of entry into markets by new players that can move at a faster pace than entrenched compani...

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Operationalizing Elastic Applications OPERATIONALIZING ELASTIC APPLICATIONS

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The continued virtualization of the data center coupled with the adoption of private and hybrid cloud computing models is driving a need for more automation and orchestration. An integrated F5 and VMware solution offers organizations improved reliabi...

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MODERNIZING APPLICATION DELIVERY WITH CONTAINER PLATFORMS MODERNIZING APPLICATION DELIVERY WITH CONTAINER PLATFORMS

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Business managers want new applications and features faster than ever. Developers need efficient, easy-to-use tools for building and releasing software. Administrators want to use resources effectively, maintain security, and comply with regulations....

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HYPERCONVERGED:  THE POWER TO SIMPLIFY IT HYPERCONVERGED: THE POWER TO SIMPLIFY IT

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The demand for IT resources puts data center operators under a consuming pressure to deliver. The rise of Big Data, the consumerization of technology and the explosion of network-enabled devices create a need for data centers that can both handle the...

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Securing the Cloud for the Enterprise SECURING THE CLOUD FOR THE ENTERPRISE

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The arrival of cloud computing is changing the landscape for information technology (IT) more completely than has any trend or innovation since the first commercial use of the Internet, 15 years ago. Cloud computing redirects energy and resources tha...

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Best Practices for Building an Enterprise Private Cloud BEST PRACTICES FOR BUILDING AN ENTERPRISE PRIVATE CLOUD

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As part of our overall data center strategy, Intel IT is creating business efficiencies by vertically integrating and optimizing our data center infrastructure to align with the different requirements of Intel’s critical business functions: Des...

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Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure: Evolution and Focus Areas CISCO UCS INTEGRATED INFRASTRUCTURE: EVOLUTION AND FOCUS AREAS

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IT is rapidly shifting away from traditional silos. The past few years have seen the emergence of integrated, or converged, infrastructure, in which the full stack of data center technologies is combined into preengineered, tested, and supported syst...

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The Business Value of Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data THE BUSINESS VALUE OF CISCO UCS INTEGRATED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR BIG DATA

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The hype surrounding technology capabilities and inflated promises of outcomes from Big Data projects has finally subsided. As evidence mounts for the competitive edge demonstrated by organizations embracing data-driven decision making, Big Data and ...

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Managing IT Infrastructure Renewal : A Business Frame work to Reduce Server and Storage Costs MANAGING IT INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL : A BUSINESS FRAME WORK TO REDUCE SERVER AND STORAGE COSTS

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A convergence of factors including macroeconomic stress, increased competition and radically shifting customer interaction models are challenging organizations worldwide to a degree not seen in recent history. Virtually every industry segment is faci...

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Dynamic Infrastructures for Dynamic Businesses DYNAMIC INFRASTRUCTURES FOR DYNAMIC BUSINESSES

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To be flexible and respond dynamically to changing conditions and needs, businesses need Dynamic Infrastructures. Fujitsu has a comprehensive portfolio that lets our customers stay agile and maintain their competitive edge products and services desig...

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Future-Proofing Your Authentication Infrastructure FUTURE-PROOFING YOUR AUTHENTICATION INFRASTRUCTURE

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Sophisticated attacks have placed a heightened premium on strong, multi-factor authentication. However, as the proliferation of cloud services and enterprise-connected mobile devices continues, the process of deploying and maintaining authentication ...

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Infrastructure Products from Fujitsu – Ideal for Big Data INFRASTRUCTURE PRODUCTS FROM FUJITSU – IDEAL FOR BIG DATA

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In order to exploit the potential value of Big Data, infrastructure solutions optimally suitable for the customer-specific use case are a mandatory prerequisite. However, infrastructures can only be as good as their ingredients. What should you look ...

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Platforms for Accelerating the Virtual infrastructure PLATFORMS FOR ACCELERATING THE VIRTUAL INFRASTRUCTURE

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Network infrastructures are shifting from physical systems to virtual functions, and this requires a new class of network appliance that provides high-performance processing, balanced input/output (I/O) and hardware or software acceleration. Software...

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3 Reasons to beware the hype around hyperconverged 3 REASONS TO BEWARE THE HYPE AROUND HYPERCONVERGED

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It seems as if every few years there’s a new infrastructure approach that promises to revolutionize the enterprise data center. You probably know from experience that many of these trends don’t live up to the initial hype and some even en...

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SOFTWAREDEFINED STORAGE AND CONVERGENCE: IMPACTING YOUR DATA CENTER, NETWORK AND BUSINESS SOFTWAREDEFINED STORAGE AND CONVERGENCE: IMPACTING YOUR DATA CENTER, NETWORK AND BUSINESS

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New virtual services are sweeping the modern data center and are exciting data center administrators. Just imagine having the ability to abstract vast amounts of resources and manage heterogeneous environments all from one logical controller. New inf...

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Communications infrastructure upgrade COMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADE

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Fifth generation mobile networks (5G) are now poised for field testing and launch worldwide. The technology unlocks unprecedented potential to build seamless digital ecosystems, reshaping the way citizens live, work, and interact. Wireless networks w...

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INTRASTRUCTURE CREATED TO SCALE FOR THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) INTRASTRUCTURE CREATED TO SCALE FOR THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

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TenFour delivers global IoT infrastructures for companies looking to scale their operations without scaling their capital expenditures. TenFour focuses on delivering dedicated, private domain infrastructures and connectivity. What truly sets TenFour ...

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Securing the Architecture and Infrastructure
of the IoT Ecosystem SECURING THE ARCHITECTURE AND INFRASTRUCTURE OF THE IOT ECOSYSTEM

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If compromised, devices and systems connected via the Internet of Things (IoT) could cause serious harm  medical devices, automobiles, electrical power infrastructure, etc. It is critical that organizations working in IoT create an end-to-end se...

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Infrastructure Considerations for Analytical Workloads INFRASTRUCTURE CONSIDERATIONS FOR ANALYTICAL WORKLOADS

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On the list of technology industry buzzwords, “big data” is among the most intriguing ones. As data volume, velocity and variety proliferate, and the search for veracity escalates, organizations across industries are placing new bets on v...

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High Performance DNS Infrastructures In Three Case Studies HIGH PERFORMANCE DNS INFRASTRUCTURES IN THREE CASE STUDIES

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Internet traffic has multiplied fivefold since 2010, and by 2019 will further triple (Cisco Visual Networking Index 2015). This explosion in traffic is due to the rapid increase of mobile applications, mass video use, the Internet of Things, and clou...

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The Importance of a Resilient DNS and DHCP Infrastructure THE IMPORTANCE OF A RESILIENT DNS AND DHCP INFRASTRUCTURE

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Most organizations view the Domain Name System (DNS) simply as a service that maps fully-qualified domain names to Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. DNS does allow for easier human-readable names (e.g. www.example.org) to be typed into a web browser,...

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Remote Infrastructure Services REMOTE INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES

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Improvements in technology Higher quality bandwidth and connectivity, Virtualization, greater automation, evolution of security technologies, and proactive enterprise management tools have paved the way for more efficient and cost-effective Remote In...

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Unified Infrastructure Monitoring, Access and Control UNIFIED INFRASTRUCTURE MONITORING, ACCESS AND CONTROL

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As customers demand higher availability, greater performance and more cost efficiency, data center operators have responded by increasing the density and complexity of their physical infrastructure. For IT and facilities organizations, the challenge ...

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Consolidate your Secure Remote Access Delivery
Infrastructure with one URL CONSOLIDATE YOUR SECURE REMOTE ACCESS DELIVERY INFRASTRUCTURE WITH ONE URL

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For more than a decade, SSL VPNs have been the “tool of choice” for providing employees and other users with secure remote access to centrally hosted applications, data and systems. Over the past few years, however, many IT departments ha...

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How to enhance hyperconvergence with infrastructure management HOW TO ENHANCE HYPERCONVERGENCE WITH INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT

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Hyperconvergence collapses the physical components of IT with its virtual aspects into a single appliance form factor. Servers, storage and virtualization layers are bundled into one scalable pool of resources and completely integrated for easier, fa...

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The Benefits of Wireless Infrastructure Management in the Cloud THE BENEFITS OF WIRELESS INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT IN THE CLOUD

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Wireless devices have changed the way organizations and their users interact. Mobile smartphones, tablets, laptops, and wireless enabled devices have driven the mindset that wireless networks must be ubiquitous, fast, and constantly available. These ...

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The Four Trends Driving the Future of Data Center Infrastructure Design and Management THE FOUR TRENDS DRIVING THE FUTURE OF DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT

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Throughout the first decade of the 21st century, countless new technologies, unprecedented business demands, and expanding IT budgets created the modern data center. On the cusp of this century’s second decade, the data center finds itself bala...

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Hybrid IT Service Management: A Requirement for Virtualization and Cloud Computing HYBRID IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT: A REQUIREMENT FOR VIRTUALIZATION AND CLOUD COMPUTING

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Managing enterprises is a different proposition than it was just ten years ago. Globalization and multiculturalism are important drivers of business strategy. Competition is tough and resources are limited. Corporate leaders depend on a growing numbe...

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Druva Phoenix: Enterprise-Class Data Security & Privacy in the Cloud DRUVA PHOENIX: ENTERPRISE-CLASS DATA SECURITY & PRIVACY IN THE CLOUD

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With Druva, you can rest assured that your enterprise’s data is completely secure end to end. Druva comprehensively protects your corporate data by adhering to strict standards that keep your data private and safe from external threats. With da...

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IMPROVING THE ENTERPRISE NETWORK IMPROVING THE ENTERPRISE NETWORK

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Beginning in the early 2000s, the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) pioneered the development of Carrier Ethernet Ethernet for use in Wide Area Networks (WANs) by classifying several significant carrier-grade attributes that distinguish it from the more fam...

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Goes Mobile VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE GOES MOBILE

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The ubiquity of mobile devices is no longer surprising. As smartphones, tablets and notebook computers proliferate, many users have more than one of these devices whether personally owned or issued by the user’s organization. Users are increasi...

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Succeeding with the IoT-Ready Infrastructure SUCCEEDING WITH THE IOT-READY INFRASTRUCTURE

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It wasn’t that long ago when the majority of Internet of Things (IoT) discussions were comprised of little more than pointing to a few edge IoT use cases, predictions, and outright hope regarding the promises of the technology. Today, IoT is mo...

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Powering IoT Infrastructure Systems with Digital Multiphase POWERING IOT INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEMS WITH DIGITAL MULTIPHASE

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The explosive growth of cloud services has driven major advancements in data center, networking and telecom equipment. The next wave underway is the Internet of Things (IoT) with its billions of devices connected to the cloud. All of this growth grea...

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How Software-Defined Infrastructure Is Evolving at Intel HOW SOFTWARE-DEFINED INFRASTRUCTURE IS EVOLVING AT INTEL

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For Year, Intel IT has been evolving toward software-defined infrastructure (SDI), beginning with software-defined compute (SDC), to move from A proprietary fixed-function RISC Unix compute environment to an agile Intel architecture and Linux compute...

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Data Exfiltration through Service Provider DNS Infrastructure DATA EXFILTRATION THROUGH SERVICE PROVIDER DNS INFRASTRUCTURE

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While DNS hasn’t changed all that much since Paul Mockapetris invented it in 1983, the skills and capabilities of today’s hackers have advanced considerably. DNS is a globally deployed routing and caching overlay network that connects pub...

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Enabling the Potential of Network Functions Virtualization ENABLING THE POTENTIAL OF NETWORK FUNCTIONS VIRTUALIZATION

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The telecommunications industry as a whole has suffered many years of declining profitability and has already taken many incremental cost-cutting measures in an attempt to maintain margins against increasing price erosion of core services. Communicat...

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Mitigating Ransomware Risks with SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure MITIGATING RANSOMWARE RISKS WITH SIMPLIVITY HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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Ransomware has quickly become one of the most pervasive and dangerous cyberthreats. The latest ransomware attacks can evade even the most stringent enterprise security systems and practices and quickly spread throughout an organization, disrupting us...

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure: A Brief Introduction HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE: A BRIEF INTRODUCTION

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The term hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) has become an industry buzzword that has been applied to a number of different new computing technologies. The misuse of the term has caused confusion for many IT professionals looking at HCI as an infrast...

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Network Automation and Orchestration NETWORK AUTOMATION AND ORCHESTRATION

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Effective data centers are central to the success of any enterprise, and the flexibility and agility of data center operations is essential to successful mission and business outcomes. As technology has evolved, so too have data center capabilities, ...

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Increasing agility and reducing cost for private and hybrid cloud computing INCREASING AGILITY AND REDUCING COST FOR PRIVATE AND HYBRID CLOUD COMPUTING

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Now that the dust has settled from the initial cloud excitement, IT is realizing that its main task remains unchanged: to deliver reliable services in a cost-effective way. What has changed significantly is the way lines of business think about IT se...

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Optimizing your Microsoft application and infrastructure investments with Citrix CloudBridge OPTIMIZING YOUR MICROSOFT APPLICATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS WITH CITRIX CLOUDBRIDGE

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Businesses of all types and sizes worldwide rely on a variety of Microsoft solutions, from key productivity and collaboration applications, to client and server infrastructure, virtualization platforms and Windows Azure cloud services. However, just ...

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4 Ways a VDI Storage Solution Can Save (or Cost) Money 4 WAYS A VDI STORAGE SOLUTION CAN SAVE (OR COST) MONEY

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As virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) has become more common, companies are benefiting from the flexibility it offers. Virtual desktops deliver a more secure, easier to manage, and less costly computing experience than physical desktops. But storag...

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Conceptualizing a Data Infrastructure for the Capture, Use, and Sharing of Patient-Generated Health Data in Care Delivery and Research through 2024 CONCEPTUALIZING A DATA INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE CAPTURE, USE, AND SHARING OF PATIENT-GENERATED HEALTH DATA IN CARE DELIVERY AND RESEARCH THROUGH 2024

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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) defines patientgenerated health data (PGHD) as health-related data created and recorded by or from patients outside of the clinical setting to help address a health concer...

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Preparing for Private Cloud and Hybrid IT with Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure PREPARING FOR PRIVATE CLOUD AND HYBRID IT WITH RED HAT CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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Organizations are increasingly moving to private or hybrid cloud architectures. They are following the lead of cutting-edge web companies that have built next-generation scale-out infrastructures that are inherently different from traditional datacen...

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Data Protection in Hyper-Converged, Converged, and Hybrid Environments DATA PROTECTION IN HYPER-CONVERGED, CONVERGED, AND HYBRID ENVIRONMENTS

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While many of the basics remain the same, there are some things to take into consideration when thinking about data protection in converged, hyper-converged, and hybrid environments. In this essentials guide, you’ll learn about the difference b...

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Capgemini Remote Infrastructure Management CAPGEMINI REMOTE INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT

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Improvements in technology higher quality bandwidth and connectivity, virtualization, greater automation, evolution of security technologies, and proactive enterprise management tools have paved the way for more efficient and cost-effective Remote In...

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HP Asset Manager Data Center Infrastructure Management module HP ASSET MANAGER DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT MODULE

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HP Asset Manager software is designed to manage the full lifecycle of your IT assets, from cradle to grave. But what about your critical data center infrastructure? Racks, power strips, PDUs, power provisioning, and cooling capacity are vital to a su...

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Deliver business value through your IT infrastructure. DELIVER BUSINESS VALUE THROUGH YOUR IT INFRASTRUCTURE.

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Mission critical means more today. In a world where change is constant and you must do more with less, you want an infrastructure that goes beyond dependable to contributing real business value. How do you get there? With HP Mission Critical Services...

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Professional I.T. Infrastructure Service and Support PROFESSIONAL I.T. INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICE AND SUPPORT

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In today’s world, technology has become ingrained into almost every business process in nearly every business. Employees are relying heavily on their particular devices and programs to perform their job duties and effectively run your organizat...

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AUTOMATED INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT (AIM) SOLUTION AUTOMATED INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT (AIM) SOLUTION

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We live in a connected age. Customer demands are unrelenting, and businesses must operate round the clock to ensure efficiency. This means that the IT infrastructure must always be available a 100% business uptime. Any downtime can quickly erode a bu...

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Data Center Infrastructure Management DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT

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Vertiv™ is the market leader in Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM). We are the only provider with industry-leading products in all components required for comprehensive infrastructure management. Our breadth of capability and depth of...

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Faster, Better, Smarter: Rebooting IT Infrastructure for the Digital Age FASTER, BETTER, SMARTER: REBOOTING IT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE DIGITAL AGE

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There is no doubt that IT infrastructure and operations (I&O), often referred to as the “run” side of IT, has graduated from a function that “keeps the lights on” to a driver of digital transformation in many organizations...

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IBM INFRASTRUCTURE, CLOUD PROVISIONING AND AUTOMATION TOOLS IBM INFRASTRUCTURE, CLOUD PROVISIONING AND AUTOMATION TOOLS

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Implementing automation, increasing speed and stability, and lowering operational costs are major drivers in the push towards cloud infrastructure. Organizations are implementing a cloud concept in various forms of commercial, private and hybrid clou...

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The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Composable Systems THE 4TH ERA OF IT INFRASTRUCTURE: COMPOSABLE SYSTEMS

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This paper introduces a significant new approach to delivering IT infrastructure to data centers that we call Composable Systems, an integrated fully software-defined infrastructure platform that includes native virtualization of compute, storage and...

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How to transform to the right mix of hybrid infrastructure HOW TO TRANSFORM TO THE RIGHT MIX OF HYBRID INFRASTRUCTURE

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Business and information technology (IT) are moving faster than ever. Success favors companies that can invent and reinvent at warp speeds. These companies rely on IT to fuel new customer experiences as well as to deliver and pay for products and ser...

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ORCHESTRATING COMPOSABLE INFRASTRUCTURE: ORCHESTRATING COMPOSABLE INFRASTRUCTURE:

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Composable infrastructure brings the promise of tightly integrated compute, storage and networking fabric architected to meet workload demand with less cost, less complexity and more agility. It takes convergence and hyperconvergence of infrastructur...

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Securing Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure SECURING MICROSOFT’S CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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This paper introduces the reader to the Online Services Security and Compliance team, a part of the Global Foundation Services division who manages security for the Microsoft cloud infrastructure. Readers will gain an understanding of what cloud comp...

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F5 and VMware: Optimizing Desktop Virtualization and Delivering Benefits F5 AND VMWARE: OPTIMIZING DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION AND DELIVERING BENEFITS

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Developing desktop and endpoint device management has long been a thorny challenge for IT organizations, which have come to realize that they must offer the best possible user experience if their companies are to compete at the highest levels. These ...

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How hyper-convergence can help IT HOW HYPER-CONVERGENCE CAN HELP IT

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Around the world, IT professionals are coming to the realization that legacy architectures can’t accommodate today’s business demands such as new cloud delivery models, dramatic data growth, and the need to roll out new services in a matt...

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Simplify Business: SAP S/4HANA and Converged Infrastructure SIMPLIFY BUSINESS: SAP S/4HANA AND CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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Research indicates that businesses lose 10% of profit each year due to the hidden costs of complexity.1 The opposite statistic is staggering. If you can manage complexity, your company could enjoy a 25-100% increase in profit margins, according to a ...

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Advanced Threats, Advanced Solutions: Integrating a Sandbox Into Your Infrastructure ADVANCED THREATS, ADVANCED SOLUTIONS: INTEGRATING A SANDBOX INTO YOUR INFRASTRUCTURE

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In computers, the term sandboxing has long been used to represent a safe, isolated environment in which to run malicious code so researchers can analyze it. Network security appliances are now using this concept: they can execute and inspect network ...

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Should I Outsource Infrastructure? SHOULD I OUTSOURCE INFRASTRUCTURE?

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The question, “Should I outsource?” is probably one of the oldest inquiries ever made in the history of the IT profession. Today, though, the question of outsourcing has evolved dramatically, especially for infrastructure. In addition to ...

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Akamai Cloud Security Solutions: Comparing Approaches for Web, DNS, and Infrastructure Security AKAMAI CLOUD SECURITY SOLUTIONS: COMPARING APPROACHES FOR WEB, DNS, AND INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY

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Organizations today operate in a Faster Forward world. Over three billion people are connected to the Internet, often through multiple computing devices. People are spending a growing portion of their lives online  communicating, shopping, being...

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APM Strategies to Increase Cloud Application Resilience APM STRATEGIES TO INCREASE CLOUD APPLICATION RESILIENCE

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Modern cloud applications are inherently complex. So much so in fact, that organizations cannot hope to prevent failures they’re inevitable. But because these systems present an opportunity to conduct digital business at scale, any form of appl...

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Installing and Configuring Oracle VM on Oracle
Cloud Infrastructure INSTALLING AND CONFIGURING ORACLE VM ON ORACLE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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The objective of this document is to describe items of interest and relevance to the current release of Oracle VM 3.4 running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Oracle Cloud Infrastructure offers prepackaged images for Oracle VM. By instantiating these ...

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Virtualizing disaster recovery using cloud computing VIRTUALIZING DISASTER RECOVERY USING CLOUD COMPUTING

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Not long after the widespread adoption of computers, it became apparent that disaster recovery would become a necessary component of organizations’ IT plans. Business data must be backed up, and key processes like billing, payroll and procureme...

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Unlocking the power of the xDB: Planning your technical infrastructure UNLOCKING THE POWER OF THE XDB: PLANNING YOUR TECHNICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

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The xDB is Sitecore’s new analytics database that drives the next-generation marketing features available in Sitecore 7.5 and 8. The xDB is based on MongoDB, a change in infrastructure to accommodate high-performing scaling of high volumes of c...

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Making Your Business Disaster Ready with Virtual Infrastructure MAKING YOUR BUSINESS DISASTER READY WITH VIRTUAL INFRASTRUCTURE

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Virtual infrastructure provides a layer of abstraction between the computing, storage, and networking hardware, and the software that runs on it. Virtual infrastructure simplifies IT computing architecture, so companies can leverage their storage, ne...

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Nimble Storage Solutions for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) NIMBLE STORAGE SOLUTIONS FOR VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE (VDI)

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Desktop and notebook client computer prices have dropped steadily over time. However, management has remained the largest portion of computers’ total cost of ownership. Providing break/fix support and updating operating systems, applications, a...

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The Internet of Things–Ready Infrastructure THE INTERNET OF THINGS–READY INFRASTRUCTURE

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The lines between our physical and digital worlds are blurring. Our daily experiences are and will continue to be impacted by the prevalence of Internet-connected devices and anytime, anywhere access to information. And there is no sign of things slo...

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Unleashing the power of a software defined infrastructure UNLEASHING THE POWER OF A SOFTWARE DEFINED INFRASTRUCTURE

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Rising to new heights Throughout the world, organizations in different industries are leveraging IBM Software Defined Infrastructure solutions for big data, analytics, high-performance computing (HPC) and cloud to improve business results in a highly...

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Protective Vents Reliability in Network Infrastructure PROTECTIVE VENTS RELIABILITY IN NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE

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Internal pressure fluctuations in telecommunications equipment put significant stress on the housing seals, which over time can result in compromising the seals and the equipment’s reliability. These fluctuations are most frequently caused by s...

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Network Infrastructure Is Not Immune NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE IS NOT IMMUNE

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Operational failures of network devices can significantly impact revenues and employee productivity and are a primary concern of most IT organizations. As a result, organizations consume considerable resources to ensure the availability of these devi...

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A comprehensive view of IT infrastructure security A COMPREHENSIVE VIEW OF IT INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY

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HPE infrastructure technologies and services help enterprises accelerate time to value from their data and applications. Enterprises use our servers, storage systems, and network access products to deploy and manage mission-critical workloads on-prem...

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simpleBI Security Infrastructure and Standards SIMPLEBI SECURITY INFRASTRUCTURE AND STANDARDS

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simpleBI is committed to ensuring the highest level of security protects our clients’ data. It’s that simple. We want you to be confident that your data is secure in the simpleBI cloud. We want you to sleep easy every night knowing we&rsq...

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Practical Attacks against Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Solutions PRACTICAL ATTACKS AGAINST VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE (VDI) SOLUTIONS

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Enterprises are increasingly adopting Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives. In order to address the security and privacy concerns of mobility in the enterprise, security professionals together with IT, legal and even management teams measure how ...

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Enterprise Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: Design for Performance and Reliability ENTERPRISE VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE: DESIGN FOR PERFORMANCE AND RELIABILITY

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This document, intended for IT architects deploying virtual desktops, explains how you can use products from VMware, Cisco, and EMC to create an end-to-end solution for VMware View 3.0. Planned correctly, the complete virtual desktop Infrastructure (...

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Secure and Effective IT Infrastructure SECURE AND EFFECTIVE IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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The IT infrastructure complexity is increasing in today´s modern world. New products are constantly being released as well as new types of services are being used. There is an ever rising threat to the security of computer networks. Sophisticat...

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Data Analytics Infrastructure and the Essential Data Lake: A Global Study DATA ANALYTICS INFRASTRUCTURE AND THE ESSENTIAL DATA LAKE: A GLOBAL STUDY

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Businesses define the successful outcome of a business analytics deployment in terms of the tangible and intangible value they derive from it. Infrastructure is a critical cog in the data analytics engine that powers NGAs and therefore successful DX ...

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Securing the Promise of Virtualization SECURING THE PROMISE OF VIRTUALIZATION

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Virtualization presents organizations with tremendous opportunities, as well as some significant challenges. This transformative technology provides the basis for the convergence of mobile and cloud computing, a convergence that is rapidly changing t...

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Making data security the foundation of your virtualization infrastructure MAKING DATA SECURITY THE FOUNDATION OF YOUR VIRTUALIZATION INFRASTRUCTURE

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Securing data has never been an easy task. Its challenges include properly classifying data according to value and risk, applying appropriate security policies in response to those risks, controlling enterprise-wide encryption, and managing myriad sy...

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The ROI of Building Apps on Salesforce THE ROI OF BUILDING APPS ON SALESFORCE

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Cloud-delivered services are accelerating the pace of change while disrupting traditional business models. Incumbents are striving to stay ahead of the curve and act before it is too late in their market. Understanding new customer expectations and m...

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Value of Hyperconvergence for Midsize Organizations VALUE OF HYPERCONVERGENCE FOR MIDSIZE ORGANIZATIONS

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Organizations are constantly seeking ways to deliver IT services faster and with greater e¬ciency. This can be a challenge for midsize businesses, because IT resources are often pressed just to keep normal operations up and running. Deployment of...

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Virtualization brings new security challenges for large companies VIRTUALIZATION BRINGS NEW SECURITY CHALLENGES FOR LARGE COMPANIES

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An October 2016 Bitdefender survey of 250 IT decision makers in the United States in companies with more than 1,000 PCs shows that virtualization is a strategic priority, yet they are still not fully ready for the security challenges this environment...

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Everything we know about GoldenEye EVERYTHING WE KNOW ABOUT GOLDENEYE

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On January 27th, reports of a rapidly spreading ransomware attack started to emerge from Ukraine. The speed at which critical infrastructure networks were shutting down pointed to a ransomware application with a wormable component, whose virality cal...

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Considerations for the Next Phase of Hyperconverged Infrastructure CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE NEXT PHASE OF HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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Hyperconvergence has been receiving a tremendous amount of attention because it represents the next step in the evolution of IT resource delivery. This technology takes the idea of integrating compute, storage and networking that started with converg...

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The Forrester Wave™: Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI), Q3 2016 THE FORRESTER WAVE™: HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE (HCI), Q3 2016

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In our 28-criteria evaluation of hyperconverged system providers, we identified the 12 most significant ones  Atlantis Computing, Cisco, EMC, Gridstore, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Huawei, Nutanix, Pivot3, Scale Computing, SimpliVity, Stra...

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Delivering Strong Security in a Hyperconverged Data Center Environment DELIVERING STRONG SECURITY IN A HYPERCONVERGED DATA CENTER ENVIRONMENT

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A new trend is emerging in data center technology that could dramatically change the way enterprises manage and maintain their IT infrastructures. It’s called hyperconvergence, and it’s gaining momentum as companies look for ways to run m...

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IT service management and cloud computing IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT AND CLOUD COMPUTING

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This white paper sets out to describe at a high level what cloud computing is, how cloud computing is a disruptive innovation and what this means to IT organizations across the globe. Under examination will be the effect of cloud computing on existin...

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Cisco Cloud Computing - Data Center Strategy, Architecture, and Solutions CISCO CLOUD COMPUTING - DATA CENTER STRATEGY, ARCHITECTURE, AND SOLUTIONS

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Public sector and federal government agencies are looking for better vehicles to tame IT budgets, and at the same time provide agile IT services to organizations, citizens and constituents. The paradigm of cloud computing, which has been recently int...

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Remediating Storms in a Troubled Cloud Infrastructure REMEDIATING STORMS IN A TROUBLED CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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It’s an uneventful day in the cloud-ops control room as the air-conditioned data center hums along nearby, hard drives spinning, power supply fans whirring, and rack-mounted system status lights shining green. Despite the peaceful scene, some c...

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The Cisco Digital Network Architecture Vision – An Overview THE CISCO DIGITAL NETWORK ARCHITECTURE VISION – AN OVERVIEW

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This overview presents the vision for Cisco® Digital Network Architecture (DNA). The architecture is built to facilitate fast and flexible network services that support digitalized business processes. DNA centers around a network infrastructure t...

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Build Your Business Case for Application and Desktop Virtualization BUILD YOUR BUSINESS CASE FOR APPLICATION AND DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION

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There are two inexorable forces at work today in just about every IT organization. First, capital budgets are under greater pressure than ever, requiring IT leaders to find innovative ways to deliver applications and client computing to users more co...

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The Simplicity of V3 Enables VDI to Fulfill Its Promise THE SIMPLICITY OF V3 ENABLES VDI TO FULFILL ITS PROMISE

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The Overland Storage V3 VDI server platform is a turn-key, purpose built and custom tuned appliance that delivers on the industry’s original promise of high performance virtual desktop infrastructure. Each V3 appliance ships ready to drop into ...

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Making VDI affordable for everyone MAKING VDI AFFORDABLE FOR EVERYONE

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The benefits of desktop virtualization are well established. By decoupling the client operating system, applications and data from the underlying hardware, IT can deliver dynamically assembled desktops on-demand to users anywhere, on any device. User...

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Windows Server 2012 R2 Storage WINDOWS SERVER 2012 R2 STORAGE

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According to recent studies, more than 40 percent of information technology (IT) staffs in the world today are encountering significant increases in data volume. The exponential growth of available data has created significant challenges for IT. Trad...

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Improving Data Center Infrastructure with Oracle’s Sun x86 Systems IMPROVING DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE WITH ORACLE’S SUN X86 SYSTEMS

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Virtualization and cloud computing have become increasingly important as a means to increase flexibility and support growing business requirements for new IT services. Many organizations have deployed virtualized IT infrastructures based on x86 serve...

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School ICT Infrastructure Requirements for Teaching Computing SCHOOL ICT INFRASTRUCTURE REQUIREMENTS FOR TEACHING COMPUTING

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School ICT Infrastructure and how it is managed can be one the biggest impediments in the implementation of Computer Science education. The needs of teachers and learners and the requirements imposed on network managers, whether in-house or outsource...

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Protecting Your Hybrid IT Infrastructure: More Technology, More Problems? PROTECTING YOUR HYBRID IT INFRASTRUCTURE: MORE TECHNOLOGY, MORE PROBLEMS?

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Hybrid IT infrastructures (sometimes referred to as ‘multi-platform’ environments) are those in which data is stored in different locations, often based on the importance and type of data. For example, transactional system data, which is ...

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VMware Virtual SAN 6.2 with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Workload VMWARE VIRTUAL SAN 6.2 WITH VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE WORKLOAD

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This white paper evaluates the performance of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) applications with Virtual SAN 6.2. The Virtual Desktop Infrastructure delivers desktop service to end users by running virtual machines on consolidated clusters in the...

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VDI-Centric Endpoint Security Can Help Lower Costs and Increase ROI VDI-CENTRIC ENDPOINT SECURITY CAN HELP LOWER COSTS AND INCREASE ROI

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In August of 1981, IBM introduced its model 5150 personal computer complete with an Intel processor and operating system from a little-known Seattle-based software company named Microsoft. Henceforth, enterprise endpoint computing has been all but eq...

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The Top 4 Security Challenges That Hinder Network Infrastructure Protection THE TOP 4 SECURITY CHALLENGES THAT HINDER NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION

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In order to persevere in the face of escalating cyberattacks and maintain application availability, organizations must expand their traditional network infrastructure defenses to incorporate DNS security, centralized visibility, and vulnerability det...

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Extend Your IT Infrastructure with Amazon Virtual Private Cloud EXTEND YOUR IT INFRASTRUCTURE WITH AMAZON VIRTUAL PRIVATE CLOUD

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With Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), you can provision a private, isolated section of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud where you can launch AWS resources in a virtual network that you define. With Amazon VPC, you can define a virtual ne...

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure – Planning Overview VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE – PLANNING OVERVIEW

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure or VDI is the name given to a collection of technologies and processes that dramatically extend the concept of a remote desktop. The point of VDI is to address the spiralling costs of managing large numbers of physical ...

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Key technical support considerations for smart IT infrastructures KEY TECHNICAL SUPPORT CONSIDERATIONS FOR SMART IT INFRASTRUCTURES

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Today, everything computes. Intelligence has been infused into things no one would recognize as computers: appliances, cars, roadways, clothes, even rivers and cornfields. Cities are becoming smarter by transforming traffic systems, water systems, se...

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Getting Started with Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) in the Small-to-Midsize Commercial Data Center GETTING STARTED WITH CISCO APPLICATION CENTRIC INFRASTRUCTURE (ACI) IN THE SMALL-TO-MIDSIZE COMMERCIAL DATA CENTER

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Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) can easily be deployed and managed in any size commercial data center, even with an IT staff of one. You will learn the value of ACI for the commercial data center, and understand how a multi-tier a...

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The Software-Defined Data Center and the New Hitachi Unified Compute Platform THE SOFTWARE-DEFINED DATA CENTER AND THE NEW HITACHI UNIFIED COMPUTE PLATFORM

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The traditional data center is dying. Far from being a harbinger of the future of computing, the data center as we know it today has actually become a relic of the past. It is inefficient, expensive and unreliable. It’s also unsustainable.

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Create a More Efficient Storage Infrastructure with the Oracle® Solaris 10 Operating System CREATE A MORE EFFICIENT STORAGE INFRASTRUCTURE WITH THE ORACLE® SOLARIS 10 OPERATING SYSTEM

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Organizations in every industry rely on information stored in the datacenter to maintain a competitive stance and achieve corporate objectives. Whether using enterprise applications to manage people and processes, bring new products to market, or mak...

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Infrastructure as a Service INFRASTRUCTURE AS A SERVICE

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Moving an entire infrastructure (or even a portion of it) to the cloud can yield significant benefits. Not only can organizations get the computing power, storage or other services they need when, where and how they need them, but they pay only for t...

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THE TACTICAL REALITIES OF BUILDING A VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE THE TACTICAL REALITIES OF BUILDING A VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) has made the transition from global strategy to a practical reality with the development of advanced best practices. These progressive strategies enable IT organizations to start small, and then scale to suit user...

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Data Center Knowledge Guide to Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) DATA CENTER KNOWLEDGE GUIDE TO DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT (DCIM)

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Today’s data centers are more complex, more interdependent and more critical than ever before. This has led to the need for more intelligent and automated IT infrastructure management. The tools which enable the data center team to effectively ...

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The Case for a Virtualized CDN (vCDN) for Delivering Operator OTT Video THE CASE FOR A VIRTUALIZED CDN (VCDN) FOR DELIVERING OPERATOR OTT VIDEO

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Akamai’s Licensed CDN (LCDN) is a cloud-native solution that is seamlessly deployable on various physical infrastructures, virtual infrastructures, or a combination of the two. When instantiated as a virtualized CDN (vCDN), it can operate acros...

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Software-Defined Networking: The New Norm for Networks SOFTWARE-DEFINED NETWORKING: THE NEW NORM FOR NETWORKS

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Traditional network architectures are ill-suited to meet the requirements of today’s enterprises, carriers, and end users. Thanks to a broad industry effort spearheaded by the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), Software Defined Networking (SDN) ...

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dcVAST Unleashes the Power of IT for Infrastructure-As-a-Service (IaaS) Customers DCVAST UNLEASHES THE POWER OF IT FOR INFRASTRUCTURE-AS-A-SERVICE (IAAS) CUSTOMERS

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Organizations that run VMware on x86 systems may be facing challenges similar to those experienced by dcVAST, an IT services and infrastructure management company. dcVAST reached a tipping point with its infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offerings d...

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Patagonia Health IT Infrastructure and Security PATAGONIA HEALTH IT INFRASTRUCTURE AND SECURITY

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Patagonia Health EMR is built on a robust, multi-tenant platform. The platform aims to serve EMR and other health IT applications. Patagonia Health platform aims to bring the latest of technology innovation, collaboration, and social networking featu...

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Optimizing the Cloud Infrastructure for Enterprise Applications OPTIMIZING THE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS

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Cloud computing is the hottest topic in IT. It is virtually impossible to read a trade publication or attend an IT conference and not be overwhelmed by discussions of the advantages and benefits of cloud computing. In spite of all of the interest, th...

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure: Improve business value while decreasing TCO HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE: IMPROVE BUSINESS VALUE WHILE DECREASING TCO

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Today’s modern enterprises need to reexamine the role technology plays within their organizations. Many still look at technology as a cost, rather than an investment. Traditional metrics such as ROI have become meaningless when deploying highly...

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The 2014 State of Converged Infrastructure Report THE 2014 STATE OF CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE REPORT

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In the second quarter of 2014, Zenoss conducted its second annual State of Converged Infrastructure survey to explore how technology leaders are using converged infrastructure such as Cisco UCS, NetApp FlexPod, and VCE VBlock to respond to business n...

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VCE VXRAIL™ APPLIANCE Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Appliance from EMC® and VMware® VCE VXRAIL™ APPLIANCE HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE APPLIANCE FROM EMC® AND VMWARE®

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This EMC TechBook provides a thorough conceptual and architectural review of the VCE VxRail™ Appliance. It reviews current trends in the industry that are driving adoption of converged infrastructure and highlights the pivotal role of VxRail Ap...

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Expert findings: converged infrastructure EXPERT FINDINGS: CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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IT executives are increasingly considering converged systems as an efficient way to increase their business agility. In this report, we summarize the findings from a variety of independent analyst firms about the reasons for turning to integrated, co...

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Converged Infrastructure, Data Management and the Cloud CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE, DATA MANAGEMENT AND THE CLOUD

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In this world of rapid technological advancement and tremendous data growth, IT organizations are challenged to bring agility and flexibility to their infrastructure deployments without compromising availability guarantees and SLAs. Organizations are...

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HOW TO EVALUATE AND DEPLOY HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE HOW TO EVALUATE AND DEPLOY HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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As someone who knows the Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) market well and has been in the IT infrastructure industry a long time, I thought I would write a short White Paper on what the HCI movement is all about. I started a LinkedIn Group called...

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Infrastructure Services Ensuring business agility and profitability INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES ENSURING BUSINESS AGILITY AND PROFITABILITY

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Capgemini’s Infrastructure Services offering comprises a comprehensive portfolio of services that maps across all aspects of IT infrastructure advisory, design, implementation and ongoing management, to serve as true end-to-end capability partn...

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Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and CliQr CloudCenter™ Integration and Solution Overview CISCO® APPLICATION CENTRIC INFRASTRUCTURE (ACI) AND CLIQR CLOUDCENTER™ INTEGRATION AND SOLUTION OVERVIEW

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Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) simplifies and accelerates the entire application deployment lifecycle for next-generation datacenter and cloud deployments. In the Cisco ACI framework, applications guide networking behavior, not the ot...

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A BUSINESS CASE FOR VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE (VDI) DEPLOYMENTS A BUSINESS CASE FOR VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE (VDI) DEPLOYMENTS

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VDI is based on virtualization technology which is made possible by a small piece of software called  hypervisor. The hypervisor runs at the lowest layer or level on a server. The hypervisor is also what allows multiple desktop operating systems...

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Server Infrastructure Optimization SERVER INFRASTRUCTURE OPTIMIZATION

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This paper shows technical decision makers and IT managers how organizations can reduce costs and improve their IT efficiency by optimizing their core infrastructure and adopting server-related best practices. This paper identifies which best practic...

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Network Programmability with Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure NETWORK PROGRAMMABILITY WITH CISCO APPLICATION CENTRIC INFRASTRUCTURE

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This document examines the programmability support on Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). The Cisco ACI programmability model allows complete programmatic access to the application centric infrastructure. Cisco ACI provides read and ...

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SANGFOR aDesk Virtual Desktop Infrastructure SANGFOR ADESK VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE

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In organizations, most users are using traditional PC for daily work. Operating systems, applications and data are stored locally in PC; thus, desktop will not work if any component fails. The biggest challenge IT management team faces now is endless...

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Data center design decisions and their impact on power system infrastructure DATA CENTER DESIGN DECISIONS AND THEIR IMPACT ON POWER SYSTEM INFRASTRUCTURE

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It may seem hard to believe, but the heat generated by IT equipment in a data center is a critical data point in defi ning the power system infrastructure for the entire facility. (Typically this equipment is in a room with a raised fl oor for air di...

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DELL Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Study DELL VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE STUDY

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The Virtual Remote Desktop (VRD) solution that uses Dell™ hardware with the VMware® Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) application is the second offering from Dell in the flexible computing space. The Dell VRD solution addresses the need ...

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THE FUTURE OF IT INFRASTRUCTURE THE FUTURE OF IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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As traditional businesses adapt to the realities of the new machine age breathless time to market, intelligently enhanced everything, meaningful and personalized experiences  the implications for IT have been profound. It is no exaggeration to s...

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A Cisco Integrated Desktop Virtualization Solution with Tegile IntelliFlash Storage A CISCO INTEGRATED DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION SOLUTION WITH TEGILE INTELLIFLASH STORAGE

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This document describes the reference architecture of the Cisco® Desktop Virtualization solution with shared storage for 1000 virtual desktops based on VMware Horizon View 6 and VMware vSphere 5.5. The Cisco Desktop Virtualization solution includ...

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Cisco Desktop Virtualization Solution with Nimble Storage: Reference Architecture CISCO DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION SOLUTION WITH NIMBLE STORAGE: REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE

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This document describes the reference architecture for the Cisco® Desktop Virtualization solution with storage for up to 1500 pooled virtual desktops based on Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 and VMware vSphere 5 Update 1. The Cisco Desktop Virtualization s...

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure with Dell Fluid Cache for SAN VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE WITH DELL FLUID CACHE FOR SAN

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A Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) deployment can place high storage capacity and performance demands on the storage platform. For example, consolidating large amounts of inexpensive stand-alone desktop storage in to a centralized infrastructure ...

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SanDisk® SSD Boot Storm Testing for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) SANDISK® SSD BOOT STORM TESTING FOR VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE (VDI)

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For virtualized desktops, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) administrators rely on underlying storage performance to meet the necessary storage I/O (input/output) operations that become centralized when desktop operations move from the client-side...

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How to Monetize Virtual Desktop Infrastructure HOW TO MONETIZE VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is not a new concept. And yet, relatively few managed service providers (MSP) effectively make use of VDI technologies. Therefore, end-customers eager for a new way of consuming desktop computing services usually ...

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VDI Made Simple VDI MADE SIMPLE

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The decision to virtualize desktops can get stuck when the storage underneath can’t keep pace with the demands. Managing a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) can be complex and costly due to the large number of components involved. You need i...

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Make your VDI environment more secure MAKE YOUR VDI ENVIRONMENT MORE SECURE

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While virtual desktops are inherently more secure than traditional desktops, there are still a number of security considerations to discuss when selecting the ideal solution. Desktop virtualization security is often overlooked or implemented only as ...

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The Realities of Hyperconvergence in the Enterprise Datacenter THE REALITIES OF HYPERCONVERGENCE IN THE ENTERPRISE DATACENTER

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) presents an interesting new option for addressing a number of IT production workloads, but there is a substantial amount of hyperbole regarding HCI’s suitability as a replacement for classic datacenter archit...

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Hybrid IT The Best of All Worlds HYBRID IT THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS

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As CIOs know all too well, the continuously accelerating pace of business change is driving extreme demand for IT infrastructure agility. New competitors continually emerge as the Internet dissolves market barriers, M&A activity reshapes industri...

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THE NEW WORLD OF IT INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONS THE NEW WORLD OF IT INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONS

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The age of big data is causing an explosion of new IT deployments, as well as changing the geographical distribution and types of locations where these systems are deployed. This new generation of business requirements is creating new challenges for ...

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solutions: The Natural Evolution of Server Virtualization HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONS: THE NATURAL EVOLUTION OF SERVER VIRTUALIZATION

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Traditional server and data center technology is moving away from stand-alone server, network and storage platforms toward converged solutions that combine all of these features into modular systems to lessen configuration and operational complexity....

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ADVANCE YOUR CAREER WITH HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE ADVANCE YOUR CAREER WITH HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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It’s no secret traditional hardware silos are no longer the first choice when architecting a modern data center. With their complex processes, limited flexibility, and high replacement costs, it’s easy to see why many organizations are tu...

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Understanding Successful VDI Implementation UNDERSTANDING SUCCESSFUL VDI IMPLEMENTATION

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As companies continue to push strategies that provide more business speed, flexibility and control, bringing order to the chaos that often exists in end user computing can be a top priority. Huge efforts are often required to achieve only moderate se...

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Server-Hosted Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) SERVER-HOSTED VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE (VDI)

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With the widespread adoption of personal computers in the enterprise today, desktop computing has become a core part of our enterprise IT infrastructure. Unfortunately, the personal computer was never designed to handle the requirements of enterprise...

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Sizing of Virtual Desktop Infrastructures SIZING OF VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURES

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This document is designed to illustrate the requirements of a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). The focus is on the CPU and RAM requirements and also in particular on the requirements of the storage subsystem. The network and bandwidth requiremen...

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QNAP Enterprise Storage All-flash Solution for 500 VDI seats with VMware Horizon View QNAP ENTERPRISE STORAGE ALL-FLASH SOLUTION FOR 500 VDI SEATS WITH VMWARE HORIZON VIEW

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Desktop Virtualization has been steadily growing in the IT industry for the past decade and has quickly become one of the top priorities for companies. Over the next five years, the market for virtualized desktops is projected to experience a compoun...

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Enabling Large-Scale VDI Deployments with Citrix XenDesktop ENABLING LARGE-SCALE VDI DEPLOYMENTS WITH CITRIX XENDESKTOP

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Traditional storage systems were not designed for the unique challenges presented by large-scale virtual desktop infrastructure deployments. In VDI deployments, the performance, scale and management requirements are different from traditional enterpr...

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High Performance 750-Seat Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) with Citrix XenDesktop 7 HIGH PERFORMANCE 750-SEAT VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE (VDI) WITH CITRIX XENDESKTOP 7

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This document describes a fully-tested, benchmarked and proofed reference architecture for large-scale (750+ user) virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) implementations. The target audience for this document includes storage and virtualization adminis...

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Containing the Storm: How Superior Performance Management Multiplies VDI Value CONTAINING THE STORM: HOW SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT MULTIPLIES VDI VALUE

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Cloud-based applications can help to centralize services and extend their reach, but using most of these services still requires some sort of terminal with a mouse, keyboard and display. Traditionally, this meant using a desktop-type PC running full ...

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The impact of virtualization security on your VDI environment THE IMPACT OF VIRTUALIZATION SECURITY ON YOUR VDI ENVIRONMENT

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Virtualization provides organizations with many costs savings and significant business agility. One virtualization technology that many organizations take advantage of is called virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). VDI empowers employees and employe...

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Benefits of Deploying VirtualWisdom with HP Converged Infrastructure BENEFITS OF DEPLOYING VIRTUALWISDOM WITH HP CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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Business needs today can't be met with yesterday's IT. Legacy IT architecture perpetuates silos and complexity through an overload of products and tools that lack interoperability. HP Converged Infrastructure (CI) meets the need by bringing s...

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Cloud Infrastructure Architecture Case Study CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE ARCHITECTURE CASE STUDY

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The VMware® Cloud Infrastructure Suite (CIS) consists of five technologies that together expand the capabilities and value that customers can realize from a virtualized infrastructure. CIS is designed to help organizations build more intelligent ...

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Eight Common Pitfalls of VDI and How to Avoid Them EIGHT COMMON PITFALLS OF VDI AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

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IDC recently reported that organizations are seeing greater than 300% ROI from virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployments while receiving significant business value. 1  These findings underscore the well-documented benefits of VDI. For you...

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Enhancing VDI with Pluribus Netvisor® ENHANCING VDI WITH PLURIBUS NETVISOR®

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To deliver on the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) promise of reducing costs, while providing users the same Quality of Experience (QoE) of a traditional desktop, IT organizations must overcome the challenges stemming from the complexity of the V...

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Citrix XenDesktop VDI CITRIX XENDESKTOP VDI

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The decision to virtualize desktops affects multiple aspects of an IT organization, including infrastructure and storage requirements, application delivery, end-user devices, and technical support. In addition, correctly architecting, deploying, and ...

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Improving VDI with Scalable Infrastructure IMPROVING VDI WITH SCALABLE INFRASTRUCTURE

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As virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) has become more prevalent, point solutions have emerged to address associated delivery issues. These solutions burden IT infrastructure, but with little benefit. Organizations need a solution that can offer add...

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Securing virtual desktop infrastructure with Citrix NetScaler SECURING VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE WITH CITRIX NETSCALER

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Today’s enterprises are rapidly adopting desktop virtualization as a means to reduce operating costs, enable workplace flexibility, increase business agility and bolster their information security and compliance posture. Actually realizing thes...

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VDI: A New Desktop Strategy VDI: A NEW DESKTOP STRATEGY

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) introduces a new way of managing user environments. VDI allows IT administrators to host and administer user desktops on Virtual Infrastructure in the datacenter. Users access their desktop using a remote desktop ...

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Fujitsu vShape Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) using Fibre Channel and VMware FUJITSU VSHAPE VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE (VDI) USING FIBRE CHANNEL AND VMWARE

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A Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) provides an effective and economical solution to a general business issue of providing staff with suitable, supported computer applications for them to be successful in their various roles within the organizatio...

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VDI Security for Better Protection and Performance VDI SECURITY FOR BETTER PROTECTION AND PERFORMANCE

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Server virtualization is well on its way to becoming mainstream. Enterprises have achieved significant savings in hardware and operating cost by optimizing resource utilization and are moving towards virtualizing more business critical servers. This ...

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Harnessing the power of converged infrastructure for your business HARNESSING THE POWER OF CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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The good news  now you can do exactly that with the Dell PowerEdgeTM VRTX platform, optimized for ROBO environments and designed to bring the competitive advantages of converged infrastructure for businesses of any size. The PowerEdge VRTX conso...

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Optimizing Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure with Oracle OPTIMIZING ORACLE VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE WITH ORACLE'S SUN ZFS STORAGE APPLIANCE

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Faced with resource constraints and ever increasing user demands, today's IT organizations seek to better utilize IT infrastructure and more closely align IT services with business needs. Virtualization has been hailed as a means to accomplish th...

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OPTIMIZING CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE WITH SOFTWARE-DEFINED NETWORKING OPTIMIZING CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE WITH SOFTWARE-DEFINED NETWORKING

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Cloud administrators can leverage new technologies to make fundamental changes to data center network infrastructure, reducing costs and improving efficiency, while supporting existing and next generation applications and clients.

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Getting More out of Oracle With Hyperconverged Infrastructure GETTING MORE OUT OF ORACLE WITH HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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When it comes to enterprise databases, there is no bigger player than Oracle. For more than three decades, Oracle has been synonymous with heavy-duty workloads and sophisticated database functionality. The massive growth in enterprise data has only a...

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Deliver Hyperconvergence With a Next-Generation Data Platform DELIVER HYPERCONVERGENCE WITH A NEXT-GENERATION DATA PLATFORM

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Evolving application requirements have resulted in an ever-changing relationship among servers, storage systems, and network fabrics. Although virtual environments and first-generation hyperconverged systems solve some problems, they fail to match th...

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SUPERMICRO 2U 2028TP-S2D REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE FOR MICROSOFT STORAGE SPACES DIRECT (S2D) HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE (HCI) SUPERMICRO 2U 2028TP-S2D REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE FOR MICROSOFT STORAGE SPACES DIRECT (S2D) HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE (HCI)

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Microsoft has revamped its Windows Server-based software-defined storage (SDS) offerings to address the need of lower-cost, cloud-scale software-defined data center scenarios. Storage Spaces Direct (S2D), a new feature in Windows Server 2016, allows ...

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Hyperconverged Transformation: Getting the Software-defined Data Center Right HYPERCONVERGED TRANSFORMATION: GETTING THE SOFTWARE-DEFINED DATA CENTER RIGHT

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HCI consists of a nodal-based architecture whereby all the required virtualized compute, storage, and networking assets are self-contained inside individual nodes. These nodes are, in effect, discrete virtualized computing resources “in a box.&...

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A Converged Appliance for Software-Defined VDI: Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 on Citrix XenServer and NexentaStor A CONVERGED APPLIANCE FOR SOFTWARE-DEFINED VDI: CITRIX XENDESKTOP 7.6 ON CITRIX XENSERVER AND NEXENTASTOR

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Companies are virtualizing their desktop environments to improve security, increase workforce flexibility, and simplify desktop and application management. For small and medium companies, however, the cost of the backend infrastructure for virtual de...

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Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure and Microsoft Integration CISCO APPLICATION CENTRIC INFRASTRUCTURE AND MICROSOFT INTEGRATION

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Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) is designed using an application-policy model. This approach allows the entire data-center infrastructure to align more effectively with an organization’s application delivery requirements and...

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How VMware Virtualization Right-sizes IT Infrastructure to Reduce Power Consumption HOW VMWARE VIRTUALIZATION RIGHT-SIZES IT INFRASTRUCTURE TO REDUCE POWER CONSUMPTION

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Rising energy costs and consumption in datacenters is a hot topic, whether you care about saving money, deploying new IT services, keeping the datacenter running or sparing the environment. As energy climbs the list of corporate priorities, “Gr...

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A New Dimension in IT Infrastructure Management: Integrated KVM and Serial Console Control Systems A NEW DIMENSION IN IT INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT: INTEGRATED KVM AND SERIAL CONSOLE CONTROL SYSTEMS

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Today, companies are shifting to Web-centric computing to support their extended enterprises. This shift has led to the phenomenon of data center sprawl the proliferation of large, multiplatform, heterogeneous IT infrastructures with geographically d...

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IT Infrastructure at Your Service IT INFRASTRUCTURE AT YOUR SERVICE

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In today’s challenging economic and competitive environment, organizations are faced with tightening budgets and reduced resources. They are looking for creative and effective ways to get the greatest return on investment, while achieving or su...

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Key Business and IT Drivers to Eliminate Your Internal Fax Infrastructure KEY BUSINESS AND IT DRIVERS TO ELIMINATE YOUR INTERNAL FAX INFRASTRUCTURE

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For most IT infrastructures, maintaining an internal enterprise fax server represents a major investment in the software, hardware, and administrative resources required to guarantee 24/7 operations. For companies with a global presence, there are mo...

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Creating a Scalable Open Source Storage Infrastructure RED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUX: CREATING A SCALABLE OPEN SOURCE STORAGE INFRASTRUCTURE

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This paper discusses the issues related to storage design and management when an IT infrastructure is migrated from a vertically scaled, large SMP architecture to a horizontally scaled server infrastructure with large numbers of low-cost commodity se...

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Fiber Optic Infrastructure Application Guide FIBER OPTIC INFRASTRUCTURE APPLICATION GUIDE

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Successful deployment of EtherNet/IP within a Rockwell Automation Integrated Architecture depends on a robust network infrastructure, starting with a stout physical layer that currently includes, and in some cases requires, fiber optic connectivity.

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Automation in the HP Converged Infrastructure AUTOMATION IN THE HP CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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The HP Converged Infrastructure enables agile and rapid service delivery while driving out costs. It integrates all the infrastructure elements servers, storage, and networking together with management resources to deliver a data center that can scal...

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Extending virtualization in the data center with application infrastructure virtualization EXTENDING VIRTUALIZATION IN THE DATA CENTER WITH APPLICATION INFRASTRUCTURE VIRTUALIZATION

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Virtualization helps businesses to simplify and consolidate their IT infrastructures. It also helps lower operational and energy costs as well as increase flexibility and agility. Businesses are increasingly adopting virtualization in their server fa...

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Serverless Computing: A Compelling Opportunity for Today’s Digital Enterprise SERVERLESS COMPUTING: A COMPELLING OPPORTUNITY FOR TODAY’S DIGITAL ENTERPRISE

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Cloud computing has enabled organizations to focus less on their IT infrastructure and more on their core products and services. In fact, the cloud is no longer viewed as an alternative to hosting infrastructure: In today’s world, all kinds of ...

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Visibility into the Cloud and Virtualized Data Center VISIBILITY INTO THE CLOUD AND VIRTUALIZED DATA CENTER

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IT organizations today face unprecedented challenges. Internal business customers continue to demand rapid delivery of innovative services to respond to outside threats and opportunities. At the same time, it is not unusual for organizations to issue...

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The Fortinet SDN Security Framework THE FORTINET SDN SECURITY FRAMEWORK

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Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is starting to have a profound impact on not just the data center network, but network security as well. As networking vendors are now hitting the market with programmable switches, network controllers and orchestrat...

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Securing virtual desktop infrastructure with NetScaler SECURING VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE WITH NETSCALER

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Today’s modern enterprises are rapidly adopting app and desktop virtualization as a way to reduce operating costs, enable workplace flexibility, increase business agility, and bolster their information security and compliance posture. Actually ...

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Take Control of Datacenter Infrastructure TAKE CONTROL OF DATACENTER INFRASTRUCTURE

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Enterprises that have implemented strong change and configuration management processes typically have the highest levels of availability. The last mile for these processes is the actual configuration of the infrastructure itself. Yet infrastructure c...

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Enabling Datacenter Automation with Virtualized Infrastructure ENABLING DATACENTER AUTOMATION WITH VIRTUALIZED INFRASTRUCTURE

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Virtualization provides IT organizations with a significant opportunity to improve management and automation across the datacenter. As IT organizations face growing business demands and budget pressures, automating labor-intensive, human tasks offers...

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IBM SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure with VMware for branch offices IBM SMARTCLOUD DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE WITH VMWARE FOR BRANCH OFFICES

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The IBM® SmartCloud™ Desktop Infrastructure with VMware for branch offices is a powerful architecture solution that enables a consistent and reliable desktop experience for users located in branch offices. The SmartCloud Desktop Infrastruct...

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Seeing Past the Hype: Understanding Converged
and Hyperconverged Platforms SEEING PAST THE HYPE: UNDERSTANDING CONVERGED AND HYPERCONVERGED PLATFORMS

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There is a fundamental change underway in how we run IT a shift in infrastructure deployments to allow for faster response time, greater scale, manageability, simplicity, and an overall better service and support experience. It’s not done in a ...

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CISCO HYPERFLEX TRANSFORMS DATA CENTER MANAGEMENT CISCO HYPERFLEX TRANSFORMS DATA CENTER MANAGEMENT

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Cisco Systems’ HyperFlex platform empowers organizations with a single, unified approach to data center management. Unlike previous strategies for data center consolidation, HyperFlex takes a streamlined approach to managing computing, storage ...

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HPE SimpliVity hyperconverged infrastructure for VMware vSphere HPE SIMPLIVITY HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR VMWARE VSPHERE

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This technical white paper reviews the features and benefits of HPE SimpliVity hyperconverged infrastructure and describes the hardware and software components and subsystems that make up the solution. The document explains the functions and inner wo...

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Application Release Automation and Infrastructure Automation APPLICATION RELEASE AUTOMATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE AUTOMATION

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Organizations beginning their DevOps transformation journey or those that are simply looking to automate and setup and configuration of their environments are often confused as to the value of Application Release Automation as opposed to Infrastructu...

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VMware Virtualization and Cloud Management Solutions VMWARE VIRTUALIZATION AND CLOUD MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS

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Virtualization and cloud computing are transforming IT. Cloud computing leverages virtualization to enable a more scalable and elastic model for delivering IT services. As a result, enterprises gain a more agile and efficient IT environment that is b...

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The Evolution of the Data center and the Need for a Converged Infrastructure THE EVOLUTION OF THE DATA CENTER AND THE NEED FOR A CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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In many enterprise datacenters, virtualization and blade computing have become key technologies deployed by the IT department in an effort to consolidate resources and cut costs while still providing increasing service-level agreements (SLAs) and sup...

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Better Provisioning of the Web Infrastructure through Device Consolidation BETTER PROVISIONING OF THE WEB INFRASTRUCTURE THROUGH DEVICE CONSOLIDATION

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Today, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are often challenged when provisioning multiple disparate, but necessary components when upgrading existing web infrastructure. These problems relate to complexity, cost, and disparate performance capab...

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Optimizing Web Infrastructure on Intel® Architecture OPTIMIZING WEB INFRASTRUCTURE ON INTEL® ARCHITECTURE

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Today’s data center infrastructures must adapt to mobile usage models and cloud service challenges while at the same time scaling to meet escalating “big data” traffic demands. Now more than ever, data center managers see the admini...

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Understanding Storage Virtualization and Software Defined Storage UNDERSTANDING STORAGE VIRTUALIZATION AND SOFTWARE DEFINED STORAGE

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Organizations in the region are in the midst of a massive structural shift as IT moves from the PC and client/server-based environment that IDC terms as the "2nd Platform" to the innovative state of the "3rd Platform", which is bu...

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Software Defined Storage Networks™ An Introduction SOFTWARE DEFINED STORAGE NETWORKS™ AN INTRODUCTION

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While Software Defined Networking (SDN) has captured the attention and focus on virtualizing networks, Jeda Networks has applied the SDN approach to one of the last major areas of the IT infrastructure that has yet to be truly virtualized: the connec...

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Smarter Computing: IT Infrastructure as a Business Enabler SMARTER COMPUTING: IT INFRASTRUCTURE AS A BUSINESS ENABLER

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Business today is very different from what it was just a few years ago. Customers are more demanding, have a wider choice of options and brand loyalty is harder to maintain as a younger generation emerges with demands of immediacy and quality. As tra...

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Planning the Migration of Enterprise Applications to the Cloud PLANNING THE MIGRATION OF ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS TO THE CLOUD

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Cloud computing IT resources and services that are abstracted from the underlying infrastructure and provided on demand and at scale in a shared multitenant and elastic environment represents a paradigm shift from which both enterprise IT and service...

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Comparing dedicated and cloud infrastructure for high availability (HA) and non-high availability applications COMPARING DEDICATED AND CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE FOR HIGH AVAILABILITY (HA) AND NON-HIGH AVAILABILITY APPLICATIONS

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One of the most difficult IT decisions facing organizations today is the choice between dedicated servers and cloud solutions. When considering a transition, the largest inhibitors are often the initial investment in cloud infrastructure, and the mig...

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Data Center Strategy Leading Intel’s Business Transformation DATA CENTER STRATEGY LEADING INTEL’S BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION

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To better meet Intel’s business requirements while providing our internal customers with optimal data center infrastructure capabilities and innovative business services, Intel IT has overhauled our data center strategy. Our data center transfo...

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Five Reasons to Make the Move to a Converged Infrastructure FIVE REASONS TO MAKE THE MOVE TO A CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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This is no time for complacency when it comes to data center architecture and operations. Only by moving aggressively toward more closely converged and better automated systems, storage and network infrastructure can IT shift resources from low-value...

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Are you looking for speed & agility in operations and accelerating your organization ARE YOU LOOKING FOR SPEED & AGILITY IN OPERATIONS AND ACCELERATING YOUR ORGANIZATION'S GROWTH

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Business growth comes from a relentless focus on customers and business innovation and IT must do its part. When it comes to the IT infrastructure that makes the business run, that means three things: shift spending from operations to innovation, ena...

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CONNECTING FINANCIAL SERVICES’ HYBRID IT INFRASTRUCTURE CONNECTING FINANCIAL SERVICES’ HYBRID IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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The need for swift digital transformation is leading to broader utilization of hybrid IT infrastructure by financial services organizations. Banks, investment firms, and insurance companies continue to leverage a mix of premises-based and cloud-based...

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Carving Effective IT Infrastructure Management out of the Mould CARVING EFFECTIVE IT INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT OUT OF THE MOULD

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IT infrastructure typically consists of heterogeneous components such as complex server and storage environments, business applications, network and security environment, operating systems and tools, and databases. All these components form the core ...

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Securing Your Network and Application Infrastructure SECURING YOUR NETWORK AND APPLICATION INFRASTRUCTURE

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For all the attention data security has received in recent years and all the technical advances in risk detection now available to protect network infrastructures, you might imagine that data are safer than ever before. Unfortunately, the number of r...

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Making Infrastructure-as-a-Service in the Enterprise a Reality MAKING INFRASTRUCTURE-AS-A-SERVICE IN THE ENTERPRISE A REALITY

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Virtualization, cloud computing, massive growth in unstructured data, transaction volumes, and applications and demands for energy efficiency are all driving datacenters to rethink how IT resources should be deployed. Many enterprises are transformin...

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Intel and VMware: Enabling the Benefits of Network Virtualization INTEL AND VMWARE: ENABLING THE BENEFITS OF NETWORK VIRTUALIZATION

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VMware Infrastructure is the most widely deployed software for optimizing and managing IT environments through virtualization from the desktop to the data center. VMware first introduced virtualization technology to the x86 computing platform in 1999...

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VMware® Infrastructure and IBM WebSphere Software VMWARE® INFRASTRUCTURE AND IBM WEBSPHERE SOFTWARE

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Organizations are challenged by under-utilization of their application and hardware servers, the lack of adequate hardware resources and space to house them, the energy needed for application support and the service required for business operations. ...

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Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure ORACLE OPTIMIZED SOLUTION FOR ENTERPRISE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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The Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure addresses one of the key challenges in deploying a virtualization infrastructure. IT organizations often spend multiple weeks to plan, architect, troubleshoot, and deploy a multi-vendo...

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Oracle SuperCluster: Secure Cloud Infrastructure for Database and Applications ORACLE SUPERCLUSTER: SECURE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE FOR DATABASE AND APPLICATIONS

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Oracle SuperCluster is a secure enterprise cloud infrastructure for Oracle Database and application consolidation. Customers can benefit from accelerating the performance of Oracle Database, Java, and many business applications on an integrated platf...

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Software-defined Secure Networks SOFTWARE-DEFINED SECURE NETWORKS

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The modern dynamic business environment imposes significant cybersecurity challenges. The ever-expanding diversity and number of devices employees use to perform their jobs, new methods for collaboration, increasing dependency on complex IT infrastru...

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Digital and IT Transformation with Dell EMC Converged Infrastructure Systems and Software DIGITAL AND IT TRANSFORMATION WITH DELL EMC CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEMS AND SOFTWARE

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While just about everyone is writing about how IT and the businesses it serves need to be transformed, the actual industry answers to both digital and IT transformation remain unclear at best. They also depend on a resilient infrastructure that&rsquo...

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Bimodal IT Conquered: What to Look for in an IT Infrastructure Solutions Provider BIMODAL IT CONQUERED: WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN AN IT INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONS PROVIDER

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In today’s business world, the mantra, “do more with less, “reverberates within every business unit of every enterprise. Within the IT organization, there’s an amplified effect, as this mission-critical, shared service must su...

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Reduce Costs and Simplify IT with a Converged Infrastructure for Rapid Private Cloud Deployments REDUCE COSTS AND SIMPLIFY IT WITH A CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR RAPID PRIVATE CLOUD DEPLOYMENTS

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The technology industry is going through a significant shift in response to time and budget restraints. Oracle has been a pioneer in engineered systems and converged infrastructure solutions that address these issues by driving greater efficiency and...

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Why Hyper-Converged Infrastructure WHY HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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It’s hard to find a single IT organization on the planet that isn’t trying to adapt and evolve its infrastructure to address a wide variety of key capabilities, including cost predictability, scalability and visibility. That’s why c...

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Cisco HyperFlex 2.0 All-Flash Storage and Microsoft SQL Server Best Practices CISCO HYPERFLEX 2.0 ALL-FLASH STORAGE AND MICROSOFT SQL SERVER BEST PRACTICES

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Cisco HyperFlex™ systems unlock the full potential of hyperconvergence. The systems are based on an end-to-end software-defined infrastructure, combining software-defined computing in the form of Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS...

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VMware Infrastructure Architecture Overview VMWARE INFRASTRUCTURE ARCHITECTURE OVERVIEW

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VMware® Infrastructure is the industry’s first full infrastructure virtualization suite that allows enterprises and small businesses alike to transform, manage and optimize their IT systems infrastructure through virtualization. VMware Infr...

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Infrastructure Analytics with NetApp OnCommand Insight INFRASTRUCTURE ANALYTICS WITH NETAPP ONCOMMAND INSIGHT

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Modern IT infrastructures consist of hybrid cloud architectures that span the traditional on-premises data center to hyperscaler cloud services providers. IT infrastructures are growing more complex; heterogeneous physical and virtual servers, multip...

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The Future of the Data Center Is Software Defined. THE FUTURE OF THE DATA CENTER IS SOFTWARE DEFINED.

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Business leaders are constantly asking IT departments how the public cloud can provide services that are so much faster, cheaper and more flexible than inhouse solutions. The answer is simple: automation. Future-ready data centers that leverage a sof...

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TRANSFORM YOUR STORAGE FOR THE SOFTWARE DEFINED DATA CENTER TRANSFORM YOUR STORAGE FOR THE SOFTWARE DEFINED DATA CENTER

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The past decade and a half has seen virtualization technology transform applications, servers and networks into software abstractions that enable data center and IT managers to build adaptive and agile data centers. The rise of the Software-Defined D...

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Virtualization Technology Whitepaper - Infrastructure to Perform Static Tools and Binary Analysis VIRTUALIZATION TECHNOLOGY WHITEPAPER - INFRASTRUCTURE TO PERFORM STATIC TOOLS AND BINARY ANALYSIS

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Software assurance professionals require a platform to test open source programs and live malware analysis; a segregated lab aimed at improving the capabilities of testing tools, identify and spot weaknesses in software. Virtualization technology pro...

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IT Infrastructure Services IT INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES

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At Dell, we believe that an outstanding IT infrastructure breeds a healthier and vastly more flexible organization. Dell Infrastructure Services help you get the most out of your technology infrastructure investments. Our highly trained experts speci...

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The Infrastructure for Enterprise Innovation: Software-Defined, Cloud-Ready THE INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ENTERPRISE INNOVATION: SOFTWARE-DEFINED, CLOUD-READY

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It is a long-standing truism that a business that can’t continually improve its value proposition won’t keep up. Case in point: Only 71 companies remain today [1] from the original 1955 Fortune 500 list. In today’s world of constant...

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Seeding the Clouds: Key Infrastructure Elements for Cloud Computing SEEDING THE CLOUDS: KEY INFRASTRUCTURE ELEMENTS FOR CLOUD COMPUTING

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Cloud computing is an emerging computing model by which users can gain access to their applications from anywhere, through any connected device. A user-centric interface makes the cloud infrastructure supporting the applications transparent to users....

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Securing critical data and IT infrastructure in healthcare environments SECURING CRITICAL DATA AND IT INFRASTRUCTURE IN HEALTHCARE ENVIRONMENTS

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Healthcare organizations are in the midst of a complete turnaround in regard to information security and privacy. A few years back, a medical facility was a very open environment. Hospitals had large sprawling networks that interconnected to other ho...

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Protect Your IT Infrastructure from Zero-Day Attacks and New Vulnerabilities PROTECT YOUR IT INFRASTRUCTURE FROM ZERO-DAY ATTACKS AND NEW VULNERABILITIES

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Protecting a business’s IT infrastructure is complex. Take, for example, a retailer operating a standard multi-tier infrastructure with both customer and partner portals. The infrastructure typically employs a mix of databases, in-house applica...

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Managing the Software Defined World MANAGING THE SOFTWARE DEFINED WORLD

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In today’s application-driven business, IT can operate at a competitive speed only if services, applications, systems and networks become more agile. Virtualization and the cloud have decreased the speed of application and system deployments to...

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Selecting the Right Server & Application Monitoring Tool SELECTING THE RIGHT SERVER & APPLICATION MONITORING TOOL

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One of the most difficult challenges an IT infrastructure team faces is that of pinning down what exactly is broken when the technology a business depends on starts to go awry. A day that begins smoothly can descend quickly into chaos as reports from...

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Enterprise Applications HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS

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The combination of hyperconvergence and web-scale technologies is revolutionizing the enterprise datacenter. Convergence is the concept where storage and compute (CPU and RAM) are provided in a single package and connected by standard Ethernet networ...

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Classification of Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Tools CLASSIFICATION OF DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT (DCIM) TOOLS

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The total data center universe that most data center professionals are familiar with principally consists of two realms. The first realm, information technology (IT), refers to all systems that address the information processing aspects of the data c...

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Software-Defined Data Center – infrastructure for enterprise digital transformation SOFTWARE-DEFINED DATA CENTER – INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ENTERPRISE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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People, information, processes, things, infrastructures and computers are being connected with each other in networks more than ever before. At the same time, developments like the Internet of Things (IoT), Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are e...

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Software-Defned Infrastructure on Bare Metal Boosts Performance SOFTWARE-DEFNED INFRASTRUCTURE ON BARE METAL BOOSTS PERFORMANCE

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An unprecedented level of network trafc is driving enterprises and communications service providers (CommSPs) to look for equipment that delivers greater operational agility and economics. The industry is responding with equipment that implements net...

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Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure with Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controllers IMPLEMENTING CISCO APPLICATION CENTRIC INFRASTRUCTURE WITH CITRIX NETSCALER APPLICATION DELIVERY CONTROLLERS

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Traditional data center network architectures suffer from challenges when integrating Layer 4 through 7 services deployments with the network infrastructure and aligning them together with business application deployments. Cisco Application Centric I...

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App-Centric Infrastructure Performance Management (IPM) APP-CENTRIC INFRASTRUCTURE PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT (IPM)

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Technology and application trends such as cloud, big data, storage and server growth, mobile applications, bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and software-defined everything are the biggest disrupters of enterprise IT today. The resultant pressure on IT te...

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CLOUD SERVICE ASSURANCE WITH VBLOCK™ INFRASTRUCTURE PLATFORMS CLOUD SERVICE ASSURANCE WITH VBLOCK™ INFRASTRUCTURE PLATFORMS

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In order to prevail in today’s competitive Information Technology (IT) marketplace, it is essential for service providers to offer quality service assurance that matches the business needs of potential customers. In the marriage between service...

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Creating a world where Applications and Infrastructure perform better together CREATING A WORLD WHERE APPLICATIONS AND INFRASTRUCTURE PERFORM BETTER TOGETHER

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Virtual Instruments’ vision is to create a world where applications and infrastructure perform better together. Today, we offer real-time infrastructure performance monitoring, analytics and storage validation products that provide breakthrough...

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VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE ON VBLOCK SYSTEMS VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE ON VBLOCK SYSTEMS

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Organizations are looking for ways to reduce the growing costs and complexity of managing the increasing number of end user devices that are proliferating within the workplace. With so many new types of devices used in and out of the office, data sec...

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TOP CHALLENGES IN STORAGE VIRTUALIZATION TOP CHALLENGES IN STORAGE VIRTUALIZATION

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One of the biggest challenges in virtualized infrastructure impacting application performance is the ability to manage resource contention in the underlying storage infrastructure. A common approach to reduce the impact of this challenge is to over-p...

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HOW TO OVERCOME THE CHALLENGES OF VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE HOW TO OVERCOME THE CHALLENGES OF VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) holds great promise for end-user computing teams to centralize management and maintenance, lower operational costs, improve security, and deliver flexibility to mobile workers across a range of delivery form facto...

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Rewardsco Reimagines Business Enabling Dynamic IT Infrastructure with Microsoft REWARDSCO REIMAGINES BUSINESS ENABLING DYNAMIC IT INFRASTRUCTURE WITH MICROSOFT

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The fast moving nature of the telephonic sales environment requires the support of a robust and reliable technical infrastructure. Without this foundation organizations such as Rewardsco would be unable to function efficiently. In this industry lost ...

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Key Benefits of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) KEY BENEFITS OF VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE (VDI)

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Forward-thinking companies are taking the integral step of implementing virtualized desktops to transform their data infrastructure from an expense to a strategic asset. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is a rapidly growing trend as more and more...

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Hyperconverged Infrastructures in the Enterprise HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURES IN THE ENTERPRISE

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Hyperconverged Infrastructures are an exploding market, one that’s projected to reach almost $4B by 2020 with a combined annual growth rate of sixty percent.To date, the majority of adoption has come from the small-to-medium business category. ...

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure Shrinks Complexity and Cost for VDI HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE SHRINKS COMPLEXITY AND COST FOR VDI

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) solutions offer a modular approach to building virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), which greatly simplifies the planning, design and rollout of virtual desktops and applications. Hyperconverged infrastructure app...

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Cisco HyperFlex Systems CISCO HYPERFLEX SYSTEMS

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The first generation of hyperconverged systems arose from the need to more easily deploy a virtualization cluster without the complexity of enterprise shared storage systems. These systems combined generic x86-architecture servers with softwaredefine...

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Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) software DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT (DCIM) SOFTWARE

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As the global specialist in energy management, Schneider Electric™ is paying attention to the familiar mantra at companies around the world: “We need to do more with less.” This call to action applies to all areas of conducting busi...

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SOFTWARE DEFINED STORAGE SOFTWARE DEFINED STORAGE

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The past few years have witnessed  urry of action and hype around Software De¬ned Storage (SDS). There are numerous vendors claiming to grind out SDS solutions and products every other week. The Technology is great and disruptive, but there ...

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Oracle Optimized Solution for Secure Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure ORACLE OPTIMIZED SOLUTION FOR SECURE ENTERPRISE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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Oracle Optimized Solution for Secure Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure addresses key challenges in deploying a virtualized cloud infrastructure reducing time to deployment, lowering costs, and eliminating risk. IT organizations typically spend multiple...

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HP Converged Storage HP CONVERGED STORAGE

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As an IT professional, you take a calculated approach to investment decisions that includes strategies to ensure positive return on investment without losing focus on what is required for the future. For years, this approach has enabled you to delive...

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Converged and Hyperconverged Infrastructure Evolve into Building Blocks for Next-Generation Datacenters CONVERGED AND HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE EVOLVE INTO BUILDING BLOCKS FOR NEXT-GENERATION DATACENTERS

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With the emergence of new business models and the growing digitalization of various industries, technology is fast becoming the key pillar for organizations to remain competitive, spur innovations, and capture new growth opportunities. Despite increa...

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Converged Infrastructure: End-to-End Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE: END-TO-END VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE (VDI)

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NCS Technologies is a leading domestic computer manufacturer located in Gainesville, VA. NCS offers an end-to-end portfolio of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), including a new data center appliance, network management software, desktop zero clie...

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Gridstore All-Flash Hyper-Converged Infrastructure for the Cloud-Inspired Data Center GRIDSTORE ALL-FLASH HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE CLOUD-INSPIRED DATA CENTER

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According to Gartner,1 HyperConverged Infrastructure is growing at 50% cumulative annual growth rate. By 2017, 50% of enterprises will be using deploying it for Webscale IT. The reason: “The cost of traditional infrastructure has become oppress...

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Converged Application and Infrastructure Performance Monitoring CONVERGED APPLICATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE PERFORMANCE MONITORING

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Up until a few years ago, managing an IT infrastructure involved gaining visibility into the availability, performance and utilization of each and every tier of the infrastructure, correlating the performance of the different tiers and identifying wh...

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Introduction to Big Data: Infrastructure and Networking Considerations INTRODUCTION TO BIG DATA: INFRASTRUCTURE AND NETWORKING CONSIDERATIONS

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Big data is certainly one of the biggest buzz phrases in IT today. Combined with virtualization and cloud computing, big data is a technological capability that will force data centers to significantly transform and evolve within the next five years....

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Hyper-converged infrastructure suitability for distributed enterprise HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE SUITABILITY FOR DISTRIBUTED ENTERPRISE

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IT infrastructure is evolving; the days of having server and storage silos with dedicated specialized teams are over. This is mainly due to server virtualization and the move to “software-defined” for all infrastructure components. Admini...

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SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure SIMPLIVITY HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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Remote offices and branch offices (ROBOs) play a critical role wherever establishing a local or regional physical presence helps businesses increase customer loyalty, expand into new areas of opportunity, or get products to market faster and more cos...

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CloudX Hyper-Converged Infrastructure for OpenStack using EMC ScaleIO CLOUDX HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR OPENSTACK USING EMC SCALEIO

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Mellanox offers a complete 10/25/40/50/56/100 Gb/s InfiniBand and Ethernet adapter, switch, cable product line which together deliver an Efficient Virtual Network (EVN)¹. The Mellanox CloudX™ OpenStack reference architecture takes advantag...

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Infrastructure Convegence : The Integration of Technology to Lower Cost and Improve Business Response INFRASTRUCTURE CONVEGENCE : THE INTEGRATION OF TECHNOLOGY TO LOWER COST AND IMPROVE BUSINESS RESPONSE

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IDC believes that we are entering into a new technology business cycle where converged IT infrastructure will become an increasingly attractive option over standalone solutions. After more than a decade of physical server sprawl, massive growth in st...

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Comparing Hyperconverged Infrastructure Options for Virtualized Environments COMPARING HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE OPTIONS FOR VIRTUALIZED ENVIRONMENTS

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Hyperconverged infrastructure is radically shaking up the IT landscape, creating huge operational and economic benefits. Tier 1 applications such as Exchange, SQL Server, Oracle and others are among the many beneficiaries of this new generation of in...

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2017-18 HYPERCONVERGED  INFRASTRUCTURE  APPLIANCE BUYER’S GUIDE 2017-18 HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE APPLIANCE BUYER’S GUIDE

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Hyperconverged infrastructure appliances (HCI) are taking the data center by storm. These pre-integrated solutions unite or converge as much of the data center infrastructure as possible into a scale-out cluster, managed as a single entity by a singl...

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THE RISE OF THE MODERN DATA CENTER THE RISE OF THE MODERN DATA CENTER

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Over the past 15 years, IT has worked in a pretty predictable manner. In order to automate critical business processes, companies have been implementing packaged applications from established software vendors such as Oracle, Microsoft, and SAP. In tu...

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Evolution of the Software Defined Data Center EVOLUTION OF THE SOFTWARE DEFINED DATA CENTER

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SDDC  a term that still dwells in the futuristic sense of things, is perhaps the next major milestone in a cloud-centric world that can entirely change the way data is stored and managed. A fully software defined and software led data center can...

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ENABLING DISTRIBUTED SPATIAL DATA INFRASTRUCTURES ENABLING DISTRIBUTED SPATIAL DATA INFRASTRUCTURES

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On a policy level, many regional, national and international programs have promoted not only the establishment of SDI’s, but also ensuring the compatibility and openness of these SDI’s through a set of requirements such as the use of open...

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VMware® Software-Defined Data Center VMWARE® SOFTWARE-DEFINED DATA CENTER

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A software-defined architecture leverages logical infrastructure services that are abstracted from, as opposed to integrated with, the underlying hardware. Several of today’s largest technology companies in the Internet and social network space...

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Building a Datacenter Infrastructure to Support Your
Big Data Plans BUILDING A DATACENTER INFRASTRUCTURE TO SUPPORT YOUR BIG DATA PLANS

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The growing focus on big data and analytics solutions as a basis for competitive advantage is both an opportunity and a challenge for most organizations. The promise of better and faster data-driven decision making is pushing BDA technology to the to...

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NetApp Big Content Solutions: Agile Infrastructure for Big Data NETAPP BIG CONTENT SOLUTIONS: AGILE INFRASTRUCTURE FOR BIG DATA

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Enterprises are entering a new era of scale, in which the amount of data processed and stored is breaking down every architectural construct in the storage industry. NetApp delivers solutions that address the challenges of big data scale through the ...

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Oracle Infrastructure and Platform Cloud Services Security ORACLE INFRASTRUCTURE AND PLATFORM CLOUD SERVICES SECURITY

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The global spending on Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is growing rapidly. Still, many Chief Information Officers (CIOs) hesitate to fully embrace cloud infrastructure and platform services. Their uncertainty stems mainly from the anxiety over the...

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Adding Speed and Agility to Virtualized Infrastructure with OpenStack ADDING SPEED AND AGILITY TO VIRTUALIZED INFRASTRUCTURE WITH OPENSTACK

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Today’s software-defined economy requires businesses to move faster than their competitors.Speed and agility is critical to keeping up with competitive demands for new applications and big data analytics, as well maintaining existing infrastruc...

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Hyperconvergence for the Small and MediumSized Business HYPERCONVERGENCE FOR THE SMALL AND MEDIUMSIZED BUSINESS

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For small and medium-sized businesses, purchasing, installing and managing IT infrastructure poses significant challenges. Existing infrastructure solutions may simply be too complicated, requiring specialized IT skills and stretching IT budgets to t...

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How to leverage Veeam ONE for backup infrastructure deployment HOW TO LEVERAGE VEEAM ONE FOR BACKUP INFRASTRUCTURE DEPLOYMENT

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Jun 01, 2017

When reassessing backup infrastructure needs, one may find a considerable amount of “educated guesses” populating the discussion threads of online communities. Not only are these questions posed in online forums and communities, but often...

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Performance Evaluation Criteria for Hyperconverged
Infrastructures PERFORMANCE EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURES

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When hyperconverged infrastructures (HCIs) first hit the scene, they were all about consolidation, simplicity, and cost. Most organizations were looking for a way to improve operational efficiency by virtualizing their infrastructures and minimizing ...

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Moving from NetApp to Nutanix Hyperconverged Infrastructure MOVING FROM NETAPP TO NUTANIX HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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As NetApp further moves to standardize on Clustered Data ONTAP (cDOT), many customers running 7-mode are facing escalating support and maintenance costs, aging hardware, and an unclear path forward for their storage infrastructure. Due to the underly...

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Mein Schiff Fleet Stays on Course With SANsymphony MEIN SCHIFF FLEET STAYS ON COURSE WITH SANSYMPHONY

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July 2016 saw the launch of Mein Schiff 5, the newest cruise ship in the TUI Cruises fleet. The IT infrastructure for the first five members of the fleet was designed on land by BSH IT Solutions, implemented on board within a very narrow time frame, ...

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Quantifying the Business Value of Nutanix Solutions QUANTIFYING THE BUSINESS VALUE OF NUTANIX SOLUTIONS

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Years of IT infrastructure advancements have helped to drive out vast amounts of costs within the datacenter. Technologies like server and storage virtualization, data deduplication, and flash-based storage systems (to name just a few) have contribut...

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HOW NUTANIX WORKS on HPE ProLiant® HOW NUTANIX WORKS ON HPE PROLIANT®

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IT is increasingly being asked to spend less time on infrastructure and allocate more time and budget to application services that add business value. Despite a continuous stream of IT hardware and software enhancements, the infrastructure challenges...

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Enterprise Applications on Hyperconverged Infrastructure ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS ON HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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Sachin Chheda is the director of solutions and verticals marketing at Nutanix. His team is responsible for the solution planning and go-to-market effort for different use cases and verticals. He has long been involved in information technology with e...

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