This research paper argues that it is up to the CFO to work with IT to modernize the business before it is too late. Enterprises need greater transparency into the streams of data illuminating market opportunities and market risks. They need systems that scale in step with the organization’s growth and technologies assisting a more intimate customer relationship. This paper highlights five reasons why the CFO must lead the charge to modernize their organizations now—or risk being outrun by the competition.
Download this white paper on how cloud ERP can help IT meet rapidly evolving business needs. Discover the core characteristics of the modern enterprise, and the new ERP strategies adopted by rapidly growing enterprises like Williams-Sonoma and Knowledge Universe to support their growth.
Download this white paper to find out about the 7 key impediments that limit strategic visibility and how to remove these obstacles to make informed, insightful and assertive decisions that drive profitable business growth.
In this paper, we consider the distinct financial and operational challenges that businesses face when launching international operations, and examine the value that global, real-time financial reporting and consolidation solutions can deliver. We discuss the criteria that companies should use to evaluate solutions.
The majority of enterprise software is now consumed via SaaS or cloud deployments. Despite a perception of simplicity in software acquisition, many cloud contracts require all the rigor and due diligence of contracts for on-premises licensed software. The Enterprise Cloud Buyer's Bill of Rights provides a tool for clients and vendors to change the tenor of contract negotiations from user subservience to an equal and collaborative long-term partnership.
Every enterprise has a wide variety of IT requirements where integration is needed. The rapid proliferation and adoption of cloud and mobile technologies has accentuated the financial impact of these needs. In response, the integration space has matured to include feature-rich stacks from enterprise integration vendors that provide full, multi-layer platforms in the form of an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) or SOA suite. But with these very broad capabilities comes complexity—multi-layer stacks can be difficult and costly to install, debug, administer and secure.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Jan 25, 2016
APIs are a strategic business necessity, but with the rising cost of API security breaches, it's important to develop a security strategy alongside an API strategy. This whitepaper will lay out the top security concerns around APIs, how the IT industry is addressing them, and how Anypoint Platform, MuleSoft's enterprise application integration platform, can keep your APIs safe and secure.
Juniper Networks hybrid cloud architecture enables enterprises to build secure, high performance environments across private and public cloud data centers. The easy-tomanage, scalable architecture keeps operational costs down, allowing users to do more with fewer resources. Security is optimized by the space-efficient Juniper Networks® SRX Series Services Gateways, which are next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) with fully integrated, cloud-informed threat intelligence that offers outstanding performance, scalability, and integrated security services. Designed for high-performance security environments and seamless integration of networking, along with advanced malware detection with Juniper Sky™ Advanced Threat Prevention (ATP), application visibility and control, and intrusion prevention on a single platform, the SRX Series firewalls are best suited for enterprise hybrid cloud deployments.
For many years, the Magento ecommerce platform has been the retail inudtry go-to running an enterprise online store. However, when most businesses first made Magento their solution of choice, it was the only viable option out there.
Today, Magento is no longer the only option in the mid-market and enterprise retail sectors. SaaS platforms like BigCommerce have disrupted this market, allowing for deep customization, unlimited prodcuts, industry-leading average uptime of 99.99% and 100% during Cyber Week, 24/7 support, one-click application integration, and seamless product updates. All for a fraction of the cost.
Learn the five more critical differences between the two leading platforms in this white paper.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Feb 06, 2017
Application managers and directors of integration are being challenged to integrate hybrid application portfolios as well as provide easy access to the data within those systems. This Magic Quadrant can be used to assess the ability of iPaaS vendors to meet these rapidly evolving needs.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Apr 17, 2017
MuleSoft Positioned as a Leader 4 Years in a Row
Read this complimentary copy of the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for iPaaS, and find out why MuleSoft was named a Leader based on completeness of vision and the ability to execute. Read on to learn:
Expert perspectives on the iPaaS vendor landscape
Critical analysis of key differentiators
Latest developments in integration technology
Industry benchmarks and trends
To move your business from its current state to the connected enterprise, you have to define a common API to your database and other systems, while providing the infrastructure to support the new model. The new systems must incorporate the security safeguards while ensuring the infrastructure can support the
new growing, but variable, load. With the rapid adoption of mobile and web-based services across the industry, the REST architecture has emerged as the de facto standard for API integration across systems. This white paper addresses the concepts of REST, creating REST APIs for your databases and integrating with other systems:
• What is REST?
• Why use REST for database access?
• Building REST infrastructure for database access
• The REST enabled database
• Integrating REST with other services
• Criteria for selecting REST services platform
See why Dell Boomi is named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS). Then in this free report, industry experts discuss which iPaaS solution and vendor best fits your needs. Get your copy.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Oct 13, 2015
In this paper we’ll discuss how enterprises can connect legacy systems to the cloud to create a hybrid ecosystem. We’ll learn how solutions like enterprise service buses (ESB), and integration platforms as a service (iPaaS) can address present integration challenges and help IT executives future-proof their companies. The best practices covered in this paper will help businesses with both evaluation and implementation of a successful hybrid integration strategy.
Organizations have traditionally viewed vulnerability scanners as a tactical product, largely commoditized and only providing value around audit time. But with limited resources and a real need to reduce risk, organizations need the ability to pull in threat-related data, combine it with an understanding of what is vulnerable, and figure out what is at risk.
This report from Securosis outlines how yesterday's vulnerability scanners are evolving to meet this need, emerging as a much more strategic component of an organization's control set than in the past.
Learn how vulnerability scanners are evolving to provide real value beyond vulnerability reports for auditors - emerging as a strategic component helping organizations effectively lower risks.
Successful mobile apps, especially enterprise mobile apps, typically need to interact with a well-architected set of back-end services, but most mobile app developers are more skilled at client-side front-end development. Enter mobile back-end-as-a-service (BaaS), a new set of hosted platforms that addresses the gap between front-end development proficiency and back-end infrastructure requirements. Enterprise-class back-end-as-a-service addresses scalability while providing an integration platform into existing enterprise services. Use this research as your guidebook to navigating the emerging BaaS landscape.
In the race to establish and maintain strong customer relationships, line-of-business executives are increasingly turning to cloud-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications like Salesforce. That’s because these applications offer greater functionality and scalability than on-premises applications.
An enterprise-grade, Integration platform as a Service (iPaaS) application can provide a unified approach and toolset to support today’s disparate, hybrid IT landscape, and offer benefits for companies of all sizes.
Read this guidebook to learn how to build better customer relationships by connecting the data the data that runs your business, and automating business processes that can benefit from Salesforce application integration.
Read this Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise iPaaS report to learn about the iPaaS landscape from top industry analysts. Plus, discover the best iPaaS solution for your needs, evaluate vendors based on their ability to execute and completeness of vision, and see why Dell Boomi is named a leader.
Published By: SnowFlake
Published Date: Jul 08, 2016
In the era of big data, enterprise data warehouse (EDW) technology continues to evolve as vendors focus on innovation and advanced features around in-memory, compression, security, and tighter integration with Hadoop, NoSQL, and cloud. Forrester identified the 10 most significant EDW software and services providers — Actian, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Pivotal Software, SAP, Snowflake Computing, and Teradata — in the category and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report details our findings about how well each vendor fulfills our criteria and where they stand in relation to each other to help enterprise architect professionals select the right solution to support their data warehouse platform.
"Is ‘Integration’ becoming a barrier to cloud adoption and preventing you
from getting there fast?
With Cloud adoption gaining momentum, the diversity as well as complexity of
cloud integration use cases is on the rise. The right integration strategy is the single most important determinant
of success. IBM’s leading cloud integration offering—IBM Cast Iron—is constantly evolving to address the changing cloud
landscape. Cast Iron has been an integration platform of choice for enterprises of all sizes, across different
industry verticals. Its simple configuration-based ‘no coding’ approach and extensive pre-built connectors and
templates make it suitable for emerging bi-modal IT teams. Cast Iron supports the complete spectrum of Cloud
Integration use cases—from data migration to bi-directional sync, from API centric invocation style to eventbased
Join us to learn the newer platform features and enhancements and how IBM Cast Iron can help you embrace
cloud, paving the way fo
Cisco commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying the Cisco Data Virtualization solution. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of investing in the Cisco Data Virtualization solution for their organizations.
To better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with Cisco Data Virtualization, Forrester gathered data through interviews with customers who had multiple years’ experience using the solution. All organizations used Cisco Data Virtualization as a single data virtualization integration platform to query and access data across their network. This includes accessing data that resides on the cloud and on-premises across various sources and systems.
This 7 page research study from Gleanster Research explores how Top Performing enterprise retail organizations create unique and compelling customer experiences online, with integration between web content management and ecommerce platforms.