This e-book is an introduction to understanding cloud-based services for effective financial reporting. After you read this guide, you’ll have a comprehensive view of the top seven assessments for selecting your next cloud system.
The evolution of cloud infrastructures toward hybrid cloud models is inexorable, driven both by the requirement of greater IT agility and by financial pressures. A study by 451 Research reveals that the greatest barrier to cloud migrations is the twin challenges of security and compliance in the hybrid cloud space. Organizations are struggling with practical considerations, which can prevent them from achieving some of the most important and valuable benefits of hybrid cloud deployments. This report details a number of steps that organizations can take to set themselves squarely on a path to a secure and compliant hybrid cloud.
With many enterprises implementing a hybrid cloud environment to move applications to cloud, IT organizations must establish a decision-making framework for evaluating, deploying, and operating applications in the cloud. Businesses need to be able to deliver applications in the right way and on the right cloud, so IT organizations seek insight into setting policies for the best placement of applications across different cloud options. In this report, Gartner offers analysis and recommendations for moving traditional apps to private cloud and for brokering and managing apps across different private and public cloud options.
In a Hyper-Converged Infrastructure, compute, networking, and shared storage are delivered from Dell 13G PowerEdge servers powered by Intel Xeon processors, which enables a pay-as-you-go, aff?ordable model to cost-effectively operate at high performance.
Today’s enterprise leaders are looking for a way to make apps run faster, IT management cheaper, and provisioning easier. The advent of hyper-converged software (HCS) has meant that organizations can now get much more out of their hardware than ever before. New data center options are emerging that save time, space and money — creating an industry pivot and a new focus on hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI).
So you’ve chosen OpenStack for your cloud infrastructure. Now another big decision needs to be made: Block storage or object storage? OpenStack has sub-projects that deliver both block (Cinder) and object (Swift) storage. A variety of performance-focused primary storage and optimized secondary storage solutions are on the market, and they provide flexible, highly scalable storage services for OpenStack.
In the time it took to download and open this eBook, you could have spun up and configured hundreds of virtual machines in a public or private cloud, deployed your application, database, middleware, messaging, load balancers, storage, and other components to those configured servers, linked them all together, and had your app live in production - all with a single click.
This isn't the future we're describing, it's right now, and thousands of development teams around the world are doing it. At a high level, we;re describing automation that cloud and API's enable, and at a low level, we're describing the outcome of adopting a DevOps mentality and the associated tooks. This eBook will look at the basics of DevOps, automation and configuration management to get you started down the right path.
Not long ago Gartner released an oft-quoted statistic: 95% of private clouds fail. According to Tom Bittman, VP Distinguished Analyst at Gartner, of 140 customers polled, 95% reported “something was wrong” with their private cloud.
Identifying a shortcoming and labeling it a “failure” might be a bit of hyperbole, but it still leaves enterprises wondering if there is a place for private cloud in their strategy. This paper will attempt to answer this question, and will focus on the role of OpenStack in particular as a private cloud solution.
Has managing your clients become cumbersome and time consuming? Heavy bandwidth and distributed workstations got you down? Maybe it's time to switch to the next generation of antivirus with Panda's Security as a Service (SaaS).
"It takes companies an average 18.5 hours to recover from an event with 4.8 hours of lost data." (Forrester/DRJ 2010 survey). How do your customer stack up? Watch the recorded webcast where Forrester Research senior analyst Rachel Dines has a provocative conversation with Veeam strategist Doug Hazelman on the future of disaster recovery, how virtualization can help - or hinder - your customer's DR efforts and 5 simple ways to begin the move to Business Technology Resiliency.
A lot of your customers will tell you: "VM backup is a pain" - but it doesn't have to be...Veeam Backup & Replication provides unified VMware and Hyper-V backup and replication that: is simple to use, provides great features at a great price and it just works!
Many technology providers are nervous about the Cloud and what it means for their business. Rather than look at the Cloud with fear, embrace it and take advantage of the opportunities it brings for new revenue. In this eBook, you’ll learn 5 ways to capitalize on the future of the Cloud in today’s modern office.
Cloud computing is changing how service providers and software vendors build and deliver their offerings. Many service providers are already trying to profit from the shift to cloud computing. Read this paper to learn how to make the transition and how to profit from it.
DNS Europe is a London based cloud hosting business who's services include cloud application hosting and development, hybrid cloud integration services, consulting and onboarding. DNS has 500 customers, no data centers and only a minimal amount of technology infrastructure. This whitepaper explains how DNS not only build clouds, they live in them.
Within 6 months of starting to use Okta, customers on average will connect more than 10 applications for single sign-on. Once single-sign-on is tackled, cloud-first IT organizations can start to tackle the next set of problems. These next challenges are all about how you manage identities across all connected systems, how to determine who has access to what, and how you maintain control over user access. Some of the largest organizations in the world spend millions of dollars building out complex workflow systems to manage these processes. Even then, they depend heavily on manual work to actually get the job done. With Okta, there is a better way to do this, and it’s accessible to organizations of all sizes. Okta Provisioning gives you a foundation for cloud-first IT that brings sanity to your IT processes and enables you to encourage business groups to keep adopting more applications and users to bring the devices of their choice to work. App management, mobility management, and authe