Data Management comprises all the disciplines related to managing data as a valuable resource. Data Resource Management is the development and execution of architectures, policies, practices and procedures that properly manage the full data lifecycle needs of an enterprise.
Businesses are constantly putting pressure on price, performance and reliability of IT services and infrastructure. Recent adoption of technologies such as virtualization, dynamic computing and various forms of cloud computing coupled with changing management paradigms has raised the stakes even more. This ruthless drive for efficiency calls for the use of more sophisticated optimization methods. It is safe to say that if you don’t, chances are you will be “done” by others who do.
This white paper provides information on how Organizations of all kinds rely on their relational databases for both transaction processing and analytics, but many still have challenges in meeting their goals of high availability, security, and performance. NetApp’s systems, software, and services offer a number of advantages as a foundation for better operational results.
This IDC white paper provides an overview of challenges corporations commonly face when making investment decisions focused on their SAN-based storage. This paper reviews the key SAN storage features required to meet such challenges and also presents the reader with the portfolio of relevant NetApp SAN storage offerings that best address the needs of this market segment.
This IDC white paper examines the need for the NetApp FAS8080EX hardware-optimized platform to help organizations transform into data-driven entities, adopt newer technologies, and invest in business-critical applications to stay ahead of their competition.
This ESG Lab Report documents the real world performance, reliability, availability, and serviceability of NetApp EF- Series flash arrays in Oracle database environments. A combination of hands on testing by ESG Lab and audited in- house performance testing executed by NetApp were used to create this report.
There are so many social options for businesses these days it can be overwhelming. This guide gives you some helpful tips on choosing what communities – from online forums and content hosting sites to brand communities and Q&A sites – are right for your business goals. How do you plan for participation? How do you ensure the highest value is delivered. And do you need a designated community manager? Find out.
"Tips and tricks from the experts: How to ensure a smooth marketing automation software implementation. This guide will give you the top seven steps you must take before implementing any marketing automation software solution. From team formation and alignment to system integration and training, this is a must read for the concerned project manager or IT professional. Read: “Managing a Smooth Marketing Automation Software Implementation”"
"Hopeful messaging is wasted messaging. Clear targeting means more than just Who. It also demands a knowledge of How, When, and What. Read this quick guide on what you can do to ensure your web pages and white papers, social posts, and search optimization are primed and ready for any “road to discovery” your audience takes. Get a clearer picture of who is involved in the buying process. Download the “Modern Marketing Essentials How-To Guide: Targeting”
It used to take just a slidedeck and some brochures to “enable” the sales team. Not anymore. With modern marketing technology, you now can arm sales with ESP-like insights on their prospects’ online activities in regards to your products and services. This guide reveals the insights and ammunition Modern Marketing offers around determining buyer readiness and the most effective ways to engage each, individually. Read it now.
"It’s not a secret: Your prospects are learning about your products without your help. The hidden sales cycle has emerged over the past decade as the world has moved online. Before, the only way customers and prospects could get information about your products and services was by talking to you. Today, talking to you is the last thing they do. By the time they finally get in touch, most of them will have made their decisions. No more than ever, you must have a strategy in place to engage prospects anytime. Download: “Are you Taking Advantage of the Hidden Sales Cycle?” "
This ESG Lab Validation report documents the results of hands-on testing of NetApp clustered Data ONTAP in Oracle database environments, with a focus on ease of management, non-disruptive operations, and efficient scaling.
Employees today want more—and they need more—if they’re going to stay productive from anywhere, which is usually the primary goal of having mobile devices in the first place.
The right apps can enhance employee productivity, reduce expenses, and increase profitability which means that the decisions you make about the apps your organization uses are among the most important decisions your organization makes. No pressure, right? Our Mobile Application Development solution brief covers:
Providing support for apps
So many people are realising that yesterday’s technology can’t support today’s fast-changing data and are turning to a new generation of database: NoSQL.
NoSQL makes it easy to consolidate your heterogeneous data and consolidate disparate data silos because you don’t need to make data conform to the row-and-column restrictions of relational technology.
Get a head start and download Enterprise NoSQL for Dummies and discover:
• The NoSQL lingo
• What it does and how it works
• How it can be used
• Tips for what to look for in an Enterprise NoSQL database
Go beyond relational and learn how NoSQL allows you to build applications with greater ease and speed!
Across the automotive industry, organizations are using analytics to transform all aspects of their business. In the vast
majority of instances, the analytics performed is on data that is already available within the organization or wider automotive ecosystem, but has not yet been tapped to use its full potential. Analytics can unlock the value held in this data, helping to answer key “what if” questions across the organization and the value chain. For example, what if dealerships could better understand their customers’ digital journey? Or what if manufacturing could improve visibility into parts, assembly and vehicle inventory?
In a recent Aberdeen Group Analyst Insight report,1 Asset Management: The Changing Landscape of Predictive Maintenance, a survey of executives states that the number one risk to operations was failure of their critical physical assets —ensuring that they are available, reliable and performing as originally intended. Though, such a risk can become an opportunity. Top-performing companies rely on analytics related to maintenance, safety and replacement equipment to plan for capital expenditures, manage their assets on a daily basis and maximize asset performance.
Dramatic changes across the oil and gas industry require new approaches for managing information, analyzing patterns and optimizing outcomes in both upstream and downstream operations.
Forward-thinking oil and gas companies will turn information into actionable insights in order to:
• Enhance exploration and production
• Improve refining and manufacturing efficiency
• Optimize global operations
Coop Danmark implemented IBM DemandTec Markdown Optimization – delivering insight into the right products to markdown at the best price for the optimal length of time, and helping it maximize the profitability of local price reductions.
Read this ebook from the Aberdeen Group to see the results of a wide-ranging study of retailers across multiple segments. Find out what it takes to enhance loyalty and satisfaction while increasing sales and margins in the connected-customer era.
When empowered customers use multiple channels to engage and purchase, merchants struggle to make optimal merchandising decisions to maximize sales, profit and shopper loyalty. We’ll show you how IBM can help through our portfolio of Omni-Channel Merchandise Optimization solutions.
If you’re responsible for delivery of a .NET application and your users have analytics requirements, you have some decisions to make. Watch Gigaom Research and our sponsor Izenda for “User Driven BI in the Cloud and Within Your Application,” a free recorded analyst webinar.
The desire to invest in antimalware software can be stated simply: avoid malware infection. Malware can create back doors into your network; puts your information, assets, and sensitive intellectual property in peril; and ultimately jeopardizes your business operations, resulting in unspecified collateral damage to your brand. This paper discusses Large-scale data mining technologies, Cloud computing platforms and Deep-seated knowledge of threats facing enterprises.