Data Integration is the problem of combining data residing at different sources and providing the user with a unified view of these data. This important problem emerges in a variety of situations both commercial (when two similar companies need to merge their databases) and scientific. Data integration appears with increasing frequency as the volume and the need to share existing data increases.
Businesses are embracing public cloud because it promises increased agility and scalability. But it can also introduce complexity, interoperability, and security concerns. Hybrid cloud is emerging as a way to mitigate those concerns by providing the right combination of internal controls with the ability to securely scale to meet business demand for IT resources.
As you contemplate moving various pre-production and production workloads—and your mission-critical and sensitive data—to the cloud, be sure to develop a strategic approach based on your business and IT objectives.
Here are the top five considerations to keep in mind as you begin evaluating hybrid cloud for your workloads.
Wish you could get to hybrid cloud—fast?More than 30% of organizations expect that within three years, they’ll access 45.5% of IT resources through some form of cloud—public, private, or hybrid.* That’s an impressive number, and there’s a reason for it: the cloud is packed with benefits.
If you’re a VMware customer, you’re already halfway there. vCloud Air is built on the trusted VMware vSphere® platform, so it’s simply an extension of your current data center.
Today, the growth in the volume, variety, and availability of health data allows greater focus on individual wellness, as well as a way to provide care in a smarter way. In this webcast you will learn how the IBM Integration solution for healthcare can provide rapid connectivity, simplify IT infrastructure and drive enhanced patient care.
Using data to reinvent one’s business has reached the mainstream. Data and analytics allow us to change the world around us: it gives us insights into what is happening, allowing us to optimize our strategy, create new business opportunities, and make more accurate predictions.
Are you an AWS user looking to accelerate time to market? Lower costs? Or avoid painful mistakes as you migrate your applications to the Cloud?
If you answered “yes” to one or all of the above, then this guide is for you. It offers everything you need to get started improving the performance of your AWS applications with end-to-end monitoring from New Relic.
From instructions for installing the agent, a basic feature overview, to AWS best practices, this guide is full of useful information for New Relic newbies.
Although we recommend installing New Relic early on to monitor and ensure the success of your cloud migration, it’s never too late to get better visibility into your application environment. So let’s get started exploring everything that New Relic can do for you.
To get the most out of their computer automation initiatives, healthcare organizations must take a step back, assess their current IT environments, adjust as needed and make important decisions regarding the future of their IT infrastructures.
Industry thought leaders DJ Patil, Resident Data Scientist at the Whitehouse, and Hilary Mason, Founder of Fast Forward Labs, for a roundtable discussion around building a data strategy and creating a data culture.
The most direct path to making Big Data -- and Hadoop -- a first-class citizen will be through an "embrace and extend" approach that not only maps to existing skill sets, data center policies and practices, and business use cases, but also extends them.
For an implementation of its size, Western Union anticipated going from “zero to Hadoop” in about a year. Exceeding expectations, “We had our first production-ready Cloudera system up within just five months,” commented Saraf. “We were actually leveraging it for some of our transactional processing, and saw immediate value.”
Merkle employs an analytically led, data-driven methodology and an enterprise data hub (EDH) from Cloudera to help large consumer brand clients build and sustain profitable customer relationships through smarter marketing.
The greatest promise of the information-driven enterprise resides in the business-relevant questions financial services firms have historically been unable or afraid to ask, related to data consolidation and multi-tenancy, full-fidelity analytics and regulatory compliance, and Big Data.
Cloudera has been included as a Challenger in Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse and Data Management Solutions for Analytics, following last year’s debut as the only included pure-play Hadoop distribution vendor.
In order to appeal today’s empowered audiences, you have to deliver highly personalised marketing experiences that respond to their needs and behaviour. Read this report for actionable insight into customer-centric marketing.
To succeed in this new business climate, smart businesses are adapting and realizing that the next frontier is to read and respond to the “Digital Body Language” of their prospects. This new body language is revealed through online activities such as website visits, white paper downloads, and email responses.
Find out more about Digital Body Language. Download “Reading and Responding to Your Prospects’ Buying Behavior in the Online World”
Content marketing is driving the way marketing organizations are engaging their audiences. In our consumer-empowered world, it’s become more difficult for marketers to cut through clutter and a lot more challenging to garner loyalty with their audiences. That’s why smart content delivered in context will make you stand out in the crowd. Read the modern marketing essentials guide on Content Marketing now.
Oracle commissioned Forrester to interview 498 marketing decision-makers from across the US and Europe, finding that most companies are in the process of evolving marketing practices, but on average they are only about halfway to the goal of becoming customer obsessed or modern marketers. Read all the results. Get the report.
Content Marketing is white hot right now. Ensure your team has the highly engaging, highly relevant content it needs to meet your current customers and prospects' needs.
Stay focused with this how-to-guide on creating an editorial calendar.
CMOs face a major dilemma: While 75% of CEOs want marketing to become more ROI-focused and attribute revenue to efforts, they’re also being tasked to innovate and lead their companies into the digital age. Read how the Oracle Marketing Cloud provides marketing leaders with data-driven solutions to unify marketing resources and empower Modern Marketing teams to deliver personalized customer experiences across each channel.
The art and science of effective marketing and demand generation is like a great recipe- Marketing master chefs turn traditional pairings on their sides by re-engineering campaign planning and turning siloed fixings into successful mixings.
Read seven master chefs’ recipes for their most customer-approved dishes.
You can have all the latest features of iOS 8 on your iPhone, but if you’re still using an iPhone 4s, you won’t be able to take advantage of most of them.
This should serve as an appropriate metaphor for this audience because when it comes to data storage, many of today’s storage solutions have been around since the 1970s…as in the the world of mobile, today’s data storage needs are revealing just how limited those older solutions are. Even if a company has updated almost everything in its IT ecosystem, it takes only one unchanged layer to prevent them from realizing the benefits of the latest technology.
With petabyte scale, reliability, performance, and efficiency the order of the day we are fast approaching that point with storage. There is without question a need to change in the current storage paradigm.
In this webinar you will learn about current IT storage challenges and useful insights about next-generation storage solutions.
Upgrading security systems to meet both current and future needs is no small feat. So when a Texas-based surveillance system integrator began work with a large national nonprofit foundation on its 20,000 square foot park-like property, existing infrastructure and future system deployment were primary considerations. With the objective to update the nonprofit’s Virtual Management Software (VMS) while leveraging existing analog and IP cameras, the system integrator needed a cost-effective solution to meet their current needs with the ability to scale for rapid growth.
Download this case study to learn more about how the system integrator engaged with NUUO, a leading NVR and VMS manufacturer known for seamless integration of 3rd party cameras to build a customized system that would suit the nonprofit’s needs.
Gartner's 2015 top 10 strategic technology trends for IT leaders are the prime enablers behind new digital business opportunities. Their disruptive power stems from merging virtual and physical worlds, the growth of intelligence everywhere, and the emerging new realities of IT.
Read this white paper to learn the top ten strategic technology trends organizations can follow to deliver high value and drive change.