IT Management includes a variety of functions for managing computers in a networked environment, including software distribution, version control, backup & recovery, job scheduling, virus protection and performance and capacity planning.
Regulatory mandates and ongoing fiscal austerity are driving federal and defense organizations to explore options for extending their virtual infrastructures to the cloud. VMware vCloud® Government Service by Carpathia™ is an excellent option to ease the transition to the cloud. It provides the elasticity and scalability of the cloud using VMware infrastructure—with minimal disruption to IT environments. VMware has
partnered with managed service provider Carpathia to deliver this solution.
Built on VMware vSphere® platform, vCloud Government Service enables federal personnel to access all of their IT resources from the cloud with the same tools, processes, and skills they already use. Organizations making their first forays into the cloud are often concerned about risks relating to security, compliance, ownership, costs, and interoperability. This compatibility with their existing infrastructure provides welcome relief to federal government employees.
VMware vCloud® Government Service provided by Carpathia® is an enterprise-class hybrid cloud service that delivers the tried and tested VMware capabilities widely used by government organizations today, with the added security and compliance assurance of FedRAMP authorization. The hybrid cloud is becoming more and more prevalent – in fact, nearly three-fourths of large enterprises expect to have hybrid deployments by 2015.
VMware vCloud® Government Service provided by Carpathia® is an enterprise-class hybrid cloud solution built on vSphere®, which empowers government customers to leverage existing investments in applications and infrastructure. As a result, government agencies can avoid the cost and complexity of re-architecting and retraining sta? for public cloud infrastructure that is radically di?erent from what is in place today. Instead of operating a combination of onsite and o?site IT environments and struggling to maintain both new and legacy applications and infrastructure, vCloud Government Service provides the right mix of internal controls with the ability to securely scale to meet demand for IT resources. As you contemplate migrating basic workloads and/or mission-critical and sensitive data to the cloud, be sure to address these top 5 considerations.
If you aren’t tapping into social selling, you’re missing out. Customers want to be treated like individuals, not psychographic profiles. The more connected you are to today’s social and mobile customer, the better chance you have of establishing trust and having an honest dialogue. Social doesn’t replace email. Cold calls aren’t dead. These tactics all have their time and place, but social represents the most exciting channel that sales has had in a long time to stay connected and informed.
This book helps you understand DevOps and how your organization can gain real business benefits from it. You also discover how a holistic view of DevOps that encompasses the entire software delivery life cycle.
Optimize your business processes in the cloud with a next generation BPM strategy — an intelligent Business Platform (iBP) that implements an on demand, “service as you need it” model.
Take advantage of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for pure technology - processing, storage, networks with payment based on usage.
Develop and manage business processes using the BPM Platform as a Service (BPMaaS), providing the BPMS tools supported by cloud services.
Work with live business processes used by customers, suppliers, employees and trading partners, using Business Processes as a Service.
Technology Adoption Analyst whitepaper by Forrester. This IBM-commissioned profile of IT operations decision-makers at enterprise companies in the US, UK and Germany evaluates IT operations analytics adoption, benefits, and challenges based on Forrester’s own market data and a custom study of the same audience.
You face unprecedented challenges to protect your midsize business from cybersecurity threats. New trends such as mobility and cloud are changing how you need to secure devices, data and your network.
To deal with these challenges, you need a smart, scalable threat-centric security model. This model needs to provide cost-effective threat remediation and support standard security policies and controls.
Cisco can help. We deliver intelligent cybersecurity for the real world. Our threat-centric approach reduces complexity while delivering superior visibility and control—saving you time and reducing costs.
With Cisco, you gain advanced threat protection across the entire attack continuum—before, during, and after an attack.
Today’s consumers expect instant access to communications services whether they’re in the office, at home, or on the road. With data speeds increasing and international roaming costs decreasing, data usage is rapidly growing. Telecommunications Service Providers (TSPs) are under pressure to deliver more services to more people and approach 100% uptime all while lowering prices to consumers.
Traditional relational databases can’t meet the requirements for massive scalability, availability, and fault tolerance that the rapid growth in data usage and rise of big data demands. Read this solution brief to learn how Riak excels at these. Riak is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for big data. Riak meets many of the challenges you may be facing with your own service operations systems.
This Gigaom Research report aims to help technology decision-makers better understand:
- What the modern workforce thinks it needs to succeed in this rapidly changing world of mobile-first communications and new work-collaboration technologies
- How IT is supporting those needs and overall corporate objectives
- If there are gaps between worker expectations and IT requirements, and how technology buyers can address them
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This Gigaom Research study aims to help technology decision-makers better understand the role of IT in supporting the need for business agility and pace. In this report you will gain insight into:
- How to increase business agility with the best tools for your workforce
- Strategies to speed up new tool adoption so the workforce has a range of work tools that match different sorts of work activities and interactions
- The shifting role of IT to create a technology landscape in which productivity and innovation flourish
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In this white paper learn how e-signatures are making workflows easier and more productive than ever before.
Learn how e-signatures remove the last barrier between a hybrid paper-to-digital workflow to an all-electronic process, dramatically accelerating closure in any type of transaction that requires a contract—sales, employment and hiring, purchase orders, legal agreements, and more.
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In this research study hear from more than 1,500 line-of-business leaders, IT leaders, and information workers about the effectiveness of their organization’s document-based business processes.
Learn how organizations of all sizes in all industries around the world are suffering from what we call the “document disconnect.” Learn how this is causing significant delays and errors across critical business functions such as sales contracting and quoting, procurement, talent acquisition, and onboarding.
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The purpose of this research is to understand the challenges companies face in their document or file level security practices as a result of the adoption of such disruptive technologies as mobile devices and cloud services.
Data center administrators face a significant challenge: They need to secure the data center without compromising the performance and functionality that new data center environments enable. Many are looking to secure the data center using solutions designed for the Internet edge, but these solutions are not enough. The data center has unique requirements around provisioning, performance, virtualization, applications, and traffic that Internet-edge security devices are simply not designed to address.
In only a few short years, technology and changing consumer behaviors have upended the retail landscape. The digital consumer has truly come of age and expects a rich palette of retail options, channels, and experiences that provide ever-increasing value and convenience. Disruption, meanwhile, is arising from new competitors enabled by fast-changing technology, threatening established incumbents as never before.
In order to execute a successful content marketing strategy, you need to have the right team to lead it. This is because it takes quality content, resources, testing and consistency to see a positive impact on your business. When lacking a proper strategy, content marketing is more detrimental to your business. After reading this e-book, you’ll know how to build a team that works best for your business — even if it is just one person.
Confused by all the agile advice? Relax! With Agile For Dummies by your side you’ll learn the fundamentals of agile and how to increase the productivity of your software teams while enabling them to produce higher-quality solutions that better fulfill customer needs much faster.
Discover service virtualization and how it fits into the big picture of software quality. In this book, Service Virtualization For Dummies, IBM Limited Edition written by industry analysts Marcia Kaufman and Judith Hurwitz, learn how to deliver higher quality software by increase the efficiency and effectiveness of your testing processes while reducing testing downtime and testing cost.
The book covers the following topics and more:
• Understand the changing relationship between IT and business — quicker delivery is required
• Examine today’s complex applications — mobile, web, social meet middleware, packaged apps, databases, and mainframes.
• Discover how to begin with service virtualization — build your business case.
• Realize the benefits of service virtualization —enable earlier testing to eliminate surprises and reduce risk.