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.
Instead of only managing projects, organizations do need to manage value! "Doing the right things" and "doing things right" are the essential ingredients for successful software and systems delivery. Unfortunately, with distributed delivery spanning multiple disciplines, geographies and time zones, many organizations struggle with teams working in silos, broken lines of communication, lack of collaboration, inadequate traceability, and poor project visibility. This often results in organizations "doing the wrong things" and "doing things wrong", with associated higher costs, project delays and lower quality.
Organizations developing products and systems in industries such as automotive, aerospace and defense, medical devices and consumer electronics are undergoing a transformation driven by the rapid growth in functionality delivered by software and electronics. This paper outlines an approach for using this shift to gain a competitive advantage.
App and desktop virtualization is much more than a technology solution. It is transforming the way organizations of all sizes are enabling their workforces while simplifying the desktop management process for IT administrators.
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The conversation about VDI has moved from “whether” to “when” and “how.” In today’s fast-moving markets, a centralized approach to desktop and app delivery has become essential to help businesses become more mobile, flexible, agile and productive.
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Organizations like yours have many reasons for considering VDI, from providing remote access to Windows apps, to enabling BYOD, to taking a more strategic approach to desktop refresh.
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Today's IT departments are increasingly challenged by the complexity of managing disparate components within their data centers. Rapidly proliferating silos of server, storage, and networking resources combined with numerous management tools and operational processes have led to crippling inefficiencies and costs.
Beyond the basics in a next generation firewall, to protect your investment you should demand other valuable features: intrusion prevention, contextual rules, advanced evasion analytics, secured access control, and high availability.
Advanced evasions will break the security protection model that most organizations are using today. Given this changing threat landscape we need to rethink traditional security models. Here’s advice on how to evade AETs.
Constantly available networks typically rely on several Internet service providers to ensure always-on connectivity and increase bandwidth. Augmented VPN aggregates all Internet Service Provider links to obtain a single high capacity tunnel.
Read how Specsavers reduces the time from test creation to test execution by 50% and cuts the time required for producing quality reports from 3 hours to 10 minutes a day through automated application lifecycle management.
The purpose of this IDC White Paper is to lay out the role that performance testing can play in the context of overall application lifecycle management (ALM), security, resource, and demand management. As part of that objective, the document defines an application performance testing framework and discusses a performance test evolution path and the relationship between a successful approach to performance testing and related IT elements such as monitoring, security, ALM, and project and portfolio management (PPM).
Learn how business service management helped Vodafone Ireland transform from a reactive to a proactive IT Operations function. Read how BSM solutions enabled the Vodafone IT Operations group to align priorities to match the business and drive business value, delivering 300% ROI in one year.
Deliver game-changing uptime. Read how Playtech, the world’s largest publicly-traded online gaming software supplier, achieves 99.999% uptime and detects and fixes issues in minutes versus hours with comprehensive IT monitoring tools.
Cut the cost and complexity of managing you large, hybrid server estate. Learn how Turkcell, the leading GSM operator in Turkey, reaps benefits from server automation including reductions in the time needed to check adherence to security compliance policies from 55 hours to 20 minutes and cutting the time taken to provision virtual PCs from five days to 40 minutes.
David Norfolk of Bloor Research International discusses research that compares two high-productivity platform as a service (PaaS) development platforms: OutSystems Platform and Force.com from Salesforce.com (now re-branded as Salesforce1 Platform). In this webcast, he will debunk the main myths surrounding high-productivity application development and how both platforms have overcome them, albeit with somewhat different approaches for different kinds of customers.
The webinar features a complex-made-simple, real-world example from Don Griest at FICO, the leading predictive analytics and decision management software company. Don discusses how the OutSystems Platform is helping FICO rapidly deliver solutions with superior quality and unprecedented time to value, thus opening up new markets for the company.
Today's intranet typically looks like a frustrating mess of abandoned content – difficult for employees to use and content owners to govern. Traditional intranets are rarely mobile-friendly and can be a challenge for IT to integrate, maintain and support. It's time to transform the intranet, but what should a modern, mobile intranet look like?
If you've ever considered remodeling your home, you probably know that you can’t add a second floor without reinforcing the foundation to handle the additional load. Likewise, you’ll need a stronger Wi-Fi foundation to support the influx of mobile devices, work style and demands of #GenMobile. IT can create a rock-solid Wi-Fi foundation by following these five easy steps.
Look around the office and you can’t help but notice that everyone’s using mobile devices and nobody’s at their desk. Mobility is the essence of this next-generation workforce, #GenMobile. But Mobility—and the newfound flexible work style that it’s unleashed—create a challenge for IT who must ensure that the wired and wireless infrastructure for #GenMobile provides a personalized mobility experience that everyone can rely on and trust. This doesn’t have to be a formidable task. It’s possible to go well beyond mere authentication and give users secure access to apps, printers and other network services from both IT- managed and personal devices if you focus on these four key areas.