Networking involves at least two devices capable of being networked with at least one usually being a computer. The devices can be separated by a few meters (e.g. via Bluetooth) or thousands of kilometers (e.g. via the Internet).
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.
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?” "
Virtualization caused a major cultural shift in IT. By enabling physical assets to be better utilized, IT teams realized that they could deliver systems to their customers in a more timely manner, thereby delivering better value. In this webinar you will learn what is NetOps and how is it different from DevOps.
Another critical sign of the times is that the Internetdriven
evolution of TV and video is now embraced, rather than spurned, by the TV establishment. HBO, CBS and others are touting new IP-delivered offerings. Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge says the number of programmers planning OTT deployments is good for the cable industry, which will have more flexibility in content bundling; and good for the consumer, who will have more choice. And discussing heightened competition
for audiences and ad dollars in VARIETY, Josh Sapan, president-CEO of AMC Networks, referred to “an almost unstoppable trend for technology to facilitate consumer discretion and choice.”
CIOs are on a constant quest to understand what infrastructure will provide the best fit, at the lowest risk and cost. In today’s evolving data center, defining the proper use of data center assets, and how cloud-based platforms may or may not fit into the mix is critical to business success. With the abundance of cloud offerings in the market place, physical infrastructure is no longer an enterprise IT requirement. Cloud has established itself as an excellent option for infrastructure outsourcing.
It’s easy to understand why many organizations are confused about the need for a Managed File Transfer (MFT) system. There are a lot of different products in the market, file transfer product functionality is not clearly defined and often overlaps with other solutions, “MFT” is not fully understood, and there are a lot of mixed messages in the marketplace.
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.
IBM's new Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering, IBM Bluemix, delivers the speed and flexibility of the cloud to allow developers to more quickly compose and build enterprise-grade applications for by providing access to IBM's vast software portfolio as composable services. This powerful PaaS/services combination, built on open standards and taking advantage of Cloud Foundry, enables developers to avoid vendor lock-in while leveraging their existing application development assets and skills, which is essential for building hybrid clouds. IBM is providing developers an open, flexible cloud environment connecting the enterprise and born-on-the-web developers using their choice of tools, whether IBM, third-party, or open technologies, in a scalable environment.This session provides an overview of IBM Bluemix capabilities.
IBM DevOps for Bluemix provides an integrated set of DevOps services in the IBM Bluemix PaaS, for individuals and teams building mobile and cloud applications (‘systems of engagement’) that enable teams to shrink the application delivery cycle time, and consistently deliver software with speed, quality and accuracy. This session provides an overview of IBM DevOps services on Bluemix, focusing on quickly getting started with new projects and collaborative development with agile tracking and planning.
Enterprise applications today are becoming increasingly complex, leveraging components across multiple platforms, including cloud. Learn how you can leverage IBM DevOps Services for Bluemix to provide full multi-stage release and deployment management to facilitate development, test and staging of complex applications.
Recent changes in hacking combined with the emergence of the Internet of Everything have profoundly changed how we protect our systems, driving us to think about a new approach to cybersecurity. In this paper, learn about the challenges that created the need for a new threat-centric security model spanning the full attack continuum: before, during and after an attack.
Today’s malware authors continue to increase their capabilities faster than security solutions can adapt to them. Whether it’s changing their attacks or hiding malicious code within web pages, it’s more difficult to identify legitimate network traffic. With first-generation network security devices, it is nearly impossible to defend against today’s threats. The situation will get worse before it gets better. Adversaries now utilize agile development and testing methods to develop their malware, they test new malware against the latest security software to increase effectiveness. Next-generation network security devices are emerging that provide the visibility and situational context required to meet today’s threats. These solutions use security automation to provide a sophisticated solution that is both lightweight and agile
Modern data centers have and continue to undergo transformation. Driven by familiar trends, green IT, endpoint growth, externalization, and increased resource requirements, modern data centers support more services, users, and data than ever before. The potential of new risks to the modern data center demands renewed attention to data center security. Data center architects must build in proper security controls, and policies and processes to address and mitigate these new risks.
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.
If the data center is the heart of the organization then the data center operators are the eyes. But today’s complex business environments also demand agility and flexibility to meet the requirements of your organization. Download this free paper to improve the data center visibility in your organization.
With cloud computing usage growing rapidly, the role of I&O must expand to ensure the most effective and efficient use of cloud offerings. These eight steps teach I&O professionals how to act as internal cloud service brokers and facilitate a successful transition to hybrid IT.
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The old model of IT involved deploying more of everything just to keep up with demands. However, IT departments that are able to deliver solutions for business needs and support business goals have moved beyond managing siloed systems. Adopting a more efficient model of IT service and systems is the key to freeing IT to improve business operations.
Reaching that level of efficiency through “do-it-yourself” efforts requires an immense amount of time and expense up front. What if someone has already pre-engineered, pre-tested, and optimized a perfect solution for your IT needs?
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