IT Infrastructure refers to the computerized networks, intelligent terminals, and accompanying applications and services people use to access, create, disseminate, and utilize digital information; the equipment, software, services, and products used in storing, processing, transmitting, and displaying all forms of information.
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 technologies examined reduce operational expenses (OpEx), not capital expenses (CapEx) that has traditionally been the focus of virtualization. Many companies implemented virtualization with the goal of saving money in the form of fewer servers to buy (with a side benefit of reducing the footprint of the servers and lowering the required power and cooling). Most of the savings were in capital, but do not expect the same with many of the technologies listed here, because some may even require some additional capital expenditures (at least for software) in order to save on the day-to-day operations of IT. The bigger cost in running an IT department is in the OpEx category anyway, so savings there are recurring savings.
Learn how Riverbed® Cascade® gives you actionable information for network analysis and optimization, application performance management, acceleration of IT consolidation projects, and security compliance.
If you use multiple CDNs to serve your content, you are well aware of the benefit of quick content delivery. However, what happens if one of your CDNs goes down? Without load balancing, that fast load time can turn into downtime in an instant. Luckily your trusty DNS provider is here to help.
Most organizations will eventually utilize multiple network access paths to the cloud—road warrior salesmen, for instance, will typically not take the same path as a primary business site. The focus of this white paper is to define the different access paths available for multiple sites with different needs.
In this white paper, we’ll examine how the Pravail® portfolio from Arbor Networks can empower your network operations and security teams to more efficiently help protect the integrity and availability of your enterprise network against advanced attacks.
All enterprises need to have mitigation solutions in place. Information security is vital in the workplace and DDoS has become more complex over time. Determine whether services are the best option for primary protection through this whitepaper.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers increased agility, developer productivity, pay-as-you-go pricing, and overall cost savings. Learn what you need to know and where to start before launching an AWS-hosted service.
Read our interconnectivity infopaper to find out how tapping into our more than 900 networks and 450 cloud providers can give you secure, high-bandwidth connections with zero latency and ensure your success in the Internet of Everything era.
Cloud computing and the "bring your own device" (BYOD) trend will impact the design of future datacenters and their supporting networks. To attain the kind of business agility that companies now demand, network infrastructure needs to provide the flexibility required by cloud application workloads and the changing traffic patterns fostered by BYOD. To make networks more agile, new approaches to network implementation need to be enabled. As these trends continue, application delivery controllers (ADCs) will be critical elements in the new network infrastructure. This Technology Spotlight examines these trends and the role that F5 Networks' integrated scalable platform plays in this strategic market.
Information technology is at a crucial turning point. Enterprise IT departments are under constant pressure to meet user and application demands, aware that cloud deployments offer an easier and faster alternative but often pinned down by legacy deployment models. The problem stems from the inability of those legacy models to adapt to meet expectations for rapid provisioning, continuous delivery, and consistent performance across multiple environments. Read this whitepaper to learn more about the evolution of application delivery and the services your enterprise can utilize to successfully manage the increased pressure on network and application infrastructure.
Is your accounting software holding you back?
Maybe it's time to trade in your aging infrastructure and embrace a new generation of cloud-based financial systems that streamline your processes, improve productivity, and generate greater insights and visibility.
As you embark on a challenging evaluation cycle, download our free and concise eBook: "Best Practices for Choosing the Right Accounting Software: Achieving Best-in-Class Financial Management."
In conducting a survey of 159 IT professionals with direct responsibility for business-critical applications, Forrester found that all enterprises surveyed had fundamental issues while managing the performance of these applications and
business services. Download now to find the results!
Application downtime is just one of many costs associated with a fragmented application performance management (APM) strategy. Learn the 5 steps to simplify Application Performance Management through this infographic.
This analyst report provides guidelines for how to plan an effective Enterprise Asset Management strategy, including maturity levels, processes, and technologies in context of IT Asset Management advances. The paper was developed by Enterprise Management Associates - an IT Analyst firm.
Data connectivity has long been a necessity for enterprises big and small, as has the need to use that connectivity to extend enterprise Local Area Network (LAN) across networks. But the process of building an enterprise Wide Area Network (WAN) is anything but easy.
Examine the three broad challenges that Financial Services Institutions (FSIs) face today: compliance and risk management,
consolidation and innovation. To address these effectively, FSIs require an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure that offers both the security and reliability of their legacy communications systems as well as the flexibility and scalability that new generation networks provide, in order to adapt and innovate in the highly competitive financial services environment.
There are now a variety of alternatives when it comes to connecting multiple sites with WAN links. Multi Protocol Label Switching is fast gaining popularity for many businesses as their preferred choice when it comes to creating a Virtual Private Network (VPN) over WAN. This paper will discuss the differences between MPLS and IPSec, and the benefits achieved from migrating to MPLS.