Network Performance Management is the discipline of optimizing how networks function, trying to deliver the lowest latency, highest capacity, and maximum reliability despite intermittent failures and limited bandwidth.
Founded in 1992 as a provider of integrated network, voice and data centre solutions, Colt’s business today has grown to encompass a wide range of IT services, spanning enterprise application hosting, business critical cloud and end-user computing solutions. Colt has 29 data centre locations supporting thousands of customers across 28 countries in Europe and Asia, including Swiss International Airlines, Shurgard, Berenberg, and Jaguar Land Rover. Colt’s award-winning solution portfolio is based on end-to-end data centre, network and IT services capabilities; its aim is to help its customers compete and win in their markets without being held back by hardware, licensing and resource limitations.
The rise of the web drove the need for applications in the browser. JSON is natively supported and easy to understand, with facile methods to learn our technical details. JSON sums new web technologies with client side practices to achieve an interactive web application.
Manufacturers, in an effort to succeed with digital transformation, are relying on the Internet and public cloud to deliver key enterprise applications and processes. As manufacturers continue to become more digital enterprises, their network architecture must as well. Read this paper to learn key considerations for architects to create a holistic network that takes today’s, and tomorrow’s, requirements into consideration.
The globalization of the medical device industry has delivered substantial business benefits, but it has also presented certain problems that can make the realization of those opportunities challenging. Learn about a comprehensive global collaboration solution that addresses and overcomes these obstacles.
What digital trends are forcing CDN services to evolve? CDN services are changing, and web and application delivery professionals are navigating the evolving CDN landscape. Read the Forrester Research Report, "CDNs Extend to Web Performance Optimization and End-To-End Cloud Services" to learn what new capabilities are required from the Next Generation CDN.
Since Vendor Security Risk Management is a relatively new field, there are plenty of intricacies to come to terms with. To help your introduction to VRM go a little more smoothly, we have compiled a list of FAQs and tips to get you started.
Land Rover BAR has sharpened its competitive edge with VCE VxRail™ Hyper-converged Infrastructure Appliance incorporating VMware virtualization and EMC VNX storage and Isilon, to accelerate collaboration on boat development and honing sailing tactics.
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Cloud computing is increasingly being adopted as a way for IT organizations to decrease costs, improve efficiency, and enhance business agility. NetApp has been helping companies succeed in cloud deployment to achieve tangible results since long before the term cloud entered the popular lexicon. NetApp has the people, technologies, and partnerships in place to help organizations evolve existing IT infrastructure into an efficient cloud-based service delivery model. The NetApp® Unified Storage Architecture and clustered Data ONTAP® operating system integrate all storage capabilities into a single, easy-to-use platform. By choosing NetApp when making the transition to a private cloud or a hybrid cloud, organizations will be able to meet their storage business needs now and in the future.
In today’s business environment, mobility is driving much of the IT infrastructure and data management design. Most laptops, tablets, smartphones, etc., have been adopted by organizations as standard devices with the ability to consume, contribute, and manage corporate information. Traditionally, these devices have been company-owned assets, the benefit being that IT dictates the core system functionality in accordance with company guidelines. End-users have simply been the beneficiaries of that IT wisdom and had to work within those established policies.
HIMSS Analytics, in partnership with Akamai, recently conducted a survey of U.S. hospitals to understand the current state of web security in healthcare as well as what plans are in place to improve preparedness. The results raise some concerns that despite greater consciousness of the increased risk to healthcare data security, many hospitals are still vulnerable to a wide range of cyberattacks. Read this survey to learn about critical weaknesses in hospital web security.
When many of us started out in the networking business, we judged the worth of networking products by their speeds and feeds. Typically, these judgments were made based on which product boasted the best specifications. This methodology was easy and straightforward. It seemed quantitative, and appeared quite defensible.
In this world of always-on services, the systems that support them must be designed to be both highly available and resilient. Today, many IT leaders are looking for their applications and infrastructure to be covered by the following:
• Defined SLA¹s for workloads and applications
• Mapped failure points and impact of these on the business
• Regularly measure application and Infrastructure health
Access this white paper to discover your resiliency, and learn how to create a resilient architecture on Microsoft Azure cloud platform.
Explore the impact of SDN solutions
Software Defined Networking (SDN) adoption rates are sky high, and so are the expectations around its potential. However, some feel current models are too limited. Learn more in this report >
Break the business speed barrier
Business has realized the strategic importance of the network, but it is almost impossible for today’s networks to run at business speed. Find out why — and how to do the impossible — in this paper >
Seize emerging communications opportunities
Analyst Dave Michels writes that midsized businesses have opportunities as unique as their challenges, specifically in the communications space where full-stack solutions have created optimization potential. Read the report to learn more >
Historically, the speed of a wired connection at the access edge has always been faster than that of a wireless connection. This means workers had to choose between the performance of wired connectivity and the convenience of a wireless connection. Consequently, workers often had to modify the way they worked— first, finding a wired port to use for high-bandwidth applications, such as video or streaming media, and then shifting to wireless connections when the need to be mobile was more important than having the performance of wired.
A discussion of wide area networking is extremely timely because after a long period with little if any fundamental innovation, the WAN is now the focus of considerable innovation. As a result, for the first time in a decade network organizations have an opportunity to make a significant upgrade to their WAN architecture.
The world of data centers and IT has been historically been one of gradual evolution, but events and capabilities that have emerged over the past 3-5 years present both a challenge, and opportunity to the IT organization. Click here to read about the IT Metamorphosis.