Platforms are hardware and/or software architectures. The term originally dealt with only hardware, and it is still used to refer to a CPU model or computer family. For example, the x86 PC is the world's largest hardware platform. Very often, the term refers to an operating system, and the hardware is implied.
Since the global financial crisis of 2008, stress tests have taken on growing importance and prominence in financial institution supervision and regulation. These tests, designed to measure an institution’s ability to maintain capital buffers and withstand extreme economic shocks, were imposed initially, and primarily, on the biggest multinational firms – those designated global significantly important banks (G-SIBs) or financial institutions (G-SIFIs). However, the circle for supervisory stress testing has widened to include a growing number of banks as defined by domestic jurisdictions – in the United States, for example, down to banks with $10 billion in assets under the Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test (DFAST) rule. What’s more, stress tests and their underlying scenarios can be of considerable value as a strategic management tool to a financial services company of virtually any type or size.
As organizations embrace smartphones, tablets and mobile applications, they are moving beyond simply providing mobile email and browser capability to offering mobile access to Windows-based and other corporate applications.
Attend this webinar to learn about the top app virtualization use cases, complete with real-world customer examples. We’ll also discuss the key differences between the new app virtualization capabilities of VMware Horizon and Citrix XenApp.
Mobility has brought massive changes to the way we work, and to avoid lagging behind, you need to be able to respond to these changes. But to truly move your organization forward, it takes a proactive approach. We can help you build and implement a mobility strategy that lets you do more than just contain complexities in order to position your organization for future success.
Hear from Nathan Crisp of Trump Hotels as he shares how Oracle Hospitality Solutions is providing efficient, best-in-class property management, point-of-sale, and distribution technology for Trump Hotels’ properties worldwide.
This short video shows how the Pestana Hotel Group, based in Portugal manages 86 properties in Europe, Africa, the Caribbean, North and South America with the OPERA suite of solutions for property management, food and beverage operations, and distribution. OPERA enables better business decisions by providing real-time information. OPERA has helped the Pestana Group increase sales, improve workforce productivity, and deliver superior guest experiences.
Business buyers are more demanding than ever. They expect organizations to meet their precise needs through the life-cycle of interactions with B2B brands. This means providing today’s business buyers with consumer like-experiences that allow them to do their job better and easier, and making the complex simple. Download this white paper from Aberdeen Group to learn the five best practices to get B2B e-commerce right and how to achieve best-in-class performance in customer retention, revenue growth, and operational efficiency.
To meet the growing need for agility and flexibility, the data center components (compute, network and storage) also need to evolve and provide a level of automation and orchestration that can meet present and future demands.
How open source web platforms can open your organization to attack. This paper reviews security concerns with content management systems (CMS), CMS attack metrics, and how organizations can protect websites built on a CMS platform
A range of business issues are driving IT towards desktop virtualization. One solution-Citrix XenDesktop with FlexCast technology-helps IT teams empower their workforces, one project at a time. See the trends driving the adoption of virtual desktops and the top use cases IT teams are deploying today.
The growing strategic value of desktop virtualization technology is advancing quickly, providing new ways to enable business mobility and increase the flexibility that organizations need to thrive. Read this white paper to see how falling cost factors in every part of the desktop virtualization architecture making it more affordable than ever.
Why should you choose Citrix over VMware? With 25 years of innovation and real-world customer deployments, only Citrix has the mobile workspace technology that helps businesses achieve their goal of a truly mobile workforce. Read the Infographic.
Citrix XenApp delivers Windows apps as secure mobile services. With XenApp, IT can mobilize the business - increasing user productivity, while reducing costs by centralizing control and security of intellectual property.
While the Google Chrome platform is ideal for accessing Google Apps, SaaS and other cloud-based services, Microsoft Windows applications continue to play an essential role in most organizations. Read this paper to learn more.
This whitepaper shows how AirWatch® Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) easily integrates with both Office 365 APIs and VMware Identity Manager, or your on-premise identity management or cloud, to optimize UX and ensure your data is secure across all devices and platforms.
In this eBook you’ll read case studies about top enterprises that have safely enabled BYOD and self-service capabilities with an EMM platform, providing IT with an opportunity to enable process transformations and drive new revenue streams.
With the current state of the economy, IT executives are being asked to stretch their budgets in order to keep their businesses profitable. In 2008, Median IT spending per user fell to $6,667 from the previous year's $7,397, according to Computer Economics. This represents a 6.2% reduction, consistent with the fact that IT managers were supporting an increasing number of users without corresponding increases in IT spending. IT spend continued to decline in 2009 and uncertainty and caution is still prevalent in 2010.
Microsoft Exchange Server has been a crucial technological breakthrough in advanced corporate communication systems. Companies who utilize an enterprise-class email server like Exchange believe that email is mission critical, and value the productivity it enables. But an in-house migration to Exchange 2007 from an earlier version of Exchange or another email program will not be an easy task. Complexity, time and cost issues loom large over the IT department and are causing IT directors to search for an alternative solution.