Businesses of all sizes struggle with aging gear and lack of storage. In fact, in a 2018 Enterprise Storage Forum survey, IT and business leaders cited these concerns as their two biggest storage infrastructure challenges. But in mid- to enterprise-sized businesses, where every dollar counts, fixing these problems can feel like a tall order. If you’re going to upgrade your storage, you need to make sure you’re getting an efficient array that will help you maximize the value of your storage and your data.
We tested two storage arrays to see which could best help organizations meet these goals: the Dell EMC™ Unity™ XT 880F, and an all-flash offering in the entry-level market from a competitor (“Vendor A”). In our hands-on testing, the Dell EMC Unity XT array processed up to 93 percent more input/output operations per second (IOPS) in an 8KB 100% random read test and reduced 129 percent more data. It also carried out common management tasks faster, cutting the number of deployment steps i
L’agilité nécessaire à la transformation en profondeur de l’entreprise ne peut être atteinte qu’en adoptant la modernisation du datacenter en tant que compétence principale. À cette fin, disposer d’une infrastructure IT parfaitement à jour et capable de prendre en charge l’étendue et la complexité d’un environnement technologique changeant est essentiel. Pour satisfaire cet impératif, les sociétés doivent adopter les principes du datacenter géré via une base logicielle, s’engager dans la modernisation et automatiser leurs processus de gestion informatique. Ce faisant, elles accéléreront l’innovation et proposeront des expériences client de qualité supérieure avec des technologies métiers rapides, sécurisées et fiables.
En décembre 2018, Dell Technologies a chargé Forrester Consulting d’évaluer les principaux atouts d’une infrastructure moderne dans les datacenters des sociétés. Pour apporter des éléments de réponse, Forrester a mené une enquête en ligne auprès de 508 décideurs en matiè
Pursuing agility to truly impact business transformation requires embracing data center modernization as a core competency. Crucial to this is having the most up-to-date IT infrastructure to support the scale and complexity of a changing technology landscape. Companies must embrace this imperative by adopting software-defined data center principles, embracing modernization, and automating their IT management processes. Those that do will propel business innovation and deliver superior customer experiences with fast, secure, and reliable business technology.
In December 2018, Dell Technologies commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate the business value of modern infrastructure in company data centers. Forrester conducted an online survey with 508 IT infrastructure technology decision makers in seven countries to explore this topic. This spotlight focuses on the 102 respondents we surveyed at midmarket businesses (MBs) with 100 to 499 employees. We found that while most midmarket fi
Au fur et à mesure que les entreprises effectuent une transformation numérique, elles se tournent vers de nouveaux modèles économiques qui reconnaissent les données comme une ressource stratégique essentielle pour alimenter les applications et favoriser les décisions métiers. Pour ce faire, il est nécessaire de transformer les données collectées et gérées par les entreprises en un capital important appelé « capital de données ». L’infrastructure et les charges de travail traditionnelles des technologies de l’information ne sont pas conçues pour favoriser la création d'un capital de données. L’ampleur des données qui doivent être capturées, stockées, protégées et disponibles à l’utilisation, ainsi que les besoins des applications de nouvelle génération (NGA) que les départements informatiques développent pour stimuler la création de ce capital de données dépassent les fonctionnalités de l’infrastructure traditionnelle dans le domaine des performances, de l’évolutivité, de la disponibili
Published By: NTT Ltd.
Published Date: Aug 15, 2019
As businesses are driven to digital transformation by changing market forces and customer expectations, many are looking to new technologies, including new infrastructure environments, as enablers. As a result, we are seeing a near-universal appetite for hybrid outcomes as business functions are executed across multiple on-premises and external infrastructure environments in pursuit of agility, cost, performance and other business benefits. Hybrid IT has become a key strategic imperative for a large portion of enterprises, impacting their IT objectives and expectations, and likely leading to new engagements with service provides for help designing, building and operating hybrid environments.
Much has already been said and written about the infiltration of robotic process automation (RPA) and intelligent automation (IA) technologies into the workforce. In truth, it’s taken the corporate world a while to test, trust and commit to automation at work.
To understand how far APAC/ANZ markets have advanced towards acting on these opportunities, the Shared Services and Outsourcing Network (SSON) surveyed the market and found that across the region corporations were forward thinking in building for scale, trusting technology and recognising the need to incorporate robotics into both IT infrastructure and enterprise strategy.
This report explains how enterprises across APAC/ANZ are staying ahead of the global wave of RPA, the most popular solutions they are choosing, who the preferred consultants or 'integrators' are, the challenges, and how the digital workforce is being integrated into the human one.
Global corporate enterprise AI practitioners are clearly still dealing with infrastructure issues related to talent and technology. End-to-end processes remain stubbornly carbon-based. Rule-based automation is truly not yet globally scaled across the majority of organizations.
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And yet, the AI & Intelligent Automation Network members went from 21%, having deployed Intelligent Enterprise solutions to over 44% in just one year’s time.
Over 4/5 expect to deploy AI in under two years
The stated goal for deployment is just under 83% by the end of 2020. Considering the fact that they’ve essentially got two years, and those ranks have doubled in one year – doubling again in two years is achievable. Incidentally, that same number was only 67% a year ago.
50% expect to be established, globally scaling or refining AI in under two years
Global corporate enterprise is in fact slowly but surely transforming into the intelligent enterprise of tomorrow. Having said that, it will be
Transforming your firm doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time, patience and planning. However, the value of moving away from the old, transaction-based way of doing business and into a more modern model is immense.
Consider getting to a place where you’ve built a cloud technology infrastructure that allows staff and clients to collaborate via access to real-time data and documents. Where you are running at peak efficiency. Build a business that’s modern. One that allows you to be a leader, not mired down in transactional work. It can be a reality.
Our 3-step guide, courtesy of our friends at Rootworks, can help you transform your firm into one that will last well into the future and secure your legacy.
Published By: Cohesity
Published Date: Aug 09, 2019
The growing importance—and complexity—of data protection means old approaches no longer will get the job done in an era of exploding data volumes and ever-changing business requirements. It’s time to reimagine and reengineer your IT infrastructure for a more efficient, affordable and manageable data protection framework.
Published By: Cohesity
Published Date: Aug 09, 2019
An Italian bank with an appetite for innovation and infrastructure standardization, automated, and cloud-ready Cohesity Data platform. In two years, the organization has simplified its secondary stage environment with a single data management pane to improve backup SLAs, cut costs, and deliver up-to-date and relevant data for test & dev and analytics teams at scale to test fast, fail fast, and innovate fast.
Today’s security appliances and agents must wait until malware reaches the perimeter or endpoint before they can detect or prevent it. OpenDNS arrests attacks earlier in the kill chain. Enforcing security at the DNS layer prevents a malicious IP connection from ever being established or a malicious file from ever being downloaded. This same DNS layer of network security can contain malware and any compromised system from exfiltrating data. Command & control (C2) callbacks to the attacker’s botnet infrastructure are blocked over any port or protocol. Unlike appliances, the cloud service protects devices both on and off the corporate network. Unlike agents, the DNS layer protects every device connected to the network — even IoT. It is the easiest and fastest layer of security to deploy everywhere.
Payments is an increasingly strategic area of focus for enterprises, impacting market expansion, customer experience, business model evolution and, ultimately, revenue growth. As the role of payments in business strategy continues to expand, enterprises need secure, reliable and scalable infrastructure to underpin their transaction acceptance and processing capabilities.
Stripe commissioned 451 Research to understand how large enterprise-scale merchants are thinking through their online payments infrastructure requirements. 451 Research surveyed 800 merchants across 8 countries, including a mix of business decision-makers from payments to finance to IT.
? Nearly two-thirds of respondents using the public cloud for payments have seen improvements in security, innovation and uptime, while nearly three in five cited improved scalability.
? Respondents using public-cloud-based payments infrastructure cited ‘improved security’ as the number-one benefit they’ve realized from
Digital commerce is enabling businesses to rethink what they sell, how they sell, and where they sell. Fickle consumer and business buyers have come to expect an intuitive and instantaneous checkout process with multiple payment options. However, aging financial infrastructure and complex interdependencies between numerous parties make it difficult and expensive to accept payments online seamlessly and across markets and currencies.
Stripe meets these challenges with an API-based payments platform that abstracts away the complexities around payment gateways, acquiring banks, and credit card networks. To understand the impact of Stripe’s products on processing online payments, IDC interviewed Stripe customers and surveyed hundreds of organizations around the world about how they currently process and manage online payments.
? Many organizations are using Stripe as a foundational platform for their online businesses, with many of those also using Stripe Connect to run thei
Published By: NTT Ltd.
Published Date: Aug 05, 2019
VMware provides IT organizations a path to digital transformation, delivering consistent infrastructure and consistent operations across data centers and public clouds to accelerate application speed and agility for business innovation and growth.
Published By: NTT Ltd.
Published Date: Aug 05, 2019
Enterprises preparing for a digital future have much to consider when they modernise their network infrastructure and have to contend with connectivity demands from their business units, staff, and customers. In this e-book, leaders from different parts of our business provide their perspectives on how to approach digital transformation. In our experience at Dimension Data, now part of NTT Ltd., you can’t look at any one piece of the infrastructure puzzle without looking at all of it. And it’s the network that holds all those pieces together.
VMware named a Leader, positioned furthest for its Completeness of Vision. Read this complimentary copy of the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure to find out more.
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Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Aug 01, 2019
IT Transformation is a concept that is not synonymous with digital transformation, but the two concepts are fundamentally linked. A business that transforms its IT infrastructure no longer has to rely on rigid, manual, siloed legacy technologies. Updating IT often yields a boost in IT operational speed, efficiency, scale, and cost effectiveness ? tasks become automated, processes streamlined, and resources freed up. These IT-level improvements fuel a larger-scale digital transformation enabling businesses to out-innovate, out-think, and out-pace its competitors in today’s digital economy. To learn more, download this report from Dell and Intel®.
As the number and variety of threats mushroom, an Ovum survey has found that security teams have become physically unable to respond in an appropriate way to the ones that actually matter, with 50% of respondents saying they deal with more than 50 alerts each day. Shockingly, for 6% of organizations, that figure rises to between 100 and 1,000 threats a day.
The solution? Ovum believes that security decision-makers should invest in centralized management capabilities, enabling them to control the disparate security tools in their infrastructure, and address the challenge of prioritizing the volumes of daily alerts they receive.
Download this report to find out what else Ovum has discovered about security practices in Asia Pacific.
Published By: Dell SB
Published Date: Jul 31, 2019
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Businesses of all sizes and industries have struggled to implement a hybrid IT environment that can meet their most critical needs, without disrupting business. The challenge is especially acute for midsized firms whose limited IT resources are facing pressure to adopt a never-ending torrent of technology innovations. In an effort to create a hybrid IT environment, many businesses end up with a multiple siloed infrastructure deployment options that consume increasing amounts of management time, effort and budget, while never quite meeting business needs.
Learn about the HPE Intelligent Data Platform and the new IT realities it addresses. With digital transformation underway in many organizations, more dynamic business models are becoming the key to success. This means infrastructure modernization and the introduction of technologies such as solid state storage, artificial intelligence and machine learning, software-defined infrastructure, and the cloud. At the same time, it means IT infrastructure management becomes much more complex. Enter HPE’s Intelligent Data Platform. With comprehensive coverage and AI/ML-driven real-time optimization that enables intelligent management of the entire data life cycle, the HPE Intelligent Data Platform enables an organization to get the most out of its IT resources while also meeting its evolving needs over time.
"Learn how to manage a software defined infrastructure SDI deployment and understand the benefit of composable versus traditional infrastructure. The white paper will also cover the definition of an SDI as well as what an IT organization should look for in an SDI solutions provider.
Explore these questions in this white paper with a critical look at HPE’s software-defined and CI offering, HPE Synergy."
Modern day industrial operations often span complex IT (information technology) and OT
(operational technology) infrastructures. In a very standard environment, thousands of devices
exist and are increasingly being connected via the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). This creates
new challenges in securing industrial environments specifically by making cyber- security threats
even more difficult to detect, investigate and remediate.
Today’s sophisticated Operations Technology (OT) environments have a large attack surface with
numerous attack vectors. Without complete coverage, the likelihood of getting attacked is not
a matter of ‘if’; it’s a matter of ‘when’. Security for OT has gained significant attention due to a
confluence of events.
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