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Nimble Storage Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant
By Nimble Storage | 28/11/2016

A new Gartner Magic Quadrant report shows Nimble solidly in the “Leaders” category for General Purpose Disk Arrays – in fact, Nimble is the industry leader in “Completeness of Vision”. Download the full report and find out why Gartner is so positive about Nimble’s vision and execution. You will learn:

· Gartner’s opinion about the 3 key attributes upon which Nimble’s success is based

· What Gartner has to say about Nimble’s InfoSight Predictive Analytics capabilities

· Gartner’s assessment of the overall strengths of Nimble’s Flash offerings

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Nimble Storage Labs: Can Machine Learning Prevent Application Downtime?
By Nimble Storage | 28/11/2016

Business users expect immediate access to data, all the time and without interruption. But reality does not always meet expectations. IT leaders must constantly perform intricate forensic work to unravel the maze of issues that impact data delivery to applications. This performance gap between the data and the application creates a bottleneck that impacts productivity and ultimately damages a business’ ability to operate effectively. We term this the “app-data gap”.

Download this Nimble Storage Labs Research Report to read on.

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Nimble Storage Labs: Mapping the Demands of Real-World Apps — One IO at a Time
By Nimble Storage | 28/11/2016

Anyone who has purchased hardware for business applications knows that determining the needs of a deployment can be a complex process. While different applications are known to have different needs, even deployments of the same application can differ from one another, making the standardization of benchmarks difficult. There are more benchmarking tools and guidelines continue today than ever before, some of them directly contradictory.

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Canadian International School Goes Green With Nimble SmartStack Solution
By Nimble Storage | 28/11/2016

Divided across two campuses and strategically located at either end of the island, The Canadian International School (CIS) provides elementary to high school education for almost 3,000 students in Singapore.

Typical of any modern educational institution, technology plays a major role in the management and administration of the school, as well as in student learning. All students and teachers use Apple computers or, the in younger grades, iPads, and everyone relies on Google Drive for collaboration.

CIS’ IT Department divides its responsibilities into three broad areas: IT support for more than 3,000 devices; network and servers; and applications that help the school function, such as student enrolment, student management and parent/teacher portal.

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ESG Solution Showcase: Machine Learning Delivers Better IT Insights
By Nimble Storage | 28/11/2016

The performance of enterprise applications will have a direct impact on business activities and outcomes. The quality of the delivery of applications will depend on how smoothly the underlying data infrastructure operates. Common issues include:

• Optimal application performance and delivery is difficult to achieve in complex environments.

• Many IT infrastructure and operations teams are stretched to the breaking point.

• Predictive analytics and machine learning can be applied to great effect.

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The Rise of ‘Data and Analytics’ Roles Points to Digital Business Transformation
By Gartner | 25/11/2016

Gartner clients are creating new roles, job titles and duties referring to “data and analytics,” a shift in wording that reflects the wider transformation to data-driven digital business. The leaders of this transformation are new data executives, especially chief data officers.

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Why Cloud Computing is the Future
By MYOB | 17/11/2016

We are in the midst of a radical change in technology preferences. IDC, a premier global provider of market intelligence, wrote that “Cloud Apps are key to supporting growth of small and medium businesses.”

In this guide, we discuss why businesses are making a shift to cloud applications and in particular cloud ERP solutions. We look at the research demonstrating the profitability and productivity improvements the cloud movement is driving.

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Key Capabilities for a Cloud Management Platform
By VMware Australia | 26/10/2016

Digital transformation provides businesses with tremendous competitive advantages, but it also places enormous pressure on IT departments. IT must deliver services faster more efficiently than ever before. Digital transformation provides businesses with tremendous competitive advantages, but it also places enormous pressure on IT departments. IT must deliver services faster more efficiently than ever before.

As a result, IT organisations are running a mix of private and public clouds, and recognise that they can no longer waste time with manual processes or use outdated approaches that slow the business down. This whitepaper will inform you on the following:

• The 4 Basic Capabilities to Expect from a Cloud management platform

• The 5 Capabilities of an Enterprise Cloud management platform

• The attributes of an Enterprise Ready CMP

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Dummies Guide for Cloud Management
By VMware Australia | 26/10/2016

Learning the ins and outs of Cloud Management platform (CMP) implementation should be made as uncomplicated as possible. That’s the goal of the new VMware publication “Cloud Management For Dummies.” Download your copy today to get started on your CMP journey!

Use the guide to first learn the basics of CMP, followed by a deeper dive into the features and benefits of an enterprise CMP, best practices for getting started, and hearing direct from customers on the advantages of using VMware CMP–VMware vRealize® Suite.

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Top 3 Use Cases for a Cloud Management Platform
By VMware Australia | 26/10/2016

Today’s IT organisations have a lot to manage — a mix of private and public clouds, a host of diverse applications, and a growing user base. It’s both exciting and challenging. Teams that stay on top of the shifting landscape can be a tremendous asset to the business, and provide a competitive advantage in the market. Those that don’t risk falling behind. So what’s the secret to becoming more agile, yet remaining in control?

Having the right tools can make all the difference. Hear from AutoTrader, Tribune Media, and Choice Hotels on how they resolved their challenges of centralising and optimising operations, delivering infrastructure better to their development teams, and ultimately doing more with less.

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