Many of us have been using cloud computing for many years on a daily basis by using web based email, social media networks and other applications. It is only in recent years however that cloud computing has become an option for businesses and enterprises looking to take advantage of its benefits. This has resulted in a focus on the security of cloud computing services which has been driven by risk managers, governments and regulators. Learn more.
As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, intelligent and instrumented, data centre managers today often find themselves struggling to accommodate exponential data growth while maintaining high levels of service and availability. Learn more on how to optimise storage service delivery.
When considering whether to move an application to the cloud, it is important to consider both the business purpose of the application and the role that application plays in supporting business and IT
strategies. This context is important for considering whether to transition an application to a cloud environment, or whether to rearchitect or “transform” the application – and if so, how to do it. IBM has developed a methodology and tool for determining how to approach these decisions and optimise the benefits from applications being delivered from a cloud environment. Read now.
This whitepaper is a product of the Cloud Standards Customer Council (CSCC) and documents a collection of high priority use cases for both the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud computing service models. Use cases highlight the benefits of cloud computing and are key to identifying specific technical requirements including the need for open standards that promote portability and interoperability. Learn more.
The world of business online is rapidly evolving, customers are comfortable now more than ever performing a host of transactions online but are reliant on the business organisation to provide a seamless and secure environment across multiple devices and environments..
This paper discusses and provides examples, top tips and best practices on how to use traditional web single sign on and web access management to deliver a seamless, secure experience for online users.
In this paper, we will discuss how cloud-based services, predictive analytics, social media analytics,
big data, and mobile computing are combining to take business intelligence beyond traditional
boundaries and transform the way critical decisions are made. We will also highlight Information
Builders’ solutions and share two use cases, which demonstrate how two organisations – a law
enforcement agency and a retailer – might use available tools and technologies to tap into the
wealth of information available.
Increase the speed and efficiency of your wide area network. Exinda’s Integrated Application Assurance Suite delivers everything you need to manage your application performance and ensure the highest
quality user experience for applications consumed over the WAN and Internet. Unlike conventional WAN Optimisation solutions that focus on acceleration only, Exinda delivers Assessment, Acceleration
and Assurance capabilities within a single integrated offering to assure user experience for any application, anywhere at any time. Read more.
Networking isn’t about applications or technology — it’s about users. The business pressure to
consolidate IT, support empowered users, and provide customised experiences to customers is
stressing today’s architectures and reshaping networks. The old approach of building networks around
applications is too static. Read more.
A key priority for Ryerson is to provide consistent access to network applications, which range
from a public-facing web site to critical applications such as student registration and learning
management. With students, faculty, and staff all vying for the same resources on the network
(including as many as 5000 wireless users at any given time), Ryerson needed a way to provide a
predictable user experience. Read more.
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