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The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) movement has proven to be both a godsend for workers and a nightmare for CIOs, especially when it comes to securing the data they carry. Read more.
IBM’s 2012 Global CEO study follows face-to-face discussions with more than 1,700 CEOs and senior public sector leaders from around the globe. The findings examine how CEOs are responding to the complexity of increasingly interconnected organisations, markets, societies and governments.
For example, almost one-quarter of CEOs say their organisations operate below par in terms of driving value from data. CEOs have expressed frustration about their inability to capitalise on available information. This is because: “The time available to capture, interpret and act on information is getting shorter and shorter.” CEO, Chemicals and Petroleum, United States
Given the need for deeper business insight, the best performing organisations are more adept at converting complex data into insights, and insights into action. Download Entire Report Now.
While the US Patriot Act may make many headlines for the legal authority it bestows on US agencies
to access data held in foreign countries, Australian companies need to be aware of similar legislation
in both the US and Australia, according to security industry experts. Forrester senior analyst, Michael Barnes, said Australian companies were right to be wary of placing their data in the cloud as it could be accessed by US authorities using the Patriot Act. Read more.
As IT organisations work to maintain application availability while controlling costs, a greater
emphasis on operational efficiency is essential. One key area where operational efficiencies
can be achieved is in the storage infrastructure. Traditional storage systems are inherently
inefficient, with multiple arrays of dedicated storage and various management points. Thin
provisioning is now recognised in the industry as a critical approach to simplifying storage
management while drastically improving capacity utilisation. This white paper explains how Oracle’s Pillar
Axiom 600 storage system creates an application-aware storage environment to most
efficiently provide all the benefits of thin provisioning. Read more.
Your databases store critical financial records, sensitive customer information, and proprietary operational details. This data has an astounding 60 percent compound annual growth rate. Scaling your storage environment fast enough to keep up with this pace of expansion is difficult enough. But you also face the challenge of keeping data safe while staying within budget. No wonder two of the top five business priorities for IT leaders in 2010 were managing data growth and improving backup and recovery. Read more.
In this paper we will review Oracle GoldenGate’s capabilities and how it can be used to achieve zero downtime migration and consolidation to Oracle Exadata. We will provide high-level implementation steps for migration with GoldenGate and a customer case study example.
Private clouds enable on-demand access to a shared pool of servers, storage, applications or IT services.
Database consolidation streamlines IT infrastructure by reducing the number of databases and the number of database servers. Companies that have consolidated databases in a private cloud have cut downtime, management costs, security risks and capital expenses. At the same time, they have increased performance, availability, data quality and decision-making agility. Read more.
As business operations become more complex, the demand for change in IT increases accordingly, complete with associated risks that must be mitgrated. Today's It professionals are being asked to manage more information, and deliver that information to their users, with ever increasing quality of service, in a timely manner. And, in today's econimic climate, IT orgainisations are additionally tasked with reducing budgets and deriving greater value out of their exisiting investments.
See for yourself how much you can save with compression technologies. This tool illustrates typical storage cost associated with your data, as we as the time it takes to back up your databases, it allows you to compare the savings that are possible using compression technologies. Download now.
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