The purpose of IT security is to enable your business, not impede it, but the challenges and complexity you face for your IT security grow every day. Compliance requirements impose security standards for data and applications on servers. Find out more.
Today’s data centre is changing rapidly. Many enterprises are integrating new technology solutions to modernise and evolve their organisations. Most are pursuing a path to ensure appropriate levels of IT service delivery and cost efficiency and alignment to business goals. Read more.
Cost reduction. It’s in our blood. Reducing costs is always a smart strategy because a more operationally efficient data centre can provide the foundation for the future growth of the enterprise. Find out more about the challenges infrastructure managers face when relocating data centres and the tools available to help lessen the business risk of the move.
The Oracle Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure offers a much simpler approach that speeds deployment and reduces risk. It is a single-vendor solution for the entire hardware and software stack from application to disk and can be deployed in hours rather than weeks. Find out more
This case study will focus on one organisation that recently chose to go the database packaging route. The study highlights the challenges facing the organisation, and illustrates how the Oracle Database Appliance offered the tools and features that exceeded the expectations of the organisation, both in cost savings and in better overall use of IT manpower. Read more.
As business operations become more complex, the demand for change in IT increases accordingly, as do the associated risks that must be mitigated. Today’s IT professionals are asked to manage more information and deliver it to their users, with ever-increasing quality of service, in a timely manner. And in today’s economic climate, IT must also reduce budgets and derive greater value out of existing investments. Read more.
The consolidation of one or more data centres into an existing data centre is a common occurrence. This
paper gives examples of what is becoming a standard architecture for preparing the physical infrastructure in the receiving data centre. This approach allows for shorter timelines and high efficiency while avoiding the commonly expected difficulties and complexities often experienced with consolidation projects.
You can be armed with vast amounts of performance metrics, but if you don’t know what users are actually experiencing, you don’t have the real performance picture. While this measure is critical, it is one many organisations fail to consistently capture. This guide looks at the challenges of user response monitoring, and it shows how you can overcome these challenges and start to get a real handle on your infrastructure performance and how it impacts your users’ experience.
Solutions for safeguarding sensitive data housed in database management
systems vary from encrypting data at the application level to defense-indepth
protection of the database itself. Aberdeen’s analysis shows clear-cut
advantages for database security rather than application-level security
requiring encryption of data: based on the same number of applications, 30%
fewer incidents of data loss or data exposure, 15% greater efficiency at
addressing common audit requirements, and 34% lower annual cost of
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) allows Oracle Database to run any packaged or
custom application, unchanged across a server pool. This provides the highest levels of
availability and the most flexible scalability. If a server in the pool fails, the Oracle
database continues to run on the remaining servers. When you need more processing
power, simply add another server to the pool without taking users offline. To keep costs
low, even the highest-end systems can be built out of standardized, commodity parts. Read on.
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