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ENSURING SECURITY FOR CLOUD APPLICATIONS ENSURING SECURITY FOR CLOUD APPLICATIONS

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Ceding control to outsiders is unnerving, particularly when it involves enterprise applications. But with the right tools and processes, your applications can be as secure if not more so in the public cloud. There’s little doubt that enterprises are overcoming long-standing fears over the secu...

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MULTI-TENANT PUBLIC CLOUD: THE PROS AND CONS OF STAYING SINGLE MULTI-TENANT PUBLIC CLOUD: THE PROS AND CONS OF STAYING SINGLE

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Considering how many cloud choices are available, it may seem like the public option is the simplest one to pick. But that may not always support the performance and utilization that your particular workloads require. Public cloud data centers will account for 61.2% of total spending on cloud infras...

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9 Ways to Improve Your IT Efficiency with Cloud Services 9 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR IT EFFICIENCY WITH CLOUD SERVICES

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For years, understaffed teams, legacy technologies, and misaligned budgets have forced IT departments to spend a disproportionate amount of time putting out fires rather than focusing on providing business solutions and optimizing revenue-generating processes.

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Razor Technology Cloud Backup Services RAZOR TECHNOLOGY CLOUD BACKUP SERVICES

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With the additional pressures to adapting green computing methodologies and delivering against stringent service level expectations, the protection of your data can be daunting. Traditional data protection falls short in today’s environments of complex software, expensive hardware, and media m...

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SECURITY IN THE CLOUD: PROTECTING YOUR ENVIRONMENT BEYOND THE EDGE SECURITY IN THE CLOUD: PROTECTING YOUR ENVIRONMENT BEYOND THE EDGE

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Whether you’re a hundred year old enterprise from the days of Rockefeller or a fresh start-up with big ideas, the cloud is likely your platform of choice for rolling out new business applications. The speed, agility, and flexibility granted by the limitless infrastructure of the cloud offers t...

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DNS Virtualization in the Telco Cloud Era DNS VIRTUALIZATION IN THE TELCO CLOUD ERA

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Four years into the transformational network functions virtualization (NFV)-fueled telco cloud era, there is little doubt that NFV will have an impact not only on all network layers, but as well as access. The concept of virtualization has impacts on essential network elements like DNS which has uni...

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A Hybrid Approach to Cloud Computing A HYBRID APPROACH TO CLOUD COMPUTING

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Cloud computing is emerging as a solution to some of these competing forces. It promises the vision of ubiquitous computing, available on-tap in a simple and cost effective manner. Cloud computing is quite a nebulous terms that encompasses a wide variety of software delivery models.

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Using AWS & Azure tagging to track business value of cloud spend USING AWS & AZURE TAGGING TO TRACK BUSINESS VALUE OF CLOUD SPEND

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Enterprise use of public cloud services has made managing IT costs more complicated than ever. Infrastructure & Operations (I&O) leaders need to track, analyze, and manage not only traditional infrastructure and applications but also the company’s usage and cost of public cloud service...

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HYBRID CLOUD The best of all worlds? HYBRID CLOUD THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS?

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The 2015 Gartner Hype Cycle Report indicates that presently 10 to 15% of companies have adopted a hybrid IT strategy. Hybrid cloud computing will be mainstream within two to five years, according to the same report.

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VMware on IBM Cloud VMWARE ON IBM CLOUD

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This paper focuses on how existing VMware customers can gain a strategic advantage by leveraging the IBM Cloud platform, while retaining the capabilities of their on-premises VMware infrastructure. It assumes a cursory understanding of the features and functionality of VMware, as well as basic famil...

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The Importance of Data’s Physical Location in the Cloud THE IMPORTANCE OF DATA’S PHYSICAL LOCATION IN THE CLOUD

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The abstract nature of cloud computing implies that the physical location of data is irrelevant within the cloud. Business transactions occur across international borders. Big data created in one location can then be stored, processed, and pulled from other locations.

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What WHAT'S YOUR MULTI-CLOUD MANAGEMENT PLAN?

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The concept of a single cloud platform is pretty much a fantasy, and that’s just what it should be. After all, if you were running all workloads in a single cloud, you would most likely be settling for lowest-common denominator performance and availability, rather than being able to tailor the...

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WHAT’S YOUR CLOUD TIPPING POINT? WHAT’S YOUR CLOUD TIPPING POINT?

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Every organization’s cloud journey milestones are different. An IDG Research Services poll conducted for Rackspace in late summer 2016, found 16% had already reached the tipping point, 24% expected to do so within a year, and 22% projected it would be 13-24 months. That still left 38% with a l...

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Making Private-Public Cloud Decisions on the Way to a Hybrid Cloud MAKING PRIVATE-PUBLIC CLOUD DECISIONS ON THE WAY TO A HYBRID CLOUD

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To accelerate Intel IT’s journey to a federated, interoperable, open hybrid cloud, we act as an in-house cloud broker, providing Intel application owners with choice and flexibility through private, public, and hybrid cloud hosting options.

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The Path to a Hybrid Cloud for VMware vRealize THE PATH TO A HYBRID CLOUD FOR VMWARE VREALIZE

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A hybrid cloud enables companies to leverage external public and onpremises private clouds for the best of both worlds efficient scalability and elasticity of the public cloud for rapidly changing business requirements and the visibility and security of a privatecloud for sensitive or regulated data...

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Building Cloud-Scale Networks Using Open Fabric Architectures BUILDING CLOUD-SCALE NETWORKS USING OPEN FABRIC ARCHITECTURES

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Several technology inflection points are coming together that are fundamentally changing the way networks are architected, deployed and operated both in the public cloud as well as the private cloud.

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Extreme Networks:Public, Hybrid and Private Virtualized Multi-Tenant Cloud Data Center EXTREME NETWORKS:PUBLIC, HYBRID AND PRIVATE VIRTUALIZED MULTI-TENANT CLOUD DATA CENTER

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Extreme Networks Virtualized Multi-Tenant and Cloud Data Center Architecture leverages applied performance through a flexible network architecture built on a family of fixed and modular switching platforms that enables a flattening of network tiers while providing the network scale to meet the needs...

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Ten Priorities for Hybrid Cloud, Containers, and DevOps in 2017 TEN PRIORITIES FOR HYBRID CLOUD, CONTAINERS, AND DEVOPS IN 2017

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This Enterprise Management Associates® (EMA™) decision guide focuses on how enterprises should manage hybrid cloud, containers, and DevOps to provide their business with an optimal IT environment where innovation can be delivered in the most efficient and effective manner.

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Accelerating DevOps with Electric Cloud Software and NetApp Technology ACCELERATING DEVOPS WITH ELECTRIC CLOUD SOFTWARE AND NETAPP TECHNOLOGY

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With initiatives such as continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD), DevOps, and containers, there is a constant effort to maximize developer efficiency. A higher developer efficiency results in a shorter time to get software to market. And, ultimately, because developers can do more in le...

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A WHITE PAPER ABOUT CLOUD STORAGE A WHITE PAPER ABOUT CLOUD STORAGE

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In a cloud-based backup, critical data is backed-up over the internet and stored in a shared infrastructure at an off-site data center maintained by a third party vendor. Cloud-based services include backup, archiving and replication.

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HYBRID CLOUD A Pragmatic Approach HYBRID CLOUD A PRAGMATIC APPROACH

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The recent research from cloud solutions provider RightScale shows that 93 percent of businesses use cloud technology in some form or another.

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Public Cloud Infrastructure Security Trends PUBLIC CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY TRENDS

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Organizations have established fairly comprehensive security architectures to combat these attacks. However, the move to public cloud computing is changing the rules of the game - sensitive corporate data is now stored on servers managed by cloud service providers such as Amazon, Microsoft, and Goog...

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Cloud Security Trends - October 2017 CLOUD SECURITY TRENDS - OCTOBER 2017

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Defending today’s complex public cloud computing environments requires a similar sophisticated approach. The absence of a physical network boundary to the internet combined with the risk of accidental exposure by users with limited security expertise, increases the attack surface in the cloud ...

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Integrated service management and cloud computing INTEGRATED SERVICE MANAGEMENT AND CLOUD COMPUTING

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More recently, cloud computing has become an increasingly popular means of delivering valuable, IT-enabled business services. Customers and end users access the IT service catalog through self-service portals, using and paying for only  those services they need, when and where they need them. F...

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Best Practices for Cloud Computing Adoption BEST PRACTICES FOR CLOUD COMPUTING ADOPTION

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Cloud computing models offer a new approach for IT organizations to deliver business services to end users. It is a technology model that provides both flexible IT deployments and dynamic business agility.

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The Power of Hybrid Cloud THE POWER OF HYBRID CLOUD

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Organizations can optimize public and private cloud benefits, and achieve fast time to value, through turnkey hybrid cloud solutions.

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Hybrid Cloud Computing - The Great Enabler of Digital Business HYBRID CLOUD COMPUTING - THE GREAT ENABLER OF DIGITAL BUSINESS

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The results provide clear proof that by transforming IT for greater agility, hybrid cloud makes implementing digital business initiatives a faster, easier and less expensive process.

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Building a Security and Compliance Strategy for the Cloud BUILDING A SECURITY AND COMPLIANCE STRATEGY FOR THE CLOUD

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Cloud compliance is a journey, not a destination. Not only must an organization develop strategies that ensure secure, compliant functioning controls outside of an audit, they must continually refine other functions like optimal security reporting and threat protection.

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Ensuring a Compliant Cloud That ENSURING A COMPLIANT CLOUD THAT'S AUDIT READY

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With this whitepaper, you’ll be able to identify what cloud services work best for your compliance needs, what to expect from the audit process, and how you can get all of the information you need from your cloud provider to pass your audit.

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How to choose the best AWS EC2 backup strategy for you HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST AWS EC2 BACKUP STRATEGY FOR YOU

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The benefits and flexibility associated with Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) services are well known. But this same flexibility can make developing a cheap, effective EC2 backup strategy seem like a daunting task.

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What is a Cloud Era File System? WHAT IS A CLOUD ERA FILE SYSTEM?

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A cloud-era file system is a file system that runs on top of cloud storage. But it does more than just store the files themselves in the cloud, a cloud-era file system also stores all its metadata in the cloud.

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Rubrik Guide to Public Cloud Technology Overview and How It Works RUBRIK GUIDE TO PUBLIC CLOUD TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW AND HOW IT WORKS

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According to IDC, more than 80% of IT organizations will be committed to hybrid cloud architectures by the end of 2017. Companies born in the ‘cloud era’, such as Airbnb, Slack, and Snapchat, have utilized public cloud since inception.

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Rubrik Cloud Data Management: Tech Overview & How It Works RUBRIK CLOUD DATA MANAGEMENT: TECH OVERVIEW & HOW IT WORKS

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Market-leading Cloud Data Management platform that delivers instant application availability to hybrid cloud enterprises for recovery, search, cloud, and development

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Dramatic IT Simplification with Seamless Cloud Integration DRAMATIC IT SIMPLIFICATION WITH SEAMLESS CLOUD INTEGRATION

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If traditional storage technology had been able to handle the massive data growth that plagues businesses, the industry disruption of cloud services would not have been possible. On-premises technologies, such as larger capacity drives and scale-out storage, have helped to stem data growth challenge...

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Panzura: Furthering the Potential of Public Cloud
Services PANZURA: FURTHERING THE POTENTIAL OF PUBLIC CLOUD SERVICES

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The rise of cloud services is not a temporary phenomenon. It is here to stay, and is fundamentally changing the way organizations procure, deploy, and access information technology

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Tintri Enterprise Cloud At a Glance TINTRI ENTERPRISE CLOUD AT A GLANCE

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Tintri puts the agility of public cloud inside your data center. Tintri’s all-flash architecture uses building blocks similar to public cloud to simply manage enterprise and cloud-native applications. Leading cloud service providers and organizations, including Comcast, Chevron, NASA and Toyot...

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4 Steps to Building an Enterprise Cloud 4 STEPS TO BUILDING AN ENTERPRISE CLOUD

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Given the multitude of opinions of what constitutes a complete definition of “enterprise cloud,” any serious discussion should begin with a level set on what that term represents. While definitions of enterprise cloud vary significantly depending on the bias of the presenter, NIST has pr...

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RUBRIK CLOUD DATA MANAGEMENT RUBRIK CLOUD DATA MANAGEMENT

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Market-leading Cloud Data Management platform that delivers instant application availability to hybrid cloud enterprises for recovery, search, cloud, and development.

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Success Stories in Enabling Cloud Mobility and Economic Improvements SUCCESS STORIES IN ENABLING CLOUD MOBILITY AND ECONOMIC IMPROVEMENTS

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Moving applications and workloads to the cloud has become a major goal for most IT decision-makers. But cloud migration can come with challenges and pitfalls for organizations that haven’t done their homework.

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Scality RING S3 Connector SCALITY RING S3 CONNECTOR

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Industry observers have long been following the emergence of object storage for large-scale unstructured data, reflected in major public storage cloud offerings from the likes of Amazon, Microsoft, and Google.

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Multi-Cloud Controller MULTI-CLOUD CONTROLLER

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The advantages of multi-cloud are great, and Scality is committed to developing multi-cloud controller technology that exploits its true power. Our multi-cloud controller project is focused on enabling a robust solution for efficient Hybrid cloud storage, with powerful policy-based data management f...

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A Buyer’s Guide to Hybrid Cloud NAS A BUYER’S GUIDE TO HYBRID CLOUD NAS

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Hybrid cloud NAS looks and acts just like the traditional enterprise NAS you have in your data center, and looks like a standard Windows file share to your applications and users.

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Performance Expectations of Hybrid Cloud NAS PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS OF HYBRID CLOUD NAS

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Modern data centers are looking to the cloud to offer a solution to these limitations. The cloud can offer levels of durability, availability, and scalability at a cost that no traditional NAS solutions can match.

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SOLID FOUNDATIONS FOR CLOUD SECURITY SOLID FOUNDATIONS FOR CLOUD SECURITY

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Organizations continue to be lured by the financial and technological benefits of cloud computing, to the point where over the last few years there has been significant acceleration in the adoption1 of this computing platform.

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SIX SECURITY CONTROLS TO PREVENT YOUR CLOUD
FROM GETTING HACKED SIX SECURITY CONTROLS TO PREVENT YOUR CLOUD FROM GETTING HACKED

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There’s a common misconception that cloud providers handle security, a relic leftover from hosting providers of previous decades. The truth is, cloud providers use a shared responsibility model, leaving a lot of security up to the customer.

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7 Steps To User Experience Success: Microsoft Office 365 7 STEPS TO USER EXPERIENCE SUCCESS: MICROSOFT OFFICE 365

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More and more business applications are moving to the cloud and taking their clients with them. By 2017, Gartner estimates that 33% of all users will be on cloud-based business office systems like Office 365.

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WHY IT’S URGENT TO GAIN CLOUD VISIBILITY WHY IT’S URGENT TO GAIN CLOUD VISIBILITY

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For years now, we’ve been hearing predictions about the cloud-delivered future of businesses and IT systems. Now, this future has actually taken shape. Uses of cloud take many forms, often within the same business.

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Does My Application Belong in Public Cloud? DOES MY APPLICATION BELONG IN PUBLIC CLOUD?

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More and more applications are being migrated to the public cloud. Organizations want the scale and agility of public cloud, but is it the right home for all your applications? Some applications need the control of cost and performance that’s only possible in your data center.

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The Essential Guide to Enterprise Cloud THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO ENTERPRISE CLOUD

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The Essential Guide to Enterprise Cloud is all yours. You’ll learn how to control costs, simplify management and scale your footprint like a champ.

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3 Myths About Public Cloud 3 MYTHS ABOUT PUBLIC CLOUD

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Public cloud may seem attractive to organizations looking to accelerate DevOps, but unanticipated surcharges and lack of in house control should prompt exploration of other options.

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Why The Right APIs Are Supercritical For Your Cloud’s Success WHY THE RIGHT APIS ARE SUPERCRITICAL FOR YOUR CLOUD’S SUCCESS

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If you are trying to optimize your enterprise cloud solution’s storage infrastructure supporting applications, you have two choices. You can manage your storage-related virtual infrastructure or enterprise cloud operations via your hypervisor and your storage configurations via each vendor&rsq...

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THE 6 KEYS TO SUCCESSFUL CLOUD INTEGRATION THE 6 KEYS TO SUCCESSFUL CLOUD INTEGRATION

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Integration technology is powerful, providing sophisticated features that enable organizations to create complex links and connections across diverse applications and systems.

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ARIS CLOUD ENTERPRISE OPERATIONS SERVICES ARIS CLOUD ENTERPRISE OPERATIONS SERVICES

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Each ARIS Cloud Advanced & Enterprise customer has access to Software AG’s customer portal, Empower. To ensure a quick and efficient support process, all incidents have to be reported by the customer using this portal or via phone.

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IDC MaturityScape: Multicloud Management 1.0 IDC MATURITYSCAPE: MULTICLOUD MANAGEMENT 1.0

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IDC's research indicates that over 90% of enterprise-scale organizations plan to make use of multiple clouds in the next several years. These organizations are focused on matching the needs of specific workloads to the cost, performance, and security profiles offered by a range of cloud options ...

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Achieving Organizational Efficiency for
State and Local Government Organizations ACHIEVING ORGANIZATIONAL EFFICIENCY FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS

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This paper explains how Nutanix enables government agencies to transform their static and complex IT environments into more dynamic and easily managed datacenters, bringing a cloud-like experience to IT.

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Microsoft and Nutanix: Building a Scalable Hybrid
Cloud MICROSOFT AND NUTANIX: BUILDING A SCALABLE HYBRID CLOUD

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Cloud computing has been available for a number of years, and IT organizations are benefitting from having the ability to enable their users to spin up workloads on demand. Now, we are seeing IT travelling down the path to transform internal resources to mirror public cloud resources.

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The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud and SQL Server 2016 THE NUTANIX ENTERPRISE CLOUD AND SQL SERVER 2016

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The data requirements of today’s businesses are more demanding and complex than at any time in the past. Today, businesses are experiencing unprecedented levels of data growth. IDC has predicted that overall digital data requirements will double in size every two years.

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DevOps and the Enterprise Cloud DEVOPS AND THE ENTERPRISE CLOUD

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The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform simplifies the DevOps journey, ensuring your infrastructure has the required agility and flexibility at all layers. Nutanix Enterprise Cloud ives your on-premises infrastructure the agility of the public cloud while helping your team reduce costs and maintain co...

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TCO Analysis Comparing Private and Public Cloud Solutions TCO ANALYSIS COMPARING PRIVATE AND PUBLIC CLOUD SOLUTIONS

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The world of IT and the datacenter remains in the midst of a massive structural shift built on a foundation of mobile, social, big data, and cloud services.

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THE NEW NORMAL: CLOUD, DEVOPS, AND SAAS ANALYTICS TOOLS REIGN IN THE MODERN APP ERA THE NEW NORMAL: CLOUD, DEVOPS, AND SAAS ANALYTICS TOOLS REIGN IN THE MODERN APP ERA

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As trends such as cloud computing and DevOps become the de facto standard, organizations are increasingly looking for next-generation analytics tools and services that provide continuous intelligence to help them build, run, and secure modern applications, and to accelerate their journey to the clou...

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What is Microsoft Azure and Why Use It? WHAT IS MICROSOFT AZURE AND WHY USE IT?

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Enter Microsoft Azure, the industry leader’s solution for going to a partially or totally cloud based architecture. Below is a detailed look at what Azure is, the power of partnering with Microsoft for a cloud or hybrid cloud solution, and the best way to get full and actionable visibility int...

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USING VERITAS ENTERPRISE VAULT WITH
DELL EMC ELASTIC CLOUD STORAGE USING VERITAS ENTERPRISE VAULT WITH DELL EMC ELASTIC CLOUD STORAGE

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Veritas has developed a Storage Streamer API for Enterprise Vault (EV) which archive storage vendors must integrate with to allow Enterprise Vault to archive files/emails/etc. to their storage systems. Dell EMC has developed the ECS Storage Streamer driver to allow Veritas Enterprise Vault to archiv...

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ACCELERATING DIGITAL TRANFORMATION AT A
LOWER TCO THAN PUBLIC CLOUD ACCELERATING DIGITAL TRANFORMATION AT A LOWER TCO THAN PUBLIC CLOUD

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Digital Transformation is changing today’s business landscape, w ith technology helping organizations provide customers w ith new services and products. Digital Transformation offers an opportunity for strong, long-term grow th through new business-models, new revenue streams, and ultimately m...

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Microsoft SQL Server HA and DR with DVX MICROSOFT SQL SERVER HA AND DR WITH DVX

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Datrium DVX is VM aware. This means you are managing your resources at the virtual machine level rather than at the storage level. This approach provides you with granularity to snap, clone and replicate at the virtual machine and file level with Datrium Data Cloud.

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Converging Primary and Secondary Storage CONVERGING PRIMARY AND SECONDARY STORAGE

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Datrium DVX is an open converged infrastructure system that delivers high-performance primary and cost-optimized space-efficient secondary storage for private clouds with built-in VM-based data protection and  efficient RPO and RTO.

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The battle to secure virtual workloads THE BATTLE TO SECURE VIRTUAL WORKLOADS

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Over 90 percent of enterprise organizations have deployed, or plan todeploy, server virtualization technology within their data centers. In spite of this ubiquity, many organizations struggle with cloud security.

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How cloud service providers can use data security to win customers HOW CLOUD SERVICE PROVIDERS CAN USE DATA SECURITY TO WIN CUSTOMERS

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Encryption is a powerful tool to ensure that data remains private. Its use has traditionally been reserved for special circumstances and selected hosts. The fact that data processing and storage is now moving to the cloud has changed the demand for dataNprivacy and the need for encryption in substan...

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ClearSky Data for Splunk Enterprise Reference Architecture CLEARSKY DATA FOR SPLUNK ENTERPRISE REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE

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This paper examines how the ClearSky architecture and its Smart Tiered Caching map to the Splunk architecture and deliver the high performance of local storage with cloud based economics. Using ClearSky, companies can use machine data analytics to full advantage and get the maximum return from their...

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Make Hybrid Cloud a Reality. Enable Data Access Anywhere MAKE HYBRID CLOUD A REALITY. ENABLE DATA ACCESS ANYWHERE

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The ClearSky architecture is comprised of four key components: the ClearSky Edge Cache, PoPs, Backing Cloud and redundant dedicated fibre lines.

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HyTrust cloud adoption survey HYTRUST CLOUD ADOPTION SURVEY

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For almost every organization cloud is a component of their IT strategy, yet many are wrestling with how fast and how far to go.

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Protecting sensitive data and achieving compliance in a multi-cloud world PROTECTING SENSITIVE DATA AND ACHIEVING COMPLIANCE IN A MULTI-CLOUD WORLD

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Complicating multi-cloud deployments is the fact that most organizations are required to comply with an ever-expanding regime of increasingly stricter industry- and government-mandated regulations across all cloud environments. Unfortunately, many organizations have not adequately addressed these re...

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Web Application Hosting in the AWS Cloud WEB APPLICATION HOSTING IN THE AWS CLOUD

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This whitepaper is for IT managers and system architects who look to the cloud to help them achieve the scalability to meet their on-demand computing needs.

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VMWARE CLOUD FOUNDATION VMWARE CLOUD FOUNDATION

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To respond to the ever-increasing demand for faster innovation, organizations are adapting technology trends and moving workloads to the public cloud.

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Multi Cloud Strategy MULTI CLOUD STRATEGY

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The evolution of cloud technologies is a perfect example of such disruptions. The traditional data centers and hosting industries are experiencing the wave of new customer demands.

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A complete checklist of everything a datacenter should
know to sell cloud services A COMPLETE CHECKLIST OF EVERYTHING A DATACENTER SHOULD KNOW TO SELL CLOUD SERVICES

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Traditional siloed data centers are not able to meet the growing IT demands, especially with the onset of cloud computing, since user expectations have drastically changed.

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Leveraging the Cloud for Data Protection and Disaster Recovery LEVERAGING THE CLOUD FOR DATA PROTECTION AND DISASTER RECOVERY

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Cloud services can be provided and delivered remotely as “public clouds” by vendors such as Amazon or Microsoft, or “private clouds” where the resources are created, deployed, managed and controlled in-house. Technologies that exploit the cloud are becoming increasingly impor...

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Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery from Leapfrog CLOUD-BASED DISASTER RECOVERY FROM LEAPFROG

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Cloud and replication technologies have now advanced to the point of making  disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) an excellent option for organizations of all sizes, including large enterprises.

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The State of Backup In 2017 THE STATE OF BACKUP IN 2017

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Key developments such as the advent of cloud-enabled functionality will impact he future of backup profoundly.

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UniFS A True Global File System UNIFS A TRUE GLOBAL FILE SYSTEM

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UniFS is a storage architecture that combines ubiquitous cloud infrastructure with traditionally data center technology.

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Combining the Best of Cloud and On-premises Storage COMBINING THE BEST OF CLOUD AND ON-PREMISES STORAGE

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Cloud storage has emerged as a tool with the potential to solve the file storage and business challenges of today’s enterprise. But this tool must be utilized to its full potential and not simply serve as a repository for old data. Nasuni combines the est features of cloud with edge appliances...

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The Nasuni Security Model THE NASUNI SECURITY MODEL

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Nasuni enterprise file services ensures unstructured data security and privacy, enabling IT organizations to safely leverage cloud storage while meeting stringent governance and compliance requirements.

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Securing the New Model for Enterprise Storage SECURING THE NEW MODEL FOR ENTERPRISE STORAGE

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ClearSky Data delivers enterprise storage as a fully managed service for primary, backup and DR data and brings together the performance and security of on-premises storage with the elasticity and economics of the cloud.

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Make Hybrid Enterprise Storage a Reality MAKE HYBRID ENTERPRISE STORAGE A REALITY

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The ClearSky Edge Cache, which can be deployed in a customer data center, a colo cage or at a cloud edge, transparently virtualizes existing storage and moves it into the service.

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Cloud Generation CLOUD GENERATION

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Having laid the foundation for what it means to shift security and our careers to the cloud, we will have a deep-dive conversation into various areas of technical interest, demonstrating how the cloud is uniquely able to deliver value to business as well as to those who embrace it.

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What does the cloud mean to enterprise security? WHAT DOES THE CLOUD MEAN TO ENTERPRISE SECURITY?

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Enterprise security has undergone a complete transformation as a result of rapid and sweeping changes that are remaking the way companies do business.

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THE ANATOMY OF A CLOUD MIGRATION THE ANATOMY OF A CLOUD MIGRATION

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Businesses of all shapes and sizes have different rationale for having moved or considering to move workloads into the cloud.

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Empire Avenue Powers Its Social Media Exchange On The Rackspace Cloud EMPIRE AVENUE POWERS ITS SOCIAL MEDIA EXCHANGE ON THE RACKSPACE CLOUD

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The fast-growing social media company uses Rackspace®
Cloud Servers™ for just about everything.

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DEPLOYING IN A PUBLIC CLOUD ENVIRONMENT DEPLOYING IN A PUBLIC CLOUD ENVIRONMENT

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Public cloud environments are here to stay. They promise nearly unlimited capacity, potentially attractive costs stemming from large-scale infrastructures and associated operational best practices, and a pay-as-you-go pricing model that can make up-front server purchases a thing of the past. 

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SECURITY APPROACHES FOR OPEN HYBRID CLOUDS IN GOVERNMENT SECURITY APPROACHES FOR OPEN HYBRID CLOUDS IN GOVERNMENT

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Government agencies understand that the success of future missions increasingly depends upon their ability to effectively share and utilize data as an enterprise asset, deploy digital services, and pool IT resources for greater efficiency. Consequently, many agencies are adopting an open hybrid clou...

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Three elements for efficient cloud implementations THREE ELEMENTS FOR EFFICIENT CLOUD IMPLEMENTATIONS

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Successful cloud implementation requires a holistic view of all aspects that will be impacted by the initiative, including people, processes, and technology.

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DEPLOYING A HIGHLY AVAILABLE OPENSTACK CLOUD DEPLOYING A HIGHLY AVAILABLE OPENSTACK CLOUD

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Communications service providers (CSPs) are embracing cloudtechnologies, such as OpenStack, to meet demands for innovative new services. To ensure business continuity, these production cloud environments must be highly available and reliable.

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Realizing the Full Potential of Hybrid Cloud Computing REALIZING THE FULL POTENTIAL OF HYBRID CLOUD COMPUTING

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In a world increasingly enchanted with cloud computing, the hybrid cloud is emerging as the solution that addresses the broadest customer challenges.

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The Financial Business Case for Cloud Archiving THE FINANCIAL BUSINESS CASE FOR CLOUD ARCHIVING

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In this paper we’ll compare consumption-based pricing of a cloud archive, based on public cloud economics, to the storage economics of a typical in-house storage array.

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CLOUD FIREWALL SERVICE CLOUD FIREWALL SERVICE

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Your network faces a daily onslaught of security threats. As a result, you need a strong, scalable solution to protect your business now and in the future. Electric Lightwave’s Cloud Firewall Service gives you a multi-layered solution that grows with your needs.

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CLOUD CONNECT SERVICE CLOUD CONNECT SERVICE

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Cloud platforms and applications provide businesses flexibility to optimize resources, lower costs and avoid capital investment.

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The last few years have presented hackers with an even bigger opportunity. The cloud. The move from server-based to service-based thinking is changing the way traditional IT departments design and deliver the technology that supports their businesses.

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Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) provides multiple network connectivity options you can leverage depending on your network designs and requirements. You have options to provision an AWS managed VPN to move workloads securely over the internet.

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This technical document shows some usage scenarios for IBM Power Virtualization Center (PowerVC) managing an IBM PowerVM Virtual I/O Server environment with AIX and IBM i  client partitions. It illustrates the PowerVC functionality and ease of usefor technical sales enablement and prospective n...

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The emergence of modern application delivery models using cloud, SaaS and virtualized data centers, and the availability of Internet broadband connectivity as a viable business class transport are driving a fundamental change in the design and economics of the enterprise WAN.

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More and more, enterprise organizations around the world are turning to managed network and cloud servies. They can reduce capital expenses and control operational expenses (CAPEX and OPEX), enhance workforce productivity, increase agility, make costs more predictable, and simplify operations throug...

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Until recently, enterprise-grade disaster recovery had been prohibitively expensive for most organizations. Thanks to the rapid development of cloud infrastructure, organizations can now attain top-of-the-line disaster recovery capabilities at a fraction of the cost.

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In this model, the cloud is a form of utility infrastructure. The primary attraction is that an enterprise can get all the computing capacity it needs for vital business applications without having to design, acquire, build, and manage an underlying infrastructure.

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There is a lot of talk these days about ERP deployments in the cloud. And with good reason. Cloud computing offers significant benefits to companies that want to get their ERP software up and running quickly, with fewer upfront costs. But is a deployment in the cloud right for your business? That de...

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A core reason organizations adopt a cloud IT infrastructure is to save money. The traditional approach of analyzing Total Cost of Ownership no longer applies when you move to the cloud.

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AWS customers have been discovering cloud-specific IT
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This document describes the manual method to provision and configure Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Services (BMCS) resources for use with the traditional installation of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, which uses the Platform Pack. Examples of BMCS resources that must be set up include the launching of Compute ...

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The cloud application development and deployment paradigm is changing. Docker containers make your operations teams and development teams more agile.

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The market for system integrators and managed services providers is undergoing  a substantial change. Only those who start their cloud transformationas early as possible will be able to survive on the market in the long run.

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Virtualization technologies have transformed IT shops in the last decade and many IT leaders have been lauded for their success in dramatically cutting costs and increasing the density of their infrastructure deployments.

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Today’s digital business must deliver the next wave of revenue growth, service excellence, and business efficiency. Smart organizations are leveraging digital technologies to deliver on this digital business and unlock breakthrough innovations for new products, services, and business models.

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Pega Predictive Diagnostic Cloud (Pega PDC) analyzes Pega business applications for possible issues, predicts likely points of failure and recommends remediation actions--all delivered via a turn key SaaS solution hosted on the secure Pega Cloud.

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The fundamental reasons to move to a cloud computing environment are the business agility, high efficiency, scalability, and availability that the pooling of elastic computing resources provides, along with significant cost reductions and support for business growth.

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Before considering in more detail the choices and benefits of Oracle cloud  services, it is important to state that JD Edwards EnterpriseOne customers can take advantage of cloud capabilities at any of the cloud service layers discussed in this paper and also continue to reap the return on inve...

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Every enterprise is adopting or looking to adopt new business models around cloud and mobility. This is driving new datacenter and cloud architectures.

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The advent of Cloud Computing changes the approach to datacenters networks in terms of throughput, resilience, and management. Cloud computing is a compelling way for many businesses, small (private) and large (public) to take advantage of web based applications.

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Oracle’s Project Portfolio Management Cloud solution is uniquely designed to meet the modern dynamic needs of the project manager, while delivering project transparency to the organization.

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Oracle Public Cloud Machine, also known as Oracle Cloud Machine, delivers Oracle Public Cloud to your data center. Rather than procuring hardware, installing software, and managing the system, you can easily consume cloud services on your premises on a subscription basis, just like you do with the O...

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The demand for multiple public and private cloud platforms has been increasing significantly due to rapid growth in adoption of cloud by enterprises. Gartner says by 2020, a corporate “no-cloud” policy will be as rare as a “no-internet” policy is today.

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The entire assessment focus is towards appropriate security measures and procedures at different levels within your IT environment; starting from choosing the cloud service provider to data protection, business risks, regulatory compliance requirements, continual monitoring and support.

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Salesforce.com finds itself at the center of one of the most disruptive transformations in the IT world in 35 years. The company's pioneering customer relationship management (CRM) applications proved the case for cloud computing, and the company has parlayed cloud CRM success into market leader...

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Heroku Enterprise, a key component of Salesforce App Cloud, is a cloud application  platform used by organizations of all sizes to deploy and operateapplications throughout the world. The Heroku platform is one of the first cloud application platforms delivered entirely as a service, allowing o...

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Enterprise IT departments are under extreme pressure to reduce capital and operating expenses, driving them to virtualize infrastructures to improve hardware utilization and scalability and move toward the enhanced operational efficiency and flexibility of cloud computing. The cloud  landscape ...

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These white papers explain how NetApp helps enterprises transition froma shared virtualized infrastructure to a private cloud. Each paper describes the design, deployment, andbenefits of one of the key elements as it relates to a service oriented infrastructure.

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Enterprises will increasingly leverage multiple IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS providers to meet the full range of IT and application requirements. One of the most significant challenges for CIOs will be themanagement of multiple disparate cloud computing and network service providers. According to IDC's ...

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Cloud is no longer an unseen, futuristic technology that proves unattainable for enterprises. Rather, it’s become the norm; a necessity for realizing cost efficiencies and digitally transforming the way enterprises see, store, and capitalize on their data. Common misperceptions say cloud is st...

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Cloud computing is gaining traction among a growing number of agencies looking to create a more efficient government with cost-effective storage and data management solutions that let those agencies do more with less. With a secure cloud solution, agencies can deploy a cloud infrastructure that acce...

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Cloud computing promises the benefits of flexibility, scalability, and business agility. But how can
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The infrastructure that public and commercial organizations have built to solve big problems has been transformative to both science and business. There is no end in sight for its growth, value and the new challenges it will enable users to tackle. Cloud shows equal promise. The true potential lies,...

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HPC was once the sole province of huge corporations with the money and resources to afford and use supercomputers for engineering simulations. Over time, HPC hardware and cloud resources became more powerful and affordable. This opened the door for SMBs to use HPC too. While HPC is trickling down to...

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Azure Stack is an extension of Azure, bringing the agility and fast-paced innovation of cloud computing to on-premises environments.  Organizations can now build odern applications across hybrid cloud environments, balancing the right amount of flexibility and control. Developers can build appl...

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Cloud computing gets a lot of attention, and for good reason: it’s where much of IT is going. But onpremises datacenters also have an important role to play, both today and in the future. For many organizations, integrating these two to create a hybrid cloud is essential.

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To position the business for future success, CD began searching for a unifed communications (UC) provider that could transform their telephony system into a mobile-ready, resilient, and reliable business resource.

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In case you didn’t get the message, Hybrid IT has arrived. We are living in a new business environment where mobile devices connect to cloud computing and legacy IT infrastructure. ybrid IT, an important infrastructure to enable efficiency in today’s global IT environment, includes the u...

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Cloud computing is an innovative technology platform that has the potential to transform how IT services are delivered and managed. Offering the promise of computing as a utility, Cloud computing is a fresh approach that offers significant cost savings, diminished IT complexity, and increased flexib...

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Cloud computing provides broadcast companies the opportunity to have virtually unlimited scalability for meeting peak demands in processing the growing size and complexity of digital content. Broadcast companies can leverage the cloud in addition to their own datacenters for meeting their variable n...

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A virtual private cloud (VPC) is a hybrid model of cloud computing in which a private cloud solution is provided within a public cloud provider’s infrastructure. VPC is a cloud computing service in which a public cloud provider isolates a specific portion of their public cloud infrastructure t...

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Early cloud adoption rush was fuelled by enterprises seeking a cheaper, scalable and simpler alternative to complex on-premise IT. This trend has certainly grown stronger. It is more about adopting the right cloud strategy, one that not only maximizes value gained, but also helps enterprises remain ...

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Since the turn of the century, cloud computing has evolved to address a wider range of needs. Applications that one never imagined would leave the premises are now supported by cloud services. Indeed, it is hard to imagine any application that could not be supported using a cloud model.

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CTERA integrates endpoint, office, and cloud file services with uncompromising IT security, flexibility and automation. The result is a modern collaboration and data protection platform that satisfies the requirements of both users and IT administrators at the world’s most secure enterprise an...

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Hybrid cloud delivery brings with it a fundamental shift to the enterprise—and a new style of IT. The IT organization has gone from being a supplier of services to being a builder and a broker of services.The way services are built, delivered, and consumed is increasingly through hybrid delive...

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Lifting and Shifting Enterprise Apps to the Cloud: 5 Rules to
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For many organizations, moving enterprise applications to the public cloud can be a very attractive proposition. It enables them to dispose of the fixed costs and assets involved in running large-scale IT infrastructure, including expensive data centers packed with equipment of different generations...

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The State of Multi-Cloud Architecture THE STATE OF MULTI-CLOUD ARCHITECTURE

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Over the past decade, Information Technology has evolved at an unprecedented rate. Virtualization, in all its various forms and schools of thought, is in many ways the keystone enabling this evolution. Loosely defined, virtualization is the act of decoupling one entity from another entity. In our co...

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Deploying and Managing Security in the Cloud DEPLOYING AND MANAGING SECURITY IN THE CLOUD

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More and more sensitive and confidential corporate data, as well as an increasing number of IT capabilities that traditionally have been managed using on-premises infrastructure, are moving to the cloud. The survey conducted specifically for this white paper found that the vast majority of organizat...

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The path to hybrid cloud intelligent bursting to aws and azure THE PATH TO HYBRID CLOUD INTELLIGENT BURSTING TO AWS AND AZURE

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The hybrid cloud has been heralded as a promising IT operational model enabling enterprises to maintain security and control over the infrastructure on which their applications run. At the same time, it promises to maximize ROI from their local data center and leverage public cloud infrastructure fo...

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Challenging Virtualization & Cloud Management Paradigms CHALLENGING VIRTUALIZATION & CLOUD MANAGEMENT PARADIGMS

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This white paper discusses virtualization’s transformative impact on the data center and the challenges it creates. It examines a new approach to data center management: the economic abstraction of virtual and cloud environments, which enables software to address both the complexity and scale ...

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NetBackup 7.7.1 And Cloudian HyperStore Backup Evaluation NETBACKUP 7.7.1 AND CLOUDIAN HYPERSTORE BACKUP EVALUATION

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This document describes procedures to build an environment for evaluation of functional linkageof on-premises cloud storage service and NetBackup cloud storage.This document intends for engineers of partner companies Also, readers are assumed to have basic knowledge on concept and operations of NetB...

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Deploying Hybrid Storage with Cloudian and Google Cloud Storage DEPLOYING HYBRID STORAGE WITH CLOUDIAN AND GOOGLE CLOUD STORAGE

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This article discusses integrating Cloudian and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to store data locally on Cloudian and tier data to GCP using configurable tiering settings. Cloudian HyperStore is petabyte-scalable, on-premises object storage for unstructured  data. Cloudian storage resides as an app...

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Private Object Storage is an Object Storage solution built on dedicated compute resources either in a private or public cloud. As such, it guarantees better isolation and security to ensure no performance impact by other users of the object storage. ObjectStorage in a private cloud enables all of th...

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This white paper describes, from a storage vendor perspective, the major differences between Software Defined Storage and traditional SAN or NAS arrays.

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It is no secret that storage performance is one of the main challenges for applications in the cloud. The storage performance problem in the cloud has multiple facets. It is not just low vs. high performance; it's also the fact that performance varies over time, and one customer can impact the p...

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Zadara® Storage brings Enterprise Storage Solutions to the Google Cloud  Platform (GCP) that are designed to address customers who are movingenterprise workloads to the Cloud. Zadara facilitates these workloads by providing a Storage-as-a-Service (STaaS) offering – consisting of serve...

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From Shadow IT to Empowered IT -Unshackling Your Developer’s Creativity FROM SHADOW IT TO EMPOWERED IT -UNSHACKLING YOUR DEVELOPER’S CREATIVITY

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Everything today is consumer-driven be it a customer or a consumer group; therefore, enterprises are faced with a barrage of challenges in fully meeting customers’ requirements. This white paper will give you a recap of what shadow IT really means followed by a reference architecture that&rsqu...

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Selecting a Cloud Platform : A Platform as a Service Scorecard SELECTING A CLOUD PLATFORM : A PLATFORM AS A SERVICE SCORECARD

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Your organization may be deciding how to migrate applications into the Cloud, and attempting to determine how Cloud enhances your development, operations, and run-time experience. You may have heard how you could.

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Cloud Implementation Checklist: Avoiding Lock-in CLOUD IMPLEMENTATION CHECKLIST: AVOIDING LOCK-IN

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This paper presents a checklist enumerating some of the important aspects of lock-in that IT professionals would be well advised to consider when making technology selections, especially in the new domain of cloud technologies.

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Connected Government Cloud Enabling Public Services CONNECTED GOVERNMENT CLOUD ENABLING PUBLIC SERVICES

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Cloud-based architectures are fast becoming the de-facto solution for digital governments. National and local government that are capitalizing on the cloud infrastructure are starting to reap benefits with improved G2G, G2B, and G2C services. WSO2 Private PaaS, the enterprise-grade cloud solution co...

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ITIL Event Management in the Cloud: An AWS Cloud Adoption Framework Addendum ITIL EVENT MANAGEMENT IN THE CLOUD: AN AWS CLOUD ADOPTION FRAMEWORK ADDENDUM

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This whitepaper is for IT Service Management (ITSM) professionals who support a hybrid cloud environment that uses AWS. The focus is on Event Management, a core chapter of the Service Operations volume of the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL). Many AWS enterprise customers have successfully integrate...

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Architecting for the Cloud AWS Best Practices 2016 ARCHITECTING FOR THE CLOUD AWS BEST PRACTICES 2016

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This whitepaper is intended for solutions architects and developers who are building solutions that will be deployed on Amazon Web Services (AWS). It provides architectural patterns and advice on how to design systems that are secure, reliable, high performing, and cost efficient. It includes a disc...

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Are Cloud Managed Services The Right Financial
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Managed cloud solutions represent a partnership between the enterprise and the service provider, in which the provider contributes cloud technology, infrastructure, and expertise, and the enterprise retains control and  oversight of application performance. The provider’s cloud managed se...

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Better Security in the Cloud BETTER SECURITY IN THE CLOUD

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At the same time, IT departments are viewing cloudbased  services as a better way to deliver the services business users need. In a recent survey conducted by IDG Research Services, investing in cloud services ranks as the second priority (55%) for respondents in 2015, topped only by the goal o...

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Cloud Workspace Services: Adoption Made Simple CLOUD WORKSPACE SERVICES: ADOPTION MADE SIMPLE

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The adoption of cloud services poses dilemmas for companies at every stage of their journey. At the outset, all-ornothing solutions can force IT to commit prematurely to a single vendor, roadmap or timeframe. As more cloud services enter  the environment, complexity rises for users and IT alike...

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Managing Cloud Sprawl in the Age of Cloud Services MANAGING CLOUD SPRAWL IN THE AGE OF CLOUD SERVICES

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Cloud computing has become so omnipresent that organizations are adopting it at almost every layer of their business. While these cloud investments deliver immeasurable benefits, they’ve also had unintended side effects creating complexity and introducing risk. This cloud sprawl is a major IT ...

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Best Practices: Leveraging Cloud and Colocation to Avoid Downtime BEST PRACTICES: LEVERAGING CLOUD AND COLOCATION TO AVOID DOWNTIME

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In only a little over 15 years, the Internet core has matured into a backbone strong and broad enough to move business online. It’s where distributed workforces find the tools they need, customer interactions take place, and the data that’s the lifeblood of your enterprise amasses.

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Be it malicious or well-intentioned, the most hazardous use of ‘Shadow IT’ is probably the simplest. Storing files in the cloud using cloud-sync applications is common practice for backing up or sharing files with co-workers. While these tools are believed to be secure, the true point of...

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TRANSFORMING
ENTERPRISE
PRODUCTIVITY
WITH HYBRID IT TRANSFORMING ENTERPRISE PRODUCTIVITY WITH HYBRID IT

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Jan 19, 2016

In case you didn’t get the message, Hybrid IT has arrived. We are living in a new business environment where mobile devices connect to cloud computing and legacy IT infrastructure. Hybrid IT, an important infrastructure to enable efficiency in today’s global IT environment, includes the ...

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The CIO THE CIO'S STRATEGY GUIDE TO SECURING THE CLOUD

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Jun 22, 2017

The last few years have presented hackers with an even bigger opportunity. The cloud. The move from server-based to service-based thinking is changing the way traditional IT departments design and deliver the technology that supports their businesses. Internet-accessed systems, software and applicat...

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It is no secret that cloud adoption is steadily increasing. The factors driving investments in enterprise cloud are numerous, diverse and unique to each organization. The pressure to adapt can lead enterprises to attempt ad hoc cloud deployments, expecting a broad implementation to serve as a panace...

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Benchmark Your Enterprise Cloud Adoption BENCHMARK YOUR ENTERPRISE CLOUD ADOPTION

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Jan 03, 2017

Enterprise cloud computing adoption accelerated in 2016 and will do so again in 2017. Are you ahead of your competitors or lagging behind the average enterprise? Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders must answer this question to   chart their companies’ cloud futures. This ...

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Cloud adoption continues to expand beyond the base of cutting-edge early adopters and is now reaching the "early mainstream" stage, increasingly being looked at by enterprises as a viable model for agile, cost-effective IT delivery. However, the prevailing binary paradigm of cloud infrastr...

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The cloud has gone mainstream in almost every aspect of enterprise computing. An essential part of doing business, the cloud should be considered the new “normal.” Data protection – specifically backup, archiving and disaster recovery sits at the top of the cloud use case list righ...

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In a 2016 survey of 1,000 IT professionals, 91 percent said their organization has deployed at least one service in the cloud and 75 percent are planning to add more over the next three years. With most executives now supporting the cloud, there’s a strong opportunity for MSPs. Not only can th...

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To the cloud, or not to the cloud? The answer may be more simple and economical than you imagine. In this white paper, we’ll be providing a quick lesson in cloud economics, based on an ESG audit of a model that compares the monthly cost of public cloud infrastructure with the monthly cost of l...

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Businesses across industries are moving many of their applications to public clouds. With the cost of cloud computing and storage coming down significantly over the past few years, IT leaders see the value of not owning infrastructure and migrating at least some of their workloads to the public clou...

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THE FIVE NEW RULES TO SECURE DYNAMIC DATA
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In today’s business environment, security is caught between a rock and hard place. High-profile data breaches, insider threats, and human errors have left IT security teams shouldering the weight of their enterprises’ reputation and intellectual property. At the
same time, busines...

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In the era of digital business, timing is everything. The ability to launch applications quickly and add capacity as soon as need arises is critical for companies that want to compete with data-driven peers and fast moving  startups.  Many IT leaders are turning to the cloud to meet their ...

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Navigating the Digital Journey with SAP and the Cloud NAVIGATING THE DIGITAL JOURNEY WITH SAP AND THE CLOUD

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For most organizations, the notion of digitizing your business has become a question of  when  rather than if the age of digital business is here to stay. Many businesses are looking to SAP’s innovative solution portfolio to play a central role in helping them to achieve this goal, i...

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A Practical Guide to Cloud Migration Migrating Services to AWS A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO CLOUD MIGRATION MIGRATING SERVICES TO AWS

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Cloud-based computing introduces a radical shift in how technology is obtained, used and managed, as well as how organizations budget and pay for technology services. With the AWS cloud platform, project teams can easily configure the virtual network using their AWS account to launch new computing e...

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The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Transformation Maturity Model (CTMM) is a tool enterprise customers can use to assess the maturity of their cloud adoption through four key stages: project, foundation, migration, and optimization. Each stage brings an organization’s people, processes, and t...

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In support of this application-centric model, IT needs to recognize that its role is radically evolving. Once the sole provider of infrastructure and applications, IT now has to compete for the business’s business. Today’s successful IT organization must demonstrate its value as a strate...

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The Business Value of Cloud Management Platforms:
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IDC expects that over 85% of enterprises will commit to multicloud architectures by 2018. These
architectures will encompass a mix of public cloud services, private clouds, community clouds, and
hosted clouds as well as traditional on-premises virtual and physical computing and storage...

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How Choosing the Right Managed Cloud Service Provider Can Maximise the Value of Your SAP Deployment HOW CHOOSING THE RIGHT MANAGED CLOUD SERVICE PROVIDER CAN MAXIMISE THE VALUE OF YOUR SAP DEPLOYMENT

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As enterprises transform their IT infrastructure and operations to meet the challenges of a new, digital economy, they are revisiting each workload to determine the optimal delivery model and environment: cloud or traditional; physical or virtual; self-managed or expert-managed.
In this brief...

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Cloud Managed Services: A comparison guide: What to look for when choosing your cloud provider CLOUD MANAGED SERVICES: A COMPARISON GUIDE: WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN CHOOSING YOUR CLOUD PROVIDER

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Jun 06, 2017

Enterprises are turning to the cloud to deliver compelling customer experiences, power innovative business models and achieve business agility. They’re looking to move critical workloads to a secure, reliable cloud infrastructure, and integrate existing systems of record with dynamic new mobil...

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TRANSFORMING ENTERPRISE PRODUCTIVITY
WITH HYBRID IT TRANSFORMING ENTERPRISE PRODUCTIVITY WITH HYBRID IT

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In case you didn’t get the message, Hybrid IT has arrived. We are living in a new business environment where mobile devices connect to cloud computing and legacy IT infrastructure. Hybrid IT, an important infrastructure to enable efficiency in today’s global IT environment, includes the ...

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3 TIPS BEFORE HITTING ACCEPT ON YOUR PUBLIC
CLOUD CONTRACT 3 TIPS BEFORE HITTING ACCEPT ON YOUR PUBLIC CLOUD CONTRACT

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The cloud has gone mainstream in almost every aspect of enterprise computing. An essential part of doing business, the cloud should be considered the new normal. Data protection specifically backup, archiving and disaster recovery sits at the top of the cloud use case list right now. But did you car...

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ProLiant for Private Cloud Optimized for SUSE OpenStack Cloud PROLIANT FOR PRIVATE CLOUD OPTIMIZED FOR SUSE OPENSTACK CLOUD

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This document provides information about building a private cloud using specific HP ProLiant rack servers for both compute and storage nodes utilizing SUSE® OpenStack Cloud, with detailed hardware information and setup recommendations for implementing a functional OpenStack cloud.The document in...

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The Top 7 Challenges Migrating to the Cloud
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Moving mission-critical workloads to the cloud delivers a range of compelling business benefits, including increased agility, pay-as-you-go cost structures, and the ability to leverage the provider’s system administration experts to keep your systems up, running, and patched. But migrating to ...

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Public Cloud Guide PUBLIC CLOUD GUIDE

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This white paper is for leaders of Operations, Engineering, or Infrastructure teams who are creating or executing an IT roadmap. It discusses the challenges that must be recognized and questions that must be considered in order to succeed in this new cloud era.

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Cloud Service Orchestration with TOSCA, Chef and
Openstack CLOUD SERVICE ORCHESTRATION WITH TOSCA, CHEF AND OPENSTACK

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As the sector of SaaS is being evolved, the need of portability and effective orchestration of Cloud enabled applications over virtualised infrastructures is more apparent. In this paper we present a proof of concept project which deals with the deployment and orchestration of Cloud applications thr...

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Cloud Radio Access Network (C-RAN) is a novel mobile network architecture which can address a number of challenges the operators face while trying to support growing end-user’s needs. The main idea behind C-RAN is to pool the Baseband Units (BBUs) from multiple base stations into centralized B...

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Automation in a Multi-Cloud World: The Key to Agility AUTOMATION IN A MULTI-CLOUD WORLD: THE KEY TO AGILITY

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Most established organizations are choosing to compete by deploying a hybrid cloud approach. At its most basic, this involves defining the needs of specific applications and running them on the infrastructure that’s appropriate.

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TOP TRENDS DRIVING THE NEED FOR UNIFIED
CLOUD MANAGEMENT TOP TRENDS DRIVING THE NEED FOR UNIFIED CLOUD MANAGEMENT

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Digitalization has spurred new opportunities for how business gets done. With the emergence of big data and mobility, enterprises see the promise of making employees more productive and keeping customers more engaged.

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Interoperable Clouds INTEROPERABLE CLOUDS

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This white paper describes a snapshot of the work being done in the DMTF Open Cloud Standards Incubator, including use cases and reference architecture as they relate to the interfaces between a cloud service provider and a cloud service consumer.

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Cloud Computing: The impact for IT departments and the IT professional CLOUD COMPUTING: THE IMPACT FOR IT DEPARTMENTS AND THE IT PROFESSIONAL

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With the further development of the cloud computing market, organizations are becoming more convinced that cloud computing is not just a technology shift. Cloud computing has an impact on all organizational layers, starting with the IT departments and the IT professionals working within these depart...

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Cloud Computing: Back to Basics CLOUD COMPUTING: BACK TO BASICS

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Sep 10, 2015

Financial institutions (FIs) are seeking an appropriate cloud solution as they are under rising pressure to improve their operating model and meet regulation demands.

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Private Database Cloud on Oracle Database Appliance PRIVATE DATABASE CLOUD ON ORACLE DATABASE APPLIANCE

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According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology Cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources or shared services  that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal
management effor...

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How to Make the Most of Cloud
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Cloud computing is on the rise for good reason as it can deliver strong values in terms of cost
savings and more flexible, versatile and potentially even more resilient IT services. However, Cloud
computing also brings many obstacles with it in terms of enhanced requirements for visibi...

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Introducing CloudBurst INTRODUCING CLOUDBURST

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With Cloud computing, users can have the resources on demand on demand IT can deliver service to IT can deliver service to the business at the right moment, at the right place.

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Hyperscale cloud – reimagining data centers from hardware to applications HYPERSCALE CLOUD – REIMAGINING DATA CENTERS FROM HARDWARE TO APPLICATIONS

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As technologies such as broadband, mobility and cloud transform businesses and societies
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Increase Customer Service Agility With Cloud
Contact Centers INCREASE CUSTOMER SERVICE AGILITY WITH CLOUD CONTACT CENTERS

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Nov 03, 2016

The benefits of cloud computing have become mainstream. While clients continue to face concerns
about security, scalability, and reliability, these issues have diminished in importance. We forecast
cloud subscription revenues overall to grow 22% in 2016.1
At the same time, each ...

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Enabling the Agile Contact Center: Dynamic Service with Cloud CCI ENABLING THE AGILE CONTACT CENTER: DYNAMIC SERVICE WITH CLOUD CCI

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A foundational element for delivering excellence in customer service operations starts with a
well thought out service process. Surprisingly, this author has found few companies have really
developed a company-wide targeted customer experience across the customer lifecycle, which
...

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The Cloud Market and Channel Partner Readiness THE CLOUD MARKET AND CHANNEL PARTNER READINESS

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Data is the new basis of competitive advantage. Cloud is the path to new business models. Engagement of people, opening new profit channels.

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Transitioning to IBM Smart Cloud Notes TRANSITIONING TO IBM SMART CLOUD NOTES

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IBM Smart Cloud Notes is a multi-tenancy mail service for IBM Notes. When you use the IBM Smart Cloud Notes service, IBM sets up and maintains your IBM Domino mail servers for you on external sites that it manages. IBM Smart Cloud notes offers you the benefits of the IBM domino mail server architect...

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UNDERSTANDING SHARED RESPONSIBILITY FOR
MICROSOFT AZURE UNDERSTANDING SHARED RESPONSIBILITY FOR MICROSOFT AZURE

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Microsoft Azure cloud services provide great financial and technical benefits, giving you access to on-demand deployments of IT resources and applications via the Internet with pay-as-you-go pricing. Security is a top priority for deploying on Azure, and Microsoft shares the security responsibility ...

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The New Economics of Cloud Security THE NEW ECONOMICS OF CLOUD SECURITY

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Capturing the benefits of speed, scalability, and agility from your cloud applications is a precursor for business success. And that is why you are deploying more applications and workloads with critical business data in the cloud.

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Protecting Data in Microsoft Azure PROTECTING DATA IN MICROSOFT AZURE

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Microsoft is committed to ensuring that your data remains your data, without exception. When stored in Microsoft Azure, data benefits from multiple layers of security and governance technologies, operational practices, and compliance policies in order to enforce data privacy and integrity at a very ...

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Microsoft Azure Network Security MICROSOFT AZURE NETWORK SECURITY

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Microsoft Azure networking provides the infrastructure necessary to securely connect Virtual Machines (VMs) to one another, and be the bridge between the cloud and on-premises datacenter. Azure’s network services maximize flexibility, availability, resiliency, security, and integrity by design...

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DEPLOYING CLOUD-NATIVE
APPLICATIONS WITH
PHOTON OS DEPLOYING CLOUD-NATIVE APPLICATIONS WITH PHOTON OS

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This technical overview describes Photon OS, illustrates its role in VMware’s cloud
computing architecture, and explains the part it plays in solving a range of problems
that would otherwise limit the deployment of cloud-native applications.

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THE ROI OF PRIVATE CLOUD THE ROI OF PRIVATE CLOUD

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Moving to a private cloud environment can provide the scalability, accessibility and elasticity that IT needs. Standardizing, consolidating and virtualizing hardware and software infrastructure reduces costs and improves operational efficiencies. Migrating applications to appropriate cloud platforms...

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A Modern Data Platform for the Cloud A MODERN DATA PLATFORM FOR THE CLOUD

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Whether you’re all in on the cloud already, migrating certain workloads, or simply exploring how
the cloud might impact your business, it’s important to think about how architecture choices can
impact your data strategy. Cloudera Enterprise is a modern data platform that ca...

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TDWI: BI, Analytics, and the Cloud: Strategies for Business Agility TDWI: BI, ANALYTICS, AND THE CLOUD: STRATEGIES FOR BUSINESS AGILITY

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The cloud is becoming a mature platform for data management, integration, business intelligence
(BI), and analytics. Although some organizations still will not make use of it (typically for security or
compliance reasons), resistance is definitely diminishing. Companies understand that...

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Oracle Database Cloud Services Muscles-Up ORACLE DATABASE CLOUD SERVICES MUSCLES-UP

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Oracle recently announced an impressive set of enhancements to their cloud services to remain competitive with other cloud providers such as Amazon and Microsoft. The new set of improvements includes offering self provisioning of new cloud services and how to integrate with legacy systems.

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Microsoft Azure StorSimple Delivers Enterprise
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The gradual transition of some IT services, resources, and applications to the public cloud is underway, and it’s creating a highly dynamic IT space. IT decision makers are comparing the pros and cons of cloud and hybrid approaches to data management against traditional methods. To some extent...

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Oracle Database Backup Cloud Service ORACLE DATABASE BACKUP CLOUD SERVICE

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Oracle Database Backup Cloud Service is a secure, scalable, on-demand storage solution for backing
up Oracle On-premise or cloud databases to the public cloud. Oracle Database Backup Cloud Service
complements your existing backup strategy by providing an off-site storage location in th...

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Cloud is forcing enterprises to take a new architectural approach to everything.
Cloud services are especially compelling and inevitable because they deliver
huge benefits that the classic approach to business service design and application
architecture can’t provide.

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Cloud Security Considerations for the
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One year ago, cloud storage provider Dropbox pushed a code change that eliminated the password authentication system required to access users’ stored data, rendering any data from any account accessible to anyone who wanted to access it. In addition, Dropbox drew criticism for maintaining cont...

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THE ZADARA STORAGE CLOUD THE ZADARA STORAGE CLOUD

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The IT industry continues to innovate to drive down cost and increase efficiency.
Recently, the industry has capitalized on two key innovations: 1) Cloud-based
solutions; and 2) As-a-Service solutions. Zadara® Storage has become a leader in
Enterprise Storage-as-a-Service (S...

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If you are one of the many organizations embracing Microsoft Office 365, you may not realize there is a risk that your data could be lost. With Office 365, all your data, including emails, calendars, and files, live in a Microsoft cloud that is beyond your control. Does it matter? After all, Microso...

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Cloud-to-Cloud Backup and Recovery for G Suite CLOUD-TO-CLOUD BACKUP AND RECOVERY FOR G SUITE

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To help you overcome such challenges and reclaim control of your data, Asigra has expanded its cloud-to-cloud data backup and recovery capabilities to include support for G Suite. With Asigra Cloud Backup™, you now have the ability to protect your G Suite data just like any other enterprise da...

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VMs are like any other data source—data loss can happen at any time. The impact to your organization can be potentially severe if you ever need to recover the VM data and can’t. Asigra Cloud Backup helps you mitigate this risk by giving you the power to take unlimited point in time backu...

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Why Cloud Backup/Recovery (Private, Public, or Hybrid) WILL be Your Data Protection WHY CLOUD BACKUP/RECOVERY (PRIVATE, PUBLIC, OR HYBRID) WILL BE YOUR DATA PROTECTION

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Data protection is a crucial operation required for both regulatory and corporate compliance. The ongoing paradigm shift to virtualized servers combined with escalating data protection requirements has made it exceedingly difficult for many IT organizations to keep up. From capturing the data being ...

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Asigra Cloud Backup Provides Secure Data Protection for Endpoints Beyond the Firewall ASIGRA CLOUD BACKUP PROVIDES SECURE DATA PROTECTION FOR ENDPOINTS BEYOND THE FIREWALL

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Today’s mobile workforces rely on laptops, smartphones, and tablets, connected to vast information sources in corporate data centers or off in the cloud. But granting such access to critical corporate information beyond the corporate firewall comes with risks. Every day, thousands of laptops, ...

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Comprehensive Agentless Cloud Backup and Recovery Software for the Enterprise COMPREHENSIVE AGENTLESS CLOUD BACKUP AND RECOVERY SOFTWARE FOR THE ENTERPRISE

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Asigra Cloud Backup protects all of your organization’s critical data, including applications and databases, whether it’s on physical servers, virtual machines, or Docker containers, on desktops, laptops, smartphones and tablets, in SaaS-based applications such as G Suite, Salesforce.com...

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Massive I/O Performance for Platform as a Service (PaaS) MASSIVE I/O PERFORMANCE FOR PLATFORM AS A SERVICE (PAAS)

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Elastx is a platform as a service (PaaS) hosting provider based in Stockholm, Sweden, that delivers scale-out solutions for hosting Java and PHP-based applications. The Elastx Easy service uses the underlying Jelastic cloud platform to make it easy for customers to deploy, scale and manage applicati...

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Java, PHP & Ruby - Cloud Hosting JAVA, PHP & RUBY - CLOUD HOSTING

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We believe in open standards without any technical lock-ins. We think that Open source provides flexibility and simplicity if you would like to move your application somewhere else. We have built a platform that makes it easy to get up and running, just deploy your application and import your databa...

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Creating a cloud that avoids the performance variability of legacy storage infrastructures. CREATING A CLOUD THAT AVOIDS THE PERFORMANCE VARIABILITY OF LEGACY STORAGE INFRASTRUCTURES.

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Elastx is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) hosting provider based in Stockholm, Sweden, that delivers scale-out solutions for hosting Java and PHP-based applications. Enterprise customers look to Elastx for application lifecycle management and the ability to host and easily grow their applications wit...

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Database search Orchestrator for cloud database DATABASE SEARCH ORCHESTRATOR FOR CLOUD DATABASE

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Cloud computing is an emerging paradigm in the field of distributed computing. Orchestrator is a manger which coordinates the distributed tasks. An Orchestrator, Computational Orchestrator (CompOrch) [1] is presented in our previous work. CompOrch is a super class for the various distributed tasks. ...

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A four year project to develop an open and integrated platform to support model based lifecycle management of Cloud applications. The project is worth €8.4 m`cc`fe to the members of this consortium, of which €6.3 million is funded by the European Union To ensure success, PaaSage requires s...

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Building a Cloud Infrastructure BUILDING A CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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Cloud computing describes systems that provide computation, software, and data access services without requiring end-user knowledge of or dependence on the system's physical location and configuration.

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Cloud-Enabling An E-Marketing Solution Using Cellosaas Andamazon EC2 CLOUD-ENABLING AN E-MARKETING SOLUTION USING CELLOSAAS ANDAMAZON EC2

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The customer wanted their web-based software to support multi-tenancy and personalization features. Aspire Systems used solution accelerator framework to develop a new SaaS solution, thereby achieving all the core and peripheral requirements and slashing 30% of development time. The customer had web...

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A CXO’s guide to Cloud Computing A CXO’S GUIDE TO CLOUD COMPUTING

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In early 2009, the US President held an online town hall meeting where there were 100,000+ questions and about 3.5 million votes. The White House was able to instantly scale its database to support, without worrying about usage spikes. This was a classic example of elastic infrastructure where there...

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Cloudflare E-Commerce Presence For Mobile Consumer Whitepaper CLOUDFLARE E-COMMERCE PRESENCE FOR MOBILE CONSUMER WHITEPAPER

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Don’t get left out in the cold this holiday season. Sign up with Cloudflare to improve the performance of your mobile site and apps while protecting them from DDOS attacks and application vulnerabilities.

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Keyless SSL Datasheet KEYLESS SSL DATASHEET

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Keyless SSL lets sites use Cloudflare’s SSL service while retaining on-premise custody of their private keys. Companies are able to get all of the benefits of the cloud (DDoS attack mitigation, load balancing, WAN optimization), without having to choose between encrypting web traffic or giving...

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Cloudflare Content Delivery Network (CDN) whitepaper CLOUDFLARE CONTENT DELIVERY NETWORK (CDN) WHITEPAPER

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Cloudflare provides a global content delivery network (CDN) with unique performance optimization capabilities. We've built a best-in-class, global infrastructure from the ground up using next-generation equipment. The result is a CDN that's easier to set up, more affordable, and built to out...

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IPv6 Overview IPV6 OVERVIEW

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Cloudflare enables IPv6 for customers on Cloudflare by default, making it seamless and easy. Our automatic IPv6 getaway allows IPv4-only websites to support IPv6-only clients with one click. No hardware. No software. No code changes.

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Industry-Leading Communications In The Cloud INDUSTRY-LEADING COMMUNICATIONS IN THE CLOUD

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IP Office is the flexible and powerful, industry-leading telephony and collaboration platform from Avaya, for small-to-midsize enterprise (SME) and branch applications. With built-in networking, mobility and security, IPO is an all-in-one approach to delivering key unified communication (UC) capabil...

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Cloud- TELEPRESENCE As A SERVICE (TPaaS) CLOUD- TELEPRESENCE AS A SERVICE (TPAAS)

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Pervasive adoption of video across business communities is expanding requirements for conferencing scale and reach. With Telepresence as a Service (TPaaS), SPS is evolving video conferencing solutions to help businesses expand their collaboration strategy across their organizations and ecosystem, wi...

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CIF: The Normalization of Cloud in a Hybrid IT Market CIF: THE NORMALIZATION OF CLOUD IN A HYBRID IT MARKET

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This report from The Cloud Industry Forum looks at the growth rate of cloud-based services and the challenges UK organisations cite as preventing a whole hearted adoption of a cloud environment. It discusses how a Hybrid IT environment is becoming the preferred choice and the trends that are changin...

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SMB IT: The Hybrid Future Available Today SMB IT: THE HYBRID FUTURE AVAILABLE TODAY

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Exclusive Computing survey reveals the business drivers and reasoning behind UK SMB adoption of hybrid cloud.

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Top 10 Golden Rules For Buying A New Server TOP 10 GOLDEN RULES FOR BUYING A NEW SERVER

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In an increasingly cloud-driven world, server upgrades are no longer straightforward. To help you make the right decision for your organization we have written this free and simple guide.

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A New Approach to the Challenges of Multi-Site Branch IT A NEW APPROACH TO THE CHALLENGES OF MULTI-SITE BRANCH IT

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Managing IT across multiple locations can result in a number of challenges. If left alone, the load on central IT systems can become overwhelming - not to mention the sleepless nights and headaches. It doesn't have to be that way. This white paper provides education and insight into how Cloud Ma...

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End-to-End Software Testing Solution on Cloud END-TO-END SOFTWARE TESTING SOLUTION ON CLOUD

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QlikTest is NextGen software automation testing solution which provides end-to-end software testing on cloud. QlikTest is the one stop solution which helps to mitigate tedious software testing process and increases business value. QlikTest addresses the challenges of invariable changes in existing s...

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Cloud Services CLOUD SERVICES

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According to Gartner, 16% of all enterprise software applications will be delivered through SaaS model by 2014. Another survey found that companies in emerging economies like Brazil, India and China are the most aggressive adopters of the cloud computing paradigm. However, there are several business...

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Multi-Cloud DevOps MULTI-CLOUD DEVOPS

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In today's competitive world, software delivery is of prime importance for an enterprise's success. To succeed and stay ahead an enterprise has to look at a DevOps platform that promises innovation, agility and to manage the expanding software application life cycle. The DevOps solution addr...

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Migrating Web Application to AWS Cloud MIGRATING WEB APPLICATION TO AWS CLOUD

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The EC2 instance of Windows Server 2008 with IIS and Amazon RDS – MS SQL Server 2008 were created on a public cloud.The existing data from the Data center was exported to the RDS – MS SQL Server, and the Web services were hosted in the IIS.The physical data files that were required to su...

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Cloud Storage Controller Development & Testing CLOUD STORAGE CONTROLLER DEVELOPMENT & TESTING

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The Cloud Storage Controller delivers cloud-integrated local NAS (Network Attached Storage) capabilities to a globally-distributed enterprise, allowing storage capacity to be centrally located managed, and protected.With storage capacity explosion and sharing of projects and workflows across multipl...

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Cloud Enabled Connected Healthcare CLOUD ENABLED CONNECTED HEALTHCARE

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Healthcare industry is transitioning itself into a more collaborative and connected environment where the primary goal is to deliver exceptional patient care. With rising healthcare cost, federal compliance pressure, healthcare organizations should adopt technology in innovative ways to enhance oper...

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How to Protect Your Business in an Insecure World HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS IN AN INSECURE WORLD

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Think your business doesn’t have anything of value to protect? Think again.The average cost of a corporate data breach increased 15% in the last year to $3.5 million,A typical Security incident can result in downtime of more than 8 hours for 31% of impacted organizations,66% of sensitive data ...

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IP Version 6 (IPv6) The Impact & Adoption of the Latest Internet Protocol IP VERSION 6 (IPV6) THE IMPACT & ADOPTION OF THE LATEST INTERNET PROTOCOL

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The Web is all about communication and the globally common communication language is Internet Protocol (IP). Every Internet server must have an IP address to provide access via the Internet. Every computer running a web browser must have or be translated to an IP address to access the Internet. The ...

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Overcoming the Challenges: HIPAA in IT Solutions that Support Healthcare Initiatives OVERCOMING THE CHALLENGES: HIPAA IN IT SOLUTIONS THAT SUPPORT HEALTHCARE INITIATIVES

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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 has raised many questions around IT solutions that support healthcare initiatives. Although HITECH expanded the scope of HIPAA as well as set aside funds for enforcement, true understanding of enforcement and guidance action beg...

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UCM I Unified Cloud Management For Office 365 UCM I UNIFIED CLOUD MANAGEMENT FOR OFFICE 365

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You’ve already committed to Office 365, now you’re ready to fully recognize the advanced integration options of your cloud platform? Our UCM for Office 365 program creates an efficient foundation for you to realize the full potential of your technology investment. In today’s techno...

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Enterprise Cloud Suite ENTERPRISE CLOUD SUITE

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In the modern workplace, employees are always connected and always moving. They have more devices with more data and they expect tools to support ubiquitous collaboration. To support this workplace, IT needs a solution to protect your data, manage the growing number of mobile devices, unify environm...

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Your Cloud Under All-Inclusive Control Comparex Hybrid Cloud Appliance YOUR CLOUD UNDER ALL-INCLUSIVE CONTROL COMPAREX HYBRID CLOUD APPLIANCE

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COMPAREX Hybrid Cloud Appliance is a ready-to-use, configured on-premise cloud system, constituting a bridge to the Microsoft Azure platform. The system allows a safe migration of applications from on-premise systems to a public computing cloud and enables to develope hybrid solutions. The applicati...

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HTTPS Whitepaper HTTPS WHITEPAPER

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With recent developments in HTTPS technology, such as SPDY, sending requests over HTTPS can be faster than using regular HTTP. Also, the complicated operational issues associated with sending encrypted data can be handled by third parties like Cloudflare. It’s time for enterprises to take anot...

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Cloudflare for Mobile Overview CLOUDFLARE FOR MOBILE OVERVIEW

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By 2017, over 5 billion people will own a mobile device and over 80% of enterprise-managed devices will be mobile. Cloudflare empowers web businesses to deliver fast, secure, and device specific content for the mobile users. CloudFlare empowers web businesses to deliver fast, secure, and device-spec...

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DDoS Attacks Whitepaper DDOS ATTACKS WHITEPAPER

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Distributed Denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are on the rise and have evolved into complex and overwhelming security challenges. Cloudflare's advanced DDoS protection matches the sophistication and scale of such threats and can be used to mitigate DDoS attacks of all forms and sizes. CloudFlare&...

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This paper summarizes the benefits and features of Cloudflare's Enterprise plan. In today’s world, your website is your business. Yet running a website is more complex than ever. The web’s very openness is also its weakness: attackers can target many vulnerabilities across several la...

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Cloudflare's WAF stops attacks at the network edge, protecting your website from common web threats and specialized attacks before they reach your servers. It covers both desktop and mobile websites as well as applications.

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China is home to the world’s largest Internet population with 720 million people online. However, tapping into this market can be difficult with regulatory requirements, malicious attacks and Internet infrastructure challenges. To help customers overcome these hurdles and streamline the proces...

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Cloud First IT: Managing A Growing Network of SaaS Applications CLOUD FIRST IT: MANAGING A GROWING NETWORK OF SAAS APPLICATIONS

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The adoption rate of cloud-based or Software as a Service (SaaS) applications has increased dramatically. Just a few years ago, small groups in IT organizations started experimenting with applications like Salesforce.com, WebEx, NetSuite. Many of those trials have now transitioned into enterprise-wi...

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Cloud Identity for Customer and Partner Portals CLOUD IDENTITY FOR CUSTOMER AND PARTNER PORTALS

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There’s never been a better time to be a CIO. Increasingly, IT sits at the center of the enterprise, enabling business like never before. Today, marketing and sales teams rely heavily on technology tools for data insights and streamlined customer interactions. Siloes between departments fall a...

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With stand-alone MFA products, organizations are dependent on applications and systems supporting vendor-specific integrations, inhibiting broad MFA protection for all apps and resources. As more organizations adopt cloud applications, they are finding many cloud apps do not support built-in integra...

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Okta is the foundation for secure connections between people and technology. By harnessing the power of the cloud, Okta allows people to access applications on any device at any time, while still enforcing strong security policies. It integrates directly with an organization’s existing directo...

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A New World Order for IT A NEW WORLD ORDER FOR IT

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A fitting motto for the modern CIO might be an old adage—times of great change also bring great opportunity. Amidst today’s technological upheaval, the role of IT has become even more crucial to the success of an enterprise. Not only are IT leaders required to support critical business s...

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Avoid the Hidden Costs of AD FS with Okta AVOID THE HIDDEN COSTS OF AD FS WITH OKTA

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As everyone knows, the adoption rate of cloud applications has been dramatic in recent years. Trials of applications like Salesforce. com, WebEx, or NetSuite have transitioned to enterprise-wide deployments, and many organizations have, as a result, either devised policies for cloud applications or ...

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Avoid the Hidden Costs of AD FS with Okta AVOID THE HIDDEN COSTS OF AD FS WITH OKTA

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As everyone knows, the adoption rate of cloud applications has been dramatic in recent years. Trials of applications like Salesforce. com, WebEx, or NetSuite have transitioned to enterprise-wide deployments, and many organizations have, as a result, either devised policies for cloud applications or ...

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Cloud Migration Methodology CLOUD MIGRATION METHODOLOGY

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Several technologies are rapidly evolving on a day-to-day basis but nothing can come closer to the transformation that cloud has gone through in the last few years. The important aspect of cloud is the fact that it has impacted all the facets of both business and professional life of people. Signifi...

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How DevFarm helps align IT with Development team’s agility, speed and productivity HOW DEVFARM HELPS ALIGN IT WITH DEVELOPMENT TEAM’S AGILITY, SPEED AND PRODUCTIVITY

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In the early 90s, the software development industry was plagued by what experts call the application development crisis- the development models used were causing severe lags in its way from design conceptualization to the actual software delivery. The development process was not able to keep up with...

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Perspectives On Oracle Retail Insights Cloud Services PERSPECTIVES ON ORACLE RETAIL INSIGHTS CLOUD SERVICES

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Considering the demands of the growing digitallyoriented customers, retailers have to get a grip on their set of problems. Will retail solutions on the cloud be a good stepping stone with latest offerings from well-established vendors like Oracle? Oracle Retail Insights Cloud product family is a pla...

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Digital transformation and the Olympics technology squad DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND THE OLYMPICS TECHNOLOGY SQUAD

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As the Rio 2016 Olympics kicks off for the first time in South America, digital technologies are also breaking new records in their quest to make it to the Olympic squad. There’s a radical change in technology outlook since the first Olympics in Greece in 776 BC as competing technologies are l...

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SaaS SAAS'S CHALLENGES AND TECHCELLO’S SCALABLE SOLUTION

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The rise of Software as a Service (SaaS) as a major end-user platform has transformed the way product companies operates across the globe. A 2015 study by IDC reports the performance of SaaS and cloud software solutions worldwide and predicts the industry to grow and surpass $112.8 billion by 2019 i...

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Modern Architectural Paradigm for Digitization MODERN ARCHITECTURAL PARADIGM FOR DIGITIZATION

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Technology has found its way into every aspect of our life making the world around us “smarter”. Software plays a driver role in creating the smartness for technology. We frequently see new software being released almost in parallel to new versions of existing software. Every once in a w...

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5 Ways to Solve Collaboration 5 WAYS TO SOLVE COLLABORATION

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Help fast-track your business to a new, more agile and mobile way of working, here are 5 ways that Microsoft’s powerful cloud-based application Office 365 can improve collaboration.

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Achieve Greater Mobility and Cost Savings With Microsoft Office 365 ACHIEVE GREATER MOBILITY AND COST SAVINGS WITH MICROSOFT OFFICE 365

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The IT industry has seen many changes over the last 30 years. However, for most of those 30 years, the default tool has been the stand-alone Microsoft Office productivity suite. In the ages of an always-on, always-connected era, Office 365 has beeen created to allow multiple users to access, create,...

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How a Move to Azure can Boost your Business Productivity HOW A MOVE TO AZURE CAN BOOST YOUR BUSINESS PRODUCTIVITY

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Learn why on-premise is no longer fit for purpose and how Microsoft Azure’s infrastructure-as-a-service solutions can replace and improve your business productivity.

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Maximise your Office 365 Investment with Managed Services MAXIMISE YOUR OFFICE 365 INVESTMENT WITH MANAGED SERVICES

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Office 365 combines the tools you know including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint with the next generation of applications, giving you centralised planning, digital note-taking, powerful call and conferencing tools – everything you need to become more productive and collaborative. Office 36...

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10 Reasons Why your Data is Safer in the Cloud 10 REASONS WHY YOUR DATA IS SAFER IN THE CLOUD

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One of the key reasons why businesses were initially put off by cloud was a misguided worry over security. To help your business get confidence in the cloud, particularly around Office 365, here are the top 10 reasons – in no particular order - why your business data is safer in the cloud with...

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Cloud UK Research Cloud & the Digital Imperative CLOUD UK RESEARCH CLOUD & THE DIGITAL IMPERATIVE

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Digital Transformation are the words of the moment in the IT industry and businesses are being told that if they don’t digitally transform themselves, they will wither on the vine. This may sound like hyperbole, but there is more than an element of truth here.This Research Paper seeks to explo...

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Who Will Give You Success in the Cloud? Managed vs. Unmanaged WHO WILL GIVE YOU SUCCESS IN THE CLOUD? MANAGED VS. UNMANAGED

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When it comes to the cloud, there are many decisions your business will have to make. The most important could be deciding whether you should choose to partner with a managed cloud hosting provider or go at it alone.

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The Value of Cloud Computing for Big Data THE VALUE OF CLOUD COMPUTING FOR BIG DATA

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After decades, where the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) has been the dominant solution for analytics needs, there is now a major change underway where a combination of Big Data and cloud technologies are accelerating adoption.

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The Keys to Establishing a Successful Disaster Recovery Plan THE KEYS TO ESTABLISHING A SUCCESSFUL DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN

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It’s no surprise that disaster recovery (DR) plans are an important part of a company’s survival. According to a recent survey conducted by THINKstrategies & ViaWest, over 70% of businesses indicated that they had a DR plan in place. Not surprisingly, the reason for this large adopti...

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Move Your PeopleSoft Applications to the Cloud MOVE YOUR PEOPLESOFT APPLICATIONS TO THE CLOUD

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With the growing interest and adoption of cloud computing, organizations are looking for ways to leverage the cloud for their ERP Systems, specifically PeopleSoft. PeopleSoft clients now have the choice to move PeopleSoft applications to the Cloud.

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Moving Financial Services to the Cloud MOVING FINANCIAL SERVICES TO THE CLOUD

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For financial institutions, the decision to migrate to the cloud is often met with hesitation, generally from concerns over security or whether the business is a good fit for the cloud. Questions on whether the solution will scale when needed, if their data will be secure, and if they can pass compl...

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10 Reasons to Embrace a Hybrid IT Solution 10 REASONS TO EMBRACE A HYBRID IT SOLUTION

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In an effort to adapt to new technological innovations, compete with market shifts, and meet user demands, there is a growing need to move applications and data to the cloud. Unfortunately, if your core expertise is not IT infrastructure or you have little experience with cloud computing, moving to ...

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Outgrowing Amazon OUTGROWING AMAZON

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers businesses of all sizes – from one-person startups to giant enterprises like Netflix – the resources and tools they need to develop and work with “cloud computing services.” This paper explores the AWS model of shared public cloud infrastructu...

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Due Diligence and the Cloud DUE DILIGENCE AND THE CLOUD

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Handing over your company's data to a cloud service provider without making sure they are fully capable of protecting it could be risky business. This paper provides four cornerstones to guide as you investigate and gain understanding of a prospective cloud provider’s true security capabil...

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Cloud Security Myths CLOUD SECURITY MYTHS

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In the modern cloud, threat diversity is rapidly expanding, according to security research firm Alert Logic. That necessitates more sophisticated security protocols than those used in the past or in desktop environments. “Most of today’s cloud security myths come from what is, or was, a ...

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Asia’s leading Contract Research Organisation breaks its shackles and grows with Sales Cloud from salesforce.com ASIA’S LEADING CONTRACT RESEARCH ORGANISATION BREAKS ITS SHACKLES AND GROWS WITH SALES CLOUD FROM SALESFORCE.COM

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Like many organisations, the day-to-day sales processing at a leading Indian contract research organisation, had grown-up organically among different business units. The result was a mix of legacy systems and ad hoc spreadsheets that crimped growth, obscured how well the sales team was performing an...

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Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Achieves Sales Process Re-engineering in the Cloud at a Fraction of the Cost in Salesforce.com DR REDDY’S LABORATORIES ACHIEVES SALES PROCESS RE-ENGINEERING IN THE CLOUD AT A FRACTION OF THE COST IN SALESFORCE.COM

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The major challenge for Dr.Reddy’s was to consolidate sales information and share it in a highly useable format. Centralising in the Cloud made sense. Research of the software systems market, ironically led to a non-software solution: salesforce.com. Salesforce.com offered a CRM (Customer Rela...

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Selecting the Right Salesforce.com Consulting Partner SELECTING THE RIGHT SALESFORCE.COM CONSULTING PARTNER

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Finding the right Salesforce.com consulting partner can be a daunting task. The success of your Salesforce.com implementation largely relies on your partner’s understanding of your organizational needs and their ability to seamlessly integrate Salesforce within your enterprise IT infrastructur...

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Aconex Completes Acquisition of Conject ACONEX COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF CONJECT

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Aconex Limited (ASX: ACX), provider of a leading cloud and mobile collaboration platform for the global construction industry, today announced that the acquisition of Conject Holding GmbH, announced on 17 March 2016, was completed with effect on 1 April 2016. Conject is a leading cloud and mobile co...

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Company Fact Sheet - Connecting teams project-wide COMPANY FACT SHEET - CONNECTING TEAMS PROJECT-WIDE

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Aconex delivers its platform using a cloud infrastructure and subscription model. Customers pay Aconex on a subscription basis for a license to use its cloud collaboration solutions across their projects. Aconex recognizes revenue evenly over the life of an engagement, which is on average around thr...

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Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Manuals OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE (O&M) MANUALS

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Aconex provides the #1 cloud solution to manage information and processes for the world’s largest construction and engineering projects. Aconex gives owners and contractors project-wide visibility and control between the many different organizations collaborating across their projects.

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Aconex-Energy-Resources-Industry-Brochure ACONEX-ENERGY-RESOURCES-INDUSTRY-BROCHURE

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Aconex was built in the cloud more than a decade ago because we believed that a secure software-as-a-service platform was the future of real-time collaboration. Cloud based-delivery is the only way to easily bring together multiple companies on one system. We’ve also invested in a mobile platf...

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One trusted platform. All your project information. ONE TRUSTED PLATFORM. ALL YOUR PROJECT INFORMATION.

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Cloud-based software is bringing newfound efficiency to one of the world’s oldest industries. Leading construction firms, including 9 of the top 10 global EPCs, are compressing timelines and optimizing budgets thanks to a solution that lets them control information and processes across every o...

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Cloud-Based Project Information Management from Aconex: A Guide for IT Professionals CLOUD-BASED PROJECT INFORMATION MANAGEMENT FROM ACONEX: A GUIDE FOR IT PROFESSIONALS

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It’s the job of CIOs and IT managers to ensure that their organizations adopt secure and effective software solutions. This is true whether the product under consideration is an on-premise solution or a cloud-based service. Aconex Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions enable organizations to ...

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Cloud Orchestration CLOUD ORCHESTRATION

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Flexiant is a leading international provider of cloud orchestration software for on-demand, fully automated provisioning of cloud services. Headquartered in Europe, Flexiant’s cloud management software gives cloud service providers business agility, freedom, and flexibility to scale, deploy, a...

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Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator Powers Interxion’s Cloud TestLab FLEXIANT CLOUD ORCHESTRATOR POWERS INTERXION’S CLOUD TESTLAB

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Interxion is a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, with facilities across 11 countries in Europe. Its customers range from digital media providers to finance to cloud-based service providers and include names such as HP, NASDAQ OMX, bwin and Qbrick.

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Flexiant and UShareSoft FLEXIANT AND USHARESOFT

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Many service providers experience challenges creating and managing the wide variety of operating systems and software stacks that they need to make available to their customers. By making this process as painless as possible, they can make their customers more self-sufficient when consuming cloud se...

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Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator Backup as a Service integration FLEXIANT CLOUD ORCHESTRATOR BACKUP AS A SERVICE INTEGRATION

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As the Infrastructure as a Service market is becoming more commoditised, you can differentiate your offering against the competition by offering true value-add with Backup as a Service. Being able to sell virtual servers with backup plans attached also opens up new revenue streams for you. Also, the...

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Parallels Automation and Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator PARALLELS AUTOMATION AND FLEXIANT CLOUD ORCHESTRATOR

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The IaaS market has diversified to include a variety of use cases, but for many service providers managing the underlying technology is a challenge. This is driving the need for cloud management platforms to support a wide range of virtualization and storage technologies.

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Towards Secure Cloud Bursting, Brokerage and Aggregation TOWARDS SECURE CLOUD BURSTING, BROKERAGE AND AGGREGATION

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The cloud based delivery model for IT resources is revolutionizing the IT industry. Despite the marketing hype around “the cloud”, the paradigm itself is in a critical transition state from the laboratories to mass market. Many technical and business aspects of cloud computing need to ma...

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Cloudamize Overview CLOUDAMIZE OVERVIEW

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Our cloud infrastructure analytics platform arms you with data analysis to speed and simplify cloud planning, migration, and management so you can quickly realize the full potential of the cloud.

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Cloudamize Feature Sheet CLOUDAMIZE FEATURE SHEET

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Assess measures your existing physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure to understand your current application workloads and their performance profiles. Based on this analysis, Assess determines your optimal cloud configuration and pricing plan.

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Realizing the Promise of the Cloud REALIZING THE PROMISE OF THE CLOUD

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IDC’s Cloud Computing in the Midmarket report indicates that SMB spending on cloud solutions will grow by almost 20% over the next five years, with 3 in 10 midsize firms adopting public cloud solutions.

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Relocating Windows Server 2003 Workloads RELOCATING WINDOWS SERVER 2003 WORKLOADS

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Cloud Computing wasn’t being talked about beyond a few computer laboratories working on the earliest virtualization technologies in 2003. Today many workloads can be more closely managed for higher performance at lower cost than ever before.

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Cloud Migration Analysis & Insights CLOUD MIGRATION ANALYSIS & INSIGHTS

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Gartner predicts that by 2020, more compute power will be sold via the cloud than what is deployed in customers’ on-premises data centers. Gartner says that this will be a difficult environment to manage.

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How to Execute a Data-Driven Approach to the Cloud HOW TO EXECUTE A DATA-DRIVEN APPROACH TO THE CLOUD

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The cloud offers many wonderful benefits, it’s also extremely complex. Take, for example, just the single task of evaluating cloud vendor options. If you combine all instance types, storage options, availability zones, and pricing plans from the major cloud vendors, you’ll find that ther...

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When Virtualization Meets Infrastructure WHEN VIRTUALIZATION MEETS INFRASTRUCTURE

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This paper explores how the rapid adoption of virtualization and cloud technologies are reshaping how we think about IT—and how it’s transforming businesses today.

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Colocation: Path to the Cloud COLOCATION: PATH TO THE CLOUD

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The corporate data center will always be important—even in the cloud era—to host legacy applications and run centralized systems and networks efficiently.

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How to Position Cloud ROI HOW TO POSITION CLOUD ROI

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As organizations struggle to identify and measure cloud benefits .  calculating cloud ROI using seven metrics you may not have considered, and discusses how to assess where cloud use makes the most sense.

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Cloud & Colocation: Which, When, Why? CLOUD & COLOCATION: WHICH, WHEN, WHY?

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“Cloud” and “colocation” could both be spelled “confusing.” It’s not even the technology that’s so challenging: it’s the dizzying array of options that can confound.

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Simplify Cloud Migration SIMPLIFY CLOUD MIGRATION

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Proper planning and testing are two of the most important elements of a cloud migration effort.  Beyond planning, we've learned a few other lessons along the way while helping clients realize cloud computing benefits.

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Five Powerful Factors Driving Dramatic DRaaS Growth FIVE POWERFUL FACTORS DRIVING DRAMATIC DRAAS GROWTH

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Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) has exploded from a niche solution to a crucial cloud app with demand growing at a 30% to 60% annual rate.

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Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator with Parallels Cloud Server FLEXIANT CLOUD ORCHESTRATOR WITH PARALLELS CLOUD SERVER

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Our combined solution is the only one of its kind in the industry. By taking advantage of our Parallels Cloud Server Benefits cloud orchestration platform, uniquely integrated with container technology, you can offer a best of breed, comprehensive Infrastructure as a Service with maximum density, wh...

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Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator and Parallels Automation FLEXIANT CLOUD ORCHESTRATOR AND PARALLELS AUTOMATION

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Parallels Automation and Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator enables your end customers to consume and handle billing for all their cloud services via the Parallels Automation interface. This greatly reduces complexity, administrative overhead and associated risk and costs.

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Reducing Healthcare Compliance Complexity with Community Clouds REDUCING HEALTHCARE COMPLIANCE COMPLEXITY WITH COMMUNITY CLOUDS

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Cloud adoption across the healthcare industry is growing, but not without worry for organizations handling sensitive electronic protected health information (ePHI). According to the June 2014 HIMSS Analytics Cloud Survey, 80 percent of healthcare organization respondents reported that they currently...

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Bridging the Gap: What it Means to be a Fully Integrated Provider BRIDGING THE GAP: WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A FULLY INTEGRATED PROVIDER

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According to the 2016 Enterprise IT Spending Benchmarks, compiled by 451 Research, North America will exceed $1 trillion in IT spending by 2017. Businesses of all sizes are expected to move to a hybrid IT approach. When choosing a hybrid approach, you need both on-site and cloud resources that are r...

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Managed Cloud FAQ MANAGED CLOUD FAQ

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QTS Managed Cloud enables organizations like yours to maximize the benefits of cloud computing without all the hassles and costs of managing and maintaining your cloud environment.

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OpenStack Cloud FAQ OPENSTACK CLOUD FAQ

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OpenStack is the leading open source cloud platform using public cloud infrastructure to access storage and compute resources on demand.

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Fighting Back Against Shadow IT: A Guide To Embracing Cloud Services To Become A Trusted Advisor FIGHTING BACK AGAINST SHADOW IT: A GUIDE TO EMBRACING CLOUD SERVICES TO BECOME A TRUSTED ADVISOR

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Analysts predict that by 2019, more than 75% of all new IT projects will be funded by individual business units directly responsible for generating growth. The ease of procuring cloud services has only enhanced this problem.

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The 12 Best Cloud Computing Articles of the Year THE 12 BEST CLOUD COMPUTING ARTICLES OF THE YEAR

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Download our 12 must-read cloud computing articles eBook.

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The Compelling Business Case for Hybrid Cloud Services THE COMPELLING BUSINESS CASE FOR HYBRID CLOUD SERVICES

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Today’s sophisticated cloud computing environments have made it possible for customers to choose services tailored very specifically to their needs and budgets. In many cases, they are choosing hybrid cloud services.

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Five Key Considerations for Selecting Cloud Recovery Services FIVE KEY CONSIDERATIONS FOR SELECTING CLOUD RECOVERY SERVICES

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As more businesses recognize just how vulnerable their networks, applications, and data are, backup and disaster recovery initiatives have risen to the top of IT agendas. Cloud service providers that deliver backup and recovery as-a-service in the cloud have seen a corresponding increase in business...

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Hybrid Cloud Services: An Interview with Cisco Executive Rob Lloyd HYBRID CLOUD SERVICES: AN INTERVIEW WITH CISCO EXECUTIVE ROB LLOYD

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Sungard AS recently sat down with Rob Lloyd, President of Development and Sales at Cisco, to discuss the trend toward hybrid cloud services and to describe what the new Cisco® Intercloud initiative and Application Centric Infrastructure means to customers.

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Adapting to the Changing Cloud ADAPTING TO THE CHANGING CLOUD

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In many cases, IT organizations that are under pressure to increase ROI and deliver competitive advantage are finding that cloud services are a viable business solution. These days there are increasingly stringent expectations for the recovery time objectives (RTOs) of service-level agreements (SLAs...

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Acronis Backup Cloud ACRONIS BACKUP CLOUD

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Acronis Backup Cloud equips service providers with an easy-to-manage, complete, and safe hybrid backup and recovery solution to solve their customers’ data protection problems. With zero entry costs and a per-use business model, Acronis Backup Cloud eliminates any upfront investment so you can...

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Cloud Converged Data Protection for SMBs with Acronis Backup 12 CLOUD CONVERGED DATA PROTECTION FOR SMBS WITH ACRONIS BACKUP 12

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ESG Lab validated different Acronis Backup 12 deployment options including on-premises and cloud, and we tested the trial version available on the company’s website.

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The Cloud Empowers Distribution Industry THE CLOUD EMPOWERS DISTRIBUTION INDUSTRY

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Distribution companies are constantly getting hit with challenges that are threatening their businesses’ ability to generate revenue. Failure to adapt to an ever-changing environment, evolving client needs, and innovative technology solutions are leading to reduced profits.

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Making a Case for the Cloud MAKING A CASE FOR THE CLOUD

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To be at the top of their game, lawyers need solutions that will enable them to connect with clients and colleagues, while on the go. Virtual computing environments, such as the Proxios Virtual Desktop, offer all the tools, applications and information of an in-office desktop computer, but in a clou...

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What’s Wrong with this Cloud? WHAT’S WRONG WITH THIS CLOUD?

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Why Software as a Service (SaaS) often does not reduce IT costs in small or mid-sized businesses, and an introduction to the cloud alternative that does.

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Why Cloud Computing? WHY CLOUD COMPUTING?

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Over the last decade, discussions about the future of information technology have been dominated by one phrase cloud computing. Cloud computing technology is not only behind the success of recent entrants into the Fortune 100; Google and Amazon, but is also being embraced by long-time technology gia...

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From Strategy To Implementation: Establishing A Managed Cloud Infrastructure FROM STRATEGY TO IMPLEMENTATION: ESTABLISHING A MANAGED CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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So your business is considering a move to a public cloud option. Seems logical on the surface, but the reality of the situation is that placing applications into the cloud takes planning and does have complexities. This is not to say that cloud computing is a poor strategy – it clearly offers ...

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The Answer For The Replication and Recovery Of Mission Critical Data To The Cloud THE ANSWER FOR THE REPLICATION AND RECOVERY OF MISSION CRITICAL DATA TO THE CLOUD

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When a disaster or disruption occurs, your team can count on faster access to data and application protection that allows your business to continue operations in the face of challenging circumstances.

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Avoid the Cloud Party Hangover AVOID THE CLOUD PARTY HANGOVER

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Tallying up the costs of implementing a cloud solution can make your head spin. Cost savings often drive cloud migration desires, but your initial implementation and day-to-day maintenance costs may be more than you bargained (and budgeted) for.

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Continuing Your IT Journey to the Cloud, Part 2: A Guide to Addressing Legacy Applications CONTINUING YOUR IT JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD, PART 2: A GUIDE TO ADDRESSING LEGACY APPLICATIONS

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How do you determine the portability of legacy applications? Some applications can be moved to the cloud more easily than others. Some factors impacting the ease of migration include how many dependencies the applications have.

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Continuing Your IT Journey to the Cloud, Part 1: A Guide to Addressing Legacy Applications CONTINUING YOUR IT JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD, PART 1: A GUIDE TO ADDRESSING LEGACY APPLICATIONS

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Your IT journey to the cloud could be relatively easy – if it weren't for the legacy applications that support major portions of your business. Legacy applications complicate your path in terms of scale and capacity limits, outdated coding, complex dependencies, data usage, cloud choice an...

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Cloud Complexity: The Need for Resilience CLOUD COMPLEXITY: THE NEED FOR RESILIENCE

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In an age when cloud computing has become a given, a shift in focus is taking place: Beyond being seen as key to running everyday business, the cloud is also being seen as critical to maintaining organisational resiliency—the ability to bounce back from major or minor disruptions.

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4 Steps to a Successful Cloud Contact Center 4 STEPS TO A SUCCESSFUL CLOUD CONTACT CENTER

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Contact centers worldwide are undergoing fundamental changes. They must accommodate multichannel communications without losing their personal touch in order to meet the new expectations of quality, efficiency, and availability in an “always-on” consumer world.

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Contact Center Security in the Cloud Questions to Ask & Answers to Expect CONTACT CENTER SECURITY IN THE CLOUD QUESTIONS TO ASK & ANSWERS TO EXPECT

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With security being among the top two concerns about moving mission-critical enterprise contact centers to the cloud, it is imperative that decision makers understand that just being able to have an intelligent discussion with cloud providers is not enough.

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Contact Center Security: Moving to the Cloud CONTACT CENTER SECURITY: MOVING TO THE CLOUD

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When it comes to making an important decision like moving to the cloud, only a proven cloud solution can support the stringent requirements of your mission-critical contact center. See why leading companies are choosing CxEngage for their cloud contact center solution.

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Why Companies Are Choosing to Deploy the LiveOps Cloud Contact Center Solution WHY COMPANIES ARE CHOOSING TO DEPLOY THE LIVEOPS CLOUD CONTACT CENTER SOLUTION

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Thinking about moving some or all of your contact center solution needs to a cloud-based platform? This McGee-Smith Analytics report answers some of the biggest questions.

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Public Cloud: Not Your Parents’ Data Center. PUBLIC CLOUD: NOT YOUR PARENTS’ DATA CENTER.

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In today's business landscape, agility is paramount. Competitive advantage and speed to market are the differentiators that influence client choice and brand loyalty. Today more than ever, enterprise IT has the ability to deliver business value beyond internal support and corporate apps. Develop...

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Next-Generation End-User Computing: Delivering Desktops as a Service Using Amazon WorkSpaces NEXT-GENERATION END-USER COMPUTING: DELIVERING DESKTOPS AS A SERVICE USING AMAZON WORKSPACES

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The Enterprise Mobility marketplace has grown significantly in the last five years as more employees work away from corporate offices and use mobile devices and cloud-based services to perform their job functions.

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Making the Most of Cloud CRM with an Integrated Cloud Contact Center MAKING THE MOST OF CLOUD CRM WITH AN INTEGRATED CLOUD CONTACT CENTER

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Once considered a useful tool for keeping track of sales contacts, CRM applications have evolved into business-critical systems that support sales, marketing, customer service, technical support, and more. And the latest cloud CRM systems have grown in functionality, enabling them to serve even more...

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Serenova White Paper Cloud Contact Center Security SERENOVA WHITE PAPER CLOUD CONTACT CENTER SECURITY

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Many companies are turning to cloud-based solutions for more robust security as part of their contact center strategy. Cloud contact center solutions provide many advantages over traditional on-premise solutions, including the elimination of upfront capital expenditure, deployment flexibility and sc...

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Ovum Decision Matrix Selecting A Multichannel Cloud Contact Center Solution OVUM DECISION MATRIX SELECTING A MULTICHANNEL CLOUD CONTACT CENTER SOLUTION

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From legacy providers to upstart multi-tenant players, a broad array of cloud contact center offerings has been introduced to the market as enterprises increasingly shed premise-based solutions. But what capabilities and services should you be looking for when evaluating contact center solutions?

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The hybrid cloud era is here THE HYBRID CLOUD ERA IS HERE

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Hybrid cloud is a cloud computing environment which uses a mix of on-premises, private cloud and third-party, public cloud services with orchestration between the two platforms.

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Enabling Trusted European Cloud ENABLING TRUSTED EUROPEAN CLOUD

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Atos is a leader in cloud solutions and services, and because of that we have been invited to work closely with legislators and other companies in developing strategic cloud strategies for Europe. In this document, we aim to clarify the fundamental issues affecting cloud developments in Europe, and ...

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Forrester Study – Hybrid Cloud Adoption FORRESTER STUDY – HYBRID CLOUD ADOPTION

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Today, the majority of companies approach their IT strategy through a combination of cloud services. Each business service new or part of the existing landscape, has preferred deployment schemes, including selected cloud options.

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Masergy MASERGY'S MANAGED SD-WAN

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Increased adoption of public cloud services and the insatiable appetite for Internet bandwidth is driving interest in SD-WAN, a new approach to wide area networking. But there are limitations associated with the technology, including the lack of standards and vendor interoperability.

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A Buyer A BUYER'S GUIDE TO CLOUD-BASED UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS

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Unified Communications as a Service is an increasingly attractive approach to delivering the latest communications and collaboration tools to a highly distributed and mobile workforce. The distributed, cloud-based nature of UCaaS ensures corporate communications will be available to employees regard...

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Digital Transformation Practice DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION PRACTICE

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Transform your business with our engineering Harbinger Systems engages in the entire product development lifecycle, enabling you to focus on your core business. Our expertise and in-depth knowledge of mobile and cloud platforms enables us to transform your legacy applications and provide maximum bus...

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Internet of Things Practice INTERNET OF THINGS PRACTICE

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Harbinger can work with you in building your IoT solutions connecting people, process and things. We leverage our technology-agnostic approach, scaling through cloud-based services and analytics experience, providing you IoT-based solutions that help you achieve your enterprise goals.

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A Cloud-based Collaborative Learning and Coaching Platform A CLOUD-BASED COLLABORATIVE LEARNING AND COACHING PLATFORM

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We developed a SaaS-based application using open source technologies like RoR (Ruby-on-Rails) in combination with agile process to facilitate rapid development.

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Hyper Responsive Bidding Application on Cloud HYPER RESPONSIVE BIDDING APPLICATION ON CLOUD

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A real-time, highly scalable and hyper responsive biding application on cloud for sports enthusiast.Harbinger developed a hyper responsive application on cloud. Implemented HTTP Push notification using Node.js based event loop model and Socket.IO. Push notifications were used to broadcast bid update...

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CAPITA Mits Overview Brochure CAPITA MITS OVERVIEW BROCHURE

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Capita Managed IT Solutions provides cloud based and ICT infrastructure services and solutions to public, private and third sector organisations; and specialist managed services in the commercial, education, utilities and charities sectors.

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CAPITA-IT Enterprise Services  Company Profile CAPITA-IT ENTERPRISE SERVICES COMPANY PROFILE

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Capita is a leading UK provider of technology-enabled customer and business process services. We are a financially stable FTSE 100 company, with year on year growth, that has been serving both private and public sectors in the UK since the 1980s.

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IT Enterprise Services Commercial sector and Empowering business with technology IT ENTERPRISE SERVICES COMMERCIAL SECTOR AND EMPOWERING BUSINESS WITH TECHNOLOGY

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Capita IT Enterprise Services is entrusted by hundreds of UK businesses in their drive to transform. From manufacturing, retail, utilities, property and legal companies to travel, transport and financial services, we deliver IT services that reduce cost, modernise legacy IT and increase revenues.

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Virtualization and the U2 Databases VIRTUALIZATION AND THE U2 DATABASES

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Orange arrow allows you to manipulate the GoTo Webinar control panel This webinar will be recorded and posted to our Rocket U2 web site for you to replay at a later date.You will be notified once they are posted.If using phone – don’t select Use Mic & Speakers.

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Rocket Data Virtualization Mainframe Data Virtualization ROCKET DATA VIRTUALIZATION MAINFRAME DATA VIRTUALIZATION

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The value of enterprise data is undermined when it is isolated by technology platform, location or format. Our ability to understand our customers, business and market is determined by how effectively we integrate enterprise data. Organizations that rely on mainframe systems understand this problem,...

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Brochure Cloud Final - Rocket Software BROCHURE CLOUD FINAL - ROCKET SOFTWARE

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Do you have plans to implement cloud or to better manage your existing cloud solutions? Cloud applications are establishing themselves at a rapid pace.Cloud computing is much more than just data centers, although managing them is producing new challenges.

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Excerpt of Cloud Archiving: a New Model for Enterprise Data Retention EXCERPT OF CLOUD ARCHIVING: A NEW MODEL FOR ENTERPRISE DATA RETENTION

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Cloud-based archiving services are appealing to more mainstream organizations as they seek to build effective strategies for retaining, preserving and discovering electronic data. These services also provide a crucial gateway for broader cloud adoption.

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Best Practices For Messaging, Collaboration, Security, Archiving And Encryption In The Cloud BEST PRACTICES FOR MESSAGING, COLLABORATION, SECURITY, ARCHIVING AND ENCRYPTION IN THE CLOUD

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The cloud is a critical consideration for any organization that manages messaging and collaboration capabilities. Because email, malware filtering, spam filtering, real time communications, archiving, encryption and other services can be delivered via the cloud, all organizations should seriously co...

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Cloud Information Archiving — Market Quadrant 2013 CLOUD INFORMATION ARCHIVING — MARKET QUADRANT 2013

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This edition of Radicati Market Quadrants covers the “Cloud Information Archiving” segment of the Information Archiving market. Information archiving solutions provide interactive, secure long-term storage of electronic business content, including: email, instant messages, socialmedia, f...

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Cloud Information Archiving — Market Quadrant 2014 CLOUD INFORMATION ARCHIVING — MARKET QUADRANT 2014

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This edition of Radicati Market Quadrants covers the “Cloud Information Archiving” segment of the Information Archiving market. Information archiving solutions provide interactive, secure long-term storage of electronic business content, including: email, instant messages, socialmedia, f...

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Considerations When Choosing A Cloud Archiving Solution CONSIDERATIONS WHEN CHOOSING A CLOUD ARCHIVING SOLUTION

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The cloud can be a critical tool that helps your company manage archiving and supervision of digital communications, including email, social media, enterprise social media, text messages, instant messages, web communications, and more.

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Cloud Information Archiving — Market Quadrant 2015 CLOUD INFORMATION ARCHIVING — MARKET QUADRANT 2015

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This edition of Radicati Market Quadrants covers the “Cloud Information Archiving” segment of the Information Archiving market. Information archiving solutions provide interactive, secure long-term storage of electronic business content, including: email, instant messages, socialmedia, f...

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Why Engine Yard is better than Do it yourself WHY ENGINE YARD IS BETTER THAN DO IT YOURSELF

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Those unfamiliar with PaaS options may at times ask, “what’s the true benefit of using a Platform as a Service?” They elaborate by saying, “heck, I can install Ruby (or Node.js, PHP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.), deploy my application and monitor the systems myself!” This i...

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Security, Risk, and Compliance: Engine Yard SECURITY, RISK, AND COMPLIANCE: ENGINE YARD

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Engine Yard Cloud Platform as a Service--commonly referred as PaaS--is built on top of Amazon Web Services IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service). When you create an instance with Engine Yard, you are booting up an EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) instance. Engine Yard boot this instance for our Customers, a...

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Ten Advantages of Platform-as-a-Service TEN ADVANTAGES OF PLATFORM-AS-A-SERVICE

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To get an application running in the cloud you can spend long hours downloading, compiling, installing, configuring, and connecting all sorts of components— and that is just to get your application up and running on a single virtual server instance. Not only can this be time consuming and cost...

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The Next-Generation Cloud Application Platform THE NEXT-GENERATION CLOUD APPLICATION PLATFORM

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Many organizations are turning to cloud computing to streamline deployment and reduce the cost of operations, with Forrester forecasting the global market to grow six-fold by 2020. Creating innovative cloud-based applications and services requires comprehensive infrastructure — from servers, o...

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Cloud Integration – A technical case in point CLOUD INTEGRATION – A TECHNICAL CASE IN POINT

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Nowadays with mushrooming cloud storage providers, the internet users have vast choice for choosing their preferred locations for storing their documents on the cloud. However, this poses challenges of uniform sharing and operations on the documents due to multiple login credentials. Especially, if ...

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Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud in Healthcare: Golden Opportunity for ISVs SOCIAL, MOBILE, ANALYTICS AND CLOUD IN HEALTHCARE: GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY FOR ISVS

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We have entered into an era which has ushered in emerging technologies such as Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud as a new normal of modern living. Welcome to the post-digital decade as consumers, enterprises and technology vendors have unlocked new possibilities to make daily life exciting. Rapidl...

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2016 Colocation Buyers Guide 2016 COLOCATION BUYERS GUIDE

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How do you determine the right colocation provider for your business? Colocation can offer many cost-efficient
benefits, including scalability, improved business continuity, security and compliance.
In recent years, colocation services have progressed far beyond space and power. Today&...

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Bare Metal Cloud BARE METAL CLOUD

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Cloud computing initially gained prominence based on public cloud
models that allowed organizations to lease a section of pre-built
infrastructure and have their applications and services hosted in a third party
data center.

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Five Key Steps Cloud Takeoff FIVE KEY STEPS CLOUD TAKEOFF

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With organizations all over the world abuzz about cloud, the question is no longer if cloud, but when cloud? The advantages of the cloud are many, including: decreased operating costs, increased flexibility and improved service levels. In a Tier1 survey, respondents cited the ability to reduce costs...

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Top 5 Mistakes Cloud TOP 5 MISTAKES CLOUD

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The cloud has emerged as a sustainable infrastructure deployment option for businesses of all sizes, but is it the right choice for all of your applications? Are you wondering how you can leverage the full benefits of the cloud? First, you’ll need to learn the fundamental differences between a...

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Tip Sheet Choosing the Right Cloud Service TIP SHEET CHOOSING THE RIGHT CLOUD SERVICE

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Tip Sheet Choosing the Right Cloud Service.

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Next-Generation Colocation NEXT-GENERATION COLOCATION

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This white paper explores technologies and trends that are changing the colocation landscape and providing valuable benefits to businesses. As companies continue migrating to the cloud, they often run into unexpected management issues regarding the integration of cloud services with in-house IT syst...

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Egnyte Cloud File Server EGNYTE CLOUD FILE SERVER

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Jul 01, 2013

Learn about Egnyte's cloud file server capabilities. From central administration to user application, Egnyte provides robust online file-sharing tools for any use case.

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Data Security Best Practices DATA SECURITY BEST PRACTICES

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Jul 01, 2013

Security, it’s the number one concern of companies when adopting newtechnologies involving business data. Due to the recent data breaches on severallarge organizations, security against unwanted intrusions is on everyone’s mind.Why do these attacks happen and what can businesses do to pr...

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Striking the RightBalance BetweenUser and IT Needs STRIKING THE RIGHTBALANCE BETWEENUSER AND IT NEEDS

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Jan 01, 2016

THE SOCIAL BUSINESS. We live in a world increasingly fueled by social interactions and social media. The benefits of a social, collaborative business environment are clear: faster decision making; better communication with customers, partners and co-workers; and a better understanding of the ever-ch...

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Meeting Data Governance Requirements Starts withData Visibility MEETING DATA GOVERNANCE REQUIREMENTS STARTS WITHDATA VISIBILITY

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May 01, 2016

IT organizations have been struggling with how to manage data growth since the advent of computing—from the physical world of filing cabinets and printed green-bar paper to the logical world of zeros and ones—and there is no sign of this growth slowing. Rather, growth is accelerating as ...

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Region to Region Failover on AWS REGION TO REGION FAILOVER ON AWS

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Cross Region Failover for AWS Workloads
Establishing cross region failover capabilities in any
public cloud can be an expensive and time-consuming
process.So many companies, in an effort to minimize
cost (and accept some operating risks) elect to only establish cross regi...

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One Hybrid Cloud™Software Quick Look ONE HYBRID CLOUD™SOFTWARE QUICK LOOK

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Unlike traditional cloud migration toolsthat require significant manual processesor only support small apps and/or Devtestuse cases, OHC automates the entire set ofprocesses required to establish aproduction-grade hybrid cloudenvironment, including:O Identification and dependency mapping of applicat...

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Asigra Cloud Backup™ Expands Your Total Addressable Market with Support for Microsoft Office 365™ ASIGRA CLOUD BACKUP™ EXPANDS YOUR TOTAL ADDRESSABLE MARKET WITH SUPPORT FOR MICROSOFT OFFICE 365™

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With Office 365, all of an organization’s data, including emails, calendars, and files, live in a Microsoft cloud that is beyond their control. Although Microsoft offers a financially backed guarantee of 99.9% uptime with state-of-the-art redundancy at every layer, there are four good reasons ...

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Simplifying the Experience ofOffering Cloud Backup Servicesand Getting to Revenue Faster SIMPLIFYING THE EXPERIENCE OFOFFERING CLOUD BACKUP SERVICESAND GETTING TO REVENUE FASTER

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As a managed service provider, whowants to grow your monthly recurringrevenue, cloud backup and disasterrecovery protection services can bea profitable means to achieving thisdesired business outcome. The AsigraConverged Data Protection Appliance forMSPs delivers software, hardware andservices &ldqu...

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A Checklist when Choosing a Backup Solution forSaaS-based Applications A CHECKLIST WHEN CHOOSING A BACKUP SOLUTION FORSAAS-BASED APPLICATIONS

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Jan 01, 2015

For many information technology professionals, “IT transformation” means going to the cloud for better production and better protection. Cost control is one reason that the cloud holds great appeal: ESG research shows that cost containment is a top driver for IT strategic decisions overa...

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Comprehensive AgentlessCloud Backup and RecoverySoftware for the Enterprise COMPREHENSIVE AGENTLESSCLOUD BACKUP AND RECOVERYSOFTWARE FOR THE ENTERPRISE

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Customer data, product data, financial data, employee data—this is thelifeblood of modern organizations. And when something goes wrong, youwill not define success by how the data was backed up—all that matters isgetting your data back. All of it. All the time. All correct. All at once.In...

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Highstreet IT Solutions Confidently Expands into Cloud Services with Asigra Data Protection. HIGHSTREET IT SOLUTIONS CONFIDENTLY EXPANDS INTO CLOUD SERVICES WITH ASIGRA DATA PROTECTION.

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In 2013, fast-growing Highstreet IT Solutions sought to expandinto managed services with a new Cloud Division. Architectedwith a comprehensive slate of technology infrastructurepartners to support enterprise requirements from any industry,Highstreet’s Cloud Division needed a cloud backup andre...

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Managed Service ProvidersDeploy Asigra ConvergedData Protection Appliancesto Gain Faster Revenue withCloud Backup Services MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDERSDEPLOY ASIGRA CONVERGEDDATA PROTECTION APPLIANCESTO GAIN FASTER REVENUE WITHCLOUD BACKUP SERVICES

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A recent study named cloud-based backup and recovery as the No. 1 cloud service for new revenue-growth potential for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Yet for some MSPs seeking to grow managed services revenue, finding a cost-effective way to deliver these services can present hurdles. Researching, ...

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