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

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Aug 10, 2016

It’s no surprise that disaster recovery (DR) plans are an important part of a company’s survival. Over 70% of businesses in a recent survey of 260 people conducted by THINKstrategies and ViaWest indicated that they had a DR plan in place. Not surprisingly, the reason for this large adopt...

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Who Will Give You Success in the Cloud WHO WILL GIVE YOU SUCCESS IN THE CLOUD

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Aug 10, 2016

When it comes to the cloud, there are many decisions your business has to make. Probably the most important however is deciding whether you should choose to partner with a managed cloud hosting provider or do it alone. The decision of whether managed or unmanaged cloud hosting is the best solution f...

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

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Aug 10, 2016

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 their PeopleSoft application to the Cloud. PeopleSoft clients running their application o...

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The future of public sector ERP: Agile Cloud-Enabled Services (ACES) THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC SECTOR ERP: AGILE CLOUD-ENABLED SERVICES (ACES)

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May 15, 2016

While effective ERP systems are needed to manage the business of government, many systems in place today do not have the deployment versatility to deliver adequate functionality. Much attention is now focused on how to deploy modern ERP capabilities in the most efficient manner. Growing numbers of s...

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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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Tableau Online Security in the Cloud TABLEAU ONLINE SECURITY IN THE CLOUD

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Mar 30, 2016

The security and privacy of your data are fundamental to the success of your organization, and this is why Tableau makes protecting it a top priority. This whitepaper provides an overview of the how Tableau works to ensure the security and availability of customer data in Tableau Online.

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ENTERPRISE CLOUD GOVERNANCE ENTERPRISE CLOUD GOVERNANCE

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Mar 12, 2016

This whitepaper addresses a key tenet of cloud-based IT operating models and a core product capability of the CSC ServiceMesh Agility Platform™, which is the ability to provide an extensible, policy-driven control point for cloud governance across the enterprise. An important objective of cloud-base...

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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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True Hybrid IT Solves More Enterprise IT Pain Points Than Cloud Alone TRUE HYBRID IT SOLVES MORE ENTERPRISE IT PAIN POINTS THAN CLOUD ALONE

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Oct 18, 2015

Hybrid IT isn’t about inertia or taking the easiest approach, and it isn’t a placeholder for what you’re going to do in the future. Hybrid IT is the future. Hybrid IT is the future because of cost, compliance, regulation and SLAs. It’s the way you combine safe, secure and com...

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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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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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Scalr touts hybrid cloud management for devops; reins in SCALR TOUTS HYBRID CLOUD MANAGEMENT FOR DEVOPS; REINS IN 'SHADOW IT'

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Mar 06, 2014

Scalr provides cloud management software that sits between enterprises (or service providers) and the public and private cloud infrastructure they may be using to develop, deploy and support applications and services. IT departments deploy Scalr to manage the delivery of cloud infrastructure and res...

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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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HOW TO SELL MANAGED CLOUD SERVICES HOW TO SELL MANAGED CLOUD SERVICES

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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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Simply Pure Cloud Economics 101 SIMPLY PURE CLOUD ECONOMICS 101

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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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MIGRATING TO THE PUBLIC CLOUD MIGRATING TO THE PUBLIC CLOUD

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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
CENTER AND CLOUDS THE FIVE NEW RULES TO SECURE DYNAMIC DATA CENTER AND CLOUDS

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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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HOW TO DEVELOP AN EFFECTIVE CLOUD STRATEGY HOW TO DEVELOP AN EFFECTIVE CLOUD STRATEGY

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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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AWS Cloud Transformation Maturity Model AWS CLOUD TRANSFORMATION MATURITY MODEL

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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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Top Trends Driving the Need for Unified Cloud Management TOP TRENDS DRIVING THE NEED FOR UNIFIED CLOUD MANAGEMENT

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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:
VMware vRealize THE BUSINESS VALUE OF CLOUD MANAGEMENT PLATFORMS: VMWARE VREALIZE

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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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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
AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM THE TOP 7 CHALLENGES MIGRATING TO THE CLOUD AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM

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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 RAN for Mobile Networks - a Technology Overview CLOUD RAN FOR MOBILE NETWORKS - A TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW

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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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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
Computing Without Sacrificing Control HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF CLOUD COMPUTING WITHOUT SACRIFICING CONTROL

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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
around the world, demand for IT capacity continues to grow. The rapid digitalization of industries,
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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
Storage with True Hybrid Cloud Storage Capabilities MICROSOFT AZURE STORSIMPLE DELIVERS ENTERPRISE STORAGE WITH TRUE HYBRID CLOUD STORAGE CAPABILITIES

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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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THE THREE CRUCIAL COMPONENTS YOU MUST CONSIDER BEFORE MIGRATING YOUR DATA TO CLOUD THE THREE CRUCIAL COMPONENTS YOU MUST CONSIDER BEFORE MIGRATING YOUR DATA TO CLOUD

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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
2017 Enterprise CLOUD SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE 2017 ENTERPRISE

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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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Asigra Cloud Backup Ensures Your Microsoft Office 365 Data is There When You Need It ASIGRA CLOUD BACKUP ENSURES YOUR MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 DATA IS THERE WHEN YOU NEED IT

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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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Asigra Cloud Backup Provides Comprehensive Virtual Machine Data Protection Including Replication ASIGRA CLOUD BACKUP PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE VIRTUAL MACHINE DATA PROTECTION INCLUDING REPLICATION

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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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Flexiant’s FP7 Involvement Supports Academic Partners and Research Institutions FLEXIANT’S FP7 INVOLVEMENT SUPPORTS ACADEMIC PARTNERS AND RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS

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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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Enterprise Overview ENTERPRISE OVERVIEW

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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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Web Application Firewall (WAF) Datasheet WEB APPLICATION FIREWALL (WAF) DATASHEET

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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 Network Whitepaper CHINA NETWORK WHITEPAPER

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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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Moving Beyond User Name & Password MOVING BEYOND USER NAME & PASSWORD

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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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Three Ways to Integrate Active Directory with Your Saas Applications THREE WAYS TO INTEGRATE ACTIVE DIRECTORY WITH YOUR SAAS APPLICATIONS

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do you determine the right colocation provider for your business? Colocation can offer many cost-efficient
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Bare Metal Cloud BARE METAL CLOUD

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Cloud computing initially gained prominence based on public cloud
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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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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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Cross Region Failover for AWS Workloads
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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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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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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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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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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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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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SAP has long been the market and technology leader in developing robust and powerful systems to aid businesses in both enterprise resource planning (ERP) and streamlining critical business processes. While SAP is a powerful business tool that ofers endless possibilities, getting the most out of your...

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Managing and Protecting Test Data in Cloud Environments MANAGING AND PROTECTING TEST DATA IN CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS

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Many companies have yet to embrace testing in the cloud because of risks of data integrity, security concerns, and the assumed inability to remain compliant with numerous regulations. These concerns are not unfounded; security breaches and the exposure of private information result in negative press...

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Build vs. Buy in Sourcing IT BUILD VS. BUY IN SOURCING IT

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IT is more complex than ever and it can be difficult for smaller IT teams to keep pace with the vast array of changing technology. Unfortunately, many internal IT jobs are reduced to keepingthe-lights-on: server maintenance, troubleshooting outages, and managing users and their accounts. It’s ...

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The cloud transformation journey is challenging. For it to be successful, careful planning and execution, along with significant technical, organizational and operational changes, are all required. Additional factors include tight budgets, the need to scale solutions exponentially, and increasing co...

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Integrating Ariba Cloud Solutions with SAP INTEGRATING ARIBA CLOUD SOLUTIONS WITH SAP

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Integration with the Ariba solutions is achieved via the Ariba Cloud Integration framework. The Ariba Cloud Integration framework is a suite of components and complementary technologies that can be optionally deployed depending on a customer’s specific landscape. This document provides an exec...

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Secure Cloud Printing For Microsoft Office 365
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Since its release back in 2012, demand for Microsoft Office 365 productivity software has grown exponentially as organizations worldwide enjoy the freedom of transferring responsibility for managing servers and applications to a Cloud based service model. The Microsoft Azure platform takes that one ...

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Industry discussions of server virtualization, SDN, and cloud computing abound, for one simple reason: agility. Every year, CIOs are asked to support more—often much more, in terms of data and traffic—with less, and more quickly. In addition, a number of regulations have arisen in the la...

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Tactical Cloud-Based Mission Services in a Military Environment TACTICAL CLOUD-BASED MISSION SERVICES IN A MILITARY ENVIRONMENT

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The military’s tactical environment is evolving quickly due to technology advances designed to adapt tactics to match adversary capabilities. There is also the need to address contested, non-permissive environments; to increase operational efficiencies; to improve the commander’s decisio...

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Three megatrends—cloud computing, mobility, and data analytics—are fundamentally transforming government information technology. Modern IT needs to be agile, efficient, and cost-effective, and data centers need to be dynamic enough to meet new and legacy application requirements. When th...

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Office 365 is Microsoft’s cloud solution for accessing email, calendar, and Microsoft office tools. Office 365 allows organizations to host their entire email architecture at an off-site location, and it allows Microsoft to manage all the day-to-day aspects of your organization’s email. ...

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Innovation is thriving in today’s cities, counties and regions. From education and citizen engagement, to public safety and infrastructure management, local governments are tapping emerging technologies to create new services and capabilities. Many localities are appointing chief innovation of...

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It is no secret that, worldwide, service providers’ wireline IP data revenues have been relatively flat for the last few years, and most forecasts predict that trend to continue. Despite flat revenues, underlying traffic demand continues to grow at nearly exponential rates, squeezing service p...

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Mobile edge computing (MEC) aims to place compute and storage resources in the 4G radio access network (RAN) to improve the delivery of content and applications to end users. The technology enables operators to better adapt traffic to the prevailing radio conditions, optimize service quality and imp...

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IP networking has become the bedrock foundation for current business wide area networking. In general, IP is the universal network standard for the Internet and internetworking. TCP/IP was originally designed for establishing and managing connections between networks to facilitate control of routing...

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Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform that allows customers to build, deploy, and manage applications on virtual machines (VMs). Symantec™ Endpoint Protection (SEP) is certified to run on Azure Virtual Machines (VM). Symantec™ Endpoint Protection can be installed as a security ex...

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The data center perimeter is dead. But its memory lives on in the way many IT departments continue to secure their infrastructure. The meteoric rise of the Internet brought with it an ever-changing landscape of new attacks and completely disrupted organizations’ old models of guarding their IT...

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Website availability and rapid performance are critical factors in determining the success or failure of many organizations today. The Internet, however, is inherently insecure, and an escalating number of firms are falling prey to downtime and data-theft attacks. A combination of technological, eco...

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Communications is a critical component of the daily work activity for information workers, as well as those who are not ostensibly focused on information-related work. For example, Osterman Research has found that while the typical information worker spends nearly three hours per day working with em...

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It’s hard to find a business today that does not take advantage of the cloud. From smartphone applications to major business-critical initiatives, the cloud is transforming the way we work, making users more productive and making organizations more agile. Yet each business is at a different po...

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As data centers transition to next generation virtualized & elastic cloud architectures, high performance and resilient cloud networking has become a requirement for delivering always-on, always-available applications. Over the last decade, response time requirements have been rigorously tighten...

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Hadoop and other big data frameworks introduce a data storage model which is fundamentally different from the NAS or SAN environments many enterprise applications rely on. With any new architecture, new requirements emerge. With years of experience dealing with Hadoop workloads and the network chall...

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Arista Networks award-winning Arista 7500 Series was introduced in April 2010 as a revolutionary switching platform, which maximized data center performance, efficiency and overall network reliability. It raised the bar for switching performance being five times faster, one-tenth the power draw and ...

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Cloud is the new magical word in the world of software development whether you are building an app to be hosted on the cloud or are leveraging the cloud for your development and testing needs. There are ample resources online related to challenges in cloud powered testing – here’s one th...

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Today, virtually every premise-based business process or application has a cloudbased alternative. From enterprise resource planning to customer relationship management, companies large and small in every industry are moving elements of their business to the cloud. Unified communications (UC) is no ...

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Cloud computing is a pervasive technological trend that has penetrated nearly every commercial and government market over the past several years. The cloud computing paradigm treats IT services as a commodity, focusing on providing ubiquitous access to shared computational and storage resources, and...

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The “permanent revolution” driving development of increasingly powerful HPC technologies has broken out of its original market of scientific research and transitioned into the enterprise, finding a strategic convergence point at big data analytics. It is here – within such discipli...

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Aspect Zipwire  Cloud Contact Center Solution 11 Key Advantages ASPECT ZIPWIRE CLOUD CONTACT CENTER SOLUTION 11 KEY ADVANTAGES

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The flexibility of the cloud makes it easier than ever before to deploy a contact center solution that provides a world-class customer experience across self-service and agent-assisted channels. Aspect Zipwire’s reliable cloud delivery brings these benefits to you – and much more. The co...

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Aspect Cloud Hosting ASPECT CLOUD HOSTING

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Aspect’s global cloud is the largest hosted multi-channel communications platform in the world, spanning data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. We have developed deep expertise in the delivery of massive, carrier-grade architectures and best practices that help our customers transform...

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Stop Paying a Cloud Performance Tax STOP PAYING A CLOUD PERFORMANCE TAX

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`Cloud computing has quickly climbed to popularity as a highly effective solution for helping businesses reduce IT costs and align technology with company operations. In addition, the cloud’s foundation of virtualization, automation and orchestration enables flexibility, scalability and effici...

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Bare-Metal Cloud 101 BARE-METAL CLOUD 101

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Organizations have been turning to cloud infrastructure in an effort to cut IT costs and capitalize on technology innovations. The desire for flexibility, scalability and efficiency is a driving force, and the cloud generally delivers on this promise with its foundation of virtualization, automation...

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Egnyte Security Architecture EGNYTE SECURITY ARCHITECTURE

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While ready access to information fuels a company’s ability to collaborate, innovate and grow, exfiltration and compromises to that information can have devastating effects on the company’s ability to succeed. Safeguarding sensitive information, regulated data, and intellectual property ...

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

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The Enterprise Data Hub (EDH) running on Hadoop is a data management and analytics approach that is rapidly gathering pace and displacing legacy data warehouses (EDW) and even mainframes. Adoption is often slowed by company procedures to gain approval for funding, projects and architecture fit with ...

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7 Reasons to Adopt Cloud Hosting 7 REASONS TO ADOPT CLOUD HOSTING

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Some benefits of moving to the cloud are more obvious than others. However, the obvious benefits only scratch the surface of the business advantages you can achieve from adopting the cloud. Whether using a private, public, or hybrid cloud model, the hidden benefits of the cloud can help your busines...

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Accelerating BMC Remedy with CDNetworks’ Cloud Acceleration ACCELERATING BMC REMEDY WITH CDNETWORKS’ CLOUD ACCELERATION

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A detailed description on how CDNetworks Dynamic Web Acceleration (DWA) solution was shown to improve global web performance across multiple regions as well as potential end user challenges associated with accessing BMC Remedy from remote locations, and how these challenges are mitigated by CDNetwor...

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Migrating an ESB to a Cloud Native Platform MIGRATING AN ESB TO A CLOUD NATIVE PLATFORM

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The rising popularity of microservices has led to several questions around the role of ESBs. Traditionally the role of the ESB was to fulfill the promise of SOA by providing invocation, routing, mediation, messaging, process choreography, service orchestration, and the other services needed for larg...

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Cloud Optimized Performance: I/O-Intensive Workloads Using Flash-Based Storage CLOUD OPTIMIZED PERFORMANCE: I/O-INTENSIVE WORKLOADS USING FLASH-BASED STORAGE

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As customers look to Fibre Channel storage area networks (SANs) for building private storage cloud services for their enterprise data centers Consolidated and highly virtualized pools of compute, storage and network resources. Secure and efficient use of inter-fabric connectivity. Lower capital and ...

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Metro Cloud Connectivity: Integrated Metro SAN Connectivity in Gen 5 Fibre Channel Switches METRO CLOUD CONNECTIVITY: INTEGRATED METRO SAN CONNECTIVITY IN GEN 5 FIBRE CHANNEL SWITCHES

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As customers look to Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks (FC SANs) for building private storage cloud services for their enterprise data centers. Brocade has developed solutions to address these key requirements, leveraging the Brocade® Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) and Brocade Fab...

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Scalable Approaches for Multitenant Cloud Data Centers SCALABLE APPROACHES FOR MULTITENANT CLOUD DATA CENTERS

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A cloud environment requires a high-performance networking foundation that can support tens of thousands of servers and hundreds of thousands of Virtual Machines (VMs). Flexibility is critical, because large-scale server virtualization, particularly VM mobility, creates unpredictable bandwidth requi...

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Hitachi Cloud Solution HITACHI CLOUD SOLUTION

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Ever-increasing complexity and the massive growth of data are taxing today’s data centers, multiplying the compute resources required to store, process, optimize and serve information back to end users. As they have attempted to address these issues, organizations are increasingly looking to cloud d...

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Securely Manage Content Beyond Data Center Walls: An Integrated Solution for Workforce Mobility and Secure Hybrid Cloud SECURELY MANAGE CONTENT BEYOND DATA CENTER WALLS: AN INTEGRATED SOLUTION FOR WORKFORCE MOBILITY AND SECURE HYBRID CLOUD

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Today’s unstructured data growth, increasing workforce mobility and changing business dynamics are no doubt tomorrow’s paradigm shift to an unprecedented data-driven model of commerce. Always on, always changing and growing is the realm of technologies, devices, choices and demands for connecting an...

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Solve Data Protection and Security Issues Amid Big Data,
Cloud and Unbridled Enterprise Growth SOLVE DATA PROTECTION AND SECURITY ISSUES AMID BIG DATA, CLOUD AND UNBRIDLED ENTERPRISE GROWTH

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The need to swiftly and expertly store and manage unstructured data has never been greater. Enterprise IT organizations are trying to solve really difficult business data issues, just as the digital universe hits vast growth spikes: Massive and perpetual data storage increases are predicted. Some or...

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Building Private Cloud Storage Infrastructure with the Brocade DCX 8510 Backbone BUILDING PRIVATE CLOUD STORAGE INFRASTRUCTURE WITH THE BROCADE DCX 8510 BACKBONE

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The Brocade DCX 8510 Backbone is the most powerful Fibre Channel switching infrastructure in the industry. It provides the most reliable, scalable, high-performance foundation for private cloud storage and highly virtualized environments. With its intelligent 7th-generation Application-Specific Inte...

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Better Object Storage With Hitachi Content Platform BETTER OBJECT STORAGE WITH HITACHI CONTENT PLATFORM

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One of IT’s greatest challenges today is an explosive, uncontrolled growth of unstructured data. Continual growth of email and documents, video, Web pages, presentations, medical images and the like increase both complexity and risk. These difficulties are seen particularly in distributed IT environ...

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5 Things to Look for in a Cloud-Based Analytics Solution for Recurring Revenue 5 THINGS TO LOOK FOR IN A CLOUD-BASED ANALYTICS SOLUTION FOR RECURRING REVENUE

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We live in a world of data, big and small, and the way we process, analyze and interpret that data is imperative to business management. Data is a critical part of understanding our customers. Behaviors, usage, and patterns inform our decisions how to create and enhance products, processes, and stra...

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Data Warehouses Ascend to the Cloud DATA WAREHOUSES ASCEND TO THE CLOUD

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Should the data warehouse be deployed on the cloud? IDC addresses this question on a regular basis. As adoption of cloud software increases, organizations of all sizes across industries and geographic regions are evaluating and assessing the opportunities and challenges of deploying software on the ...

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5 Steps to Analytics in the Cloud Success 5 STEPS TO ANALYTICS IN THE CLOUD SUCCESS

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Cloud solutions have arrived and are here to stay. Innovative companies are reviewing their data management strategies to identify where and how cloud implementations should play a role. These new programs are driven by an array of cloud-based value propositions and technology advancements that enab...

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Rackspace Cloud Databases RACKSPACE CLOUD DATABASES

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Relational databases are a pillar of enterprise operations and business management. Because of their role in underpinning mission-critical workloads, IT leaders face unique challenges in managing them — namely, investing in time-consuming administration, ensuring consistent performance and scaling t...

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The top 5 risks of delaying a move to the cloud THE TOP 5 RISKS OF DELAYING A MOVE TO THE CLOUD

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At times, the discussion around cloud deployment of software solutions has had a similar tone. We all got the message that broad adoption of cloud hosting was only a matter of time. Just how much time has been the difficult part to predict, leaving many to wonder if those carrying the cloud banner w...

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Driving real growth with cloudbased enterprise applications DRIVING REAL GROWTH WITH CLOUDBASED ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS

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Increasingly, organizations are deploying enterprise applications to the cloud. In the process, they are discovering more benefits than simply containing costs and alleviating stress on overworked IT staffers. They are discovering the cloud provides a faster, more efficient path to growth.

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5 ways that cloud solutions power business agility 5 WAYS THAT CLOUD SOLUTIONS POWER BUSINESS AGILITY

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When IT resources are focused on maintaining existing infrastructure and on-premise solutions, they are unavoidably stuck in a defensive operational mode—just keeping things up and running is an overwhelming effort

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Cloud Networking: Scaling Out Data Center Networks CLOUD NETWORKING: SCALING OUT DATA CENTER NETWORKS

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The world is moving to the cloud to achieve better agility and economy, following the lead of the cloud titans who have redefined the economics of application delivery during the last decade. Arista’s innovations in cloud networking are making this possible. New, modern applications such as social m...

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Software Defined Cloud Networking SOFTWARE DEFINED CLOUD NETWORKING

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Arista Networks, a leader in high-speed, highly programmable data center switching, has outlined a number of guiding principles for integration with Software Defined Networking (SDN) technologies, including controllers, switch hypervisors, cloud orchestration middleware, and customized flow-based fo...

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Arista Cloud Networks ARISTA CLOUD NETWORKS

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Arista Networks was founded to deliver software defined cloud networking solutions for large data center and high-performance computing environments. The award-winning Arista 7500 Series introduced in April 2010 set new records for maximizing data center performance, efficiency and overall network r...

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What You Need to Know About Cloud Backup: Your Guide to Cost, Security, and Flexibility WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CLOUD BACKUP: YOUR GUIDE TO COST, SECURITY, AND FLEXIBILITY

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Over the last decade, cloud backup, recovery and restore options have emerged as a secure, cost-effective and reliable method of safeguarding the increasing amounts of corporate information being generated daily. But switching to a cloud-based backup system is a significant decision that requires a ...

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Move Up to an OpenStack Private Cloud and Lose the Vendor Lock-in MOVE UP TO AN OPENSTACK PRIVATE CLOUD AND LOSE THE VENDOR LOCK-IN

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In business and technology terms, “entangling alliances” can be a real problem. For example, cloud solutions are a hot topic. They o¬er a compelling option for organizations looking for more agile architectures to deliver competitive or market advantages.

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What to Consider Before Deploying Private Cloud WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE DEPLOYING PRIVATE CLOUD

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An increasing number of organizations are taking advantage of private cloud solutions to drive a paradigm shift in their IT strategies. Using private cloud and OpenStack can completely change the way in which business workloads are handled

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What WHAT'S DRIVING PRIVATE CLOUD ADOPTION

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we set out to discover the extent to which our customers and prospects—IT professionals in enterprises around the world—are adopting private clouds and their reasons for doing so.

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SUSE Cloud Integration with Cisco UCS and Cisco
Nexus Platforms SUSE CLOUD INTEGRATION WITH CISCO UCS AND CISCO NEXUS PLATFORMS

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Cloud computing is on the minds and agendas of many IT professionals and is a focus of a growing number of organizations offering cloud-based products. Hoping to manage the ever-growing complexity and sprawl of their current infrastructure, IT staffs look to the automation and increased efficiency o...

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Build, Deploy and Maintain MongoDB on OpenStackbased SUSE Cloud BUILD, DEPLOY AND MAINTAIN MONGODB ON OPENSTACKBASED SUSE CLOUD

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This guide provides detailed instructions for using SUSE® Manager, SUSE Studio™ and SUSE Cloud to create, configure and deploy a MongoDB appliance instance to a SUSE Cloud OpenStack-based private cloud.

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The scalability and economics of delivering Citrix XenApp services from Microsoft Azure THE SCALABILITY AND ECONOMICS OF DELIVERING CITRIX XENAPP SERVICES FROM MICROSOFT AZURE

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Microsoft Azure is a reliable and flexible cloud platform that allows applications to be quickly deployed across Microsoft-managed datacenters. Azure offers monthly service level agreements (SLAs) of 99.95% to meet strict requirements for continuously available services

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Mobility and Cloud Keys to Fulfilling Promise of
Electronic Medical Records MOBILITY AND CLOUD KEYS TO FULFILLING PROMISE OF ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS

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The promise of electronic medical records (EMRs) is an assurance that patients will receive consistently high-quality care across locations and specializations by giving providers anytime, anywhere access to comprehensive patient information

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Citrix ShareFile eases IT migration to Windows 10® CITRIX SHAREFILE EASES IT MIGRATION TO WINDOWS 10®

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Since ShareFile provides flexible data storage options, organizations can also provide easy mobile access to other data sources, such as on-premises file servers, SharePoint® instances

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WAN virtualization with CloudBridge WAN VIRTUALIZATION WITH CLOUDBRIDGE

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A new approach called “WAN virtualization” offers a solution to this dilemma. This technology logically binds multiple MPLS and broadband paths into a single logical path. With WAN virtualization, quality of service (QoS) rules, path selection and traffic shaping can be applied to ensure that high-p...

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The Value of the Hyperscale Cloud: Understanding the Benefits for NFV THE VALUE OF THE HYPERSCALE CLOUD: UNDERSTANDING THE BENEFITS FOR NFV

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Hyperscale cloud has been developed by the Internet giants to support the creation and delivery of software-based services at blistering speed, and at the lowest possible cost. Since software is the foundation for service innovation in the 21st century

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XenDesktop Cloud Provisioning with CloudPlatform XENDESKTOP CLOUD PROVISIONING WITH CLOUDPLATFORM

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As enterprise adoption of desktop and application virtualization grows, enterprises are looking for ways to streamline the management, resource utilization and efficiency of operating these environments.

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The Benefits of Cloud-RAN Architecture in Mobile Network Expansion THE BENEFITS OF CLOUD-RAN ARCHITECTURE IN MOBILE NETWORK EXPANSION

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Operators seeking to accommodate smartphones and other data-heavy wireless devices in their networks face a key dilemma when it comes to expanding capacity and coverage. Fiber is typically the first option these operators think of when considering how to provide for exponential traffic growth. But f...

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The organisational impact of Bimodal IT THE ORGANISATIONAL IMPACT OF BIMODAL IT

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The cost-effective, quick and easy-to-implement nature of cloud computing is hard to ignore. As a result, we’re seeing ever more businesses moving into the cloud and away from traditional IT infrastructures.

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Orchestrating Hybrid IT ORCHESTRATING HYBRID IT

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Hybrid IT – the mix of public, private and managed cloud with traditional legacy – is the new reality for all enterprises. Analyst IDC predicts almost two-thirds (65 per cent) of enterprise IT organisations will commit to hybrid cloud technologies before the end of 2016

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7 Essential Layers of Secure Healthcare Cloud Computing 7 ESSENTIAL LAYERS OF SECURE HEALTHCARE CLOUD COMPUTING

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data storage in top tier data centers, 24/7 perimeter sensor-monitoring and badged or biometric entry into secure areas. This is an area that is often under-protected within hospitals and health systems.

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Moving to the Cloud: Key Considerations for Healthcare Technology MOVING TO THE CLOUD: KEY CONSIDERATIONS FOR HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY

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For healthcare institutions, cloud-based solutions are becoming an increasingly attractive IT option to cut costs, support on-demand provisioning and more diversified infrastructures, and obtain higher levels of flexibility and security.

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How healthcare providers can improve application performance in the cloud HOW HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS CAN IMPROVE APPLICATION PERFORMANCE IN THE CLOUD

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Some healthcare providers may have been wary in the past of moving to the cloud due to security, compliance, or performance reasons. But the shift is inevitable. With the global market for electronic medical records (EMRs) expected to exceed $22 billion by the end of 2015

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How the Cloud Will Determine the Pharma Company of the Future HOW THE CLOUD WILL DETERMINE THE PHARMA COMPANY OF THE FUTURE

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The drug development landscape is changing in promising and challenging ways. Mobile technology offers the ability to collect more data for analysis and introduces transformative workflow efficiencies.

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Latest Developments on Cloud Computing and Security LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ON CLOUD COMPUTING AND SECURITY

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McMillan underscored in various ways the exploding set of threats facing healthcare organizations in the current operating environment, noting that while the healthcare industry was ranked by some as 15th or 16th in terms of data security risk several years ago because of the lack of electronic data...

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Migrating Legacy Healthcare
Data to the Cloud MIGRATING LEGACY HEALTHCARE DATA TO THE CLOUD

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There’s a Big Data dilemma in healthcare. Data generated by the U.S. healthcare system reached 150 exabytes in 2011, according to the Institute for Health Technology Transformation, and at its current rate of growth, data in U.S. healthcare will soon reach the zettabyte scale.

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Secure HIPAA Compliant Cloud Computing SECURE HIPAA COMPLIANT CLOUD COMPUTING

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The Affordable Care Act, passed in March 2010, added another incentive for the market to adopt new technology by encouraging the creation of Accountable Care Organizations – coordinated care teams that share knowledge in order to provide the highest-quality treatment to patients.

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Moving Healthcare Applications to the Cloud MOVING HEALTHCARE APPLICATIONS TO THE CLOUD

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Many healthcare organizations embark on cloud migrations to achieve scalability, cost-efficiency, and higher application performance. But migrating applications to the cloud can be a complex process that requires careful planning and deliberation. Maintaining HIPAA compliance and maximizing PHI secu...

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Healthcare Big Data Warehouse in the Cloud HEALTHCARE BIG DATA WAREHOUSE IN THE CLOUD

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Data is an increasingly critical part of how healthcare organizations operate. The patient data that resides in disparate clinical, diagnostic and financial systems will play an important role in how providers document quality and outcomes, manage new reimbursement models, address population health ...

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Developing a Secure, HIPAA Compliant Roadmap to the Public Cloud DEVELOPING A SECURE, HIPAA COMPLIANT ROADMAP TO THE PUBLIC CLOUD

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The manufacturers of horse-drawn carriages knew their days were numbered. When they heard tell of Henry Ford’s Model-T, they surely looked at one another, sighed, and began the process of going back to the proverbial drawing board. The era of automobiles had arrived.

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Healthcare IT in the Public Cloud HEALTHCARE IT IN THE PUBLIC CLOUD

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Health IT infrastructure is under constant pressure. Meaningful Use, advanced imaging, electronic health records, patient portals, and other applications have increased the massive growth in data volume. There is also increasing need for advanced analytics solutions to turn that data into useful, me...

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5 Risks Hospitals Face When Using The Public Cloud 5 RISKS HOSPITALS FACE WHEN USING THE PUBLIC CLOUD

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Hospitals and other healthcare organizations are in the midst of a major digital revolution that’s forcing them to change their traditional ways of capturing, storing, and sharing information. To keep up with their needs for greater IT infrastructure agility, performance, security, and compliance, m...

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Healthcare Cloud Backup & Disaster Recovery: 5 Considerations & Best Practices HEALTHCARE CLOUD BACKUP & DISASTER RECOVERY: 5 CONSIDERATIONS & BEST PRACTICES

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Information technology outages and failures at the enterprise level are extremely costly for all organizations; in the healthcare space, those outages can be catastrophic on multiple levels. According to the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of a data center outage has risen from $505,502 in 2010 ...

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An enterprise-grade cloud management platform to enable a self-service, on-demand IT operating model for the Cloud Empowered Enterprise™ AN ENTERPRISE-GRADE CLOUD MANAGEMENT PLATFORM TO ENABLE A SELF-SERVICE, ON-DEMAND IT OPERATING MODEL FOR THE CLOUD EMPOWERED ENTERPRISE™

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CA Cloud Manager enables enterprises to adopt cloud-based, IT-as-a-Service operating models to compress IT service delivery time and lower costs throughout the enterprise. The solution includes policy-based governance, security, and lifecycle management capabilities that allow customers to accelerat...

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CA Unified Infrastructure Management: Solution Architecture CA UNIFIED INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT: SOLUTION ARCHITECTURE

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CA UIM is an IT management platform that provides scalable, resilient and reliable monitoring capabilities, allowing organizations to proactively manage critical IT resources. CA UIM enables monitoring of onpremise and cloud-based infrastructure—all on a single code base. CA UIM offers the speed and...

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ACCELERATED ANALYTICS WITH SAP HANA® FROM THE CLOUD ACCELERATED ANALYTICS WITH SAP HANA® FROM THE CLOUD

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However, conventional IT systems, particularly at the end of their lifecycle, struggle to cope with the huge number of transactions. But the ability to analyze information assets could open up entirely new entrepreneurial possibilities, more efficient management and control, better understanding of ...

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HYBRID NETWORKS AND CLOUD COMPUTING HYBRID NETWORKS AND CLOUD COMPUTING

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Demand for cloud-based applications is growing in both the consumer and business spheres. Hybrid cloud computing combines private and public cloud resources. This model will radically change the design and management of corporate networks – as hybrid cloud computing also requires a hybrid network in...

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DSI Intercloud Cloud market place on open stack. DSI INTERCLOUD CLOUD MARKET PLACE ON OPEN STACK.

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Digitalization is complex as it offers a range of new business opportunities and new challenges and pressure to central IT to modernize with less budgetary control. CIOs are more than ever required to position their organization as an innovator, enabler, and partner for the responsible business unit...

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Brocade Virtual Traffic Manager: Cloud Services Installation and Getting Started Guide BROCADE VIRTUAL TRAFFIC MANAGER: CLOUD SERVICES INSTALLATION AND GETTING STARTED GUIDE

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The Brocade Virtual Traffic Manager: Cloud Services Installation and Getting Started Guide describes the cloud services variant of the Brocade Virtual Traffic Manager (Traffic Manager), used to provide high-availability, application-centric traffic management and load-balancing solutions

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Informatica Cloud for Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse INFORMATICA CLOUD FOR MICROSOFT AZURE SQL DATA WAREHOUSE

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As data gravity shifts to the cloud, more and more businesses are able to reduce their on-premise software footprint by redirecting workloads to public clouds such as Microsoft Azure. The benefits of doing this are numerous: The ability to capitalize on new business opportunities, reduce costs, and ...

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Amdocs Network Cloud Service Orchestrator AMDOCS NETWORK CLOUD SERVICE ORCHESTRATOR

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Service providers are faced with high customer expectations, accelerating capacity demands and increasing competition. They need to offer their customers competitive new services that can be quickly deployed and modified.

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Improving IT Operational Efficiency with a VMware vSphere Private Cloud on Lenovo Servers and Lenovo Storage S3200 SAN IMPROVING IT OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY WITH A VMWARE VSPHERE PRIVATE CLOUD ON LENOVO SERVERS AND LENOVO STORAGE S3200 SAN

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Most organizations routinely utilize a server virtualization infrastructure to benefit from the massive cost savings achieved through resource consolidation. However, when faced with budget challenges, many companies put off capital expenditures; lengthening hardware life cycles and extending softwa...

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Simplifying Enterprise Integration with the Workday Integration Cloud SIMPLIFYING ENTERPRISE INTEGRATION WITH THE WORKDAY INTEGRATION CLOUD

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The Burden of Enterprise System Integration For an enterprise to thrive in today’s hyper-connected business and social environment, it needs to have access to necessary and relevant data that enable, employees, partners, and customers to have an engaging and useful experience.

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Supporting the Cloud based Security Enterprise SUPPORTING THE CLOUD BASED SECURITY ENTERPRISE

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CSS Corp implements a robust support framework and delivers seamless support to a cloud based security enterprise CSS Corp implements a robust support framework and delivers seamless support to a cloud based security enterprise.

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UNLEASH THE TRUE POTENTIAL OF CLOUD WITH OUR EXPERTISE. UNLEASH THE TRUE POTENTIAL OF CLOUD WITH OUR EXPERTISE.

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Today’s enterprises face a new challenge – they need an IT infrastructure backbone that boosts competitiveness and consumer wallet share. But two decades of enterprise IT has led to a proliferation of silos, often with each supporting a small number of applications in a dedicated stack. Given the co...

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SUSE Cloud SUSE CLOUD

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SUSE Cloud is a cloud infrastructure solution that can easily be deployed and managed. It offers a cloud management solution that helps organizations to centralize virtual machine deployment. SUSE Cloud 5 provides the following features: Open source software that is based on the OpenStack Juno relea...

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Zones Cloud Solutions ZONES CLOUD SOLUTIONS

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Zones Cloud Solutions enable your organization to gain access to services any time, on any device used by team members, and any place business is happening. Zones solutions specialists can evaluate your existing IT infrastructure, show you how to leverage current resources, and make recommendations ...

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SUSE Cloud SUSE CLOUD

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SUSE Cloud is an open source software solution that provides the fundamental capabilities to deploy and manage a cloud infrastructure based on SUSE Linux Enterprise. SUSE Cloud is powered by OpenStack, the leading community-driven, open source cloud infrastructure project.

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Why Emtec Overview WHY EMTEC OVERVIEW

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At Emtec we are the right size to meet client needs. Our global delivery centers, IT solution strength, and empathetic approach ensures a mix of capability, creativity and attention that delivers results.

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ERP ANALYTICS IN CLOUD ENABLEMENT ERP ANALYTICS IN CLOUD ENABLEMENT

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Oracle has been an industry leader in providing enterprise level analytical solutions through it’s Oracle Business Intelligence Analytics (OBIA) product suite. Working with an organization’s on premise ERP solution, OBIA provides engaging and insightful analytical dashboards and reports for all leve...

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Everything you need to know about object storage EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OBJECT STORAGE

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Some market research firms have reported that the total hard disk capacity recently sold is down from previous periods. For example, TrendFocus noted that total HDD capacity shipped declined sharply from about mid-2014 to the middle of 2015.

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The Forrester Wave™: Hybrid Cloud Management Solutions, Q1 2016 THE FORRESTER WAVE™: HYBRID CLOUD MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS, Q1 2016

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In Forrester’s 32-criteria evaluation of hybrid cloud management solution vendors, we identified 11 significant software providers — BMC Software, Citrix, CliQr Technologies, Dell, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat, RightScale, Scalr, and VMware — in the category and researched, an...

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ALERT LOGIC SOLUTIONS OVERVIEW ALERT LOGIC SOLUTIONS OVERVIEW

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MANAGED SECURITY AND COMPLIANCE FOR THE CLOUD. SECURITY WILL NEVER BE THE SAME. As the threat landscape becomes more complex, maintaining the security of your sensitive data is more important than ever. Protecting your brand, evolving your products and services, growing your customer base, returning...

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Managing the Software Defined World MANAGING THE SOFTWARE DEFINED WORLD

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In today’s application-driven business, IT can operate at a competitive speed only if services, applications, systems and networks become more agile. Virtualization and the cloud have decreased the speed of application and system deployments to minutes and seconds.

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DevOps: The Worst-Kept Secret to Winning in the Application Economy DEVOPS: THE WORST-KEPT SECRET TO WINNING IN THE APPLICATION ECONOMY

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Putting a DevOps culture in place—and then leveraging and investing in the tools needed to support it—will enable businesses to better compete in today’s app-driven, cloud-connected, mobile-everything world.

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Omnichannel, Microservices, and “Modern” Applications OMNICHANNEL, MICROSERVICES, AND “MODERN” APPLICATIONS

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CA Technologies Delivers Consolidated Approach to Application Performance Management (APM) Across Omnichannel, Microservices, and Cloud. All of the factors outlined above contribute to an escalating need for Application Management toolsets.

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CA Unified Infrastructure Management Deepens its Visibility Into Cloud and Hybrid IT With Comprehensive New Capabilities CA UNIFIED INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT DEEPENS ITS VISIBILITY INTO CLOUD AND HYBRID IT WITH COMPREHENSIVE NEW CAPABILITIES

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In today’s digital economy, IT infrastructure is the backbone of a business. Infrastructure availability and performance directly affect the bottom line. In a hybrid IT environment that spans public cloud services, private cloud infrastructure, and legacy infrastructure, the failure of a single work...

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Application Economy Index 2016 APPLICATION ECONOMY INDEX 2016

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Today, we see an unprecedented pace of disruption in this digital age. Sustained rollout of digital infrastructure has provided us with perpetual and pervasive connectivity to the Internet. Cloud technologies and increasingly mobile devices have combined to create incredible opportunities for new wa...

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Ariba Procurement Solution Integration Guide for SAP ERP ARIBA PROCUREMENT SOLUTION INTEGRATION GUIDE FOR SAP ERP

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Based on the solution you use, such as Ariba Procure-to-Pay and Ariba Procure-to-Order, or both, you must import the appropriate transports into your SAP system. For more information on the installation and new features available in the different Ariba Cloud Integration releases, see the Installatio...

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Integration Capabilities of SAP S/4HANA to SAP Cloud Solutions INTEGRATION CAPABILITIES OF SAP S/4HANA TO SAP CLOUD SOLUTIONS

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SAP S/4HANA is the next-generation business suite product that provides innovated and tightly coupled solutions that support end-to-end business processes integration between SAP S/4HANA core components and SAP software-as-a-service (SaaS) cloud solutions such as SAP Ariba, SAP SuccessFactors, SAP F...

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2403: Everything you wanted to know about Ariba in Public Sector but were afraid to ask 2403: EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT ARIBA IN PUBLIC SECTOR BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK

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In October 2012, SAP formally announced the acquisition of Ariba, a leading provider of cloudbased supplier and procurement solutions, as part of the larger trend in moving core business to a cloud environment. Governments and Public Sector entities are rapidly embracing the cloud model, but face ad...

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COLOCATED HYBRID CLOUD COLOCATED HYBRID CLOUD

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Whether you are looking to move some of your workloads into the cloud or facilitate your customers to do so, Interxion colocation centres can significantly reduce the costs, complexity and time-to-market of your cloud migration.

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Private cloud spurs significant growth PRIVATE CLOUD SPURS SIGNIFICANT GROWTH

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blueAPACHE solidifies its leadership position with a cloud infrastructure built on HPE Helion technology.Service provider builds private cloud to address customers’ evolving needs.

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HOW IT WORKS: ALERT LOGIC CLOUD DEFENDER HOW IT WORKS: ALERT LOGIC CLOUD DEFENDER

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Today’s demand for cybersecurity, coupled with an evolving threat landscape, requires a security strategy that protects your data in an integrated, proactive, and knowledge-centric way. The legacy approach of buying multiple siloed products, attempting to integrate and manage them and staffing for 2...

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SOLUTION OVER IEW: ALERT LOGIC CLOUD INSIGHT SOLUTION OVER IEW: ALERT LOGIC CLOUD INSIGHT

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Security breaches occur on a daily basis, so businesses need a solid strategy to safeguard their Amazon Web Services (AWS) workloads. While AWS provides security for your underlying infrastructure, you are responsible for securing the data and applications you run on top of AWS.

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SOLUTION OVERVIEW: ALERT LOGIC CLOUD DEFENDER SOLUTION OVERVIEW: ALERT LOGIC CLOUD DEFENDER

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Few things are as important to your business as maintaining the security of your sensitive data. Protecting your brand, evolving your products and services, growing your customer base, and maintaining your competitive advantage depend on the protection of this data. In the past, when individual hack...

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AppDirect Express for Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) APPDIRECT EXPRESS FOR MICROSOFT CLOUD SOLUTION PROVIDER (CSP)

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The AppDirect Express program delivers “CSP-in-a-box” to Microsoft partners by automating provisioning, billing, and customer management using a world-class cloud service commerce platform.

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TeliaSonera Delivers Localized Cloud Service Marketplaces for a Tailored Experience TELIASONERA DELIVERS LOCALIZED CLOUD SERVICE MARKETPLACES FOR A TAILORED EXPERIENCE

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With cloud service marketplaces powered by AppDirect, TeliaSonera is realizing its vision of becoming a next-generation telecommunications company.

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Liaison touts cloud- and microservices-based ‘data platform as a service’ LIAISON TOUTS CLOUD- AND MICROSERVICES-BASED ‘DATA PLATFORM AS A SERVICE’

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Enterprises are faced with a disparate number of data sources to integrate, harmonize and then mine for actionable insights. Data sources include monolithic ERP applications being broken apart (and moved to the cloud), social media applications and ‘big data’ sources.

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SDN at AT&T – An Open Source Approach SDN AT AT&T – AN OPEN SOURCE APPROACH

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Combining NFV and SDN, enables a real time network cloud, distributed and integrated through the WAN, optimized for packet.

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User-Defined Network Cloud USER-DEFINED NETWORK CLOUD

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AT&T recently launched the next phase of its Cloud Networking architecture — the AT&T User-Defined Network Cloud (UDNC) — at Mobile World Congress. Having often written about AT&T’s cloud initiatives, I thought I’d provide some context for the latest announcement and strategy, which builds upon our...

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Cloud Computing: Where the rubber meets the road CLOUD COMPUTING: WHERE THE RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD

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Cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction...

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OpenStack: The Path to Cloud OPENSTACK: THE PATH TO CLOUD

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If you’re looking for vendor-neutral answers about planning your path to an OpenStack cloud, you’re in the right place. Members of the OpenStack community—technologists, business leaders and product managers—collaborated on this book to explain how to get started with an OpenStack cloud.

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Agility in the Cloud: How Dev/Test Teams Can Increase Velocity While Reducing Defects AGILITY IN THE CLOUD: HOW DEV/TEST TEAMS CAN INCREASE VELOCITY WHILE REDUCING DEFECTS

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Over the past decade, Agile development methods and continuous integration have seen broad adoption across the enterprise, large ISVs, and even amongst system integrators. The reasons for this adoption are not difcult to understand.

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Virtual Training Labs: Delivering Hands-On Classrooms in Cloud Environments VIRTUAL TRAINING LABS: DELIVERING HANDS-ON CLASSROOMS IN CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS

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Most companies have an ever-growing need to provide software and technical training for employees, but are under increased budget pressure to reduce per-seat training costs and eliminate travel expenses. Furthermore, training attendees are under pressure to continue their regular work functions and ...

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The Impact of Cloud THE IMPACT OF CLOUD

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Cloud computing has already made huge waves in the technology industry. Consumer cloud services such as iCloud, Google Drive and Dropbox have changed the way people think about digital content and how to use it. In the enterprise sector, cloud deployment is increasingly the preferred option, no long...

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How to Cut Through Cloud Complexity and Implement Successful Cloud Solutions in your Company HOW TO CUT THROUGH CLOUD COMPLEXITY AND IMPLEMENT SUCCESSFUL CLOUD SOLUTIONS IN YOUR COMPANY

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The question is no longer whether to enter the cloud. If your company is serious about competing in the marketplace, the cloud represents your best way to transform IT to support your company’s most urgent business needs—including competitive differentiation, productivity enhancement, business agili...

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Cloud-based Identity and Authentication: BIOMETRICS-AS-A-SERVICE CLOUD-BASED IDENTITY AND AUTHENTICATION: BIOMETRICS-AS-A-SERVICE

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In today’s digital landscape, enterprises and consumers alike are rapidly embracing the shift towards a social and mobile era. As more enterprises adopt a faster, more efficient, “on-the-go” business approach, portable mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, notebooks are poised to become power...

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Managing Hybrid IT MANAGING HYBRID IT

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The White Book of Managing Hybrid IT is the latest in a series of research reports from Fujitsu that seek to document cloud utilisation within organisations, offering guidance on the application and management of a technology where adoption is surging. It adds to our existing white books on cloud ad...

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Continuous Cloud Infrastructure: The 1st Business-Defined IT Architecture CONTINUOUS CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE: THE 1ST BUSINESS-DEFINED IT ARCHITECTURE

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When it comes to the technology frontier, welcome to the era of perpetual change in an “always-on” world. Mobile devices and broadband, cloud services, big data analytics and social media are rapidly pushing into an already crowded and unruly digital universe.

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Drive Higher Data Center Performance, Reliability, and Manageability White Paper with Gen 5 (16Gb) Fibre Channel Solutions and All-flash Storage DRIVE HIGHER DATA CENTER PERFORMANCE, RELIABILITY, AND MANAGEABILITY WHITE PAPER WITH GEN 5 (16GB) FIBRE CHANNEL SOLUTIONS AND ALL-FLASH STORAGE

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Unleash the full potential of high-density server virtualization, cloud architectures and flash storage: Upgrading from 8Gb Fibre Channel to Gen 5 (16Gb) Fibre Channel is easier than ever with new, advanced SAN management features.

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Aculab’s software stack benefits NewVoiceMedia’s ContactWorld cloud solution ACULAB’S SOFTWARE STACK BENEFITS NEWVOICEMEDIA’S CONTACTWORLD CLOUD SOLUTION

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Customer engagement is the business of NewVoiceMedia, so when it decided to develop a true cloud-based, contact centre sales and service platform, its expertise led it to an in-depth analysis of exactly what it needed for ContactWorld.

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PARALLELS CLOUD STORAGE PARALLELS CLOUD STORAGE

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Parallels Cloud Storage is a distributed, shared storage solution that decouples computation from storage. By doing so, it enables virtual machines and containers to be instantly migrated to an operational physical server whenever the original server becomes unavailable.

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Pulsant Cloud Backup PULSANT CLOUD BACKUP

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The Pulsant Cloud Backup service is deployed as dedicated physical infrastructure in multiple of our datacentres taking advantage of the latest in HP Server, Storage and Networking and Cisco security. Pulsant Cloud Backup provides secure online storage for backup archives with local data processing ...

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Working With Pulsant A guide for our customers WORKING WITH PULSANT A GUIDE FOR OUR CUSTOMERS

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Using enterprise-class hardware platforms, combined with proven cloud delivery and management tools, Pulsant’s Enterprise Cloud delivers the same experience as a dedicated hosting platform but with the benefits of cloud scalability and flexibility.

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Pulsant Platform Keeps Compare the Cloud Up and Running PULSANT PLATFORM KEEPS COMPARE THE CLOUD UP AND RUNNING

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Not only is Compare the Cloud the UK’s first and only dedicated cloud service comparison website, but it is also a key commentator on issues and influence in the cloud sector, and publisher of the monthly global Cloud Influence rankings.

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Pulsant Enterprise Cloud Where your business demands high performance. PULSANT ENTERPRISE CLOUD WHERE YOUR BUSINESS DEMANDS HIGH PERFORMANCE.

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We shape our Enterprise Cloud to fit your needs, you don’t need to change your applications to fit our cloud. Define your capacity levels with Enterprise Cloud Virtual Machines or go for full flexibility with Enterprise Cloud Virtual Data Centre.

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Pulsant Delivers Agile and Cost-Effective Hybrid Cloud Services with Cisco ACI PULSANT DELIVERS AGILE AND COST-EFFECTIVE HYBRID CLOUD SERVICES WITH CISCO ACI

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Pulsant is a United Kingdom-based IT infrastructure services provider focused on the small and medium-sized enterprise market. It offers public, private, and hybrid cloud services and a variety of managed, collocation, and professional services.

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Adobe Creative Cloud for teams ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD FOR TEAMS

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Built to accelerate your business, Creative Cloud gives your organization access to the world’s best creative apps and services as soon as they’re released. Step up from Adobe Creative Suite 6 to access a wealth of new features that boost your productivity, make everyday tasks easier, support the la...

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Cloud Computing Security: Public vs. Private Cloud Computing CLOUD COMPUTING SECURITY: PUBLIC VS. PRIVATE CLOUD COMPUTING

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A private cloud is cloud infrastructure operated solely for a single organization; it can be hosted either internally or externally. Heavy reliance on server, desktop, and application virtualization offers organizations the possibility to enjoy the advantages of cloud computing without the security ...

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10 key benefits of cloud vs on-premise solutions 10 KEY BENEFITS OF CLOUD VS ON-PREMISE SOLUTIONS

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The Cloud has levelled the playing field with business today. Small businesses can now gain access to the latest and greatest technology as the barriers to entry (capital expense mainly) have been removed.

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20 Reasons to host your contact centre in the cloud 20 REASONS TO HOST YOUR CONTACT CENTRE IN THE CLOUD

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A conventional contact centre for a large company might take months and seven-figure budgets to get up and running. You have to manage multiple vendors, buy lots of equipment and make sure it all works together. With ContactWorld, it’s a different story. Using our cloud-based technology we have impl...

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The Small Business Guide to Cloud Communications THE SMALL BUSINESS GUIDE TO CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS

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It’s not easy for small businesses; recession, stingy banks and growing competition. Small businesses have to work harder than ever to achieve growth, attract customers, cut costs and find enough management time.

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The Pulsant Guide to Brexit in the Cloud THE PULSANT GUIDE TO BREXIT IN THE CLOUD

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The flexibility to purchase cloud services can be both the cloud’s greatest asset and its worst feature, resulting in almost every business today having some form of cloud outsourcing – from strategically sourced hybrid IT through to shadow IT.

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Logicalis Cloud Solutions for Software Providers LOGICALIS CLOUD SOLUTIONS FOR SOFTWARE PROVIDERS

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Our customer-driven, consultative approach to cloud computing allows us to partner with you as an extension of your team to build a cloud strategy that will grow your business your way.

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Optimal Cloud OPTIMAL CLOUD

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The power of Cloud Services to meet business and operational requirements . In a world where digital disruption is causing entire industries to change, innovation, transformation and resilience are all essential tosupport growth in a rapidly changing market.

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iOS Security IOS SECURITY

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Apple designed the iOS platform with security at its core. When we set out to create the best possible mobile OS, we drew from decades of experience to build an entirely new architecture. We thought about the security hazards of the desktop environment, and established a new approach to security in ...

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iOS Security IOS SECURITY

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Apple designed the iOS platform with security at its core. When we set out to create the best possible mobile platform, we drew from decades of experience to build an entirely new architecture.

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Health Cloud Implementation Guide HEALTH CLOUD IMPLEMENTATION GUIDE

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Delivering outstanding patient care means more than simply managing the information and events that involve your patients. Health Cloud reinvents the way that care coordinators engage with patients. The Health Cloud Console gives you a consolidated view of critical patient records, access to the pat...

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Cloud Flow Designer Workbook CLOUD FLOW DESIGNER WORKBOOK

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Briefly review some of the basic terms used to talk about flows in the Cloud Flow Designer. Flows are built from elements. Elements represent actions, such as presenting information to, or collecting information from, flow users. Elements can also query, create, update, and delete information in Sal...

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Service Cloud Workbook SERVICE CLOUD WORKBOOK

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Gone are the days when support agents just needed phones to help customers. Now, there’s email, websites, online chats, social media—and who knows what’s next? It might seem like finding and deploying all the tools agents need to make customers happy is as difficult as climbing Mount Everest. But it...

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Salesforce Certified Service Cloud Consultant –Study Guide SALESFORCE CERTIFIED SERVICE CLOUD CONSULTANT –STUDY GUIDE

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The Salesforce Certified Consultant program is designed for consultants who have experience implementing Salesforce Service Cloud solutions in a customer-facing role. The intended audience has proven experience with the administration and configuration of a Salesforce application, as demonstrated th...

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Zendesk’s Cloud-Based Customer Service Platform Lives in RagingWire’s Mission Critical Data Centers ZENDESK’S CLOUD-BASED CUSTOMER SERVICE PLATFORM LIVES IN RAGINGWIRE’S MISSION CRITICAL DATA CENTERS

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Zendesk, Inc. is a cloud-based customer service platform with offices in eleven countries and headquarters in San Francisco, California. The company brings organizations and their customers closer together through its customer support, self-service, and proactive engagement applications

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WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN ALL-FLASH STORAGE FOR HIGHLY VIRTUALIZED CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN ALL-FLASH STORAGE FOR HIGHLY VIRTUALIZED CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS

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Cloud: Data centers are becoming more dynamic, not just with the expansion of virtualization, but also with the shift to cloud models and the consequent need for policy-driven operations, such as dynamic balancing, self-service provisioning, shared resources, metering and elastic scalability.

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EMC Elastic Cloud Storage — Blueprint for Exascale Storage EMC ELASTIC CLOUD STORAGE — BLUEPRINT FOR EXASCALE STORAGE

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Elastic Cloud Storage is EMC's third generation of object-based storage platform — multipurpose, enterprise-class smart storage built specifically to support NGAs. IDC believes that the approach taken by EMC in designing ECS makes it one of the best OBS platforms in the market.

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ENTERPRISE HYBRID CLOUD ENTERPRISE HYBRID CLOUD

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A unified hybrid cloud helps organizations innovate rapidly while still delivering enterprise-grade performance, resiliency and security. Enterprise Hybrid Cloud delivers on this by combining the control, reliability and confidence of private cloud with the simplicity, flexibility and cost efficienc...

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Informatica Cloud (Version Winter 2016) INFORMATICA CLOUD (VERSION WINTER 2016)

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The Informatica Cloud Transformation Guide contains information about common functionality in the Mapping Designer. It is written for data quality and data services developers. This guide assumes that you have an understanding of data quality concepts, flat file and relational database concepts, and...

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Mobile Application Security Testing Initiative MOBILE APPLICATION SECURITY TESTING INITIATIVE

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Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Mobile Application Security Testing (MAST) aims to define a framework for secure mobile application development, achieving privacy and security by design. Implementation of MAST will result in clearly articulated recommendations and best practices in the use of mobile a...

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DISTRIBUTED FILE NAMESPACE SOLUTION WITH HYBRID CLOUD STORAGE DISTRIBUTED FILE NAMESPACE SOLUTION WITH HYBRID CLOUD STORAGE

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Microsoft Azure StorSimple is a Hybrid Cloud Storage (HCS) solution that addresses the complexities of unstructured data commonly associated with file shares. StorSimple uses Microsoft Azure cloud storage as an extension of on-premises storage and automatically tiers data across on-premises devices ...

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Huawei Cloud Data Center Converged Resource Solution HUAWEI CLOUD DATA CENTER CONVERGED RESOURCE SOLUTION

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To address challenges for data centers and conform to technology development trends, Huawei launches the Distributed Cloud Data Center (DC2 ) Solution. The DC2 Solution is a solution that is driven by services and supports physically discrete but logically unified resources, synergy between the clou...

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Security & Integrations in the Cloud SECURITY & INTEGRATIONS IN THE CLOUD

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One of the most telling signs that cloud technology has moved past its infancy as an enterprise solution is the high rate of adoption among organizations today. According to Accenture’ 2015 Enterprise Cloud Report, 75% of enterprises worldwide have already adopted or are in the process of adopting a...

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NetApp Data Fabric and the Essential Data Security Controls for Hybrid Clouds NETAPP DATA FABRIC AND THE ESSENTIAL DATA SECURITY CONTROLS FOR HYBRID CLOUDS

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It is important to recognize that all these types of data are assets, often representing substantial intrinsic value to their organizations, and they are at risk of loss by virtue of being exposed to insidious cybersecurity threats.

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THE EVOLUTION OF THE EUROPEAN CLOUD MARKET THE EVOLUTION OF THE EUROPEAN CLOUD MARKET

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If you’re a European provider of web, managed or dedicated hosting services, you know that the hype around cloud computing often comes with a US perspective, and that Europe’s market landscape is very different from the US one.

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Extending data center networks to the IBM SmartCloud | IBM White Paper EXTENDING DATA CENTER NETWORKS TO THE IBM SMARTCLOUD | IBM WHITE PAPER

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IBM Global Technology Services has teamed with F5 to deliver data center networks optimized for enterprise applications, virtualization and cloud computing. IBM is a market leader in providing cloud-based services, systems and software. F5, the leader in application delivery networking (ADN), provid...

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InterCloud: The Cloud of Clouds INTERCLOUD: THE CLOUD OF CLOUDS

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Cloud computing is becoming one of the key words of the IT industry. According Taurion [16] the term cloud computing came in 2006 in a lecture by Eric Schmidt , CEO of Google, about how his company managed their data centers. Today, cloud computing is presented as the core of a movement of profound ...

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Cisco CloudCenter Solution: Optimize DevOps and Continuous Delivery CISCO CLOUDCENTER SOLUTION: OPTIMIZE DEVOPS AND CONTINUOUS DELIVERY

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Successful DevOps and continuous-delivery strategies change the economics of software development. An integrated and automated tool chain helps accelerate deployment and improve quality. But enterprise IT also needs enterprise-class features that provide governance oversight, with centralized visibi...

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Enable-Businesses-Hybrid-Cloud-Ready ENABLE-BUSINESSES-HYBRID-CLOUD-READY

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Cloud computing has been on the road map of most CIO's for the better part of the last decade. The cloud is the next major evolutionary step for computing and will redefine IT.

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