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How Edge and Fog Compute is Enabling Opportunities for Big Data HOW EDGE AND FOG COMPUTE IS ENABLING OPPORTUNITIES FOR BIG DATA

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Jun 01, 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT) is generating an unprecedented volume and variety of data. Data for transportation applications - including smart traffic signals, road-weather information systems, traffic sensors, and vehicles themselves - are no exception to this rule. For these data to enable a true ...

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A PATH TO PIVOTAL CLOUD FOUNDRY A PATH TO PIVOTAL CLOUD FOUNDRY

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Jun 13, 2018

At the heart of the enterprise data center stands the monolithic application. These systems are a paradox—crucial to business processes today, yet a painful obstacle to tomorrow’s requirements. While the business demands speed and agility, these systems are difficult to update. And when ...

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Cloud Edge CLOUD EDGE

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Jul 01, 2017

The cloud promises the efficiency and agility needed in a digital age, but also comes with new levels of IT complexity that, if not properly addressed, can compromise business objectives. This complexity intensifies at the enterprise edge: the branch office and remote office (ROBO) locations that ar...

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Acute Angle Cloud White Paper ACUTE ANGLE CLOUD WHITE PAPER

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Jul 04, 2018

Acute Angle Cloud is a globally distributed IaaS platform. It is designed to be a globally distributed cloud computing service with a basic-layer platform based on the New PC Network (distributed hardware terminals), the Acute Angle Chain and CAN (Content-Addressable Network). Its construction will ...

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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and the GDPR ORACLE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE AND THE GDPR

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Apr 05, 2018

The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new, comprehensive data protection law that goes into effect on May 25, 2018. It applies broadly to organizations based in the EU and elsewhere that collect and process the personal information of individuals residing in the EU. ...

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Autodesk® BIM 360® Security Whitepaper AUTODESK® BIM 360® SECURITY WHITEPAPER

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Mar 07, 2018

Autodesk® BIM 360® is a cloud-based construction project management platform designed to improve performance across a project’s lifecycle. As a secure, cloud-based product, Autodesk BIM 360 offers the benefits of collaboration in the construction space while safeguarding customer data....

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Introduction to Cloud Computing INTRODUCTION TO CLOUD COMPUTING

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Mar 01, 2018

The boom in cloud computing over the past few years has led to a situation that is common to many innovations and new technologies: many have heard of it, but far fewer actually understand what it is and, more importantly, how it can benefit them. This whitepaper will attempt to clarify these issues...

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Cloud Security: Basic Principles CLOUD SECURITY: BASIC PRINCIPLES

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May 24, 2016

Interest in cloud computing has been growing significantly in the past years. More businesses are now switching to the cloud for data management, storage and analysis. According to the official NIST definition, cloud computing is a model that allows ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access t...

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How Network Disaggregation Facilitates Datacenter and IT Modernization HOW NETWORK DISAGGREGATION FACILITATES DATACENTER AND IT MODERNIZATION

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Jun 01, 2018

The datacenter has always been where applications have resided, but the composition and nature of applications have changed as technological eras have come and gone and as businesses have become increasingly digital. We’re now in a period where applications have gained unprecedented importance...

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Cognida Business Whitepaper COGNIDA BUSINESS WHITEPAPER

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Jan 01, 2018

Cognida™ delivers trusted blockchain solutions that address the increasingly complex information sharing challenges that enterprises face by allowing them to incorporate decentralized blockchain security features into their existing systems for external and internal sharing of data. The Cognid...

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Information sharing within NHS Networks with the Fiorano ITK Framework INFORMATION SHARING WITHIN NHS NETWORKS WITH THE FIORANO ITK FRAMEWORK

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Nov 16, 2017

The Interoperability Toolkit (ITK) has been conceived to help break the existing barriers to healthcare information sharing and systems' supplier lock-in. To achieve this it defines a set of open standards that anyone can implement in order to create interfaces through which information can be s...

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IT and Network Transformation Infrastructure IT AND NETWORK TRANSFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE

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Apr 10, 2018

Communication Service Providerd(CoSP)have used computing servers in separate networking and IT organizations for many years. By consolidating syatem architectures and operational practices,they can enable a hybrid CoSP cloud. The CoSP cloud,also known as telco would enable resources to be flexibly r...

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Make the most out of available cloud offerings with CloudPerfect Tools MAKE THE MOST OUT OF AVAILABLE CLOUD OFFERINGS WITH CLOUDPERFECT TOOLS

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Jun 14, 2018

The cloud market includes a vast number of cloud providers, ranging from the big players, such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud or Microsoft Azure, to smaller cloud providers or combination of private server clusters, along with a large variety of services and offerings. Companies are attracted ...

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Legal Aspects of Cloud Computing: Cloud Security LEGAL ASPECTS OF CLOUD COMPUTING: CLOUD SECURITY

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Jun 01, 2018

After the bow wave of GDPR readiness legal work in the run up to 25 May 2018, IT lawyers may be forgiven for thinking that the biggest change is now behind them. But the truth is that GDPR heralds rather than ends a period of change in IT law and regulation as business transforms through the adoptio...

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Cisco Webex Teams Security White Paper CISCO WEBEX TEAMS SECURITY WHITE PAPER

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Jun 14, 2018

One of the key benefits to enterprises consuming cloud services is the ability to leverage value-added features and functionality as quickly as the cloud service provider can deploy them. But for many cloud providers, “adding value” often means having full access to user data and content...

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PATH NETWORK WHITEPAPER PATH NETWORK WHITEPAPER

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Jun 20, 2018

This document herein is a whitepaper which provides technical specific overview of the current and potential future state of the Path Platform and token ecosystem. This whitepaper is for informational and educational usage only, and as our technology and development may change is not a statement of ...

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Integration Options for Strategic Procurement Cloud INTEGRATION OPTIONS FOR STRATEGIC PROCUREMENT CLOUD

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Jun 20, 2018

As part of your strategic procurement applications deployment, you should evaluate how these solutions work with your existing systems and the different integration options that are available to you. The approach you take will depend on your business needs and processes as well as your existing syst...

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MEC in 5G networks MEC IN 5G NETWORKS

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Jun 01, 2018

Edge computing as an evolution of cloud computing brings application hosting from centralized data centres down to the network edge, closer to consumers and the data generated by applications. Edge computing is acknowledged as one of the key pillars for meeting the demanding Key Performance Indicato...

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The evolution of hybrid cloud management THE EVOLUTION OF HYBRID CLOUD MANAGEMENT

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Jun 21, 2018

Cloud computing is rapidly becoming the predominant IT service delivery mechanism as more enterprises realize its potential for digital transformation. However, as organizations evaluate different cloud platforms and configurations, it has become apparent that there is no “one size fits all,&r...

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Mastering a Multi-cloud Approach MASTERING A MULTI-CLOUD APPROACH

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Mar 28, 2018

Enterprises today are realizing that it’s a multi-cloud world. Recent findings from Microsoft and 451
Research state that nearly one third of organizations work with four or more cloud service providers.
As organizations shift towards a multi-cloud approach, new challenges have b...

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Cloud Fax Adoption: An Easy Win for Cloud Migration CLOUD FAX ADOPTION: AN EASY WIN FOR CLOUD MIGRATION

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May 21, 2018

For organizations migrating applications to the cloud, replacing traditional fax systems with cloud fax creates significant opportunities. Faxing has been an integral part of many organizations’ business communications, both internally and with partners, for decades. As a result, it is often s...

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When Your Business Relies on the Cloud, You Need an AI-Enabled Cloud Platform WHEN YOUR BUSINESS RELIES ON THE CLOUD, YOU NEED AN AI-ENABLED CLOUD PLATFORM

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Jun 12, 2017

In the digital era, businesses in every industry are becoming technology companies. New business models such as “product as a service” (in which traditional manufacturers and distributors are driving new revenue streams by integrating software-based services into their offerings) and new...

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Cloud Computing: What’s Your Service? CLOUD COMPUTING: WHAT’S YOUR SERVICE?

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Nov 16, 2017

Cloud computing — ubiquitous access to digital resources over a network — has been revolutionizing business since its mainstream debut in the late 1990s. Providers satisfy a range of needs, allowing companies to apply cloud technology to their industry. The cloud can handle immense stora...

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Symantec White Paper - Securing the Cloud for the Enterprise SYMANTEC WHITE PAPER - SECURING THE CLOUD FOR THE ENTERPRISE

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Jan 24, 2018

The arrival of cloud computing is changing the landscape for information technology (IT) more completely than has any trend or innovation since the first commercial use of the Internet, 15 years ago. Cloud computing redirects energy and resources that IT has traditionally consumed in operations and ...

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How to Take Your Cloud Program to the Next Level HOW TO TAKE YOUR CLOUD PROGRAM TO THE NEXT LEVEL

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Sep 26, 2017

According to recent data from Accenture, 66% of organizations are currently using one or more cloud applications. However, many of these organizations are leaving a lot of value on the table. For example, among those organizations that have adopted cloud applications, only 40% of customer service us...

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Enterprise Workloads Meet the Cloud ENTERPRISE WORKLOADS MEET THE CLOUD

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Jul 25, 2017

Companies are unsure if the cloud is ready for those key applications. More specifically, they are unsure about running the large databases that underpin applications in the cloud. That is not to say that there is a history of problems with databases in the cloud. Rather, there is a lack of experien...

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Interoperability and Portability for Cloud Computing: A Guide INTEROPERABILITY AND PORTABILITY FOR CLOUD COMPUTING: A GUIDE

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Dec 07, 2017

Cloud computing is important for many organizations, with use of a wide range of cloud services and the transition of both data and applications to cloud computing environments. The topics of interoperability and portability are significant considerations in relation to the use of cloud services, bu...

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Digital Transformation with Holistic Hybrid Cloud DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION WITH HOLISTIC HYBRID CLOUD

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Nov 01, 2017

Hybrid cloud infrastructure is the composition of multiple services from multiple providers into a single service and is a combination of dedicated private cloud resources-built and supported internally or by a third party, and/or public cloud services. 30% of 100 largest vendors new investments to ...

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Introduction to Edge Computing in IIoT INTRODUCTION TO EDGE COMPUTING IN IIOT

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Jun 18, 2018

Almost every use case and every connected device focused on by the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) requires some sort of compute capability at its source, at the edge. Multiple sources define edge computing as “cloud computing systems that perform data processing at the edge of the networ...

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Deploying Custom Operating System Images on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure DEPLOYING CUSTOM OPERATING SYSTEM IMAGES ON ORACLE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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May 17, 2018

Although Oracle Cloud Infrastructure provides standard operating system (OS) images for launching compute instances, many scenarios require custom images, either based on the standard images or created by users. This white paper describes how to create and import custom images. It provides step-by-s...

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Pioneering leadership: CIOs reinventing technology and business PIONEERING LEADERSHIP: CIOS REINVENTING TECHNOLOGY AND BUSINESS

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Feb 01, 2018

CIOs find digital transformation often demands not only technological change but also a re-imagination of roles, skills and culture. This report examines how CIOs are changing themselves and their organisations to ready themselves for the future. Today, these changes require going beyond simply intr...

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Building the New Network Security Architecture for the Future BUILDING THE NEW NETWORK SECURITY ARCHITECTURE FOR THE FUTURE

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Jan 01, 2018

Security teams have lost visibility into their networks. As recently as a few years ago, network boundaries were well-defined and data and devices easily identified. But a tsunami of new developments means that not only have we lost the boundaries of the network, but we have lost control over how an...

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Cloud Customer Architecture for Hybrid Integration CLOUD CUSTOMER ARCHITECTURE FOR HYBRID INTEGRATION

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Jul 01, 2017

IT environments are now fundamentally hybrid in nature – devices, systems, and people are spread across the globe, and at the same time virtualized. Achieving integration across this ever changing environment, providing it at the pace of modern digital initiatives, and still being able to mana...

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Stealth Grid whitepaper STEALTH GRID WHITEPAPER

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Nov 02, 2017

Decentralized Infrastructures: Stealth Grid™ foresees "a radically decentralized, more highly interconnected world. A global society that will fundamentally change your costs, eff ciency, and reach, opening up a wealth of new opportunities for those who prepare for it; the infrastructure ...

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Taking the Cloud-Native Approach with Microservices TAKING THE CLOUD-NATIVE APPROACH WITH MICROSERVICES

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Jul 20, 2017

Although n¬tier, monolithic architectures are the norm for most applications running in production today, they are often not the best fit for complex cloud¬based systems. The primary driver for cloud adoption across businesses both big and small is the need for agility and flexibility in the...

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White Paper digital signatures from the cloud – Basics and applications WHITE PAPER DIGITAL SIGNATURES FROM THE CLOUD – BASICS AND APPLICATIONS

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Jul 17, 2014

In business transactions, electronic documents are being increasingly exchanged and archived as a matter of course in the same way it has been done for a long time with their counterparts in paper form. The paper documents are often provided with hand  written signatures, which give the documen...

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THE SWISS ALTERNATIVE TO THE MAJOR CLOUD PLATFORMS AS A PUBLIC, PRIVATE OR ON-PREM CLOUD SOLUTION THE SWISS ALTERNATIVE TO THE MAJOR CLOUD PLATFORMS AS A PUBLIC, PRIVATE OR ON-PREM CLOUD SOLUTION

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Jan 10, 2018

Compared to the majority of other ICO-launches on the market n’cloud. swiss is not a start-up operation. The initiator of n’cloud. swiss AG - Netkom IT Services GmbH - is a Swiss based IT & cloud provider with a proven track record of 17 years of successful operations in various coun...

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Introduction to Cloud Computing new business realities demand new network thinking INTRODUCTION TO CLOUD COMPUTING NEW BUSINESS REALITIES DEMAND NEW NETWORK THINKING

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Nov 30, 2017

The boom in cloud computing over the past few years has led to a situation that is common to many innovations and new technologies: many have heard of it, but far fewer actually understand what it is and, more importantly, how it can benefit them. This whitepaper will attempt to clarify these issues...

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Overview of Amazon Web Services - AWS Whitepaper OVERVIEW OF AMAZON WEB SERVICES - AWS WHITEPAPER

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Feb 13, 2018

The AWS Cloud provides a broad set of infrastructure services, such as computing power, storage options, networking and databases that are delivered as a utility: on-demand, available in seconds, with pay-as-you-go pricing. From data warehousing to deployment tools, directories to content delivery, ...

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The New Enterprise Data Center Technical White Paper THE NEW ENTERPRISE DATA CENTER TECHNICAL WHITE PAPER

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Mar 12, 2018

Rather than simply comprising a cost to do business, information technology (IT) should link with and complement business strategy. This requires an efficient, flexible and resilient infrastructure that is primed to anticipate and respond rapidly to shifting business requirements. These requirements...

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SDxCentral Special Report: Successful Network Performance Management Strategies in the Age SDXCENTRAL SPECIAL REPORT: SUCCESSFUL NETWORK PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES IN THE AGE

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May 08, 2018

The landscape for application performance management (APM) and network performance management (NPM) tools has changed enormously over the last few years, driven largely by changing infrastructure and application architectures. The industry as a whole, including enterprises, service providers and ven...

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Ensuring Application Performance Across Hybrid Environments ENSURING APPLICATION PERFORMANCE ACROSS HYBRID ENVIRONMENTS

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Aug 19, 2016

The term “hybrid cloud” is defined differently by virtually every industry analyst, vendor, and company, highlighting the fact that applications leveraging a hybrid cloud architecture can take a wide variety of form factors. In the context of Application Performance Management (APM), a s...

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Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) PREPARING FOR THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

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Mar 01, 2018

The continuing digitization and globalization of our economy is becoming increasingly reliant on the control and processing of personal data. And while this presents enormous opportunities for business, it accompanies a growing public awareness and concern for the importance of personal data protect...

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Cloud Security White Paper: Trust Cisco to Protect Your Data CLOUD SECURITY WHITE PAPER: TRUST CISCO TO PROTECT YOUR DATA

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Jul 16, 2015

As cloud adoption accelerates, organizations are increasingly placing their trust in third-party cloud service providers (CSPs). But can you fully trust your most sensitive data to cloud providers? And how can you be assured that they will deliver the security and data protection you need?

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tresorit whitepaper TRESORIT WHITEPAPER

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Oct 18, 2017

The cloud has huge potential when it comes to storing, sharing and exchanging files, but the security provided by cloud services is questionable. Users, after uploading their files, have no control anymore about the way their data is handled and the location where it is stored. Even worse, users hav...

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Cloud VR scenario White Paper CLOUD VR SCENARIO WHITE PAPER

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Feb 07, 2018

Cloud VR introduces cloud computing and cloud rendering for VR services. Fast and stable networks allow the implementation of cloud-based VR service content and content rendering where display output and audio output are coded, compressed, and transmitted to user terminals.

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Arcserve Solutions for Amazon Web Services (AWS) ARCSERVE SOLUTIONS FOR AMAZON WEB SERVICES (AWS)

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Mar 29, 2017

The public cloud has become a major factor in all IT decision making due to its endless supply of technical resources at an affordable cost. In fact, it is quickly reshaping the way organizations of all sizes are looking at their technology needs as its affordability is now making available new leve...

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Cloudofthings CLOUDOFTHINGS

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In this white paper you will learn about the opportunities and challenges ahead for companies wishing to build competitive smart products for residential and commercial buildings, including the infrastructure and software required to ensure connected services are secure, scalable and ultimately succ...

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COLLABORATION SOLUTIONS IN A CLOUD-CENTRIC WORLD COLLABORATION SOLUTIONS IN A CLOUD-CENTRIC WORLD

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Oct 05, 2017

Cloud is transforming how communications and collaboration capabilities are purchased and consumed. It delivers revolutionary changes in cost savings, risk reduction, business agility, and ease of management. Most enterprises have several audio, video and web collaboration assets - digital signage, ...

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Debunking Hybrid Cloud Misconceptions DEBUNKING HYBRID CLOUD MISCONCEPTIONS

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Apr 03, 2018

The hybrid cloud is defined as a computing infrastructure that spans one or more public and private clouds. Within the hybrid cloud model, private cloud services may be hosted either on- or off-premises, in a dedicated section of a cloud service provider’s data center. Utilizing the hybrid clo...

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Establishing Enterprise Architecture on AWS - AWS Whitepaper ESTABLISHING ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE ON AWS - AWS WHITEPAPER

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This whitepaper outlines AWS practices and services that support enterprise architecture (EA) activities. It is written for IT leaders and enterprise architects in large organizations.

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Cloud Enabling Mainframe Applications CLOUD ENABLING MAINFRAME APPLICATIONS

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Internet-based computing, popularly known as cloud computing, has quickly become more than just marketing hype. Real companies are using it every day to speed up transactions, outsource distracting bits of technology, and give themselves more business agility than ever before.

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Detect and Protect: A Data-Centric Approach to Security DETECT AND PROTECT: A DATA-CENTRIC APPROACH TO SECURITY

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As sensitive data proliferates in cloud and mobile environments, data lakes, and other big data repositories, it poses a growing challenge to data security. Indeed, Gartner says data security governance and the orchestration of data security policies across disparate data silos and platforms will be...

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Best Practices for Security and Compliance with Amazon Web Services BEST PRACTICES FOR SECURITY AND COMPLIANCE WITH AMAZON WEB SERVICES

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It seems cloud computing has erupted from nowhere but it has actually been around for decades. It has evolved from a shared resources “time-sharing” model in the 1950s to the 1990s era of “grid computing”. Broadband connectivity has enabled rapid adoption of the Internet, and...

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White paper Is the Cloud Green? WHITE PAPER IS THE CLOUD GREEN?

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Much talked about for several years, Cloud computing, it seems, has finally arrived. If the number of vendors now offering Cloud services and the number of customers now buying and using cloud are any gauge, then 2010 appears to have become the ‘tipping–point’ for Cloud. In additio...

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Data Migration Methodology DATA MIGRATION METHODOLOGY

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Cloud computing is a digital and global transformation that has revolutionized how businesses function. With infinite storage available at economical rates, multiple security assurances, and diligent availability, cloud computing makes new inroads towards a different tomorrow. At the epicenter of cl...

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Catch the New Wave of Cloud Adoption - Infographic CATCH THE NEW WAVE OF CLOUD ADOPTION - INFOGRAPHIC

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Customers are realizing that the distinct benefits they offer — including increased security, better performance and potential cost reductions — can give them a much-needed competitive edge in an increasingly complex marketplace.

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Blockchain-Based Decentralized Cloud Computing BLOCKCHAIN-BASED DECENTRALIZED CLOUD COMPUTING

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Dec 12, 2017

iExec aims at providing decentralized applications running on the blockchain a scalable, secure and easy access to the services, data-sets and computing resources they need. This technology relies on Ethereum smart contracts and allows the building of a virtual cloud infrastructure that provides hig...

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FME® Cloud Security FME® CLOUD SECURITY

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Safe Software’s entire business is built on data, and we understand that it is among the most important assets of any organization. The security and privacy of your data is our highest priority. Safe Software’s FME® Cloud security features manage operational security, user security, ...

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Optimize your IT environment with a hybrid infrastructure OPTIMIZE YOUR IT ENVIRONMENT WITH A HYBRID INFRASTRUCTURE

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Feb 14, 2018

IT infrastructures using private and public clouds are gaining momentum. When moving to infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and software-as-a-service (SaaS) models, your internal IT team — as well as managed services providers — needs to undergo a major chang...

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Cloud Computing and Software as a Service (SaaS) CLOUD COMPUTING AND SOFTWARE AS A SERVICE (SAAS)

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Mar 28, 2018

The traditional electronic security industry, whose origins are rooted in the burglar alarm, is now moving very rapidly toward more complex networked systems and information management. Much discussion has occurred about the role of IT and physical security and the need to work closely together to m...

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Building on the Cloud: Why You Should Consider Moving Your Application Platform to the Public, Private, or Hybrid Cloud BUILDING ON THE CLOUD: WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER MOVING YOUR APPLICATION PLATFORM TO THE PUBLIC, PRIVATE, OR HYBRID CLOUD

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Cloud computing promises to be a fundamental transition in the evolution of IT. Measurable benefits such as lower costs, greater agility and better resource utilization have spurred initial adoption. Public cloud Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service are already quite popular,...

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Software Companies Soar with Cloud Financials SOFTWARE COMPANIES SOAR WITH CLOUD FINANCIALS

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Mar 19, 2018

Specifically tailored for Software Companies seeking integrated financial software, this infographic from Intacct Corporation looks to share the true benefits of cloud financials for software companies.

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Cloud Computing CLOUD COMPUTING

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Mar 06, 2018

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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Reaping Business Value from a Hybrid Cloud Strategy REAPING BUSINESS VALUE FROM A HYBRID CLOUD STRATEGY

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A hybrid cloud model gives organizations the flexibility to put their workloads and data where it makes most sense – leveraging the right blend of public and private cloud services, whilst addressing data security, governance, compliance and budgetary challenges. Many organizations are now tak...

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Cloud Computing Security CLOUD COMPUTING SECURITY

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Cloud computing has been compared to the early proliferation of electricity. Homes, businesses and towns did not want to produce or rely on their own source of power. They began connecting into a greater power grid, supported and controlled by power utilities. Along with this utility connection came...

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Best Practices for Effective Cloud Computing Services
Procurement within the Federal Government BEST PRACTICES FOR EFFECTIVE CLOUD COMPUTING SERVICES PROCUREMENT WITHIN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

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This paper provides public sector organizations guidance on addressing common challenges with cloud computing services procurement and will reflect alignment with the Federal Government’s “Cloud First” policy per the Federal Cloud Computing Strategy.1 Guidance presented in this doc...

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Crowd whitepaper CROWD WHITEPAPER

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Feb 01, 2018

This WP does not constitute any relations between the recipient of this WP and Crowd Machine. This WP does not constitute a prospectus or offer document of any sort, and is not intended to constitute an offer for securities or a solicitation for investment in securities in Crowd Machine or any relat...

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AT&T Edge Cloud (AEC) - White Paper AT&T EDGE CLOUD (AEC) - WHITE PAPER

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Nov 15, 2017

In recent years, there has been a concerted effort among all companies to move their infrastructure to a centralized cloud, enabled by virtualization. This push started with the vision of reducing time to market for new services and achieving lower total cost of ownership (TCO). This surge in the de...

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New Generation Cloud Computing Platform NEW GENERATION CLOUD COMPUTING PLATFORM

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Today’s cloud platforms are missing out on the revolution in new hardware and network technologies for realising vastly richer computation, communication, and storage solutions. Technologies such as FPGAs and GPGPUs, programmable network routers, general‐purpose middleboxes and solid‐state dis...

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Moving Towards a Virtual Data Center MOVING TOWARDS A VIRTUAL DATA CENTER

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Jul 14, 2015

Global data is on the rise, in terms of scale, complexity and functionality, paving a way for data centers to be more intuitive, coherent, holistic, and easily accessible. With disruptive technologies such as Big Data, Mobile Technologies, Social Network and Cloud Computing gaining incredible speed,...

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Cloud vs. Colo: Colo Wins on 4 out of 5 Key Criteria CLOUD VS. COLO: COLO WINS ON 4 OUT OF 5 KEY CRITERIA

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Oct 12, 2017

The world is not getting any friendlier –we hear new security threats, hacking attacks and data breaches every week. Couple that with major service interruptions and outages experienced with the largest cloud provider, and it is no surprise that business and IT decision makers are only willing...

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Economic Value of In-cloud Data Protection with Dell EMCData Protection Software ECONOMIC VALUE OF IN-CLOUD DATA PROTECTION WITH DELL EMCDATA PROTECTION SOFTWARE

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As the shift into a digital economy continues to accelerate, companies must out-innovate, outthink, and outpace their competition. Businesses must embrace change and transform to become the disruptors in their industries rather than wait to be disrupted by their competitors. In the face of this pres...

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Google Cloud & the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) GOOGLE CLOUD & THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

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Feb 23, 2018

On 25 May 2018, the most significant piece of European data protection legislation to be introduced in 20 years will come into force. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the 1995 EU Data Protection Directive. The GDPR strengthens the rights that individuals have regarding perso...

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How does IBM deliver cloud security? HOW DOES IBM DELIVER CLOUD SECURITY?

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In delivering security for its cloud offerings, IBM looks to and relies upon its strong security heritage and expertise. IBM has more than 6,000 security engineers and consultants around the world, designing, building and running security solutions for its customers and helping them address their ch...

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Becoming a Cognitive Business with IBM Analytics BECOMING A COGNITIVE BUSINESS WITH IBM ANALYTICS

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Feb 17, 2016

For the past several years, the IT industry has been re-ordered, driven by simultaneous developments in data, analytics, cloud, mobile, social media, and the Internet of Things. At the same time, business leaders have shifted their reliance upon gut instinct for decision making to new forms of busin...

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Performance Testing Results: Oracle’s Enterprise-grade Cloud is Here PERFORMANCE TESTING RESULTS: ORACLE’S ENTERPRISE-GRADE CLOUD IS HERE

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Feb 05, 2018

Cloud computing is revolutionizing many aspects of business. In particular, the ability to provide technology platforms and infrastructure “as a service” is driving positive change in IT operations, helping companies bridge the gap to digital innovation, quickly and cost effectively.

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Technical White Paper on Cloud-based BNG with Control Plane and User Plane Separated Architecture TECHNICAL WHITE PAPER ON CLOUD-BASED BNG WITH CONTROL PLANE AND USER PLANE SEPARATED ARCHITECTURE

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Feb 14, 2018

This paper describes the background of and challenges faced in metro network. It also describes the cloud-based BNG with control plane and user plane(C/U) separated architecture and the future evolution of the cloud-based metro network architecture.

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Cloud Security Who do you trust? CLOUD SECURITY WHO DO YOU TRUST?

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Cloud computing offers to change the way we use computing with the promise of significant economic and efficiency benefits. The speed of adoption depends on how trust in new cloud models can be established.

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Cloud computing insights from 110 implementation projects CLOUD COMPUTING INSIGHTS FROM 110 IMPLEMENTATION PROJECTS

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Over the past several years, IBM has gained valuable experience implementing cloud solutions within our clients’ environments and within IBM. Now, as the cloud computing market matures, it is time to begin capturing the knowledge we have gained through these implementations. While cloud adopti...

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Optimize Your Cloud Costs with Cloud Managed Services OPTIMIZE YOUR CLOUD COSTS WITH CLOUD MANAGED SERVICES

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Feb 13, 2018

As organizations have expanded cloud appropriation in the course of the last few years, public cloud spending has now become a significant portion of enterprise IT budgets. While the advantages of the cloud are clear, the on-request nature of cloud utilizes frequently brings about uncontrolled cloud...

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Migrating to The Cloud MIGRATING TO THE CLOUD

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Mar 15, 2018

The cloud is an excellent alternative to an abundance of expensive and complicated on-premises solutions; however, it is far from a simple turnkey experience. Getting the most out of your cloud solution requires finding the right provider, plan, and configuration for your enterprise.

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Security and high availability in cloud computing environments SECURITY AND HIGH AVAILABILITY IN CLOUD COMPUTING ENVIRONMENTS

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Cloud computing has become an increasingly popular means of delivering valuable, IT-enabled business services. Adopting cloud technology can be an affordable way to get access to a dynamically scalable, virtualized computing environment. Optimal IT hardware, software, expertise and infrastructure ma...

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IBM Cloud Services IBM CLOUD SERVICES

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Jul 14, 2011

The availability of cloud services – defined as Internet-based subscription services for applications, platforms or infrastructure – is rapidly reshaping the way businesses provision their IT. Simple, consumer-style offerings make it easy for end users to self-provision compute capacity ...

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Cloud Edge computing CLOUD EDGE COMPUTING

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Jul 13, 2017

For over a decade, centralized cloud computing has been considered a standard IT delivery platform. Though cloud computing is ubiquitous, emerging requirements and workloads are beginning to expose its limitations. With its strong data center centric view, where compute and storage resources are rel...

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Cisco Cloud Computing - Data Center Strategy, Architecture, and Solutions CISCO CLOUD COMPUTING - DATA CENTER STRATEGY, ARCHITECTURE, AND SOLUTIONS

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Jun 14, 2017

Public sector and federal government agencies are looking for better vehicles to tame IT budgets, and at the same time provide agile IT services to organizations, citizens and constituents. The paradigm of cloud computing, which has been recently introduced and developed, offers means for public man...

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THE POWER OF WIRELESS CLOUD THE POWER OF WIRELESS CLOUD

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Nov 22, 2017

Previous analysis and industry focus has missed the point: access networks, not data centres, are the biggest threat to the sustainability of cloud services. This is because more people are accessing cloud services via wireless networks. These networks are inherently energy inefficient and a disprop...

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Cloud computing where it began CLOUD COMPUTING WHERE IT BEGAN

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Jan 17, 2018

Because of the costs to buy and maintain mainframe computers, it was not practical for an organisation to buy and maintain one for every employee. Nor did the typical user need the large (at the time) storage capacity and processing power that a mainframe provided. Providing shared access to a singl...

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Data Center Best Practices - Oracle Exadata White Paper DATA CENTER BEST PRACTICES - ORACLE EXADATA WHITE PAPER

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Leveraging data in innovative ways offers businesses unparalleled opportunities to understand and respond to the needs of a rapidly moving and changing market. Yet as an increasing volume of data from ever-growing numbers of sources pours into data centers, today’s enterprise is just as likely...

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THE REALITY OF CLOUD COMPUTING — HAS IT LIVED UP TO THE HYPE? THE REALITY OF CLOUD COMPUTING — HAS IT LIVED UP TO THE HYPE?

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Tata Communications commissioned independent technology market research specialist Vanson Bourne to undertake the research upon which this report is based. During September and October 2014, Vanson Bourne conducted a total of 1000 interviews with senior IT decision-makers in private organisations of...

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White paper on cloud privacy standard ISO 27018 WHITE PAPER ON CLOUD PRIVACY STANDARD ISO 27018

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Feb 06, 2018

Whether it’s the world’s largest insurance company, or the local PR consultancy, it is clear that cloud computing is big business. IHS estimates that global business spending on the cloud (infrastructure and services) reached $174.2 billion at the end of 2014, up 20 percent from 2013.1 B...

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The Cloud Is Ready for You Are You Ready For the Cloud? THE CLOUD IS READY FOR YOU ARE YOU READY FOR THE CLOUD?

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Now that the hype stage is over, it is time for every CIO to take a serious look at cloud computing—what it offers today, and what it will offer in the long term. To that end, we provide a realistic assessment of cloud computing—the companies that are already migrating applications to th...

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Cloud Computing Foundation White Paper CLOUD COMPUTING FOUNDATION WHITE PAPER

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Jun 10, 2014

This white paper provides information required for the Cloud Computing Foundation exam that is not covered by either the NIST Definition of Cloud Computing or the text “The Cloud at Your Service.” It is intended to provide supplemental material to address areas in the exam necessary for ...

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Cloud Computing and Data Protection CLOUD COMPUTING AND DATA PROTECTION

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Dec 15, 2016

German cloud users of cloud service providers often have concerns whether the use of the cloud is acceptable from a data protection perspective, what they should look for in the contract with their cloud service provider and which measures they themselves should take in order to be compliant with th...

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IBM Security: A new way IBM SECURITY: A NEW WAY

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Jul 16, 2015

We live in a golden age of information. Advances in data science, analytics and smart networks are helping produce breakthroughs across a range of endeavors—how doctors treat disease, students learn, and businesses innovate, to name just a few.

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Computing, cognition and the future of knowing COMPUTING, COGNITION AND THE FUTURE OF KNOWING

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Nov 16, 2017

It’s not surprising that the public’s imagination has been ignited by Artificial Intelligence since the term was first coined in 1955. In the ensuing 60 years, we have been alternately captivated by its promise, wary of its potential for abuse and frustrated by its slow development. But ...

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On-premise vs. cloud-based solutions ON-PREMISE VS. CLOUD-BASED SOLUTIONS

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Sep 15, 2017

Consider any technology today, and you will likely find a “cloud” version that is just perfect for your needs, at least as far as the vendor is concerned. Cloud-based solutions and cloud computing in general seem to be what everyone is talking about - what everyone desires - and any comp...

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BUILDING A DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN FOR THE CLOUD ERA BUILDING A DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN FOR THE CLOUD ERA

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Feb 13, 2018

The rise of virtualization as a business tool has revolutionized the way companies operate today. By decoupling data from the underlying physical hardware, businesses are freed from the limitations imposed by a need to keep their data within arm’s reach—it can now be stored anywhere in t...

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Cloud computing A collection of working papers CLOUD COMPUTING A COLLECTION OF WORKING PAPERS

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Aug 17, 2017

Cloud Computing frequently is taken to be a term that simply renames common technologies and techniques that we have come to know in IT. It may be interpreted to mean data center hosting and then subsequently dismissed without catching the improvements to hosting called utility computing that permit...

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Migrating Apps to the Cloud in 5 Steps MIGRATING APPS TO THE CLOUD IN 5 STEPS

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Dec 14, 2017

Cloud applications, platforms and services are changing the way enterprises compete for customers. The implementation of cloud technology promises business transformation and modernization, while adding product value and meeting the increasingly demanding needs of applications – maneuvering ev...

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Platform as a Service (PaaS) PLATFORM AS A SERVICE (PAAS)

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Jan 31, 2018

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) describes three ways to deliver cloud computing capabilities: Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).

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SaaS Technology Enablers SAAS TECHNOLOGY ENABLERS

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Feb 05, 2018

A robust SaaS product can be built with a minimalist approach, for example, Tomcat, mySQL, XML, Struts 2.0, POJO and JSP are all it takes to build a SaaS application/product using Java technology. And it can work very well too. However, there are additional tools/techniques that can be utilized effe...

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Infrastructure as a Service INFRASTRUCTURE AS A SERVICE

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Jul 13, 2017

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) represents a new consumption model for the use of IT resources. An IaaS provider offers customers bandwidth, storage and compute power on an elastic, on-demand basis, over the Internet.

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A technology infrastructure journey for the public sector A TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE JOURNEY FOR THE PUBLIC SECTOR

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Feb 14, 2018

This white paper examines the issues, process and technologies which can be adopted to provide public sector organisations with a springboard to the cloud.

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Cloud Sync White Paper CLOUD SYNC WHITE PAPER

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Jan 24, 2018

Nowadays, we are being offered a wide variety of storage options, such as direct attached storage, networked storage, and Internet-based public storage services. Since different types of storage services are designed for different purposes, we often use several of them to meet different needs.

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Migrating Applications to Public Cloud Services: Roadmap for Success MIGRATING APPLICATIONS TO PUBLIC CLOUD SERVICES: ROADMAP FOR SUCCESS

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Jan 24, 2018

Across all industries, discussion of migration to cloud services have become commonplace. In fact, it is one of the first considerations when discussing IT cost reduction. While cost savings, speed of deployment and scalability top the list of business motivations, an increasing number of enterprise...

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Multiple paths for a successful journey to the cloud MULTIPLE PATHS FOR A SUCCESSFUL JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD

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Jan 17, 2018

IT executives are in one of the most dynamic, challenging business environments of all time. The business expects speed; the IT function strives to keep up while pursuing innovation and efficiency. Many CIOs recognize that cloud is a possible solution to achieving both but they are uncertain about t...

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Meet Cloud content Management MEET CLOUD CONTENT MANAGEMENT

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Jan 24, 2018

Digital transformation has changed virtually everything in the business world. Old ways of working are no longer enough to keep up with the rapid pace of innovation and market change. Whether you’re a tech startup born in the digital world or a hundred-year-old company establishing new process...

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Going Big Data? You Need A Cloud Strategy GOING BIG DATA? YOU NEED A CLOUD STRATEGY

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Jan 12, 2017

In the age of the customer, businesses realize the need to take their big data insights further than they have before, in order to win, serve, and retain their customers. Today’s modern company has more data than ever before and is now looking to derive insights from the data that will help pr...

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Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud ORACLE AUTONOMOUS DATA WAREHOUSE CLOUD

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Sep 20, 2017

Today’s leading-edge organizations differentiate themselves through analytics to further their competitive advantage by extracting value from all their data sources. Other companies are looking to become data-driven through the modernization of their data management deployments. These strategi...

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CLOUD SUPPORT - MYTH BUSTED! CLOUD SUPPORT - MYTH BUSTED!

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Dec 05, 2017

With the advent of digital age, Cloud SaaS applications have become the next big thing in enterprises. Almost every organization (small or big) is planning a move to cloud technology and Saas applications. One of the biggest adopters of cloud technology has been the HR department of these organizati...

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White paper: Shaping the cloud why and how you should develop a cloud strategy now WHITE PAPER: SHAPING THE CLOUD WHY AND HOW YOU SHOULD DEVELOP A CLOUD STRATEGY NOW

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Oct 11, 2017

Although there is a lot of talk about cloud, we do not even have a clear common view of how it is defined; that makes it confusing and thus disruptive. This document attempts to give some understanding by taking an inclusive orientation around the subject, rather than taking an exclusive and prescri...

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Dealing with Data Sovereignty DEALING WITH DATA SOVEREIGNTY

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Nov 30, 2017

As cloud adoption increases so do digital data regulations and organizations’ concerns about where their data is located. With data security and privacy regulations varying significantly from country to country, organizations must firmly embrace data sovereignty in their cloud strategies. Data...

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bloor cloud security whitepaper BLOOR CLOUD SECURITY WHITEPAPER

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Jan 25, 2012

The use of cloud-based services is growing rapidly, with the use of software as a service (SaaS), in particular, now becoming mainstream. There are many advantages to be gained through the use of such services rather than deploying and managing technology inhouse, and many of those benefits, such as...

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Introduction to Alibaba Cloud Container Service INTRODUCTION TO ALIBABA CLOUD CONTAINER SERVICE

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Feb 23, 2017

Virtualization revolutionized business IT. Now containerization is doing it again. Understanding the difference between the two technologies, and learning when to use each of them, is key to improving IT efficiency in an organization of any size.

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Cloud computing and virtualization white Paper CLOUD COMPUTING AND VIRTUALIZATION WHITE PAPER

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This white paper provides an overview of Cloud Computing and the related Virtualization aspect of Cloud Computing. For a detailed white paper on Cloud Computing see my white paper “Cloud Computing Private and Public.

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Cloud Computing in Banking CLOUD COMPUTING IN BANKING

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Jul 20, 2011

Cloud computing is expected to be one of the fastest-growing technologies in the coming years. Business applications will be the largest market for cloud servicesspending, with a gradual transition from on-premise to cloud-based services especially for general business applications like customer rel...

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A New Approach of CLOUD: Computing Infrastructure on Demand A NEW APPROACH OF CLOUD: COMPUTING INFRASTRUCTURE ON DEMAND

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The term “cloud”, as used in this white paper, appears to have its origins in network diagrams that represented the internet, or various parts of it, as schematic clouds. “Cloud computing” was coined for what happens when applications and services are moved into the internet ...

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Stratis blockchain solution STRATIS BLOCKCHAIN SOLUTION

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Oct 31, 2017

Blockchain or Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) offers a radically different paradigm of storing and managing information online. Decentralised ledgers lack the points of failure and associated security issues of traditional databases and top-down protocols, whilst at the same time posing their ow...

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VMWARE CLOUD FOUNDATION:INTEGRATED HYBRID CLOUD PLATFORM VMWARE CLOUD FOUNDATION:INTEGRATED HYBRID CLOUD PLATFORM

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Nov 15, 2017

To respond to the ever-increasing demand for faster innovation, organizations are adapting technology trends and moving workloads to the public cloud. Although public cloud services can be a good fit for many applications, company-owned data center continues to play a critical role, with majority of...

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Decentralized web services DECENTRALIZED WEB SERVICES

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DADI is a global, decentralized cloud platform, focused on the provision of web services to help you build, scale and grow your digital products. With DADI there is no single authority that regulates computing resource distribution.

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Check point secure cloud blueprint CHECK POINT SECURE CLOUD BLUEPRINT

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Cloud computing has been widely adopted globally and is expected to grow even further in coming years. Business agility is undoubtedly the main benefit and key driver behind enterprise cloud adoption because IT resources can be acquired and deployed more quickly. Once deployed, these resources can b...

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Cloud Predictions 2018 CLOUD PREDICTIONS 2018

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Cloud has become the catalyst for a host of disruptive new business technologies, from chatbots and artificial intelligence (AI) to applied machine learning and blockchain. From an IT operations point of view, it’s never been easier to use services— and cut costs. Looking into the near f...

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Can your WAN Keep up? CAN YOUR WAN KEEP UP?

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The Cloud Era has transformed Enterprise infrastructures in many ways. Explore how SD-WAN, powered by Cisco, can enable more secure, consistent and cost effective enterprise connections.

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Introduction to Cloud Computing INTRODUCTION TO CLOUD COMPUTING

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Many people are confused as to exactly what cloud computing is, especially as the term can be used to mean almost anything. Roughly, it describes highly scalable computing resources provided as an external service via the internet on a pay-as-you-go basis. The cloud is simply a metaphor for the inte...

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Google Cloud Security and Compliance Whitepaper GOOGLE CLOUD SECURITY AND COMPLIANCE WHITEPAPER

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Cloud computing offers many advantages and conveniences for today’s organizations. Employees can work together in documents in real time from their phone or tablet from any location, and communicate instantly with teammates via video, voice, instant message, or email. No longer tied to a singl...

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SECURING HIPAA IN THE CLOUD SECURING HIPAA IN THE CLOUD

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If you work in healthcare, you understand the challenges that come with keeping information safe. You’ve gone through the audits, implemented the safeguards, designed with security at the forefront of your solutions, and protected electronic Personal Health Information (ePHI) at all costs. But...

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Qualys Cloud Platform QUALYS CLOUD PLATFORM

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The widespread adoption of cloud computing services and mobile devices by organizations has drastically changed enterprise information security. Organizations are no longer well served by the conventional approach of protecting the traditional corporate perimeter, whose boundaries consisted primaril...

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F-Secure Security Cloud: Purpose, function and benefits F-SECURE SECURITY CLOUD: PURPOSE, FUNCTION AND BENEFITS

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F-Secure Security Cloud (later: Security Cloud) is a cloud-based digital threat analysis system operated by F-Secure Corporation. It consists of a constantly growing and evolving knowledge base of digital threats fed by data from client systems and automated threat analysis services.

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Analysis in Motion ANALYSIS IN MOTION

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In a world where data are continually streaming from distributed and diverse sources—from scientific instruments, to web traffic, to live imagery—making timely discoveries requires computing capabilities that can keep pace with rapidly evolving phenomena.

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Creating a Platform for Distributed Applications CREATING A PLATFORM FOR DISTRIBUTED APPLICATIONS

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Containers, the current darling of software developers, earn their love by allowing faster delivery of application functionality and simplifying the process of deploying and managing applications. Although the first is a developer priority, IT operations likes the streamlined deployment and manageme...

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Why You Should Consider Moving Your Application Platform to the Public, Private, or Hybrid Cloud WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER MOVING YOUR APPLICATION PLATFORM TO THE PUBLIC, PRIVATE, OR HYBRID CLOUD

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Cloud computing promises to be a fundamental transition in the evolution of IT. Measurable benefits such as lower costs, greater agility and better resource utilization have spurred initial adoption. Public cloud Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service are already quite popular,...

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The Benefits of Cloud Computing THE BENEFITS OF CLOUD COMPUTING

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IT executives today can be forgiven if accused of having their heads in the clouds. That’s because the clouds that interest IT executives today aren’t of the meteorological variety; they are computing clouds. Widespread interest and even unabashed excitement about cloud computing emanate...

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Planning a Move to the Cloud Tips, Tricks and Pitfalls PLANNING A MOVE TO THE CLOUD TIPS, TRICKS AND PITFALLS

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Cloud Computing is a paradigm shift that sees the dawn of a new age of computing driven by distinct benefits. Given the undeniable value to be gained from a move to Cloud Computing, it is hardly surprising that many organizations are contemplating a shift “to the Clouds”. Experience has ...

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Cloud Computing Services – A comparison CLOUD COMPUTING SERVICES – A COMPARISON

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While there are many benefits of adopting the infrastructure, platforms & services offered by a Cloud Service provider, the applicability of these would depend on the nature & size of an enterprise. With an ever-growing list of cloud computing service providers , the decision for enterprises...

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Cimate  change: Cloud’s impact on IT organizations and Staffing CIMATE CHANGE: CLOUD’S IMPACT ON IT ORGANIZATIONS AND STAFFING

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While cloud computing1 is still emerging as a computing style, it has already begun changing how IT delivers economic value to countries, industries, and businesses. Adoption of cloud technologies is as disruptive for existing IT approaches as it is for business and existing revenue models. In some ...

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Intel INTEL'S VISIO OF OPEN CLOUD COMPUTING

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Cloud computing is an important evolution in IT service delivery for the enterprise as well as for telcos, hosting companies, government agencies, and others.

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White Paper Cloud Computing: Thin clients in the clouds WHITE PAPER CLOUD COMPUTING: THIN CLIENTS IN THE CLOUDS

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Cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous, 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...

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Security Recommendations for Cloud Computing Providers SECURITY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CLOUD COMPUTING PROVIDERS

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Cloud Computing is currently one ofthe hottesttopicsin information technology (IT). However, it is notso much that the term ‘Cloud Computing’ represents a host of new technologies, but rather that these technologies are combined and effectively upgraded so that they enable new IT service...

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Cloud Computing White Paper CLOUD COMPUTING WHITE PAPER

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A recent survey in 2011 carried out by PEER 1 Network Enterprises found that of the 88% of key
decision-makers that do not use cloud computing, 39% said it was because they did not know enough
about it. This paper helps define, in layman’s terms, what cloud computing is, and how ...

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White Paper on Cloud computing WHITE PAPER ON CLOUD COMPUTING

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Cloud computing can be defined as 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 provi...

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Introduction to Cloud Computing INTRODUCTION TO CLOUD COMPUTING

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A common understanding of “cloud computing” is continuously evolving, and the terminology and concepts used to define it often need clarifying. Press coverage can be vague or may not fully capture the extent of what cloud computing entails or represents, sometimes reporting how companies...

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The Total Cost of (Non) Ownership of a NoSQL Database Cloud Service THE TOTAL COST OF (NON) OWNERSHIP OF A NOSQL DATABASE CLOUD SERVICE

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Weighing the financial considerations of owning and operating a data center or co-located facility versus employing a cloud infrastructure or a cloud service requires detailed and careful analysis. In practice, it is not as simple as just measuring potential hardware expense alongside utility pricin...

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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 (STaaS) solutions by of...

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Taking Big Data to the Cloud TAKING BIG DATA TO THE CLOUD

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Cloud computing has become a viable, mainstream solution for data processing, storage and distribution. Adoption is accelerating — Amazon Web Services (AWS) has gone from 262 billion objects stored in its S3 cloud storage in 2010, to over 1 trillion in 2012. However, companies that work with b...

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The Role of the Operating System in Cloud Environments THE ROLE OF THE OPERATING SYSTEM IN CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS

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Cloud computing is a technology deployment approach that has the potential to help organizations better use IT resources to increase flexibility and performance. The underlying automation of cloud-based technology helps organizations access the right computing resource at the right time for an econo...

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Cloud Computing Use Cases White Paper CLOUD COMPUTING USE CASES WHITE PAPER

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The Cloud Computing Use Case group brought together cloud consumers and cloud vendors to define common use case scenarios for cloud computing. The use case scenarios demonstrate the performance and economic benefits of cloud computing and are based on the needs of the widest possible range of consum...

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Cloud Infrastructure Architecture Case Study CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE ARCHITECTURE CASE STUDY

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The VMware® Cloud Infrastructure Suite (CIS) consists of five technologies that together expand the capabilities and value that customers can realize from a virtualized infrastructure. CIS is designed to help organizations build more intelligent virtual infrastructures. It does so by enabling hi...

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A Cloud Guide for HPC A CLOUD GUIDE FOR HPC

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This white paper presents an evolutionary approach to cloud computing within a high-performance computing (HPC) context. The paper addresses the seamless and incremental process of moving from private/internal to public/external clouds, the realistic use cases, and the qualities needed in a vendor t...

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Unlocking the Power and Promise of the Public Cloud UNLOCKING THE POWER AND PROMISE OF THE PUBLIC CLOUD

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Just as the experts predicted: Cloud computing is dominating enterprise IT. Nearly all organizations (95%) are using cloud, and 85% have a strategy to use multiple clouds. By 2020, corporate “no-cloud” policies will be as rare as “no internet” policies are today. “Cloud...

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Synoptek Managed AWS: Cloud Optimization & Risk Mitigation SYNOPTEK MANAGED AWS: CLOUD OPTIMIZATION & RISK MITIGATION

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If you’re among those who think that cloud computing works like that, you’ve been watching too many commercials. Like the many who think that putting up a firewall provides complete security, expecting cloud computing to be selfoperating is simply wishful thinking. Cloud computing is, ho...

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Migration Strategies for Hybrid Cloud MIGRATION STRATEGIES FOR HYBRID CLOUD

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Migration, in literal sense, is a relocation of a population to a place usually considered more optimal for that population’s survival or quality of life. Migration may happen periodically or over time and may occur in either direction, to or from a place previously considered home. While this...

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Hybrid cloud A competitive advantage you need HYBRID CLOUD A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE YOU NEED

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The global market is undergoing a major technological and legislative transformation. Companies all over the world are facing external and internal pressures to develop business strategies that reduce time to market, increase savings, and strengthen regulatory compliance. Organizations want to accel...

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A Hybrid Cloud Architecture for a Social Science
Research Computing Data Center A HYBRID CLOUD ARCHITECTURE FOR A SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COMPUTING DATA CENTER

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There is an ongoing convergence in research computing as computational social science takes on more and more characteristics similar to the high-end computing traditionally reserved for the physical sciences. However, there are also computational and data requirements of social science applications ...

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A Hybrid Cloud Architecture for Elastic Applications with F5 and VMware A HYBRID CLOUD ARCHITECTURE FOR ELASTIC APPLICATIONS WITH F5 AND VMWARE

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For organizations managing elastic applications, a hybrid cloud application architecture provides a robust and cost-effective solution to handle application workloads as they expand and contract. Rather than provisioning servers in the data center for peak traffic, a hybrid architecture enables dyna...

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Moving Hadoop to the Cloud MOVING HADOOP TO THE CLOUD

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Before embarking on a new technical effort, it’s important to understand what prob‐ lems you’re trying to solve with it. Hot new technologies come and go in the span of a few years, and it should take more than popularity to make one worth trying. The short span of computing history is l...

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Build a True Data Lake with a Cloud Data Warehouse BUILD A TRUE DATA LAKE WITH A CLOUD DATA WAREHOUSE

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True data-driven organizations seek to extract all the insight from all their data to optimize every aspect of their business and better serve their customers. They collect and analyze more and more data from traditional sources, such as ERP, CRM, and point of sale systems, as well as from newer dat...

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How Cloud Computing Can Eliminate Counterfeit Parts
through Containment and Traceability HOW CLOUD COMPUTING CAN ELIMINATE COUNTERFEIT PARTS THROUGH CONTAINMENT AND TRACEABILITY

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Reducing the cost of quality, improving time-to-market performance and meeting compliance requirements for Aerospace and Defense manufacturers is our passion at Plex. Our customers are achieving lot traceability, document control and audit trails, all in compliance with the International Traffic in ...

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How Cloud ERP Turns IIoT into a Critical Success
Strategy for Manufacturing HOW CLOUD ERP TURNS IIOT INTO A CRITICAL SUCCESS STRATEGY FOR MANUFACTURING

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Manufacturers can build or boost their competitive advantage by streamlining their operations but disconnected processes, systems, and data often present roadblocks. Many companies manage an already complex environment with an equally complex web of systems for financials, CRM, manufacturing executi...

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Cost-effective Virtualization & Cloud Security COST-EFFECTIVE VIRTUALIZATION & CLOUD SECURITY

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Virtualization and cloud computing can help your organization achieve significant datacenter savings in hardware costs, operational expenditures, and energy demands—while achieving improvements in quality of service and business agility. Yet many organizations don’t realize that using th...

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5 STEPS FOR A COST-EFFICIENT MIGRATION TO AWS CLOUD 5 STEPS FOR A COST-EFFICIENT MIGRATION TO AWS CLOUD

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The process of migrating existing applications to AWS is complex and often involves stakeholders from every part of an organization. Therefore, it’s important to spend time upfront to acknowledge that cloud migration is not just an IT project  it affects many different groups, and often r...

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FIVE ATTRIBUTES OF A HYBRID CLOUD EDGE FIVE ATTRIBUTES OF A HYBRID CLOUD EDGE

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Your business today needs to move at the speed of now. To keep pace, enterprises are moving more applications to the cloud and relying more heavily on DevOps. According to IDC, worldwide spending on public cloud computing will increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19%, from $67B in 201...

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Is Your Enterprise Cloud-Ready? IS YOUR ENTERPRISE CLOUD-READY?

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Today’s enterprise is driven by agility. DevOps practices automate code and systems deployment, and the cloud delivers instant deployment and elastic scale. These put application owners in charge of their own destinies and allow them to deploy and manage their applications at DevOps speed. But...

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Key Industries Reshaped by the Cloud KEY INDUSTRIES RESHAPED BY THE CLOUD

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Cloud enables the connected world, transforming industries at speeds without historical precedent and in ways once deemed science fiction. Cloud data centers filled with inexpensive and rapidly scalable computing equipment (millions of virtual servers accommodate increased computing demands without ...

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The Right Mix: Transforming to a Hybrid IT Infrastructure THE RIGHT MIX: TRANSFORMING TO A HYBRID IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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To accelerate their businesses, enterprises are seeking to implement the right mix of private cloud, public cloud, managed cloud and traditional IT infrastructure, thereby speeding innovation and growth. A solution that focuses on a hybrid infrastructure design is the top choice of many mid to large...

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Cloud Adoption in Capital Markets: A Perspective CLOUD ADOPTION IN CAPITAL MARKETS: A PERSPECTIVE

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Moving to the cloud is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. Given the array of options, the decision to adopt cloud computing requires a thoughtful and flexible roadmap to guide applications and processes, set priorities, address security considerations and establish return-oninvestment objectives t...

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Addressing the Challenges of Multi-Cloud ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES OF MULTI-CLOUD

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Organizations of all sizes are adopting cloud for application workloads. These organizations are looking to avoid the costs of running and managing their data centers or, more often, to accelerate the application delivery process. Using cloud enables development teams to operate with a much greater ...

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Instrumenting the Hybrid Cloud INSTRUMENTING THE HYBRID CLOUD

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Instrumenting your public cloud, private cloud, and on-premises infrastructure with System Center technologies is the best approach an IT manager can take. From the System Center vantage, with properly deployed instrumentation, problem identification and resolution can be dramatically accelerated. T...

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The Benefits of an Integrated Approach to Security in the Cloud THE BENEFITS OF AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO SECURITY IN THE CLOUD

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The advent of cloud computing is beginning to transform the way companies engage with customers, partners, and suppliers to increase flexibility and streamline operations. Cloud computing makes it much easier for the organization to implement new business services and to create new revenue opportuni...

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The Hybrid Cloud and Microsoft Azure THE HYBRID CLOUD AND MICROSOFT AZURE

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The Hybrid Cloud and Microsoft Azure  toolkits across the Azure stack and Azure cloud. Developers and infrastructure operation managers will be virtually unable to distinguish working between the 2 environments.

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Cloud Going Mainstream: All Are Trying, Some Are Benefiting; Few Are Maximizing Value CLOUD GOING MAINSTREAM: ALL ARE TRYING, SOME ARE BENEFITING; FEW ARE MAXIMIZING VALUE

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Cloud adoption is an expanding part of IT organizations’ strategies, and IT architects are growing more sophisticated in how they think about cloud. As of 2016, enterprise adoption of cloud has truly moved into the mainstream, with 68% currently using public or private cloud for more than one ...

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AUTOMATING HYBRID CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS AUTOMATING HYBRID CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS

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This paper highlights five key truths about automation in hybrid cloud environments that affect both IT and the business. Every business stakeholder should consider the implications of these five truths  and ensure that delivery of cloud services to end-users is automated accordingly. Business ...

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Citrix Cloud Services: Total Economic Benefits Assessment Guide CITRIX CLOUD SERVICES: TOTAL ECONOMIC BENEFITS ASSESSMENT GUIDE

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Citrix Cloud services represent the fastest, simplest, and most flexible approach to delivering integrated digital workspaces available today. Services are provided either as full Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), or other cases, as hybrid cloud services where Citrix provides cloud-based management, whi...

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A Single Source Solution Provider for All Your Cloud Services Needs A SINGLE SOURCE SOLUTION PROVIDER FOR ALL YOUR CLOUD SERVICES NEEDS

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Is the Cloud right for your business? Which systems in your business belong in the Cloud and which do not? Which providers should you invest in and how do you make the transition? These are all questions that Triwest Communications can help your IT and financial teams determine and take your busines...

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Cloud orchestration a real business need CLOUD ORCHESTRATION A REAL BUSINESS NEED

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In this White Paper, the concept of connecting crosscloud applications, machine to machine communications, social media and smartphones (or transactions living inside applications) to other applications or transactions is called Cloud Orchestration and messaging.

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How to get the benefits of cloud behind your firewall: IBM Cloud Private HOW TO GET THE BENEFITS OF CLOUD BEHIND YOUR FIREWALL: IBM CLOUD PRIVATE

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For most, the cloud represents accessing and consuming someone else’s compute resources. Images of a team of minions and automation quickly come to mind. While you no longer control the environment, you can now dynamically provision and access compute resources to build, test and scale all man...

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Optimizing video surveillance solutions with IBM Cloud OPTIMIZING VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SOLUTIONS WITH IBM CLOUD

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The objective of this paper is to minimize the online storage requirements with transparent data tiering to the on-premises private cloud storage or hybrid cloud storage in the digital video surveillance solution. The paper covers the test strategy used and the results of the testing. This paper des...

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Managed Cloud Services Take a PaaS MANAGED CLOUD SERVICES TAKE A PAAS

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As businesses turn to cloud-native applications, they’re looking to increase their development and deployment options by bringing in cloud platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offerings. The goal is that offerings such as Pivotal Cloud Foundry will enable rapid implementation of their applications acr...

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BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION AND CLOUD ARE INSEPARABLE BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION AND CLOUD ARE INSEPARABLE

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While any of the other technologies cited can stand on their own, each is made more accessible and more valuable through cloud. Take big data, for example: As Wikibon’s Peter Burris points out, for the past decade, businesses have tried to create value out of big data and analytics through the...

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Hybrid Cloud Considerations for Big Data and Analytics HYBRID CLOUD CONSIDERATIONS FOR BIG DATA AND ANALYTICS

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For strategic reasons, IT leaders and their C-level business counterparts are focused on moving existing workloads to the cloud, extending existing workloads to the cloud, or building new workloads on the cloud and integrating those with existing workloads.

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Cisco CloudCenter Solution: Architecture Overview CISCO CLOUDCENTER SOLUTION: ARCHITECTURE OVERVIEW

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The Cisco CloudCenter solution includes a number of additional architectural features, such as cloud-independent application profiles, that improve speed and flexibility while offering comprehensive administrator visibility and control that spans the boundaries of applications, clouds, and users.

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How to Lift-and-Shift a Line of Business Application onto Google Cloud Platform HOW TO LIFT-AND-SHIFT A LINE OF BUSINESS APPLICATION ONTO GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM

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Magenicons, a fictional comic book publishing company, has decided that its IT infrastructure needs to go through a modernization effort to increase system reliability while providing cost savings. Its IT staff believes leveraging cloud computing will help the company gain better agility for its IT ...

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Cloud Skills and Organizational Influence CLOUD SKILLS AND ORGANIZATIONAL INFLUENCE

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Cloud is becoming an essential ingredient to a successful IT infrastructure. Recent research by IDC has identified how the growth of cloud as a computing platform has magnified the importance of cloud skills to the success of the enterprise. Moreover, it is becoming clear that IT professionals with ...

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Maximizing the Power of the Cloud MAXIMIZING THE POWER OF THE CLOUD

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The enterprise telephony market is undergoing a transition as more businesses adopt unified communications (UC) and as the lines between telephony and UC blur. UC is on the rise, integrating communication tools such as voice, messaging, presence, and collaboration. As workforces are increasingly mob...

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THE STATE OF CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS THE STATE OF CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS

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In its second-annual Cloud Communications Survey, conducted in late August and early September, No Jitter Research set out to assess the attitudes of the No Jitter enterprise audience regarding the use of cloud-hosted services to meet communications needs. The 2016 results reveal continued growth, w...

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HPE hybrid cloud strategy: Uniquely partner-centric HPE HYBRID CLOUD STRATEGY: UNIQUELY PARTNER-CENTRIC

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IT consumption is rapidly evolving to help address these challenges. Organizations are now sourcing, managing, and consuming IT services across a blend of traditional, private cloud, and public cloud (hybrid infrastructure) to create the right IT mix where workloads are deployed and applications sou...

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7 Essential Benefits of Hybrid Cloud Backup 7 ESSENTIAL BENEFITS OF HYBRID CLOUD BACKUP

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Datto uniquely empowers MSPs to meet the growing needs of SMBs for economical and effective backup, disaster recovery and business continuity. Datto’s Total Data Protection Platform uses a hybrid cloud architecture because it offers the best value for SMBs and the best business model for the M...

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How Cloud is Transforming Business HOW CLOUD IS TRANSFORMING BUSINESS

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Cloud computing is a fact of life for all enterprises—and not just for the IT organization. Cloud is now a business platform more than just a technology solution, involving and affecting people, processes and applications. This is changing the roles, priorities and mandates across the entire o...

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The What, the Why and the How of Hybrid Cloud THE WHAT, THE WHY AND THE HOW OF HYBRID CLOUD

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Public clouds use proven technology to pool data center resources and help maximize their computing potential. These same principles can be used in your data center, either on your premises or on one that you exclusively rent from someone else, to create a private cloud. This technology also gives y...

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CLOUD AND CARRIER NEUTRALITY CLOUD AND CARRIER NEUTRALITY

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In this paper we explore the concept of the cloud and carrier-neutral data centre and consider the benefits it can offer to organisations in different sectors and how it allows enterprises to future proof their IT infrastructure. We also look at what data centre neutrality could mean for the future....

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The Enterprise Guide to Cloud Migration THE ENTERPRISE GUIDE TO CLOUD MIGRATION

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The role of cloud as a valid IT delivery platform is now widely accepted by CIOs, IT directors and IT organisations, who see it as offering clear advantages. Arriving at this point has been quick and driven mainly by the Business Units (BU) rather than IT, and that brings challenges that need to be ...

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Hybrid cloud provisioning with Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp HYBRID CLOUD PROVISIONING WITH CITRIX XENDESKTOP AND XENAPP

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The emergence of cloud computing has changed every aspect of enterprise IT service delivery. IT organizations around the world have already started to embark on the journey to take their services ‘to the cloud’, allowing IT to leverage virtualized datacenter resources gaining automated, ...

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How to Actually Deliver A Private or Hybrid Cloud HOW TO ACTUALLY DELIVER A PRIVATE OR HYBRID CLOUD

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vxFlow gives you the ability to quickly join up the business to your service offerings and to actually automate the entire service, from the time someone in the business needs something to the end of the lifecycle, fully automating all points in between. It provides the vital layer missing from exis...

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Multi-Site Pivotal Cloud Foundry: Deployment Topology Patterns and Practices MULTI-SITE PIVOTAL CLOUD FOUNDRY: DEPLOYMENT TOPOLOGY PATTERNS AND PRACTICES

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Adopting a cloud-native platform and microservices raise the expectations that business units have for an IT organization. As development velocity increases, cloud-native software development principles, horizontal scaling, and elastic computing put a new twist on the old theme of “availabilit...

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Security & Compliance with Pivotal Cloud Foundry SECURITY & COMPLIANCE WITH PIVOTAL CLOUD FOUNDRY

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Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF), a modern, cloud-native platform, can play an instrumental role in improving your security posture. At the same time, it can also help your development and operations teams work more effectively. In this paper, we review the security features of PCF, and discuss how you c...

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RED HAT OPENSTACK PLATFORM — A COST-EFFECTIVE PRIVATE CLOUD FOR YOUR BUSINESS RED HAT OPENSTACK PLATFORM — A COST-EFFECTIVE PRIVATE CLOUD FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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The cloud is more than a marketing concept. Cloud computing is an intentional, integrated architecture comprising a suite of tools that help automate your business operations on a service-provider’s infrastructure, your infrastructure, or a hybrid combination of both.

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PRINCIPLES OF CONTAINER-BASED APPLICATION DESIGN PRINCIPLES OF CONTAINER-BASED APPLICATION DESIGN

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“Cloud native” is a term used to describe applications designed specifically to run on a cloudbased infrastructure. Typically, cloud-native applications are developed as loosely coupled microservices running in containers managed by platforms. These applications anticipate failure, and t...

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Automating F5 Application Services for VMware with F5 BIG-IQ Cloud AUTOMATING F5 APPLICATION SERVICES FOR VMWARE WITH F5 BIG-IQ CLOUD

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Expectations of enterprise IT have changed, and virtualization has already made silos of physical infrastructure hosting a single application obsolete. Self-service portals, with near instantaneous provisioning and lower costs, are the epitome of the new goal: cloud computing.

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Application Security in the Cloud with BIG-IP ASM APPLICATION SECURITY IN THE CLOUD WITH BIG-IP ASM

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Application threats are constantly evolving. Recent high-profile Internet attacks on organizations like HBGary, RSA, WikiLeaks, Google, Comodo, and others prove that no one is immune. Anyone could be a target, and perpetrators are extremely organized, skilled, and well-funded. Culprits are often bet...

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Building a Secure Private Cloud with VMware vSAN
Hyperconverged Architecture BUILDING A SECURE PRIVATE CLOUD WITH VMWARE VSAN HYPERCONVERGED ARCHITECTURE

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When discussing hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), one rarely hears the subject of security being addressed. Rather, security discussions are typically centered around data security, network security, and authentication. One reason for this is that the HCI space has really been about operational b...

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Defense-in-Depth for Cloud Databases DEFENSE-IN-DEPTH FOR CLOUD DATABASES

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Cloud computing is revolutionizing information technology through its cost and operational flexibility. Organizations are rapidly adopting cloud computing, but the transition is still in progress with many organizations keeping their mission-critical applications on-premises. Even though migrating t...

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ENSURING SECURITY FOR CLOUD APPLICATIONS ENSURING SECURITY FOR CLOUD APPLICATIONS

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

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

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

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

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

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Razor Technology Cloud Backup Services RAZOR TECHNOLOGY CLOUD BACKUP SERVICES

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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VMware on IBM Cloud VMWARE ON IBM CLOUD

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

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

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

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What WHAT'S YOUR MULTI-CLOUD MANAGEMENT PLAN?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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HYBRID CLOUD A Pragmatic Approach HYBRID CLOUD A PRAGMATIC APPROACH

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

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Public Cloud Infrastructure Security Trends PUBLIC CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY TRENDS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Power of Hybrid Cloud THE POWER OF HYBRID CLOUD

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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RUBRIK CLOUD DATA MANAGEMENT RUBRIK CLOUD DATA MANAGEMENT

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

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

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

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Scality RING S3 Connector SCALITY RING S3 CONNECTOR

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

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Multi-Cloud Controller MULTI-CLOUD CONTROLLER

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

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

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

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

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

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SOLID FOUNDATIONS FOR CLOUD SECURITY SOLID FOUNDATIONS FOR CLOUD SECURITY

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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3 Myths About Public Cloud 3 MYTHS ABOUT PUBLIC CLOUD

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

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

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

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

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

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ARIS CLOUD ENTERPRISE OPERATIONS SERVICES ARIS CLOUD ENTERPRISE OPERATIONS SERVICES

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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DevOps and the Enterprise Cloud DEVOPS AND THE ENTERPRISE CLOUD

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Converging Primary and Secondary Storage CONVERGING PRIMARY AND SECONDARY STORAGE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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HyTrust cloud adoption survey HYTRUST CLOUD ADOPTION SURVEY

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

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

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

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

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

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VMWARE CLOUD FOUNDATION VMWARE CLOUD FOUNDATION

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

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Multi Cloud Strategy MULTI CLOUD STRATEGY

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Nasuni Security Model THE NASUNI SECURITY MODEL

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

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

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

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

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

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Cloud Generation CLOUD GENERATION

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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CLOUD FIREWALL SERVICE CLOUD FIREWALL SERVICE

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

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CLOUD CONNECT SERVICE CLOUD CONNECT SERVICE

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

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Mitigating the Top Security Risks Facing Organisations in the Cloud MITIGATING THE TOP SECURITY RISKS FACING ORGANISATIONS IN THE CLOUD

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

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Optimize Branch Office Connectivity to Applications Hosted on AWS OPTIMIZE BRANCH OFFICE CONNECTIVITY TO APPLICATIONS HOSTED ON AWS

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

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Private Cloud Management for AIX and IBM i PRIVATE CLOUD MANAGEMENT FOR AIX AND IBM I

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

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CloudGenix Application-Defined Fabric CLOUDGENIX APPLICATION-DEFINED FABRIC

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

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Discover Unified Communications and Collaboration as a Service DISCOVER UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS AND COLLABORATION AS A SERVICE

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

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Affordable Enterprise-Grade Disaster Recovery Using the Cloud AFFORDABLE ENTERPRISE-GRADE DISASTER RECOVERY USING THE CLOUD

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

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Cloud computing: Marketing hype or sound business strategy? CLOUD COMPUTING: MARKETING HYPE OR SOUND BUSINESS STRATEGY?

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

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Is a Cloud Deployment Right for Your Business? IS A CLOUD DEPLOYMENT RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

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

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Maximizing Value with AWS MAXIMIZING VALUE WITH AWS

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

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

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AWS customers have been discovering cloud-specific IT
architecture patterns, driving even more efficiency and scalability.

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Traditional Platform Pack Installation of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne on Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Services TRADITIONAL PLATFORM PACK INSTALLATION OF JD EDWARDS ENTERPRISEONE ON ORACLE BARE METAL CLOUD SERVICES

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

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Deploying Containerized JD Edwards EnterpriseOne on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure DEPLOYING CONTAINERIZED JD EDWARDS ENTERPRISEONE ON ORACLE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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

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Generation Cloud:  The Market for MSPs and System Integrators in Transition GENERATION CLOUD: THE MARKET FOR MSPS AND SYSTEM INTEGRATORS IN TRANSITION

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

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VMware virtualized environments and the migration to the public cloud VMWARE VIRTUALIZED ENVIRONMENTS AND THE MIGRATION TO THE PUBLIC CLOUD

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

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Hybrid Enterprise Content Management HYBRID ENTERPRISE CONTENT MANAGEMENT

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

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Pega Predictive Diagnostic Cloud Security PEGA PREDICTIVE DIAGNOSTIC CLOUD SECURITY

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

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Oracle E-Business Suite on Oracle Cloud ORACLE E-BUSINESS SUITE ON ORACLE CLOUD

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

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JD Edwards on Oracle Cloud: Path to Digital Transformation JD EDWARDS ON ORACLE CLOUD: PATH TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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

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VXLAN Pseudowires VXLAN PSEUDOWIRES

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

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A Network Approach that Meets the Requirements of Cloud Computing A NETWORK APPROACH THAT MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS OF CLOUD COMPUTING

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

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Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud ORACLE PROJECT PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT CLOUD

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

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Cloud Operations for Oracle Cloud Machine CLOUD OPERATIONS FOR ORACLE CLOUD MACHINE

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

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Hybrid Cloud Management With Servicenow HYBRID CLOUD MANAGEMENT WITH SERVICENOW

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

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Cloud Security Considerations for the 2017 Enterprise CLOUD SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE 2017 ENTERPRISE

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

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Salesforce1 Platform: Accelerate App Dev with Huge ROI SALESFORCE1 PLATFORM: ACCELERATE APP DEV WITH HUGE ROI

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

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Heroku Enterprise: A Cloud Security Overview HEROKU ENTERPRISE: A CLOUD SECURITY OVERVIEW

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

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Enabling the Path to Private Cloud: Self-Service ENABLING THE PATH TO PRIVATE CLOUD: SELF-SERVICE

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

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Enabling the Path to Private Cloud: Automation ENABLING THE PATH TO PRIVATE CLOUD: AUTOMATION

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

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Cloud Trends in 2017 CLOUD TRENDS IN 2017

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

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Evolution For Enterprises In A Cloud World EVOLUTION FOR ENTERPRISES IN A CLOUD WORLD

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

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Your Cloud, Your Data: Understanding and Choosing the Best Cloud Solution for State and Local Government Needs YOUR CLOUD, YOUR DATA: UNDERSTANDING AND CHOOSING THE BEST CLOUD SOLUTION FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT NEEDS

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

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Managing the Cloud with NetApp and Partner Solutions MANAGING THE CLOUD WITH NETAPP AND PARTNER SOLUTIONS

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Cloud computing promises the benefits of flexibility, scalability, and business agility. But how can
businesses achieve those benefits if their cloud management solution is inefficient, incomplete,
and inflexible? NetApp and its partners allow IT to get beyond “box management&rdq...

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Cloud Scaling for Big Compute and Big Results CLOUD SCALING FOR BIG COMPUTE AND BIG RESULTS

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

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Sorting Fact from Fiction: HPC-Enabled Engineering Simulations, On-Premises or in the Cloud SORTING FACT FROM FICTION: HPC-ENABLED ENGINEERING SIMULATIONS, ON-PREMISES OR IN THE CLOUD

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

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Azure Stack: An extension of Azure AZURE STACK: AN EXTENSION OF AZURE

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

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Truly consistent hybrid cloud with Microsoft Azure TRULY CONSISTENT HYBRID CLOUD WITH MICROSOFT AZURE

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

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Utilising cloud to keep communications strong as the business changes UTILISING CLOUD TO KEEP COMMUNICATIONS STRONG AS THE BUSINESS CHANGES

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

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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. ybrid IT, an important infrastructure to enable efficiency in today’s global IT environment, includes the u...

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Computing in a virtual world Cloud Computing COMPUTING IN A VIRTUAL WORLD CLOUD COMPUTING

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

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It’s Cloud Time Folks IT’S CLOUD TIME FOLKS

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

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DAWN OF THE VIRTUAL PRIVATE CLOUD DAWN OF THE VIRTUAL PRIVATE CLOUD

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

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Hybrid Cloud for Flexible, Accelerated and Sustainable IT HYBRID CLOUD FOR FLEXIBLE, ACCELERATED AND SUSTAINABLE IT

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

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PROVIDING SECURITY, AGILITY AND INSIGHT FOR DYNAMIC CLOUD CONNECTIVITY PROVIDING SECURITY, AGILITY AND INSIGHT FOR DYNAMIC CLOUD CONNECTIVITY

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

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PRIVATE ENTERPRISE FILE SERVICES WITH CTERA AND  AMAZON WEB SERVICES PRIVATE ENTERPRISE FILE SERVICES WITH CTERA AND AMAZON WEB SERVICES

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

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Managing hybrid clouds A comprehensive, secure, and flexible cloud management solution MANAGING HYBRID CLOUDS A COMPREHENSIVE, SECURE, AND FLEXIBLE CLOUD MANAGEMENT SOLUTION

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

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Lifting and Shifting Enterprise Apps to the Cloud: 5 Rules to
Follow LIFTING AND SHIFTING ENTERPRISE APPS TO THE CLOUD: 5 RULES TO FOLLOW

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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VPSA  OBJECT STORAGE VPSA OBJECT STORAGE

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

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SOFTWARE DEFINED STORAGE VS. TRADITIONAL SAN AND NAS SOFTWARE DEFINED STORAGE VS. TRADITIONAL SAN AND NAS

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

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

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

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

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Jan 09, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Are Cloud Managed Services The Right Financial
Choice for Your Business? ARE CLOUD MANAGED SERVICES THE RIGHT FINANCIAL CHOICE FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

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

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Better Security in the Cloud BETTER SECURITY IN THE CLOUD

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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At-Risk Data in the Cloud: 3 Strategies to Stop the Data Bleed AT-RISK DATA IN THE CLOUD: 3 STRATEGIES TO STOP THE DATA BLEED

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

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

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Jan 19, 2016

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

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

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Jun 22, 2017

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

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EMBRACE ENTERPRISE CLOUD FOR Digital Empowerment and Transformation EMBRACE ENTERPRISE CLOUD FOR DIGITAL EMPOWERMENT AND TRANSFORMATION

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

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Benchmark Your Enterprise Cloud Adoption BENCHMARK YOUR ENTERPRISE CLOUD ADOPTION

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Jan 03, 2017

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

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The journey to the hybrid cloud: Usage trends and business benefits THE JOURNEY TO THE HYBRID CLOUD: USAGE TRENDS AND BUSINESS BENEFITS

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

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

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

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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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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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