Grid Computing is an emerging computing model that provides the ability to perform higher throughput computing by taking advantage of many networked computers to model a virtual computer architecture that is able to distribute process execution across a parallel infrastructure. Grids use the resources of many separate computers connected by a network (usually the Internet) to solve large-scale computation problems.
This report takes a look at the enterprise threat landscape as it stands in 2013. What areas should you be sitting up and paying attention to? What areas can you afford to pay a little less attention to? We try to cover off all those questions and more. We hope you find the information inside useful as you step up your fight against the bad guys by deploying good technologies and best practice.
White Paper Published By: Intel Corp.
Published Date: Aug 08, 2012
This report describes how improving the efficiency of data storage, deduplication solutions has enabled organizations to cost-justify the increased use of disk for backup and recovery. However, the changing demands on IT storage infrastructures have begun to strain the capabilities of initial deduplication products. To meet these demands, a new generation of deduplication solutions is emerging which scale easily, offer improved performance and availability and simplify management and integration within the IT storage infrastructure. HP refers to this new generation as "Deduplication 2.0.
In this on-demand video broadcast, hear Nir Zuk, CTO and co-founder of Palo Alto Networks and Rich Mogull, Analyst and CEO of Securosis, provide insights and recommendations on how to handle consumerization and the proliferation of devices.
White Paper Published By: CyrusOne
Published Date: Jan 19, 2012
This paper explores issues that arise when planning for growth of Information Technology infrastructure and explains how colocation of data centers can provide scalability, enabling users to modify capacity quickly to meet fluctuating demand.
Riverbed Cascade Pilot and Cascade Shark combine sophisticated, end-to-end monitoring with high-speed,high-fidelity packet capture and analysis to deliver comprehensive network performance monitoring and analysis. Download this insightful solution brief to learn more.
White Paper Published By: ZScaler
Published Date: Nov 18, 2011
Read this informative whitepaper to learn how, as a Blue Coat customer, you can reap the benefits of Zscaler's comprehensive cloud security solution. Learn how enterprises with legacy proxy appliances-such as Blue Coat ProxySG-will further enhance their security with our unmatched advanced threat protection.
White Paper Published By: Cloud Pro
Published Date: Jul 04, 2011
Written by CIO and Cloud Pro contributor, Dave Cartwright, this special report looks at ways in which the IT manager can help his or her CIO to prepare the ground for moving to cloud.
It examines a number of different areas:
. What type of applications will fit best into a cloud environment
. How to prepare an effective RFP
. Ways in which the IT manager can work with the whole of the technical team in getting their organisation cloud-ready
. Organising an SLA
The ongoing global economic recession has left no business, budget, or IT organization unscathed. Corporations, forced to do more with fewer resources, are demanding greater economies of scale. That sets expectations that IT organizations will remain lean yet deliver high-quality services and support. This requires IT organizations to develop more process-oriented, efficient, and effective mechanisms to manage and maintain their environments.
IT needs to deliver a high quality user experience in order to accelerate business success. But how many organisations closely monitor that experience, analyse it and have systems in place to deal with any problems?
In Autumn 2010, we commissioned an independent Study to find out. It involved interviewing over 400 business and IT leaders in different industry sectors across 14 countries to assess their position.
Over the last two decades, IT organizations have spent billions of dollars implementing fault management tools and processes to maximize network availability. While availability management is critical, infrastructure reliability has improved to the point at which 99.9 percent availability is commonplace. Given these improvements in infrastructure availability, companies are focusing more attention on performance management. By measuring how networked applications and services perform under normal circumstances, understanding how infrastructure and application changes impact performance, and isolating the sources of above-normal latency, IT organizations can ensure problems are resolved quickly, mitigate risk from planned and unplanned changes, and take measured steps to optimize application performance. In this paper, you will learn why this shift is taking place and how a new management model, what CA Technologies calls Performance First, can empower you to advance to the next level in managing your network for application performance.
Business applications today have become the primary interface between a company and its customers. And, there has simultaneously been tremendous innovation in the area of business intelligence, which can unlock a personalized experience for each an every user - and help support key corporate objectives to increase revenue, strengthen customer loyalty and establish and maintain a high-quality brand in the marketplace. For technology managers, then, this is an exciting time to demonstrate the value of IT to the business. But, the situation also exposes the intense risk we place on our IT applications because they now carry enormous organizational responsibility and significance.
As IT organizations are increasingly measured by their relationship to revenue, employee productivity, and business success, the more they need to visualize, analyze, and manage how the components in their IT environment impact business services. Dynamic change in the business climate, constant pressures to curb IT expenses, and implementation of new IT paradigms, including virtualization and cloud computing, pose significant challenges to IT-business alignment.
Helping customers take advantage of the latest technologiesLogicalis is a $1 billion turnover global provider of IT & Communications Technology (ICT) solutions and services focusing on communications and collaboration; datacentre; professional and managed services.
Logicalis provides integrated ICT solutions and services to more than 5,000 corporate and public sector customers. The company helps organisations reduce costs by designing, specifying, deploying and managing end user, network and datacentre environments using the latest technologies.
Layered Tech's engineers created a customized package of virtual private data centers (VPDCs), managed services and disaster recovery solutions that support KANA's clients, large and small. Layered Tech tailored the architecture to meet the highest enterprise security requirements, as well as ensuring that each KANA client can deploy applications that scale to ongoing volume fluctuations.
White Paper Published By: Hosting.com
Published Date: May 20, 2010
This Cloud Computing Trends Report provided insight into the expectations small, medium and large businesses have of cloud computing, their intended uses, reasons for adopting, and expected time-frames for implementing cloud-based solutions.
White Paper Published By: Vertica
Published Date: Oct 30, 2009
Independent research firm Knowledge Integrity Inc. examine two high performance computing technologies that are transitioning into the mainstream: high performance massively parallel analytical database management systems (ADBMS) and distributed parallel programming paradigms, such as MapReduce, (Hadoop, Pig, and HDFS, etc.). By providing an overview of both concepts and looking at how the two approaches can be used together, they conclude that combining a high performance batch programming and execution model with an high performance analytical database provides significant business benefits for a number of different types of applications.
White Paper Published By: HP SAS
Published Date: Oct 15, 2008
SAS Grid Computing delivers enterprise-class capabilities that enable SAS applications to automatically leverage grid computing, run faster and takes optimal advantage of computing resources. With grid computing as an automatic capability, it is easier and more cost-effective to allocate compute-intensive applications appropriately across computing systems. SAS Grid Manager helps automate the management of SAS Computing Grids with dynamic load balancing, resource assignment and monitoring, and job priority and termination management.