In the fields of packet-switched networks and computer networking, the traffic engineering term Quality of Service (QoS) refers to the probability of the telecommunication network meeting a given traffic contract, or in many cases is used informally to refer to the probability of a packet succeeding in passing between two points in the network within its desired latency period.
This report helps you to understand some of the benefits and practicalities of Windows Server 2012 and the latest incarnation of the System Center management environment. Beyond the early experiences reported here, it’s important to understand that with these latest server and tool releases, Microsoft is enabling its customers to put a strategic foundation in place for the future.
White Paper Published By: Comcast
Published Date: Apr 26, 2013
This paper discusses the Metro Ethernet attributes that provide more flexible, scalable connectivity between your business locations and your data centers than SONET TDM private lines or IP VPNs. Unlike other WAN technologies, Metro Ethernet has some unique capabilities to allow you to more cost effectively connect multiple locations to your data centers.
White Paper Published By: Comcast
Published Date: Apr 26, 2013
Selecting the optimal wide area networking service to meet your diverse needs has been challenging given the many choices. However, over the past several years, business Ethernet services have emerged as the optimal choice to best address many applications.
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.
Find out what IDC and Boston College have to say about enhancing user productivity, reducing application downtime by 67%, and a 6 months ROI. Using Riverbed Cascade to manage exponentially growing application complexity while increasing network uptime.
As a network manager, application manager or security manager, you need systems that can collect data across your WAN, continuously analyze the data to discover problems, and troubleshoot issues as soon as they occur. Riverbed Cascade has fundamentally changed the economics of network performance management. Learn more.
Enterprises are rapidly adopting virtualization for dynamic service delivery and service management agility. IT challenges already exist in virtual environments and will only be exacerbated with the higher adoption of virtualization. The ability to proactively monitor traffic within these environments is critical for enabling predictable and reliable delivery of applications and for troubleshooting diverse IT infrastructures. Read this white paper to learn more.
This guide includes a demonstration on how you can accelerate troubleshooting, gain end-to-end visibility, and solve intermittent performance problems without having to recreate them; a detailed case study that shows how a large-scale federal government and defense consultant solved a months-long problem in just 15 minutes; and an on-demand webinar that introduces you to Cascade Shark and Cascade Pilot.
White Paper Published By: Cisco
Published Date: Feb 05, 2013
Whether being considered to support an organization's initial private cloud deployment or help an organization recover from a false start, an entry-level private cloud automation solution can enable IT teams to quickly demonstrate the value of IaaS.
White Paper Published By: Aternity
Published Date: Sep 10, 2012
Virtualization is a key disruptive technology for IT requiring radical changes in thinking and operating procedures to better plan, manage, provision and orchestrate resources throughout the enterprise.
White Paper Published By: SunGard
Published Date: Aug 13, 2012
Today's IT organizations are faced with the daunting task of optimizing all aspects of their departments, including people, processes and technology. Optimizing and streamlining server utilization through virtualization represents one particularly exciting example. We found that one of the most popular usage models for virtualization is to drive down server procurements in development, test and production environments. When this model is followed, future server purchases are avoided; instead, new workloads are established on existing systems.
White Paper Published By: PC Mall
Published Date: Oct 12, 2011
Using the right technology in the right areas of your business allows you to reduce waste and institute energy efficiencies that quickly translate to growth in customer base, increased market share, and enhanced shareholder value. Read this whitepaper to see how choosing the right energy-efficient HP products can cut your organization's technology energy use and costs in half while improving performance.
White Paper Published By: SAP
Published Date: Jun 30, 2011
Learn more about today's challenges of monetizing connected services across diverse industries such as high tech, financial services, telecommunications and how SAP can help you maximize these opportunities.
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.