Colocation facilities are rapidly designing and building new facilities in order to capitalize on market opportunity. Getting the facility up and running is the first challenge. The second? Recruiting, training, and retaining qualified data center staff. In this webinar, co-hosted by Tony DeSpirito, VP & General Manager Data Center Operations at Schneider Electric, & Brian Gisi, Infrastructure Management & Services Manager at IBM, to access field-tested methods & strategies that can help you:
1. Overcome the worldwide shortage of experienced data center professionals
2. Understand how out-tasking data center operations can benefit you & your clients
3. Identify key characteristics of a strong data center operations partner
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jan 09, 2014
In this Forrester report: How the infrastructure/operations (I&O) role changes in a hybrid cloud world. How they accelerate the cloud application delivery life cycle to exceed business expectations of cloud & which management capabilities must be mastered to take on the role of hybrid cloud manager.
This free Ventana Research report shows SuccessFactors to be a top supplier of applications that support the management and operations of compensation.
According to Ventana, SuccessFactors Compensation (part of SuccessFactors BizX Suite) achieved the top overall ranking due to its scores in Reliability and Capabilities. In addition, the growing number of SuccessFactors customers and the company's commitment to cloud computing contributed to its top ranking in the Validation and TCO/ROI categories. Easy for managers at all levels to use, the application has capabilities for compensation reviews and adjustments, as well as an embedded analytic view-which shows the handling of promotions and support across pay ranges.
Find out what else Ventana has to say about SuccessFactors in this complimentary report. Download it today.
Published By: Dynatrace
Published Date: May 20, 2016
For all Development Managers, Operations Managers and DevOps Managers, this eBook by DevOps advocate and author Gene Kim will clearly outline:
- How leaders are 2.5x more likely to exceed profitability, market share and productivity goals through DevOps
- Why your IT delivery model needs to be continuous and collaborative to meet demands for more features faster
- Which Milestones to have in mind when plugging performance into the four pillars - culture, automation, measurement and sharing
- How identifying bad patterns earlier in development prevents them from making it into production
Start accelerating your own results; read this eBook now.
Imagine a world where incident alerts arrive 30 minutes before problems even begin — you’d actually have the power to prevent outages and deliver a truly seamless experience to your customers. Sound impossible? Think again — the right AIOps (Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations) solution can help you maintain uptime, reduce manual incident-management tasks and increase productivity.
IT organizations are now responsible for delivering seamless customer experiences while preventing outages and managing an increasing number of systems. With growing responsibility placed on IT, there is an opportunity to drive strategy for company-wide business processes and operations.
Companies using machine data powered platforms like Splunk collect disparate data types to quickly troubleshoot and monitor systems. By adding predictive capabilities, IT can glean critical insights for the business and develop strategic initiatives on issues that matter.
Download the white paper “Embracing the Strategic Opportunity of IT” to learn how to:
Enable a business aware IT organization
Unlock operational efficiencies
Solve problems with predictive analytics
The world of artificial intelligence (AI) has finally arrived at the doorstep of IT operations. As organizations move toward using both big data and machine learning functionality to support a variety of IT operations, processes and tasks, artificial intelligence for IT operations (AIOps) platforms have emerged as a one-stop solution.
Gartner has released a “Market Guide for AIOps Platforms” that provides findings about the AIOps industry and its latest developments.
Download your complimentary copy to:
*Gain insight into the developing industry of AIOps and its future
*Learn how to optimize IT operations powered by machine learning to drive business value
*Compare different AIOps platform vendors and their range of capabilities
collectd is an open source daemon that collects system and application performance metrics. With this data, collectd then has the ability to work alongside other tools to help identify trends, issues and relationships not easily observable.
Read this e-book to get a deep dive into what collectd is and how you can begin incorporating it into your organization’s environment.
Published By: LogMeIn
Published Date: Mar 01, 2012
Traditional remote access and meeting tools were not designed as remote support tools for helpdesks and IT professionals. LogMeIn consults daily with helpdesk and operations managers and here's what we've learned are the top five hidden costs of using legacy tools to provide remote support.
In this white paper, learn how Oracle customers have transformed their finance operations and achieved significant reductions in close times and increases in manager productivity with Oracle’s Cloud based finance and accounting applications.
Published By: BMC ESM
Published Date: Nov 05, 2009
Realizing its existing processes and tools were inadequate, labor intensive and error-prone,
Morgan Stanley began looking for a new application deployment solution in early 2007. While not
required in the initial assessment, Morgan Stanley also hoped to find a tool that would also
provide capabilities such as hardware and operating system provisioning.
Published By: Aviatrix
Published Date: Jun 11, 2018
Join Aviatrix for a discussion of next-generation transit hubs that are purpose-built to treat the network as code, rather than as a virtualized instance of a data center router. Learn how a software-defined approach can transform your AWS transit hub design from a legacy architecture exercise into a strategic infrastructure initiative that doesn’t require you to descend into the command-line interface and BGP of the IT networking world.
As part of our fact-filled AWS Bootcamp series, Aviatrix CTO Sherry Wei and Neel Kamal, head of field operations at Aviatrix share the requirements that our most successful customers have insisted upon for their Global Transit Networks, and demonstrate the key features that deliver on those requirements.
Who Should Watch?
Anyone responsible for connectivity of cloud resources, including cloud architects, cloud infrastructure managers, cloud engineers, and networking staff.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: May 05, 2015
In this Forrester report: How the infrastructure/operations (I&O) role changes in a hybrid cloud world. How they accelerate the cloud application delivery life cycle to exceed business expectations of cloud & Which management capabilities must be mastered to take on the role of hybrid cloud manager.
Industrial enterprises around the world are retooling their factories with advanced technologies to boost manufacturing flexibility and speed, achieving new levels of overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), supply chain responsiveness, and customer satisfaction in the process. This renaissance reflects very real pressures industry players face today. For years, traditional factories have been operating at a disadvantage, impeded by production environments that are “disconnected”—at the very least strictly gated—to corporate business systems, to supply chains, and to customers and partners.
Managers of these traditional factories say the feeling is akin to flying blind. These are operations where plant floors, front offices, and suppliers operate in independent silos, where managers have only hazy visibility into downtime and quality problems, and where the root causes of inefficiencies are rarely understood or addressed.
In this whitepaper Gartner explores smartphones and tablet devices, and their applications, which are increasingly at risk of malware. IT security planners and operations managers can thwart serious malware threats for the time being with these best practices.
Read this whitepaper for more information.
To better support the business, I&O managers often turn to IT service support management (ITSSM) tools. ITSSM tools enable IT operations organizations, specifically infrastructure and operations (I&O) managers, to better support the production environment. ITSSM tools automate the tasks and workflows associated with the management and delivery of quality IT services to the business. The vendors in this Magic Quadrant offer integrated products that address functionality from a combined perspective of people, processes and tooling. BMC was rated as a leader by Gartner in the Magic Quadrant.
This comprehensive 30pg benchmark report explores how companies are implementing and augmenting CRM/SFA platforms with lead management and sales automation capabilities to maximize the value of CRM investments.
The importance of data processing in today’s business environment is increasing and it is clear that business operations must be secured against every possible contingency to provide continuous uptime. Business continuity is not just concerned with IT infrastructure and data processing, it also includes manual and automatic IT systems with the human involvement. This white paper explains how HP StorageWorks XP for Business Continuity Manager (BCM) Software makes sure that all processes within the data-handling procedures are automated in such a way that in the event of a failure or unplanned disruption, business operations can continue with minimal interruption.
Data protection and recovery can be a complicated problem in remote offices. But there are options. This white paper explores a range of possibilities, and shows how an adaptive data protection solution can protect remotely stored data for enterprises of all sizes.
Published By: VMTurbo
Published Date: Jun 18, 2013
VMware vCloud Director has created tremendous potential for service providers and enterprises to deliver agile and cost effective Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) through its ability to automate the self-provisioning of virtual data center service offerings by customers. Since a multitude of commodity cloud providers have appeared seemingly overnight, service providers and enterprises must harness technologies like vCloud Director
to reduce the overall cost of delivering compute services.
With automated self-service provisioning in place, the next wave of opportunities for cost and performance optimization lies in operations management. This document details how VMTurbo Operations Manager delivers unique business value, addressing significant gaps in VMware vCloud offerings.
Published By: VMTurbo
Published Date: Oct 25, 2013
Businesses receive a number of benefits from running their IT operations within virtualized cloud environments, including: automation, economics and efficieny. Yet, as more mission-critical applications and workloads are run within cloud environments, IT staff lack the means for effective management. Businesses need new tools that meet cloud-era demands and deliver the same benefits as cloud computing itself: automation, economics and efficiency.
Published By: Kenandy
Published Date: Jan 28, 2015
Manufacturing and product companies are facing critical challenges. To survive in the new global economy, companies need to continuously reinvent themselves. They need to rapidly
add new products and acquire new businesses. They need to build new partnerships and channels. They can’t depend on the same set of suppliers tomorrow that they do today. And they can’t expect to do business the same way in new and emerging markets.
For these reasons, enterprises need a new kind of ERP, one that’s faster to deploy and can:
Adapt very quickly
Go into the hands of employees, customers and partners immediately, with little or no training
Provide continuous visibility into their operations
It’s no surprise that CIOs, manufacturing managers and operational executives are looking for new solutions. They have to ?nd solutions to get the three strategic capabilities they need
to succeed: greater operational agility, the ability to collaborate and continuous visibility.
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