New White Papers Provided By CA Technologies
The Best of Both Worlds: The Hybrid Cloud
Who knew that a video marketing campaign featuring a donkey, a baby and a bunch of helium balloons would catch fire, going viral after ending up on YouTube and driving an unprecedented amount of traffic to your company’s Web site? Hats off to the marketing folks, but are you ready for that kind of online attention and the stress it would put on your data center?
Most companies experience processing spikes, and especially these days, a fickle market requires the agility to exploit any potential increase in customer interest and optimize any competitive advantage. Certain business models call for irregular or unexpected bursts of IT capacity. And while a spike in demand may represent a welcome increase in business, it’s a PR disaster waiting to happen if the IT organization can’t support the increased online traffic due to resource constraints, resulting in slowdowns and outages.
Automation: Pre-requisite to the cloud
IDC White paper: CA Automation Suite Paves the Way for Cloud
This white paper describes how virtualization and cloud initiatives are creating new types of management challenges across physical and virtual data center environments. It explains why standardization, automation, and integration of many processes and tools are needed to help IT teams become more productive and agile.