Cloud Infographic: Where’s Your Data Big Data is all the rage today. There’s a lot of buzz about how it will transform your business with diagnostics and dashboards distributed directly to business users. The truth is someday Big Data will do just that… if your organization can clear a few hurdles in getting it under control. This booklet is designed to get you out in front of the challenge of managing The Truth About Big Data in your organization and unravel the myths behind what Big Data is and the management solutions that will work to unlock its value. Included is an
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Virtualization: VMware and Hitachi Data Systems Carve a Path towards Effective Cloud Usage It appears sometimes that the shift of both technology and mindset to the concept called the cloud is happening extremely quickly, and although innovation and competitiveness are key concerns for any CEO or executive, the speed by which a company’s entire IT structure must transform can sometimes be overwhelming. This is something that the experts at VMware and Hitachi have known for a long time, and is the reason why their 10-year relationship has done so well for their clients: they are very good at explaining the
Indiana’s 2013 TechPoint Startup Winner – Bloomerang – Is Expanding In Vision And Workforce! Bloomerang, the Indiana startup, began just last year and since has grown significantly; partnering with over five dozen others and winning startup awards such as TechPoint’s 2013 Tech Startup of the Year. Some known partners of Bloomerang’s include Achieve, Commonwealth USA, Cathexis and Fired-Up Fundraising, as well as Avectra and their newest partner Fundly. Interestingly enough, Bloomerang’s co-founder, Jay Love, is also a senior VP at Avectra; which is a company also geared solely towards non-profits. The startup specializes in cloud-based fundraising, as well as donor relations and is solely
Do You Have The Right IT Monitoring And Management Strategy? As more organizations embrace hybrid IT, the task of monitoring and managing these environments becomes more complex. Virtualization and cloud add layers of abstraction, making detection and resolution of a performance/availability issue extremely challenging for the IT operations department. Without the correct process and tools in place, restoration of service becomes a difficult, long drawn process and downtime becomes a constant detrimental issue. The team here at Zenoss commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a study on the current state of IT’s ability to manage the performance and availability of critical
Gartner Reveals Top Predictions for IT Organizations and Users for 2014 and Beyond Analysts Explore Latest Industry Directions at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013 October 6-10 ORLANDO, Fla., October 8, 2013 - Gartner, Inc. has revealed its top predictions for IT organizations and IT users for 2014 and beyond. Gartner’s top predictions for 2014 combine several disruptive topics — Digital Industrial Revolution, Digital Business, Smart Machines and the Internet of Things — that are set to have an impact well beyond just the IT function. “Gartner’s 2013 CEO survey suggests CEOs feel that business uncertainties are declining and yet, CIOs awake each day into
What Do IT Managers Place as Top Priority when thinking Cloud? Service! IT managers have a great deal to think about when considering or overseeing their company’s transition to the cloud, since this is a technology that positions itself both as a data-storage security platform – which IT managers know a lot about – and a dynamic business tool – which they may know slightly less about. So IT managers often appreciate receiving help from their industry counterparts, which is great news for those managed hosting providers who wish to distinguish themselves from being simply a pipeline or storage tank