Business Issues, Applications

2 things IT must do to take advantage of SaaS

IT must be a savvy customer as the enterprise consumes software in new ways

Blog-post by,
Michael Garrett

Software consumption models are changing. And as choice proliferates, enterprise IT needs to become a savvy consumer of these different models. Software as a service (SaaS), on-premise, or managed service—each has its pros and cons.

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CIO Leadership, Applications

Touching down on Transformation one application at a time

Applications Transformation can be a competitive sport like football

Blog-post by,
HP Blogger
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Denver Broncos’ quarterback, Peyton Manning threw his record-breaking 509th touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers.  A moment of glory for Manning who would have thrown many more times out of which there were 509 glorious touchdowns.  Applications Transformation principles are not very different.  While business objectives drive the strategy and roadmap to get to that future state, enterprise transformation happens one application at a time – or in Manning’s words, one throw at a time.  I am no quarterback but would like to think like one by applying simila

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Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Technology, Big Data, Cloud, IT Performance, Security

Decreasing Data Breach Risks: 10 Steps For Success

Blog-post by,
deisner

According to the Global State of Information Security 2015, data breaches cost companies an average of $2.7 million each year. What's more, the total number of IT security incidents rose by almost 50 percent in 2014, while security budgets slipped. With attack numbers on the rise, budgets in decline and recovery costs skyrocketing, companies need ways to decrease risk rather than clean up the mess. Here are 10 essential steps.


CIO Leadership, Big Data, Cloud, Security

Big Data critical to remaining competitive

We chat about analytics and Big Data 2-3 p.m. ET Thursday.

Blog-post by,
Community Manager
,
jdodge

Is Big Data catching on or does confusion and entropy remain its biggest challenges? Could it be both in that companies recognize the "urgency" to fully exploit analytics and Big Data, but have yet to get their acts together.

That will be our #CIOchat question this week: Is Big Data catching on or is it moving too slow? We chat 2-3 pm ET Thursday, hashtag #CIOchat .

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Technology, Services

Best Salesforce Training in Chennai

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The introduction cloud technology changed the business process into virtual world. Cloud is perfect acronym for internet. In this system, the data and information are stored in online. You can access the data from anywhere and across platform with internet connection. Cloud computing is most lucrative career field in IT industry. Cloud computing training in Chennai offer hands-on training and help you to be an aspiring professional in cloud technology.


CIO Leadership, Cloud

3 Ways Cloud Computing Rocks the World

In this post, I’d like to share what I consider some of the most interesting uses of cloud, and how they help enterprises achieve faster time to market, increase customer engagement, and drive revenue.

Blog-post by,
HP Blogger
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Cloud computing is driving change in all aspects of business, large and small. Some of the most common uses include dev/test, data archiving, storage, and disaster recovery. Everyone is familiar with SaaS players such as Salesforce and Workday and storage options such as Google Drive, iCloud, OneDrive, and Dropbox. Cloud-based collaboration tools such as Mikogo and Vyew are proliferating as well.

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Technology, Security

The Best Defense for Open Source Security: Offense

Blog-post by,
Bill_Ledingham

It doesn’t take much more than a glance at the news to learn that cyber attacks have advanced far beyond the phishing and linkbait methods of years past. As enterprise technologies have progressed in their capabilities and complexities, so have today’s attackers. They always seem to be one step ahead of organizations. The more interconnected technology becomes, the more vulnerable it is to attacks.

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Business Issues, Applications

How IT can achieve the managed state of application health monitoring

Follow these 3 steps to get visibility across business units

Blog-post by,
Gerben Verstraete

The business wants two things from IT: agility and reassurance. They want to know that systems are working, IT is ready for spikes in capacity, and crucial applications are always performing as expected. To prove its worth to the business, IT must be able to demonstrate that applications are in good health.

Many IT shops, however, struggle to achieve such a high level of visibility. An IT organization that’s busy keeping the lights on can’t spare a team of people to focus solely on application health; yet not developing that level of insight has consequences.

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Technology, Cloud, Security

Cloud will be dominant by 2020

So sayeth the #CIOchat Twitter chat.

Blog-post by,
Community Manager
,
jdodge

There used to be a saying that no one ever got fired for buying IBM. Six year hence, that same saying might be applied to the cloud. No ever ever got fired for buying the cloud. More to the point, someone will get fired for NOT buying the cloud.

That was the consensus of our Twitter chat last Thursday asking where will the cloud be by 2020?

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Business Issues, Technology, Big Data, Cloud

Better Or Worse: The Enterprise Cloud, Uncovered

Blog-post by,
SteveLyerly

Once a haven of early adopters and mavericks, public clouds are now a viable enterprise platform; according to research firm Gartner, the market will reach $180 billion by 2015. Combined with established private cloud services and growing hybrid deployments, the future looks bright for enterprise cloud computing.


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