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Integration: The Foundation of a Successful Hybrid IT Strategy

Hybrid IT? The conversation is no longer around if your organization embraces it, but how. According to TBR, “The use of hybrid cloud (a combination of cloud services) and hybrid IT (a combination of cloud services and on-premises assets) is now a reality for most enterprises, with 51 percent reporting at least one workload is leveraging a hybrid cloud or IT deployment method.” This report will look into the considerable benefits of hybrid IT and the critical integration points for a successful hybrid IT service delivery platform. ...more

The Holistic Approach to Multicloud for Digital Operations

To become more effective, enterprises must fast-track projects to digitally connect their organizations. Building value and providing compelling customer experiences at lower cost requires more than a quick technology fix; it demands a business and technological commitment to a new target operating model (TOM). This Pathfinder report looks at how to overcome cloud technology ‘inertia’ by viewing cloud not as a destination for ‘digital stuff’ but as a way to think and act differently as a business. Transformation of the IT function requires ...more

Assembling Your Cloud Orchestra: A field guide to multicloud management

Operating in a multicloud environment is a reality for most enterprise functions today, though too often it happens in silos. Whether it’s human resources recruiting candidates, manufacturing tracking shipments or marketing enticing customers, business units often circumvent their own IT departments to directly access services on the cloud. Instead of ignoring or attempting to stifle organizational forays onto multiple clouds, IT needs to get better at facilitating, orchestrating and optimizing enterprise multicloud footing. Enterprises tha ...more

Insights from IBM on the journey to SAP S/4HANA

To speed up their digital transformation journey, thousands of organizations across the globe are seriously considering how and when their organization should adopt SAP S/4HANA. Moving to SAP S/4HANA, however, can be a massive undertaking. To reduce some of the risks associated with the change and give companies a clear path of action, IBM has offered clients the ability to conduct an assessment with IBM’s HANA Impact Assessment. For companies wishing to adopt SAP S/4HANA — regardless of their industry or where they stand in their implement ...more

What You Need to Know about Migrating to SAP S/4HANA

If your company is one of hundreds of thousands that rely on the SAP Business Suite for your criticalcbusiness operations, then you are likely beginning your preparations to move to SAP’s cloud offer, SAP S/4HANA. In this paper, we provide considerations to help businesses get started with their move to SAP S/4HANA. We identify the business value of SAP S/4HANA in the context of companies’ overall digital transformation, and recommend factors to help assess how and when to begin the migration. Finally, we discuss the benefits of engaging a t ...more

Human AI is Here

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been embraced by a vast majority of business leaders as a powerful force for building value—in terms of business returns and social impact. The research at the heart of this report—a survey of 305 global executives across multiple industries conducted by Forbes Insights, in collaboration with Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft—unveils the thinking and actions already firmly rooted around data and AI, and the rewards companies leading the charge are already seeing. A select group of companies—the AI Leaders—are ...more

Data remains a major strategic issue

Crisp Research has identified the next major topics in the IT sector. Accordingly, next year we will focus in particular on data availability and usage, digital strategy, various user experience issues and new technologies. The focus will always be on even better services and simpler use....more on cio.de

Threat Hunting 101: 8 threat hunts you can do with available resources

Threat hunting is the process of proactively searching for malware or attackers that reside on your network. The generally accepted method is to leverage a security information and event management (SIEM) solution that centrally collects log data from disparate sources — endpoints, servers, firewalls, security solutions, antivirus (AV), and more — providing visibility into network, endpoint, and application activity that might indicate an attack. In this white paper, we will discuss the minimum toolset and data requirements you need for succ ...more

LogRhythm for SWIFT Customer Security Controls Framework

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) facilitates a huge number of financial transactions every day via the secure messaging system it provides to its members. In addition to banks, the system is also used by other major financial players. SWIFT does not maintain accounts or handle funds, but its network moves huge sums every day. Member institutions, if compromised, can be used to send fake messages that other members act upon in good faith. Such activity has resulted in both attempted and successful transfers of ...more

Security Operations Maturity Model

This white paper explores how to assess and evolve the principle programmes of the security operations centre (SOC): threat monitoring, threat hunting, threat investigation and incident response. LogRhythm developed the Threat Lifecycle Management (TLM) framework to help organisations ideally align technology, people and process in support of these programmes. The TLM framework defines the critical security operations technological capabilities and workflow processes that are vital to achieve an efficient and effective SOC. LogRhythm’s Secu ...more