Agility has emerged as an organizational superpower as businesses grapple with change and uncertainty in their own customer bases and in the global political and economic landscape. IT has been thrust into the spotlight as the unwitting hero of the story – tasked with delivering on the digital vision, implementing all manner of applications and building firm infrastructure foundations to support the latest digital initiatives.
In an increasingly on-demand world, it is this final point that often gets overlooked in the rush for the next shiny new technologies. EVOLUTION 2017 Data Economy Report is a large, global study measuring the digital state of today’s businesses and how well they are putting their data to work to drive innovation. The report also acts as a 2017 benchmark for organizations accelerating into the “Cloud Era” and gauging where they are in balancing infrastructure and applications in their business and how this is set to evolve as we approach 2020.
Some of the key themes and stats explored in the report include:
• The digital gold rush
• The great workload dilemma
• Cloud – migrations and mistakes?
• Data: taking back control in uncertain times.
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... While Keeping Costs and Complexity Under Control.
In today’s environment, business continuity is a necessity. As organizations embrace digital transformation and turn to IT for almost all most critical operations, downtime can be crippling. Those that are able to tolerate technology failures transparently—so the business remains up and running— can drive dramatic gains in competitive advantage, customer engagement and business innovation.
However, achieving the highest levels of business continuity, with zero recovery point objectives ...
The shelter-in-place mandates put in place earlier in 2020 sent most employees home, and for the next few months they strived to stay connected and productive, while IT teams scrambled to provide infrastructures to support them. Now many organizations have realized there are benefits to having a distributed workforce, and thus are focused on tackling some of the network-related challenges that have compromised employee experience.
Remote user access is one top-of-mind concern. When employees are remote, connecting to on-premises apps can be ...
How IT adapts in times of change:
When global events caused companies to make a rapid pivot to remote work, IT had no choice but to act fast. No matter where they were on the path to digital transformation, IT organizations across industries were responsible for onboarding a large number of employees onto new devices, managing a bigger population of distributed users, and keeping them all connected and secure.
For teams still using traditional PC lifecycle management methods on their Windows devices, these new demands quickly became a mas ...
Organizations will continue to benefit from their data center investments, yet many of these organizations are also looking to benefit from the unique advantages offered by public cloud that cannot be cost-effectively delivered with today’s static data center environments.
- 4 Reasons to Extend Your Data Center to the Cloud:
1. Footprint expansion - Obtain capacity for new projects and expand into new geographies without building a new data center or investing in over-provisioning.
2. On-demand capacity - Handle unplanned temporary cap ...
Cloud infrastructure is becoming the primary deployment environment for a majority of workloads.
As organizations extend on-premises data center environments to the public cloud, there are several factors that need to be considered to effectively integrate on-premises data centers with the public cloud in order to realize cloud benefits.
The goal of this paper is to help our customers understand these factors and identify the right cloud platform while identifying potential challenges. ...
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