Top Ten Reasons to Automate Your IT Processes
Today's IT infrastructure is more complex than ever. There are more applications, more servers both physical and virtual, larger global networks, and more data; all of which needs to be managed. Businesses can't afford to solve this problem by continually adding to headcount. They have to find a way to manage it all more efficiently. This white paper explains the top ten reasons why businesses are adopting IT process automation.
The Business Value of Performance Management
For many enterprises, IT organizations tend to focus on individual issues and priorities based on their role within the organization and the project requirements. The performance management approach brings disparate issues, views and groups together and focuses on providing a holistic view to improving overall performance of critical resources, applications and staff.
This document focuses on key attributes and best practices for organizations looking to successfully deploy performance management strategy across their enterprise.
Accelerating the Delivery of Microsoft Office 365
Today’s end users are accustomed to the high performance of locally provided services. When moving services to the cloud, data centers are no longer local, so the end user experience can suffer. A poor or congested Internet connection between the user and the cloud service will mean sluggish application delivery that puts a damper on user productivity and ultimately threatens application usage. Riverbed Technology has been addressing these performance issues for some time on private and cloud enterprise networks with Steelhead wide-area network (WAN) optimization.
Are Your Legacy Applications Suitable for the cloud? 3 Critical Evaluation Activities to Ensure Migration Success
Many enterprises are currently planning or are in the process of migrating their critical business applications to the cloud as the trend toward the hybrid enterprise continues to gather momentum. Even if a legacy application is deemed technically possible to migrate, without understanding the cost to the business and the performance ramifications for end users, the impact could be disastrous. Here are some factors that should influence cloud migration decisions for legacy applications.
Getting Network Auditing and Configuration Figured Out
In the world of network management, knowledge is power. But many organizations know a lot less about their network than they think. With proper network auditing and configuration, businesses can fill this knowledge gap. This document from Aberdeen Group looks at network performance management.
Lifecycle Management is the Key to Successful Unified Communications
Unified communications (UC) is a powerful technology with a multifaceted value proposition. UC can significantly reduce the cost of communications and raise productivity by streamlining the collaboration process. The technology also enables coworkers to collaborate in real time across the extended enterprise, which includes partners, customers, suppliers and other critical constituents.
This white paper from ZK Research looks at the challenges of UC management, and the potential benefits of taking a lifecycle management approach to UC.