BYOD Here to Stay, But Organizations Must Adapt
Ericom Software Inc.
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) represents a sea change not only in the IT industry but in the wider business world, revolutionizing the way organizations operate and how employees work. While BYOD presents some challenges, it is effectively ushering in a new era of flexibility and efficiency that far outweighs the short-term logistical issues. Read this white paper and know how to reap the benefits of BYOD for your organization.
Business Strategy: Thwarting Cyberthreats and Attacks Against Healthcare Organizations
A new IDC Health Insight study finds healthcare providers are top targets for cybercriminals, because health information is now the most valuable asset on the black market. Help protect your organization by learning how others are investing in their cyberstrategy and reviewing cybersecurity best practices.
The Economic and Strategic Benefits of Cloud Computing
According to a Computer Economics survey, organizations that have fully or largely migrated to the cloud save on average more than 15 percent in IT spending as a percentage of revenue. Savings come not only from a reduction in data center spending, but also from lower IT personnel costs.
Because cloud-based systems reduce the effort needed for ongoing support, cloud users are able to devote a higher percentage of their IT spending to new initiatives. The cost savings, combined with strategic benefits in speed, scalability, and agility, argue in favor of organizations moving aggressively to the cloud.
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.
SteelHead Hybrid Networking
The Internet and the cloud are now a part of business-critical infrastructures. Enterprises are becoming a hybrid of on-premises and off-premises assets. To efficiently support the combined public and private resources, the network itself needs to go hybrid, combining the strengths of the highly reliable multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) with the ubiquity, price, and speed of the Internet. Riverbed’s SteelHead™ hybrid networking enables an excellent user experience for both your on-premises and cloud-based applications and makes your network faster, cheaper, easier to manage, and more reliable at the same time.