Service providers around the world share concerns about running out of bandwidth. Business challenges surrounding continued bandwidth growth, linked to video, mobility, and cloud applications, are significant. Service providers also report declining revenue from a cost-per-bit perspective, so not only does the network need to grow, it also needs to grow more cost effectively.
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With over 40 vendors in the hot SD-WAN market, it can be difficult for customers to determine which one they should choose. In this report, Futuriom aggregates its extensive interviews with customers and service providers and details the top drivers for SD-WAN today, use cases and features, architectures and strategies, key differentiators, and then details the top vendors in the market and their respective strengths.
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Old-guard database providers are expensive, proprietary, have high lock-in costs, and impose restrictive licensing terms. The challenge to date has been to achieve the same performance and availability of commercial-grade databases on open source databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MariaDB.
Examine key considerations that go into any database migration decision and specific use cases—in Financial Services and Healthcare Analytics implementations—where Datavail carefully managed database migrations from traditional database providers to the cloud—and in particular Amazon Aurora.
Download the eBook to learn about:
Migration considerations and strategies including lift and shift, re-platforming, and re-factoring
Security and compliance functionality enabled by Amazon Aurora
Performance and scalability opportunities enabled by AWS
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Jun 16, 2017
Tangent International is a specialist recruitment company for the technology industry. It has more than 70 employees who work with some of the most forward thinking companies in the world.
A global recruiter with international needs Tangent International operates in 175 countries with candidates and clients across more than 220 locations. As a recruiter looking to source and place the best talent from all over the world, the business needed a service provider that would allow it to easily communicate with its global customer base. These customers include some of the biggest technology brands in the world who all have high expectations, so it’s vital that the technology Tangent International uses lives up to these standards.
Published By: Veeam '18
Published Date: Mar 13, 2018
In today’s digital economy, IT organizations are increasingly using public cloud technologies and services to meet their needs for increased agility and innovation, as well as cost management. This use of public cloud technologies is further complicated when companies use multiple cloud service providers, a concept also known as multi-cloud, and attempt to integrate on- and off-premises environments, known as hybrid cloud. IT organizations now must manage systems that span across both multi-cloud and hybrid cloud environments, which presents new challenges for data protection. The Veeam Availability Platform offers solutions that can provide data protection to, from, and within multi-cloud environments, ensuring companies can fully leverage their public cloud providers and existing on-premises systems.
Published By: Veeam '18
Published Date: Dec 04, 2018
"In today’s era, organizations are increasingly adopting multiple cloud services, including public, private, and hybrid clouds, to meet increased agility, innovation and cost management goals. Veeam ensures availability in these environments by providing data protection to, from, and within multi-cloud environments.
ESG led a research among IT decision makers to better understand the extent to which multiple cloud service providers are being used today and how that influences the use of on-premises and hybrid cloud environments in the future.
Read this ESG brief to learn more about:
• The current trend in multi-cloud adoption for large companies
• The future of on-premises IT environment
• How the Veeam Availability Platform delivers the next generation of availability for the always-on enterprise
• And more! "
Published By: Okta APAC
Published Date: Dec 19, 2018
Cost savings, storage, ease of updates. The allure of the cloud is hard to ignore, with some reports citing over 90% of organizations using cloud services in some manner. But all the benefits of the cloud disappear if you can't keep your data and users safe. In a perimeter-less world, it's identity that becomes the heart of security. Join us to discover why modern security starts with identity first and how identity can help overcome cloud frustrations.
Published By: FICO EMEA
Published Date: May 31, 2019
The telecommunications market is highly saturated. In most of the developed world, nearly everyone who wants a mobile phone has one. There are opportunities for carriers to increase service usage or upsell customers on higher-value devices or services, but each new account generally comes at a competitor’s expense—so customer retention is crucial.
Telecom service providers need to reduce losses, prevent churn and maximise revenue on their offerings. FICO’s Best Next Action™ technology can be an important tool to achieve all of these objectives, either by presenting new offer terms or cross-selling other products and accessories to enhance the customer’s telecommunications experience—the handset upgrade, better financing terms, insurance on the handset or a subscription service for content.
o Prevent account churn
o Optimise service utilisation
o Segment accounts
o Tailor the contact method to the account
Published By: FICO EMEA
Published Date: May 31, 2019
: FICO commissioned an independent research study by TM Forum to look at how global telecommunication providers are using (and plan to use) machine learning and advanced analytics to improve the customer experience in credit risk and beyond. This in-depth report includes key insights from a global survey as well as executive interviews with leading communication service providers such as Telstra, Vodafone, Sky, Globe Telecom, and BT on their vision for leveraging artificial intelligence to stop fraud, better engage customers across channels, improve risk management, and drive collection results.
Read this report to understand:
o What CSPs see as the biggest drivers for deploying advanced analytics over the next two years
o How and where BT, Globe Telecom, Vodafone UK, Sky and Telstra are using analytics, from marketing through origination
o The opportunities and pitfalls around financing devices as opposed to or in addition to subsidising them
o The scope for analytics to improve c
IT organizations are facing new challenges as a result of digital transformation,
widespread cloud and SaaS adoption, mobile proliferation and pervasive IoT
deployments. They must build and operate their internal data centers to deliver
high availability for mission critical applications, rapidly onboard new applications
and scale capacity on demand – all within the mandate to be cost competitive
with infrastructure as a service providers (IaaS) like AWS and Azure. They are
architecting and building new Intent-Based Data Centers to deliver private cloud
services to their internal and external customers.
This in-depth white paper explains how service providers are capitalizing on Intent-Based Networking — a new and effective networking model that provides a way of abstracting an application, feature, network, or resource in such a way that the intent is exposed, but the implementation is hidden.
Published By: InsideUpbg
Published Date: May 21, 2015
I. Find Exceptional Talent with Applicant Tracking and Verification Services
II. Important Facts about Applicant Tracking and Verification
III. Key Benefits of Applicant Tracking and Verification Services
IV. Potential Drawbacks
V. Top Questions to Ask Vendors
VI. Capabilities to Look for in a Provider
VII. Making Your Final Selection
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Jun 19, 2019
Success is defined by the quality of your customer relationships. Outdated infrastructure hinders your ability to deliver consistent service across all channels and touchpoints. With rising customer and business demands, you might not have time to wait and see what long-term options a vendor will offer, and when.
Proven, market-leading customer experience solutions let you optimize customer engagement across existing channels. And with a partner who’s focused on both innovation and your success, you can future-proof your business as it evolves. Read this executive brief to learn how to incorporate an open, stable and proven customer experience platform—and provider.
Discover the advantages of a proven prescriptive migration methodology that will guide your successful customer experience transformation, including:
Establishing a solid foundation for customer engagement channels and touchpoints as they emerge
Extending omnichannel engagement across departments and processes outside of
Published By: Webroot UK
Published Date: Sep 25, 2013
Mobile applications are providing exciting new business opportunities for service providers and technology companies. Innovative firms are thriving by offering apps in app stores and app markets, by supporting apps with mobile services and infrastructure, and by managing apps through mobile device management (MDM) and mobile application management (MAM) products. Enterprises are providing mobile apps to their employees and customers through corporate app catalogs. But these business opportunities could be jeopardized by information security issues.
As we have said through this paper, it is no longer an either/or choice between security analytics and SIEM. Or even between insourcing and outsourcing security monitoring. You need to establish a team with complimentary capabilities, skills, and resources; then leverage each part for what it does best. It is frustrating to use a technology for something it’s not built to do, and just as frustrating to expect a service provider to do things beyond their capability — regardless of their claims during the sales cycle. So don’t do that — build your security monitoring program to give all parties the best chance of success.
The AV-TEST Institute, a leading international and independent service provider in the fields of IT security and anti-virus research, has given McAfee Endpoint Security (ENS) a Top Product Award in their latest corporate Windows7 test. AV-Test evaluated the most recent version 10.5.3 of McAfee Endpoint Security and gave it a score of 17.5 out of a possible 18. Both Usability and Protection earned perfect scores of 6 out of 6, with Performance achieving a near-perfect score of 5.5 out of 6.
Use of cloud computing services continues to grow rapidly as organizations migrate business applications and data to cloud-based software, platform and infrastructure services. Gartner estimates 2017 will see growth of 18% in spending on public cloud services and that cloud adoption will infuence more than 50% of IT spending through 2020.
Deloitte Global predicts that by the end of 2022 more than half of all IT spending will go to IT-as-a-service providers. In the 2016 edition of this survey, 56% of the security professionals responding said limitations on access to collect incident response data and evidence for forensic analysis was a key challenge to securing the cloud. Sixty-two percent said they were concerned about unauthorized access by outsiders, and 59% said they worried about access by other cloud tenants. Of the 10% who reported being breached, half blamed stolen credentials or compromised accounts.
There has never been a better time for small and medium businesses to start using video conferencing. Sweeping changes in technology and price decreases due to competition among service providers have made it easier than ever to get started.
Learn how SARCOM, a leading IT services provider, used a virtualized HP-based SAN infrastructure linked to server blades, with point-in-time replication (full data set snapclones) and backup to tape libraries to improve storage performance, flexibility, and reliability while reducing costs and protecting data.
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Jun 08, 2017
Read this complimentary copy of the SiriusView: Marketing Automation Platforms 2017 and learn more about Marketo’s key differentiators including its native multi-channel experience, live event management, and content recommendation functionalities.
Marketo's powerful marketing automation capabilities and seamless CRM integrations are complemented by our LaunchPoint ecosystem featuring over 500 technology and service providers that offer best-of-breed solutions for today’s marketers.
The full report includes:
Market evaluation and analysis of 9 marketing automation platform vendors
Insights for selecting a vendor based on your organization's requirements
Opportunities and challenges faced when deploying marketing automation platforms
Gartner recently released the Magic Quadrant for Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) and has named Okta a leader in the space. This Magic Quadrant evaluates vendors on their abilities to be global, general purpose identity and access management (IAM) service providers for multiple use cases.
The following paper opens with the evolution of the Software-Defined Data Center and the challenges of heterogeneous storage silos in making the SDDC a reality. It continues by introducing EMC ViPR Software-Defined Storage and details how it enables enterprise IT departments and service providers to transform physical storage arrays into pools of virtual shared storage resources enable the delivery of innovative data services across arrays.
Published By: Windstream
Published Date: Apr 03, 2014
Choosing the right type of cloud depends on the needs of your organization. Learn how security, control, customization, elasticity and cost determine what kind of cloud best fits your business as well as what to look for in a service provider.