The momentum of cloud adoption continues to grow for virtualized
workloads. This year’s survey showed that 41% of respondents are
now running virtual machines (VMs) in the cloud, up from 31% only a
year ago. Furthermore, 90% of respondents are currently running, or
plan to run, VMs in the cloud in this year, indicating a strong trend
towards moving virtual workloads to the cloud. The majority of
respondents (59%) plan to leverage AWS for these workloads, with
25% of those planning to use VMware Cloud (VMC) on AWS.
Flexible deployment options, licensing models help take the challenges out of change. As you move toward the cloud, you're likely planning or managing a mixed environment of on- premises and on- cloud applications. To help you succeed in this transition, you need a trans-formative, mixed-workload database that can handle a massive volume of data while delivering high performance, data availability and the flexibility to adapt respond to business changes.
After moving traditional workloads to public cloud, most customers realize they must replace many of them with cloud-native alternatives to reap the full benefits. Technology product management leaders must deliver cloud-native offerings now to capture business opportunities and avoid irrelevancy.
Published By: Cohesity
Published Date: Nov 20, 2018
Today, hybrid cloud is increasingly the norm, and enterprises are challenged with ways to have visibility, manage and make use of all this data – both on-premises and in the cloud. While much attention has been given to primary data affecting mission-critical workloads, data for secondary workloads – backup, test/dev, disaster recovery, and archiving to name a few – have become siloed the same way application data has, leading to multiple point solutions to manage an increasing amount of data.
This white paper looks at the evolution of these challenges and offers practical advice on ways to store, manage and move secondary data in hybrid cloud architectures while extracting the hidden value it can provide. Download to learn more.
The notion of digitizing your business has become a matter of “when,” rather than “if.” For many, migrating critical workloads to the cloud is a key part of this transformation. When deciding on a cloud provider, however, IT executives are under pressure to find a solution that enables reduced costs, greater agility, and above all, the ability to innovate core business processes.
At the heart of many businesses embarking on this journey is their SAP environment. But since SAP workloads represent some of the most critical and deeply integrated business applications, IT executives are required to look for ways to execute this migration in the most timely and reliable manner. Organizations migrating to the cloud cannot risk application downtime or productivity loss.
Provided by: AWS & Intel
Migrating mission-critical workloads like SAP to the cloud is a vital part of any digital transformation. However, it’s now become a matter of “when,” rather than “if.” When deciding on a cloud provider, Business and IT executives are under pressure to find a solution that enables reduced costs, greater agility, and above all, the ability to innovate core business processes. But how do you execute this migration without risking downtime and productivity loss?
Download our eBook on Migrating your SAP environment to AWS
New and existing SAP customers can confidently deploy their mission-critical workloads on AWS knowing that AWS and SAP have worked closely to test and certify that the AWS Cloud meets the stringent performance and availability needs of SAP workloads.
Hundreds of enterprise SAP customers run SAP solutions on AWS and are achieving increased flexibility, performance, and security, while simultaneously cutting their costs by migrating to AWS.
Download our whitepaper: Leveraging the Cloud for Speed, Agility and ROI.
Traditional backup systems fail to meet the needs of modern organisations by focusing on backup, not recovery. They treat databases as generic files to be copied, rather than as transactional workloads with specific data integrity, consistency, performance, and availability requirements.
AIC, Canada’s largest privately held mutual fund company, aimed to shrink their data center footprint and manage IT infrastructure more effectively. With the VMware Infrastructure 3 suite, AIC has been able to handily address its IT challenges and create a scalable, manageable IT infrastructure. Find out how much they saved, and how VMware impacted their organization's workload and productivity.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Dec 27, 2012
With virtual machine deployments already exceeding physical server shipments and virtualized workloads exceeding non - virtualized workloads in the installed base, virtual is clearly the new normal in IT. Read on to learn more about VM deployment.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Dec 27, 2012
In this paper, Frost & Sullivan examines historical concerns about Linux virtualization, and assess why, when, and how enterprises can safely virtualize their critical Linux workloads. They also review a Linux virtualization that meets needs.
Virtualization and the cloud have effectively become mandates for IT. Though we are still somewhat early in the virtualization and cloud lifecycles, it's quite clear that these two technologies are going to become major, if not dominant models of IT.
Virtualization deployment will continue to grow dramatically, fueled by a variety of factors, including continued use of virtualization to support consolidation efforts; growth of virtualization use in mission-critical applications and workloads; growth in virtualization among small and midsize organizations; successful deployment of virtualization as a strategic initiative to enhance business agility; and virtualization as the foundation for next-generation cloud computing services.
Implementing a multi-tiered cloud strategy offers flexibility for protection required for workloads and cost-savings of inexpensive cloud services. Learn how to execute a unified, infrastructure to enable organizations to make the best of cloud.
Global executives believe the key to delivering profitable growth is a 20% increase in staff productivity, above current levels. However, employees are stretched to their limit; 80% report increased workloads and 55% say they can no longer handle the resulting levels of stress. Effective talent measurement can improve performance and productivity across the workforce by placing the right people in the right roles, and identifying and nurturing those that are most likely to succeed.
IT leaders are required to deliver improved performance and increase efficiencies while maintaining an enterprise-class infrastructure for their customer’s database environments. A complete portfolio consisting of flash in the storage controller, flash in disk shelves, and all-flash arrays is the best way to solve complex database performance requirements at multiple levels in your environment. The NetApp flash portfolio is capable of solving database performance and I/O latency problems encountered by many database deployments.
Organizations expect their IT departments to deliver a SAN storage infrastructure that can support faster rollout of applications and services, continuous and fast access to data in key applications, and efficient scale to address corporate data growth without comparable growth in IT expenses. This IDC white paper reviews the key SAN storage features required to meet such challenges and the NetApp SAN storage portfolio offerings that best address your needs.
Organizations today are increasingly information-driven, requiring them to create, organize, and store more data every day. To handle the conversion of “data to information”, you need an agile and scalable infrastructure which will provide the backbone to run multiple business-critical workloads simultaneously. This IDC white paper examines the need for the NetApp FAS8080EX hardware-optimized platform to help organizations transform into data-driven entities, adopt newer technologies, and invest in business-critical applications to stay ahead of their competition.
One thing is clear: the old way of running IT just won’t work in the new business environment.Truth is, preparing your IT department (and your company) to be agile, cost-efficient, metrics-driven, and flexible will require a change in how you operate. To support new business processes, you would do well to turn to a converged system, like HP ConvergedSystem for Virtualization.
In this paper, we look at the greatest challenges faced by IT departments, and how traditional configurations, processes, and organizations are poorly-equipped to handle today’s workplace. We discuss the benefits of converged systems that are engineered to handle virtualized workloads. Finally, we look at HP ConvergedSystem for Virtualization as a simple and effective way for businesses to optimize their data center infrastructure
and processes to better meet business needs.
Solid-state arrays have matured beyond performance-oriented workloads, and the benefits are now compelling for primary storage plus old and new unexpected workloads. This Magic Quadrant will help IT leaders better understand SSA vendors' positioning in the market. Gain insights into the rapidly evolving market for solid-state arrays with the 2017 Gartner report. Discover vendor strengths and the criteria that must be met to be positioned in the leaders’ quadrant.