The Pentagon reports 10 million cyberattacks daily. Federal, state and local government agencies need to safeguard information and maintain control when addressing internal mandates for cloud migration. Do you know how many attacks you are experiencing on a daily basis? Do you know where those attacks are coming from? How long they have been in your environment?
While there is no silver bullet to combating either external or internal cyberattacks, there are steps you can take to build a defense strategy to protect your agency. Beyond just detecting attacks, you need to build up your defenses and take the necessary steps to protect your data and applications.
In this session, we will discuss how you can leverage the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite to help:
1. Monitor behavior on your internal network and detect abnormal behavior
2. Identify authentication irregularities from your users
3. Protect applications using two-factor authentication
4. Restrict access to confidential data
Practically every business collects terabytes of data from an array of sources, looking to analyze that data into meaningful insight that drives decisions. How come some organizations appear so successful while others simply vacuum up data, and then seemingly do little with the information?
No matter their individual results, overall investment shows no sign of slowing: Brands plan to increase their spending on cloud-based data platforms alone by 73 percent over the next three years, according to VB Insight's "The State of Marketing Analytics" report. They spend more than one-third of their marketing budgets on analytics tools, but marketing executives have limited confidence in analytics tools' ability to generate insight – despite the availability of more than 800 software options.
A VentureBeat webinar helps marketers wade through the tech-speak and discover how to:
• Determine your organization's primary objectives for analytics
• Winnow down your options to a handful of appropriate platforms
• Come up with ways to measure success
• Generate meaningful business insight from data
• Plan for the future by the ability to add new data sources and tools
* Jon Cifuentes, Analyst, VB Insight
* Ken Davis, CEO, TaskEasy
* Ware Sykes, CEO, Nowait
* Mike Osborn, CMO, Upstart
* Wendy Schuchart, moderator, VentureBeat
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This webinar will be based on the results of Jon Cifuentes' VB Insight Marketing Analytics report.
Check out VB Insight to access Jon's new report, and to access the latest research on Marketing Technology: http://insight.venturebeat.com
The financial services industry is generating a wealth of data from customers, products and the markets. The struggling is now about getting the right data - and the right answers - into the hands of your employees making decisions every day about your customers, products and processes. Join Walt Carter, CIO of Primary Capital Mortgage (PCM) and ThoughtSpot to learn how PCM have given their employees the ability to do their own data analysis. From sales and customer service, to finance and operations, implementing ThoughtSpot has saved 600 hours a month and generated an increase in revenue and customer satisfaction.
Join us for a live 30 minute webinar to see how you can make data collection from the Internet of Anything fast, easy and secure. Designed to accelerate big data ROI from streaming analytics systems such as Spark and Storm, Hortonworks DataFlow delivers data from anywhere it originates to anywhere it needs to go. We will show you how you can transform your processes from months to minutes through:
• Creation of a new, live dataflow in minutes, for your real-time analytics applications
• Experience the power of Interactive user experience, command and control of data flows
• Trace event-level data from source to destination in real-time
• Highlights of the new features in HDF 1.1
This is your opportunity to ask real-time questions of the experts in dataflow management - don’t miss out. Register here!
Are you interested in offloading ETL and infrequently used data from data warehouses to Hadoop? With growing volume and variety of data and growing appetite of business for trusted information, manual and custom approaches to adopting Hadoop are creating delays and frustrations. Successful customers have identified ways of leveraging the Big Data Fabric approach to Hadoop, which maximizes developer productivity and future-proofs your environment against change for faster, more flexible, and more repeatable data management on Hadoop. Join Amit Kara, Big Data Field Expert at Informatica, to learn about key lessons and best practices he has gathered from his time onsite at actual customers sites helping them become successful with data warehouse optimization on Hadoop.
We live in a world that's obsessed with quantifying everything. Whether you are a marketer, a finance person, a journalist, or simply trying to persuade and inspire someone in your team, data can make a big difference. But data alone is not enough; you must make your numbers meaningful. The secret lies in telling the story behind the numbers.
In this webinar we'll touch on:
-The elements of a compelling story
-Small datasets: distilling big data into meaningful insights
-Case study: D.C Thomson uses data visualization to get 62% more viewer engagement
About and Investopedia have millions of articles spanning a vast array of topics with monthly visitors in the tens of millions. With content and user interest at this scale we can discover trends and insights that feeds into a host of business areas: Content creation, PR, Sales and Product.
In this presentation, I will give an overview of the tools and analyses we use to uncover insights from web traffic data and how it impacts different parts of the business.
Utilising a real world example of consumption patterns of alcohol it is clearly shown how analytics and modelling can be made available to the masses without a requirement to learn to code.
This democratisation of analytics and modelling allows far greater insight than a traditional Business Intelligence tool would deliver. Participants will leave the webinar with a clear idea of the skill sets a Data Scientist would require in this brave new world!
New video! Manage your vSphere environment with a powerful solution that leverages the cloud, always-on analytics, and data science to optimize visibility, insight and control. Five minutes to activate, and you can increase utilization, boost performance, diagnose, troubleshoot and fix issues—even proactively—ten times faster. Eliminate capacity shortfalls and drill down to root causes, hazards and more.
As organizations continue to recognize the advantages of self-service analytics and data discovery they are evaluating alternatives to legacy Business Intelligence environments. To better understand this process, Blue Hill Research conducted a dedicated study to understand how users evaluate TIBCO Spotfire in comparison to other tools and how TIBCO Spotfire impacts their organization.
Blue Hill Research analyzed the experiences of 131 current TIBCO Spotfire customers to evaluate how they use TIBCO Spotfire and how they rate their experience. Among a number of areas, Blue Hill Research investigated:
· TIBCO Spotfire’s ease of use in comparison to other solutions
· The time-to-value associated with choosing TIBCO Spotfire
· The most common use cases for TIBCO Spotfire
Join Principal Analyst James Haight from Blue Hill Research as he discusses the findings of his research initiative into deconstructing how and why organizations are choosing TIBCO Spotfire. For those considering an investment in TIBCO Spotfire this webinar will discuss how TIBCO Spotfire is typically rated and used. For existing TIBCO Spotfire users, this webinar presents an opportunity to see how your experience compares to that of peer organizations.
Registrants will receive a complimentary copy of Blue Hill Research’s TIBCO Spotfire User Experience Analysis Benchmark Report
With the explosion of movies and TV programs available to consumers on any device, traditionally siloed content management systems are straining to keep up. Complicating things further is auxiliary content around each title such as poster artwork, chapter thumbnails, supplementary videos. Throw in to the mix music, e-books and digital comics and the content management challenges become near impossible. Unifying the content management systems is key to solving these challenges, and Cisco Videoscape Media Suite is the unified CMS leading the way.
Elke Hungenaert, Manager of Product Marketing, Cisco
Today we see video traffic doubling each year and becoming the large majority of the traffic within a few years. Video traffic may well account for 70-90% of all traffic.
Video providers today are all facing some challenges that will be even more impactful as video continues to grow. They can be categorized as follows:
-The need to Reduce Cost
-The drive to Increase Revenues
-The requirement to improve the User Experience
-These are all occurring in an environment with video growing dramatically but facing issues of monetization and profitability.
Given the above as a backdrop what and how can you address these issues both from a technical as well as business perspective? How can new emerging video processing offering help address these issues? What if any impact will they have on the profitability and the user experience?
With the Internet Society (ISOC)-sponsored global launch of IPv6 fast approaching on June 6, 2012, Mark Townsley takes a look back at the progress to date in IPv6 deployment to identify some gaps that still exist in experiencing and living the next generation Internet.
Bob Friday, CTO of WNBU, Cisco; Matt MacPherson, Technical Marketing DIrector, WNBU, Cisco
Have You Heard? Next Generation Hotspots are Here!
The Mobile Internet will grow 18x over the next four years. And there is a three-fold problem service providers face aiming to profit from mobile Internet services:
-Fragmented user experience as lines blur between consumer and business services on mobile devices
-Capacity and coverage with limited spectrum and the rise of indoor usage
-How to define the path to new revenue streams What can Wi-Fi offer to address these concerns?
Find out through this webcast an innovative approach to address these questions.
Wouter Belmans and Uwe Lambrette, Directors of Internet Business Solutions, Cisco
As cloud computing matures and hype becomes reality, on-demand services are changing the ICT landscape in all its facets. From application and presentation layers down to infrastructure and facility layers, cloud disrupts the status quo.
In this session you will learn:
- SaaS trends and impact on ISVs
- PaaS as a core and growing element of the cloud
- Battle of Web Grade vs. Enterprise Grade Infrastructure Services
- Facility and Infrastructure Trends: Often Forgotten Fundamentals
- Commercial Activities: Channels Are Disrupted by Cloud Brokers
- Professional Services: Shift Focus to Activities that add More Business Value
Cisco IBSG takes a unique approach to this industry shift: we visualize the cloud value chain and its complexity, expose the main battlefields and discuss our expectations based on hard facts. More importantly, we discuss the impact on cloud go-to-market strategies for network service providers.
John Keenan and Eugene Kim, Cisco Video Solutions Mrktng Mngrs
The next generation video experience is moving to the cloud. Whether it is broadcast TV, user generated content, online video from aggregators such as Netflix, or direct to consumer from producers large and small. All the video you can imagine will be delivered from the cloud.
It will be beyond just video new cloud based music, gaming, and other consumer services are being launched each month. These new offerings are far more than just new applications and services they represent an entirely new cloud model. The Consumer Cloud.
Keywords: TV everywhere, service acceleration, consumer application, advanced services, cloud-based value-added services, service provider
Dale Boehm, Product Manager, V2oLTE, Cisco; Jon Morgan, Director of Product Marketing, Cisco
Mobile operators are moving to all-IP LTE architectures in order to cost-effectively meet consumer demand for advanced voice, video, and messaging services. This migration is complex and challenging and operators need an architecture that is both flexible and capable in order to evolve at an acceptable pace while preserving service quality and reliability.
Learn how to enable mobile operators to efficiently migrate to an intelligent next-generation mobile network for the optimized delivery of advanced voice, video, and SMS services.
Robert Synnestvedt, Mobility Marketing Manager, Cisco
Learn about techniques that are proving to improve profitability of Mobile Backhaul networks by:
+ Reducing OPEX by as much as 70% via backhaul network efficiency gains
+ Scaling networks on-demand to meet 100 times the traffic
+ Simplifying network operations by unifying the network to backhaul any multi-vendor radio over any media
+ Reducing the complexity and cost of operating, deploying, and scaling backhaul of multivendor, multigenerational Radio Access Networks (RANs)
+ Optimizing architecture with specific network designs to meet unique customer needs in this session
Mobile Backhaul networks continue to strain under the load of exponential Mobile Internet traffic growth. To alleviate the resulting financial pressure of accompanying increases in operating expenses, as well as to scale the networks to meet the ever increasing mobile broadband demand, operators must optimize and cost effectively overhaul these networks. Upgrading the Radio Access Network (RAN) is arguably the most critical investment mobile operators are making in 2010-2012 as they migrate from 2G to 3G+ to improve OPEX, increase teledensity, and unlock additional "Mobile Internet" revenue opportunities.
Bob Friday, CTO WNBU; Lisa Garza, Mobility Marketing Manager
Tune in to learn more about:
* The future of Service Provider Wi-Fi networks
* WFA Hotspot 2.0 Specification
* WBA Next Generation Roaming Trials
* How Hotspot 2.0 will open up new revenue opportunities for service providers
Have you looked at Wi-Fi lately? It has reached a whole new level of scale, security, and sophistication – what the market is calling carrier-grade Wi-Fi. And an industry initiative is underway to make Wi-Fi roaming on par with cellular roaming.
This webcast will provide an overview of the Wi-Fi Alliance Hotspot 2.0 specification and provide some insight into the upcoming Wireless Broadband Alliance Next Generation Hotspot trials. These trials will set the stage for the future of Wi-Fi, establishing it as a robust, secure technology that will augment and complement 3G and 4G networks for years to come.
Cisco: Lou Menditto, Product Mgr; Jim O' Leary, Solution Mgr
By 2015, there will be over 5 billion wireless consumer devices and 400 million mobile-only Internet users with global mobile data traffic growing to over 3.6 exabytes per month. Service providers are under pressure to reduce data delivery costs and simplify network operations, while increasing revenue opportunities. Network evolutions, advanced mobile devices, and unlimited data plans are increasing the costs of managing this tidal wave of mobile data traffic. Cisco expects the signaling and control plane impact to be even larger than the bearer plane therefore significantly affecting policy – which becomes instrumental in making money and therefore becomes mission critical.
Is your policy solution ready to handle this mobile broadband tidal wave?
Join us to learn more about Policy and Charging Control solution that provides you with the ability to deliver dynamic, scalable, and customized mobile services to customers -- quickly, reliably, and cost-effectively.
Thomas Barnett, Sr. Marketing Manger and Shruti Jain, Marketing Manager, Cisco Service Provider Marketing
The Cisco Connected Life User Experience (CLUE) is a global research initiative that measures the regional adoption rates of select advanced application/services across three user categories - at home (residential services), at work (business services) and on the move (mobile services). This webcast provides a unique perspective on the advanced services that subscribers are using today.