Technology has changed the game for small businesses. For decades, being “the little guy” has been a disadvantage, but not anymore. The right technology can turn an SMB from a niche player in an industry to a major threat to established enterprise players.
Join us for a special webinar featuring Canada-based EXOCLOUD to learn how they’ve quickly grown their business by finding, winning, and keeping more customers with Salesforce.
Learn how one of Canada’s fastest growing small businesses:
· Developed a repeatable, winning sales process that grew revenue by 258%
· Created a complete 360-degree customer view
· Brought in 79% more qualified sales leads
· Resolved customer issues 75% faster
Who has access to your social media accounts? In order to protect your brand it's vital to secure your social media passwords. Learn how you can use the Azure AD Premium portal to manage access to social media platforms such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
This week on White Space, we look back at the news from DCD Converged conference in London. We’ve also brought back a special guest - Cole Crawford, CEO of Vapor IO and purveyor of unusual rack arrangements.
We discuss various ways to reuse server heat and discover that Coca Cola is apparently using Internet of Things to develop new flavors of the sugary drink.
Peter looks at the reasons behind the Telecity outage in the UK - but this outage has nothing on the recent data center fire in Azerbaijan, that left almost the entire country without access to the Internet.
Also mentioned are the news about CA Technologies getting out of the DCIM business, the reinvention of liquid cooling company Iceotope and the fact that the US government has just discovered another 2000 data centers it didn’t know it had.
Whether you are already hosting applications on Amazon Web Services, or looking to expand your enterprise footprint into public cloud services, security and compliance will be top of mind. Like the doors and windows in your building, your web-based applications are the most visible points of entry for cyber attackers.
Therefore they are also the most targeted from cyber attacks, and you need to ensure you have a solid security foundation to be able to continuously monitor and protect your workloads from compromise – especially as vulnerabilities and attacks against your applications are completely up to you to monitor, discover and remediate, and not your cloud service provider.
Register for this impactful webinar presented by James Brown, Director of Cloud Solutions Architecture who will review in detail the Five Reasons why you need to protect web-based applications in AWS:
1.Web applications are the number 1 attack vector in AWS
2.There is no one type of web application attack
3.Successful web attacks can cost you ……… a lot
4.Security responsibility is shared with AWS, but you need to understand what they don’t cover (your application security)
5.Your customers care
Amazon Web Services has provided companies of all sizes with on demand elastic IT infrastructure services in the cloud totaling more than 50 services. This series gives you an opportunity to ask questions from an AWS expert live on any topic and also hear an overview of the subset of services/tools that AWS offers in big data and analytics.
Either submit questions during the session or ahead of time to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the email please include your NAME, COMPANY and JOB TITLE.
Wireless is now the expected medium of choice for network users. Delivering it successfully can be a challenge especially with multiple different approaches and architectures available. What is right for your organisation? Cloud? Controller? How is it all secured?
This session will discuss 3 main Wi-Fi architecture types, their different advantages, the wired edge, and how to secure it all. Importantly, we will finish with what to consider when making the right choice for your needs.
IT organizations face rising challenges to protect more data and applications in the face of growing data security threats as they deploy encryption on vastly larger scales and across cloud and hybrid environments. By moving past silo-constrained encryption and deploying encryption as an IT service centrally, uniformly, and at scale across the enterprise, your organization can benefit from unmatched coverage— whether you are securing databases, applications, file servers, and storage in the traditional data center, virtualized environments, and the cloud, and as the data moves between these different environments. When complemented by centralized key management, your organization can apply data protection where it needs it, when it needs it, and how it needs it—according to the unique needs of your business. Join us on November 25th to learn how to unshare your data, while sharing the IT services that keep your data secure, efficiently and effectively in the cloud and across your entire infrastructure.
Analysts have been advising for many years that all businesses are becoming software businesses and one of the key software platforms that organisations invest in to support this is SAP's Enterprise Solutions. With this transformation, the availability of these mission-critical enterprise services increases every day.
During this webinar, you can learn how:
• SAP and SUSE have collaborated for 16 years to make Linux the preferred operating system upon which SAP applications run.
• SUSE can help you unleash the power of Open Source whilst providing the most performant and resilient platform available for your SAP applications
• Highly-Available SAP HANA, the core of SAP's next generation business suite S4/HANA, is ONLY available on SUSE Linux
One of SUSE’s Platinum Partners – Securelinx – who specialise in the deployment, configuration and support of Linux, are sponsoring this webinar.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Flexible Capacity is a solution that provides Cloud like agility & economics, in the privacy of your own data centre, across Storage, Server and Networking. It enables you to respond to business demands and scale up capacity in minutes, not months and our advanced metering and billing ensures customers are only paying for what they consume.
In this webcast we will discuss:
•How to reduce operational costs: Free up CAPEX – pay for what you consume, whilst aligning IT cost to business demand
•How to reduce risk: Reduce capacity risk, as we ensure you always have enough to respond to business demand & reduce unplanned downtime through tailored proactive support
•How to maximise business agility: Respond to business & market demands in minutes, not months. Reduce Time to Market through easing procurement cycle from months to days
•And finally we will talk you through the solution and show how it has helped meet our customers’ business challenges.
Many organizations have been taking advantage of virtualization and cloud technologies to reduce server counts, and gain operational advantages. When it comes to business critical workloads such as those running Oracle, migration to virtualization and the cloud has encountered more resistance, and roadblocks.
This presentation will examine industry trends in virtualization and cloud computing for enterprise workloads, such as Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft, MS SQL Server, etc. Case studies will be presented that explore the advantages of a cloud strategy for mission-critical applications. Strategies for minimizing risk, and maximizing benefits will be provided.
Richard Fichera, VP & Principal Analyst, Forrester Research, Inc. with IT Execs from Paycor & Monterey Peninsula College
Are you considering an x86 server for a new business-critical application, or are you thinking of migrating an existing Unix RISC application to x86? x86 systems and CPU technology have evolved rapidly over the last several years and this platform is now capable of running workloads previously associated with larger proprietary UNIX systems. In addition, both Windows and Linux, the principal operating environments for these servers, have matured to the point where the combination of x86 server and these OS' can handle workloads associated with the largest UNIX systems from as little as three years ago.
Tune into this live webcast with our guest Forrester analyst Richard Fichera as he speaks to the underlying trends driving modern infrastructure, when to consider moving from Unix to Windows or Linux changing principal operating environments, what to look for in an x86 platform and porting guidance. Rich will be joined by two IT executives who will share their business challenges, their decision-making process, and the business benefits they have achieved with their chosen database server solution, followed by a live Q & A.
Ken Moreau, Solutions Engineer, Violin Memory and Carol Bassett, Product Marketing, HP
IT departments are under constant pressure to decrease time-to-data that drives business decisions and allows quick reaction to new market opportunities. Exponential database growth has led to a performance and availability crisis for business critical applications that cannot be solved with software tuning. The problem is I/O and can be solved only by increased I/O through a combination of more powerful servers and a breakthrough in storage performance.
Please join us on this webcast to introduce you to a new, integrated high performance database solution from HP, Violin Memory and Red Hat that solves the I/O issues for business-critical OLTP and BI/DW applications.
Kirk Bresniker, HP - VP, Business Critical Systems, HP and Rory McInerney, Intel - VP, Intel Architecture Group
Data-intensive workloads, such as business processing and decision support, are placing x86 enterprise application environments under tremendous stress - inadequate scaling to handle demanding workloads and exponential data growth; insufficient reliability to handle large single system databases and high density virtualization; and increased management complexity due to server sprawl. Join HP's Kirk Bresniker, Chief Technologist VP, Business Critical Systems, and Intel's Rory McInerney, VP, Intel Architecture Group, as they discuss the features inside the Xeon E7 processor & the ProLiant DL980 G7 server that enable greater scalability and reliability, break-through management efficiencies, & leadership performance, and what this can mean for your business.