The utilization efficiency, flexibility and scalability of Web-scale architectures appeal to the more traditional data center, but Enterprise IT needs the ability to run existing, Windows back-office applications and can’t sacrifice performance and reliability.
Join Storage Switzerland and Nutanix on August 5th at 1:00pm ET / 10:00am PT for this live interactive webinar to learn:
* What is Web-scale?
* Why companies like Google, Twitter and Facebook use Web-scale?
* What are the adoption challenges for Enterprise IT?
* What can Enterprise IT do to leverage Web-scale for Business Applications?
Web-scale architectures are more than just another industry buzzword. They are architectures used by organizations like Google, Twitter, Facebook and Amazon to create a converged infrastructure that can scale linearly to meet customer demand. They are also designed to use commodity hardware, so these organizations can remain competitive as they grow.
Scalability and cost containment are of course important to Enterprise IT as well, but they also need compatibility with existing applications like MS-SQL and Exchange as well as existing processes like backup and disaster recovery. Also Enterprise IT often does not have the time to endure the “some assembly required” aspect of Web-scale architectures. In our webinar, we will discuss how Enterprise IT can overcome these challenges by looking for solutions that deliver a turnkey Web-scale experience.
RecordedAug 5 201461 mins
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George Crump, Storage Swiss, Steve Watt, Chief Architect, Red Hat + Panelists
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Storage Switzerland and Dternity/StrongBox Data Solutions
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The Always-on Enterprise is a data center that faced with even the most severe disaster can return applications to full working order in a matter of minutes. Service level objectives (SLOs) are the means by which IT and the organization communicate how the protection and recovery process will work. The challenge is the status quo SLO won't meet the new "always-on" expectation. You need to protect data more frequently, recover more rapidly and provide better performance in the recovered state.
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