Beat the 3 “Vs” with Real-Time, In-Memory Technology

Companies today are struggling with how to deal the 3 "Vs" of their data. They must manage and use vastly larger volumes of data. They must incorporate a greater variety of data types such as that produced by social media and smart devices. And they must handle the velocity of today's data gathering, processing and analyzing fast-changing data in real time. In-memory technology has increasingly become the way to address the challenges of data's 3Vs and achieve business success.

A recent survey by Slashdot Media asked more than 500 IT and business managers four key questions concerning real-time, in-memory technology to support business analytics/intelligence objectives.

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Big Data and Business Intelligence: Organizations Hunt Actionable Insights to Improve Business Ops

In the past few years Big Data has grown quickly, from fringe topic to a top concern of CIOs and business leaders. No surprise; organizations of all sizes are drowning in ever-growing pools of data, desperate to put it to good use.

To better understand the challenges, opportunities and practices related to Big Data, Slashdot Media recently conducted a survey of 500 IT and business leaders, with a special focus on the role of business intelligence (BI) and business analytics (BA).

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Pure Data System Virtual Briefing Center

As today's big data challenges increase, the demands on data systems have never been greater. Pure Data System is the newest member of the PureSystems family and is optimized exclusively for delivery data services to today's demanding applications with simplicity, speed and lower cost. Registering for this online event will provide you detailed information about each model and allow you to further your knowledge and understanding about the value of the PureData System.
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Rethinking your Enterprise Security

The world is constantly evolving and always connected, and your enterprise must be too. Forward-thinking enterprises realize that they need a sustainable approach to security and risk management - one that addresses the new wave of vulnerabilities that prevail due to increasing trends in IT consumerization, mobility, social media, cloud computing, cybercrime, and nation-state attacks.
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Mapping Security for Your Virtual Environment

Is management of a virtualized environment a major concern? Does your business need a technology that helps you secure your virtual environments? With the growing popularity of virtualization in enterprise data centers, you need a virtual security solution that allows you to confidently adopt virtualization throughout your data center without compromising on your existing security postures. Read this white paper to learn more.
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The bot threat

Some of the most serious threats networks face today are "bots," remotely controlled robotic programs that strike in many different ways and deliver destructive payloads, self propagating to infect more and more systems and eventually forming a "botnet." Download this whitepaper to learn how bots work and how, by adopting the right strategy, you can effectively prevent direct attacks against your critical systems.
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Know the big three

According to Morgan Stanley Research, the smart phone will become the dominant computing platform by the end of 2013, with more units being sold than desktop and laptop computers combined. It's been a remarkable and rapid transformation, and ease of use and flexibility have outpaced security. This paper will tell you how to prevent sensitive data leakage over insecure channels or stolen devices.
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eBook: Understand and defend against risk

Today's world, full of computing clouds, mobile devices, and applications accessible from anywhere, opens your IT infrastructure to more threats and vulnerabilities from increasingly sophisticated attackers. This eBook covers best-practice tips on implementing and maintaining security to defend your business.
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Big Security for Big Data

In order to meet current security problems, a new paradigm shift needs to occur. Businesses need the ability to secure data, collect it, and aggregate into an intelligent format, so that real-time alerting and reporting can take place. The first step is to establish complete visibility so that you can monitor your data and those who access it. Next, you need to understand the context, so that you can focus on assets that are critical to your business. Finally, you need to utilize the intelligence gathered so that you can harden your attack surface and stop attacks before data is exfiltrated. This white paper will give you the information you need to get started.
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5 Ways to Put Business First: Building Infrastructure From a Workload & Process Perspective

In years past IT managers were willing to be saddled with the dreaded vendor lock-in. They were willing to let their infrastructure and software choices be dictated by one or two vendors in the hope of better operation efficiency and support. Those days, however, are long gone. Most IT shops are platform and vendor neutral. But building a server architecture that can allow for true agnosticism is challenging. In this paper, learn five actionable ways your IT organization can leverage IBM's System X technology to build truly scalable and flexible data centers that can power any number of vendor systems and business processes and workloads.
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Why IBM Operational Decision Management?

By using IBM Operational Decision Management (IBM ODM) software for implementing decision logic, you can realize a major advancement in bridging the gap between business people and IT. The solution provides capabilities for the line-of-business to define policies in a form that is both understandable by the non-technical user and deployable to the systems that use them to automate decisions, facilitating clear communication between the policy managers defining the requirements and the developers implementing the business system solution.
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IBM Business Process Manager

Simplified graphical design tools-make it easier for every team member, including nontechnical users, to collaborate on process design and analysis. Download this whitepaper and learn how to: Increase efficiency, Increase collaboration and Visibility into process performance.
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SOA Design Principles for Dummies

What you may call basic SOA or IT - centric SOA applies SOA principles to the flexible integration of an enterprise IT portfolio. But controlling interactions through well-defined services and interfaces certainly applies to mobile, social, cloud, and Big Data solutions as well. SOA is simply good design for IT integration and for the business solutions of an ever-more-connected and ever-more-distributed world. This book is a guide to applying the design principles of SOA to the business problems of today.
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