Nine Reasons Why NetApp ONTAP Flash Storage is the Smart Choice for Business

With customers demanding higher service levels, enterprise applications need to be fast and available at all times. Flash storage is the obvious choice if you want to make the best use of your IT resources and get the most from your applications, but which flash solution should you choose? This eBook discusses nine specific areas where NetApp ONTAP flash storage systems enable business breakthroughs. Topics include nondisruptive operations, cost economies, business agility, and providing a bridge to the hybrid cloud.
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The AI-Cognition Evolution: Affordable New Cloud Tools Raise your Applications’ IQ Part 3: Hijacking the Internet of Things with IBM Watson

As we increasingly experience the “Internet of Everything”, processing power is increasing in everything from watches to smartphones to computers, vehicles and devices we haven’t yet imagined. At the same time, the amount of data being collected into knowledge bases has given rise to artificial intelligence systems such as IBM’s Watson, which stunned the world by besting two unbeaten Jeopardy champions on national television.

What if every business could harness that kind of intelligence, which increasingly appears like real cognition? Now they can, without the need to invest millions in hardware and millions more in software. Thanks to the integration of Watson services and IBM Bluemix, every business can affordably access Watson’s AI to create applications that streamline business processes and slash the effort and cost to deliver the smartest of smart applications.

Attend this 3-part TechBytes series presented by Slashdot Media and sponsored by IBM to hear inventor and industry expert Marek Sadowski discuss three key areas:

  • Taking Cognitive Computing to the Next Level with AI and IBM Watson
  • How IBM Watson and AI will Influence Industries Worldwide
  • Hijacking the Internet of Things with IBM Watson

Register now for these events and be one of the first to learn how to adapt the world’s leading AI platforms with simple to implement cloud tools.

About the presenter:

Marek Sadowski is a mobile full stack developer advocate, a robotics startup founder and an entrepreneur, who moved to Silicon Valley to promote IoT and robotics solutions driven by AI and Cloud. He shows live demos on how IoT and robots could get cognitive with IBM Watson.

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The AI-Cognition Evolution: Affordable New Cloud Tools Raise your Applications’ IQ Part 2: How IBM Watson and AI will Influence Industries Worldwide

As we increasingly experience the “Internet of Everything”, processing power is increasing in everything from watches to smartphones to computers, vehicles and devices we haven’t yet imagined. At the same time, the amount of data being collected into knowledge bases has given rise to artificial intelligence systems such as IBM’s Watson, which stunned the world by besting two unbeaten Jeopardy champions on national television.

What if every business could harness that kind of intelligence, which increasingly appears like real cognition? Now they can, without the need to invest millions in hardware and millions more in software. Thanks to the integration of Watson services and IBM Bluemix, every business can affordably access Watson’s AI to create applications that streamline business processes and slash the effort and cost to deliver the smartest of smart applications.

Attend this 3-part TechBytes series presented by Slashdot Media and sponsored by IBM to hear inventor and industry expert Marek Sadowski discuss three key areas:

  • Taking Cognitive Computing to the Next Level with AI and IBM Watson
  • How IBM Watson and AI will Influence Industries Worldwide
  • Hijacking the Internet of Things with IBM Watson

Register now for these events and be one of the first to learn how to adapt the world’s leading AI platforms with simple to implement cloud tools.

About the presenter:

Marek Sadowski is a mobile full stack developer advocate, a robotics startup founder and an entrepreneur, who moved to Silicon Valley to promote IoT and robotics solutions driven by AI and Cloud. He shows live demos on how IoT and robots could get cognitive with IBM Watson.

View IBM's privacy policy here

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The AI-Cognition Evolution: Affordable New Cloud Tools Raise your Applications’ IQ Part 1: Taking Cognitive Computing to the Next Level with AI and IBM Watson

As we increasingly experience the “Internet of Everything”, processing power is increasing in everything from watches to smartphones to computers, vehicles and devices we haven’t yet imagined. At the same time, the amount of data being collected into knowledge bases has given rise to artificial intelligence systems such as IBM’s Watson, which stunned the world by besting two unbeaten Jeopardy champions on national television.

What if every business could harness that kind of intelligence, which increasingly appears like real cognition? Now they can, without the need to invest millions in hardware and millions more in software. Thanks to the integration of Watson services and IBM Bluemix, every business can affordably access Watson’s AI to create applications that streamline business processes and slash the effort and cost to deliver the smartest of smart applications.

Attend this 3-part TechBytes series presented by Slashdot Media and sponsored by IBM to hear inventor and industry expert Marek Sadowski discuss three key areas:

  • Taking Cognitive Computing to the Next Level with AI and IBM Watson
  • How IBM Watson and AI will Influence Industries Worldwide
  • Hijacking the Internet of Things with IBM Watson

Register now for these events and be one of the first to learn how to adapt the world’s leading AI platforms with simple to implement cloud tools.

About the presenter:

Marek Sadowski is a mobile full stack developer advocate, a robotics startup founder and an entrepreneur, who moved to Silicon Valley to promote IoT and robotics solutions driven by AI and Cloud. He shows live demos on how IoT and robots could get cognitive with IBM Watson.

View IBM's privacy policy here

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Get More from Azure from Riverbed

How good is your visibility into app performance on Azure? Nearly two-thirds (64%) of organizations use a fragmented approach to technology monitoring. As a result, this fragmented visibility causes IT teams to spend as much as half their time firefighting performance problems – instead of innovating for the benefit of the business. Join the webinar to learn current best practices for gaining clear visibility into cloud performance.

This webinar will address these questions:

  • Are your end users happy with their SaaS app performance ?
  • Do you have the right toolset for monitoring performance of cloud-based apps?
  • What are the best practices to mitigate performance issues from the cloud?
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Accelerate Office 365 Performance & Enhance Visibility

Do you need to accelerate Office 365 performance? Astonishingly, IT teams learn about more than 60% of performance issues from end-users. This is because performance visibility is so thoroughly compromised by the growing complexity involved in delivering cloud apps over multiple networks to ever-growing numbers of end users. This webinar explores the complexity of cloud delivery and best practices for optimizing application performance and, ultimately, end user experience.

Learn how to:

  • Reduce latency issues for SaaS apps
  • Accelerate and secure corporate data over the Internet
  • Decrease bandwidth use by up to 97%
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Gartner Network Design Best Practices for Office 365

Many organizations transitioning from on-premises Microsoft applications to Office 365 will experience performance problems due to geographic factors and use of the Internet for connectivity. IT can minimize performance issues and deliver an acceptable experience to end users by paying careful attention to network design. Read this research note to learn:

  • How the Office 365 Region you choose can affect performance
  • What tools are available to model and monitor performance
  • What options you have for network connectivity and how they compare
  • How WAN optimization can be used to improve application performance.
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15 Keys for Ensuring a Successful Windows 10 Migration

Whenever you are planning to migrate to Windows 10, there are unique opportunities to optimize IT service support during your migration. This guide shows how to use SteelCentral Aternity End User Experience Monitoring in a best practice continuous improvement process to ensure success. In it, you’ll learn how to:

  • Discover every local, cloud, or mobile app actually in use in your enterprise, to fight “Shadow IT” and migrate only the apps that matter
  • Ensure end user experience on Windows 10 devices is as good or better as that on earlier OS versions, so you can migrate with confidence
  • Proactively monitor applications as they render on the screens of any physical, virtual, or mobile device used in your enterprise, to assure the seamless user experience promised by Windows 10
  • Cost justify your Windows 10 upgrade by analyzing the impact of slow application performance in terms of lost productivity 
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Connectivity Benchmark Report 2017

Nearly all IT decision makers are executing on digital transformation, but they are facing challenges and obstacles along the way. MuleSoft surveyed 951 IT decision makers across the globe to discover how they are executing on digital transformation initiatives, what their IT challenges are, and the role of an API strategy to meet their business goals.

Download the 2017 Connectivity Benchmark Report to find out:

  • The one strategy IT decision makers say help them deliver projects faster
  • The top 11 technologies ITDMs think will increase the pace of digital transformation
  • The two obstacles holding ITDMs back from achieving their digital transformation goals

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Gartner iPaaS Magic Quadrant 2016

MuleSoft Positioned as a Leader 3 Years in a Row

Read this complimentary copy of the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for iPaaS, and find out why MuleSoft was named a Leader based on completeness of vision and the ability to execute

  • Expert perspectives on the iPaaS vendor landscape
  • Critical analysis of key differentiators
  • Latest developments in integration technology
  • Industry benchmarks and trends
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Business Process Management (BPM)

Using an API strategy as a foundation for BPM

Business Process Management is an important part of continuous improvement and business transformation, but many organizations struggle with implementing it effectively. Learn how a holistic API strategy, API-led connectivity, can help your organization implement BPM with ease.

This whitepaper will cover:

  • An overview of Business Process Management
  • A new way of thinking about implementing BPM with APIs
  • A walkthrough of a use case on how an organization uses API-led connectivity to successfully implement BPM
  • Best practices to adopt BPM with Anypoint Platform

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