IDC Report: Optimize IT and Business Gains

Data is increasingly critical to driving business. This IDC Whitepaper outlines how CIOs can understand what the "total cost of data" is across their entire organization and how Delphix can assist them in managing the data that drives the business forward.
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Forrester research: The total economic impact of IBM Integration Bus

Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying IBM Integration Bus. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of the Integration Bus on their organizations and compare that impact with other existing alternatives. To better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with an Integration Bus implementation, Forrester interviewed an existing enterprise customer with multiple years of experience using IBM WebSphere Message Broker, an earlier version of IBM Integration Bus. Download this study now to review the key findings.
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The A-Game: Playing to Win in State and Local Government

From governance issues to unique technology challenges, state and local agencies are using emerging technologies to create winning services and policies. Discover new tools and techniques for leveraging IT innovations and strategies to create winning results. This Center for Digital Government technology playbook for government agencies on choosing the right technology for government modernization.
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Gartner Paper “Enterprise Bandwidth Needs Through 2017”

New trends impact networking costs, which can already represent a significant portion of IT spending. Mobile devices and cloud computing as well as video viewing may drive network requirements to new and unseen levels. This report from Gartner forecasts changes to enterprise network capacity over the next five years by evaluating the impact of cloud, mobile, video and BYOD using a range of scenarios. This research will help network planners to understand the challenges and measure which kind of evolution is best practice.
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Workload Automation – From Application Development to Digital Service Delivery

This paper, "Workload Automation – From Application Development to Digital Service Delivery," describes how a workload automation solution can eliminate the manual processes developers now use to define batch workflows and communicate them to schedulers. By extending the use of workload automation to developers, organizations can implement applications faster, slash costs, and increase service quality.
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The Business Context of of Aligning IT with the Organization

This paper provides a general business overview for organizations that are seeking advice on how to align IT within the organization. In a dynamic and globalized economy, where IT has its own agenda, interesting business and marketplace factors have emerged thanks to C-level studies, unraveling how both CIOs and CEOs are now targeting similar objectives. Never before have organizations found themselves in a more instrumented, integrated, and intelligent world as today, where challenges must have extraordinary solutions.
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DataStax Enterprise Reference Architecture

This white paper outlines reference architectures for deploying Apache Cassandra™ and DataStax Enterprise (DSE) within an organization and establishes a starting point for users contemplating hardware choices to host DataStax solutions. This paper also provides guidance for system architects and system administrators during the planning stages of development, test and production environments, whether in-house or at a private or public data center. It explores common scenarios and configuration options for various deployments.
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DataStax Enterprise – Powered by Apache Cassandra™

DataStax Enterprise (DSE), built on Apache Cassandra™, delivers what modern businesses need to compete in today’s high-speed, always-on data economy. Within-memory computing capabilities, enterprise-level security, fast and powerful built-in analytics and enterprise search, visual management, and expert support, DataStax Enterprise is the best database choice for online applications that require fast performance with no downtime.
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Smarter quality management: The fast track to competitive advantage

Organizations creating software are grappling not only with today’s tough economic climate, but also with increased complexity in their processes and supply chains. Many factors serve to complicate software delivery, but competition lies at the heart of this complexity. Effective quality management creates opportunities to deliver key business benefits, such as improved market share, higher customer satisfaction, and increased brand equity. But top quality in the completed product cannot serve as the single guiding principle by which products are produced and delivered. Time to market is also key; costs and risk factors must also be part of the balancing act. Get these things wrong, and you may face un-sustainable costs, missed windows of opportunity, un happy customers, even a massive recall or the complete failure of a system at a critical moment. Get these things right, and you can achieve a positive operational return on investment from efficiencies gained in development activities.
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Boost IT Visibility and Business Value With Service Catalog

Decision makers at many organizations question the investments made in IT. This is often because they don't fully understand the value delivered by IT service management (ITSM) or by compliance with recommended best practices such as those defined by the IT Infrastructure Library or ITIL®. This often pressures CIOs to demonstrate the value of IT to the business. Learn how creating a great service catalog can help alleviate these pressures and why many consider it to be fundamental to any IT improvement initiative.
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Powering Transformation – The IT Revolution is Now

The IT Revolution is happening and the time for change is now - don't settle for inflexible systems built on legacy technology. Download the white paper to find out how next-gen IT solutions are flexible, intuitive, social and powerful - and how IT in the cloud will help your organization not only keep up with today's complex IT ecosystem, but manage it more efficiently than ever before.
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