Vendor Forum

May 13, 2019
Ramesh Mahalingam
Vizru

A subtle, deliberate shift has occurred within the software industry which, at present, only the most innovative organizations have seized upon for competitive advantage. Although primarily driven by Artificial Intelligence (AI), this transformation strikes at the core of the most pervasive IT resources including cloud computing and predictive analytics ...

May 09, 2019
Amena Siddiqi
Riverbed

When asked who is mandated with developing and delivering their organization's digital competencies, 51% of respondents say their IT departments have a leadership role. The critical question is whether IT departments are prepared to take on a leadership role in which collaborating with other functions and disseminating knowledge and digital performance data are requirements ...

May 08, 2019
Amena Siddiqi
Riverbed

The Economist Intelligence Unit just released a new study commissioned by Riverbed that explores nine digital competencies that help organizations improve their digital performance and, ultimately, achieve their objectives. Here's a brief summary of 7 key research findings you'll find covered in detail in the report ...

May 02, 2019
Bhanu Singh
OpsRamp

IT practitioners are still in experimentation mode with artificial intelligence in many cases, and still have concerns about how credible the technology can be. A recent study from OpsRamp targeted these IT managers who have implemented AIOps, and among other data, reports on the primary concerns of this new approach to operations management ...

May 01, 2019
Zivan Ori
E8 Storage

NVMe storage's strong performance, combined with the capacity and data availability benefits of shared NVMe storage over local SSD, makes it a strong solution for AI / ML infrastructures of any size. There are several AI / ML focused use cases to highlight ...

April 30, 2019
Zivan Ori
E8 Storage

Using local SSDs inside of the GPU node delivers fast access to data during training, but introduces challenges that impact the overall solution in terms of scalability, data access and data protection ...

April 29, 2019
Zivan Ori
E8 Storage

With storage performance now recognized as a critical component of AI/ML application performance, the next step is to identify the ideal storage platform. Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) based storage systems have gained traction as the storage media of choice to deliver the best throughput and latency. Shared NVMe storage systems unlock the performance of NVMe, and offer a strong alternative to using local NVMe SSDs inside of GPU nodes ...

April 25, 2019
Mehdi Daoudi
Catchpoint

Incident management is a massive part of the SRE’s job description, with 49 percent indicating they have worked on at least one incident within the last week, and 92 percent reporting they routinely work on up to five incidents per week. Approximately 50 percent reported having worked on an incident lasting longer than one day, according to a survey from Catchpoint ...

April 17, 2019
Dirk Paessler
Paessler AG

People and businesses today make mistakes similar to Troy, when they get too enamored by the latest, flashiest technology. These modern Trojan Horses work through their ability to "wow" us. Cybercriminals find IoT devices an easy target because they are the cool new technology on the block ...

April 16, 2019
Keith Bromley
Ixia

Software security flaws cause the majority of product vulnerabilities, according to the 2019 Security Report from Ixia's Application and Threat Intelligence (ATI) Research Center ...

April 11, 2019
Keith Bromley
Ixia

Companies have low visibility into their public cloud environments, and the tools and data supplied by cloud providers are insufficient, according to The State of Public Cloud Monitoring, a report sponsored by Ixia ...

April 03, 2019
Pratap Dangeti
CrunchMetrics

Though you may be forgiven for thinking that 5G is just another generation of communication technology, the truth is that it will usher in a world of difference in terms of performance and operations ...

April 02, 2019
Archana Kesavan
ThousandEyes

The world may soon see something unprecedented when it comes to our interconnected, Internet-driven daily life. One country, Russia, will attempt to "turn off" its Internet, scheduled to happen in the very near future ...

April 01, 2019
John Prestridge
EasyVista

Adopting a modernized service transformation strategy is critical to achieving measurable improvements in overall IT efficiency and driving customer and employee satisfaction, according to The State of Service Transformation Report commissioned by EasyVista ...

March 26, 2019
Keith Bromley
Ixia

APM is important regardless of what platform you run your applications on. However, cloud environments can be particularly difficult for two reasons. First, there is an attitude that everything is taken care of for you. While some functions are taken care of for you, other functions will be "add-ons" that you need to purchase and append to your cloud instance ...

March 25, 2019
Kunal Agarwal
Unravel Data

Data-driven applications are helping drive cloud growth, according to a survey by Unravel Data. The data also reveals that enterprises are most concerned with a lack of sufficient technical talent to properly manage these data systems as well as the perceived high cost of deploying a modern data infrastructure ...

March 20, 2019
Jay Botelho
LiveAction

Network performance issues come in all shapes and sizes, and can require vast amounts of time and resources to solve. Here are three examples of painful network performance issues you're likely to encounter this year, and how NPMD solutions can help you overcome them ...

March 19, 2019
Alastair Hartrup
Network Critical

"Scale up" versus "scale out" doesn't just apply to hardware investments, it also has an impact on product features. "Scale up" promotes buying the feature set you think you need now, then adding "feature modules" and licenses as you discover additional feature requirements are needed. Often as networks grow in size they also grow in complexity ...

March 18, 2019
Alastair Hartrup
Network Critical

Network Packet Brokers play a critical role in gaining visibility into new complex networks. They deliver the packet data and information IT and security teams need to identify problems, recognize security issues, and ensure overall network performance. However, not all Packet Brokers are created equal when it comes to scalability. Simply "scaling up" your network infrastructure at every growth point is a more complex and more expensive endeavor over time. Let's explore three ways the "scale up" approach to infrastructure growth impedes NetOps and security professionals (and the business as a whole) ...

March 15, 2019
Nancy Van Elsacker Louisnord
TOPdesk USA

Loyal users are the key to your service desk's success. Happy users want to use your services and they recommend your services in the organization. It takes time and effort to exceed user expectations, but doing so means keeping the promises we make to our users and being careful not to do too much without careful consideration for what's best for the organization and users ...

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