A recent survey with a number of IT decision makers in the retail sector bears real insights into the potential of digital transformation, and how the challenges are being navigated to achieve more agile, competitive and innovative retail business.
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Is your digital transformation keeping pace with customer demand – and with your competitors? While consumers have rushed to revel in the digital revolution, manufacturers with legacy systems have struggled to tame the IT bear and make the necessary changes.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers almost infinite scale with the click of a button. To be successful on AWS, it’s also essential to be architected for high availability and cost efficiency. Consider these factors that can make all the difference.
According to a survey conducted by Qualtrics on behalf of Sungard AS, over a third of travelers (34 percent) would not book with an airline again if they’ve experienced a major, non-weather related issue with that airline that severely altered their travel plans.
In-depth questioning of 1,350 global IT decision makers shows how IT is changing and strategies are evolving to meet new opportunities and challenges, across industries, regions and job roles. Here's what IT leaders surveyed in different countries are saying about the areas they are investing in and where they are facing challenges.
Your systems are being deluged with increased web activity from emails, searches, tweets and transactions. In this "can't wait" world, downtime can impact both revenue and customer satisfaction. That's why many enterprises are transitioning to more agile infrastructures to create more responsive and resilient IT environments that meet the demands of a digital economy.
Your healthcare enterprise relies on three pillars - the quality of your patient care, the effectiveness of your business resiliency, and your organization's solid reputation. Cracks in your Healthcare IT foundation can harm the stability of these pillars and ultimately jeopardize your entire healthcare enterprise. We have developed this infographic to define the critical components and risks within the healthcare IT environment and the tools designed to repair the cracks that may threaten the health of your organization's IT environment.
Your disaster recovery strategy is designed to fix critical problems and get your business back up and running as quickly as possible. But what happens if your disaster recovery plan itself is broken and rendered useless? If you’re not sure of the health of your disaster recovery plan, here are five ways to know if you need to make repairing it a priority for your business.
Are you concerned about what downtime might cost your business? It’s a very real fear as downtime costs an enterprise an average of nearly a quarter million dollars per hour. However, lost revenue isn’t the only problem, your reputation is at risk too and that is often times far more difficult to recover than anything else. So what are the keys to achieving best-in-class disaster recovery? We have the answers. Learn how to fight back against downtime risks and achieve total business resiliency.
With IT threats always on the horizon, the Resilient 4 empower you to manage complex IT environments and keep critical apps, people and businesses available 24/7 as you prepare for the villains of tomorrow. Learn how the Resilient 4 work together to defeat Monstros-IT and save Virtualville!
When a disaster strikes your business still requires access to your mission critical data, applications, and systems. However, managing data recovery programs on your own requires significant capital investments, staff resources, and expertise that is often not always readily available. Our Recovery as a Service (RaaS) for EMC2 takes the planning of disaster recovery burden away from your IT staff and provides your business with the peace of mind it needs to operate confidently. Learn more about what our RaaS solution can do for your business.
A major mass-market retailer with more than 1,500 domestic locations and a reputation for exceptional customer service recently experienced a data breach. Hackers exploited their cyber security weaknesses and accessed the personal data of millions of the retailer’s customers. Learn how this cyber security attack unfolded.
What worries chief information officers (CIOs) and IT professionals the most? According to a recent survey commissioned by Sungard AS, information security, downtime avoidance and talent acquisition are of utmost importance for organizations across the board. But proper planning and preparation will allow CIOs and IT professionals to stay ahead of the game in 2015 and ultimately get a proper night’s rest. Learn more about how to face your top concerns.
The cloud services market is rapidly growing and maturing. IT leaders are obviously gaining more knowledge about the cloud, and while they are experiencing the benefits they are also subjected to a variety of challenges as cloud technology evolves. The evolution of the cloud services market brings about a very interesting question: are cloud-recovery services the natural next stage for IT leaders to consider?
Data protection is more important than ever since business environments are becoming more and more digital. Your business has different kinds of data that needs a good defensive plan. Some of the considerations included in a solid data protection plan are related to planning, analysis, testing, compliance, audits, and risk determination, along with data integrity, privacy and efficiency. Your goal is a constant one. It has no finish line and it must be constantly, 24/7. Data protection. It's not just a goal; it's a charge to protect an indispensable aspect of doing business. Are you protecting your data with these 7 important factors in mind?
When evaluating your next steps in preparing for disaster recovery, the most important decision to make is whether your enterprise will utilize business continuity (BCP) planning software or go the do-it-yourself route.
Enterprise Resiliency & Application Recovery - Real Life Chronicle of Two IT Departments During Hurricane Sandy
Superstorm Sandy, a hurricane combined with a powerful nor'easter, struck the East Coast in late October 2012. It was the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of 2012, as well as the second-costliest hurricane in U.S. history. This infographic tells the story of how productivity and preparedness paid-off for a prominent healthcare provider and East Coast university, who were able to weather the storm and maintain IT availability in spite of the odds.
Seems like every news broadcast has "hackers" or "cyber attack" in it these days. The simple fact of the matter is cyber security is a real concern for businesses of all shapes and sizes. Want to keep your company out of the headlines for a data breach or getting hacked? Here's a roadmap for setting up a data security program and beating hackers at their own game. Get ahead of the cyber security threat curve now.
How do you know when your hybrid IT environment is a hot mess? Well, is yours suffering from legacy system inefficiencies and putting your data at risk when it comes to recovery? If this sounds familiar, you're certainly not alone, but you need to take the appropriate steps to mitigate the risks and get your hybrid environment back on track. It is clear that hybrid IT environments are the wave of the future. Learn how to proactively take care of yours.
It is tough to avoid the cloud. You see it on television commercials, in newspaper ads, and just about every place you turn. Has all this noise spiked your curiosity about how your business can benefit from cloud computing services? Let us help you discover how to elevate your cloud computing game with these three use cases that demonstrate the clear benefits of managed cloud services.