Cloud Computing Whitepapers


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How virtualization complements Shoretel’s highly reliable distributed architecture
By Shoretel | 20/1/2015
Enterprises of all sizes adopt virtualisation as a way to improve the efficiency of IT infrastructure and decrease total cost of ownership. This whitepaper looks at how customers who adopted virtualisation achieved better server utilisation, increased application uptime, and greater IT agility and responsiveness by enabling private cloud computing.
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Solve the application visibility challenge
By Citrix Systems Asia Pacific | 12/1/2015
This report demonstrates how enterprises can leverage their existing footprint of market-leading application delivery controllers for both instrumentation and policy enforcement. · The ability to observe, diagnose, and subsequently improve the performance of business-critical applications is essential · The challenge of establishing an effective application visibility and control function is only growing as tech trends become more widespread · A next-generation application visibility solution can efficiently and economically deliver unprecedented insight into virtual desktops, mobile and cloud services
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A foundation for next-generation data centre security
By Citrix Systems Asia Pacific | 12/1/2015
This whitepaper discusses the need for an application delivery controller that addresses new and traditional challenges present in highly dynamic enterprise cloud architecture. · The ever-present budgetary pressures to do more with less means the foundation for stronger security must be built using existing data centre infrastructure · One particular ADC delivers an extensive portfolio of essential data centre security capabilities · The net result is a strong foundation for next-generation data centre security that is also cost effective
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Long-distance IT: Driving efficiency in remote offices
By Citrix Systems Asia Pacific | 12/1/2015
In this paper, IDG research highlights the many ways WAN optimisation solutions with a built-in Windows Server lead to more efficient branch office it. · Supporting branch offices is a costly, time-consuming job made tougher by having no one on-site to do it · WAN optimisation solutions mostly do a good job of improving remote office performance and lowering network costs but are now facing new demands · There is currently only one on the market with all of the capabilities that businesses with branches need
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The drive for efficiency in branch office IT
By Citrix Systems Asia Pacific | 12/1/2015
IT managers in charge of remote office IT often struggle mightily to provide lower cost, high quality computing services to users. This infographic details how to optimise WAN solutions using the cloud. · WAN optimisation solutions help address remote office demands but many of these are in desperate need of an upgrade · A survey by IDG Research shows decreased end user satisfaction, lost productivity and escalating network and management costs · 64% of businesses would be more likely to invest in a WAN optimisation solution if it had a Windows Server integration option
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A revolution in cloud networking
By Citrix Systems Asia Pacific | 12/1/2015
This whitepaper explores how a multi-dimensional scaling strategy is requisite to building a service delivery fabric for optimising the delivery of web, mobile and cloud-based applications. · An enterprise cloud network is one that embodies the characteristics and capabilities that define public cloud services · Only software-based architecture enables businesses to scale up, scale out and scale in · Businesses can leverage the network as an enabling technology to improve IT agility and responsiveness when delivering applications and services
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View Composer API for Array Integration (VCAI) from VMware on Tintri VMstore Platform
By Tintri | 9/1/2015
The View component of VMware Horizon™ 6 brings the agility of cloud computing to the desktop and revolutionizes desktops into highly available and agile services delivered from your cloud. It enables higher levels of availability, scalability and reliability for virtual desktops. VCAI leverages storage arrays’ native cloning abilities to offload storage operations within a VMware View environment. As a result, VCAI improves provisioning speeds and provides integrated management in View Composer for customers wanting to leverage advanced storage capabilities, such as per-VM snapshots and clones, offered by Tintri VMstore systems.
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Competitive review of BPM in the Cloud
By IBM Australia | 2/12/2014
This report focuses on the cloud-based BPM offerings now being delivered by many BPM vendors, in particular those that offer Platform as a Service BPM to complement their on premise license based solutions. ·PaaS provides ways to mitigate shortfalls in BPM, provides cost-effective usage-based funding and requires little in the way of support ·In order to anchor any assessment of BPM PaaS offerings, it is important to appreciate the most prevalent use cases ·This paper offers a vendor review with regards to cloud computing characteristics, BPM functionality and solution extensions
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Strategic business process management in the cloud
By IBM Australia | 2/12/2014
This whitepaper explains how to utilise the cloud for strategic business process management, helping deliver value to customers and improve back office efficiencies. ·With the complete fusion of IT and the modern enterprise, technology and business have become inseparable ·The excitement associated with cloud computing is not about on-demand IT; it is about on-demand business innovation ·The cloud without process cannot deliver on the promise of outside-in business transformation
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Explorys: Improving healthcare quality & costs using a Big Data platform
By Cloudera | 31/10/2014
Read how medical firm Explorys integrated clinical, financial, and operational data in order to improve delivery of care, resulting in better health outcomes and reduced costs. - Healthcare workers relied on IT departments to understand something about data, waiting days or weeks for results - Explorys sought to bring clinical, financial, and operational data into a single, enterprise data hub - Hadoop is a cost-efficient technology that helped address these big data challenges
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