Complexity Whitepapers


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SAP Hana is the answer! What’s the question?
By SAP Australia | 13/7/2015
In most discussions today with SAP representatives, it’s very likely that the answer to almost any question that AD&D professionals ask is “SAP Hana.” Over time, this can build to a level of frustration, or even annoyance, for interested clients. However, there’s a good reason behind this. This whitepaper looks at the different use cases for SAP Hana, separates the hype from reality about the product and delves into how you build your SAP Hana road map to fully leverage your investment.
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IDC FutureScape: top CIO decision imperatives for 2015
By SAP Australia | 13/7/2015
Business leaders are challenged to move their enterprises to the next level, that of digital business transformation. This whitepaper looks at how LOB executives at a crossroads are taking charge of their destiny, shares IDC's CIO agenda top 10 decision imperatives for 2015 as well some specific guidance for CIOs on each one of them.
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The analytic-transactional data platform: enabling the real-time enterprise
By SAP Australia | 13/7/2015
This study examines the need for an integrated transactional and analytical data platform in order to process complex analytic queries as a harmonious data collection. The results of this study describes such a data platform, considers the kinds of technology options available in the market today, and projects future developments that will enhance this area of functionality.
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The business case for managing complexity
By SAP Australia | 13/7/2015
Many organisations acknowledge they have a problem with excess complexity, and many have taken steps to better manage it. This whitepaper looks at the real and quantifiable business damage created by complexity today, how business managers are coping with these effects and how new technologies and development processes will drive simplification for the future.
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Sharp demand for managing IT complexity
By SAP Australia | 13/7/2015
IT complexity has become a serious business problem, and IT managers are taking steps to control it, according to the findings of a recent survey. This whitepaper looks at the negative impact IT complexity has had on businesses, how the top industry players are dealing with the burden and why winning in the digital transformation race means IT leaders must be ready to not just respond to business needs but anticipate them with new tools and approaches to simplification.
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Virtualize more with VM-aware flash storage: A Tintri VMstore overview
By Tintri | 9/1/2015
Storage remains the primary obstacle to accelerating virtualization growth. Tintri VMstore allows you to overcome the complexity, performance, and cost obstacles that prevent virtualization of more of your computing infrastructure. Tintri VMstore, with its innovative VM-aware file system, leverages cost-effective MLC flash to deliver high performance in a remarkable small footprint that can scale incrementally to meet growing needs. Tintri’s file system uses deduplication, compression, snapshots, clones and thin provisioning to provide the unparalleled VM density required for deploying virtual infrastructures.
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Mobile device management: Your guide to the essentials and beyond
By IBM Australia | 28/11/2014
Businesses want to put an IT strategy for management and operation in place before officially assimilating mobile devices, but the solution doesn't have to be that difficult. • This guide describes twelve best practices for Mobile Device Management (MDM) • The first eight principles are the essentials that every organisation needs to adopt. The last four are advanced practices that will help take you to the next level. • Whether you need to cover the basics or step up MDM, this guide will start you on your way
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Unlock the business value of archived data
By Cloudera | 31/10/2014
This report shows how success in an ever-competitive data-driven market requires flexible, massively scalable data management systems that grow with your business. - Unstructured data, much of it generated by machines or sensors, accounts for more than 90% of data today - Organisations often struggle to manage that data in Hadoop despite its benefits - The enterprise data hub is a transformative active archive solution helping enterprises gain more insight across all their data to make more informed decisions
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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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Evolving data warehouse architectures in the age of Big Data
By Cloudera | 31/10/2014
Big data is a major driver of change with its burgeoning size, sources, frequency of delivery, and diversity of structures. This report discusses how data warehouse architectures are evolving. - The adoption of advanced analytics and real-time operation influences data warehouse architectures - Given the rising complexity, DW architecture is more critical than ever in order to make sense of, govern, and optimize complicated multi-platform DWEs - Research was conducted via interviews with industry experts and leading-edge user companies
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