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Cloudera delivers Hadoop in the AWS Cloud
By Cloudera | 31/10/2014
Customers of Cloudera and Amazon Web Services (AWS) now have the ability to run the Enterprise Data Hub in the AWS public cloud. - Organization’s want to acquire and combine data to deliver real-time insights to all kinds of users - The Enterprise Data Hub has the flexibility to run a variety of enterprise workloads while meeting enterprise requirements - This joint solution combines large-scale data management/analytics with expertise in cloud computing
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Three factors entrenching Big Data in financial services
By Cloudera | 31/10/2014
The definition of Big Data is rapidly changing within the financial services industry—pivoting from a measure of volume, variety, and velocity to an evaluation of systems-enabled strategy. - The most important issues relate to the potential of analysing full data sets spanning multiple silos - Successful data-driven firms use modern infrastructure to go beyond future-proofing the data centre against larger operational efficiency demands - Technology and competition are forcing wholesale banks to prioritize core competencies and market fit
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Grow your analytics maturity
By Tibco | 12/9/2014
This paper explains why, with big data, it’s not about the type, amount or speed of data, but rather what we do with that data and the speed at which we do it. • Business intelligence reports and dashboards simply won’t give you with the level of detail and agility you need • Analytics can help gain a competitive advantage, but developing analytics maturity will help sustain that • This paper walks through each step of the analytics maturity journey, providing insights into the capabilities and tools to consider
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Continous application availability with EMC VPLEX
By EMC Corporation | 8/9/2014
A growing number of organisations are using off the shelf technologies to stretch application processing and data access for continuous application and availability. This paper describes how deployment models for applications work. Enterprises are consolidating high availability and data recovery practices and technologies to achieve continuous availability that provides users with uninterrupted access to data and applications The right solution provides data coherency across distance for simultaneous access to the same data in multiple locations Organisations need to be able to trust that the data and applications it depends on will continues to be available and operate, through both planned and unplanned outages
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EMC Asia Pacific and Japan- The business value of data protection
By EMC Corporation | 8/9/2014
This infographic based on research by IDC details how businesses in Australia, Pacific and Japan can come out on top against tremendous pressure to reduce capital expenses, while maximising existing investments and improving utilisation and efficiency. • APJ businesses suffer longer retention periods, increased scrutiny of stored data and the need for greater leverage, storage and protection • 81% companies lack recovery confidence, while 71% have experienced data loss in last year • Overarching storage management services add value and the oversight the business needs, with average cost savings of US$2.6 million annually
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Assessing the business value of EMC backup and recovery
By EMC Corporation | 8/9/2014
In this White Paper, IDC offers up some quantifiable benefits that Asian enterprises have observed as a result of deploying backup and recovery solutions. · Many enterprises are finding that the backup and recovery processes and technologies that they have implemented have not kept pace with the demands of the business · IDC identifies how organizations can experience savings and improvements from the deployment of different types of technologies · The benefits fall into three categories: storage environment cost savings; end-user productivity enhancements; and IT staff productivity optimization
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Top 5 reasons why EMC for archiving
By EMC Corporation | 8/9/2014
Top 5 reasons why EMC for archiving This whitepaper provides the top five reasons why organisations looking for the best-of-breed archive software and protection storage for a true end-to-end archive solution. · Archiving inactive data from tier-1 storage is a key way to save big · Eliminate siloes for administration savings, while maximising overall storage efficiency, typically reducing archive and backup capacity required by 10-30x. · Archiving solution that allows you to add virtual and physical servers to meet new demands
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Why EMC backup for VNX
By EMC Corporation | 8/9/2014
If you're like most businesses, data loss is not an option. That's why you need a protection strategy for your VNX that includes backup. This whitepaper details the best options out there for enhanced data protection. For backup to be protection of the last resort, it must reside on reliable and cost- effective protection storage. With the industry's most efficient deduplication, you can store months of backups on disk and quickly recover the data you need when you need it. Built-in data integrity protection includes end-to-end data verification, fault-detection and self-healing, and ensures recovery every time.
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EMC Best practices in data protection monitoring
By EMC Corporation | 8/9/2014
This ESG study focuses on why, when it comes to data protection, visibility is the most significant key to success, and how to achieve a truly unified view. · According to the 2013 IT Spending Intentions Survey, improving data backup and recovery was the #2 most important IT priority selected by respondents · Without far reaching visibility, infrastructure is guaranteed to miss backing up some servers, while potentially duplicating protection of others · The clarity gained by a unified view is necessary for proactively reporting protection to stakeholders and compliance to auditors
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EMC 15 Minute guide to smarter backup
By EMC Corporation | 8/9/2014
Backup and recovery has become an essential element of data protection. Information is useless if customers, employees or business partners can’t access it when needed. This paper provides a quick guide for gaining smart backup to benefit business. Availability and integrity of information, or the lack of it, can directly impact revenues and profits and company reputation How you back up – the people, process and infrastructure you have in place – can affect key business initiatives Good back up can accelerate or decelerate the pace at which you roll out new applications or extend virtualization across your organization
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