Digital Signage in the Cloud
With the growing popularity of the cloud, the concept of software as a service (SaaS)–based digital signage platforms has been gaining traction, depending on the nature of the business and the degree of control needed over the data. This paper covers the fundamentals of cloud computing and on-premise hosting models to help users determine the type of digital signage deployment best suited to their business needs.
TCO Analysis of a Traditional Data Center vs. a Scalable, Containerized Data Center
Standardized, scalable, pre-assembled, and integrated data center facility power and cooling modules provide a total cost of ownership (TCO) savings of 30% compared with traditional, built-out data center power and cooling infrastructure. Avoiding overbuilt capacity and scaling the design over time contributes to a significant percentage of the overall savings. This white paper provides a quantitative TCO analysis of the two architectures, and illustrates the key drivers of both the capex and opex savings of the improved architecture.
Operationalizing the Buzz: Big Data 2013
The world of Big Data is maturing at a dramatic pace and supporting many of the project activities, information users and financial sponsors that were once the domain of traditional structured data management projects. Research conducted by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) and 9sight Consulting makes a clear case for the maturation of Big Data as a critical approach for innovative companies. The survey went beyond simple questions of strategy, adoption, and use to explore why and how companies are utilizing Big Data. Download the report and get all the results.
Driving Business Innovation with a New Generation of Real-time Applications
Every industry that is dependent on IT is in the midst of a major transition brought about by Big Data analytics, the cloud, mobile, and social business. These forces require applications beyond systems of transaction of the past, to systems of decision management and to systems of relationship. This paper from IDC shows you what you need to do to drive a new generation of enterprise applications that meet today’ business requirements.
Best-in-Class Steps to Successfully Manage the Buyer’s Journey
Delighting customers is no easy task for today’s organizations. For one thing, customers are empowered with crucial intelligence that influences their purchase decisions. Proactively managing this buyer’s journey can be likened to navigating a treacherous river. Success in completing a journey through this river requires that companies make the right decisions across each phase of the buyer’s journey. This infographic shows you how.
Staying Ahead of the Curve: How to Ensure Your IT Organization Is in Touch with the Latest Industry Developments
New technology comes out daily; the key for every company is to determine when exactly to start using it. Are you on the bleeding edge, the leading edge, or are you a cautious adopter? Depending on the needs of the company and the technology, any one of those choices may be the right one. How do you decide which way to go? Listen to your IT team. Find out what three leaders in IT have to say and where they stand on the technology adoption spectrum and why.