"SD-WAN largely exists today to support two key enterprise transformations: multicloud and the software-defined branch (SD-Branch).
Multicloud has changed the center of gravity for enterprise applications, and with that, has changed traffic patterns too. No longer does traffic need to flow to enterprise data center sites or central internet peering points and breakouts. That’s because most traffic from users and devices in the enterprise campus and branch today goes to cloud-based applications scattered across a host of clouds.
It’s neither economical nor efficient to haul traffic over WAN-dedicated links to a central enterprise site. So to optimize the cost and performance of multicloud-bound traffic, modern WAN edge routers, often called customer premises equipment (CPE), are now equipped with hybrid WAN links and routing. Hybrid WAN interfaces may include WAN provider-dedicated links such as MPLS, as well as direct internet links over xDSL, broadband and 4G/LTE wireless."
It’s not uncommon to find slick-looking user interfaces, well-run product demos, and exciting sales narratives when evaluating a data management platform (DMP), but don’t let those features distract from the elements needed for day-to-day and long-term strategic success of a DMP.
Whether you’re looking to invest in a DMP for the first time or want to switch to a new provider, there are a few crucial factors to consider before signing on the dotted line.
Key functionality, architecture, and partnership dynamics are all important factors, but they rarely surface until your team is hands-on and using the platform. Once you dig in, it can quickly become apparent that a shiny interface and smart storytelling are a distraction from what really matters—at this point, it’s often too late.
Avoid buyer’s remorse by considering these seven facets of all DMP providers before making your decision.
Published By: HP Inc.
Published Date: May 20, 2019
HP SmartStream Designer is a powerful, easy-to-use variable data printing (VDP) tool enabling users of HP Indigo and other HP digital presses to create sophisticated high-value jobs and personalized campaigns.
A software plug-in for Adobe® InDesign® or Adobe Illustrator®, HP SmartStream Designer makes it possible to personalize any job with images, text and designs, for maximum impact. It has an easy to-use interface and can be easily integrated with over a dozen third-party dynamic applications. It also features rich database logic and preflight capabilities.
The ability to apply software to strategic advantage is the de? ning technology theme of this decade. This is not just an IT issue. It is a business imperative. Every business is in the software business. In some industries, the number of software jobs has doubled over the past ? ve years. JP Morgan Chase has more software developers than Google and more technologists than Microsoft. If you think your company isn’t in the software business, you’re wrong. Airlines, oil companies, telecommunications providers all are using applications to attract customers and gain a competitive advantage.
With the ubiquitous adoption of mobile devices, a whole new platform for application and content delivery is evolving. With their colorful, interactive, intuitive user interfaces, always-on global connectivity, sensing capabilities such as GPS and device orientation and their ability to connect with users through personalized con? guration options, mobile is truly the de? ning platform of the applicat
Published By: Dynatrace
Published Date: Dec 16, 2015
Your IT organization devotes huge amounts of effort to monitoring service levels; but are you including End User Experience? When your primary interface with your customer is digital, EUE means a lot, and is a critical driver in business performance.
• Use CA Live API Creator to deliver running prototypes in hours. Convert business requirements into working software.
• Not just for wireframes, but also for running systems, databases, logic and user interfaces. It’s as simple as a spreadsheet and just as fast.
• Impress your business users with results in hours to get their feedback on the data model and logic. Iterate instantly.
• All you need is in the box. No IDE to install or configure. Just use your browser.
In today’s application economy, everyone is in the software business. Auto makers are putting Wi-Fi hotspots in their cars. Watches are trading gears for motherboards. Even
soda fountains have evolved from dumb machines into instrumented devices with touch-screen user interfaces.
This digital transformation is changing the way applications are developed, tested, moved through environments and released into production—and it’s putting new demands on IT teams with which they’re struggling to keep up.
At a high level, this is because the application delivery systems and processes at many enterprises were put in place when IT only had to push out an annual or semi-annual release. But as market pressures and executive mandates have forced teams to deliver innovations faster and more frequently, a new set of development, testing, automation and customer challenges have appeared—acting as obstacles that stand between you and your digital transformation goals.
Advantage cloud, or not? A must-read on the benefits of a cloud-first strategy approach - easier deployment and implementation, better user interface and cost reductions. It describes how with a full or a co-existence cloud solution for Oracle E-Business Suite customers, organizations can fine-tune how efficiency, agility, and innovation meet choice and control.
"Lenovo® XClarity™ is a new centralized systems management solution that helps administrators deliver infrastructure faster. This solution integrates easily into Lenovo System x® M5 and X6 rack servers and the Lenovo Flex System™ — all powered by Intel® Xeon® processors — providing automated discovery, monitoring, firmware updates, configuration management, and bare metal deployment of operating systems and hypervisors across multiple systems. Lenovo XClarity provides automated resource management with agentless, software virtual appliance architecture. It features an intuitive graphical user interface.
Download now to find out more about Lenovo XClarity!
Sponsored by Lenovo® and Intel®"
Published By: Monotype
Published Date: Jun 16, 2016
Read Monotype’s latest white paper to learn:
- User interface and technology considerations at each stage of the Product Maturity Model
- How using advanced font technologies in early stages can lay the groundwork for smoother transitions and advanced product features
- The difference between scalable fonts and bitmap fonts
TIBCO Spotfire® Data Science is an enterprise big data analytics platform that can help your organization become a digital leader. The collaborative user-interface allows data scientists, data engineers, and business users to work together on data science projects. These cross-functional teams can build machine learning workflows in an intuitive web interface with a minimum of code, while still leveraging the power of big data platforms.
Spotfire Data Science provides a complete array of tools (from visual workflows to Python notebooks) for the data scientist to work with data of any magnitude, and it connects natively to most sources of data, including Apache™ Hadoop®, Spark®, Hive®, and relational databases. While providing security and governance, the advanced analytic platform allows the analytics team to share and deploy predictive analytics and machine learning insights with the rest of the organization, white providing security and governance, driving action for the business.
Keeping the lights on in a manufacturing environment remains top priority for industrial companies. All too often, factories are in a reactive mode, relying on manual inspections that risk downtime because they don’t usually reveal actionable problem data.
Find out how the Nexcom Predictive Diagnostic Maintenance (PDM) system enables uninterrupted production during outages by monitoring each unit in the Diesel Uninterrupted Power Supplies (DUPS) system noninvasively.
• Using vibration analysis, the system can detect 85% of power supply problems before they do damage or cause failure
• Information processing for machine diagnostics is done at the edge, providing real-time alerts on potential issues with ample of lead time for managers to rectify
• Graphic user interface offers visual representation and analysis of historical and trending data that is easily consumable
As recognized leader in master data management (MDM), and a pioneer in data asset management, TIBCO EBX™ software is an innovative, single solution for managing, governing, and consuming all your shared data assets. It includes all the enterprise class capabilities you need to create data management applications including user interfaces for authoring and data stewardship, workflow, hierarchy management, and data integration tools. And it provides an accurate, trusted view of business functions, insights, and decisions to empower better decisions and faster, smarter actions.
Download this datasheet to learn:
What makes EBX™ software unique
Various capabilities of EBX software
The data it manages
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Sep 25, 2014
When a company sells services to a consumer audience primarily through a Web user interface (UI), that Web UI had better be online and available, all the time, especially if you are an airline. Such is the real-world scenario that faces Chris Skretowski, Linux Specialist at Devon, United Kingdom-based Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline.
Despite being a relatively small IT function, it powers a regional airline with over 1,700 employees and 55 aircraft, and the company has big ambitions, driven top down by a new CEO who believes that technology adoption and use can make a real difference in the company's bottom line. Having a board that is supportive of IT as a strategic business driver means there is lots of open air ahead for Skretowski, who is responsible for all the Linux infrastructure that front ends the company's missioncritical Web presence.
Flybe was one of the 21 companies that were interviewed for quantitative results on their operations as part of an IDC ROI analys
The focus of modern business intelligence has been self-service; pushing data into the hands of end users more quickly with more accessible user interfaces so they can get answers fast and on their own. This has helped alleviate a major BI pain point: centralized, IT-dominated solutions have been too slow and too brittle to serve the business.
What has been masked is a lack of innovation in data modeling. Data modeling is a huge, valuable component of BI that has been largely neglected. In this webinar, we discuss Looker’s novel approach to data modeling and how it powers a data exploration environment with unprecedented depth and agility.
Topics covered include:
• A new architecture beyond direct connect
• Language-based, git-integrated data modeling
• Abstractions that make SQL more powerful and more efficient
Put simply, UX is what someone feels when they interact with a
solution, platform or device. Meanwhile, the user interface (UI),
encompasses all of the visual elements you use to interact with
a solution, platform or device. This includes everything from
screens to pages — even the buttons and icons you click.
The tools we use to make business collaboration clear, fast, efficient and profitable continue to evolve. Does your solution garner sighs and eyerolls? It may be time to reimagine the classic tools you’ve relied on and explore the many ways that the right solution plays a crucial role in achieving your organization’s objectives.
This white paper reveals how platform user experience and user interface impact business collaboration, and ways you can better empower your workforce with seamless meeting experiences. Check it out now!
A leader in WCM since circa 2006, SDL arguably produces the most functionally robust enterprise platform in the industry, with particular strengths in multi-channel marketing, globalization, translation management, and brand management. Based on a heterogeneous technical infrastructure, the product can be tricky to implement, but global, enterprise-wide deployments often require the fine-grained configurability of a such a solution. Non-technical business users (online marketers in particular) seem to adopt the product readily, and they consistently give its polished user interface high marks.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: May 20, 2014
When a company sells services to a consumer audience primarily through a Web user interface (UI), that Web UI had better be online and available, all the time, especially if you are an airline. Such is the real-world scenario that faces Chris Skretowski, Linux Specialist at Devon, United Kingdom–based Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline.
Flybe was one of the 21 companies that were interviewed for quantitative results on their operations as part of an IDC ROI analysis. This case study presents the qualitative side of the company's story.
The ideal customer experience is everything today, and it starts with a modern digital foundation. You can’t give customers the timely and relevant experiences they expect with outdated solutions that are cobbled together.
Read The Blueprint Redefined to see how a modern digital foundation can get you there.
How a unified platform lets you easily manage and refine customer experiences
Three steps to deliver great digital experiences on all devices
The roles of personalization, analytics, and asset management
Key Findings ? Budgets for analytics tools and talent are going up, as marketing leaders see analytics as a business requirement and source of competitive advantage. ? Marketing analytics users rate functionality, performance, product roadmap and future vision as the primary factors they consider when evaluating vendors. ? Customers of these vendors also report putting a premium on user experience and ease of use among their requirements. ? Digital marketing analytics vendors are addressing these needs by adding more advanced features and investing in upgraded and flexible user interfaces, including intelligent assistants.
This report includes analysis of the types of customers (company sizes, industries etc.) that use PeopleFluent, a discussion of its key use cases, what companies and users like most about the product, and areas for improvement, as well as comparisons that show how PeopleFluent stacks up against other leading talent management products. It also includes independent research and an interview with the vendor.
The functional software test automation market is a subsegment of the overall software test tools market (which also includes test planning, performance testing, test data management and other functions). Functional test automation focuses on the automation of tests in a way that simulates the way a real user would interact with an application — by driving the user interface (UI). They can also look at other functional aspects of an application such as testing APIs. In this Magic Quadrant, we focus on the UI automation facilities of tools, because according to our client interactions this appears to be the area of greatest need.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jun 26, 2019
Everything changes. We are in a period of significant shifts in companies—even entire industries—demonstrated in rankings, like the Fortune Global 500. For the last century, these periods
of volatility have been driven by a combination of technological change and capital expansion.1
There is obvious competition between direct, traditional market segments, but digital disruption also opens up the ability to compete and gain revenue in new areas. For example, a movie
streaming service like Netflix also launches a community around the software it created to run
its services, or an online retailer like Amazon also innovates with public cloud management.
Innovation requires more than a slick customer user interface (UI). There has to be a foundation of technology, processes, and culture that allow an organization to be flexible, to build on its
existing knowledge, and to incorporate new ideas.
At a strategic level, today’s software is expected to deliver on a multitude of new and different