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Virtualization: An IT Prescription for Healthcare Providers

Healthcare providers know that technology can provide an answer to higher operating costs and ailing efficiencies within their organizations, but strict regulatory issues and other compliance matters have always proved to be tough obstacles. The security of patient health data, after all, must never...

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Rebooting IT to Run Like a Business

It's one thing to employ enterprise resource planning to streamline an entire organization's business processes -- to use software and data to create a more efficient flow of information between different departments. However, what about applying ERP to an individual information technology departmen...

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Locking Up Big Data to Unlock Its Value

The bad news about Big Data: This business trend means enterprises now have more valuable information within their systems that must be protected. The good news about Big Data: The analytics and business intelligence that come along with the trend can also be used to improve risk management within o...

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How to Drink from the Big Data Firehose Without Drowning

The arrival of big data means the end of the status quo for the enterprise. It means more than just sorting the sheer volume and velocity of information now available to companies. To be able to derive the most value from big data, large enterprises now have to consider its impact on issues such as ...

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With Business Foundations Shaking, Good Enterprise Architects Are Hard to Find

Enterprise architects are looking at several trends impacting their roles in the business world -- the growth of cloud computing, the arrival of big data, more security challenges, the overall rate of technological advances. These are the topics discussed at conferences, and the feedback from EAs at...

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AT&T’s Take on Shifting Cloud Challenges and Opportunities

Migrating to the cloud is all the rage, but companies large and small are finding that they need to move a wider variety of their daily operations to network-delivered services -- if they are available and within their budgets. One of the world's largest service providers, global telecommunications ...

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AT&T’s Take on Shifting Cloud Challenges and Opportunities

Migrating to the cloud is all the rage, but companies large and small are finding that they need to move a wider variety of their daily operations to network-delivered services -- if they are available and within their budgets. One of the world's largest service providers, global telecommunications ...

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Auto Biz Game-Changers: Big Data Mashups

Ford has exploited the strengths of big data analytics by directing them internally to improve business results. In doing so, they scour the metrics from the company's best processes across myriad manufacturing efforts and through detailed outputs from in-use automobiles -- all to improve and help t...

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Enterprise Security: No Perimeter Is Perfect

Enterprises of all types are increasingly under attack by advanced persistent threats, which pose much greater danger than the lone hacker who just wants to use brute force to get in and deface their website. They are exploiting the disconnect between application security and perimeter security. The...

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Letting the Customer Experience Drive Innovation

By acting as a performance center of excellence, American International Group's Global Performance Architecture Group has improved performance of the company's services to deliver better experiences and payoffs for businesses and end users alike. The group looks at the user experience and tailors th...

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Bringing Order to Data Backup Chaos

Enterprise backup is broken, but there are methods being developed to fix it. Nowadays, methods for backing up and protecting enterprise data are fragmented, complex and inefficient. However, some new approaches are helping to simplify the process, keep costs in check, and improve recovery speed and...

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Healthcare Data Has to Be Both Secure and Right

Lake Health, a regional healthcare system in northeast Ohio, has been examining its information-security practices with a maturing approach. It is shifting from deploying security technologies to becoming more of a comprehensive risk-reduction practice provider internally for its own consumers. This...

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The Cloud: No Longer Distrusted and Misunderstood

A recent survey on cloud computing explored the business growth opportunities for buyers and consumers of cloud services alike, and its findings about confidence are surprising. Businesses are experimenting with the technologies and services that are available. The multi-year annual survey on the cl...

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The Rationale for Building Your Own Cloud

Many businesses know the benefits of taking their business to the cloud, but Australian IT services provider Thomas Duryea Consulting made the transition to cloud computing its business. The company is using a cloud-of-clouds approach to provide new types of IT services to customers in the Asia-Paci...

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Savings in the Unlikeliest of Places: Accounts Payable

Accounts payable has been one of the last bastions of paper processing in many organizations, but now businesses are looking for efficiencies and money-saving opportunities anywhere they can be found. When the bottom line needs to grow -- even when the top line isn't growing -- many businesses choos...

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Preventing a BYOD Free-for-All

The growing acceptance of bring-your-own-device use in the enterprise comes with promise and perils. Allowing users to own and maintain and work on computing and mobile devices of their choosing is starting to make sense for more organizations. The experiences of one company, Quest Software, which h...

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Security Policy Begins With ‘Can It Happen Here?’

For a Fortune 100 company such as Liberty Mutual Insurance, security involves much more than preventing hacks and phishing attacks. There is customer data to protect; and vendors, partners, agencies and brokers that make up the supply chain, which also must be secured. The introduction of personal d...

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After the Breach: Culture of Honesty Restores Confidence

The culture of security -- and the openness and responsiveness that make security systems work properly -- can have a huge beneficial impact on organizations. This is illustrated by the example of Heartland Payment Systems, which moved rapidly from allowing a massive security breach to embedding a s...

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The Enduring Relevance of SOA

There's been a resurgent role of service-oriented architecture as a practical and relevant ingredient for effective design and use of cloud, mobile and big-data technologies. The concept of "architecture is destiny," especially when it comes to hybrid services delivery and management, has become pop...

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Virtualization Lets Little Bank Play on Big-Bank Turf

Server virtualization can set the stage for private-cloud benefits for any company that wants to prevent hardware issues from interfering with operations. Combining several virtual machines onto one piece of hardware can maximize CPU usage and efficiency, especially in an environment that uses diffe...

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