RSA has been named a “Leader” in the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrants, for both User Authentication and Identity Governance and Administration, for the second consecutive year. Being named a leader in both of these categories is particularly exciting because it supports RSA’s IAM vision as we head into 2015.
If you work in Information Security, cost-savings, driving efficiency, and regulatory compliance are themes surrounding you on a daily basis. These are all driving factors in IT decision-making today. Organizations are doing more with less, hence the need to drive efficiency. You need your people to be efficient, your processes to promote efficiency, and your technologies to help you achieve maximum efficiency.
Smartphones and mobile banking have made most consumers quite accustomed to –even expecting to– getting access to data anytime, anywhere. This in turn has pushed the financial services industry further to offer customers a variety of other services at their fingertips.
While ubiquitous data access is easy and fast for the consumer, it is underpinned by robust technologies—fast and flexible solutions that enable virtualized infrastructures. Teachers Credit Union is an EMC customer and it too is dealing with these demands and the impact on our operations.
With 2015 in full swing, many a New Year’s resolution has already vanished into the ether. But a few remain intact and nonnegotiable. For example, many IT leaders have resolved to invigorate their companies and organizations through innovations in hybrid cloud computing, big data and adoption of Flash technology. They’re encouraged by other professionals who have successfully come before them and want to achieve similar results for their businesses. Let’s take a look back at five EMC customers who redefined their IT last year and built the foundation for more efficient, less costly, and more powerful data management for their organizations in 2015.
The EMC ViPR team believes that making a great software-defined storage solution even better requires never standing still. That’s why today we’re announcing updates to EMC ViPR Controller and EMC ViPR SRM. New enhancements include support for flash and hybrid flash arrays, including EMC XtremIO and EMC VMAX3 environments, and Data Protection-as-a-Service for EMC Data Domain and EMC VPLEX MetroPoint environments.
With the added support for EMC XtremIO and EMC VMAX3 arrays, storage admins are able to enact policies that automate delivery of storage services for high-transactional workloads in 5 simple steps, all while providing comprehensive automation and visibility. Plus, with new flash performance monitoring, alerting and trending, administrators will have the insight they need to reclaim and reallocate flash capacity — helping to improve storage utilization by up to 20%.
When we introduced VSPEX, we made a commitment to helping meet unique business needs while giving partners the flexibility to choose the technology that works. Today, we are furthering this commitment by introducing new solutions for End User Computing with Citrix XenDesktop 7.
While our original VSPEX with Citrix solutions, which were built on XenDesktop 6.5 and EMC’s VNX unified storage array, were some of our most popular Proven Infrastructure solutions, neither EMC nor Citrix were content to stop there.