NetApp HCI as Infrastucture-as-Code with Red Hat Ansible

May 3, 2019

As enterprises pivot toward software-defined service delivery, optimal management of compute, network, and storage resources is critical to operational success. Virtualization, cloud technologies, and IT automation have significantly improved the operational agility of enterprises and have enabled them to meet tight SLAs. Processes such as continuous integration and continuous delivery have played a critical role in the success of DevOps. Adopting DevOps has both technical and cultural challenges. From an automation perspective, an organization needs to pick the right automation platform which would do the job; at the same time, it has to be ensured that the automation platform has integrations across the stack including most of the infrastructure components for a unified management experience.

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Citrix DaaS with Azure Virtual Desktop

whitePaper | June 15, 2022

Citrix DaaS services simplify the management of existing deployments through hybrid management of traditional on-prem or cloud environments, enabling new scenarios or workloads to be easily rolled out in Azure without losing existing datacenter investments.

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4 Reasons Why Managed SD-WAN is a Smarter Network Strategy

whitePaper | April 15, 2021

Managed SD-WAN has revolutionized the information technology space by moving data more efficiently, while allowing for the opportunity to access multiple service providers at a single location as well as across a regional or national footprint. Combining a SD-WAN solution with a Managed Service Provider brings high-level networking experience and technology together to meet your networking needs.

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Virtualized Networks and Real Risks: Best Practices for Securing Network Function Virtualization Environment

whitePaper | October 3, 2022

Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is unleashing fundamental innovation in the way organizations buy, deploy, and operate network infrastructures. By leveraging open standards and commodity hardware, NFV delivers cost savings, enhanced flexibility, improved performance, and more. However, without the right safeguards, organizations can also see their vulnerabilities increase when they move to a Virtualized Network Functions (VNF) architecture. This white paper offers a detailed look at the unique security implications of adopting NFV approaches, and it provides a number of best practices to employ to ensure sensitive data and transmissions remain secure in these environments.

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Top Ten Considerations for Your Nextgeneration SD-WAN

whitePaper | September 7, 2022

The need for organizations to change to meet evolving business environments is not a new concept. However, what is new in our current moment is the pace of change. Organizations across all industries now have to adapt to a rapidly evolving IT and application environment. These changes have been accelerated by a global pandemic that is forcing employees to work remotely and by the adoption of modern applications that are distributed across corporate data centers, multiple public clouds, and increasingly, edge locations. Unfortunately, both of these efforts create more IT complexity.

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Secure Remote Access Virtual Appliance Setup

whitePaper | May 11, 2022

This guide is designed to walk you through the initial setup and configuration of your BeyondTrust SRA Virtual Appliance. Should you need any assistance, please contact BeyondTrust Technical Support. Ensure that the system time between the host ESXi server and the guest BeyondTrust OS are in sync. Variations by only a few seconds can potentially result in performance or connectivity issues.

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Dell EMC Unity XT: Introduction to the Platform

whitePaper | January 5, 2020

This white paper provides an overview of the Dell EMC Unity™ XT platform hardware and includes information about virtual deployments of Dell EMC Unity storage. Models covered include Dell EMC Unity 380/F, 480/F, 680/F, and 880F systems. This document also describes purpose-built Dell EMC Unity XT systems and compares the similarities and differences between All-Flash and Hybrid variants.

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