Advanced Configuration Database Helps Smooth Merger
The next BriefingsDirect performance management discussion uncovers how
Redcentric PLC in the UK tackled a major network management project due to a
business merger. We'll hear how Redcentric used an advanced configuration
database approach to scale management of some 10,000 devices across two
disparate companies and made them accessible as a single system.
To learn more about how two major networks became merged successfully using
automation based on systems data, we're joined by Edward Jackson, Operational
System Support Manager at Redcentric in Harrogate, UK. The discussion is
moderated by me, Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.
Here are some excerpts:
Gardner: Tell us a little bit about your company and this merger. What two
companies came together, and how did that prove to be a complicated ... (more)
This next edition of the HP Discover Discussion Series highlights how
Pomeroy, a Global IT managed services provider, improves quality for their
applications testing, development and packaged applications customization.
By working with a partner, TurnKey Solutions, and HP, Pomeroy improves their
overall process for development and thereby achieves far better IT and
To learn more about how they're improving app testing proficiency,
BriefingsDirect sat down with Mary Cathell, Quality Assurance Analyst at
Pomeroy in Hebron, Kentucky, and Daniel Gannon, President a... (more)
The next BriefingsDirect business trends interview focuses on Caesars
Entertainment Corp. and how they're transforming supplier discovery and
improving their supplier diversity through collaboration across cloud-based
services and open business networks.
Learn from Caesars' best practices on how they expand diversity across their
supply chain and how that’s been accomplished using Ariba Discovery.
We’ll hear first-hand how one supplier, M and R Distribution Services, has
benefited from such supplier visibility on the business network.
For the inside story on improved supply chain... (more)
What is the relationship between the major Enterprise Architecture (EA)
frameworks? Do they overlap, compete, support each other? How? And what
should organizations do as they seek a best approach to operating with
multiple EA frameworks?
These questions were addressed during a February panel discussion at The Open
Group San Diego 2015 conference. Led by moderator Allen Brown, President and
Chief Executive Officer, The Open Group, the main speaker John Zachman,
Chairman and CEO of Zachman International, and originator of the Zachman
Framework, examined the role and benefits of h... (more)
Innovations Drive Business Networking Forward
LAS VEGAS -- Ariba today announced innovations to its cloud-based
applications and global business network designed to deliver a personal,
contextual and increasingly mobile-first user experience for business
Among the announcements are a newly designed user interface (UI) and a mobile
app based on the SAP Fiori approach, both due to be available this summer,
for Ariba's core procurement, spend management, and other line of business
apps. Ariba, an SAP company, made the announcements here at the Ariba LIVE