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  • White Papers // May 2013

    Carte Blanche to Redefine IT - What would CIOs do - Savvis

    A recent industry event, hosted by Savvis, challenged IT leaders to explore how they would streamline IT delivery if they had the luxury of a blank sheet of paper. Faced with the conceptual opportunity to totally throw things up in the air and redefine IT, how did CIOs react? Put...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Virtual Private Data Centres: The IT foundation that redefines eCommerce

    In today’s omni-channel marketplace, eCommerce is accounting for a growing proportion of total retail. According to Forrester 1, Western Europe saw online sales surpass €112 billion in 2012, set to reach €191 billion in 2017. While many countries are still witnessing double-digit growth, more mature markets are entering a new...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Hybrid IT: A model of versatility for today's business

    The role of the CIO has evolved from supporting the implementation and delivery of the business strategy to actively working with the business to develop the strategy. As IT infrastructure is increasingly viewed as a means to an end, many organisations have turned to outsourcing to allow internal resources...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Fast-Forward to the Cloud

    Organizations will always want to do more with less. But the good news from this Savvis 2013 market survey is that across the world, concerns about budgets are the lowest they've been in years. More strategic concerns have gained CIO mindshare. This report shares key learnings like this as well...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • Resource Center // Oct 2012

    Cloud RFP Template

    Public, private, and hybrid just begin to describe the type of cloud you may be looking for, but what about selecting a cloud provider? What criteria should you look for regarding their ability to deliver consistent performance, reliability and security? To help you gain an understanding of a cloud vendor's...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Cloud Benchmarking

    In the cloud, performance matters. Based on Cloud Harmony's benchmark methodology and report developed in June of 2012, Cisco developed this whitepaper for enterprises evaluating public cloud services. The report summarizes the results of the independent study of CPU, memory, storage, encryption and interpreted language performance between leading cloud service...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    550 Global IT Execs Share IT Outsourcing Strategies

    Find out what's on the minds of 550 global executives as they prepare IT strategy for 2013. This in-depth report, commissioned by Savvis, is based on independent research conducted by Vanson Bourne, and shares the key learnings and strategies of the execs, including their 2013 goals, attitudes, issues and potential...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Three steps to harnessing the cloud to enable business in the nick of time

    Enterprises have historically provisioned IT infrastructure with significant headroom to allow them the flexibility to handle peak or variable workloads at short notice. But with today's emphasis on efficiency and cash flow conservation, corporate IT departments can no longer afford to tie up valuable capital in infrastructure purchases, endure the...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    2012 global IT leadership report: Making infrastructure pay

    The challenging technological times in which we live have seen large companies adopt a broad range of IT systems and products. Cost and complexity have meant that there is no one solution, so IT leaders are using the hybrid datacentre to focus resources and drive efficiencies. However, managing this hybrid...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • Case Studies // May 2012

    Gartner Case Study

    Security is one of the top concerns facing an enterprise moving data to the cloud. This case study, published by analyst firm Gartner* details the lessons learned by a financial services early adopter of cloud bursting to Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). *Case Study: Securing the Cloud by John Pescatore, Gartner, Inc....

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    How cloud adds strategy to IT outsourcing

    As businesses feel the pressure from the recent recession, they look again to cut costs through outsourcing of their IT operations. Cloud computing can help not just with costs, but it can also give businesses the room to become more strategic, shifting the focus to solutions such as: - Becoming...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Using Savvis Symphony VPDC in the enterprise

    A virtual private datacentre (VPDC) is functionally equivalent to a traditional bricks-and-mortar datacentre, but eliminates the need to manage physical real estate, or to procure, configure, install and manage hardware. Savvis Symphony VPDC enables on-demand provisioning of full virtual datacentre services, including compute, storage, networking and security. The solution is...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Colocation White Paper: Seven Things to Look for in a Colocation Provider

    This whitepaper, "Seven Things to Look for in a Colocation Provider" by Bryan Doerr, Chief Technology Officer, Savvis, will help guide you through what you need to know when looking for a colocation provider, including the following: Data center vs. colocation service, know what you're buying Know...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • Case Studies // Nov 2010

    Valogix is on Cloud Nine With Savvis Symphony VPDC

    Valogix, a leading supplier of inventory management and optimization solutions, decided to make the leap to SaaS. Valogix facing challenges like significantly reduced customers' financial, operational, and technical risk. They chose Savvis to overcome form these challenges. Savvis deployed a full virtual data center without having to procure, install, configure,...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Innovest Systems Orchestrating Savvis Symphony Solutions to Securely Deliver Innovative Trust and Wealth Management SaaS Solutions

    Innovest was founded in 2000 to provide innovative technology-driven middle- and back-office solutions to trust companies. The challenge of Innovest is to stay on the leading edge of delivering innovative and high-performing solutions with the highest security and at the lowest possible cost, leveraging cloud computing. They chose Savvis to...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Hallmark Case Study

    Savvis provides a broad range of managed infrastructure and professional services to support IT operations for Hallmark. In addition to keeping the Hallmark.com site up during huge traffic spikes experienced during critical business periods, Savvis is helping Hallmark stay on the leading edge by supporting initiatives to expand upon its...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Wall Street Systems Case Study

    Wall Street Systems sought a world-class, managed infrastructure services provider to host its systems, databases, network, and security. By choosing Savvis as a provider for all its infrastructure, Wall Street Systems is succeeding in the fiercely competitive SaaS marketplace by delivering reliable, scalable, mission-critical solutions to its highly demanding client...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Discovery Communications Case Study

    Savvis delivers a complex, fully managed infrastructure for Discovery to support its real-time advertising deliverables, ad sales, scheduling, and programming for all its international operations. Savvis' solution allows Discovery to take advantage of a broad portfolio of managed services, including a robust and scalable infrastructure capable of supporting rapid growth...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    Savvis-IDC Webinar - Cloud Adoption: User Perceptions and Strategies

    This webinar includes an expert panel of industry professionals who will define IT cloud services and the Enterprise IT challenge. In addition, the panel will discuss and Cloud benefits, Cloud challenges, and Cloud supplier requirements, applications moving to the Public/Private Cloud, and the outlook for Hybrid Cloud Environments.

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Strategies for Success Survey Report - Rising to the Challenge 2010 Global IT Leadership Report

    This independent report was commissioned by Savvis and conducted by Vanson Bourned in April 2010. The research surveyed CIOs, IT Directors and Heads of IT in the U.S., U.K., and Singapore from medium to large enterprises and the public sector. The findings reveal that respondents fully anticipate significant growth in...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    The Relevance of Cloud Infrastructure to Enterprise Challenges

    This white paper reviews the evolution of data center outsourcing, and introduces cloud offerings within this historical framework. To help clarify the playing field, it presents a high-level overview of various cloud service types, narrowing the focus to infrastructure cloud offerings, and, more to the point, to those service in...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Accelerating Time to Market: Application Development and Test in the Cloud

    The cloud services market is now directly addressing the needs of application developers, with an emerging class of services that provides fast, on-demand provisioning; instant scale up and down capabilities, and support for multi-tier application architectures, as well as workload migration capabilities and a pay-as-you go model.

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Savvis Symphony Dedicated and Open Tear Sheet

    Savvis Symphony Dedicated and Open offer enterprises a compelling opportunity to reshape their hosting environment to a more scalable and cost-efficient operating model without sacrificing security or performance. Savvis Symphony Dedicated and Open provide customers with an easy-to-use tool to provision new instances online as they need them based on...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Savvis Symphony Virtual Private Data Center (VPDC) Tear Sheet

    Savvis Symphony VPDC introduces one of the industry's first enterprise-grade Virtual Private Data Center (VPDC) solutions with multi-tiered security and service profiles. The VPDC delivers a powerful capability for defining, configuring, and deploying a full virtual data center without having to procure, install, configure, or manage any hardware

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Key Service Management Processes for Cloud Infrastructures

    Cloud computing has significantly impacted how companies deliver and support applications. On the positive side, cloud computing has the potential to both increase end-user productivity and reduce infrastructure costs. But a less-desirable byproduct of the shift to cloud computing is that IT support teams must manage increasingly complex applications and...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Cloud Acceleration Services

    Cloud is a style of computing that aligns business strategy with technology to drive more efficient and effective use of infrastructure resources. The value of virtualized infrastructure, fully automated or scheduled provisioning processes, security assurances in complex regulatory environments, and flexible business terms can result in: lower infrastructure and maintenance...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Enabling Business Responsiveness and Agility Through an Enterprise-Class Application Delivery Network

    Today's business leaders are intently focused on innovation and bringing new products and services to market faster than ever before to make the working of their clients more efficient. Within this environment, alternate options for delivering mission-critical applications and infrastructure services such as hosted and collocation solutions and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Securing Virtual Compute Infrastructure in the Cloud

    Server virtualization is one of the hottest topics in IT today. Initially driven by the need to consolidate servers to achieve higher hardware utilization rates, boost operational efficiency, and cut costs, enterprises more recently have implemented virtualization to get on-demand access to additional compute resources. This enables them to add...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Storage Care, Backup Care and Utility Vaulting Services

    Recognizing customers must leverage existing storage infrastructure, Savvis offers Storage Care management services to monitor and manage certain storage arrays (3PAR, Hitachi Data Systems and EMC) and SAN fabric (EMC, Cisco, McData and Brocade). Savvis provides monitoring and management support of storage architecture and equipment on a 24/7 basis. Additionally,...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Hallmark Case Study

    Savvis provides a broad range of managed infrastructure and professional services to support IT operations for Hallmark. In addition to keeping the Hallmark.com site up during huge traffic spikes experienced during critical business periods, Savvis is helping Hallmark stay on the leading edge by supporting initiatives to expand upon its...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Wall Street Systems Case Study

    Wall Street Systems sought a world-class, managed infrastructure services provider to host its systems, databases, network, and security. By choosing Savvis as a provider for all its infrastructure, Wall Street Systems is succeeding in the fiercely competitive SaaS marketplace by delivering reliable, scalable, mission-critical solutions to its highly demanding client...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Discovery Communications Case Study

    Savvis delivers a complex, fully managed infrastructure for Discovery to support its real-time advertising deliverables, ad sales, scheduling, and programming for all its international operations. Savvis' solution allows Discovery to take advantage of a broad portfolio of managed services, including a robust and scalable infrastructure capable of supporting rapid growth...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    Savvis-IDC Webinar - Cloud Adoption: User Perceptions and Strategies

    This webinar includes an expert panel of industry professionals who will define IT cloud services and the Enterprise IT challenge. In addition, the panel will discuss and Cloud benefits, Cloud challenges, and Cloud supplier requirements, applications moving to the Public/Private Cloud, and the outlook for Hybrid Cloud Environments.

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    How cloud adds strategy to IT outsourcing

    As businesses feel the pressure from the recent recession, they look again to cut costs through outsourcing of their IT operations. Cloud computing can help not just with costs, but it can also give businesses the room to become more strategic, shifting the focus to solutions such as: - Becoming...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Using Savvis Symphony VPDC in the enterprise

    A virtual private datacentre (VPDC) is functionally equivalent to a traditional bricks-and-mortar datacentre, but eliminates the need to manage physical real estate, or to procure, configure, install and manage hardware. Savvis Symphony VPDC enables on-demand provisioning of full virtual datacentre services, including compute, storage, networking and security. The solution is...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Securing Virtual Compute Infrastructure in the Cloud

    Server virtualization is one of the hottest topics in IT today. Initially driven by the need to consolidate servers to achieve higher hardware utilization rates, boost operational efficiency, and cut costs, enterprises more recently have implemented virtualization to get on-demand access to additional compute resources. This enables them to add...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Enabling Business Responsiveness and Agility Through an Enterprise-Class Application Delivery Network

    Today's business leaders are intently focused on innovation and bringing new products and services to market faster than ever before to make the working of their clients more efficient. Within this environment, alternate options for delivering mission-critical applications and infrastructure services such as hosted and collocation solutions and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Key Service Management Processes for Cloud Infrastructures

    Cloud computing has significantly impacted how companies deliver and support applications. On the positive side, cloud computing has the potential to both increase end-user productivity and reduce infrastructure costs. But a less-desirable byproduct of the shift to cloud computing is that IT support teams must manage increasingly complex applications and...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Cloud Acceleration Services

    Cloud is a style of computing that aligns business strategy with technology to drive more efficient and effective use of infrastructure resources. The value of virtualized infrastructure, fully automated or scheduled provisioning processes, security assurances in complex regulatory environments, and flexible business terms can result in: lower infrastructure and maintenance...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Storage Care, Backup Care and Utility Vaulting Services

    Recognizing customers must leverage existing storage infrastructure, Savvis offers Storage Care management services to monitor and manage certain storage arrays (3PAR, Hitachi Data Systems and EMC) and SAN fabric (EMC, Cisco, McData and Brocade). Savvis provides monitoring and management support of storage architecture and equipment on a 24/7 basis. Additionally,...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Innovest Systems Orchestrating Savvis Symphony Solutions to Securely Deliver Innovative Trust and Wealth Management SaaS Solutions

    Innovest was founded in 2000 to provide innovative technology-driven middle- and back-office solutions to trust companies. The challenge of Innovest is to stay on the leading edge of delivering innovative and high-performing solutions with the highest security and at the lowest possible cost, leveraging cloud computing. They chose Savvis to...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • Case Studies // Nov 2010

    Valogix is on Cloud Nine With Savvis Symphony VPDC

    Valogix, a leading supplier of inventory management and optimization solutions, decided to make the leap to SaaS. Valogix facing challenges like significantly reduced customers' financial, operational, and technical risk. They chose Savvis to overcome form these challenges. Savvis deployed a full virtual data center without having to procure, install, configure,...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    2012 global IT leadership report: Making infrastructure pay

    The challenging technological times in which we live have seen large companies adopt a broad range of IT systems and products. Cost and complexity have meant that there is no one solution, so IT leaders are using the hybrid datacentre to focus resources and drive efficiencies. However, managing this hybrid...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Three steps to harnessing the cloud to enable business in the nick of time

    Enterprises have historically provisioned IT infrastructure with significant headroom to allow them the flexibility to handle peak or variable workloads at short notice. But with today's emphasis on efficiency and cash flow conservation, corporate IT departments can no longer afford to tie up valuable capital in infrastructure purchases, endure the...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Cloud Benchmarking

    In the cloud, performance matters. Based on Cloud Harmony's benchmark methodology and report developed in June of 2012, Cisco developed this whitepaper for enterprises evaluating public cloud services. The report summarizes the results of the independent study of CPU, memory, storage, encryption and interpreted language performance between leading cloud service...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • Case Studies // May 2012

    Gartner Case Study

    Security is one of the top concerns facing an enterprise moving data to the cloud. This case study, published by analyst firm Gartner* details the lessons learned by a financial services early adopter of cloud bursting to Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). *Case Study: Securing the Cloud by John Pescatore, Gartner, Inc....

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Colocation White Paper: Seven Things to Look for in a Colocation Provider

    This whitepaper, "Seven Things to Look for in a Colocation Provider" by Bryan Doerr, Chief Technology Officer, Savvis, will help guide you through what you need to know when looking for a colocation provider, including the following: Data center vs. colocation service, know what you're buying Know...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    550 Global IT Execs Share IT Outsourcing Strategies

    Find out what's on the minds of 550 global executives as they prepare IT strategy for 2013. This in-depth report, commissioned by Savvis, is based on independent research conducted by Vanson Bourne, and shares the key learnings and strategies of the execs, including their 2013 goals, attitudes, issues and potential...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Fast-Forward to the Cloud

    Organizations will always want to do more with less. But the good news from this Savvis 2013 market survey is that across the world, concerns about budgets are the lowest they've been in years. More strategic concerns have gained CIO mindshare. This report shares key learnings like this as well...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Hybrid IT: A model of versatility for today's business

    The role of the CIO has evolved from supporting the implementation and delivery of the business strategy to actively working with the business to develop the strategy. As IT infrastructure is increasingly viewed as a means to an end, many organisations have turned to outsourcing to allow internal resources...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Virtual Private Data Centres: The IT foundation that redefines eCommerce

    In today’s omni-channel marketplace, eCommerce is accounting for a growing proportion of total retail. According to Forrester 1, Western Europe saw online sales surpass €112 billion in 2012, set to reach €191 billion in 2017. While many countries are still witnessing double-digit growth, more mature markets are entering a new...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Carte Blanche to Redefine IT - What would CIOs do - Savvis

    A recent industry event, hosted by Savvis, challenged IT leaders to explore how they would streamline IT delivery if they had the luxury of a blank sheet of paper. Faced with the conceptual opportunity to totally throw things up in the air and redefine IT, how did CIOs react? Put...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Strategies for Success Survey Report - Rising to the Challenge 2010 Global IT Leadership Report

    This independent report was commissioned by Savvis and conducted by Vanson Bourned in April 2010. The research surveyed CIOs, IT Directors and Heads of IT in the U.S., U.K., and Singapore from medium to large enterprises and the public sector. The findings reveal that respondents fully anticipate significant growth in...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    The Relevance of Cloud Infrastructure to Enterprise Challenges

    This white paper reviews the evolution of data center outsourcing, and introduces cloud offerings within this historical framework. To help clarify the playing field, it presents a high-level overview of various cloud service types, narrowing the focus to infrastructure cloud offerings, and, more to the point, to those service in...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Accelerating Time to Market: Application Development and Test in the Cloud

    The cloud services market is now directly addressing the needs of application developers, with an emerging class of services that provides fast, on-demand provisioning; instant scale up and down capabilities, and support for multi-tier application architectures, as well as workload migration capabilities and a pay-as-you go model.

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Savvis Symphony Dedicated and Open Tear Sheet

    Savvis Symphony Dedicated and Open offer enterprises a compelling opportunity to reshape their hosting environment to a more scalable and cost-efficient operating model without sacrificing security or performance. Savvis Symphony Dedicated and Open provide customers with an easy-to-use tool to provision new instances online as they need them based on...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Savvis Symphony Virtual Private Data Center (VPDC) Tear Sheet

    Savvis Symphony VPDC introduces one of the industry's first enterprise-grade Virtual Private Data Center (VPDC) solutions with multi-tiered security and service profiles. The VPDC delivers a powerful capability for defining, configuring, and deploying a full virtual data center without having to procure, install, configure, or manage any hardware

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • Resource Center // Oct 2012

    Cloud RFP Template

    Public, private, and hybrid just begin to describe the type of cloud you may be looking for, but what about selecting a cloud provider? What criteria should you look for regarding their ability to deliver consistent performance, reliability and security? To help you gain an understanding of a cloud vendor's...

    Provided By SAVVIS