Enterprise PC Buying Patterns Are Changing As Buyers Look To Improve Both Security And The Employee Experience At Once
As employee mobility increases globally and enterprise investments shift to tablets and laptops, organizations are assessing their ongoing investment in traditional PCs. One thing that remains clear is that enterprise PC buyers still value the security and performance offered by fixed computing solutions. They also say that new form factors like the micro PC help them deliver a better experience to employees, which they value at least as much as security. Learn more about Dell solutions powered by Intel®.
Dell and its partners provide a range of solutions that enable their customers to transform the capabilities of the workforce. Dell commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential benefits and costs enterprises may realize by deploying three key Workforce Enablement Solutions, namely:
- Best device experience
- Unified endpoint management
- Enterprise collaboration
The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential impact of these Workforce Enablement Solutions on their organizations.To better understand the benefits, costs,and risks associated with investment in these solutions, Forrester interviewed eight large enterprise customers with years of experience using Workforce Enablement Solutions—this data was supplemented by a survey of over 700 organizations.
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Enterprises currently face challenges regarding
the price, performance, and flexibility of traditional
wide area networks (WANs). Aggressive growth in
the adoption of public cloud services (a projected
86% spike between 2014 and 2018)1
organizations to look elsewhere for a more effective
network solution to address distributed traffic across
remote sites and branch offices.
Some of the specific issues organizations face with
their traditional WANs include:
- High total cost of ownership (TCO)
- Lengthy provisioning cycles
- Performance degradation with the growth of cloud
- Inadequate redundancy and resiliency
- Lack of application-aware connectivity
To better manage WAN investments, enterprises are
adopting a new approach for their distributed branch
office networks. Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN)
offers improved performance, agility, and operational
flexibility plus significant cost savings. But not all SDWAN
solutions are created equal.
In terms of growth and profitability, Qatar is set to go from strength to strength with the government’s US$200 billion investment programme underlining their commitment to developing infrastructure, which is in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030 objectives for economic, human, social and environmental development.
Part of Qatar’s 30-year vision is to attract foreign investment and an international talent pool, and businesses can take advantage of a compelling tax environment. Plus, they maintain 100% ownership of their business.
Top all this off with a high standard of living in a multicultural environment with recognised academic opportunities, including full sponsorship for free study and an infrastructure that supports businesses to succeed. It’s easy to see why Qatar businesses has firmly put itself on the map as a leading financial centre where business go to grow within a diverse nation that is home to over 85 different nationalities.
Organisations should reimagine their workforces with a human focus, and HR leaders have a key role in this transformation. Our webinar discusses the recent trends highlighted in a Deloitte report, including why human capital can no longer be seen as an expense; it has to be viewed as investment. The rise of the individual, self fulfilment and how it should be a prime consideration, and how HR leaders can use cloud as a launch pad to new approaches of finding, rewarding and retaining talent.
Discover how future success lies in social enterprises and the role HR and cloud will play.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Nov 22, 2017
Using IBM Watson’s cognitive capabilities, companies can quickly differentiate their customer service quality by being more pro active and responsive to customer needs. Simply put, chatbots and virtual agents are the future of customer interactions. Building apps from scratch that incorporate natural language processing, speech to text recognition, visual recognition, analytics, and artificial intelligence requires broad expertise in these disciplines, large staffs, and a huge financial commitment. Making use of IBM Watson cognitive services brings these capabilities in-house quickly and without the capital investment that would be needed to develop the technologies within an organization.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Nov 10, 2015
This white paper discusses the critical storage purchasing and planning strategies IT departments can and should adopt in order to gain control over the costs of storage refresh processes and extend the usability of their storage investments. Read this to learn more about the benefits of moving to a model that unbundles the factors driving storage upgrades.
The consumerization of technology and rise of mobile adoption in emerging and established markets have driven companies to invest enormous capital and resources into pursuing the best possible mobile experience for all of their end users. But, without a focused mobile performance solution, these investments can only go so far.
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The Internet of Things (IoT) presents an opportunity to collect real-time information about every physical operation of a business. From the temperature of equipment to the performance of a fleet of wind turbines, IoT sensors can deliver this information in real time. There is tremendous opportunity for those businesses that can convert raw IoT data into business insights, and the key to doing so lies within effective data analytics.
To research the current state of IoT analytics, Blue Hill Research conducted deep qualitative interviews with three organizations that invested significant time and resources into their own IoT analytics initiatives. By distilling key themes and lessons learned from peer organizations, Blue Hill Research offers our analysis so that business decision makers can ultimately make informed investment decisions about the future of their IoT analytics projects.
With new technologies, new opportunities often emerge, especially in business. The advent of innovations, such as social media and mobile devices, is changing the ways businesses interact with customers and the ways in which customers desire to be engaged. Opportunities arising from the benefits of salesforce automation, business intelligence (BI), and customer relationship management (CRM) applications are providing new levels of insight, helping businesses acquire customers more efficiently and retain those customers longer. As a direct result, organizations that invest in better understanding potential customers are likely to see higher returns than those organizations that possess a more limited understanding of their customer base. Seeking the competitive advantage resulting from improved customer focus, IT organizations have increased investment in business intelligence and analytics and the underlying infrastructure to support those applications.
Published By: Sitecore
Published Date: Feb 26, 2016
Cart abandonment, digital advertising (especially when faced with ad-blocking software), and discrete digital stores are relics of the past when it comes to e-commerce. Consider this: How much revenue do you think $1 spent on digital advertising will generate in commerce sales? The answer: A bit more than twice the investment—an abysmally unprofitable equation for any company carrying physical inventory.
Workers expect a high-quality workplace and the ability to be productive anywhere. As people increasingly prefer tablets and laptops, organizations are reassessing their continued investment in traditional PCs.
Download "Security and Productivity Benefits Drive Increased Micro PC Adoption" for the latest research how business and IT leaders are rethinking the role of PCs.
Mobile platforms will act as a catalyst for the next generation of connected experiences. In particular, smart apps connected to products and CRM systems will emerge. In 2013, leading marketers will anticipate the longer-term mobile disruption and shift from tactical efforts to more transformative mobile strategies.
Creating predictive analytics from alternative data has become the current focus of the biggest quant trading firms in the industry
The democratization of financial services data and technology, together with more intense competition, makes the needs of today’s market participants vastly different from those of previous generations. Firms must locate untapped sources of data for both public and non-public companies. This alternative data, such as payment data and other non-public information, from sources beyond the common channels, can be a predictive indicator of market performance; a difference maker in assisting firms as they develop models to evaluate their investments.
By combining our unique data sets with advanced analytics, traders, analysts and managers can seek predictive signals and actionable information utilizing their own models.
View our research report to learn how alternative data, our 'Information Alpha,' can help you earn differentiated investment returns.
You’ve heard the stories: a large Internet company exposing all three billion of its customer accounts; a major hotel chain compromising five hundred million customer records; and one of the big-three credit reporting agencies exposing more than 143 million records, leading to a 25 percent loss in value and a $439 million hit. At the time, all of these companies had security mechanisms in place. They had trained professionals on the job. They had invested heavily in protection. But the reality is that no amount of investment in preventative technologies can fully eliminate the threat of savvy attackers, malicious insiders, or inadvertent victims of phishing. Breaches are rising, and so are their cost. In 2018, the average cost of a data breach rose 6.4 percent to $3.86 million, and the cost of a “mega breach,” those defined as losing 1 million to 50 million records, carried especially punishing price tags between $40 million and $350 million.2 Despite increasing investment in security
Published By: Panasonic
Published Date: Aug 04, 2016
Whether deploying, securing or managing mobility solutions in a professional environment, enterprise leaders must go to great lengths to ensure their investments are effective and easily assimilated into their existing workflows. In order to avoid encountering challenges with rugged mobile devices and other specialist mobile solutions, it is crucial for businesses with field workforces to leverage services and partners that can help them instill strategic best practices across the entire spectrum of mobilization, including security and data protection, installation and integration, training, maintenance and warranties, and proper disposal of old assets.
In 2014, there will be more than 2 billion smartphones global. Mobile is becoming not on the new digital hub but also the bridge to the physical world. That's why mobile will affect more than just your digital operations- it will transform your entire business. 2014 will be the year that companies increase investments to transform their business with mobile as a focal point. This fifth annual mobile trends report highlights new mobile trends that we expect to see this year as well as some over hyped topics that we believe will fail to provide real business value in the short term.
This paper explores electronic and digital signatures and shows how Adobe solutions let you work with either approach, or a combination of the two. Adobe Sign is an Adobe Document Cloud solution that manages signature processes from end to end, integrates easily with existing business processes and provides a quick return on investment.
"The success of your digital strategy requires bridging the gap between your core capabilities and what customers want.
Watch this on demand webcast with Forrester’s Vice President and Principal Analyst, Ted Schadler, Michael Fasosin, Chief Strategy Officer, Spindrift & DigitasLBi OSG, and Oracle to learn:
- Key trends in consumer online shopping behavior
- How to develop a successful digital experience technology strategy and roadmap
- The essential components of a modern digital experience platform
- How to achieve quick-wins and long term investments simultaneously
You will also see a short demonstration of how Oracle's CX Cloud solutions deliver personalized, unified experiences across channels. "
"Oracle, DigitasLBi and Spindrift surveyed over 300 director level ecommerce
professionals around the globe to determine their investments, strategy and business concerns. Download this research report to learn key trends in eCommerce budgets and technology investments; criteria used to measure success and performance; and actions you can take to improve digital business success."