If you’re looking to the cloud to flexibly deploy collaboration applications and experience predictable costs and services, it is important to take several things into consideration. Cisco can help you choose the best cloud solution for your business needs. This practical guide can help you create the ideal RFP for your company.
To help us understand what business leaders think about ‘the cloud’ and the impact of cloud collaboration to their businesses, we asked Forbes Insights to conduct research. In response, Forbes surveyed over 500 senior executives from global companies with sales ranging from $250 million to over $20 billion, and interviewed 15 executives. The study examined the ways business leaders increasingly look at cloud collaboration as a way to increase productivity, accelerate business results, and enhance innovation and collaboration across borders and functions.
Forrester white paper that examines ROI that enterprises may realize by adopting FlexPod for business-critical application workloads such as Oracle databases and Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint Server for communications & collaboration.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Oct 17, 2016
Visual communications today should provide a high level of functionality and simplicity. Solutions must work across multiple networks and video environments integrating existing video investments and offer consistent native experience. The Polycom RealPresence Platform (with RealConnect) together with Skype for Business/Lync 2013 provides that capability through unmatched ease of use and an enhanced video collaboration experience, made possible by deep integration and workflow integration. Download to learn more.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Oct 17, 2016
With demand for video conferencing growing rapidly, solutions need to provide a robust, resilient, scalable, and manageable infrastructure that delivers unparalleled quality of experience. The Polycom RealPresence Platform is the software infrastructure that underlies Polycom’s video conferencing, and binds it together by integrating with core networking and security
infrastructure. This enables secure collaboration for any number of users across heterogeneous networks, with up to 50% less bandwidth consumption than other competitor solutions.
By delivering an architecture based upon open standards, Polycom has created a flexible, state of-the-art video conferencing platform that provides superior investment protection, at the lowest total cost of ownership. Download to learn more!
The workplace is changing and the one-size-fits-all approach to technology is changing along with it. As a result, your organization may need to rethink how to keep productivity high, promote collaboration, delight employees with the latest devices all while keeping IT within budget. This interactive eGuide will be your one-stop resource to understand all the new innovation available in Dell’s latest notebooks, desktops, 2-in-1s and ecosystem that can keep your organization future-ready.
Access the eGuide from Dell and you will learn:
• How the workplace and workforce is changing
• What tools and solutions help IT go from maintenance to innovation
• How innovation is changing notebooks, 2-in-1s, desktops and workstations
• The latest Windows 10 features employees will be talking about
• What you need to keep endpoints and data secure
Getting the right solution for your business has a major impact on ROI, but how much does the delivery method matter? A lot, according to new research from Aberdeen Group on the benefits of deploying a cloud-based workforce management solution.
This paper—exclusively available from WorkForce Software—illustrates how opting for the cloud can get you even greater returns from workforce management technology. Learn about the cloud’s connections to employee retention rates, administrative costs, and maximizing revenues in this short and focused read.
New labor laws are a regular occurrence these days… and yet they’re just a small slice of your compliance demands. To help you stay informed and effective, our Director of Compliance takes an annual look at some of the biggest upcoming challenges and lets you know how to prepare.
In this informative webinar Jason Chester, the CEO and Director of Research for Infogencer, will outline his organisation’s findings on the business challenges surrounding absence management and share insights on addressing these challenges from both a technical and a business perspective.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Jul 31, 2015
Most large organizations deploy or intend to deploy a broad range of mobile apps to their employees for productivity, collaboration, CRM, ERP, analytics, and industry-specific business processes. Office 365 might be the productivity solution, but the IT team needs a central platform that can provide a consistent security and policy framework across all the mobile apps the organization will deploy both today and tomorrow. This whitepaper describes the MobileIron app security model and how it can be used to secure Office 365 for mobile devices.
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Apr 13, 2015
The increased mobility of the workforce is changing the way we work. Business users want the flexibility to share and collaborate on content that drives their business while IT needs to ensure the security of that data, no matter where it goes. An effective enterprise collaboration solution must consider people, processes and technologies to be effective, but where to begin?
This comprehensive Buyer’s Guide offers guidance on how to develop your organization’s requirements with regard to:
• Risk management – avoiding data breaches and loss of information that can result in non-compliance
• Business productivity - allowing for secure collaboration while enabling teams to work anywhere on any device
• IT efficiency - supporting the full breadth of external business content requirements while integrating with existing applications and protocols
BAYADA was finding it hard to scale their expensive video conferencing hardware with their growing company. Read more to learn how Zoom software and Logitech hardware helped BAYDA see higher adoption rates, increased efficiency and lower cost of ownership with integrated solutions.
The ways teams collaborate has fundamentally changed in the last few years. There are seemingly endless tools, apps and software that claim to transform the collaboration experience. Some do more to make good on that promise than others—and you can’t forget to account for the context for how they fit into your organization’s overall IT mix and processes. Given all this change, here are a few important things to know about team collaboration and the tools associated with it to help you get the most of collaboration for your company.
Step behind the scenes in this exclusive one on one interview as Daryl Reva, Mitel VP Cloud Marketing discusses mobility, contact center and cloud with Ray Chan, Director of Information Technology for the San Diego Padres.
Hear how changing customer expectations, employee mobility and the rigors of hosting the 87th annual MLB All-Star Game inspired a major technology overhaul, including:
A move to the Cloud
Technology integrations in the contact center
UCC and team collaboration applications
With unified communications and collaboration (UCC), you can address these challenges by helping people to connect more efficiently and intuitively. You can use UCC to bring together multiple forms of communications, like voice, video and data services, and software applications into a single environment, making it easier to connect. Business processes improve as a result. When you embrace UCC in your business communications, you can increase employee collaboration and productivity in three major ways. First, it can reduce communications latency by making it easier to find the right person and get an answer to a business question. Second, it can help you to manage workflows by making it easier f
This is a time of rapid and dramatic progress in the cloud communications landscape. New technological innovations help companies incorporate location-independent systems, allowing workers to collaborate and communicate wherever they may be. And all signs indicate this is only the beginning, with the industry poised for unprecedented growth.
In fact, as enterprise software moves to the cloud, the traditional unified communications space is having its own dramatic shift. The consumer experiences from Snapchat to Instagram to Facebook among other consumer technologies—are changing the expectations for communications. New models for collaboration and engagement, supported by big data and the cloud, provide a whole new world of opportunities.
Schools are not choosing just any mobile technology. They are adopting iPad, because it is preferred by students and teachers is easier to manage and offers extensive security features. When schools give iPad devices to students, they pave the way for enhanced
creativity, more productivity, better engagement and spontaneous collaboration.
The sponsor named below commissioned Ardent Partners to write this report. While the report topic In 2015, collaboration is the name of the game in procurement and frequently entails working with key internal stakeholders (like line-of-business managers and legal departments) or preferred suppliers to drive greater value through sourcing and procurement. For Chief Procurement Officers ("CPOs") and other supply management leaders, collaboration has taken on many new and innovative forms over the years, causing these executives to leverage new (and, in some cases, existing) processes, relationships, and technologies to enhance compliance, decrease risk, and increase savings. One such business process, contract management, has been reborn with digital, automated features that can shift the way procurement teams collaborate, mitigate risk, drive performance, and realize greater savings for the enterprise.
Every day more businesses are using the cloud to get work done. And for good reason. With cloud collaboration services constantly enhancing security features, the cloud is quickly becoming one of the most secure and simple ways for businesses— just like yours—to get work done from any device, any time. Read this eye-opening e-book to find out:
Why 79% of businesses trust the cloud
How business-class cloud services use high-level encryption tech to protect every file and document
Why 79% of IT pros say it’s people, not technology, that cause security gaps.
Ever feel like it takes too long to do something that should be simple? Or feel like your work processes just have way too many steps? Don’t worry – help is here. Discover how you can improve your efficiency at work when you:
Develop standard operating procedures to ensure accuracy, timeliness and customer satisfaction.
Make collaboration easy and empowering.
Streamline customer communications with clear schedules and touch points.
In recent years, ransomware such as Locky and KeRanger have emerged as a top threat, not just to consumers, but to businesses with high-value data. Read this whitepaper for four best practices to protect yourself from this costly threat, including:
Evaluating web browser configuration and virtualization options
Protecting mobile devices against attack through containerization
Reducing the risks of collaboration through secure EFSS solutions
When your business doesn’t provide adequate digital collaboration tools, your employees are likely to use their own – potentially compromising security. Read this informative whitepaper for three ways to improve employee collaboration while ensuring compliance with security policies:
Why a consolidated approach to file sharing can boost security and productivity
How business-wide adoption of enterprise-level tools aids workplace mobility
What time-consuming tasks can be automated to improve efficiency and security