The demands on IT today are staggering. Most organizations depend on their data to drive everything from product development and sales to communications, operations, and innovation. As a result, IT departments are charged with finding a way to bring new applications online quickly, accommodate massive data growth and complex data analysis, and make data available 24 hours a day, around the world, on any device. The traditional way to deliver data services is with separate infrastructure silos for various applications, processes, and locations, resulting in continually escalating costs for infrastructure and management. These infrastructure silos make it difficult to respond quickly to business opportunities and threats, cause productivity-hindering delays when you need to scale, and drive up operational costs.
Published By: ShoreTel
Published Date: Oct 26, 2012
Today's IT investments require bottom-line, quantifiable truths and Unified communications (UC) is no exception. This whitepaper covers best practice tips on building a comprehensive business case for UC systems.
The primary purpose of containerized applications is to improve the effectiveness of software teams, making it easier for people to work together while lowering the communications overhead. In large enterprises, applications such as ERP or CRM software suites often begin as simple projects, but as time passes, they quickly become clunky and inefficient, with a monolithic code base that slows progress for development teams.
The ability to apply software to strategic advantage is the de? ning technology theme of this decade. This is not just an IT issue. It is a business imperative. Every business is in the software business. In some industries, the number of software jobs has doubled over the past ? ve years. JP Morgan Chase has more software developers than Google and more technologists than Microsoft. If you think your company isn’t in the software business, you’re wrong. Airlines, oil companies, telecommunications providers all are using applications to attract customers and gain a competitive advantage.
With the ubiquitous adoption of mobile devices, a whole new platform for application and content delivery is evolving. With their colorful, interactive, intuitive user interfaces, always-on global connectivity, sensing capabilities such as GPS and device orientation and their ability to connect with users through personalized con? guration options, mobile is truly the de? ning platform of the applicat
IDC analyzed the business value that six surveyed organizations are realizing through their use of Red Hat integration products based on interviews conducted from April to June 2014. Interviewees were from companies ranging in size from just hundreds of employees to several hundred thousand employees, with a mean employee base of just under 92,000. Companies interviewed included representatives from the telecommunications, IT, shipment and logistics, and document management industries. These organizations are headquartered in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Norway and several of them operate on a global scale. These organizations use JBoss Fuse for integration and development of business-critical internal and customer-facing applications
Note: Part two of Karen Walker’s blog series continues her insights about Digital Transformation and spotlights how Cisco’s Marketing and Communications team is using technology to transform their function.
Excerpt: Today’s marketers are delivering more and more content digitally, but to be effective that digital content can’t just be generic reference material. Rather, effective content must be relevant, timely, and personalized. And its goal should be to create a dialogue with the customer.
This is no easy task. It requires investing in marketing technologies that help deliver personalized content with speed and agility. For modern marketers, technology opens the door to new revenue pipelines. Digital platforms and applications combined with data and analytics augment our go-to-market model.
The whitepaper is intended for security practitioners as well as developers and administrators of applications who can benefit from secure communications. The paper presents carious strategies for securing applications using Oracle Solaris 11 security and hardware-assisted cryptographic acceleration features of Oracle's SPARC processors. The paper unveils the core mechanisms, configuration, and deployment strategies, as well as the role of relevance of using Oracle Solaris Cryptographic Framework and Java Cryptography Extension-based techniques for delivering a high-performance, end-to-end security solution. With Oracle's new Software in Silicon capabilities coupled with an innovation cache and memory hierarchy, Oracle's SPARC M7 processor delivers dramatically higher processing speed and revolutionary protection against malware and software errors.
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
Thrill customers and empower employees with omni-channel, socially-infused digital experiences to drive better business outcomes
IBM Customer Experience Suite features rich, integrated capabilities for managing web content, rich-media assets, real-time social communications, robust customer self-service capabilities, business analytics and mobile device delivery
IBM Employee Experience Suite enables employees to easily find and share relevant information across multiple platforms, diverse geographies with multiple languages, and within the context of business applications
In the digital era, the customer experience is the new battleground for differentiation. Businesses must make digital interactions personal and contextually relevant with every interaction to thrive and meet today’s consumer’s expectations. Cloud-based unified communications, integrated business applications, and CPaaS is the winning combination to enable contextual communications across the customer value chain. Download the whitepaper.
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.
Published By: apperian
Published Date: Apr 13, 2012
You'll learn about the high-level software architectural options, the importance of design and user experience, application development tools and techniques, and best practices for deploying applications and managing iPads in the enterprise.
To accommodate increasingly dense technology environments, increasingly critical business applications, and increasingly stringent service level demands, data centers are typically engineered to deliver the highest-affordable availability levels facility-wide. Within this monolithic design approach, the same levels of mechanical, electrical, and IT infrastructure are installed to support systems and applications regardless of their criticality or business risk if unplanned downtime occurs. Typically, high redundancy designs are deployed in order to provide for all eventualities. The result, in many instances, is to unnecessarily drive up both upfront construction or retro-fitting costs and ongoing operating expenses.
SSL certificates have moved beyond the ‘Buy’ page. They are embedded in your business. For example,
they protect remote communications via webmail, chat and IM. Browser-to-server communications
for cloud-based services require SSL certificates to protect confidential information. In addition, SSL
certificates are used to secure server-to-server communications for applications and data exchange.
In fact, SSL Certificates are a business-critical part of your IT infrastructure. However, managing
individual certificates in a large organization is complicated by multiple locations, many servers,
different business units, and rapidly growing Web-based services.
In October 2013, Cisco commissioned Forrester Consulting to dive deeper into the current usage trends and perceptions of unified communications among midsize organizations (100 to 999 employees) across North America, Asia, and Europe.
The explosion of data and consumer mobility trends put more pressure than ever on the back office systems across telecommunications companies, defense, transportation, healthcare, financial services and more. Using selected customer scenarios this webcast describes how VisiBroker, the market leading CORBA ORB, is the most cost effective, high performance solution to bring together tens of thousands of end points across distributed applications.
Apps have become critical to small businesses’ success. Small businesses are increasingly using apps in their daily operations. According to a recent survey, nearly three-fourths (72%) of small businesses are using apps on smartphones or tablets for their business and 38% report they could not survive—or it would be a major challenge to survive—without apps.
Twilio is a cloud communications platform that lets you use standard web languages to build voice, VoIP and SMS applications via a simple web API. Build intelligent communication solutions in the cloud.
When voice moves into the cloud, enterprise communications rapidly becomes a strategic function that drives revenue. A reliable, business-grade solution that integrates Voice over IP with hosted Unified Communications can help you lower total cost of ownership,enable self-management,improve productivity,streamline business continuity and free up IT resources to focus on more important requirements. Read how Hosted PBX with Unified Communications can help your enterprise integrate complex voice and IT environments, centralize voice applications, and take advantage of the productivity and cost savings of hosted communications.
For contact centers, it's getting easier to consolidate and centralize communications architectures and realize the benefits. Obviously, there are fewer applications and physical boxes to be administered and maintained.