With thousands of customer integrations, WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud integration has a proven track record and is an excellent choice for most midsize businesses looking for a real-time, bidirectional integration solution.
Published By: Comcast
Published Date: Sep 29, 2015
Small and midsized businesses face several key challenges brought about by an increasingly mobile workforce. Many are finding that their traditional phone services aren’t reliable or flexible enough to meet changing patterns of work and customer needs.
As a result, many are seeking alternatives to PBX telephone systems that have become obsolete, expensive, and labor-intensive to manage. According to recent UBM Tech research, more than 59% of small and midsized companies would consider a hosted or virtual alternative to traditional PBX or Key systems.
Respondents to the survey perceived that cloudbased systems would address many of the primary motivations for considering the replacement of their current telephone systems.
Yet challenges in implementation are among the remaining barriers to wider adoption of this alternative to the traditional approach.
Published By: Kenandy
Published Date: Oct 16, 2015
The Digital Disruption Of SaaS Is Transforming
The ERP Software Landscape
Demand for cloud-based ERP solutions is
growing rapidly as midsize and enterprise clients
explore alternative options to legacy on-premises
systems. Pure-play SaaS vendors are seeing
increasing traction, while most traditionally
on-premises vendors are moving rapidly to
transition their business models from license plus
maintenance to subscription.
With nearly 20% of midmarket firms using Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) and another 46% actively investigating and planning to adopt HCI solutions over the next 12-18 months, there has never been a more critical time to get ahead of your competition.
Midsize businesses face the same need to modernize IT and embrace digital transformation as much as their larger competitors, but are typically restricted by resource and money. HCI enables midsize organizations to address these challenges with a solution that can grow as the business grows, without the financial burden or requiring to choose between on premise or public cloud solutions.
The investments you make in IT technology and selecting the right HCI platform will impact your ability to evolve, grow and compete effectively in the future.
Submit the form to read our latest whitepaper and discover how you can modernize IT and improve your midsize business operational efficiencies with vSAN.
Published By: Workday UK
Published Date: Sep 18, 2018
In this five-episode video series, Jason Averbook shows you the ins and outs of workforce technology and how to use it to achieve HR success. Watch the series to learn ways to develop a digital HR strategy, get executive buy-in, and maintain success.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Sep 14, 2018
Looking to start the evaluation process for a new technology provider? This complete guide for midsize organizations walks you through how to prepare for your evaluation and what your company should look for in a vendor, so you can be confident in your search and selection. Read the guide now.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Sep 14, 2018
"Looking for an agile and scalable ERP system but don’t know where to start? IDC MarketScape is a comprehensive guide specifically for midsize companies. Read an excerpt from the report to learn the capabilities your midsize company should expect from cloud-enabled ERP applications. https://www.workday.com/en-us/forms/reports/idc-me-landscape.dl.html
Small and midsize retailers around the world are seeing their businesses transform in a variety of ways. These firms, typically with fewer than 1,000 employees, have been transforming themselves as customers seek new types of engagement and as suppliers expect higher levels of efficiency and effectiveness. New business models and new competitors are changing the way retailers do business. Rather than simply react to new threats, successful retailers are leveraging technology in new ways to sharpen business practices, improve agility, and better serve customers while strengthening the role of retailers in the supply chain.
Through digital transformation including the effective engagement of the internet of things (IoT) to track inventory, the opportunity to maintain and gain competitive advantage can be significant.
3rd party guide to evaluating all-flash storage arrays. DCIG researched the features of more than 80 all-flash arrays for its Storage Array Body of Research. Recognizing that there are multiple market segments for these products, DCIG grouped the products into midmarket, small and midsize enterprise, and enterprise classifications.This guide includes the products that ranked Recommended, Excellent or Good among the enterprise grouping of arrays.
Published By: Cisco EMEA
Published Date: Nov 15, 2017
A new Harvard Business Review Analytic Services global study of more than 300 midsize to large enterprises finds that many executives believe current collaboration tools fall short on supporting the depth, pace, and style of teamwork now required to keep up with today’s most important business imperatives.
Midsized firms operate in the same hypercompetitive, digital environment as large enterprises—but with fewer technical and budget resources to draw from. That’s why it is essential for IT leaders to leverage best-practice processes and models that can help them support strategic business goals such as agility, innovation, speed-tomarket, and always-on business operations. A hybrid IT implementation can provide the infrastructure flexibility to support the next generation of high-performance, data-intensive applications. A hybrid foundation can also facilitate new, collaborative processes that bring together IT and business stakeholders.
With a hybrid IT approach, small and midsized businesses can leverage the greater control, faster access, and increased security that comes with on-premise, while taking advantage of the increased agility, reduced costs, and better flexibility that the cloud offers.
In this report we’ll look at some of the challenges that smaller organizations face in building and managing IT, along with how some businesses are leveraging a hybrid cloud and on premise approach, gaining some significant benefits through this approach.
The widespread use of mobile devices — smartphones and tablets — provides anytime, anywhere computing and communications resources for individuals worldwide. Both smartphones and tablets have made the transition from a personal resource, acquired and supported by consumers, to a professional resource, provided and supported by employers. For midsize firms around the world, those with 100–999 employees, mobile resources play a key role in improving workplace productivity as well as allowing greater flexibility in how and where work is done.
New collaboration resources also allow staff in different locations to work together as efficiently and effectively as staff in the same office. The challenge for IT management is how best to coordinate the different collaborative and mobile resources and provide secure management of mobile devices and collaboration tools while enhancing workforce agility and productivity.
Digital transformation (DX) is a must for midsize firms (those with 100 to 999 employees) to thrive in the digital economy. DX enables firms to increase competitive advantage through initiatives such as automating business processes, creating greater operational efficiencies, building deeper customer relationships, and creating new revenue streams based on technology-enabled products and services. DX is a journey, and it starts with firms embracing an IT-centric vision that guides a data-driven, analytics-first strategy. The outcome of DX initiatives depends on the ability of a firm to efficiently leverage people (talent), process, platforms, and governance to meet the firm’s business objectives.
For midsize firms around the world with 100 to 999 employees, advanced technology plays an increasingly important role in business success. Companies have been adding cloud resources to supplement on-premise server, storage, and networking capabilities. At the same time, growth of mobile and remote workers is also changing how companies need to support workers to allow them to be as productive as possible. Like larger companies, midsize firms must make sure that they are effectively coordinating on-premise, public cloud, and private cloud capabilities. Unlike large companies, though, midsize firms are limited in both financial and technical resources to design and coordinate effective solutions to meet specific needs. Rather than invest in a major overhaul of their IT environments, midsize firms have to move incrementally, supplementing current resources with new cloud and on-premise capabilities that provide the performance needed to prosper in an increasingly competitive environment.
The IDPA DP4400 provides modern and powerful data protection for midsize organizations allowing companies to leverage the benefits of the cloud within their existing environments. The DP4400 can help transform your environment for the future, laying the technical foundation for the data center while modernizing your data protection for the cloud.
When it comes to effectively and efficiently protecting growing volumes of data, midsized organizations face unique
challenges. That is because they live in a world of constraints that are both operational and budgetary in nature. Cloud
disaster recovery offers new options for these organizations—they can optimize their data protection economics by
integrating on-premises protection solutions with cloud-based backup and recovery methods. Dell EMC’s cloud-ready
solutions, particularly its Integrated Data Protection Appliances with native cloud extension capabilities, along with its Data
Protection Software working in conjunction with its Data Domain backup storage appliances, provide cloud disaster
recovery with flexible features. These solutions enhance operational efficiency and provide midsized organizations with
clear economic and operational benefits.
When IT decision makers at midsized organizations are assessing the modern data protection options available to them, five key questions can help them uncover the technologies that might be most appropriate. The questions center on:
What does the organization need to protect?
What kinds of recoverability should it plan for?
How can it reduce its costs?
How long does it need to keep its data?
Which cloud method or approach is best for the organization?
Download this white paper to learn more.