Less than a year ago, analysts’ predictions had mobility enthusiasts believing doomsday was approaching for the mobile device management (MDM) industry. At the 2013 Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit, a panel of analysts told attendees that the bring your own device (BYOD) phenomenon would lead to slashed prices, plummeting sales and the death of an industry. “Mobile device management is in chaos right now, and I think this market is going to die,” Gartner analyst John Girard told attendees (as reported by CRN.com). Girard predicted a shift toward application-level management necessitated by the BYOD trend and employee resistance to management of personal devices.
Workplace expectations are changing and companies are ditching outdated technology in favor of flexible, cloud-based services, freeing their employees to work from anywhere. From modern office spaces to popular business tools, this eBook breaks down the top trends of the workplace revolution, including:
1. The age of Millennial workers
2. Modern workspaces
3. Improving employee productivity and satisfaction
4. The rise of remote work
The Internet of Things is much talked about and fast becoming a fixture in some industries. And the technologies for transformative business applications are at hand. Yet many companies are slow to recognize and act on the opportunities. To explore those business opportunities, the associated implementation challenges, and how companies can accelerate their progress, IIA spoke with Jason Mann, Director of Industry Product Management at SAS.
Business today requires a robust IT infrastructure and the connected mobile world needs 24/7 service with the agility to accommodate rapid changes in demand. A Microsoft Private Cloud enables businesses to balance the benefits of cloud computing with the benefits of a private data center. However, building and maintaining a Microsoft® Cloud Platform environment can be challenging.
Mobile isn’t about devices, it’s about people. Understanding this helps mobile leaders deliver contextual content that creates personalized mobile customer experiences. With a mobile leadership mindset, you can build a platform for increasing engagement and loyalty – and driving better commerce results.
This white paper features answers from Sitecore partner agencies to five questions about the mobile digital experience: challenges commonly faced; the best time for planning the mobile experience; what to look for in a dev partner, how to measure success from mobile, and what “mobile” most frequently means to Sitecore partner customers. With verbatim comments and analysis, it’s a helpful guide for IT and marketing leaders who want to mobilize their digital experience.
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.
As software continues to ‘eat the world’ in today’s app economy, companies need to adapt to changing business models, globalization, and increasing regulatory compliance. Under pressure to support strategic business objectives, IT is rapidly embracing cloud technologies. Cloud adoption has steadily gained acceptance because it promises to help you achieve your business goals faster, more efficiently, and more cost effectively.
Cisco Metapod™ is an excellent solution to some of your organization’s biggest business and technology challenges. This infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offer delivers a reliable and programmable infrastructure for your application development and operation teams while providing a public cloud experience behind your firewall, on your premises, and with full remote management.
The EMC VNX family delivers industry-leading innovation and enterprise capabilities for file and block storage in a scalable, easy-to-use unified storage solution. VNX storage combines powerful and flexible hardware with advanced efficiency, management, and protection software to meet your economical, and performance needs.
With the VNX you can consolidate multiple workloads and still enjoy the best economics for yoru virtual and physical applications without compromise. The VNX allows you to enjoy the performance of flash at the cost-effectiveness of disk for all your mixed workloads.
With industry leading application integration, you can start small and scale to multi-petabyte environments, you can utilize automated storage tiering, encryption, local and remote protection all while knowing that VNX is trusted by tens of thousands of customers.
Data proliferation can be both a source of business opportunity as well as a tremendous burden. With Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s broad portfolio and deep expertise, businesses can securely and easily harness their data to gain actionable insights, create and monetize new revenue streams, and enable continuous improvement of existing lines of business.
In this webinar you'll gain strategies, tips and best practices for giving your sales teams the tools and processes that will help them close deals faster, eliminate paper from the sales process and spend more time selling.
This research set out to investigate opinions among IT professionals around the world about SDN technology and its future in their organisation. It explores the network problems companies experience and their expectations of SDN to solve them. It also looks at the current adoption status for SDN and what is holding companies back from adoption.
Midmarket enterprises are quite literally caught in the middle. They do not have the economies of scale of large enterprises, and their communications challenges are too complex to solve with an appstore. Although midmarket businesses have similar goals and requirements as larger enterprises, they don’t have the same degree of resources to accomplish them.
The digital revolution has happened. Commerce is changing again, unbound from prior models. Goods and services are sold and information exchanged in ways we never imagined a few years ago. Think Uber and Airbnb—digital business models like this are replacing last year’s browser-based businesses.