This Gigaom Research report aims to help technology decision-makers better understand what the modern workforce thinks it needs to succeed in this rapidly changing world of mobile-first communications and new work-collaboration technologies.
Email is the primary communication system and file transport mechanism used in organizations of all sizes. Email systems generate enormous amounts of content that must be preserved for a variety of reasons, including:
-Compliance with local, state, federal and international statutory requirements
- Electronic discovery requirements and best practices
- Knowledge management applications
- Disaster recovery and business continuity
Microsoft Exchange Server has been a crucial technological breakthrough in advanced corporate communication systems. Companies who utilize an enterprise-class email server like Exchange believe that email is mission critical, and value the productivity it enables. But an in-house migration to Exchange 2007 from an earlier version of Exchange or another email program will not be an easy task. Complexity, time and cost issues loom large over the IT department and are causing IT directors to search for an alternative solution.
Becoming a strategic trusted advisor and leading business transformation are some of the ways to ensure that IT leaders will become increasingly relevant and contribute to the work of corporate executive boards.
AOL's wide-open, work-the-way-you-want approach seems perfectly suited to a company where staffers defy distance by overcoming more than miles. "Distance obviously is going to separate you and your colleagues, but flexibility is really what's going to bring it all together."
AOL has identified Polycom collaboration as one of the top three mission-critical tools for the business.
Defy distance and get the most our of international business video conferences. This guide provides discussion about cultural differences encountered when conducting business across borders and cultures. Following are some practical hints and tips for how to make your video conference a successful communication channel for effective business meetings, anytime.
The Fortune 100 and 400,000+ customers rely on Polycom to push the greatness of human collaboration forward everyday. For video collaboration to become ubiquitous, systems need to be easy to use and manage. And they need to deliver great experiences across every work environment, from immersive theater to conference room to work and home office to mobile video on a tablet or smartphone.
This paper will highlight the key elements companies should look for in a video conferencing system, and offer best-practices recommendations for identifying and working with a video solutions provider.
The workplace is undergoing fundamental changes, with people persistently connected by digital collaboration technologies and an evolving work environment. Understanding these key trends will enable enterprises to prepare for and implement a collaborative workplace.
This presentation will illustrate how IT leaders are leveraging Unified Communications (UC) to deliver real-world business impact and present a roadmap for moving from application- and device-specific infrastructures to a more flexible Unified Communications (UC) solution.
Defy distance and get the most out of international business video conferences. This guide provides discussion about cultural differences encountered when conducting business across borders and cultures. Following are some practical hints and tips for how to make your video conference a successful communication channel for effective business meetings, anytime.
To remain significant in an increasingly digital information driven world, IT leaders need to drive tangible business value. Dr Carsten Sørensen, Associate Professor in Digital Innovation at The London School of Economics and Political Science, outlines how IT is no longer confined to being a support function but is becoming business critical across all departments.
IT leaders are now at the center of a significant technological and marketplace shift and must understand how the world is changing and the role video will play in the world of tomorrow. In our infographic, global futurist Jack Uldrich outlines the key trends driving the evolution of work practices, and what this means for the CIO of today.
Polycom and Quocirca surveyed over 800 business video conferencing users around the world on the state of video adoption. The global findings revealed that there distinct advantages beyond travel savings, including improved team work and productivity. This report explores why some organizations have embraced and benefited from the use of video communications and why some have not. It outlines the positive visual cultural aspects that drive adoption, as well as the challenges that seem to hold some organizations back.
Polycom invited customers and partners around the world to participate in a survey that focused on collaboration challenges. More than 5,000 business professionals from all job levels, functions and vertical sectors responded, candidly sharing insights about their obstacles and the strategies they deploy to overcome them. Download the full survey report and discover why 85% of our respondents believe video conferencing helps them achieve their business goals, and find out how you can use technology to defy distance within your organization as well.
A variety of technological, demographic and cultural forces are converging at this unique moment in history and stand poised to revolutionize the workplace of the future. Customers are demanding the ability to access the marketplace from anywhere, anytime and on any device; newer employees now expect the flexibility to collaborate continuously with customers and co-workers; and the future-oriented company is striving to make customer interaction and employee communication as invisible, seamless and intuitive as possible.
In this Gigaom Research Webinar, we will examine the schism between the automated enterprise and the manual operations that support it, assess the tools and processes available to bring the back office up to speed, and present a roadmap to bring business agility and consistency to your operations. We will discuss real-world examples and draw lessons that businesses of all sizes can use.
Android, iOS and Windows-based mobile devices—including smartphones, tablets and everything in between—have transformed enterprise computing, providing new mobility and flexibility for people and IT. At the same time, they compound the challenge of maintaining effective security and privacy of business information. Read this Citrix technical how-to guide—updated for Android 4.4, iOS 7.1, and Windows Phone.
The PCI Security Standards Council issued version 3 of their PCI DSS guidelines for processing electronic payments. Our whitepaper details the newest additions to the guidelines as well as tools and resources to help organizations comply with the standards.
Who are the current leaders in the business email market? The Radicati Group, a technology market research firm, said SilverSky offers “one of the most secure Cloud Business Email services available in the market today.” When run on IBM SoftLayer, it’s also the most reliable. Read the full report.