Wireless Infrastructure is an 802.11 networking framework in which devices communicate with each other by first going through an Access Point (AP). In infrastructure mode, wireless devices can communicate with each other or can communicate with a wired network.
The following industry forecasts and findings highlight mobile’s growth potential and each on their own should merit merchants’ attention. Learn more about the potential of mobile growth through this whitepaper.
Unified communications (UC) is a powerful technology with a multifaceted value proposition. UC can significantly reduce the cost of communications but more importantly raises productivity by streamlining the collaboration process. Download now to read how UC can increase your company productivity.
While consumerization offers many benefits for both end users and the enterprise in terms of convenience, efficiency and productivity, it presents important challenges for IT departments, especially in terms of endpoint backup and data security. To reap the benefits of consumerization while avoiding security and other pitfalls requires an understanding of the origins of this latest IT trend, its enduring presence and how the most successful enterprises have effectively embraced this new reality.
In an age of constant price-cutting and eroding brand loyalty the travel industry continues to struggle with customer satisfaction issues. New technologies such as mobile apps offer the promise of dramatically improving the entire travel process for everyone involved. Unfortunately, the limited sharing of data across the industry means that many of these apps are not successful in getting the right data to the right user at the right time. In this guide we describe how APIs and API management offer a unique opportunity for both travel suppliers and intermediaries to better control their own destinies while increasing customer satisfaction.
Analysts predict that soon, half of all new IT service desk tools will be adopted as cloud-based services. While shifting to an on-demand model can be a complex decision, requiring organizations to assess carefully the potential impact on their business operations, a growing number of companies are clearly finding the move worthwhile.
This paper explores the reasons for the rapid growth of cloud-based IT service management (ITSM) solutions and the benefits they offer for enterprises. Topics include:
• The cost savings companies can achieve by deploying ITSM solutions via the cloud, which allows better management and optimization of consumption and costs.
• Improved alignment between IT to and business, as self-service, a service catalog, collaboration, and mobility help IT expose and provide its services more effectively.
• The ability to integrate cloud and on-premise solutions to leverage existing systems while leveraging new innovations via the cloud.
• The advantages of cloud
Today’s mature cloud-based ITSM solutions can give you the flexibility and agility you need—without sacrificing security, stability or performance. In this THINKstrategies, Inc. white paper, you’ll learn why businesses are moving to cloud-based ITSM and the advantages they’ve achieved. Explore how this innovative approach to IT management might be right for your organization. Please download the whitepaper to learn more.
Consumerization of IT forces enterprises to rethink their approach to IT service delivery. What does consumerization really mean and why does it matter? Understand the basics to accurately identify the practical implications and benefits for your organization. This guide explores the realities of IT Consumerization to define challenges and opportunities. Learn best practices and get actionable recommendations. Please download the whitepaper to learn more.
“Exploring Business and IT Friction: Myths and Realities,” outlines key issues that cause friction between business users and IT, such as:
• Gaps in customer satisfaction and the perceived value of services
• Inadequate IT support, which decreases productivity and revenue
• Lack of communication and ownership in how business users and IT work together to identify service levels and technology needs
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