You have three choices for using Cisco® Unified Communications and Collaboration applications: on-premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid of the two. The option that is best for your company depends on your IT skills, budget priorities, growth plans, and customization requirements. This guide, intended for organizations with 100 to 1000 employees, will help you compare the options.
How well connected are you?
That’s the challenge in today’s mobile, virtual business landscape as companies strive for consistent communications between employees, business partners, and clients. Too often, a remote working world can feel splintered, disconnected, and complicated, resulting in lower productivity—and lost opportunity.
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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.
Smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices increase productivity by accelerating decision making and responsiveness. As a result, the number of business users relying on corporate and bring-your-own (BYO) mobile devices continues to grow rapidly—with email serving as the primary app to service customers and facilitate collaboration.
Not all VDI solutions are alike. To deliver the best results for your business, you need to make sure the solution you choose can enable full productivity not just in the office on traditional endpoints, but anywhere people work, on any device they use. With Citrix XenDesktop, you can provide access to virtualized apps and desktops from anywhere, on any device, with a great experience in any scenario.
A wide range of business issues is driving IT toward desktop virtualization. One solution—Citrix XenDesktop with FlexCast technology—helps IT teams empower their entire workforces, one project at a time
With applications lifting to the cloud and Internet edge shifting to the branch, the WAN connecting the branch to HQ needs more capacity than ever before. Join experts from Cisco and Akamai to learn how you can accelerate your transition to Internet as WAN—and make your branch smarter today.
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.
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Until now, marketers have been limited to two relatively uninspired options for sending direct communications to consumers on their mobile phones: SMS (a.k.a., text messaging), and text-only, imageless email on devices like the BlackBerry and Palm Treo. But with the introduction of Apple’s iPhone and competitor operating systems like Google’s Android and Palm’s Pre/Pixi now offering similarly rich user experiences, email marketers have a huge opportunity to reach consumers anywhere, any time, on their mobile devices.
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The year 2011 ended with a staggering 5.9 billion mobile phone subscriptions, especially significant considering that the total world population is around 7.011 billion. Of course, a direct comparison is not fair since many people have multiple subscriptions, but it represents a window into the pervasiveness of these devices and how they are an integral part of people’s lives today. For enterprises, this also represents the impending end to the old computing era and the emergence of the mobile worker.
Enabling mobility in the workplace is a top-of-mind goal for decision-makers within every organization. This necessity is brought about by the consumerization of IT and the requirement to develop policies to manage the “bring-your-own-device” (BYOD) trend.
By 2014, smartphones and tablets will put power in the pockets of a billion global consumers, including your employees and partners and customers. However, mobile is not simply another device for IT to support with a shrunken website or a screen-scraped application. Rather, mobile is the visible manifestation of a much broader shift to systems of engagement that marry physical context and digital intelligence to deliver service directly into a person's hands. This shift will add value and take cost out of every business service, workflow process, and business application. But mobile engagement will also require wholesale changes to your app design, service delivery, IT skills, technology assets, and even your business model. This report lays out a vision for mobile engagement and introduces the strategic elements developed further in The CIO's Mobile Engagement playbook.
Mobility and consumerization are little more than buzzwords without the applications that drive business activities. A successful enterprise mobility strategy places priority on applications first, mapping their mission to the variety of use cases out in the field. This paper describes how you can simplify application mobilization with Citrix.
Enterprise Strategy Group shares why client-side deduplication is the best. Dedupe 2.0 leverages intelligence and awareness at the source, backup server, and storage device. In these scenarios, the awareness of what data is already in the deduplicated storage and the discernment to send new data or not is performed within the production server instead of the backup server or deduplicated storage. Hence, network savings begin at the production server and backups are significantly faster since only changed data is transmitted from the production server to the storage solution.
The BYOD demand was initially created by the popularity of the iPhone and the iPad from Apple. Relying on the closed iOS operating environment, these devices presented a fairly straightforward challenge for businesses that wanted to allow access to corporate apps without compromising the security of company data. Read to find out more.