Distributed cloud architectures will play an important role in Communication Service Providers’ network transformations. The distributed cloud will be made of numerous edge locations, from the customer premises to mobile base stations to central offices, each of which has its benefits and constraints. CSPs will need to consider attributes such as performance, availability, security, integration, and data and traffic volume to optimize the infrastructure for a myriad of workloads. Learn more about Heavy Reading’s survey results on CSPs adopting a distributed cloud strategy and delivering new services in this white paper.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Oct 17, 2013
In this video, Matt Cain, Vice President and lead e-mail analyst at Gartner, outlines some of the options available to CIOs, including running hybrid e-mail environments with tried and tested services delivered from the cloud but the Exchange server remaining onsite. Matt also discusses where Office 365 currently meets the needs of enterprise customers and where third-party services should be considered to augment its functionality in key areas.
IDC analyzed the business value that six surveyed organizations are realizing through their use of Red Hat integration products based on interviews conducted from April to June 2014. Interviewees were from companies ranging in size from just hundreds of employees to several hundred thousand employees, with a mean employee base of just under 92,000. Companies interviewed included representatives from the telecommunications, IT, shipment and logistics, and document management industries. These organizations are headquartered in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Norway and several of them operate on a global scale. These organizations use JBoss Fuse for integration and development of business-critical internal and customer-facing applications
This competitive review between Red Hat and TIBCO integration technologies has presented multiple differences between the products.
A notable difference is that only Red Hat JBoss Fuse is a 100% open source product. Red Hat is committed to leveraging existing open source projects and using open standards whenever possible for both product implementation and integration communication. This includes Camel, the de-facto integration standard included with Red Hat JBoss Fuse. Red Hat’s open source commitment extends to Active MQ, the upstream messaging technology used with JBoss A-MQ and included with Red Hat JBoss Fuse.
Another difference is that Red Hat JBoss Fuse clustering is based on the upstream Fabric8 community project and offers much more functionality than TIBCO clustering options.
Day-to-day operations of public venues are increasingly complex. Examine common requirements and functions of a successful critical paging solution-whether for a hospital, shopping center or sports arena.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Oct 17, 2016
Visual communications today should provide a high level of functionality and simplicity. Solutions must work across multiple networks and video environments integrating existing video investments and offer consistent native experience. The Polycom RealPresence Platform (with RealConnect) together with Skype for Business/Lync 2013 provides that capability through unmatched ease of use and an enhanced video collaboration experience, made possible by deep integration and workflow integration. Download to learn more.
Restoring connections: How telecommunications providers can reboot the customer experience
IBM has more than 22,000 experts working in the Telecommunications industry, delivering solutions to more than 200 major communications service providers globally. IBM’s telecommunications capabilities are backed by a global network of telecom solution labs, research labs and innovation centers to support its offerings in the area of analytics, cloud, mobility, network optimization, digital transformation and global integration. IBM continues to invest significantly in key acquisitions to add expertise and capabilities that enable its clients in the telecommunications space.
The new integration demands of cloud, mobile, API and IoT technologies require a unified approach to integration that spans multiple integration channels. As the volume, variety, and velocity of data increases it is becoming more important to maintain effective communication among all elements of the architecture.
Planning your cloud, hybrid, and on-premises integration needs? This free e-book will show you how the Oracle Cloud Platform for Integration can help you extend what is possible.
In this eBook you’ll learn:
The immediate benefits of deploying unified communication applications and platforms
How UC application integration struggles can be addressed with UCaaS
Why businesses are embracing game-changing technologies across UCaaS and CPaaS
How adopting application programming interfaces (API) can help drive better business outcomes
If faxing is a critical component to your business, you want to be sure you make a wise decision on how to do it. This paper offers 10 tips to help you sort through the myriad of choices in order to get the best combination of features and flexibility.
We live in a digital world, surrounded by the most
powerful innovations in human communication since
the invention of the printing press. We document our daily lives on a global scale. With Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and other social media sites, we are always plugged in, consuming and producing content every minute of every day.
Understanding the power of social integration is
half the battle; finding the right tools and strategies
to help you do this easily and effectively is equally
important. Knowing what to look for and what to get out of a social experience platform is extremely important in creating a successful campaign, product launch, or dynamic brand experience.
We are living in the most revolutionary era in human communication since the invention of the printing press. For the past few years, marketers have ‘woken up’ to consumers who have the power to express their views anytime and anywhere. ‘Social’ is hot, and if nothing else, a response to this awakening. Now, the lines between paid, owned and earned media have been blurred, if not erased. Social media crosses the barrier between the three. It’s fast-paced and chaotic.
We partnered with the research firm Sentient Services and surveyed more than 200 consumers about their attitudes, opinions and beliefs about brands and social media integration. The respondents come from all over the country, with all different incomes, lifestyles, and social media habits. Universally, the data supports what we’ve already seen in action: consumers want to engage with brands that integrate social media, and they prefer to do business with social brands.
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We all want our nation’s schools to be safe, secure learning environments where students can realize their full potential. This requires reliable, continuous communication among school personnel, both onsite and district-wide, plus the ability to instantly connect with first responders in an emergency. This seamless communication must be delivered over any network, from any location, using any device. Team Communications from Motorola Solutions provides this seamless integration, helping schools preserve the all-important safety of their students.
Team Communications empowers educational institutions to transform how they communicate, enabling individuals to share real-time information to make schools safer and staff more productive. Schools across the U.S. use Team Communications from Motorola Solutions to deliver unified voice and data to administrators, teachers, maintenance, security, coaches, and other personnel, improving decision making, increasing visibility into school activit
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Dec 18, 2017
Learn how one organization with Polycom voice devices and Microsoft Office 365 realized a 109% risk-adjusted ROI and benefits of $1.6M over three years.
By deploying Polycom voice solutions for Microsoft Office 365, an engineering firm was able to realize:
$1.6M in total risk-adjusted benefits
$1M in incremental revenue with more billable hours
$537k in improved productivity
$74k in phone purchase and installation cost savings
$14k in employee relocation cost savings
Learn more about the business benefits and cost savings attributed to Polycom voice solutions for Microsoft Office 365.
The Total Economic Impact Of Polycom Solutions For Microsoft Office 365, a commissioned September 2016 study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Polycom and Microsoft.
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.
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Feb 13, 2017
This complimentary report will display the biggest benefits of moving to 8x8 Virtual Virtual Office including:
-Never have to perform a communications hardware or software upgrade again
-Providing more consistent and unified communications service
-Improving business processes with prebuilt CRM integration
As businesses increasingly demand mobile options for employees, Sprint has introduced a service
for wholesale providers called Wholesale Mobile Integration (WMI), which integrates wireless and office telephones on the same phone number.
Published By: IBM Unica
Published Date: Sep 08, 2011
Marketers are looking for cross-channel campaign management solutions that support highly personalized and relevant communications delivered across a variety of highly interactive channels and that enable optimization, channel integration, and institutional memory of the customer.
In the business world, the convergence of voice and data – as well as video and mobility – has evolved into unified communications, an enabler that is difficult to pigeonhole. Encompassing voice, data, video, mobility, and more, it can be located on site or it can be delivered/hosted from the “cloud”. Most important, UC ensures that information is available and people are reachable anytime, anywhere on almost any device of their choosing.
Published By: xMatters
Published Date: Jan 26, 2015
Unsanctioned apps have become the norm, even in large enterprises with tight IT oversight. But when it comes to IT communication solutions, which frequently involve sensitive data, you simply cannot compromise. Read The 2015 IT Communications Buyers Guide and learn why you cannot afford to settle for a non-proven IT communications solution. This report details exactly what to look for, and also look out for, in an enterprise-grade vendor.
Dive deep into topics such as:
• Security and compliance
• Enterprise specific capabilities
• What constitutes a real mobile solution
• Selecting a trustworthy partner
• Breadth and depth of integrations
• Global support
• And much more...
As the approach to strategic business decision making becomes more and more data driven, a method for consolidating our various data sets, which are often spread across multiple systems becomes exceedingly important.
Two of the biggest players in data driven decision making are website analytics platforms and customer relationship management systems. The former includes accumulating data on top of the funnel behavior such as site traffic origins, lead generation, content consumption tracking, device usage, and overall site behavior. While the latter has a focus more on bottom of the funnel activity such as lead nurturing, customer status, lifetime value, etc.
Lastly, without communication between these two essential platforms, a complete understanding of your customers, from lead to longtime client, may never be possible. A web analytics (Google Analytics) and CRM integration provides you with a 360 degree view of your customer base, so that you can understand not just what PPC efforts
In this whitepaper, you will learn the highlights of interviews with 229 executives worldwide and how they assess the challenges and opportunities faced by global businesses as they optimize sales resources to develop territories and incentive compensation plans.