To date it has been virtually impossible to find reliable and meaningful standard metrics for multi-channel customers that measure the influence of the online shopping experience on total revenues. Learn more about the Multi-Channel Value index (MCVI), a strategic metric developed by ForeSee Results that projects the contribution of the website to a multi-channel retailer's overall sales through a calculation based on the ACSI methodology.
Data is the backbone of every organization. No matter the business, industry, or size, reliable data access is essential to operations. Should a "worst-case scenario" occur, being prepared with an appropriate disaster recovery strategy is essential. Given the potential high cost associated with data loss, reliable data protection is no longer an option; rather, it is an obligation. This white paper discusses a data protection strategy that takes into consideration the business environment, offering sophisticated features while maintaining simplicity, affordability, and reliability.
This paper describes the evolution of IBM X-Architecture technology and demonstrates how the melding of industry-standard components with IBM innovation produces servers that offer you a unique set of capabilities with which to effectively manage your business. You’ll see why IBM systems equipped with X-Architecture technologies run faster—yet cooler—use less power, and are more reliable, easier to manage and better for virtualization than competitive servers, and offer a lower total cost of ownership (TCO).
Storage infrastructure simplification is an important step a financial institution can take toward meeting the needs of an on-demand business environment. The IBM System Storage DS Family can support business continuity and improve information lifecycle management with competitively priced storage options.
Storage infrastructure simplification is an important step a telecommunications business can take toward meeting the needs of an on-demand business environment. The IBM System Storage DS Family can support business continuity and improve information lifecycle management with competitively priced storage options. Learn how the IBM Systems Storage DS Family is an ideal partner for businesses in the telecom industry looking for secure and resilient data storage
Storage infrastructure simplification is an important step an electronics business can take toward meeting the needs of an on-demand business environment. The IBM System Storage DS Family can support business continuity and improve information lifecycle management with competitively priced storage options. Learn how the IBM Systems Storage DS Family is an ideal partner for businesses in the electronics industry looking for secure and resilient data storage.
Reliable IBM System x servers help businesses stand apart from their competition. Scalable systems and proactive tools help you simplify your IT so you can manage complexity, growth and risk. In addition, energy efficiency, consolidation and virtualization help you lower costs. Discover the features, functions and benefits of the family of IBM System x servers and find out which one is the right choice for your business.
IBM BladeCenter JS12 Express blade brings the power of mainframes to blades. Coupled with the IBM BladeCenter S chassis, it is ideal for small database and application serving. This complete solution is compact, reliable and extremely energy efficient. Find out how to simplify your traditional UNIX, IBM i and Linux rack-mount and tower setup with the IBM BladeCenter JS12 Express blade and BladeCenter S chassis.
Built-in virtualization and proven IBM POWER technology make the IBM BladeCenter JS22 Express blade ideal for organizations of any size. Coupled with the IBM BladeCenter S chassis, this complete solution is compact, reliable and extremely energy efficient. Find out how innovative EnergyScale technology cuts energy costs when you use the IBM BladeCenter JS22 Express blade and BladeCenter S chassis.
As a small to midsize business owner, you understand that in order to grow, you need to be able to communicate and collaborate with people, quickly and easily. But you have limited budgets and IT resources. You want security-rich solutions that will extend your assets, improve operating efficiencies and grow as your company grows. IBM offers you reliable solutions that can help you compete with your larger counterparts.
Does your IT change as fast as the market? A service-oriented architecture (SOA) provides a foundation that enables agility and aligns IT to business goals. This interactive presentation from IBM will show you how to provide fast, flexible, reliable access to information, business-wide. It also covers methods to ensure trust, management and security across business applications.
Voice over Internet Protocol (Voice over IP or VoIP) allows users to make phone calls over the Internet, or any other IP network, using the packet switched network as a transmission medium rather than the traditional circuit transmissions of the PSTN. As the technology has become more reliable in recent years, companies have been moving to VoIP for a number of reasons.
By utilizing the speed and reliability of the EMC CLARiiON® AX150 networked storage system and the convenience of EMC Retrospect® 7.5 for Windows backup and recovery software, SMBs can implement fast, effective, reliable data protection that is easy to set up and manage without placing undue strain on IT resources.
Automating repetitive Data Center Operations into best practices makes response times faster, more reliable, and less costly. Learn how to extend your current IT systems to do more of the routine work, freeing up IT staff for higher-value projects.
This white paper describes five practical steps that you can take to make your development process more predictable and reliable. By following his five steps, Paul maintains that you can build better software more quickly with less cost and less risk.
Published By: Xiotech
Published Date: Apr 13, 2007
Disruption to your production environment is costly, and any loss of information can be disastrous. Consequences may include loss of revenue and company reputation, lower shareholder confidence, potential exposure to business continuity risk, or sanctions and fines for noncompliance with regulatory requirements. Organizations need an effective and reliable way to safeguard corporate information in the wake of an unforeseen downtime event.
Manufacturers in the high-technology and electronics industry are under constant pressure to introduce innovative products that are more appealing, reliable and inexpensive. The pace is relentless and requires cross-functional and cross-entity communication to get the right volume and timing of product to the marketplace.
Today’s service providers face more pressure than ever to keep remote equipment up and running as customers continue to demand higher levels of reliable service while keeping costs competitive. Thus, there is a growing need for remote site management solutions that can help service providers monitor, access and control telecom equipment located at customer sites.
Published By: Easynet
Published Date: Mar 26, 2008
Online bookings, billing and ticketing activities lie at the heart of high quality and reliable services in the leisure, entertainment and travel (LET) industry. Indeed, they can effectively act as a primary differentiator in an increasingly competitive and cost-aware environment.
Published By: Clickatell
Published Date: May 20, 2008
To attract and retain customers, financial institutions today must be able to provide customers with real-time, reliable information about their bank accounts and transactions, no matter where they are located. Anywhere access to actionable account information helps customers control their finances, fight fraud, and conduct their lives more efficiently.
Websites have become critical components of most businesses’ core operations. They support the brand and ordering process, serve as data information resources and assist in overall customer care. Having poor website performance or poor reliability can destroy or severely damage a business and its reputation. The increasing importance of these websites leads to critical requirements of security, reliability and scalability. Delivering these, however, can leave an SMB stretched beyond its resources.
Today’s Wide Area Networks (WANs) are experiencing increased saturation with the deployment of bandwidth-intensive applications, increased numbers of users, and the need for reliable security transmissions. IT personnel responsible for these issues acknowledge the increased congestion and have strived to maintain high levels of network performance. At the same time, IT departments are tasked with the job of lowering the cost of network infrastructure and ongoing operations. Network administrators continually face the challenge of balancing the increased use of critical applications on the Internet, while eliminating downtime and congestion from affecting user quality and day-to-day business operations.
To achieve greater productivity, employees at headquarters, telecommuters, business partners and customers must all have unhindered access to critical applications. Any delay in delivering these applications can cause user productivity to suffer and adversely affect business profitability. WAN link controllers are an affordable solution for ensuring the optimum performance, reliable delivery and protection of applications. They optimize network bandwidth and ensure the delivery of critical applications. Download this white paper to learn how to achieve efficiencies and competitive advantages through the adoption of affordable, yet feature-rich WAN link controllers.
Published By: Intermec
Published Date: Aug 09, 2012
Bar-coded shipping labels are essential to sophisticated tracking and material-handling systems, and thus so are label printers. This white paper identifies the features of shipping-label printers that will return the greatest value for long-term, low-cost reliable operations, from features that save time to those that simplify integration and management.