Cisco HyperFlex systems, with NVIDIA GRID and VDI for Microsoft Windows 10, is faster to deploy, simpler to manage, more secure, and easier to scale.
It’s time to plan your transition to Windows 10 for enhanced flexibility and an uncompromised user experience.
Migrating to Windows 10 is inevitable for keeping pace with modern demands.
Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS®) and Cisco HyperFlex™ systems
with NVIDIA GRID™ helps you seamlessly transition and make the most of thisnew operating system resulting in happier, more productive users.Cisco UCS and HyperFlex with NVIDIA GRID enablesorganizations to capitalize on all Windows 10 has to offer,
breaking down the barriers to the ideal digital workplace.
Windows 10 requires 32% more graphics consumption than Windows 7, which means in a virtual desktop environment, the end user experiences slow performance, and applications that won’t launch.
When the OS is deployed using graphics processing units (GPUs) these additional processing requirements can be offloaded, enhancing overall performance.
Download this white paper to learn 4 ways GPUs can help improve your Windows 10 deployments in a virtualized environment.
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Published By: Infosys
Published Date: Jan 02, 2019
Challenge: An air purifier manufacturer needed to remind customers to periodically change filters to maintain product efficiency and deliver consistent customer experience.
Solution: We helped them develop a Bluetooth enabled ‘smart’ air filter, where an embedded sensor measured the effectiveness of the filter and relayed that information to an iOS or Android app. Users were alerted when filters needed replacing, and given the opportunity to buy directly through online retailers and also to subscribe to the Amazon Device Replenishment Service.
• Increased revenue through replacement filter sales
• Expected to touch 50,000 users in the first year
• Integrated with Amazon Alexa for seamless digital experience
• Powerful product differentiation in a crowded market
Are automakers re-inventing the wheel with every new navigation program without creating user value? Users movement towards free mobile apps that mirror to in-dash screens may be the symptom of a negative cost-benefit perception.
But the automotive industry has an opportunity to change these market dynamics. By delivering compelling experiences that leverage their core advantages, OEMs can create touchpoints for recurring revenue streams from the IVI.
This white paper from ABI Research discusses the state of the connected navigation market, the challenges OEMs face, the industry paradigms blocking OEMs from creating customer value, and the advantages OEMs could leverage.
Employees, devices, and applications are no longer locked away inside the corporate perimeter. They’re on the web and on the go. Providing security for a new breed of anytime, anywhere workers and cloud-based applications requires a novel approach: a zero trust security model.
Assuming that every user, request, and server is untrusted until proven otherwise, a zero trust solution dynamically and continually assesses trust every time a user or device requests access to a resource. But zero trust offers more than a line of defense.
The model’s security benefits deliver considerable business value, too. Read this white paper to learn more about:
-Protecting your customers’ data
-Decreasing the time to breach detection
-Gaining visibility into your enterprise traffic
-Reducing the complexity of your security stack
-Solving the security skills shortage
-Optimizing the end-user experience
-Facilitating the move to the cloud
The most significant IT transformation of this century is the rapid adoption of cloud-based applications. Most organizations are now dependent on a number of SaaS and IaaS platforms to deliver customer satisfaction and empower employee productivity. IT teams are responsible for delivering a high quality user experience for cloud applications while they struggle to manage a secure environment with advanced persistent threats. The WAN is the fabric to connect and control access between remote users and cloud-based applications. The WAN fabric needs to identify application type, location, apply prioritization and route traffic across the appropriate (multiple) WAN links to deliver on user experience. Different types of users/devices connecting to the cloud (via the Internet) means security policies must be enforced at branch, data center and in the cloud.
The Cisco SD-WAN solution is a cloud-delivered overlay WAN architecture that enables digital and cloud transformation at enterprises. It significantly reduces WAN costs and time to deploy new services, and, builds a robust security architecture crucial for hybrid networks. Enterprises today face major user experience problems for SaaS applications on account of networking problems. The centralized Internet exit architecture is inefficient and results in poor SaaS performance. And branch sites are running out of capacity to handle Internet traffic which is a concern because more than 50% of branch traffic is destined to the cloud. More importantly there are many dynamic changes in Internet gateways and the SaaS hosting servers that lead to unpredictability in performance. The Cisco SD-WAN solution solves these problems by creating multiple Internet exit points, adding high bandwidth at branch locations, and dynamically steering around problems in real-time, resulting is an optimal SaaS
Predictive IT is a powerful new approach that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to predict incidents before they impact customers and end users. By using AI and predictive analytics, IT organizations are able to deliver seamless customer experiences that meet changing customer behavior and business demands. Discover the critical steps required to build your IT strategy, and learn how to harness predictive analytics to reduce operational inefficiencies and improve digital experiences.
Download this executive brief from CIO to learn:
5 steps to an effective predictive IT strategy
Where AI can help, and where it can’t
How to drive revenue and exceptional customer experiences with predictive analytics
Published By: Arkadin
Published Date: Nov 20, 2018
Are you considering cloud-based video conferencing?
Organizations today are seeking simple HD video conferencing solutions with a seamless and consistent user experience across devices. Preparation is key in realizing the benefits of cloud-based video conferencing, so we've put together a list of the most important items to consider to help get you started.
Explore the benefits of combining Citrix SD-WAN and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops to deliver apps to every user, everywhere.
Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) technology makes it possible to deliver a great user experience, regardless of how great your connection is. Citrix SD-WAN delivers an integrated solution that optimizes the value of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops virtual app and desktop delivery. This integrated solution lets you: provide more bandwidth over available connections, optimize performance for real-time network conditions, and ensure always-on connections with a quality experience.
Download the eBook: Supercharging your Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops user experiences with Citrix SD-WAN and learn:
-Why WANs have trouble keeping up
-How Citrix SD-WAN ensures reliability and optimal experiences
-How real customers are utilizing this solution
Nowadays, employees expect intuitive tools that are not only easy to use but also enable them to work when, where, and how they need without constraint.
Get this e-book to learn five ways Citrix Workspace prioritizes user experience and security by providing:
-Easy access to all apps, desktops, and files
-Reliable, high-quality 3-D graphics, videoconferencing and
virtual apps from any location
-File sharing across devices
-Mobile productivity apps
Hobson & Company (H&C), a leading research firm focused on total cost of ownership (TCO) and return on investment (ROI) studies, conducted independent research and found that a proven Apple device management solution delivers a quick and compelling ROI to both large and small enterprises.
• Simplifying IT management
o 90% reduction in time spent managing apps
o 80% reduction in time spent provisioning
• Improving end-user experience
o 60% reduction in end-user productivity loss
o 15% reduction in volume of help desk tickets
• Mitigating risk
o 90% reduction in time spent creating inventory reports
o 65% reduction in time spent managing policy and setting changes
Published By: Zscaler
Published Date: Oct 30, 2018
A Microsoft Office 365 deployment can be daunting. From a fast user experience, to a cost-cutting productivity platform, your users and CIO are expecting amazing things from Office 365.
While it’s your job to deliver on the promise, you’re not going to get very far unless your network has been properly set up for the experience.
To learn more about how Zscaler can enable your Office 365 deployment with a fast user experience, download this whitepaper today!
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Oct 29, 2018
For every mobile user, staying productive requires secure access to critical apps such as email, contacts, and calendar. These personal information management (PIM) apps are some of the most commonly used apps in the enterprise, so IT must ensure that users can seamlessly and securely access them on any device, including Android and iOS. The ultimate goal is to prevent data loss while preserving the native app experience users expect.
Published By: Zscaler
Published Date: Oct 26, 2018
Cloud computing is rapidly changing enterprise IT with applications like Salesforce and Office 365, which are improving productivity, reducing costs, and simplifying management.
Now, organizations are discovering that those same advantages can be achieved by migrating security to the cloud. In fact, in its 2016 Magic Quadrant report on Secure Web Gateways, Gartner reported, “Cloud services have experienced a 35% five-year compound annual growth rate, while on-premises appliances have only grown by 6% during the same period.”
Organizations understand that protecting users with a consistent and enforceable policy requires much more than simple URL or web filtering. Thousands of companies have already switched their IT security from appliances to experience the benefits of the Zscaler™ Security Cloud. Download this whitepaper today to find out why.
Key Findings ? Budgets for analytics tools and talent are going up, as marketing leaders see analytics as a business requirement and source of competitive advantage. ? Marketing analytics users rate functionality, performance, product roadmap and future vision as the primary factors they consider when evaluating vendors. ? Customers of these vendors also report putting a premium on user experience and ease of use among their requirements. ? Digital marketing analytics vendors are addressing these needs by adding more advanced features and investing in upgraded and flexible user interfaces, including intelligent assistants.
With digital and cloud transformation has come complexity—and disruption—when it comes to managing identities, access and the user experience. Employees need fast access to a wide range of applications The business needs to get those applications into their hands as quickly as possible. But IT needs to strengthen authentication and support secure access—while providing fast delivery.
Adobe offers powerful personalization tools that help you give your customers custom experiences every time they interact with you. With Adobe, you can take control of your data, use AI to achieve scale, and see incredible results.
Adobe Target helps marketers deliver relevant, personalized experiences to highly targeted audiences based on behavioral analytics and audience data. Powered by AI and machine learning, users can deliver individualized customer experiences at massive scale.
Published By: Uberall
Published Date: Oct 08, 2018
Your store locator is a critical component on your website; it’s the moment of truth when an online shopper becomes and offline customer. And while it may seem like a simple tool, there are several key factors that will transform the user experience from functional to best-in-class. See how you can optimize this key aspect of your customer journey.
The goal of usability testing, simply put, is to make sure that a user can complete the tasks they are expected to
complete. Usability testing doesn’t test whether or not the functions of the application, website or connected device work correctly, but rather that a user intuitively understands how to perform these tasks — and how easy or difficult it was to do so.
With usability testing, “close enough” won’t cut it. A product may have a superior architecture, a great set of features, good performance, scalability and a number of other positive attributes. However, all of this effort is wasted if the user experience is inadequate. An application, website or connected device that is not user-friendly is just as bad
as a buggy version and can lead to diminished revenue, product abandonment or a total failure. An application with poor usability can also negatively affect a brand
Digital is changing the face of business, and your security needs are evolving along with it.
The widespread adoption of technologies and applications like mobile, VPN and Office 365 have enabled your users a more frictionless work experience. But how can you ensure those experiences are also secure?
Forrester recently surveyed 100 IT and security executives to understand their current approaches to user authentication and access management. Check out the 2018 Forrester Opportunity Snapshot — Modern Authentication Methods Protect and Enable study to learn what authentication methods other companies are using and which of these methods are most effective.
CA Privileged Access Manager protects an organization’s business and empowers its people. The solution protects critical accounts and endpoints while providing a seamless user experience.
CA commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and objectively examine the potential return on investment (ROI) and enterprises may realize by deploying its Privileged Access Manager solution. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of the CA Privileged Access Manager solution on their organizations.
Business applications have become the battleground for customer loyalty. To compete, IT organizations are under pressure to deliver applications faster and with higher quality. Continuous Delivery (CD) of code offers a solution. CD may be paired with DevOps, Agile and other methodologies. However, QA and testing can be an obstacle to CD’s rapid development and deployment of high quality code. Testers and developers must engage in Continuous Testing, continuously testing software for performance, quality and user experience as it’s being developed.
Continuous Testing is not a push button process, though. It requires a comprehensive approach. This paper outlines the common challenges to Continuous Testing and highlights results from real users who have used technology to get to succeed with the Continuous Testing process.