Corporate computers and information and communications systems (collectively, “electronic resources”) remain the workhorse for most businesses, even as alternatives, such as third-party text messaging services, external social media, and cloud computing, flourish. Employees rely on corporate electronic resources for e-mail, calendaring, business contacts, Internet access, document creation and storage, and a multitude of other business applications. Consequently, for employers, it is critical to establish and maintain their right to inspect all information stored on, and to monitor all communications transmitted by, corporate electronic resources. The corporate acceptable use policy is the linchpin of that effort.
The ten tips below are intended to aid employers who either want to implement an acceptable use policy for the first time, or who need to update their policy.
Published By: Wheelhouse
Published Date: Aug 09, 2013
Many small businesses are extremely good at what they do. This, of course, is the reason they can hold their own in a highly competitive marketplace. Competitors can emerge from the most unexpected places and therefore there is simply no room for complacency. You can be the best at making the widget or offering the service, but be sure that someone, somewhere, is studying you and looking for a way to offer a better product at a lower price.
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.
Email has been a mission-critical application for years and at the heart of organizations' communications and business practices. From an architecture perspective, email has frequently been walled off, sitting on separate servers and using separate back-end storage systems. With advances in server hardware and the rise of virtualization, this appears to be changing. Read this Forrester Consulting paper to learn the key considerations for what will work best within your email environment to improve storage management and/or lower storage costs in your firm.
Gartner Inc., the world’s leading information technology research and advisory firm, has positioned RingCentral in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2015 report, Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS), Worldwide,* as a result of its ability to execute and the completeness of vision.
The digital service revolution is well underway. For communications service providers (CSPs), it means going beyond traditional voice and data and upgrading their entire digital communications infrastructure. Research shows enterprise-class organizations are allocating heavy dollars towards communications solutions and prefer a single provider for digital services. This is a massive opportunity for CSPs to expand their services, generate more revenue, grow profit and increase market share. However, the majority of enterprises reported not receiving a consistently excellent experience with their most recent service contract. As a result, many switch to new providers. CSPs are losing credibility and the loyalty of their customers because of legacy and traditional systems that constrain their ability to act quickly. Enterprises are looking for CSPs who understand their complex business and can offer a full portfolio of digital services with quality and creativity to meet their needs. Dow
Customer Resource Management (CRM) and marketing are essential parts of today's cellular/wireless retail business. Given the ever-increasing competition for every consumer dollar, being able to develop effective and directed marketing programs can define the longevity of a cellular retailer's success.
Making the sale just doesn't do it anymore for success in the cellular retail business. Constantly, retailers are forced to create new streams of revenue. This document addresses the key points and benefits that cellular retailers need to know about accepting bill payments using CellularManager's All-in-One Bill Pay Suite.
Unified communications and collaboration strategies can help organizations deliver a user experience that brings together communications and collaboration silos across and beyond traditional business boundaries. This paper reviews how by providing users with a single, integrated experience across both business applications and communications and collaboration tools, organizations can cultivate more dynamic and flexible business systems.
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
Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) represents the third wave of Internet usage after SMTP (email) and HTTP (Web). Download this free guide now and learn why all firewalls will need to be SIP capable in order to support the wide-scale deployment of enterprise person-to-person communications.
Clarus Systems, Inc. answers the demands of the market by providing enterprises, systems integrators and managed service providers with scaleable IP Communications solutions that maximize ongoing operations and ensure increased end user confidence and efficiency. Learn more about Clarus Systems and how they can help your business in this data sheet.
Ethernet communications is rapidly gaining popularity in industrial applications because it enables the real-time exchange of information between processing equipment and companies' Ethernet-based management systems. The emergence of protocols such as EtherNet/IP enables engineers to attain the advantages of using Ethernet in industrial applications.
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