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.
Clients setting up smaller offices want to invest in the same type of technology as their larger competitors. Larger clients setting up remote branches need compute power not only at their head office, but also at distributed locations where key decisions that impact the local operation are made.This white paper compares the IBM BladeCenter S offering to the HP c3000 offering and articulates why IBM BladeCenter S is the best choice for small blade chassis platforms.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Mar 13, 2008
Businesses rely on widely distributed networks of workers, be they at HQ, in branch offices, mobile in the field or working at some other external location. Whilst the office continues to be seen as the primary place of work, more and more staff are spending at least part of their working week somewhere else.
More and more employees are working remotely or traveling around the world to meet with colleagues, customers and partners. Jobs are no longer tied to a specific physical location, and people have come to rely on devices such as mobile phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs) and laptops to stay connected and productive.
Support virtualization enables your support reps to be at multiple locations at once, solving support issues with unbelievable speed and effectiveness. Over 3,500+ organizations have virtualized their support reps and have decreased IT costs while increasing support rep productivity.
In preparation for disasters, it’s critical to have a backup site that can be used if your primary location goes down. Does your business have the right procedures and equipment to recover after a disaster? Get answers. Download this article about a new enterprise data center and learn more about protecting your IT infrastructure.
Does your PC lifecycle management (PCLM) reflect the issues associated with mobile users? Many organizations face expensive inefficiencies by not managing mobile assets effectively. These inefficiencies include dispersed and manual data collection, and inventory tools that are dependent on a connection to the company network.
This paper discusses the value of two-factor authentication systems that provide vital access security for today's mobile workforces, who can now be productive from numerous remote locations: the home office, the airport, hotels, and customer sites. Moreover, the ubiquitous nature of mobile phones has now given rise to a new, convenient form factor for the software-based authenticator that resides right on the mobile phone/device.
Enterprises are increasingly opening up their networks to a greater constituency of remote users, but they often do not take into consideration the protection of user identity as a critical component of their strategy. The mobile workforce can now work productively from a remote location such as a home office, the airport, a hotel, or a customer site.
General Cable operates 28 manufacturing locations in 8 countries and is a leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products. Their products are widely used in communications, energy, industrial and speciality markets. General Cable has nearly 300 suppliers of raw material for their US operations.
Jordan & Skala Engineers is a growing company with 5 offices. It needed a scalable solution to optimize their network and their resources as more and more work was distributed across sites. Using GlobalSCAPE WAFS files mirror instantly in real time using byte-level differencing. So as soon as a file is saved or closed, the file deltas appear in every other location on the network. Users are never waiting for files to upload, download, or open across a network.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Oct 05, 2007
Knowledge of the location of customers, property, products or any other asset is invaluable intelligence for improving competitive advantage and operational efficiency. However, despite the proliferation of data that businesses generate today, the potential value of this location dimension is often overlooked in the business intelligence process.
Doug Gold, chief financial officer of CoreObjects, a Los Angeles-based product development company with multiple locations across India, talks about how his company is overcoming the challenges of visibility and control within distributed software development projects.
This whitepaper outlines a way for organizations to build a modern framework for managing distributed teams that overcomes the structural challenges of working across far-flung locations, and ensures projects come in as expected—on time, on budget and on target with business goals. This framework reuses your existing development infrastructure to restore visibility and empowered decision making within your globally distributed software development projects.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Sep 07, 2007
Companies are faced with increasing pressures on the communications capabilities they offer their employees. More employees are mobile, working from home or in other remote locations with a growing need to talk and share information with their colleagues. This cuts across fixed and mobile communications, but businesses still want the flexibility of mobile, and the costs, predictability, quality and service models of fixed.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Jul 11, 2007
Wide areas networks (WANs) are essential to the majority of businesses, connecting remote locations and individuals back to centralized IT resources. But as the network is expected to handle more bandwidth intensive applications such as voice and video it is essential to ensure the WAN usage is well managed – eliminating unwanted traffic and accelerating business content.
With continued expansion of organizational storage allocation requirements, the time required for file-based data backup also continues to increase yet the time allotted for this data backup remains constant, exposing a critical issue. Though backup software vendors continue making advancements in technology to speed up the process, disk fragmentation will continue to remain an unresolved issue that must be addressed on the file system level to solve this bottleneck.
Budgeting is part of a larger, closed-loop process called "performance management." Performance management is a holistic approach to the way organizations direct and manage resources to achieve objectives. In the context of performance management, budgeting's central role is to support execution through the allocation of resources to the activities that drive value.
Corporate managers responsible for multiple fuel tank locations need remote technology applications to maximize their information use and increase the reach of their resources. Success when planning new remote technology projects can be measured in terms of increased profitability or ROI if the planners adequately address the build vs. buy decisions required when choosing the necessary hardware, software, deployment and integration strategy.
The applications for the healthcare industry are multiple, including asset tracking, patient tracking, staff location, baby monitoring, blood bank distribution, and more. Learn more in this overview by GAO RFID.
Published By: Neterion
Published Date: Dec 05, 2006
As the demand for bandwidth grows, so does the reach of networks. Users need to access data globally, from multiple locations around the world, quickly and transparently without breaking budgets. Data centers locked into servicing only local users unnecessarily constrain growth and expansion.
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