With the current state of the economy, IT executives are being asked to stretch their budgets in order to keep their businesses profitable. In 2008, Median IT spending per user fell to $6,667 from the previous year's $7,397, according to Computer Economics. This represents a 6.2% reduction, consistent with the fact that IT managers were supporting an increasing number of users without corresponding increases in IT spending. IT spend continued to decline in 2009 and uncertainty and caution is still prevalent in 2010.
Today's economy is especially hard on small businesses. How does your small business keep revenue coming in when your customers are spending less? How do you attract new customers in a cost efficient manner? How do you protect your businesses' valuable information assets without making a huge technology investment?
Email has become THE mission critical application for businesses large and small. As a growing business continually striving to increase productivity, collaboration and corporate success, you understand the important role that Microsoft Exchange Server plays in any profitable business. Small and mid-size businesses alike see the productivity benefits of utilizing an enterprise-class solution but since many do not have the financial or human resources to bring it in house, more and more of them are turning to a hosted solution.
You understand the value Microsoft Exchange Server can bring to your company but the internal deployment delays, administrative complexity and cost of Exchange just isn't practical. Business and technical executives strive to find time to focus on running their business and avoid the distractions of managing a 24X7 application such as Exchange. The time and expense of running a Microsoft Exchange Server in-house may simply be too much for a company your size.
Email is the primary communication system and file transport mechanism used in organizations of all sizes. Email systems generate enormous amounts of content that must be preserved for a variety of reasons, including:
-Compliance with local, state, federal and international statutory requirements
- Electronic discovery requirements and best practices
- Knowledge management applications
- Disaster recovery and business continuity
Microsoft Exchange Server has been a crucial technological breakthrough in advanced corporate communication systems. Companies who utilize an enterprise-class email server like Exchange believe that email is mission critical, and value the productivity it enables. But an in-house migration to Exchange 2007 from an earlier version of Exchange or another email program will not be an easy task. Complexity, time and cost issues loom large over the IT department and are causing IT directors to search for an alternative solution.
Published By: 3D Systems
Published Date: Feb 28, 2019
Ideal for engineers for prototyping and verifying designs
across a range of industrial and consumer goods applications,
the FabPro Elastic BLK material offers excellent compressive
characteristics and shape recovery with a realistic opaque
black rubber look and feel.
Quick printing and quick curing, FabPro Elastic BLK material
saves times and money versus outsourcing to a third party
for manufacturing. Suggested applications include:
• Overmolds, seals, grommets, grips and vibration
• Functional parts including dust covers, push buttons
and cable stress reliefs
FabPro Elastic BLK material expands the range of functional materials for 3D Systems' most affordable
industrial 3D printer, the FabPro 1000. Rugged and durable, the FabPro 1000 is designed for engineers and
designers who want to save time and money by managing their design and prototyping processes in-house.
Published By: 4Retail
Published Date: Nov 19, 2009
If you find yourself under the burden of mass emails and wasting valuable time sifting through volumes of unnecessary information, read on to find out why you are not alone and how you can change your working practices by looking to alternative ways of communicating.
Published By: 4Retail
Published Date: Mar 24, 2010
This white paper aims to identify why there is a need for a new technology and how this solution can improve communication, enhance collaboration and reduce the lead time of the design to delivery cycle.
During this podcast, you’ll hear from Thomas Koulopoulos, founder of Delphi Group, managing director of Perot Systems Innovation Labs, and author of Smartsourcing. A widely recognized authority on IT, innovation and the globalization of business, Tom was named one of the industry’s six most influential consultants by InformationWeek magazine.
Jake Sorofman, Vice President of Marketing for 6th Sense Analytics interviews Rusty Weston, editor in chief of CMP Media’s Global Services magazine, a premier publication focusing on the trends of off-shoring and outsourcing. The discussion focuses on the trend of globally distributed software development.
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.
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.
Offshore development has been embraced by the vast majority of commercial software vendors and enterprise application development groups. Why? Because a world flattened by globalization makes it possible to improve competitiveness by taking advantage of the easy exchange of low-cost, high-quality technical skills.
This whitepaper asserts that moving to the next generation of software development and sourcing requires moving from art to science. Given how dependent we are on software as a foundation for every product and service, anything less creates a climate of risk, uncertainty, and unjustifiable costs that undermines our ability to compete in a global marketplace.
Companies exploring offshore software development often find an overwhelming array of options. For example, is India the best choice? What about China, Russia or Brazil? Time, distance and language barriers also make it difficult to assess the quality of offshore developers. How can businesses reduce the risks of offshoring?
Despite the fact that Software Executives are pressured to do more with less and cut costs to the bone, many see offshoring as a "threat." They know they need to go offshore - but where? And with who? What they want is an easier, better, more effective and safer way to use offshore programming resources.
Managing payroll in-house can be challenging to maintain for growing businesses. Fortunately, you can free up a lot of time,
energy, and resources by letting a provider handle it. Find out why you should outsource with these top-5 reasons
Software, outsourcing, service bureau, ASO, PEO… it’s little wonder the market for payroll solutions has a reputation for being confusing and hard to navigate. Where does one solution end and the other begin? And how do you know which one you need? This complexity is the reason we’ve created a comparison guide.
service bureau, ASO,
PEO… it’s little wonder the
market for payroll solutions
has a reputation for being
confusing and hard to
navigate. Where does one
solution end and the other
begin? And how do you
know which one you need?
This complexity is the
reason we’ve created a
Businesses have a wide
spectrum of payroll options
to choose from, and there
are big differences between
them, so like-for-like
comparisons aren’t possible
Before you start comparing
vendors head-to-head, you
need to decide which payroll
style is best for you.
And before you make that
decision, you need to know
what you want in return.
Are you looking to save
money? Save time?
Eliminate errors? Do you
want help minimizing tax
There are plenty of options
available, and they all come
with different pros and cons.
The numbers show a clear trend: there is a growing consensus among CISOs that outsourcing security services is a viable option. In this paper Forrester shares the results of their 15-criteria evaluation of the top ten emerging players in the MSSP market.
Published By: Applause
Published Date: Jul 14, 2017
You only get once chance to make a first impression and a good impression of your product is key to keeping customers engaged and happy. Gain access to six steps that will help your organization launch an intuitive app with the support of crowdsourced usability testing in our free eBook.
Published By: Archway
Published Date: Nov 21, 2008
The role of marketing is constantly changing. As budgets shrink and demands grow, marketing departments across the country are being carefully scrutinized for their effectiveness. Top executives are holding marketers more accountable, which means they must not only deliver results, but also find ways to measure the actual bottomline impact of their marketing initiatives.
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