Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Jun 16, 2017
Do attitudes to IT adoption vary depending on your seniority within a business? And could this be holding back adoption of technology? These are key questions explored in this paper, which compares the views of mid-level ‘hands on’ IT managers with those of senior directors within British companies.
Across both groups, there is a sense that UK business in general is too wary of implementing new technology.
But there is a significant divergence of opinion when it comes to a range of factors, such as the extent to which companies invest in new technology, stay on top of the latest tech, and understand its importance to the success of the business.
A pattern emerges, whereby the senior leaders within companies are far happier than middle managers with the status quo around technology adoption. And IT managers even suggest that this might be driven by self preservation on the part of senior leaders.
Voice Over IP (VoIP) deployments can cause unexpected or unplanned power and cooling
requirements in wiring closets and wiring rooms. Most wiring closets do not have
uninterruptible power available, and they do not provide the ventilation or cooling required to prevent equipment overheating. Understanding the unique cooling and powering needs of VoIP equipment allows planning for a successful and cost effective VoIP deployment. This paper explains how to plan for VoIP power and cooling needs, and describes simple, fast, reliable, and cost effective strategies for upgrading old facilities and building new facilities.
Microsoft Lync is not only changing the cost structure of enterprise telephony, but also ushering in a new user experience in which every communication is transformed into a more collaborative, engaging interaction.
Microsoft Lync is not only changing the cost structure of enterprise telephony, but is also ushering in a new user experience in which every communication is transformed into a more collaborative, engaging interaction. But it’s impossible to achieve the promises of Lync if you haven’t fully considered the underlying infrastructure. And with laptops, smartphones and tablets on track to outnumber desktops, that means wireless infrastructure. Fortunately, with a little upfront planning, you can dramatically increase the quality and reliability of multimedia over enterprise Wi-Fi. Here are 10 tips for ensuring that Lync runs well on mobile devices in your network…
IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) is an open international standard for Next Generation Networking. It supports the delivery of Voice over IP (VoIP) and various multimedia services. IMS is not in itself a service, but an architecture for service delivery. IMS was originally developed by wireless carriers within the context of the Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) in 2002. Since then, its advantages have led to the adoption of IMS by wireline carriers.
Every small business strives for it: the ability to make their people more productive and responsive - to customers, vendors and each other - while keeping costs in check. To do more, with less. Maximizing productivity is critical to operating efficiently and profitably in today's challenging business climate.
And small and medium size businesses often overlook one innovative technology that is proven to deliver results: IP Telephony.
Discover the value of right-sizing IP telephony
The Tolly Group crunched the numbers on Avaya IP Office Platform, Cisco Systems Business Edition and ShoreTel Unified Communications Platform to evaluate the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for midsized businesses with each solution. See what they found in this report >
With Avaya, you have a complete, across-the-board solution that
brings it all together. From telephony and video to mobility and contact center applications, to networking, security, and ongoing
services, Avaya IP Office will help give your business a competitive
edge. Let you do more, with less. Drive profitable growth, without
driving up costs. Perform better now and in the future.
Published By: BlackBerry
Published Date: Dec 22, 2009
Over a decade ago, mobile telephony entered the enterprise through the back door: employees who could afford mobile phones occasionally used them for business; specific business units budgeted for employee mobiles and then procured them locally; policies surrounding the usage of mobile phones for work were - where they existed at all - haphazard; there was little means of policy
enforcement; and in no case were these mobile phones integrated into a business's fixed telephony strategy, let alone its IT strategy. This stands in sharp contrast to other office technologies, such as PCs, faxes, and copiers.
Published By: Castelle
Published Date: Nov 01, 2006
Castelle’s integration provides seamless fax integration with native Notes services like logging and reporting, and lets faxes be managed just like other Notes email, with all of Domino’s native security, administration, and customization capabilities.
Learn how a comprehensive upgrade of their wireless and telephony systems modernized teaching and learning for a Kansas school district, which allowed for enhanced classroom learning and collaboration opportunities.
Learn how a revamped IT design is transforming a 100 year old stadium and is now able to support staff and visitors locally, while also enabling greater communication and collaboration across the sites.
Gartner defines contact center infrastructure (CCI) as the products (equipment, software and services) needed to operate call centers for telephony support and contact centers for multichannel support. This type of infrastructure is used by customer and employee service and support centers, inbound and outbound telemarketing services, help desk services, government-operated support centers, and other types of structured communications operations.
Cisco vision for the internet is one that is entering into the next generation. Connecting enterprises through rapid adoption of digital infrastructure: 5X faster than electricity and telephony. The agenda includes:
Understanding the Connected Factory and its benefits to the organization's overall profitability, case studies: reducing costs, increasing quality, and maximizing productivity, the building blocks of an IoT network: unique design considerations for environments with rigid requirements.
Though IP telephony has been available commercially since the mid ‘90s, it remains an emerging technology for many organizations. Only about 28% of companies have moved all endpoints (handsets, softphones, audio bridges) to IP, according to Nemertes’ research data. The rest of organizations are either in the process of migrating fully to IP, stuck in a hybrid rollout requiring them to manage typically multiple TDM and IP providers, or firmly planted in TDM.
This report reviews the issues and benefits associated with moving to an all-IP environment, based on interviews with IT professionals who have moved to all IP or are in the process of doing so.
The recent momentum of Unified Communications (UC) and the disruptive enabling technology of IP Telephony have created a convergence between Voice Engineering and IT departments that is unprecedented - even since the advent of computer telephony integration. However, despite rapid and significant advances within these technologies, many enterprises, even the early adopters, have not fully embraced the alignment of these two worlds.
In this document, you'll learn to enable the successful execution and completion of IPT Deployment projects through a standardized set of processes and methodologies based upon Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) standards.
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.
DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
Our portfolio of live events, online and print publishing, business intelligence and professional development brands are centred on the complexities of technology convergence. Operating in 42 different countries, we have developed a unique global knowledge and networking platform, which is trusted by over 30,000 ICT, engineering and technology professionals.
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