Phone systems are a critical part of any business infrastructure. While phone system buyers read the buyers guides, research the different brands, and create elaborate RFPs, there is no substitute for learning from other phone system buyers' mistakes. Here is a list of 10 regrettable mistakes businesses have made when buying a phone systems.
The threats that enterprise network and security teams face are evolving rapidly, and the security products that they implement play a major role in the success or failure of the organization's overall security strategy.
Published By: Lumension
Published Date: Jan 22, 2013
Keeping track of 10,000+ of anything is a management nightmare. With ongoing compliance and evolving attacks against vulnerable endpoint devices, getting a handle on managing endpoints becomes more important.
Published By: xMatters
Published Date: Jan 26, 2015
Unsanctioned apps have become the norm, even in large enterprises with tight IT oversight. But when it comes to IT communication solutions, which frequently involve sensitive data, you simply cannot compromise. Read The 2015 IT Communications Buyers Guide and learn why you cannot afford to settle for a non-proven IT communications solution. This report details exactly what to look for, and also look out for, in an enterprise-grade vendor.
Dive deep into topics such as:
• Security and compliance
• Enterprise specific capabilities
• What constitutes a real mobile solution
• Selecting a trustworthy partner
• Breadth and depth of integrations
• Global support
• And much more...
This buyer’s guide for load balancers is based on research, best practices, and conversations with network administrators and IT operations teams at over 110 Global 2000 enterprises. It presents guidelines for choosing application services that mirror the needs of modern data centers and public cloud initiatives.
The guide is organized in sections, starting with a pre-assessment of your current application delivery capabilities. With data gathered from your pre-assessment, you can review the considerations involved in creating a software-defined application services strategy; identify opportunities to improve automation of application services and operations. Finally, use the software-defined application services checklist at the end of the guide to identify key priorities in your choice of application service solutions for your enterprise.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Jun 08, 2016
"Over the years, the features, functions, and capabilities offered by group video conferencing systems have expanded and evolved. And the requirements and expectations of collaboration users have changed along with them.
This 2016 Buyers Guide helps end users understand the features and functions needed to collaboration-enable five of the most common spaces found in enterprises of all sizes;
- small (huddle) rooms
- teaming spaces
- standard meeting rooms
- executive boardrooms
- reconfigurable (and perhaps divisible) spaces
Download the ""2016 Buyers Guide: Making Smart Group Video Collaboration Decisions"" by Wainhouse Research that will help you make informed decisions regarding your video collaboration strategy."
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Mar 12, 2018
"Traditional offices and meeting rooms are giving way to open team and mobile spaces, as well as huddle rooms, all of which present challenges for effective collaboration in geographically distributed organizations.
Polycom can help you transform the way you and your teams work and compete more effectively with intuitive collaboration tools that fit with the way your teams work, not the other way around.
The Polycom 2018 Buyers Guide will help you understand how to apply team collaboration technology to meeting spaces of all sizes.
Content drives business, and at any given moment buyers are searching for information that will inform them, educate them, or help them solve a problem. Marketing content needs to speak to the needs of your prospects and customers while being geared to targeted points in your sales process. This guide gives you the top seven characteristics - and also gives you the seven best practices for developing content that resonates with your target audience, no matter where they are in the buying cycle.
Published By: Trustpilot
Published Date: Apr 30, 2018
Finding a new way to convert visitors into buyers
is always a top priority for any company.
According to research, the average conversion
rate on desktop across the globe hovered around
4% in Q4 2016. And in Q1 2017, statistics from
SaleCycle claim the average rate of shopping
cart abandonment sat at 75.6%!
So how can we keep customers hooked and
ensure your business generates more revenue?
In this guide, you’ll learn how to:
• Easily turn browsers into buyers
• Leverage your social proof for increased sales
• Use customer feedback to shape a great
Wondering how to decode vendor hype as you evaluate your next endpoint protection platform? Gartner analysts Peter Firstbrook and Neil MacDonald have created a comprehensive buyer’s guide for endpoint protection: what to look for, what to avoid, and why.
This buyer's guide provides you with the key topics and the most important questions to ask an AP solution provider so that you can select the most appropriate AP solution to meet both your business and process needs.
With the introduction of cloud-based solutions, investing in tools to automate business processes like accounts payable is more affordable, and significantly less risky for SMB. Use this guide to help select the right AP solution to match your needs.
Published By: Unitrends
Published Date: Aug 18, 2015
When it comes to data protection, what matters most? You want the freedom to choose the types of data, applications, and computing platforms you protect. You want to seal off that data from security threats. You need space to house that data—the right space now with room to grow. You want to support older solutions as you evolve your technology environment to modern strategies, at a pace that suits your business. And you need the ability to reach out for that data at a moment’s notice without overstressing your network. In short, you need it all.
Published By: SumTotal
Published Date: May 24, 2013
Download this abridged version of the Guide that not only shows SumTotal as #1 in Learning, but also includes comprehensive 2013 research covering the role of the Learning Management System, LMS Functionality and Features, The State of Learning Management Systems and more.
Aberdeen's 2006 ERP in Manufacturing Benchmark Report explored how ERP strategies are evolving as enterprises strive to derive more and better business value from their implementations. That often means driving the use of ERP deeper into their organizations or broader across more of the enterprise.
Published By: Panorama
Published Date: Jan 22, 2014
To help organizations evaluate their Business Intelligence needs, Panorama Software has built a vendor agnostic multi-vendor evaluation work sheet. Organizations can rank as many vendors as they wish in a spread sheet that contains over 150 features. All data is then aggregated into a results sheet, displaying your top options.
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Oct 30, 2014
Are you struggling with finding an enterprise collaboration solution that’s both easy to use and secure enough for your organization to share information outside the firewall?
With the infiltration of consumer devices and applications into the enterprise, it’s even more difficult to control access to confidential data while enabling employees to get work done. This 16-page Buyers Guide to Enterprise Collaboration addresses the three key drivers of the selection process:
Risk management strategy
Accelerating business productivity
Improving IT efficiency
Even if you are already in an RFP process, or just starting to figure out your requirements, this Buyers’ Guide provides insight into the factors you should be considering, keepi
"Managing your company's financials is the backbone of your business and is vital to the long-term health and viability of your company.
To continue applying the necessary financial rigor to support rapid growth, you need the right tools to most efficiently achieve this. Read this white paper to understand the 10 essentials of a complete financial management system and how the right solution can help you keep up with the rapidly changing business world.
Published By: WhichVoIP
Published Date: Apr 19, 2011
Large multi-million dollar corporations may have the capital and the expertise to install, run and maintain an in-house VoIP service. Small to large business may be better off with a hosted solution. This whitepaper explains both the differences and the advantages of each type of service.
Small business telephone systems are available in a variety of configurations, offering an ever-growing range of features and benefits. The most advanced small business telephone systems today run on Internet Protocol (IP) networks—the same network many small businesses use to connect employees, devices and information resources.
Considering adding a contact center to your business? Our analyst-written buyer's guide is a great place to start your search. We provide you with an in depth market overview, a rundown of standard and advanced features and will point you in the direction that will be most beneficial and efficient for your organization.
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