Most organizations have already taken steps to extend IT access to employees in remote locations. The questions is, should they continue to extend this process?and how? Mobile technology benefits are often difficult to measure, but the costs of hardware, software, and services are often of such a magnitude that the benefits need to be tangible to justify the cost.
Related to Hardware Software: IT Monitoring and Management, Mobile, Mobile Computing, Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) or Handheld Device, Remote Access, Quocirca Ltd, Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
The IT field is littered with failed global software integration sagas. The many reasons for these failures include mismatched capabilities, geographical requirements, and project technical management deficiencies. Global software projects should start with in-depth analysis of features and functions, so the software?s capabilities meet corporate requirements. Find out how to avoid a failed software integration project.
Related to Hardware Software: Decision Making, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), Requirements Analysis and Definition, Software Selection, Systems Integration, Estrella Partners Group LLC
Software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions can be a strategic advantage to businesses, letting companies avoid costly hardware, software licenses, and complex version upgrades. But because most major software vendors are touting some version of SaaS, there is confusion about the solution model and its advantages. Learn what SaaS really means, and discover the short-term and long-term benefits of the model and its variants.
Related to Hardware Software: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Software as a Service (SaaS), Plex Systems
As the era of traditional telephony draws to a close, the doors to the next generation in communications open. Chapter 1 of this 4-part e-book discusses electronic human voice communication and its importance in business today. It documents the underlying beliefs, philosophies, and observations of the future of telephony, and provides the basic concepts readers will need to guide them through the rest of the series.
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A secure and accurate flow of information in your supply chain operations has never been more critical?and complex. Digital transfer of unstructured information is a security risk, for both confidentiality and compliance, and traditional file transfer methods are now falling short. A managed file transfer solution combining hardware, software, and networks can meet your demands for visibility, security, and compliance.
Related to Hardware Software: Compliance Management, Compliance Management/Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IT Asset Management (ITAM), Middleware, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Inovis
Kelly-Moore Paints, the largest employee-owned paint company in the US, was looking to consolidate all business activities into one company-wide platform. The challenge: it had only 10 months in which to complete the project?including requirements-gathering, evaluation and selection, and implementation. Find out how Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) helped Kelly-Moore take control of its software selection project.
Related to Hardware Software: Decision Making, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Practices and Business Issues, Technology Evaluation Centers
Agitar provides Java testing solutions to its customers around in the world in various industries. Agitar has been using a network licensing platform since 2004, and now offers floating licenses from a re-distributed server, with stand-alone license server or embedded options. Unlike other license servers that can?t be embedded, there?s no separate licensing process. Learn how this benefits Agitar?and its customers.
Related to Hardware Software: IT Asset Management (ITAM), License Management, Licensing Management, Agilis Software
Today?s outsourcing industry is expected to grow by 37 percent annually between 2007 and 2010. One growing specialization under IT outsourcing is product engineering outsourcing (PEO). While many IT companies have used PEO to realize significant cost savings along with increased quality and reliability, some companies have experienced negative results. Lean about common PEO pitfalls and how you can avoid them.
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Hosting a Web site in-house can be expensive, as it requires the necessary hardware and software and power and security precautions?not to mention the cost of bandwidth. To reduce costs and increase both security and performance, some companies are turning to ?shared? solutions such as managed hosting and colocation. Before implementing one of these solutions, learn what your options are, and the questions to ask vendors.
Related to Hardware Software: Hosting Services, Managed Data Network Services, Network Security Monitoring, Networking, Security, WebHostingUnleashed
Internet-based supply chain management solution provides Mitsui with technology that connects its entire global supply chain - from a single desk-top location. This solution, SCM Live?, links Mitsui?s trading partners and customers - while saving hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Related to Hardware Software: Supply Chain Management (SCM), Transportation Management System (TMS), Mitrix, Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing, Food Manufacturing, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
Software vendors have used license management for many years. Older approaches, such as key-file-based licensing or dongles, do have a number of drawbacks for both the vendor and the user. Product activation solves many of these problems, so is gaining broad acceptance. Learn more about product activation and licensing management, and why modern product activation systems are superior to other techniques.
Related to Hardware Software: Development, Encryption and Key Management (PKI), IT Asset Management (ITAM), License Management, Licensing Management, Agilis Software
Deploying voice self-service (VSS) is undeniably attractive to enterprises because it improves the speed, consistency, and convenience of information sent to customers, and decreases costs. Knowledge bases play a key role in helping enterprises achieve greater return on investment because they link web- and speech-based self-services together. In particular the emergence of VoiceXML has truly shifted speech and IVR platform hosting options.
Related to Hardware Software: Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Customer Service and Support, RightNow Technologies, Information
Vulnerability management, the discovery of vulnerabilities and assessment of the risk to the network, is a critical part of both the security and business landscape that any company?s security team needs to understand and implement for long-term success. But companies that rely totally on signature-based defenses can be helpless against many threats. Find out how to reduce risks by identifying and eliminating weaknesses.
Related to Hardware Software: Network Security Monitoring, Security, Vulnerability Scanning and Assessment, Qualys
As you look for ways to get the most out of your existing operating assets, enterprise asset management (EAM) and computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) solutions are key. However, when it comes to researching, selecting, and implementing the right EAM/CMMS software, you need to avoid several mistakes. Discover 10 common errors you should avoid if you?re looking for a new or replacement EAM or CMMS solution.
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If you base your selection of an outsourcing partner on a service provider?s strengths, it can be difficult to make an apples-to-apples comparison among the various models. The best way to make a comparison in a thoughtful and effective manner is to develop individual specifications matching buyer needs with service provider strengths in order to make an enduring match. Find out how.
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