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A Customer Success Story: Real-time Remote Workforce Enablement
Cox Communications, a leading cable provider, needed to find a way to centralize the IT requirements of its customer support team. With over a hundred users

workforce virtualization  Success Story: Real-time Remote Workforce Enablement Cox Communications, a leading cable provider, needed to find a way to centralize the IT requirements of its customer support team. With over a hundred users, its challenge was to move from single desktop applications to a centralized server which would offer many concurrent instances of the application—and minimize the cost. By deploying a virtualization solution, Cox realized a return on investment (ROI) of 300 percent.

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Kaba Workforce Solutions


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workforce virtualization  Selects Kronos for Global Workforce Management Kronos Inc. , a provider of workforce management (WFM) software, keeps on posting great results due to growth in cloud deployments and brand new customer wins. Regarding the latter, Forever 21 , a specialty retailer of clothing and accessories,  selected Kronos as its global WFM solution  to address multinational needs and standardize its brand experience delivery across the world. Forever 21 will use Kronos time and attendance (T&A) and forecasting and Read More

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