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  • Sponsored By ServiceNow // May 2015

    IDC ExpertROI SPOTLIGHT: Allstate Case Study

    Insurance Giant Allstate Corporation, like many companies, found it persistently challenging to maximize the value of the IT services it delivers to employees and customers. So they turned to ServiceNow’s cloud-based IT Service Management (ITSM) solution. Since deployment in 2013, Allstate has levered ServiceNow to: • Improve IT state productivity...

  • Sponsored By ServiceNow // May 2015

    Today’s State of Work: The Productivity Drain

    We believe that enterprises that invest in consumerization and automation can gain a profound competitive advantage, delivering benefits that go far beyond simple cost savings. From what we have seen through this report, managers already strongly support this transformation – and are likely to be enthusiastic participants as enterprises embark...

  • Sponsored By NetApp // Feb 2015

    Orange Business Services: A Telecom Business Reinvents Itself for the Cloud Era

    When your industry's revenue projections flatten, how can you break away and continue to grow? Learn how Orange Business Services leveraged NetApp storage to reinvent their company by becoming a cloud services provider and exceeded their revenue goals of zero to €500 million by 2015.

  • Sponsored By Polycom // Jul 2014

    A Forrester Total Economic Impact Case Study

    Forrester Research conducted a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study to examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Polycom voice solutions for Microsoft Lync. Download this case study to understand the framework for evaluating the potential financial impact of Polycom voice solutions within their organizations....

  • Sponsored By IBM // Apr 2014

    Cisco Case Study

    Using IBM Security AppScan Enterprise, Cisco empowered its developers and QA personnel to find and fix application security issues before deployment. It’s helped drive a 33 percent decrease in security issues and reduced post-deployment remediation costs significantly.

  • Provided By Cisco // Jul 2015

    Education on Leading Networks

    Reykjavik University (RU) is Iceland's largest private university, located in Reykjavik. Their challenges are to upgrade wireless network to meet demands for advanced wireless access, support high-network capacity for collaborative research and education and manage network with limited staff. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have established foundation...

  • Provided By Cisco // Jul 2015

    Software Developer Lowers Phone Costs, Improves Customer Care

    Quintiq is an industry leader in planning and optimizing the world's supply chains. Their challenges are to implement scalable, reliable communications platform to support company growth, simplify collaboration within global workforce and provide follow-the-sun customer support. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have consolidated to two Cisco unified...

  • Provided By Cisco // Jul 2015

    Community College Enhances Learning with Collaborative Technologies

    MiraCosta College is located in North San Diego County, California, just 35 miles north of San Diego and 90 miles south of Los Angeles. Their challenges are to increase students' mobile access to classroom resources and manage overwhelming student traffic to MiraCosta College's computer labs. They chose Cisco to overcome...

  • Provided By Microsoft // Jul 2015

    Using Plant Data to Make Operators and Maintenance Staff More Efficient

    Using the Elipse integrated software platform, industrial companies can create and support Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems of any size or complexity to help increase operational efficiency. Elipse mobile extends access to plant data beyond the control room to make maintenance, calibrations, or inspections faster and easier. Elipse...

  • Provided By Microsoft // Jul 2015

    Building A Bank that can Surprise and Delight with Power BI

    When Metro Bank opened in London in 2010, it was a brash competitor in a seriously traditional industry. The vision is to redefine the relationship people have with their bank by innovating customer service. With such offerings as seven-day-a-week store hours and lightning-quick service-a customer can open an account and...

  • Provided By Microsoft // Jun 2015

    Providing Clarity in the Cloud For More Efficient Inventory Management For Retailers

    The clarity application suite uses Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) technology to enable customers to see their entire supply chain, end to end, with greater precision and granularity than ever before, driving better insights, analytics and decision making. Running on Microsoft Azure, the solution scales to meet retail and supply chain...

  • Provided By Microsoft // Jun 2015

    Chinese Mobile Development Specialist Chooses Microsoft Azure For Scalability and Reliability

    Xtion Mobile CRM enables salespeople to be more effective by using their Smartphones to follow workflows. Xtion helps organizations to implement best practices, track sales associate behavior and receive real-time feedback from sales visits. Evergrande Spring, one of the largest high-end mineral water companies in China, is using Xtion to...

  • Provided By Novosoft // Jun 2015

    Backing up AutoCAD Projects from Cloud

    Some AutoCAD services allow users saving their AutoCAD projects online, for example, on FTP, SFTP, FTPS servers, or on dedicated clouds. To help these users keep their data relevant and secure, Handy Backup provides the function of saving to or from these online storages. For now, the most progressive way...

  • Provided By Cisco // Jun 2015

    A Campus on the Move

    Brunel University London is on the outskirts of London with an emphasis on engineering, science and technology. Their challenges are to provide a consistent Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) experience, enforce security policies across groups and gain visibility into Wi-Fi demand and movement patterns. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have...

  • Provided By Cisco // Jun 2015

    Supplying New Reasons To Shop

    Auchan S.p.A. is a successful retail chain founded in France during the early 1960s. Their challenges are to optimize supply chain efficiency, sales opportunities and shopping experience. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Cisco wireless solution for automated inventory management and self-service check-out and Cisco TelePresence...

  • Provided By Microsoft // Jun 2015

    Industrial Distributor Supports Ambitious Growth Goals, Cuts Costs By $800,000 With BI Solution

    If at first no one doesn't succeed, take a page from the book of DXP Enterprises. The industrial distributor wasn't dissuaded by the failure of its first foray into Business Intelligence (BI). Instead, it came back with a plan that included executive sponsorship, grassroots support, a great tech provider -...

  • Provided By Microsoft // Jun 2015

    Extend Classification System from Desktop Files to Mobile and Collaboration Solutions

    The classifier products from Boldon James help create an improved security culture in an organization by increasing awareness and empowering users to play an active role in data protection. Companies can then implement much stronger and effective security controls based on the classifications provided to security solutions such as Data...

  • Provided By Cisco // Jun 2015

    Managing Different Devices and Network Access Policy Safely

    Kela is the national social security provider for Finland. Their challenges are to introduce BYOD (Bring-Your-Own-Device) enabled flexible working while maintaining data security and reduce consequent workload on IT team. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Cisco smart security solution, providing policy-based access control, identity-aware networking...

  • Provided By Microsoft // Jun 2015

    Enabling Secure Access To Data Through App-Based Protection

    Fear of using mobile apps to access sensitive data is holding back mobile productivity in many industries. IDENTOS has solved this problem with its Encryption-as-a-Service (EaaS) application. Hosted on Microsoft Azure, EaaS delivers easy-to-use encryption capabilities that developers use to build secure mobile apps without becoming experts in encryption or...

  • Provided By Microsoft // Jun 2015

    Intuitive File Sharing And Backup Solution With Enterprise-Class Security and Scalability

    Bizfss improves on popular file-sharing services by increasing security, enabling both on-premises and cloud storage, and supporting backup and restore. It maintains the ease of use that users expect by providing sharing from any file folder and support for mobile access. People can use the service to sync and share...