RetailWire’s Tom Ryan outlines the acquisition for forbes.com readers, noting that “Office Depot sees minimal customer overlap and expects to quickly begin cross-selling a full suite of products and services, with an incentive structure focused on driving services revenue.” Of CompuCom, SAP’s Mohamed Amer notes, “The SMB space is ideally suited for a focused IT services company that’s already well established in that segment. Combining traditional office supplies with digital office environment solutions takes care of the nuts and bolts of operating an office as well as the newfangled bells and whistles in a one stop shop."
How Innovative Companies Deal with Disruption of BYOD/IoT
November 16, 2017 | Post by Bryan Erwin | 0 Comments
Traditional network architecture isn't equipped to deal with the needs of today's companies and their employees' mobility. The always-on, mobile work environment has disrupted the old ways of working.
Overwhelmed by Service Alerts? Here’s a Solution
November 14, 2017 | Post by Bruce Tiff | 0 Comments
With service alert management, an experienced provider can review, analyze and prioritize Cisco alerts for you — even ping you if you fail to respond to a high-priority alert. You get peace of mind and the time to work on other things.
Outsourced IT Support Generates Value for the Enterprise
November 09, 2017 | Post by Matt Cormio | 0 Comments
While outsourced IT support is often a necessity for small to medium-size businesses, large enterprises may overlook the value it represents. Learn why you might want to reconsider this option at the enterprise level.
Automated Store Support and Repair – How the Self Healing Store Saves Time and Money
November 08, 2017 | Post by Ken Jackowitz | 0 Comments
Close your eyes. Imagine there’s a store that can automatically detect common problems, such as network downtime, POS failures, or device malfunctions. Instead of calling a technician and waiting for them to diagnose the issue, order parts, and return to fix it, the store can leverage automated processes to rapidly solve the problem without the need for any human intervention.
How Storage Choices Affect Your Ability to Meet Business Goals
November 07, 2017 | Post by Bryan Erwin | 0 Comments
Businesses are working to analyze and extract value from all their data, and are demanding that the IT organization make this data available whenever it's needed. So how do you find ways to store the data to ensure it's always available the moment someone in the business calls for it?
CompuCom was recently named one of the 50 Best Workplaces of the Year in 2017 by The Silicon Review. As part of the honor, CompuCom CEO Dan Stone discussed how CompuCom has grown since 1987 from a reseller of hardware and software to a managed IT services provider to organizations of all sizes. Stone said, "Our vision is to empower people to achieve the highest levels of performance by making technology work for them — anywhere, anytime, on any devive"
10 Reasons to Outsource your IT
November 02, 2017 | Post by Ashley Sanchez | 0 Comments
Does your business have an external accountant to manage your business finances? What about an attorney to deal with all things legal? You rely on them for their expertise, entrusting that they are more knowledgeable and can execute more efficiently than you. Even if you do happen to be extremely savvy in one of these areas, is it really the best use of your time to be preparing tax documents or legal papers?
Data Storage: A Strategic Imperative in Age of Data Worship
October 31, 2017 | Post by Bryan Erwin | 0 Comments
Your data is unique to your business and a huge part of your competitive differentiation. So it's critical to understand how data fits into your business's strategic direction. You must also overcome three key challenges that IT organizations face regarding data storage — volume, the types of data stored and backing it up.
How Design Thinking Can Help Retailers Create A Better Customer Experience And Achieve Their Digital Future
October 25, 2017 | Post by Justin Mennen | 0 Comments
Retailers are in the midst of a fundamental shift. Driven by the need to create exceptional customer experiences and deliver against increasing competition, retailers are turning to technological innovations. So what can you do to create a better experience and design your digital future?