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When Migrating to the Cloud, Dependency Mapping is the Key
October 03, 2017 | Post by Bryan Erwin | 1 Comments
Changing a tire on a race car while it's still driving around the track at top speed: That's what migrating to the cloud can feel like. You can't stop your business, so how do you keep it running while migrating data and applications at the same time?
According to Frost & Sullivan's 2017 Cloud User Survey, 57 percent of businesses cite migration concerns as one of their top five reasons not to deploy to the cloud. Successfully migrating is a challenge, but it's not impossible.
Roland Feijoo, CompuCom’s executive vice president of IoT solutions, weighs in on the adoption of video analytics in campus security, noting that colleges have been slow to adopt the technology so far due to cost and product capabilities. Yet according to the article, “when the necessary resources are dedicated, early adopters are finding analytics to be worth the investment. And as existing cameras are replaced due to normal aging, video analytics can be a logical next step.”
Hitting Store Open Deadlines with the Help of a Retail IT Support Provider
September 27, 2017 | Post by Tom Alvey | 0 Comments
Despite the rise of online and digital shopping, the physical store still represents around 90 percent of all retail sales in the US. As a result, opening new stores with the latest retail IT is a strategic initiative that needs to be done effectively. Learn four consequences retailers face if they delay their store opening.
The bank branch remains central, but its role is changing. Financial services legacy IT may finally be reaching end of life. Omnichannel customer connections are becoming table stakes. Here are six key trends shaping the financial services landscape.
Who to Choose for IT Asset Disposition
September 21, 2017 | Post by Tim McCulley | 0 Comments
As technology evolves, what was once top of the line quickly becomes obsolete, and for many enterprises, this means constantly adapting and providing new equipment, software and applications.
But when you enable new hardware as part of your enterprise mobility solution, you also need to decide how to dispose of the old hardware, and protect the data that’s on it, all within state and federal regulations. Here’s how one company did it.
How Mobile Apps Improve the End-user Experience in Financial Services
September 20, 2017 | Post by James Bainter | 0 Comments
It’s clear mobile applications will define how companies interface into the future. The financial services industry is no exception. With the growing number of iPads in the office and the increasing trend of employees and customers accessing financial services online, applications are crucial to ensuring the best end-user experience.
How to Best Use iPads for Virtual Patient Visits
September 19, 2017 | Post by James Bainter | 0 Comments
In our digitally enhanced world, healthcare is yet another industry that has turned to using virtual connections instead of in-person visits. Virtual patient visits will soon be commonplace, replacing many in-person non-emergency or one-time care appointments. Find out how healthcare providers can best use Apple iPads to conduct these visits.
IT and Telecom professionals have their hands full. With the proliferation of mobile devices and end user mobility requirements, your ability to effectively manage mobile expenses, assist end users, device life cycle and manage asset security can be daunting.
Cloud, on Premises or Hybrid: What's Best for Your Workloads?
September 14, 2017 | Post by Bryan Erwin | 0 Comments
Since the dawn of cloud computing, companies have had to determine which workloads to put in the cloud and which to keep on premises. In the excitement of the early days, it seemed that everything should be in the cloud. These days, IT teams are taking a more strategic approach.
Choosing the optimal place for your applications takes time and careful thought. Different configurations work for different needs. Here are four key issues to consider.