Office Depot, Inc. announced it is pivoting the company from a traditional office products retailer to a broader business services and technology products platform. As the first step in this new strategic direction, the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CompuCom Systems, Inc. a market-leading provider of award-winning IT services, products and solutions that enable the digital workplace for enterprise, small and midsize businesses. 

Office Depot, Inc. ("Office Depot” or the “company”) (NASDAQ:ODP) today announced it is pivoting the company from a traditional office products retailer to a broader business services and technology products platform. As the first step in this new strategic direction, the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CompuCom Systems, Inc. (“CompuCom”), a market-leading provider of award-winning IT services, products and solutions that enable the digital workplace for enterprise, small and midsize businesses. 

CompuCom and HHS have enabled regional healthcare providers access to better information and technology that improves the delivery of quality care to patients across the region.

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. 

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CompuCom is a Bronze Sponsor of Cisco Connect. Visit us at booth #32 and learn about how CompuCom & AppDynamics are helping customers with Application Performance Management.

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.

 

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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.

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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.

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