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Unified Workgroup Communications Brief Featuring Research by Gartner

July 19, 2017 No Comments

Discover how some emerging technologies on Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Unified Communications and Collaboration apply in the Unified Workgroup Communications space.


July 18, 2017 No Comments

With only 20 percent of salespeople generating most of the revenue, and long lead times to get new sales reps up to speed, effective sales performance management is more critical than ever.

Modern Infrastructure: Enabling the Future of Business

June 15, 2017 No Comments

In this digital era, the ability to deliver applications and services fast is tightly linked with business performance. To meet rising demand and help the business gain a competitive advantage, IT must effectively manage performance, availability, capacity, and cost across multi-cloud infrastructures. Download this eBook to learn more about how to lay the foundation for a software-defined data center.

A Software-Defined Approach to Modernize Your Infrastructure

June 15, 2017 No Comments

Tweet In an era where speed and performance are critical, moving to a software-centric approach in every area of the data center is the only way to get ahead in today’s digital economy. A modern infrastructure leverages the power and efficiency of virtualization across the data center, virtualizing compute, storage, and networking, with common management […]

Future Proof your Data Center with VMware

June 15, 2017 No Comments

The value of modernizing the data center is imperative, with virtualization across the data center and full automation.

Seven DLP Features to Help Maximize Data Protection

June 14, 2017 No Comments

It’s a familiar refrain: Cloud services and mobile devices have made the challenges of safeguarding company data even more acute. Sensitive information now travels far beyond the relative safety of in-house networks into consumer cloud storage services where it’s accessed by employees using unsecured mobile devices. Yet while these risks are well understood, the number of data breaches continues to rise.

A Modern Data Center Is Essential for the Digital Economy

June 13, 2017 No Comments

The digital economy is transforming every industry, driving rapid, fundamental changes in businesses and their operating models

IDC Analyst Connection: Hybrid IT: Finding the Right Mix of Cloud, Traditional Hosting, Colocation, and On-Premises Infrastructure

June 12, 2017 No Comments

Learn more about hybrid IT as a strategic approach to enabling your digital transformation.

Infographic: Out with the Old, In With the New

June 5, 2017 No Comments

Sixty Nine percent of businesses have security solutions that are outdated and inadequate. View Infographic

Reduce Your Risk: The Basics of Encryption and Compliance

June 1, 2017 No Comments

Do you know why data encryption is important for your firm? Read this eBook to learn how using advanced encryption allows you to: • Avoid costly security missteps, leaks, and hacks. • Protect your firm’s reputation while meeting clients’ cyber security expectations. • Eliminate paperwork and other time-consuming processes associated with data storage and sharing.

How a new learning mindset is transforming today’s workplace

May 23, 2017 No Comments

While formal training continues to be important, organizations are increasingly recognizing that learning “at the point of need” or “just-in-time” is a powerful way to engage and motivate employees, while helping them develop skills to meet current and future business demands.

Complimantary eBook: CRM Buyers Guide 2017

May 17, 2017 No Comments

After narrowing down your set of requirements, it’s time to list vendors that address the technical issues, from database compatibility to response times. This informative eBook outlines the top questions to ask while evaluating the CRM vendor.

Business Technology 2020

May 10, 2017 No Comments

What technology experts foresee for the not-so-distant, it-will-be-here-before-we-know-it future.

Waldorf Astoria: Improved Wi-Fi Performance Dramatically Increases Customer Experience

May 10, 2017 No Comments

Slow Wi-Fi performance negatively impacted the Internet experience for business and vacationing guests.

IDG: Unified Communication and Collaboration Take Center Stage

May 4, 2017 No Comments

New research from IDG and CenturyLink shows that IT and business leaders are achieving enhanced productivity and cost savings with unified communications and collaboration (UC&C).

You don’t need to hire a unicorn

May 3, 2017 No Comments

Every hiring manager’s job is to hire the best candidate. Often, they’ll look at what the team needs and go forth to search for a mystical unicorn. While hiring managers waste time looking for the “perfect” candidate, they miss out on amazing future employees because they have a perceived skills gap.

TDWI Checklist Report: Delivering Business Value Faster with Visual Analytics

May 2, 2017 No Comments

TDWI Checklist Report: Delivering Business Value Faster with Visual Analytics

Gartner’s tips. Expert training.

May 1, 2017 No Comments

Is your business keeping up with key technology trends? Complete the form to get our guide.

The Ultimate Guide: Preparing computer science students for graduation

May 1, 2017 No Comments

Are your students prepared for a highly competitive job market? Read our “Ultimate guide to preparing computer science students for graduation.”

The Secret to Big Data Project Success Through Analytics

April 20, 2017 No Comments


2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management

April 14, 2017 No Comments

This report assesses the strengths and cautions of each vendor in the WCM sphere. The evaluation is based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.

Move Freely Between Clouds – With Full Visibility and Functionality Your Enterprise Apps Need

April 4, 2017 No Comments

Storing data in the cloud is no longer the future. It’s the here and now-and with good reason. Download this white paper to learn the right answer to your cloud data-storage questions.

Achieving Flash Storage Nirvana: Yes, You Can Have it All

April 3, 2017 No Comments

Whtepaper arguing the reason why flash storage isn’t enough to guarantee application performance and why Predictive Analytics is a requirement for critical applications in the context of today’s complex infrastructure.

How Customers are Driving Performance with BetterWorks

March 26, 2017 No Comments

Download this white paper and read how companies like Aol., Kroger, GoPro, Consumer Affairs, and getWell Network use BetterWorks platform to make it easy for their employees to set goals and give ongoing feedback.

Harvard Business Review: How Employee Alignment Boosts the Bottom Line

March 26, 2017 No Comments

Clear visibility among corporate, employees’ and supervisors’ goals leads to sharply improved financial results. It’s more important than ever for managers to keep their employees in line with overall company strategy.

INFOGRAPHIC: Is a service parts management solution right for you?

March 20, 2017 No Comments

Download the infographic to know what is top of mind for your service organization leaders. Hint: service parts planning play a BIG part in service execution.

eBook: Making Sense of Stream Processing

March 13, 2017 No Comments

Tweet The Philosophy Behind Apache Kafka and Scalable Stream Data Platforms How can event streams help make your application more scalable, reliable, and maintainable? In this ebook, O’Reilly author Martin Kleppmann shows you how stream processing can make your data processing systems more flexible and less complex. Structuring data as a stream of events isn’t […]

Microservices in the Apache Kafka™ Ecosystem

March 13, 2017 No Comments

This paper provides a brief overview of how microservices can be built in the Apache Kafka ecosystem.

Confluent Enterprise Reference Architecture

March 13, 2017 No Comments

This white paper provides reference for data architects and system administrators who are planning to deploy Apache Kafka and Confluent Platform in production.

I Heart Logs: Event Data, Stream Processing, and Data Integration

March 8, 2017 No Comments

Why a book about logs? That’s easy: the humble log is an abstraction that lies at the heart of many systems, from NoSQL databases to cryptocurrencies. Even though most engineers don’t think much about them, this short book shows you why logs are worthy of your attention.


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