The Hosted VoIP Buyer’s Guide

Your business needs a new phone system.

But what kind of system is the best fit for the way your company works? It’s an important question because that system impacts so many aspects of your business, like your budget, employee productivity, and customer care. Most companies are in the market for a modern phone system that’s affordable, mobile, scalable, feature-rich, and reliable. That modern phone system you’re looking for? It’s Hosted VoIP.

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The Hosted VoIP Buyer’s Guide

Your business needs a new phone system.

But what kind of system is the best fit for the way your company works? It’s an important question because that system impacts so many aspects of your business, like your budget, employee productivity, and customer care. Most companies are in the market for a modern phone system that’s affordable, mobile, scalable, feature-rich, and reliable. That modern phone system you’re looking for? It’s Hosted VoIP.

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Testing SD-WAN Service Is the Easy Part

Enterprises today have many options for the testing and early deployment of SD-WAN services, including free trial programs offered by vendors or through service providers. Testing SD-WAN with a few sites is the easy part of attaining some initial knowledge about SD-WAN service. Deploying and monitoring SD-WAN service in a large-scale production environment is where many enterprises realize the value a managed SD-WAN service brings.

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What You Need to Know About SD-WAN

Up until recently, networks supporting corporate functions were clearly separated from the internet.

As more and more applications move to the cloud, traffic can take an indirect route, resulting in poor performance. Fortunately, networking technology has evolved to tackle these challenges. Enterprise IT leaders can use the simple best practices shared in this guide to reap the benefits of software-defined networking and make the unpredictable internet look and feel like your own network.

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Translating Big Telco Back into English

Big Telco’s jargon and marketing fluff is out of control. As innovative networking approaches like SD-WAN are becoming more widely adopted, people running today’s larger WANs are looking for clear and actionable information. Unfortunately, that information is coming from Big Telco.

In this guide, we decided to examine some of the more common Big Telco messages on SD-WAN. We found real (yes, real) quotes from Big Telco, and we’ve translated and explained them for those of you that don’t naturally speak this language (which is practically everyone). Enjoy.

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Driving Mobile Adoption for a Multichannel Healthcare and Insurance World

As the consumerization of IT accelerates, healthcare and insurance organizations are being challenged to adopt hybrid mobile solutions that let users, patients, providers and partners access – and enter – business critical information from an ever-increasing range of mobile devices. Who is driving mobile adoption, and how can your organization ensure it will be competitive?

This TechBytes series, presented by Slashdot Media and sponsored by IBM will look at three industries that are leading the mobility parade: Finance and banking, retail and hospitality, and healthcare and insurance. Each TechBytes segment will focus on one of these key industries, and industry experts will address key questions including:

  • What market trends are shaping how mobility is being employed?
  • Are new user interface models required for an increasingly millennial user base?
  • Can BYOD work in highly regulated industries like healthcare?
  • How can organizations accelerate their mobile adoption?
  • What are the most important considerations for embracing mobility
  • Can mobile solutions truly be secure?

About the presenter

Chris Nerney is a technology writer who covers both enterprise and consumer technologies for a number of websites and organizations. Chris has written extensively about cloud computing, unified communications, enterprise collaboration, voice over IP, mobile technology, big data and analytics, healthcare IT and interoperability, healthcare finance, value-based care, data centers, converged systems, and space technology. His writing has appeared in Computerworld, CIO.com, Data-Informed, Revenue Cycle Insights, Network World, ITWorld, and many other technology publications. Chris also is an experienced writer of enterprise technology white papers.

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Driving Mobile Adoption for a Multichannel Banking World

As the consumerization of IT accelerates, banks and other financial institutions are being challenged to adopt hybrid mobile solutions that let users, customers, and partners access – and enter – business critical information from an ever-increasing range of mobile devices. Who is driving this mobile adoption, and how can your organization ensure it will be competitive?

This TechBytes series, presented by Slashdot Media and sponsored by IBM will look at three industries that are leading the mobility parade: Finance and banking, retail and hospitality, and healthcare and insurance. Each TechBytes segment will focus on one of these key industries, and industry experts will address key questions including:

  • What market trends are shaping how mobility is being employed?
  • Are new user interface models required for an increasingly millennial user base?
  • Can BYOD work in highly regulated industries like finance?
  • How can organizations accelerate their mobile adoption?
  • What are the most important considerations for embracing mobility
  • Can mobile solutions truly be secure?

About the presenter

Chris Nerney is a technology writer who covers both enterprise and consumer technologies for a number of websites and organizations. Chris has written extensively about cloud computing, unified communications, enterprise collaboration, voice over IP, mobile technology, big data and analytics, healthcare IT and interoperability, healthcare finance, value-based care, data centers, converged systems, and space technology. His writing has appeared in Computerworld, CIO.com, Data-Informed, Revenue Cycle Insights, Network World, ITWorld, and many other technology publications. Chris also is an experienced writer of enterprise technology white papers.

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Driving Mobile Adoption for a Multichannel Retail and Hospitality World

As the consumerization of IT accelerates, retail, hospitality and other industries are being challenged to adopt hybrid mobile solutions that let users, customers, and partners access – and enter – business critical information from an ever-increasing range of mobile devices. Who is driving this mobile adoption, and how can your organization ensure it will be competitive?

This TechBytes series, presented by Slashdot Media and sponsored by IBM will look at three industries that are leading the mobility parade: Finance and banking, retail and hospitality, and healthcare and insurance. Each TechBytes segment will focus on one of these key industries, and industry experts will address key questions including:

  • What market trends are shaping how mobility is being employed?
  • Are new user interface models required for an increasingly millennial user base?
  • How can organizations accelerate their mobile adoption?
  • What are the most important considerations for embracing mobility
  • Can mobile solutions truly be secure?

About the presenter:

With 11 years of experience writing about business and technology trends for both media outlets and companies, Taylor Mallory Holland understands how mobile technology can reshape industries and provide new opportunities to streamline workflows, improve employee collaboration, and reimagine the customer experience. She is passionate about helping business leaders understand the impact emerging technologies can have on communication, operations, and sales and marketing, and she enjoys breaking down complex technology jargon to make the business case for innovation.

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Mobility, Cloud, and the Enterprise: Mobile Application Strategies for Today

By next year over half of all US companies will formally support BYOD, bringing on the challenge of securing data and applications on devices that may often be in the hands malicious users, or worse – teenagers looking to win a game of Pokémon Go with mom’s work iPhone. And, thanks to the consumerization of IT, mobile users increasingly expect the same smooth user experience with business applications that is provided by popular games and consumer applications.

Fortunately, increased mobility and the bring your own device explosion don’t always add up to increased security challenges and UI/UX struggles. This Tech Byte series will look at the most important considerations when planning a mobile strategy – from application development platform to security and governance to user interface guidelines, and present best practices that businesses of all kinds can use to help ensure a successful shift towards a mobile-first enterprise.

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Why Good Apps Are Not Good Enough

What consumers want — that you might not know.

Many business leaders in the Forrester survey were unaware of what consumers really wanted from a mobile app. For example, many customers wanted a reliable app that didn't drain their batteries, while business leaders thought customers preferred apps with all the “bells and whistles.”
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The Total Economic Impact Of IBM MobileFirst Cost Savings And Business Benefits Enabled By MobileFirst

Enterprise-grade mobile apps can have a major impact on the bottom line, with capabilities that include continuously improving mobile apps, making them secure, conceptualizing and personalizing mobile apps, and enriching them with enterprise data. Forrester Consulting evaluated the potential financial impact of MobileFirst on organizations and how this mobile enterprise application platform and associated application deployment and management capabilities can be leveraged to win, serve, and retain customers.

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Gartner Magic Quadrant 2016

Mobile apps are at the front line of the digital revolution, and MADPs are becoming the main driver accelerating digital transformation in businesses. We evaluate the major vendors and key trends in this space to help IT leaders select platforms that best match their business and technical needs.

If you’d like to learn more about the report and its findings use the form to get in touch.
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