Tag: network

Getting Your Business Ready for the Internet of Things (IoT)

Getting Your Business Ready for the Internet of Things (IoT)

According to an Information Week report, Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4)[i] has almost run out of addresses for devices. That’s why IPv6 had to be introduced: to ensure that we can move from the 10 billion connected devices today (more than the population of the world) to over 50 billion connected devices in 2020, according […]

Is it Time to Replace BYOD with CYOD?

Is it Time to Replace BYOD with CYOD?

Why do people want to bring their own device to work? There are two main reasons. First, employees, especially the new millennials, are more comfortable with their own mobile devices. They have never lived without them. Secondly, company hardware is, well, clunky, outdated and difficult to use—what we have at home is superior technology. There […]

Syntel – Small Enough to Listen, Big Enough to Deliver<sup>TM</sup> | Service Provider

Syntel – Small Enough to Listen, Big Enough to DeliverTM | Service Provider

Syntel, Inc. is a NASDAQ-listed, global provider of IT services and KPO solutions, aiming to enhance clients’ business efficiency and reduce operational costs. Our portfolio of solutions includes a wide range of technology solutions and services, with an elite clientele of Global 2000 organizations in the BANKING & FINANCIAL SERVICES, HEALTHCARE & LIFE SCIENCES, INSURANCE, MANUFACTURING, and RETAIL, LOGISTICS, TRAVEL & TELECOM INDUSTRIES. History […]

Latisys – Meeting Clients’ Infrastructure Challenges | Service Provider

Latisys – Meeting Clients’ Infrastructure Challenges | Service Provider

Latisys was founded in June, 2007 as Managed Data Holdings LLC (MDH), in conjunction with two high-quality private equity investors: Great Hill Partners and Catalyst Investors. Strategically, Latisys is aimed at the operation of enterprise-class data centers across Tier I and Tier II markets in the United States to meet the increasing demand for managed […]

Dataprise Becomes the Outsourced IT Department for Small and Medium Businesses | Article

Dataprise Becomes the Outsourced IT Department for Small and Medium Businesses | Article

Companies both large and small often choose to outsource their IT departments so they can concentrate on their core businesses. But small and medium businesses (SMBs) have additional challenges. Danya International, a public service company that delivers solutions to government and commercial clients addressing pressing social issues, is a good example. It wanted to focus […]

How Outsourcing Helped a New Company Deal with a Major Challenge | Article

How Outsourcing Helped a New Company Deal with a Major Challenge | Article

Talecris was a spin-out. The new company had a drop-dead date to separate its IT systems from its parent. This was a complex challenge with much risk. Three weeks after the cut-off date, Talecris faced a business challenge that easily could have put it out of business. Together the partners weathered the storm.

How Outsourcing Helped a Utilities Company Save $16 Million While Lowering Security Risk, Improving Client Satisfaction, and Flexibly Working through an Extremely Challenging Acquisition | Article

How Outsourcing Helped a Utilities Company Save $16 Million While Lowering Security Risk, Improving Client Satisfaction, and Flexibly Working through an Extremely Challenging Acquisition | Article

PSEG wanted to increase value on IT spend and tasked CompuCom with providing end-user support services to more than 11,000 users across 85 locations. They’ve worked flexibly together to ensure their interests remain aligned in developing solutions that increase productivity and decrease down time. Within three years, PSEG realized $16 million in IT services cost savings.

How Outsourced IT Provided Wireless for the Citizens, Cut the Crime Rate, and Helped Minneapolis During a Crisis | Article

How Outsourced IT Provided Wireless for the Citizens, Cut the Crime Rate, and Helped Minneapolis During a Crisis | Article

This relationship captured the best in show award because it demonstrated excellence in partnering while revamping the city’s IT infrastructure, including installing a city-wide Wi-Fi network. This new infrastructure played a crucial role in the city’s swift response to the I-35 bridge collapse and the success of the Republican National Convention when the entire nation was watching.

How an SMB Helped GSA Combine 39 Contracts into One and Adopt Commercial Standards | Article

How an SMB Helped GSA Combine 39 Contracts into One and Adopt Commercial Standards | Article

When Catapult entered the scene, the GSA had 39 vendors, 12 versions of its e-mail client, and 15 help desks. Each of the 11 regional offices provided its own IT infrastructure services with differing data security standards. Today, GSA has one IT contract and a consolidated infrastructure. Plus, outsourcing has saved American taxpayers $15 million a year.

How Changes in the Market Changed the Face of Outsourcing | Article

How Changes in the Market Changed the Face of Outsourcing | Article

LEAN, green, and savings now are the mantras of IT buyers today, according to Richard Penn. Even IT pricing is experiencing a metamorphosis. Here’s what buyers and suppliers need to know in today’s brave new ITO world.

Unified Communications: Cost-Effective and Convenient | Article

Unified Communications: Cost-Effective and Convenient | Article

Until recently, communication has been one of the most frustrating aspects of work. Now there’s an easy way to find a manager: go to your computer and right click on the colleague’s name. This is possible through the use of unified communication (UC), which increases productivity and eliminates the need to invest in multiple infrastructures.

How to Successfully Manage Multiple IT Suppliers | Article

How to Successfully Manage Multiple IT Suppliers | Article

Outsourcing to two different suppliers is tricky but doable. But cutting your IT into six different pieces? Sounds like a guarantee for a migraine — but not for the Alliance Group. It has written an outsourcing policy that insures great benefits, including a return on investment of 20 percent.

Impact of the ‘Mobile Bang Theory’ on Outsourcing | Article

Impact of the ‘Mobile Bang Theory’ on Outsourcing | Article

Composite mobile applications yield high strategic advantage, productivity, and profitability. But developing, deploying, and managing these apps is turning the traditional IT model on its head. Here’s what you need to know about these trends impacting CIO and IT group approaches to meeting enterprise needs and how to choose a provider with a mobile platform-as-a-service offering.

Virtual Data Provider Securely Manages Law Firm’s IT System | Article

Virtual Data Provider Securely Manages Law Firm’s IT System | Article

Investors buying loan portfolios want to know about the individual loans in them. Law firms do this for their clients. Before outsourcing, Zarski and Associates hired paralegals who often knew nothing about consumer credit law. Now his supplier iBridge has lawyers in Delhi and Banaglore review the portfolios. I can get an Indian lawyer for $35 an hour and a U.S. paralegal for $50 an hour. Guess which one I’ll take? says David Zarski.

Outsourcer Helps Insurer Develop New Business Line Quickly and Efficiently | Article

Outsourcer Helps Insurer Develop New Business Line Quickly and Efficiently | Article

XL Insurance recognized an opportunity in the U.S. casualty marketplace and decided to swiftly expand into the casualty risk management business through a new portfolio of products. But XL’s limited internal resources and fast timeline threatened the venture. Outsourcing made it happen.

Outsourced Telecom ‘Quarterback’ Scores Touchdown for NFL’s Arizona Cardinals | Article

Outsourced Telecom ‘Quarterback’ Scores Touchdown for NFL’s Arizona Cardinals | Article

Next February the University of Phoenix Stadium will host the Super Bowl. The Stadium features a cutting-edge voice and data communication infrastructure that includes a multimedia IP network. Read how the Arizona Cardinal’s VP of Technology turned to its ICT supplier for help from the blueprint stage forward.