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January 12, 2017
This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network blog written by Anders Wallgren in his capacity as CTO at Electric Cloud. Much (and we mean much, a lot, really loads in fact) has ...
January 10, 2017
Bell and Howell's implementation of Kinvey is a winner in the Modern Mobility Innovation Awards. The company needed strong integration with its SAP database to deliver a mobile app to service technicians.
December 02, 2016
In UC news, Avaya updates its contact-center platform to support midsize companies, while join.me offers real-time collaboration integrations with apps like Slack and HipChat.
December 01, 2016
SaaS integrations that connect UCaaS platforms with business-critical systems such as Salesforce can dramatically improve the efficiency of existing workflows in the enterprise.
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Integration packs enhance the automation abilities of System Center Orchestrator to help administrators manage a wide array of products and systems. Continue Reading
Microsoft continues to forge ahead in the open source world, forcing admins in traditional Windows shops to get a feel for managing containers with Docker Datacenter. Continue Reading
Accelerating smart home IoT adoption requires several key steps -- taken singularly and collectively -- by technology vendors and today's broader smart home ecosystem. Continue Reading
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Orchestration software can be an important agent in establishing effective business workflows. Learn which products on the market would best fit your company's needs. Continue Reading
Container automation and scheduling enables IT teams to build apps that are scalable and portable. Here are four tools for controlling Amazon ECS resources. Continue Reading
When looking for user profile management tools, VDI admins should search for the best possible user experience, multi-platform support and more. Continue Reading
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In moves that grow sales, empower users and expedite implementations, an increasing number of HCM vendors are offering cloud-based stores for a wide variety of HR applications. Continue Reading
A successful go-live can be elusive, despite planning, money and time. Here's a look at some overlooked areas that can cause catastrophe if ignored. Continue Reading
By one current estimate, the average business operates across six different clouds. With many software-as-a-service platforms still unable to communicate with each other, enterprise workers must straddle the space between them -- leading to inefficient work processes at best, and missed business opportunities at worst. When an organization's UC platform can't automatically share relevant data with other mission-critical applications, for example, important details can fall through the cracks.
In this edition of Network Evolution, find out how an integration between 8x8's UC platform and enterprise application Salesforce gave one business a significant competitive advantage by reducing human error and offering new insight into customer behavior.
Also in this issue, we dive into the heated industry debate surrounding white-box switches and their potential to cut network expenses. Can generic hardware really save as much as advocates say, or will skeptics have the last word?
And finally, as the internet of things grows, networks will struggle to make sense of the wealth of data coming in from devices far and wide. Find out how the fog could bring clarity by moving network and compute power toward the edge.Continue Reading
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The lines are blurring between contact center and unified communications platforms, as team messaging capabilities help agents collaborate and resolve customer issues. Continue Reading
Nimble, agile, innovative -- companies are striving for these qualities in the current "adapt or die" business landscape, and they're looking to the cloud to enable such growth. But with companies moving more of their ERP and other enterprise systems into the cloud, integration strategies such as the fast-growing integration platform as a service are an imperative. Here's another requirement for competitive advantage: a mature cloud-integration strategy. Unfortunately, according to many experts, too many companies are in reactive mode -- looking for the short-term gain -- and are failing to see that such a strategy will leave them unable to pounce on new business opportunities in the way smart, proactive companies with solid cloud integration strategies can.
To help navigate this confusing landscape, this handbook takes a deep dive into cloud integration challenges -- including which tools can enable success, the importance of data integration and how to choose an integration partner. In the first feature, freelance writer Tony Kontzer examines cloud integration tools. In the second feature, Kontzer profiles two companies that turned to cloud integration tools to handle ERP integrations and the tricky process of consolidating data, and the lessons they gained from the experience. And in the third feature, consultant Dave Turbide shares advice on why a cloud integration partner is critical -- and how to choose the best one.Continue Reading
Here's a step-by-step guide on how to connect Power BI with SharePoint team sites without uploading files, allowing you to export and analyze data much more seamlessly. Continue Reading