Published By: Brainshark
Published Date: Mar 22, 2013
With unprecedented adoption among businesses and consumers, the iPad is quickly becoming the preferred device for mobile sales professionals. Find out how enterprise adoption of iPads gives organizations an advantage when in sales and marketing.
Published By: Equinix
Published Date: Oct 27, 2014
Enterprises grapple with a host of challenges that are spurring the creation of hybrid clouds: collections of computing infrastructure spread across multiple data centers and multiple cloud providers. This new concept often provokes uncertainty, which must be addressed head on.
As more applications and computing resources move to the cloud, enterprises will become more dependent on cloud vendors, whether the issue is access, hosting, management, or any number of other services. Cloud consumers want to avoid
vendor lock-in—having only one cloud provider. They want to know that they will have visibility into data and systems across multiple platforms and providers. They want to be able to move servers and storage around without a negative impact on
Published By: LogMeIn
Published Date: Feb 27, 2018
When Facebook released their bot feature, M, the virtual assistant living inside their Messenger platform, it was billed as the next generation of how people connect and interact with the internet. Since then, over 18,000 companies have created their own branded chatbots with the help of Facebook’s platform.
Never ones to miss out on a trend, Microsoft, Google and Apple have all been hard at work developing their own integrated chatbot features. Brands of all shapes and sizes, from American Express to 1800-Flowers to Domino’s Pizza, all have their own chatbots, proving the versatility of the concept. As Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said at the 2016 Build conference, “As an industry, we are on the cusp of a new frontier that pairs the power of natural human language with advanced machine intelligence.”
The Wales Home selected the STANLEY Healthcare AeroScout Resident Safety solution because of its ability to protect residents throughout the building and grounds, with every resident carrying a personal pendant to call for help at any time. Alerts are automatically directed to staff via Apple iPod® mobile digital devices, and activity is captured in a database for analysis. The Wales Home is also leveraging the AeroScout platform for temperature monitoring of its server room and refrigeration units.
Read this case study to learn more about how The Wales Home increases resident safety and autonomy with STANLEY Healthcare’s AeroScout® Solutions.
According to a recent survey, more than half of enterprise organizations now offer their employees the ability to choose what type of computer they use at work.
Of those organizations offering choice, 72% employees choose Mac
and 28% choose PC.**
As Apple device numbers rise in business and education environments
around the globe, it’s imperative that technology investments are
maximized so that organizations can leverage Mac, iPad, iPhone and
Apple TV to their full potential. This can put a heavy burden on IT
staff that are now tasked with managing this influx of new devices –
especially those in established Windows environments.
Hobson & Company (H&C), a leading research firm focused on total cost of ownership (TCO) and return on investment (ROI) studies, conducted independent research and found that a proven Apple device management solution delivers a quick and compelling ROI to both large and small enterprises.
• Simplifying IT management
o 90% reduction in time spent managing apps
o 80% reduction in time spent provisioning
• Improving end-user experience
o 60% reduction in end-user productivity loss
o 15% reduction in volume of help desk tickets
• Mitigating risk
o 90% reduction in time spent creating inventory reports
o 65% reduction in time spent managing policy and setting changes
In this e-book, we look at the “all or nothing with Apple School Manager” scenario that often leaves schools wondering when and how to transition to Apple School Manager, and once they do, what features they should be using.
If you’re not already enjoying the device and classroom management benefits of Apple School Manager, download this e-book for step-by-step guidance on migrating to Apple School Manager, creating and importing classes, and tips for getting the most out Apple’s education service.
While PCs have historically dominated the workplace, that may not be the case for much longer. Apple devices have experienced explosive growth in recent years, rising 128 percent since 20101. This growth has been attributed to a number of factors including: lower total cost of ownership, improved security, improved productivity and user preference1.
Is your organization receiving an influx
of Apple devices? Ready to move away
from hands-on, time-consuming imaging
practices? Or maybe you’re the only person
responsible for deploying your entire
fleet of Apple devices and you need a
more efficient way of doing so?
Either way, you’ve come to the
The whispers of “imaging is dead” accompanied macOS High Sierra as Apple introduced Apple File System (APFS) to the Mac. Now, whispers have turned to shouts as macOS Mojave takes yet another step further in rendering imaging a thing of the past.
This white paper examines all things imaging and looks at the reasoning behind the transition, what new provisioning workflows are available to you, and the benefits of adhering to a more modern deployment method.
IT administrators must not only respond quickly to security issues, but also proactively guard against them. And, while Apple has invested a great deal in its security features, no operating system is immune to security challenges. But don’t worry. Jamf put together a comprehensive Apple security guide to ensure your Mac, iPad, iPhone and Apple TV devices remain protected.
Since its origin, Mac has been an instrumental tool in
helping K-12 schools provide the right resources to
students and staff. As the must-have technology for
teachers and computer labs, Mac and its wealth of
available apps help ensure success in elementary schools
all the way through high school graduation.
Now, with more Mac computers making their way into
school environments than ever before, the need to
properly deploy, manage and secure Apple is at an
all-time high. This white paper examines how purpose-built
management solutions are essential to a successful Apple
A well-planned cyberattack or an accidental download of
malware can mean the difference between a productive
day and all work grinding to a halt. As hackers get more
sophisticated, organizations concerned about their
bottom line and security of their customer, employee or
student data must stay on top of security.
The Jamf Pro is the leading mobile device management tool for iOS. Designed
to automate common tasks around Apple deployment, inventory and security,
Jamf Pro makes mobile device management easy, so you can better ensure a
transformative learning experience.
Mobile technology offers you the chance to transform
your business — unifying online and offline sales
channels, coordinating with staff and suppliers, and
bringing insight to each customer interaction.
Now, the only challenge is managing the mobile devices,
apps and configurations that make it all work.
Published By: apperian
Published Date: Apr 13, 2012
This case study focuses on the retail industry and how one of the world's most visible global brands employed a self-service application, powered by Apperian's EASE platform - on Apple iPads in their retail outlets. Learn how Apperian's EASE helps this company deploy and manage their applications for a global user base, in an easy-to-use and easy-to-update manner.
Published By: apperian
Published Date: Apr 13, 2012
The BYOD demand was initially created by the popularity of the iPhone and the iPad from Apple. Relying on the closed iOS operating environment, these devices presented a fairly straightforward challenge for businesses that wanted to allow access to corporate apps without compromising the security of company data. Read to find out more.
Recently the S&P 500 experienced something new: its top four most valuable companies at closing were Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Amazon—all tech companies. It’s a tech world out there, and one increasingly driven by a mastery of mobile. This reality is changing not only consumer expectations, market conditions, and competitive dynamics, but it’s also changing—and challenging— traditional approaches to corporate strategy.
Digital kiosks are fast becoming ubiquitous in quick-service restaurants, cinemas and retail stores as retailers grapple to embrace automated, digital solutions to keep up with rising labour costs, customer expectations and stiff competition. To maximise the value of self-ordering kiosks, retailers should not perceive digital kiosks as a means to an end but a critical touchpoint within the customer journey.
Download the whitepaper to discover how the new generation of self-order kiosks—
• Can resolve the challenges of acquiring, training and maintaining a workforce
• Can enhance customer experiences throughout the entire shopping and purchasing process
• Can facilitate better business decision making through access to valuable customer data