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Ziff Davis


Ziff Davis, Inc. is a digital media company specializing in the technology market, reaching over 40 million highly engaged in-market buyers and influencers every month. Ziff Davis sites, which feature trusted and comprehensive evaluations of the newest, hottest products, and the most advanced ad targeting platform. Ziff Davis B2B is a provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors. 

davis  Davis Ziff Davis, Inc. is a digital media company specializing in the technology market, reaching over 40 million highly engaged in-market buyers and influencers every month. Ziff Davis sites, which feature trusted and comprehensive evaluations of the newest, hottest products, and the most advanced ad targeting platform. Ziff Davis B2B is a provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors. Read More

Unified Communications: The Layman’s Guide


The hodgepodge of communication modes, applications, and devices can make it challenging for people to connect properly. Unified communications (UC) attempts to tackle this challenge by letting companies manage voice mail, faxes, email, and video from a single inbox using a single set of management controls. Disparate communication systems are linked together, allowing users to interact independent of device or media.

In "Unified Communications: The Layman's Guide," contributing Ziff Davis analyst Cindy Waxer breaks down UC by defining it and explaining how it works; indicates the return on investment (ROI) as well as the UC challenges in an organization; and suggest some questions that IT leaders need to ask before deployment.

davis  Layman''s Guide, contributing Ziff Davis analyst Cindy Waxer breaks down UC by defining it and explaining how it works; indicates the return on investment (ROI) as well as the UC challenges in an organization; and suggest some questions that IT leaders need to ask before deployment. Read More

Davis Controls Ltd.: Cutting Edge Technology, Excellent Service and Support Delivers Growth


In 1996, Davis Controls, a licensed assembler of instrumentation and control products, implemented Exact Software’s Macola Progression solution. The subsequent 50 percent increase in their sales convinced the company to deploy Macola Enterprise Suite (ES). Macola ES’s integrated business process management (BPM) tools have led to improved productivity.

davis  Delivers Growth In 1996, Davis Controls, a licensed assembler of instrumentation and control products, implemented Exact Software’s Macola Progression solution. The subsequent 50 percent increase in their sales convinced the company to deploy Macola Enterprise Suite (ES). Macola ES’s integrated business process management (BPM) tools have led to improved productivity. Read More

Right-sizing ERP for SMBs


The level of success a small to midsize business (SMB) achieves depends on its ability to gain a competitive advantage by means of product improvement, efficient processes, and increased visibility.

What do enterprise resource planning (ERP), NFL playoffs commercials, and the movie Fight Club have in common? Find out in this white paper from Ziff Davis, examining a key question SMBs need to ask themselves when selecting an ERP system and deciding between on-premises and cloud deployment.

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Vendors Jostle and Profess Economic Stimulus Readiness - Part I


At Deltek’s Insight 2009 user conference last May, the host software vendor did a notable thing. Namely, besides merely putting on an all-too-common multi-day conference chock full of product announcements, functional breakout sessions, and industry best-practice discussions, Deltek decided to fill a market need by convening a separate “track” that was dedicated to

davis  . During that time, Davis chaired the Committee on Government Reform and Subcommittee on Technology and Procurement Policy . In a nutshell, I was impressed that (contrary to a vast majority of his fellow  GOP [Grand Old Party]  colleagues), Congressman Davis was more receptive to the idea of economic stimulus, rather than doing nothing (and letting the market sort itself out) in face of the grim economic meltdown. The Obama administration indeed inherited some of the greatest economic challenges the Read More

Five Must Have Features for Business VoIP


A growing number of businesses are now grappling with the decision to implement new telephone systems based on voice over IP (VoIP) technology. However, while the primary goal is generally saving money, there are a wide variety of features and functions that must also be considered. This report provides a quick guide to the top five most common services that you should expect from a VoIP-based business phone system.

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What’s All This Benchmark Stuff, Anyway?


Vendors love to quote benchmarks in their product literature, press releases, and any place they think someone will use the numbers to make a buying decision. But what do the benchmarks mean, and which ones really matter?

davis  ZDNet eTesting Labs a.k.a Ziff-Davis Media Benchmarks (formerly known as Ziff-Davis Benchmark Operation [ZDBOp] and the suite of benchmarks they have built. ZD is Ziff-Davis, publisher of computer-related magazines such as PC Magazine , PC Week , and PC Computing . ZDBOp currently provides and oversees more than ten benchmark tests. These tests are primarily PC-based, but also include tests for Macintoshes, servers, and Internet performance. The other key group providing benchmark suites is the Read More

Unified Communications Guide: The Business Case for Unified Communications in the Contact Center


One of the most important trends these days in unified communications (UC) is extending these capabilities to the contact center. Generally in the past, UC deployments have been focused on employee communications, but contact center agents utilize many UC features and a strong business case can be made for implementing UC in your contact center. This guide addresses the main considerations to support this business case for companies of all sizes.

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Looking Beyond Cost Savings in PEO


Today’s outsourcing industry is expected to grow by 37 percent annually between 2007 and 2010. One growing specialization under IT outsourcing is product engineering outsourcing (PEO). While many IT companies have used PEO to realize significant cost savings along with increased quality and reliability, some companies have experienced negative results. Lean about common PEO pitfalls and how you can avoid them.

davis  2006, initiated by Ziff Davis Media on behalf of Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., the survey concludes, “Majority of responding organizations make it clear that the key driver behind outsourcing is to save money. However, a common flaw in global outsourcing programs is excessive focus on costs is commonly undermining global outsourcing relationships and wasting important opportunities for companies to improve quality of service, increase productivity and shorten time to market.” In any type of Read More

Cloud Communications Services: Five Questions You Need to Address for Success


Many businesses have been successfully using cloud-based applications for years, but following this path for communications is much more recent. For some businesses cloud communications just means VoIP telephony, while others include applications such as video, text, chat, messaging, email, conferencing, etc. This guide addresses five key questions to help you determine how the cloud aligns with your business communications needs—including reasons to use the cloud, who the cloud is best for, whom you should partner with for cloud communications, when moving to the cloud is best, and how your business should deploy cloud communications—along with a frame of reference for identifying the right conditions for cloud adoption.

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Comparison Guide for Enterprise Phone Systems


This guide provides a chart that compares 22 enterprise phone systems, in categories such as product and buyer types, pricing, how to purchase the systems, and partner ecosystems, and also gives information about the financials and founding year of each vendor.

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VoIP Introduction


VoIP uses internet protocol data packets to transfer voice, fax, and other data over the shared network, rather than the traditional public switched telephone network (PSTN), which is based on copper wires carrying analog voice data over the dedicated circuits. VoIP, in contrast to PSTN, uses what is called packet-switched telephony, whereby the voice information travels to its destination in individual network packets across the Internet that are assembled and then converted to voice. Learn the basics of VoIP by reading this white paper, which includes explanations of coding and protocol for VoIP, and a look at quality and myths about VoIP.

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Vendors Jostle and Profess Economic Stimulus Readiness - Part II


Part I of this blog series tried to analyze not only the opportunity but also the many related strings attached stemming from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), a.k.a. the Economic Stimulus Plan. The inspiration came from my attendance of the Deltek Insight 2009 user conference last May, where Deltek decided to fill a market need by convening a separate

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Maintenance Connection


Maintenance Connection delivers a web-based maintenance management (or CMMS) solution including work order tracking, preventive maintenance/PM software, asset management, inventory tracking, procedure library, labor scheduling, and service requests. With a rich user interface and technology platform, Maintenance Connection is able to leverage the demand from maintenance organizations. Based in Davis, CA, USA, Maintenance Connection actively markets and implements their flagship product in the US and worldwide.

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