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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure

The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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Customer Relationship Management and the Next Generation Network


Next generation networks may eventually allow us to interact with the world in a way compatible with how we live. This would have the greatest impact on our ability to add value to the people we do business with.

network service providers ims  built specifically for that network (voice, data, or cell) and typically calls for specific devices to access it. For example, you need a Nextel phone to take advantage of their Direct Connect service allowing a Nextel customer to push a button in order to instantly connect to a colleague, who also must have a Nextel phone and subscribe to the service. But wouldn''t it be great if we could have that same push to talk functionality work from cell phones to office phones in order to reach a customer? Read More

Acquisitions Fuel Vendor Growth in the Enterprise Applications Field


Infor cites continued organic growth, license revenue from new customers, and install base cross-selling and up-selling as key growth drivers for the group. The acquisition of Formation Systems and Geac can only fuel Infor growth.

network service providers ims  the assets of Princeton Network Systems ; Management Data; the midrange software business of EBC Informatique ; and many more (see Geac Gets Its Commonsense Share Of Consolidation, With Revolving Door CEOs No Less ). Geac Background Although since 1990 Geac has acquired over 50 companies (and since 1999 spent over $550 million on acquisitions), it failed to add significant value and synergy to its highly unrelated acquisitions. To make things worse, the market prices for some coveted but unfulfilled Read More

Bullet-proofing Instant Messaging


As more corporations adopt instant messaging (IM), chief information officers (CIOs) and IT managers are learning that it can be a serious source of liability and security exposure. Users, it seems, simply don’t understand the losses and exposures that can result from incautious IM use. Find out how security software solutions can help you reap the benefits of IM without exposing your company to unnecessary risk.

network service providers ims  of legal action from network affiliates and Web site owners in the eFront network. Thought to be posted by a disgruntled affiliate or former eFront employee, these messages included strong language and critical remarks about eFront partners, Web operators and affiliates, plus potentially illegal or unethical advice on how to evade taxes, cheat banner company advertising payment plans, ranking schemes and more. It''s hard not to see eFront''s ultimate closure as a consequence of its use of insecure IM Read More

The future of voice and real-time services in mobile networks


Mobile network operators (MNOs) and over the top (OTT) providers are struggling to find services that will attract end users’ attention. MNOs need new tools in order to stay competitive, and one such tool is IMS. IMS provides a standardized framework for service delivery of real-time applications with guaranteed quality of service (QoS). Read this white paper for more information on IMS and other technologies to optimize your network.

network service providers ims  in mobile networks Mobile network operators (MNOs) and over the top (OTT) providers are struggling to find services that will attract end users’ attention. MNOs need new tools in order to stay competitive, and one such tool is IMS. IMS provides a standardized framework for service delivery of real-time applications with guaranteed quality of service (QoS). Read this white paper for more information on IMS and other technologies to optimize your network. Read More

Saba Software: All about People (Cloud) - Part 3




network service providers ims  on the entire value network, one has a social platform that is differentiated from just social software players such as a Jive, Yammer , or SocialText . Along similar lines, Saba People Cloud is differentiated from simple human capital management (HCM)  players such as SuccessFactors and Taleo , and from just web conferencing providers such as WebEx (Cisco), GoToMeeting, Microsoft , or Adobe . Saba People Cloud is a suite of cloud applications whereby users can use one of the modules for a point Read More

Service-oriented Architecture-Savior or Nemesis?


Managed well, service-oriented architecture (SOA) offers a tremendous opportunity to make positive changes and lay a foundation that will allow IT to become responsive and cost-effective. But SOA is also a potential minefield: hype is raising expectations beyond reality in an environment that is already stressed. In fact, managed poorly, SOA can be an expensive and spectacular failure.

network service providers ims  as Application Oriented Networking, network devices that act as service registry and bus: Cisco has AON, IBM has DataPower, and Intel has recently acquired Sarvega. 2006 will be the year of initial SOA project completion on a broad basis–not a hit or miss trend, but through a rising tide of broad and deep adoption of SOA across the market. —Yankee Group Auto Industry Parallels Direct parallels can be drawn between the software industry today and the auto industry of 20 years ago. In the mid-1980s, Read More

Generating Revenue from Service


A CRM solution, to be successful, has to support cross-business processes and a number of operations within the business, from Marketing to Service, including Sales. This integration of what, historically, has been treated as very separate parts of the organization, provides the opportunity to rethink existing operational mechanisms.

network service providers ims  Revenue from Service Introduction Service, generating revenue is a concept not normally considered. The normal assumption is that service, at best, can become more efficient and thereby save money and reduce costs. Applying the real concept of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) allows the possibility of a profitable service organization as not only feasible but expected. CRM is designed to provide a single view of the business, in other words the customer doesn''t identify one person, or Read More

Service: Reduce Cost While Maintaining Customer Satisfaction


Maximizing profit by providing top-quality service at minimum cost is no longer optional – it’s imperative. Reducing the cost of service while keeping customers happy is the primary objective of customer service organizations. Customer relationship management (CRM) applications help you streamline customer service processes and reduce cost, enabling you to keep your customers happy and grow your business. Find out how.

network service providers ims  Reduce Cost While Maintaining Customer Satisfaction Maximizing profit by providing top-quality service at minimum cost is no longer optional – it’s imperative. Reducing the cost of service while keeping customers happy is the primary objective of customer service organizations. Customer relationship management (CRM) applications help you streamline customer service processes and reduce cost, enabling you to keep your customers happy and grow your business. Find out how. Read More

A Green Guide to Streamlining Field Service Operations: Saving Money . . . and the Planet


With three primary “green” benefits to implementing cutting-edge field service technology solutions, every company—across any industry—can justify the effort based on the specific priorities that speak to it. In this analysis, we will review each of these benefits, outlining the range of advantages and concrete ROI. Regardless of a company’s priorities, this multi-layer list of benefits makes the decision a clear one.

network service providers ims  Green Guide to Streamlining Field Service Operations: Saving Money . . . and the Planet With three primary “green” benefits to implementing cutting-edge field service technology solutions, every company—across any industry—can justify the effort based on the specific priorities that speak to it. In this analysis, we will review each of these benefits, outlining the range of advantages and concrete ROI. Regardless of a company’s priorities, this multi-layer list of benefits makes the decision a Read More

Service Parts Planning RFI/RFP Template


Planning, Service Delivery and Execution, Workforce Optimization, Logistics Transportation and Reverse Logistics, Analytics and Reporting, Utilities, Product Technology

network service providers ims  Parts Planning RFI/RFP Template The Service Parts Planning RFI/RFP Template lists and describes 436 features and functions found in Service Parts Planning software solutions. This Supply Chain Management (SCM) Template can help you save time, control costs, and communicate clearly with vendors at nearly every stage of your Service Parts Planning software selection projects. Features and functions included in this Supply Chain Management (SCM) Template: Planning Service Delivery and Execution Read More

The ROI of Software as a Service


Many firms see software as a service (SaaS) as having a cost advantage over on-premise in the short run due to its quick implementation times and pay-as-you-go pricing. But many firms question the long-term value of SaaS, wondering if the rent-versus-own model has a cost crossover point? Discover how some firms have obtained long-term value with SaaS solutions as SaaS has moved into larger, more strategic deployments.

network service providers ims  ROI of Software as a Service Many firms see software as a service (SaaS) as having a cost advantage over on-premise in the short run due to its quick implementation times and pay-as-you-go pricing. But many firms question the long-term value of SaaS, wondering if the rent-versus-own model has a cost crossover point? Discover how some firms have obtained long-term value with SaaS solutions as SaaS has moved into larger, more strategic deployments. Read More

Network Security Management


In the converging network and security infrastructure, relating what is reported from security products to what is observed on the network is critical. Q1 Labs’ network security management product, QRadar, combines network behavioral analysis with vulnerability assessment and security event correlation into one platform. Ultimately, this convergence reduces IT acquisition and operations costs, and enhances responses to network security incidents.

network service providers ims  Management In the converging network and security infrastructure, relating what is reported from security products to what is observed on the network is critical. Q1 Labs’ network security management product, QRadar, combines network behavioral analysis with vulnerability assessment and security event correlation into one platform. Ultimately, this convergence reduces IT acquisition and operations costs, and enhances responses to network security incidents. Read More

A Candid Conversation with a Field Service Workforce Management Leader


ClickSoftware, rooted in field service workforce scheduling and optimization, provides automated workforce management and optimization solutions, on-demand and on-premise, creating business value through higher productivity, customer satisfaction, and operational efficiency. Its patented concept of “continuous planning and scheduling” covers the entire service lifecycle management realm. TEC presents a candid Q&A session.

network service providers ims  Candid Conversation with a Field Service Workforce Management Leader TEC’s recent series of tutorial articles—“ Navigating Between Service Management Scylla & Charybdis ” and “ The Magic Behind Planning and Executing (Optimal) Service Supply Chains ”—have drawn solid interest and valuable feedback, both publicly and privately. The series on general workforce management (WFM) systems (i.e., not necessarily only in field service), entitled “ Integrated Workforce Management (WFM) Platforms: Read More

Employee and Manager Self-Service: A Virtual Chameleon in the Workplace


In order for employee self-service (ESS) and manager self-service (MSS) technology to be effective, it must serve multiple purposes for multiple business units while blending seamlessly with existing systems. This white paper provides insight into how ESS

network service providers ims  have the ability to network online with each other automate existing payroll system capabilities online forms and workflow automate transactions inline with payroll systems common processes such as hiring, termination and pay adjustments conducted online self-administered employee information updates administer and manage employee benefits automated, auditable communications regarding employee benefits online benefits enrollment ability to maintain employee information, such as dependants and Read More