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Fifth Third Bank steps up its workforce optimization operations by turning to Kiran Analytics to drive new planning, scheduling, and talent acquisition efforts.
12/8/2016 7:00:00 AM
The holidays are upon us once more, when we often feel how far away our loved ones are. Many of us live in different cities, states, or even countries from our friends and family.
12/7/2016 4:13:25 PM
Equinix is buying Verizon's data centers for $3.6 billion.
12/7/2016 4:12:17 PM
Pinterest has decided to make some changes to its marketing team by bringing in Brian Monahan as its new head of vertical strategy.
12/7/2016 4:08:12 PM
Veteran technology executive Rob Johnson to lead new Vertiv company following sale to Platinum Equity
12/7/2016 4:03:28 PM
Qualcomm Incorporated's subsidiary, Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, has announced that it will begin commercial sampling and has conducted a live demonstration of what the company said is the world's first 10nm server processor.
12/7/2016 4:00:05 PM
Ulta Beauty is one company that's seen a lot of success with its loyalty program. The retailer offers a mix of high-end and drugstore cosmetics, fragrances and hair care items and targets a wide age group of diverse female shoppers.
12/7/2016 3:57:20 PM
Marketers may successfully motivate a purchase, but once an order is placed online or over the phone, how important is a timely and accurate delivery? The results may surprise you.
12/7/2016 3:53:28 PM
SoftBank Group founder and CEO Masayoshi Son, who is also Sprint's chairman, told President-elect Donald Trump he wants to create 50,000 new U.S. jobs by investing $50 billion in startup companies here.
12/7/2016 3:45:08 PM
In this episode of the IoT Time Podcast, Ken Briodagh sits down with former U.S. Congressman Rick Boucher.
12/7/2016 3:23:10 PM
Games - specifically digital games - have become a prominent part of our daily lives. But there is a changing social dynamic of the digital gaming experience that is presenting an interesting and new opportunity for both the gaming industry and brand marketers.
12/7/2016 3:07:31 PM
There's a seeming contradiction in cloud trends. According to a recent report in The Wall Street Journal, research firm IDC says that spending on cloud infrastructure is trending up and, in fact, is outpacing spending rates on traditional IT. Another report in the journal, however, cites a survey from tech industry consortium CompTIA that says enterprise cloud application adoption rates are trending down. How can that be?
12/7/2016 2:58:09 PM
Legal professionals have a weighty list of must-haves, both to succeed in representing cases, and to meet the complex, and non-negotiable structural, filing and regulatory requirements of the industry.
12/7/2016 2:55:59 PM
Cloud sandboxes enable developers to build and test new applications in cloud sandboxes, then just tear down the virtual sandbox environment when testing is completed.
12/7/2016 2:53:55 PM
Many businesses are turning to hybrid IT solutions as their demand for IT infrastructure grows beyond their in-house capacity. Indeed, hybrid IT - a popular approach that comprises a mix of in-house resources, managed hosting, network, and public and private cloud-based services - is being seriously considered in boardrooms of companies both small and large.
12/7/2016 2:51:47 PM
IBM is considered among the top cloud providers. Just where it fits in the mix, however, depends upon to whom you're talking.
12/7/2016 2:49:28 PM
The move to the cloud has been lauded for its ability to provide people with networking resources on demand. Indeed, you could think of Amazon Web Services and the like as utilities. But while you can switch off a light or turn off a faucet to manage your power and water usage and cost, there's no easy way to hit the off button on the cloud when it's not in use.
12/7/2016 2:48:21 PM
Digital business is forever altering the landscape for how organizations brand themselves, maintain customer loyalty, go to market, generate revenue, and more. Digital business practices have driven a rapid shift to hybrid cloud-based IT, and along with that, a resurgent and critical dependence on the role that networks and network performance play.
12/7/2016 2:46:32 PM
Attempting to fix the struggle that service providers face when creating virtual network functions (VNF), Nokia has released its new templating system that works in tandem with its CloudBand Application Monitor.
12/7/2016 2:45:43 PM
When cloud computing technology first became scalable for businesses, competition was stiff, as all of the top tech providers, and numerous commercial and enterprise companies, were vying to become the go-to cloud tech provider. However, the market eventually elevated Amazon, Microsoft, and Google to the top of the ranks of cloud tech providers.
12/7/2016 2:43:50 PM
The MOVE IT Act and Cloud Infrastructure Act offer the public sector an opportunity to be more efficient, agile, and innovative through effective IT investments. With these initiatives in place, agencies are turning to the engine that powers government IT systems - the cloud.
12/7/2016 2:41:25 PM
Recently, the industry has been buzzing about various free, third-party file-sharing tools such as Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive. While these applications can be beneficial, many reports are finding that there are a number of security risks tied to unauthorized or unregulated use.
12/7/2016 2:39:16 PM
By now, if you haven't figured out that the computing phenomenon known as the cloud is a big deal, you've been living in a Pokemon-free zone since July. The mobile virtual reality game shattered various download and user records since it launched in early July and, while exact revenue figures for any mobile game are hard to ascertain, most place Pokemon Go somewhere in the $500 million range.
12/7/2016 2:36:03 PM
With cloud IT infrastructure spending anticipated to reach 46 percent of total expenditures to enterprise IT infrastructure, a standard classification system must be put into place to help businesses understand the different features and benefits various cloud solutions offer.
12/7/2016 2:34:29 PM
Today, the marketplace is filled with providers selling much the same thing. There is no shortage of providers for hosted email, backup, hosted VoIP, and other manner of SaaS offerings. How can a service provider cut through the noise and differentiate its services?
12/7/2016 2:32:51 PM
I recently attended Licensing Live 2016. There, Shlomo Weiss, senior vice president of software monetization at Gemalto, talked about how when he was younger, he started collecting baseball cards, and eventually it became a business. At one point his business tried a different angle - they blindfolded a kid and let him pick from a group of cards for 50 cents. He then realized if there were higher value cards, he could charge them more. Eventually the principal shut it down, but this exercise taught Weiss and his buddies about value and charging.
12/7/2016 2:30:51 PM
I recently moderated a really interesting webinar called Th¬e State of the Cloud in 2016 that featured speaker Paul Timmerman, who is the CTO and senior vice president of business development for technology infrastructure solutions provider Rolta AdvizeX.
12/7/2016 2:27:46 PM
Niantic may finally meet user demands for new Pokemon next week. This update could be the boost its marketing team needs to get players interested once again.
12/7/2016 2:18:20 PM
The magical trifecta is martech, adtech and sales tech, which a number of leading technology companies are bringing together to get the most bang for their buck. It's more than convenience-it's real passion and has the potential to bring together marketing and technology in a way we've never seen before.
12/7/2016 2:17:20 PM
If your business wants to move from a middle market player to play with the big boys, you need to focus on content marketing. While a number of businesses claim to have a content marketing plan, a number of these plans tend to be ineffective. So, how can you guarantee an unbeatable content marketing plan? Here are the essential building blocks.
12/7/2016 2:04:17 PM
Etoron Technologies' VRADX divisions uses virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) for its marketing campaigns. A recent stunt with OF3D in China showed how VR could mark the next generation of film studio advertising.
12/7/2016 1:55:10 PM
Anywhere 365, a native Skype for Business based Contact Center and Dialogue Management platform, is now available on AudioCodes' CloudBond 365 appliance.
12/7/2016 1:31:07 PM
VirtualPBX's new VoIP Clear Fix Service represents a huge new advance for VoIP service, and all without any regard toward who's providing the service.
12/7/2016 1:08:03 PM
AstraQom International makes a new move into Brazil, bringing its line of business VoIP and telecommunications cloud services to the field.
12/7/2016 12:41:35 PM
Aspect Software, Sharpen, and ShoreTel offer customer experience predictions for 2017.
12/7/2016 12:36:42 PM
Open networking has a new ally today as Radisys' CG-OpenRack-19 specification gained acceptance from the Open Compute Project.
12/7/2016 12:22:03 PM
Migrating to a new entitlement management system is a project that requires a thorough understanding of software licensing as well as being able to handle difficult data to make the process as trouble-free as possible.
12/7/2016 12:21:13 PM
Those focused on transforming network infrastructure will gain access to better solutions thanks to Juniper's acquisition of AppFormix.
12/7/2016 12:19:00 PM
Science and research has a lot more to do with web-scale networking and today's Internet than we may have thought.
12/7/2016 12:16:29 PM
South Africa's Dark Fibre Africa (DFA), has deployed Ciena's Blue Planet orchestration software to give its customers increased service flexibility and agility with web-scale networking.
12/7/2016 12:08:43 PM
Avaya's new IP Office Contact Center 10 gives midsize businesses tools for improving the customer experience while integrating workforce optimization for a comprehensive end to end solution.
12/7/2016 12:04:49 PM
MyOfficeSuite mobile application by Broadview Networks was just given the 2016 CRN Enterprise App Award for delivering features and services of OfficeSuite UC (unified communications) through the iOS and Android apps.
12/7/2016 11:55:01 AM
Peak UpTime and TelStrat have joined forces to provide comprehensive call recording and workforce optimization solutions to contact centers.
12/7/2016 11:42:18 AM
With unified communications (UC) and advanced features and tools, the Avaya IP Office Contact Center 10 gives midsize businesses a solution for competing in the delivery of better customer experience.
12/7/2016 9:31:05 AM
Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are growing in both size and sophistication. Recently in September, a pair of high-profile DDoS attacks reached more than 600 Gbps and 1 Tbps, respectively, ranking among the largest DDoS attacks on record. And their ferocity is only expected to trend upward.
12/7/2016 9:24:40 AM
With a Juniper Research report estimating the total cost of cybercrimes to reach $2.1 trillion by 2019, CIOs cannot risk dropping the ball in regard to the security and safety of their businesses' IT estates.
12/7/2016 9:15:28 AM
In a world full of competition in every sector, customer experience is one of the measures that influence the success of a company. One mistake that most organizations make is to delegate customer experience duties entirely to marketing teams.
12/7/2016 8:50:40 AM
At Editors Day Silicon Valley, Scality CMO Paul Turner sat down with TMC to talk security, storage and how Scality handles data.
12/7/2016 8:43:08 AM
The global mobile app network benchmarks launched by PacketZoom will give developers and publishers around the world a platform to gauge the performance of their applications across different networks.
12/7/2016 8:36:30 AM
A new report by Research and Markets revealed the market for cloud-based contact centers will grow to $15.67 billion by 2021. Key among these drivers is compliance management, which includes call monitoring and reporting to address the regulatory bodies of different industries.
12/7/2016 8:14:11 AM
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