As we continue to move forward into an age of big data, optimization, and greater convenience through the capabilities of better networking technologies, opportunities have never been greater to use technology to make for a truly seamless hospitality experience. However, growing dependence on your network for everything from booking to entertainment can also mean that hospitality networks hold greater amounts of data than ever before. This makes them a tempting target for hackers.
As the healthcare industry continues to move forward into an age of big data, optimization, and greater coordination of care through the capabilities of better networking technologies, opportunities have never been greater to use technology to truly improve how healthcare professionals interacts with patients. However, growing dependence on your network for everything from medical records to billing information can also mean that healthcare networks hold greater amounts of data than ever before. This makes them a tempting target for hackers.
Research in the SSL/TLS security market points to a growing need for securing web applications with high assurance certificates issued by a reputable Certification Authority (CA). Organizations want to avoid the negative publicity associated with security breaches and customers want to be assured of data protection when making online transactions.
This solution needs to reach audiences reliably wherever they are, scale as fast as they grow, and adjust intelligently to dynamic network environments for the highest viewing quality possible. Missteps in online video strategy can have a long-lasting effect on audience perceptions, not only of the video experience – but also on the brand being represented.
Akamai’s Predictive Content Delivery (PCD) technology was developed to help satisfy the growing demand of mobile video. It is designed to optimize the delivery of data-heavy video traffic terminating on mobile devices and provide mobile customers with a video service that exceeds their expectations in the form of high-quality, always-available video with instant startup. Read on to find out more.
Published By: Progress
Published Date: Mar 06, 2017
Formerly, buyers were limited in the ways they could gather product information. But because of the web and social media, buyer behaviors have changed. Because buyer interactions can number in the thousands or millions, businesses must use automated tools to personalize the buyer’s online experience and drive them toward a purchase decision.
It is a common refrain that is getting increasingly louder: We want more control. And guests want it during every phase of the travel lifecycle. That growing desire became evident in our research as guests expressed their interest in various ways.
A loyalty program can deliver a number of important benefits to restaurants, coffee shops
or other food and beverage operations. It provides restaurant operators with a way to
reward customers and encourage repeat business. It is also an effective, measurable
marketing tool – by gathering details about your guests, such as their e-mail address and
location or date or birth, you can target them with promotions to help grow your revenue.
Restaurant operators often speak of innovation in terms of putting new signature dishes and food creations on the menu. But where the biggest innovation is happening today, arguably, is less on the menu and more in the technology that is driving increased efficiency and effectiveness across all parts of the food and beverage services industry. Next-generation restaurant management and POS systems are having a profound impact on business operations, guest satisfaction, revenue growth and overall profitability.
"Your video business is poised for dramatic growth. Can your provider keep up? SVOD revenues are rising more than 30$ annually.
Learn how to avoid common pitfalls and identify a video provider that can grow with you.
Download the first entry in IBM Cloud Video’s OTT Success Series to discover:
-Important distinctions that can mean the difference between scalable success and an embarrassing false start
-How to anticipate and avoid common pitfalls in the OTT 2.0 environment
-The right questions to ask when taking your video business to the next level
-How the right provider can help you master multiscreen delivery, drive subscriber growth and reduce churn"
Are you a sales manager who’s new to inside sales? Or, are you already running an inside sales team but just want to polish up your knowledge? The Ultimate Guide to Inside Sales is the place to start. You’ll learn how to staff, train, organize and motivate your inside sales team for peak performance.
Welcome to the complete guide on inside sales. Everything you need to know to staff, train, organise, motivate and optimise your inside sales team for peak performance is in this guide. The guide has been specially crafted to walk you through building and growing a highly successful inside sales team and give you actionable insights and tips to start making improvements today.
In this guide you will learn:
• How to identify your key inside sales roles
• How to hire the best talent to accelerate your sales performance
• How to coach your inside sales teams
• How to craft your sales funnel for deeper insight into sales performance
• How to structure your team’s daily activity to improve ac
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Apr 04, 2017
Banks are at an inflection point. According to a recent research by Viacom, 1 in every 3 U.S. consumers are open to switching banks in the next 90 days. Financial services companies need to break through the competition to gain customer trust and loyalty. Building a 360° view of the customer can help banks grow customer retention and loyalty, upsell high margin products and provide compelling interactions. However, this is no easy task as complexity increases when retail banks engage their customers across multiple channels and financial products.
Gaining visibility into every customer interaction, across your business silos, and with every engagement channel is critical to making the right decisions to deliver amazing customer experiences. This white paper examines the challenges Financial Services Institutions (FSIs) face when building a 360° view of the customer to transform their customer experience and how to overcome them.
In today’s computing world, the nature of the network perimeter has changed. The threat of data breaches is growing, and CIOs are faced with the monumental challenge of securing information wherever it resides without interfering with the productivity of the increasingly mobile and connected workforce. In this webinar, we’ll review the current landscape of security challenges and the best ways to address them with Identity as a Service.
There is a direct connection between high growth and high levels of innovation with use of advanced collaboration technologies, especially face-to-face video. What are the essentials insights needed to drive rapid growth and effective innovation with collaboration solutions?
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Apr 18, 2017
"Email impersonation attacks—also known as CEO fraud or whaling attacks—are a growing concern for organizations of any size. These scams have led to more than $2.3 billion in losses over the last three years.*
Think you’re safe on your own? Snap out of it!
Download the Mimecast E-book Whaling: Anatomy of an Attack to learn the facts about these damaging and costly threats—and how you can stop them."
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Apr 18, 2017
"Cybercriminals constantly engage organizations in a game of leapfrog: system defenses improve, so malware searches for new holes. Recently, ransomware, which has been around since 1989, has been gaining momentum.
Download this Mimecast sponsored report to learn about this growing threat, its impact to organizations and the ways to help thwart an attack."
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Apr 18, 2017
Mimecast research finds that Office 365 adoption is growing quickly around the globe with 87% of respondents already using Exchange Online or planning to use it within the next twelve months. The survey also finds that email is an important communication channel with over 85% viewing email as critical to the organization. Whether your organization is already on Office 365, executing or planning a migration, this report reveals insights that can help make email more secure and resilient.
Local governments face a growing public demand for services, and unprecedented cuts in expenditures. Consequently, their IT departments need to start thinking fresh.This includes supporting fundamental change in council operations, enabled by digital transformation. IT leaders must not only understand what technology can be harmonized and shared, and what must be designed individually for specific needs, but also where legacy IT has become a barrier to change.
Growing in number and becoming increasingly more malicious, security threats and attacks pose a severe threat to the survival of a business. Security operations teams need to leverage every available tool to respond more quickly and effectively to these incidents. While network packet capture and forensic analysis has traditionally been used by network operations, such a tool can also help security teams augment existing defenses and get on top of these threats. Given the hostile IT security environment, close collaboration between these groups is crucial to overall IT organizational success.
This white paper explains the importance of packet capture and forensic analysis to security operations, examines the dynamics of this growing collaboration between security and network teams, and explores a leading platform in this market from Viavi Solutions.
Whether you've had an employee referral program for years, are only in the initial stages of building one, or have never had one at all, this e-book is full of tips and advice on making your program the best it can be.
Today’s enterprise is vastly different than five years ago: 75 percent of the workforce is mobile, 90 percent of companies support Mac devices, five malware attacks happen every second and half of enterprise data lives outside the data center. As everything around you changes, you’re expected to support the enterprise with flat budgets and static head counts. Endpoint backup enables you to protect enterprise data and mitigate the growing risk of data loss, ransomware and insider threat.