Kimpton's success as the #1 boutique hotel company in the United States started with the implementation of the most advanced and reliable converged infrastructure system - VCE Vblock®. Modernizing the data center enabled this top hotel chain to spend less time focusing on managing and supporting infrastructure, and more time serving its ecosystem.
Some of the benefits Kimpton achieved since the deployment of EMC Converged Infrastructure from VCE included a 25 percent
reduction in operating expenses by moving to Vblock Systems, compared with an expected savings of only 10 percent. Kimpton can also stand up virtual machines (VMs) in minutes to capitalize on business opportunities, compared to days or weeks with the old infrastructure.
Watch this video to learn more about the Kimpton Hotels story.
Employees today want more—and they need more—if they’re going to stay productive from anywhere, which is usually the primary goal of having mobile devices in the first place.
The right apps can enhance employee productivity, reduce expenses, and increase profitability which means that the decisions you make about the apps your organization uses are among the most important decisions your organization makes. No pressure, right? Our Mobile Application Development solution brief covers:
Providing support for apps
Self-service is an advanced element of private cloud environments that improves management efficiency and business agility, as well as lowering operating expenses. A self-service environment streamlines the interaction between users and the IT department. It empowers internal consumers of IT services to request and receive appropriately configured resources on demand with minimal IT intervention. NetApp® OnCommand® Workflow Automation, the NetApp Management SDK with open APIs, and key ecosystem partnerships enable enterprises to easily integrate their orchestration solutions and custom management tools with the NetApp storage service catalog for automated storage provisioning and protection. Customers can thereby create a self-service, web-based portal that efficiently delivers IT as a service to virtualization administrators, application administrators, and users, while enabling IT staff to focus on higher value activities.
Published By: QuinStreet
Published Date: Feb 09, 2009
Between cost savings and the efficiency of a converged voice-data network, VoIP presents an attractive case for shoring up business communications expenses in a down economy.The VoIP value proposition is so strong that industry analysts are anticipating continued growth in IP telephony through 2009.
There has never been a better time to shop for a new phone system, due to the growing number of service and equipment options. In today's competitive environment, businsses are looking for ways to lower expenses, eliminate multiple vendors and communication providers, refocus IT staff on other areas of business, and allow employees to easily connect regardless of location and device. Read this white paper to learn what the benefits of cloud based telephony are.
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Jun 25, 2014
While the price tag of higher education has escalated in the last 30 years, its impact on earnings has also gained significance. Furthermore, with tuition inflating even faster than healthcare costs, family incomes cannot keep up. Higher education therefore becomes unaffordable for many students.
The HP Insight Software portfolio includes HP Insight Control and HP Insight Dynamics, which play a central role in reducing overall data center operating expenses and differentiating HP offerings from competitive offerings. Download this whitepaper to learn more.
Drivers for cloud solutions include the need to innovate, simplify and cut costs. Users say a key benefit cloud-based security is no need to deploy equipment or software. The cloud provider furnishes and hosts everything in secure data centers. This arrangement lets your business avoid capital expenses and to control ongoing costs.
This paper describes how your small or medium-sized company can manage IT risks and maintain regulatory compliance with minimal staff and budget.
Application and data availability can make or break a business. These days backing up to the Cloud is a simple, cost effective way to get the advantages of a datacenter without the expense of creating and managing a physical center. Double-Take Cloud is a simple way to migrate, backup and restore data and applications to the cloud with minimal downtime and complete control over your expenses.
Published By: Taridium
Published Date: Aug 22, 2007
By 2003, T4G was experiencing significant growth, adding offices, and increasing telecommunication expenses. This case study will show how Taridium's ipbx enterprise VoIP platform offered T4G all the advantages of an open standards solution with the reliability of non-stop hardware, 24x7 monitoring and software support.
Accor is one of the world's largest travel, tourism and corporate services companies. With over 4,000 hotels worldwide, Accor Hotels covers all segments from economy to upscale. Sofitel, Novotel and Motel 6 are just a few of Accor's hotel brands. Accor's online relationship marketing strategy aims to convert prospects into customers and build customer value through increasing the depth of relationships and growing revenues from repeat bookings, cross-sales, up-sales and referrals.
No project worth undertaking ever comes totally risk free. In this white paper you will find helpful guidance to learn how to recognize when your project is in danger of failing and the key steps to turning around a project successfully.
Published By: Comdata
Published Date: Nov 28, 2011
When it comes to payroll, many companies are no longer choosing paper over plastic. Today's paperless payroll programs have become a variable option for many employers. These programs complement direct deposit and reduce payroll expenses; they also offer added convenience to unbanked employees by offering them immediate access to funds on payday. Paperless payroll programs deliver value to employers and employees alike, and the key to achieving a thriving, effective program is all in how you roll it out to your employees. If your company is planning to implement a paycard program, consider the four simple steps to launch a successful program.
In today’s competitive, changing business landscape, where smaller budgets reign and loyalty is harder and harder to come by, it’s no surprise that CEOs, marketing executives and sales leaders want to figure out how to maximize their investments in building real, personal channel partner relationships that thrive
over the long-term.
To increase channel partner engagement and loyalty while keeping expenses on a tight leash, many are looking to an important trend, ‘gamification,’ as a possible option.
As a finance manager, there are a lot of hurdles you encounter that make managing business travel more difficult than it needs to be: chasing receipts, keeping track of multiple employees traveling, making sure everyone’s on the same page with spend, etc. Thankfully, Lola.com has an answer.
Check out our latest guide,”How to Simplify Your Company’s Travel Expenses” and learn:
-The vital importance of eliminating paper receipts
-How simple guidelines improve employee compliance
-Why a digital platform helps you easily monitor and control budget
If you've ever felt overwhelmed trying to sort through all the corporate travel per diem guidelines out there, you are not alone. That's why we created this ebook, "Lola.com's ultimate guide to corporate travel per diems." You'll learn things like:
-How to separate meal per diems from hotel per diems and other incidentals.
-How to set smart guidelines for your employees that save your company money and give travelers a productive trip.
-How to make sure you are spending money on the important things when it comes to daily travel expenses.
Reliable Transportation For Dummies, IBM Limited Edition, shows you what you need to know about what it takes to keep a fleet operating efficiently while keeping maintenance expenses in check. In other words, this book provides information and ideas about what you can do to have a reliable fleet operation that doesn’t break the bank with either unforeseen breakdowns or out-of-control maintenance expenditures.
Pulsant is a United Kingdom-based IT infrastructure services
provider focused on the small and medium-sized enterprise
market. It offers public, private, and hybrid cloud services and a
variety of managed, collocation, and professional services.
Pulsant was one of the first cloud service providers to embrace
software-defined networking (SDN) as a way to simplify its IT
infrastructure, unify control of physical and virtual environments,
and reduce capital expenses (capex) and operating expenses
(opex). After evaluating a number of vendors, Pulsant chose
Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) as the best SDN
solution for delivering its hybrid cloud services.
Published By: Egencia
Published Date: Jun 18, 2014
In today’s business world, there is usually a lot of travelling taking place to secure contracts, meet clients, or visit satellite offices around the world. However, all of this moving around can be costly and poorly managed. Nevertheless, there are simple solutions for your travel managers. Download this whitepaper to learn how to properly manage your organization’s air travel budget and understand how air contracts are built and designed in order to balance your organization’s maximum cost savings with achievable contract obligations.
Published By: Egencia
Published Date: Jun 18, 2014
Learn the 10 best practices for implementing your corporate travel program and see how you can easily create a transition strategy, secure change management support, de-implement your incumbent travel management company, and shape a policy that meets your organizations unique travel needs.
Many small and midsize retailers could benefit from using advanced analytics to understand their customers better and improve promotions but are daunted by the prospect. They are aware that advanced analytics can help retailers turn purchase data into retail excellence. However, they perceive that advanced analytics requires massive infrastructure changes, expensive software licenses, analytics expertise, long lead times and major upfront capital expenses.
Many organizations and agencies would like to improve their debt collection. They are aware that advanced analytics can help them optimize collections to drive down company debt and collection expenditures. However, they perceive that advanced analytics requires massive infrastructure changes, expensive software licenses, analytics expertise, long lead times and major upfront capital expenses.
There’s no stopping information growth. How then, can your midsize business meet new demands for data storage with limited resources? IBM® Storwize® V7000 has the answers. In this eguide, you’ll find out that this innovative solution can radically improve storage performance—while minimizing expenses
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