A downed or unavailable server, like storage problems, can be the kind of show-stopper that no business wants to think about, much less suffer from. It's impossible to completely prevent this from happening, but options for recovering, and resuming business, continue to get simpler and less expensive. So much so that even small and midsize businesses can -- and should -- consider them. It's not just about continuing/resuming "business as usual," either; for organizations in medical, finance and other industries, ensuring availability is part of their regulatory compliance obligations.
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?
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