Friday, May 31, 2019
In a recent Accenture survey of IT executives, 58 percent of those surveyed experienced 2 to 3 major IT outages over the past decade. Cloud migration can help prevent outages, increase security protections, and cut costs. When it comes to database migration, some IT pros fear data loss. That's why it's important to migrate to a platform that can handle your data storage needs--like Azure. Contact us today to learn how we can help you prevent outages with a tailored cloud migration plan.
Within this digital marketing environment, relationship marketing is the name of the game and customer relationship management (CRM) is the method. With its ability to break down silos and offer insights across multiple functions, CRM is helping companies provide a cohesive and well-coordinated experience to customers. Check out this article to learn more about the benefits of CRM.
If you want a high performing team, it's in your best interest to have a diverse workforce. According to a McKinsey report, diversity in the workplace is directly tied to financial outperformance. But do you have the modern workplace you need to facilitate inclusion? Make sure you have the right digital tools to promote diversity. Talk to a professional at Fidelitech, to learn more about the modern workplace solutions that will help your diverse workforce achieve more.
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: "Cloud computing is foundational to enabling digital transformation for any organization." With an overhaul of their infrastructure, Microsoft is poised to deliver users to the intelligent edge. Learn more about the power and potential of intelligent cloud computing on this website.
Microsoft AI is driving innovation in industries all over the world. In this site, Microsoft provides case studies in several industries to show you how you can benefit from advanced cloud computing.
Your data needs to be stored and accessed with ease. In Azure, you can track resource usage and manage costs across all your data with a single, unified view, while accessing rich operational and financial insights to make informed decisions. It's one way to take control of your IT costs. Fidelitech wants to help you integrate the tools you need, so contact us to find out more.
Time is a precious commodity. Are you ensuring your team has the tools they need to eliminate time-wasting meetings? With Office 365, your team can reduce the time they need to collaborate, so your employees can focus on the things that matter most in your organization. Fidelitech knows there's always a way to improve and that's why we want to bring you Office 365. Contact us today to find out more on how we can help.
Your team thrives on collaboration. Whether you're pitching new business or running sales numbers with team leads, presenting information in real time improves efficiency. Office 365 is a suite of familiar tools that allows your team to display and manage information quickly, no matter where they are. Fidelitech wants your team to collaborate better. Contact us today and learn more about how we can help your team's efficiency.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Every business needs accurate outside perspectives and a holistic view of its business processes. And as you digitally transformation, you need to stay engaged to help your customers. Visit this website to learn how you can build a modern, connected business.
This infographic is a complete guide to creating a compelling customer experience designed to drive business forward.
This infographic addressed industry treads related to collaborative workspaces as well as employees wanting a greater sense of purpose, and a deeper connection to their company's mission. Employees are asking for more touchdown spaces (instead of a traditional office) where they can easily interact and work with one another. They also want the option to work remotely, anywhere, at any time. To do this, they need the tools and digital workspaces to communicate, access their data, and stay productive.
IT Showcase gives you a behind-the-curtain view of how Microsoft IT operates. Check out how you can achieve more using Microsoft 365.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Hybrid IT Strategy Insights: How Composable Infrastructure Can Fuel Business Breakthrough Innovation and Performance
A well-designed hybrid IT strategy can help organizations create the innovative infrastructures and operational practices they need to thrive in today's consumer-driven economy. This analyst report by Forrester is the result of a survey of 562 IT decision makers whose firms are undergoing digital transformation.
In this bi-annual publication, learn about the latest security threats affecting us all, including botnets, hacker methods, and ransomware.
As the security landscape becomes more mobile and complex, traditional security methods are no longer up to the task. Check out this infographic to learn why the holistic approach of Microsoft's Identity-Driven Security was designed to handle the threats of today, and tomorrow.
When is the time to update your legacy infrastructure to meet the challenges of the digital future? This case study shares how Petrobras America updated its system to the HPE SimpliVity hyperconverged platform to meet its critical infrastructure goals.
Customer story: Australian National University pioneers the next generation of genomics research by moving to the cloud
Australian National University is consistently ranked as one of the top 20 genomic research institutions. As pioneers of genomic research, they are growing the number of samples they use. As a result, their data and storage needs are growing, too. That's why cloud platforms like Azure are important for their research. With faster analysis and on-demand scaling, researchers can focus more on their projects and less on IT. Contact us today to learn more on how we can help you save time and scale.
Monday, May 27, 2019
How does the oldest bank in the UAE stay relevant? According to Mashreq Bank, the secret is in their people and their culture of innovation. Modern tools like Dynamics 365 capture important customer data so sales reps can spend more time focused on their clients. Check out this video to learn more about how they are using technology to support their sales team.
What color are your socks? John and his father, Mark, are trying to mix up your wardrobe and bring a smile to your face with bright, colorful, patterned socks. With a diverse staff of individuals with different abilities, John's Crazy Socks strives to show the world what is possible when you give people a chance. With a modern workplace solution, their team has the tools they need to grow their business and enable their workforce to achieve more.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Many businesses have large inefficiencies that they haven't addressed. If you're one of them, you could be losing money. With Office 365, team members can communicate using voice and video, mediums that have become increasingly important as more people work remotely. At Fidelitech, we know that with increased communication, you can be sure that efficiency will improve, and you'll foster a more productive team. Contact us to find out more.
Ever wonder how Microsoft does IT? IT Showcase provides an inside scoop on the world of Microsoft IT. With updates on when and how Microsoft develops new technology solutions and products, you'll have the details on what Microsoft is up to across its own enterprise environment.
There are several reasons why data analytics initiatives fail and those usually lead back to costing your firm a lot of money. That's why it's important to cut costs wherever you can. With Azure, there's no infrastructure to worry about because there are no servers to manage and you only pay for the processing that you use. Fidelitech is here to help your organization save with Azure. Contact us to find out how.
Technology can help you increase sales, but at what cost? Improving customer experience is just as important for sales as any kind of transaction automation. Office 365 helps you simplify processes and increase your ability to engage customers, giving them a better experience. Fidelitech knows that your business wants to improve customer experience. Let us help. Contact us for more information and check out this article for tips on how to incorporate tech into your customers' experience.
In today's digital world, the future of successful modern businesses depends on our ability to embrace digital transformation and to change the way we think about ourselves and our businesses.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
When organizations integrate new tools and technologies, they may change in unexpected ways. Customers may also be affected, and they need to know the challenges they may face when adopting new technology. This article unpacks three steps to successful digital transformation and provides insights you can use to ease your customers' transition.
Callcredit scaled from one million to four million users very quickly. That kind of growth isn't possible without an analytics service. Callcredit uses Azure Data Lake Analytics to easily develop and run processing programs over big data. With no infrastructure to manage, Data Lake allows them to process data on demand, scale instantly, and only pay per job. At Fidelitech, we want to help you do the same. Contact us to find out how we can help you integrate and save with Azure.
Teamwork is hard to quantify, but that doesn't change its importance to your business. Eurobank is undergoing a digital transformation that includes a plan for a new customer-facing website linked to new ways of working and customer information use. They're aiming to improve efficiency, deliver a better offering for the market, and empower staff, and they're doing it with Office 365. Contact Fidelitech to see how we can help and watch the video to see how Eurobank is improving their efficiency.
London Midland has a big responsibility. Keeping trains on time is a tough business, and they're using Office 365 to empower employees to reduce downtime, make better connections with customers, and ensure safe and reliable operations. Fidelitech is ready to help your business incorporate these experience-enhancing capabilities. Contact us and check out how London Midland is using Office 365 to improve their customer and employee experience.
In this inspirational video, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella discusses the role of technology in our lives and how people can use it to shape the future. Consider your own thoughts on technology in today's digitally transforming world and how it is impacting your customers.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
From privileges to passwords, this graphic highlights the strategies available through Microsoft 365 E5 to attain comprehensive security for employees who are always on the go.
In an IDG study, 56% of enterprises and 66% of small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) plan to implement a unified communications and collaboration solution. If you haven't considered upgrading your workplace tools, it's time to learn the benefits of upgrading to a modern workplace. Tools like Microsoft 365 with Teams can help your workers become more productive and communicate better, saving time, money, and enabling your workforce to achieve more. Contact us today to find out more.
Migrating servers and virtual machines has never been easier. With the right tools and processes, your migration project can be fast and friction free. You can reduce costs immediately and have more resources to drive cloud modernization. With the right tools and people, you can have the modern IT infrastructure you want and need. At Fidelitech, we have an experienced team and the best tools to help you migrate quickly and effectively. Contact us today to learn more.
Companies are over two times more likely to reach quota when sales teams emphasize engagement. This is easier said than done when the definition of effective engagement differs between buyers and sellers. This e-book explores the disconnect between assumed and actual buyer preferences for engagement and how Dynamics 365 for Sales can help sellers realign their strategies with buyer needs.
Many modern employees work remotely, and more than half of today's meetings are attended by at least one remote attendee. This can lead to access, sharing, and compliance issues that threaten to compromise employee productivity and engagement. But Microsoft Teams, the integrated and secure collaboration tool chosen by 91% of Fortune 100 companies, keeps teams connected and compliant. Contact us today to learn more about integrating modern workplace solutions like Microsoft Teams. Together, we can help you achieve more.
Monday, May 20, 2019
Cloud-Based Predictive Analytics Becoming a Critical Source of Vendor Differentiation in Enterprise Storage
As enterprise storage vendors focus on driving an improved customer experience across their entire installed bases, the use of cloud- based predictive analytics platforms is replacing traditional remote monitoring for support purposes. This white paper defines cloud-based predictive analytics, discusses evolving storage requirements driving their rise and looks at how these platforms are being used to drive incremental value for customers in performance, availability, management, recovery and IT infrastructure planning. It then examines HPE's InfoSight cloud-based predictive analytics platform, highlighting how HPE drives value for its customers with this AI/ML-driven platform.
Containers allow you to run multiple applications on the same operating system kernel, unlock ultimate productivity, and provide a standardized environment for development, QA, and production teams. At Fidelitech, we want you to have the freedom and productive environment your developers need to achieve more. Contact us today to learn how we can modernize your workplace IT infrastructure with tools like Azure.
Are your customer relationships limited by siloed customer data and disparate marketing and sales tools? Check out this infographic to learn more about how Dynamics 365 can combine sales and marketing to break down information barriers and give both functions a complete view of the customer.
Friday, May 17, 2019
A solid IT platform is paramount for data-driven businesses. IT infrastructure, the foundation upon which datasets run, is key to the most basic and even the most sophisticated analytics capabilities. In this article, you'll read how updating networks, analytics tools, and data management resources, can prepare enterprises for the future of IT. At Fidelitech, your future is important to us. That's why we want to help you adopt the best solutions on the market. Contact us today to learn more.
Are you ready to increase your sales by 50%? Studies show that it's all about the marketing content you use. When making their purchasing decisions, consumers connect with and remember companies that appear personable and knowledgeable. Check out this article to learn how a small tweak in your marketing strategy can change everything.
Is your IT department the gatekeeper or the enabler of collaboration? All too often, IT falls into the trap of giving permission to use productivity tools instead of finding out what employees need to work together better, then facilitating those capabilities. In this article, the author poses the important question: "Are we the gatekeeper to employees collaborating or are we enablers and champions?" and discusses the benefits of moving IT to an enabler-focused mentality.
Today's workforce is changing, and business is no longer limited to the talent pool of an immediate area. Now more than ever, they can leverage workers anywhere in the world. But they need collaborative software tools like Office 365 to ensure they can connect.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Does your business have competition? Most companies do, that's why it's imperative to maintain an advantage in the market. Azure SQL Database could help you cut costs and achieve up to 406% ROI. Don't take our word for it, check out how Malaysia Airlines cut and saved by adopting Azure in the e-book. Fidelitech is here to help you on your journey. Contact us to learn more about how we can help.
With employees, suppliers, and customers spread across the globe, many firms find collaboration isn't always easy. That's why there's Office 365. Office 365 gives your team access to a suite of cloud-based familiar tools that they can use to collaborate and get work done. Fidelitech is here to help your business to adopt the tools you need to collaborate. Contact us to learn how to work smarter in the cloud.
Your employees need the flexibility and support to work remotely. It's the reality of doing business today. Fidelitech has a solution that can up your IT-infrastructure game. Office 365 combines the best-in-class apps--like Excel and Outlook--with powerful cloud services--like OneDrive and Microsoft Teams--so your team can create and share anywhere on any device. Contact us for tips on how to support your remote workers.
This infographic describes the importance of how and why employees meet. With an average worker attending 10 meetings per week, Microsoft commissioned a research report to learn how the modern worker is meeting today. The data covers organizations of all sizes.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
This infographic shows how digital leaders are staying ahead by building for digital.
The global engineering firm, Mott MacDonald, uses Office 365 to ensure their teams can collaborate no matter where they are in the world. Office 365 enables businesses to work across devices to create, edit, and share Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote files online.
As the first of six installments in this informational series, users of Spring can learn how to get started coding their applications via Microsoft Azure, leveraging all the unique tools and benefits along the way.
In this report, the analyst company Evaluator Group shows results of studies testing the validity of assumptions about running applications on-premises and in the cloud -- comparing TCO (total cost of ownership) of an HPE hyperconverged with that of a comparable cloud service from Amazon Web Services (AWS).
This blog highlights the 15 top enterprise storage products selected from a field of more than 100 in the 'Storage' magazine and SearchStorage annual Products of the Year competition-- including HPE Nimble Storage, which took the gold medal in the all-flash and hybrid SAN arrays category.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Microsoft 365 E5 security covers a broad range of functions that work together to produce an easy-to-implement, effective, and cohesive system that is backed by continuous learning through ever expanding data.
What do you hope a modern estate will bring you? When Microsoft began their own transformation, they realized that they wanted a system that would allow them to empower employees, deeply engage with customers, develop new and better products, and increase agility and efficiency in operations. They also realized that at the center of making all this possible was data and AI capabilities. How could their learning experience help your business? Check out this video to find out.
This customer success story shows how an HPE SimpliVity hyperconverged infrastructure helped St. John's Riverside Hospital improve flexibility, reduce costs and benefit from cloud economics.
Businesses are amassing enormous amounts of data, more than they know what to do with. Most are just using it to put together dense periodic reports explaining "what" happened too long after the fact to be of much use. Modernizing your digital workplace by moving to Azure and utilizing its AI technology can help you get a handle on your data and graduate from "what" happened to "how" it happened and, finally, to what "will" happen to inform what you should do all within a relevant period of time.
HPE has a broad portfolio of flash storage solutions ranging from entry level to mission-critical and hyper-converged. In this Chalk Talk, HPE Storage Guy Calvin Zito gives an overview of HPE flash storage options.
Monday, May 13, 2019
Chevron does business in over 30 countries around the world. With a distributed workforce and data coming from all over, they needed a solution to simplify, modernize, and secure their aging IT infrastructure. Chevron used Azure to convert legacy infrastructure to off-premises and automated their disaster recovery efforts. Watch this video to see how they also dropped infrastructure costs and improved security.
Park Place Technologies is using Dynamics 365 to build and maintain strong relationships in the present and handle the data and changes necessary to move confidently into the future. Check out their story in this video.
Pharmaceutical company, Lilly, aspires to create medicines that make life better for people around the world. Prioritizing both caring and discovery, they're using Microsoft 365 to support creative teamwork and dissolve physical barriers through in-lab collaboration. At Fidelitech, we can help you unlock the potential of collaboration tools like Microsoft 365. Contact us to learn more.
Friday, May 10, 2019
According to a study from Dresner Advisory Services, small and mid-size enterprise businesses are the most aggressive of all businesses in their plans for analytics adoption. Fidelitech wants to help your business understand your data. By integrating Azure cloud services, your organization can build multi-platform apps. Use any of the hundreds of extensions and themes that help integrate your apps with Azure cloud services. Contact Fidelitech and read this article for more.
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Is your business doing everything to maximize collaboration? Fidelitech wants to help you get there with Office 365. In Office 365, OneNote gives you a centralized place to collect, organize, and share everyone's notes across devices. Keep your ideas organized in multiple formats, including photos, videos, drawings, notes, and more. Your team collaboration can only go as far as your tools will allow. Contact Fidelitech to find out how we can help with Office 365.
It's time for you to create a tailored experience for your customers, and Fidelitech wants to help you bring your clients the best experience possible. With Office 365, your files are stored online, so you can share them with anyone, even co-author, in real time. No matter where you or your customers are. For more information, contact us and check out this Forbes article on how brands can leverage technology to better connect with customers.
The issues that prevent your small business from collaborating efficiently might seem like barriers you just have to live with. But there's another way. Office 365 can help your business streamline communication, and eliminate slowdowns and confusion from version control and sharing documents. Fidelitech is ready to aid your business in removing barriers to efficiency. You can start the journey to collaborative freedom by contacting us today.
PRS processes over 6 trillion music uses per year. That kind of usage would be too expensive to track normally, but with Azure, PRS can record all of those uses in record time and at a low cost. With Azure you can save up to 72 percent over pay-as-you-go pricing with an upfront one- or three-year commitment. You can even exchange or cancel at any time. Fidelitech wants to help you adopt Azure. Contact us and check out this video on how PRS is helping artists collect royalties.
Collaboration Game Changer: Skype for Business Online and Microsoft Teams are keeping Mott MacDonald connected
Does your team have all the tools you need to work together? Mott MacDonald, a global engineering firm, is giving their employees Office 365, so they can collaborate, no matter where they are in the world. With co-authoring, Office 365 lets you work in the same document with others on files stored in the cloud. You can even see where others are typing in Word 2016. Fidelitech is determined to help you achieve that same level of collaboration. Contact us to find out more and check out this video for inspiration.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
The City of Westminster College is connecting their 7,000 students with Office 365. With one click, anyone inside or outside their organization can join an online meeting from any device. Students can co-author presentations and documents and use whiteboards, polls, and built-in IM to foster teamwork. Connect your people with Office 365. Fidelitech is determined to help you achieve collaboration. Start by watching this video and contact us to find out more.
This infographic visualizes different ways to power small businesses through new business apps.
This article explores the shared responsibility between cloud and app vendors and enterprises when it comes to the security of an enterprise's cloud information. Who is responsible for what, and what can you do to ensure your name is kept out of the headlines?
Digital technology is changing every industry and economy. If you're not modernizing your workplace, you could be falling behind. One of the easiest changes you can make to facilitate digital transformation is adopting a modern workplace solution like Microsoft Teams. At Fidelitech, we have helped dozens of companies like yours to implement modern digital solutions. Contact us today to learn more on how we can help.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
As part of its digital transformation, Canada's Capstone Mining needed a hybrid environment. It started shifting workloads to Azure for better scalability and resilience. But they didn't do it alone; they had help along the way. At Fidelitech, we are industry experts ready to help you transform the way your company does business. If you're in the market for a cloud solution to upgrade your IT infrastructure, contact us today to learn how we can help.
No matter where you are along your own digital transformation journey, technology can help your business stay more in tune with your customers and engage with them on a more personal level. At Fidelitech, we are ready to help you discover which technology is best suited to taking your customer engagement to the next level.
Employees today are working with twice the number of teams they were just 5 years ago. Part of that change is the evolution of the modern workplace in which workers can freely collaborate and communicate to achieve more and drive profitability. At Fidelitech, we know that your company's productivity is the key to unlocking higher profitability. By planning and adopting a modern workplace solution like Teams, you could see profitability increase by 21%. Contact us today to learn more.
As part of its plan to move toward becoming part of the FTSE 100, Keir Group PLC knew that it needed to overhaul its IT systems. Watch how Microsoft 365 E5 was able to meet their security needs while still providing an accessible and easy-to-use system for their largely remote workforce.
Check out the ways in which Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is designed to provide you with exactly what your business needs so you can save money without missing a beat.
Monday, May 6, 2019
Migrating your IT infrastructure to the cloud has a ton of benefits. Whether you're looking to improve security and become GDPR compliant, cut your total cost of ownership by 10.25%, or promote teamwork and innovation by integrating AI capabilities, the cloud provides a solution to your IT problems.
Today, the selling process is shifting, and relationships are king. Customers want to do business with companies that understand their needs and care about their success. That perception and trust are all built on relationships. Check out this infographic to learn more about fostering meaningful and profitable relationships with your customers.
Friday, May 3, 2019
What makes Azure SQL different from SQL Server? Learn the technical differences, the reasons behind them, and the potential impact on your business in this article.
It can be tough identifying ways to improve collaboration and efficiency in the workplace, especially for small to medium-sized businesses. Office 365 can help your business grow and collaborate with online file storage from OneDrive, so your team is always in sync and files are up to date. Fidelitech knows this is a challenge and that's why we want to help. Contact us and check out the article for more information.
In today's intensely competitive marketplace, innovation is the key element that can set you apart. Since teams are often virtual, the most important move you can make is to facilitate their seamless collaboration. In the e-book, Innovation is a Team Sport, you'll see the multiple ways that Microsoft Office 365 ensures you're supporting innovation to the utmost. Fidelitech can help you align with this crucial mission by getting you started with Office 365.
It's easy to focus on the tech side of your digital transformation and overlook how it's impacting your employees and customers. But an MIT study found that having engaged leaders and a smooth employee journey are equally important factors. Fidelitech can show you how Microsoft Office 365 can make the most of collaboration and creativity in every part of your organization - all the way to the customer experience.
There are 2.5 quintillion bytes of unstructured data created every day. It presents a tremendous opportunity, but only for those businesses that have a way to harness its insights--and put them to use. In this webinar, you'll discover four great strategies for data-driven business growth and learn about advanced data analytics solutions powered by Microsoft Azure that turn those strategies into success stories. Let Fidelitech help you get started by connecting you with the right solutions on Azure to propel your business.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Infographic, "How Small Businesses Can Safeguard Their Data"
This infographic depicts how partners can empower employees to drive greater impact by giving them the technology they need to be productive, creative, and data-driven.
Infographic depicts how Microsoft applications and Azure have been built to work better together with flexibility, high compatibility and hybrid capabilities.
Manurewa High School incorporates tech into their curriculum. To give their teachers and student flexibility, Manurewa chose Office 365 to help them collaborate. With Office 365, Manurewa has the tools to bring students the best education possible. Imagine what it could do for you. Contact Fidelitech to learn more about how we can help and check out what Manurewa is accomplishing with Office 365.
This article explores the caution and hesitation in the healthcare industry to shift data and infrastructure off-premises. In a recent survey of hospital CIOs, close to 40% don't see a clear business value in migrating. Yet overhead accounts for 50% of hospital costs--costs that could be reduced through cloud migration. Chances are you could also benefit from lower overhead costs. At Fidelitech, we have trained professionals with years of experience helping businesses just like yours. Contact us today to learn more.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
The effectiveness of business applications is less about strength in numbers and more about strength in togetherness. This article explores how app integration and greater communication can help businesses reach their full potential in everything from customer interactions to agility in the marketplace.
Whether you are a small-business owner or the CEO of a global enterprise, fostering a community of collaboration within your organization is important. Empowering employees through collaboration gives them the permission they need to go forth and do great things for the company. But collaboration doesn't come without the right tools. At Fidelitech, we want you to have the tools to foster the teamwork you need. Contact us today to learn more.
Datacenters Leverage HPE SimpliVity to Drive Operational Simplicity, Improved Performance, and Other Critical Datacenter Benefits
This IDC white paper reviews important market trends that have driven a dramatic increase in real- world hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) deployments. It also provides the results of in-depth interviews and a global IDC survey of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) SimpliVity customers, many of which have experienced considerable operational efficiency gains from the use of HPE SimpliVity hyperconverged infrastructure.
Extracting value from data is central to digital transformation, but the limitations of common data storage systems present challenges. This eBook highlights the most significant of these challenges and how advances in intelligent storage help address them by simplifying how data is refined and accessed when and where it's needed, anywhere across hybrid cloud environments.