The End of “One-Device-Fits-All”

Forrester and Dell EMC find only 34% of workers feel they can solve problems with their work technology. Only 1 in 3 feel their organization understands their needs well enough to provide them with the right device.

Choosing one device may yield faster deployment, lower cost and simpler configuration for IT. But a “cookie-cutter” approach to your next hardware refresh may also frustrate your users.

Your organization needs to bridge the gap between the devices you buy and the people who use them. Otherwise, you stand to lose touch with the two-thirds of workers who say available technology impacts their choice of an employer. 

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Three Reasons SSDs Improve the productivity of end users!

Read on to discover three reasons NOT to upgrade your laptops and workstations

Laptops and workstations slow down over time. The quantity of applications grows, the newest apps demand yet more I/O, and system performance becomes sluggish. It’s inevitable. But that doesn’t stem the flood of complaints, particularly from those using the performance-intensive software. They won’t tolerate their machines taking half an age to open a program or launch a query.

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Taking a fresh look at standardization in a BYOD world [Lenovo]


There’s a new reality out there – and by “out there” we mean inside your organization. Just take a look around your boardroom tables, your hallways and cafeteria, your employees’ desks, even in your data center itself – smartphones, tablets and laptops are everywhere and, more often than not, they’re not yours.

The consumerization of IT and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomena have swept the business world – 97% of employers, in fact, are letting employees access corporate data on their own devices (and not just devices, but applications and servers too). While this shift has freed employees from the office and the confines of the cubicle, enabling them to work more productively anywhere and anytime, it’s also come with huge challenges and questions for IT to grapple with, particularly in the areas of security and privacy. For instance: [Read more…]