More insights from our Partner & Alliances Director who is attending Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference this week… Didn’t Steve Jobs say that the key to success is to start with the customer experience and work backwards? This approach and message is now firmly at the heart of the Microsoft strategy, moving forward under the stewardship […] ...read the full article
WPC Day 3 – It’s a People Thing
WPC Day 2 – Customer Obsession
The EACS team at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference this week provide an update from day two… During Monday’s keynote, Kevin Turner gave a call to arms around how we must obsess about customer satisfaction. This is always a tricky one as how do you measure and what do you measure? There is often confusion about […] ...read the full article
WPC Day 1 – Disruption, Differentiation and Speed
An update from the EACS team who are at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference this week… The core themes from the keynotes today could be summarised as Disruption, Differentiation and Speed. This is how Microsoft believes they will become the partner of choice for businesses and consumers. To achieve this they will be adopting a Challenger […] ...read the full article
Predictions for Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference
This year’s Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) is much anticipated with the new CEO and Corporate Vice President of the Worldwide Partner Groups first outings in their new roles. So what can we expect? Here are some predictions for the event from our Director of Partners & Alliances…. Tone: I remember at a previous conference Steve […] ...read the full article
Integrating Xenmobile with Existing Citrix infrastructure
XenMobile is still a new product in Citrix’s portfolio, and there is a learning curve when installing the full Enterprise product. This entails installing XenMobile Device Management software, a Storefront server, ShareFile Storage controllers, as well as AppController and Netscaler appliances. Each on their own is a straightforward task - but on their own, there […] ...read the full article
NetApp has publicly announced the release of the NetApp FAS8000 series.
At launch, the FAS 8000 series comprises 3 models; the 8020, 8040 and 8060 and these essentially replace the current 3200 and 6200 series. The FAS8020 delivers more performance than the existing FAS3220 and FAS3250 models with the FAS8040 and FAS8060 covering the performance of the three existing FAS6200 series systems. Although supporting both clustered […] ...read the full article
Marketing Challenges IT for the Voice of the Customer
In many ways there is more that IT and Marketing have in common than you may think. They are both well established although often feel under represented at the board table and think that the value that they bring can be perceived as limited. This can result in IT and Marketing fighting for the right […] ...read the full article
My New Desktop Experience
The way we work is changing. Enterprise Mobility and virtualisation technologies along with the increased use of consumer devices in the workplace is enabling users to get work done in new and exciting ways. Those businesses that embrace these technologies and encourage the use of collaboration tools are seeing an increase in sales and new […] ...read the full article
Are you considering your training for 2014?
I’m Sharon and I recently joined EACS to head-up Harvard Training. I have over twelve years’ experience of working closely with clients across all business sectors to understand their specific training requirements and help them build training plans. Harvard Training, a division of EACS, aims to work in partnership with your organisation to provide advice […] ...read the full article
They get to bring their own device. You get security and control.
Smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices give people greater flexibility, mobility and productivity. But they can also create new security challenges for IT. With Citrix BYOD solutions, you can embrace Android, Apple iOS and Windows tablets and smartphones in the workplace, and maintain security and control. Consumerisation is well established in the enterprise and will […] ...read the full article