Reduce costs by simplifying technology while extending more flexible collaboration options to employees.
Businesses are consistently challenged to evaluate ways to control costs while addressing business needs through technology. It is important to build in sufficient flexibility to accommodate new developments as your needs evolve. You want to extend the value of your existing IT investments, establish immediate value, and promote user adoption.
As the work environment evolves with mobile work styles and device choices, so do the options for using technology to improve the bottom line. You can still improve collaboration while reducing the total cost of IT ownership and adapting more quickly and flexibly to change.
Collaboration Use Cases
Explore how collaboration implementations can help you control costs.
Primary Use Cases for Improving Cost Control
- Consolidate Communications Infrastructure
Bring together voice, video, and data into a single IP network to simplify management, reduce costs, and support effective communications.
- Create Flexible Work Areas and Office Space
Scale office space and reduce real-estate costs while creating work areas that foster employee inclusiveness, collaboration, innovation, and teamwork.
- Deliver Rich Media for Virtual Desktops
Save employee equipment costs by deploying flexible, highly secure desktop virtualization without giving up the user experience of voice and video.
Secondary Use Cases for Improving Cost Control
- Support Mobile Workers and BYOD
Make is easier for employees to work where they're most effective using personal or company-issued mobile devices as a highly secure extension of your enterprise network.
- Incorporate Video into Meetings
Improve communications, relationships, and productivity by helping people meet face-to-face over distance.
- Support Teleworkers & Branch Offices
Give employees secure access from multiple locations, whether satellite offices, home offices, or when traveling.
- Deliver Online Events & Training
Broadcast live and on-demand events, meetings, seminars, and training so employees, customers, and partners can attend where and when they need to.
- Provide Multichannel Customer Service
Move past typical customer interactions to increase customer loyalty through more interactive and collaborative relationships.
Identify Your Business Priorities
Address business priorities by improving collaboration.
The New Collaboration Experience
Create a workspace where people can engage more effectively to drive innovation.Read At-a-Glance (PDF - 692 KB)
BYOD and Virtualization Survey
Learn about the business impact of bring-your-own-device policies and desktop virtualization.Read Top 10 Insights (PDF - 838 KB)