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Collaboration

Enable Mobile Workers and BYOD Access

Help Enable Mobile Workers and BYOD

Help Enable Mobile Workers and BYOD

Increase staff productivity and customer responsiveness. Give employees the flexibility to use mobile devices as a highly secure extension of your enterprise network and applications. Cisco provides native support for all leading smartphones, tablets, and laptops in a policy-controlled manner.

  • Almost 25 percent of employees are either remote or mobile workers. (Frost & Sullivan)
  • Mobile device adoption will grow to 651 million tablet users in 2017 from 154 million in 2012, and to 2.4 billion smartphone users from 1.2 billion in 2012. (Forrester)
  • In 2017, firms will spend $189 billion to engineer platforms and processes for mobile engagement. (Forrester)
  • Businesses perceive enhanced employee productivity and increased operational efficiencies as the key benefits of deploying mobile applications. (Frost & Sullivan)
  • Among organizations that implement BYOD strategies, 76 percent report increased employee responsiveness and decision making. (Forrester)

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Capabilities

  • Provide a consistent user experience to help users meet and collaborate anytime, anywhere, with virtually any device.
  • Easily manage access and policy for mobile users, including implementing automatic policy updates.
  • Deploy applications that let mobile users easily join meetings, such as WebEx and Cisco Collaboration Meeting Rooms.
  • Give mobile users enterprise-class telephony and videoconferencing functions, including transfer, conference, hold, and resume.

Supporting Products and Solutions

Cisco Jabber

  • Collaboration anywhere on any device
  • Business-class IP voice and video telephony
  • Instant interaction with IM and presence
  • Integration of native and customized business applications

WebEx

  • Online meetings in real time from anywhere
  • High-quality, scalable, intuitive user experience
  • Audio, video, and content sharing

Packaged Collaboration Infrastructure

Cisco Business Edition 6000 (up to 1000 users)
Cisco Business Edition 7000 (up to 5000 users)

  • End-to-end collaboration capabilities
  • Simplified deployment and management
  • Open and interoperable architecture

Architecture

Cisco Preferred Architectures for Collaboration were created to simplify technology deployment. They provide designs built and tested by Cisco experts.

"Customers can keep in touch with us without any infrastructure limitations. There's no need for VPNs or software installations, just a browser. We can contact people anywhere, with any user device." - Elisa Albertini, Saipem (PDF - 758 KB)Adobe PDF file

"We have changed the negative perception that working remotely was a performance-inhibiting issue." - Cory Kostyniuk, Orbis Investment Management (PDF - 316 MB)Adobe PDF file

"One-click callback is extremely important to us, because it makes it easy for mobile users to take part in calls and online conferences." - Roman Scarabot-Mueller, Mondi Group (PDF - 354 KB)Adobe PDF file

Education

Finance

Healthcare

Manufacturing

  • Dundee Precious Metals : Mining Firm Quadruples Production, with Internet of Everything (PDF - 893 KB) Adobe PDF file Video (3:07 min.) Video
  • Mondi Group: Global Manufacturer Speeds Time to Market with Collaboration (PDF - 354 KB)Adobe PDF file

Technology

  • Cisco IT: How Cisco IT Deployed and Manages BYOD (PDF - 416 KB) Adobe PDF file
  • TDS : Collaboration Improves Productivity and Staff Satisfaction at Outsourcing Company (PDF - 296 KB)Adobe PDF file

Other Industries

  • Saipem: Oil and Gas Contractor Improves Global Operations (PDF - 758 KB) Adobe PDF file
  • Top Right Group : U.K. Enterprise Increases Competitiveness with Collaboration Capabilities (PDF - 388 KB) Adobe PDF file

Tools

  • BYOD Assessment Tool Assess the incremental value from implementing a BYOD policy more strategically in your company.
  • Picture Your Workday in the Clouds You and your employees generate a staggering amount of traffic. Answer each question to visualize your workday impact.

Collateral

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