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  • Macaroni Grill Chooses Aerohive For PCI Compliance And Wi-Fi Management
    Macaroni Grill Chooses Aerohive For PCI Compliance And Wi-Fi Management

    Boosting productivity for highly mobile area directors was a priority for Macaroni Grill when it set out to deploy Wi-Fi across its restaurants. But because credit cards are how people typically pay for a restaurant meal, Wi-Fi security was equally important to the nationwide restaurant chain.

Can Your Network Deliver The Potential Of The Cloud?

Agility has become a major challenge as leaders struggle to modernize their businesses. To anticipate disruptions and stay ahead of the curve, companies are investing in data analytics, digital, and security technologies. The cloud has become a critical part of this transformation. But one of the major delivery vehicles of the cloud— the network—is often merely an afterthought, if it’s given any thought at all. To better understand these weaknesses in cloud strategies, Boston Consulting Group conducted a study on the future of networking in the cloud.

Supermarkets Maintains Superior Customer Service With Wi-Fi Solution

In 1965, Roger Drake commenced his supermarket retailing career with the Coles Group. In 1974 Roger established his own business by purchasing his first store in Adelaide, South Australia. The company has since grown and now owns 57 stores throughout South Australia and Queensland, with a turnover in excess of $1B and 5500 employees nationally. Drakes Supermarkets is the largest independent grocery retailer in Australia and specialises in supermarket retailing. In addition to their supermarket stores, the company operates a liquor store and several news agencies.

Wireless Solution Gives Convenience Store Chain Unparalleled Network Management And Cost Savings

The 7-Eleven Convenience Stores concentrated in Central Oklahoma are independently owned. The company desired a wireless LAN in each of its convenience stores to enable employees to use wireless handheld scanning devices to deliver data to a Retalix inventory control and Demand AnalytX (DAX) system. The DAX system enables the stores’ inventories, especially the most expensive items, to be carefully monitored and adjusted, streamlining operations and saving dollars.

The Right Choice: Enterprises Enjoy Array Of Options For Wide Area Networks (WANs)

TCF Company, a fast-growing regional retail chain, is facing a network dilemma. Most of its data and voice traffic comes through its suburban headquarters location, which also houses its data and call centers. Lower volume — but still critical — traffic traverses to and from its two distribution centers, while the 15 primary retail stores and 10 mall kiosks need to handle bandwidth spikes during peak shopping times.

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  • Retail Tech Spending 2016

    As the groundwork for enterprisewide data visibility falls into place, a game of connect-the-data dots is playing out in stores.

  • Voice: Critical To Omni-Channel At Advance Auto Parts

    Long live telephone sales, especially when $2.4 billion in sales are riding on them. At Advance Auto Parts, MPLS over high-speed DSL ensures every call reaches a destination.

  • Are You Maximizing Your Mobile Potential?

    Mobility is making a huge impact on how retailers deal with everything from inventory visibility to customer experience — with the ultimate goal of increased sales.

  • The 2013 Annual Resource Guide To Loss Prevention

    Retailers are collaborating to fight the rising level of retail crime through LP/AP organizations and by leveraging the huge amount of data new LP/AP technologies supply to benefit operations, sales, and the bottom line. See how the latest technologies are enabling this in The Annual Resource Guide To Loss Prevention.

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NETWORKING SOLUTIONS MULTIMEDIA

  • Lower The Burden Of Infrastructure Management

    Today, on average, IT departments spend 80% of their time just “keeping the lights on.” What if you could remove the burden of managing infrastructure operations without giving up control?

  • On-Demand Webinar - Smart Networks: The Missing Link Driving Cloud Based Application Performance
    On-Demand Webinar - Smart Networks: The Missing Link Driving Cloud Based Application Performance

    Mission-critical cloud applications demand that networks perform at unprecedented levels. Connectivity, bandwidth, speed and throughput make or break the employee and customer experience. Learn how smart network technologies like SD WAN and NaaS support cloud strategy today and in future. Hear retailer Genesco’s real-world insights on deploying smart network services.

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