Click here to close now.



Welcome!

Agile Computing Authors: Ian Khan, Liz McMillan, Cloud Best Practices Network, Elizabeth White, Pat Romanski

News Feed Item

Zenprise Customers Put Mobile to Work, Drive Transformative Business Initiatives

Organizations Leverage Zenprise Solutions to Secure Mobile Content, Deploy "Business-Ready" Mobile Apps and Enable Mobile Collaboration

REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/03/12 -- Zenprise®, Inc., the recognized leader and innovator in mobile device management (MDM), announces two innovative customer use cases demonstrating the next generation in enterprise mobility. Red Robin International, Inc. and Encompass Home Health are tackling strategic mobile initiatives to help improve business processes and grow the top line. According to Aberdeen, "best in class" organizations are three times as likely as all others to tie business process to users' mobile devices.

Rather than thinking about mobility as just a security liability, these organizations are approaching mobile strategically with clear business objectives in mind.

Red Robin International, Inc.
Red Robin is a casual dining restaurant chain that serves more than two dozen high-quality, fresh gourmet burgers, as well as salads, sandwiches, entrees and soups in a family-friendly atmosphere. Red Robin is using 1,700 iPads across North America to check-in guests, let customers know when their tables are ready and provide immersive learning experiences.

The national restaurant chain also uses the iPads to enable communication between managers via an enterprise social networking app and to deliver diverse learning solutions to Red Robin Team Members. Red Robin selected the Zenprise platform to place innovative solutions that enable collaboration, personalized training and knowledge directly into the hands of Team Members. Zenprise also allows Red Robin to remotely manage and secure company iPads, in addition to providing a platform to manage the deployment of mobile applications and content.

For Red Robin, Zenprise has been particularly useful in deploying custom iPad apps and ensuring that all Team Members are using the most current version of applications. Zenprise also helps Red Robin get data out of paper documents and into interactive apps and custom built games that broaden the appeal of training. In short, Zenprise has enabled Red Robin to easily deploy iPads for different roles and purposes and evolve those to fit rapidly changing business needs.

Encompass Home Health
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and with over 100 locations in ten states Encompass Home Health is a provider of home health, hospice and pediatric care to homebound patients. Critical to the company's technology strategy is its mobile deployment -- consisting of more than 2,300 Android-based Samsung Galaxy Tabs equipped with a mobile, clinical documentation app developed by Homecare Homebase, an industry-leading developer of home health software.

Encompass uses Zencloud to support Encompass' mission-critical operations including HIPAA compliance requirements, in reporting for the company's compliance and cost control initiatives and as an easy-to-use administrative interface for managing thousands of devices. With Zenprise as its MDM partner, the Encompass team has a reliable, secure mobility platform that is essential to the company's superior healthcare and hospice practice.

"As the platform for the most mission-critical technology in the company, MDM reliability is vital," said Scott Beard, Director of Information Technology at Encompass Home Health. "The new system absolutely needed to work so we selected Zenprise over other MDM vendors because without a reliable solution in place, we had no way of being able to successfully manage the remote devices and assist staff when needed."

Zenprise recently announced Zensuite™, the only integrated solution for end-to-end mobile productivity. Zensuite offers IT the ability to secure and manage mobile content across content repositories, email, intranets, and apps while preserving the native mobile device and app experience that end users have come to expect.

For more information about Zenprise customer use cases, please visit www.zenprise.com/customers.

About Zenprise
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Zenprise provides the most innovative and secure mobile device management, backed by the best customer service in the industry. We are the only company delivering next generation mobile device management software. This means making mobile apps "business-ready" and keeping mobile content secure, while balancing enterprise IT needs with the end-user experience. So, whether you are supporting "bring your own device", deploying mobile apps to your service fleet, or distributing sensitive documents to your board of directors, Zenprise makes it easy for you to put mobile to work.

Our extensive list of global customers and partners spans a cross-section of countries and vertical industries including: aerospace and defense, financial services, healthcare, oil and gas, legal, telecommunications, retail, entertainment and federal, state and local governments.

For more information about Zenprise, please visit http://www.zenprise.com or follow us on the Zenprise blog, Facebook and Twitter @zenprise_inc.

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Most people haven’t heard the word, “gamification,” even though they probably, and perhaps unwittingly, participate in it every day. Gamification is “the process of adding games or game-like elements to something (as a task) so as to encourage participation.” Further, gamification is about bringing game mechanics – rules, constructs, processes, and methods – into the real world in an effort to engage people. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Robert Endo, owner and engagement manager of Intrepid D...
With an estimated 50 billion devices connected to the Internet by 2020, several industries will begin to expand their capabilities for retaining end point data at the edge to better utilize the range of data types and sheer volume of M2M data generated by the Internet of Things. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Don DeLoach, CEO and President of Infobright, will discuss the infrastructures businesses will need to implement to handle this explosion of data by providing specific use cases for filte...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Fusion, a leading provider of cloud services, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Fusion, a leading provider of integrated cloud solutions to small, medium and large businesses, is the industry's single source for the cloud. Fusion's advanced, proprietary cloud service platform enables the integration of leading edge solutions in the cloud, including clou...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Commvault, a global leader in enterprise data protection and information management, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Commvault is a leading provider of data protection and information management...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Alert Logic, Inc., the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Alert Logic, Inc., provides Security-as-a-Service for on-premises, cloud, and hybrid infrastructures, delivering deep security insight and continuous protection for customers at a lower cost than traditional security solutions. Ful...
SYS-CON Events announced today that VAI, a leading ERP software provider, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.) is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer renowned for its flexible solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, specialty retail and service sectors. An IBM Premier Business Part...
The cloud promises new levels of agility and cost-savings for Big Data, data warehousing and analytics. But it’s challenging to understand all the options – from IaaS and PaaS to newer services like HaaS (Hadoop as a Service) and BDaaS (Big Data as a Service). In her session at @BigDataExpo at @ThingsExpo, Hannah Smalltree, a director at Cazena, will provide an educational overview of emerging “as-a-service” options for Big Data in the cloud. This is critical background for IT and data profes...
Fortunately, meaningful and tangible business cases for IoT are plentiful in a broad array of industries and vertical markets. These range from simple warranty cost reduction for capital intensive assets, to minimizing downtime for vital business tools, to creating feedback loops improving product design, to improving and enhancing enterprise customer experiences. All of these business cases, which will be briefly explored in this session, hinge on cost effectively extracting relevant data from ...
As enterprises work to take advantage of Big Data technologies, they frequently become distracted by product-level decisions. In most new Big Data builds this approach is completely counter-productive: it presupposes tools that may not be a fit for development teams, forces IT to take on the burden of evaluating and maintaining unfamiliar technology, and represents a major up-front expense. In his session at @BigDataExpo at @ThingsExpo, Andrew Warfield, CTO and Co-Founder of Coho Data, will dis...
With the Apple Watch making its way onto wrists all over the world, it’s only a matter of time before it becomes a staple in the workplace. In fact, Forrester reported that 68 percent of technology and business decision-makers characterize wearables as a top priority for 2015. Recognizing their business value early on, FinancialForce.com was the first to bring ERP to wearables, helping streamline communication across front and back office functions. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Kevin Roberts...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Interoute, owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2015 at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Interoute is the owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform which encompasses 12 data centers, 14 virtual data centers and 31 colocation centers, with connections to 195 ad...
Eighty percent of a data scientist’s time is spent gathering and cleaning up data, and 80% of all data is unstructured and almost never analyzed. Cognitive computing, in combination with Big Data, is changing the equation by creating data reservoirs and using natural language processing to enable analysis of unstructured data sources. This is impacting every aspect of the analytics profession from how data is mined (and by whom) to how it is delivered. This is not some futuristic vision: it's ha...
WebRTC has had a real tough three or four years, and so have those working with it. Only a few short years ago, the development world were excited about WebRTC and proclaiming how awesome it was. You might have played with the technology a couple of years ago, only to find the extra infrastructure requirements were painful to implement and poorly documented. This probably left a bitter taste in your mouth, especially when things went wrong.
Learn how IoT, cloud, social networks and last but not least, humans, can be integrated into a seamless integration of cooperative organisms both cybernetic and biological. This has been enabled by recent advances in IoT device capabilities, messaging frameworks, presence and collaboration services, where devices can share information and make independent and human assisted decisions based upon social status from other entities. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Michael Heydt, founder of Seamless...
The IoT's basic concept of collecting data from as many sources possible to drive better decision making, create process innovation and realize additional revenue has been in use at large enterprises with deep pockets for decades. So what has changed? In his session at @ThingsExpo, Prasanna Sivaramakrishnan, Solutions Architect at Red Hat, discussed the impact commodity hardware, ubiquitous connectivity, and innovations in open source software are having on the connected universe of people, thi...
WebRTC: together these advances have created a perfect storm of technologies that are disrupting and transforming classic communications models and ecosystems. In his session at WebRTC Summit, Cary Bran, VP of Innovation and New Ventures at Plantronics and PLT Labs, provided an overview of this technological shift, including associated business and consumer communications impacts, and opportunities it may enable, complement or entirely transform.
There are so many tools and techniques for data analytics that even for a data scientist the choices, possible systems, and even the types of data can be daunting. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Harrold, Global CTO for Big Data Solutions for EMC Corporation, showed how to perform a simple, but meaningful analysis of social sentiment data using freely available tools that take only minutes to download and install. Participants received the download information, scripts, and complete end-t...
For manufacturers, the Internet of Things (IoT) represents a jumping-off point for innovation, jobs, and revenue creation. But to adequately seize the opportunity, manufacturers must design devices that are interconnected, can continually sense their environment and process huge amounts of data. As a first step, manufacturers must embrace a new product development ecosystem in order to support these products.
Manufacturing connected IoT versions of traditional products requires more than multiple deep technology skills. It also requires a shift in mindset, to realize that connected, sensor-enabled “things” act more like services than what we usually think of as products. In his session at @ThingsExpo, David Friedman, CEO and co-founder of Ayla Networks, discussed how when sensors start generating detailed real-world data about products and how they’re being used, smart manufacturers can use the dat...
When it comes to IoT in the enterprise, namely the commercial building and hospitality markets, a benefit not getting the attention it deserves is energy efficiency, and IoT’s direct impact on a cleaner, greener environment when installed in smart buildings. Until now clean technology was offered piecemeal and led with point solutions that require significant systems integration to orchestrate and deploy. There didn't exist a 'top down' approach that can manage and monitor the way a Smart Buildi...