challenges in retail networks
With hundreds to thousands of stores in diverse locations either regionally or worldwide, the challenges to retail network uptime are many. When the network is hacked or unavailable for any reason, revenue stops cold. IT Apps serve and support every aspect of operations, from marketing products and services, to sales, production, delivery, inventory, collections, payments, accounting and communications with customers and there is constant pressure on IT to reduce costs by taking advantage of the electronics, compute and networking innovation.
IT productivity enhancements led by centralized security, outage and ongoing network management are paramount and fully addressed by white box networking and surrounding network management tools.
No one wants to send IT personnel to remotely located stores or distribution centers - rolling an IT truck to each location is prohibitively expensive - when centralized management and on-site personnel are sufficient in most situations.