How to Spring into Your New UC Services

Posted by Kimberley Drobny, Vice President, Marketing

March 31, 2015; 3:17 PM

This season, instead of having the office simply conduct the annual spring cleaning, consider revamping the business with unified communications solutions such as VoIP phone systems.

Spring is a time for change and growth, and it's not limited to the budding in nature. This season, instead of having the office simply conduct the annual spring cleaning, consider revamping the business with unified communications solutions such as VoIP phone systems. A major part of the transition to UC involves finding a provider and building a solid foundation with them. Here are some steps companies can take to create a clear understanding of a provider's services.

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Topics: Unified Communications (UC)

Thanksgiving, enterprise UC traditions made to be broken, part 2

Posted by Shawn Guenther, Vice President of Product Management & Development

November 25, 2014; 8:30 AM

Thanksgiving dinner and enterprise solutions don’t seem like the kind of things you’d compare, but they share quite a few similarities: both revolve around connecting with others, both take careful planning and both, as I discussed yestereday, change from year to year.

Take the turkey. A bird that size, as Citizen-Times contributor Mackensy Lunsford explains, is overkill for many families. They are large, take forever to cook and the move from perfect to dry and bland sits on a razor’s edge. Many families are moving on to other fowl to substitute the main attraction. Other changes, like the not-so-subtle encroachment of Black Friday on Thanksgiving Day, have not been as warmly welcomed.

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Topics: Unified Communications (UC)

Thanksgiving, enterprise UC traditions made to be broken, part 1

Posted by Shawn Guenther, Vice President of Product Management & Development

November 24, 2014; 9:16 AM

Holidays have a way of evolving over the years. Thanksgiving is a much different celebration than it was 100 years ago, or even 10 years ago. Black Friday, for example, has become an official part of the festivities. According to TIME contributor Brad Tuttle, for many people Black Friday encroaches on Thanksgiving itself. For many there is a need to modernize their rituals.

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Topics: Unified Communications (UC)

Have no fear, the cloud is here!

Posted by Casey Ward, Partner Development Manager

November 17, 2014; 12:08 PM

Look, up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's the cloud!

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Topics: Cloud Communication, Unified Communications (UC)

UC can't be a Frankenstein network

Posted by Jason Hearon, Vice President of Sales

October 28, 2014; 10:36 AM

The modern smartphone user is accustomed to finding their own solutions. App stores make it possible to find free tools that can fill any need possible. But while enterprises have to embrace mobility, allowing their staff members to choose their own software can create a monster of a problem - namely in terms of communications.

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Topics: Unified Communications (UC)

Unified communications let businesses have it all if deployed properly

Posted by Jason Hearon, Vice President of Sales

October 13, 2014; 9:37 AM

Freddie Mercury of Queen famously once sang, "I want it all." Businesses are carrying a similar tune these days in terms of their communication networks. The time of siloed endpoints and scattered channels is over - unified communications has arrived.

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Topics: Unified Communications (UC)