Unified Communications

To learn more about UC, this is the place to be! In this section, you will find the general resources you need to develop a strong unified communications strategy and ensure you are proposing UC solutions, platforms and products that meet the business and ROI expectations of the end-user enterprise.

Using Digital Transformation to Better Connect People

by Alyssa Schaffer April 18, 2018 ScanSource Catalyst

When we think of the term “Digital Transformation,” we tend to think of electronic devices and software. But these are merely the tools required to transform the way we connect with others (both internally and externally) and the way we operate our businesses. Just about all industries are using digital advances, such as analytics, mobility, […]

A Few Things to Know about IoT

by Jessica Duvall April 12, 2018 Business
Mitel

It seems you can hardly pop on the TV, or call up your favorite news app, or even remotely start your coffee maker in the morning, without some reference being made to the Internet of Things (IoT). This is, of course, the network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances and other items that can be […]

Enterprise Connect

by Gabby Giles April 3, 2018 Business

Announcements, lessons learned and post-conference application Fresh off the tradeshow floor, we’re sharing what we took away from Enterprise Connect, one of the industry’s top conferences focused solely on the needs of key decision makers in enterprise communications and collaboration spaces. The show was jam-packed with exciting announcements, presentations, keynotes and access to the groundbreaking […]

Stop. Collaborate. Commission.

by Angela Diamantis March 30, 2018 Collaboration

Understanding Huddle Rooms With the growing millennial demand for flexibility, faster connections and more efficient meeting spaces, huddle rooms are becoming the ideal environment to quickly gather, collaborate and interact with one another. In order to reach top productivity within these spaces, huddle rooms still require key communication devices. Here are five essential things to […]

Mitel Marketing Made Easy

by Jessica Duvall March 27, 2018 Business
Mitel

All marketing starts with an objective. After all, nobody is marketing just for the fun of it. In the case of Mitel partners, the objective is to grow their Mitel business. Now that that’s taken care of, all you need to do is come up with clever messaging, dynamic layouts, campaign and promotion ideas, and […]

Cloud vs On-Premises: How to Decide

by Jessica Duvall March 19, 2018 Business
Mitel

Some decisions are easy: like hitting the snooze button in the morning. Still, others require a bit more thought: sandwiches or sushi for lunch. Then there are the kinds of decisions that require not only thought, but discussions, meetings, and the prediction of future needs. Deciding whether your customer’s business communication server should be cloud-based, […]

The Hidden Costs of Collaboration

by Lauren Eckstein March 13, 2018 Business

In 2018, chances are your company is going through an evaluation of their technologies to make sure they have what they need to maximize collaboration.  Those same chances apply to the possible lack of awareness your company’s IT department has on their true current collaboration expenses.

Smart Homes and Devices: The Future is Now

by Angela Diamantis March 1, 2018 Business

“OK, Google, wake me up at 7 am with Frank Sinatra’s version of Summer Wind, and turn the hall lights up to 50%. Then, hey Siri, knock the thermostat up to 72 degrees at 6:45 am. And, Alexa, add English muffins to my grocery order to be delivered tomorrow at 8 am.” If you think […]

Complete Your UC Offering with Professional Headsets

by Kristin Gaboriault February 26, 2018 Unified Communications

There are three big reasons why you should be attaching headsets to your UC solutions, and they’re the reasons you should do anything in this business: your customers need them, your customers want them, and they add significantly to your bottom line. Today’s open offices paired with the growing trends of working from home/on the […]

Access Your Heritage ShoreTel Marketing Funds through Mitel OneView

by Jessica Duvall February 26, 2018 Business
Mitel

If you’re a heritage ShoreTel partner and you’re worried about accessing you’re accrued MDF, don’t be. Mitel’s new OneView portal makes it easy to see and manage your fund requests and access a variety of marketing assets. The good news is, Mitel’s OneView was designed with heritage ShoreTel partners in mind. It’s very similar to […]