Cloud

If You’re Not Offering Hosted, You’re Missing The Boat!

by Andrew Runion April 28, 2016 Cloud Computing

Here are some statistics from a recent Economist Intelligence Unit study: Global Spending on Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) is expected to reach $16.5B this year. A 32.8% increase from last year. Cloud applications will account for 90% of the worldwide mobile data traffic by 2019 compared to 81% at the end of last year. The global SaaS […]

Paying Your Sales Team in Recurring Revenue Model

by Bryan Gaines April 22, 2016 Business

Over the last few years the number one reason why partners have told me they aren’t ready to move their business into managed services and cloud-based offerings has been due to compensation models for sales. So I thought I would do a quick and easy blog on a few basics, and for those of you […]

If Work Has Changed, Why Hasn’t Your Phone System?

by Jessica Duvall March 18, 2016 Business
ShoreTel Shoretel Connect

Cloud communications has changed the way we work. Work is now a thing you do and not necessarily a place that you go. The pace of change continues to accelerate and it can be tough to stay on top of all of the new ways people can get stuff done. At the same time, we […]

ShoreTel Connect CLOUD Provides Robust Security

by Donna Cooley March 1, 2016 Closing the Deal
ShoreTel

I am often asked, “how secure is your hosted telephony offering, ShoreTel Connect CLOUD?” Security is often top of mind for many organizations considering moving their applications and sensitive data to the cloud, and the same goes for cloud communications. The fact is ShoreTel Connect CLOUD is one of the most secure cloud communication solutions […]

Start The Transition to Cloud PBX Today!

by Kim Posey February 5, 2016 Business
AudioCodes

By Jenna Watts One of the biggest challenges today with the vision of transitioning to Microsoft’s recently released Cloud PBX revolves around matching business needs with available features. Although Cloud PBX is on a rapid pace to parity with Skype for Business Server, some of the advanced features are only available on-premises for the foreseeable […]

Are You Stuck in the Fog on Your Way to the Cloud?

by Eric Bauer December 16, 2015 Business
AudioCodes

A practical approach to migrating (the right) users to Cloud PBX Many organizations are stuck in the fog of complexity as they move towards the promise of communications in the cloud. Recent Microsoft announcements surrounding enterprise voice for Skype for Business in the cloud have caused significant waves – and no small amount of confusion […]

5 Signs You’re Ready to Upgrade to ShoreTel Connect CLOUD

by Jessica Duvall December 1, 2015 Business
ShoreTel

Growth – the most desirable of outcomes – can be a double-edged sword. As a company increases in size and becomes more complex, the systems and processes that once supported its workforce may begin to seem inadequate.

Services and Applications are the Jewels of NFV

by Jim Machi November 20, 2015 Business
Dialogic

As readers of this blog know, I have been travelling to conferences to attend, speak, and have in-depth discussions. One item I am talking about, and asking about, and interfacing with people about is NFV.  Everyone gets that NFV can reduce CAPEX and OPEX. The telcos get it, and believe me, the vendors get it […]

NFV is About to Turn Three

by Tom Schroer November 20, 2015 Business
Dialogic

There was a lot of buzz around the state of NFV at the SDN and OpenFlow World Congress held in Dusseldorf recently. Both operators and vendors had a lot to say about NFV, but one thing was certain – going back to the old way of deploying network functions using proprietary hardware is not going to […]

Ominous weather in your forecast? Let ShoreTel Connect CLOUD help.

by Jessica Duvall November 9, 2015 Business
ShoreTel

It’s that time of the year. Floods. Ice. Snowstorms. The list goes on and on. Businesses across the country brace for the worst possible outcome that any natural disaster is capable of: bringing operations to a grinding halt. These types of events can be devastating to small businesses. Phone lines can be down for days, […]