Cloud computing

Cloud

Head in the Clouds: 2017 Trends

With cloud adoption on the rise, and with so many cloud technologies and consumption models now available, the question for all size businesses is how to best leverage cloud solutions to accomplish business objectives. And, many will be asking questions like: How can we deploy cloud applications rapidly and cost-effectively? Is a private, public or […]

02.24.2017

Telecom

Carrier Services

2017 Telecom Carrier Trends

We are halfway through the first quarter of 2017—how have some of the biggest industry and telecom trends shaped your plans for the remainder of the year? I spoke with members of our carrier services team to talk top trends for this year. Here is what they said: Theresa Vernon—Senior Account Manager “There are several […]

02.16.2017

Cloud computing

Announcements

Partner News: RingCentral, Carousel Strategic Partnership to Bring Enterprises into the Cloud

This post is authored by RingCentral and originally appeared on their blog. 2017 has kicked off to be a busy year! We’re seeing more and more enterprise clients driving demand for cloud communications, which means the opportunity for channel partners is HUGE. Increasingly, I hear customers say that going forward they will be “cloud first” […]

02.09.2017

young coworkers working

Cloud

Security, UC&C, Cloud: Think of the Influence You Can Make This Year

“We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next 10. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.” – Bill Gates  As an IT leader, you most likely can recall a moment—or moments—in time in which you have lost influence. Perhaps it […]

02.08.2017

Computer technician in server room

Cloud

3 Signs It’s Time to Migrate to a Newer Platform

Maybe your email server is nearing end of life and you’re stuck trying to figure out what’s next—do you upgrade or move to Office 365? There are some instances when updating existing hardware isn’t as cost effective or efficient than migrating to a new platform—like the cloud or a hybrid data center—altogether. In this post, […]

01.26.2017

Cloud computing

Cloud

Five Reasons to Explore a Hybrid Cloud Strategy

Cloud services are a great alternative for almost every company for many compute needs. Access to such services can be easy and rapid to obtain—many will even accept your credit card. Many tasks come to mind as being better from cloud sources like payroll and employee benefits, expense management and even CRM for smaller companies.  […]

01.24.2017