A look at business communication – where does mobility fit in?

Brett Harney BYOD, Cloud, Communication, Hosted Phone, Unified Communications

Cloud computing and mobility of technologies have forever changed how we live, work, and communicate. Digital tools and mobile devices have advanced to the point where remote working is no longer an exception. In fact, surveys reveal that 70% of the U.S. population works remotely at least once a week. (Source: IWG). What’s powering this remote working revolution? Part of …

It's all about the bundle

It’s All About The Bundle

Brett Harney Application Performance, Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, Cloud, Communication, Hosted Phone, Unified Communications, VoIP

I recently took a morning trip to McDonald’s to cheat on my 2019 Resolution, and ordered the standard Egg McMuffin, hash brown and a coffee.  When I arrived at the drive through window, the attendant told me my total was $9.23 and I was appalled.  I asked for the receipt and everything was ordered ala cart instead of the “Breakfast …

Remote Working

3 Ways to Keep Your Remote Employees Dialed In

Brett Harney Collaboration, Communication, Hosted Phone, Unified Communications

While sales people have been traveling on the road for years working from remote locations, the rest of the office has been expected to be at their desks during business hours. But why? If they’re at their desk they’re more productive, right? Not necessarily. Rather than just names you see online or voices you hear during your semiweekly check-in meeting, …

Unified Communications

Choosing the Best Partner to Guide Your UC Journey

Brett Harney Cloud, Collaboration, Communication, Unified Communications

While deciding on your business’ path to Unified Communications (UC), you face a full spectrum of needs and challenges. And there’s no shortage of parties knocking on your door and offering to solve your problems. You’ll have to determine what type of partner can provide the guidance and support you require. You’ll be approached by product vendors and systems integrators, …

Summary of the State of the Phone Industry

Brett Harney Communication, Hosted Phone

CONFUSION!  That is the word to start this blog.  The world of premise-based phone technology is in a state of absolute confusion. During the last three months, the playing field has drastically condensed with quite a few mergers and acquisitions. In the midst of this M&A free for all, Mitel is staging itself to “buy” the competition.  And one of their bigger plays (Avaya) …