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Virtualized Software Based Communications

For years everyone has talked about voice as an application and the possibility of running voice communications in a virtualized environment. The age of Virtualized software based communications is now here. Virtualization continues to be a leading trend in IT, so long gone are the days when unsupported hypervisor technology prevented real-time applications such as […]

What is Managed IT Services? And how much does it cost?

The concept behind Managed IT Services is to proactively take care of your IT infrastructure to monitor, manage and prevent IT problems before they happen.  IT Managed Services  saves your business from ongoing IT problems by proactively taking care of your network infrastructure.  Ideally with the right setup and proper planning 95% + of IT […]

How to select a Managed IT Services Provider

Whether it’s your first time making the switch to managed IT service, or you’re frustrated with your current vendor, there are several questions to consider before making a commitment to any managed services provider. Reputation Choosing a company to handle your managed IT services requires the same thought and consideration you put into every aspect […]

Voice and Data Carrier Services in Atlanta

There are literally hundreds of companies offering voice (telephone lines) and data bandwidth (internet access speeds). The companies range from global/multi-national carriers, national and regional carriers. All of these companies have numerous “packages” to attract potential new customers. AND, the “packages” are constantly changing! So where/who do you get expert objective advice on the best […]

What are the first considerations when selecting a phone system?

Finding the best phone solution for your business requires finding a company committed to understanding your business communications needs, NOT one that tries to make you “fit” their phone system solution(s). The starting point is to understand the two basic types of phone systems: 1. Premise-Based Telephone Systems – When considering this type of solution […]

Tips and Recommendations when Moving Your Telecom Services

Moving Your Telecom Service & Equipment? Tips and Recommendations 1) Dial tone & Internet Service Call your Service Provider 2-3 MONTHS BEFORE your move.  It takes roughly 30+ days from initial contact for your service provider to move Voice and Data circuits.  Nothing says downtime like a business without phone or internet service. Some Service Providers […]

Cloud Computing helps Small, Medium businesses Compete

Cloud helps small, medium businesses compete The use of cloud computing — essentially software delivered over the Internet — is growing rapidly. In fact, a recent report by analyst firm Analysys Mason, suggested that the small- and medium-sized cloud services market in the U.S. will grow from about $2 billion last year to more than […]

NEC Launches UNIVERGE Cloud Services UCaaS

Irving, Texas, March 21, 2012 – NEC Corporation of America (NEC) today made public its plans to launch UNIVERGE Cloud Services, a set of enhanced Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings recently announced by NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) to help businesses improve IT operations, worker productivity and cash flow to thrive in a competitive […]

Virtualized software delivers a streamlined Internet-style experience for business users to more effectively collaborate

Tokyo, March 14, 2012 – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the latest generation of its Unified Communications and Collaboration (UC&C) software, UNIVERGE 3C™. UNIVERGE 3C delivers essential UC&C tools to business users for virtually any device while maintaining a consistent user experience. The software services adapt to a wide variety of business roles, […]

Where will Telephony Be in Two Years?

Here are some key excerpts from an article from VoIP-News published in July of 2011. The future of telephony is more difficult to predict than that of other business technologies. For one, telephony services are already so advanced that analysts have a difficult time foreseeing what other calling features and communications applications users will need, even in the […]