Business Phone System

The Rental Economy Shapes Business Communication

Over the last 20 years, the disparate technologies that have powered business communications across industries are gradually merging. What used to be 10 different on-premise tools and systems are quickly becoming integrated into platforms with multiple apps that span your organization. These changes are leaving business leaders asking… Do I own it? Rent it? Partially own […]

Mitel Connect

What is Mitel Connect?

With the merger of Mitel and ShoreTel, there are a lot of questions around Mitel Connect. When we talk Mitel Connect, we’re usually referring to the Mitel Connect Client for Mobile Devices but the engine that facilitates the UCC functionality of Mitel Connect is the back-end server component. We’ll first take a look at the […]

SIP

How SIP Trunking Guarantees Uninterrupted Communication

“My call was just dropped and I can’t get through. I was on a call with my most important customer trying to secure an order worth more than $1 Mil. What do I do now?” The ability to communicate cannot be overstated in any relationship be it personal or professional. And when building relationships, being […]

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Improving Cloud App Performance with SD-WAN

Your outside sales team is hosting an important video conference. At the same time, your customers are on the phone with your support team troubleshooting problems via remote desktop. Suddenly your sales team video starts to experience latency and the call is eventually abandoned; your support team experiences “brown out” and loses visual of the […]

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What is a ShoreTel Support Provider?

A ShoreTel support provider is an expert that provides support for Shortel hardware and software. When you have issues with your ShoreTel phones, ShoreTel Connect, ShoreTel routers, etc., you need a technical support provider to get things fixed. But beyond just fixing broken ShoreTel systems, a ShoreTel support provider is a partner to help you […]

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Getting Back to the Art of Human Communication with Video Conferencing

We talk with people every day, but how do we know we’re truly communicating and actively listening to each other? Traditional telephone-based conference calls are unable to capture the art of the conversation. The visual cues of facial expressions, body language and human inference only happen during face-to-face conversations. Not all is lost. Video conferencing […]

Using Gaming to Improve the Employee Experience in the Contact Center

Using Gaming to Improve the Employee Experience in the Contact Center

Encouraging the Right Behavior for Greater Customer Satisfaction Having the right data can make or break organizations that rely on phone communication with their customers. The need for collaboration between disparate phone systems and reporting systems goes beyond what most phone manufacturers offer to measure the customer experience. The integration between Mitel (ShoreTel) and Brightmetrics […]

Critical Questions Your Contact Center Should Answer: Analytics is the Key to Unlocking Contact Center Success

Does Your Contact Center Service Have a Bad Rap?

How Big Data & Analytics Save the Day. Hold Please… No one starts their day thinking, “I want to spend 30-60 minutes, or even longer, on the telephone waiting to reach a contact center agent.” However, a study from the analytics firm, Marchex, estimates that Americans spend 900 million hours per year on hold. The […]

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The Impact of Mitel’s Acquisition on ShoreTel Users

Tech Talk with CEO, Matt Pingatore What is Mitel’s plan for the ShoreTel product?  Is a forklift upgrade required to take advantage of the future offerings?  Do you have to discard your investment in your ShoreTel solution to transition to the cloud? What is the roadmap for product innovation at Mitel? Now that the acquisition […]

Contact Center

Even small businesses need exceptional customer satisfaction. But how?

Improve your Customer Satisfaction & Improve Customer Retention Many small businesses believe they are too small to invest in a Contact Center solution because they only have a few people dedicated to customer support.  Sounds familiar? You own or run the business and likely have a manager who handles customer support calls. They rely on […]

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Mitel Connect for Mobile App

Stay Connected at all times: Mobile Solutions for the Modern Worker Introducing the Mitel Connect* for Mobile App – We are excited to bring you a new version of the Mitel Mobility Client, now called Mitel Connect for Mobile App.  Gone are the days of “mobility” being an option – in today’s workplace it is a necessity.  Available […]

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Packet Fusion Acquires a Genesys (ININ) Elite Partner Further Expanding Contact Center Practice

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Packet Fusion, a unified communications and collaboration solutions provider, acquired Advanced Call Processing (ACP), a contact center engineering and sales firm based in Carlsbad, CA.  ACP specializes in the Genesys Customer Experience Platform and AVST unified communications (UC) solution.  The addition of ACP’s expertise in the contact center […]