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ShoreTel Phones

ShoreTel Phones Understanding Your ShoreTel Phones, Switches, Service, and Replacement Options As you review your business goals, if you need support for your legacy phones or if you’re considering an upgrade or update, Packet Fusion is here to help. And if you need assistance in understanding your ShoreTel (now Mitel) phone, switch, or other system […]

Bringing IT All Together

For many years, when people described companies like Packet Fusion as integrators, they were referring to combining hardware from many manufacturers with software from many providers to create superior solutions. Today’s integrators add value by combining cloud services and making them work well together. This provides tremendous latitude when planning more effective user experiences, in […]

Power to the People: The Changing Role of your IT Department

“Sorry, we’ve been busy putting out fires…” Tired of hearing this answer when you inquire about the progress on your latest request of the IT department in your company? You may be a big part of the solution. Enablement You’re an executive, a manager, perhaps a director. A highly competent human being capable of performing […]

NAVIGATING THE COMPLEXITY OF MICROSOFT 365 BUSINESS VOICE

Microsoft Teams has tried for years to implement voice into its offering. While Microsoft is incredible at delivering an unparalleled user interface and experience, they don’t do as good a job of delivering a robust, feature-rich voice platform. Realizing this, Microsoft has recently introduced Direct Routing which allows third party carriers/providers to interface to the […]

SHAKEN/STIR CAN IMPROVE YOUR BOTTOM LINE AND BOOST CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

SHAKEN/STIR: it’s not a martini, but it’s already packing a punch for robocallers.   SHAKEN/STIR* is a framework of interconnected standards that digitally validates the handoff of phone calls passing through networks, enabling the carrier to authenticate and stop robocalls before they reach consumers.   In January, the Pallone-Thune Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and […]

SD-WAN – What it is. Where it’s better!

(Software Defined Wide Area Networking) SD-WAN (Software Defined Wide Area Network) makes a wide area network perform better at a lower cost.  We will discuss in detail how we got to this point and we will help you build your business case for SD-WAN.  What is SD-WAN? What if you could spend a lot less […]

Are You Ready for Kari’s Law and NG911?

You may have heard of Kari’s Law*, signed in 2018 to require users of multi-line phone systems in commercial facilities to be able to dial 9-1-1 directly without having to dial a prefix to reach an outside line. Dialing 9-1-1 must also alert any front desk or security office maintained by the facility. Another new […]

The RingCentral and Avaya Partnership: What Does it Mean?

Recently, RingCentral announced that they will become the exclusive provider of UCaaS solutions to Avaya. They also announced plans to introduce a new solution: Avaya Cloud Office by RingCentral (ACO).   What does this mean? There will be some confusion in the marketplace until this all settles down, but in the meantime, I’ve summarized my […]