AltiGen Named to “30 Fastest Growing Microsoft Solution Providers” for UCaaS

AltiGen Communications has been named by Silicon Review a “30 Fastest Growing Microsoft Solution Provider” for 2016. The Silicon Review, highly regarded and known worldwide as a trusted online and print community for business & technology professionals, gives this distinction to 30 companies that are at the forefront of providing unique and innovative Microsoft solutions, […]

4 Resources for Learning Skype for Business

If you organization has decided to implement a Unified Communications solution, you have no doubt looked at the world's leading UC platform, Microsoft Office 365 with Skype for Business. Being the most popular solution for organizations, there are countless resources available on the web to learn more about the product: its benefits, implementation, and quick tips.  Here […]

Video Demonstrates How to Get Greater ROI from Skype for Business

Effective and efficient communication within any organization will provide increased productivity and decreased costs. Communication is the heartbeat of your business: It's everything you do, who you do it with, and how you do it. Statistics have proven that effective communication directly impacts profitability, and investments into improving communication will reward your business with a faster Return […]

Talking TCO: Hosted Skype for Business

One common theme in Unified Communications strategy surrounds choosing premise based, DIY solutions versus hosted solutions. Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is featured in these discussions, especially since the upfront capital expenditures to deploy a solution can immediately put a halt to the good intentions. While Microsoft's Skype for Business integration with Office 365 has made […]

How Skype Changed the Face of Workplace Collaboration

col·lab·o·ra·tion kəˌlabəˈrāSH(ə)n/ noun: the action of working with someone to produce or create something. In business terms, collaboration used to mean a conversation across a desk. With Unified Communications, it has evolved to mean an interactive experience on multiple devices, with multiple methods, between multiple people, located in different states/countries/continents, anytime, anywhere. Knowledge is shared in real time, work is done […]

DIY vs. Hosted in Unified Communications Solutions

As with all things in life, if you have decided to move your business phone systems to a VoIP solution, you have choices to make. Do you purchase the IP PBX and run and operate the system on premise, or do you look to eliminate the capital expenditure and move to a Hosted IP PBX? […]

AltiGen in the News: Introducing UC Cloud

AltiGen Announces Its New UC Cloud, Combining Hosted Skype for Business With AltiGen's Natively Integrated Cloud Contact Center Solution SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwired – Sep 20, 2016) – AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN), a leading provider of Microsoft-based Cloud Unified Communications solutions, announces the availability of AltiGen UC Cloud, an innovative cloud solution combining the capabilities of […]

Web Meetings Made Easy and Ease Travel Budgets

Businesses in today's global market not only have employees geographically dispersed, but clients, prospects and vendors located across time-zones. Being a traveling salesman used to mean hopping in a car and driving an hour or two to visit a client or prospect. Now it can mean boarding a plane with a passport in hand for a meeting that […]

Improve Outdated Communications with Skype for Business Federation Feature

We have been discussing the many features of Skype for Business as part of your organization's overall Unified Communications strategy. It is an immensely powerful tool when it comes to improving intra-company communications, and has numerous features to assist in communicating with the "outside world," such as the ability to initiate a web meeting with […]

What Web Meetings Mean for Employee Retention

This past July, Forbes published the article For Employee Retention, There's No Place Like Home which makes the case that employees are more apt to be happy and stay with your company if they have some flexibility when it comes to working remotely. Telecommuting is certainly on the rise, with about 40% of U.S. employees working […]