Month: October 2016

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? […]