The Chamber Announces Class 38 for this Year’s Leadership Cincinnati Program: Leadership Cincinnati, sponsored by First Financial Bank, is the foremost leadership development program in the Cincinnati region, providing participants the knowledge, skills and confidence to assume greater responsibility for leading the Cincinnati region into the future. Class members are chosen from a cross section of…Details
Software Advice spoke with hundreds of buyers from businesses looking for VoIP solutions that are designed for their needs. The result: some interesting insight into the needs of today’s VoIP buyers. Much of which reflects what we at ATC see and hear daily. Interactions with business buyers (from companies with annual revenues of $100 million or less) uncovered their…Details
CIO of the Future: St. Elizabeth Physicians Mark Hoover is CIO of St. Elizabeth Physicians, one of the oldest, largest, and most respected medical providers in the Greater Cincinnati region. Using technologies like VoiceMaxx CE from West IP Communications, Hoover is using UC to make his company more efficient, scalable and productive. See ATC’s work…Details
Situation Jonathan Theders, CEO of RiskSOURCE® Clark-Theders (www.risksource.com), knew in order to best serve his clients he needed to have an up-to-date, comprehensive business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery plan in place. The final piece of Theders’ BC plan was his phone system. He needed to upgrade his system and establish a redundant connection for…Details
You’d be hard pressed to find a decision-maker that doesn’t already know the benefits of moving over to a VoIP system. For more than a decade, tech moguls have long sung the praises of VoIP. Let’s not forget that the technology has managed to evolve with the Internet, improving and helping businesses keep their bills…Details
Cincinnati Bell unveiled a high-profile public relations campaign on Monday to support its Fioptics gigabit Internet service and commitment to free Wi-Fi hot spots at strategic locations across the region. The campaign, called “Light Up Cincinnati,” comes as Cincinnati Bell continues to expand its Fioptics suite of high-speed Internet, voice and entertainment services for businesses…Details
Data Usage Soars From our friends at Chief Mobility Officer, powered by Visage. Companies love that employees use their smartphones and tablets all the time for work — until they face steep mobile bill as a result. When employees reply to emails, hold a Skype conference or share the latest company blog post on Twitter…Details
Often ATC works with valued partners such as VertitechIT to provide holistic solutions. In this case, a new global MPLS network capable of running Microsoft Lync, Exchange, and Sharepoint, as well as video conferencing and Oracle applications. Read about Wabtec below: The Company Something was putting the brakes on Wabtec’s wide area network. Senior management…Details
ATC Co-Founder and Managing Partner, David Goodwin, recently had this article featured at LeadCincinnati.net: After my short professional baseball career, I finished my education at Xavier University. Eager to enter the business world, I got my start in telecom by selling long distance service for Cable & Wireless USA. That turned out to be a…Details
There’s more information than ever for businesses to protect. Not backing up files and applications can lead to devastating consequences. This video explains why cloud backup and disaster recovery might be the way to go.
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Given the cost and resource advantages of cloud-based applications and platforms, many businesses are turning to cloud-based phone systems as viable solutions for communication. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology refers to a series of transmission capabilities that make vocal communication over the Internet possible. Hosted Voice is a service that combines VoIP with a…Details
(From our partner, Thinking Phones) As the person in charge of a company’s IT infrastructure, a CIO has a lot on his or her plate. Ensuring safety, cutting costs, and managing the network on a day-to-day basis are all integral components to the job. But there are many other potential concerns that people who hold this title…Details
Cellular costs are escalating for enterprises across the board. IT departments are burdened by the increasing array of mobile devices, wireless networks, and related services that enable the broad use of mobile communications and computing.
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Equipping a business with a communications infrastructure for the modern world is a tough task. Enter your name and email to view ATC’s recent Webinar regarding voice and data IT technologies. (See the presentation outline below.) Presentation Outline I. Evolution of Voice and Data History Convergence II. Benefits of VoIP Best time to explore Hosted v.…Details
ATC Teams Up With CBTS to Win Wyler Gold Outing On June 30, 2014 the Wyler Family Foundation hosted the annual Wyler Family Foundation Charity Golf Classic at Kenwood Country Club (KCC). Beautiful weather, warm spirits, and a well represented group of sponsors, guests and Jeff Wyler employees contributed to the cause. $200,000 was raised to…Details
Goodwin Selected for Leadership Cincinnati Advanced Technology Consulting’s (ATC) co-founder and managing partner, David Goodwin, was recently accepted to the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s premier leadership program Leadership Cincinnati. As a participant in Class 38, Goodwin gains the privilege of participating in a flagship development program that has a long and proud history, and a strong…Details
Make Your Voice and Data Networks Work for You Equipping a business with a communications infrastructure for the modern world is a tough task. Join ATC for a telecom and communications education session. Learn about the future of voice and data IT technologies and how these technologies can help you grow. We will cover the essentials, costs and…Details
CIO of the Future: St. Elizabeth Physicians Using technologies like VoiceMaxx CE from West IP Communications, Hoover is using Unified Communications (UC) to make his company more efficient, scalable and productive. St. Elizabeth Physicians is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected medical providers in the Greater Cincinnati region. See ATC’s work with Hoover…Details
Mason, OH, July 1, 2014 – Advanced Technology Consulting’s (ATC) Co-Founder and Managing Partner, David Goodwin, was recently accepted to the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber‘s premier leadership program—Leadership Cincinnati. As a participant in Class 38, Goodwin gains the privilege of participating in a flagship development program that has a long and proud history, and a…Details
By Nick Enger This month marks my eighth year in the channel. But for all intents and purposes, I am still a comparative newbie, a rookie, a novice. If I worked on a crab boat, they would call me a greenhorn. My counterparts in the industry have been at it for 15 to 25+ years.…Details
ATC and Prasco have had an ongoing relationship stemming back to early 2011. Initially, ATC was contracted to conduct a comprehensive audit of Prasco’s telecom services and carrier contracts for six locations. This audit also included negotiating new service contracts based on a new post-audit network design. At the time, Prasco was closing a location…Details
From our friends at Software Advice:
Today, abundant and cheap bandwidth increases the quality and functionality of VoIP telephony. 2030 will spell the death of the analog telephone as national carriers will no longer be legally obligated to maintain their unprofitable analog telephony networks.
Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) is becoming an increasingly popular choice for businesses across North America. UCaaS holds the potential to revolutionize user functionality through a variety of applications including fax, instant messaging, voice, and video. UCaaS can also dramatically reduce costs by up to 50% if implemented correctly. If your business isn’t using…Details
As published in the Goering Center newsletter: By Louie Hollmeyer Director of Marketing, Advanced Technology Consulting June 2014 According to IDC’s recent MarketScape* assessment, 69.7 percent of midsized organizations use the Cloud or have plans to implement within the next 12 months. And, 34 percent of small organizations (<100 employees) are also doing so or…Details
ATC Hartford and ATC Cincinnati Recognized in Same Day in Each Region ATC was honored to participate as nominees and finalists in Hartford’s (CT) Business Champion Award and Cincinnati’s (OH) Fast 55 Award. Both award ceremonies occurred yesterday (June 5). See slideshow below. The ATC Hartford team, led by Darren DeMartino, attended the Business Champion…Details
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, David Goodwin, accepted ATC’s 2014 Fast Track Business of the Year Runner Up Award, presented by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. The awards presentation held May 13 featured this video from Goodwin:
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ATC’s David Goodwin recently appeared with Tom Cooney, host of the daily BusinessWise radio segment. Cooney, from the CPA firm Cooney, Faulkner & Stevens, tackles tough questions, offers profiles of highly successful people, and looks at the financial impact of what’s happening in the news. Goodwin’s segments were broadcast on May 5, 2014: In segment…Details
The business case for implementing a new phone system requires presenting management with a benefits and “VoIP” ROI strategy as well as listing the total cost of ownership. Because management may direct considerable scrutiny to a VoIP solution, it is important to present some basic metrics that can be used to measure the success associated with converging…Details
Winners and runner ups were unveiled yesterday (May 13th) at the Cincinnati USA Business Awards luncheon at the Sharonville Convention Center. ATC received 2014 Runner Up for Fast Track Business of the Year. The business awards are presented by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. Co-Founder and Managing Partner, David Goodwin, accepted the award on behalf of…Details
IP telephony continues to grow in the business environment among small, midsize, and enterprise-level businesses. A Voice over IP (VoIP) system is more clear and reliable than a traditional public switched telephone network (PSTN) and is also much more affordable. VoIP can offer more advanced calling functions that would normally cost extra on a PSTN…Details
Listen to ATC’s David Goodwin this evening (May 5) on BusinessWise radio. BusinessWise (Cincinnati, OH) profiles highly successful people, companies, organizations and relevant issues throughout the region. Goodwin discusses trends in telecom, VoIP, bandwidth, and cloud technologies. David Goodwin will appear this afternoon as follows: WNKU-FM – 89.7, 105.9 & 104.1 at 6:00 pm WMKV | WLHS-FM…Details
Back9Network, a burgeoning golf lifestyle network, moved into its new 13,000 square-foot facility located in downtown Hartford in the Phoenix building at One American Row. The new space includes offices and digital production areas, in addition to a 100-seat hosted VoIP business phone system. Faced with all the complexities that coincide the launch of a…Details
Due to ATC’s work with clients such as St. Elizabeth Physicians, ATC has earned PartnerMaxx Gold Level status with the West Corporation. ATC’s Gold-level status acknowledges its commitment to cloud-based communications and the positive impact the UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service) model brings to businesses. Last year (2013) ATC completed implementation of a West IP Communications corporate telecom solution…Details
Lykins Energy Solutions, headquartered in Milford, OH ( a Cincinnati suburb), has experienced impressive growth through the expansion of its service offerings and acquisition. Lykins is a premier supplier of traditional fuels and environmentally friendly alternative fuels for business and government fleets, municipalities, homes and farms. Founded in 1948 by Guy Lykins, Sr., and now…Details
Long-time ATC customer, Sheakley, is a privately held outsourced human resources specialty firm. Sheakley got its start in 1963 and has evolved beyond a workers’ comp and unemployment claims management company to a comprehensive HR solutions provider. As a nationally recognized leader in the industry, Sheakley counts more than 50,000 clients. Sheakley’s tailored solutions help…Details
Finalists for the Cincinnati USA Business Awards were announced last week and include 45 diverse and successful companies from around the region. ATC was selected in the category of “Fast Track Business of the Year.” See it here. The “Fast Track” category focuses on five key areas of business, including leadership style and company culture,…Details