telecom project snapshots

Telecom Project Snapshots

LAZ Parking LAZ has 1,850 locations and over 7,000 employees. Comprehensive Telecom Audit, New and Renegotiated Services The Result: 35+ percent annual savings on wireless; 40+ percent cut on MPLS; consolidation of 1,500+ POTS lines onto one bill. “We needed someone with telecom-specific expertise. Someone that could see the big picture, that could look at…

Faced with a Dying, Legacy Phone System, ArtWorks Installs New Hosted VoIP Solution

Fast-Track Deployment by ATC and CBTS Gets System Implemented Before Annual Fundraiser Cincinnati, OH, February 12, 2015—Advanced Technology Consulting (ATC) recently implemented a new hosted Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone system for ArtWorks. ATC deployed the cloud telephony solution, Emerge, provided by Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions (CBTS) and ArtWorks took advantage of a new service…

ATC Reworks Network Services for Mike’s Carwash

Succession Planning Prompted Reorganization of Family Business and Need for New, Upgraded Services Cincinnati, OH, January 29, 2015—Advanced Technology Consulting (ATC) recently completed work for Mike’s Carwash, totally re-working the company’s voice and data services while facilitating a wholesale move to the cloud. Spawned by the reorganization of the family-owned business, ATC was engaged to handle…

Multiple Locations = Multiple Challenges

Businesses with multiple locations face extra challenges staying connected, especially if those locations cross state lines and time zones. Unfortunately, many communications systems make the problem even worse by charging high long-distance rate, lacking a comprehensive dialing plan, and not providing the UC features that make communicating easier. Scalable Cloud Communications Solutions from Star2Star (S2S)…

Unified Communications Services, Simplified

ATC’s upcoming ad (“Unified Communications Simplified”) in Venue-LEAD Magazine features ATC client, Heritage Club, and Membership Director, Michelle Tegge. ATC recently deployed a Star2Star Communications hosted VoIP phone system for Heritage Club. Have a sneak peek of the ad to the right.   “With our new Star2Star phone system, we are able to better serve our members…

Understanding Cloud-based Unified Communications

(By Dean Manzoori, Masergy VP of Unified Communications.) Cloud-based unified communications is the fastest growing sector of the enterprise communications market. It combines the familiar voice and unified messaging features that we’ve all come to expect in the workplace, with newer functions that increase employee productivity. These include instant messaging, presence, video and web conferencing,…

Ten Unified Communication Stats Every CIO Should Know

(Below is a recent “Need to Know” blog post from ATC partner, Star2Star Communications.) In the search engine era, breaking down the incredible volume of available data into meaningful, digestible chunks can be extremely difficult. In the technology industry in particular, information overload can be a major obstacle in the search for insight. But as…

Outside the Silo – trustaff

When telecom consulting firm ATC calls itself a “boutique,” it isn’t in reference to the quaint shops you’d scour for collectibles. Rather, the firm’s boutique character derives from its specialized expertise, with which it is guiding its customer businesses into a new world of Internet-based solutions. Written by Brian Planalp As published in the Fall…