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…

Hosted VoIP: Out of the Closet, into the Cloud

Traditionally, businesses deployed systems and applications by installing software on hardware located in their offices. Cloud Computing (which is also often called “Hosted” or “Software as a Service”) is a new paradigm in which cloud applications and cloud VoIP systems are located in secure data centers, and vendors take responsibility for owning, configuring and managing…