The Virtualization Option for Unified Communications

Most of us understand the on-prem or cloud options when considering a new UC solution. But what about a virtualization option for on-prem solutions? That is, taking the UC software and running it on an already existing high-powered server that is running other of your business applications as well. This would save you money because you wouldn’t necessarily have to buy another piece of hardware to go with your new UC software. First of all, let’s examine why this might be possible in the first place. One reason is pure advances in computing power. The COTS (commercial off the shelf) server you buy today clearly has a lot more computing power than the server you bought 5 years ago or even 18 months ago. I learned all about Moore’s law when I worked for Intel. As such, you don’t need discrete hardware to run each business application. It’s a bit hard to wrap your head around if you haven’t thought about it, but it makes sense. If the server has more computing power, then for any given application there will be “wasted” computing power on such as server. So why not use up that computing power by having it applied to multiple tasks or applications? Another reason is that, as…


Keeping the New Workforce Engaged with Unified Communications

The people who make up today’s workforce and the way they approach their careers has undergone dramatic change with the rise of the younger generations. Whether working for a small The post Keeping the New Workforce Engaged with Unified Communications appeared first on Inside the Asterisk. Inside the Asterisk


Unified Communications Systems and Contact Center Features

A few months ago, I wrote a blog about Unified Communication solutions including some contact center features like music on hold, callback when available, call queues, and routing rules (such The post Unified Communications Systems and Contact Center Features appeared first on Inside the Asterisk. Inside the Asterisk


Unified Communications and Improved Service Time

I’ve written multiple blogs in the past about how Unified Communications (UC) can improve workforce productivity, collaboration, etc. We even have an excellent white paper outlining some of the actual The post Unified Communications and Improved Service Time appeared first on Inside the Asterisk. Inside the Asterisk


How Unified Communications Boosts Workplace Productivity

Many organizations fuss around with different apps and new gizmos hoping to find the magic bullet solution to increasing their workplace productivity. But a growing number of businesses are learning The post How Unified Communications Boosts Workplace Productivity appeared first on Inside the Asterisk. Inside the Asterisk


What Your Unified Communications Phone System Does in a Typical Day

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog explaining what Unified Communications is. If you use a UC phone system, you might not even know where it physically is. Perhaps The post What Your Unified Communications Phone System Does in a Typical Day appeared first on Inside the Asterisk. Inside the Asterisk


Must-Have Unified Communications Features for Auto Dealerships

  Today’s car buyers have several options for where and how they purchase their vehicles. Senior Director at J.D Power, Arianne Walker, stresses that “shoppers are gathering information digitally up The post Must-Have Unified Communications Features for Auto Dealerships appeared first on Inside the Asterisk. Inside the Asterisk


Unified Communications: Videotelefonie, Application Sharing, Mobility & Co.

Das Thema Unified Communications ist, ähnlich wie die IP-Telefonie, aus der Geschäftswelt nicht mehr wegzudenken: Mitarbeiter und Geschäftspartner vernetzen sich und tauschen in kürzester Zeit Informationen aus. Durch verschiedene Kommunikationsmittel verbessern sie ihre Erreichbarkeit, steigern ihre Effizienz und beschleunigen somit Geschäftsprozesse. All dies ist nur durch eine vereinheitlichte und integrierte Kommunikationsstruktur möglich. Unified Communications by innovaphone bietet genau dies. Verschiedene Unified Communications Bausteine machen aus der VoIP Telefonanlage innovaphone PBX eine ausgereifte und dabei immer noch schlanke Kommunikationskomplettlösung. Bei innovaphone steht dabei der Webclient myPBX im Mittelpunkt. Er vereint verschiedene Unified Communications Elemente unter seiner übersichtlichen Oberfläche: Klassische IP Telefonie, Telefonkonferenzen, Firmenverzeichnisse, Verbindungsprotokolle, Presence-Angaben, Instant Messaging, Collaboration Sessions, Desktop Videotelefonie oder Videokonferenzen – mit der Unified Communications Lösung von innovaphone ist alles möglich, egal ob vom Büro, Homeoffice oder von unterwegs aus. innovaphone Blog