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Cisco vs. Avaya for Small Business

Cisco vs. Avaya for Small Business

Newsletter - November 26, 2014

Newsletter - November 26, 2014

This week, we've looked into moving yet another application to the cloud. The cloud gives us the flexibility, scalability and cost-efficiency we need... but there’s another aspect that tilts the balance for us: it’s COLLABORATION...

10 Features to Consider for Any ERP Solution

10 Features to Consider for Any ERP Solution

CRM-ERP Integration

CRM-ERP Integration

When it comes to business, information is power, and power equal success. Sales representatives and managers need to have a complete database on leads and customers, while administrative and logistics personnel need to be able to track costs, accounting, human resources, and inventory. Problems arise when there is no synchronicity between these disparate, yet equally important, parts of a company.

Cloud-Based Contact Center

Cloud-Based Contact Center

There is no question that the cloud is changing the landscape of businesses across the board. This is just as true for the contact center. The cost benefits alone for implementing CaaS (Contact center as a service) is quite tangible. Stay competitive, switch to a cloud-based contact center.

CRM for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

CRM for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

For years, SMBs thought that CRM systems were meant only for enterprise businesses. The question is, how many clients does it take to justify a CRM system? Is it worth the investment? Continue reading find the reasons why SMBs should implement a CRM system.

Cloud Security

Cloud Security

Everyone uses the cloud these days, don't they? But, recent events such as the celebrity photo breach through iCloud has left many users wondering just how safe their data actually is. And, they should worry because cybercrime increases over 100 percent year after year. So, it is critical to implement cloud security measures. Read more...

ERP for SMB

ERP for SMB

ERP systems are designed to assist with manufacturing, service delivery, marketing, sales, inventory management, shipping, payments, product planning, costs and more. Many CIOs believe that they cannot live without them. Think of all the money you save on personnel costs by installing the right ERP system. This is the case even more so for SMBs...

Risks and Benefits of Cloud Storage

Risks and Benefits of Cloud Storage

Cloud storage services can provide a wide variety of back up features, in addition to enhanced mobility. In essence, you no longer have to worry about hosting back-up servers on site and you can view your data from anywhere provided you have an internet connection and the right credentials. So what are the benefits, as well as the risks? We go through it for you here.

BI in the Contact Center

BI in the Contact Center

Using business intelligence complete with business analytics gives you the opportunity for predictive modeling. All companies must have the flexibility to change along with market preferences. Where several decades ago, sodas were all the rage, now people prefer natural drinks and water. Where would companies like Pepsi and Coca-Cola be if they did not keep their eyes on these types of modifications?

Featured Research
  • LMS for Remote Training and Employee Engagement

    The trends in distance education and remote work adoption have been trending upward in the past few years. However, in just the past 3-6 months, there has been a considerable spike in how many educational and corporate organizations are now using LMS tools to bring students or employees together in a cloud-based learning system. Our new guide explains the features and benefits LMS systems provide for business training, highlights the important questions you should be asking as you choose a new LMS, and provides recommendations on the best LMS systems for business training and performance management. more

  • Necessities for Remote Customer Service Teams

    Remote customer service can be particularly beneficial to small and medium-sized companies who want to create a great customer experience without all the expenses of setting up a call center or customer service department in an office environment. But what tools and features are absolute must-haves for inbound and outbound remote services options? This guide explores the functionality needed to provide support remotely and highlights the necessities for remote teams who are handling inbound and/or outbound support activities in your business. more

  • Cloud Software Security Tips

    Many companies have recently made a quick move to remote work and are relying on cloud-based software and services for business continuity. To operate safely and successfully in the cloud, it's critical that you don't overlook key security features or miss the important considerations necessary for optimal cloud security. Whether you need a fully secure cloud services infrastructure or protections on individual cloud-based software programs you rely on for your business, this guide will provide important cloud security tips you can use to secure your business data and streamline your remote work activities with confidence. more