Do you have an older phone system that is holding you back? Is your PBX getting expensive to maintain or won’t allow you to incorporate the latest technologies? Can you improve your business prospects by unleashing your employees to work flexibly from anywhere? Could your team benefit from the latest Web and video technologies to collaborate with remotely located colleagues, partners or customers? Is your network backbone lacking the performance or security you need to effectively communicate?
Upgrading your business communications is not as complicated or expensive as you may think. In fact, deploying the latest IP solutions can actually save you a lot of money in the long run by enabling simpler, smarter and more affordable communications. There have been countless studies that show the savings that result from an IP infrastructure compared to traditional networking and PBX systems. IP solutions make it easy to consolidate and manage multiple locations, incorporate remote and mobile workers, add new users, use advanced features and reduce monthly long distance charges, to name just a few of the benefits.
Consider the following 10 reasons why upgrading your business communications with IP solutions will take your business to the next level. Xtelesis can help you migrate to new technologies. As an IP communications integrator, Xtelesis specializes in a broad range of solutions to meet any business requirement, including data networking, IP telephony, video conferencing and mobility.
1. Improve customer service
2. Increase employee productivity
3. Speed internal communications
More and more professionals are on the go and working away from their office. With a mobile phone in hand, your staff members will never miss an important call and can collaborate with colleagues and customers quickly and efficiently, from anywhere. Xtelesis supports a selection of Mobility solutions for in-building mobility, road warriors and telecommuters, including the ShoreTel Mobility mobile device integration solution that ties the office extension to popular consumer mobile devices such as a smartphone or tablet.
4. Incorporate remote workers
5. Simplify team collaboration
With broadband IP communications and the public Internet, high quality HD Video Conferencing is more manageable and more affordable than ever. Your employees can share presentations, utilize an interactive whiteboard or video conference with remotely located team members easily in an affordable way, without the expense of physically traveling to meetings. Conferencing and Collaboration products from Xtelesis partners, LifeSize and Vidyo, deliver face-to-face communication across the miles.
6. Accommodate corporate growth
7. Ease management
Today’s IP Phone Systems offer incredible scalability for future growth and a failure-proof architecture that is easily managed as a single IP network with feature transparency among all locations. Xtelesis can help you install a ShoreTel IP Phone System that will streamline your operation and continue to deliver new technologies that will improve your business down the road.
8. Enhance network performance
9. Simplify IT
IP networking ensures high quality communications and can add Power over Ethernet (PoE) functionality and better security to your current Local Area Network (LAN) and simplify the connection of your offices in different states or different countries via a Wide Area Network (WAN). Xtelesis partners with top manufacturers including Cisco, HP ProCurve, Juniper, Enterasys and Aerohive to offer a wide range of Data Networking solutions that will optimize a LAN and/or WAN for your business. Xtelesis also offers Managed IT Services to handle your IT requirements for you, removing the burden of computer maintenance and repair and data network monitoring and management.
10. Reduce expenses
Finally, all of the above will help you reduce your overall expenses. ShoreTel Mobility is just one example. This technology can reduce your mobile phone bills by up to 70% by automatically routing mobile calls via the cheapest path inside and outside the organization. It is easier than ever to deploy IP solutions for simpler, smarter and more affordable communications. Contact us and upgrade today!
Amid budget cutbacks and enrollment increases, higher education institutions are seeking ways to provide high-impact, cost-effective online teaching, learning, and staff development. They want to teach and collaborate with a proven solution. Rapidly create and deliver compelling on-demand courses and highly interactive virtual classes. Educators want to boost participation by eliminating technical barriers. That’s when Vidyo comes in.
Adobe Connect pro 8 is a Web Video Conferencing platform allowing you to set up meetings, webinars and classroom training. Vidyo has partnered with Adobe to deliver an integrated solution together for video and webconferencing. Vidyo’s pod for Adobe Connect pro 8 makes HD quality video interaction an easy-to-use, natural extension to the Adobe Connect webconferencing environment.
Cranfield University a postgraduate institution in the UK specializing in science, technology and management, deployed VidyoConferencing™ as a key component of the University´s communications system. Cranfield´s student population has more than 4,000 graduate students, that enroll in courses at the University´s three campuses.
Vidyo enables us to communicate with our key partners, researchers and students across the world with high quality and reliable interaction,” said Chas McManus, IT Projects Manager, Cranfield University. “We needed clear, dependable quality and minimum fuss. Compared to PC–based video conferencing solutions from other vendors we tested, Vidyo was much easier to use, reliable and offered impressive quality. We were able to use it without ever reading any guide or manual, which means it is easy to roll–out to first–time users and to support. We have yet to see a Vidyo meeting screen freeze or crash, unlike other video conferencing products.”
Vidyo´s systems are easy to deploy. The versatility of VidyoConferencing enables BOTH desktop and room HD video conferencing that can be used by everyone within an organization. At Cranfield University, anyone on any of their campuses can access the Vidyo system, whether from an office, a classroom, home or while traveling,
Web Video conferencing for K-12 students is beginning to be used successfully. Students in this age category are virtually weaned in a digital and internet environment and online video conferencing further promotes digital literacy. Students become engaged in learning with multimedia images and lessons
To learn more about Vidyo and its array of services, please contact us or request a demo today! Xtelesis helps businesses of all sizes move forward with our wide variety of solutions.