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Five Reasons to Consider a Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) Platform

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    When the need to leverage existing platforms is present, integration is an option. This hybrid environment, while not fully cloud-based, can still be supported through a managed environment and provides the CIO with the assurance that previous investments are fully leveraged. Which option the enterprise chooses varies based on the speed and reach of their vision and their desire to fully enable business applications.

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Five Reasons to Consider a Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) Platform

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    When the need to leverage existing platforms is present, integration is an option. This hybrid environment, while not fully cloud-based, can still be supported through a managed environment and provides the CIO with the assurance that previous investments are fully leveraged. Which option the enterprise chooses varies based on the speed and reach of their vision and their desire to fully enable business applications.

The analyst data and client experience describing the virtues of voice/data convergence is well documented – greater efficiency, productivity, work flow integration and worker connectedness. According to analyst reports, half of all enterprises are engaged in the deployment of, or are using, unified communications (UC), while most of the rest are in the evaluation process.  

Simultaneously, how UC services are implemented and delivered continues to evolve and mature. This evolution has led to the integration of UC with the emerging elements of cloud services. The result of that combination is Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS). 

So what is UCaaS? And why should enterprises include UCaaS in their evaluation and decision making process? Carl Weinschenk offers the following tips on how companies can offload equipment -- and costs -- through UCaaS platforms.


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