CTG network services

Thinking about network services? Ask these 5 questions first

Brett Harney Application Performance, Network Performance

Most companies have built their traditional network architecture in a piecemeal approach over the years, starting at the corporate office and then expanding to the branch office. Network managers selected the most reliable and most cost-effective internet connections possible for each location. This approach worked well when teams were small and internet speeds were ‘good enough’ to connect back to …

Call Center Customer experience

Why the ‘experience economy’ makes Call Center-as-a-Service a Must

Brett Harney Hosted Phone, Unified Communications

Regardless of the size of your business or industry, you cannot underestimate the power of positive customer experience. Delighting a customer and delivering exceptional customer service has the power to turn a ‘first customer’ into a ‘forever customer.’ Not to mention, it has the potential to amplify your positive message across many audiences, thanks to social media. On the flip …

UCaaS 2.0 – Raising the stakes with UCaaS Application Integration

Brett Harney Application Performance, Unified Communications

When it comes to communicating at work, it should be as simple as ‘pulling up a chair’ to a co-worker’s desk. But in a world that’s gone mobile – where nearly 50% of Americans say they spend at least some time working remotely or from home – how can organizations foster effective communication when team members can literally be working …

It's all about the bundle

It’s All About The Bundle

Brett Harney Application Performance, Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, Cloud, Communication, Hosted Phone, Unified Communications, VoIP

I recently took a morning trip to McDonald’s to cheat on my 2019 Resolution, and ordered the standard Egg McMuffin, hash brown and a coffee.  When I arrived at the drive through window, the attendant told me my total was $9.23 and I was appalled.  I asked for the receipt and everything was ordered ala cart instead of the “Breakfast …

Winning with UCaaS: The road to smart, efficient business communication

Brett Harney Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, Unified Communications

Unified Communication-as-a-Service (UC) is the new standard for business communications – not just because it offers the ability to cut communication costs, but also because it enables new capabilities that integrate voice and other digital communication channels into a single platform. Using a single UC platform, users can switch seamlessly between features like text, video conferencing, meeting collaboration, and much …