An Evolving World
The past two decades have seen a massive change in the way we work and live. The explosion of the internet and rapid development of cloud and mobile technologies have provided new opportunities to rethink the traditional and redefine the norm.
Attitudes towards the adoption of new technology are also changing due to the greater desire to optimize the “latest and greatest” tools within our professional and personal lives.
Mobility has become a standard in everyday business. And a worldwide acceptance of “the cloud” has created the expectation that knowledge should be accessible anywhere, anytime.
Connected Communications &
Twenty years ago collaboration was a conversation across the desk. Today it’s an interactive experience between multiple people, across continents, on the move, in remote locations, anywhere, at any time and on any device.
Knowledge is shared, decisions are made and relationships are built in real time. Because of this everyone is more informed, more efficient and more productive. And we need to be, because in today’s complex world, communication and collaboration plays a crucial role in the pursuit of our business goals.
For many organizations the value of collaboration is clear, but the question is how to optimize the technology to create environments where staff, customers and partners effortlessly interact in a timely and efficient manner.
Building a connected and collaborative business is an ongoing journey with the ultimate goal being the transformation of business practices to address the changing organizational requirements.
Skype for Business
Connecting people everywhere to achieve more, together.
Skype for business is a communications and collaboration platform that brings together the familiar experience and user love of Skype with enterprise grade security, reliability, compliance and control that you’ve come to expect from Microsoft.
As a part of the Microsoft Office 365 suite, all the powerful functionality of Skype for Business such as presence, messaging, email integration, voice, video and meeting functionality are available in a cloud services basis.
- People are at the heart of business
- Communicate and collaborate without borders or barriers
- Built for how people want to work together
- Modern products for global scale, security and reliability
Value & Impact
The top two drivers for communication and collaboration projects are improving productivity and collaboration, particularly among geographically dispersed organizations. Over 85% of businesses who have adopted advanced collaboration technology, report meeting or exceeding business case objectives. You can expect to see up to a 30% increase in productivity with staff retention improvements of up to 20%.
In addition, with an increased focus on attracting and retaining the best people, connected communications and advanced collaboration technology can underpin flexible working strategies that enable job satisfaction and an improved work/life balance.
Most importantly, when it’s all said and done, a unified and connected Communications environment can deliver cost savings of between 60–90% over legacy communication arrangements.
Value By the Numbers
- 87% of UC* Adopters state they have met or exceeded expectations
- 28 Minutes Per Day in productivity improvements per team member
- 65–75% of people using collaboration software say they wouldn’t give it up
- Save Up To 60% on cost of communications systems
- Save Up To 95% on conferencing charges
- Save Up To 50% on mobile call and roaming charges
- Save 30–75% on travel costs
* Unified Communications (UC)
We understand how daunting and complex it can be to identify the right technology options and related consumption models for your organization’s unique requirements.
Challenge us to build your organization a roadmap to advanced collaboration. Starting with what you have, we’ll work with you to optimize your investment and build a roadmap for the future – whether it’s in the cloud, on premise, or as a Cloud Connectivity model – at a pace and budget that suits you.