Enter the Matrix

A Blog by Telapprise

UCaaS Hardphones and Softphones – Do You Need Both?

UCaaS or Unified Communications as-a-service has gone from alternative technology to the go-to option for businesses looking to reduce costs and enjoy smarter and easier ways to collaborate. When evaluating enterprise communication options, it’s helpful to start with the company’s current phone system and review its capabilities and overall satisfaction, compared costs, and long-term goals. … Continued

Understanding Your Cloud Ecosystem and Opportunities for Integration

A cloud-based IT environment provides many transformational advantages, including everything from reducing risks, to increased efficiency, scalability and flexibility. Not only that, cloud computing helps IT break down silos across their business to start new partnerships, apply new technologies, and expand opportunities. That’s probably why cloud usage among enterprises continues to increase so dramatically. Recent … Continued

Making Sense of SD-WAN Options

You’ve heard that software-defined wide-area-networking or SD-WAN is growing at a tremendous pace – and for a good reason. The adoption of the technology has skyrocketed in our era of always-on connectivity fueled by the cloud and wireless broadband, and our growing branch office connectivity needs. The basic premise is that SD-WAN architecture provides a … Continued

Transitioning from TDM Voice to SIP

If you’ve heard a lot about SIP trunking or Session Internet Protocol services lately, it’s because more businesses are moving away from traditional communication networks and adopting Unified Communication or UC systems. They’re making a move to IP-based voice services for cost savings, access to advanced features, and streamlined management capabilities. Businesses are also transitioning … Continued

Top Digital Transformation Trends for 2019

Digital transformation is more than just a buzzword for the enterprise. Technology is reshaping how businesses operate and interact with customers in many essential ways. Digital transformation is about finding ways to use technology to retool processes, so they’re more efficient and effective. While many large-scale organizations are in the midst of digital transformation, many … Continued

Thinking About 2019 Goals? Start with Telecom, IT, and Cloud Planning!

Before we get to party favors, champagne, and New Year’s Eve countdowns, there’s a lot of work to do. That’s especially true if you’re an IT leader evaluating your business goals and telecom and cloud agenda for 2019. This level of planning requires analyzing your business goals, setting specific and measurable metrics to reach them, … Continued

The UC Platform is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

It’s a well-known fact that the majority of an iceberg lies below the surface – the same can be said for the typical Unified Communication (UC) implementation and environment. On top of the features and functionality we all love –voice and video conferencing, mobile apps and IM – when you look at the UC platform … Continued

Why is it so Hard to Get Telecom and Cloud Services Implemented?

Every shift in technology brings challenges along with the potential for big benefits — and the adoption of telecom and cloud services is no exception. While telecommunication services are one of the largest spending categories for most organizations, it’s also one of the most complex and poorly managed. Often collaboration between IT and telecom departments … Continued