The Benefits of Unified Communications

Most organizations use phones regularly for daily communication therefore quality reliable business class voice service remains an important business requirement. In the past, proprietary phone systems were costly and complicated, as well as challenging to install and maintain in an ever-changing business environment. Fortunately, Unified Communications (UC) technology such as hosted Voice over IP (VoIP) offers an advanced alternative to systems of the past.

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Thursday, November 09, 2017/Comments (0)/

Trends in Business Security

The Need for Information Security and How This Ties to Cloud Initiatives

As we are moving to the cloud, hosted and other managed services, we have to think about how security pertains to that. If you think back five years or even a little longer, security was a firewall because we sent email back and forth and we had to understand who was sending us what and if it was malicious. Now, with mobile devices and other technologies, the attack mechanisms have grown ten-fold.

Read further to learn more about trends in business security. This information came from an article by David Lichtman, the publisher of the Sacramento Business Journal who sat down to talk with Darren Peterson, vice president of product marketing at Consolidated Communications.

Monday, May 01, 2017/Comments (0)/

Disaster Recovery: Is Your Business Set Up to Survive an Outage?

Organizations of all sizes rely on technology to keep the business up and running. IT professionals are responsible for setting up, managing, and providing ongoing support for a wide array of hardware and software. Amid all that responsibility and planning, actively preparing for a business outage may be at the bottom of your list. Regardless of how disaster recovery is prioritized, IT professionals need to consider the following...

Monday, May 01, 2017/Comments (0)/

Driving Business Innovation through Technology and a Strategic Partnership with IT

CIO Review Magazine features article by President & CEO, Bob Udell.

“The multi-faceted challenge includes the management of secure applications, data, devices, and networks while leveraging technology to support innovation," said Bob Udell, president and chief executive officer of Consolidated Communications. 

To be competitive in today’s rapidly changing marketplace, organizations must create an environment, which incents and rewards innovation in a way that accelerates improvements in the experience they provide customers as well as their products and services. Effectively deployed technology is a critical enabler of that innovation, and a flexible, well-developed IT infrastructure, coupled with a solid business strategy, forms the foundation for transformational growth. Easily said, but not as easily done...

Monday, February 06, 2017/Comments (0)/
Categories: IT Services

Data Centers: 2017 Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities for Business

Darren Peterson, Vice President of Commercial Product Marketing for Consolidated Communications, recently participated in a panel discussion regarding data centers for the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Read further to find out the 2017 trends, opportunities and challenges for businesses...

Monday, February 06, 2017/Comments (0)/
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