Whether SMB or enterprise, businesses are moving their hardware and IT infrastructure to the cloud. Cloud migration requires customers to plan strategically - help them understand solutions, considerations for environments (public, private or hybrid) and service delivery options.
Everyone talks about ‘cloud’ and defines it in their own way. Because of the various definitions and interpretations, the topic of cloud has become an instant eye-roll or sense of boredom when brought up.
In 2017, Contact Center trends focused around data integration. In 2018, there has been a renewed emphasis on showing increased business value through the use of more intelligent contact centers. With the advent of social integration, machine learning, chat bots, and powerful analytics as part of CCaaS solutions, or as add-on solutions, contact centers are being transformed into holistic customer intelligence hubs.
As customers begin to transition their voice solutions into a virtual environment with UCaas, it is the perfect opportunity for you to identify other solutions their business can benefit from. Leverage this map of discovery questions to help you determine what other solutions you can offer to help optimize your customers’ business.
This article was originally published on the 8x8 blog.
Chat, email, phone, slack, text, tweet. The communications preferences of individuals are as diverse as the tools themselves. And while I run a business dedicated to helping organizations and people communicate more efficiently, I am also a user. Which means I know how painful it is to manage the ever-increasing volume of channels. I also know the productivity impact on businesses that don’t help their workers manage these channels efficiently.
With the migration of applications to the cloud, the need for secure, scalable and easy-to-manage connections to them is an increasing reality. To date, connectivity providers have taken the following approaches to building their connections to the world’s largest cloud service providers:
As the IT teams within our customers’ organizations execute their digital transformations, the big question about migrating to the cloud has changed from, “Should we?,” to “How fast can we get there?”. As the pace of change accelerates, it creates new challenges that are leading many customers to develop a multi-cloud strategy.
Trends in mobility and IoT are leading to more data, how does this create opportunity in the channel?