Communications Madness (noun). an unbalanced state resulting from the pressure placed on IT leaders to continuously deploy and support disparate communications-enabling technologies across antiquated and insufficiently robust network infrastructure. Trends such as BYOD, Unified Communications, and Integration of mobility with desktop functionality combined with resource scarcity, untested technologies, widely dispersed office locations, and ongoing financial pressure are most responsible for this treatable malady.
Where will it all end?
The demands placed on IT to integrate, deploy, and support so many communications-enabling technologies, compounded by BYOD, corporate networks built piecemeal over time, cost-of-ownership and operations and a thousand other issues are enough to drive IT managers to the brink. But there are rational, real-world solutions available to you now – solutions that can accommodate your current and future needs.
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Our powerful web–based management interface gives you visibility into your entire communications platform and provides greater control of service delivery. This frees your team from day–to–day operational burdens, so less time is spent managing infrastructure and applications and more time is devoted to your strategic IT business initiatives.
The demands placed on IT to integrate, deploy, and support so many communications-enabling technologies, not to mention external business related drivers for new technologies, are pushing IT managers to the brink.
WorldatWork estimates that about 44 million people work at home at least once a year. And research from IDC shows that by 2013, there will be 10 million telecommuters in the U.S. With more business being done from home or remote sites, IT departments are experiencing Communications Madness when trying to manage and secure endpoints on the move
Imagine the worst case of Communications Madness – a natural disaster hits your area, causing a complete outage of your communications system, network and infrastructure for several hours. When the smoke clears (hopefully only figuratively) you’re left responsible for thousands of dollars worth of lost data and uptime, and lost business as a result.