Channel Connect 2017 videos

Relive the Magic of Channel Connect 2017

Channel Connect 2017 brought attendees two full days of transformative education and best practices from the top minds in the cloud, telecom, and IT business, including tailored General Session content and 24 live, concurrent Education Breakout Sessions. With so much education happening at once, you couldn’t have attended all of the targeted sales and technology training…

Ask the Experts: How Does Hosted VoIP Work in a Global Deployment?

Ask the Experts: How Does Hosted VoIP Work in a Global Deployment?

Welcome to Ask the Experts, brought to you by CloudServicesUniversity.com. In this video, Intelisys’ SVP Cloud Transformation Andrew Pryfogle discusses the key factors to consider when deploying hosted VoIP globally with Masergy’s Kristy Thomas. Find out more about hosted VoIP from the Masergy team here: https://cloudservicesuniversity.com/supplier-directory/masergy/ Andrew: All right, guys. We’re diving into our next…

Ask the Experts: Is Big Data Hype or Opportunity?

Welcome to Ask the Experts, brought to you by CloudServicesUniversity.com. In this video, Intelisys’ SVP Cloud Transformation Andrew Pryfogle discusses how Sales Partners can find opportunities around big data with ServerCentral’s Eric Dominguez. Visit Cloud Services University to learn more about big data: https://cloudservicesuniversity.com/ Andrew: Okay. Time for another Ask The Experts session, guys. We’ve…

CCaaS: Contact Centers of the Future

CCaaS: Contact Centers of the Future

Companies are moving faster than ever, and demanding flexible, reliable, and scalable solutions like CCaaS to manage interactions with end-user customers. Contact center was a $22 billion global industry in 2016, now projected to be $407 billion industry by 2025. Cloud-based contact centers typically had between 8-10% penetration, but in the last five to seven…

SD-WAN Revealed: Myths, Facts and Opportunities

SD-WAN Revealed: Myths, Facts and Opportunities

By the end of 2017, more than 40% of WAN edge infrastructure refresh initiatives will be based on SD-WAN software/appliances vs. traditional routers, according to Gartner predictions. At the 2017 New York Mindshare, Raymond Nelson, Intelisys’ Director of Solutions Engineering, dives deep into SD-WAN with a group of panelists from Expereo, Matrix-IBS, Telstra, TPx Communications,…

Microsoft's Transformation with Andrew Pryfogle and Tony Safoian

5 Reasons Why Microsoft’s Transformation is Good for the Channel

As more and more Suppliers move towards the channel, they are lessening their resources on direct sales teams. Microsoft’s announcement to restructure its sales team in July 2017 left many Channel Partners wondering about the impact on the channel. Andrew Pryfogle, our SVP Cloud Transformation, and Tony Safoian, President and CEO of SADA Systems, discussed…

strategic work

How to Help IT Leaders Pivot to Strategic Work

Companies are recognizing the need to evolve into technology companies, no matter their shape, size or industry. As the demand for IT teams to focus on strategic work and initiatives increases, off-loading daily functions is becoming critical. The new battleground is around support–as support for technology becomes a critical requirement for customers, some of the…

beyond hosted voice

How to Leverage Opportunities Beyond Hosted Voice

As hosted voice adoption grows, differentiating yourself in the market is becoming critical. How do you start meaningful conversations that generate an “aha” moment with your customers? The mobile workforce is growing, and more companies are looking for solutions that include BYOD. How do you turn tablets, smartphones and other devices into communication and collaboration…

business communications

Effective Channel Partner Programs Have Created a “Bubble-Up” Effect

–By Zane Long. Republished with permission by RingCentral. As organizations continue to migrate their IT infrastructures and applications to the cloud, I’ve noticed something interesting happening. Initially, the migration was driven by sales and marketing. Yes, some insightful IT and business managers saw the value proposition of the cloud early on – lower costs, the…