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Video: Skype for Business Reduces Costs

Video: Skype for Business Reduces Costs

According to Microsoft, “the modern meeting requires that participants in any location can see, hear, and collaborate within the meeting as easily as if everyone is sitting in the same room.” Technology has allowed us to surpass face-to-face meetings and platforms like Skype For Business have become an integral part in day to day business activities.

As the essential collaboration tool for Media Solutions’ client, Rental Solutions and Services (RSS), RSS utilizes Skype for Business for several communication tasks to enhance their Office 365 utility. Product Controller Rose Gatpolintan of RSS explains how Skype For Business has reduced company costs, increased operational efficiencies, and amplified their communication infrastructure. She is now able to instantly detect team presence and start communication instantly without having to send an email which often go ignored. As a result, she has been able to streamline cash collections and is actively bringing her payables under control.

Apps and Infrastructure

Cloud PBX replaces old school On-Premise PBX’s

If your organization is considering purchasing a new PBX system, or is planning to upgrade its existing PBX System, then consider the Microsoft Office 365 Cloud PBX system.

24 Nov 2020

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Business Applications

Advertising workflow refined

Before the introduction of IMD Cloud in the Middle East region, television advertising delivery was a bit of a nightmare. Agencies were caught managing communications between all parties. Here’s why:

23 Nov 2020

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Apps and Infrastructure

From Earth to Cloud

In October 2012, we had predicted that the market for Cloud based IT Services would reach $ 72.0 Billion by 2015. Fast forward to 2016 and the outlook is far more buoyant. IDC now forecasts that the worldwide public IT Cloud Service spend will reach $ 141.2 Billion by 2019, and will grow at a rate of 19.4% year on year which is almost 6x the rate of growth of the overall IT Spend growth.

24 Nov 2020

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Apps and Infrastructure

Optimizing IT Budgets for the New Era

Before the 2009 global financial meltdown, I spent countless hours knocking on doors throughout the Gulf trying to pioneer Cloud Solutions here, and very few were convinced or even listening. Thankfully since then, and with today’s economic belt tightening, the phone is happily ringing off the hook.

24 Nov 2020

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Apps and Infrastructure

To Backup or not to Back-up?

We know that Businesses run on data, however how many businesses have acted to actually protect their core operations if and when disaster strikes? To put it in perspective, let’s look at some mind-blowing statistics on Big Data:

24 Nov 2020

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