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Maximizing value from your support services investment

Maximizing value from your support services investment

  • Mike Runda
  • August 30, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • Commitment to 5 core practices will lead to peace of mind and growth. In the world of support services we are always striving to reach…
Six Questions to Help Non-Profit IT Managers Pick the Right Partner

Six Questions to Help Non-Profit IT Managers Pick the Right Partner

  • Sandra Thomson
  • August 24, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Every organization knows the importance of stretching each dollar. That’s especially true of a non-profit trying to keep operating costs at a minimum. They must…
Be Ready! Protect Against Network Outages During Hurricane Season

Be Ready! Protect Against Network Outages During Hurricane Season

  • Sandra Thomson
  • August 4, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • Keeping communication systems running at peak performance often includes a great partner with a deep bench of experts with experience in many complex situations. Particularly…
6 Ways to Increase Your Support Confidence

6 Ways to Increase Your Support Confidence

  • Pat Patterson
  • May 11, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Are you confident enough in your support partner that you can focus on advancing your solutions instead of just maintaining them? A UK trader was…

3 Standard Ways to Proactively Manage Peak Performance

  • Pat Patterson
  • March 28, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • A brief snapshot of the current state of technology in 2016: 3.5 billion people are online and collectively their traffic is measured in zettabytes. 3.4…

The Importance of Keeping Accurate Avaya Support Records

  • Carl Knerr
  • March 15, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • One of the most common stumbling blocks I encounter when working with customers is around their Avaya records. These records show Avaya Support not only…

Interview: What is Knowledge-Centered Support, and Why Is It the Future?

  • Carl Knerr
  • March 1, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 8 minutes to read
  • While Avaya is well known as the #1 contact center vendor for 15 years, what is less known is the best-in-class contact center that Avaya…

Avaya Refreshes Channel Partner Program with New Incentives

  • Luke Stangel
  • February 29, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • This past week, Avaya announced a series of changes to its channel partner program designed to incentivize activities around five quickly-growing market opportunities—midmarket, the contact…

8 Questions to Help Decide if You are Getting the Most From Your Cloud

  • Pat Patterson
  • February 22, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • Concerns around security and accountability remain top of mind (and top-of-budget) for today’s IT managers. Such concerns are the natural progression of a trend that…

Avaya Wins Prestigious NorthFace ScoreBoard Award

  • Pat Patterson
  • February 18, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 1 minute to read
  • Once again, we are excited to report news that Avaya and its employees have been recognized for creation of the industry's best customer engagement experience.…

Avaya Achieves TSIA Operational Best Practice Certification

  • Pat Patterson
  • February 3, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 1 minute to read
  • On Monday, Avaya was proud to announce that it had achieved the Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) Rated Outstanding, Assisted Support North America certification for…

6 Ways to Differentiate and Improve Customer Satisfaction Scores

  • Pat Patterson
  • January 13, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • What better way to mark a new year for service providers than by implementing best practices--in a world of self-healing IT equipment that will enhance…

Avoiding Software Outages: Three Myths That Could Save Your Business

  • Joey Fister
  • December 9, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • You’re working on your computer when a pop-up suggests that you reboot to install the latest software update. Naturally, you can’t be bothered. You delay…

18 Ways to Help Your Business Limit Disaster Damage

  • Joey Fister
  • November 9, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • Wind speeds approaching 200 mph. Storm labeled as “one of the worst on record.” Have you read headlines like this lately? Realizing your business in…

The Tool That Helps You Determine Root Cause Without Leaving Your Desk

  • Carl Knerr
  • October 26, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • A large global financial services group was having problems with their Avaya UC VoIP solution running on a Cisco data network. As soon as they…