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PGi Debuts Mobile Collaboration Exchange for VoLTE Conferencing at Mobile World Congress

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Mobile World Congress (MWC) is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry. Held annually in Barcelona, MWC brings together the brightest minds in the mobile industry and addresses the contemporary state of the industry and elucidates what its future might hold. At this year’s show, PGi was proud to introduce the mobile collaboration exchange, a high-definition (HD) Voice over …

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eBook: UC&C for Telco Carriers: A Clear Vision for a Complex Playing Field

As technology continues its rapid evolution, few industries are insulated from disruption. Old-fashioned notions of “business as usual” are being bulldozed, pushed aside for a new era of increased agility, transparency and interconnectivity. Telco Carriers and Communication Service Providers (CSPs) are no exception; if anything, it’s a category with compelling innovation and fierce, fast-moving competition. Carriers are challenged by declining …

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Infographic: UC&C for Telco Carriers

Telco Carriers

Over the last few years, there has been major shifts in the unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) landscape. With new, over-the-top (OTT) brands, such as Facebook and Google, entering the communications market place as competitors, much of Telco Carriers’ traditional strategies will need to be revisited in order to protect and grow their base of business. To understand how UC&C market …

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Checklist: What to Look for in Your UC&C Partner

Telco Carriers are not only challenged by declining unit revenues, but are also faced with growing threats from changing patterns in communication and non-traditional competitors. And in order to guard against the onslaught of an all-out competitive bedlam, Carriers need a clear vision when taking the playing field. According to Salesforce research, 86 percent of executives cite a lack of …

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Join the Collaboration Revolution With PGi at Cloud Partners

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PGi invites partners to join our collaboration revolution at the annual Cloud Partners event in Boston, Sept. 16-18, from Channel Partners. Today, cloud-based collaboration solutions are driving industry trends and shaping customer expectations. If you’re ready to break into the cloud collaboration space or to take your cloud business to the next level, join PGi at this event to solve …

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[White Paper] Exploring Conferencing and Collaboration Pain Points

Conferencing and collaboration expenses are one of an enterprise’s most volatile and difficult to predict, making accurate budgeting and forecasting practically impossible. Based on research conducted by AOTMP, optimizing telecom costs is the top telecom management activity for organizations this year, with a focus on conferencing expenses: In a new white paper produced by AOTMP and sponsored by PGi, common enterprise conferencing …

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Make Big Plays with These SaaS Sales Tips

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Software-as-a-Service, or SaaS, is increasingly the lay of the land. Customers love it for its easy trials and buying cycles, smoother deployments and lower support burdens, and vendors love it for its more predictable, recurring revenue potential and better margins. As businesses are transforming their traditional software offerings into subscription- and license-based SaaS solutions, it’s vital that sales professionals stay …

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Box Controls Conferencing Costs With All-in-One Collaboration

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When the world’s leading enterprise software platform for content collaboration, Box, needed help managing their telecom and collaboration technology expenses, they turned to PGi Partner PeakView Communications. With more than 500 employees in 32 different locations, the need for collaboration within their own organization is substantial, not to mention external meetings and calls that are driving Box’s steady growth. Watch …

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Why Your Customers Need a Lync Audio Provider

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Your customers are buying Microsoft® Lync® Online (now Skype for Business) to fill all of their audio conferencing needs—but does it? If people outside their networks can’t join their meetings, the answer is no. Add supplemental GlobalMeet™ Audio for Lync audio conferencing to your lineup and gain recurring incremental revenue on every deal at better margins. Why Do Your Customers …

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PGi Partner Channel Goes Big at Channel Partners in Las Vegas

The PGi Partner Channel team returned this week from a successful showing at the annual Channel Partners Conference & Expo in Las Vegas.  The event was the perfect opportunity to introduce existing and potential partners to PGi’s updated portfolio of products and the brand new self-service website portal – PartnerConnect. It was also the perfect place to announce the promotion …

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Going Beyond 2013: A Look Ahead for PGi Partners

As the year comes to an end, it’s vital to reflect on personal and professional successes, the areas we can improve upon and how we can best prepare for a new year ahead. As 2013 draws to a close, I wanted to take a look back at all we’ve accomplished this year in the PGi Partner Channel: Reorganized to Better …

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PGi Helps You and Your Base Cross the Communications Chasm

On the first of every month, join me as I put Partners 1st with perspectives, advice and insights into how today’s technology trends are changing the way we live, collaborate and do business. Many businesses today are faced with the arduous task of crossing a communications chasm. On one side, you have the technologies of yesterday: email, faxes and deskphones, …

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PGi and Partners: Driven to Perform

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  On the first of every month, join me as I put Partners 1st with perspectives, advice and insights into how today’s technology trends are changing the way we live, collaborate and do business. In my 15+ years working here at PGi, I’ve watched our business grow and change, adapting to evolutions in the marketplace, technology and more. Throughout those …

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Add Collaboration to Your Sales Vocabulary (and Make Money Doing It)

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On the first of every month, join me as I put Partners 1st with perspectives, advice and insights into how today’s technology trends are changing the way we live, collaborate and do business. It’s no secret that we’re big advocates of collaboration here at PGi. We’ve designed and built web, audio and video conferencing tools and a world-class network infrastructure all with …

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The Key to Productive Meetings is the Way You End It

Meetings happen all the time in the business world. In fact, 11 million formal meetings take place daily in the United States—that’s three billion meetings per year. It’s hard to imagine how anyone can get their work done when they’re involved in so many meetings. Most people don’t like meetings because often times they’re long, boring, unproductive and ultimately a …

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Add Collaboration to Your Sales Vocabulary (and Make Money Doing It)

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On the first of every month, join me as I put Partners 1st with perspectives, advice and insights into how today’s technology trends are changing the way we live, collaborate and do business. It’s no secret that we’re big advocates of collaboration here at PGi. We’ve designed and built web, audio and video conferencing tools and a world-class network infrastructure all with …

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The Next Big Wave: How Millennials Influence the Workplace

On the first of every month, join me as I put Partners 1st with perspectives, advice and insights into how today’s technology trends are changing the way we live, collaborate and do business. Over 76 million of our children are now in the next cubicle, at the office water cooler and on our web conference calls. They’ve got us surrounded. …

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What’s the next step for sustainable business?

Sure, you’ve gotten rid of the Styrofoam cups and replaced them with reusable containers, you’re turning off lights and shutting down your computer monitors, and you’re even ramping up a telecommuting practice for your employees. Do these environmental successes have you wondering what’s next for corporate sustainability in your business? Corporate sustainability is one of the biggest drivers of positive …

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Work is Not a Place: PGi Founder, Chairman, CEO Boland Jones on Flexible Work and Collaboration

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Earlier this year, our friends at Plantronics hosted their Smarter Working Event in San Francisco, CA, and PGi was on hand to demo our integration between the Plantronics Voyager Legend™ UC headset and iMeet®. A highlight of the event was the Smarter Working panel, where influential analysts, bloggers and executives, including PGi CEO Boland T. Jones, discussed everything from the …

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Collaborative Conversations: Ryan Rutan, Community Marketing Manager for Jive Software

iMeet Community

We’re big fans of Jive Software here at PGi. Both our internal employee community and our external service communities such as the iMeet Community and GlobalMeet Community are powered by the Jive platform. It seemed fitting, then, to interview Ryan Rutan, Community Marketing Manager for Jive, about the significance of both Jive as a platform and the increasing trend of …

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