“Outsourcing” can be a very polarizing topic within an organization. Just reading the subject of this post, I’m willing to bet you either nodded in agreement or shook your head and rebuffed the statement. For context, let me be clear that when I am saying outsourcing, I am not referring to “offshoring,” but rather engaging a managed service organization to help manage non-core business processes.
Introduction by Doug Green, Publisher of TelecomReseller
Based upon the TelecomReseller Podcast
The lights are on; the servers are working. This, according to Steven Karachinsky, is where many end users operate today. The experience is sound and satisfactory. It could be better.
In this article, Steven Karachinsky discusses how to take a network from a B to an A plus experience. We discuss how Stack8 is delivering a simplification of processes and readying customers to leverage Unified Communication technologies through Managed Services into new frontiers.
Montreal, CANADA, July 13, 2017 - Stack8, a leading provider of Managed Services and proactive Automation Solutions for Cisco Unified Communications (UC), today announced that Gartner had listed Stack8 as an Independent UC Managed Services (UCMS) Provider in the June 2017 report “Make Better Choices for Unified Communications Managed and Professional Services.”
The full report is available on the Gartner website.
According to Gartner, “Because Managed and Professional UC Services include such a wide range of providers and approaches to delivering and running UC environments, enterprise IT buyers are often challenged with identifying and selecting appropriate providers.”
By now you have likely heard about the "Clock Signaling Component" issue affecting a broad range of Cisco products. If you haven't a number of Cisco products are affected by an issue that will cause them to fail during normal operation, once they fail they will stop functioning completely and can not be powered back on. You can learn more about the affected devices on the notice page.