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…

Ask the Experts: UCaaS vs. Basic Hosted Telephony

Welcome to Ask the Experts, brought to you by CloudServicesUniversity.com. In this video, Intelisys’ SVP Cloud Transformation Andrew Pryfogle goes in-depth on the components that separate UCaaS from basic hosted telephony with CallTower’s Vice President of Product Management and Wholesale Operations Jason Turner. Find out more about enterprise-class unified communications from Jason and the CallTower…

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Channel Connect 2016 In the News

Channel Connect 2016, held October 12-14, was a much anticipated event this year, due in no small part to the news of the ScanSource acquisition of Intelisys in August. The 17th Channel Connect broke multiple records, as reported by Telecom Reseller, welcoming more than 1,000 Sales Partners, Supplier Partners and guests to the Meritage Resort…

Where Does Network Go Next

Where Does Network Go Next?

Network dominates sales every month, easily 80% of channel business. At the 2016 Northeast Mindshare, our SVP Cloud Transformation Andrew Pryfogle asked, “Where does network go next?” to a panel of executives from BCN, Lightower, BigLeaf, XO, Lightpath and Frontier. Find out what to prepare for as carriers continue to invest in network, how applications…

Intelisys Cloud Services University Launches Groundbreaking Super9 Training

New iCSU Program Results in 95% Cloud Revenue Increase for Participants Petaluma, CA (October 13, 2016) – Intelisys, Inc., the nation’s leading Technology Services Distributor and creator of the only cloud university built exclusively for channel sales professionals, has announced the open release of its groundbreaking Super9 cloud training program, based on the exceptional results…

UCaaS strategy

How Carriers are Focusing on UCaaS Strategy

Hosted voice has moved way beyond basic telephony. At the 2016 Northeast Mindshare in New York, Andrew Pryfogle, our SVP Cloud Transformation, spoke with thought leaders from Broadview, Star2Star, Verizon, Fusion, Vonage, and West Unified Communications about their focus on UCaaS strategy. Learn why software is becoming a critical component for many carriers, how the…

private clouds

Ask the Experts: Designing Private Clouds for Applications

Welcome to Ask the Experts, brought to you by CloudServicesUniversity.com. In this video, Intelisys’ SVP Cloud Transformation Andrew Pryfogle talks about designing private clouds for customers’ applications with UnitedLayer’s CEO Abhijit Phanse. Find out more about private networking and cloud services from Abhijit and the UnitedLayer team here: http://unitedlayer.cloudservicesuniversity.com/ Andrew: All right, guys. Time to…

Infrastructure and the Inter-Connected Cloud

Infrastructure and the Inter-Connected Cloud

At the 2016 Northeast Mindshare, held at Madison Square Gardens in New York, our SVP Cloud Transformation, Andrew Pryfogle, and panel of experts from CenturyLink, ViaWest, Level 3, Equinix, CoreSite, and Cologix discussed infrastructure and the inter-connected cloud. Find out why support is such an important part of designing a cloud strategy, how security and…

LAN network health

Ask the Experts: How to Test LAN Network Health for UCaaS

Welcome to Ask the Experts, brought to you by CloudServicesUniversity.com. In this video, Intelisys’ SVP Cloud Transformation Andrew Pryfogle reviews the important steps for testing customers’ LAN network health before deploying UCaaS with 8×8’s Vice President of Strategic Channel Development Chris Peters. Find out more about enterprise-class cloud communications from Chris and the 8×8 team…