The Continuant Blog

Avoid “Death by Meeting” with Better Business Video Conferencing

Meetings tend to carry with them a sense of dread. Though...... Read More
Dustin Merryman

What you missed at Five9's CX Summit 2019

Five9, the leading provider of cloud contact center software,...... Read More
Mike Hanks

Continuant's Ellis Pro Media integrates IEM mixing solution at Vancouver area HOW

With breathtaking 3D in-ear mixing, KLANG Technologies, along with...... Read More
David Ellis

Microsoft Hospice: Support for Skype for Business Until End of Life

Unfortunately, Microsoft Hospice is not the official name for any...... Read More
Mike Hanks

The Story of Continuant, Microsoft Direct Partner

An integrator is an invaluable partner to have when implementing...... Read More
Mike Hanks

Why Work with a Microsoft Partner and Integrator for the Skype for Business to Teams Transition

So, you’ve decided to transition from Skype for Business to...... Read More
Mike Hanks

8 Questions on Navigating the Transition from Skype for Business to Teams

In this third and final part of our series of questions and...... Read More
Mike Hanks

8 Questions to Ask on Your Journey: Upgrading from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

In our last post, we looked at nine questions you’d probably ask...... Read More
Mike Hanks

10 Questions to ask while Preparing for your Move from Skype for Business to Teams

Skype for Business is in its twilight years, which means that...... Read More
Mike Hanks

The Long Day's Journey: Skype for Business End of Life

The end of life for Skype for Business is upon us. Microsoft has...... Read More
Mike Hanks

Microsoft Inspire 2019: Recap

Microsoft's annual partner conference Microsoft Inspire 2019, ...... Read More
Mike Hanks

Cisco Live 2019: Recap

Cisco Live is an annual conference designed to build foundations...... Read More
Matthew Unzen

Meetings Don’t Need to be the Most Stressful Time of Day with Microsoft Teams

Every business wants to be able to run effective team meetings,...... Read More
Mike Hanks

Microsoft Teams’ Newest Features: Meetings for the Enterprise

This should come as a surprise to no one; Microsoft Teams made an...... Read More
Mike Hanks

Sights & Sounds from the Digital Signage Expo

This past March, thousands gathered from all over the world for the... Read More
Dustin Merryman

Announcing our Biggest AV Service Contract Yet

The states of Oregon and Washington have a new vendor for all...... Read More
Jeff Taylor

The ROI Case for Digital Signage

It isn’t always easy to articulate ROI for digital signage. A...... Read More
Dustin Merryman

Avaya vs Cisco in the War for your Systems

Years ago, at the dawn of the new millennium, Avaya ruled the...... Read More
Brenda Brooks

Digital Signage Advertising: Putting the Spark Back in your Brand

A retail manager stands outside her store one afternoon. It’s been...... Read More
Dustin Merryman

The Continuant Difference: Your One-Stop-Shop for AV Technology

Video collaboration dramatically improves communication with team...... Read More
Dustin Merryman

Continuant and Cisco: Infinitely Customizable and Scalable Roadmaps

What does it mean to be a Cisco Managed Services Partner? A Cisco...... Read More
Brenda Brooks

Continuant Managed Services: Ongoing Support for Next Generation Technology

Does your current IT team have the capacity to take your company...... Read More
Dustin Merryman

Smartnet Renewal Saving Your Business

Even at the best of times, things can go wrong. You may have a...... Read More
Brenda Brooks

55% of Communication is Unspoken: See the Face, Understand the Words

Video collaboration is proven to increase ROI all while providing...... Read More
Dustin Merryman

Cisco SD-WAN: The Ultimate Dashboard

Technology is evolving at an alarming rate. In response to this,...... Read More
Brenda Brooks

Cisco Webex Security in The Cloud

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times: security is...... Read More
Brenda Brooks

The ROI Case For Video Collaboration

What kind of return on investment can you expect with better video...... Read More
Dustin Merryman

Cisco HCS: The Advantages and Differences Between On-Prem Versus the Cloud

A Cisco HCS, or Hosted Collaboration Solution, is a...... Read More
Matthew Unzen

The Benefits of a Cisco Unified Call Manager

A Cisco Unified Call Manager (CUCM) is, as the name implies, a...... Read More
Brenda Brooks

Taking the Burden off your Staff While Migrating to Microsoft Teams

Somewhere in your company lives a gaggle of nerds who oversee all...... Read More
Mike Hanks

Session Border Controllers Protecting your Cloud Solution

Security is very important. It’s the reason we lock our doors at...... Read More
Mike Hanks

Why You Should Hire an Integrator for your Transition to UC

Moving is a part of life, but it can be a very stressful...... Read More
Mike Hanks

The End is Here: Microsoft Teams Replaces Skype for Business

Yes, it’s true. Microsoft Teams will replace Skype for Business....... Read More
Mike Hanks

Migrating to Microsoft Teams from a PBX

For years, maybe even decades at this point, you’ve relied on a...... Read More
Mike Hanks

Capex Versus Opex for Cloud Solutions

When moving forward with a hardware upgrade to a cloud solution,...... Read More
TJ Hammon

Why Choose Continuant’s Maintenance Advantage Plan

If you have an enterprise class voice system (particularly one you...... Read More
Bruce Shelby

Moving From A Legacy Phone System To Unified Communications

If you own a legacy system from Avaya, Nortel, Siemens or another...... Read More
Bruce Shelby

Team Collaboration: AV Tips for Taking Your Company Places in 2019

In the beginning, there was the cubicle.   Its resident wore...... Read More
David Ellis

What You Should Know Before You Go with Avaya Extended Support

First Consider All Your Options If you’re one of the many system...... Read More
Bruce Shelby

Avaya Support: When It Makes Sense to Work with the OEM and When It Doesn’t

In a previous blog, “Avaya System Owners at a Crossroads,” I...... Read More
Bruce Shelby

Avaya System Owners at a Crossroads

The Telecom Industry is Always Changing As my first job out of...... Read More
Bruce Shelby

Teams is Ready for You, but… Are You Ready for Teams?

After wandering in the proverbial desert of so-called unified...... Read More
Jon Shelby

How Crestron Mercury Systems Changed the Collaboration Experience

Modern meetings are full of delays.  How many times have you sat...... Read More
Dustin Merryman

10 Reasons Why Companies Are Moving from OEM Reps to Independent Telecom Agents

In our business, companies are increasingly choosing to get their...... Read More
Pat Halliday

Dear CFO: It’s Time to Get Your Head in the Clouds with UCaaS

In the business world today, SaaS (Software asa Service) or Cloud...... Read More
Mike Jorgensen

TEC Video Blog Episode 2: Microsoft Teams & Intelligent Communications

Sean Wilson, Intelligent Communications Architect at Microsoft,...... Read More
Continuant

Employee Profile: Allen Newton, Bridge Builder

For Allen Newton, Global Partner Manager at Continuant, it’s all...... Read More
Allen Newton

Continuant and Redding, California-based JCI Marketing Merger Announced

For Immediate Release June 11, 2018 Tacoma,...... Read More
Continuant

Enterprise Cloud Services Explained

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Continuant

Continuant, Ellis Pro Media Announce Merger

For Immediate Release June 5, 2018 Tacoma, Washington--Continuant...... Read More
Continuant

[Video] What Is Managed Carrier Services?

Full Transcript: We don't represent any one carrier... Read More
Pat Halliday

Retail AV Digital Signage Solutions

Full Transcript: Digital signage has become a staple for most...... Read More
Continuant

Video Collaboration For Business

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Continuant

TEC Video Blog Episode 1: Global Service & Delivery

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Jon Shelby

Where Do You Want to Go Today? A Roadmap for Moving to Intelligent Communications and Microsoft Teams

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Jon Shelby

Kari’s Law Act of 2017: Are Your MLTS Systems in Compliance?

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Scott Graham

Business Advantages of the Cloud

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Continuant

Moving Worldwide Business Communications to The Cloud

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Dion Hooks

Cloud Scalability Explained

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Continuant

Before You Ink the Deal: Questions to Ask Your Prospective UCaaS Provider

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Mike Hanks

SIP Managed Services From Continuant

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Mike Hanks

SIP Trunking, Unpacked: How to Make the Most of Your SIP Implementation

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Mike Hanks

New Dog, Old Tricks: Avaya Announces Another End of Manufacturer Support for CM6.3

ma... Read More
Bruce Shelby

[Video] How We Strive for a Superior Customer Experience

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Frank Young

[Video] Bruce Shelby's Message To Customers

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Bruce Shelby

Avaya and Nortel Customers: Why You Should Keep Cool and Stay the Course

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Continuant

No Cause for Alarm: How Continuant Can Keep Your Nortel CS1000 Running Strong

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Bruce Shelby

A Date to Remember: Know When to Cancel Your Auto-Renewal Clause

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Bruce Shelby

Rhonda Parmiter Named Chief Customer Officer at Continuant

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Continuant

Bridge Over Troubled Waters: How Continuant Can Help You Save Your Avaya System

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Continuant

Farewell Toshiba America TSD

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Continuant

The Avaya OEM Cycle of Dependence

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Continuant

Tata Communications partners with Continuant to enhance digital cloud communication platforms

Alliance to offer Cisco solutions globally for enterprise customers... Read More
Continuant

3 Reasons to Move to the Cloud

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Mike Hanks

Continuant Customers: You Won’t Find a Better Cloud Solution!

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Bruce Shelby

Risky Business, Revisited – The Aftermath of Avaya’s Recent Chapter 11 Filing

Avaya's Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Aftermath In the blog post titled, “... Read More
Continuant

Providing Successful Managed Services Solutions

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Continuant

Choosing a Managed Services Provider: The ‘Goldilocks Factor’

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Continuant

Continuant Named Among Top 20 Fastest Growing Employers

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Continuant

Caveat Emptor: Why Care About Avaya’s Financial Woes

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Bruce Shelby

Going for the Gold: Motivating High Performance in the Customer Service Center

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Rhonda Parmiter

Shelter from the Storm: How to Protect Your Systems When Severe Weather Hits

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Bob Kennedy

Moody’s Blues: Avaya’s Credit Rating Downgraded Again

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Scott Graham

When You're Haunted by Ancient Communications Systems That Don't Quite Talk with One Another: Who Ya Gonna Call?

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Bob Kennedy

Risky Business: 3 Reasons to Reconsider Upgrading Your Avaya System

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Scott Graham

A Cross-Generational Look at Utilizing Business Communications Technologies

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Continuant

MSPs Address Top Healthcare IT Concerns

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Continuant

How to Successfully Navigate UC Migration

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Continuant

Busting Common Managed Services Myths

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Mike Hanks

Enterprise Voice Tools: Hosted PBX vs. Onsite PBX

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Continuant

Spotlight on Cisco Contact Center for Healthcare

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Continuant

Is Skype for Business the Right Fit for Your Company?

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Bruce Shelby

3 Reasons to Avoid DIY Unified Communications

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Mike Hanks

The Risks Surrounding Outsourced Unified Communications

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Continuant

3 Ways to Redesign Your Business Communications System

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Bruce Shelby

Lessons from Bowie and Frey: Unified Communications Changes and The Long Run

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Jon Shelby

New Approach to Top 5 CIO Priorities

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Scott Graham

5 Critical Steps in a Unified Communications Migration

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Aldo Frebo

4 Technical and Business Assessments to Make Before a Unified Communications Migration

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Scott Graham

5 Common Communication Barriers in Businesses

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Mike Hanks

3 Key Healthcare Roles That Were Transformed with Unified Communications

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Mike Hanks

3 Ways to Combat the Challenges in Healthcare

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Mike Hanks

Why 90 Percent of Businesses May Be Moving to the Cloud by 2019

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Jon Shelby

A Change in IT Buying: Why Business Drivers Now Lead the Technology Decisions

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Jon Shelby

3 Simple Reasons that Businesses are Moving to Unified Communications

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Bruce Shelby

A Golden Year Calls for the Annual Golden Phone Awards

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Rhonda Parmiter

Continuant Announces New Service Offering to Streamline Network Monitoring

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Continuant

The 5 Questions You’ve Been Asking About the Internet of Things (And Their Answers)

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Rhonda Parmiter

People, Processes and Tools: The 3 strategic elements that keep a communications implementation from derailing

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Dion Hooks

Unified Communications: What Is It?

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Mike Hanks

Robots, Retina Scans, and Infrared Sensors: Hotels Go Hi-tech

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Rhonda Parmiter

“Anytime, Anywhere”: Transforming the Customer Experience with Mobility

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Rhonda Parmiter

Are You Stuck in an IT Bottleneck? Three Reasons to Outsource IT

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Rhonda Parmiter

How to Add Value to Your Business: Selecting a Managed Services Provider

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Mike Hanks

The 3 Big Myths about Video that are Stopping You from Creating an Authentic Communications Experience

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Rhonda Parmiter

When They Tell You the End Is Near: How You Can Save the Life of Your Avaya Systems

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Bruce Shelby

Can Remote Workers Really Be a Part of the Team?

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Rhonda Parmiter

Avaya Software Support: Who Needs It?

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Bruce Shelby

Lessons From the Storm

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Bob Kennedy

Avaya CM Off-Site Backup, Simplified

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Aldo Frebo

When Your Business is on the Line, Why Wait?

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Rhonda Parmiter

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