Unified Communications and Collaboration

How to Turn Office 365 into a Complete Phone System

Posted by CallTower Blog Team on Mar 8, 2017 4:21:23 PM

Skype for Business

With Skype for Business It is possible to turn one of the world’s most ubiquitous software packages, Office 365, into a complete enterprise phone system.


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Topics: Partners, unified communications capabilities, unified communications, team planning, collaboration, Microsoft Lync, online meetings, Office 365, Skype for Business


Posted by Seanna Baumgartner on Oct 31, 2016 3:56:14 PM

It’s finally here – Skype4B MAC! 

Skype for Business is the fastest growing unified communications tool on the planet.  According to Microsoft, over 100 million people now use Microsoft Lync to communicate for work, with 79% of USA enterprises currently using or planning to deploy Lync for telephony.  There are a lot of us out there that have been waiting.  

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Topics: Skype for Business

UC MARKETPLACE:  Microsoft, Cisco and Broadsoft

Posted by Seanna Baumgartner on Oct 12, 2016 12:04:11 PM

At the start of this decade there was a transformational shift in business communication.  An industry that was dominated by a desk phone was about to be reinvented.  Business communication tools are quickly evolving into tailor made solutions for a dynamic work style.

The transference from phone and email exclusive solutions to Unified Communications are upon us. 

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Topics: unified communications, PBX, Skype for Business, cloud-based communications, cisco jabber, ucass, Microsoft PBX, cisco, Microsoft, UC

Protect your business against disasters

Posted by Seanna Baumgartner on Oct 5, 2016 1:38:00 PM

What is disaster recovery? 

Cloud computing has countless benefits, from elasticity and scalability, to being a cost effective use of a firm’s resources. But the most important benefit is the safety and security of your firm’s information. Disasters can strike anywhere, at any time and can arrive in many different forms.  While disasters devastate communities, homes and personal property, it can also compromise your organization’s valuable information technology.  From natural disasters to terror attacks, small and large businesses alike can suffer from unexpected downtime with no warning.  Disaster Recovery keeps your business running uninterrupted during a system failure.

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Topics: Skype for Business, cisco, disaster recovery

Skype for Business 3 No-Brainer Benefits

Posted by CallTower Blog Team on Sep 29, 2016 1:48:09 PM

Whether you are extremely green  or someone who has had years of experience, it's important to know that there are plenty of ways to reach out and interact with your customers, vendors and partners.

For example, if you've built up an audience online, then why not use Facebook or Twitter? Of course, though, it's also important to remember that both social networking sites are not only used in different ways, but cater to unique audiences as well.

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Topics: mobile conferencing, desktop video conferencing, cost savings, Skype for Business, skype4b, skype, mobility, skype for businss, skype mobile, mobile workforce, video calls, skype mobile app

Why Skype for Business Should Be One Of Your Must-Have Tools

Posted by CallTower Blog Team on Sep 20, 2016 2:06:00 PM

Not everyone likes going to meetings, but as painful as they may be to sit through sometimes, they are necessary Do you remember when you actually had to be in the same room with the other people in order to have a successful meeting? Thankfully, this is no longer how things have to operate.

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Topics: web meeting, online meetings, Skype for Business, skype4b, skype for businss