Making It YOUR Cloud
Understanding the Benefits of Hosted, Managed and Cloud IP Telephony


Wednesday, August 21st, 2013
TIME: 2:00PM EDT/ 11:00 AM PDT


You’ve heard the buzz words for today’s IP Telephony services – cloud, hosted and managed. But what do they really mean to your business, what business drivers can they address and how can you jump on this latest technology bandwagon?

Join us for a webinar in which industry-leading experts will address topics such as:

  • Hosted, Managed and Cloud; how these approaches to UC solutions differ, and the implications for your business
  • Factors you need to take into account when deciding to upgrade your company’s UC capabilities
  • Case studies and real examples
Who should attend:
  • Business owners – large or small
  • COOs and Operations Managers
  • Value-added resellers

Register Today



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Presenters:

Patrick Herron,
VP of Enterprise Product Marketing, Windstream

Patrick Herron is Vice President – Enterprise Product Marketing for Windstream, which delivers smart solutions and personalized service to business customers nationwide. Patrick and his team are responsible for management, marketing and sales support of the Windstream portfolio of network, data center, cloud, security, VoIP, CPE and managed services. Patrick has contributed to the success of telecommunications businesses over the last 25+ years in the areas of engineering, operations, sales, business development and marketing. He earned a BS General Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana and a MBA from the University of Chicago.




Robert Scholz,
Director of Solutions Architects, Windstream

Rob Scholz is Director of Engineering – ISG Enterprise Division for Windstream, which delivers smart solutions and personalized service to business customers nationwide. Rob and his national team of sales engineers are responsible for engineering of VoIP, Mobility and Contact Center solutions for Windstream Enterprise customers. Rob has contributed to the success of telecommunications businesses over the last 27 years in the areas of CPE engineering and sales. He earned a BS Business Administration from University of LaVerne and a MS in Telecommunication Management from Golden Gate University.

Special Guest:

Juan Merelo,
Technical Services Director for Pratt Industries, Inc.

Pratt Industries is America’s 5th largest box manufacturer and the world’s largest, privately held 100% recycled paper and packaging company, dedicated to the environment and sustainability. Pratt was founded in the USA almost a quarter century ago and since then has shown dramatic growth, with more than 50 sophisticated manufacturing facilities in over 20 states. The company is dedicated to the sustainability of the environment, its customers and its people. The cornerstone of Pratt’s mission is to protect and nurture the planet’s natural resources while reducing our impact on the environment by “Harvesting the Urban Forest.” By doing so the company also seeks to help its customers meet their environmental goals. Juan’s IT group serves over 4,000 Pratt users with a staff of 14 highly skilled IT professionals.


Moderator:


Erik K. Linask
Group Editorial Director
TMCnet


Erik oversees the daily operation of TMCnet, which delivers news, information, videos, white papers, podcasts, and more to three million visitors each month. He is also a contributor to TMCnet as well as TMC’s IP Communications publications. Prior to joining the TMC team, several years ago, he was Managing Editor at Global Custodian, a global securities services publication, where he also managed the magazine’s survey research. Erik began his professional career at management consulting firm Leadership Research Institute.