Take the risk out of Cloud calling: Cut-over & migration planning

This is the second in a five-part blog series on migrating business communications services (e.g., Business VoIP and Unified Communications) to the cloud. The first blog, “Removing the Risk & Mystery from Cloud Migration,” focused on business risks for cloud migration and how communications service providers (CSPs) should address those risks. We concluded with the need for businesses and CSPs to work together, and for CSPs to offer “productised” cloud migration solutions. CSPs should work with businesses as part of discovery and [...]


Eliminating the risk and uncertainty from cloud migration

The pace at which the communications are being migrated to the cloud is delaying the digital transformation. Even though we have reached a stage where cloud-based solutions are both accepted and desired most businesses still operate with on-premise PBX systems, 80-90% of businesses according to reports from Gartner and MZA. These kind of numbers contradict another study by Evolve IP which reported 70% of IT managers describing themselves as ‘Cloud Believers’ for communications solutions. Being a ‘believer’ is understandable when [...]