… bring together the sprawl of applications that have arisen in many business environments, “the biggest game changer” he’s seen in hosted communications.
“Because the truth of this is, if you look at all the hosted communication providers out there – you can fill in the blank – none of them are innovating. It’s the same features from carrier to carrier,” he said. “They may call it something a little different, and maybe there’s a little nuance every once in a while, but it’s really an industry that hasn’t innovated in the 12 years I’ve been in it. The feature set is still the same as it was 12 years ago, and there’s a few minor things that come out here and there.”
He touted the offering as a major revenue opportunity for partners. Other products from Nextiva include its Call Flow Builder, an offering for HIPAA compliance, Setup Wizard and Advanced IVR.
The company is also redesigning its partner portal to create a single login, deal registration and pipeline tracking and analysis. Nextiva will also be doing phone rentals – featuring the Polycom VVX 501, Panasonic TGP600 and Nextiva Clarity router – for certain partners.
Read the recap of Monday’s keynote speech, where CEO Tomas Gorny detailed Nextiva’s strategic plan.