ROI

 

Selling in a Slowdown: Wireless is an ROI Hot Spot

As the economy continues to weaken, what happens to the wireless opportunity? The not-so-surprising answer is that it grows stronger. “The key for mobility is that it helps corporate ROI, because it affects opex savings, go-to-market capabilities and productivity,” says Chris Metaxas, vice president of business development at Westcon Group Inc., which has announced the […]

Selling in a Slowdown: VoIP, UC Offer Productivity Possibilities

In a struggling economy, businesses might tighten their IT spending … unless there’s a clear ROI that can help them get through the downturn. That’s the scenario offered by VoIP and unified communications. “A recession is going to be a very good thing for VoIP,” says Bandwidth.com CEO Henry Kaestner. “One level, and this is […]

Pump the Up Value

Technology has dramatically changed the way we do business today. Our ability to work virtually, communicate effortlessly, research and analyze information faster and store vast amounts of data means that each worker has the ability to be infinitely more productive. But I have yet to see the BlackBerry that answered itself or CRM software that […]

Where you at?

Everybody is talking about GPS and using GPS. ABI Research Inc. predicts that within five years, 335 million consumers in the United States and Canada will subscribe to GPS services and that by 2008, the market will be worth $22 billion. So, maybe its time you stopped talking about GPS and started selling it. Selling […]

A Great New “Door-Opener”

By Dan Baldwin, Telecom Association President A new “black box” technology known as a PBX cellular gateway is raising small business interest and scoring appointments for distributors by helping them show businesses how to lower their cell phone bills without switching carriers. Also known by the term “fixed cellular terminal,” cellular gateways save a business […]

Intelliverse Enables Rapid Private-Label Implementation

Intelliverse on Wednesday announced that its hosted VoIP service for SMBs, Talking Planet Business, has a program that allows service providers to market their own private labels in 14 days. The program allows service providers to offer their SMBs features previously reserved for enterprises. In addition, the platform is fully customizable, and deployments generally include […]

Calculating ROI for Converged IPNetworks

The business case for adopting converged IP networks has been elusive. With vendors and resellers touting benefits such as more efficient network management and better integration between voice and data applications, the ability to measure and qualify ROI for enterprise migration to an all-IP network has been difficult. Given the lack of data to support […]

Collaborative: More Than a Pretty Face

Posted: 08/2002 More Than a Pretty Face Web Conferencing Shows Off Serious ROI By Tara Seals WEB CONFERENCING, WITH ITS GUI interfaces and snazzy point-and-click functionality, at first blush may seem like a fancy, niche application. However, case studies and analyst commentary show Web conferencing for what it is under the razzle-dazzle: a workhorse of […]

A Road Map for Internet Billing

Posted: 02/1999 A Road Map for Internet Billing Part One of Three By Richard K. Crone While Internet bill present and payment (IBPP) promises to streamline and simplify the bill payment process, there is nothing inherently simple about launching an IBPP program. Part of the challenge is that there already are at least six electronic […]

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