Case Studies (See Following)

Celtic Healthcare Enables Rapid Growth with Office 365

Celtic Healthcare initially leveraged Office 365 to prepare for rapid growth of their hospice and home healthcare business. “Once we moved email, we’ve loved that Microsoft keeps providing new features for us,” said Director of IT Jonathan Bost.  “We use the video portal, Planner, Groups and now Teams.  We wouldn’t use these tools if we had to deploy on-premises.” 

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Skype for Business gives this Marketing firm an Optimal end user experience
The objective was to create the optimal end-user experience. and  Ralph Bellandi, VP of IT, nailed it at MKTG.  Showcasing IT as an innovator, not a follower!  No more status quo!

 

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CIO Don Bender’s IT team turns ideas into reality with Skype for Business
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CIO Don Bender’s IT team turns ideas into reality too. When IT saw a need to improve communications with customers and internally with staff, GAI turned to Enabling Technologies and Skype for Business. “With Skype, we wanted to do something different than any IT project we’ve ever done here at GAI,” Bender said.
With Enabling’s approach to encompass the people, process, and technology of IT initiatives, Skype has delivered impressive results, from the C-Suite to the temporary office.  Read on for more about GAI’s success with Skype!

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SIP Trunking Savings for Enabling Technologies
“I recognized, by signing the checks every month, that we were paying $6700 a month for a couple of T1 PRIs. At the point that we migrated over to SIP trunking from IntelePeer, we saw our monthly recurring bill drop down to $500 a month. This was predominantly IntelePeer’s services and it was a huge savings for us.”
  Bill Vollerthum, President Enabling Technologies read more ...

Architecture, Engineering, and Construction firm WBCM uses Skype for Business
Architecture, Engineering, and Construction firm WBCM uses Skype for Business for: 
Collaboration:
With project teams across five offices, Skype breaks down the distance barrier. 
Precision: Engineers use Skype to share & streamline workflows.
Cross-Selling: WBCM sells services of remote experts to expand the reach of their portfolio.   read more ...

Leidos Shares Best Practices for Increasing User Adoption
"Make sure you explain to the users WHY they care about the topic provided; point out efficiencies they can use in their daily job"

 

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An Interview with Veronica Morton CIO, Becket and Lee
“I didn’t want to be in the Telecommunications business” said Veronica, “and I certainly did not want to move back to a PBX.  We wouldn’t have the flexibility that we have now with Lync.” read more ...

An Interview with Scott Long, CIO of the Diocese of Charlotte
“Why would I want to use Skype for Business/Lync for my UC system and Avaya for my telephone system when I can use Skype/Lync for all my communications”?

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Raising the bar for patient experience

“How can we improve patient experience and provide the highest level of care when patients’ expectations are already high?” asked Jeremy Marut, director of Enterprise Architecture, HackensackUMC.

"When babies enter the NICU, the parents can’t be there with them. We wanted to provide a solution for that bonding.”

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One Box 365 Delivers Cost Savings and an All-in-One Resilient Lync Solution with Enterprise Voice
“Enabling and AudioCodes made it financially feasible for us to return to Skype for Business/Lync. Today our total costs are half of what we were previously paying just for WebEx minutes.”
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How Enabling Technologies Helps Coppin State University
Moving into new technologies can create a great deal of stress. Which is why having a reliable consultant is a useful skill. Coppin State University talked to Enabling Technologies to help organize their move to VoIP. read more ...

How a Transportation Firm uses Lync (Video Case Study)
See the video of an interview with Corey Staheli CIO of TranSystems on how a Transportation Firm uses Lync read more ...

Idaho Department of Labor Replaces Cisco and Saves Big!
Check out how Idaho Department of Labor was able to reduce IT costs while making Citizens Happier! read more ...

Kennedy Center Delivers Great Performance with Lync
"Replacing the PBX saved us seven figures right from the start!" read more ...

Ewing Cole replaces Cisco PBX and Unity with Microsoft Lync 2010
Ewing Cole replaces Cisco PBX and Unity with Microsoft Lync 2010 read more ...

Broward College saves over $50,000 with Microsoft UC

Broward College is the sixth largest college in the US with 65,000 students of three main campuses and eight satellite campuses found itself with six different vendors of audio and video conferencing spending $250,000 a year and sought new cost-effective and improved management solution.

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Cherokee Nation Lync Server 2010 Implementation
Tribal Government Expects to Save $65,000 Annually with Unified Communications. read more ...

St. Lucie County Public Schools Lync and Exchange Unified Messaging
This Project involved many Microsoft Partners.  We did the Unified Communications portion with Lync Server 2010 and Exchange 2010 Migration including the Unified Messaging piece. read more ...

Tennessee School System Implements Unified Communications Solution to Reduce Costs
We are proud to have two case studies on Jackson Madison County.  Click here to see how Jackson Madison saved over 66% using Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging instead of a VoIP solution.  Then read more to see how they moved to the next level with IM/Presence and saved even more! read more ...

Analog Devices switches over 10,000 email boxes to Exchange Unified Messaging
The solution is proving to be very cost effective and user acceptance has been good. read more ...

Indiana University

IT Service Firm Helps University Improve Communication, Cut Costs with New Solution.

"I can communicate much better…. I can instantly see if someone is on a call or in a meeting, and then I just click on his or her name in Office Communicator 2007 to call or send an instant message. "  - Michael Lucas, Director of Telecommunications, Indiana University

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Manufacturing OCS Implementation
Office Communication Server - Cuts Costs and Improves Collaboration with Unified Communications 

"When you replace a 20-year-old phone and voice-mail system with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 and Exchange Unified Messaging, there’s no comparison."  - Director of Informational Technology.

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Hinds Community College

Office Communications Server - Reduces Travel and Improves Collaboration with UC.

"With Office Communications Server 2007, business associates seem like employees of the college. Our actual locations are irrelevant. I can be in my office or at home and still conduct business."  - Russell Wood, Director of Technology, Hinds Community College

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Mercer University

Office Communications Server -  University Reduces Costs and Creates New Opportunities with Unified Communications. 

"We can cut back on travel expenses by at least 25 percent ... after we deploy additional RoundTable devices and when employees take full advantage of Office Live Meeting."  - Shane Milam, Director of System Networks, Mercer University 

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Lifetime Products
Lifetime Realizes Benefits of $850,000 with Exchange Server 2007 Unified Messaging read more ...

Jackson-Madison Schools

Office Communications  Server - Reduces Phone costs by 66% with Voice over IP Solution.

"The real benefit of the Microsoft unified communications solution is the time that teachers save that they can devote to … professional development and providing extra help to students."  - Nancy Zambito, Superintendent, Jackson-Madison County School System

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Georgia Tech Research Institute

Exchange 2007 Unified Messaging  - Boosts Efficiency and Cuts Costs with Unified Messaging

"We’ll save 25 percent in up-front costs by not having licensing fees, and yearly maintenance costs will go down $10,000 a year."  Jeff Jenkins, Director of Information Systems, Georgia Tech Research Institute

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