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5 Things to Look for in a Cloud Provider

August 13, 2020
By Julie Kent-Ransom

Let’s talk about Cloud unified communications. We sometimes call it unified communications as a service, but basically it's delivering unified communications as services in the Cloud or via the Cloud. What are the five things that you need to look for in a provider that's going to provide you some sort of unified communications capability? Read more

Key Steps to Secure Remote Working

August 8, 2020
By Sandie Simms

As lockdown restrictions begin to ease across the globe, how can organizations prepare for a future where home working is likely to become the norm for many? Our very own Chris Franke, VP of Global Solutions Strategy recently tackled this topic in a guest blog published by global technology news publication UC Today. Read more

3 CX and UX Lessons Learned During a Pandemic and how to Apply them to your Business

July 29, 2020
By Kevin McMahon

As a technology company operating with locations across the globe, remote work is embedded in Intrado’s DNA, and we’ve been at the forefront helping customers in other industries make the transition seamlessly. Here are a few of the key lessons we’ve learned about driving work from home innovation in the era of COVID-19. Read more

Planning for Productive & Secure Remote Work with Cisco

July 20, 2020
By Marcus Schmidt and Chris Franke

After the initial phase of the pandemic when students, office workers, customer facing and line workers alike, were sent home in order to stay safe, it quickly became apparent was that people needed more than just meeting tools; they needed to find new ways to replace all physical interactions with work colleagues in a virtual environment. Read more

MPLS Networks and the Rise of SD-WAN

June 29, 2020
By Kevin McMahon

For decades, Multi-protocol Label Switching (MPLS) networking has offered a flexible, stable and high-performing way for companies to connect offices. And the steady increase in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) implementations has encouraged the push toward Software-Defined Wide Area Networking or SD-WAN... Read more

Catapulted Into the Future of Work: How to Plan for the Long-Term

June 23, 2020
By Sandie Simms

The recent pandemic catapulted all of us into the future of work. But what key trends are emerging and how can businesses turn these to their advantage? This was one of the topics discussed during Intrado’s webinar, The Future of Work Communications. Marcus Schmidt, VP of Product Management at Intrado explored these issues... Read more

Meeting the Unified Communications Needs of Midsize Businesses

May 29, 2020
By Sean Green

Midsize companies face unique challenges when it comes to addressing employee and customer communications needs. With growing requirements for advanced communication and collaboration tools, limited financial resources and IT staff, midsize companies can reap significant benefits from implementing Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS)... Read more

Get Ready for SD-WAN

May 28, 2020
By Kevin McMahon

Software-defined networking, otherwise known as SD-WAN, has proven a compelling alternative to the traditional wide area network (WAN), especially among heavily decentralized organizations with lots of branch offices... Read more

How Productive Remote Workers Close the Work Day

April 16, 2020
By Kevin McMahon

Walking out your office door after a day of demanding work to the relief of a relaxing, supportive environment is an ideal scenario for most people. A day’s end commute – whether by car, train, bus, bike or on foot – is a formal transition that allows time for changing the figurative position of your mind and the literal location of your body... Read more

Work from Home UCaaS Solutions from Intrado

April 2, 2020
By Julie Kent-Ransom

For IT departments across the globe, enabling a remote workforce has become top priority as more businesses shift operational models to accommodate social distancing and more broadly, business continuity in times of crisis. For many, deploying cloud-based meetings and collaboration tools... Read more

The Do’s and Dont’s of Video Conferencing

March 31, 2020
By Kevin McMahon

Video collaboration is a core component of a modern Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) solution. The ability to engage with geographically dispersed employees over video brings big advantages to teamwork, from helping... Read more

For Remote Employees: Six Best Practices for Working from Home

March 27, 2020
By Julie Kent-Ransom

The number of employees working remotely today is unprecedented. Whether you’re a long-time remote worker or this is your first time working from home, the six tips below will help you become a more productive and effective member of your team... Read more

5 Tips for a High-performing and Collaborative Remote Workforce

March 25, 2020
By Kevin McMahon

Remote work has been steadily gaining traction over the past several years. With recent spikes driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, many business leaders are for the first time responsible for managing a remote workforce... Read more

Keeping Employees Safe and Productive During Challenging Times

March 19, 2020
By Julie Kent-Ransomn

Mathematician and bestselling author, John Allen Paulos, once said, “Uncertainty is the only certainty there is, and knowing how to live with insecurity is the only security.” This sentiment rings especially true today. As a leader in enterprise collaboration with more than 30 years of expertise, Intrado is here to support your growing needs... Read more

Supporting Remote Work with a Special Offer for Small and Mid-Sized Organizations

March 11, 2020
By Rob Bellmar Co-President, Intrado Enterprise Collaboration
Patty Watson, Co-President, Intrado Enterprise Collaboration

Intrado is committed to helping our clients and communities in their efforts to remain productive, engaged, and healthy as they implement remote work strategies. As a follow-on to our recent Cisco Webex offer for enterprise organizations, we are pleased to announce this special offer in support of small and midsized businesses ... Read more

Intrado – Actively engaged and ready to serve

March 6, 2020
By Rob Bellmar Co-President, Intrado Enterprise Collaboration
Patty Watson, Co-President, Intrado Enterprise Collaboration

Intrado is committed to helping our clients and communities in their efforts to remain productive, engaged, and healthy as they implement remote work strategies. As a follow-on to our recent Cisco Webex offer for enterprise organizations, we are pleased to announce this special offer in support of small and midsized businesses ... Read more