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How can a telecom company help save your business money?

How can a telecom company help save your business money?

Every business wants to save money on telecom expenses, minimize expenditures, and get a financial advantage over the competition. These are the concerns of CEOs who wish to adapt their businesses to meet the demands of the new economy. The digital economy, e-mail, virtual customer service, telecommuters, and mobile sales teams are all disruptive realities driving today’s telecommunications requirements.

 

As a result, telecommunications expenditures are quickly becoming one of the most expensive and challenging areas to handle for businesses today. It’s no longer merely a matter of adding additional phones and attempting to get the best minute rate. If the communications infrastructure is insufficient to match the increasing demand, it can be a significant impediment to a company’s performance.

 

If you are in charge of telecommunications or internet infrastructure for a large organization or your own little firm, you know how complex telecom jargon can be. Hiring a telecommunication company will save you this struggle and help you save money. Here’s why:

1. Telecom Management

Telecom network management enables your firm to track and control telecom network expenditures effectively. These services are intended to give your company the tools it requires to manage the lifespan of its communications system.

 

Through extensive system analysis and reporting, telecom network management provides a comprehensive perspective of your telecom network’s expenditures and performance. Telecom expenditure management might assist your organization in several ways, but to keep things simple, let’s focus on the two most important ones: billing audits and renegotiations.

2. Billing Audit

Have you recently reviewed your carrier service bill? If you have, you will understand why many businesses do not take the time to check their statements and instead quickly pay the charge. As a result, the breakdown of carrier prices can be perplexing, making it possible for errors or additional expenses to be overlooked. Typical billing mistakes vary between 12 and 20%.

 

A telecom expenditure management service can readily discover irregularities in your prior invoices. If they find an error, they will recover the funds on your behalf and notify you of the error to avoid future problems. Whether it’s inappropriate billing procedures, underutilized services, or simple human error, a good telecom expenditure management approach may assist in resolving these issues.

3. Contract Negotiations

It is critical to renew contracts with carriers and vendors when your company contemplates upgrading equipment or changing services to fit new business demands. This assists in securing agreements that fully reflect market circumstances and are consistent with your budget and daily operations. If these agreements are not monitored and managed, your firm may ultimately pay too much for the services it receives.

 

Telecom network management ensures that yearly contract obligations are completed while avoiding excessive or misdirected expenses.

Conclusion

Your firm relies on an extensive telecommunications network to keep employees, distant workers, and clients in touch with each other regularly. From the initial purchase of equipment of gear and software to the continuing regular carrier service expenses, a telecom network represents a considerable expenditure for any firm.

AT&T cyber security for CPA’s

This  is  a follow up letter from our channel  partner AT&T to one of our CPA clients in N.J.

AT&T is one  of our seventy-five partners providing Cyber security,  Cloud, IT, VoIP, bandwidth and more to CPA’s, professionals  and businesses in  the USA.

This is just one example of   what we provide, with  our 35 years of consulting services, as channel partners and  agents with our  vendors. There is  never a  fee to you the  end user.

Hi Joe,

Great speaking with you. We have an exceptionally large portfolio of cybersecurity services. Attached are a few product briefs. I think  we have an opportunity to start with some quick value with  our consulting services, then grow as we continue to partner with some of our other solutions.

The below services are the ones we discussed at length, they will skyrocket your visibility and ongoing security maturity and at a great price point.

Please let me know if you have any questions and how you would like to carry this conversation forward.

AT&T Managed service powered by Qualys (MVP-Qualys): 500 assets $10,000 annual.

Unlimited Vulnerability / CIS Compliance Scanning, Continuous Monitoring, Threat Protection, Unlimited Passive / Active Scan Engines, Unlimited Host Agents, Unlimited PCI-ASV Scans

Qualys (MVP-Qualys) Patch Management Add-On: 300 assets $4,800 annual.

Patch Management – This is an optional add-on to the vulnerability scanning component above and leverages the host agents to provide patching on Windows assets

External Penetration Testing: <32 IPs $4,500 NRC, optional retest $2,000

Penetration testing seeks to exploit the vulnerabilities identified to gain access to critical systems, sensitive information, or a specified trophy. This assessment will be conducted from an external perspective.

Internal Penetration Testing: <32 IPs $5,500 NRC, optional retest $2,000

Penetration testing seeks to exploit the vulnerabilities identified to gain access to critical systems, sensitive information, or a specified trophy. This assessment will be conducted from an internal persp

 

SD-WAN is critical to insure back up and increase bandwidth and back up VoIP

Any organization with VoIP and Cloud servers or  SAAS needs SD-WAN. This is the only method to provide uninterrupted VoIP, and internet service. DSL, Fios, cable, etc  will not provide adequate backup for your IT infrastructure without a SD-WAN device. We have over 15 provides of  SD-WAN to choose from. Let us help you decide how  to use  this important system.

888.208.0020 for free help on SD-WAN

One of our vendors offers a device, Cloud Connect,  that in conjunction with one of our fiber vendors enabled us to recently reduce and improve an 8-location client’s network by bonding the new fiber and bandwidth. The monthly spend went from 30k to 10k and offered complete redundancy. This device combines the bandwidth of multiple public connections into a single, faster, more reliable virtual connection. Cloud Connect offers a cost-effective alternative to MPLS networks that will dramatically increase network speed, increase reliability, and provide guaranteed quality of service (QoS) over public IP

It will

Dramatically increases your network speed
Increases reliability with automatic failover
Provides bi-directional QoS over public networks
Provides a cost-effective alternative to MPLS networks

Most importantly, Cloud Connect is delivered, managed, and supported by our vendor, regardless of who delivers the connections to your office, ensuring your business can access its critical cloud- based resources whenever they’re needed.

 

 

 

One of our premier vendors Ring Central has provided valid reasons to move to Cloud Services

81.2% of organizations are currently using or
plan to migrate to cloud services in the next 2 years.
82% of IT decision-makers somewhat agree, agree, or strongly agree that a cloud strategy is essential
to remaining competitive.
Cloud-based PBX systems offer dramatic advantages over on-premises solutions:

1. Unify business communications
2. Simplify multi-location management
A unified solution offers enterprise-grade features such as phone, faxing, SMS, IVR, call queues,
team collaboration, video meetings, and voicemail, all on one platform.
A single solution with global availability is easier to manage and can be administered from a
single interface using a desktop or mobile phone.
3. Create flexibility for your business
4. Ensure security and compliance needs are met
S. Reduce infrastructure headache and management costs

Cloud Services are flexible and scalable, allowing you to easily add services or remove users at
any time.
Providers offering 99.999% uptime SLA ensure your business never halts.
6. Support mobile and remote workers
7. Security, service delivery, and architecture as well as industry compliance (CCPA, GDPR, HIPAA,
FINRA) are
fully managed by the cloud provider.

7. Access the latest features instantly
Best-in-class cloud solutions are hosted in
top-tier and redundant data centers.

All aspects of the infrastructure are managed and monitored 24/7/365 by the provider.

Users can securely access their business phone number and other features like team messaging and
video meetings at any time and on their device of choice-a tablet, laptop, or mobile.
Updates are free, automatic, and come with the latest and greatest features with no impact to users
or disruption to business.

Move to the cloud
Legacy, on-premises systems can significantly hinder collaboration. With cloud communications, your
teams are fully prepared to overcome the challenges of the modern workplace.
81.2%
of organizations are currently using or
plan to migrate to cloud telephony solutions in the next 2 years.
82%
of IT decision-makers somewhat agree, agree, or strongly agree that a cloud strategy is essential
to remaining competitive.
Cloud-based PBX systems offer dramatic advantages over on-premises solutions:

single solution with global availability is easier to manage and can be administered from a
single interface using a desktop or mobile phone.

3. Create flexibility for your business

4. Ensure security and compliance needs are met

S.Reduce infrastructure headache and management costs

Cloud solutions are flexible and scalable, allowing you to easily add services or remove users at
any time.
Providers offering 99.999% uptime SLA ensure your business never halts.

6. Support mobile and remote workers

Security, service delivery, and architecture as well as industry compliance (CCPA, GDPR, HIPAA,
FINRA) are
fully managed by the cloud provider.

7. Access the latest features instantly

Best-in-class cloud solutions are hosted in
top-tier and redundant data centers.

All aspects of the infrastructure are managed and monitored 24/7/365 by the provider.

Users can securely access their business phone number and other features like team messaging and
video meetings at any time and on their device of choice-a tablet, laptop, or mobile.

Updates are free, automatic, and come with the latest and greatest features with no impact to users
or disruption to business.

Move to the cloud
Legacy, on-premises systems can significantly hinder collaboration. With cloud communications, your
teams are fully prepared to overcome the challenges of the modern workplace.

Move to the cloud
Legacy, on-premises systems can significantly hinder collaboration. With cloud communications, your
teams are fully prepared to overcome the challenges of the modern workplace.

Tired of passwords………….. we can give you one for all your apps

Applied Consulting Group
Tires of passwords?
We have a high-security one-password system for ALL your logins.

Developers, Stop Re-inventing the Wheel.
Every time your organization adopts a new application your developers must
create a database of users, write authentication methods, & manage a new security environment.
With Clearlogin Anywhere your developers can simply drop a code into your site and leave the heavy lifting to us.
You wouldn’t waste time developing authorization processes to perform credit card transactions when you can utilize secure APIs from services like PayPal or Stripe, Why process identity yourself? Clearlogin Anywhere lets you offload the burden of authentication to the experts.

ONE PASSWORD DOES IT ALL Call 877-208-0021 Direct 941-900-6220 www.acginfo.biz

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One password for all your apps anywhere in the world

Cyber Security with One Password Login
Think of That… One Secure Password
• One of our premier vendors, Evolve IP, has acquired Clearlogin, an identity authentication provider. If you are not familiar with identity authentication, the technology essentially integrates and unifies application usernames and passwords. This provides IT with a more secure environment and makes them much more efficient. Clearlogin meets compliance regulations for over 4,000+ enterprise applications including healthcare and finance!
• Here are some important notes
• Makes Employees more efficient
o Provides a simple login portal with a unified password for all your critical cloud applications
• Makes IT more efficient
o Reduces support calls for username & password resets
o Supports more than 4,000+ applications out of the box and provides standards-based options to add your own
o Integrate multiple cloud applications with existing internal or external directories including Active Directory, Azure, Amazon, or Google
• Increases security and supports compliance
o Allows IT to create a single, secure authentication policy across multiple cloud applications
o Customize user access to applications and domains
o Leverage advanced authentication features to block unauthorized access
o View reports on questionable activity like unsuccessful login attempts and password changes
WHO WE ARE?
Here are two videos that succinctly explain what we do for our clients. I hope you find them helpful.
First video on auditing
– https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7S2PmT_Wo7fU3g2b25ybjdTMWc/view?usp=sharing
Second video on cloud services/IT
– https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7S2PmT_Wo7fcTJHeEVHUTBVekk/view?usp=sharing
Just hit control and then click…. Then hit enter to view