now has a
It’s UC on
Cisco BroadCloud™ Calling is a phone system in the cloud. It has all the benefits of a traditional enterprise PBX without the hassles. Today we’re announcing it is now available with Cisco Webex™ Teams through service providers. Think of it as “UC on steroids”—world-class calling, meetings and team collaboration from one of the most trusted names in the business. We built it to address the needs of companies with 100 or more employees.
Buying should be simple and with the Cisco Collaboration Flex® Plan, it is. It lets companies pay a simple subscription fee for all the collaboration tools they need. They can choose to deploy on-premise, in the cloud, or mix and match— and change their mind on that mix at any time. Today, we are adding Cisco BroadCloud Calling as a new calling option in the plan. Service providers can now create a complete collaboration solution to help midsize businesses and enterprises move to the cloud faster. Initially available through six service providers in the US (including NWN and Orange), it will be expanding to support global locations across 19 countries in 2018, with continued expansion continuing through 2019 and beyond.* They provide customers the network services and deliver the collaboration tools in one simple package.
The Cisco Calling App has all the features you expect—like mute, park, transfer and click to dial—plus some extras that set it apart from the pack. For instance, want to do high definition video calls? The app can do that. Or want to make a business call from your mobile device using the cellular data network while displaying your published business phone number? The app can do that, too. And it’s integrated with your Outlook and enterprise directory, making it easy to find colleagues through simple search. Service providers who sell BroadCloud Calling while using the Flex Plan can private-label the app.
to buy, easy
Today we make it simpler for service providers to bundle all calling and collaboration applications (like Webex™ Meetings), devices, and network services into one easy-to-order package—with one streamlined bill.
We’re making the
huddle space so
great you may
never want to
These days, cubicles are “out” and open workspaces are “in”. That means workers often seek out so-called huddle spaces to work with their small teams. About 25 million huddle spaces exist today**—and that number keeps growing.
These smaller spaces provide a great place to meet, but they often lack great technology. Want to whiteboard, share your draft of that big presentation, maybe ask your remote colleague for her feedback? Good luck. Most huddle spaces are ill-equipped for such tasks. Want a consistent experience in the huddle space, the conference room, and on your mobile device? Unlikely. It’s no wonder that nearly four out of five workers say they are frustrated.
At Cisco, we want to change that. We want you to have the technology you need to share content, communicate clearly, and co-create. We want IT to be able to deploy, manage and scale these spaces with ease. And we want your company to be able to afford to make these spaces great—whether you need a handful or thousands of them. And we want you to have a consistent experience.
Here’s how we are doing just that.
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If you have
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- Do we really need more huddle spaces on the third floor? And if so, would it make sense to turn that large conference room into several huddle spaces? Which spaces are the most popular in Sydney? Our AI and analytics can answer such questions—giving you the data you need to make good decisions. In fact, we’re the only vendor to do this natively. This is key for real estate executives, who until today had no easy way to get such data. Now they will be able to meet user’s needs and drive efficiency in real estate costs. At the same time, our diagnostics give IT rich detail that will help them troubleshoot and manage with ease. And with Cisco huddle spaces, there are far fewer management points—only one for every three you’d have with other vendor solutions. Other vendors give you 66 percent more hassle and headache.
“Whether you’re placing a call or huddling with your team, it’s our mission to give you the most secure, reliable and awesome collaboration tools to get the job done,” said Amy Chang, SVP and GM, Collaboration Technology Group, Cisco. “The service provider channel gives us an incredible opportunity to get these tools to more teams, and I can’t wait to see what we’ll accomplish together.”