Jon Arnold

Author's details

Name: Jon Arnold
Date registered: April 19, 2011

Biography

Jon Arnold is an independent telecom analyst primarily focused on IP communications and disruptive technologies, such as VoIP, mobile broadband, contact centers, telepresence, unified communications, social media and Web 2.0. He has been consulting about these technologies since 2001, and can be followed on his widely-read Analyst 2.0 Blog. Jon also contributes to other publishers, such as UCStrategies and Focus.com, speaks regularly at industry events, and is frequently cited in both the trade press and mainstream business press.

Latest posts

  1. Key Questions to ask a Potential UC Vendor — April 17, 2014
  2. Going Offline – another Sign You’re Ready for UC — April 9, 2014
  3. Collaboration – another Sign You’re Ready for UC — April 3, 2014
  4. Decentralization – Another Sign You’re Ready for UC — March 27, 2014
  5. PBX Usage – Another Sign You’re Ready for UC — March 20, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. You Know UC is Working When… — 3 comments
  2. Understanding Risk with Unified Communications — 2 comments
  3. Owning Your Community with UC – Can Rewards Work? — 2 comments
  4. What Message Should IT Send About IT for UC? — 2 comments
  5. What if Unified Communications Were a Car? — 2 comments

Author's posts listings

Apr
17
2014

Key Questions to ask a Potential UC Vendor

There are a multitude of things to consider when mapping out a plan for UC, and it’s very easy to get bogged down in the technical details and implications for your network. If that doesn’t demand your full attention, you must also get out from the weeds and look upwards to what management is expecting …

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Apr
09
2014

Going Offline – another Sign You’re Ready for UC

In case you didn’t have enough reasons already, I’ve got another one here to close out this series.  Over the past few posts, I’ve examined various scenarios – clues, really – that tell you your business is ready for UC. A common theme across this series is the idea that you’re not likely to come …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.adtran.com/going-offline-another-sign-youre-ready-for-uc/

Apr
03
2014

Collaboration – another Sign You’re Ready for UC

If you’re an IT decision-maker, chances are your investments in communications technologies are network-centric. In other words, the priorities are inside-out, whereby you first do what’s best for the network and your overall IT environment. After all, your budgets are probably getting squeezed and you have to find ways to operate more cost-effectively. Not only …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.adtran.com/collaboration-another-sign-youre-ready-for-uc/

Mar
27
2014

Decentralization – Another Sign You’re Ready for UC

As noted earlier in this series, compared to VoIP, the signs aren’t as obvious with UC that your business is ready for the move. At least with VoIP, the hard dollar savings are plain to see, and they flow to the bottom line almost immediately. Also, when moving from legacy to IP, the phone systems …

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Mar
20
2014

PBX Usage – Another Sign You’re Ready for UC

As this series continues, I’ll be exploring five different indicators that your organization is ready for UC. The need for UC is not that obvious, and won’t be as easy to pinpoint as with VoIP. This comparison is relevant since VoIP is the critical first step along the IP path that the vendors hope will …

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