The work landscape has shifted from the office to remote work, leaving companies scrambling to adapt and equip their employees with the tools they need to stay connected to their colleagues while remaining operationally productive. Unified communications, also known as UC, is one of the few … Read more about Developing a Unified Communications Strategy for Remote Work
At Allied, we understand that employees strive to stay productive and feel connected to their teammates, all while they juggle child care, elder care, and other aspects of a likely long-lasting remote work environment. As decision-makers, you want frictionless solutions to empower your employees … Read more about Empower Your Workforce With the Right Resources
Business continuity To me, Business continuity used to mean preparing your business infrastructure and staff for the occasional down internet connection or an unpredicted snow day to allow for remote work on a temporary basis. There are always a million "what if" or "if this happens, then what" … Read more about Is Video the New Voice?
With the dramatic increase in telework and the associated use of collaboration tools due to COVID-19, there has been a surge in exploits against commonly used video conferencing systems. Known as “Zoombombing”, a name based on the most commonly exploited service, these attacks have grown to become a … Read more about Protecting against malicious content with AllCloud Collaborate
With the rise of remote working, work is no longer a place you go, it's what you do. There are different levels of remote work required by different workers: some may need to work from home all the time, some might just need the ability to work remotely in special circumstances such as a snow day or … Read more about [VIDEO] A Day in the Life of a Modern Flex Worker
Allied’s new AllCloud Connection portal - powered by Park Bench Solutions' odin platform - provides an improved client experience for voice account management and administration. [ARLINGTON, VA] – July 17, 2017 – Allied Telecom, a leading Unified Communications provider, today announced the … Read more about Allied Launches New Portal for Voice and UC Clients
The workforce is changing. Did you know that 44% of employees view companies that don’t offer a telecommuting option as old-fashioned? It's clear that meeting employee expectations for remote work and collaborative technology is increasingly critical for companies to compete in the hiring market. … Read more about [VIDEO] Cloud-based Unified Communications 101
No matter where you work, noisy environments are tough to avoid. The trend for open office layouts often leads to loud, distracting work environments that lack privacy. In research by Cornell University, 74% of employees say they face "many" instances of disturbances and distractions from noise. … Read more about [VIDEO] How Does Polycom Acoustic Fence Technology Work?
It’s the first full day of spring in Washington DC today, but Mother Nature didn’t seem to get the memo – we have 4 to 12 inches of snow falling across the area, local schools, the federal government, and many local businesses are closed. We also had a “wind day” earlier in the month, with high … Read more about 4 Ways to Ensure Business Continuity in Inclement Weather
From VoIP to BYOD to IM&P, the jargon used in the world of Unified Communications and Collaboration can seem like an alphabet soup of acronyms. Whether you're looking for a new phone system or researching tools to support a growing remote workforce, our Unified Communications glossary of common … Read more about Unified Communications Glossary: Common UC&C and VoIP Acronyms