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How to Set Up a DID Management System
The Internet industry is intensifying day by day as it becomes the basis of communication for businesses. With the introduction of voice over Internet protocol

direct inward dialing  these emerging ideas is direct inward dialing (DID).

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PBX Phone System Buying Guide


PBX phone systems (private branch exchange) have many advantages for businesses of any size. In a hosted setup, the customer just signs up for a service, rather than buying and maintaining expensive hardware. In addition to basic phone features, PBX phone systems offer other features such as customized abbreviated dialing, direct inward system access, follow-me calling, and shared message boxes. This guide gives a brief overview to the points to consider when purchasing a PBX phone system.

direct inward dialing  as customized abbreviated dialing, direct inward system access, follow-me calling, and shared message boxes. This guide gives a brief overview to the points to consider when purchasing a PBX phone system. Read More

SMB Phone Systems Buyer’s Guide


If you are a small to medium business (SMB) looking to purchase a business phone system, you’ve no doubt discovered that buying one is not easy. You must quickly identify your specific needs before you contact vendors and compare phone system options. To make an informed decision about which phone system is right for your company, you should understand four crucial aspects, from product requirements to cost considerations.

direct inward dialing  Outgoing call management features: Direct inward dialing - allows users of the phone system to connect directly to desired extension without the operator's assistance Speed dialing - permits fast dialing of frequently called numbers Monitoring features - such as Caller ID, displaying the number and/or name of the caller Reporting features - allow users to capture and monetize their phone usage. One such feature is Call Accounting, an application that captures and records the call data placed to or made Read More

A VoIP Primer-Everything You Need to Know about VoIP


Are you considering voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) for your organization? We’ll take a comprehensive look at how VoIP works, and what you should know before selecting a VoIP vendor.

direct inward dialing  caller ID by extension Direct inward dialing Enable inward dialing directly to a user’s desk phone Directory services Use voice or touchpad to reach telephone extension of recipient Music on hold Select on-hold music Extension call recording Record all calls to specific extensions (e.g., for help desk call tracking) On-the-fly recording Optionally record call via * xx number Voice-mail callback Choose to call number of caller who left voice-mail message Voice-mail group First individual to retrieve Read More

Mirapoint Adds Web-Mail Client to Messaging Appliance Line


Given that the SP can host well over 200,000 mailboxes, the cost of the WebMail Direct option is minimized to approximately .16 cents a mailbox (bringing the total cost of a mailbox, including hardware to just shy of .80 cents (US).

direct inward dialing  series inbox. The WebMail Direct client allows a user to access his or her email from any web browser, regardless of whether or not the browser is Java enabled. Market Impact Well, what else is new, everyone else has a web mail client, so Mirapoint does too. But Mirapoint does it with a twist, the WebMail Direct Client will be accessible from any web browser, regardless of Java or frames support. The interface appears to be much like the majority of WebMail clients out there, but is clean, easily Read More

AccuPointe, Inc.


AccuPointe is a leading systems integrator and consulting company specializing in Sage Software's ERP and CRM business solutions. AccuPointe has been recognized by Sage Software as one of the premier business partners in the country. Sage Software has recognized AccuPointe for President's Circle, National Partner and appointed AccuPointe to the Business Partner Advisory Council. Our comprehensive expertise includes the distribution, direct to consumer, manufacturing, process manufacturing, field service and financial industries. AccuPointe offers several industry specific solutions built on a Sage Software ERP platform: Direct 500 for the Direct to Consumer and Multi Channel Merchant industry O2 for the Process Manufacturing industry Service Management Plus for the Field Service industry Job Ops for the Make to Order industry Whether your company is small or large, just starting out or ready for an upgrade, AccuPointe offers you the power to envision, connect and succeed. We offer you one stop for all of the tools you need to streamline your business operations and maximize productivity. Since 1992, AccuPointe has provided hundreds of uniquely tailored solutions to our customers. Our success derives from an unwavering desire to make each client a success. As an AccuPointe customer, you will have access to: A dedicated account manager who serves as your advocate and liaison between AccuPointe and the software publisher. Our team of certified business consultants who provide expertise in the areas of implementation, general consulting, and development. In addition, our proven methodology- that we have developed over the last 15 years- results in a seamless transition for you during the implementation phase. Our state-of-the art training facility and training courses, which are designed to provide a "hands-on" training experience so that you get the most out of your new investment. Local customer support available via telephone, e-mail and the Internet to address software questions and challenges. Frequent customer-centric communications, including executive briefings, company and product newsletters, user-group meetings, technical bulletins, product promotions and training schedules. Follow AccuPointe on Facebook, Linked In and Twitter.

direct inward dialing  expertise includes the distribution, direct to consumer, manufacturing, process manufacturing, field service and financial industries. AccuPointe offers several industry specific solutions built on a Sage Software ERP platform: Direct 500 for the Direct to Consumer and Multi Channel Merchant industry O2 for the Process Manufacturing industry Service Management Plus for the Field Service industry Job Ops for the Make to Order industry Whether your company is small or large, just starting out or ready for Read More

Neolane Announces New Version of Neolane Marketing Analytics


Neolane has introduces a series of enhancements for its marketing analytics platform. The solution was designed to help marketers plan, target, execute, and measure personalized messages across channels. According to the press release, new enhancements eliminate the need to rely on the expertise of data scientists or information technology (IT) staff while permitting marketers to usebig data

direct inward dialing  in real time and direct communication with customers via social platforms Neolane Message Center—supports transactional messages that range from simple order confirmations to returned merchandise authorizations Neolane Leads—supports lead qualification processes and integrates with customer relationship management (CRM) or sales force automation (SFA) systems (e.g., Salesforce.com, Oracle/Siebel, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM) Neolane MRM— supports marketing resource management (MRM) tasks such Read More

Compaq Streamlines Product Line


Compaq is simplifying its sometimes dizzying range of product offerings in its business desktop lines. This bodes well for their customers.

direct inward dialing  mix that is largely direct sales. Yet another piece of Compaq's commercial PC business is its recent introduction of the legacy-free iPaq PC line, which stresses ease of use and simplified support. The iPaq brand includes desktop PCs, notebook PCs, and handheld devices. Compaq's commercial PC sales have fallen. In its fourth quarter, commercial PC sales totaled $3.1 billion, down 19 percent from the previous year. The unit also operated at a loss. Has Dell finally passed Compaq to become the #1 U.S. Read More

Workforce Scheduling: Managerial Strategies for Driving Down Costs While Escalating Customer Satisfaction


A workforce scheduling process helps a company allocate the right people, with the right skills, in the right place, at the right time. It has a direct impact on a company’s ability to increase workforce capacity and productivity, and improve customer satisfaction. But though scheduling is an integral part of a workforce management strategy many companies don’t have a formalized scheduling process in place. Find out more.

direct inward dialing  time. It has a direct impact on a company’s ability to increase workforce capacity and productivity, and improve customer satisfaction. But though scheduling is an integral part of a workforce management strategy many companies don’t have a formalized scheduling process in place. Find out more. Read More

OpenText Acquires GXS: Will Content and Process Management Enrich EDI?


A decade ago or so, there were three leading enterprise data interchange (EDI) and business-to-business (B2B) network integration providers: Sterling Commerce, Inovis, and GXS. While the latter two merged under GXS in the mid 2000s, Sterling Commerce is now a part of IBM’s Smarter Commerce initiative. Now, OpenText, a provider of enterprise information management (EIM)software, has announced

direct inward dialing  is mainly about high-volume direct materials and packaging for a relatively small number of large manufacturers (that are probably SAP ERP users as well). Ariba is more focused on indirect procurement (with some dabbling in direct materials) for a large number of users. If anything, the recent change of ownership might allow some big GXS customer to give Ariba a chance in direct materials. Read More

FreeMarkets’ Surprise Acquisition of Adexa Leaves Many Heads Shaking


The direct sourcing vendor’s move may have adverse side effects for investors and customers.

direct inward dialing  enterprises to manage their direct materials from end to end, using integrated solutions to source and operate their supply chains. Adexa has built a solid reputation as a purveyor of advanced planning and scheduling software for the high tech/semiconductor manufacturing sector and often displaced larger, better-known vendors like i2 Technologies . The announced sale coincides with former Oracle President and COO Ray Lane's appointment to FreeMarkets' board of directors. The acquisition of Adexa is a Read More

Desktop PCs: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss… (Dell)


This year, the market can be summed up as 3D: Dell Direct Desktop. In comparison, Compaq and IBM are looking a little flat.

direct inward dialing  their sales to the direct model.) Compaq's recent purchase of Inacom, a direct PC distributor, will help Compaq - both for build-to-order capacity and by cutting off HP and IBM (currently Inacom customers) from Inacom's services. The market has given Compaq several tries on direct sales. Compaq probably has only one more. Compaq's product lines, especially its business and high-end systems, don't map cleanly into our categories. Consumer: Presario Business: Prosignia, Deskpro High-end: Deskpro Read More

Human Capital Management


Today’s economy demands a more proactive, strategic role for the human resources (HR) department. As competition for critical resources intensifies, managers, employees, and candidates are demanding more from HR, moving beyond self-service to secure direct access to relevant information and processes whether in the office or on the road. Epicor Human Capital Management (HCM) provides these capabilities, and more, helping you to manage your globally dispersed workforce, improve HR processes, and enhance employee satisfaction for greater efficiency and cost savings across the enterprise. Epicor HCM automates your HR processes, enabling you to track, manage, and analyze all your employee data from application to retirement. Robust Recruitment Management, Benefits, and Absence tracking tools, all within this Human Resources Information System (HRIS) application, give you greater control over staffing, time off, and benefits administration, with paperless workflows designed to walk managers and employees through common setup and administration operations for improved efficiency. Powerful Performance Management, Reporting, and Analytics functionality helps you align your corporate goals with employee performance, and empowers you with flexible tools to analyze applicant and employee data for better workforce management. Available as on-demand software as a service (SaaS), hosted, or on-premise solution, Epicor HCM is HR software that can be deployed to meet your organizational requirements without compromising functionality or data integrity. To serve your international HR needs, this Human Resource Management System (HRMS) Web-based solution configures data fields to reflect the appropriate format based on employee location, as well as provides location-specific home pages delivering relevant communication and corporate standards. Epicor provides a robust set of flexible and configurable HR, payroll, and employee development software that does the following: offers greater total business value by streamlining the entire employee life cycle manages recruitment and resourcing, training administration, benefits programs, and performance management provides a wealth of information and advice to employees and candidates via direct access promotes operational efficiency by allowing the entire workforce to focus on key company objectives provides flexibility to deploy Epicor Payroll or connect to third-party payroll solutions delivers powerful business intelligence (BI) to enable strategic analysis of key business trends for better planning and informed decision making Epicor HCM solutions help you maximize the talent within your organization, by providing faster and more efficient people support. With customers in more than 150 countries, Epicor u

direct inward dialing  beyond self-service to secure direct access to relevant information and processes whether in the office or on the road. Epicor Human Capital Management (HCM) provides these capabilities, and more, helping you to manage your globally dispersed workforce, improve HR processes, and enhance employee satisfaction for greater efficiency and cost savings across the enterprise. Epicor HCM automates your HR processes, enabling you to track, manage, and analyze all your employee data from application to Read More

Collaborative Partnerships for Nationwide Rollouts and Global Technology Deployments


Technology rollouts on a nationwide and global scale require technicians to perform onsite work. Though you may have hired a technology rollout Company to manage and deploy these technicians, they ultimately serve as direct representatives of your company. If they are ill-mannered, inexperienced, or unprofessional, it is a direct reflection of your company to your customer and you are faced with the consequences. Thus, understanding the relationship your technology rollout company has with its field technicians is very important. Find out how to intelligently evaluate a technology rollout company to ensure that your deployment is as efficient and cost-effective as possible.

direct inward dialing  they ultimately serve as direct representatives of your company. If they are ill-mannered, inexperienced, or unprofessional, it is a direct reflection of your company to your customer and you are faced with the consequences. Thus, understanding the relationship your technology rollout company has with its field technicians is very important. Find out how to intelligently evaluate a technology rollout company to ensure that your deployment is as efficient and cost-effective as possible. Read More

Collaborative BI: Harnessing the Extended Enterprise to Boost Productivity


This Aberdeen report examines the connection between collaborative knowledge sharing and analytical activity. Based on direct feedback from 231 respondents around the globe, results demonstrate that best-in-class companies are leveraging collaborative tools and techniques to share decision context inside and outside their organizations, ultimately leading to substantially improved business performance. Download this report to learn more.

direct inward dialing  analytical activity. Based on direct feedback from 231 respondents around the globe, results demonstrate that best-in-class companies are leveraging collaborative tools and techniques to share decision context inside and outside their organizations, ultimately leading to substantially improved business performance. Download this report to learn more. Read More