Teams has surpassed 300 million active users, and the most recent public statistics show that more than 15 million are telephony enabled. As the dominant collaboration platform, it is an easy choice for Microsoft-centric IT teams to choose Teams for their various IT needs. And as customers increasingly adopt Teams, cloud voice resellers are being asked to support them in ways that may threaten to undercut their UCaaS business. No cloud reseller can take on Teams directly and win, so they must instead co-exist, and somehow make the best of the situation. Fortunately, the telephony piece is anything but simple, and PSTN connectivity isn’t native to Microsoft. Providing an apples-to-apples experience going from desk phones and PBXs to Teams-based calling can be quite challenging. ...

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CEO and Co-Founder
TeamMate Technology
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President
Cloud Voice Alliance
Moderator
2023-10-26 Sessions Eric Hernaez, Bill McClain,

We can’t afford to miss a beat in today’s digital world. While it’s true that modern UCaaS solutions have revolutionized the way organizations connect, collaborate, and thrive, you may not be aware of the hidden superhero behind every seamless video call, crystal-clear voice message, and lightning-fast data transfer: your internet connection. Join Lori Stout, CMO of Bigleaf Networks, to explore how the quest for perfect internet connectivity transforms “just okay” communication into high-impact collaboration. We'll dive into the critical role of internet health and stability, unveiling the secrets behind uninterrupted video conferencing, lightning-speed file sharing, and flawless voice calls. Fail-proof internet connectivity doesn’t have to be complicated, costly, or...

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Chief Marketing Officer
Bigleaf Networks, Inc.
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First Vice President
Cloud Voice Alliance
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2023-10-26 Sessions Lori Stout, Thomas Luksa,

Microsoft Teams has more than 300 million active monthly users as of April 2023 with only a fraction – around 12+ million at last count in August 2022 — fully enabled for PSTN/Voice Calling. Cavell Group forecasts the market for PSTN-enabled Teams calling is projected to grow to 40 million users by 2027. This is a huge opportunity for MSPs. In this session, we’ll cover: The opportunity for MSPs in Teams PSTN/Voice calling The plusses and minuses of the Teams Phone System Why businesses want to use Teams PSTN/Voice calling The many paths MSPs can take to monetize Teams by enabling PSTN/Voice Calling

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Director, Wholesale Channel
Reinvent Telecom
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President
Cloud Voice Alliance
Moderator
2023-10-26 Sessions David Ansehl, Bill McClain,

Breakfast Chat: "Scaling in the Digital and AI-enabled Age: A Conversation with Rich Tehrani, TMC's CEO and Chief Editor, and Bill Miller, host of "The CEO Success Stories" webinar series for the Cloud Voice Alliance. Please join Rich Tehrani, CEO and Chief Editor of TMC, a leading voice in the IT and Cloud industry, and Bill Miller, author of the 2-time award-winning book "The Rookie CEO, You Can't Make This Stuff Up!" with 5 decades of leadership experience in VoIP, UCaas, and tech as they unpack the strategies and insights vital to scaling a business in today's world of AI-enabled digital business. This engaging breakfast chat is tailored for the Cloud Voice Alliance. **Why Attend?** Whether you're a seasoned provider or new to the UCaaS space, this session promises actionable...

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Author
The Rookie CEO
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CEO and Group Editor-in-Chief
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC)
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2023-10-26 Sessions Bill Miller, Rich Tehrani,

Steve Alexander, a renowned business strategist and speaker, will be joined by Stanley Louissaint of Fluid Designs. Stanley runs one of the most profitable MSPs in the country with zero staff. Fluid Designs has surpassed the $1M a year revenue mark and this year will approach $2M. The two will share insights on achieving milestone revenue. The presentation, titled "How to reach your first/next million in revenue", promises to provide actionable strategies for businesses of all sizes. Alexander & Louissaint will delve into specific techniques that have proven successful in their own journeys, including innovative marketing strategies, effective customer relationship management, and efficient operational practices. Attendees can expect to learn not just theory, but practical...

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President
Cloud Voice Alliance
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President
Fluid Designs Inc
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2023-10-25 Sessions Bill McClain, Steve Alexander, Stanley Louissaint,