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Siena Heights University Selects ShoreTel to Modernize Campus Communications

By: Liz Pedro, Customer Programs Manager Google+ icon for profile link

Originating as a women’s college in 1919, Siena Heights University is now a thriving Catholic co-ed institution with 14 buildings and 400 students spread across 55 acres. As with any institution of higher learning—or higher calling—the practicality of daily operations takes focus when things become too complex or cumbersome to run smoothly. When PBX systems […]

Happy Valentines. You Won’t Get a Box of Chocolates from Us.

By: Gina Jacobs, Senior Director of Marketing Communications Google+ icon for profile link

Chocolates?  Not from us. Not since Forrest Gump made famous: “Life’s a box of chocolates.  You never know what you’re gonna get.” Because with ShoreTel, you always know what you’re gonna get: the most trouble-free, feature-rich, affordable unified communications solution available today.  Our sweet spot includes: open architecture that scales easily and integrates with all […]

For Specialty Retailers, Valentine’s Day is about more than just Romance

By: ShoreTel, Brilliantly Simple Google+ icon for profile link

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and romance is in the air! With only two days until February 14, no doubt those of us who celebrate the holiday have plans underway to show loved ones how much we care – whether it’s sending cards, giving flowers or presents or arranging a romantic dinner for […]

Clark Pest Control Trades out Pesky PBX for Better Communications and ROI with ShoreTel

By: Liz Pedro, Customer Programs Manager Google+ icon for profile link

Clark Pest Control is the largest family-owned pest control firm in the United States. Since it was founded in 1950, Clark Pest Control has grown to more than 1,200 employees and 23 branch offices. From technicians working in the field to agents handling inbound calls, the ability to efficiently collaborate across phones, desktops, and remote […]

Our Advice: Get Some Advice!

By: Nancy Gates, Consultant Liaison Program Director

Corporate profits rose to an all-time high last year. Increases in consumer confidence and spending helped fuel the growth, but the key driver?  Having a highly efficient, lean staffing plan. You want as few people as possible accomplishing as much as possible every business day. But this high productivity comes with a downside: what happens […]

ShoreTel Customer References Share Their Displacement Stories

By: Liz Pedro, Customer Programs Manager Google+ icon for profile link

I have the best job in the world. No really I do. Hear me out. Most customer reference managers are happy if they can get even five percent of their customers to be customer references. At ShoreTel 29% of our customers are customer references, which is remarkable. I have been customer referencing for eight years […]

ShoreTel and Everyday Life…

By: Nick Darke, Major Account Manager - EMEA Sales

So I was thinking the other day ShoreTel is essentially an IP-PBX manufacturer, switches, applications and phones, it’s all we make! How can that impact someone’s everyday life if they are not physically using something we make… I check my Twitter and LinkedIn accounts via my ARM enabled smart phone, I grab a West Country […]

ShoreTel’s Brand Recognition is Spreading

By: Andrew Lee, Marketing Analyst

Our customer base continues to grow and evolve over time. One interesting observation – more of our newer customers are in states such as Illinois, Texas, Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania. Because we’re in the West Coast, traditionally our customers have come from closer to home (ie. California). Whilst California still constitutes a large percentage of […]

A Friendly Game Between Two ShoreTel Customers

By: Clinton Fitch, Practice Manager of Advanced Applications - EMEA

This week, here at the mothership in Sunnyvale, the Product Management team got together for a series of meetings. We discussed a lot, brainstormed, worked on roadmaps… all those things that us PMs do when we are locked in a room with Post-It notes. But it wasn’t all work and no play. The team went […]

Pilot Implementation Is A Very Useful Tool

By: Andrew Lee, Marketing Analyst

Conducting a pilot implementation with certain prospects is an effective way of getting your foot in the door and making a future full-fledged sale. The goal of conducting pilots is to give the potential customer the full experience of our offering – albeit in a smaller, localized environment. It’s essentially the first stage of a […]

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