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September 2016

Mama Always Said, “You Get What You Pay For” – The True Cost of a “Free” Network Assessment

Matt Christopher, September 1, 2016 Blog Writer Full Disclosure I am not sure my mother ever actually said, “You get what you pay for.”  Also, I am not sure [...]

August 2016

Probing Diagnostics – Use Case 1

Leveraging Probes to Diagnose Real-Time Voice Quality Matt Christopher August 3, 2016 Reclaiming the “P” Word In our last post, Making the “P” Word G-Rated, we questioned the authority [...]

July 2016

Making the “P” Word G-Rated

Reclaiming “Probe” as an effective UC diagnostics tools Matt Christopher July 25, 2016 It all Started with the Extra Terrestrials Since the alien abductions of the 1960’s, the term [...]

Nectar Services Recognized in CRN’s 2016 Network Connectivity Partner Program Guide

Unified Communications solution provider named for its outstanding partner program Jericho, NEW YORK, July 25, 2016 – Nectar Services Corp., a leader in the development and deployment of proactive [...]

Nectar Offers String of Solutions to Sweeten Skype for Business Proposition

Read the TMCNET.com/Unified Communications article here.

This Goes to 11: 4 More Skype for Business Deployment Gotchas to Avoid

Standing on the Shoulders Of A UC Editor and Calling Myself Tall Today, I was reading Beth Shultz’s recent No Jitter article, 7 Skype for Business Deployment Gotchas to [...]

May 2016

Defending The Enterprise Edge: SIP Trunk Edition

Leveraging Nectar’s UCMP for SBC’s Solution to Optimize Skype for Business User Experience Via On-Premises PSTN Industry Trend: Moving to Cloud In case you have been offline for the past few years, everything is moving to the cloud. Virtually everything.  Moving applications to the cloud promises increased flexibility, scalability, reliability and accessibility with decreased management

April 2016

Component Profiling: The Dangers of Circumstantial Evidence Falsely Assigning the Blame for Skype for Business Voice Quality

CSI: UC Our CTO, Joe Fuccillo often uses a crime investigation as an analogy for diagnosing communications quality issues within a UC deployment. A crime has occurred; the user is the victim. The initial list of potential suspects is long and varied: from the WAN, to the network components, to the premise Wi-Fi, to the

March 2016

The Cloudy State of UC

Reflections on Enterprise Connect 2016 Matt Christopher March at the Gaylord Palms, Orlando I have honestly lost track of how many Enterprise Connects I have attended. Actually, I lied.  Sorry about that.  I have been to every Enterprise Connect.  I have lost track of how many VoiceCon’s I attended. Over the years, it has been

A Year in Review

Lessons Learned In My First Year as a Microsoft IT Pro Tools Partner for Skype for Business Matt Christopher, VP Customer Experience, Nectar Looking Back As I was on the 5 hour flight home from Orlando, digging out of my e-mail inbox after 3 days at Enterprise Connect, I began to reflect on the past