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March 2017 News
Business Communications
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Avaya CEO’s Keynote Speech explains Telecoms move to Software & Services business model

After attending Avaya’s recent ENGAGE conference in Las Vegas, we wanted to share the remarks we heard from Kevin Kennedy, President & CEO of Avaya, as he addressed Avaya’s partner community and customers.

Check out Kennedy’s full speech on Avaya TV

In Kennedy’s keynote, he touched on  7 trends that will impact our industry  as Telecom transitions from legacy systems to a software and services-based delivery model.  
With the industry at a turning point, as digital transformation becomes a necessity for all companies, we’re looking forward to learning where your business is on this journey and sharing our thoughts on how you can begin to  exploit the new tools and tremendous cost savings  that can be achieved with Avaya technology.

To arrange your personalized strategy and planning session, please contact MABC at  (757) 673-2200  or .

Converging Voice & Data… The Right Network Changes Everything

With voice and data converging in today’s IT environments, you need a technology partner with the know-how to implement and maintain unified network infrastructures. MABC experts simplify networking challenges by providing: 

Network Assessments  – Our engineers take a close look at your network elements, transmission and QoS levels. Their detailed recommendations enable more informed business decisions about next steps.

Design & Implementation Services  – MABC project managers provide seamless migrations. Need access services? We coordinate everything through our carrier relationships. Need onsite help? Our engineers provide ongoing Operations, Administration and Maintenance Support.

Wireless Upgrades  – Beginning with a site survey, we’ll map out and deploy wireless access point placements throughout your office space to ensure optimal coverage and mobility.

Switches & Routers  – MABC deploys secure routers and manageable switches for optimal quality and network protection.

Don’t suffer another day with poor network connections and slow communications. Contact MABC now at  (757) 673-2200  or email
Avaya launches ‘Zang’– a Cloud Communications Platform and ‘Spaces’ – a Collaboration & Meeting App

Avaya has introduced Zang, a cloud communications platform you can customize for your business and Zang Spaces, a meeting and collaboration app.

The new Zang platform supports customized application development and can embed capabilities from outside solutions such as Salesforce, Google + and Office 365.  

Watch the Video: Getting Started with Zang

Zang Spaces is a turnkey, cloud-based team collaboration and meeting app. It seamlessly integrates voice, video, tasks, sharing and more into one app that can be accessed from anywhere. Use it on your laptop at work, your tablet at home, or your phone on-the-go.

Watch the Video: Everything Happens in Zang Spaces

Transform how your business collaborates with Avaya Zang.  Contact MABC today at  (757) 673-2200  or email .

How our popular Managed Service Offerings provide your business with the right level of customized coverage

MABC offers Avaya and Nortel-certified Managed Service offerings that includes responsive dispatch, onsite support, remote monitoring, troubleshooting and resolution. 

For every business size and type, our Managed Service Offerings provide the right level of customized coverage, including… 
  • Warranty Coverage
  • Service Level Agreements 
  • Silver, Gold, Platinum Level Plans
  • Hardware, Labor, Applications Coverage
MABC understands that your communications system is vital to your business success. Our team is ready to tailor a plan designed to meet your precise support requirements.
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Emergency Response
  • Remote Diagnostics
  • Help Desk Support
  • Certified Engineers
  • On-Site Technician Dispatch
  • Hardware & Parts Replacement
  • 24×7 Remote Monitoring & Resolution
Simplify your life and stay focused on running your business. Call  (757) 673-2200  or email .
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