Allstream and eLoyalty First to Offer Cross-Border Cloud-Based Cisco HCS Unified Communications Services Between Canada and the U.S.
Allstream HCS is a hosted and fully managed
The cross-border solution enables Allstream customers to operate their
"Businesses on both sides of the border are looking for ways to improve and simplify their communications while enabling their staff to collaborate easily with unlimited mobility," says
This cross-border solution is priced on a per-seat, per-month basis in Canadian or U.S. currency as appropriate. Leveraging the cloud, the cross-border solution minimizes up-front capital costs and reduces reliance on internal resources associated with traditional premises-based equipment (CPE) deployments. Geo-redundancy is also provided "in-country" with operational and customer data only being routed to the corresponding geo-redundant site.
"Allstream and eLoyalty are the first service providers to bring to market a cross-border collaboration solution over national MPLS and SIP networks," said
Allstream is a Canadian leader in IP communications and the only national provider that works exclusively with business customers. Supported by its more than 30,000-kilometre nationwide high-performance fibre-optic network, Allstream's communications technologies and services include a range of innovative, highly-scalable IP, Cloud and Security solutions that help organizations communicate more efficiently and profitably. Allstream is recognized for offering solutions that its competitors will not and for delivering the best customer experience among national providers. Allstream is a Cisco Gold Certified Partner, a Cisco Cloud and Managed Service Partner (CMSP) and holds a Cisco Powered service designation --
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