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UPCOMING CALENDAR


Classes are one hour.
You're welcome to stay for Q & A after the class.
11:30am - 12:30pm

Class location is:
InteleCONNECT Training Room
24 7th Street
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379-1712
320-257-7400

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

ProConnect Hosted Voice

 

August 14th, 2019
11:30 - 12:30 PM

Consolidated Communications Pro Connect is an easy to use Unified Communicaitons that helps you work, the way you want, where you want - making integrated HD audio, video, messaging, screen sharing, file sharing and conferencing available on PC's, browsers, tablets, and mobile phones- on any device you want.

ProConnect brings everyone together in a single consistent and engaging meeting experience. Collaboration!


 

The Newest Telecom Trends by Spectrum

 

September 11, 2019
11:30 - 12:30 PM

We are still confirming our speaker for this date.  Please check back in a couple of weeks.


Future of Wireless by Todd Fritz owner of Intelligent Wireless Management

 

October 9, 2019
11:30 - 12:30 PM

Wireless is changing quickly this class will help you know what important tools are coming into the market.


 

Collaboration Using VoIP by nextiva

 

November 13, 2019
11:30 - 12:30 PM

Voice over Internet Protocol is a category of hardware and software that enables people to use the Internet as the transmittion medium for telephone calls by sending voice data in packets using IP rather than by traditional circuit transmissions of the PSTN. Nextiva will do demonstrations and answer your questions about Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology, so you can see if it's the right fit for your business.

 


 

Christmas Holiday Happy Hour

 

Decenber 20, 2019
11:30 - 12:30 PM

We’ll have holiday food and beverages. Informal social for fun and as much or as little business as you’d like. Stop by for a little “holiday cheer”.

 


 

PAST CLASSES

Online Meetings & Web Conferencing

July 2019

World-class online meeting and conference call software including collaboration solutions for web, video , audio conferences, webinar, webcast and UCaaS.

Brought to you by PGi.


 

Conferencing Services by PGi

June 2019

Put an end to frustrating online meetings, bad audio quality and lack-luster adoption.

PGi, is a market leader in collaboration technology with over 27 years of experience. Come find out how 75% of the Fortune 100 are using their services today. Their portfolio ranges from traditional audio conferencing to online meetings/webinar/webcasts, video and hosted voice. As well as, key value added services and integrations with Skype/O365.

 


 

Computer & Network Security with Managed IT by arvig

 

May 8, 2019
11:30 - 12:30 PM

Is your business overwhelmed with solving IT issues in a timely fashion, or experincing quite a bit of network slowness?  Come join Arvig to learn more on how Managed IT services can provide layered secure and protected.

Internet of Things (IOT) by Todd Fritz owner of Intelligent Wireless Management

April 10, 2019

The Internet of things is the network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity which enables these objects to connect and ex- change data. You can connect any device to any other capable device. Know if your garage door is open, what is the temperature inside my cabin up north, how is the engine in my vehicle operating? Is it running? Do I have milk in the refrigerator? The list of possibilities is almost endless.


Digital Signage by BLM Technologies
March 13, 2019

Digital signage has become the modern tool to share content and grab the attention of an audience. Digital signage will help your business increase revenue, enhance your customer’s experience and communicate your brand identity and messaging in an engaging, powerful and authentic way.


SD WAN by Consolidated Communications
February 13, 2019

SD-WAN is no longer a buzzword, but a proven technology to deliver the scalability, affordability, and flexibility that enterprises require to support today’s evolving technological landscape. Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) is the application of software-based network technologies to WAN connections to more effectively route all network traffic between headquarters, data-centers, remote and branch offices, and the cloud. More simply, it is the method of leveraging the benefits of the cloud, the bandwidth of broadband and existing enterprise-wide network infrastructure to more efficiently transmit media (data, video, voice) and quickly access cloud applications from every location in the network.


 

VoIP
January 9, 2019

Speaker Matt Sharp from Nextiva

Q&A with your local telecom experts at InteleCONNECT and IWM, and of course.


2018

What is IoT?
November 28, 2018

Speaker Todd Fritz

The Internet of things is the network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity which enables these objects to connect and ex- change data. You can connect any device to any other capable device. Know if your garage door is open, what is the temperature inside my cabin up north, how is the engine in my vehicle operating? Is it running? Do I have milk in the refrigerator? The list of possibilities is almost endless.


How to Collaborate?
October 24, 2018

Speaker Brenda Eisenschenk

Voice over Internet Protocol is a category of hardware and software that enables people to use the internet as the transmission medium for telephone calls by sending voice data in packets using IP rather than by traditional circuit transmissions of PSTN. Nextiva will do demonstrations and answer your questions about Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology, so you can see if it’s the right fit for your business.


SD-WAN
September 26, 2018

Julie Babiracki   

Get the Fusion SD-WAN Advantage!

Fusion’s SD-WAN provides an economical solution that enables cloud- ready, secure-networking functionality married to simplicity in management. Fusion has built a robust, geographically diverse nationwide network that multiplies customer options to develop the optimal network solution.

To learn more, be sure to secure your spot for our SD-WAN Lunch and Learn.


The Newest Telecom Trends
August 22, 2018

Eryk Haapajok

“It’s not your mama’s internet anymore!”

What does the internet or broadband world look like in the future of your business?


Creating a Connected Customer Culture
July 25, 2018

Matt Foster

Does your data drive Marketing, Sales and Service or slow it down? Come find out how Small Medium Business (SMB) can create a 360 view of their customers, from first phone call to last invoice.


What is Geo-fencing?
June 27, 2018

Todd Fritz

Geo-fencing is a feature in a software pro- gram that uses the global positioning sys- tem (GPS) or radio frequency identification (RFID) to define geographical boundaries. Customer can use this to find their assets and/or employees. They can also get a breadcrumb trail of where they have been and for how long.


Why is UCaaS Growing by Leaps & Bounds?
May 23, 2018

Lauren Endres

Is UCaaS just another acronym used to sound relevant? No, it’s so much more than a buzzword. It’s the future of business and technology researcher Gartner Inc.is recognizing that trend. Aitech's Broadsoft solution is honored to be included in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service.

Our imperative feature applications can unite your business, bringing employees and customers together more quickly and more effectively.


The Benefits of Fiber
April 25, 2018

Phil McGregor & DeYanna Oshtroushka

Businesses are opting for fiber optics as their preferred internet connection in this fast-paced, data-centric world.
Come learn the key benefits of fiber connectivity for your business from Arvig; a MN telecommunications company serving businesses for more than 65 years.


What is Cloud Secure?
March 28, 2018

Eric Hassler        

The downside of the ever-decreasing cost of computing power is the ability for cybercriminals and adversaries to launch automated and sophisticated attacks at lower and lower costs. It is now cheaper than ever to conduct successful cyberattacks, which has led to an onslaught of malicious activity against organizations, threatening the foundations of trust in digital systems critical to business operations and innovative advantage. Consolidated Communications’ Cloud Secure powered by Palo Alto prevents an ever- growing list of innovative attacks from affecting your business, allowing IT re- sources to stay focused on strategic initiatives and ensuring increased productivity, cost savings, and a reputation of impenetrable security.


Is Your Network Redundant
Feb 28, 2018

Brian Jaenisch

According to Gartner, the average cost of IT downtime is $5600/minute. What hap- pens when one system in your business network fails? Do you have other systems in place to pick up the slack and minimize downtime? There are many different ways to build redundancy in your business and this session will help explore the best options for you.


2017

DONE - June 6th 2017 8:00 am to 9:00am

DONE - June 6th 11:30 am to 12:30 pm                         Lunch & Learn - IVR & Call Recording

IVR is one of the most underused pieces of technology at the disposal of modern business. Think about it. Who are your customers? How are you staying in touch with them? How frequently are they hearing from you? We all know that staying top of mind with your client base is key. IVR can help you accomplish that, without the overhead. Think about automatic....
 
Order Renewals
Delivery Reminders
Dispatches
Medical Monitoring
Parole
Market Research
Appointment Reminders
 
Lauren Endres from aitech will be our guest presenter.
 
RSVP 320-257-7400 space limited to 12 attendees.
24 7th St N, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379-1712, United States

May 16th 11:30 to 1:00pm                  Lunch & Learn -SD WAN

“SD-WAN can provide your business a more resilient network, minimizing service interruptions. It can automatically prioritize your data across multiple WAN connections allowing your business to leverage lower cost internet connections alongside private connections to optimize network performance, all while minimizing complexity. “
RSVP 320-257-7400 limited to first 12 attendees
24 7th St N, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379-1712, United States