Telcos have an opportunity to grow into the role of cloud ecosystem manager, leveraging their network and financial assets.
We tried to maintain such address books and mail groups manually, but it proved extremely expensive and inefficient, and never had a good acceptance rate by agents. We were looking for a solution that would make change management easy and professional—adding new executives, deleting retired agents, or changing passwords.
It’s an intense, around-the-clock operation. Our lifeguards are on duty 24/7, providing emergency response at 42 locations around Lake Balaton and all across the country. We perform ten lifeguard courses a year and reach more than a hundred schools with our preventive lectures, with most of our staff working on a volunteer basis.
We had no integrated solution to manage our staff database, no shared calendar to schedule lifeguard shifts or training, no unified communications scheme. Everything was done manually across different platforms. It wasn’t very efficient.
Developing the system in-house seemed like the most expensive option for us, especially because it was important to keep our IT team focused on other critical applications—the software-plus-services model was the main alternative.
As an investment fund, DBH searches for, analyzes and invests into future top-performers in the market who have the potential to become global players in their industries. Neostratus is a company that is on track to be considered a role model in this respect. We expect much from them and so far they have delivered.
Neostratus is an expert in unified communications and collaboration, ranked as the number one cloud focus area for telecom operators accross the world, according to Informa service benchmarking.
The introduction of unified communication services to our organisation made a huge impact on our internal communication flow, making it easier to cope with the 20+% increase in the number of emergency calls year-on-year. Thanks to the business productivity-enhancing qualities of the solution, Hungarian Water Rescue Services has saved thousands of Euros in travel and communication costs and liberated over 1,500 man-days every year in staff resources.
69% of SMBs prefer to procure SaaS apps from a single trusted vendor.
Cloud Service Providers must find new ways to help SMEs to do business using the cloud, not just cheaper ways. Trust is a differentiator.