Alliant Technologies, a certified and experienced IT engineering and operations firm, announced that its newly released SmartUC is a hosted UCC solution that can leverage the power of the cloud to help it deliver voice and video applications to customers more quickly.
The solution is part of the company’s new Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offerings and offers customers cost effective deployment and management.
Alliant is a Cisco Gold Partner, while also being Cisco Master Unified Communications (News - Alert) certified. The company is one of the first to deliver dedicated Cisco voice and video architecture in an ‘as a service’ model. Cisco Unified Communications, Unity Connection, Unified Presence, and Unified Mobility application services can be accessed from its cloud-based end-to-end system that also offers several benefits like flexibility, resiliency and affordability.
The SmartUC platform can help customers buy Cisco (News - Alert) UC platform’s features economically and implement them within 30 days.
Alliant explained that two redundant data centers in the cloud host its SmartUC platform and an around the clock functioning operations center handles it. The high availability infrastructure is supported by Alliant’s ITIL-based total lifecycle operations methodology. Alliant reportedly has designed and built data centers for enterprise customers and recently all its data center projects have involved some aspect of virtualization or cloud computing such as server consolidation, pooled storage, or a fully-virtual, ‘green field’ builds.
“Our SmartUC service offering enables our customers to quickly realize all the benefits of the enhanced collaboration services powered by the Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution platform. Since Alliant is providing SmartUC as a fully hosted service with full lifecycle support included, our customers will further benefit from predictable monthly budgeting and reduced operating expenses”, noted Scot Chapman, Alliant’s product development manager, in a press release.
Alliant asserted that it always delivers IT as a finished product, allowing customers to focus on their core business with the peace of mind that their critical business support functions are installed, operated, and maintained at the highest level using state-of-the-art tools and expertise.
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Edited by Brooke Neuman