CBTS delivers the right network solution for retailers of all sizes. A bookseller with multiple locations recently worked with CBTS to find a more reliable voice and network solution. The retailer had a multiprotocol label switching (MPLS)-based network and believed this structure represented an unacceptable outage risk with respect to its centralized phone system.
Like many retailers, this bookseller views voice as a mission-critical application. Every call represents revenue. Customers routinely call stores to check on whether books are available, in-stock, or can be ordered. The bookseller’s small IT staff had been managing a centralized phone system located in a data center, and its individual locations and distribution center were connected via a 1.5 meg MPLS line.
The retailer worried that if the network went down, voice access to each location, as well as to the distribution center, would be impacted.
CBTS helped the retailer replace its MPLS-based voice system with a redundant voice solution that supports multiple locations. CBTS recommended a multi-faceted network solution for this retailer.
This solution supports the retailer’s voice needs, and also provides value-added benefits such as faster network speeds and increased bandwidth at every location to support services such as Wi-Fi. The retailer’s small IT staff now has additional time to focus on new initiatives, and benefits from working with a single vendor.
Hosted UC, SD-WAN, and NaaS are providing the right network solution for this retailer that is dependable, reliable, and cost-effective for all of its locations and distribution center. CBTS professionals monitor and manage the solution 24x7x365, providing the retailer with satisfaction and peace of mind.
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