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June Newsletter

One of our focuses at Copper State Communications is to help our clients keep up with the rapid pace of change in communications technology. Whether that means making it easier to transition to a useful technology like structured cabling or offering opportunities to stay educated on developments in VoIP technology, we are here to support you.

We hope the news we’re sharing today will be useful for your business. And as always, feel free to contact us with any questions or needs that arise regarding your current or future technology investments.

BYOD: A Boost for SMBs
Of all the things that small business owners have to consider in the course of everyday operations, one of the oddest yet potentially most valuable involves four simple letters: BYOD. Short for bring your own device, it’s a principle that sounds easy to work with, but quickly expands into a maze of new considerations, potential risks, and possible rewards.
Toshiba’s Exit from Telecom: An Evolution, not a Revolution
Toshiba’s March announcement that it is shutting down its business phone division caught more than one telecom agent off guard. The communications technology vendor notified dealers of the pending closure in late March to their surprise and dismay.
Priorities for an Effective IT Automation Roadmap
CIOs are constantly under pressure to meet management goals for faster and more accurate delivery of services. No one wants to be left behind, and IT automation promises to be the hope for improved efficiencies and the reduction of costs.
The Case for Managed IT Services
The global market for managed services is expected to reach $193 billion by 2019. Managed IT services in particular can help businesses in a number of ways. From cost savings to better security, managed IT services are particularly beneficial to companies with a small — or no — IT department.
How Managed IT Provides a Competitive Advantage
Managed IT services is one of the most constantly changing fields in technology. This is in part due to the nature of technology, which is always outdating itself. Focusing too much on technology can distract a company from its goals, which are to satisfy customers and keep revenue flowing.

Copper State News
Need structured cabling services?
Great news: Copper State has been awarded a State of Arizona Cabling Communication Systems Contract. This means we can now offer structured cabling services for any state or jurisdictional entity eligible to utilize the contract. If your business falls into that category and you’re in need of structured cabling services, contact us today!


Save the Date: ShoreTel Business VoIP Lunch & Learn
Our ever-popular ShoreTel Lunch & Learn returns to Scottsdale on June 22nd. Details on the event, which will focus on Business VoIP, are below. Join us to learn the latest developments in VoIP technology and its impact on your business communications, and bring any questions you have for a Q&A session at the end.

What:
ShoreTel Lunch & Learn

When:
Thursday, 6/22/17 from 10:45 AM – 1:00 PM

Where:
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
7001 N. Scottsdale Rd. Suite 290
Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Presenter:
Sean Fair, Director of Client Sales at ShoreTel

Join us for a Power Networking Breakfast on June 15th
Copper State is pleased to sponsor a table at the Good Morning Flagstaff – Power Networking Breakfast on June 15th. Join us along with 120+ local business professionals for a results-oriented “speed networking” breakfast! Event details and registration info are below.

What:
Good Morning Flagstaff – Power Networking Breakfast

When:
Thursday, 6/15/17 from 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Where:
High Country Conference Center
201 W Butler Ave.
Flagstaff, AZ



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