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Surviving the Business Equivalent of the Zombie Apocalypse

You probably won't ever encounter a flesh-eater, but natural disasters can eat into your business in a real way. More than 43% of businesses that close following a natural disaster never reopen, and an additional 29% of businesses close down permanently within two years of the event.

Download this eGuide on disaster planning to learn how not to be one of these doomed businesses, including:
- How to create your own business continuity plans
- How to leverage cloud-based business VoIP service to communicate with employees, customers
- Where to go for additional, authoritative guides

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When Disaster Tests Your Business, Cloud Communications Can Save It

Find out why the survivors of Hurricane Sandy and other recent calamities say they wish they'd had cloud-based business VoIP communications, rather than "the vulnerability and limitations of the premises-based communications we had in place."

Download this eGuide to learn how to protect your business by:
- Answering key questions before disaster strikes
- Developing communications plans that work even if your whole region is affected
- Getting the mobile app that keeps workers going when local service can't

Complete the form to download the eGuide.

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Success with UC: Integrated Solutions with a Forward-Looking Partner

Complexity is a reality of the fast-paced global economy, but it can lead to opportunity. Unified Communications provides powerful tools for companies to reduce complexity, particularly if you have a partner with a visionary approach. Read this white paper to see how 8x8's powerful enterprise-class UC solutions can help you obtain real strategic business benefits.

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Six Ways Your Small Business Can Save with Internet Phone Service

Traditional phone systems present two main problems for businesses: limited features and high costs. As a result, small businesses are migrating to Internet phone systems that deliver advanced communication features over a broadband Internet connection. These voice over IP (VoIP) solutions are much less expensive than traditional PBX phone systems. But how much can a small business really save by switching?

Download this eGuide to learn how small businesses are:
- Lowering their monthly phone bill by 50 - 70%
- Eliminating PBX upgrade and maintenance charges
- Improving productivity with more features at a lower cost

Bonus: 15 businesses share how much they actually saved by switching.

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eGuide: 8 Reasons Why you Need Hosted VoIP

Hosted VoIP is one of the fastest growing technologies being adopted by small businesses today. The cost savings and enhanced features are hard to beat. Leading the way with innovative VoIP communications solutions is 8x8, with their advanced HD voice phones and conferencing systems from Polycom. In this eGuide, see how Hosted VoIP can give your business a competitive edge while saving you money. See the top 8 reasons why you need it now.

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Re-Thinking Communications to Grow Your Business

One of the biggest changes in the way business is conducted today is how customers find them, contact them and do business with them. Today's customers can use the Internet to search for businesses 24 hours a day, using search engines and social media sites. This means your business needs to be more available to respond to customers and potential customers. Download this Executive Brief to learn how cloud-based unified communications services can help your company be more available when it matters.

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Learn How 8x8's VoIP Phone Solutions Meet Tomorrow's Small Business Challenge

Small businesses are turning to hosted-based VoIP to meet their communications' challenges. Enabling employees with access to call and conference features regardless of their location, they are enjoying sophisticated call center features such as automatic skills-based routing, interactive voice response, and integration with CRM systems.

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The Cost Advantages of Using a Hosted Unified Communications Service: A TCO Guide for SMBs

A challenge for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) is the cost of scaling their communications systems to rival the rich functionality and flexibility of bigger competitors with dedicated IT staffs. Upfront capital costs and the requirement for on-site staff to manage equipment and applications have fueled interest in hosted unified communications (UC) services, which allow smaller organizations to use a third-party provider's UC infrastructure in the cloud and enjoy the economies of scale of very large organizations.

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Executive Brief: 3 Myths About VoIP Phone Service That May Be Holding Back Your Business

Hosted VoIP makes businesses look professional, run more efficiently, and grow more profitable. But pervasive myths are keeping some businesses from taking advantage of this high-growth, proven technology.
Don't miss out on the benefits of VoIP because of misinformation about mobility, ease of use, sound quality, and the appropriateness of VoIP for small businesses, where it really excels.
Download this Executive Brief to debunk 3 myths about VoIP-based business phone service.

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Business Growing Pains: 5 Ways VoIP Helps

If your business is growing, you probably already know that growth also means continually expanding needs. In particular, communication systems often become a stumbling block for small businesses trying to expand.
Read this e-Guide to learn how companies like yours use VoIP to deal with the problems of growth, including:
* Containing expansion costs
* Minimizing relocation downtime
* Answering increasing phone traffic
* Handling remote worker issues
* Getting taken seriously as an emerging business

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How Cloud Communications Reduce Costs and Increase Productivity

Does your phone system lack Fortune 500 communication features? Are you ready to cut your phone bill in half?

Download this new eBook to quickly learn how cloud communications deliver these benefits:
- Cost Savings -- Up to 50% savings on phone bills
- Communication Features -- Enterprise-class communication features
- Mobile Features -- Employees can access the phone system anywhere
- Easy Setup -- All you need is an existing Internet connection and IP phones

Plus, you'll learn how advanced Cisco IP phones further increase communication productivity and efficiencies for businesses.

Sponsor: 8x8, Inc


25 Business Phone Service Features Your Business Can't Do Without

How many features does your business really need in a phone system? Which are worth paying for, and which are over-hyped? Learn how to pick wisely in this white paper, which includes a free, one-page checklist. You'll learn how to save money and select just the features that will make your organization look bigger, better, and more professional to your customers.

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