Cloud-Based Unified Communications – An Eco-Friendly Solution

Earth Day has come and gone, but that is not a reason to not continue to be friends with the earth. In the telecommunications industry, it's no big secret that audio conferencing and web conferencing can dramatically reduce your travel time and costs.

Virtual meeting rooms replace rides to the airport, daily / weekly parking fees if you drive there yourself, hotels, meals, etc – but many ignore the fact that the service also radically shrinks your business's carbon footprint. Over the years, InterCall has been a leader in the global conference market.

In 2010 alone they gave an impressive 20 billion + minute conference that resulted in eliminating several tons of pollutants and emissions – environmentally friendly cherries on top of customer savings accounts.

And they don't stop there.

InterCall draws on its years of experience in managing and delivering services and has strategically designed and created services and solutions that also make them leaders in the Integrated Communication industry.

The InterCall professional team helps companies choose, migrate and use cloud-based unified communications solutions in a hybrid or fully hosted environment. Now you might be wondering: what makes cloud-based services and solutions "green"? Read your friends! The answer is below:

Less energy

The larger your business server space, the higher the amount of cooling needed. By moving your server to the cloud, you not only cut cooling costs, but greenhouse gas emissions released from your cooling system. In turn, your business energy bills and pollutants from energy sources are significantly reduced.

InterCall encourages companies who want to reduce their carbon footprint to choose data centers that use renewable or cleaner energy.

Lack of Hardware

Cloud-based solutions bring storage, applications and more in a virtual environment through the Internet, which results in the reduced need for on-site servers. While the need for servers is not completely eliminated due to the fact that they are used in the cloud, the number of individual servers produced for each business is greatly reduced.

This, in turn, primarily cuts waste and pollution output for everything from the amount of material and energy needed to produce servers to packaging and shipping.