Technically Speaking Segment: A brief interview with John Pope of Jive Communications, Inc. about innovative cloud-based solutions.
“Whether at grandma’s house for Thanksgiving, the gym, or a business retreat, you can access calls, voicemail, build or edit call flows, and more, on an easy to use drag-and-drop interface.”
About the Interviewer:
Moira Alexander is a contributor and co-host of the “technically speaking” segment on the Price of Business Talk Radio (on the BizTalkRadio Network), whom you can learn more about at www.leadhershipgroup.com. She recently interviewed John Pope of Jive Communications (as part of a series of interviews) to find out about innovative cloud-based solutions the world should know about.
About Jive Communications:
Jive Communications, is a nationally recognized provider of Hosted VoIP and Unified Communications to businesses and institutions worldwide. Since its founding in 2006, Jive has grown to become the largest privately held hosted voice provider with one of the highest-ranking service and reliability in the industry. With more data centers than any other hosted competitor, Jive is also the only vendor with complete control of its platform. Small businesses like Jive due to its inclusive features and pricing. In addition to small businesses, Jive is also the leading provider of Hosted VoIP in K12 education. Their main products include Jive Voice, Jive Video, and Jive Contact Center.
About the interviewee:
John Pope is the CEO and a partner at Jive Communications, a leading Cloud Communications service provider, based in Orem, Utah. Founded in 2006, Jive serves the commercial and public sector markets with products including cloud-based PBX telephony, HD video, contact center, and digital signage. John and his co-founders launched Jive with no telecommunications experience, few management credentials, no fanfare, and no start-up capital. In 2016, Jive surpassed 500 employees and continues to grow.
Tell me about the key features of your product or service?
Pope: Jive delivers a range of Unified Communications products, including voice, video, contact center, and mobile applications. We offer jive voice which is Jive’s cloud-based phone system comes with full PBX function, admin controls, and unlimited phone features. Jive video offers point-to-point and multipoint virtual meetings and video collaboration. Jive contact center offers advanced contact center controls, and monitoring is available. Jive applications which allows customers to access Jive services using their mobile devices, desktop computers, and web browsers.
What makes your product or service so innovative, and what are the hot button issues it addresses for companies?
Pope: Jive provides VoIP and unified communications to businesses and institutions worldwide. Jive voice offers over 80 hosted VoIP and unified communications features to help your organization communicate better. Jive is unique because it replaces existing phone equipment with a cloud hosted PBX, which means your desk and smart phones work together and can be managed from your web browser and a mobile app. Cloud phone systems make it easier for our customers to contact their teams, turning any location into a workplace and reduces their current expenses.
Our customers love that no matter where they are–grandma’s house at Thanksgiving, the gym, or a business retreat at sundance–they can access calls, voicemail, build or edit call flows on an easy to use drag-and-drop interface, manage call queues, receive real-time call reports, and join a video conference. In addition, our Jive safety suite for schools leverages and expands existing systems to launch a coordinated emergency response. An entire school can be put on lockdown in the click of a button on any device.
To find out more about Jive Communications contact Pope below.
More about the “Technically Speaking” segment co-host:
Moira Alexander is the founder & president of Lead-Her-Ship Group, a content strategy & creation company, and author of “LEAD or LAG.” Moira is a media recognized expert with 20+ years in business, IT, project management, content strategy and content creation. She is a project management and IT columnist for CIO and TechRepublic and creates high-value content for digital media companies, small to large businesses, and thought leaders around the world. Her company has also just launched a new PR service for small to mid-sized tech companies. To find out more about Moira or her company’s services, go to www.leadhershipgroup.com.