Some of the great business opportunities for Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) integrators and Value-Added Resellers(VARs) have been the emergence of cloud, telephony and Unified Communications (UC) technologies such as VoIP and virtual data center compute / storage. Others include the adoption of cloud operating systems such as OpenStack, enabling hyper scale-out of infrastructure. The cloud is enabling these services through its reduced cost and plentiful bandwidth of the public / private infrastructure. Integrators have historically earned their livelihoods from the re-sale of products and the professional services required to deploy solutions. Another source of revenue for these firms is acting as an Agent under a carrier for the interconnecting telecommunications links to provide connectivity to all of the clients’ equipment.
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