Higher education institutions can greatly benefit from the cost-savings associated with Hosted VoIP phone services.
The WindCircle Network Purchasing Advantage for Higher Education was envisioned as a customizable Hosted VoIP Service providing unique partner Telecom Services across the Nation.
According to the Aberdeen Group: 72 percent of organizations were able to achieve a return on their unified communications investment within the first 12 months, and 99 percent were able to achieve ROI
within the first two years.
Lower costs for equipment, better administrative tools, elimination of Long Distance charges and more intuitive handsets and desktop applications are making Hosted VoIP a “must have”
option for colleges of virtually any size. WindCircle Hosted VoIP Solution can eliminate unnecessary fees associated with legacy telephony solutions and allow your organization to focus
attention on increased functionality, new efficiencies and reduced per line costs.
National Partners, Unique Services/Portfolio
The WindCircle VoIP Solution includes best in class National Communication Companies, which offer their unique services and portfolio of products. These partners were chosen to enhance
the customization power of WindCircle’s Hosted VoIP Services. Our approach to working with all Higher Education Schools provides an ever widening source of complimentary technology capable
of full integration with the VoIP Solution. We provide a unified utility-model for all invoicing of services.
Basics of WindCircle's Advantages
WindCircle has the Experience, Talent, and Technology that works to YOUR ADVANTAGE!
We have a proven track record of delivering impacting Technology Solutions to Higher Education Campuses and Organizational Offices. We are determined to win YOU as a customer and to
win your continued relationship through unparalleled customer care and service. We are a unique team of Sales, Technical, and Customer Care Professionals that only work to YOUR ADVANTAGE!
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How Our Technology Works
What Our Solution “Is”
The Hosted VoIP Solution provided by WindCircle provides PBX-type telephony services (voice-telephone) with no hidden fees attached. WindCircle’s Hosted VoIP Solution has
more advanced features than those available with Centrex.
Long Distance charges are eliminated with this advanced, real time, two-way communication service that provides some of the most feature-rich system communication services available. Current
customers have realized between 15 & 30 percent savings over legacy Centrex service.
Enterprise-level Advanced Technology for All
The Solution provides MPLS WAN Management, a 24/7 Fully Redundant, National VoIP Network, with CPE redundancy and WAN failover in multiple locations on an organization’s campus. The opportunity for a
single point of failure in your telecommunications network is drastically eliminated.
A major leap forward from legacy Centrex services, our Solution enables the use of advanced communication tools and affordable redundancy options at competitive prices.
Customer Calls Delivered Via
Our Hosted VoIP (voice-telephone) Service is delivered from the Data Center & Soft Switch Platform Wind Circle “owns” out to WindCircle’s customer locations.
To gain access to the Hosted VoIP Solution, you need to connect to the Wind Circle cloud using:
High-capacity point to point circuits such as those configured for MPLS. If most of your traffic originates and terminates on your voice network, we can make sure the majority of your
calls never leave your network by extending our infrastructure to you.
A Broadband Internet connection (typically used as your business continuity redundant connection).
Access into a state-wide network such as the Illinois Century Network.
When your call touches the Wind Circle Cloud, not only do you get access to advanced telephony features, but you stop paying for domestic long distance. This includes calls terminating on:
Land-line phones (using the PSTN)
Standard cellular phones (using the PSTN and a providers Cellular network)
Voice networks connnecting into State-sponsored networks such as the Illinois Century Network
Cellular Smartphones (when these phones run a standard SIP application, domestic long distance fees are avoided).
Other providers charge extra for many of the below standard services of WindCircle’s Hosted VoIP Service. The competition regards the following features as requiring
another installation fee, and monthly service fee on top of the base monthly charged per user/seat in their cost models.
Call Forwarding – Busy
Call Forwarding – Don't Answer
Call Forwarding – Variable Unlimited
Direct Inward Dial (DID) to Direct Outward Dial (DOD) Transfer
Directed Call Pickup
Message Waiting Indicator
Other items that may bring extra costs include:
and even voice mail box charges.
With WindCircle’s Service Solution all of these features are Standard Service Offerings. And this set of features is included in the low monthly base Service Price, with “no
So remember, when considering all the choices for Telephony Services, and total Telecom Solutions available for your strategic communications needs, a true to exact design,
full cost evaluation needs to be figured into the equation. You must ask for and know what features are included in the base monthly service fee per user/seat.
With WindCircle’s Network Hosted VoIP Service – we provide that estimate and pre-planned cost analysis to you free. We will work with you to gain the Purchasing Advantages that WindCircle has committed to.