ICS Network and Telecom Cost Reduction

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ICS Network and Telecom Cost Reduction

  1. 1. Telecommunications:<br />Audit and Cost Reduction<br />
  2. 2. Methodology<br />Baseline of Existing Environment<br />Audit and Recovery<br />Competitive Benchmark<br />Business Case<br />Implement Changes<br />Reconcile and Monitor<br />
  3. 3. Discover Services<br />Example of Services<br /><ul><li>Local Access
  4. 4. Local Voice
  5. 5. Domestic Long Distance Voice
  6. 6. International Long Distance Voice
  7. 7. Toll Free Voice (Domestic & International)
  8. 8. Calling Cards (Domestic & International)
  9. 9. Advanced Features & Configurations
  10. 10. Data Network
  11. 11. Cellular Services
  12. 12. Blackberry Services
  13. 13. Switch Maintenance Contracts
  14. 14. Professional Service Contracts</li></li></ul><li>Map Environment <br />
  15. 15. Establish Baseline<br />Baseline Telecommunications at each office location<br /><ul><li>Service Contracts & Terms
  16. 16. Service Invoices
  17. 17. Facilities Inventory
  18. 18. Traffic Volume & Dynamics
  19. 19. Services Inventory & Functions</li></li></ul><li>Audit Service Providers<br />Historical Audit<br /><ul><li>Audit invoices for current and historical correctness for up to 6 years
  20. 20. Secure reimbursement of incorrectly charged services</li></ul>Facilities Audit<br /><ul><li>Audit facilities for exact inventory, functioning status, in-use out-of-use status, capacity and capabilities
  21. 21. Eliminate unnecessary trunking</li></ul>Traffic Audit<br /><ul><li>Analyze current traffic and facilities for relevancy and configuration efficiency
  22. 22. Streamline & enhance service configurations</li></li></ul><li>Audit Infrastructure<br />Switch Audit<br /><ul><li>Review potential capacity, loaded capacity and available capacity
  23. 23. Assess configuration flexibility, constraints, upgrade options and costs</li></ul>Contract Audit<br /><ul><li>Review maintenance contracts for port counts and service coverage
  24. 24. Assess service coverage accuracy & price competitiveness
  25. 25. Review service contracts compliance, delivery, service levels and cost competitivenes</li></li></ul><li>Target Cost Reduction<br />Voice <br />Infrastructure<br />LD & Local<br />Voice<br />Messaging<br />Services<br />Data Network<br />Infrastructure<br />Integration<br />Services<br />Communications<br />WAN & ISP<br />Service<br />Applications<br />& Hardware<br />Remote User<br />Services<br />Security<br />Infrastructure<br />
  26. 26. Benchmark Alternatives<br />Conduct a competitive assessment of current services against<br /><ul><li>Alternative solutions from existing service providers
  27. 27. Solutions available from alternative service providers</li></li></ul><li>Develop Business Case <br />Recommend actions for cost recovery, elimination, reconfiguration, renegotiation and overall improvement strategies for reducing cost and enhancing performance<br />Provide summary documentation of information gathered, analysis conducted and recommendations<br />
  28. 28. Obtain Proposals<br />
  29. 29. Model Scenarios<br />
  30. 30. Negotiate Agreements<br />
  31. 31. Reconcile Results<br />
  32. 32. Other Services We Provide<br />Authorized Sales Agent for over 30 carriers and service providers<br />Voice and Data System Assessment<br />Network Optimization<br />Field Engineers<br />Equipment Staging<br />
  33. 33. Thank You<br />

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