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Chris Stegh

Christian Stegh is the VP of Strategy at Enabling Technologies. In this role, he leads the partnerships and strategic decisions of the company, works with key customers on their UC roadmaps, and represents Enabling within the UC industry. For the prior five years at Enabling, Chris led the project management, implementation engineering, and customer support functions of the company. He's overseen over 700 deployments of Lync, OCS, and Exchange Unified Messaging, most of which included voice integration to a PBX directly to the PSTN. The results led Enabling to be named as Microsoft's Unified Communications Partner of the Year for 2009, 2010, and 2012.

Prior to joining Enabling, Chris had been Avaya's North American Practice Leader of the IP Telephony and Emerging Technologies practices. He also worked in IT at John Deere, where he managed projects and administered voice, data, and converged networks. Chris is a subject matter expert in UC, SIP, messaging, SOA, and VoIP Security, and likes to write and speak publicly on these topics.

 
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March 8, 2017

Enterprise IT's ability to innovate is critical to the success of the business -- 80% of CIOs agree. But the CIO role has never been more challenging than it is today, with rising operational respo

February 22, 2017

Sick of video call technology that make participants look like they're in the witness protection program? Turns out youre not alone. Poor-quality video solutions can give users an unprofessional ap

February 7, 2017

Securing voice communications used to be very simple since it was generally a closed system. However, with unified communications (UC) you no longer have the walled protection offered by a dedicate

February 24, 2017
UC analyst Blair Pleasant sorts through the myriad cloud architectural models underlying UCaaS and CCaaS offerings, and explains why knowing the differences matter.
February 17, 2017
From the most basics of basics to the hidden gotchas, UC consultant Melissa Swartz helps demystify the complex world of SIP trunking.
February 7, 2017
UC&C consultant Kevin Kieller, a partner at enableUC, shares pointers for making the right architectural choices for your Skype for Business deployment.
February 1, 2017
Elka Popova, a Frost & Sullivan program director, shares a status report on the UCaaS market today and offers her perspective on what large enterprises need before committing to UC in the cloud.
January 26, 2017
Andrew Davis, co-founder of Wainhouse Research and chair of the Video track at Enterprise Connect 2017, sorts through the myriad cloud video service options and shares how to tell if your choice is en....
January 23, 2017
Sheila McGee-Smith, Contact Center/Customer Experience track chair for Enterprise Connect 2017, tells us what we need to know about the role cloud software is playing in contact centers today.