Recently, our Vice President of Services, Don Wilborne, shared a few thoughts on why Jonesboro is a great place to work, live, and build a business.
Arkansas' Best Places to Work is a well-known designation recognizing the best companies to work for in Arkansas. Recently, Optus was named to the 2015 list and will be attending a luncheon in September to receive this recognition along with other companies who were recognized this year.
We are pleased to announce that John Caver has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Sales. Caver has been with Optus for about a year and a half as a Solutions Sales Manager. He will leverage his more than fifteen years of sales leadership experience in telecommunications to lead the sales division to success in 2015 and years to come.
We are very please to announce that we will be a Silver Sponsor for the International Avaya User Group's Converge 2015 conference held in Denver, Colorado on June 14-18, 2015. We will be ready to meet with potential customers and current customers during the expo all three days.
Optus has selected Jakob Raby of Lake City as the 2015 recipient of the Optus Family Scholarship in honor of Adam Harrington. Jake will graduate from Riverside High School in May where he has a 3.58 grade point average and is ranked 15 in his graduating class. He plans to attend Arkansas State University in the fall majoring in nursing with plans to later further his education at UAMS and eventually become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Jake is the son of Shelly Raby of Lake City. Shelly has been employed at Optus for seven years where she is a Distribution Clerk.
It has been a busy first quarter for Optus employees! From the latest quarterly award winners to winning the gold at CHEF's Corporate Olympics, our employees make us proud.
At Optus, we are always thrilled to offer our customers new technologies and services. We have been especially excited to unveil our new website and its many new features that offer the same continued support and high level solutions of phone system management for our customers.
"It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to manage than a new system.
The cost of telecommunications now ranks in the top five expenses for most companies, up from number 10 a decade ago, according to a recent report in USA Today. This growing expenditure has heightened focus on reducing it, and one of the most successful solutions is Telephone Expense Management.
A growing concern for large companies, hospitals, and educational institutions is phone asset recovery. Because so much of today's technology is data-driven everyone keeps personal information and other confidential records electronically on business hardware. What happens when it’s time to retire that technology holding this information?