Cedar Community


Cedar Community is a not-for-profit senior living community located in Southeast Wisconsin. Cedar Community prides itself on providing a place where residents enjoy, explore and embrace their best life. The area’s natural settings, faith-based mission, and highquality services afford seniors the opportunity to live a more purposeful, fulfilled life among family and friends.

The Challenge:  Multiple telecommunication integregrate platforms and inefficient internal maintenance process

Like many healthcare entities, Cedar Community used their telecommunications system to integrate multiple operational platforms. Cedar Community combines overhead paging, wifi cordless phones, and a nurse call system with their telecommunications system. Cedar Community struggled with day to day maintenance of their telecom systems across their various properties. The company employees one technician who has to travel site to site to administer or problem solve issues.

The Optus Solution:  Optus support with MAC and break/fix

Optus customized a support plan to suit the unique business needs of Cedar Community. Optus provides Cedar Community remote technical support to their lone technician as well as on-site support when dispatch is needed. Cedar Community also utilizes Optus pre-paid block labor hours to complete moves, adds and changes on their telecommunication system.

The Impact:  Significant improvements in operational efficiency and strategic partnership

Cedar Community is now able to better support their operations and residents by leaning on Optus’ telecommunication support. Moving to Optus support not only introduced time-saving efficiencies to their internal telecom team but provided a strategic partner for Cedar Community to continue to solve operational problems.


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