Matt Grech

Matt Grech

  • Senior Tech Journalist

Matt Grech is a technology journalist focused on Unified Communications, Team Collaboration, Contact Centers Solutions and just about anything VoIP related. Matt has a unique set of professional work experience in writing, technology, sales, investigative reporting and client services. Through his combined experience, Matt looks to discover emerging trends and utilize his deep interest in technology to formulate practical interpretations for both business application on all levels, as well as personal applications. This unique combination has allowed Matt to forge internal leader industry relationships to probe deeper into the technological break-throughs, and emerging trends, direct from product leaders like Nextiva, Cisco, Vonage, Mitel, and 8×8.

Matt’s perspective has become a recognized voice in multiple outlets, including TechCrunch, MSN, the Samsung Enterprise Blog, Medium.com, TalkingPointz, the official Yeastar blog as well as Avaya’s official blog, a prominent feature on OnSip’s homepage and research conducted by the Coalition of Technology Resources for Lawyers. Matt has also been invited to exclusive industry events including Cisco’s annual Cisco Live! conference, as well as their January 2017 Product Announcement for their Cisco Spark platform.

Matt’s passion for technology began when he first took control of the Doom marine on an early Windows 95 computer. His passion for computers and technology is only met by his passion for words, and sharing information in a digestible format to help others make the best decision possible.

Read some of Matt's latest articles below:

May 15, 2018

Five9 Introduces Practical AI Into the Contact Center

In their first announcement since Rowan Trollope took over as CEO, cloud contact center giant Five9 introduces new forms of practical AI into their contact center solution, as well as other portfolio wide enhancements. This is actually a really interesting announcement: by introducing AI into the cloud contact center, Five9 is growing their solution to include the latest trends and technologies. ...
May 10, 2018

MegaPath To Be Acquired by Fusion for $75 Million

Megapath has just crossed our radar today, announcing that they will be acquired by leading Cloud Computing provider Fusion for a whopping $71.5 million. Fusion, who has a strong basis in cloud communications and overall computing, seems to have acquired Megapath to gain an already established UCaaS solution. Fusion seems to be quickly building up their services, looking to break into the top...
May 09, 2018

Nextiva vs 8x8: The Ultimate Showdown in 2018

Searching for the right Business VoIP provider can seem like a massive, daunting task at first. With so many options to choose from, so many buzzwords and technical explanations, and confusing marketing from time to time, it can seem like it’s made difficult on purpose. If there's one thing certain, there are at least a few names in the market that are definite options your business should...
May 03, 2018

Getting Started with Vonage Business: A Hands-on Review

Getting started with a Business VoIP service is easier than its ever been. Between working directly with a sales rep, finding the right solution that fits the specific needs of your business, and configuring the entire system, everything can be done from the comfort of your own home in a few clicks. In the spirit of keeping everything simple, Vonage Business offers a great introduction and...
May 02, 2018

Cisco Exec Rowan Trollope Appointed New Five9 CEO

Cisco has recently been pumping out update after update to their collaboration platform in just the past few years. We've seen the growth of the Spark platform, the introduction of the Spark Board, and more recently a rebranding and integration with Cisco's existing WebEx solutions. As a key member of the Collaboration Technology Group, part of the CEO's Executive Leadership Team at Cisco, and ...
April 30, 2018

10 Great Ways to Use Amazon Alexa In Your Office

Virtual personal assistants are quickly becoming all the rage within Unified Communications. We've seen Cisco introduce their Spark (now WebEx) Assistant, and more recently just had Vonage release Vee, a personal assistant designed to help you get the most out of your service. But Virtual assistants aren't just popping up in businesses: there's a big consumer market for them as well. If you...
April 24, 2018

Mitel Is Being Acquired For $2.0 Billion

It seems like Mitel has no signs of slowing down with their latest announcement. The Business Communications giant has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Searchlight Capital Partners for a massive $2.0 Billion. This is really interesting, following the more recent news of Mitel snatching up ShoreTel, and a shift into a more cloud focused, SaaS solution model. The Details ...
April 19, 2018

Mitel Launches New SMB Focused Mobile App

Pushing forward in their cloud initiative, Mitel has recently announced a new communications and collaboration app designed for small businesses. Designed for the always-on, always-connected workforce, Mitel OfficeLink is a mobile app that puts the power of your Mitel solution right onto your phone. OfficeLink provides small businesses with the key Unified Communications features that users...
April 18, 2018

Cisco Rebrands Spark as Webex Teams and Updates Platforms

Today Cisco is hosting their 2018 Collaboration Summit to discuss the future of collaboration, and the tools Cisco provides to revolutionize the way we interact with our teams. The first set of news to make its way from this Summit happens to be a rather large development. Surrounded by a number of other updates, Cisco has officially announced that their collaboration platform, Cisco Spark, is to ...
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