SAN FRANCISCO and ORLANDO, March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dialpad, communications for the modern workplace, today announced at Enterprise Connect that Dialpad CEO Craig Walker will join Google Technology Evangelist Adam Swidler and Motorola Solutions CIO Greg Meyers for a keynote address on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. EST at Enterprise Connect in Orlando, Fla.
The three executives will describe how Motorola Solutions made the journey in just three months from a fragmented set of communications providers and a mix of different international telephony systems to an environment in which Motorola Solutions adopted Google Apps for Work and Dialpad to provide cloud-based communications and collaboration tools to all 22,000 of the company's employees and contractors. All 22,000 were migrated and went live on Google Apps for Work in a single day, while Dialpad went live across the major North American sites in two single-day events. Motorola Solutions estimates it will save millions of dollars annually, and "IT is cool again" as Greg and his team lead Motorola Solutions through its own transformation to a software and services company.
Dialpad is integrated with Google Apps for Work as part of a complete reconceptualization of what a "phone" is and how it will be used for modern business communications and to accelerate business processes. Dialpad and Google Apps for Work allow workers to have business conversations across any medium – chat, voice, conference, documents, and even video – inside and outside of the company network using simple "dialpad" access to services from within Google Apps for Work.
"Business today is conducted everywhere on every type of device, which is why desktop productivity applications and legacy on-premises phone systems create massive enterprise bottlenecks that frustrate employees and limit their productivity," said Google Technology Evangelist Adam Swidler. "The combination of Google Apps for Work and Dialpad provides Motorola Solutions with a way for employees, especially highly mobile workers, to communicate more effectively, get more work done faster, and stay close to their teams to connect and collaborate no matter where they are."
"We were out to change a culture. We needed to enable our employees to work anywhere, collaborate with anyone and have access to everything they needed to do their jobs. We knew we needed to unify messaging, video, telephony and document collaboration into one ecosystem, and we wanted to do it 100 percent in the cloud," said Greg Meyers, Motorola Solutions corporate vice president and CIO. "The combination of Dialpad and Google Apps for Work has enabled us to make a fast, cost-effective transformation and the impact it's had on our culture has been massive."
"The rate of enterprises moving productivity suites and communications services to the cloud nearly doubled since last year," said Dialpad CEO Craig Walker. "Forward-thinking CIOs like Greg Meyers are leading this charge because modernizing their workplaces with a cloud strategy is the only way they can meet the needs of today's workers for greater flexibility and mobility, while also dramatically reducing capital expenditures."
Dialpad CEO Craig Walker, Motorola CIO Greg Meyers and Google Technology Evangelist for Google for Work Adam Swidler will keynote at Enterprise Connect on Tuesday, March 8 in Orlando, Florida. Follow along with @DialpadHQ from 11:00-11:30 am EST to learn more about Motorola Solutions' enterprise transformation for improved collaboration and communications built on the Google Apps and Dialpad platform. Dialpad Vice President of Product Management Vincent Paquet will also be featured on the panel "In Search of a Google Strategy for UC?" on Wednesday, March 9 at 1:30 pm EST. Meet the Dialpad team at Enterprise Connect in the Sprint booth #201.
Dialpad is communications for the modern workplace. Available on any device, anywhere, Dialpad includes voice, video, group messaging, SMS, MMS, conferencing, screen sharing, and document sharing, and is integrated with Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps for Work. Dialpad customers include 60 percent of the Fortune 500, high-growth enterprises and forward thinking organizations including Motorola Solutions, ClassPass, Warby Parker, Vivint and Hillary Clinton. Formerly known as Switch.co, Dialpad is funded by Amasia, Andreessen Horowitz, Felicis Ventures, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Softbank and Work-Bench. For more information, visit dialpad.com and follow @DialpadHQ on Twitter.