Understanding Cisco Collaboration Flex Plan


Status Go Podcast: Episode 4

” The beauty of flex is it will allow you to move between plans and it will actually allow you to do a hybrid approach — having some hosted and some on prem.” – Juan Carlos Anzola

Status Go Podcast: Episode 4

” Companies in the enterprise sector have a cloud strategy already, they are moving email to the cloud and voice is one more step forward in their cloud strategy.” – Juan Carlos Anzola

Status Go Podcast: Episode 4

“If you are the CIO and I tell you that you will save money just by switching your licensing, why wouldn’t you do it?” – Juan Carlos Anzola

Episode 4: Understanding the Cisco Collaboration Flex Plan

Cisco  rolled out a new licensing plan for collaboration solutions:  Cisco Collaboration Flex Plan.  What does this mean for you?  How is it different?  How might you benefit?   InterVision’s own Alicia Gaba, Vice President of Marketing, and  Juan Carlos Anzola, Solutions Engineer,  sit down to answer each of these questions.  Additionally, they discuss current trends in collaboration and how to get started if you are thinking about making a change.

Time Stamped Table of Contents

1:13 Legacy Cisco licensing for voice & collaboration2:34 What is the Cisco Collaboration Flex Plan?3:31 Benefits of flex licensing4:59 On premise vs. cloud vs. hosted7:03 Drivers for the transition to a hosted collaboration solution8:33 Perceived roadblocks to a hosted collaboration solution10:06 Improvement in total cost of ownership13:07  What to look at if you are considering a change


Juan Carlos Anzola, a sales engineer with InterVision, has been bridging the gap between business objectives and technology for over 10 years. With his aptitude for problem solving and ability to reduce complexity, Juan Carlos is able to design solutions and plan implementations that optimize performance and help customers hit or exceed their goals.

Juan Carlos holds a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering and has acquired several technical certifications, including his CCIE Collaboration.

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