Teams Phone System: Pros and Cons

On Tuesday, March 16, 2021, Televon hosted a webinar highlighting the pros and cons of Teams Phone System, where Teams works, and where it falls down.  We also pointed out some lesser known options that can overcome some of Teams pitfalls.

Specifically, we discuss:

  • The different Teams configurations and which organizations best fit those configurations

  • The things Teams doesn’t do well

  • The hidden cost of Teams and what it means to your budget

If you couldn't join us live, or would like to review the material again, below is a recording.


Mike Breier is the owner and president of Televon.  He is also our resident Microsoft Licensing guru. If you have questions he either knows the answer or can figure them out.  Mike has 20 years of business experience driving efficiencies, improvements, and growth for some of the largest companies in the world including GE, American Airlines, and Vizient.

Before Televon, Mike was Assistant Vice President of Solutions Strategy at Vizient, Inc.  Vizient is the leading health system cost containment and efficiency improvement company in the United States providing a multitude of services to more than 60% of the health systems in the US.  Over the more than 8 years at Vizient, Mike’s varying roles included guiding new business units through the infancy of startup, realigning assets to create new growth vehicles, and investigating new market opportunities.

Mike grew up in a military family, moving from base to base throughout his early years.  When Middle & High School years rolled around the Breier family settled in the West Texas town of Abilene.  After high school, Mike attended Texas A&M University in College Station where he earned his BBA in Finance and International Business.  Mike went on to earn his MBA, with a focus on Business Strategy, from the University of Texas in Austin.  

Presented by: Mike Breier, Televon President