Category Archives: CDR Reporting

CDR & Spreadsheets… 5 things to know!

Posted on November 15, 2020 in: CDR Reporting by:

Cisco CDR Reporting & Call Analytics

Cisco Call Detail Records (CDR) have a lot of data, very overwhelming if you ask me, and I have over 12 years of Call Analytics experience.  A CDR is a comma delimited file that can easily be opened in a spreadsheet, but you’ll quickly realize how much data there isContinue Reading >

Measuring Cisco Collaboration User Adoption

Posted on September 18, 2020 in: CDR Reporting by:

So you successfully have your Cisco Unified Communications (UC)/Collaboration solution running smoothly now. You’ve migrated off your legacy PBX, managed to port over what users think is same internal dial plan, and have trained them on how to use most, if not all of, the features on that shiny newContinue Reading >

Be prepared in uncertain times with Variphy

Posted on March 10, 2020 in: CDR Reporting by:

cdr reporting covid-19

Over the last few months we have noticed an increase in license upgrades, many of our customers are looking to expand their total supported device quantities. We’ve learned that this is primarily due to the unprecedented changes resulting from COVID-19 (Corona Virus Disease). In an attempt to minimize the spread ofContinue Reading >

With Variphy, day to day tasks become less stressful

Posted on November 12, 2019 in: CDR Reporting, Customer Reviews, UC Engineer Review by:

Alex Pop

Alex PopVoice and Video Collaboration EngineerBuffalo, New York I’ve been in the Information Technology field for over 15 years. While I’ve worn many different hats, the majority of my career has been focused on telephony. I have felt the struggles of designing, managing, and maintaining both small and large scale UnifiedContinue Reading >

Unlimited CDR Data is in reach

Posted on July 8, 2019 in: CDR Reporting by:

Cisco CAR Langoliers

Using Cisco CAR will only get you so far when it comes to getting a clear picture of what you need from your CUCM data. You also may not be in compliance with corporate policies. If you’ve ever been asked for a report like adoption, capacity utilization, sales activity, callContinue Reading >

April Fools’ Day

Posted on March 29, 2019 in: CDR Reporting by:

With only one weekend until the funniest day of the year have you thought of what pranks you’ll be playing on your coworkers? With time running out I thought I’d share 3 of my favorite practical jokes. Variphy is not just serious analytics, we’re a complete stack! Use our softwareContinue Reading >

Gartner has listed Variphy as a leading Technology Provider for Unified Communications and Cisco UC Tools Solutions

Posted on September 9, 2018 in: CDR Reporting, Customer Reviews by:

Gartner has listed Variphy as a leading Technology Provider for Unified Communications and Cisco UC Tools Solutions.

Gartner has listed Variphy as a leading Technology Provider for Unified Communications and Cisco UC Tools Solutions. Unified Communication customers were asked to provide in-depth feedback on Variphy’s Cisco CDR Reporting and Analytics software which was then rigorously vetted by Gartner (the world’s leading research and advisory company) to ensureContinue Reading >

Kari’s Law, are you compliant?

Posted on March 5, 2018 in: CDR Reporting by:

On February 16th 2018 President Donald Trump signed into law H.R. 582 a legislation better known as Kari’s Law that requires that all emergency callers are able to dial 9-1-1 directly from phones associated with multi-line telephone systems (MLTS) commonly found in hotels, offices and other enterprises. (Yes, this appliesContinue Reading >

How to alert for possible Toll Fraud

Posted on December 27, 2017 in: CDR Reporting by:

Cisco CDR Toll Fraud

Toll fraud is long-standing issue that impacts many organizations telephony systems.  This illicit use of a telephony system to make calls, not necessarily long distance or international calls, is difficult but not impossible to combat.  In a Cisco VoIP environment you can use CUCM Class of Service, Cisco Native GatewayContinue Reading >

Unraveling the CDR data from CUCM to make it useful and accessible

Posted on November 29, 2017 in: CDR Reporting by:

Cisco CDR Reporting

Most Cisco UC clients who have made the decision to go with CUCM fail to realize the investment made.   Cisco was likely chosen because it is the most complete solution, but a lot of the data available tends to go unused.   Whether because the data is difficult toContinue Reading >

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