Brendan Strain
Solutions Architect, CX and UC Solutions
Highly experienced Cloud Telecommunications
Technology thought leader
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As a solutions architect, Brendan leads Bridgepointe’s CX and UC Practice. He joined Bridgepointe in 2022. Before joining Bridgepointe, Brendan was the Director of UCaaS and CCaaS solutions at PlanetOne (now part of Avant Communications). Previous to that, he held various customer engineering roles at: Masergy, Avaya, and XO Communications.

A graduate of University of Utah, Brendan has developed a reputation as a thought leader with a demonstrated and successful history of working in the cloud telecommunications, IT, hardware and Service Provider space. Brendan prides himself on utilizing the best technology available to craft solutions that solve customer’s current business issues and continue to evolve and solve problems they have not yet encountered. His role enables him to understand service provider SaaS and Platforms at all levels to determine their viability for our provider portfolio.Brendan has spoken at several Avaya IAUG events, independent conferences and technology forums on everything from WLAN and RF site survey best practices and design to strategy and trends in the UCaaS/CCaaS/CX space and channel sales. He is a contributor to Bridgepointe’s blog and you can find some of his writings here.

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The Nation’s Leading Tech Advisory Firm  

We are America’s leading tech advisory firm, and we offer the strategy, solutions and support you need to help future-ready your company. As a Bridgepointe client, you’ll be supported by our world-class team of tech Strategists along with our highly experienced engineering, procurement, implementation, and expense management professionals. Every member of our team is committed to helping you drive tangible ROI from your tech investments from day one. 

With over 150+ supplier relationships we help you negotiate the best possible price, and when you procure a solution, we’re paid commission directly by suppliers. 

Areas of Technology Specialization

Customer Experience

CCaaS (Contact Center as a Service) offers a single platform for omni-channel communication, helping you deliver better and more consistent customer service across all channels while increasing ROI with every customer interaction.

Communications & Collaboration

Your employees need to effortlessly and instantly share communications across multiple channels from anywhere. UCaaS (Unified Communication as a Service) drives time to value with powerful, cost-effective solutions for your rapidly changing business.

Data Center & Hybrid Cloud

Planning, selecting and orchestrating a digital strategy for your applications is a massive undertaking, whether it’s a colocation, cloud or hybrid strategy, we can help you ensure a smooth transition of your digital assets to a more intelligent and agile digital infrastructure, giving you the competitive edge, your business needs.

Managed IT and Desktop

In a hybrid world, the needs, policies, and delivery of IT solutions are changing. From modernizing legacy systems to moving to the cloud, your team is stretched thin. Managed IT and Desktop help to reduce cost and create efficiencies.

Network Transformation

Work from home and the Cloud have changed the way we think about business networks. Gone are the days of traditional Internet and WAN. Enter next generation networking. Leverage our expertise to demystify your options and modernize your Network.


Today’s cybersecurity landscape is evolving at an unprecedented pace and choosing a security provider requires in-depth knowledge and research. Our security specialists help you simplify your security strategy and determine the best solutions.

Technology Lifecycle Services

Tech & Mobility Management

Our Tech and Mobility Management Consultants actively monitor and optimize your ever-increasing expenses to uncover monthly savings. This enables you to off-load this time-consuming and frustrating service area to focus on strategic value for your business. Plus, mobility customers enjoy 24/7 end-user support through our interactive Portal and Support Center.

Strategic Sourcing

We work with your internal procurement team to support your vendor selection and offload formal RFP’s, contract negotiations and renewals. Using our tried-and-true sourcing process used with thousands of clients who’ve saved millions of dollars, you’ll have certainty that you’ve made the right tech investment.

Transition Management

Transitions to new technology can be stressful and full of surprises. Our Transition Management Team acts as your project manager, planning and executing seamless tech transitions and lessening the burden on your team. We have a proven track record of helping Fortune 500 companies accelerate project timelines by an average of two to four months.

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