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As an objective consultant specializing on multi-location networking and Next Generation 9-1-1 issues, Chuck Ploof provides effective support on a wide variety of communications technology projects.  With a focus on improving cost and service performance in a network environment, including evolving technologies such as IP Telephony, Unified Communications, cloud computing, hosted network  services and related convergence approaches, Mr. Ploof provides clients with a full range of communications technology planning, implementation, and operations support services.  He is especially strong on assessing user requirements, network planning, problem analysis/resolution, systems development, and vendor negotiations.  As a pragmatic consultant with a results oriented management style, he provides sound recommendations based on over thirty-five years of communications technology industry experience.  An important aspect of our consulting practice is to assist public safety clients address the challenges associated with the migration to NG9-1-1.

 Working with seasoned associates selected especially for each project, Charles R. Ploof & Associates is well positioned to address complex communications technology challenges for clients that range from Fortune 500 corporations, to public sector organizations, and small to mid-sized businesses.  Whatever your communications technology challenges, be it integrating new locations and/or functionality into your communications infrastructure, or just a need to make sense of your telecom expenditures to improve network cost performance, Charles R. Ploof & Associates is ready to address your requirements.  We thrive on complex challenges and providing clients with a level of personal support and quality results uncommon in these days of Globalization and outsourcing.  If you need it done right, we will be happy to discuss your communications technology needs.  We look forward to helping you create a "Best in Class" network infrastructure and communications environment.  If you have a problem, we will do our best to provide recommendations that result in cost effective solutions that exceed your expectations!

Our goal is to provide you with whatever may be required to address your needs as soon as possible.  You can reach us at 248-548-7676 and via e-mail at: crp@crploof.com  You can also contact us by fax at 248-548-7665.  Please let us know what your needs and/or questions are and we will be most happy to provide you with quick feedback and help ensure an effective resolution to your concerns.  If you are not familiar with our company and your first contact with us is online, we would be very pleased to hear from you! 

In brief, you should know the following about us: our company was established in 1996 and has been providing clients with outstanding communications technology consulting support ever since.  Our specialties are in the areas of multi-location networking, problem analysis and resolution, assessment of operational effectiveness, and enhancement of network cost performance.  Our clients particularly value our attention to detail and comprehensive results, and our perspective as an independent technology consultant.  Our business is located in the metro Detroit area, but we support clients wherever needed.

Certified Professional Consultant

Member of Better Business Bureau of Eastern Michigan (BBB),

National Emergency Number Association (NENA),

Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC)

Society of Communications Technology Consultants, International(SCTC)                                                                        

Charles R. Ploof & Associates is a VA Verified Veteran Owned Small Business