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Just ahead of Memorial Day, it would be easy to think that the news might have slacked off a bit in anticipation of a long weekend full of b…

Posted: 5/28/2016

CLX Communications, based in Stockholm, Sweden, was already a fairly major name in Europe's communications service industry. Now, it's augme…

Posted: 5/25/2016

Tech Mahindra has developed its M-Health software to assist healthcare practitioners with their remote monitoring of patients. It recently a…

Posted: 5/24/2016

SIP trunking is in itself a cheaper telephony alternative, because trunks are virtualized physical infrastructure spend is kept to a minimum…

Posted: 5/23/2016

One of the biggest new forces in the Costa Rican telecom market is Cielo, a complete applications platform for unified communications (UC) o…

Posted: 5/23/2016

This week in unified communications news headlines, Lenovo announced it was throwing its hat into the ring for UC solutions with the introdu…

Posted: 5/21/2016

Expanding into new markets requires an impressive value proposition. After all, most businesses in a new market already have tools of choice…

Posted: 5/18/2016

8x8 offers its cloud-based Virtual Meeting suite to those businesses that want to upgrade their communications packages; 8x8 calls it the "o…

Posted: 5/17/2016

When Lenovo gets involved in a particular segment of technology, it's safe to say the idea has gone mainstream, if it hadn't already. Now, L…

Posted: 5/16/2016

Speaking of the cloud, Consolidated Communications Inc. recently announced an expansion of services to six new metropolitan areas in the Uni…

Posted: 5/14/2016

Most organizations understand that legacy phone and communication systems are cumbersome, expensive and difficult to maintain and simply can…

Posted: 5/13/2016

Jenne, a distributor of information technology software, will be working with its own league of resellers to market the new Avaya OnAvaya cl…

Posted: 5/10/2016

The number of U.S. workers who telecommute is rising steadily. A 2015 Gallup survey found that 37 percent of American workers work from home…

Posted: 5/10/2016

Consolidated Communications, Inc. (CCI) recently announced that it would be expanding its business cloud services to six different U.S. mark…

Posted: 5/9/2016

Communication and collaboration are key cogs in the wheels of industry. Whether it's based in the cloud or on-premises, we are seeing no sho…

Posted: 5/7/2016

An indispensible component of business today is mobility. In the always-on, always plugged-in world, team members need access to be able to …

Posted: 5/6/2016

The technology and benefits surrounding unified communications are not a new concept - we've been talking about it for years. But like other…

Posted: 5/6/2016

Increasingly, businesses run on mobile the way many used to "run on dunkin'", as in Dunkin' Donuts' famous slogan. KoolSpan, meanwhile, rece…

Posted: 5/5/2016

May 1 signaled the start of National Small Business Week, an American event since 1963, which began to recognize small business owners and e…

Posted: 5/5/2016

Although it wasn't the busiest week for the unified communications space, there were still some stories of note. Let's take a look at the hi…

Posted: 4/30/2016

Denison University recently found itself in need of a communications upgrade. Its outdated system that handled faculty and student communica…

Posted: 4/29/2016

Unified Communications (UC) serve an integral role in a business of any size. The ability to collaborate and communicate is mission critical…

Posted: 4/28/2016

Auto Europe, an international car rental services provider, recently selected 8x8, provider of global enterprise communications as a service…

Posted: 4/25/2016

T-Systems, a division of global telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom, recently announced that it has launched is new Dynamic Unified …

Posted: 4/25/2016

It was an interesting week for the unified communications space with a notable integration, a couple new product announcements and a guest a…

Posted: 4/23/2016

Ease of use is one of the key considerations when selecting a UC solution. If features are complicated and difficult to use, then the UC sol…

Posted: 4/20/2016

Fresh off the announcement that it is acquiring Polycom to form a new UC industry giant, Mitel this week announced the general availability …

Posted: 4/19/2016

In just the last couple weeks, Fusion has made a flurry of moves denoting a firm primed and poised for explosive expansion. Starting with th…

Posted: 4/18/2016

Intellinote, an offering provided by a company of the same name, delivers virtual spaces in which groups and individuals can manage and trac…

Posted: 4/18/2016

A primary component of a successful firm is unified communications, and the solutions of today support our always-on, always plugged-in life…

Posted: 4/16/2016

The telecom market was once said to be a great predictor of recessions - in fact it's been said in the industry that back when all phones we…

Posted: 4/13/2016

Bauer increased revenue to nearly $400 million in his most recent role as CFO at GTT Communications and brings 20 years of industry experien…

Posted: 4/13/2016

The telecom market was once said to be a great predictor of recessions - in fact it's been said in the industry that back when all phones we…

Posted: 4/13/2016

SkySwitch offers a full-featured UC platform that its partners can use to quickly and efficiently cater to the needs of businesses, includin…

Posted: 4/12/2016

Cloud-based unified communications (UC) systems don't just spring up out of thin air. They require a great deal of development and effort to…

Posted: 4/11/2016

Birch Communications provides voice, cloud, network, IT and mobile services to small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses through…

Posted: 4/11/2016

Innovation in the cloud, virtualization and capability are transforming unified communications at a breakneck pace.

Posted: 4/9/2016

Davinci recently announced that it would begin offering its live receptionist services to members of Grind Spaces. This will allow those who…

Posted: 4/8/2016

When seeking a sales leader for your firm, what do you look for? Does one search for an industry veteran with a record of success? Someone t…

Posted: 4/7/2016

Service providers in the telecommunications industry now offer a range of solutions to address the many different needs organization have in…

Posted: 4/6/2016

Businesses are rapidly adopting unified communications for the cost savings, employee productivity gains and competitive advantage it brings…

Posted: 4/6/2016

The acquisition process is a marathon of due diligence, courting and information gathering. When a worthy target is found, the choice will s…

Posted: 4/5/2016

As is typical for the Unified Communications community, the news was fast and furious this past week.

Posted: 4/2/2016

Obihai has a long history providing equipment to resellers and service providers. In this case, the Obi504vs, Obi508vs, and the Obi3 series …

Posted: 3/31/2016

While NFV has been slowly embraced by an ever expanding group of network technology manufacturers and developers, the market still has some …

Posted: 3/29/2016

There is an old expression, "There is no time like the present". In many ways it encapsulates succinctly the challenges and opportunities of…

Posted: 3/28/2016

One very interesting development out of a recent unified communications (UC) trade show featured seven finalists nominated for its best of s…

Posted: 3/28/2016

Ingram Micro has expanded its burgeoning UCC unit, acquiring SC-based NETXUSA, a VAD specializing in VoIP solutions and IP phones. The buyou…

Posted: 3/28/2016

Advances in cloud development and virtualization technology are bringing innovative communication and collaboration tools to market.

Posted: 3/26/2016

The unified communications (UC) market is truly evolving, and while many of the developments involve shiny new applications and services, th…

Posted: 3/23/2016
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