Featured Articles from Unified Communications

Business at its roots is a team game. And in a highly competitive space, it never hurts to get a little help from your friends. Fusion has f…

Posted: 6/29/2016

Voice assistance is such a burgeoning technology that I anticipate this will be the communications area where we'll see the most rapid innov…

Posted: 6/28/2016

It's never enough to stick with current sources of revenue. Astute businesses will constantly be looking for new sources of revenue and new …

Posted: 6/27/2016

The connected environment in which all businesses operate now requires them to have communications solutions with voice, data, mobile, confe…

Posted: 6/27/2016

This week in the Unified Communications Community featured news and insights on Fusion, Solgari, Broadview, Polycom.

Posted: 6/25/2016

The growth of unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) is being driven by the changing culture of the workplace. Employees now want t…

Posted: 6/24/2016

This week, a leading Midwest company set its course for the cloud services by way of Fusion. The major industrial company has been in busine…

Posted: 6/23/2016

Solgari's mission with its self-titled cloud-based software is, apparently, to cram everything a telecommunication service provider has in i…

Posted: 6/20/2016

The addition of the VVX series of phones gives Broadview more reach to organizations that are already familiar with Polycom products, which …

Posted: 6/20/2016

For readers that frequent the pages of TMC, they probably know all about Microsoft's decision to purchase LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. The st…

Posted: 6/15/2016

Avaya Government Solutions, a division of Avaya that creates software for all manner of local, regional, and national government agencies, a…

Posted: 6/14/2016

Cloud communications are beneficial not only due to their lower upfront costs, the ability to scale as needed, and the fact that they are al…

Posted: 6/14/2016

Mobile devices - and the demands by mobile users - are reshaping the way work gets done and where. Enterprises have responded by expanding t…

Posted: 6/13/2016

The unified communications (UC) front has made a lot of exciting advances over the years, and one of the newest comes from voice and data se…

Posted: 6/13/2016

Here in Unified Communications land this week, we had M&A, magic and new markets.

Posted: 6/11/2016

It was just over a month ago when we first heard that Vonage had set out to buy Nexmo, in a deal then valued around $230 million. Even then,…

Posted: 6/7/2016

Making sense of the solutions available for companies in the marketplace can be overwhelming, for companies of any size. But for midsize ent…

Posted: 6/7/2016

Small to medium-sized businesses are facing the lion's share of challenges when it comes to enterprise communications, such as how to improv…

Posted: 6/7/2016

As long as the network infrastructure to support comprehensive cloud services is in place in any given location, service providers can grow …

Posted: 6/6/2016

It's a foggy day in UC-town here for your Unified Communications Week in Review, but in the industry, the news is as clear as a summer's day…

Posted: 6/4/2016

The public face of most any business, the contact center is taking on a greater importance in this new age of omnichannel customer experienc…

Posted: 6/3/2016

Before Cisco acquired the company late in 2012, Meraki developed and manufactured hardware for large wired and wireless networks. Cisco has …

Posted: 6/3/2016

Pexip has developed its Infinity software to give businesses a universal location where all their employees can collaborate through videocon…

Posted: 6/3/2016

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

Posted: 6/1/2016

The quality and efficiency of an organization's communications with their customers are crucial to the business' reputation, effectiveness a…

Posted: 5/31/2016

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

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
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