Unified Communications Week in Review: Incentive, VOX Network Solutions, Meeter, SAP
This week in Unified Communications we saw a bit of moving and shaking, a big new face in the business, and some innovation. In other words, it was par for the course—and completely worth looking back at in our week in review coverage.
Starting with the movers and shakers, nothing can ever get moved or shaken (not stirred) without capital, which is why social collaboration platform provider Incentive has brought in $1.7 million in their seed funding round via institutional and private investors. The new money brings the company’s total funding to $3.5 million, and will be used to help grow its U.S. expansion efforts, including sales and marketing and product development. TMC’s Laura Stotler has all the details in the full article.
And now for the big new face in the UC world: Dunstan Speeth. VOX Network Solutions hired Speeth as the new director of cloud solutions. He brings more than 20 years of industry experience to the network company and a resume with some big-name companies on it—for example, Windstream Communications and IBM.
“Cloud solutions are rapidly growing and there is a lot of interest among our enterprise customer base,” Landis said. “Dunstan has provided the architectural and technical leadership necessary to orchestrate our upcoming cloud launch that incorporates unified communications, contact center, video, data center, and security solutions.”
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This week, we took notice as Meeter put more power in the meeting with a toolset designed to “turn the meeting from the kind of boring time-waste that might be seen in a Dilbert strip and instead [make] it a part of the operation to be taken seriously.” Some of these tools and features include enhanced scheduling features, standardized agenda tools, archiving mechanisms, and more.
Last but not least, TMC’s Joe Rizzo reported on SAP’s newest digitally native offerings, which among other things will streamline online purchasing processes for customers. This means fewer online forms to fill out, and simplified transfer of sensitive information needed to make purchases, for example, credit card numbers. Get the details about SAP’s other offerings in the full story.
And that’s a wrap! Another week has come and gone, and as time keeps flying buy, we’ll be standing by to catch all the latest UC news and features, and deliver them to you on our UC community website.
Have a wonderful weekend!