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Unified Communications Week in Review: NetFortris, BroadSoft, Amazon, Fuze

February 25, 2017

Welcome back to the week in review, where we take a look at all the top stories making headlines in Unified Communications this week.

The week started off with the news that NetFortris has acquired Fonality in an effort to strengthen its managed services portfolio. There are several benefits that are sure to come from this acquisition, but one stands out considerably, according to TMC’s Erik Linask, who writes, “With the deal, NetFortris will be able to combine its existing network and communications offers with a proven UCaaS solution, allowing it to expand services to existing customers of both companies.” You can find out what else will come from this strategic move HERE.

Speaking of strategic moves, Amazon has officially thrown its hat into the unified communications ring through the release of its new Amazon Chime conferencing service. The virtual meeting room allows for video and audio meetings, conference calls and presentations, and offers a variety of features that are sure to make it a competitor in the space. Amazon Chime has a lot to offer, and you can find all the details HERE.

Next up, BroadSoft has made a move to bring more offerings to its mobile solutions. To further this effort, the company announced that it will be making enhancements to its bMobile advanced mobility solution. More specifically, the company will be bringing artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities and Apple CallKit support for BroadSoft Business UC-One mobile apps. Everything you need to know is HERE.

Finally, the week came to an end with the news that Fuze has recently landed $104 million in a funding round that brought together some of investing’s biggest names. The company is planning on using this money to continue its global expansion effort and focus on “product innovation.” You can learn more about all Fuze has to offer HERE.

That’s all for this week. Come back next week to read all the latest news in the Unified Communications space.






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