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Unified Communications Week in Review: Baseball, UCaaS, RingCentral, and More


March 03, 2018

It was a week filled with awards and a wonderful announcement that UCaaS is making its way to Spain. So, what else is new in the world of Unified Communications? This is the perfect time for a Week in Review, just in case you missed any exciting announcements or some helpful business tips!

Spring is happening toward the end of this month so, of course, baseball is everywhere. That is why this announcement is so exciting: MLB announced a partnership with Mitel, the cloud communications provider. It is now the Official Business Technology and Communications Partner of MLB. "Mitel is a global leader in providing the kind of sophisticated, custom communications network that addresses the unique needs of Major League Baseball and our 30 Clubs," said Chris Marinak, MLB Executive Vice President, Strategy, Technology & Innovation.

Pareteum was honored with the 2018 Internet Telephony Product of the Year Award. Winners of the Internet Telephony Awards are companies that demonstrate technological advancements. Pareteum has added enhanced capabilities, which include VoIP, Enterprise PBX, Blockchain, HTML5 gaming capabilities, Internet of Things Management, and Analytics product. Congratulations to Pareteum.

Communications tax? Yes, this is an important tax business owners must be aware of as telecom continues to evolve. Let’s face it; the world of UC is growing every day and with tax day coming up next month, no one wants to improperly tax. This piece will explain how to understand all of the proper taxes associated with UC to avoid any issues.

UCaaS is coming to Spain thanks to the good people at RingCentral and Intelligence Partner. The two have teamed up for a market, globally worth an estimated $4.45 billion by 2021. “Through this alliance, Intelligence Partner will further expand its range of complementary solutions to G Suite, helping Spanish businesses take full advantage of what a cloud communications solution can offer,” says Ignacio Bañó, General Director of intelligence Partner.

Finally, constant UC updates are critical for a high-functioning business. There is a lot of education that goes beyond installing the latest and greatest software. It is about getting employees to understand and embrace the tools in front of them and this piece will give a thorough outline of how to achieve it all. Are you UC ready?

And there you have it; all of the Unified Communications news wrapped in a neat little package. But, make sure to come back next week early and often for all the news and announcements you won’t want to miss. 






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