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Unified Communications Week in Review

October 26, 2013

Time to wrap up another week in tech news. Let’s look at some of the latest headlines in unified communications.

The UC market for SMBs is poised to grow in the US from 2012-2016.

According to the report, Reportstack analyzed the market, and is predicting a significant compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.18 percent, over a four-year period between 2012 and 2016. The report shows that the Unified Communication market in SMBs in the US has also been witnessing an increasing demand for enterprise mobility.

The report asked key questions, such as

  • What will the market size be in 2016 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?

Details of the findings can be found via the UC featured piece.

In other news, Actiance and ZL Technologies have announced an expansion in their strategic partnership, enabling enterprises to manage, archive and store all unstructured contents through its patented Unified Archive software called ZL UA.

“We're thrilled to announce the growth of our relationship with Actiance to deliver an incredibly robust and seamless archiving solution for social data to our enterprise customers,” said CEO of ZL Technologies Kon Leong. “The widespread adoption of social media has unleashed a new class of complex data that the enterprise must treat as both corporate records and a source of powerful business insight, and our continued integration with Actiance enables them to do so effectively.”

Actiance has already been helping ZL customers to contextually control, monitor and collect unstructured data from various conventional and unconventional sources such as emails, instant messaging, chat applications and social media.

Learn more about this partnership and the details of the collaboration via the full report.

Last but not least, Fonality maid headlines this week as it gained two gold awards at the 5th Golden Bridge Awards ceremony recently.

“It’s an honor to be named a Gold winner by the Golden Bridge Awards. Thousands of businesses choose Fonality because of our Heads up Display tool, knowing it will help them improve productivity and efficiency. We’re proud of the tools we’ve developed, and look forward to continue providing big business features at an affordable price,” CEO of Fonality David Scult, said in a statement.

Read more about Fonality’s achievement from the story.

That’s it for this week’s unified communications headline recap. Visit unified communications to get all the latest happenings in this trending space.

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