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Unified Communications Week in Review: Millenials, Broadsoft, ITEXPO and More

February 13, 2016

Unified Communications, the linchpin to business collaboration, is a mission critical piece to any company. And, as needs and demand have evolved, so too has the space. With the weekend upon us, there is no better time than the present to take a look back at the week that was: time for the Week in Review!

Millennials have taken the workforce by storm, and as such technology is moving in a direction to support the movement. Recent research from Information Age illustrates that nearly 70 percent of companies have UC solutions in place, with a market expectation of over $2 billion for 2016. Susan Campbell has everything you need to know HERE.

This week Broadsoft finalized the acquisition of Transera to take advantage of a growing UCaaS market. Broadsoft research forecasts nearly 600 percent growth over the next five years in the Cloud Unified Communications market and the newly acquired Transera makes the Transera Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) now part of the Broadsoft portfolio. Mike Guta’s complete report is HERE.

The recently concluded ITEXPO played host to industry leading innovation, and at the event TMC had the opportunity to sit down with CoreDial’s Jim Debald. Debald discussed topics that included the current state of the UC market, CoreDial’s perspective and the various business models in play. Find Kyle Piscioniere’s breakdown and the full interview HERE.

Axia TP, an IP services company known for providing national phone services announced an expansion to its portfolio this week—namely, unified communications. The platform provides mobility, via easy access using Android or Apple with tools to aid in workflows as well. Josh Ross, co-founder and managing partner at Axia sat down with TMC at the recently concluded ITEXPO: find Paula Bernier’s complete analysis and the full interview HERE.

Remember to stop by early and often for your fill of all things UC! See you next week!

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