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Unified Communications Week in Review: CCI, Jenne, Avaya & More

May 14, 2016

The cloud, once only a term of meteorology, today is permeating all the nooks and cranny of technology. From the data center to the board room, cloud is transforming IT to communications. And with the weekend upon us, there’s no better time than the present to take a look at the week that was in unified communications: time for the Week in Review!

Speaking of the cloud, Consolidated Communications Inc. recently announced an expansion of services to six new metropolitan areas in the United States. Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Pittsburgh, Sacramento and Mattoon, Illinois will now have CCI’s complete portfolio of cloud services at their disposal. Christopher Mohr’s complete coverage is HERE.

Video conferencing is being leveraged by a bevy of businesses to alleviate travel costs, increase productivity and collaboration. One growing use of video conferencing is conducting video interviews with perspective employees. Special Guest contributor Tricia Sciortino offers the community some do’s and don’ts of video interviewing. Find the entire article HERE.

Jenne announced this week that it will distribute the new Avaya cloud-based UC offering. The OnAvaya UC solution will be sold via Jenne’s resellers, it operates within the Google cloud platform providing SMB’s with an easily accessible and feature rich unified communications experience. Casey Houser’s article is HERE.

Did somebody say cloud-based UC? TMC’s Laura Stotler delved into the many benefits of cloud-based UC solutions with proper planning in place. The time for cloud-based UC is here and now, the results speak for themselves. If you’re unsure of why this type of solution is optimal for your firm read Stotler’s analysis HERE.

Remember to stop by early and often for your fill of all thing unified communications. It’s a good thing to have your head in the cloud. See you next week!

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