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Unified Communications Week in Review: SignalWire, NewVoiceMedia, Fusion & More


September 22, 2018

The cloud era is upon us, and the dawn of a new day has arrived. Technology is in the midst of a major transformation as a result of cloud computing, and one area most notably grabbing attention is the unified communications space. So, with the weekend upon us, there’s no better time than the present to take a look back at the week that was in unified communications news: Time for the Week in Review!

Cloud services provider Fusion has won a new $1.6 million deal. The customer is a major convenience store chain in the southeast, which Fusion declined to name. For this engagement Fusion is providing its Managed Security, SD-WAN, and Wireless Failover solutions. Business continuity, converged services, fast time-to-market, scalability, and security are key tenets of this U.S. deal. Complete coverage is HERE.

After more than 13 years at CounterPath, President and CEO Donovan Jones is resigning – as of today, as a matter of fact. Beginning with the firm in 2005 as VP Sales and Marketing, Jones quickly rose to the role of President and COO before reaching the top of the mountain. Jones leaves a preeminent provider of UC solutions in the hands of current CounterPath CFO David Karp. Everything you need to know is HERE.

Vonage reached an agreement to acquire NewVoiceMedia. Vonage will purchase the Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) provider for $350 million giving the cloud communications provider a more complete communications portfolio. All the details are HERE.

Proprietors of FREESWITCH, SignalWire Inc, announced the immediate availability of SignalWire CLOUD its newest advanced communications platform. The new release allows for accelerated application development on a flexible foundation while cutting cost and complexity as well as the headaches of scale involved in the process. The full story is HERE.

Come back early and often for your fill of all things Unified Communications! See you next week!






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