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Unified Communications Week in Review: 8x8, RingCentral, Avaya & More


November 17, 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!

Last week, we posted Part 1 of our interview with Avaya’s Jon Alperin, who will be speaking at the upcoming The Future of Work Expo. Here’s Part 2 of the conversation with Alperin, who is director of partnerships and alliances for DevConnect and A.I.Connect at Avaya. See what Alperin reveals HERE.

Avaya announced an enhanced Avaya Desktop Experience open SIP solutions to support an improved UCaaS user experience. The user experience is evolving, and the next generation of communications experience will feature an array of compatible devices and new levels of personalization. All the details are HERE.

8x8 Inc.’s U.K. subsidiary has joined forces with Workair, a cloud provider in Ireland. The move follows by a few months 8x8’s announced partnership with cloud provider Itancia out of France. Through its partnership, Workair will be to bring the 8x8 X Series to its customers. The X Series provides business collaboration and contact center voice and video communications capabilities via the cloud. Complete coverage is HERE.

The mobile workforce wants to see the digital age deliver a new generation of solutions capable of offering communication and collaboration regardless of location or device. RingCentral announced the arrival of a new mobile app that promises to reinvent the communications and collaboration experience with a new unified mobile app. Everything you need to know is HERE.

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






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