- January 20, 2017
Avaya has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it focuses on restructuring its $6 billion debt. Analysts anticipate a revamped emphasis on cloud-based Avaya services.
- January 19, 2017
Two factors are driving the hybrid deployment of unified communications: infrastructure needs and business value. But enterprises need to navigate certain deployment turbulence.
- January 17, 2017
In UC news, collaboration software provider PGi is set to acquire cloud communications provider ReadyTalk; IHS Markit report names BroadSoft as UCaaS platform market share leader.
- January 13, 2017
Here's some advice for a Skype for Business deployment: Plan, plan, plan. Doing your homework upfront and allotting enough network capacity should alleviate headaches later.
- January 12, 2017
In UC news, Microsoft team collaboration tools garner more interest among organizations. Plus, email encryption services see increased demand to mitigate data breaches.
- January 10, 2017
Atlassian is acquiring Trello for $425 million. Trello's work management tools will become a part of Atlassian HipChat and Confluence.
- January 06, 2017
Unified communications industry analysts explore the trends that will affect organizations in 2017. Artificial intelligence, messaging and infrastructure are key areas to watch.
- December 22, 2016
Take a look at the news that affected the unified communications industry in 2016 -- from Microsoft's Skype for Business updates to Mitel's attempt to acquire Polycom.
- December 21, 2016
Mitel plans to sell its carrier-focused mobile business to concentrate on the UCC market and grow the Mitel UCaaS business.
- December 15, 2016
In UC news, Unify releases a version of its OpenScape platform that supports hybrid communications, while ShoreTel and StarLeaf partner for integrated video collaboration.
- December 08, 2016
ALE enters a crowded collaboration market with the release of its cloud-based Rainbow software. The collaboration service is seen as a critical addition to ALE's UC system.
- December 02, 2016
In UC news, Avaya updates its contact-center platform to support midsize companies, while join.me offers real-time collaboration integrations with apps like Slack and HipChat.
- December 01, 2016
SaaS integrations that connect UCaaS platforms with business-critical systems such as Salesforce can dramatically improve the efficiency of existing workflows in the enterprise.
- December 01, 2016
It's time for clouds to get social. SaaS-collaboration integrations can ease multicloud woes in the enterprise and may ultimately boost the bottom line.
- November 23, 2016
Microsoft is expanding beyond desktop video with partnerships that integrate room video conferencing hardware with Skype for Business. Logitech's SmartDock is the first available integration.