- August 10, 2017
Analysts discuss how a Mitel-ShoreTel merger fuses two complementary portfolios that could create a stronger competitor against Cisco, Microsoft and Avaya.
- August 04, 2017
In UC news, AVST and Collab9 announce a partnership for FedRAMP-authorized cloud services, while two surveys find corporate email isn't going away anytime soon.
- August 02, 2017
Level 3 has launched Amazon's Chime cloud collaboration tool as a managed service. The move could help Amazon compete with Microsoft and Cisco in the team collaboration market.
- July 20, 2017
Unify's OpenScape Cloud unified communications platform combines OpenScape Voice and Circuit in an attempt to rival UC products from Cisco, Mitel and Microsoft.
- July 14, 2017
Microsoft partnerships highlighted new products and services at its Inspire conference. Several partner companies had a keen focus on improving Skype for Business capabilities.
- June 13, 2017
Analysts discuss IBM strengthening Connections by acquiring an intranet platform, Mitel's IoT and collaboration application, and the growing need for cloud-based security services.
- June 02, 2017
The latest Microsoft Skype messaging features bring needed improvements to the consumer app. But analysts say Skype for Business is unlikely to get the same attention this year.
- May 31, 2017
In UC news, two surveys find that IT pros are facing several collaboration challenges. Plus, Brightcove looks to extend its cloud video platform across the enterprise.
- May 12, 2017
Cisco plans to build MindMeld artificial intelligence services into Spark. The AI maker also develops natural language interfaces for software and devices.
- May 09, 2017
In UC news, BroadSoft launches a PaaS product that aims to accelerate the delivery of cloud services to enterprises. Meanwhile, the Amium app targets external collaboration.
- May 08, 2017
In UC news, Jive is in the midst of being acquired by a private equity firm and is expected to merge with CRM provider Aurea. Plus, UC cloud service provider Fuze gets more money.
- March 29, 2017
A new ShoreTel team collaboration tool supports persistent, virtual chat workspaces for remote and mobile employees, jumping into that market offering flexible ad hoc workspaces.
- March 28, 2017
While hybrid deployments are the reality now, some unified communications vendors might disagree on the future of cloud communications and on-premises systems.
- March 27, 2017
Ahead of Enterprise Connect 2017, RingCentral unveils a slew of updates targeting collaborative communications, including a new user interface and chatbot technology.
- March 23, 2017
A new report suggests enterprises should consider consolidating many of their collaboration capabilities, as communications platforms now offer more bells and whistles.