IP Telephony Systems
- February 09, 2018
LogMeIn plans to acquire UCaaS provider Jive Communications for $357 million. The Jive acquisition, expected to close next quarter, will send LogMeIn into the UCaaS market.
- January 22, 2018
Avaya plans to grow its customer base with SMB-friendly technology. The bundles will include Avaya UC and other features from the company's enterprise portfolio.
- December 19, 2017
New Microsoft telephony tools put some pressure on Skype for Business users to switch to Teams. Meanwhile, Cisco Spark security gets a key certification.
- December 14, 2017
UCaaS provider Dialpad is offering a free cloud telephony service that integrates with G Suite, while a new partner program offers Workplace by Facebook support.
- November 30, 2017
In UC news, organizations are deploying third-party E911 services for additional call management capabilities, while Genesys announces a chatbot integration with Amazon.
- November 03, 2017
Bots, analytics and artificial intelligence tools are booming. Contact center AI, in particular, could enhance employee productivity and improve customer service.
- October 20, 2017
In UC news, RingCentral extends its UCaaS market share lead, Fuze introduces a web-based collaboration tool, and Vidyo releases a VP9 codec for real-time video communications.
- October 13, 2017
In UC news, Arkadin announces integrations with Cisco Spark and WebEx that support cloud-based telephony, while Box unveils machine learning tools to digitize and automate workflows.
- September 29, 2017
Microsoft opting to swap Skype for Business for Teams topped this week's collaboration news. But Facebook, IBM and Zoho also had noteworthy product developments.
- September 25, 2017
Over the next couple of years, Microsoft will gradually replace Skype for Business Online with Teams, which will become the communications client for Office 365.
- August 17, 2017
Some Microsoft customers must quickly re-evaluate their UC strategy after the vendor announced its intent to end third-party PBX support for Exchange Online Unified Messaging in 2018.
- May 19, 2017
As it acquires Toshiba's unified communications assets, Mitel says it is keenly focused on the UCC market, expanding its customer base and moving organizations to the cloud.
- March 28, 2017
Microsoft has added call management features to Skype for Business telephony. The company introduced the improved version of the cloud-based software at Enterprise Connect.
- March 21, 2017
The unified communications industry is undergoing changes. Track these latest trends in our comprehensive coverage of Enterprise Connect 2017.
- January 23, 2017
As the UC vendor files for bankruptcy protection, it assures customers that products and services will continue. But, as the Avaya debt story unfolds, what's after Chapter 11?