Unified Communications Architecture and Service Models
- January 05, 2018
Several unified communications vendors rang in the new year with mergers and acquisitions, as Star2Star merges with Blueface and Polycom picks up Obihai Technology.
- 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 10, 2017
In UC news, business partnerships are in question after CenturyLink's merger with Level 3. Meanwhile, RingCentral announces third-quarter revenue.
- October 30, 2017
After finalizing a merger, Genband and Sonus will become Ribbon Communications. The combined company will focus on security and real-time communication tools.
- 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.
- September 21, 2017
The latest Magic Quadrant for UCaaS shows a maturing market with capabilities that exceed on-premises UC and UCaaS providers with greater global reach.
- August 25, 2017
Large enterprises still favor on-premises services over cloud-based UC, according to a recent study. Meanwhile, Vyopta launches a UCC monitoring service to optimize the user experience.
- August 15, 2017
Unified communications vendors Avaya and Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise stumble in the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant, as Cisco, Microsoft and Mitel extend their market lead.
- 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.
- July 28, 2017
In UC news, Broadview Networks released a service that connects video meeting rooms regardless of location and system type, while InFocus released display wall processors for 4K screens.
- June 30, 2017
In UC news, Avaya announces a platform that combines Oceana and Breeze for omnichannel customer engagement, while a credit union deploys Vidyo for video-banking services.
- May 25, 2017
In UC news, 8x8 and RingCentral tie as leading UCaaS providers in an IHS Markit report, while RingCentral announces a new webinar service that supports up to 3,000 attendees.
- 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.