Week of 20 May 2013 New Sonus SBC technology: Modular scalability, branch survivability (23 May 2013)
Sonus announces two new modular session border controllers and branch survivability for enterprise Lync users.
Communications outsourcing is a more popular practice overseas. As IT models change and companies expand globally, U.S. enterprises will see value.
Week of 13 May 2013 All You Can Meet video bridge prices meet more users' needs (14 May 2013)
Blue Jeans Network, which provides hosted video bridges, is delivering All You Can Meet video conference pricing plans to enterprises.
Week of 06 May 2013 ShoreTel Mobility app and BYOD dock: Not your ordinary desk phone (07 May 2013)
ShoreTel's new docking station and Mobility client can transform smartphones and tablets into desk phones.
Week of 29 Apr 2013 Orange offers UC as a Service for global enterprises (01 May 2013)
Enterprises are turning to their telecoms for reliable UC as a Service. Orange Business Services announced its global UCaaS offering.
On-premises vs. hosted cloud UC: Comparison chart (30 Apr 2013)
This tech comparison offers an in-depth look at cloud UC to help you decide whether to stick with on-premises or opt for hosted cloud.
Week of 22 Apr 2013 Polycom CloudAXIS: Extending video outside of the enterprise (25 Apr 2013)
Polycom CloudAXIS gives enterprises the ability to video conference with external users, regardless of underlying platform or device.
A recent Ovum survey looks at the future of unified communications & collaboration and sees good uptake in the technology. Why the renewed interest?
How to keep your UC&C deployment from failing (26 Apr 2013)
Ovum research firm statistics point to challenges that could keep a unified communication and collaboration (UC&C) deployment from succeeding.
Week of 15 Apr 2013 Polycom RealPresence video conferencing: One size doesn't fit all (17 Apr 2013)
Polycom's RealPresence Group 700 offering targets large environments with side-by-side video and streaming content capabilities.
Week of 08 Apr 2013 IBM Domino social edition combines email, social networking (12 Apr 2013)
IBM Notes and Domino Social Edition rolls social tools into the familiar email experience, helping to boost enterprise social adoption.
Week of 01 Apr 2013 WebRTC primer: Using Web browsers for calls and video conferencing (01 Apr 2013)
This primer explores what WebRTC is, how it's being used, its potential impact on the network and standards under development.
Cloud telephony: A potential hit or miss for businesses? (03 Apr 2013)
Cloud telephony users describe their implantation process, pros associated with moving to the cloud and advice for prospective customers.
Week of 25 Mar 2013 WebRTC: Bringing real-time communications to the next level (27 Mar 2013)
The emergence of Web real-time communications promises voice- and video-enabled Web browsers. What should enterprises do to prepare?
Week of 18 Mar 2013 Enterprise social tools need UC integration to thrive (20 Mar 2013)
Enterprise social tools won't become part of users' daily routines without some integration with basic UC services like voice and messaging.
UC vendors say WebRTC applications and mobility will help enterprise keep up with sophisticated user demands
Skype is free, but it suffers from quality and interoperability issues. Video conferencing startup Tely Labs offers a solution for the SMB market.
During his keynote at Enterprise Connect, Cisco's Rob Lloyd demoed an enhanced shopping experience through collaboration technology.
Week of 11 Mar 2013 Can remote collaboration tools push back against teleworking bans? (15 Mar 2013)
Yahoo's recent telecommuting ban sparks questions around whether good remote collaboration tools can increase employee productivity.
Week of 04 Mar 2013 Microsoft collaboration tools: Is Lync ready for business? (06 Mar 2013)
Enterprises like Microsoft collaboration tools for their feature-rich UC, but they wonder if Lync's voice and video reliability is enterprise-grade.
Week of 25 Feb 2013 Blue Jeans Network integrates Lync-Skype and room-based video (27 Feb 2013)
In addition to integrating Microsoft Lync and Skype, Blue Jeans Network enables screensharing and conferencing with room-based video.
Week of 18 Feb 2013 Buying social software won't give you a social networking strategy (20 Feb 2013)
Enterprise social software spending is increasing, but business needs a social networking strategy to ensure employees use the technology.
Week of 11 Feb 2013 Video conferencing software and hardware: Hybrid approach needed (14 Feb 2013)
Mobility spurs video conferencing software need; users want software- and cloud-based offerings to interoperate with their legacy video hardware.
Third-party vendors offer cloud federation as enterprises seek integration among their mixed vendor, cloud-based UC apps.