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June 09, 2016
This week in UC news, Unify unveils UC phones that integrate with its main collaboration platform, while BroadSoft acquires Intellinote to bring enterprise messaging to its UC services.
May 24, 2016
Cisco has introduced a cloud-based multigigabit switch that's the first of its kind in the market. Other additions to the Meraki wireless portfolio include APs and a desk phone.
April 28, 2016
Vonage has won this month's Network Innovation Award. The VoIP provider's SmartWAN delivers high bandwidth at a low price point, coupled with quality of service and scalability.
March 15, 2016
Debunking the cloud craze, a panel of IT architects at Enterprise Connect said many of their UC applications are still on premises, or at least hosted in a hybrid structure.
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