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IP Telephony Systems News
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.
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Skype for Business issues and drawbacks remain, but with a few expert tips and the proper deployment strategy the popular product can work in your company. Continue Reading
Microsoft's Skype for Business has seen increased adoption in the enterprise, but there are crucial steps IT should take before deploying Skype for Business voice service. Continue Reading
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Maintaining voice communications is vital to disaster recovery. Networking expert Carrie Higbie Goetz explains how to build a disaster recovery communications plan. Continue Reading
Microsoft and Cisco interoperability does exist in unified communications. But, for team collaboration, Microsoft Teams integration with Cisco Spark adds another wrinkle. Continue Reading
Proper voice security in the network requires voice gateway isolation, patch protection, next-generation firewalls, traffic encryption and limiting certain VoIP features. Continue Reading