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Implementing Unified Communications Systems News
July 14, 2017
Microsoft partnerships highlighted new products and services at its Inspire conference. Several partner companies had a keen focus on improving Skype for Business capabilities.
June 13, 2017
Analysts discuss IBM strengthening Connections by acquiring an intranet platform, Mitel's IoT and collaboration application, and the growing need for cloud-based security services.
May 26, 2017
In UC news this week, Genband and Sonus are set to merge; Polycom and Zoom combine forces; and Genesys updates its contact-center platform with artificial intelligence tools.
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.
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With greater use of cloud, unified communications platforms are now inherent to all the security risks of other parts of IT. UC security must become an IT priority. Continue Reading
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Many organizations are viewing UCaaS as a more secure alternative to their on-premises technologies. Is it time for you to consider unified communications as a service? Continue Reading
As enterprises adopt team chat applications, IT leaders should examine security tools. End-to-end encryption, for example, can provide key access to messaging servers. Continue Reading
UC mobility has lacked adoption, but the solution could be invisibility, as software tools and mobile carriers can now hide UC calling features within smartphones. Continue Reading
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Team collaboration apps are booming among businesses. But a lack of interoperability is creating headaches for users who rely on multiple apps for internal and external collaboration. Continue Reading
While organizations are not heavily involved in managing APIs, they should note three important roles that emerge when deploying communication APIs across the enterprise. Continue Reading
Unified communications providers now offer several features across their platforms. Organizations that align with a single vendor could cut costs and simplify deployments. Continue Reading
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Unified communications security is venturing into unknown territory with the growing trend of embedding communications into business applications. New security challenges could emerge for IT as ... Continue Reading
Security is a priority when moving communications to the cloud. Organizations must do their due diligence when evaluating cloud providers' UC security expertise. Continue Reading
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