Unified Communications ROI News
August 30, 2016
As some UC vendors look to sell off assets and others look for acquisitions, enterprise buyers shelve purchasing decisions, as they await the outcome of industry consolidation.
June 17, 2016
Analysts believe Microsoft will integrate UC features from Skype for Business into LinkedIn, opening up communications between users of the professional social network.
June 03, 2016
Tech buyers face benefits and drawbacks if a New York-based private equity group outbids Mitel for the video conferencing company Polycom.
May 24, 2016
Panasonic released a beefed-up desk phone that includes messaging and video conferencing, indicating the vendor is preparing for SMBs to adopt more UC features over the next few years.
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