Collaboration Applications for Unified Communications
- September 20, 2018
Cisco Webex Edge could help large companies reduce PSTN costs, while also improving audio and video connectivity through Webex.
- September 12, 2018
In a bid to close deals with more large organizations, Slack will soon give customers greater control over the encryption of their data with a new enterprise key management feature.
- August 22, 2018
Cisco has revamped the Cisco DevNet page for Webex Meetings. The development of additional Webex integrations should make the platform more attractive to businesses.
- August 15, 2018
Microsoft has released a semi-annual Skype for Business update for on-premises users that includes several bug fixes and feature enhancements for the platform's Mac client.
- August 14, 2018
SAP Concur has created a Slack bot for booking travel and reporting expenses, as Slack doubles down on an approach to team collaboration centered on third-party integrations.
- August 03, 2018
Cisco and Google have committed to creating seamless integrations between Webex and the productivity apps in G Suite, which should help both vendors compete against Microsoft.
- July 27, 2018
Skype for Business 2019, released in preview this week, will extend support for on-premises unified communications deployments through at least 2023.
- July 19, 2018
Slack's acquisition of Missions will help users without coding knowledge take full advantage of its platform by making it easier to build custom Slack integrations and workflows.
- July 13, 2018
Organizations are deploying the Workplace by Facebook app to build community among large and geographically diverse workforces. In that sense, the platform is more like an intranet than a team collaboration platform.
- June 29, 2018
Slack outages are becoming frequent enough to make some analysts wonder whether companies would trust the collaboration startup for business-critical communications.
- June 15, 2018
Microsoft is giving businesses with on-premises Exchange servers a new tool for Microsoft Teams e-discovery, as the vendor seeks to help large enterprises transition to the cloud.
- June 13, 2018
Interoperability with Skype for Business and video conferencing systems from Cisco and Polycom should help Google Hangouts Meet gain more traction among enterprise buyers.
- June 08, 2018
Microsoft has been quickly building out the capabilities of the Microsoft Teams mobile app, but businesses could find it clunky to use in conjunction with Skype for Business.
- June 07, 2018
Avaya has refreshed Avaya Equinox with online team collaboration and has integrated the software into IP Office. The changes are part of Avaya's strategy to attract more SMBs.
- April 18, 2018
Cisco plans to combine Spark and Webex to provide a single platform for team collaboration and web conferencing. Cisco Webex Teams and Webex Meetings will rely on the same cloud infrastructure and user interface for online meetings.