- April 11, 2019
Google released an enterprise phone system and plans to add new IT controls to G Suite for business in an effort to attract larger companies.
- April 11, 2019
Mitel this month will begin selling the Talkdesk cloud contact center under the brand MiCloud Connect CX. The companies are working to integrate their UC and contact center products.
- March 19, 2019
Zoom Phone works with desk phones from Polycom and Yealink and integrates with contact center products from Five9 and Twilio.
- March 01, 2019
Talkdesk is opening its cloud contact center to on-premises PBX systems from vendors, including Avaya and Cisco -- a move that should help the company win larger customers.
- February 22, 2019
Feature upgrades for on-premises Avaya products will roll out in 'very small, manageable' chunks moving forward, the company said. Avaya is looking to more closely align its on-premises and cloud portfolios.
- February 21, 2019
Enterprises like Pacific Dental and PTC are adopting cloud UC to get a consistent, reliable experience across various offices and geographies without overextending IT staff.
- January 31, 2019
Google Voice for G Suite, a business version of its cloud calling service, will be available in at least nine countries, and its launch could come as soon as the early spring.
- January 25, 2019
Users of Avaya's contact center platforms now have access to cloud workforce management software through the vendor's partnership with Verint.
- January 17, 2019
Yealink and Crestron have received certification for their Microsoft Teams phones. Microsoft is expected to greenlight devices from Polycom and AudioCodes in the near future.
- January 16, 2019
Avaya has begun manufacturing UC headsets, following the lead of rival Cisco in a trend that is shaking up the market for such devices.
- January 04, 2019
The Amazon contact center, Amazon Connect, now supports real-time voice streaming, a feature that opens the door to several emerging applications of AI.
- December 12, 2018
Organizations can now buy multi-tenant Avaya cloud products through a self-service website targeted at small and midsize businesses.
- December 06, 2018
Microsoft will complete its Microsoft Teams calling roadmap in the coming weeks, with the release of four advanced call controls targeted at enterprise users.
- November 21, 2018
Cisco is pushing BroadSoft service providers to sell into the midmarket and above, raising questions about the future of Cisco HCS.
- November 16, 2018
At BroadSoft Connections, the sponsors of which included Polycom and Yealink, Cisco wasn't shy about encouraging BroadSoft partners to begin selling Cisco phones and displays.
- November 09, 2018
Avaya is doubling down on a decision to open its hardware to the software of competing UC vendors with the release of more than a dozen new open SIP phones.
- November 08, 2018
Talkdesk iQ, the cloud contact center startup's new AI platform, includes an analytics dashboard and bot development tools. The vendor also announced a new 100% uptime SLA for enterprise calling.
- October 11, 2018
Zoom will expand beyond its roots as a video conferencing startup and enter a crowded UCaaS market, with the release of a cloud PBX service in early 2019.
- September 20, 2018
The acquisition of NewVoiceMedia will add a contact center to the Vonage cloud portfolio, which already includes telephony and developer tools.
- September 07, 2018
AT&T has recommitted to its partnership with RingCentral after telling customers earlier this year that it would soon stop supporting the startup's Office@Hand UCaaS platform.
- August 30, 2018
A new cloud-based device management service will help Polycom partners provision and troubleshoot the vendor's devices, including four new Polycom VVX series phones released this week.
- July 18, 2018
The cloud delivery model has made it easier to combine unified communications and contact center technologies into a single platform, as evidenced by the release of the 8x8 X Series this week.
- 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.
- May 24, 2018
A new Polycom cloud service will help businesses manage and monitor Polycom desk and conference room phones. The vendor plans to expand the service to cover video endpoints later this year.
- April 25, 2018
Cisco's cloud contact center portfolio now includes BroadSoft's CC-One. The vendor will use the multi-tenant platform to target small and midsize businesses.
- 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.
- May 24, 2005
Through VoIP, this Canadian delivery chain is using a virtual call center to take orders from all over the country, with many agents working from home.