IP Telephony Systems
- September 12, 2019
Poly has designed the Trio 8300 for huddle rooms that fit no more than five people. The vendor released a video system targeted at the same market earlier this year.
- July 31, 2019
Microsoft says it will stop offering Skype for Business Online starting July 31, 2021, making Teams the go-to Office 365 application for online calling and collaboration.
- July 25, 2019
Designed for businesses without an IT team, 8x8 Express offers unlimited calling and gives access to 8x8 Meetings, a platform for collaborative video conferencing.
- June 12, 2019
Cisco is embedding BroadSoft-powered Webex calling into Webex Teams and will let businesses connect on-premises PBXs to the app.
- May 31, 2019
Amazon Web Services is offering usage-based pricing for its new business calling plan, a pricing model that could shake up the cloud UC industry if successful.
- May 30, 2019
Avaya is giving partners the ability to deliver cloud UC through containers running on the Google Cloud, a cheaper and simpler deployment model.
- May 24, 2019
Avaya has expanded its partnership with Collab9 to bring Avaya cloud UC and contact center products to federal, state and local governments.
- May 17, 2019
PDP Gaming is seeking an immediate injunction against Poly's use of a disputed logo. The escalation comes despite the two companies initially pursuing a settlement.
- May 16, 2019
Zoom Phone is now compatible with third-party calling services, and the product will launch in beta in the United Kingdom and Australia later this month.
- May 15, 2019
The latest enhancements to Microsoft Teams calling improve auto attendants and call queues, but both features still lack some key capabilities.
- May 09, 2019
Avaya revenue missed the mark in the second quarter amid operational missteps and rumors of a private buyout. The company said it was considering financial maneuvers as significant as selling itself.
- May 03, 2019
Businesses face a July 1 deadline for updating the firmware and permissions of cloud Skype phones.
- April 25, 2019
The new Slack-Zoom partnership will focus on advancing Zoom calling and meetings in Slack, potentially making the collaboration app a stronger rival to Cisco and Microsoft.
- March 21, 2019
Microsoft bows to customer demand to keep on-premises Skype for Business for calling and messaging, while using Teams only for cloud meetings.
- December 07, 2018
Oculeus-Protect, a toll fraud prevention service, automatically ends phone calls determined to be the result of PBX hacking -- a threat that costs businesses billions of dollars annually.