Mobile Unified Communications Applications
- January 10, 2020
Microsoft Teams is getting a smartphone walkie-talkie app. The feature is expected to launch in private preview by mid-2020.
- August 14, 2019
Fusion delivered enhancements to its UCaaS platform, FusionWorks Pro UC, developed on the company's Single Source cloud services platform.
- June 12, 2019
BlueJeans Network has launched user experience updates, among others, to its BlueJeans Events software, as well as the BlueJeans meetings mobile application.
- April 04, 2019
The Symphony app for iOS now supports audio and video meetings. The team collaboration vendor's Android client will get the feature this summer.
- March 20, 2019
Mobile UCaaS is the focus of Fuze and Samsung's new partnership. The providers are working to expand the use of collaborative communications for remote and customer-facing industries.
- November 30, 2018
In UC news, Tango Networks acquires Simetric Telecom to expand mobile telephony, Speechmatics and Clique partner for transcription service and Jabra intros wireless enterprise earbuds.
- November 16, 2018
RingCentral introduced a new customer engagement platform, mobile app and AI voice analytics. Learn how the new offerings improve the user experience.
- November 13, 2018
The integration of the BroadSoft cloud PBX with the messaging and meetings app Webex Teams gives midsize Cisco customers a clearer migration path to a cloud-only UC environment.
- October 22, 2018
In UC news, NEC Display introduces new meeting room hardware, MTD uses NewVoiceMedia to improve its contact center, and Fuze announces new mobile upgrades and analytics tools.
- September 28, 2018
In UC news, Slack acquires AI-powered email platform Astro, while CounterPath launches a team collaboration platform for SMBs.
- 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.
- March 14, 2018
The new Avaya Mobile Experience helps contact centers manage incoming calls from mobile phones. Analysts said the latest service could help reduce costs.
- February 02, 2018
The Apple Business Chat release comes as many businesses are rethinking the role of the contact center, which could turn the platform into a market disruptor.
- January 31, 2018
Smartphone push-to-talk apps are a viable option for enterprises because of the improved reliability of 4G and LTE networks. Their automation and integration tools could be key to future growth.
- August 22, 2017
The Cisco Spark app now includes better content protection and control. Enterprises also have the option of having an on-premises version of the Spark encryption key server.
- July 27, 2017
Comcast is providing integration between its cloud phone service, Business VoiceEdge, and Office 365. The extension lets users make phone calls from the Microsoft cloud-based applications.
- June 02, 2017
The latest Microsoft Skype messaging features bring needed improvements to the consumer app. But analysts say Skype for Business is unlikely to get the same attention this year.
- March 24, 2017
Vendors will exhibit their latest UC products at Enterprise Connect 2017, from collaboration tools for huddle rooms to apps that support enterprise mobility.
- March 23, 2017
A new report suggests enterprises should consider consolidating many of their collaboration capabilities, as communications platforms now offer more bells and whistles.
- February 28, 2017
By the end of the year, Cisco and Ericsson will release technology that lets service providers deliver Spark services over fixed or mobile networks.
- February 10, 2017
In UC news, a vendor survey finds organizations are ramping up adoption of UC cloud services, while enterprise mobile apps fail to live up to user expectations for ease of use.
- February 08, 2017
The newly released Vidyo PaaS, Vidyo.io, has won TechTarget's Network Innovation Award, for allowing developers to embed video conferencing capabilities into business apps.
- December 21, 2016
Mitel plans to sell its carrier-focused mobile business to concentrate on the UCC market and grow the Mitel UCaaS business.
- November 11, 2016
In UC news, Cisco has announced new hybrid services to its collaboration platform, while BroadSoft has introduced a UCaaS platform for small and large businesses.
- October 03, 2016
Crestron, Logitech and Polycom have introduced product support for Skype for Business meetings that make the UC service a better enterprise option.
- September 21, 2016
The new Apple iOS update removes many, but not all, of the limitations that have hindered the use of mobile UC apps on the iPhone.
- September 15, 2016
In UC news, Google is expanding its UC capabilities with a Box partnership and API acquisition, while a survey found mobile app design for wearables is a challenge.
- July 15, 2016
Cisco collaboration chief Rowan Trollope says Cisco is testing the use of Spark bots to improve the team messaging service. Bots could handle many basic tasks for Spark users.
- June 20, 2016
Avaya plans to release in the fourth quarter software that can help contact centers provide better customer service on the web and on mobile devices.
- December 17, 2015
In UC news, RingCentral launches its mobile app for the Apple Watch, while a report finds that employee video skills are increasingly important in the workplace.
- November 24, 2015
UCaaS provider ThinkingPhones is taking a mobile-first approach to enhancing its video and Web collaboration capabilities by acquiring cloud video provider Fuze.
- October 28, 2015
With a growing number of remote workers, businesses want vendors to focus on mobile-first applications for unified communications.
- October 21, 2015
Telephony services and enterprise mobility drive substantial growth in the UCaaS market, while Yorktel announces the launch of its Univago video suite.
- October 05, 2015
Jive rolls out a social intranet to add community to employee collaboration on mobile devices.
- September 29, 2015
A recent Gartner Magic Quadrant report shows how the UCaaS market is evolving for enterprise mobility, while an IDG study shows the impact of UC tools on productivity.
- September 03, 2015
Apple and Cisco are partnering to improve iOS for business. Analysts say UC&C performance could get better on devices running the mobile OS.
- August 31, 2015
Have mobile unified communications and collaboration apps finally outgrown their awkward adolescence?
- August 27, 2015
With enterprises increasingly dependent on mobile devices, UC vendors that tackle mobile-first development can differentiate themselves.
- August 14, 2015
Microsoft has made it easier for corporate employees to use Yammer mobile for team collaboration.
- August 11, 2015
Digium introduces WebRTC mobile app development tools. The communications tech vendor joins a host of companies bringing WebRTC to mobile devices.
- August 05, 2015
ThinkingPhones integrates click-to-call, instant messaging and presence capabilities into Gmail. The collaboration app looks to limit context switch.
- June 16, 2015
In UC news, Plantronics announces a UC headset aimed at reducing background noise in open workspaces, while Tango Networks debuts mobile messaging for Cisco Jabber users.
- May 27, 2015
In this week's blogs, analysts discuss how WebRTC video conferencing is shaking up traditional views of video conferencing in education, while Genesys announces Skype for Business integration for the call center.
- May 21, 2015
With Cisco Spark now on the market, the similarities between the service and WebEx may have stirred some confusion. But the collaboration services have two very different focuses.
- May 13, 2015
Jive Software's new, real-time messaging app focuses on simplicity, mobility and consumer-grade ease of use in the highly competitive collaboration app industry.
- March 25, 2015
Recapping the Enterprise Connect conference, Nemertes Research analyst Irwin Lazar says pervasive messaging apps are changing collaboration practices.
- March 24, 2015
Market research debunks claims that enterprise messaging apps are poised to take market share away from UC vendors.
- March 13, 2015
Vidyo introduced its wearable video technology for smart glasses platforms ahead of Enterprise Connect 2015.
- March 09, 2015
In UC news, StarLeaf's latest video room system offers Lync integration, while CentralTouch announced a WebRTC platform to enable real-time communication in the contact center.
- March 04, 2015
In this week's sUC blogs, analysts discuss why effective collaboration must be a priority for enterprises and how Google is ready to join the BYOD game with Android for Work.
- March 03, 2015
AT&T and Microsoft have launched a mobile office suite for small and medium-sized businesses that includes audio calls, video conferencing, Office 365 and tech support.
- February 17, 2015
Microsoft has acquired Sunrise to improve the mobile email and calendaring experience in Outlook.
- February 03, 2015
The three new Jive social mobile apps gives users an enterprise-grade social experience in a lightweight, mobile form factor.
- January 30, 2015
Millennials, mobile workers driving changes in organizations' attitudes and usage of Web conferencing services, study shows.
- January 19, 2015
Businesses can soon legitimately use Facebook for work, as the new business-friendly application was officially released last week.
- November 08, 2012
The UCaaS market has been slowly evolving. As enterprises shift to using mobile devices to access UC applications, however, UCaaS could mature.
- September 25, 2012
The new release of the Avaya Notification Solution offers collaboration and communication for crisis management or everyday business continuity scenarios.