Unified Communications Architecture and Service Models
- March 15, 2018
Amazon Web Services is switching Amazon Chime pricing to a usage model to lure businesses away from rivals Slack, Microsoft Teams and Cisco Spark. The new pricing starts in April.
- March 14, 2018
The line between unified communications and contact center is blurring as organizations look to bring both technologies together via cloud adoption.
- February 08, 2018
In UC news, Mitel's product portfolio has rebranded for the integration of ShoreTel's UCaaS products, while the new Logitech SmartDock accessory supports meeting interoperability.
- February 01, 2018
In UC news, new features in Microsoft Teams look to improve how users share and access information, while Verizon and Ribbon Communications partner for virtual SBC services.
- January 22, 2018
Cloud communications is growing in popularity among midmarket enterprises. UCaaS providers and enterprises must work together for successful adoption and deployment.
- January 05, 2018
Several unified communications vendors rang in the new year with mergers and acquisitions, as Star2Star merges with Blueface and Polycom picks up Obihai Technology.
- December 14, 2017
UCaaS provider Dialpad is offering a free cloud telephony service that integrates with G Suite, while a new partner program offers Workplace by Facebook support.
- November 10, 2017
In UC news, business partnerships are in question after CenturyLink's merger with Level 3. Meanwhile, RingCentral announces third-quarter revenue.
- October 30, 2017
After finalizing a merger, Genband and Sonus will become Ribbon Communications. The combined company will focus on security and real-time communication tools.
- October 20, 2017
In UC news, RingCentral extends its UCaaS market share lead, Fuze introduces a web-based collaboration tool, and Vidyo releases a VP9 codec for real-time video communications.
- September 21, 2017
The latest Magic Quadrant for UCaaS shows a maturing market with capabilities that exceed on-premises UC and UCaaS providers with greater global reach.
- August 25, 2017
Large enterprises still favor on-premises services over cloud-based UC, according to a recent study. Meanwhile, Vyopta launches a UCC monitoring service to optimize the user experience.
- August 15, 2017
Unified communications vendors Avaya and Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise stumble in the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant, as Cisco, Microsoft and Mitel extend their market lead.
- August 10, 2017
Analysts discuss how a Mitel-ShoreTel merger fuses two complementary portfolios that could create a stronger competitor against Cisco, Microsoft and Avaya.
- August 04, 2017
In UC news, AVST and Collab9 announce a partnership for FedRAMP-authorized cloud services, while two surveys find corporate email isn't going away anytime soon.