- June 13, 2017
Analysts discuss IBM strengthening Connections by acquiring an intranet platform, Mitel's IoT and collaboration application, and the growing need for cloud-based security services.
- June 06, 2017
In UC news, Jive Communications and Cisco partner to bring cloud voice services to Cisco handsets, while Oblong expands its suite of immersive visual collaboration products.
- 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.
- May 31, 2017
In UC news, two surveys find that IT pros are facing several collaboration challenges. Plus, Brightcove looks to extend its cloud video platform across the enterprise.
- May 26, 2017
In UC news this week, Genband and Sonus are set to merge; Polycom and Zoom combine forces; and Genesys updates its contact-center platform with artificial intelligence tools.
- May 25, 2017
In UC news, 8x8 and RingCentral tie as leading UCaaS providers in an IHS Markit report, while RingCentral announces a new webinar service that supports up to 3,000 attendees.
- 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 12, 2017
Cisco plans to build MindMeld artificial intelligence services into Spark. The AI maker also develops natural language interfaces for software and devices.
- May 09, 2017
In UC news, BroadSoft launches a PaaS product that aims to accelerate the delivery of cloud services to enterprises. Meanwhile, the Amium app targets external collaboration.
- May 08, 2017
In UC news, Jive is in the midst of being acquired by a private equity firm and is expected to merge with CRM provider Aurea. Plus, UC cloud service provider Fuze gets more money.
- April 26, 2017
In UC news, while filing a debt reorganization plan, Avaya looks to streamline API deployments for organizations. Plus, Edgewater Networks and Polycom partner on a UC service.
- April 18, 2017
In UC news, a report finds digital transformation initiatives are driving the UCC market, while CoreDial and VeloCloud partner to bring SD-WAN features to cloud UC services.
- April 14, 2017
The addition of cloud telephony to Skype for Business and growing interest in hybrid deployments means organizations must ensure their networks can support new requirements.
- April 04, 2017
Communications APIs promise quick and easy deployments, but this new technology has its challenges. Three IT professionals share their API deployment experiences.
- March 29, 2017
A new ShoreTel team collaboration tool supports persistent, virtual chat workspaces for remote and mobile employees, jumping into that market offering flexible ad hoc workspaces.