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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 27, 2018
Avaya will add intelligent call routing to its contact center platforms. The vendor is partnering with Afiniti, which uses artificial intelligence to match customers with agents.
September 01, 2016
In the age of Snapchat and Slack, IP phones don't get much buzz … but that doesn't mean they've retired. In fact, many businesses rely on them now more than ever.
December 29, 2015
Microsoft's new Office 365 E5 suite includes cloud telephony services, but the software faces some challenges with deployment and business adoption.
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A private branch exchange (PBX) is a telephone system within an enterprise that switches calls between users on local lines, while enabling all users to share a certain number of external phone lines. Continue Reading
Porting business phone numbers to your UCaaS provider may be more complicated than you realize. Learn three ways you can prepare your organization for porting. Continue Reading
The VoIP telephone may not be the most glamorous member of the office, but in many businesses, its absence would be sorely felt. Despite the rise of mobile devices in the enterprise, many IT managers still depend on IP telephony's reliability, ... Continue Reading
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With hundreds of models and countless features to choose from, picking the right IP phone can be a challenge. Here's what IT managers need to know before they make the call. Continue Reading
In this unified communications buyer's guide, we help you choose the right VoIP vendor for your enterprise and evaluate important criteria when buying VoIP services. Continue Reading
The Adtran VoIP lineup, consisting of the NetVanta 7100 and 7060 IP PBX products, supports a wide range of features, including routing, switching and stateful firewall. Continue Reading
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When migrating to cloud communications, reevaluate your budgets to consolidate overlapping collaboration features, retire hardware and transition to an Opex model. Continue Reading
Should we replace our PBX with an on-premises IP-PBX system or cloud product? Expert Zeus Kerravala explains how to determine which implementation suits your enterprise best. Continue Reading
Before purchasing management tools for VoIP, you may need to calculate the return on investment (ROI) to justify the cost of those tools. In this tip, Gary Audin explains how to calculate ROI and provides specific checklists for calculating the ROI ... Continue Reading
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After years of predictions, the enterprise transition from PBX systems to UC platforms is finally gaining speed as vendors phase out PBX support. Continue Reading
Learn what elements to account for when calculating the total cost of ownership (TCO) of your hosted unified communications solutions. Continue Reading
SIP trunking is preferable over PRI and BRI based on flexibility and cost benefits, says telephony expert Matt Brunk. Continue Reading