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SIP and Unified Communications Standards News
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.
July 15, 2016
In UC news this week, Qumu's video management platform now offers Skype for Business support, while Bandwidth's SIP service portfolio receives a Skype for Business certification.
June 29, 2016
In UC news, an industry report predicts slow growth in the video conferencing market, while a study finds SMBs are embracing cloud-based tools faster than larger enterprises.
February 25, 2016
A WebRTC conference at Enterprise Connect will check the health of the browser-based communications technology, as many enterprises are using WebRTC without knowing it.
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As UC platforms become more open to the outside world, IT leaders need to heed newer threats, including guest-access features, federation capabilities and cloud services. Continue Reading
Don't forget about SIP trunking services during your disaster recovery planning process. Networking expert Michael Brandenburg explains SIP trunking setups for disaster recovery. Continue Reading
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What are obstacles to SIP trunking? Gartner analyst Sorell Slaymaker explained at Enterprise Connect what barriers enterprises face deploying SIP trunks. Continue Reading
As more enterprises adopt WebRTC apps, will mobile and Web apps become a thing of the past? Expert Dave Michels explains. Continue Reading
In this early stage of network functions virtualization (NFV) adoption, enterprises must be wary of false NFV service claims for VoIP and UC services. Continue Reading