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Unified Communications Integration and Interoperability News
October 25, 2019
Intermedia, cloud-based unified communications vendor, has added CCaaS to its portfolio through its acquisition of Telax.
March 20, 2019
Poly, the new name for the merger of Plantronics and Polycom, has added Alexa for Business to voice-activate meetings on the Polycom Trio conference room phone.
March 13, 2019
RingCentral released several new tools for enterprises ahead of Enterprise Connect 2019, including a widget for adding RingCentral integrations to CRM and help desk apps.
October 05, 2018
In the UC blog world, analysts discuss how businesses are embracing CPaaS for embedded communications, why SD-WAN and MPLS make a strong team, and why Cisco is losing focus on collaboration software.
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Interoperability between collaboration platforms is scarce, but integrations are abundant. Learn why multivendor collaboration integration has more support than interoperability. Continue Reading
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Demand for API capabilities is driving the CPaaS market. Learn why organizations want APIs in addition to UCaaS platforms and why vendor overlap won't lead to market convergence. Continue Reading
CPaaS trends, like high-level APIs, are helping providers expand their portfolios and strengthen offerings for organizations that want enhanced capabilities. Continue Reading
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The divide between contact centers and the rest of the business is shrinking. The demand for UC and contact center integrations is reshaping the contact center vendor landscape. Continue Reading
Several challenges can make it difficult to connect frontline employees to communication and collaboration tools. Learn what approaches can improve support for frontline workers. Continue Reading
CPaaS vendors are expanding their omnichannel communications strategy beyond voice and SMS. Email APIs can create tighter integrations with business workflows. Continue Reading
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Microsoft and Cisco interoperability does exist in unified communications. But, for team collaboration, Microsoft Teams integration with Cisco Spark adds another wrinkle. Continue Reading
Integrating a new unified communications suite with existing infrastructure can seem daunting. Expert Carrie Higbie offers some best practices for a smooth integration. Continue Reading
Multi-vendor UC is still a struggle for many enterprises. UC federation products claim to fill the gap, so why haven't they taken off? Continue Reading