Blair Pleasant

Blair Pleasant is President & Principal Analyst of COMMfusion LLC and a co-founder of UCStrategies. She provides consulting and market analysis on business communication markets, applications, and technologies including Unified Communications and Collaboration, contact center, and social media, aimed at helping end-user and vendor clients both strategically and tactically. Prior to COMMfusion, Blair was Director of Communications Analysis for The PELORUS Group, a market research and consulting firm, and President of Lower Falls Consulting.

With over 20 years experience, Blair provides insights for companies of all sizes. She has authored many highly acclaimed multi-client market studies and white papers, as well as custom research reports, and provides market research analysis and consulting services to both end user and vendor clients.

Blair received a BA in Communications from Albany State University, and an MBA in marketing and an MS in Broadcast Administration from Boston University.

Recent posts by Blair

October 14, 2015
Service providers have been touting SIP Trunking for nearly two decades as a better alternative to PRIs, because of cost savings, flexible routing and better handling at peak load. Yet over 50% of ent...
September 22, 2015
SIP Trunking services are maturing, and enterprises, in turn, continue to increase their deployment of SIP Trunks as a way of saving money over legacy PRIs. But SIP Trunking isn't an end in itself; S...
August 26, 2015
Turning the current flood of available data into meaningful intelligence requires business leaders to look beyond the traditional data center toward technologies like cloud, automation, virtualization...