Posts By Beth Schultz

Hack Your Way to Telecom Glory at Enterprise Connect

Beth Schultz | January 16, 2017 |
Join the TADHack-mini Orlando hackathon, taking place coincident with Enterprise Connect in March, and test your programming chops -- all comers welcome!

More UC Consolidation: PGi to Acquire ReadyTalk

Beth Schultz | January 13, 2017 |
SaaS experience, development strength, and carrier relationships among deal drivers, PGi CEO says.

'Alexa, When Will Voice Interfaces Be Enterprise-Ready?'

Beth Schultz | January 05, 2017 |
While 2017 promises to be the year of the voice interface in the consumer market, enterprise usefulness lags.

Unify Not Forgetting 'Bread & Butter' of Voice

Beth Schultz | December 19, 2016 |
Hybrid TDM-IP "is as valid today as it ever was," says Unify exec.

From Cloud Conferences to Full-Fledged UC

Beth Schultz | December 13, 2016 |
ReadyTalk serves as an example of the evolving business of providing audio, video, and Web conferencing services.

UCaaS on the Mind for AWS Watchers

Beth Schultz | December 01, 2016 |
Word on the street places UCaaS and video-enabled team collaboration on Amazon's cloud services to-do list.

Avaya Ready to Sell Off Contact Center Business?

Beth Schultz | November 25, 2016 |
Latest reports out of the financial press suggest Avaya is close to offloading its contact center business and potentially heading into bankruptcy.

The Rise of Cloud Comms: Insight from No Jitter Research

Beth Schultz | November 23, 2016 |
Our second-annual Cloud Communications Survey charts growing interest in a variety of service types.

Owning the 'Big Green Button' for Mobile UC

Beth Schultz | November 10, 2016 |
Cloud communications software provider Metaswitch announces integration of its Accession Communicator mobile UC client with Apple CallKit API.

Slack vs. Microsoft: Who's Really Got Enterprise Mettle?

Beth Schultz | November 03, 2016 |
Microsoft has thrown down the gauntlet with Teams, spurring interest from all corners. Is Slack, in particular, up to the challenge?

Microsoft Shoots to Perfect 'Art Form of Teams'

Beth Schultz | November 02, 2016 |
Officially takes the wraps off its much-anticipated team collaboration tool, showing deep integration with the Office 365 platform and touting enterprise capabilities.

HipChat Brings Amazon Alexa to Team Collaboration Party

Beth Schultz | November 01, 2016 |
A voice integration opens HipChat rooms to the Alexa ecosystem, paving way for use of voice commands with the team collaboration experience.

Waiting on 'Teams,' Microsoft Adds to Skype for Business

Beth Schultz | October 28, 2016 |
Announces general availability of Mac client and enhancements to mobile app experience.

Get Smart about AI & Enterprise Collaboration

Beth Schultz | October 27, 2016 |
AI contenders are keen on making business communications more cognitive and contextual, but just how disruptive will this technology be?

Enterprise Connect 2017: Get Ready for Fresh Faces, New Content, Hackathon!

Beth Schultz | October 20, 2016 |
Twilio CEO and IPO darling Jeff Lawson to join other newcomer keynoters from Microsoft and Cisco for a week likewise packed with brand new programming

Avaya Evolves Enterprise Portfolio

Beth Schultz | October 18, 2016 |
Hopes a trio of new products show enterprises the company's good faith efforts in continued innovation, exec says.

Prepping Team Collaboration for Enterprise Scale

Beth Schultz | October 13, 2016 |
While Slack's still at work on its enterprise version, Atlassian adds to its HipChat portfolio with a high-availability deployment option.

Join Legacy Video Gear to Skype for Business Online Meetings, Now!

Beth Schultz | October 06, 2016 |
West UC rolls out video transcoding service that allows one-click integration of legacy video endpoints into Skype for Business meetings.

Cloud Voice Quality: Skype for Business Partners Got You Covered

Beth Schultz | September 29, 2016 |
Get help from the Skype for Business partner ecosystem to assure your enterprise users have great end-to-end calling experiences.

Showtime for Skype for Business Online

Beth Schultz | September 27, 2016 |
With its latest series of advancements for Skype for Business Online, Microsoft execs want to make sure you know its cloud communications story is "very real."
 

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January 11, 2017
As cloud communications continues to grow and mature, many enterprises are looking to build a hybrid CPE-cloud strategy. Looking out over the next three years, how should enterprises expect the cloud...
December 14, 2016
Cloud UC is being rapidly adopted in the enterprise, but recent research has shown many organizations continue to be challenged with how to effectively integrate cloud in their existing UC ecosystem. ...
November 30, 2016
With cloud communications platforms and SIP/SIP trunking APIs, enterprises have the opportunity to embed real-time voice and video calling within business applications and processes while leveraging e...