IT Strategies

UCaaS: Tech at the Forefront of Today's Global Working Environment

Gaurav Anand | November 30, 2016 |
Depending on business priorities, each enterprise will have a unique journey when it comes to UCaaS.

The Hotel That Has Everything...

Dave Michels | November 29, 2016 |
... but don't expect to find a standard old guest room phone on your night table.

Why Networking Doesn't Get Respect Anymore

Tom Nolle | November 29, 2016 |
My CIO surveys point to three primary factors, and even to a possible solution.

How to Finesse Post-M&A Collaboration

Joseph Arena | November 28, 2016 |
Best practices advice from my experience in overseeing UC&C integration following a major pharma industry merger

Dueling Project Managers Win No Favor

J.R. Simmons | November 23, 2016 |
Vendor and client project managers have naturally different motivators -- but can they share the same goals?

Read the Small Print: Finding True Cost of In-House Telecoms

Johan Peetermans | November 23, 2016 |
Maintaining telecom services is like oral hygiene: Forgetting to brush once is no disaster, but if you leave it too long you may find your teeth falling out.

Make This a Happy Holiday Season

Darc Rasmussen | November 21, 2016 |
The holiday season is the busiest, most important time of year for retail, travel, and other industries. Here's how to make sure your systems stay up and running.

No Jitter Roll: This Week in Enterprise Communications

Michelle Burbick | November 18, 2016 |
Today's collection of what's hot and happening includes news tidbits from VeloCloud, Mitel, Nextiva, Yorktel, StarLeaf, GSX Solutions, and AT&T.

Can Foresight be 2020?

Eric Krapf | November 16, 2016 |
Enterprises need to start thinking beyond the immediate horizon, and we'll guide the way in a one-day conference-within-a-conference at Enterprise Connect 2017.

For Cisco Partners, There's Gold in Them Hills

Zeus Kerravala | November 14, 2016 |
As long as partners are able to evolve to meet the demands of customers' digitization initiatives

When to Turn Your POTS into PANS

Dan Aylward | November 09, 2016 |
Don’t be caught off guard or put your organization in a poor financial situation by procrastinating on migration.

No Jitter Roll: This Week in Enterprise Communications

Michelle Burbick | November 04, 2016 |
In today's collection of news, a team collaboration battlefront emerges, multiple acquisitions announced, & developers and APIs come into focus.

Don't Leave IoT to IT

Bob Emmerson | November 02, 2016 |
The role of IT management is key, but decisions on which the future of the organizations will depend should be made at the very top.

Cisco Simplifies Spark Decision, Buying Process

Michelle Burbick | November 01, 2016 |
Cisco Collaboration makes moves to get Spark into more hands -- and fast.

Beware of Sneaky Rate Increases

Suzanne Rosato | November 01, 2016 |
Ignoring pricing on traditional voice and local services even after a SIP or VoIP migration is a mistake best avoided with regular inventory reviews.

No Jitter Roll: This Week in Enterprise Communications

Michelle Burbick | October 28, 2016 |
Today's collection of what's hot and happening includes a myriad of news from Nextiva, Google, Level 3 & CenturyLink, Slack & MailClark, ALE, Fonality, Masergy, and collab9.

Cognitive for Everyone: IBM's Open Approach to Watson

Michelle Burbick | October 27, 2016 |
A look at pertinent news coming out of IBM's World of Watson

OSHA Takes Stand on Distracted Drivers

Martha Buyer | October 27, 2016 |
Puts employers on notice to prohibit, in absolute terms, workers from texting while driving.

IoT: Prolific but Potentially Perilous

Brent Kelly | October 26, 2016 |
Is your refrigerator, lightbulb, or security cam attacking the Internet, as we saw in last week's DDoS debacle?

5 Reasons Why We May See the End of the Private Network

Tom Nolle | October 26, 2016 |
Predicting the demise of private networking makes me uncomfortable, but I'm a realist, too.


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March 8, 2017

Enterprise IT's ability to innovate is critical to the success of the business -- 80% of CIOs agree. But the CIO role has never been more challenging than it is today, with rising operational respo

February 22, 2017

Sick of video call technology that make participants look like they're in the witness protection program? Turns out youre not alone. Poor-quality video solutions can give users an unprofessional ap

February 7, 2017

Securing voice communications used to be very simple since it was generally a closed system. However, with unified communications (UC) you no longer have the walled protection offered by a dedicate

February 24, 2017
UC analyst Blair Pleasant sorts through the myriad cloud architectural models underlying UCaaS and CCaaS offerings, and explains why knowing the differences matter.
February 17, 2017
From the most basics of basics to the hidden gotchas, UC consultant Melissa Swartz helps demystify the complex world of SIP trunking.
February 7, 2017
UC&C consultant Kevin Kieller, a partner at enableUC, shares pointers for making the right architectural choices for your Skype for Business deployment.
February 1, 2017
Elka Popova, a Frost & Sullivan program director, shares a status report on the UCaaS market today and offers her perspective on what large enterprises need before committing to UC in the cloud.
January 26, 2017
Andrew Davis, co-founder of Wainhouse Research and chair of the Video track at Enterprise Connect 2017, sorts through the myriad cloud video service options and shares how to tell if your choice is en....
January 23, 2017
Sheila McGee-Smith, Contact Center/Customer Experience track chair for Enterprise Connect 2017, tells us what we need to know about the role cloud software is playing in contact centers today.