Post Archive



November 2017

What DNS Encryption Means for Your IP Traffic

Sorell Slaymaker | November 17, 2017 |
Understanding and controlling what's going over your IP network will continue to become more difficult.

Evolution of Change in Closets and the Cloud

Matt Brunk | November 17, 2017 |
Managing resources successfully is can be challenging for IT, especially since the proverbial cheese keeps moving.

Cisco Gives Glimpse of Collaboration Future

Michelle Burbick | November 16, 2017 |
I’ll give you a hint: There’s lots of AI in it.

Meetings, Meet AI

Zeus Kerravala | November 16, 2017 |
Cisco survey shows workers are ready for AI-enabled meetings.

Ordering Telecom Services Isn't A Drive-Thru Experience

Joyce Osenbaugh | November 16, 2017 |
Telecom consultants take the time to understand where your company is going.

Big Gains in Small Spaces

Lilian Bories | November 16, 2017 |
The transformation of the small meeting room from workplace afterthought to center of the agile workspace is underway.

Verify Intended Network Functionality Using Veriflow

Terry Slattery | November 15, 2017 |
What kinds of problems would you be able to avoid by managing your network according to your intent?

4 Tips for Building a Cohesive Collaboration Ecosystem

Bobby Beckmann | November 15, 2017 |
The proliferation of collaboration technology is enough to make an IT professional's head spin.

Customer Conversations the Ultimate IoT Endpoints?

Chris Vitek | November 14, 2017 |
All you need to leverage this invaluable asset is a conversational AI solution.

Artificial Intelligence: The Real Deal

Eric Krapf | November 14, 2017 |
AI is just another stage of the automation that communications have been undergoing since the beginning of the IP era.

What Skype4Biz-to-Teams Transition Means for You

Sponsored by StarLeaf | November 14, 2017 |
Enterprises need to be prepared and get ahead of the ever-changing Microsoft UC&C landscape, as StarLeaf explains in this sponsored post.

Deskless Workers Need UC Too

Dave Michels | November 13, 2017 |
Team collaboration tools draw in knowledge workers, as well as those who don't sit in an office.

Watson, Come Here -- I Want to See You

Andrew Prokop | November 13, 2017 |
A look at how IBM Watson works at the API level

3 Questions to Ask About Office Noise

Mark Derby | November 10, 2017 |
Whether working from a corporate or home office, bad noise can be a serious distraction to productivity.

Are You Embracing Digital Transformation?

Gary Audin | November 10, 2017 |
Your business must innovate to survive, and innovation goes hand-in-hand with digital transformation.

Just Port Me Now

Matt Brunk | November 10, 2017 |
Porting a phone number from one service provider to another shouldn't have to be a miserable experience.

Who Needs an App When You Can Use Rich Media Messaging?

Beth Schultz | November 09, 2017 |
The ability to support multimedia messaging could change how we think about mobile apps.

How to Keep Communicating When Cell Service Fails

Art Yonemoto | November 09, 2017 |
Turn your smartphone into a node in a peer-to-peer communications network, and keep the conversation flowing.

Virtualization in the WAN: Where It's Headed, and Why

Tom Nolle | November 09, 2017 |
No matter the starting point, one day we'll arrive at a true virtual network.

Why Cloud UC Is Key to Improved Customer Experience

Perry Price | November 09, 2017 |
Flexibility, efficiency, and broader reach are key benefits.

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November 29, 2017

As video conferencing use rises in the enterprise, businesses are looking for ways to bring this technology out of traditional conference room and make it more broadly accessible. That's made the h

November 1, 2017

Your customers (internal and external) demand that you offer them the ability to connect by any means. With the adoption of cloud communications tools you now have access to an expanded portfolio o

October 18, 2017

Microsofts recent Ignite event had some critically important announcements for enterprise communications. Namely, Microsofts new Team Collaboration offering, Teams, will be its primary communicatio

October 23, 2017
Wondering which Office 365 collaboration tool to use when? Get quick pointers from CBT Nuggets instructor Simona Millham.
September 22, 2017
In this podcast, we explore the future of work with Robert Brown, AVP of the Cognizant Center for the Future of Work, who helps us answer the question, "What do we do when machines do everything?"
September 8, 2017
Greg Collins, a technology analyst and strategist with Exact Ventures, delivers a status report on 5G implementation plans and tells enterprises why they shouldn't wait to move ahead on potential use ....
August 25, 2017
Find out what business considerations are driving the SIP trunking market today, and learn a bit about how satisfied enterprises are with their providers. We talk with John Malone, president of The Ea....
August 16, 2017
World Vision U.S. is finding lots of goodness in RingCentral's cloud communications service, but as Randy Boyd, infrastructure architect at the global humanitarian nonprofit, tells us, he and his team....
August 11, 2017
Alicia Gee, director of unified communications at Sutter Physician Services, oversees the technical team supporting a 1,000-agent contact center running on Genesys PureConnect. She catches us up on th....
August 4, 2017
Andrew Prokop, communications evangelist with Arrow Systems Integration, has lately been working on integrating enterprise communications into Internet of Things ecosystems. He shares examples and off....
July 27, 2017
Industry watcher Elka Popova, a Frost & Sullivan program director, shares her perspective on this acquisition, discussing Mitel's market positioning, why the move makes sense, and more.
July 14, 2017
Lantre Barr, founder and CEO of Blacc Spot Media, urges any enterprise that's been on the fence about integrating real-time communications into business workflows to jump off and get started. Tune and....
June 28, 2017
Communications expert Tsahi Levent-Levi, author of the popular blog, keeps a running tally and comprehensive overview of communications platform-as-a-service offerings in his "Choosing a W....
June 9, 2017
If you think telecom expense management applies to nothing more than business phone lines, think again. Hyoun Park, founder and principal investigator with technology advisory Amalgam Insights, tells ....
June 2, 2017
Enterprises strategizing on mobility today, including for internal collaboration, don't have the luxury of learning as they go. Tony Rizzo, enterprise mobility specialist with Blue Hill Research, expl....
May 24, 2017
Mark Winther, head of IDC's global telecom consulting practice, gives us his take on how CPaaS providers evolve beyond the basic building blocks and address maturing enterprise needs.
May 18, 2017
Diane Myers, senior research director at IHS Markit, walks us through her 2017 UC-as-a-service report... and shares what might be to come in 2018.
April 28, 2017
Change isn't easy, but it is necessary. Tune in for advice and perspective from Zeus Kerravala, co-author of a "Digital Transformation for Dummies" special edition.
April 20, 2017
Robin Gareiss, president of Nemertes Research, shares insight gleaned from the firm's 12th annual UCC Total Cost of Operations study.
March 23, 2017
Tim Banting, of Current Analysis, gives us a peek into what the next three years will bring in advance of his Enterprise Connect session exploring the question: Will there be a new model for enterpris....
March 15, 2017
Andrew Prokop, communications evangelist with Arrow Systems Integration, discusses the evolving role of the all-important session border controller.
March 9, 2017
Organizer Alan Quayle gives us the lowdown on programmable communications and all you need to know about participating in this pre-Enterprise Connect hackathon.
March 3, 2017
From protecting against new vulnerabilities to keeping security assessments up to date, security consultant Mark Collier shares tips on how best to protect your UC systems.
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.