Unified Communications & Collaboration

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

Mitel You're Up -- What's Your Next Move?

Zeus Kerravala | November 22, 2016 |
Following a one on one with CEO Rich McBee, I have some ideas on what sorts of companies Mitel would and wouldn't be interested in acquiring.

Erasing Hybrid UC Misconceptions

Marty Parker | November 22, 2016 |
With hybrid UC, optimal solutions for each distinct group of internal and external users must co-exist with each other.

BroadSoft Plots a New Path to Mobile UC

Michael Finneran | November 21, 2016 |
Today we are looking at a new set of capabilities, from which a new set of enterprise mobile UC services can be crafted.

The Big Reveal: Powered by BroadSoft

Sheila McGee-Smith | November 21, 2016 |
This traditional provider of service provider SMB solutions wants to move upmarket -- and come out from behind the scenes.

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.

The Enterprise Gets Serious about Connecting its Workforce

Affronti Michael | November 17, 2016 |
People are ready for workplace technology to mirror the experiences they’ve become accustomed to within their consumer lives.

Keeping Chat Tools out of the Open Office Trap

Yuri Sagalov | November 16, 2016 |
Vendors have an opportunity to fix the collaboration process via the chat platform.

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.

Going UCaaS: How to Choose the Right Option for You

Melissa Swartz | November 15, 2016 |
Determining answers to a series of questions around your motivations and requirements for cloud migration will help you sort through the wilderness of options.

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

No Jitter Roll: This Week in Enterprise Communications

Michelle Burbick | November 11, 2016 |
This week's collection of what's hot and happening includes news tidbits around UCaaS and SD-WAN from BroadSoft, RingCentral, Viptela, InfoVista, and BT.

Cloud BI: Visualizing the Way to Better Business

Matt Brunk | November 11, 2016 |
Self-service cloud-based analytics and visualization tools offer the ability to tell stories from data, including around business communications.

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.

FCC Champions Consumer Privacy

Martha Buyer | November 10, 2016 |
With the FCC's new privacy rules for broadband, providers are held to stricter standards for protecting consumer data.

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.

Together as One: Skype for Business Cloud PBX, Contact Center

Chris Stegh | November 09, 2016 |
Microsoft and partners work to bring contact center into the Skype for Business cloud ecosystem.

Mobility Myopia: UC Vendors Still Not Seeing the Light

Michael Finneran | November 08, 2016 |
Recent conversations tell me that UC vendors still can't figure out how to make their mobile clients useful.

Don't Wait on WebRTC: Go Enterprise-Wide on Video Now, Simply

Sponsored by CaféX | November 07, 2016 |
In this sponsored post, CaféX explains how an enterprise can implement desktop video conferencing without killing the network or the need for plug-ins.

Priming Your Web Services Knowledge

Andrew Prokop | November 07, 2016 |
It's not just SIP and RTP that goes into unified communications. Let's talk SOAP and REST and everything Web services.


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March 22, 2017

As today's competitive business environments push workforces into overdrive, many enterprises are seeking ways of streamlining workflows while optimizing productivity, business agility, and speed.

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

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.