Posts By Gary Audin

Compliance: A Cost or Savings?

Gary Audin | January 19, 2018 |
Do the costs of compliance with regulations outweigh those of non-compliance, or vice versa?

Game On for Cybersecurity Competence

Gary Audin | January 12, 2018 |
With gamification and interactive training, your enterprise could reduce risk and improve user behavior around cybersecurity.

Examining IoT Connection Options

Gary Audin | January 05, 2018 |
This list should help you keep track of the myriad ways to connect IoT devices to network infrastructure.

GDPR Influencing U.S.

Gary Audin | December 22, 2017 |
With the compliance deadline fast approaching, businesses should kick start their efforts to meet standards now.

Don't Derail Digital Transformation

Gary Audin | December 15, 2017 |
To be successful with digital transformation, you must commit and make organization changes.

Catching Up with Polycom

Gary Audin | December 08, 2017 |
From the Smithsonian to shifting corporate strategies, Polycom is on a roll.

Grading SIP Trunk Equipment Providers

Gary Audin | December 01, 2017 |
SIP trunk problems often arise on the PBX and SBC equipment side, as The SIP School’s 2017 SIP Survey shows.

SIP Trunk Provider Report Card

Gary Audin | November 24, 2017 |
As The SIP School’s 2017 SIP Survey shows, many SIP trunk provider problems persist.

Phishing Fouls Security

Gary Audin | November 17, 2017 |
With phishing scams a top concern among security professionals, learn how to get ahead and reduce risk.

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.

GDPR: From the EU to US

Gary Audin | November 03, 2017 |
U.S. businesses with a presence in the EU need to be aware of the GDPR law and its implications on data storage.

Understanding 5G: CBRS

Gary Audin | October 27, 2017 |
With a neutral host model, CBRS supports short distance communications for individuals and businesses.

5G on the Horizon

Gary Audin | October 20, 2017 |
With 5G on its way, take a look at some of the advances being made and challenges that still lie ahead.

Striving for Secure IoT

Gary Audin | October 13, 2017 |
Poor security and privacy in IoT devices can have wide-ranging ramifications, including the impediment of market growth.

WebRTC Applied

Gary Audin | October 06, 2017 |
What’s the future of WebRTC, and is it going to bring the next-level online communication we’ve been waiting for?

SD-WAN for Digital Transformation - Part 2

Gary Audin | September 22, 2017 |
SD-WAN can be an attractive option for branch offices, but how do you go about selecting a provider?

SD-WAN for Digital Transformation - Part 1

Gary Audin | September 15, 2017 |
Leverage SD-WAN to deliver agility and flexibility, and reduce costs with a positive ROI as your enterprise encompasses digital transformation.

The Time Is Now for Digital Transformation

Gary Audin | September 08, 2017 |
And once your organization starts to digitally transform, it will never be the same.

Ready for a Disaster?

Gary Audin | September 01, 2017 |
A disaster will occur; it’s how you prepare that makes a difference.

Digital Transformation: Who's in Charge?

Gary Audin | August 25, 2017 |
Digital transformation projects need speedy implementation, which often means bypassing IT.

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January 24, 2018

Communications, collaboration, and contact center systems are all being delivered from the cloud, to more enterprises each year. With the cloud growing in strategic importance, the question is what

December 13, 2017

The two major vendors in the Unified Communications space, Cisco and Microsoft, are both strongly promoting their cloud UC deployments. If cloud UC is on your enterprises roadmap, but you dont want

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

December 20, 2017
Kevin Kieller, partner with enableUC, provides advice on how to move forward with your Skype for Business and Teams deployments.
December 20, 2017
Zeus Kerravala, principal analyst with ZK Research, shares his perspective on artificial intelligence and the future of team collaboration.
December 20, 2017
Delanda Coleman, Microsoft senior marketing manager, explains the Teams vision and shares use case examples.
November 30, 2017
With a ruling on the FCC's proposed order to dismantle the Open Internet Order expected this month, communications technology attorney Martha Buyer walks us through what's at stake.
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.