Posts By Matt Brunk

Knocking Down Barriers to Effective Communications

Matt Brunk | January 19, 2018 |
Remember the simple stuff.

Sharing Video Made Easy

Matt Brunk | January 12, 2018 |
Airtame using mirroring technology to facilitate presentation display of shared meeting content.

Technology in the Classroom: One School's Experience

Matt Brunk | January 05, 2018 |
How one Florida school is improving student life with communications technology and updated infrastructure

IoT Key Lesson: Understanding What's Important

Matt Brunk | December 29, 2017 |
Enterprises want it all -- security, reliability, low latency, and resiliency.

Surfing Through Muck, Safely

Matt Brunk | December 15, 2017 |
No amount of luck is going to keep an enterprise safe from the perils of the Web; planning is required.

Voice Will Remain King in Contact Centers

Matt Brunk | December 08, 2017 |
... and other predictions for 2018 from cloud contact center provider TCN

Security Fixes -- Duct Tape Doesn't Cut It

Matt Brunk | December 01, 2017 |
Users play a big part in keeping their personal and corporate data secured.

IoT: Getting Past Port 80 & Other Issues

Matt Brunk | November 24, 2017 |
Security isn't always in mind for lighting and other facility systems, but needs to be from the start.

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.

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.

Tweak Your Wi-Fi

Matt Brunk | November 03, 2017 |
With proper ongoing attention and the right set of services, you can maintain reliable wireless access.

On Campus: Extending the Network

Matt Brunk | October 27, 2017 |
Aligning around a 'one campus, one network' vision isn't easy, but it's exciting.

Edgemesh Wants to Build Better Internet

Matt Brunk | October 20, 2017 |
Sees peer-to-peer acceleration as a key to doing so.

Are Your Comms Apps ADA Compliant?

Matt Brunk | October 13, 2017 |
Based on a Florida case, businesses can expect any virtual presence to come under the same legal requirements for providing access as physical locations.

What's the Internet Speed Limit?

Matt Brunk | October 06, 2017 |
State-by-state bandwidth races are ahead.

Inside Threats: Your Data, Your Users

Matt Brunk | September 29, 2017 |
Data management and access control are critical to reducing an organization’s vulnerability.

Avast Business Cloud Protects Endpoints

Matt Brunk | September 22, 2017 |
No SMB should taking IT security for granted, and this solution will help provide consistent and uniform protections.

Surviving Irma: Lessons Learned, Personal & Professional

Matt Brunk | September 15, 2017 |
We count our blessings, learn from our mistakes... and get ready for next time.

Home Service Request Reminds of Need for Best Practices

Matt Brunk | September 08, 2017 |
Installation obstacles originate from the ground up, and often originate by installers who use antiquated methods of delivering services to residences.

Carrier Abandons Copper... and Customers

Matt Brunk | September 01, 2017 |
The experience of transitioning from copper to fiber services can be less than satisfactory for many businesses.

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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.