Huawei is building on its announcement from earlier this week at RSA Conference 2015 with the introduction of a new cybersecurity solution that uses its USG3600 Series Next General Firewall, as well as the EdgeWave EPIC Security Assurance Service.
It may seem that it's less important to keep the network functioning with low latency performance with videoconferencing applications moving to the cloud, but it's quite the opposite, according to an article on TechTarget.
It seems to be a week for big data analytics being associated with unified communications. In addition to the ThinkingPhones news, there's also news out of unified-communications-as-a-service provider 8x8, which has launched new analytics and reporting tools to provide more insight into organizations' overall usage.
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As enterprises continue to explore the potential benefits of software-defined networking, one area that is piquing the interest of some is how SDN could improve unified communications.
IPv6 isn't exactly a new protocol at this point, as it has been deployed in some fashion for more than 15 years. However, within the enterprises, it's a protocol that is fashionably late to the party.
For UC to grow within the small and medium enterprise space, vendors will have to find ways to differentiate themselves from traditional telephony providers. The solution? A customer service focus.
One of the first announcements out of Interop Las Vegas comes from HP, which announced a new campus networking solution meant to simplify large enterprise networks while also providing a software-defined networking foundation.
Acer is making its first forays into the unified communications market. The company plans to release a series of new hybrid IP PBX products and a touchscreen desk phone later this year.
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