The hardware-centric videoconferencing deployment model isn't quite at its end of days yet, but it's not far off.
IBM and Juniper Networks are working together to build networking infrastructure with built-in analytics that take advantage of big data to boost performance of applications.
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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The timing could be better, but HP is looking to build up its waning wireless networking business by spending an awful lot of money.
Whether your organization has worked with systems integrators or not, there's a business case to using an SI or solution provider to design, deploy and--sometimes--manage a unified communications solution.
It's an unfortunate reality that even with some rather big potential female role models in the tech industry, attracting young women to the industry is a Herculean task.
Aruba Networks has unveiled a new controller designed to get branch offices connected faster while reducing such networking costs by up to 50 percent. The Aruba 7000 Series Cloud Services Controllers were designed to "eliminate the time, costs and complexity of managing disparate single-purpose point products in the branch," according to the press release.
Building and deploying on-premise unified communications can be a costly endeavor, so getting the funds to roll it out can mean convincing the organization's CFO of the inherent benefits to the business.
If you feel the promises of unified communications set out more than a decade ago have been a letdown, then you're not alone. Avaya CEO Kevin Kennedy recently told Information Age that unified communications is the promise that has not delivered.
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Less talk, more action. That seems to be the approach that's working at IBM for keeping and promoting women in its ranks.
The number of financial malware attacks against Android devices more than tripled last year, topping 2.3 million, according to a new report by Kaspersky Lab.