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IDC survey names Cisco, Microsoft and Avaya global UC&C leaders

A new IDC report ranks Cisco, Microsoft and Avaya as global UC&C leaders in 2015.

Avaya teams with Steel ORCA for SDDC offerings

Another piece has fallen into place in Avaya's software-defined networking and software-defined data center strategy. The company is beginning to collaborate with data center services provider Steel ORCA to build a SDDC offering based on Avaya Fabric Connect.

Avaya expands Collaboration Pods to mid-size enterprise

Avaya is taking aim at mid-size enterprises with the release of what it's calling the Collaboration Pod 2400 series. The new all-in-one unified communications and contact center product includes pre-integrated networking, compute and storage. So basically, it's an all-in-one box for UC and collaboration.

SDN: Viva la evolution!

Although the hype may at times indicate otherwise, the adoption of software defined networking is more of an evolution rather than a revolution.

Avaya expands SDN, IoT strategies with new stackable switch line

Avaya is rounding out its software-defined networking and Internet of Things strategies a bit more with the release of new stackable switches.

Avaya CEO says UC promise never delivered

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.

Will Avaya's SDN approach ease migration pains?

Every networking vendor is starting to provide details on its software-defined networking strategy--whatever that particular strategy might be.

Avaya SDN play with Open SDN Fx likely to target UC customers

Every vendor and their mother wants to claim dominance in the fledgling software-defined networking market. Avaya is the latest to make the claim with the launch of its new Open SDN Fx architecture, which is tied into the OpenDaylight, OpenStack and OpenFlow open source projects.

Enterprises turn to software for videoconferencing, leave hardware market flat

Remember several years ago when telepresence rooms were all the rage? Looks like the good days for companies like Cisco, Polycom and Avaya are long over.

Avaya's extended pact with HP will lead to UC-as-a-service-in-a-box

For the critical part of its unified communications service--its support--Avaya is now trusting HP to handle that part for itself, and is actually giving HP the personnel to do it.