RingCentral is adding something new to its book of communications tricks. Through the acquisition of Glip, the cloud-based unified communications company is adding team messaging and collaboration features to its service.
Polycom unveiled additions to its RealPresence product portfolio at Infocomm 2015 that expand its videoconferencing and collaboration capabilities in the cloud while also connecting users on browsers.
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.
HP is rolling out new low-cost collaboration products based on Intel Unite software. The new products, which include collaboration-centric PCs and a videoconferencing monitor, aim to provide cost-effective ways to collaborate and hold real-time meetings.
Polycom is expanding the RealPresence Group Series to include two new video collaboration products aimed at end users with small workspaces. The idea behind the new products is to turn those workspaces into collaboration hubs.
FinalCode, a California-based enterprise file security firm, announced that its flagship secure file collaboration solution is now available worldwide.
Citrix has revamped its popular online meeting service GoToMeeting with more tools designed to increase productivity and make collaboration easier.
The nirvana that is expected of DevOps may have a little bit of hell wrapped up in it. The ideal is that everyone gets along, but according to programmer Josh Johnson, who recently came out to call DevOps "BS," some IT workers simply don't excel without being able to concentrate solely on what they do best.
Audioconferencing solutions have come a long way in the last decade or so. The feature sets of the likes of WebEx and its virtual kin put a lot more into the hands of conferencing users than they ever had. But according to Steve Flavell, CEO of LoopUp, most of those features are wasted on 85 percent of conferencing users.
Cisco is commercializing Project Squared, the unified communications and collaboration solution announced back in November, and giving the product an official name. The newly-renamed Spark builds on the free app that was released in the fall and is now aimed at enterprises.