Between cloud services, BYOD, and on-site software, workers use a large and often fragmented collection of apps and services to get things done during the course of a workday. Unfortunately, the "mishmash" approach means employees struggle to find what they need when they need it and sometimes resort to workarounds if they can't get satisfaction with IT-sanctioned products.
Looking for a new unified communications solution? Here are five expert tips on what to watch out for.
Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 3/26 including: more than half of hospitals in the works to evaluate enterprise-class nursing smartphone products over the next year and a half, the lag in smartphone audio development, the demand for softphones, tablets and UC clients for enterprises, open standards sought by mobile enterprise app platform providers and Intel's acquisition of a wearable healthcare device supplier.
Enterprises should support unified communications functions for BYOD devices. It is time for enterprises to overcome their reluctance to deploy mobile UC on employee-owned devices and unleash the power of their workforce.
The security of voice-over-IP infrastructure is often overlooked by enterprises, yet hackers can successfully exploit unprotected IP networks, warns Jon Arnold, principal with J Arnold & Associates.
The enterprise telephony market took a nosedive in the first quarter, dropping 10 percent year-over-year to $1.8 billion, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research. Enterprise PBX spending, which includes TDM, hybrid and IP-based PBX systems, declined in the first quarter to its lowest point since mid-2009.
The retail industry is lagging behind other industries in its deployment of unified communications (UC), according to a survey commissioned by Elite Telecom in association with Swyx and Retail Week.
LAS VEGAS--The expansion of unified communications platforms in the enterprise has placed a lot of stress on Wi-Fi networks.
Unified communications (UC) provider ShoreTel unveiled this week a docking station that enables Apple's iPads and iPhones to function as desk phones when combined with the company's ShoreTel Mobility app.
AT&T is adding Microsoft Lync to its enterprise unified communications (UC) portfolio, AT&T announced Tuesday.