Unified Communications

Unified Communications is rapidly being deployed across enterprises as companies seek to converge their voice and messaging and integrate their business processes with their communications. The aim is to improve both employee convenience and productivity but also shorten and improve decision making by fully exploiting the flexibility of multiple devices and real time networks.

Here we bring together all the latest developments, products and news relating to Unified Communications, your one stop to stay upto date in the fast moving world of Unified Communications technology and deployments.


Unified Communications

Latest Headlines

Latest Headlines

Most Skype for Business deployments fail, but you can improve the odds

There's plenty of interest in Microsoft's Skype for Business communications service, but according to Tom Tuttle, vice president of Microsoft practice at Nectar Services, most deployments of the product fail.

Cisco drives small meeting room videoconferencing with planned Acano buy

Cisco plans to buy London-based Acano early in the new year to beef up its videoconferencing and collaboration capabilities.

Integra aims to be a one-stop UC shop with UC Cloud Voice service

Integra is joining the unified communications as a service market with the launch of Integra Unified Communications Cloud Voice.

ThinkingPhones boosts cloud videoconferencing through Fuze acquisition

Unified communications as a service provider ThinkingPhones is beefing up its video communications capabilities. The company has acquired Fuze, a vendor focused on cloud-based videoconferencing.

Spotlight: Zultys adds Salesforce OpenCTI support to UC software

The latest version of Zultys' MX unified communications software has been outfitted with support for Salesforce OpenCTI.

RingCentral completes Glip integration, adds new features

RingCentral has completed the integration of Glip, the team messaging and collaboration tool it acquired in June 2015.

Many IT and business decision makers still fearful of UC, but adoption is on the rise

Many enterprises may understand the benefits of unified communications, but there's still a lot of hesitation about adopting UC systems, according to an Osterman Research report sponsored by ConnectSolutions.

Spotlight: Mobility is driving UC deployments

Vendors have been talking about unified communications for more than a decade, but businesses have shown much skepticism.

AVST adds cloud, virtualization migration support to Atom

AVST is one vendor trying to make unified communications more personal. The vendor released the next generation of its mobile personal assistant tool, which now includes additional support for virtualization and cloud migration.

ReadyTalk takes on Google Hangouts with FoxDen collaboration tool

Webconferencing vendor ReadyTalk is deepening its collaboration product portfolio with the unveiling of the FoxDen collaboration tool.