ShoreTel released a new single platform and user interface designed to provide enterprises with a variety of configuration options, including cloud, on-premises and hybrid. The intent of ShoreTel Connect is to provide customers with more flexibility while also increasing employee collaboration options.
Cisco is beefing up its training and certification portfolio again--this time around collaboration.
Unified-communications-as-a-service provider ThinkingPhones has added some new big data analytics capabilities to its solutions portfolio. The new features come through the acquisition of Contactive, which is anything but your typical big data company (if there is such a thing).
With any luck, you're sipping espresso in Milan, Italy today with Cisco executives and partners, gearing up for Cisco Live!
Long live unified communications. Or not. No, really, some members of the technology industry are already predicting that unified communications is dying, if it's not already dead.
As many as one-third of the vendors at this year's Consumer Electronics Show may also be there to promote healthcare and communications in the enterprise, making CES the leading show in this emerging field.
If you give a group of C-suite executives a list of bad things to choose from and tell them to arrange them in order of bad-to-worse, like a tally of "Brady Bunch" episodes, does the one...
I'm already on record as somewhat skeptical about enterprises deploying yet another chief something-or-another officer. One key reason is that it isn't exactly clear who has responsibility for what initiative.
Most business models based around the distribution of content online rely upon your ability to find it, which is leveraged on relevance. There's a growing movement to define relevance for oneself.
One of the breakthrough characteristics of cloud dynamics in the enterprise was supposed to have been the pooling of resources across various departments and the subsequent breaking down of silos.