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Spotlight: New collaboration certifications from Cisco

Cisco is beefing up its training and certification portfolio again--this time around collaboration.

ThinkingPhones adds big data to UC with acquisition

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).

Spotlight: Cisco NetAcademy Day starts in Milan

With any luck, you're sipping espresso in Milan, Italy today with Cisco executives and partners, gearing up for Cisco Live!

Unified communications death predictions are exaggerated

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.

CES 2015 promises 'presidential-style' healthcare tech debate

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.

Spotlight: Nearly half surveyed say SDN may be too immature to be secure

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...

Spotlight: Does a CDO or a CIO make communications purchasing decisions?

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. 

Top 10 issues in communications: Number 9, the quest to automate relevance

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.

Spotlight: Behold the horizontal silo

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.

John Chambers: Cisco wants 40% market share for future WebEx

Reassuring members of the Cisco faithful last week that his company's in the collaboration business as something more than a hobby, the CEO outlined his goals for ending remote conferencing as we know it.