ReadyTalk added a one-touch in-room videoconferencing and collaboration feature to the FoxDen collaboration application it launched in 2015.
Unified communications vendor Mitel signed a definitive agreement on Friday to acquire communications and collaboration hardware and services provider Polycom. The $1.96 billion deal will result in the creation of an enterprise-focused unified communications powerhouse.
BlueJeans Network is targeting enterprises with its launch cloud-based video communications and collaboration offering. The BlueJeans Enterprise Video Cloud was designed for large-scale enterprises with a distributed workforce.
Jive Communications completed the addition of video calling, business texting and location-based rules features to its iOS and Android application.
Zoom has integrated its videoconferencing service with Skype for Business, enabling Skype users to connect to a Zoom conference using the popular Microsoft unified communications software.
As video communication and collaboration continue to become a discussion point within enterprises, Logicalis US has unveiled a new video collaboration service designed to ensure video is optimized for greater quality and performance.
Network Data Systems has added a 4G LTE backup option to its Cisco-based N-Power managed unified communications offering.
If managing a unified communications system for a tens of thousands of employees sounds like a headache, imagine the challenges of managing a UC system with more than 1 million users.
A deal struck between West and Vidyo will create more interoperability options in unified communications. Through the partnership, the two companies are integrating VidyoWorks into West's InterCall products.
Cloud-based unified communications presents an opportunity to simplify UC deployments and reduce the number of contracts for point products, but quality of service remains one of the biggest frustrations of cloud-based video offerings.