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Vonage boosts UCaaS offerings with iCore acquisition

Vonage is increasing its Unified-Communications-as-a-Service capabilities with the acquisition of iCore Networks, a UCaaS provider using Microsoft Lync as its foundation.

Spotlight: The key differences between Skype and Skype for Business

Microsoft created a little bit of confusion when it announced Skype for Business, seeing as the consumer version has existed for years. 

Cisco files $58M lawsuit against HP over cancelled VoIP services contract

Cisco and HP are now locked in a legal battle over a VoIP contract. According to a Network World article, the two companies entered into a contract back in 2012 in which Cisco could provide services to one of HP's VoIP customers.

Free Skype multi-party video calling gets wider release

Skype video calling and multi-party video calling is getting a wider release as Microsoft continues to move the communications tool toward a more ad-driven model. Now the video calling services are available to Skype for Web and end users using

Birch adds advanced call monitoring, recording to TotalCloud IP PBX

Communications and cloud services provider Birch added new call monitoring and recording capabilities to its TotalCloud IP PBX products. The new features are pretty much exactly as they sound,...

Traditional IP telephony abandoned in favor of cloud

As enterprises shift their telephony to the cloud, the need for on-premises equipment running telephony and related functions is becoming less necessary. According to Dell'Oro Group, the increasing move to cloud-based services will show the overall enterprise IP telephony market shrinking by about 20 percent over the next few years.

Skype spam problem drags on for weeks

Microsoft is having trouble shutting down a spam problem that has been impacting some Skype users for several weeks. The problem is impacting consumer users but businesses should take note since many workers use personal Skype accounts to conduct business. 

How Yamaha is moving everything to the cloud

As many companies are doing, Yamaha America is shifting its entire IT infrastructure to the cloud. Instead of leasing almost 200 servers, Yamaha has spent much of the last two years shifting to...

Microsoft adds large meetings, direct connections to Skype for Business

Microsoft is adding a host of new features to Skype for Business, including the ability to broadcast meetings to as many as 10,000 people. Office 365 enterprise customers can register now to get a preview of the features.

Changes are coming as Lync becomes Skype

Microsoft has been gaining its share of followers with its Lync unified communication solution in both its on-premise and cloud-based deployment options. Still, there's work to do.