Category: Voice

A Schism In Unified Communications: Why Cloud Is Mounting A Takeover

Businesses are increasingly turning to integrated communications solutions, a technology category known as Unified Communications that’s increasingly critical to efficient and effective business operations.

But those organizations have very different perspectives and strategies on which tools and solutions to implement.

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ShoreTel Launches ‘First To Market’ Single Hybrid Platform For Unified Communications

Unified communications and VoIP specialist ShoreTel has combined its on-premise and cloud platform to create ShoreTel Connect, which it says will change the way companies communicate.

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The Crestron Huddle Room

The workplace is constantly reinventing itself, demanding new technology to make enterprise collaboration and sharing much easier. In a hectic work environment, space can be limited and hooking up technology can be time consuming. That’s why growing businesses need more convenient and technology packed spaces accessible for conferencing and presenting.

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4 ways to engineer a collaborative workforce

There are four areas of consideration which should be top of mind for IT when designing, creating and supporting the workplace of the future. Research consistently shows that the top business objectives for IT center on enabling the workforce through the right tools and solutions. It is through this that IT is adding value to the enterprise; tools let people achieve 100% of their productivity, innovation and creativity potential. This has a large part to play in expanding the capabilities of an organization.

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How Audio/Video Gear Plays a Major Role in Collaboration

While collaboration relies on using the most flexible software solutions available, the right gear and its effective integration also has a profound implication for the ease of use, flexibility, and longevity of these meeting environments. At a basic level, understanding the room’s size and intended purpose, as well as the kinds of content that will typically be shared there, is fundamental to making the right choices.

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SimpliVity Adds Support for Cisco UCS Director, Simplifies IT and Cloud … – Business Wire (press release)

SimpliVity announced that its leading hyperconverged infrastructure will support Cisco UCS Director to optimize customer private and hybrid cloud environments. Available next quarter, SimpliVity’s hyperconverged solution will support Cisco UCS Director to automate infrastructure management and orchestrate the provisioning of virtual machines (VMs) with native data protection and mobility across all global sites.

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The Crestron app for Apple Watch revolutionizes how people interact with their … – Home Toys (press release)

Rockleigh, NJ, April 24, 2015 – Delivery of Apple Watch begins today, and Crestron is proud to unveil its new Crestron app for the watch. Precision control is always on hand when controlling your home from the Crestron app for Apple Watch. 

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Why ShoreTel Delivered Business Communications to the Apple Watch

With the Apple Watch about to land on millions of wrists, there have been questions around if the Apple Watch will fit into a business environment and become an additional BYOD component.

The answer is yes. ShoreTel has recognized the development of the Apple Watch as an opportunity to expand communications to an additional device with plenty of communication potential.

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ShoreTel Unified Communications Overview

ShoreTel is a provider of business communication solutions whose brilliantly simple unified communications platforms, applications and mobile UC solutions promise a new rhythm of workforce engagement and collaboration. With costly complexity eliminated by design from its award-winning, all-in-one IP phone system, and contact center solution, and its industry-leading hosted phone system, workers enjoy a freedom and self-reliance that other providers can’t match. Users have full control to engage and collaborate, no matter the time, place or device, for the lowest cost and demand on IT resources in the industry.

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Exinda’s Parikh On WAN Opportunities For VARs

Aseem Parikh, Chief Strategy Officer of WAN optimization specialist Exinda, talks to IT Best of Breed about the role the channel is playing in the WAN optimization space.Via itbestofbreed.com

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