Category: Voice

Why Team Building is Important for Geographically Dispersed Workers

While ShoreTel provides the technology for people to work, collaborate and communicate despite barriers of physical distance, we also realize the importance of meeting face to face occasionally.

That’s why the ShoreTel APAC team met in Indonesia for a team building, sales kick-off.

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The Future is Now — How Science Fiction Predicted Business Communications

At what point can we say we are living in the future dreamed of in science fiction? Though 2001 may not have been a space odyssey imagined in the older book and film, the years since have seen growth in communication and technology that fiction only dreamed of, and ShoreTel is proud to be a part of it.

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ShoreTel Readies Its UC Common Platform for April Launch

The platform is designed to enable businesses to embrace a true hybrid Unified Communications (UC) environment leveraging both on-premises and cloud-based products.

Read the source article at eweek.com

How 2014’s AV Technology Will Bring Success in 2015 – Audio Visual News Network

As the first major electronics show of the season is wrapping up, AV professionals are already realizing that 2015 isn’t going to be the same outlook for the AV industry, whether for commercial or residential, as it was in 2014. Last year was one of evolution, not revolution, which is exactly what the industry needed.

For the first time in several years, the big picture items the industry has been talking about for a while finally became usable: Unified communications software and hardware, laser projectors, 4k distribution and switching, and collaborative technology—both wired and wireless.

Read the source article at Audio Visual Technology News

Polycom’s Top 7 Workplace of the Future Predictions for 2015

Work will not be a place you go…: The way we work is changing. Collaboration technologies are ushering in a next generation workplace that is more productive, efficient and delivers meaningful cost savings to organizations of all sizes across the globe. 

With new, more advanced mobile devices giving employees the freedom to work from anywhere, these technologies will only continue to reshape the look and feel of the “office.” As such, Polycom is unveiling its top seven technology predictions for 2015 and beyond that they believe will transform how we work now and in the future.

Read the source article at Polycom

UC&C Depends on Network Infrastructure – No Jitter

For a UC&C system to be useful, it must be reliable. Why must this point be made? Isn’t it obvious? Of course, the UC&C system hardware itself must be properly configured and functioning. However, the complexity of the infrastructure that is used by the UC&C system often makes it difficult to determine the cause of a problem or to make sure that there aren’t problems lurking within the infrastructure.

Read the source article at No Jitter

How do I plan, deploy, and roll out Lync UC most effectively?

I was asked to jump on a call today with a customer who was struggling with migrating branch sites from their legacy PBX platform to a new Lync Enterprise Voice platform.  We had helped the Customer Architect and Implement a Highly Available and Site Resiliant (Disaster Recovery) Lync Solution across multiple data centers and conducted a successful Voice Pilot.  Sounds like a successful project, what’s the issue, right?

Read the source article at Polycom Community

Best Practices for Optimizing Your Network for Video – Audio Visual News Network

“Video for streaming, for real-time communication, for unified communications, or even just for playback, usually has a fairly consistent, sustained bandwidth requirement,” said Tom Barnett, director of product marketing at Crestron Electronics Inc.

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Unified Communications as a Service: Market Trends and Business Benefits

We’re experiencing a workplace transformation! The very nature of work as we once knew it has fundamentally changed. Work is no longer a location, it is an activity. Work is not a place you go, it’s a thing you do. There is increasingly a very dynamic rhythm to the nature of work, which involves teams that form and evolve over time. Team members are often geographically dispersed, and work can and often does happen around the clock.

Read the source article at blog.shoretel.com

Juniper Networks Introduces Highly-Available Campus Distribution Switch for High-Performance and Reliable Access to Cloud Applications

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