Category Archives: Voice

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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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Virtualized Reality of Unified Communications

A growing number of businesses are considering a virtualized unified communications environment.

By virtualizing UC applications, businesses can increase server utilization while reducing hardware, operating and administration costs. However, while many UC vendors support virtualization, few of these vendors offer a solution that maximizes the benefits of a virtualized environment.

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