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Business Benefits of Unified Communication
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Unified Communications (UC) is a term to describe the market efforts to integrate all the communication channels to allow the user to access all this information easily. UC effectively blurs the border between the communication channels. The...

SDN vs. SD-WAN: A Buyer's Guide
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Ray Watson, VP of Global Technology, Masergy

Based on naming conventions alone Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Software Defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN) are easily confused. You’d be forgiven for assuming they are one and the same. Both are relatively new technologies, both...

Run Smarter, More Efficient Networks with Analytics, Machine Learning, and Automation
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Brendan Gill, CEO, OpenSignal

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) will change virtually every industry. Smart tools are penetrating the hardware and software used by organizations around the world, helping them to make better decisions and automate...

Why Artificial Intelligence Will Empower the CIO
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Gregory B. Morrison, SVP & CIO, Cox Enterprises

Since the dawn of mainframe computing, CIOs have marshaled troves of data--gathering, using and protecting information to advance the company’s strategic objectives. As technology evolves, so do our methods. The widespread digitization of...

VoIP Phone System Brings Exquisite Communications Makeover to MANA Products
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George Alexandrou, VP and CIO, Mana Products

Nowadays telephone technologies are in every aspect of our lives. The exponential growth of new information technologies during recent years has increased employees’ enthusiasm for improved communications and collaboration tools. Finding...

Voice, the Cloud and Snowflakes: A Checklist for Middle Market Companies Thinking about Unified Communications
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Mike Hoyt, SVP-Internet Protocol/Voice Engineering, Windstream [NASDAQ: WIN]

If you work for one of the 200,000 mid-sized companies in the U.S., the chances are very good that the office phone on your desk is relying on legacy systems that are 10-20 years old with very few of the features that much larger companies and...

How Will Mobile Devices Access The Internet Of Tomorrow?
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Chad Leverenz, VP IT Infrastructure, Development, Mercy Housing

Do you remember surfing the Internet in 1996 without regard for security and performance? Do you remember vampire taps and the beginning of man-in-the-middle? The future access to the internet must be more secure than today including...

Advancing Unified Communications
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Noel Wong, SVP&CIO, XO Communications

A Movable Era of Hosted Services Initially, Unified Communications (UC)was conceptualized as a result of the development of interactive voice response (IVR), voice messaging, and e-mail systems. The needto optimize business processes and enable...

Voice, the Cloud and Snowflakes: A Checklist for Middle Market Companies Thinking about Unified Communications
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Mike Hoyt, SVP-Internet Protocol/Voice Engineering, Windstream [NASDAQ: WIN]

If you work for one of the 200,000 mid-sized companies in the U.S., the chances are very good that the office phone on your desk is relying on legacy systems that are 10-20 years old with very few of the features that much larger companies and...

3 Things to Consider Before Deploying UC to Enhance the Enterprise Network Experience
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Russ Fordyce, Managing Director, Marketing, Broadview Networks

When looking to modernize an enterprise phone system, VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) may be the first solution looked into. This technology replaces the traditional telephone network connections by using the internet to route calls. But...

Improving Work Processes with Unified Communications
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Noel Wong, CIO & SVP, XO Communications

Unified Communication—Enabling Virtual Collaboration Unified communications (UC) is a set of technical solutions that allow individuals to collaborate with each other using a wide variety of electronic communication tools as a single...

Bridging the Gap: Unified Communications for the Multigenerational Workforce
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Rich Shaw, VP, Voice & Collaboration Product Management, AT&T

The landscape of our workforce is rapidly changing. As millions of baby boomers enter retirement, a new generation has arrived: millennials. This tech-savvy generation (aged 18-30) is expected to comprise half of the global workforce by 2020....

Innovating Intelligently
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Joe Iannello, VP & CIO, Capital Metro

Regardless of what business you are in, whether you work in the private or public sector—if you are selling or providing a product or service to your customers— then innovation is a critical success factor in gaining and retaining...

SDN vs. SD-WAN: A Buyer's Guide
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Ray Watson, VP of Global Technology, Masergy

Based on naming conventions alone Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Software Defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN) are easily confused. You’d be forgiven for assuming they are one and the same. Both are relatively new technologies, both...

What the Cloud Means for UC
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Joseph Laezza, SVP, UCC and Service Solutions, AVI-SPL

Nowadays, business collaboration and work are everywhere. You don’t have to come into the office to use the technology that makes you productive. What matters is the interaction and collaboration with your colleagues toward a common goal....

What the Cloud Means for UC
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Joseph Laezza, SVP, UCC and Service Solutions, AVI-SPL

Nowadays, business collaboration and work are everywhere. You don’t have to come into the office to use the technology that makes you productive. What matters is the interaction and collaboration with your colleagues toward a common goal....

Radisys and Sanctum Networks Partners to Provide SDN-Enabled Network Services for CSPs
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FREMONT, CA: Radisys Corporation, provider of embedded wireless infrastructure solutions collaborates with Sanctum Networks, a provider of SDN product solutions to offer carrier-scale SDN-enabled network services. The platform is mainly designed...

GL Communications Launches New Test Suite to Provide Multi-interface Network Simulation
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FREMONT, CA: GL Communications, a supplier of test, monitoring, and analysis equipment for TDM, Wireless, IP, and VoIP networks, releases its new product Internet Protocol (IP) Multimedia Subsystem Network Simulation referred to as MAPS SIP IMS...

Vonage Acquires iCore to Deepen its Access to UCaaS Market
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HOLMDEL, NJ: In a move to strengthen its business and to provide better services, Vonage Holdings, provider of cloud communications services for businesses and consumers, has acquired iCore Networks. The acquisition complements Vonage’s...

Qualcomm Atheros Expands its Networking Territory with the Acquisition of Ikanos
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FREMONT, CA:  Wireless technology provider, Qualcomm announced a commercial pact between its subsidiary Qualcomm Atheros acquiring Ikanos Communications, a broadband networking semiconductor provider. This merger will enable both central...

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