EXPERT ANALYSIS

LATEST CONTENT TAGGED WITH UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS



The Value Of The Packet
Commentary  |  4/28/2016  | 
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For network troubleshooting and security investigations, having access to packet data is invaluable. ...

Mitel Acquires Polycom: Pros And Cons
Commentary  |  4/15/2016  | 
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While there are some potential synergies in this deal, there are many risks. ...

Digital Transformation Via The Cloud
Commentary  |  3/11/2016  | 
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Walmart’s OneOps illustrates how the cloud can be a starting point for creating a digital business. ...

Making The Case For WebRTC
Commentary  |  2/12/2016  | 
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The emerging technology for real-time communications promises three key business benefits. ...

5 Questions Your IT Vendors Should Ask You
Commentary  |  2/09/2016  | 
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Make sure your IT partners ask these questions so they craft the right solution for your business. ...

Setting IT Priorities For 2016
Commentary  |  1/21/2016  | 
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NetCraftsmen experts offer recommendations for your IT to-do list for this year. ...

5 Steps To SIP Network Security
Commentary  |  12/02/2015  | 
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With network-based attacks on the rise, enterprises need to rethink their unified communications security strategy. ...

Moving UC Into The Cloud
Commentary  |  11/16/2015  | 
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Before adopting a cloud-based unified communications system, organizations need to consider five things including security....

Managing Collaboration Tools For Millennials
Commentary  |  11/12/2015  | 
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The first generation to grow up in a connected world requires a different approach to collaboration....

IT Teams Of The Future: Roles & Responsibilities
Commentary  |  11/10/2015  | 
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IT jobs are changing fast. Future success will require skills in areas such as data security, data management, and communication...

Software-Defined Network Management: What We Need
Commentary  |  11/06/2015  | 
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Does software-defined networking need software-defined network management?...

Shining a Spotlight on SD-WAN Interoperability
Commentary  |  11/05/2015  | 
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This hot WAN technology holds great promise, but isn't without its issues....

Meet The IT Experts Behind Interop
Commentary  |  10/26/2015  | 
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Interop welcomes some of the most respected and brightest minds in the IT industry as Track Chairs for its educational program....

Technology Drives The 21st Century Office
Commentary  |  10/09/2015  | 
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Cloud-based solutions, smarter mobile devices, UC platforms and ubiquitous wireless access are changing the workplace dramatically....

Supporting the Hyperconnected Workforce
Commentary  |  9/30/2015  | 
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Here are five ways businesses can provide communication and collaboration tools to support today's connected, mobile workers....

Today's IT Department Is Also The AV Department
Commentary  |  9/25/2015  | 
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As audio visual tools have converged with unified communications, they've become a responsibility of the IT team....

Managing Collaboration In The Extended Enterprise
Commentary  |  8/28/2015  | 
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Organizations need to develop a balanced strategy to meet the demands of today's highly mobile workforce where collaboration extends beyond the office walls....

Network Change: Evolutions and Revolutions
Commentary  |  8/27/2015  | 
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The missing piece in both networking's revolutionary and evolutionary stories is the thing that started it all -- the Internet....

NEC Putting Its UC and SDN Technologies Together
News  |  8/18/2015  | 
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It turns out that the SDN model of higher-level controllers driving lower-level infrastructure elements fits nicely with the unified communications model....

Software-Defined UC: Way Overdue
Commentary  |  8/07/2015  | 
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With unified communications environments getting exponentially more complex, management needs to get far more automated....

UC Platforms: Setting Standards
Commentary  |  7/24/2015  | 
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Standardizing on communications platforms across the enterprise starts with getting employee feedback on the tools they use and prefer....

Commoditization: Sometimes Less Really Is Less
Commentary  |  7/23/2015  | 
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As cost per bit keeps dropping, and commoditization continues, we might find ourselves in a precarious position on bandwidth....

3 Steps To Open Communications & Collaboration
Commentary  |  7/17/2015  | 
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Today's businesses need open communications platforms that deliver mobile integration, best-in-class voice and video, and rapid service innovation....

Silver Peak Delivers SD WAN Overlay
News  |  6/15/2015  | 
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Software-defined architecture aims to give enterprises a secure, reliable, and cost-effective way to build hybrid WANs....

Is The Internet The Model For 'Everynet?'
Commentary  |  5/27/2015  | 
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Perhaps it's time to set aside the Internet model and instead look to a model of networking based on SDN and NFV....