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Results tagged "Skype"

Total Search Results : 107

Skype and Google: The Unified Communications Killers?

April 22, 2013 05:58 PM
From Skype and Google Hangouts to integrated HD webcams and inexpensive video conference appliances, consumer technology is pushing aside 'enterprise-grade' products.

Vidyo Rethinks Enterprise Video Conferencing

March 18, 2013 03:29 PM
Vidyo provides enterprises with a software alternative to proprietary, and often expensive, video conferencing systems.

Smartphone ... or Brilliantphone? Mobile Devices Make Travel Hassle-Free

June 05, 2012 09:34 AM
Hitting the road? Have a lot to do? There's probably an app for that on your mobile devices. Smartphone features make it easy to stay connected on the road without lugging the office with you.

Blue Jeans’ New Pricing Dubbed An ‘MCU Killer’

April 03, 2012 09:00 AM
Blue Jeans Network, which offers videoconferencing in the cloud, has introduced a new pricing model targeted as a direct broadside to expensive systems from vendors such as Cisco Systems and Polycom. It will now offer its service at a rate of $299 per port, per month, which should be dramatically less expensive that those competitors that sell customers a multipoint control unit (MCU) to install and maintain on the customers’ premises. Blue Jeans calls this strategy an “MCU Killer.”

The Skype-Avaya Matchup May Transform The Call Center

October 04, 2010 09:30 AM
Avaya and Skype have announced a joint integration that makes Skype services available on a variety of Avaya platforms. Under the terms of the relationship, Avaya customers in the US will be able to make global calls via Skype right from their Avaya communications system. This is good news for enterprises today because the partnership can help them cut costs. In the long term, it may be even better news for contact centers because it will provide greater opportunity for businesses to connect with customers via voice, video, IM and more.

Considering Skype For The Enterprise

August 17, 2010 11:00 AM
I recently wrote about how Skype is going to be using the revenue generated from the IPO to attack the business market. The company does a good job highlighting its penetration into fringe business cases--mobility and international calling--and emerging business cases, such as video calling, but perceptions of Skype as prone to security and other problems have been a barrier to enterprise-grade use. Should you consider Skype for enterprise-wide deployment? Let's discuss.

IPO Fueling Skype's Business Play

August 11, 2010 01:00 PM
Reading about Skype's IPO filing on Gigaom reminded me of a conversation that I and Michael Osterman had with David Gurlé, the general manager for Skype for Business in June. Gurlé was in France at the time when we caught up with him, and we spoke about the Skype's future in the business market. He was bullish, as you'd expect, about their prospects to penetrate business, and went through detailed plans on how Skype for Business would succeed in business communications.

6 Skype Alternatives Offer New Services

July 03, 2007 04:00 AM
In an effort to compete with the market leader, VoIP services such as GrandCentral and TalkPlus have come up with some interesting and useful features that may inspire you to

EarthLink To Offer Wi-Fi Handsets

March 20, 2007 08:48 PM
The company is beta testing the phone in Anaheim, and plans to make it generally available in the summer.

Voicemail-To-Text Now Available For Skype Users

February 26, 2007 05:17 PM
SimulScribe creates a service that transcribes voice message in an e-mail while the original audio is contained in an attached .wav file.

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