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Cisco and Equinix Partner to Accelerate Connections Between Private and Public Clouds

Posted by The UC Buyer on Sep 30, 2014

 30 September 2014  SAN JOSE, Calif. and REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) and Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), today announced that they will jointly develop enterprise customer solutions that utilize Cisco's Intercloud technologies and the Equinix Cloud Exchange to deliver more secure, resilient and efficient interconnection to public clouds.

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cloud, collaboration, Cisco

Unify Announces City of Mannheim as Germany's first "New Way to Work Global Ambassador"

Posted by The UC Buyer on Sep 30, 2014

Munich, Sep 30, 2014

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collaboration, Contact Center, Unified Communications,

8x8 Issued Two New Communications Patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Posted by The UC Buyer on Aug 13, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT), a provider of cloud-based unified communications, contact center and collaboration services, today announced that it has been awarded two new patents related to its communications technologies. On August 12, 2014, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued United States Patent number 8,804,704 entitled "Method and System for Updating Physical Location Information" as well as United States Patent number 8,804,940 entitled "Networked Contact Center." The ‘940 patent is a continuation of United States Patent number 8,619,967 which was awarded to 8x8 on December 31, 2013.

The ‘704 patent relates to a method and system for updating physical location data associated with a voice over Internet protocol ("VoIP") endpoint that is associated with an Internet service.

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cloud, collaboration, Contact Center

BroadSoft Extends Unified Communications Services To The Hospitality Industry with the Acquisition of SDD

Posted by The UC Buyer on Aug 4, 2014

 GAITHERSBURG, Md., August 4, 2014 – BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) today announced a new, hosted Unified Communications offering for the hospitality industry, UC-One Hospitality. The acquisition of Systems Design & Development, Inc. (SDD), a software and services provider to many of the largest and most prominent global hotels, resorts, convention and meeting facilities, extended stay, and fractional ownership properties, enables this offering.

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collaboration, UC Industry

Tely Labs Recognized by CRN as a 2014 Emerging Vendor

Posted by The UC Buyer on Jul 30, 2014

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. – July 30, 2014 – Tely Labs, the leader in simple, secure and affordable video conferencing systems, announced today that it has been recognized as one of 2014′s hottest emerging technology vendors by CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel. The annual Emerging Vendors list identifies up-and-coming technology vendors that have introduced innovative new products, creating opportunities for channel partners in North America to create high-margin, cutting-edge solutions for their customers.

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video, collaboration

Blue Jeans Launches New Customer Community to Serve as Knowledge-Sharing Platform and Forum for Industry Conversation

Posted by The UC Buyer on Jul 1, 2014

July 01, 2014—Mountain View, Calif.—Blue Jeans Network, the global leader in interoperable video collaboration services, today introduced its online forum for industry collaboration and customer advocacy. The Blue Jeans Community platform gives people direct access to one another as well as to engineers, product developers, and executives within Blue Jeans Network. The community serves as a hub for both customers and the larger industry to propose new product ideas, directly share product feedback, request support and engage with individuals who have a unique expertise and want to share their knowledge.

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collaboration, networking

Connexient, Mutare Partnership Delivers Breakthrough Navigation Solution for Healthcare

Posted by The UC Buyer on Jun 10, 2014

June 10, 2014  Enterprise telecommunications software developer Mutare announced today a key partnership agreement with Connexient, developer of hospital-based digital mapping and wayfinding solutions. The agreement sets the stage to integrate Mutare's secure Vital LinkTM notification system with Connexient's MediNavTM rich indoor mapping platform to launch the first-ever, HIPAA-compliant hospital navigation app with full smart notification integration.

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Technology, collaboration

Vidyo Disrupts Video Conferencing Room Market with Industry’s First Ultra HD Soft Room System

Posted by The UC Buyer on Jun 4, 2014

Hackensack, NJ , Jun 4, 2014 New VidyoRoom™ SE (Software Edition): 4K capable; turns any office meeting space into an HD video-enabled room for a price comparable to enterprise-grade audio conferencing

In the same way professional-grade conference phones have become standard equipment in most office meeting rooms, Vidyo is making the highest quality, affordable video conferencing and collaboration experiences on commodity hardware as ubiquitous as a dial tone. With the introduction of VidyoRoom SE (Software Edition) and Ultra HD (4K) rendering capabilities for its VidyoRoom HD-230 and VidyoPanorama™ 600 solutions, Vidyo continues to lead the video conferencing industry’s transition to software-based video communications.

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Technology, video, collaboration

Unify Accelerates Transformation to Software and Services Company

Posted by The UC Buyer on Jun 2, 2014

Munich and Boca Raton, FL, Jun 02, 2014 Unify Streamlines Organization and Enhances Channel Focus in Moves Designed to Position for a Rapidly Changing Market

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collaboration

ANPI VENTURES INTO PARTNERSHIP WITH VENTUREGROUP

Posted by The UC Buyer on May 20, 2014

ANPI announced, today, the addition of a new Master Agent to their ANPI Premier Partner Program, VentureGroup (VG) of Charlotte, NC. VentureGroup and their national team of agents will now be representing ANPI VIP — a Hosted Unified Communications (UC) solution with seamless integrated mobility and audio/web/video collaboration tools.

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Voice, video, collaboration

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