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Phelps County Regional Medical Center and Vital Link Pager Replacement

Posted by The UC Buyer on Jul 31, 2014

Ready or not, hospitals across the country are facing the fact that many of their clinicians are quietly using their personal smartphones to share medical information. It should be no surprise given the superior speed, reliability and convenience of cellular and Wi-Fi communication technology over land-line phone or pagers. The problem, of course, is that sharing patient data through unsecure texting could result in a serious, and costly, HIPAA breach.

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Voice, Mobility, healthcare

JABRA ANNOUNCES NEW COMPREHENSIVE SUBSCRIPTION-BASED, FINANCING PROGRAM FOR VOICE DEPLOYMENTS

Posted by The UC Buyer on Jul 22, 2014

Jabra Vendor Services Group Program Eases Cash Flow for the Entire Solution – Not Just Headsets

(NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, July 22nd, 2014) Jabra today announced the launch of its Jabra Vendor Services Group Program which gives North American customers and partners the ability to wrap the cost of their deployment - hardware, software and services - into a monthly subscription based payment model. Avoiding large up-front capital expenses removes a major deployment obstacle faced by many IT departments, from small businesses to Fortune 500 clients, and accelerates the success of communication and collaboration deployments.

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Technology, Voice, Contact Center

Pittsburgh Steelers Huddle With AVST for Unified Communications

Posted by The UC Buyer on Jul 8, 2014

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 8, 2014) - Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST), a leading provider of best-of-breed Unified Communications (UC) applications, today announced that it has been selected by the National Football League's Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Voice, Contact Center

APeJ Unified Communications Market to Hit $659 Million in 2018

Posted by The UC Buyer on Jul 3, 2014

The Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) market will be US$659 million in 2018, according to a new report by IDC. The largest market will be Australia, followed by People's Republic of China (PRC), India and Korea. This growth is expected to be at a five-year CAGR of 89% as UCaaS Service Providers (SP) increase their sales and marketing campaign around this popular service.

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Voice, video, cloud, networking

Riverbed Simplifies Management of Unified Communications (UC) Applications with New SteelCentral UCExpert 5.0

Posted by The UC Buyer on Jun 24, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO—June 24, 2014— Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the leader in application performance infrastructure, today announced the release of Riverbed® SteelCentral™ UCExpert 5.0, the latest version of its unified communications (UC) performance management solution, with added support for Avaya UC solutions. SteelCentral UCExpert 5.0 ensures the performance of business-critical VoIP communications and identifies problems before users notice, reducing downtime through proactive management of a company’s UC environment.

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Technology, Voice, networking

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

Sonus Receives 2014 Excellence in SDN Award

Posted by The UC Buyer on May 19, 2014

WESTFORD, Mass. – Sonus Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONS), a global leader in SIP communications, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named the Sonus SBC SWe a 2014 Excellence in SDN Award winner presented by TMC’s INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine and SDN Zone. The SBC SWe received this award based on its leadership in the SDN

 technology domain.

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Technology, Voice

UCI Forum Advances Software Defined Networking with Unified Communication Use Case

Posted by The UC Buyer on May 15, 2014

The Unified Communications Interoperability Forum (UCI Forum) today announced that it has released its first Unified Communication Software Defined Network (UC SDN) Use Case specification for automating Quality of Service (QoS). Developed by its newly formed UC SDN Task Group (TG), the specification describes in detail how a UC system can automate the programming of the network for proper treatment of voice, video and web conferencing.

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Voice, video, networking

8x8 takes top spot in UC market, says Infonetics

Posted by The UC Buyer on May 13, 2014

8X8, a competitive VoIP and cloud services provider, has taken the top spot on the Infonetics Research top hosted unified communications scorecard, beating out West IP Communications, Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ).

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Voice, cloud

Zultys Mobile Communicator 4.0 brings Contact Center and Visual Voice Mail Capabilities to Android Devices

Posted by The UC Buyer on May 13, 2014

Zultys, a leading provider of innovative unified communications solutions that empower businesses to collaborate effectively, today announces the availability of Zultys Mobile Communicator version 4.0 for Android which extends advanced IP business phone system functionality like voicemail management and contact center agent capabilities to the mobile device. The new application is now available to download from the Google Play Store.

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Voice, Contact Center

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