February 22, 2017
UC security is not a priority, according to a survey of IT professionals. But security should not be overlooked, as cloud UC creates new risks.
July 15, 2016
In UC news this week, Qumu's video management platform now offers Skype for Business support, while Bandwidth's SIP service portfolio receives a Skype for Business certification.
June 29, 2016
In UC news, an industry report predicts slow growth in the video conferencing market, while a study finds SMBs are embracing cloud-based tools faster than larger enterprises.
May 26, 2016
This week in UC news, Samsung has released a mobile UC platform for SMBs to support mobile workers, while Agora.io has launched a cloud-based telemedicine service.
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The Alcatel-Lucent UC portfolio, including the OpenTouch Business Edition and OmniPCX platforms, offers a wide range of features for both small and large organizations. Continue Reading
While SIP and WebRTC seem to perform similar functions, WebRTC won't be replacing SIP for enterprise communication anytime soon, according to expert Tsahi Levent-Levi. Continue Reading
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As UC platforms become more open to the outside world, IT leaders need to heed newer threats, including guest-access features, federation capabilities and cloud services. Continue Reading
Voice gateways connect VoIP networks to telecom providers and analog phones, while also providing backup call support. But these sensitive devices need proper security. Continue Reading
A strategically placed firewall within your network infrastructure can help mitigate VoIP attacks. But encryption and proxy services add enhanced security. Continue Reading
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The WebRTC protocol has shown great promise for integrating telephony capabilities into modern enterprise applications. But challenges remain. Continue Reading
While Cisco IP phones are not directly compatible with Microsoft Lync Server, there are ways to make them compatible. Lync guru Richard Luckett explains. Continue Reading
There are many ways enterprises can connect their VoIP systems to branch offices. Expert Michael Brandenburg explains what options are available. Continue Reading