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Cisco Dramatically Simplifies UC&C Licensing

This week, Cisco made some announcements regarding UC&C licensing with Rel 9.0.  The company is offering three levels of licensing, and all levels have access to Cisco Jabber, and Pro users get WebEx Social. Enhanced: Now includes any device, including Jabber…

The Evolving Edgewater Networks

I remember the first VoIP implementations over shared Internet didn’t work so well. Everything was fine until a colleague hit YouTube. Edgewater Networks was part of the solution back then – they figured out that the bottleneck was primarily the…

How is Monopoly Spelled?

Colin here. The world is shifting to VoIP. I know this because my 82 year old parents home phone service is now VoIP. If they use Voip then it is a happening trend. What mystifies me is why VoIP carriers…

How To Host an Analyst Conference

This post is written to the analyst relations folks at UC vendors. The opinions below are officially mine, but several opinions went into the making of this post. Most vendors in the Unified Communications and Collaboration space host annual analyst…

Mitel: Did Not Ship Booked Orders

Last June, Mitel announced a pretty strong Q412 quarter. The company was firing on all cylinders. Here are some of those highlights: Revenue from operations for the fourth quarter up 4% Gross margins from operations were 55.6%, up from 52.2%…

An Arrow of Avaya

[Originally published on NoJitter.Com on June 17, 2012] Recently, I had the opportunity to meet with David Chavez at Avaya’s Colorado Executive Briefing Center. David is the CTO in the World Wide Sales Organization. He was promoted into this position…

Olympics and Real Time Communications

The idea of saving the events most appealing to the American public for prime time viewing certainly isn’t new. But this year, NBC’s coverage is a disaster. Well, depends how you define disaster because the ratings are high and the…

Patently Messed Up

Colin here. What is innovation? It’s a simple enough question, except that it is not. Most innovation is synthesis of other ideas. Rare is there something entirely new that is invented. (And even then the argument can be made it is…