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Corvisa in Queue at ShoreTel

Twas a few nights before Christmas when ShoreTel announced its intent to acquire Corvisa, a Milwaukee, WI-based hosted provider. Corvisa is an...

Business Communications Trends and Highlights of 2015

In this Industry Buzz podcast, Blair Pleasant leads a conversation with the UCStrategies Experts about the significant stories from 2015. Participating Experts include Kevin Kieller, J.R. Simmons, Jon Arnold, Simon Dudley, Steve Leaden, Dr. Joseph Williams, Michael Finneran, and Roberta J. Fox.

Clark Peterson of Vonage Business on UCaaS

In this Executive Insights podcast, UCStrategies’ Jim Burton is joined by Clark Peterson, President, Business Solutions Group, Vonage Business. The discussion is about Unified Communications as a Service: its history, where we are today, and what Vonage has done to position itself in its future.


Last week Cisco celebrated Spark’s birthday with a series of announcements. Cisco Spark was introduced just a year ago as...


Colin here, and my postings have a lot of typos. For those, I apologize. I’m an old geezer, and I...

Discussing Spark with Zeus

Cisco made several announcements today at its annual Collaboration Summit in San Francisco. Zeus Kerravala and I discuss them in this...

A Proximity Equal

UC vendors are tapping into Plantronics' proximity API to facilitate seamless handoffs from wireless headsets to desktop phones, soft phone clients, and mobile devices.

Webinar Replay: Avoiding UC Implementation Failure

This webinar focused on one critical objective: ensuring that you are highly successful in managing your current UC environment despite its complexity. UCStrategies Expert Phil Edholm, and leading vendors, discuss how Business Communications Operations Management (BCOM) is a critical component of UC success.

Experts Review BC Summit 2015

In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts get together to discuss the recent BC Summit. The podcast includes Experts Blair Pleasant, Jon Arnold, Jim Burton, Steve Leaden, Phil Edholm, Art Rosenberg, Kevin Kieller, and Dr. Joseph Williams.

The Innovation Leak

Cisco recently paid $700 million to acquire Acano. It’s a familiar story: Big company fills gaps in portfolio by acquiring...