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Taking Video Meetings to Where No Meeting Has Gone Before

The Artemis space mission isn’t just one small step for man; it’s one giant leap for communications technology.

UNIVERGE BLUE: Talks Like a Cloud, Sells Like a Box

The new offering from NEC offers channel partners the favorable economics of selling hardware while providing customers the benefits of UCaaS and CCaaS.

Zoom Expands Into Email and Calendar

Can Zoom disrupt the email and calendar market that Microsoft and Google have dominated? Potentially, here’s why.

The Emerging Next Generation of Remote Meetings

Videoconferencing technology has come a long way – and it’s still moving toward a better meeting experience.

CCaaS Adoption to Accelerate

Recent announcements and economic changes will accelerate the adoption of CCaaS.

Real-Time Recorded Week 41 2022

I often record these “weekly” updates with Zeus Kerravala, but I don’t normally post them on TalkingPointz. We used to do these about 3 times a month. This year, for various reasons, we slowed down. After about a two month…

Salesforce, Slack Just Changed Team Messaging

Slack takes on Microsoft Office with its recently revealed Canvas feature.

Zoom Phone Local Survivability: Zoom Phone’s Hybrid Moment

The hybrid office conversation needs to extend to resilient architecture. Zoom’s first hybrid workload addresses this need.

Zoom Phone Local Survivability: Zoom Phone’s Hybrid Moment

The hybrid office conversation needs to extend to resilient architecture. Zoom’s first hybrid workload addresses this need.

Perspectives on Zoom Perspectives 22

I have to admit that I am getting burned out on remote analyst events. I know I should prefer them. Online events are less expensive and more efficient, but we just haven’t nailed them yet. While in-person events are slowly…

The Convergence and Evolution of Enterprise Calling

The disruptive aspects of enterprise calling convergence have significant impacts on UC/UCaaS providers and channels.

What Goes Well With UCaaS Meetings?

It’s time to wonder what adjacent services will improve a UCaaS platform’s value.

It’s Time to Make Bots Sound Less Bot-Like

It’s already common for bots to allow us to select their voice from a menu. Why not take it a bit further and allow us to select more human-like voices?

Avaya Braces for Big Changes to Avoid Chapter 11 Again

A new CEO and old problems set the stage for turbulent times ahead at Avaya.

Ericsson Completes Vonage Acquisition

Ericsson intends to leverage Vonage to expand its mobile networking business into broader enterprise communications.

Would You Like an App with That?

Anyone responsible for customer call centers should look to their local fast food drive-thru lanes for inspiration.

Phone Booth For Sale

A digital transformation initiative at TalkingPointz has created some surplus equipment. It’s time to sell the world renown TalkingPointz Phone booth, complete with a rotary payphone. The phone booth has been utilized by the tele-rati. For sale: One original blue,…

Bandwidth and Alianza Partnership Targets CSPs

Bandwidth and Alianza plan a “sell-with” go-to-market strategy, as the communications service provider market is seeing new growth with private-label solutions.

Queuing Theory

A long hold time does not necessarily mean too much demand. I think a lot about queuing theory. Today, it’s mostly about contact centers, but in the old days it was basic voice engineering. Most telecom engineers today missed all…

Exploring 3 Alternatives to an Enterprise M365 Subscription

Enterprise IT leaders might be missing out on great UCaaS offerings by simply going with Microsoft and not doing an analysis of competitive services.

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