The October Quipz Recap

by Dave Michels

What occurred in October? These are the stories in the October Quipz.

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October Quipz newsletter:

  • Story of the Month is Cisco Acquires BroadSoft
  • 16 stories in the UC and UCaaS section including updates on Avaya and news from RingCentral, Collab9, Dialpad, and thoughts on the Forrester UC Wave.
  • In messaging news there were 8 stories including IBM and HCL, Oracle and Slack, and Facebook.
  • In Video there were 12 stories including StarLeaf App, VP9 SVC, Zoho, and Videxio.
  • The mobile section has 3 stories featuring Google and Tango.
  • Contact Center has 5 stories including my take on the new MQ.
  • 4 Emerging Tech stories on AI and Speech.
  • The Misc category caught 8 stories this month including the Plantronics antitrust trial and the future of Windows 10 Mobile.
  • A customer win for BroadSoft.
  • Acquisitions updates
  • Financial summaries on six companies that reported in October.
  • I always provide links to interesting stories otherwise not covered. 15 links to October stories.
  • October and upcoming event summary.

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