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Videoconferencing is undergoing a lot of change lately. Smartphones, Snapchat, and YouTube have made many people, particularly younger generations, extremely comfortable with using video to communicate.
1/23/2018 3:05:25 PM
ServiceMax from GE Digital, the leading provider of end-to-end field service management solutions, will be holding a keynote, participating in a panel discussion, and exhibiting at IoT Evolution Expo, a three-day event exploring business transformation through the Internet of Things.
1/23/2018 2:56:41 PM
The importance of microphones in delivering high-quality audio for conferencing cannot be understated. That's why companies like Biamp Systems continue to innovate on this front.
1/23/2018 2:08:32 PM
Sigfox U.S.A., the North American network operator for Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) connectivity provider Sigfox, will be attending and speaking at this year's IoT Evolution Expo.
1/23/2018 1:58:29 PM
IoT Evolution Health began this morning and we're feeling better already. The new event from IoT Evolution takes place this week in Orlando Florida at Disney's Contemporary Resort and IoT Evolution Health speakers from Philips, PWeR, and Integron set us off with a positive diagnosis for the future.
1/23/2018 1:51:32 PM
Customer service solution provider Genesys has sold its QoS Telesys contact center consulting business to Avtex. The value of the deal, which was announced earlier this month, was not disclosed.
1/23/2018 1:28:30 PM
The Vermont State Colleges System has been awarded a $388,988 grant by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This grant will help strengthen the current remote learning system, as Anne Hazlett, Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development announced. The USDA is awarding grants related to broadband projects aiming to further job training and educational/healthcare services in rural areas for 35 states.
1/23/2018 1:09:41 PM
Gartner this month published a guide for the midmarket unified communications-as-a-service space in North America. It said this space could approach a value of $3 billion by 2021.
1/23/2018 12:19:20 PM
HMD Global will be in Nigeria this week taking part in the Techpoint Build 2018 event. The gathering in Lagos will showcase Nigerian tech startups. Nigeria hopes tech will help it grow the economy and improve the country's standard of living
1/23/2018 11:24:08 AM
Accordance announced it chose Natterbox for a completely new telephony system. Included is innovative Advanced Voice Services (AVS) for seamless Salesforce integration to aid Accordance consumers.
1/23/2018 10:33:41 AM
Since 2002, Mocana has provided mission-critical IoT security solutions for embedded systems, industrial controls and the Internet of Things (IoT). Recently, the company has made another advancement, which has given them a spot in the GE Digital Alliance Program.
1/23/2018 10:01:38 AM
New data suggests this powerful flu season could result in more than $9 billion in lost productivity. Here are a few ideas for how to prevent the spread of flu within your organization.
1/23/2018 9:51:04 AM
Conference calls can be a double-edged sword. Noise and confusion can lessen the value of conference calls. Here are some tips to avoid these problems and get the maximum value from your conference calls.
1/23/2018 9:22:03 AM
[CyberData - The IP Endpoint Company, announced today that it will be showcasing its [product/service] at ITEXPO, held February 13-16, 2018 at Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
1/23/2018 8:44:59 AM
A new report by Strategy Analytics suggests that those deploying 5G networks should take a page from those in the military communications market. That's because they both can benefit from technologies like beam forming, duplex communications, Gallium Nitride, millimeter-wave frequencies, phased arrays, satellite communications, and shared spectrum access.
1/23/2018 8:00:00 AM
This is the first in a series on Women in IoT focuses on fleet trucking and supply chain with FR8Star.
1/22/2018 6:11:33 PM
The Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice have green-lighted the Cisco-BroadSoft combination the companies announced last year.
1/22/2018 6:08:29 PM
There are about 230 million active registrations on the Do-Not-Call Registry indicating the registry is the definition of a successful government program. If that's the definition of success, we're all in trouble.
1/22/2018 5:31:03 PM
Today, Ciena announced enhancements to its GeoMesh Extreme submarine solution that would support submarine cable operator efforts toward meeting IoT, virtual reality, 5G and video-centric streaming demands with a boost to capacity. In supporting L-Band capabilities as well as the ability to run on TE SubCom's L-Band wet plant system augments capacity by nearly two times.
1/22/2018 5:23:49 PM
1/22/2018 5:20:00 PM
Unified Office has come out with a new version of its Total Connect Now Operations Performance Suite. TCNOPS 2.0 introduces the ability to automatically or dynamically control thermostats and other things like air conditioners, heaters, make tables, refrigeration units, safe doors, security and video systems, and stove exhaust vendors.
1/22/2018 4:27:37 PM
Ciena's recent webinar Solving the Scale Challenge at the Network Edge discussed how service providers can design their packet networks to right-size connectivity based on application, and scale efficiently to open new revenue streams while keeping costs in check. One of the highlights was a conversation between John Hawkins, Senior Advisor for Product and Technical Marketing at Ciena, and Jerome Backmeyer, Network Administrator at Vincent Communications and Controls.
1/22/2018 3:59:12 PM
If you are putting together a conferencing solution for a client, you'll want to closely map your microphone choice to your customer's requirements and space considerations.
1/22/2018 3:32:22 PM
Better experience, more convenience and an added layer of security to boot? Today's gamers have good reason to up the ante when it comes to online gambling.
1/22/2018 3:26:12 PM
Aspect Software is taking steps to ensure the contact centers leveraging its solutions don't fall victim, and are able to support this heavily regulated realm. Aspect recently announced Aspect Via earned PCI Level 1 certification in North America, with plans to complete Level 2 this quarter, as well.
1/22/2018 3:13:17 PM
Blockchain has become closely associated with the controversial topic of cryptocurrency. And that's fine because blockchain is an enabling technology of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and their competitors.
1/22/2018 2:23:06 PM
The IoT Solutions Theatre opens Tuesday, January 23 at the IoT Evolution Expo and it will feature some of the best and most innovative IoT solutions in the field today.
1/22/2018 1:44:09 PM
The IoT Evolution Expo is off to a huge start today, with a slate of workshops and certifications designed to bring attendees into 2018 with all the knowledge they will need to drive this industry into the next ten years of success.
1/22/2018 1:40:30 PM
Unified Office, a managed services provider with pioneering virtualized private networking technologies originally crafted for human communications and collaboration, announced today at the IoT Evolution Expo in Orlando, Florida, it has expanded its reach from monitoring and analysis of IoT data to actually triggering changes in infrastructure and environmental controls based on that data.
1/22/2018 12:36:52 PM
Audio Visual Integration or AV Integration, as it's known in the industry, is the integration of audio and visual hardware to create a smooth and hassle free user experience, where people can connect with each other, wherever they may in the world.
1/22/2018 11:42:29 AM
What should you do if you're not getting the results you want from your marketing efforts? If you're like most businesses, you keep trying to find ways to promote your brand, your business, your products.
1/22/2018 10:50:00 AM
At the IoT Evolution Expo this week, security is a key focus.
1/22/2018 9:38:03 AM
Fast growing IoT Solution Provider showcases Internet of Things monetization, sophisticated billing, and tax compliant solution in Orlando, FL.
1/22/2018 9:30:00 AM
Appointment-setting software can go a long way in helping salespeople reach out to clients and prospect at the best time and in the most effective and efficient way, says VanillaSoft.
1/22/2018 8:00:00 AM
Audio Conferencing makes every meeting as clear as day so that it feels like every person on the call is right in the same room. Sound quality is crisp and this week, the most was being made out of audio technology. From designing the proper collaboration space to TCS and Shure Enhancing a strategic partnership, here is the Audio Conferencing Week in Review.
1/20/2018 7:00:00 AM
Unified Communications was very broad this week, as communications has many offerings. From Reinvent adding SMS to its Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) portfolio to Centile choosing Pure Cloud Solutions (PCS) as its cloud PBX provider, UC continued to show how vital it is to the world. With all the news and announcements, it seems like the perfect time for a Unified Communications Week in Review.
1/20/2018 7:00:00 AM
The Conferencing Zone is seeing major enhancements, especially from TrueConf as it teamed up with NVIDIA. Together, a new way to video conference will be brought to life. Along with that, Yamaha announced one of its highly anticipated offerings is finally available for shipment. Missed anything? Here's all the news and announcements in The Conferencing Zone Week in Review.
1/20/2018 7:00:00 AM
SD-WAN is a game changing technology serving as a keep component of the digital era. Digital transformation is touching all points of technology, and as the cloud adoption and applications grow, SD-WAN is an exceptional way to deliver performance, reliability, flexibility and cut costs on an organizations WAN spend. So with the weekend upon us, there's no better time than the present to take a look back at the week that was in SD-WAN news: It's time for the Week in Review!
1/20/2018 7:00:00 AM
Digital transformation has taken hold, driving a new era of innovation in the data center and beyond. Starting with the transformation of network infrastructure and ending with the user experience, change is in the air. And with the weekend upon us, there's no better time than the present to take a look at the week that was in network transformation news: Time for the Week in Review!
1/20/2018 7:00:00 AM
The network is neck deep in the midst of a rebirth. Digital Transformation is steering development in a decidedly software defined direction, as rigid architectures of the past are giving way to agile, on-demand and automated deployments and services driving industry into a new era. A shining example of some of today's innovation is in Web-scale networking. So, with the weekend upon us, there's no better time than the present to take a look at the week that was in Web-scale networking news: Time for the Week in Review!
1/20/2018 7:00:00 AM
VMware Inc. this week offered a rundown of some of its retail customers. That customer list, rolled out at this week's National Retail Federation show, includes the always dapper Brooks Brothers, the polished DFS, and the regal Royal Carribbean.
1/19/2018 8:23:37 PM
Gemalto is emphasizing the monetization aspects of its platform for software providers. And it has launched a YouTube software monetization channel to tell that story.
1/19/2018 7:21:32 PM
Call center employers are supposed to forecast schedules based on the history of call volumes. However, there are times when these volumes can prove unpredictable. In those situations, quick thinking is involved, unless instability has become a way of life. There are times when it is actually possible to forecast even when the call center weather is ever-changing.
1/19/2018 7:02:27 PM
Contact center workforce management solution provider Teleopti is trumpeting the fact that it's the No. 1 WFM software outfit on Microsoft Azure and that it's a Microsoft Gold Co-Sell Partner.
1/19/2018 5:56:06 PM
Verint is supplying the U.K. city with its digital first engagement management solution. That promises to help improve automated digital customer service for its citizens and employees, and enable it to benefit from back office efficiencies.
1/19/2018 5:52:27 PM
This week, the City of Vancouver announced a partnership with Shaw Communications Inc., to expand free public Wi-Fi across the city. And as a result, #VanWiFi is one of North America's largest public WiFi networks, touting more than 600 locations.
1/19/2018 5:19:57 PM
5G has lots of benefits. But it could indirectly lead to more cybersecurity problems, introduce new complexity, and even expand the digital divide.
1/19/2018 5:16:37 PM
Yamaha UC announced it is officially shipping the Yamaha CS-700 Video Sound Collaboration System for huddle rooms. The system is an all-in-one wall-mounted UC solution for easy installation and deployment for the best in both audio and video for meetings in small areas.
1/19/2018 5:02:28 PM
The cold weather reportedly overloaded transformers - hardly a surprise given the massive increase in power draw to heat homes and businesses, which is exactly what Florida Power and Light confirmed, noting more than 3,000 outages in its service area.
1/19/2018 4:49:22 PM
Revolabs, a subsidiary of Yamaha Corp and its UC department, announced its product lineup for Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018. Though Yamaha and Revolabs will showcase an extensive line of unified communications (UC) solutions, the emphasis will be on conferencing enhancing products. These include Yamaha CS-700 Video Sound Collaboration System designed for huddle rooms and Yamaha's YVS-1000MS Unified Communications Microphone and Speaker System.
1/19/2018 4:30:24 PM
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