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As Huawei Faces Western Challenges, China Continues 5G Advance
Huawei garnered U.S. headlines a lot lately. And it hasn't been good news. But that hasn't hurt the forward-momentum of 5G in China, Huawei's home cou…

By: Paula Bernier | 12/20/2018

Gigaclear Deployment Delivers Digital Age to Rural UK
Ciena announced that it is supporting a recent 100G transport network deployment for the U.K.'s Gigaclear Networks to deliver fiber broadband connecti…

By: Maurice Nagle | 12/19/2018

AI and 5G to Accelerate in 2019
5G and AI will remain key networking trends in the year ahead. And Ciena points out that 2019 will bring early 5G metropolitan deployments in major As…

By: Paula Bernier | 12/19/2018

MiCTA Makes WE Approved National Vendor
Windstream Enterprise (WE) announced that MiCTA selected the service provider as an Approved National Vendor for network and communications solutions …

By: Maurice Nagle | 12/19/2018

PBXDom Provides Analytical Insight
This week, PBXDom announced an update to its phone system analytics solution, PBXDom. The enhancements entail the promise of interoperability with ove…

By: Maurice Nagle | 12/19/2018

Making the Most of Your Meetings
With the right tools and connections, and a little bit of planning and empathy, businesses can work to ensure that meeting participants have successfu…

By: Paula Bernier | 12/19/2018

Mobile 5G Service Line Coming to a City Near You
AT&T announced the coming of the first Mobile 5G Service Line in the United States. As of December 21st, mobile 5G will be a reality in 12 cities, wit…

By: Maurice Nagle | 12/18/2018

In-Store Networks Play a Pivotal Role in Retail CX
One aspect of delivering optimal customer experiences that is often overlooked is the in-store network.

By: Paula Bernier | 12/18/2018

Ciena Takes IP to the Next Level
Ciena's Adaptive IP leverages analytics, automation, open networking, programmability, and SDN-based orchestration to make networks and the applicatio…

By: Paula Bernier | 12/18/2018

The Virtual Office: A More Affordable Place to Set Up Shop
Some companies are reacting to the limited and expensive real estate supply in major markets by locating in nearby cities and/or erecting virtual offi…

By: Paula Bernier | 12/18/2018

Verint Vies for VoC Market Leadership with ForeSee Purchase
Verint announced the completion of a definitive agreement to acquire VoC vendor ForeSee. The acquisition creates a compelling omnichannel cloud VoC po…

By: Maurice Nagle | 12/17/2018

It's Here! The 2019 AI, ML Prediction Piece
As 2018 comes to a close, and as we near a new year, let's look at where AI and ML stand, and where they may be going.

By: Paula Bernier | 12/17/2018

People, Networks Are Adapting to New Business Realities
Business and network transformation call for new talent. Businesses can develop that talent in a variety of ways.

By: Paula Bernier | 12/14/2018

Route Mobile Announces Further Collaboration with Oracle Marketing Cloud
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) member, Route Mobile Limited, unveiled further collaboration with the Oracle Marketing Cloud. The Oracle Customer Experien…

By: Maurice Nagle | 12/14/2018

Compliancy Group Partners with UCaaS Business SkySwitch
Compliance is an important business concern today. In response to this business imperative, SkySwitch has partnered with Compliancy Group.

By: Paula Bernier | 12/13/2018

Verizon Launching RCS
Verizon is launching RCS Chat on the Pixel 3 and 3 XL. RCS is a chat/messaging standard offering functionality that's akin to Apple's iMessage. RCS is…

By: Paula Bernier | 12/13/2018

Empire Powers UC Services with Ribbon's Kandy Platform
As the industry heads into a new year, with rapid and sustained growth in the areas of Unified Communications as a Service for businesses, Ribbon this…

By: Arti Loftus | 12/13/2018

What's Happening With Cloud-Based Business Communications
The global cloud PBX market is poised for 23.5 percent compound annual growth between this year and 2024. The health care vertical is leading hosted P…

By: Paula Bernier | 12/13/2018

Putting Connected Technology on Trial
Connected technology can help courts, jails, police, and prisons comply with laws, lower risks, and save money. But there are some potential downsides…

By: Paula Bernier | 12/13/2018

Videoconferencing Enables Northern Exposure 2.0
Some remote areas are bringing in doctors through the magic of videoconferencing.

By: Paula Bernier | 12/13/2018