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Why Critical Infrastructure Real Time Connectivity is Moving to SDN, Controlling the Internet While Connecting Assets on the Power Grid
Less than two years after implementing a secure, real-time, programmable networking platform for the California Independent System Operator (Cal-ISO),…

By: Arti Loftus | 3/19/2019

Welcome Poly: A New Name, New Focus & New Offerings
Today's world is powered by communications. Two leaders in the space, Plantronics and Polycom, announced they would merge in a $2B deal a year ago to …

By: Stefania Viscusi | 3/19/2019

Secure, Complaint Call Recording in a 'Call Cabinet'
Call recording, once the domain of the largest contact centers and perhaps government agencies, is one of those tools that nearly anyone can put in th…

By: Tracey E. Schelmetic | 3/19/2019

Ribbon Chimes in to Support Amazon's New Voice Connector Service
Ribbon Communications announced as part of their presence at Enterprise Connect this week in Orlando, that Amazon is leveraging Ribbon's Session Borde…

By: Special Guest | 3/19/2019

Lifesize Intros New 4K Video Conferencing Systems
To ensure that even SMBs are afforded the benefit of 4K video conferencing, Lifesize, an innovator in the space, has just announced the release of two…

By: Stefania Viscusi | 3/19/2019

TMC Announces 2019 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award Winners
TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person, and online, announced today the winners of the 2019 INT…

By: TMC | 3/19/2019

Samsung and Verizon Bring Office Experience to Galaxy S9 Users
Samsung and Verizon are delivering tight integration between One Talk and Samsung's Galaxy S9 that further deliver on the promise of a completely unte…

By: Erik Linask | 3/18/2019

Nextiva Nets Record-setting Four Stevies
Nextiva announced a record four Stevie Awards edging out nearly 3,000 nominations from across the globe. Nextiva's two Gold Stevies were for the NextO…

By: Maurice Nagle | 3/18/2019

100-Year-Old Water Main Break Results in Flooding and Outages in NE Portland
A century-old water main burst in NE Portland, flooding homes and businesses and causing power to but shut down for most of Saturday.

By: Erik Linask | 3/18/2019

Nectar 10: The Next Generation in UC Network Management
Using the Enterprise Connect stage, Nectar announced the arrival of Nectar 10, a solution aimed at delivering IT a robust set of tools capable of prov…

By: Maurice Nagle | 3/18/2019

Take Control with Virtual Call Flow Builder
Unified Office unveiled an expansion to the Total Connect Now platform at Enterprise Connect. Visual Call Flow Builder is now included in the platform…

By: Maurice Nagle | 3/18/2019

Dropping Real Time Communications into Web and Mobile Web Applications, AT&T Leverages Ribbon's Kandy Platform for New API Marketplace
In our hyperconnected world, where we live on our favorite apps, shop on our favorite websites, visit our doctors on web-based telehealth platforms, a…

By: Arti Loftus | 3/18/2019

KPN Sweetens Services with New RTC API Store
As the real time communications (RTC) industries continues to move applications to the cloud, Ribbon Communications revealed today in a press release …

By: Special Guest | 3/18/2019

A New Multicloud Security Solution for Session Management Across Distributed Enterprise Networks: 128 and Ribbon Tie Things Together
128 Technology, which calls itself the Session Smart routing company, and Ribbon Communications, a global software company specializing in secure, int…

By: Arti Loftus | 3/18/2019

Ribbon Rolls Out Direct Routing for Teams Using Programmable Configuration from Microsoft's Azure Marketplace
Kicking off a big week in Orlando at Enterprise Connect, Ribbon and Microsoft announced they've developed a fully software-based solution for connecti…

By: Special Guest | 3/18/2019

In A Multicloud World, Real Time Communications Gets More Interesting Everyday
Voice services have for twenty-five years have been running over the Internet, sparked by the VoIP revolution in the 1990's. At the turn of the centur…

By: Special Guest | 3/18/2019

Nextiva CTO Sees a New Era of Truly Integrated Business Communications
Nextiva's new CTO talks about the company's vision for extending unified communications beyond traditional definitions by tightly integrating adjacent…

By: Erik Linask | 3/15/2019

Friday Means Martinis Both Shaken and Stirred: Need a Drink After All Those Robo Calls?
Earlier this month in Dallas, 40 major service providers along with the FCC and other industry standards bodies attended conference designed to resolv…

By: Arti Loftus | 3/15/2019

Rural Innovation Programs Will Rely on Virtual Office Technology
When we first became aware of the concept of a virtual office in the 1990s, we assumed it would be a cool way to allow employees to work from home on …

By: Tracey E. Schelmetic | 3/15/2019

8x8 Puts Conferencing Technology on Display
8x8 announced its new Meetings experience will be front and center in booth 506 at Enterprise Connect, offering attendees a firsthand look at the audi…

By: Maurice Nagle | 3/14/2019