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    How cloud opportunities are set aloft by Ethernet

    Ovum StraightTalk

    The 10th Ethernet World was held in Prague September 30 through October 2. The global enterprise Ethernet service market continues to grow robustly. For full-year 2013, Ovum projects a $34bn Ethernet service market worldwide, growing to $62bn by 2018 at a 13% CAGR.

    About 6 months, 1 week ago - 0 comments - Categories: Enterprise, Strategy, UnifiedComms, Vendors
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    Unified comms and collaboration is increasingly important for insurers

    Ovum StraightTalk

    Unified communications and collaboration (UCC) capabilities are becoming increasingly important for insurers and companies in other industries in the rapidly emerging digital marketplace. To determine how enterprises around the globe are using or planning to use UCC, Ovum interviewed over 1,320 enterprise ICT decision-makers in 18 countries in 4Q12 and 1Q13.

    About 8 months, 2 weeks ago - 0 comments - Categories: Best Practice, Strategy, UnifiedComms, Vendors
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    Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise expands its cloud vision

    Ovum StraightTalk

    Through 2013 Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise (ALU-E) will roll out a set of solutions on which its partners can offer a range of hosted unified communications (UC) services. The company’s strategy is different to those of its competitors in that it will deliver separate solutions for enterprises and SMBs, as well as a set of application services.

    About 1 year ago - 0 comments - Categories: Enterprise, UnifiedComms, Vendors
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    Sizing up collaboration: how to measure ROI on your Unified Communications


    Dust off the bunting and hang the flags out: global IT spending is forecast to increase by 4.1% in 2013 according to Gartner’s latest worldwide IT spending forecast published in March. This is great news, but when considered within the still-quaking economy it also comes with a caution: it’s more important than ever to make carefully-planned IT investments which add value to a business and create a Return on Investment in a defined time period.

    About 1 year ago - 0 comments - Categories: Hardware, Regulation, UnifiedComms
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    Avaya’s cloud UC strategy continues to evolve

    Ovum StraightTalk

    At Enterprise Connect in March 2013 Avaya introduced a set of platforms on which its partners – which include operators, systems integrators, and resellers – can build to offer fully hosted communications services. The move is a marked departure for the company, whose revenues are derived mainly from selling communications software and solutions that enterprises deploy on-premise.

    About 1 year ago - 0 comments - Categories: Strategy, UnifiedComms, Vendors
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    The New Wave in Unified Communications

    GreenPages Technology Solutions

    Senior Solutions Architect Ralph Kindred discusses key concepts around Unified Communications and what to expect in the future.

    About 2 years ago - 0 comments - Categories: Trends, UnifiedComms
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    Mobile Devices in a Cloud World

    GreenPages Technology Solutions

    The thinking is that sensitive corporate data will be centrally stored and not held on mobiledevices.  And with the proliferation of 3G and 4G networking, access should be available from almost anywhere. However, this doesn’t mean that we no longer need to worry about security of the endpoint device.

    About 2 years, 2 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: Security, UnifiedComms
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    Gartner Releases Hype Cycle for Networking and Communications, 2011

    Louis Columbus

    It is ironic that a framework meant to define the relative level of hype associated with new technologies adds in seven new ones, an increase of 20% within just a year. Are all those technologies really significant enough to be included in a framework whose purpose is to cut through hype? With less than 1% adoption throughout enterprises for over 50% of these technologies, it may be time for a more rigorous screening process.

    About 2 years, 7 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: Compliance, Consumer, Economy, Enterprise, Forecasts, Government, Green, Hype, SaaS , Security, UnifiedComms
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    NEBS Compliance: Top 3 Misconceptions of NEBS Standards


    Network Equipment-Building System (NEBS) provides a set of technical requirements with the goal of making network telecom equipment completely fail-safe. Telecom carriers purchasing NEBS compliant equipment can have confidence their telecom platform deployment meets standards for...

    About 2 years, 7 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: Enterprise, Regulation, Security, UnifiedComms
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