How 5G Will Benefit UC, the IoT and Your Business

Fifth generation (5G) wireless technology is coming, and it promises to change the way we access and use unified communications (UC) services. While 4G/LTE offers theoretical download speeds of up to 1Gbps, 5G promises to deliver speeds of 10Gbps to … Read More

Is Your Call Recorder PCI Compliant?

In last week’s post, we discussed how software-defined wide-area networks (SD-WANs) can boost compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). However, it is important to note that these regulations aren’t limited to data network security. Any … Read More

SD-WANs Can Boost PCI DSS Compliance

Flexible connectivity options, improved traffic optimization and increased automation are some of the reasons organizations become interested in software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) technologies. Improved security and regulatory compliance are also increasingly important selling points. SD-WANs offer important security benefits, including … Read More

Simplified Management of Hybrid UC Environments

A hybrid unified communications (UC) environment offers enticing business benefits.  It allows you to deploy new services and applications in the cloud without undermining your onsite technology investments. It also allows you to select different procurement models for different functional … Read More

Integrated Communication Key to IoT Success

According to a variety of estimates, the Internet of Things (IoT) will soon comprise more than 50 billion connected devices that continuously collect data on everything from drilling rigs to defibrillators. However, all that data is of limited value unless … Read More

How Hyper-Convergence Benefits Unified Communications

Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) solutions are among the hottest technologies on the market today. According to IDC, the HCI market saw year-over-year growth of 110 percent between 2015 and 2016. Forty percent of organizations are now using HCI solutions, according to … Read More

A Cost-Efficient Solution for Streaming Live Video

In our last post, we talked about the business benefits of video collaboration, and steps you can take to optimize the user experience. As video has moved from the board room to desktops and mobile devices, organizations are finding it … Read More

The Business Benefits of Video and How to Optimize Them

Video conferencing has long been touted as a means of enabling face-to-face interactions without the cost and disruption of business travel. However, a new report from TechAisle shows that video collaboration has much stronger implications for small to midsize businesses … Read More

Making the Case for UC ROI

Roughly speaking, return on investment (ROI) is a metric for gauging the profitability of an investment. For instance, if you earn $20 on a $100 investment, you have an ROI of 20 percent. Establishing the ROI of technology purchases has … Read More