Author: Irwin Lazar

AWS announced that it has acquired Wickr, a team collaboration service offering end-to-end encryption for highly secure communications. Wickr’s service provides text-based messaging, as well as voice and video calling for 1:1 and group conversations. It also offers optional on-premises deployments and file sharing. AWS...

The last several weeks have highlighted the growing importance of addressing the security of team collaboration applications. According to Metrigy’s Workplace Collaboration: 2021-22 global study of 476 organizations, almost 68% have deployed team apps, while more than 57% of participants view team apps as a hub...

June 14, 2021 – Google announced a series of enhancements to its Workspace collaboration suite, including: • Google Workspace for Everyone – allowing anyone with a Gmail account to use all Workspace apps including Meet, Chat, Docs, and more • Background noise reduction for Google Meet now included in...

When COVID-19 first struck, many organizations rushed to deploy cloud-based Unified Communications-as-a-Service and video meeting solutions. But in the rush, security concerns were often overlooked, leading to potential risk from attack or unauthorized access to enterprise data....

June 3, 2021 – Unisys Corporation has announced an agreement to acquire Unify Square for $152.5 million. The acquisition will integrate Unify Square’s unified communications security and management applications into Unisys’ digital workplace management services offerings....

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in-person events largely came to a halt in 2020 as organizations shifted from in-person to virtual meetings, webinars, and larger events. Now, as conditions improve in many parts of the world, and restrictions ease, event managers are increasingly...

June 3, 2021 – Unisys Corporation has announced an agreement to acquire Unify Square for $152.5 million. The acquisition will integrate Unify Square’s unified communications security and management applications into Unisys’ digital workplace management services offerings....

As the hybrid work model expands, discover the unified communications and collaboration trends anticipated to transform the market in 2021 and further on. The COVID-19 pandemic ignited unprecedented changes in the unified communications and collaboration market as organizations rapidly shifted to remote work. Hybrid work, which...

A successful return-to-the-office strategy requires due diligence to understand reasons for return, employee attitudes, and how best to support various work styles. When we conducted Metrigy’s Workplace Collaboration:2021-22 global research study back in January, few workplaces expressed an appetite to return to the office any time...

Hybrid work, in which employees remain at home, return to the office, or split time between each will create a new paradigm for workplace communications and collaboration. Key a successful hybrid work strategy is leveraging team collaboration to enable contextual work. Metrigy’s global Workplace Collaboration:...

May 19, 2021 – Zoom has announced Zoom Events, a new platform for virtual events designed to allow customers to manage all aspects of event production and delivery. Features include ticketing and registration, billing, attendee networking, attendee management, post-event reporting, and the ability to deliver...