Security Tag

August 25, 2021 – Comcast Business has announced an intent to acquire Masergy, a global provider of wide-area network (WAN) services including SD-WAN, security, and performance management. In addition, Masergy offers hosted communications solutions including calling, meetings, messaging, and contact center, delivered in partnership with...

August 25, 2021 – RingCentral has announced a slew of new features for its voice, video, and collaboration applications. These new capabilities improve manageability, as well as the ability for distributed workers to securely engage with one another. The announcement includes Dynamic End-to-End Encryption (E2EE),...

Get ahead with a proactive strategy that maximizes cross-company team performance while minimizing risk. Despite the rapid growth in adoption of meeting and team apps in the last year, many organizations still struggle to enable effective cross-company collaboration, instead relying on disjointed approaches, including email and...

May 5, 2021 – SafeGuard Cyber introduced new governance capabilities for Zoom meetings. The solution enables companies to centrally define and enforce security and compliance policies governing audio, video, transcripts as well as messaging and in-meeting chat....

What’s the news? March 22, 2021 – Zoom released a video Software Development Kit (SDK) that lets developers leverage Zoom’s HD video, audio, and other interactive features to build video-based applications with native user interfaces. Developers can improve customer experience, create new revenue sources, and bolster...

What’s the news? March 23, 2021 – RingCentral has acquired Kindite, a company delivering encryption technologies for cloud-based applications. RingCentral notes that Kindite’s technology will allow it deliver “enhanced security capabilities, including end-to-end encryption.” Kindite’s Zero Trust security model ensures that customers retain control of their...

As the use of collaborations tools and platforms surges, new research from Metrigy emphasizes organizations need to focus on collaboration tool security to reduce risk. The COVID-19 pandemic has driven a rapid increase in the number of collaboration applications entering the workplace as organizations react to...

What’s the news? Masergy has announced an integrated offering that bundles its existing UCaaS (Unified Communications-as-a-Service) with Cisco Webex, providing the ability for customers to buy a single solution that includes calling and Cisco Webex meetings and team collaboration. Masergy’s customers now can take advantage of...

When the COVID-19 pandemic caused work-from-home orders around the world, IT leaders and their teams acquired mounting responsibility to ensure millions of home workers have the hardware, apps and secure, high-performance connectivity they need to do their jobs.But in order to do that effectively, CIOs...

Like many industry watchers, I expected to see IT budgets plummet from the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Though there are changes to IT spending, they aren’t as bleak as they could be — driven in large part by the need to equip home...

Without an effective strategy, enterprises aren’t getting the full benefits out of their team collaboration solution. Team collaboration apps are now the centerpiece of many modern unified communications and collaboration strategies. More than half of the 635 organizations that Nemertes benchmarked in 2019 had deployed team...