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Metrigy’s analysis of what’s working at the most successful companies shows that it pays to invest in the right technologies to support at-home workers. Last month, my colleague Irwin Lazar shared tips for optimizing meeting rooms to better support hybrid work based on results from Metrigy’s...

September 20, 2021 – VOSS Solutions has acquired LayerX Technologies, a provider of network and UC application performance monitoring and analytics. With this move, VOSS is better able to leverage LayerX’s ability to aggregate UC performance data from a variety of application and network sources,...

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),...

Talkdesk is somewhat an anomaly. Engineer Tiago Paiva, who founded the company 10 years ago after winning a hackathon for a prototype he created, remains at the helm. Despite its $10 billion valuation, the company still embraces an entrepreneurial, turn-on-the-dime innovative spirit. Though big changes are...

May 26, 2021 – Mitel announced an exclusive partnership with Five9 to provide its customers and partners with access to Five9’s Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) suite. Mitel will integrate Five9’s CCaaS solution with its own Unified Communications (UC) offerings.The single platform includes integrated...

Companies have fundamentally changed their workplaces in 2020, with the majority of employees still working from home. In what was initially supposed to be a short-term situation, business leaders have uncovered benefits with work-from-home (WFH) strategies and at least 56% plan to continue them indefinitely...

The CFO Imperative: Leveraging UCaaS to Drive Business Transformation, Optimize Spending, and Enable Productivity in the Age of Work-From-Home This ebook provides insights into how CFOs can minimize costs, maximize productivity, and increase revenues by adopting cloud-based, integrated communications and collaboration technologies. In this ebook, we'll...

Despite the widespread adoption of mobile unified communications applications over the last several years, the true promise of using UC on mobile devices to generate gains in productivity, revenue, and to achieve cost savings often remains unfulfilled. Nemertes Research’s 2020 global study of more than 525...

Even before the Covid-19 pandemic went global in the first quarter of 2020, organizations were already rapidly moving their unified communications applications, including calling, messaging, and meetings, to the cloud. Nemertes Research’s 2020 Cost Benefit Analysis: Workplace Collaboration and Contact Center global study of approximately...

The global Covid-19 pandemic has led to an unprecedented shift to work-from-home. Nemertes’ recent global study of more than 460 organizations found that: 91% of organizations now support work-from-home (up from 63% before the pandemic) 72% of employees now work at home (up from 34%...