Tag Archive: Cloud

Jun
18
2014

Top 10 Things that will Change with Unified Communications

Time to shift gears, and as we ease into summer, our inclination is to think less intensely about things and enjoy the world around us. I count myself in that camp, and to lighten things up a bit, I’m starting a new series now on “top 10 lists” that you can quickly digest and still …

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Jun
13
2014

Two Things Not to Expect with Hosted UC

If you follow my writing either here or elsewhere, you’ll know that I often present two sides of the coin in my thought leadership. Objectivity and balance are hallmarks of being an analyst, and while I’m not shy about taking a clear position, you need this for credibility. It’s easy to take a contrary position …

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Jun
05
2014

Three Things to Expect with Hosted UC

Over the past few posts, I’ve been examining the rationale for deploying cloud-based UC. Whether you call it hosted or managed or cloud, this is becoming the model of choice for any and all business applications. This model has been widely used for years by IT, but communications applications are quite new. As such, there’s …

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May
28
2014

Two Reasons for Deploying Hosted UC

I hope that the research findings discussed in my last post provided some grounding for how you’re feeling about which way to go with UC. You may not take comfort in the fact that so many businesses are undecided about the cloud for UC, but across the value chain, everyone is in the same boat. …

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May
22
2014

Should you go with hosted UC? What does the market say?

Well, that’s a pretty direct question, and not surprisingly, there is no simple answer. First off, the term “hosted” has a history, and creates confusion when used interchangeably with “cloud”. They largely mean the same thing in the sense that hosted services reside in the cloud, which really means data centers that are firmly planted …

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