Tag Archive: Cloud

Dec
03
2013

Risk – Another Reason for Remaining Premise-Based with UC

Without being too selective in following UC trends, it’s easy to conclude that flipping over or up to the cloud isn’t just a good idea, but also inevitable. The likes of Google and Amazon keep gaining mindshare, and if you follow the money, it’s all going to the cloud. Both carriers and vendors are jumping …

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Nov
25
2013

Defending the Premise-Based Path for UC

Things often go in cycles, and when a topic is hot, you need to stick with it since interest is high. Businesses are usually in reactive mode when new technologies come along, so their appetite is strong for objective information, and hopefully this column helps address that for UC. Of course, another reason for stepping …

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Nov
15
2013

Getting the Value Proposition Right with Hosted UC, Part 2

As I was writing my last post about this topic, a bigger picture emerged when considering the hosted model for Unified Communications. In that post, I touched on some key virtues of using the cloud, and if you follow my broader scope of writing, you’ll know I have more to say about this topic. When …

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Nov
12
2013

Getting the Value Proposition Right with Hosted UC

One of UC’s virtues is its flexibility, and a key aspect of that is the choice for being premise-based or hosted in the cloud. I’ve written a fair bit about both deployment models, and each has a distinct set of benefits. There’s also the hybrid approach where the business can go with a blended mix, …

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Apr
11
2013

Cloud or Premise for UC – Who Can You Trust?

Over my last three posts I’ve provided different points ofview in terms of considering cloud and premise-based options for Unified Communications. I began with vendors, using ADTRAN’s recent NetVanta enhancement as a frame of reference for offering choice to their customers. Following that I examined why businesses would choose either option or even a blended …

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