ViewSonic's ViewBoard comes in four models and will feature Intel's Unite app

Published: October 11th, 2017

Panasonic Canada launches new cloud service for UC

Panasonic Canada is bringing its Canadian unified communications (UC) PBX solutions to the cloud with its new Cloud Solutions offerings. The Cloud Solutions will coexist with the current available on-premises PBX solutions, with

Published on: August 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

Mitel acquires competitor ShoreTel for $430 million

The number of players in the Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) market has just gotten a little bit smaller. This morning Mitel announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant where it

Published on: July 27th, 2017 Alex Radu

Mitel acquires Toshiba’s unified communications business

After announcing earlier this year that it is bowing out of the North American telecommunications market, Toshiba is selling various assets and support from its unified communications (UC) business to Mitel. The acquisition

Published on: July 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Vendor pushes digital transformation in hospitals

How technology will change hospitals and health care is something that science fiction has been tackling for decades. Whether it be futuristic hospitals or eliminating disease all together, writers have had an expansive

Published on: January 17th, 2017 Alex Radu

SMBs adopting UC becoming a big channel opportunity

Small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) are adopting unified communication (UC) services in much larger numbers than ever before. According to a Jabra market survey, approximately two-thirds of SMBs will either add UC

Published on: November 10th, 2016 Alex Radu

Our first look at “Skype Preview”, Microsoft’s revamped, Bot-integrated Universal app

Microsoft is trying to expand the functionality of Windows 10 with its new Anniversary Update rolling out globally this week, but unless you have an ultrabook with biometric sensors or know how to

Published on: August 5th, 2016 Dave Yin

Lenovo enters unified communications market with smart meeting solution

ORLANDO, FL - There are very few IT segments where Lenovo doesn't have some sort of solution - after all the company's goal is to go from a customer's pocket to the data

Published on: May 9th, 2016 Dave Yin

Avaya announces Zang, a standalone communications platform-as-a-service business

It's not every day that an established company unveils a new standalone business, but that's just what Avaya did today. The unified communications vendor has announced Zang, an all-in-one cloud-based communications platform as

Published on: March 9th, 2016 Dave Yin

How a former Nortel partner thrived following the networking vendor’s bankruptcy

San Diego, CA – In many ways, the Canadian partner presenting at Avaya’s noon-hour roundtable would prefer to keep a low profile. And yet, it would seem that to Avaya, Ottawa-based Combat Networks

Published on: February 3rd, 2016 Dave Yin

Avaya to replace channel program with specializations

San Diego, CA - Grow Right is done. Perhaps not in those words, at its annual Executive Partner Forum, Avaya has spelt out the end of its long-running channel program and two replacements.

Published on: February 3rd, 2016 Dave Yin

Avaya revamps marketing unit and offers incentives for case studies

San Diego, CA - Channel programs come and go but it's rare that a company revamps its marketing department and admits to having major shortcomings. But this is what has happened wit Avaya and

Published on: February 3rd, 2016 Dave Yin

Highlights from the Telecom 2015 conference

Last week's Telecom 2015 Conference, organized by Neotelis Inc., was an incredible event with more than 260 customers, consultants and vendors in attendance. The level of energy and engagement between attendees was outstanding!

Published on: November 4th, 2015 Roberta Fox

Sound quality really matters in unified communications

We have a unified communications product test lab at our corporate offices at Fox Group. We have invested the space, time and resources in this unique area of our consulting service for a

Published on: September 25th, 2015 Roberta Fox

Avaya acquires Canadian solution provider to boost Aura

Avaya has turned to Richmond Hill, Ont.-based communications solution provider Esna Technologies Inc. to help the vendor enhance its Aura  and IP Office solutions. The Basking Ridge, N.J.-based networking and collaboration vendor acquired

Published on: May 28th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto