Mitel to Acquire ShoreTel: What Does It Mean to You?

On July 27, 2017, Mitel and ShoreTel announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Mitel will acquire 100 percent of the outstanding shares of ShoreTel common stock at $7.50 per share. The purchase price represents a 28 … Read More

Streamlining Workplace Collaboration

Workplace collaboration applications that combine voice, video, chat and file-sharing are routinely touted as essential for the modern workplace. And why not? Allowing far-flung team members to come together on a common platform to share ideas, solve problems and accomplish … Read More

Why You Need a Sound PC Procurement Strategy

Years ago, many IT industry analysts proclaimed that the PC was dead — that mobile devices would become the computing endpoint of choice for workers everywhere. In reality, most people still use PCs for heavy computing tasks and resource-intensive applications. … Read More

Solution Providers Add Value to Cloud-Based UC Projects

Business of all sizes are shifting to the cloud for communications, collaboration and contact center services. A recent report predicts that more than half of all businesses will be using Unified-Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) by 2020. That’s not surprising. UCaaS is an … Read More

Enhancements to Drive Mobile UC Market Growth

Can unified communications really be unified without a fully realized mobile strategy? In the age of the “anywhere worker,” the integration of mobile devices into all communication platforms is essential for developing any real sense of unity. The continued development … Read More

UC Integration Fortifies Mobile Financial Services

Perhaps no business sector was quicker to recognize the benefits of mobile computing than the financial services industry. Services such as mobile banking, mobile payments and mobile commerce have matured rapidly with widespread adoption over the past five years. A … Read More