Unified Comms

The unified communications puzzle has come together via video conferencing and various messaging technologies.

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Improve your Unified Communications ROI

    IT decision makers concentrate hard on vintegrating real-time tools like instant messaging and voice and video conferencing with voicemail, email and text messages, they neglect the emotional and informational needs of the end user. The result? Your company has made a significant investment on a flawless UC platform and cutting...

    Sponsored By Plantronics

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites

    The mobile device management market has evolved into the enterprise mobility management suites market. EMM is growing quickly, and the vendor landscape has changed significantly, which will impact IT leaders' choices. Check this Gartner Report Now!

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2014

    SAP Enterprise Mobility: Bringing a Cohesive Approach to a Complex Market

    Social, mobile, big data, and cloud technologies are creating complexity for the enterprise, but embracing the changes associated with this third "wave" of IT can lead to more productive mobile workers as well as better communications with employees, partners, and customers. The trends in the enterprise mobility landscape drive a...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Headsets Mean Advantages for All

    Despite using multiple communication touchpoints everyday, studies show that nothing is more effective than voice at getting your point across.Headsets not only improve voice communication on calls, they also offer business benefits right the way across the enterprise. But as with all new technologies, some people will still need convincing....

    Sponsored By Plantronics

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Ten Steps to Selecting Voice tools your Colleagues will use and value

    You’ve thought long and hard about how best to invest in new technologies. You know integrating your communications tools could yield huge rewards – both in terms of ROI and in helping your colleagues to collaborate and perform at their very best. But how can you ensure your people adopt,...

    Sponsored By Plantronics

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    2014 Survey Report - Remote Collaboration Challenges and Strategies to Overcome

    In late 2013, Polycom surveyed 5,000 business professionals from all job levels around the world that focused on collaboration challenges to support a mobile and flexible working environment. Download this survey to learn what these Senior IT professionals say are their biggest remote collaboration challenges and discover the strategies...

    Sponsored By Polycom, Inc.

  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    A Forrester Total Economic Impact Case Study

    Forrester Research conducted a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study to examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Polycom voice solutions for Microsoft Lync. Download this case study to understand the framework for evaluating the potential financial impact of Polycom voice solutions within their organizations....

    Sponsored By Polycom, Inc.

  • Resource Center // Aug 2014

    Brilliantly Simple Business Communications

    Complexity is NOT synonymous with "sophisticated" - that's a myth the suppliers of complexity want you to believe so they can sell you a service to cope with it. Learn how to leverage the power of pure IP, to provide your organization with a brilliantly simple unified communications suite...

    Sponsored By ShoreTel

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    9 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Cloud Phone Provider

    In today’s economy, flexibility and speed are essential to success. It’s no surprise that more companies are turning to VoIP phone systems to give them the freedom they need to grow and accommodate clients near and far. But, how do you know which VoIP provider is best for your business?...

    Sponsored By ShoreTel

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Unified Communications Buyers Guide: The Top Ten Requirements for a UC Solution

    This document offers an overview of the current top ten requirements to consider for a premise-based UC solution, with features called out as well as a ShoreTel case study.

    Sponsored By ShoreTel

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    What are your VoIP options?

    The versatility of VoIP has made it the leading choice for companies seeking an updated phone system that enables them to do more for less. Coming to the conclusion that you want VoIP is fairly simple; however, the next question you must answer is: which VoIP is best for my...

    Sponsored By ShoreTel

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    How to use TCO to build a business case for Unified Communications

    Discover how to provide quantifiable bottom-line proof to support a unified communications purchase.

    Sponsored By ShoreTel

  • Resource Center // Aug 2014

    Phone System Buyer's Guide

    If you are feeling the constraints of your current phone system, you may be wondering about the benefits of a new system (updating your current equipment or moving to a managed services model) and whether it can justify the expense. Since your last purchase, phone systems have rapidly evolved: no...

    Sponsored By ShoreTel

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    The Changing Face of Unified Communications

    This whitepaper explores unified communications today- how it’s defined, the benefits of UC and what types of businesses benefit from it the most, and takes a look at the future of Unified Communications.

    Sponsored By ShoreTel

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Nemertes Research Report: Minimising Costs, Maximising Value of IP Telephony

    This research report discusses about the challenges of delivering improved collaboration capabilities while minimising cost of operations. It also assesses the total cost of ownership, benefits and risks of implementing Unified Communications- enabling organisations to properly evaluate competing solutions. Learn more about how organisations can align their decision...

    Sponsored By ShoreTel

  • Downloads // Aug 2014

    Troubleshoot Poor VoIP Call Quality

    Troubleshooting poor VoIP call quality is relatively straightforward with the right monitoring and diagnostic tools to help you identify the cause. The most likely causes include: Jitter, Latency and Packet Loss Call Signaling and Routing Misconfigured VoIP Equipment With SolarWinds® VoIP & Network Quality Manager, you can quickly...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Webcasts // Jun 2014

    Financial Services Mobility Webinar brought to you by VMware and IDC

    What you will take away from the webinar: Perspective on today’s mobile financial enterprise Drivers and business imperatives for the growth of mobility Transformative nature of mobile innovation Style of IT that mobility brings to the financial enterprise

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites

    The mobile device management market has evolved into the enterprise mobility management suites market. EMM is growing quickly, and the vendor landscape has changed significantly, which will impact IT leaders' choices.

    Sponsored By MobileIron

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Which provider earned the highest rating in endpoint protection?

    NSS Labs tested 11 popular Endpoint Protection Products (EPP) to measure their effectiveness in protecting Windows computers against exploits. If you are seeking protection from exploit driven attacks on your business’ desktop PCs and laptops, you should examine the results from this test very closely.

    Sponsored By White AU: McAfee/Intel

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Infonetics Research Data Center and Campus Ethernet Switch Vendor Leadership: North American Enterprise Survey

    Check out the Infonetics Research annual survey of IT decision makers on their attitudes toward Ethernet switch vendors, including vendor perceptions, vendor strengths/weaknesses, and future deployment plans. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP on topics of interest....

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Unified Communications

    Organizations are largely relying on TCO and ROI models in determining whether or not to invest in a unified communications (UC) solution. But what other factors are they considering? Read the white paper “Mobility And Business Outcomes Are Driving The Adoption Of Unified Communications” to get a clear picture of...

    Provided By IBM

  • Videos // Apr 2014

    HP Z Workstations. Take your designs to the top faster.

    This fast-paced video gives you tips and tools of the trade that show you how to get work done even faster on HP Z Workstations. Hear stories, insights and anecdotes from top-notch video producers, FX specialists, and production agencies on the front lines of the post-production industry. The information is...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Whitepaper: Datacom’s Multi-cloud Services

    Each cloud has its pros and cons: private can be too expensive, public often doesn’t fit organisations’ application requirements and hybrid can be too complicated. And each cloud services provider brings different challenges to the table, such as the inability to scale on demand, uncontrollable costs and unreliable security.Find out...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Using Convergence to Simplify Mobility

    Common misconceptions about unified communications (UC) and mobility may lead IT to dismiss UC solutions, but there’s more to UC than VoIP and more to mobility than cell phones. Find out what UC really is and how it can solve a host of problems for your mobile workers, whether they...

    Provided By Windstream Communications

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    IDC Report: The Future of eMail is Social

    This IDC white paper looks at the current state of enterprise email and perceived and real problems that surround its use. The paper discusses the changing nature of collaboration and work fueled by the social web by examining email trends and the emergence of new social collaboration tools. It reveals...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2008

    Compare IP PBX systems from leading vendors like Cisco, Nortel and Avaya

    This Comparison Guide features the leading PBX systems from established vendors like Siemens, Cisco, Avaya and Nortel as well as cutting edge systems from new vendors like Shoretel and Fonality. The Enterprise IP PBX market is rapidly changing to keep pace with the rapid technological and business process changes...

    Provided By VoIP-News

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    The Evolution of MEM Infographic

    Get up to speed quickly about Mobile Enterprise Management (MEM) in this insightful infographic. Find out what’s driving this evolution, and its benefits to end users and IT departments.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Essential IPAM Vol 1: TCP/IP Networking

    This article examines TCP/IP networking with an emphasis on protocol layers and the interactions of these layers. Specifically this paper will provide an overview of: Networking Models IP Addressing IP Packets and IP Routing The Transport Layer, UDP and TCP

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Presentations // Jun 2014

    WebEx Viewpoints: Collaboration in the Workplace

    Find out how companies are using WebEx to achieve outstanding results. Millions of users across the globe use WebEx to make stronger connections, complete projects faster, and reach more prospects, customers, and employees.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Training // Jun 2014

    WebEx Viewpoints: Training

    WebEx allows companies to train employees effectively, anytime and anywhere. Find out how companies are using WebEx to achieve outstanding results. Millions of users across the globe use WebEx to make stronger connections, complete projects faster, and reach more prospects, customers, and employees.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    LocaPhone VoIP PBX System

    LocaPhone as a software based VoIP system delivers a number of unparalleled advantages. Substantial cost reduction - Combined with IP telephones and media gateway telephony hardware offered by different manufacturers, LocaPhone provides a PBX at a fraction of the price of traditional PBX and key systems, while providing a level...

    Provided By LocaNet oHG

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Hardware Implementation of the PCM Codec for VOIP Telephony

    This paper presents the hardware implementation of the Pulse Code Modulation coder and decoder (PCM Codec), that aims at improving the delay of the speech compression of this codec, which is originally implemented in software for Voice-over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Telephony. This design provides a solution known as Intellectual Property...

    Provided By International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (IJEST)

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Finding agility in the age of applications

    Bringing it all together: the complete application lifecycle. This white paper illustrates how Agile helps application teams deliver higher-quality software faster. Learn how Agile encourages collaboration between application and business teams. Assisting by providing software development and deployment solutions that are more closely aligned with business requirements and help to...

    Provided By Planit

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    The role of the network in cloud computing

    For a network that better supports your cloud and brings the most value possible to your business, its design has to be considered in the early stages of cloud planning. Read the white paper "Networking for cloud computing" to discover specific networking considerations for public, private and hybrid clouds.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Apr 2005

    Polycom PVX software makes desktop video conferencing work

    Until quite recently, desktop video conferencing with a PC and a low cost camera had sounded like a great idea but usually involved connection difficulties and very low quality video. One product that can make desktop video conferencing much more useful in a business setting is the Polycom PVX software....

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // May 2013

    The Move to Exchange 2013: Migraine or Migration?

    Executing a trouble-free migration of your mission-critical Exchange messaging solution is far from simple. Learn how the key considerations and planning tools available in this white paper can make your Microsoft® Exchange 2013 migration a success.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    A Prototype Implementation for the IntServ Operation Over DiffServ Networks

    Combining Integrated Services QoS mechanisms for end-to-end signaling at hosts and Differentiated Services QoS mechanisms in the network core is one proposal for overcoming the limitation of either mechanism when applied alone. In this paper, some of the open issues are discussed and a concrete proposal is presented, which maps...

    Provided By Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

  • White Papers // May 2010

    On Performance of TCP and VoIP Traffic in Mobile WiMAX Networks

    The major performance objectives of the next-generation wireless communication systems are high link capacity and increase application/service performance from the user perspective. An attractive technology for providing broadband access is WiMAX network. For the network and application-level capacity and performance analysis, the authors first provide an overview of WiMAX network...

    Provided By University of Belgrade

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    A Data Secure Solution for Heterogeneous Enterprise Legacy Systems Integration

    To stay competitive, enterprises have to meet or even exceed the expectations of consumers. Business data integration can be an efficient integration method for the enterprises with several distributed departments and heterogeneous legacy business systems. Due to the different functionalities of the different business departments, the access authority to the...

    Provided By Academy Publisher

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    An Improved Packet Loss Recovery in VoIP Using Combined Source and Receiver Based Technique

    Voice over Internet Protocol is an upcoming technology that enables voice communication through the Internet. The transmission of audio data over packet switched networks faces lot of difficulties by a variety of network impairments such as packet loss, delay, echo, network security and throughput. This paper focuses on packet loss...

    Provided By Academy Publisher