Unified Comms

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

  • 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 // Mar 2014

    Embrace change with HP Agile Manager

    HP Agile Manager helps testers, developers and business analyst teams be adept in the face of complexity and change. The Agile platform offers a clean, intuitive web based interface with advanced visualisation. IT allows users visibility into project work using real-time, analytics and dashboards. Developers can freely choose to test...

    Provided By Planit

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    SIP Trunks – Keeping your UC Systems Secure

    The appeal of Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) trunks as a means of connecting UC systems to the outside world is growing in popularity. SIP trunks offer lower operating costs, more flexibility in ordering service and capacities and advanced features, such as virtual phone numbers in different geographies, which let companies...

    Provided By ShoreTel

  • Podcasts // Feb 2014

    AIG Podcast

    Learn how AIG's Global Performance Architecture Group improved the performance of their services to deliver better experiences and payoffs for businesses and end-users alike. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP on topics of interest. Before deciding please...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Making it work: Using Cisco and Microsoft Lync to Drive Collaboration

    Microsoft Lync is posting impressive adoption rates. Cisco remains a heavyweight in networks and IP PBX systems. And the list of up-and-comers looking for a piece of the UCC pie continues to grow. With interoperability a chief concern for IT, is it really Microsoft vs. Cisco or can they work...

    Provided By AVI-SPL

  • Webcasts // Feb 2014

    On-demand Webcast: Overcoming the challenges of multifactor authentication

    Many cloud service providers are rolling out two-factor authentication features to address the increasing challenges that come from relying on passwords alone to secure user access and company data. Multifactor authentication is a great step towards stronger security and access management. Unfortunately, for enterprises that leverage more than a...

    Provided By Centrify

  • 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

  • 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

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Google Apps - The leader in Cloud Business Email

    According to a report by The Radicati Group, 27% of the world’s business inboxes now live in the cloud. This whitepaper takes a detailed look into cloud business email and addresses reasons why The Radicati Group has positioned Google as one of the leaders of the pack. Read more.

    Provided By Google

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Avaya Trend Advisor: The Top 4 Midmarket Challenges

    After a rough few years, midsize businesses are ready to increase capital spending and invest in new technology. Explore the latest midmarket trends and see how unified communications and collaboration can help you tackle the challenges associated with business growth.

    Provided By Avaya

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Top 10 Things to Consider For Mobile Video Collaboration

    Collaboration Success: There's no substitute for face-to-face communication. Explore our top tips and see how simple it can be to unite increasingly fractured groups of employees, partners and clients with a customised mobile video collaboration solution.

    Provided By Avaya

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    The New World of Mobility Management

    Today, CIOs must support multiple devices per person, secure the use of corporate and personally-owned devices, and deal with a tidal wave of new data. Read this report to learn of the 3 phases of Enterprise Mobility employed to transform business into a mobile-enabled business. Further, the questions you...

    Provided By Aruba Networks

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Executive Brief: Five steps to successfully migrate to 802.11ac

    802.11ac is well on its way to becoming the standard for next-generation Wi-Fi. Whether you are an early adopter who has already started planning, or like several organizations, unsure of your next step, the following guidelines will help you prepare and plan for a successful migration to an 802.11ac WLAN.

    Provided By Aruba Networks

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Using Cloud-Based Fax to Minimize Security Breaches and Compliance Risks

    Enterprises that rely heavily on fax view regulatory compliance as a major business component. Non-compliance issues that arise from security breaches and other forms of information leakage often result in substantial regulatory penalties, both civil and criminal. As government regulations regarding information security evolve, the need to align fax systems...

    Provided By OpenText

  • Downloads // Dec 2013

    Cisco-Webex - Now Meet with Up to Three for FREE!

    IT Professionals! Get on board with Cisco WebEx online meetings. Conduct unlimited online meetings with up to three people for free - for life (or at least as long as you care to keep your free Basic Account)! Meet via whatever you want - your notebook, your iPhone, your...

    Provided By Cisco Systems, Inc

  • Downloads // Dec 2013

    Cisco-WebEx – Now Meet with Up to Three for FREE!

    Online collaboration tools have made it possible for organizations to collaborate with colleagues across organizations and halfway across the planet. These tools contribute to increased productivity, and prolonged connections between disparate teams and partners. If you’re looking to interact with colleagues, clients or prospects via your notebook, your iPhone,...

    Provided By Cisco Systems, Inc

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Talk up your smartest network investment

    No matter how fast technology evolves, some things stay the same. Like how leading edge communications are the key to success. So when you've invested in the Next IP® network to power world class IP services, surely it makes technical and economic sense to move your voice communications forward on...

    Provided By Telstra

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Manage customer calls more efficiently without the high cost of adding infrastructure

    TIPT Call Centre is an optional service with Telstra IP Telephony (TIPT), a fully featured IP telephony solution. TIPT Call Centre is a secure, hosted system that lets you dynamically handle incoming customer voice calls for single or multiple sites and across multiple numbers. Read on to see how TIPT...

    Provided By Telstra

  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    Your Network's Early Warning System

    Tired of getting calls asking if the network is down? SolarWinds® NPM works as your early warning system to quickly detect, diagnose, and resolve network performance problems and outages. Top 5 Reasons to Try SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor 1. Quick, Do-It-Yourself Deployment: Download. Install. Deploy. Deploying SolarWinds NPM...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Analyst Briefings // Nov 2013

    Mobility and Business Outcomes Are Driving the Adoption of Unified Communications

    To better understand the value that firms are deriving from Unified Communications (UC), the status of its adoption, and the barriers to full implementation, IBM engaged Forrester Consulting to survey network and telecom buyers and reflect upon existing research. Data from this survey, combined with existing research and insights, yields...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Achieving Critical Mass in Critical Time to Deliver Critical Benefits

    Many corporations are looking to embrace personal video conferencing as both a stand-alone application and as part of an overall Unified Communications (UC) deployment because rich media communications can speed up decision making, help build stronger teams, and ultimately drive top line revenues as part of a sales strategy. ...

    Provided By Avaya

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Implementing Fax over IP in your Organization

    Once voice systems have migrated to VoIP, fax communications are the next logical addition to an IP-based environment. This white paper discusses how fax servers and new FoIP investments fit into an organization's overall document delivery strategy. It also calls attention to issues and challenges organizations should consider when determining...

    Provided By OpenText

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Enabling the Cloud: Digital Realty and the Next Generation of Data Centre Connectivity in Europe

    According to IDC’s Digital Universe Study, the digital universe doubles every two years, generating two zettabytes of data this year compared to just one last year. Therefore, it is not surprising to learn that two thirds of the small and midsize enterprises surveyed in a separate study by IBM have...

    Provided By Digital Realty

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Reliability The ShoreTel Way.

    Learn more about how ShoreTel Unified Communications delivers industry-leading reliability with the flexibility to let organizations deploy as they need by using: Distributed or centralized architecture The appropriate level of redundancy and cost The applications needed and the level of availability The level and type of disaster recovery needed

    Provided By ShoreTel

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The Total Cost of Ownership Benchmarking Study for Unified Communications from the Aberdeen Group

    Total cost of ownership is a key metric for assessing costs, benefits and risks of implementing Unified Communications - enabling organizations to properly evaluate competing solutions. Learn more about how organizations can align their decision making process with business needs, while understanding the effects of future requirements and functionality.

    Provided By ShoreTel

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    IT - and IP Telephony. Don't just manage complexity; it's time to beat it from IDG

    Your IT environment is complex enough. Although your experience with technology vendors may lead to believe this is inevitable, it doesn't have to be that way. This whitepaper from IDG explains how IT leaders don't have to accept complexity in their IT infrastructure. Find out the truth about IT and...

    Provided By ShoreTel

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Seamless Unified Communications for the Everywhere Enterprise from ShoreTel

    This white paper examines the considerations an IT manager faces when seeking to implement Unified Communications (UC) seamlessly (and successfully) throughout the Everywhere Enterprise. The simplicity and quality of the user experience are what should be considered the hallmark of a successful implementation of seamless UC.

    Provided By ShoreTel

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    What iOS 7 means for the enterprise

    Apple’s iOS 7 brings over 200 new consumer and business features to iOS devices, including over 40 features that specifically enable or enhance key Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) capabilities. These new EMM capabilities respond to what enterprises need to fully embrace iOS devices as critical business tools. They also require...

    Provided By MobileIron

  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    The Forrester Wave™: Room-Based Videoconferencing

    In Forrester’s 39-criteria evaluation of videoconferencing solution vendors, we identified the seven most significant providers in the category — Cisco, Huawei, LifeSize, Polycom, Radvision, Teliris, and Vidyo - and researched, analysed, and scored them. Leaders that emerged have broad product portfolios with deep integration into unified communications (UC) infrastructure, while...

    Provided By Polycom, Inc.

  • Webcasts // Sep 2013

    How to Evaluate Total Cost of Ownership for IP Telephony Deployments

    In this Webinar, we will evaluate key UC deployment models for SMBs – On-Premise, Cloud and Hybrid solutions. Each model will be evaluated for pros and cons, and ideal deployment scenarios will be outlined. Companies can achieve significant savings when selecting an IP Telephony and Unified Communications solution by...

    Provided By ShoreTel

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Voice in the cloud: Microsoft Lync and Enterprise Voce SIP Trunking turns it on...

    It could be argued that Microsoft Lync, the latest and potentially most significant Unified Communications (UC) offering has the most to gain from the accelerated growth of SIP Trunking in the UK. More specifically, whereby traditional voice platforms (I.e. PBX’s) have beefed up their own product with UC and see...

    Provided By Gamma

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Using Video to Gain a Competitive Advantage: A Business Strategy for Mid-Market Companies

    Video collaboration solutions can help small- to medium-sized companies reduce downtime by 25%. They can also help companies reduce time-to-market by 24%.* The ROI is strong for mid-market companies investing in video. This Cisco-sponsored white paper from AVI-SPL will help you plan a video-enabled workplace. Discover how video...

    Provided By AVI-SPL

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    PSA PEUGEOT CITROËN: Achieving Operational Excellence In Plant Maintenance

    Automotive leader PSA Peugeot Citroën wanted to improve productivity in its 28 manufacturing facilities worldwide, 4 technical centers, and 1 tertiary site. PSA replaced its legacy plant maintenance applications with the SAP® Enterprise Asset Management solution and developed standard business processes based on best practices. In the next few years,...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    5 Tips to Choosing the Right Business Phone System

    IP phone and unified communications solutions have evolved to allow businesses to leverage powerful applications and technologies in an effort to improve productivity and boost success. Organizations large and small have a wide array of phone systems to choose from, and business-decision makers need to consider numerous factors when...

    Provided By ShoreTel

  • 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

  • Videos // Jul 2013

    How-To Configure NetFlow on a Cisco Router

    SolarWinds Head Geek provides helpful tips for enabling NetFlow on Cisco routers. Discover how powerful NetFlow technology can help you determine the types of traffic on your network, where it's coming from, and where it's going. Watch Video>> (No Reg Required)

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Betting on the future with Unified Communications

    This white paper from Frost & Sullivan covers how unified communications (UC) technologies can help support communications and collaboration among distributed workers, and suggests innovative ways businesses and managers can use UC to improve processes and drive the bottom line.

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Removing the barriers of distance and time

    Learn more about implementing a web-based unified communications collaboration solution that includes audio and video, and outlines what should be considered before investing in this technology.

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    E-Guide: 4G LTE: transforming the mobile workforce

    4G LTE technology has been around for less than four years and has already made a huge impact on mobile computing. Just imagine the innovations that will be possible in the next four years. This isn't just about making you more competitive, it's about opening new vistas and new opportunities....

    Provided By Verizon

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Alcatel-Lucent Unified Communications Services

    See how the HP Alcatel-Lucent Unified Communications Service enables real-time knowledge sharing from any location, using a suite of devices to increase employee productivity, job satisfaction and workplace performance.

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)