Unified Comms

The unified communications industry aids businesses through video conferencing and various messaging technologies.

  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    BYOD Smart Solution

    Today's CIO must deliver innovative business solutions and give employees more freedom to work the way they want - all while reducing IT complexity. Consumer devices have proven to be a cost effective and attractive way to keep employees engaged and productive, but many organizations struggle with securely introducing these...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    How to get any device on any network, reliably and securely

    Mobile connected devices and applications harvesting network intelligence are quickly changing business and organizational models. They are also changing employee habits and the way we work, as more and more users depend on tablets, such as the Apple iPad, for a variety of daily personal and professional tasks.

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Video Collaboration: ROI and Employee Satisfaction

    With more geographically dispersed workers, 63% of companies need real-time video collaboration. Read this Aberdeen study to see how video collaboration can increase employee satisfaction and productivity, and deliver bottom-line benefits.Read brief.

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Forrester: What's Next in the Mobile Workplace?

    Momentum is growing behind corporate mobility--64% of firms say that enabling employee mobility is a priority. Forrester examines the trends, outlines deployment priorities, and highlights the business benefits of crafting a mobile access strategy.Learn more.

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Forrester: When to Deploy Unified Communications

    IT managers know the benefits of unified communications (UC) -- but where, when and how much should they invest and deploy? Forrester explores how IT managers can expand UC capabilities with smart and effective infrastructure investment.Read white paper.

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Unified Communications WP--Cisco or Microsoft?

    Unified communications are critical for remote working, collaboration, and cost savings. But which solution is best? See how a 2012 survey of purchasers and evaluators rated Cisco and Microsoft. Download the white paper.

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Networking and Cloud: An Era of Change

    The rise of cloud models brings with it new infrastructure, applications, access policies, and traffic patterns. Learn how networks must adapt to keep up with the demands of the cloud, and find out how Cisco is leading the charge.

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Forrester: Meet Mobility & Video Demands with UC

    IT managers know the benefits of unified communications (UC) - but where, when, and how much should they invest and deploy? Forrester explores how IT managers can expand UC capabilities with smart and effective infrastructure investment. Read white paper.

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Unified Communications WP - Cisco or Microsoft?

    Unified communications is critical for remote working, collaboration, and cost savings. With an increased demand for mobility, which solution is best? See how a 2012 survey of purchasers and evaluators rated Cisco and Microsoft. Download white paper.

    Provided By Cisco

  • Resource Center // Feb 2013

    Gartner Positions Cisco as Leader

    Learn how Cisco WebEx goes beyond meetings with IM, social and telepresence. WebEx is a set of collaboration applications that provides compelling integrated experiences enabling users to connect and collaborate anywhere, anytime on any device. Learn why Gartner names Cisco a leader in web conferencing. Read Report

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Cisco Unified Access Technology Overview: Converged Access

    Today, less than 1 percent of things in the physical world are network connected. In the near future the growth of the Internet of everything (IoE), which Cisco defines as the convergences of people, process, data, and things, will make networked connections more relevant and valuable than ever before, creating...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Empowering IT Innovations and Reducing Complexity with Unified Access

    Cisco has recently released a new set of unified networking and management platforms designed to bring consistency and continuity to all aspects of the campus network, from the wiring closet to WLAN controllers - and everything in between. Based on a new common ASIC that natively handles both wireless (LAN)...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Improve IT Productivity with Unified Data Center

    Increase ROI and improve productivity. See how the Cisco Unified Data Center can help you achieve these two goals by simplifying, standardizing, and automating IT processes, so you can turn your data center into an innovation center.

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Cloud 101: Developing a Cloud-Computing Strategy for Higher Education

    In the search for a more scalable approach to IT infrastructure, a growing number of schools see cloud-based computing as a tremendous opportunity to achieve large-scale efficiencies without sacrificing performance. Yet in order to realize these benefits and get the maximum return on their investment, colleges and universities must take...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Four Steps to Understanding the Possibilities of Video for Your Organisation

    More than half of communication efficiency is determined by tone of voice and body language, and many of these important nonverbal details are lost in email exchanges or conference calls. Face-to-face communication is more personal, building a higher level of trust, reducing confusion, and increasing accountability. Of course in today’s...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Video Collaboration: Consider User Experience and Operational Efficiency

    Video Collaboration projects are highly visible and, if well planned, can showcase the strategic value of IT to the organization. This paper, intended for IT leaders and personnel, explains considerations in planning and designing a medianet (media-optimized network) for an excellent user experience and operational efficiency: Different capabilities...

    Provided By Cisco Systems, Inc.

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Creating a Collaborative Enterprise

    For organizations considering a collaboration technology investment, this executive-level guide provides clear direction and recommendations for taking full advantage of technologies such as virtual work-spaces, social networking tools, web conferencing applications, and more.

    Provided By Cisco Systems, Inc.

  • Research // Jun 2013

    Top Considerations for a Unified Communications Purchase

    A report from ZK Research provides relevant decision criteria to help organizations make the best Unified communications (UC) decision possible. Unified communications has been a continually evolving market for the past decade. UC was initially centered on voice over IP (VoIP) and unified messaging, but has expanded significantly over the...

    Provided By Cisco Systems, Inc.

  • 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.

  • Videos // Oct 2011

    The Cloud-Ready Data Center

    A video introduction to the Cisco Unified Data Center - the solution to expand the IT infrastructure from the physical, to the virtual, to the world of many clouds. Watch now.

    Provided By Cisco Systems, Inc.

  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Deliver a Secure Cisco Cloud Experience

    Securely connect your network to the world of many clouds. With a Cisco Cloud Intelligent Network, you can provide an ideal experience, irrespective of user location or the number of cloud platforms involved, in service delivery. Read Whitepaper

    Provided By Cisco Systems, Inc.

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Harnessing Collective Intelligence to Improve New Product Introduction

    According to IDC, companies considered market leaders get 43% of their profits from products launched in the past 5 years. Yet nearly half of R&D expenditures is allocated to products that will be canceled or fail to meet financial targets. Significant evidence shows that companies that leverage the knowledge of...

    Provided By Crowdcast, Inc.

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Ten Tips for Better Web Meetings

    Download our free white paper, Ten Tips for Better Web Meetings, and find out how to maximize web conferencing solutions. It's a fast, easy and free way to learn how to stay focused on your meeting instead of the technology. Topics include: The basic steps to a successful...

    Provided By Premiere Global Services (PGi)

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Simple Strategies For VoIP Implementation

    Business managers and owners are looking at new ways to stay ahead of the game. Current ads promise that IP Telephony is the answer to many of today's business dilemmas. While technology can be used to enhance a business model, technology for technology sake is never the answer. If it...

    Provided By VoIP Providers List

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Small & Medium Enterprise Business VoIP

    The Small Medium Enterprise or Small Medium Business is viewed as the next exciting area of opportunity in the growth of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) or IP Telephony (IPT). The scope of a system can range from a handful of telephones to dozens of voice and other terminals and...

    Provided By VoIP Providers List

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Real Value Of Business VoIP Phone Service

    For many businesses, the future will be leveraging VoIP services, with reduced costs and the ability to integrate voice with other data-based technologies. The bottom line is improved customer service and higher productivity, and VoIP service is proving that it delivers both to a greater degree than was possible before.

    Provided By VoIP Providers List

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    VoIP Technology Shows Significant Promise For Call Center Operations

    Before plunging into VoIP head first, it is important that businesses understand just what they are "Talking" about when they begin looking at VoIP technology for their call center operations. Understanding these subtleties will ensure proper planning and appropriate decisions. The first key is to realize that "VoIP" is the...

    Provided By VoIP Providers List

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    IP Telephony Solutions Bring Cheap And Easy Calling To The Masses

    P telephony solutions offer long distance calling at a fraction of the cost of a traditional phone network. Some types of calls are even free. IP telephony based on Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology is growing at a very rapid rate, and many traditional telephone companies are looking at...

    Provided By VoIP Providers List

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Free Internet Telephony

    There are a number of service providers that provide free Internet telephony. Generally, the Internet access providers provide these services at no additional cost. A broadband connection is the first step towards free Internet telephony. There is software available online that can be downloaded free of cost and can then...

    Provided By VoIP Providers List

  • White Papers // May 2009

    SIP Telephony: Another Way To Save Money

    Seemingly overnight, VoIP appeared. And when it did, the whole concept of making a cheap PC to phone call (for pennies) became the big business. Quicker than you can say, "Who needs an e-mail or chat?" the IP phone (IP - Internet Protocol) became a reality. The IP is data-oriented...

    Provided By VoIP Providers List

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Advantages Of IP Telephony For The Residential Consumer

    Businesses have for some time now been utilizing voice over IP telephony through the building of converged networks. As VoIP technology matures and the network pipe grows ever larger, LANs that existed primarily for data transmission are being converted to handle all types of media based on the Internet Protocol....

    Provided By VoIP Providers List

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Why VoIP?

    Voice Over Internet Protocol delivers the service of converting the analog line into a digital signal so that voice could be transferred through the internet and this proves to be a lot cheaper than the PSTN (public switched telephone network). VoIP is the best for making long distance calls in,...

    Provided By VoIP Providers List

  • White Papers // May 2009

    How VoIP Phones Work

    Long distance phone calls will never be the same again thanks to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). The basic premise for this technology is to convert analog audio signals into digital data for transmission over the Internet, a technique which allows you to make your phone calls over the internet....

    Provided By VoIP Providers List

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Voice Over IP Is A Useful Technology

    Voice over IP telephony is a fabulous way to save money and communicate with friend's family, clients and business workers over the internet. You can actually communicate vocally with people without paying long distance charges, which is a great way to save money and keep the world flat. Thousands of...

    Provided By VoIP Providers List

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Once You Go VoIP, You Never Go Back!

    With the current explosion of VoIP all over the world, it is not surprising that many people in the U.S. are now jumping on the VoIP bandwagon. The technology works by routing voice conversations over the Internet via IP networks. The voice data does not use circuit switch transmission lines...

    Provided By VoIP Providers List

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    The Coming Death Of Cheap VoIP

    Anyone who thinks that VoIP services for long distance and international calling are going to continue growing unabated is sadly mistaken. Anyone who watched the battles in the late 1990s between independent DSL providers and local and regional Bell phone companies knows that these one-time monopolists can play hardball with...

    Provided By VoIP Providers List

  • White Papers // May 2009

    The Pros And Cons Of VoIP Protocol

    Well, the starting point in discussing the pros and cons of VoIP protocol is cost! Switching to VoIP and using it as your primary phone system can save you between 30 and 50 percent or more on your monthly phone bill over your conventional PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) system!...

    Provided By VoIP Providers List

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Video Conferencing Standards and Terminology

    While users always struggle to get hands on with videoconferencing, there are some standards and terminology that make things easier. Along with videoconferencing come an ever-increasing number of standards, terminologies and buzz-words. This can make it difficult to understand a technology that is available as well as compatible. Here are...

    Provided By 21st Century Video

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Are Your Videoconferencing Systems Under Performing?: How You Can Turn Them Around?

    Videoconferencing Systems serve as the backbone of any industry, be it a business enterprise or education sector. It helps cutting down the travel cost, saves money and time and helps unite people dedicated to a common cause regardless of their location. There are several advantages and disadvantages in utilizing the...

    Provided By Video Conference Services