Assessing Unified Communications for the new way of work

Unified Communications (UC) is an umbrella term that covers the integration of real-time communication services such as instant messaging, presence information, telephony and video conferencing. So how can UC help your business, and what are the features you should look for?

HP Bows out of Video Conferencing as Polycom Buys Its Halo Biz

Video conferencing company Polycom is moving upmarket by agreeing to buy the assets of HP’s Visual Collaboration business, including its Halo Products and Managed Services division, in a $90 million deal that will put Polycom in more direct competition with Cisco

Jawbone Icon for Cisco Wants to Be the Center of Your Unified Communications

The Jawbone Icon for Cisco is a little different from other headsets because it adds in upgradable firmware and the ability to seamlessly switch between mobile phones, Cisco IP desk phones, the Cius tablet and softphones, all through the headset. It’s basically a wearable computing device.