IT Services  >   Telecommunications Services  >   Telephony Services  >   Digital Telephony  >  

Unified Communications

RSS Feed    Add to Google    Add to My Yahoo!
DEFINITION: According to the International Engineering Consortium, unified communications is an industry term used to describe all forms of call and multimedia/cross-media message-management functions controlled by an individual user for both business and social purposes. This includes any enterprise informational or transactional application process that emulates a human user and uses a single, content-independent  … 
Definition continues below.
Unified Communications White Papers (View All Report Types)
 
Best Practice Tips on Building a Unified Communications Business Case
sponsored by ShoreTel - OLD
WHITE PAPER: Unified communications (UC) is not so much a system as it is a way of thinking about the impact of the next generation of communications capabilities on businesses large and small. Use this guide to find the best UC solution for your organization, exploring the benefits and identifying the preferred modes and means of communication.
Posted: 16 May 2011 | Published: 16 May 2011

ShoreTel - OLD

A Total-Cost-of-Ownership Comparison for Unified Communications and Collaboration
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This guide compares the total-cost-of-ownership of various unified communications and collaboration platforms and explains how collaboration is critical to the success of the modern business.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Cisco

Mobile Video: Introducing the Final Frontier
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: An IDC survey found the trend toward mobile and video is skyrocketing. 70% of  respondents either currently use videoconferencing or plan to use it in the next year. While different industries have their own set of optimal applications for going mobile with video, there are specific benefits for large manufacturers, outlined in this paper.
Posted: 07 Sep 2012 | Published: 07 Sep 2012

Polycom, Inc.

Make a Match: Four Tips for Picking a VoIP Partner
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When your business wants to gain the advantages of voice over IP (VoIP) and unified communications (UC) technology, where will you find the expertise to do it? How do you choose a partner that’s right for you? Continue reading to gain advice from four small businesses.
Posted: 20 Jan 2011 | Published: 20 Jan 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Live and On-Demand: Streaming Video with LifeSize UVC Video Center
sponsored by LifeSize
WHITE PAPER: Learn why video streaming has become a key part of the communications strategy of today's organizations, and how this tool can help you increase connectivity, save budget dollars, and boost productivity.
Posted: 25 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jul 2012

LifeSize

Polycom Solutions for Microsoft UC Environments
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read how Polycom empowers Microsoft Unified Communications with a full suite of HD voice, video, telepresence and infrastructure solutions; Allowing organizations to increase productivity, reduce costs and unify dispersed teams.
Posted: 15 Feb 2011 | Published: 15 Feb 2011

Polycom, Inc.

Business Case for Integrated Unified Communications and Contact Center Solution
sponsored by ShoreTel - OLD
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, discover how using unified communications (UC) in your contact center can help you increase effective communications between employees and clients, which will improve your customer satisfaction, retention, and loyalty rates.
Posted: 08 Jun 2012 | Published: 30 Jun 2010

ShoreTel - OLD

How a New Breed of Small Businesses Is Using Communications to Thrive in the New Economy
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Discover one unified communication solution that can help you find the time to accomplish everything you need to do: innovate, grow, gain competitive advantage, and make your customers happier.
Posted: 13 Sep 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

Avaya

New ShoreTel IP Telephony Solution a Hole in One for Tiger Woods Foundation Headquarters and Learning Center
sponsored by ScanSource & ShoreTel
WHITE PAPER: Discover how one organization replaced their legacy PBX-based telephone system with an IP telephony system which helped increase flexibility, mobility, and productivity.
Posted: 08 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

ScanSource & ShoreTel

Infographic: Health IT Networking Insights, Trends
sponsored by Avaya TSG
WHITE PAPER: How do new and emerging networking technologies affect health IT specifically? Access this infographic to learn how telemedicine, mobile, cloud computing, virtualization, and more, are being used in a healthcare setting to benefit patients, as well as medical professionals.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Avaya TSG
 
 
UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS DEFINITION (continued): …  personal messaging channel (mailbox) for contact access. Ask your unified communications questions at ITKnowledgeExchange.comThe essence of communication is breaking down barriers. In its simplest form, the telephone breaks distance and time barriers so that people can communicate in real time or near real time when they are not together. There are now many other barriers to be overcome. People can use many different devices to communicate (wireless phones, personal digital assistants [PDA], personal computers [PC], thin clients, etc.), and there are now new forms of communication … 
Unified Communications definition sponsored by SearchUnifiedCommunications.com, powered by WhatIs.com an online computer dictionary

About TechTarget:

TechTarget provides enterprise IT professionals with the information they need to perform their jobs - from developing strategy, to making cost-effective IT purchase decisions and managing their organizations' IT projects - with its network of technology-specific Web sites, events and magazines

All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2000 - 2016, TechTarget | Read our Privacy Statement