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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  … 
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Pervasive Video Collaboration
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Video conferencing is rapidly moving out of the conference room and onto the desktop, smartphone, and tablet.  This puts significantly more stress on the UC environment, but has a ton of great benefits.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Polycom, Inc.

Microsoft Lync Collaboration -€“ Fantasy vs. Reality
sponsored by TATA Communications
WHITE PAPER: In this report, discover Microsoft's approach to collaboration in Lync 2013, which is referred to as Lync Meetings.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

TATA Communications

Supporting Video Conferencing: Top Concerns and Tips
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
EGUIDE: Video conferencing is one of the most demanding applications to run on an enterprise network.  This expert e-guide discusses how to determine if your network can support conferencing and what conferencing requirements you need to meet.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Polycom, Inc.

Vendor Comparison: Social Software in the Workplace
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: In this Magic Quadrant report from Gartner, explore the current market for social software in the workplace. See how top vendors -- including IBM, salesforce.com, SAP, Cisco, and Microsoft -- fared in a wide variety of areas by reading now.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2013

IBM

The New Economics of Video Conferencing: Now Affordable Anywhere, Anytime With Anyone
sponsored by LifeSize
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at the economics behind video and web conferencing, as well as other key factors.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 23 Oct 2014

LifeSize

Boost Productivity with an Efficient Working Environment
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper examines a UC strategy that takes the sophistication of a large-scale UC strategy and simplifies it for easy management and continuity. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 31 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Top Ten Requirements for a UC Solution
sponsored by ShoreTel
WHITE PAPER: Unified Communications (UC) has come a long way since VoIP was first introducted nearly two decades ago.  In the past ten years UC solutions have included colaboration tools to substantially improve how we do business.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

ShoreTel

The Future Of Work Is Video-Enabled
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores the role of video collaboration in today's changing business landscape.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 29 May 2014

Polycom, Inc.

Securing your Video Conferences: How to Minimize Risks of Hacking
sponsored by Arkadin
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide provides valuable insight on the importance of secure collaboration across the web.
Posted: 11 May 2014 | Published: 09 May 2014

Arkadin

A New Tune for Telephony? What MS Lync Really Means
sponsored by SearchUnifiedCommunications.com
EBOOK: This white paper provides answers to a number of major questions surrounding Microsoft Lync. Read now to decide whether Lync is the best solution for your company's communications needs.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 10 Jul 2014

SearchUnifiedCommunications.com
 
 
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 … 
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