Cisco is Powering #ConnectedConventions
This past week, the Republican National Convention took place in Cleveland and on Monday, the Democratic National Convention will kick off in Philadelphia. During this time, both cities are transformed, with thousands of political leaders and eager participants flying in from around the country to converge on both the Quicken Loans Arena and the Wells […]
TDM vs. IP Telephony: A Retro Conversation Still Relevant Today
The benefits of an all-IP environment are significant. And with the evolution of technology, it is easier and more affordable to move. Nemertes Research just published a report detailing these benefits. Here is some of what they found…
Spark Up Unified Communications with Hybrid Services
If you like the idea of Cisco Spark, you will love it with Cisco Spark Hybrid Services. On its own, Cisco Spark is a compelling tool: I can message, meet, and call and get my work done with all my teammates. Pretty cool. But, not everyone or everything is in Cisco Spark. So to be […]
Bringing Our “A” Game: Cisco Again Recognized as a UC&C Industry Leader by IDC
I’ve noticed that many business clichés have been invading my language. I’ve been trying to be proactive in curbing the habit. Needless to say, it’s not working. So instead of trying to cut back, at the end of the day I’ve decided to push the envelope and give 110% to using as many as possible in this […]
Collaboration Tools Unleashed
Customers spoke. Cisco listened. And innovated. Simplicity has always been a pain point for video collaboration systems. The new DX and MX systems leverage the same interfaces and are available at price points that make video more accessible for any size company. Combined with Intelligent Proximity that allows control of endpoints, seamless handoff of calls […]
Migration – How did Cisco IT get from Legacy PBX to Unified Communications?
There is plenty of reading collateral out on the internet that covers the “technology” side of migrating from a legacy voice system to IP Telephony and Unified Communications (e.g. Cisco Collaboration Systems Migration and the Cisco IT Migration Best Practice) but not much that covers the human aspects that need consideration.
Deploying Extension Mobility Globally
Cisco employees are moving towards a mobile collaborative office environment – within the workplace. We sit where we like and log into the nearest phone, using extension mobility. But when we traveled to different Cisco offices around the world, we couldn’t log in to the Cisco IP phone: extension mobility only worked at certain limited […]