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Vonage snaps up SimpleSignal for $25M, enhances UCaaS capabilities

Vonage has reached a deal to acquire privately-held SimpleSignal for $25 million, a deal that will add another element to its Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) portfolio it is bringing to its growing small to medium business (SMB) customer base.

Telstra goes global with its cloud-based Unified Communications service

Telstra is playing into its global customers' mobile nature by introducing a cloud-based unified communications (UC) service that it said can enable business customers to communicate and collaborate regardless of their location.

Sprint adds Microsoft Lync to its UC collaboration solution, appeals to mobile workforces

Sprint is playing into the emerging mobile nature of its business clients by adding Microsoft Lync to its cloud-based unified communications (UC) solution,  Sprint Complete Collaboration, which it debuted in 2012. 

IBM upgrades Connections as unified communications meets social media

The social enterprise movement was one of the big telecom trends of 2012, and at least one vendor, IBM, is suggesting that will be the case on 2013.

European mobile networks target mobile social networking users

Europe's mobile operators are called upon to take full advantage of mobile social networking's potential as the number of users in the region is expected to increase from 52 million in 2009 to 112

Verizon helps Texas government agencies collaborate

Verizon Business is helping Texas State and Local government agencies become more collaborative. Through the Texas Department of Information Resources, Verizon Business has been awarded a contract to

IBM report: Embrace social networking

Telecom service providers can't wish away the effect that social networking is having on their offerings, and that effect does not appear to be a passing fad--a thought once raised by critics who

Cisco unveils UC, collaboration updates; Verizon buys in

Cisco Systems has announced the latest version of its unified communications software, along with a new software-as-a-service offering from its WebEx platform and enhancements to its telepresence