8x8 has begun offering its unified communication and collaboration services in the U.K. and broader European market, a move that was driven by its acquisition of U.K.-based Voicenet Solutions that now operates as 8x8 Solutions.
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.
C Spire is making a big splash in the cloud services market by reaching a deal to acquire Mobile, Ala.-based Callis Communications, a provider of cloud-based unified communications as a service (UCaaS) solutions for businesses.
Dimension Data, an NTT subsidiary that provides ICT services and solutions, is enhancing its reach into Europe by striking a deal to acquire NextiraOne in a two-part transaction. Financial terms of the acquisition were not revealed.
Cloud services provider Alteva reported that unified communications revenues jumped 12 percent year-over-year to $4 million, contributing 54 percent of the company's total revenues of $7.5 million.
Level 3 Communications is giving business customers a migration path from TDM-based voice services to SIP and unified communications with its new Voice Complete solution.
8x8, Inc., has shuffled its executive team by naming board member Vikram Verma CEO and moving former CEO Bryan Martin to CTO. Martin also retains his position as chairman of the board of directors.
Alteva, a competitive unified-communications-as-a-service (UCaaS) provider, continued to find that its emphasis on cloud-based services was a highlight of their Q2 earnings as unified communications revenues jumped 21 percent year-over-year to $3.9 million.
Windstream is giving its business customer base another managed service offering by signing an agreement with Mitel where it will offer their unified communications services as a cloud-based UCaaS solution.
Windstream is giving its business customers an expanded set of managed cloud-based unified communications service offerings through a collaboration with Avaya where it will integrate the vendor's Aura communications solutions suite into its service portfolio.