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.
Alteva has introduced a new hosted Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) product catering to the specific needs of law firms.
Juniper Networks and Sonus have created a new alliance focused on developing software defined networking capabilities for video and unified communications services.
Alteva reported that its first-quarter unified communications revenues, net of eliminations were $4 million, up sequentially 15.6 percent, a factor that helped to ease the pain of the 9 percent decline in telephone segment revenue.
Alteva, a cloud services provider that grew out of its rural telco roots as Warwick Valley Telephone (WVT), reported that unified communications (UC) services contributed nearly 50 percent to its Q4 2012 consolidated revenues.
Interoute Communications has launched a hosted version of Microsoft Lync bundled with SIP trunking service to help users of the unified communications platform use the Interoute Video as a Service cloud to join and host video conferences with an array of different devices and regardless of connectivity mode.
As EPON builds in the Asia Pacific region--particularly Japan, China and Korea--reach maturity, shipments of related equipment declined slightly in 2012 compared to the year previous.