Cloud-based UC gets the attention of larger enterprises

Unified communicatons as a serviceCloud-based unified communications, or UCaaS, has become the latest fashion craze in the cloud services market. Initially, UCaaS was an attractive option for small and medium businesses (SMBs) because it's a hosted system that forgoes the requirement to invest in expensive PBX equipment. However, as Fred Donovan, editor of FierceEnterpriseCommunications, reports in his latest special report, UCaaS is getting the attention of larger multisite enterprises that see value in deploying services via the cloud versus investing in infrastructure and equipment at each site. At the same time, there's a growing ecosystem of IT, traditional service providers and over the top players (OTT) that are vying for a piece of the UcaaS business. Read more

Suggested Articles

With Covid-19 as the backdrop, Comcast Business has teamed up with HPE's Aruba to offer an enterprise-grade VPN service that's called Teleworker VPN.

Lumen announced an online self-service portal that lets businesses buy and configure their networking, edge cloud and security solutions in minutes.

Another domino has fallen in the SD-WAN sector with Monday's news that Juniper Networks is buying 128 Technology for $450 million.