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Enterprise Communications Market Overview

by InteropJan 13, 2012

It was just one year ago that Avaya secured the purchase of Nortel Enterprise Solutions by winning a bankruptcy auction with a bid of almost $1 billion. With that acquisition behind it, has Avaya managed to keep the large installed base of Nortel customers on its side?or are the poachers prevailing? That?s just one of the many issues that will determine how the enterprise communications market shakes out over the coming year.

In this session, you?ll learn who the market leaders

The Cost Advantages of Hosted Telephony

by 8x8, Inc.Jan 13, 2012

With the growing number of IP telephony service and equipment options, there has never been a better time for enterprises to find a communications solution that fits their business needs. Top requirements of all businesses today in evaluating new communication solutions include lowering costs, consolidating vendor and provider relationships, refocusing IT staff, and providing flexibility to their employees. For these reasons, more businesses are considering hosted PBX services. With a

Business Case for Virtualization: Building an Adaptive Infrastructure

by VMware/HPJan 13, 2012

The business case is clear: Virtualization can help you save money, increase IT agility, and improve business outcomes. Are you capitalizing on these opportunities?

In today?s competitive global economy, your business needs to be poised to respond faster to market changes, customer demands, and growth opportunities. To do this, you need an agile IT infrastructure that is built to deliver better business outcomes?what we refer to as an Adaptive Infrastructure.

At the same

Buyer's Checklist: Hosted PBX Service Plans

by SecurityFocusJan 13, 2012

Focus addresses the sometimes confusing world of PBX service plans. In this paper, this informative checklist will help you gather the information you need before you invest in hosted PBX.

Buyer's Guide: Unified Communications

by SecurityFocusJan 13, 2012

This in-depth Buyer's Guide from Focus helps you understand the process of buying a unified communications solution that can integrate your company's e-mail, chat, Web, data and video onto one platform. New advances in communications technology have made reaching customers and contacting remote employees easier than ever. However, managing applications ranging from IM to Web conferencing can be difficult for your IT staff.

10 Questions to Ask Your Hosted IP PBX Provider

by SecurityFocusJan 13, 2012

Focus tackles the challenges of hosted IP PBX providers. This informative research paper will help you understand the crucial questions and the information you need to understand before you buy.

Revealing VOIP Adoption Trends

by Interactive IntelligenceJan 13, 2012

Is your company ahead of the pack or lagging behind when it comes to VOIP adoption?

Find out when you read the answers provided by CIO Magazine subscribers.

In this research report you?ll discover:
? Management?s top concerns
? Factors driving adoption
? Who?s using VOIP

Read the full report today.

Telcos in the Cloud: Claiming a Seat at the Table

by VoiceCon Orlando 2009Jan 13, 2012

Given the myriad challenges telcos face to their core businesses, they cannot allow themselves to be left out of the emerging "cloud" revenue opportunity. They must get on the cloud bus or risk being thrown under it.

Also in this report:
- Telcos are beginning to insert themselves into the cloud conversation by approaching the cloud in a way that highlights their current network assets and network-related capabilities.

- A more expansive notion of the cloud holds the

IP Telephony and UC: Getting More Bang from Smaller Budgets

by VoiceCon Orlando 2009Jan 13, 2012

Pricing for communications systems has been evolving rapidly amid the industry's move to software, with its pricing models. Now, as vendors seek new ways to sell products and push united communications (UC) in a difficult economic climate, they're trying even more different pricing strategies. Doug Carolus, director of operations and consulting services at Ncompass Solutions, looks at the range of pricing and licensing issues across communications capabilities, from basic IP PBXes to UC

Organizing IT For Next-Gen Converged Networks

by VoiceCon Orlando 2009Jan 13, 2012

In the first generation of IP Telephony, the ?voice? and ?data? folks had to figure out new ways of working together to send voice over the ?data? network. With Unified Communications, many more stakeholders become involved: Applications developers, datacenter managers, staff in charge of directories and e-mail, just to name a few. In this presentation, Delphi?s Gary Audin addresses concerns for those facing the organizational challenges of both IPT and UC, including: When and why


8x8, Inc.

8x8 is the world's first Communications Cloud, combining unified communications and team collaboration interoperability, contact center, and analytics in a single, open and real-time platform. 8x8 eliminates information silos to expose vital, real-time intelligence across all clouds, applications and devices to improve individual and team productivity, business performance and customer experience.

Interactive Intelligence

Interactive Intelligence is a global provider of unified IP business communications solutions, providing innovative contact center software - often referred to as call center software, and delivered as a hosted service or on-premise product; IP telephony - including application-rich IP PBX and messaging functionality that can scale to meet the needs of your entire enterprise; and business process automation - providing the automation of multi-step, people-centric processes across a variety of vertical industries; as well as document management solutions designed specifically for the insurance industry.


Interop is the leading business technology event. With the most comprehensive IT conference and expo available, business and technology leaders attend Interop to learn about all the latest innovations and how to leverage technology to drive business value. Top technology companies exhibit at Interop to reach the most active IT buyers in one place.


Focus serves hundreds of thousands business buyers and decision makers each month by providing an open platform of data-driven, peer-based research and expert community. Our coverage extends across a wide range of categories, including telephony and communications, IT, Internet services and security, CRM and ERP, HR and Financial services.


HP and VMware share more than seven years of joint innovation and experience, delivering virtual infrastructure solutions. No combination of virtualization software and infrastructure is chosen more often than HP and VMware, more than 40% according to IDC. HP offers more VMware certified server and storage solutions than any other provider and our services expertise is unparalleled in the industry, with more VMware certified specialists than any other vendor. HP and VMware have been investing together in the innovation of virtualization technologies to enable customers to unleash the potential of their people, applications and technology infrastructure.

VoiceCon Orlando 2009

VoiceCon is recognized as the leading event for enterprise decision-makers who need to evaluate their options for migrating to IP Telephony, Converged Networks and Unified Communications. VoiceCon presents a unique opportunity for you to speak with the experts, hear first-hand the lessons learned by enterprises that are already making the migration, to network with your peers at the receptions and see industry-leading products at the VoiceCon Exhibition. VoiceCon is focused entirely on enterprise communications -- IP Telephony, Converged Networks and Unified Communications. It is designed with one fundamental goal: To help you maximize your investment in these technologies.