Unified Communications

Avaya ramps up service provision with expanded Edge Partner Program

The US-headquartered company has launched a communications platform-as-a-service which will feature a number of APIs for partners to provide to end-users.

BlueJeans expands channel program to drive partner growth

BlueJeans Network has significantly expanded its channel program to help drive further partner growth and profitability.

Plantronics completes acquisition of Polycom

The acquisition of Polycom will accelerate and expand Plantronics’ vision and enable it to deliver the broadest portfolio of end points.

Ribbon Communications signs agreement to acquire Edgewater Networks

This acquisition will allow Ribbon to offer its global customer base a complete core-to-edge product portfolio, unrivaled end-to-end service assurance and analytics solutions, and a fully integrated SD-WAN service.

Dell unveils new Dell Wyse 5070 thin client

Dell Technologies is also expanding Dell EMC’s VDI Complete Solutions, powered by VMware Horizon.

Private equity firm snaps up Mitel in $2B buying blitz

Mitel has signed a definitive arrangement agreement to be acquired by an investor group led by affiliates of Searchlight Capital Partners, in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately US$2 billion.

Avaya, Afiniti partner to bring unique AI-based contact center

Integrated offering from the two companies will drive significant performance, profit and productivity improvements for enterprise contact centers globally

Services to take up a big portion of UC&C market

Services are expected to get up to 66 per cent revenue share of the US$39 billion global unified communication and collaboration (UC&C) market in 2019, while software, platform and endpoint revenues steadily decline, new research has revealed.

Hybrid IT is the lifeline of businesses: Alain Andreoli

CIOs are the strategic orchestrators between IT and business stakeholders with the data plane at the core says Alain Andreoli, global chief for Hybrid IT Group at HPE.

Avaya announces Partner of the Year Awards at Avaya ENGAGE 2018

Avaya’s Partner of the Year Awards celebrate leaders across four categories: Innovation, Midmarket, Cloud and Service.

Avaya gets listed on New York Stock Exchange

Avaya embarks on a new journey following a successful balance sheet restructuring that shed billions of dollars in debt.