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  • The Roundup: Video Collaboration Removes Geographic Barriers
    Businesses have long relied on face-to-face interactions in order to solve problems and establish closer working relationships. In today’s increasingly global economy, however, geographic proximity can be a barrier to those cherished one-on-one interactions. Thanks to the many solutions offered on the High Tech Highway, specifically telepresence, interactions with customers and employees are no longer restricted by geography. In today’s…
  • IBM Upgrades Connections as Unified Communications Meets Social Media
    As carriers face more competition in the enterprise market, they might want to keep tabs on how the core enterprise vendors are updating their communications platforms with support for social media. The social enterprise movement was one of the big telecom trends of 2012, and at least one vendor, IBM (NYSE: IBM), is suggesting that will be the case on…
  • Five security risks introduced with smartphones in the enterprise
    Sometimes, it’s hard to identify the line between smartphone and human; the devices have become so ubiquitous and so visible that they often seem to be nothing more than an extension of flesh, an additional Borg-like appendage that assimilates the user’s attention. This is apparent everywhere we go — stores, the mall, restaurants, and even, unfortunately, behind the wheel. People text, tweet, talk,…
  • Where is CEBP Hiding?
    Here are some questions you should ask to help you determine whether a vendor makes a good partner for Communications-Enabled Business Processes (CEBP).
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