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Category: UC3 News | by: admin on 12 November 2012 (0 Comments)

As you read more and more announcements of the “Consumerization of IT” and “mobile apps,” the BYOD battle between work-related and business communications applications increases the confusion over “who” will be in charge of “what.” It is time to recognize the need for UC-enabled “dual persona” applications for all types of mobile device interfaces, including built-in car dashboards. Aside from personal and entertainment applications, [...]


      
Category: UC3 News | by: admin on 12 November 2012 (0 Comments)

From the Republican Party’s “growing extremism” to Mitt Romney’s string of gaffes during the campaign period, much has already been written about the possible factors that led to Romney’s loss to President Obama. But there’s another contributor to the dismal failure of the Romney campaign, and it’s one that deserved scrutiny because it was an unprecedented campaign tool. It was Project Orca, the mobile [...]


      
Category: UC3 News | by: admin on 12 November 2012 (0 Comments)

Global leader in networking, Cisco, has appointed a new senior vice president and general manager of its collaboration division, which has now had three different heads in less than 12 months. Former Symantec executive Rowan Trollope is stepping into the shoes of former Tandberg executive O.J. Winge. Winge took control of the group earlier in 2012 from Barry O’Sullivan. According to Marthin De Beer, senior [...]


      
Category: UC3 News | by: admin on 12 November 2012 (0 Comments)

Microsoft has announced that in 2013 it will close down operations of its Windows Live Messenger and replace it with Skype, which already has the ability to import contacts from Messenger. Messenger will remain available only in mainland China. According to a recent blog post, the forthcoming migration will leave customers that wish to continue using Messenger no choice but to move to Skype. [...]


      
Category: UC3 News | by: admin on 12 November 2012 (0 Comments)

Cloud Infographic: The Rise Of The Progressive SMB While startups and big enterprises are moving rapidly to the cloud, some SMBs are still stuck in traditional IT infrastructure. Unlike startups, these businesses have already invested such a sizable chunk in their enterprise IT that they are unwilling to spend more. And unlike the bigger enterprises they don’t  have the mental bandwidth involved in migration and possible [...]


      
Category: UC3 News | by: admin on 12 November 2012 (0 Comments)

Changing The Script: Understanding How Mental Schemas Delay Cloud Technology Adoption Fans of the TV show Seinfeld know exactly what to expect. The effects of repeated episodes finds the viewer primed to expect laughter at Jerry’s cleverness, Kramer’s odd interpretations, George’s neuroticism, and Elaine’s adventures. The series is organized around a Peter Pan theme of a never-grow-up philosophy of life. The producers even made [...]


      
Category: UC3 News | by: admin on 12 November 2012 (0 Comments)

Lots to digest from the 2012 edition of ShoreTel’s Partner Conference, and I have a couple of takeaways to share that UCStrategies followers will find of particular interest. ShoreTel probably isn’t top of mind when thinking about UC, but they’re used to that, so let me start with a marketing-related takeaway. If you follow what I or a number of other UCStrategies Experts have [...]


      
Category: UC3 News | by: admin on 12 November 2012 (0 Comments)

Can Telematics Be A Path To Securing The Cloud? There are various terminologies that describe the use of Wi-fi, signals and data sensors to help send a message securely and fast. Telematics is one of these and it deploys its reach in three patterns: from one device to another, from a device to a person or from the source to the cloud. The latter [...]