Care charity Avante enhances unified communications capabilities with 3CX

Computer Weekly

Kent-based residential care charity Avante Care and Support installed an IP PBX to manage telephony across multiple sites and a mobile workforce

The Realities of Rural 5G Deployment in the US

Forrester's Customer Insights

Early last week, Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced his approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This will result in a third mega-carrier in the US mobile wireless market, which is a good move for consumers like you and me. I am glad this deal will now […].


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Mobile UC: Is It Ready for Prime Time?

IT Toolbox

Unified communications (UC) systems have faced some productive competitive pressure in the mobile arena. Over-the-top (OTT) communications apps like WhatsApp as well as collaboration apps such as Slack have raised consumers’ and employees’ expectations for how mobile communications should be delivered. The workforce has become increasingly mobile during this same time frame, emphasizing

3 Ways Mobile Apps Change VoIP/UC Choices for Businesses

IT Toolbox

Mobile devices have hugely influenced voice over IP (VoIP) and unified communications (UC) over the past few years. As mobile apps for VoIP and UC mature, in many cases they drive the solution that works best for many businesses. With maturity comes tighter and more seamless integration, better security, ease of use, and the incredible convenience benefits of aligning with fast-moving mobile technology.

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The 4 UC Collaboration Tools That Matter Most

IT Toolbox

Every successful project needs good tools—tools to build homes, remodel homes, and demolish homes; tools for your home computers, tablets, and mobile phones. In business technology, there are tools that enable collaboration called Unified Communications and Collaboration (UC&C) tools. This article focuses on two perspectives of UC&C

Thriving in a Cloud, Big Data, Mobility and Security World

Cloud Musings

This is the theme at this year''s Dell World opening keynote and this view is supported by Gartner''s Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015 : C omputing Everywhere - As mobile devices continue to proliferate, Gartner predicts an increased emphasis on serving the needs of the mobile user in diverse contexts and environments, as opposed to focusing on devices alone. "The next generation of technology solutions will transform lives, businesses and economies."

UC Adoption Rises, Compliance Concerns Emerge

IT Toolbox

As more businesses adopt unified communications (UC), they’re enjoying a host of productivity benefits as a result: better collaboration, improved mobile UC, and even better disaster preparedness—particularly in the case of a cloud implementation.

LogMeIn revamps GoToConnect to support shift to flexible work

Computerworld Vertical IT

How do CSPs sell more to SMEs?

TM Forum

These include products such as unified communications; blending office applications, cloud storage, security and communications into a converged ICT offer; supporting the. In 2020 Boston Consulting Group (BCG). presented a stark picture.

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Facilitators Announced For NGA Agile Cloud Brainstorming Event

Cloud Musings

ABOUT TIA: The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is the leading trade association representing the global information and communications technology (ICT) industries through standards development, government affairs, business opportunities, market intelligence, certification and world-wide environmental regulatory compliance.

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Slack is getting Instagram-like stories and push-to-talk audio calls for the pandemic era

The Verge

Slack is getting ready to introduce Instagram-like stories and push-to-talk audio into its communications software before the end of 2020. Slack. Both additions are born out of the shift to remote working during the pandemic era we’re all adjusting to.

Understanding The Challenges Telco's Have Faced During COVID-19


Second, dial-out to mobile became more material as those working from home now relied more on their mobile devices to fuel working experiences.

Spearline named one of Ireland’s 50 Fastest-Growing Companies


Others came with a fair amount of pressure, namely those who worked in unified communications and collaboration. This is because it recognised that these communications habits would stick around long after COVID-19.

Vendor management for telecoms networks


Organizations, especially large multinationals and unified communication providers have complex telecommunications networks. The Spearline user community recognizes that their telecoms network is a mission-critical customer communications channel. Complex networks.

Exciting new developments from Spearline


MOBILE MATTERS. Mobile has fundamentally transformed consumer behavior and their expectations. A visually more appealing user interface which is compatible on a wide range of devices - laptops, tablets and mobile phones.

Do your VoIP services have a case of the 'jitters'?


Since the global adoption of VoIP and video as primary communication solutions, Unified Communications (UC) has never had a more valuable asset. With network jitter one of its significant culprits, smooth communication becomes problematic and inconvenient.


68 countries and counting…. Welcome Nigeria to Spearline Fixed Line Testing!


A wholly-owned subsidiary of the Vodacom Group, Vodacom Nigeria is a major provider of connectivity, hosted services, unified communications and IoT solutions. We have big plans for the remainder of 2019, in particular with a rollout of more mobile phone line testing, as well as increasing our coverage across Africa and the Middle East. Hello Nigeria! 68 countries and counting … Welcome Nigeria to Spearline Fixed Line Testing!

Transforming CIOs into IT Supply Chain Managers


While thinking about this in the context of Citrix Cloud, I’ve noticed a number of generalizable principles across a number use cases, as well as some specific principles for creating secure mobile workspaces: General Principles – for IT supply chain integration Assemble, don’t build – Now more than ever, IT must ask itself the classic buy-versus-build question: Should they be in the business of building/operating any software at all?

Proactively generate more revenue by answering your customer's needs


Whether it could be similar interests, hobbies, or goals, it always boils down to having strong communication. Communication is key to a successful business, especially when it comes to customers. So what happens when there is a natural breakdown in communication due to lines not routing optimally? Unified Communications. Mobile Telecommunications.

2022 GeekWire Awards revealed: Community celebrates big winners in Pacific NW tech


Integrating with communication apps such as Slack, Twitter, Discord, and more, the idea is to make “community” a competitive advantage, connecting users with each other and soliciting product feedback. The scene at the 2022 GeekWire Awards at the Showbox SoDo in Seattle on Thursday.