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Unified Communications in the News

Collaboration Corner: August 2-7, 2015

Welcome to Collaboration Corner, our weekly Unified Communications (UC) and Cisco Collaboration roundup. I’ve gathered a list of my favorite blog posts from last week. As we are all little sponges soaking in the gazillions of web articles, blogs and opinions of those folks who dare to share, here are a few that, for one reason or another, raised a brow.
And away we go…

Key Considerations for Investing in Collaboration

This quick read by Michael Murphy on Cisco’s blog outlines what to consider when thinking about purchasing Cisco Collaboration tools for your company. The Top 3 Tips was a direct and engaging display of important information that should not be overlooked.

Enterprises turn to new UC technologies

This IT Brief article discusses the need to leverage Unified Communications and Collaboration to boost efficiency, productivity and competitiveness.

This is how Cisco brings the web to the world’s most forsaken places

The Fortune.com article describes Cisco’s Tactical Operations group (TacOps) and how it is able to connect the most remote places to the rest of the world. TacOps’ ability to get a disaster-struck site back online serves to support Cisco’s reputation as the world’s greatest networking company and platform.

Cisco: CEOs Need to be more accountable for IT security

Lifehacker.com reports on Cisco’s argument that security needs to be at the heart of any IT implementation, from the design phase to deployment. An alarming metrics discussion of losses at the global scale from cyber security incidents will be sure to catalyze efforts to ensure any means of heightening security are part of most company’s future IT endeavors.

Global Bank Builds Foundation for Highly Secure BYOD

This Cisco success story outlines a deployment of a large global financial services firm that looked to Cisco for help in enhancing their network security to support their bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiative. Third party applications from Cisco ISV (independent software vendor) partners can also be integrated to further increase feature adoption of Cisco UC deployments.