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The change to Webex Teams from Spark, what’s the difference?

The change to Webex Teams from Spark, what’s the difference?

Cisco have re-branded Spark to become Webex Teams and integrate the service into the Webex family. This is more than just a name change however, as the Spark and Webex application have started to become one, taking the best features from each.

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Are businesses losing money because of presenteeism culture?

Are businesses losing money because of presenteeism culture?

How can video conferencing and collaboration help presenteeism?

Presenteeism has become a big problem in the UK; it has tripled since 2010 according to the latest CIPD report, and 52% of workers are going into work when their performance has been negatively affected by health issues according to a 2017 report by Fellowes. Fellowes also goes on to suggest that this means that a sub-standard level of work is likely to be happening due to the fact that employees are not 100% fit, well or happy.

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Is your company a TEAM player?

Is your company a TEAM player?

Wherever you look in the collaboration space at the moment, the talk is all around having a single application that can cater for all your user’s requirements…meeting spaces, persistent chat, instant messaging, video conferencing, audio calling, whiteboards, file sharing, live content annotation and more. The desire is driven by the changes taking place within companies, whereby employees are demanding more flexibility and the chance to fit their work around their life, and not the other way around.

Is there a silver bullet for the all-in-one collaboration app? Or is it all just a bit confusing? Let’s look at the main players. Slack, Microsoft and Cisco.

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The benefits of a fully managed collaboration platform

The benefits of a fully managed collaboration platform

Collaboration within enterprise businesses, is a service that is business critical if companies want their employees to be efficient, productive and making the most from their time. Whilst there may be many options on how businesses may choose to collaborate, ensuring that the service is a great fit for the varying styles, uses and applications that employees may want to achieve when using it is key.

A good collaboration solution should provide you with a feature rich and truly smart platform that is fully managed, automated and intelligently delivered to ensure video collaboration performs as expected across the enterprise and beyond.

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ICE, the answer to easy to use, intuitive, reliable, secure cloud collaboration

ICE, the answer to easy to use, intuitive, reliable, secure cloud collaboration

ICE, Videocall’s Intelligent Cloud Experience platform is the ideal solution for enterprise businesses looking to improve their collaboration both in the cloud, or in fact also companies that are remaining on-premises.

Polycom-Powered ICE, leverages a number of RealPresence features that have been designed to create an enterprise grade collaboration platform that can be delivered in the cloud as a hybrid solution or on-premises dependent on customer requirements.

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On-Premises Private Enterprise Collaboration Cloud

On-Premises Private Enterprise Collaboration Cloud

What options are there for companies that are not considering cloud, that do not have a cloud first policy, or simply think that moving to the cloud might release too much control? There is still an option for these companies, whereby they can move to the cloud, but still retain full control and have everything behind their own firewalls.

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