Microsoft or Cisco Collaboration Cloud?

Microsoft or Cisco Collaboration Cloud?

Within the collaboration market there are currently two main players in the cloud space; Microsoft and Cisco. Microsoft’s collaboration offering comes in the form of Office365 (O365) and allows companies to deploy Skype for Business and Teams across their companies as the collaboration platform. Cisco, have a dedicated collaboration cloud which supports all their conferencing technology, and Cisco Spark, their latest all-in-one collaboration tool which sits in their cloud.

Which is the right move for your business? What challenges will you face if you choose to deploy one of them across your organisation?

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You still use a PC in your meeting room to connect to Skype for business?

You still use a PC in your meeting room to connect to Skype for business?

How many companies out there are running Skype for Business in meeting rooms, including boardrooms where business critical meetings are held, by having a desktop that is hidden in a cupboard connected to a screen or projector?

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Quickfire Collaboration Questions: Answered

Quickfire Collaboration Questions: Answered

Quickfire answers to the most common, and most challenging unified collaboration and video conferencing questions that we are asked.

We will be posting a single question at a time, so be sure to come back and check when your question is answered, or post your question in the comments at the bottom so that we can answer it for you.

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Microsoft Skype for Business, Teams & Videocall ICE VaaS Service

Microsoft Skype for Business, Teams & Videocall ICE VaaS Service

If you are thinking about deploying Microsoft Skype for Business Online, from the Microsoft Azure Cloud through Office365, you might have heard the news about Microsoft Teams, and be putting the project into hold.

Alternatively, you might already be using Microsoft Skype for Business and be thinking about migrating to the Office365 cloud, and are now also thinking about pausing the project.

Before you go any further, read this article and understand how Videocall can help you with your Microsoft unified collaboration project

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Microsoft Teams, Videocall and Polycom

Microsoft Teams, Videocall and Polycom

Last month at the Microsoft Ignite conference in the US, Microsoft announced that it would be merging its Skype for Business Online platform with its Teams platform to create an improved collaboration application for businesses to use.

From the initial conversations, we have had with businesses, it seems that many had not heard the news coming from Ignite and were a little confused or concerned as to what this meant for them.

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What's Happening with Microsoft Skype for Business and Teams?

What's Happening with Microsoft Skype for Business and Teams?

You may be aware that Microsoft are currently holding their annual conference, Ignite, for Enterprise IT and business executive. As a service provider, you have probably seen the announcement about Teams and Skype for Business, and you may be wondering how this is going to affect you going forward.

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