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Microsoft, Cisco or Google Cloud? Which is better for your business’ collaboration needs?

Microsoft, Cisco or Google Cloud? Which is better for your business’ collaboration needs?

Enterprise businesses are strategising to move services to the cloud, and collaboration is a factor of that; but that is a problem. Collaboration is only one element of the overall picture. It is a picture that is very complicated.

The big question must be asked by every business right at stage one. ‘What is more important to us as a business, productivity or collaboration?’

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Is Microsoft the obvious solution to your collaboration

Is Microsoft the obvious solution to your collaboration

Collaboration has become a major strategical decision for companies of all sizes. The way we work is changing rapidly, and ensuring that employees have the ability to meet, communicate and work to the best of their abilities at all times is essential for the business. So, with employees connected anywhere and at any time, the requirement to hold virtual face-to-face meetings, share documents and annotate in real-time is now business critical.

But there are also now more choices than ever.

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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 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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