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The Drivers Behind the Workplace Technology Revolution

The Drivers Behind the Workplace Technology Revolution

In the last 18 months to 2 years there has been a rapid change taking place globally in businesses. This change is affecting multiple business functions and is being driven by the desire for employees to be able to communicate and collaborate from anywhere at any time, more easily and reliably.

Where just a few years ago, email, phones and video conferencing were adequate for businesses to conduct their day to day activities, mixed with office-based workers who would hold regular meetings in one of a handful of meeting rooms. Today, persistent chat, file sharing, live annotation, whiteboarding, apps, bots and AI are all seen to play an ever increasingly important role to being able to accomplish daily tasks. What’s more, it is expected that all of these things are found in just a single service or application.

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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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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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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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Hybrid Enterprise Collaboration Cloud

Hybrid Enterprise Collaboration Cloud

The hybrid collaboration cloud can offer companies the solution to the challenge of whether they should be investing on-premises or in a public cloud service. With a hybrid cloud solution, you get the best of both. The balance between what remains on-premises and what goes into the public cloud depends on the amount in-house resource you have to maintain the on-premises element of the service.

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