COMMfusion LLC is an independent industry analyst and consulting firm, providing in-depth research, analysis, and consulting services to clients in the areas of Unified Communications, Collaboration, Customer Engagement, Contact Center, Social Media, and other business communication applications. Blair Pleasant, President and Principal Analyst, provides strategic consulting services aimed at helping end-user, vendor, and reseller clients both strategically and tactically. COMMfusion provides clients with a variety of services, including strategic development, product assessment, surveys and research, marketing and product positioning, white papers, vendor analysis, partner development, and more.
Just in time for Mardi Gras preparations, Alcatel Lucent Enterprise (ALE) held its analyst conference in New Orleans, where the discussion was all about verticals and ALE’s new cloud overlay service called Rainbow.
In this Industry Buzz podcast, the topic is Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS). Dave Michels moderates the conversation which includes Experts Roberta J. Fox, Don Van Doren, Blair Pleasant, Steve Leaden, Phil Edholm, Dave Smith, and Evan Kirstel.
Cisco hosted recent events in San Francisco and regional centers to announce Cisco Spark 2.0 and Cisco Spark Board. Cisco Spark Board is an all-in-one collaboration screen-sharing presentation tool, a digital whiteboard and a videoconferencing display. Several UCStrategies Experts were in attendance and had the opportunity to see it in action. Dave Michels moderates a conversation which includes Experts Jon Arnold, Dave Stein, Michael Finneran, Roberta J. Fox , Blair Pleasant, Kevin Kieller, Phil Edholm, and Marty Parker.
At its Spark Event in San Francisco, Cisco introduced the new Spark Board and Spark Meetings to revolutionize the way people meet. That’s a pretty tall order, but Cisco seems to have done a great job in simplifying and improving the meeting experience.
In this Industry Buzz podcast, UCStrategies' Blair Pleasant hosts a conversation on a range of recent news topics. Experts include Dr. Joseph Williams, Phil Edholm, Dave Michels, Jon Arnold, and Michael Finneran.
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