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UCStrategies.com defines unified communications as “Communications integrated to optimize business processes.” The definition of unified communications narrows significantly when you can read and hear about real-world examples that other companies are implementing right now—and apply them to your situation.
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With these “Drivers” for Collaboration in mind- here is the good news. Bandwidth Costs to deliver collaboration (including Video Conferencing/Telepresence) is making the solutions more affordable. We all remember the days where PBX technology to connect multiple offices required costly point to point dedicated T1 Pipes. Video Conferencing required costly ISDN circuits. Today, High Definition Video Conferencing and Telepresence is being delivered at much lower costs.
When I am in the marketplace helping customer deliver and implement UC/ Collaboration Solutions- I am amazed at the truly sensational solutions available to the Enterprise today. The key is helping to sort out these solutions in each of the varied categories:
I will be focusing and “drilling down” on some specifics with respect to both categories and vendors in this area over the next few weeks- drawing from my personal experience in the areas of VOIP, Audio and Video Conferencing and other areas of collaboration.
The additional good news is that World class vendors realize that these solutions need to be made available to all users- not just the “chosen few” see Blair Pleasant's article, "Power of Unified Communications to the People"
We will look to discussing these solutions in more detail in the next several weeks.
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Communications Integrated to Optimize Business Processes.
UC integrates real-time and non-real time communications with business processes and requirements.
Uses presence capabilities for coordination, and presents a consistent unified user interface and experience across multiple devices and media types.
Learn more at What is Unified Communications all about?