Month: August 2016

Skype on the Go with Business Mobile Client

If you watched the Olympics, no doubt you saw the commercial with Christoph Waltz, discussing "busy, busy, busy" Americans using their mobile phones to multi-task everything (you can view the commercial here). The image of Waltz in dreads as he checks email on vacation, or as a mother soothing her baby while surfing the web on […]

Working Remotely Just Got Even Easier with UCaaS

Working remotely is not a new idea. In fact, the term “telecommuting” was first coined in 1972 by employees working on a NASA communication system, and in 1979, the Washington Post published an article called "Working at Home Can Save Gasoline", which is often credited with introducing the idea of working remotely, and a year later led to the first conference […]

Behold the Power of UC: What is UCaaS and Why Does it Work?

Unified Communications is quickly becoming both a necessity and a burden for IT departments. As employees want to utilize the technologies that they use in the consumer world within a business networking environment, and executives are buying into the benefits of a UC strategy to improve business processes and bottom lines, IT departments are tasked […]

Unified Communications: Google Hangouts vs. Skype for Business

As presented in previous articles, Skype for Business is a rebranded version of Lync, Microsoft's business communication tool. It was launched in mid 2015 by Microsoft, and is full of enterprise Unified Communication features, with great tools for company collaboration. But Skype for Business is by no means perfect (although Microsoft is always making changes to enhance the product and correct […]