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Spotlight: NetSuite chooses 8x8 for telephony

Unified communications provider 8x8 scored a decent win with NetSuite. 

Cisco widens lead over Microsoft in collaboration market

Cisco continues to maintain a leadership position in the collaboration market. A new report from Synergy Research found Cisco widened the gap between itself and closest competitor Microsoft during the second quarter of 2015.

8x8 aims to turn communications into business enabler

It seems to be a week for big data analytics being associated with unified communications. In addition to the ThinkingPhones news, there's also news out of unified-communications-as-a-service provider 8x8, which has launched new analytics and reporting tools to provide more insight into organizations' overall usage.

Moving the goalpost again: Quantenna promises 10 Gbps 802.11ac

A combination of wave dynamics and creative marketing could catapult wireless office bandwidths next year. Quantenna might have the right formula.

Mobile apps take 'center stage' in unified communications

Mobility took "center stage" in unified communications offerings last year as employees demanded to use their personal mobile devices at work, observes Cindy Whelan, principal analyst for business network and wholesale services at Current Analysis.

SBC, IMS segments are bright spot in otherwise dismal carrier IP market, says Dell'Oro

Demand for session border controllers (SBCs), as well as for IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) core and voice application server systems, grew 10 percent year-over-year in the first quarter, according to the Dell'Oro Group.

Nextiva, 8x8 top GetVoIP.com list of best business VoIP providers

Nextiva and 8x8 topped the list of the top five business VoIP providers compiled by GetVoIP.com, a VoIP provider guide website.

Gartner: UCaaS suppliers should provide back-office support to attract large enterprise customers

To attract large enterprise customers, unified communications as a service (UCaaS) firms will have to provide effective back-office support for large installations, judged Gartner in its 2012 Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service North America report.

Third quarter financials: Cisco leads the way with strong net income and revenue

The main takeaway from this quarter's financial results is that enterprise communications companies that are run well, regardless of what market segments they compete in, do well financially. Companies that are not run well, on the other hand, do not.

Spotlight: 8X8's Virtual Office Mobile 4.0 includes interface for iPhone, iPad retina display

Cloud communications provider 8x8 is tapping into the BYOD trend with the new version of its Virtual Office mobile PBX, which includes an interface designed for use with the retina display on the iPhone and iPad.