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Category: Unified Communications


Infrastructure, Unified Communications

As deadline looms, 22 states opt-in to FirstNet

October 3, 2017

Via: FCW

As of the end of September, 22 U.S. states and two territories have said they will participate in the FirstNet national wireless first responder communications network, as a deadline for governors to decide looms. FirstNet announced that final decisions are […]


Infrastructure, Unified Communications

4 keys to aligning executives on digital strategy and priorities

September 6, 2017

Via: CIO

Summer is over, everyone is back from their holidays, and most businesses will be heading into the thick of strategic planning and budgeting season. Those of you who have been proactive during the summer months have reached out to key […]


Infrastructure, Unified Communications

Spending On Government Communications Is Ripe for Abuse

April 13, 2017

Via: Government Executive

Last year the Government Accountability Office issued “Public Relations Spending” (GAO-16-877R) in response to a request from the Senate Budget Committee. The purpose of the report was to “determine how much the federal government spends on public relations activities, including […]


Infrastructure, Unified Communications

Citizen engagement: a pathway for government reform

April 3, 2017

Via: FCW

Among the many topics addressed by the innovative leaders at the table was a question of definition: What is citizen engagement? How does this concept relate to citizen services, digital transformation, and similar terms used to describe how government is […]


Infrastructure, Unified Communications

Build digital DNA: Leveraging M&A to reshape the IT workforce

March 23, 2017

Via: CIO

As organizations going through M&A transactions begin to emerge from the massive surge of work, CIOs must consider how they can pivot toward an operating model that drives digital value. We have already explored the areas of the IT workforce […]


Infrastructure, Unified Communications

Cloud companies are eyeing cell services, Nokia CEO says

February 27, 2017

Via: CIO

Enterprises and cloud companies will start trying their hands at cellular this year, Nokia President and CEO Rajeev Suri predicts. “Enhanced reality” and events such as concerts may be where cloud giants first get into mobile services, Suri said at […]


Infrastructure, Unified Communications

Verizon fourth quarter earnings fall short of analyst expectations

January 24, 2017

Via: Tech Crunch

Verzion this morning reported adjusted fourth quarter earnings of 86 cents per share, on revenue of $32.3 billion. On the earnings side, that falls short of what Wall Street analysts had expected — EPS of 89 cents per share and $32.1 […]


Data Center, Unified Communications

IG: Challenges remain in GSA’s DATA Act implementation

December 2, 2016

Via: FCW

With roughly six months remaining before the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act implementation deadline, the General Services Administration still lacks the ability to reliably track spending and certify the accuracy of data submissions, according to an inspector general audit released […]


Infrastructure, Unified Communications

HPE Execs Under Pressure To Grow Channel Business

November 17, 2016

Via: CRN

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is strongly encouraging its executives focused on the channel to get partners involved in more sales, according to Vice President and General Manager Scott Dunsire. “I’m getting a ton of pressure inside the company to take our […]


Infrastructure, Unified Communications

Carriers are going virtual to give enterprises more freedom

November 8, 2016

Via: CIO

Starting carrier services like routing and security is getting faster and easier thanks to a new way of deploying them that doesn’t require specialized equipment at customer’s sites. The new approach, called virtualized business services, lets various carrier services run […]