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IT Managers often get caught up with multiple messaging platforms

Why IT Managers end up using multiple messaging platforms

October 10, 2018 Insights 3 Comments

How many times have you been navigating around your screen and realized you’ve got two messaging apps open? We’re all guilty of it. Then you close them both and go back to, oh wait, another messaging platform. With so much choice in the messaging market, it’s easy to end up with multiple messaging platforms. It’s ...

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Enterprise Messaging News Round Up #28

October 10, 2018 Industry News 0 Comments

Cisco resolved their outage problems and are looking forward to brighter things. Microsoft revealed a selection of new productivity updates for their Teams app. Slack prepares a new Team Analytics service. Outside the big three, we’ve even seen the merger of Videxio and Pexip this week, which could mean that another collaboration tool is entering ...

UC Wins: 7 Sales Integrations

UC Quick Wins: 6 Sales Integrations

October 9, 2018 Community Insights 0 Comments

Sales integrations are crucial to empower your sales team to reach their targets and accelerate conversions. In today’s digital world, Unified Comms tools keep your teams connected wherever they are. When everyone shares the same information, it’s easier to solve customer problems, accomplish your goal, and accelerate sales. The trouble is, countless companies are unable ...

There are now 230 alternatives to Slack

There are now over 230 alternatives to Slack!?!

October 5, 2018 Insights 2 Comments

Slack, Microsoft Teams, Google Hangouts and Cisco Webex Teams. The industry that Slack began is growing more crowded each day. Now, full of loads of great alternatives to Slack.  Email might not be completely dead yet, but it’s no longer the only way for people to communicate at work. Today, real-time enterprise messaging applications are ...

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Enterprise Chat News Round Up #27

October 4, 2018 Industry News 0 Comments

The crossover between September and October has been an exciting week, with rumors  of an IPO offering for Slack and yet more new apps for Microsoft Teams. Here are the biggest stories we’ve seen this week. Slack is Preparing to Go Public in 2019 According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, Slack is ...

Preview of Mio for Microsoft Teams [VIDEO UPDATE!]

September 27, 2018 Mio Updates 0 Comments

As Microsoft Teams is our most requested platform by customers, we wanted to share a progress update and a new video of Mio in action. Our team is currently actively developing cross-platform messaging for Microsoft Teams to Slack. As a recap, the Mio product for Webex Teams & Slack delivers these native cross-platform features: Direct Messages ...

Enterprise Messaging: Past, Present & Future

September 27, 2018 Insights 2 Comments

Today, knowledge workers spend around 14% of their week communicating and collaborating internally. In 2017, only 19.4% of companies were using messaging tools like Slack, Cisco WebEx Teams and Microsoft Teams to keep their employees connected. Now, in 2018, that percentage has increased to 27.1%. As organizations continue to share more crucial data online, businesses of every ...

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2018: The year interoperability became critical to collaboration

September 26, 2018 Community Insights 7 Comments

EDITOR’S NOTE: Following publication of the original article, another significant merger has taken place in the collaboration industry. Read on to find out October’s latest addition. Interoperability is, by definition, real-time data exchange between systems without middleware. In collaboration IT, interoperability usually happens when competitors work together. When two competing systems work together, without regard ...