Tag Archives: Enterprise Communications

Microsoft looks to Plantronics for Guidance on Cloud Voice Adoption

As a veteran of the Microsoft Voice Team responsible for launching the company’s journey into becoming a leader in UC, and in recent years working with ecosystem partners, it’s always been so exciting to participate in Microsoft Ignite.  As Microsoft’s biggest customer-facing event, it always feels like the “real deal” hearing directly from customers what … Continue reading Microsoft looks to Plantronics for Guidance on Cloud Voice Adoption »

Behind the Scenes: Voyager 8200 UC Design

We’ve all been there, trying to take a call in a noisy airport lounge or busy coffee shop. Let’s face it, noise can be distracting. The Voyager 8200 UC, Plantronics’ newest offering in the cordless headset space, is more than just a headset, it’s a piece of design drawing inspiration from fast cars and Northern … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Voyager 8200 UC Design »

The High Cost of a One Size Fits All Technology Approach

Several years ago, I witnessed a Microsoft unified communications (UC) deployment at a large engineering firm in the Midwest. The plan was to rollout the new UC solution to the entire company headquarters consisting of several buildings and over 3,000 people and slowly phase out usage of the desk phones in the coming months. As … Continue reading The High Cost of a One Size Fits All Technology Approach »