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Introducing the Newest Business Power Couple.

Unified Communications

We’re all aware that smartphones have become the world’s primary communications device, even in the office. According to the Frost & Sullivan 2017 IT Decision Maker survey, 36% of respondents do at least part of their business function via smartphone – either one that they’ve bought themselves or provisioned by IT.  But smartphones are far from perfect. We’ve all been there – your battery is … Continue reading Introducing the Newest Business Power Couple. »

Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2015

The 2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference held in Orlando, Fl, July 12 – 16, 2015, was well orchestrated and relatively well attended, even with all the changes occurring at Microsoft as it begins its new fiscal year. While humid and hot, Orlando was buzzing with lots of content, plenty of parties, and great networking opportunities all around. As this is a partner event, Microsoft was … Continue reading Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2015 »

My Top 10 Skype for Business Likes from Microsoft Ignite

Microsoft Ignite sparked 23,000 attendees with new ideas about innovation and transformation for the future.  The keynotes highlighted how Microsoft will continue its cloud first, mobile first mission with three interlocking ambitions: Making personal computing more personal Reinventing the nature of work with improved productivity and processes Building the intelligent cloud back-end Skype for Business threads throughout all of these areas in many new ways.  … Continue reading My Top 10 Skype for Business Likes from Microsoft Ignite »

Retail Stores Might be Microsoft’s Saving Grace

With the launch of Windows 8 bearing down on us, Microsoft may have to brace for impact.  The reviews have been anything but pleasant, scaring many consumers out of the early upgrade options.  So what can Microsoft do to prove to consumers that these new Windows 8 devices aren’t all that bad?  The answer might just be retail.  Microsoft is opening 32 storefronts in malls … Continue reading Retail Stores Might be Microsoft’s Saving Grace »

Top 3 in Microsoft’s TechEd UC & Messaging Category

Over 280 products and services were submitted, only 46 made it to the finals, and the Plantronics UC Toolkit was one of the top three in the Messaging & UC category. What an honor to be a finalist in the prestigious ‘Best of Microsoft TechEd’ 2012 awards. The UC Toolkit, created specifically for IT, offers free tools, resources, and end user training tools – all … Continue reading Top 3 in Microsoft’s TechEd UC & Messaging Category »

Microsoft TechEd 2012 Finalist

We were recently informed that the Smarter Working UC Toolkit is a ‘Messaging and Unified Communications’ finalist at Microsoft TechEd 2012. This is a great honor and recognition of the hard work and investment Plantronics has made in a portfolio of best practices and tools for IT professionals. The Smarter Working UC Toolkit has over 700 IT assets from guidelines, FAQs, checklists, surveys, wireless resources, specific … Continue reading Microsoft TechEd 2012 Finalist »