Category Archives: Unified Communications

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. »

MARKET ANALYSIS: Analyzing Modern Communications

Introduction The range of new communications tools in today’s office environments is impressive. From the trendy world of persistent chat-based tools such as Slack, through traditional VOIP-based phone systems, to increasingly popular videoconferencing-based software, the solutions being deployed for communicating with both co-workers and outside partners are wide-ranging. Even considering these choices, however, it turns out the good ‘ol telephone is still one of the … Continue reading MARKET ANALYSIS: Analyzing Modern Communications »

Don’t Allow Any Holes in Your Communications Lineup on Game Day!

A football coach wouldn’t allow a hole in his lineup on game day. To do so would be to risk the other team having the advantage and likely winning the game. In the same vein, if your company is a communications channel partner or value-added reseller, why would you want to risk not selling a key part of an ecosystem and take the chance that … Continue reading Don’t Allow Any Holes in Your Communications Lineup on Game Day! »

Plantronics Extends Reach in Communications Environment

Plantronics has been focusing in recent years on capturing new opportunities as the communication landscape shifts to the cloud. As communications, and the technologies designed to deliver them, shift in response a workforce increasingly in motion, the opportunities to add value with our solutions have multiplied. Plantronics has always been a leader in providing innovative, high-quality headsets to large enterprises and contact centers. But as the … Continue reading Plantronics Extends Reach in Communications Environment »

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 they are looking for to enhance their IT environments. It’s … 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 California’s natural environment. Active noise canceling will let you focus … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Voyager 8200 UC Design »