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Lync will disrupt in 2014: Frost & Sullivan

Microsoft still has a few aces up its sleeve. One sleeper product that is only just catching fire is Lync, a unified communications tool that integrates neatly with established products like Outlook. When I caught up with Audrey  William, head of research, ICT Practice, Frost & Sullivan Australia & New Zealand earlier this year we discussed the […]

NZ sees stop-start unified communications market

There are clear signs unified communications is gathering momentum in New Zealand. It was one of the most discussed topics at this year’s Microsoft TechEd conference and stories about implementations and successes continue to arrive. And yet Frost & Sullivan’s 2013 research report shows the market for UC products and services declined 4.5 percent in […]

Logitech Webcam C930e for business video-conferencing

Two trends mean there’s a good chance you’ll soon be doing a lot more video conferencing. First, New Zealand is getting a fast fibre network. That makes video a more practical proposition.Second, the rise of unified communications. This is where all business communications combine so that everything goes through a single consistent user interface. Among other […]