Archive for category: Unified Communications

Working in a Bubble

Technology nowadays is pretty amazing, we can work from near enough anywhere and use the same tools on our phones as we do on our desktops. A lot of what we do at NTS is done through the cloud now, which is great, and because of this I’m able to work from home most of [...]

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Collaboration Flying High!

Just had a call from @UCCBennett from his @Avaya Flare Experience, from a plane!!!! #collaboration reaches new heights! — Jamie Roberts (NTS) (@JamieNTS) June 28, 2012 So I managed to have a call with Richard Bennett from Avaya while he was mid-flight to new york, he was using his Avaya Flare experience client over the [...]

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Android in the Enterprise

I came across an article today detailing how the new Samsung Galaxy SIII is the first of it’s phones to be a part of it’s Samsung Approved for Enterprise (SAFE) scheme. I’ve thought that android should be a good fit for the enterprise since it was first released and it’s amazed me that so little has been [...]

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Unified Communications for Small Business

Running a small business involves fitting yourself into a number of roles. When you’re in a situation where you have to be flexible, you really want technology that supports you in everything that you have to do and you want that technology to be as easy to use for one task as for another. Communication [...]

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Bring your own device

Categories:Blog, Unified Communications

One of the big trends for technology being talked about this year is “Bring your own device” or BYOD, this is the practise of building employees own devices into the corporate ICT strategy. The drive for this trend seems to be the employees themselves, with a reported 88% of corporate executives saying their employees were [...]

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A Collaboration Vision of the Future

Following on from my post about display technologies and their impact on unified communications and collaboration, this video from Corning shows their vision of the future, where embedded displays have become ubiquitous and collaborative tools have been written for many environments, with a focus on education and medical settings. It is an amazing rendering and really shows [...]

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The Cloud

The Cloud seems to have gone beyond a simple term and become a real industry buzzword. Different companies and individuals all seem to have slightly different ideas about what we can apply the term to. Where does “The Cloud” end and the good old internet begin? Hosting companies have been cloud-ified for a while and [...]

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Consumer Electronics show 2012

Only a couple of weeks into 2012 and CES is upon us. The 2012 Consumer Electronics show lets us look at various technological developments and see what new products we will start seeing over the next few years. It seems like there’s a lot of new display and imaging technologies being exhibited this year and [...]

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Microsoft and their Evolving UC Strategy

Christmas has passed and around the world, thousands of households have purchased Microsoft ‘Kinect’ cameras to use with their Xboxes. Quietly, Microsoft has laid the groundwork for a global consumer videoconferencing system in a way no company has ever managed to before. After announcing the purchase of Skype last year, it’s obvious that Microsoft aren’t [...]

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