Cisco Active in the Unified Communications Cloud
Three announcements since the spring suggest that the company sees quite a future for network-based unified communications and collaboration.
Business Together as a Service, according to eWeek, is a collection of cloud-based unified communications tools:
's Business Together as a Service program include telephony; unified messaging; instant messaging with presence; audio, Web and video conferencing; mobile device support; and an option for a contact center. The applications are accessible via a Web portal, through which enterprises can select from five preset profiles for various employee groups and can change the number of user accounts up or down as needed. Orange
Cisco is making significant moves in the hosted unified communications and collaboration arena. On June 20, the company said that it will offer its Quad collaboration platform as a hosted service. CRN reported then that it will use ACS — owned by HP — as a partner in North America, Logicalis