Market Update: Plantronics Expands Its Line

Companies in the news this week include: NEC, AccuCode, Esna, Google, ShoreTel, Tech Data Canada, Westcoast, IDC, Sonexis, Calix, TrioTel Communications, Midstate Communications, Damaka, Microsoft, Network Equipment Technologies and IP Directions.

By Carl Weinschenk | Posted Sep 23, 2011
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Plantronics Makes "Plug and Play" Unified Communications a Reality With New Product Portfolio: Plantronics today announced it is expanding its product line to include a new category of devices designed to help companies migrate from traditional desk phone-only usage to a unified communications (UC) infrastructure. The products that enable this transition include a new multi-device adapter, the MDA200, plus corded and wireless USB adapters.

NEC Debuts Software-Based Unified Communications Bundle for Mid-Market: NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced communication and IT solutions, today announced the general availability of UNIVERGE Sphericall for Medium Businesses and Small Enterprises (MB/SE), a full-featured, enterprise class unified communications solutions for the mid-market.

AccuCode and Esna Technologies Announce the AO: Today, AccuCode and esnatech announce the AO: Communications Virtual Office Seat, a cloud-based unified communications platform which enables increased productivity and lowered IT costs for businesses of all sizes. The Virtual Office Seat begins with the messaging and collaboration benefits of Google Apps and hosted VoIP for phone infrastructure. The award-winning Office-Linx software from esnatech delivers rich, unified communications connecting not only your messaging and phone environments, but also 3rd-party business applications and mobile devices. Unlike traditional licensing arrangements, the entire solution is packaged into one low, predictable, monthly cost per-user and is entirely managed and supported by AccuCode.

ShoreTel Inks Distribution Agreement with Tech Data Canada: ShoreTel, the leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems with fully integrated unified communications (UC), today announced a new distribution agreement with Tech Data Canada, the Canadian subsidiary of Tech Data Corporation. The agreement aims to increase local market specialization and availability of ShoreTel business communications solutions to partners and customers in all Canadian Provinces and Territories.

Westcoast to Unveil Unified Communications Offering: IT distie Westcoast will launch the firm's Unified Communications (UC) product at the voice, mobile and data reseller conference, Convergence Summit South, on the October 4th and 5th.

EMEA IP Telephony Equipment Sales to Exceed $5.1bn in 2015: IDC: Combined Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) revenue from enterprise IP PBX and IP telephone sales will exceed $5.1bn in 2015, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.9% between 2010 and 2015, according to a new study by IDC 

Sonexis Announces Release 10.0 of ConferenceManager: Sonexis Technology, Inc. announces the general availability of ConferenceManager 10.0, a leading on-premise audio and web conferencing solution for the enterprise. This release is the latest within the Sonexis flagship conferencing platform and includes multiple security enhancements, is JITC Approved for Department of Defense DISA implementations, and many other new features.  

Two South Dakota Broadband Stimulus Winners Select Calix for Regional Projects: Calix, Inc. today announced that two South Dakota Broadband Stimulus award winners -- TrioTel Communications (TrioTel) and Midstate Communications (Midstate) -- have each selected the Calix Unified Access portfolio to bring advanced broadband services to subscribers in unserved and underserved areas of South Dakota 

Damaka Introduces World's First Mobile Client for Microsoft Office 365: Damaka, a technology pioneer in Mobile Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC), today announced its extension of Xync product suite to support Microsoft Office 365. Office 365 Lync Online users can now download Xync product suite from the online stores and extend IM, Audio, and Video capabilities to their Smartphones and Tablets.

NET and IP Directions Interoperability Offer Enhanced Capabilities for Microsoft Lync: Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. , a leading provider of enterprise-class networking solutions optimized for secure real-time communications, including unified communications (UC), SIP trunking and enterprise mobility, today announced interoperability of its VX1200/VX1800 gateways with IP Directions, the leading provider of SIP trunk and high value-added carrier services in France. IP Directions' SIP trunk was tested, validated and certified in June 2011 for interoperability with NET's VX Series gateways.   

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