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Alla about integration of Unified Communication

Debunking popular myths about the integration of Unified Communication solutions

Unified Communications (UC) has been a hot topic in the enterprise communication sector for the last few years now. It promises to streamline and unify communications in this and fast-paced business environment. Unified Communications gives businesses the option and agility to easily select an apt mode of communication, at any given time or place. It...
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United Bank of Africa - Case Study

Case Study: United Bank of Africa invests in a UC solution across its global network

United Bank of Africa (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions. It offers banking services to more than 7 million customers and has 750 branches in 18 African countries. It also has offices in New York, London and Paris, through which it connects people and businesses across the world. It offers comprehensive financial services,...
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All about Unified Communications

4 trends driving Unified Communications in a post-PC world

While today, there is no de facto definition of Unified Communications (UC), the latter is a term that describes the coming together of all forms of collaboration and multimedia communications that can be controlled by the end user for both social and business purposes. This includes the integration of fixed and mobile voice, IP telephony,...
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VOIP in the Conference Room

Whitepaper: VOIP in the Conference Room: How IT Managers can enhance user experience

With the growing popularity of Voice over IP (VoIP), we can expect to see the technology adopted in most organisations over the next few years. But as they look to replace their existing analog phone systems with VoIP systems, they will also need to consider the unique audio requirements in conference rooms. Unless certain issues...
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Cisco Digital Media Signage

Case Study: Combining voice, video and data for Unified Communication

Melbourne Airport, also known as Tullamarine Airport, is the second busiest airport in Australia. It was opened in 1970 to replace the nearby Essendon Airport. Melbourne Airport is the sole international airport of the four airports serving the Melbourne metropolitan area. The airport is like a city unto itself and has its own postcode. Melbourne...
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Putting the person at the heart of Unified Communication

With all the many tools and technologies available for communicating and collaborating in real time, it is often easy to forget that communication is not only about the technology, but also about the person. After all, we’re not a bunch of IP addresses, but people with real names, personalities and preferences. And the latter include...
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Get a complete, circular view of everyone during a video call

Now you don’t need to worry about where you’re sitting in the room while a video conference is going on. You can sit in a circular fashion and talk, something that comes naturally to all of us. You can use this circular setting to foster understanding, as it allows you to look into the eyes...
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When should your enterprise make the shift to Networked AV?

For most enterprise leaders – CEOs, CIOs CXOs – the fact that technology can transform business workflows or improve their organisation’s competitiveness is not really news. They’ve all seen what technology can change in the last two decades (almost everything). Therefore, what they really spend time mulling over is which technology to bet on, at...
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Whitepaper: Evaluating unified communications solutions

Unified communications is an increasingly important consideration for businesses who look toward it as a platform for improving productivity and responsiveness while reducing costs – no matter what their size or nature of business is. In this whitepaper titled “Evaluating Unified Communications Solutions”, Cisco talks about some of the key considerations that you should keep...
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Infocomm Report: Trends that are transforming Unified Communications (UC)

Making unified communications a reality for your business has long been easier said than done. But clearly this is a vision where the technology which is finally coming of age. This report from Infocomm International (the global trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries) describes the “5 Trends Changing Unified Communications” and...
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The Actis Integration and AV Blog is a forum for sharing tips, insights, news, solutions and experiences with people and businesses who are undertaking different types of integration projects in India. It covers topics like Professional AV, lighting, energy management, video collaboration, unified communications, presentations, network AV and environment control.

Over time it will grow into a practical, India-specific, knowledge base to assist CIOs/CTOs, architects, AV and lighting consultants, developers, educational institutions and the hospitality industry to make better choices and get more out of their investments in technology.

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