IOVOX Secures $10M in Funding

Begins investing in U.S. expansion and making phone data as valuable and actionable as email

Global call analytics company IOVOX Ltd. announced the completion of a $10M Series A round of equity and debt financing led by Octopus Ventures, SF Capital, and Silicon Valley Bank. IOVOX is using the new investment to expand in the United States and execute a product strategy to widen the addressable market for IOVOX services.

Multinationals Need to Think Globally about Skype for Business

Skype for Business has matured just as corporate organizational complexity has jumped off the charts. The need to be connected in the office, from the home, on the road, even from the seat of an airplane or train is more than just a hallmark of this digital age. The ability to reliably and securely collaborate across distance, device, and location is critical to effectively managing the modern multinational enterprise.

Drum Makes Meeting Replay and Screen-Sharing Available on the Free Plan

Conferencing software company Drum announced that it has significantly expanded the set of features available on its free plan.

The free plan now includes the meeting replay facility, allowing all users to continue to make use of the meeting even after it has finished. Meeting replays can be downloaded and stored locally or viewed within the user's Drum team. Previously, this feature was only available on the paid plans.

In this Industry Buzz podcast, the topic is Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS).

StarLeaf and Yealink Partner to Deliver Integrated Cloud Service

Yealink video conferencing endpoints now tightly integrated and optimized for the StarLeaf UC OpenCloud platform

StarLeaf, the leading cloud video conferencing and calling provider, and Yealink, the global leading unified communication terminal solution provider, cement their partnership by announcing the availability of the Yealink's video conferencing hardware endpoints, as fully compatible and optimized for the StarLeaf UC OpenCloud platform.

Logitech Brio - Do You Need a 4K Web Cam?

Yesterday Logitech announced their new Brio web cam with a 4K capability along with other new features. I have not been a strong 4K advocate generally, as the human eye is only capable of seeing a 2K rectangular image, so I was interested to see why a 4K camera is interesting. But, the Brio camera is much more than just a 4K image sensor. It includes HDR for wider contrast range, IR sensors that integrate to Intel RealSense and the capability to deliver 60 frames per second in 1080P HD. It is also certified with major UC vendors like Microsoft and Cisco.