One of the biggest company transformations I’ve seen in all my years as an industry analyst is Vonage, which held its inaugural industry analyst event in Scottsdale, Ariz., last week.
In this Executive Insights video podcast, Jim Burton is joined by Alan Masarek,
Amazon Web Services, Inc. is making its move on the Unified Communications (UC) market, with Amazon Chime. This new UC service provides video and audio meetings, chat, and sharing on desktops, iOS, and Android devices, in an attempt to compete with servies like Skype for Business, GoToMeeting, and WebEx.
We had the occasion recently to sit down with Alan Masarek, the CEO of Vonage as well as Jeff Savage, VP for Enterprise Sales at Vonage for Business last week. In an informal gathering, we covered a lot of ground. The Vonage that many of us know started in the consumer space (co-founded by well-known IP Telephony visionary Jeff Pulver). Who hasn't seen the zany "whohoo" TV adds that have been running for a few years?
At the recent Enterprise Connect 2016, I moderated a session on Cloud Case Studies, where four enterprise organizations discussed their migration to the cloud, lessons learned, benefits, etc.
We had quite a few new vendor sponsors at this year's BC Summit in La Jolla, CA.
Vonage is making its move in the Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) market, with several new changes that will expand its portfolio and its standing in the market. The company's latest acquisition is UCaaS provider iCore Networks, Inc., further boosts Vonage Business' UCaaS portfolio, sales force, and ability to reach mid-market and enterprise customers.