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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and the Rainbow Connection

I have previously written about the post-PBX apocalypse. In its short form, my message to the UC market has been: Differentiate and evolve to survive. After recently spending a few days with the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise (ALE) team, I am very pleased to s…
Categories Tags #ALEConnex Rainbow is NOT - yet another messaging tool - a new WhatsApp - a new cloud UC offer only - competitor to other ALE products — Michael Brandenbu… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/alcatel-lucent-enterprise-and-rainbow-connection/

UCC Opportunities in the Hospitality Space

Advanced UCC Tools Improve the Guest Experience and Optimize Daily Workflows in the Hospitality Industry - Highlights of Frost & Sullivan's new market insight.
Categories Tags I’ve just completed a new Market Insight entitled “UCC Opportunities in the Hospitality Space” taking a deep dive into the implementation of communications… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/ucc-opportunities-hospitality-space/

2016: The Year of the Infrastructure Vendor Partnership

Categories Tags With the landscape of equipment vendors shifting rapidly, the confirmation of the Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) pairing seems all the more timely. 2016 will b… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/2016-year-infrastructure-vendor-partnership/

Nokia/ALU Merger: Scale and Execution Yield Competitive Advantage

An analysis of the merger in the aftermath of Monday's Nokia announcement that it gained control of Alcatel-Lucent via a successful public exchange offer.
Categories Tags The telecom vendor space has gone through a flurry of M&A activity in recent years, driven by activist shareholders and private equity funds focusing on balanc… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/nokiaalu-merger-scale-and-execution-yield-competitive-advantage/

IP Phones Are Dying – Not Really

IP Phones Status - 2015
Categories Tags As most of you must have heard by now, there has been a continued campaign to kill the IP desktop phones over the years, driven by vendor interest to boost… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/ip-phones-are-dying-not-really/