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CONNEX19: An Update from Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

With an unbeatable location, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise (ALE) celebrated its 100 years by hosting its CONNEX19 partner, executive and analyst events in the iconic principality of Monaco. The anniversary was an opportunity for the company to not only update…
Categories Tags   With an unbeatable location, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise (ALE) celebrated its 100 years by hosting its CONNEX19 partner, executive and analyst events in the i… https://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/connex19-update-alcatel-lucent-enterprise/

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… https://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… https://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… https://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… https://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… https://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/ip-phones-are-dying-not-really/