HP Partners with Cisco Rival Alcatel-Lucent on UC

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HP and Alcatel-Lucent are competing with Cisco and others to win the business of businesses looking to migrate from legacy PBX systems to unified communications (UC) systems instead. HP and Alcatel-Lucent are offering a series of services and solutions to help companies make the move. HP and Alcatel-Lucent announced a 10-year alliance last year.

Hewlett-Packard and Alcatel-Lucent are partnering on a series of unified communications solutions, part of the 10-year technology alliance the two companies announced almost a year ago.

HP and Alcatel-Lucent officials announced May 24 a mix of solutions and services from both companies designed to make it easier for enterprises to migrate to a UC (unified communications) environment, which officials from both companies say could have significant positive impacts.