Was 2009 a Tipping Point for Unified Communications and Video Conferencing?

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    Jessica Davis

    | Posted 2009-12-23

Unified communications companies partner with carriers.

But that doesn’t mean Polycom wasn’t ready to work on a number of partnerships as executives from the company promised in the wake of all of Cisco’s high-profile announcements. Most recently, Polycom announced a partnership with BT for unified communications, including video conferencing. Not to be outdone, Cisco soon after announced a similar partnership with BT around unified communications.

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Jessica Davis covers the channel for eWeek and Channel Insider. Her technology journalism career began well before anyone heard of the World Wide Web and has included stints at Infoworld, Electronic News/EDN, and the Philadelphia Business Journal. Her work has also appeared on CNN and Forbes.com. She has covered hardware, software and networking, as well as the business side of technology. She has won several journalism awards, including a national ASBPE award for best staff-written column, and was named Marketing Computers hardest working tech journalist on their inaugural list of top tech journalists. Jessica can be reached at jessica.davis@ziffdavisenterprise.com

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