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Unified Communications: News
Arrow Electronics was founded in 1935 when a retail store named Arrow Radio opened on Cortlandt Street in the heart of lower Manhattan’s “Radio Row”, the birthplace of electronics distribution. Arrow Radio, established by Maurice (“Murray”) Goldberg, sold used radios and radio parts to retail customers. Other industry pioneers with businesses nearby were Charles Avnet and Seymour Schweber.
“As every business becomes a digital business, decision-makers are looking to improve both the efficiency and effectiveness of their overall IT environment."
“Service providers are looking for the operational agility and faster data centre integration..."
“The addition of Distribution Central to our presence in the region expands and strengthens Arrow’s business in the value-added distribution marketplace."
Mobile mesh technology for private wireless networks company, Rajant, has inked a strategic partnership with Ingram Micro company, Connector Systems. As per the deal, Connector Systems will distribute Rajant’s solutions in the A/NZ region.
Global information technology, Unisys, has officially opened its new service desk in Rhodes, Sydney.
Latest letter is a mixture of assurances, clarifications and taking care of business.
Microsoft wants to help businesses bring their meeting rooms into the future of videoconferencing without spending a whole lot of dough with two new Skype for Business initiatives aimed at getting existing technology connected to its work communications service.
Cloud‐based call recording technology provider, Dubber Corporation (ASX: DUB), has signed a binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Singapore-based telecommunications carrier. As per the agreement, Dubber will offer the telco’s customers its Cloud‐based call recording service.
Internet provider, Vocus Communications (ASX:VOC), has rolled out a revamped national partner program, ahead of its merger with the M2 Group. Vocus group executive of sales, Steve Floyd, told ARN the move was to streamline its processes across Australia.
NATO is the first organisation to deploy Polycom RealPresence Centro, the unified communication company's hybrid Video Collaboration (VTC) and voice and data solution.
"Datacom has a focus on industry leading innovation, collaborating with our partners to produce unique and disruptive solutions."
“Without emerging unified communications technology, workplace evolution and the shift to remote working would not be possible."
“I am looking forward to forging new relationships and adding to the Purple brand in the Asia Pacific region."
Synnex Cloud Vendor portfolio includes IBM Softlayer, Rackspace, Cirius, Nomadesk, BitTitan, Fenestrae, Egnyte and many others in the pipeline.
Ingram Micro has released an FAQ on its recent acquisition by Tianjin Tianhai Investment Company for $US6 billion. It answers 19 questions many people have been asking and provides a good backgrounder to the deal.
"We are starting to see a wide range of IoT use cases across virtually all industries."
“We’re capitalising on the fact there's a lot of integration challenges and a lot of things going on at Dell and EMC.”
Slack's popularity reportedly piqued the interest of Microsoft, but the tech titan is currently focusing its efforts on Skype.