Big and small, unified communications vendors poured
it on with new strategies and innovative products this year.
It’s that time of the year again — ’tis the season to be jolly, time to get stuff ready for the tax man, time for “Da Bears” to choke away any shot at the NFL playoffs… and time to take a look back at what happened in the unified communications (UC) industry.
As I have for as long as I can remember, I’ll start this year-end blog by saying, “It was a big year in UC.” The market continues its constant evolution, with traditional vendors shifting strategy and new vendors popping up to challenge the incumbents. Among all the change, here are what I considered to be the most notable events of 2014.