RingCentral recently surveyed 350 business leaders and technology decision-makers to get a sense of the state of enterprise communications. While enterprise messaging and video usage have increased significantly over the years, RingCentral’s data shows telephony continues to be the preferred mode of communication.

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RingCentral Study Finds Calling is Alive, Healthier Than Ever

Last week, Box held its BoxWorks 2022 event in a virtual format. Box also ran an analyst summit in parallel with BoxWorks, which was kicked off by CEO Aaron Levie.

His keynote started predictably by addressing the change in work style from hybrid work, but he did so through the lens of content. He set the stage nicely by laying out how much work has changed—people shifted from working with local teams to collaborating with a wide network of people, digital processes no longer augments work but is at the core of work, data is scattered everywhere and that automation, if done right, enables us to work better.

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Box’s Next Move: Coaching Companies to Rethink How They Work with Content

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Earlier this month, cloud communications provider Bandwidth announced its new Send-To product. The native messaging app works with both Microsoft Teams Direct Routing and Operator Connect and enables users to send SMS texts directly in Microsoft Teams instead of having to use their personal phones, which is both more efficient and faster. Users have a wide range of communications options available to them, but they often have to be the integration point for the technology creating complexity and often frustrating them.

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Bandwidth, Microsoft Partner on Native Teams SMS

AI computer chip

Next week, GPU market leader Nvidia is holding its GPU Technology Conference (GTC), which is one of my favorite fall shows. The company always does a nice job of showcasing advancements in accelerated computing, with artificial intelligence (AI) being one of the use cases. A GPU with its high-speed computing capabilities make them ideally suited for AI, and Nvidia chips are found in everything from autonomous vehicles to home voice assistants to Cisco Webex endpoints.

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This week Zoom announced its fiscal year 2023 second-quarter results. The numbers show a company with slowing growth: the $1.1 billion in sales were $20 million short of analysts’ expectations, and on the earnings call, management cited several issues causing headwinds, including a stronger US dollar, which had an impact on about $8M, weak on-line sales and the war in Ukraine.

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Zoom’s Growth Slows But Enterprise Business Picks Up Speed