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Sunnyvale, CA – May 18, 2015 – NextPlane, the world’s leading provider of business-to-business UC collaboration and federation services, is pleased to announce it has extended its federation service, UC Exchange, to support Skype for Business, Microsoft’s successor to Lync 2013. Now, NextPlane customers who use Skype for Business will be able to connect and […]

Enables Seamless Connection between GENBAND-Powered Service Providers, Enterprises, Nuvia UCaaS Users, Their Partners and Peers for Effective Collaboration London, UK and Frisco, TX April 21, 2015 – GENBAND™, a leading provider of real-time solutions, today announced that it has extended its Smart Office™ UC solutions to support NextPlane’s UC federation service, UC Exchange. With NextPlane […]

New federation services are needed for B2B unified communications. UC has no standards (yet), so, although multimodal unified communications are slowly but surely displacing legacy voice telephony, person-to-person voice conversations will always be an important part of UC. However, UC must support end users both inside and outside of an organization, even when they are […]

NextPlane’s new Voice and Video Collaboration Service is one of seven collaboration technologies that will be on display in Orlando next week. Sunnyvale, Calif., March 13, 2015 – NextPlane, the leading provider of B2B UC Collaboration and Federation Services, has won the honor of presenting its new UC Exchange Voice and Video Collaboration Service at […]

Although multimodal unified communications (UC) are slowly but surely dominating business communications, person-to-person voice conversations are still an important part of UC. However, UC must support end users both inside and outside of an organization, especially whenever they are using different UC technology platforms or services (UCaaS). Federation services play an important role in facilitating […]

Collaboration companies will share their approaches to real-time communications, UC federation, presence, and more at the Enterprise Connect 2015 Innovation Showcase. The results are in. The selections for the collaboration-focused Innovation Showcase at Enterprise Connect 2015, taking place March 16 to 19 in Orlando, will include seven innovative companies. This year’s collaboration focus attracted a […]

Markit Customers now can join the world’s fastest growing community of “federation-ready” companies. Sunnyvale, Calif., January 13, 2015 – NextPlane, Inc. the leading provider of B2B UC Collaboration and Federation Services, announced that it will now offer its unique UC federation technology that was licensed to build Markit’s (NSDQ: MRKT) UC federation business directly to […]

Multi-vendor UC is still a struggle for many enterprises. UC federation products claim to fill the gap, so why haven’t they taken off? The IT team at American Public Media, the second-largest producer and broadcaster of public radio programs in the United States, didn’t have anything as lofty as a “unified communications strategy” on its […]

Giving employees the ability to collaborate with external business partners via your unified communications platform is a great way to boost overall adoption — and shrink time to ROI. As real-time telephony becomes just one of many business communications options for person-to-person contact through flexible unified communications (UC) services, enterprises will find many ways to […]

Recent market studies show that organizations are not fully realizing their investment in deploying Unified Communication (UC), even though the technology is proven to improve communication and collaboration. Moreover, they are becoming more easily available as a cloud-based service (UCaaS). One reason companies aren’t getting value out of their investments is the fact that UC […]