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When I first started using the term “unified communications” (UC), I was simply trying to expand the old domain of “unified messaging” (UM) to include initiating real-time telephone calls from a message. We had long been doing the reverse, creating voice mail messages from a failed telephone call, and I thought it was time to […]

Farzin Shahidi, Founder and CEO of NextPlane, asked UCStrategies to take a look at the question of where and when voice and video will be of major interest for inter-organizational communications, especially if provided through UC federation and if linked to business processes or applications. Great question, Farzin! (For more about federation, see this article […]

Farzin Shahidi, Founder and CEO of NextPlane, asked UCStrategies to take a look at the question of where and when voice and video will be of major interest for inter-organizational communications, especially if provided through UC federation and if linked to business processes or applications. Great question, Farzin! (For more about federation, see this article […]

UC Exchange Customers with Cisco WebEx Messenger now have secure B2B UC Collaboration with their partners regardless of their UC platforms. Sunnyvale, CA, June 26, 2014 – NextPlane, the leading provider of B2B UC Collaboration and Federation Services, today announced TLS support on UC Exchange for WebEx Messenger, the leading UCaaS from Cisco. This new […]

BroadSoft Service Providers Can Extend Their Solutions to Incorporate B2B Collaboration Sunnyvale, CA, June 10, 2014 – NextPlane, the leading provider of B2B UC Collaboration and Federation Services, today announced that NextPlane has extended its UC federation solution, UC Exchange, to include federation with small and medium businesses and enterprises hosted by BroadSoft’s UC-OneTM Unified […]

InterCall and NextPlane have reached a new agreement, which will add NextPlane’s UC Exchange service to InterCall’s UC offerings. This will enable InterCall customers using unified communications platforms to communicate and collaborate with hundreds of organizations and UC domains worldwide, providing faster and seamless collaboration. InterCall provides a variety of unified communications tools, such as […]

Cross-platform connectivity is good when it comes to communications. With that in mind, conferencing and collaboration giant, InterCall (News – Alert), this week announced that it is partnering with B2B Unified Communications (UC) Collaboration and Federation services provider NextPlane. The partnership will have InterCall market and resell NextPlane’s UC Exchange service to complement their UC […]

In the rush to incorporate richer communications and collaboration capabilities and fine tune the user experience, it seems that analytics for Unified Communications have been left at the starting gate. “Unfortunately,” according to Farzin Shahidi, founder and CEO of B2B UC Collaboration service NextPlane, “when it comes to UC platforms most CIOs and business decision […]

InterCall Expands Collaboration Beyond the Enterprise through NextPlane’s UC Exchange Service CHICAGO and Sunnyvale, CA, May 6, 2014 – InterCall®, a subsidiary of West Corporation and the world’s largest conferencing and collaboration services provider, and NextPlane, the leading provider of B2B Unified Communications (UC) Collaboration and Federation services, today announced an agreement under which InterCall […]

UC in the cloud, or UC-as-a-Service (UCaaS) is gaining momentum, but obstacles to large-scale adoption remain. Adoption of cloud-based UC applications isn’t exactly new. In fact, one could argue that the two most widely used collaboration applications have always been cloud-based; WebEx and Skype. But for those using enterprise platforms for voice, video conferencing, messaging, […]