Feb. 29, 2016, San Francisco – Today Enterprise Connect previews a list of announcements from exhibitors participating at Enterprise Connect 2016 in Orlando next week. The event will feature an expo floor dedicated to the newest innovations in enterprise communications, presented by the industry’s leading companies. Enterprise Connect 2016 will take place March 7-10 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, FL. For more information and to register, visit: enterpriseconnect.com/orlando.
“Our event takes pride in hosting the most unique and creative companies each year on our expo floor,” said Eric Krapf, Enterprise Connect General Manager and program co-chair. “With close to 70 announcements this year, we’re thrilled to offer attendees the opportunity to experience such an array of new products, services and demonstrations for the first time, exclusively at our event.”
Below is a preview of announcements exhibitors will showcase at Enterprise Connect 2016:
8×8, Inc. (booth 721) will unveil its next generation Virtual Contact Center solution, designed to optimize customer experiences and agent productivity. In addition, 8×8 will showcase new enhancements to Virtual Office, delivering continuous communications and immersive collaboration experiences on mobile and desktop.
Actiance (booth 103) will showcase Alcatraz, its cloud-based archive that preserves context across 70+ communication channels for smarter search, hold, and review.
Agora.io (booth 1307) introduces Agora Communications as a Service (CaaS), a global network optimizing quality of experience for real-time voice and video communications over the Internet. Agora CaaS tackles the quality challenges of Internet bottlenecks, the “mobile last mile” and device optimization, with SDKs that are easily embedded in mobile and web applications.
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise (booth 1111) introduces Rainbow™, an innovative cloud-based Unified Communications and Collaboration solution. Delivered as a complementary overlay service, Rainbow™ reaches beyond corporate boundaries to offer fully featured multimedia work-stream communications and collaboration services to personnel inside/outside the company.
Anoto (booth 2029) presents the soon-to-be released interactive Anoto Live™ 55″ 4K Display and a 12′ We-Inspire collaboration and ideation wall. These products address market demand for interactive display technologies in enterprise and creative industries, enhancing business collaboration and productivity through the use of high-precision pens.
Atlassian (booth 634) will be demonstrating its new developer platform, HipChat Connect, which brings apps and services that run your business seamlessly into HipChat. By gathering information and taking important actions with 3rd-party apps right in HipChat, teams can collaborate better to make faster decisions and be more productive.
AudioCodes (booth 1529) will demonstrate CloudBond™ 365, a versatile all-in-one Skype for Business appliance designed for hybrid environments, combining Skype for Business server, Cloud-PBX and service providers’ voice services. Microsoft’s Cloud PBX offering is still evolving into a full PBX replacement, and CloudBond 365 bridges the gap, bonding today’s UC and tomorrow’s cloud.
AVI-SPL (booth 1201) is showcasing the Unify ME VMR with Microsoft Surface Hub, connecting Skype for Business with existing legacy video estate and guest users via web browser access. Unify ME may be used as a firewall traversal method for customers with on-prem Skype for Business deployments by connecting external users through the Unify ME cloud.
AVST (booth 1121) introduces a new cloud delivery model for CX-E. Containing all the features, resiliency and interoperability of the CX-E premise-based solution, AVST is enhancing its flexibility to deploy UC on premise, hybrid or cloud.
Biamp Systems (booth 1543) will debut DevioTM, its newest solution for UC&C. Devio is a compact, powerful collaboration tool that enables end users to extend the desktop into huddle spaces without missing a step. Devio is an AV technology that meets IT requirements for remote monitoring and control.
Bright Pattern (booth 2225) will be demoing the ServicePattern omnichannel cloud contact center software with rich contact experience for blended processing of multi-channel interactions, including phone, email, social messengers, SMS, video, rich web chat and mobile applications. This scalable and fault tolerant product can be offered as a service and deployed in a private cloud.
CaféX (booth 329) announces Chime, a ground-breaking multiparty collaboration solution that delivers on the open promises of WebRTC. A Best of Enterprise Connect finalist, Chime reaches every enterprise user securely on every browser with no plugins, minimizes IT costs and connects to pre-existing video conferencing systems.
CallTower (booth 128), a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise-class unified communications solutions, will showcase their game-changing reseller and white label program – delivering best in breed integrated business communication technologies including Cisco, Skype for Business, collaboration tools, contact center and global networks all in one reliable platform.
Cequens (booth 535) showcases its Video, Messaging, and Voice lines at Enterprise Connect. Cequens Video (formerly Vytru) family of products offer Skype for Business-powered devices that instantly extend Lync/Skype for Business to meeting rooms, private offices, and self-service stations.
Clarity (booth 1134) announces Facebook Messenger integration with Clarity Connect, a full-featured contact center native to Skype for Business with cloud, on-premise or hybrid deployment. Clarity Connect now offers AudioCodes CloudBond™ 365 integration, workforce optimization (through Coordinated Systems, Inc.), and a new HTML5 Agent Console. Clarity also introduces its cloud-based Conference Attendant.
Comview Corporation (booth 1642) will announce the latest version of its fixed/mobile telecom expense management solution. Version 5 simplifies communications lifecycle management and provides quick and easy access to key data through enhanced search and reporting, intuitive navigation updates, new dashboards, and more – all backed by proactive managed services.
ConnectSolutions (booth 1442) announces a survey that shows most employees recognize the value of video as a collaboration tool in the workplace, but few initiate. Comfort level is high, but old habits and perceptions limit imagination for more innovative use cases. Conclusion: careful thought and training must be initiated at the management level.
DisplayNote Technologies (booth 1200) unveils Montage, a solution designed to make meetings as productive as possible by combining wireless presentation, communication and collaboration. The company will demonstrate how 12 meeting attendees, both in-room and remote, can share what’s on their screen with a main meeting room display and communicate via video and voice.
Exinda (booth 120) will unveil Skype for Business QX Boost; a solution designed to give IT Managers a unified view of both the Skype for Business application and the network to identify issues in real-time and provide actionable recommendations to improve the quality of experience for voice, video and application sharing services.
Five9 (booth 206) will be showcasing the company’s award winning cloud-based software for contact centers, the Five9 Virtual Contact Center (VCC).
FreeConferenceCall.com For Business™ (booth 935) will showcase its new enterprise conferencing and collaboration solution and ROI calculator to illustrate how companies can save up to 80% on conferencing spend. The customized product, featuring managed services, unified billing and white-label branding, will be available for a demo.
Fuze (booth 735) will showcase its global, cloud-based unified communications platform that empowers productivity and delivers insights across the enterprise by enabling simplified business voice, flexible video conferencing, and collaboration. Formerly ThinkingPhones, Fuze will preview its new platform which allows the modern, mobile workforce to seamlessly communicate anytime, anywhere, across any device.
GENBAND™ (booth 1821) showcases its Kandy Communications platform, which includes pre-packaged RTC apps offering rapid delivery of customer engagement services. Also featured is the innovative Smart Office solution, which reduces the cost and complexity of managing UC clients across devices and operating systems.
Impact Technologies (booth 224) announces OnTraQ for Cisco UCCE and UCCX call centers. Live agent and queue status, real-time life of call, dashboards and historical reporting are available within the same application and easily accessible with a mouse click. OnTraQ is economical for small, stand-alone centers and powerful for large, multi-site centers.
InFocus (booth 1409) is displaying its new ConX enterprise collaboration, which allows businesses to connect to anyone, anytime and anywhere.
Ingate Systems (booth 1043) showcases SIP trunking solutions and SIParator Enterprise Session Border Controllers (E-SBCs) at Enterprise Connect. Ingate E-SBCs are available as both hardware and software products. Hardware deliverables can handle up to 20,000 concurrent call sessions, while the Software SIParator is designed for virtual machine installations and can support up to 2,000 concurrent calls.
Jacada (booth 2315) will announce its advanced contact center solutions and patented Visual IVR digital interaction platform. Jacada’s technology ends desktop complexity, supports omnichannel engagements, reduces customer efforts and enhances agent performance. Jacada enables organizations to deliver effortless customer experience at every digital channel.
Limes Audio (booth 1142) introduces TrueVoice™ Solo, a new member of the TrueVoice™ software product line that caters to applications limited in processing power, energy or cost. TrueVoice™ is patented and proven speech enhancement software that makes two-way communication systems sound better, removing unwanted echoes and noise.
Lionbridge (booth 2306) will showcase its just announced real-time translation solution for contact centers. By spanning the omni-channel and plugging into existing platforms to deliver the highest translation quality, the company will demonstrate how brands can eliminate language as a barrier to drive CX and customer acquisition, growth and retention.
MediaPlatform (booth 109), the leading enterprise YouTube, announces Skype Sync, an integration with Microsoft’s Skype for Business. MediaPlatform now provides organizations with a central and searchable repository for managing, publishing and distributing recordings of Skype for Business sessions. MediaPlatform enables video for corporate communications and integrates with Cisco WebEx and videoconferencing solutions.
MiaRec (booth 2201) announces the compatibility of its award-winning call recording and quality management suite with Microsoft’s unified communications platform Skype for Business. MiaRec solutions enable organizations to securely and effortlessly record and analyze business conversations for compliance and quality control purposes.
Mitel (booth 2001) will showcase innovations in powering the mobile enterprise to enable seamless communications between business networks and mobile networks. This includes new solutions in collaboration and embedded communications, the best path to the cloud, and millennial-ready contact center capabilities that address the needs of the mobile consumer.
Moxtra (booth 2207), the world’s leading provider of embeddable mobile collaboration, announces the pre-release of v3.0: enabling highly flexible, open-source collaboration components which enhance customer engagement and drive efficiencies inside any business workflow or application. Moxtra works with top UC, CC vendors, ISVs, VARs, SIs and SPs to deliver these transformational capabilities.
Nectar (booth 2113) has announced a 5-year partnership with Avanade to provide a highly differentiated UC solution for the Skype for Business market. By integrating Nectar’s UCMP into its Avanade Management Platform, Avanade will be able to provide enhanced visibility for cloud, hybrid and on-premises UC Skype for Business managed services.
NETSCOUT (booth 1029) will show how the nGeniusONE™ platform unlocks the power of traffic-based data to help IT departments understand when UC problems occur, what the root cause of the issue is and how to quickly fix the problem.
Nite Ize (booth 235) will showcase their new award-winning Gear Tie® Cordable™ Twist Ties, Connect® Wallet & Case for iPhone® as well as new sizes of their popular universal mobile phone holsters and many other innovative products.
Numonix’s (booth 2220) RECITE® interaction recording solutions together with Tethr’s transcription and speech analytics platform reveal critical business insights and enable regulatory compliance. RECITE + Tethr visualizes the customer experience, delivering powerful business analytics across leading UC and CRM platforms, including Microsoft Skype® for Business, Microsoft Dynamics and Salesforce.
Oblong Industries (booth 1429) introduces Mezzanine 3, its future-of-work solution. Mezzanine 3 brings immersive, visual collaboration to any surface, in almost any configuration, from any connected location. Oblong supplies Mezzanine systems to Fortune 500 enterprise customers including IBM, Accenture, and NTT.
OutPost Sentinel (booth 1438), a technology leader offering powerful and reliable RMM solutions and tools, is announcing the even faster, more reliable and powerful Nextgen Cirrus Sentry (NCS-10). MSPs can extend services to all customers; regardless of size or brand and type of equipment.
PathSolutions (booth 844) goes granular with TotalView 7, its root-cause troubleshooting solution for VoIP networks. This release introduces QueueVision, which tracks QoS queue configuration and usage on MPLS and SIP trunks for optimal performance, a first for network performance management solutions, and includes more VoIP networking knowledge and intelligence than ever before.
Phybridge (booth 734) will be launching their newest line of Long Reach PoE Ethernet solutions, the FLEX, at EC2016. Phybridge switches transform single twisted pair, coax or multi-pair category cable into a robust IP Platform with power. Voice, video, surveillance and all things IoT connected are supported by Phybridge switches.
RedSky Technologies (booth 1133) will showcase MyE911 for Mobile™, a smartphone app that gives highly mobile UC users E911 protection. The app automatically tracks the softphone on the smartphone and updates the location to the RedSky E911 Anywhere® cloud service.
RingCentral (booth 305) will showcase new advances in its enterprise communication and collaboration capabilities, specifically new integrations and updates to the RingCentral Connect Platform, traction on the recently launched Global Office solution, and WebRTC enhanced messaging.
RSI (booth 1536) will be unveiling its latest version of Shadow CMS Enterprise to monitor, measure and manage communication facilities of every enterprise including call accounting, IM compliance logging, call center reporting and emergency notification.
Revolabs, Inc. (booth 1334) is announcing its FLX line of Unified Communications conference phones, which will help corporate enterprises “Hear Every Word.” The FLX UC 1500 is a high quality, wideband VoIP + USB solution that ensures the most natural and effective communication in any environment.
Ritalia Funding Inc., (booth 124) a specialized technology leasing company, will present a simpler way of submitting and qualifying for leases between 8,000 to 1.5 million, no applications, no personal guarantees and no financial disclosure.
Savvius (booth 111) will showcase two of its latest products including Omnipeek 9.1, which delivers powerful analytics software for rapid resolution of wired and wireless network and application performance issues, and Savvius Vigil 2.0, the first security appliance to intelligently select, capture and store months of relevant network data for post-breach network investigations.
Sennheiser (booth 934) showcases the latest generation of its award-winning PRESENCE™ Mobile Series for business professionals that value superior sound quality, wireless communication freedom and exceptional wearing comfort. In addition, Sennheiser features new TeamConnect Wireless, its go-anywhere, portable wireless conferencing solution.
Servion Global Solutions (booth 122) showcases three new solutions – ServCloud, ServIntuit and ServInsights – for brands to elevate and manage customer experience like never before.
ShoreTel (booth 421) will be showcasing its full portfolio of UC and contact center solutions, including the new ShoreTel Connect HYBRID Sites. Connect HYBRID Sites enables companies to mix-and-match Connect ONSITE and Connect CLOUD services across multiple locations. This allows companies to move at their own pace to mixed and full cloud deployments.
SMART Technologies (booth 1400) will show a range of SMART business products including the award winning SMART kapp and SMART kapp iQ, the new SMART kapp iQ Pro, as well as SMART Room Systems for Microsoft Skype for Business. SMART will also showcase their new 75″ 4K kapp iQ display.
Sonexis Technology, Inc. (booth 942) announces the availability of the ConferenceManager2 Transfer Center, an enhanced one-call solution for patient placement. This new extension, powered by the ConferenceManager2 Agent Console, is the latest application within the Sonexis flagship conferencing lineup.
Spectrum (booth 1236) will showcase NeXorce Enterprise and its new full suite of contact center reporting applications. These solutions optimize reporting with multi-channel data (voice, email, chat and internal ODBC) and target managers, supervisors and agents.
Sprint Business (booth 201) will showcase Mobility-as-a-Service, a simple way for businesses to equip employees with the essentials of mobility: devices, voice/text/data, cloud storage and anti-virus apps, dedicated care, configuration, project management, and 24/7/365 technical support. MaaS is “all-inclusive” with a predictable monthly cost and no-CapEx.
tekVizion (booth 2206) will demonstrate its interoperability testing, application optimization and sales enablement services, including its new virtual onTAP business communications lab with testing-as-a-service options. Additionally, tekVizion will demonstrate how its recently announced Verification Guarantee works. tekVizion will be joined by service providers & vendor partners to showcase solutions.
Unify (booth 1501) will showcase how the brand helps humanize digital transformation with their OpenScape and Circuit product portfolios, and how organizations can use these solutions to gain a clear advantage in productivity, innovation, collaboration and overall customer satisfaction.
Unimax (booth 1035) will demonstrate its UC Management Software Suite, including functionality for Self Service and Help Desk MACDs, Provisioning, Automation, Phone Number Management, Migration, Administration and more. Additionally, Unimax will present in three UC management conference sessions including its sponsored session: Skype for Business – Overcoming the Biggest Migration and Management Challenges.
VDO360 (booth 2302) is going to show its evolutionary Clearwater System, which premiered and won best of show at ISE2016, to the US market. It will showcase the Evolution of the Visual Collaboration Space.
Voice4Net and Govolution (booth 642) will introduce their PCI Border Controller solution, which allows any company that accepts credit card payments to maintain PCI compliance. The solution’s advanced technology ensures that a business is properly insulated from a third party payment processor without impeding the quality and expediency of customer service.
VOSS (booth 1232) announces it has enhanced the scope of its BCOM platform to incorporate Microsoft UC technology and applications. VOSS will showcase its single point of integration between the underlying UC platform and enterprise IT systems, which includes VOSS UC analytics to get a 360° view of resource utilization.
Voxbone (booth 1207) will showcase how its virtual local phone numbers enable enterprises and cloud communications providers to extend voice networks internationally, rapidly, and at minimal cost. At Enterprise Connect, Voxbone will publish a case study demonstrating how its DID numbers decreased telephony costs by 70 percent for global cybersecurity provider TrendMicro!
VXi Corporation (booth 1044) will showcase the VXi Envoy™ Office, the affordably priced, full-featured UC headset. The company will also display the award-winning UC ProSet LUX™ with built-in Visual Presence™, the V150 Office Wireless Headset System, and the groundbreaking BlueParrott® Reveal with extendable microphone boom.
Messaging leader, WEBTEXT (booth 220), is presenting a solution which allows Avaya and Cisco contact centers to keep their existing voice service. WEBTEXT uses its global network of messaging gateways to seamlessly connect its customers to their end-customers and the carriers.
Whitepages Pro (booth 1843) introduces Lead Verify API, a solution that allows companies to easily verify lead authenticity and maximize ROI. In one query, it does up to five different searches to determine if the data provided, such as name, phone, email, and address information, is associated with a real person and can be contacted.
X2O Media (booth 207), a Barco company, will introduce its X2O.Join connected desktop app, which allows users to browse and view channels featuring data-driven graphics, video, social media content, and more right on their desktops. In addition, the company will demonstrate the X2O platform in four solution areas critical to the operational success of today’s digital workplace.
Zoom (booth 211) debuts Zoom Rooms For Touch, allowing teams to collaborate on large touchscreen displays with video conferencing, screen sharing, and interactive whiteboarding. Zoom Rooms are transforming conference rooms with an affordable, powerful, software-defined experience now supporting 3 screens on Mac or PC with iPad controller.
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