UC News in October 2020

It’s October, that means UC Trends month! This year I interviewed UC Awards winning companies and execs from across the globe via video link (due to the Pandemic). All in all, I really enjoyed the series, lots of valuable insights and some enjoyable quickfire sessions at the end of each recording. Watch the video series here: https://www.uctoday.com/trends 

Also, lots of funding for vendors in the industry, plus this month Zoom went live with its annual event Zoomtopia which revealed some astonishing numbers about Zoom’s continued growth.

Here’s what else happened across October:

  • Here’s my Microsoft Ignite special news update with MVP Tom Arbuthnot
  • Microsoft launch their own CPaaS offering to compete with Twilio
  • Twilio Signal 2020 went virtual – here’s a roundup
  • Lumen and Zoom join forces
  • Zoom launches Zapps and onZoom at Zoomtopia
  • Talkdesk Introduces Mobile and At-Home Solutions
  • Dialpad Raises $100 Million for AI Communications
  • AudioCodes Expands Microsoft Teams Video Room Solutions
  • Genesys Enhances Global Cloud CX Partnership with BT
  • Cisco announces support for Webex on BroadWorks
  • TeamsFest Turns One and Celebrates with October Event
  • Five9 introduces VoiceStream
  • Introducing the Series One Google Meet Room Kit
  • Google G Suite Becomes Google Workspace
  • Avaya Celebrates its 20th Anniversary
  • Slack Frontiers 2020 goes virtual in October but also goes down for a number of hours in the same month
  • Spearline launches Voice Assure
  • Gartner Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions 2020 is published
  • MessageBird Raises $200m in Series C funding
  • German Cloud PBX Leader NFON Announces New CEO  
  • Theta Lake Raises $12.7m Series A Funding

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