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    Although UC pros may struggle with measuring anything more than adoption rates, understanding user satisfaction can ensure that a UC strategy is achieving the productivity gains promised by vendors.

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    Mobile UC location-based applications that automatically update presence, status and call routing preferences with Wi-Fi, cellular signals and GPS are making mobile UC mindlessly easy and smoothing...

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    Lync 2010 is the third release of Microsoft's unified communications portfolio, and this time the company got it right. Many of the shortcomings in Live Communications Server and Office Communicati...

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About Unified Communications and Collaboration

Unified communications and collaboration applications are no longer a novel concept for most UK enterprises, but planning for UC implementation is complicated. In this section, learn about planning your network for unified communications and collaboration applications, as well as mobile unified communications. Also find out about unified communications standards and protocols, such as SIP, that enable unified communications interoperability. Options in hosted or managed unified communications services are also discussed.