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There's NO Polycom-Mitel Deal; Siris Capital Steps In

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There's NO Polycom-Mitel Deal; Siris Capital Steps In

There's NO Polycom-Mitel deal and it's probably just as well.

Siris Capital steps in, killing a deal engineered by activist hedge fund Elliott Management, which bought stakes in both Polycom and Mitel. But there will be no tears as Mitel walks away with $60 million in deal-cancellation fees (and Elliott Mangement has been busy with its recent victory, selling EMC Corp. to Dell Inc.)

The new deal (still subject to regulatory approval, shareholder approval and other customary closing conditions) sees Siris Capital pay $12.50 per share Read more...

IBM and Cisco Collaborate in Collaboration

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IBM and Cisco Collaborate in Collaboration

IBM joins forces with Cisco in the name of enterprise collaboration, as IBM integrates the Cisco Spark and WebEx platforms with the cloud-based Connections and Verse solutions.

Spark provides 3 types of cloud-based communications-- messages, meetings and calls-- while WebEx is the Cisco online meeting and videoconferencing solution. Connections is the IBM take on business-oriented social networks, and Verse is a cloud-based email and messaging platform.

The integration of such disparate solutions, the two companies hope, will create a suite of collaboration tools powered by the Watson cognitive computing system able to provide users with insights based on daily interactions and activities.

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Revolabs Conference Phone Gets Chrome Interoperability

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Revolabs Conference Phone Gets Chrome Interoperability

Revolabs announces the FLX UC 500 USB conference phone now has full integration and interoperability with Google Chrome devices for meetings.

The result is an integrated video conferencing solution with calling functions (such as answer, hang up, volume control and mute) fully synchronised between Chrome OS, Chrome devices for meetings and the FLX UC 500 conference phone.

The FLX UC 500 has 4 built-in microphones providing 360-degree coverage for full audio capture, with no need to huddle next to microphone pickups. Further ensuring clear conversation flow are full duplex audio support, echo cancellation and background noise filtering.

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Vision’s Room Calendar Display Dongle

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Vision’s Room Calendar Display Dongle

Vision have a new version of their Freespace room booking system.

In the same way you check your own calendar in Outlook, Freespace is an Android-based product that displays a meeting room’s calendar on a display outside the room.

Vision Freespace

The new version of the app has a revised interface which is more customisable, and now works with Google Apps and any other app-based calendar system. Vision say the advantage of the app-based approach is they can push out regular updates and customise quickly.

One of the two new hardware flavours is the new Read more...

Yealink & Zoom Launch Conference Room Solution

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Yealink & Zoom Launch Conference Room Solution

Yealink announces a solution with Zoom that weds the Yealink VC110 All-in-One video conferencing endpoint and Zoom’s cloud-based HD video communications software.

Yealink also launched a new tailored One-Button Meeting Access function with its VC110 to reinforce the joint solution. Their solution targets small (4-6 people) to medium-sized (12 people or less) meeting rooms--although both Yealink and Zoom solutions work for rooms of all sizes.

Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, group messaging and a software-defined Read more...

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