July 07, 2014

Unified Communications University Event Announced

UC University equips organizations with tools to increase ROI

Norwalk, Conn – July 7, 2014 – TMC announced today the addition of UC University to ITEXPO, held August 11-14, 2014, at The Rio in Las Vegas Nevada. TMC today announced UC University will be part of ITEXPO, held August 11-14, 2014, at The Rio in Las Vegas Nevada. UC University is a one-day event, held August 11, and will be a comprehensive introduction to unified communications, covering the marketplace, its vendors, deployment processes, benefits and return on investment (ROI) strategies. Attendees will learn which unified communications tools and approaches have the most potential to increase profit for their business.

“Developing a UC strategy can be a complex and daunting task. UC University is designed to get businesses up to speed on the best options available to address their own unique business communication needs. In addition, this workshop will provide a detailed analysis of UC’s potential financial impact to help attendees expedite approvals needed for successful deployments,” said Blair Pleasant President & Principal Analyst of COMMfusion LLC, a co-founder of UCStrategies.

The topics and case studies covered during the UC University workshop will include:

  • Technology: Identification of the various technologies and components that make up a UC solution, the key vendor offerings and the benefits organizations can expect.
  • Scenarios: Participants will gain understanding of the different types of UC scenarios and which ones work best for their organization, whether it is end user productivity or business process integration.
  • Users and case studies: Participants will learn how to evaluate their organization in terms of worker types, how to identify the top use cases for their organization, how to best apply the different UC options for their users and how to build a business case for UC.
  • Deployment Options: Examination of the differences between PBX augmentation and replacement, premise, cloud or hybrid deployments and other options. It will also look at best practices for accelerating adoption.

“As the next big driver of business productivity and competitiveness, unified communication has proven its value to organizations of all sizes. UC University is designed to give you the tools to analyze UC in your organization, design a solution for your specific users, and choose the right deployment option and vendor. You’ll get the training and tools you need to be a UC star,” said class presenter Phil Edholm, President and Founder of PKE Consulting LLC and UC Expert at UCStrategies.

Registration is now open for UC University . Contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131 for more information. For media inquiries, contact Ashley Baster.

About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Currency 2.0; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; FreePBX World; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; SmartVoice Conference; Software Telco Congress; Super Wi-Fi Summit - The Global Spectrum Sharing and TV White Space Event; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo II, WebRTC Conference & Expo IV; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

About UCStrategies
UCStrategies is an industry resource for unified communications enterprises, communications vendors, system integrators, and anyone interested in the growing unified communications arena.

A supplier of objective information on unified communications, UCStrategies is supported by an alliance of leading communication industry advisors, analysts, and consultants who have worked in the various segments of unified communications since its inception.

Media and Analyst Contact:    
Ashley Baster
Connect2 Communications  
(919) 435-9112  

Edited by Alisen Downey

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