Digital Transformation / DX
Artificial Intelligence / AI
Internet of Things
MHA caps triple digit Lync growth with partner award
MHA saw triple digit growth in its NZ hosted Lync solution in 2014, capping off a successful year with a win at Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards.
Polycom and Microsoft team up in Skype for Business offerings
An expanded relationship between Polycom and Microsoft will bring the first hardware built specifically for Skype for Business to market within months
Microsoft confirms Skype for Business takeover date
Skype for Business will replace Lync as its business communications suite, with a formal announced scheduled for March 18.
Polycom Lyncs up partners for new deals
Microsoft Lync is helping Polycom's Kiwi resellers win deals, but it's also changing the landscape - and how resellers operate.
Skype for Business to advance business communication
Microsoft has announced the next version of Lync will be known as Skype for Business.
AudioCodes eyes NZ SME market... launches 'Lync-in-a-box'
"Because One Box 365 is designed specifically for the sub-200 seat market, it provides Microsoft partners with a competitive edge when pitching against low-cost traditional PBX vendors."
Microsoft NZ - Navigating the future roadmap for Lync...
Microsoft New Zealand's Maria Martinez-Torres outlines some key milestones on the roadmap for Lync.
Lync-ing up... Expert views on Microsoft's unified comms contender
"Lync adoption is definitely growing. When proposals are going out, Microsoft is definitely on that shortlist now..."
WPC 2014 fuels a great State of Origin…
As Satya Nadella outlined his cloud-first vision for Microsoft and its partners at WPC 2014, somewhere in the crowd two Kiwis glanced at each other and smiled.
NZ first as Gen-i and Interactive Intelligence partner to transform contact centres
New cloud solution provides for full outsourcing of contact centre technologies...
Examining Lync Enterprise Voice and Conferencing...
A properly integrated Microsoft Lync deployment is wonderful, says Deanne Jessep, UCFX director of business development, but there are pitfalls to avoid.
Introducing… the Microsoft Lync Room System
To say the solution is simple sounds like an injustice, but actually, it’s the greatest compliment one can give. Because after all, if you can’t explain it, what’s the point?
Unified Communications: Dialling in mobility and video
Demands from employees for mobility and flexible work spaces is driving adoption of unified communications solutions in the New Zealand market - Heather Wright dials in the views of local experts.
How tech can combat the incoming storm...
The job of studying New Zealand's abundant natural resources falls on the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) and their Microsoft Lync unified communications (UC) solution with Lync-optimised Polycom IP desktop phones.
Finally, a Lync solution that works...
After trying numerous internet service providers to get its Microsoft Lync unified communications services operational, an Auckland-based IT services provider turned to Kordia for its Microsoft Lync certified OnKor offering.
Lync: Great for business, even better for the contact centre
Unified communications makes multi channel interactions that much easier and more convenient for busy information workers, but it is contact centres which are seeing the biggest benefits.
Kordia NZ receives Microsoft Lync 2013 certification
Company becomes first in New Zealand to achieve the certification for business SIP service.
Symantec Corp announce instant messaging security
Corporate organisations communicating through Instant Messaging platforms can address security and compliance issues through new safekeeping support.
Plunket chooses cloud based Office 365
How one of New Zealand's most loved charitable organisations improved its service delivery through web-based collaboration technology.
New UC platforms from HP
Two new offerings to help enable Microsoft's Lync and Polycom's RealPresence solutions.
Enterprises ready for Lync: reseller survey
'No-one ever got fired for choosing Microsoft', partner says.
Microsoft partners bridge Dynamics & Lync
Now there's no more fumbling around on your computer when clients call.
Kordia certified for Lync SIP Trunking
State-owned telco first in NZ to achieve Microsoft qualification.
Microsoft comms tool expanded for conferences
The CX7000 has been developed as part of a partnership between Polycom and Microsoft, which they say allows for a more seamless experience.