Bill Pray

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After Two Years, Cisco Disappoints

by Bill Pray  |  December 14, 2010  |  2 Comments

It has been a little over two years since the acquisition of PostPath and Jabber by Cisco, with not much to show. When Cisco acquired PostPath, I blogged about how it will not be easy for Cisco and that they have to answer the questions of why and how for enterprises: Another 800 LB Gorilla […]

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The Color of Web Conferencing

by Bill Pray  |  September 2, 2010  |  1 Comment

“Green is a color, the perception of which is evoked by light having a spectrum dominated by energy with a wavelength of roughly 520–570 nanometres. In the subtractive color system, it is not a primary color, but is created out of a mixture of yellow and blue, or yellow and cyan; it is considered one […]

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Unified Communications – The Pitch, The Promise, The Practicality

by Bill Pray  |  August 26, 2010  |  Comments Off

Welcome to the three Ps of unified communications technologies: The Pitch “consistent unified user interface and user experience across multiple devices and media types” “to simplify and integrate all forms of communications in view” Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unified_communications “provides a seamless flow between the work your employees do and the people they need to connect with […]

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The Amazing SaaS E-mail Race Update: IBM Achieves Multi-Tenancy

by Bill Pray  |  August 12, 2010  |  Comments Off

Software-as-a-service (SaaS) e-mail continues to be a hot topic for me when I talk with various enterprises, both in terms of viability and market players. Enterprises are seeking to strategically leverage SaaS e-mail to reduce costs and management for e-mail services. This week, IBM improved it’s ability to compete in what I call “The Amazing […]

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