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UC Today is the leading online publication for UC, Collaboration, and Customer Experience technology.
Our mission is to be the definitive guide for the business communications marketplace. To achieve that goal, we deliver content that’s second-to-none.
Everything we write and say is tailor-made to answer the hottest questions in the industry, while simultaneously sparking new debates and discussion.
Things change pretty fast around here, so our team scour the marketplace for the latest updates, so you don’t have to.
Whether you’re looking for objective views on the latest news, or topical discussions on the latest trends impacting the industry, you can find it all here.
Cavell Group was formed over 18 years ago by a team of Senior Executives, who had been instrumental in building the early Internet market both at UUNET & Level 3. Since then, Cavell has delivered Research, Consultancy, Professional Services and Education projects in well over 45 countries spanning all continents, mainly focusing on emerging market dynamics and leading technologies, such as Cloud Communications and Cloud Networking. Originally working with Service Providers, the business has spread its reach to serve vendors, investors, as well as large enterprises and public sector organisations.
Blair Pleasant is President & Principal Analyst of COMMfusion LLC and a co-founder of BCStrategies (formerly UCStrategies). As a communications industry analyst, she provides strategic consulting services and market analysis on business communication applications, technologies, and markets, aimed at helping end-user and vendor clients both strategically and tactically. Her primary areas of focus are Unified Communications and Collaboration, Contact Center, social media, and other business communications technologies. Blair provides clients with a variety of custom consulting services, including market analysis, surveys and research, white papers, product assessment, competitive analysis, strategic development, vendor analysis, marketing and product positioning, partner development, and more.
She is a frequent speaker and participant in industry conferences, webinars, podcasts, and other events to help educate customers, solution providers, channel partners, investors, and others about the evolving Unified Communications and Collaboration and Contact Center markets.
J Arnold & Associates, founded by Jon Arnold, work to educate their customers on the value of disruptive communications technologies and to accelerate the adoption of their offerings.
Jon has been consulting since 2001, and his independent practice was founded in 2005. Core areas of expertise include unified communications, collaboration, team messaging, cloud services (UCaaS/CPaaS/CCaaS), AI, automatic speech recognition (ASR), future of work, contact centers, customer experience, video, VoIP, and social media.
Omdia is the new global technology research powerhouse, established in 2019 with the combination of the Informa Tech’s research brands (Ovum, Heavy Reading, and Tractica) and the acquired IHS Markit technology research portfolio.
TalkingPointz provides coverage, insights, and analysis of enterprise communications including UC/UCaaS, team messaging, meetings, customer engagement, CPaaS, and hardware.
Industry executives, investors and insiders seek Dave Michels’ insights, opinions and advice to make timely and critical business decisions.
The UK Contact Centre Forum Ltd. is your gateway to a unique network of call & contact centre professionals.
Comprising six regional user groups, the UKCCF provides a platform for call centre and customer service professionals to meet and share ideas at a local level.
Monthly Executive Club meetings and Networking Seminars present the latest customer contact thinking and strategy – while Contact Centre Monthly acts as an online resource for the customer service community.
Zeus Kerravala is the founder and Principal Analyst with ZK Research. Kerravala provides a mix of tactical advice to help his clients in the current business climate and long term strategic advice. Kerravala provides research and advice to the following constituents: End user IT and network managers, vendors of IT hardware, software and services and the financial community looking to invest in the companies that he covers.
Kerravala does research through a mix of end user and channel interviews, surveys of IT buyers, investor interviews as well as briefings from the IT vendor community. This gives Kerravala a 360 degree view of the technologies he covers from buyers of technology, investors, resellers and manufacturers.
Kerravala uses the traditional on line and email distribution channel for the research but heavily augments opinion and insight through social media including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Blogs. Kerravala is also heavily quoted in business press and the technology press and is a regular speaker at events such as Interop and Enterprise Connect.
Prior to ZK Research, Zeus Kerravala spent 10 years as an analyst at Yankee Group. He joined Yankee Group in March of 2001 as a Director and left Yankee Group as a Senior Vice President and Distinguished Research Fellow, the firms most senior research analyst. Before Yankee Group, Kerravala had a number of technical roles including a senior technical position at Greenwich Technology Partners (GTP) where he worked with Johna Til Johnson, the founder of Nemertes Research. Prior to GTP, Kerravala had numerous internal IT positions including VP of IT and Deputy CIO of Ferris, Baker Watts and Senior Project Manager at Alex. Brown and Sons, Incorporated.