Zoom rebrands its chat product to compete with Slack and Teams
Zoom has rebranded its chat product and added additional capabilities as it seeks to compete with Microsoft Teams and Slack. The update includes third-party connectivity.
Zoom's app, now dubbed Zoom Team Chat, will feature capabilities like transferring in-meeting chat to Team Chat and arrangin... Read more
Sage teams up with point-of-sale provider Square
Sage announced a partnership with Square. The partnership aims to integrate Sage's accounting solutions and Square's point-of-sale (POS) systems to assist small businesses in making payments using Square.
The new, joint application for Sage customers is available in the Sage marketplace. Transac... Read more
Hybrid work doesn’t really work yet: Cisco plans to change that
Hybrid work is a big topic at the moment and without a doubt one of the buzzwords of the present day. Still, it doesn't really work that well yet. Cisco has seen that too. During the recent Cisco Live conference, the company explained how it intends to solve the problems surrounding hybrid working.... Read more
IT leaders are struggling to hire new employees
IT leaders all across the world face difficulty in hiring talented IT professionals due to certain aspects.
Recent times have seen many IT organizations struggling to hire talented IT workers. According to a survey, most IT leaders blame 'The Great Resignation' as the root cause, stating that 73... Read more
DocuSign supports full contract lifecycle management in Slack
DocuSign further expanded its integrations with Slack. DocuSign CLM for Slack allows users to perform full contract lifecycle management in Slack, including contract creation, signing and storage.
The new integration expands Slack's functionality as a multi-purpose platform. Integrations with t... Read more
Poly launches wireless IP phones in Edge E Series
Poly launched the Edge E Series, a new range of IP phones. Three of the five models support wifi and Bluetooth. Each model is an upgrade from the Edge B Series, Poly's previous IP phone series.
IP phones are suitable for organizations that use video conferencing software or a private branch exc... Read more
DigitalOcean acquires Cloudways for $350 million
DigitalOcean announced the $350 million acquisition of Cloudways, a cloud hosting platform.
DigitalOcean offers a platform that aims to simplify cloud computing and allow developers to dedicate more time to developing software rather than being concerned with infrastructural issues. It’s commi... Read more
UK government plans to allow Patrick Drahi’s stake in BT
The UK government decided not to force billionaire Partick Drahi to lower his 18 percent stake in BT, Britain's largest broadband firm.
Patrick Drahi, a French-Israeli billionaire, won’t be forced to cut down his 18 percent stake in BT Group after the UK government ruled that Drahi's investme... Read more
Microsoft set to reduce its price for Teams Rooms
The company also plans to add a free tier of the product aimed at small businesses.
Microsoft has advised its partner community that it will soon drop the price it charges for Teams Rooms, according to a report by The Register. The tech giant will also add a version of the product designed for s... Read more
Jabra launches PanaCast 50 Room System, turnkey conference room
Jabra and Lenovo introduce the PanaCast 50 Room System. The release consists of a webcam and computing device for video conferencing. Teams Rooms is pre-installed, allowing the system to be deployed out of the box.
The system consists of two existing products: the Jabra PanaCast 50 webcam and t... Read more