Leveraging Technology for Growth David Cannon Program Manager, Telecommunications IDC Australia. David Cannon IDC Program Manager - Telecommunications. UC 2.0. IDC CIO Summit 19/08/08. Agenda. Introducing IDC What is Unified Communications? The Eco System
Program Manager, Telecommunications IDC Australia
What is Unified Communications?
The Eco System
IP Telephony Market Update
Macro Economic Issues Driving UC Adoption
UC 2.0 – What Is The Future Of UC?
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UC is hot because it touches all areas of the ICT landscape. Hardware, software and services are all effected.
UC adoption will help to minimize the effects of macro economic business inhibitors. Generation Y will demand it regardless.
Vendors are continuing to enhance their UC applications for overall ease of use and interoperability.