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“At the core of any secure remote working environment is a detailed lifecycle governance policy. Such a policy outlines a company’s approach to protecting information stored in a collaboration platform from insider threats by controlling how information is accessed, used and shared by end users. Consistent lifecycle management for every project can help tighten security and build a productive environment.”

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John Case

Unify Square

“Make it fun! Create internal champions for the new technology, which allows non-IT people to support the rollout while freeing up IT to turn adoption of the new tech into a contest. IT teams can develop a leaderboard where users compete in various activities—for example, who sends and receives the most chat messages per day, week and month; who schedules the most conference calls; who makes the most phone calls; and so on.”

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John Case

Unify Square

Featured Content

Today we released results from its second annual survey, Status Report: Workplace Collaboration 2021. The survey explores enterprise employees’ evolving perspectives on collaboration and communication since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and how the hybrid workplace will continue to evolve post-pandemic. Results Demonstrate Ongoing Musical Chairs Strategies Required for 2022 Return to Office Planning, finds that Three out of Five Enterprise Employees Miss In-Person Interaction.

AVI-SPL and Unify Square to Co-Deliver Microsoft Teams Experience

AVI-SPL and Unify Square are combining their offerings to deliver a global software and managed services package that helps ensure meeting room reliability and a high-quality user experience. This approach makes teamwork easier and greatly reduces the strain on IT resources. This offering includes SaaS tools and 24/7 managed services, allows customers to choose the type and depth of service they need for their situation.

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Unify Square in the News

Take it Slow on Return to Office

Thinking that people will behave according to plan could be a mistake. As enterprises prepare to reopen offices later this year, the return-to-office process has the potential to be just as disruptive as last year’s abrupt shift to WFH. That’s the perspective shared in a recent post on No Jitter by IT expert Alan Shen of Unify Square, a software and services firm. Though Alan directs his cautions and advice toward IT teams, the situation he’s describing — and the impacts he’s warning against — will affect any enterprise organization charged with implementing the new work experience as the pandemic recedes.

 

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Get Real About Return-to-Office Planning

The looming threats of a hybrid remote, in-office approach should have IT on high alert. 2020 was a transformative year for UC and collaboration. Remote work configurations became status quo and are now well-integrated, both socially and technically, into the daily operations of most organizations. However, a disruption to this work-from-home (WFH) model is looming. Once companies are able to lift COVID restrictions, IT will face the need to support employees working from home, in the office, and on the go. This scattered distribution of knowledge workers will give rise to a new set of challenges in the UCaaS and collaboration space.

 

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Microsoft Outlines Plans to Fill Key Gaps in Teams Calling

Users will soon be able to place and receive Teams calls with Apple CarPlay. Customers have sought more robust Teams calling capabilities, according to Scott Gode, chief product marketing officer of Unify Square, a managed service provider and Microsoft Teams partner. “The announcements have generated a lot of questions and enthusiasm from our customers,” Gode said.While Gartner gave Teams Calling high marks in its 2020 UCaaS “Magic Quadrant” ranking, it included notable caveats. “Microsoft’s telephony capabilities are good enough for many organizations, but not for those that require advanced telephony features,” the report noted.

 

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Tech industry employees three times more stressed working from home

Unify Square, the services provider for Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Slack platforms, has released survey results around remote collaboration and communication among enterprises. The survey highlights key perspectives of enterprise employees on workplace collaboration and communication in the midst of the global pandemic. Findings highlight gaps in stress levels between workers at different job levels and industries and how increased usage of collaboration and UC applications has impacted the success of internal communication at enterprises.

 

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Researchers expose the stress levels of workers at different job positions

A Unify Square survey unveils key perspectives of enterprise employees on workplace collaboration and communication in the midst of the global pandemic. Findings highlight gaps in stress levels between workers at different job levels and industries and how increased usage of collaboration and UC applications has impacted the success of internal communication at enterprises.

 

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Tech Industry Employees Three Times More Stressed Working From Home

Workplace Collaboration Survey Finds Tech Industry Employees Three Times More Stressed Working From Home Than Those in Other Industries. Unify Square, the leading monitoring & management software and services provider for Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Slack platforms, today released survey results around remote collaboration and communication among enterprises. The survey unveils key perspectives of enterprise employees on workplace collaboration and communication in the midst of the global pandemic.

 

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Gartner named Unify Square a Unified Communications and Collaboration Cool Vendor

Recent Press Releases

Unify Square-Osterman Survey Finds Enterprises Overspend At Least $100,000 Per Year On Device Management for Unified Communications

IT’s Struggle to Control UC-Enabled Devices Increases Tendency for Employees to Abandon the UC System for Personal Devices, Exposing Enterprise to Security Risk Bellevue, WA – JANUARY 26, 2017 – Unify Square, the leading provider of software, consulting and 24×7 cloud managed services for Skype for Business, today issued the results of a new survey, “UC Device Management Report: The Need to

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Unify Square Survey Reveals Strong End-User Unified Communications Satisfaction Despite Unreliable Training and Support from IT

Inadequate UC Monitoring Impacts End-User Adoption, Training and Problem-Resolution Bellevue, WA – NOVEMBER 10, 2016 – Unify Square, the leading provider of software, consulting and 24×7 cloud managed services for Skype for Business, today issued the results of its new survey, The State of Unified Communications (UC) Adoption, which polled IT decision-makers and employees at organizations that have already deployed (or are pilot

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Unify Square Rolls Out Lineup of Cloud Services to Increase Adoption of Skype for Business in the Enterprise

Top Microsoft Partner Helps Customers Shift from On Premise to Hybrid and Cloud with Software and Services Targeting Office 365 and Skype for Business Online Bellevue, WA – September 26, 2016 – Unify Square, the leading provider of software, consulting and 24×7 cloud managed services for Skype for Business, today announced its newly extended lineup of Skype for Business (SfB)

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Unify Square Ushers in Cloud-Evolved Era of Skype for Business Management with New PowerSuiteTM Solutions

Software Advancements Increase Visibility and Eliminate Complexity of Managing Skype for Business in Cloud, Hybrid and On Premise Environments Bellevue, WA – September 21, 2016 – Unify Square, the leading provider of software, consulting and 24×7 cloud managed services for Skype for Business, today unveiled new solutions and enhancements to its integrated Skype for Business (SfB) operations software, PowerSuiteTM, available

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Unify Square-Osterman Study Shows Skype for Business Usage on Mobile Expected to Nearly Double by 2018

Multiple Issues with Mobile Client Persist and IT Remains Cautious Focused Only on Small Rollouts Bellevue, WA – July 12, 2016 – Unify Square, the leading provider of software, consulting and 24×7 smart remote managed services for Skype for Business, today issued the results of its survey conducted in partnership with Osterman Research, which uncovered trends in the deployment of

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Unify Square Bolsters C-Suite With The Appointments of CFO and CISO

Tech Veterans Bring Decades of Leadership to Help Unify Square Deliver Industry Leading Scale and Security Across its Skype for Business Offerings Bellevue, WA – March 30, 2016 – Unify Square, the leading provider of software, consulting and 24×7 smart remote managed services for Skype for Business, today announced the appointment of Charlie DiBona as Chief Financial Officer and Chris

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