Although Voice over Internet Protocol, video conferencing and instant messaging tools have all been around for more than a decade at this point, unified communications is still a relatively new trend for the average business owner.
Although Voice over Internet Protocol business phone services have long been the centerpiece of the unified communications market, video conferencing has experienced massive growth, both in terms of adoption and market size, in the past few years.
In the world of corporate computing and unified communications, few trends can compare to the breadth and importance of BYOD.
Although Voice over Internet Protocol and video conferencing technologies might appear to be the hottest items in the unified communications arena today, BYOD is the real game changer and catalyst of change.
The financial services sector has been at the cutting edge of technology deployments for more than a decade, as banks and other players in these markets work to meet demands of modern clientele with advanced service delivery.
Although certain aspects of unified communications - namely Voice over Internet Protocol phone systems - have been around for more than a decade, the market has accelerated significantly in the past few years, driven by increased demand from corporate decision-makers.
Unified communications is one of the hottest markets in the global economy today, with businesses pushing to drive their collaborative power while simultaneously reducing corporate expenditures.
When video conferencing technology first started to make its way into the average workplace, most leaders would leverage the tools to streamline the efficiency of meetings.
BYOD has been one of the hottest trends in corporate computing throughout the past three years, as more organizations work to enable the use of personal smartphones and tablets in and outside of the workplace.
Voice over Internet Protocol, the centerpiece of many unified communications strategies, continues to become more popular among businesses of varying sizes.