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Apple Announcement: “One More Thing”

By: Tricia Stream, Content Marketing Manager Google+ icon for profile link

The tech industry was abuzz with anticipation on Tuesday. It was Apple’s big event – one shrouded in rumors for the past six months. The masses expected new phones, with amazing new features. They were salivating over the prospect of a wearable tech watch. It certainly seemed Silicon Valley (and those participating by proxy – […]

Apple, the Cloud and Security

By: Tricia Stream, Content Marketing Manager Google+ icon for profile link

You may have heard the news that lit up the Internet over the holiday weekend – as only celebrity scandals can. Hackers stole photos of numerous Hollywood starlets in various states of undress by breaking into iCloud accounts. Immediately people were abuzz with the critical question, “Just how safe is the cloud?” But the cloud […]

GigaOm Structure conference focuses on cloud and security

By: Tricia Stream, Content Marketing Manager Google+ icon for profile link

Yesterday and today ShoreTel has been hanging out at the GigaOm Structure Conference in San Francisco. This is GigaOm’s largest conference to date and billed as conversations around the annual state of the cloud. (Its popularity was proven by the standing room only situation in the main presentation hall, despite the Spain vs. Chile World […]

ShoreTel and HP – A Thriving Partnership on Display at HP Discover 2014

By: Paul Foucher, Senior Manager, Alliances Marketing

ShoreTel was pleased to exhibit at HP Discover 2014 in Las Vegas last week, the latest in numerous joint customer engagement events in 2014. Whether it’s ShoreTel’s on-premises solutions virtualized on HP’s server technology, or ShoreTel’s cloud-based ShoreTel Sky service running on HP’s carrier grade networking infrastructure, or a combination of both, the net result is […]

An update on Heartbleed Bug and ShoreTel Platforms

By: ShoreTel, Brilliantly Simple

As you may have seen in the news the last few days, security experts have discovered a security flaw called the Open SSL Heartbleed Bug, a significant potential threat that could impact a large number of websites and applications across multiple industries and companies.  While this is not a ShoreTel caused event, it is important […]

The Evolution Continues – Cloud Communication

By: Tricia Stream, Content Marketing Manager Google+ icon for profile link

Once upon a time all enterprises used circuit-switched telephone networks with local operators manually switching cables to connect to inter-office numbers. As technology continued its march forward, businesses established the standard of deploying telephony systems via software installed on hardware appliances within company closets. The information superhighway heyday brought forth the ability to connect across […]

An Inside Look at the Enterprise Connect RFP Panel

By: Tricia Stream, Content Marketing Manager Google+ icon for profile link

Last week I had the opportunity to speak at the Enterprise Connect tradeshow. Each year there is a panel discussing the requests for proposals for a mock IP telephony and unified communications client. The 2014 RPF session at Enterprise Connect was the fourth iteration of this particular panel, as moderated by Dave Stein, principal at […]

Do you know the difference between privacy and security?

By: Tricia Stream, Content Marketing Manager Google+ icon for profile link

Technology evolves at a breakneck pace, but the greatest business successes come when technology molds to meet individual business needs. Alas, no matter where we’re located hackers find a way to keep pace with technological developments. The only truly secure system is one that no one can access, one that is totally private, which certainly […]

Cloud Privacy vs. Security

By: Pejman Roshan, Vice President, Product Management

Security is always a concern when sensitive data is involved, and that concern is heightened when it comes to cloud services that sit outside the corporate firewall. Although the terms have become interchangeable, there is a difference between privacy and security. Security is the state of being free from danger, whereas privacy is the state […]

The Fingerprint of Telephone Security

By: Pejman Roshan, Vice President, Product Management

Have you seen the Touch ID fingerprint sensor on the newly released iPhone 5S? This is the fingerprint scanning technology built into the Home button, which allows you to unlock you iPhone 5S, as well as make purchases through the App Store, without having to constantly re-enter your password. In the technology world, the great […]

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