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Mitel Enters into Definitive Arrangement Agreement to be Acquired by Affiliates of Searchlight Capital Partners for $2.0 Billion

Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a global leader in business communications, today announced that it has signed a definitive arrangement agreement to be acquired by an investor group led by affiliates of Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P. (“Searchlight”) in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $2.0 billion, including Mitel’s net debt. Under the terms of the agreement, to be completed pursuant to...

Me and my home office

Petra van Meeuwen has been at Crestron for 20 years initially handling the UK marketing. For the past 13 years she has developed the EMEA PR department as Director of EMEA Media Relations. In that role, she handles and oversees the EMEA PR activities which involves press releases, media and press events, customer relations for the case studies, liaising...

Why Sound Clarity is Key for Productive Meetings

“Can you hear me?” “Are you still there?” “I think you’re cutting out.” We’ve all been there. Your team is well prepared and your pitch is rock-solid, but the momentum you’ve built comes to a grinding halt as your conference call audio refuses to cooperate. During a remote conference, poor audio quality can have a serious impact on group...

Is remote working effective or a just a licence for UC vendors to make money?

Judging by some of the recent posts I have seen on LinkedIn, there seems to be a range of feelings about whether remote working can yield effective results for a business. Some feel that remote workers cannot be trusted to work at full capacity. The counter-argument is that you can save money on property and create additional desk-space by...

Are your people stopping you from achieving your UC goals?

I could sense when speaking to my colleague, that she was far from convinced about having a video call with our Northern Sales team. Her job was to help collect payments from our customers and whilst she was happy doing this she felt it was harder with our northern colleagues as she didn’t get to see them face-to-face. I smiled,...

Plantronics are set to acquire Polycom…

Plantronics are set to acquire Polycom for approx $2 Billion – watch this space for more updates.

Connect 26t – 27th September

Connect, a two-day event taking place on 26th and 27th September at the Design Museum London. In partnership with AV News UK Maverick AV Solutions is bringing together industry-leading voices, discussing innovative ideas and thought provoking predictions as well as real world solutions for your business. www.connect-ageofcollaboration.com

Midwich on Samsung and HARMAN’s huddle room solutions

Midwich on Samsung and HARMAN’s huddle room solutions Midwich has secured exclusive distribution in the UK & Ireland of Samsung and HARMAN’s Huddle Room Solutions. The new cost-effective solutions feature Samsung displays and collaboration technology from HARMAN Professional Solutions and the technology is designed to be utilised in the 50 million small to medium-sized huddle spaces that are estimated to...

Zoom brings video conferencing to IBM Watson

Popular cloud-based video communication option Zoom video meeting technology has been embedded into IBM Watson Workspace Plus. This will bring the convenience and productivity of Zoom video meetings with a single click to the Workspace interface. This is the first collaboration solution of its kind built with Artificial Intelligence at its core, and IBM will embed and sell Zoom’s...

Daily deals site Itison unveils collaborative headquarters

In 2003, a company called DADA was formed and quickly became one of Scotland's most innovative and successful PR & events management companies. We've been responsible for some of the UK's most successful marketing campaigns; creating and selling out major events and driving global media campaigns. Our line of work meant we attended a lot of launch parties and soon...