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Is Unified Communications (UC) Just a Marketing Buzzword?

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For those of us in the telecommunications space, “unified communication” (UC) is a term that frequently pops up in conversation. However, unified communications has been dismissed as a ‘marketing buzzword’ by some. And there’s no doubt that unified communications is indeed a term that is used so frequently, some might argue it has lost some of its weight. But is …

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Women in History: Dr. Erna Hoover

In continuance with our ode to women who have played a role in shaping technology as we know it, PGi would like to take a moment to honor Dr. Erna Schneider Hoover. Dr. Hoover, born in 1926, is an American mathematician who is noted for making key contributions to the system architecture of the computerized telephone switching method, developed by …

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Walter L. Shaw: The Unsung Hero of Communications Tech

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Gates. Jobs. Zuckerberg. Love them or hate them, these names instantly conjure up memories of your first time using Windows, the first time you held an iPhone or the joy of that first friend request. Their contributions to technology and the way we communicate, both at work and in our personal lives, can be seen, used and touched every single …

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