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Unified Communications in Manufacturing: Accelerating Decisions While Lowering Costs

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IDC Whitepaper on how UC can help to accelerate decisions while lowering costs

  • Unified communications (UC) broadly defines a highly integratedcommunications environment that combines, or unifies, email, voice,video, and data communications in innovative ways to provide processand productivity improvement. Given that the competitiveeffectiveness of global manufacturing firms will be largely dictated bytheir ability to get the greatest performance out of their businessnetworks, UC technology represents an important enabling technologyplatform. UC represents both immediate business benefit in the formof reduced travel and telecommunication costs and long-term returnsthrough higher levels of information use, better decision making, andshortened process cycles.This document frames the business environment, discusses the state ofUC technology, and provides examples of highly successful UCimplementations.


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