UC Network Impact: Balancing Your Approach

Jeremy Littlejohn, Chief Analyst, RISC Networks
Lots of planning goes into a successful UC implementation. But are you planning for your other applications also? What impact does UC really have on the environment, and how heavy handed should you be in deploying Quality of Service? In this presentation, Jeremy Littlejohn, Chief Analyst at RISC Networks, will share insights from over 2,000 advanced network assessments that highlight the challenges faced by IT departments as they roll out UC applications. In addition, Mr. Littlejohn will discuss techniques and tools for successfully managing the mix of applications you must support on your network as you deploy UC. There is a real world, with real budgets, that exists outside of UC and QoS white papers that must be addressed and managed. Mr. Littlejohn will discuss successful approaches and potential pitfalls. This presentation is based on real world assessments of medium to large enterprise environments, and will be technical in nature.
Sep 27 2012
44 mins
UC Network Impact: Balancing Your Approach
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