Datrix partner Unify, a leading communications software and services firm, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Corporate Telephony” report published October 21, 2014, co-authored by Sorell Slaymaker and Steve Blood.
The report shows an improved position for Unify, evaluated on its flagship enterprise platform, OpenScape, on the “Completeness of Vision” and “Ability to Execute” axes in the Leaders quadrant.
Unify has successfully made the transition from a hardware-oriented company to a software and services supplier. The Company provides vertical market-specific solutions, such as OpenScape Xpert, a multi-line communications solution for financial, energy, and commodity trade, as well as for dispatchers in control centres and Public Safety Answering Points. Unify also provides OpenScape Health Station, a bedside terminal that streamlines clinical access and enhances the patient experience.
Figure 1: Magic Quadrant for Corporate Telephony (Source: Gartner, October 2014)
In the accompanying report, “Critical Capabilities for Corporate Telephony,” co-authored by Steve Blood and Sorrell Slaymaker, October 14, 2014, in terms of product/service scores in use cases, Unify scored 4.27 out of 5 for Centralised Architecture and 4.26 out of 5 for Distributed Architecture.
“It is an honour to again place in the Leaders quadrant of Gartner’s prestigious Magic Quadrant for Corporate Telephony,” said Bill Hurley, Chief Marketing Officer at Unify.
Hurley continued, “We made the commitment to transform to a SaaS company, to become more channel focused, and to streamline our organisation in order to properly position ourselves to be an industry leader. We believe our hard work is paying off. We’re committed to continuing to develop new innovative ways for teams to collaborate.”
Unify is one of the world’s leading communications software and services firms, providing integrated communications solutions for approximately 75 percent of the Fortune Global 500. Our solutions unify multiple networks, devices and applications into one easy-to-use platform that allows teams to engage in rich and meaningful conversations. The result is a transformation of how the enterprise communicates and collaborates that amplifies collective effort, energizes the business, and enhances business performance. Unify has a strong heritage of product reliability, innovation, open standards and security.