[White Paper] Navigating the Multi-Vendor UC World With UC Software-Defined Networks

Gartner and Nectar team up, Continuant delivers

This Gartner and Nectar white paper explores today’s multi-vendor environment and how UC SDN and Nectar speed the adoption and support of Skype for Business/Lync and Cisco.

Interoperability—Enterprises wish to avoid ‘closed gardens’ and vendor lock-in, while enabling intercompany B2B, business-to-partner (B2P) and business-to-consumer (B2C) federation. Additionally, many enterprises will find their needs best-served by using several vendors, either because of legacy investments or to enable a best-of-breed configuration.” —Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications, August 4, 2014