Unify Recognized by Forrester
July 29, 2014
By Rahul Arora
Unify, a communications software and services firm, recently announced that Forrester has named the company a Leader among 11 of the most significant vendors in The Forrester Wave On-Premises Unified Communications (News - Alert) and Collaboration, Q2 2014 report. Apart from receiving the highest rating of all vendors in the report with 4.58 out of 5, Unify also had perfect scores in 3 of the 5 categories.
"We're honored to have been selected by Forrester (News - Alert) as a leader with the highest ranking in the strategy category," said Bill Hurley, chief marketing officer of Unify. "In today's competitive business landscape, we're focused on bringing solutions to market that offer a more seamless way for businesses to connect and collaborate, enabling enterprises to take advantage of the New Way to Work."
Unify provides integrated communications solutions for approximately 75 percent of the Fortune Global 500. The 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.
In related news, Unify recently appointed Norm Korey to lead the company's Latin American Region (LAM). According to a release, Korey has replaced Humberto Cagno, whose planned retirement was effective on June 30.
The firm reported that Korey brings to Unify a wealth of international sales and services leadership experience with global brands including IBM, AT&T and Motorola (News - Alert). For the past four years, he led an IBM Global Services initiative incubating the SmartCloud software-as-a-service offering for the enterprise marketplace. Previously, he managed software and services businesses in the mobility and wireless sectors across various international markets. Korey joins a list of experienced IT executives who have joined Unify since the arrival early this year of Douglas as CEO.
Edited by Adam Brandt
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