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TMCnet Communication as a Service Week in Review

January 04, 2013

Happy New Year! It’s time for a round-up of the week’s events in communication as a service.

The Chatwing Dev Team recently announced the introduction of a new Facebook (News - Alert) (News - Alert) chat widget which has been designed for games and apps seekers. Game and app seekers are always on the lookout for tips and communities, and with the introduction of the new interactive Facebook chat widget, seekers will now benefit from an improved level of communication.

Read the full article here.

In an effort to unify and simplify its HR paper trail, the Deborah Heart and Lung Center has recently made the jump to UltiPro, a cloud-based, software-as-a-service people management solution that houses more than eight million people records in the cloud for more than 2,300 customers, including Major League Baseball and Adobe Systems (News - Alert).

Read the full article on TMCnet.

The social service oGoing styles itself as a Twitter (News - Alert) for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) it enables them to improve their social media marketing, small business networking and lead generation capabilities. And, evidently its approach is working. This is witnessed by the fact that oGoing membership grew by 500 percent in 2012, according to a statement by the company, reaching more than 500,000 member businesses.

Read the full article here.

VastEdge, a company specializing in IT and online marketing solutions, is set to launch such services to its customers. As planned by the company, it is launching unified communication services by collaborating with UnifiedIP, a unified communications platform offering enterprise class voice, video and data services to small/medium organizations and mobile workforce in the U.S.

Read the article here.

What once was a crazy idea championed by Oracle founder Larry Ellison (News - Alert) and others is now expected to become a $100-billion industry by 2016, according to a new study by IDC. Currently cloud services account for $40 billion worldwide.

Find the full TMCnet article here.

That’s all for this week in communication as a service news. Enjoy your weekend!

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Edited by Brooke Neuman

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