UC Expo 2015, Europe’s largest Unified Communications and Collaboration event in Europe took place at Kensington Olympia last week. The two day event was a great opportunity for many specialist suppliers to showcase their different solutions for communication and collaboration requirements with over 5000 ICT professionals in attendance.

Verba were present with one of our partners, Luware to showcase our solutions and network with attendees who were seeking to improve their organisation’s communication and collaboration systems and infrastructure.

This year’s UC Expo was buzzing with not only the presence of thousands of attendees, but was a hive of activity with 45 seminar sessions from Google, Microsoft, Vodafone and Cisco, to name but a few, including expert speakers, and panel debates. Seminar topics covered a vast array of themes: ‘How to Choose your Unified Communications & CollaborationVendor’; Unified Communications & Collaboration: How UC is transforming lives and organisations’ to ‘Transforming Productivity and Increasing Efficiency:The Next Generation for Unified Communications & Collaboration.’

This year, there was a dedicated Microsoft Partner Village, where Microsoft showcased the Skype for Business solution.  The Keynote Speaker was Giovanni Mezgec, World Wide General Manager for Lync/Skype for Business Product Marketing. Microsoft.  He discussed the change from Lync to Skype for Business including the UD Roadmap and what this meant for end users and enterprises.

There were also a variety of seminars covered from ‘Microsoft’s Universal Communications – what’s next ‘Skype for Business and how it can transform the modern workplace’, ‘How to deliver the true value of Skype’ to ‘Replacing your PBX with Skype for Business in the Real World.’

UC Expo was a resounding success for Verba and Luware.

We look forward to next year’s event on 19 – 20 April 2016.