UC Gaining a Foothold in Government

by VoipPlanet.com Staff

Survey: Cost savings and productivity boost are seen by workers in all levels of government as primary benefits of unified communications.

"Increasing numbers of government agencies are interested in adopting a unified communications platform, and those that have are lowering their costs and improving their organizational effectiveness, according to a recent study by CDW Government," writes Government Computer News' Kathleen Hickey.

"The primary driver for government IT organizations' adoption is decreasing costs, and the study found that increased productivity is a top benefit. Federal IT workers also cited more reliable communications as a top benefit with state and local IT employees listing reduced operating costs as a second main benefit," Hickey writes.

Click the following link to read Hicky's full report: Survey reveals agencies' attitude toward unified communications

This article was originally published on Friday Mar 19th 2010