Cisco Streamlines UC Licensing Schema

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) has reduced the complexity of its unified communications licensing, shifting to a user-centric model and increasing the amount of features included with each license. In a company blog, Roberto De La Mora, senior director, Unified Communications Platforms & Endpoints, Worldwide Collaboration Solutions Marketing, spelled out the new direction, including software-only licensing and the aligning of licenses for three types of users: office worker, information worker and power user. “The old licensing scheme was the ultimate Chinese menu,” said Richard McLeod, (IT news)