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out of 59 in Virtual Meetings
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8.1
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Also Known As
Alcatel Lucent OpenTouch, OpenTouch
Skype for Business Plan 1, Skype for Business Plan 2, Lync Server
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Overview

Designed for companies with up to 1500 employees and 3000 devices, OpenTouch Business Edition powers a wide range of enterprise-grade unified communication services. Its single-server design is ideal for enterprises that want to reduce the cost and effort of managing new servers and don't want to install additional software with every new application deployment.

Skype for Business offers features including presence, IM, voice and video calls, online meetings, conferencing, and telephony solutions that support enterprise-level collaboration requirements. Skype for Business Record meetings, share your screen, and annotate PowerPoint for real-time collaboration with up to 250 people and use whiteboard, polls, Q&A, and built-in IM during your business meetings to make them more productive. Skype for Business provides new client experience, Skype for Business Server provides several new features to improve manageability of on-premises servers and hybrid solutions. Skype for Business also supports the Lync client experience so that you can choose a phased upgrade approach to the new client experience for users. Skype for Business is also an integral part of Microsoft Office 365, providing PSTN Conferencing, Cloud PBX, PSTN Calling, and Skype Meeting Broadcast capabilities to Office 365 users.
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Sample Customers
Bank of Africa (BOA) Group, Battistella S.p.A., Catholic Education Office, Centre National de la Danse (CND), Iona College, Rockville Centre School District, Sahara Computers, University of Johannesburg, Ville de La Tronche
EmpireCLS Worldwide Chauffeured Services,LA Fitness, MedcoEnergi International, Tampa General Hospital, and HopewellHoldings Limited.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider35%
Computer Software Company22%
Educational Organization6%
Government5%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm32%
Comms Service Provider16%
University11%
Engineering Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider22%
Computer Software Company18%
Government10%
Financial Services Firm7%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business30%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise47%

Alcatel-Lucent OpenTouch is ranked 1st in Unified Communications as a Service while Skype for Business is ranked 5th in Virtual Meetings with 9 reviews. Alcatel-Lucent OpenTouch is rated 0.0, while Skype for Business is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Skype for Business writes "Much easier and quicker than writing an email to someone and waiting for them to read it". Alcatel-Lucent OpenTouch is most compared with 3CX Live Chat, Alcatel-Lucent Rainbow, Cisco Unified Communications, Cisco Jabber and Mitel Application Suite, whereas Skype for Business is most compared with Webex, Zoom, TeamViewer, Cisco Meeting Server and Adobe Connect.

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