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VMware Extends Wipro and Atos Partnership

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Futurum analyst Steven Dickens provides his take on the recently announced partnership extensions between VMware, Wipro and Atos. As Kubernetes deployments start to happen at scale, Global System Integrators are flocking to form relationships with VMware so they can be skilled in the latest technologies.

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Lego and Epic Games Are Taking the Metaverse to Children by Co-Building Immersive Digital Play Space for Kids – Is This a Move to Entice Grown-ups to Follow?

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Futurum analyst Todd R. Weiss dives into the news that Lego and Fortnite’s Epic Games are collaborating with the aim of creating a safe and fun metaverse experience targeted to children. Weiss explores the possibility that this move is perhaps a tempting carrot to later bring adults into the cloudy metaverse mix, along with a look what other brands are doing as we navigate the nascent stages of the metaverse and what’s ahead.

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Five9 Becomes Official Customer Contact Center Software Partner of European Tour Group

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Futurum principal analyst Shelly Kramer explores the news that Five9 has become the official customer contact center software partner for golf’s European Tour group. The partnership is all about leveraging technology to drive innovation as well as making a better experience for all, improving communication and logistics for fans, players, and sponsors. This bodes well in myriad ways, both for the European Tour group as well as for the opportunities this might present for Five9 in the future.

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Shure Announces Intellimix® Room for Microsoft Teams Rooms Expanded Certification

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Futurum’s Shelly Kramer explores Shure’s expanded certification for its Intellimix Room for Microsoft Teams Rooms. The applicable use cases for the Intellimix Room are in instances where the Shure Microflex® Ecosystem is leveraged jointly with video conferencing products from Lenovo, Poly, Logitech, and Crestron. Kramer offers insight on the role that user experience is placing in selection of video conferencing and collaboration solutions and key themes coming out of Enterprise Connect 2022.