Rajeev Garg, Founder & CEOWhen Rajeev Garg, Founder and CEO, decided to open the doors of ITboons Technologies, his ultimate aim was to offer the most efficient and integrated enterprise collaboration platform for IBM’s Social Business application users. Garg’s expertise and thought leadership led to the development of a radical collaboration solution—uCollabTM— that seamlessly integrates Cisco unified communications platform without affecting the end user experience. How does this fit in the IBM world? Garg responds: “If you are having any overlap of Cisco and IBM collaboration, then uCollabTM is the answer. uCollabTM, an integrated easy to use communications platform, empowers collaboration and increases ROI by leveraging current IT investments and without changing the user experience,” explains Garg.
The firm’s flagship product, uCollabTM, provides Cisco Unified Communications (UC) features such as audio, high definition video, conferencing, visual voicemail, conversation history, and phone presence natively inside IBM Sametime, Notes and Connections. “uCollabTM allows IBM social users to seamlessly enjoy the benefits of world-class Cisco UC without leaving their preferred interface,” adds Garg. uCollabTM is available to both IBM desktop and web-based application users, to bridge team collaboration.
The highly cost-effective and feature-rich uCollabTM solution and its services are designed to meet the on-premise and cloud delivery requirements in organizations of all sizes. “This is of huge unique value proposition to IBM Sametime and Notes users to enjoy Cisco capabilities of Jabber without deploying new desktop clients,” adds Garg.
As IBM Sametime, Notes and Connections have extensive outreach within organizations worldwide, CIO’s and IT administrators can leverage Cisco capabilities without ripping and replacing their existing infrastructure.
uCollabTM allows IBM Sametime and Notes users to seamlessly enjoy the benefits of Cisco UC without leaving their preferred interface
“The biggest value is being a client-side integration, uCollabTM doesn’t alter the server-side system requirements, removing the need for adding any extra load to server administration,” states Garg.
Led by the product visionary Garg, who previously managed Cisco UC products such as WebEx, CUCI-IBM, and Jabber, the global team at ITboons comprises of subject matter experts and technology evangelists of Silicon Valley.
Today, it is Garg’s unrelenting passion to empower the Cisco unified communications arena that is making the firm a market leader. Ever since its inception, ITboons has been helping companies across the globe effectively boost user productivity and ROI that ranges from leading law firms to Fortune 100 companies. The standards-based solution brought the proven Cisco Call Control and other UC services to the IBM clients with reduced complexity.”
To further scale the global presence of uCollab portfolio, ITboons has recently partnered with UCTek—a provider of unified communications and collaboration services. “With uCollab, we are building what we call ‘Native Integrations.’ This innovative integration drives IBM user experience but by offering a new set of capabilities. It will deliver efficiency from the end user standpoint, as well as "feature rich capabilities in real-time,” concludes Garg.