In the UC/collab space, this was definitely the big news story last week, and it seems everyone had an opinion. This was Mitel's second try for ShoreTel, and aside from coming at a lower cost this time around, the move finally positions Mitel as the UCaaS consolidator they've long been talking about. I'll be sad to see ShoreTel go, but this is just part of the market's evolution, and it won't be the last time the pool shrinks.
There was lots to discuss, and Dave Michels was his usually engaging self moderating the group. Our podcast is running now on the UCStrategies portal, and here's the link. There was lots of buzz in the media as well, and I was cited in this writeup from TMC.