Expert Analysis
Content tagged with Unified Communications posted in January 2005
Cisco Launches IP Videoconferencing For Education
News  |  1/28/2005  | 
The IP Videoconferencing Solution for K-12 allows combines Cisco's IP VC 3500 series videoconferencing software with Tandberg's 6000 MXP codec technology.
Carrying On: In Memoriam: Big Telecom
Commentary  |  1/28/2005  | 
Born of a desire to advance the public good, Big Telecom lost our trust when it acted like a greedy monopoly.
Juniper Networks' NetScreen-SM 3000
News  |  1/28/2005  | 
Find out if this server can truly provide a protected, intuitive meeting place for your enterprise.
Network Automation's AutoMate 6
News  |  1/28/2005  | 
AutoMate makes job scripting a breeze, and its scheduling and trigger tools are extensive and useful. Just don't look for multiple user support.
Authentication Tools
News  |  1/28/2005  | 
Many organizations are seeking to replace or supplement password authentication with a single means of token-based access for all users. We tested five token systems. Our editor's choice, with its
Research in Motion's BES 4.0
News  |  1/28/2005  | 
BlackBerry makes it easy to connect mobile professionals to their organization's messaging system.
SBC Offers Price Promotion For DSL
News  |  1/27/2005  | 
SBC Communications says it would drop the price of its highest speed DSL service for customers willing to sign a one-year contract and bundle the offering with local and long-distance
Spammer Directory Harvest Attacks Hammer Enterprises
News  |  1/27/2005  | 
Directory harvest attacks (DHAs) are the least visible, most under-reported threat to corporate e-mail servers.
IBM Previews Its Next Content Management Release
News  |  1/25/2005  | 
Expect beefed-up XML and workflow capabilities in IBM's coming content management products. Set for release by March, the upgrades will include DB2 Content Manager 8.3 and DB2 Records Manager 4.1.1,
GIPS Launches VoIP-Improvement Module
News  |  1/24/2005  | 
Global IP Sound releases voice-enhancing software for Internet telephony.
Zultys Technologies Announces New VoIP Client
News  |  1/24/2005  | 
Software is designed to work in concert with the IP PBX and offer advanced IP telephony features.
IBM, Airespace Join Group To Speed Mobile VoIP Adoption
News  |  1/21/2005  | 
Vendors form group for interoperability testing and other functions that they hope will bring converged mobile VoIP services to market sooner.
Nortel Partners with China Putian
News  |  1/20/2005  | 
Nortel has agreed to form a new company with China Putian Corp. for the research and development, manufacture and sale of third generation mobile telecommunications equipment.
Lucent Reports Sales Up, Profits Down
News  |  1/19/2005  | 
Lucent Technologies reports a small gain in revenue, but a 49 percent drop in profits in its first quarter report.
FileNet Launches E-Mail Content Managment Product
News  |  1/18/2005  | 
New server-based tool is designed to leverage e-mail content for decision-making as well as for compliance use.
Majority Of Teens, Young Adults Have Broadband Access
News  |  1/14/2005  | 
Seven out of 10 teenagers and young adults are surfing the web with broadband connections, which have become a driving force behind the increasing amount of time they spend online.
MIPS And Software Partners Offer Single Core VoIP
News  |  1/14/2005  | 
MPU core vendor MIPS Technologies Inc. is jointly marketing with communications software and design services providers D2 Technologies, HelloSoft, RADVISION and Trinity Convergence a single core offering for multi-channel
IT Best Practices With ITIL
News  |  1/14/2005  | 
We give you the lowdown on the IT Infrastructure Library. This IT best-practices model is grabbing the attention of enterprises, especially those under regulatory pressures.
System Recovery
News  |  1/14/2005  | 
This edition looks at Winternals Software's Recovery Manager 2.0, Performance IT's ProIT 3.1, Zeus Technology's Extensible Traffic Manager 3.0 and Alcatel's OmniSwitch 6800.
VoIP Services Beat Regulation--For Now
News  |  1/14/2005  | 
Minnesota ruling keeps states from taxing VoIP calls, but courts are still mulling service fees.
New Software Eases Development Of VoIP Hardware
News  |  1/12/2005  | 
New trunk management software helps VoIP equipment manufacturers to develop products with standards-compliant physical-layer interfaces.
Onaro Teams With Cisco On SAN Management
News  |  1/11/2005  | 
Using Onaro's SANscreen management software with Cisco MDS switches is designed to make it easier to build virtual SANs and reduce keep SAN complexity.
Cisco, EMC Tap NAS For Remote Data
News  |  1/10/2005  | 
The two vendors will use Cisco's Wide Area File Services technology and EMC's network attached storage gear to consolidate remote office data into the data center.
VoIP Surges Into The Mainstream
News  |  1/10/2005  | 
Vendors posted unprecedented sales figures and carriers reported record traffic levels in 2004. What's ahead for 2005?
Extreme Networks Debuts New Architecture For Converged Networks, VoIP
News  |  1/10/2005  | 
Company claims new architecture requires fewer network layers and switching elements, resulting in a lower TOC.
Seagate 5.0-Gigabyte Pocket Drive
News  |  1/7/2005  | 
Ideal for the mobile user, Seagate's newest solution comes at a sweet price tag and a sleek look.
Linksys Answers The Call For VoIP Service
News  |  1/7/2005  | 
The new Linksys WRT54GP2A-AT wireless router includes two phone jacks for VoIP service. How well does it stack up? We take an in-depth look.
VistaPoint Enterprise Adds Microsoft Live Communications Server Support
News  |  1/7/2005  | 
iQ Netsolutions' VistaPoint Enterprise presence and call control software can now share presence data with Microsoft's Live Communications Server.
Buffalo Adds Capacity, Cuts Wires
News  |  1/6/2005  | 
Vendor uses CES to introduce 1-Tbyte NAS device as well as a wireless storage center, all intended for SMB and high-capacity consumer apps.
Mobile and Wireless in 2004: Three Key Events
Commentary  |  1/6/2005  | 
Reflections on progress in the mobile and wireless market in 2004.
S3 Unveils Quiet Graphics Chip
News  |  1/6/2005  | 
S3 Graphics is rolling out its next low-power graphics chip designed for desktop PC systems and entertainment consoles.
Vonage's VoIP Subscribers Pass The 400,000 Mark
News  |  1/5/2005  | 
VoIP provider Vonage says it has signed up 400,000 subscribers for its Internet telephoning service, more than doubling its base in less than six months.
IBM Software Channel Executive To Depart
News  |  1/5/2005  | 
Scott Cooper, vice president of worldwide channel marketing at IBM Software, is leaving the company, industry sources said.
AT&T, TI Team On VoIP Platform
News  |  1/5/2005  | 
A joint-development pact between AT&T and Texas Instruments to provide new platforms for VoIP gear has already resulted in a combination wireline/broadband phone.
StorageTek To Resell Cisco Gear
News  |  1/4/2005  | 
StorageTek will resell Cisco's MDS 9000 directors and fabric switches and related services and support under Cisco's SmartNet program.
Sonus Networks Carried 10 Billion Minutes Of VoIP Traffic In December
News  |  1/4/2005  | 
Traffic increases by 66 per cent over the 6 billion minutes of traffic it carried in December, 2003.
Vonage and UTStarcom Announce Portable Wi-Fi VoIP Phone
News  |  1/4/2005  | 
Handset, pre-configured for Vonage service, will be released in the spring or summer of 2005.
2005: The Year Of VoIP
News  |  1/4/2005  | 
It's prediction time, so here goes: 2005 will be the year of VoIP. Last year laid the foundation, with a slew of product releases and service announcements that put VoIP

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