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Content tagged with Unified Communications posted in January 2009
Super Bowl Fans To Stay Connected At Big Game
News  |  1/30/2009  | 
ADC reports it has deployed 19 main hubs, 23 expansion hubs, and 109 remote antenna units in Raymond James Stadium in Tampa to handle as many as 10,000 to 15,000 simultaneous calls.
Femtocell Is Edging Toward The Enterprise
News  |  1/29/2009  | 
Growing vendor support and new standards will bring femto to more offices -- but support headaches and costs are still major issues.
Incremental Improvements
Commentary  |  1/28/2009  | 
Real cost justifications around IP telephony and Unified Communications center around international calling, travel avoidance and the like.
The IBM Desktop
Commentary  |  1/21/2009  | 
At the opening of this week's Lotusphere, a lot of the talk was about LotusLive, which is IBM Lotus' new offering in the cloud/software-as-a-service (SaaS) market, and Bob Picciano, general manager of IBM Lotus software, talked this solution up as an extranet service -- i.e., one that could connect an enterprise's CPE-based Lotus systems with cloud-based systems used by partners.
Cell Phone Service Functioning Well At Inauguration
News  |  1/20/2009  | 
Sprint Nextel reported earlier that its special inauguration coverage -- which included satellite trucks and a trailer for IP coverage -- had been planned for months.
Boost Mobile Offers $50 Unlimited Voice, Data Plans
News  |  1/15/2009  | 
As consumers continue to worry about the economy, prepaid wireless providers may have an opportunity to grow.
The Cisco Desktop
Commentary  |  1/13/2009  | 
Cisco isn't ceding an inch to Microsoft in the Unified Communications market.
Sanbolic Enhances Clustered File System
News  |  1/8/2009  | 
Sanbolic's clustered file system improves performance of heterogeneous virtual data centers
Will UC Save Enterprise VOIP?
Commentary  |  1/6/2009  | 
In the enterprise, VoIP isn't dead. It may be rolled out more slowly over the difficult times ahead; but as the basis of next-generation communications systems, it's business critical.

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