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Content tagged with Unified Communications posted in October 2008
Avaya Appoints CEO As Giancarlo Becomes Chairman
News  |  10/31/2008  | 
Kevin Kennedy, currently CEO of communications manufacturer JDSU (formerly JDS Uniphase), will step in next January.
Shell's Progress On UC
Commentary  |  10/22/2008  | 
The big headline out of Johan Krebbers' keynote at VoiceCon Amsteradam was Krebbers' assertion that at Shell, voice is no more important than the other peer-to-peer real-time media. In his talk, Krebbers elaborated, saying that within Shell today, if you travel, you're encouraged to use a softphone to save on international dialing; the expectation is that you'll become comfortable enough with the softphone that you'll be willing to use it when you're in the office as well.
Verizon Brings 'Field Force' Service To BlackBerry, Motorola
News  |  10/17/2008  | 
The wireless company's service lets businesses locate remote employees, clock in remotely, get turn-by-turn navigation, and create an audit trail to validate job information for customers.
Microsoft's New Office Communications Server Enters Crowded Field
News  |  10/16/2008  | 
By adding features, Microsoft hopes to close a gap with traditional telecom companies.
Consumer Tech Shows Up in Business Storage Products
News  |  10/15/2008  | 
Blu-ray disks, home media storage center showcase the trend of low-end technology moving upstream to enterprise markets
SteelEye Adds Linux Clusters
News  |  10/15/2008  | 
Business continuity leader SteelEye Technology debuts industry's first multisite cluster solution for Linux
Global Crossing Pushes Unified Communications Envelope
News  |  10/15/2008  | 
The company deployed Microsoft Office Communications Server to nearly all of its 5,000 employees, with nearly 20% of those workers making voice and video calls via the software.
EMC, Cisco Target Data Center Needs at SNW
News  |  10/15/2008  | 
EMC's FCOE switch and Cisco's wide-area optimization promise storage performance boosts
Microsoft Unveils Office Communications Server 2007 R2
News  |  10/13/2008  | 
The unified communications software, still in beta, includes features aimed primarily at team collaboration, remote and mobile workers, and developers.
File Virtualization, Data Migration Seeks Spotlight
News  |  10/10/2008  | 
AutoVirt joins other storage vendors in the effort to improve the management of files for the mid-market
The Many Faces of Clustered Storage
News  |  10/10/2008  | 
New products from Symantec, Isilon show clustering means different things to different people
Yahoo Expands Mobile Voice Search
News  |  10/10/2008  | 
The company's oneSearch 2.0 mobile search technology is coming to multiple BlackBerry and Nokia handsets.
Symantec Boosts HA/DR
News  |  10/9/2008  | 
Symantec delivers new HA/DR Platform for the next-generation data center
DataDirect Networks: CEO Interview
Commentary  |  10/9/2008  | 
I recently had a chance to chat with the DataDirect Networks CEO Alex Bouzari about key storage issues
Shell Stays Aggressive On UC Plans
Commentary  |  10/8/2008  | 
Early on in the VoIP migration, you heard, "Voice is just another application on the network." Then you heard it wasn't; it was tougher to do and more mission critical. At VoiceCon Amsterdam next week, an executive from Royal Dutch Shell will say, in essence, that voice actually is just another application.
Tandberg Introduces Telepresence T3 System
News  |  10/2/2008  | 
The company maintains that its HD video cameras, wideband stereo sound, and common room environments will make videoconference participants feel like they're in the same room.

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