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Content tagged with Unified Communications posted in October 2009
Vidyo Granted Patent For Groundbreaking Video Conferencing Architecture
News  |  10/29/2009  | 
Vidyo Inc., the first company to deliver personal telepresence, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded the company a patent for its VidyoRouter architecture which delivers reliable, low latency, multipoint conferencing over any IP network including the Internet. The patent (U.S. Patent No. 7,593,032 entitled "System and Method for a Conference Server Architecture for Low Delay and Distributed Conferencing Applications") covers the key intellectual property behind V
SuperComm 2009: From The Floor
Commentary  |  10/22/2009  | 
Cisco Announces Borderless Networks
News  |  10/21/2009  | 
The new, router-based architecture makes it possible for virtual services with video and collaboration features to be remotely deployed and managed.
Third Time A Charm For Law Firm
News  |  10/16/2009  | 
Law offices have been at the forefront of the Enterprise Search market. These businesses generate a large volume of data and need to provide their users with easy access to it. Experience has been the best teacher for international law firm Bracewell & Giuliani LLP: the firm went through three Enterprise Search systems before finally finding one that meets its needs.
Tandberg Beats 3Q Forecast On U.S. Gains
News  |  10/16/2009  | 
The videoconferencing firm is considering Cisco's $3 billion acquisition offer despite disfavor among large shareholders.
Brocade And Motorola Partner; Brocade To Dump Meru Networks
News  |  10/14/2009  | 
Brocade and Motorola have formed an OEM deal and a partnership to develop a unified wired and wireless communications strategy bridging WLAN, VoWLAN, Fixed Mobile Convergence and cloud services infrastructure. Brocade will start selling the Motorola products in November 2009 under the Brocade Mobility Series and will stop selling Meru Products. Brocade is committed to supporting existing Meru customers for the next five years.
Cisco, Verizon Find IP Collaboration Pays Off
News  |  10/14/2009  | 
A study quantifies the payoff for enterprises that adopt advanced unified communications and collaboration tools.
Barracuda Makes Its Move To The Cloud With Purewire Buy
News  |  10/13/2009  | 
Barracuda Networks, a privately held Web and e-mail security company, has acquired Purewire, which offers Web security and URL filtering as services in the cloud. Barracuda says the acquisition, a cash and stock deal whose details the companies did not disclose, will enable it to offer malware, URL, and Web security threat prevention services via a new Cloud Services division or in hybrid models, with or without client-site appliances.
Unified Communications Battle: Cisco Versus Microsoft
Commentary  |  10/12/2009  | 
As another umbrella technology which is attempting to integrate ease-of-use and transparency on top of an incredibly diverse collection of services, unified communications is a worthy effort. A new report, which says the overall enterprise UC market will generate $7.8 billion in revenues in 2010, sheds interesting light on the relative strengths and positioning of Cisco and Microsoft. Here are some salient excerpts.
Samsung Smartphones Get Mobile VoIP
News  |  10/8/2009  | 
Agito is bringing enterprise-grade VoIP over Wi-Fi to Samsung smartphones, while facing competition from deep-pocketed companies like T-Mobile.
Coveo Search Improves Consulting Company's Operation
News  |  10/7/2009  | 
In early 2006, the company realized that the inherent search capabilities found with its Microsoft office productivity search system were inadequate, so Haley & Aldrich set out in search of a new option. The company looked online, solicited information from vendors and examined about a dozen different products. The selection process was becoming muddled until Parkhill went to a search conference. There, he attended a session on content search and purchased a report from CMSWatch on enterprise se Tackles the Next Frontier in Contact Center Technologies with Service Cloud 2
News  |  10/6/2009  | 
Five-minute upgrades will set a new standard for enterprise cloud computing, by delivering upgrades while users work.'s Service Cloud 2 and Cisco's Unified Communications combine to deliver a complete contact center in the cloud.
IBM Announces New Managed Video Communications Solution
News  |  10/1/2009  | 
New services enable clients to work smarter and save on travel costs
Virtualizing I/O
Commentary  |  10/1/2009  | 

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