Expert Analysis
Content tagged with Unified Communications posted in October 2010
Blue Coat Boosts Video Performance
News  |  10/26/2010  | 
Blue Coat has announced optimized video delivery for its Blue Coat ProxySG WAN optimizer. Blue Coat Optimized Video Delivery aims to improve the delivery of stored or streaming video by eliminating redundancies caused when individuals request the same video. Video usage has been steadily growing on the Internet. Telegeography, for example, estimates that streaming media now accounts for 18 percent of worldwide Internet traffic. Overall, video comprises 52 percent of worldwide Internet traffic.
Data Center Top Of Mind At Interop 2010
Commentary  |  10/22/2010  | 
Our intrepid Syracuse graduates students Harshit Kapoor, Anirudh Nagesh, Shruti Worlikar, Lingwen Zzhang returned with more reports from Interop. Cloud computing and data center are top of mind for organizations and there was no shortage sessions dedicated to dusting out the corners. But let's not forget that there is more to IT than the data center. Mobile applications are becoming key IT innovations.
Logitech's LifeSize Taps Into Growing HD Videoconferencing Demand
News  |  10/20/2010  | 
LifeSize, a division of Logitech, is unveiling a 16-port bridge that makes high-definition videoconferencing significantly more affordable than ever before. At $4,062 per port, less than a third the price of the competition, LifeSize Bridge 2200 deploys easily and scales across existing resources, geographies and standards-based video conferencing offerings. It supports any codec, speed, resolution, layout or port without losing capacity or HD video quality.
Skype Integrates Facebook, Group Video Calling
News  |  10/14/2010  | 
Windows app update brings the social network directly into the VoIP software; Mac version to follow.
Liquidware Labs Provides New 'No Data Left Behind' Data Migration Capabilities
News  |  10/12/2010  | 
Liquidware Labs , the leader in Assessment, Migration, and User Experience Management for next generation desktops, today announced expanded migration functionality within Liquidware Labs ProfileUnity, allowing for seamless migration of user data when upgrading to next generation desktops.
Avistar Adds To Leadership In Desktop Visual Communications For VDI With Citrix XenApp Certification For Avistar C3 Integrator
News  |  10/7/2010  | 
Avistar Communications Corporation, a leader in unified visual communications solutions, announced today the general availability of the Avistar C3 Integrator - Citrix Edition for Citrix XenApp.
ooVoo and Deep Blue Communications Announce Partnership to Bring Video Conferencing Service to Wireless Customers
News  |  10/7/2010  | 
ooVoo, a web-based video conferencing service with 16 million users, today announced a partnership with Deep Blue Communications to market and support Internet users in lodging and hospitality, recreation and other out-of-office locations in the U.S. Launched in mid October, this collaboration will enhance the wireless Internet experience at more than 40,000 hotel rooms in 46 states, and give Deep Blue customers easy access to high quality video conferencing powered by ooVoo.
RelayWare Opens PRM Platform To Third Party Vendors To Offer Synergistic Applications
News  |  10/7/2010  | 
RelayWare, a global provider of cloud-based partner relationship management (PRM) software, today announced it has opened its platform to offer RelayWare Integrated Application Suite to enable third party vendors to deliver synergistic applications to RelayWare customers. RGlobe, a leader in private collaborative selling networks, debuts as the first third party application available and provides an important sales component for vendors using RelayWare to manage its indirect sales channel. Custo
PGi Launches New Approach To Helping Global Enterprises Maximize Return On Collaboration
News  |  10/7/2010  | 
In today's business climate - where global enterprises favor business unit autonomy in hopes of working effectively across a flattening world and fostering cultures of entrepreneurship - organizations are increasingly balancing a shift toward decentralization with the resulting need for effective collaboration across geographic regions and information silos.
Digital Reef Offers Virtual Governance Warehouse For E-Discovery
Commentary  |  10/7/2010  | 
Change has always been a constant for IT organizations. Information management, which relates to content and decision-making relationships for information throughout its life is and will be a major area of change because enterprises need to know what and where their data is at a very fine level of granularity, such as the contents of a particular e-mail and how that document relates to other e-mails. The still-exploding requirements for eDiscovery have been a primary driver in this change. And t
HP's Converged Infrastructure Branches Out
News  |  10/5/2010  | 
Just days after making storage, server and competitive mid-market announcements as part of its Converged Infrastructure strategy, HP is at it again with a number of new product launches, including a major thrust into the branch-office market. The world's largest IT vendor is rolling out a multi-vendor solution that reportedly eliminates the need for local IT resources.
Damaka Unveils Volga Live Streaming Video To And From Any Device On Any Network
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
Damaka, a technology pioneer in Mobile Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC), today introduced Volga, the first scalable solution to stream video from any smartphone to any smartphone or browser, over any network, including WiFi, 3G and 4G (WiMAX, LTE).
The Skype-Avaya Matchup May Transform The Call Center
Commentary  |  10/4/2010  | 
Avaya and Skype have announced a joint integration that makes Skype services available on a variety of Avaya platforms. Under the terms of the relationship, Avaya customers in the US will be able to make global calls via Skype right from their Avaya communications system. This is good news for enterprises today because the partnership can help them cut costs. In the long term, it may be even better news for contact centers because it will provide greater opportunity for businesses to connect wi

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