SMBs To Go Digital Voice In 2011
Digital voice communications, voice over IP and IP PBX will capture a big chunk of the U.S. small and midsize business market next year, but not without significant anxiety. According to a new survey from AMI-Partners ("2010 VoIP Update-U.S. SMB Market"), almost one-third of small (one to 99 employees) and 50 percent of midsize (100 to 999 employees) businesses say that VoIP will become critical to their business operations during the next 12 months.
Avaya: CEBP Too Complex
Avaya upgraded its Communication Enabled Business Process (CEBP) under the brand Avaya Agile Communication Environment (ACE) release 2.3, in the process essentially admitting that its initial attempt to incorporate Web services into PBX design was too much for many of today's business users. With the new release, Avaya is pushing three themes: tighter integration with Avaya Aura; enhanced integration with systems such as Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS), IBM Lotus Notes and Sametime
StorSimple Backs Up SharePoint To The Cloud
Users of Microsoft's SharePoint business collaboration platform can greatly reduce the amount of space the application takes up with the Armada device from StorSimple. StorSimple Armada works by deduplicating and intelligently examining data, keeping the most-used data on serial-attached SCSI drives within the device and migrating less-used data to the cloud.
Vidyo Next Generation Video Conferencing Coming To Japanese Telco
Vidyo, a company that has developed videoconferencing technology that can deliver high-quality images over the Internet and conventional IP networks, is being adopted by a Japanese telecommunications company to deliver a videoconference service to its customers