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Content tagged with Unified Communications posted in April 2007
Anti-Spam Company Files Billion Dollar Spam Lawsuit
News  |  4/27/2007  | 
Unspam Technologies is seeking damages on behalf of the members of Project Honey Pot, based on the CAN-SPAM Act.
NOAA Sets Up Shop In Second Life
News  |  4/27/2007  | 
The Meteora island offers hurricane, submarine, and weather balloon rides, a tsunami-training beach, a planetarium, and other educational experiences.
Analysis: Mobile Instant Messaging
News  |  4/27/2007  | 
Mobile IM can be a powerful productivity tool, but IT groups are prone to dismiss it as a consumer-focused novelty. Here's why you should keep this technology on your radar.
Isilon: The Honeymoon's Over
News  |  4/26/2007  | 
Clustering vendor reports revenue hike and narrows losses, but eludes profitability
Isilon Announces Results
News  |  4/26/2007  | 
Isilon Systems reported financial results for the 2007 first quarter ended April 1, 2007
Pillar Used in Oxford HPC
News  |  4/25/2007  | 
OeRC is set to enter the global Supercomputer premier league with the creation of an enhanced supercomputing center at Oxford University
New E-Mail Scam: Pay Assassins Or Be Killed
News  |  4/25/2007  | 
The FBI is investigating a new scam aimed at extorting tens of thousands of dollars from wealthy professionals.
Rollout: DiVitas Networks Mobile Convergence Appliance and Client
News  |  4/25/2007  | 
DiVitas' mobile-to-mobile convergence solution is hamstrung by handset issues, short battery life and cellular data service that's not pervasively 3G. In short, it's not enterprise ready.
Endpoint Security: 6 Questions To Ask Before You Buy
News  |  4/24/2007  | 
Here's a roadmap, suggestions on price points, and a guide on what you need to assess before you purchase any endpoint security product for your enterprise.
Dell Offers Next-Gen Tape-Based Storage
News  |  4/20/2007  | 
Claims it's one of the first to deliver of Linear Tape-Open drives and media.
Study: VoIP on the Rise--But TDM Still Rules
News  |  4/20/2007  | 
Convergence is taking off but companies are still using conventional phones too.
NetApp's Kidd Talks Turkey
News  |  4/19/2007  | 
Exec explains NetApp's changed role in NAS, GX strategy, and more
HP, IBM Make Small Enterprise Storage Push
News  |  4/18/2007  | 
Vendors tout the simplicity and cost savings promise of software, hardware, and services for small and mid-sized companies.
BlackBerry E-mail Service Crashes, RIM Tries To Bring It Back To Life
News  |  4/18/2007  | 
RIM said it would reset the service in steps Wednesday morning because it doesn't want to overwhelm the system with a sudden and sweeping surge of traffic.
Storage Love at eHarmony
News  |  4/18/2007  | 
Dating site taps startups and their technologies for maximum uptime and performance
Memory Fails
Commentary  |  4/18/2007  | 
How a big storage vendor's big plans drew little more than a yawn from eHarmony
Microsoft, Adobe, Yahoo, Tout Web 2.0 Hybrid Apps
News  |  4/18/2007  | 
With or without a browser, large-scale companies suggest partners get Rich Internet Applications or die tryin'.
Hitwise Predicts Which Web 2.0 Firms Will Win
News  |  4/17/2007  | 
They're relatively unknown now, but if you're a Young Digerati or a Bohemian Mix, a new survey suggests you already know and use them.
CEO Eric Schmidt Presents Google's Friendly Face At Web 2.0 Expo
News  |  4/17/2007  | 
The DoubleClick acquisition, Schmidt said, will benefit both Internet users in the form of more relevant ads and publishers in the form of technology to serve relevant ads.
'Killer Ecosystem' Needed For Mobile Web 2.0
News  |  4/17/2007  | 
Open standards and developer outreach are critical now to combining \"killer apps\" and giving customers must-have products, a panel suggests.
Intel, Web 2.0 Firms Build Collaboration Tool
News  |  4/17/2007  | 
Six companies join hands on SuiteTwo, an Intel-funded Web 2.0 platform.
XM Radio Uses Isilon
News  |  4/17/2007  | 
Isilon Systems announced that XM Satellite Radio is using Isilon IQ as the primary storage platform to help power its broadcast operations
Would You Give Up Deodorant Or A Spouse For E-Mail?
News  |  4/17/2007  | 
A survey shows that people would be willing to forgo a lot of things rather than give up e-mail. They'd say \"see yah\" to coffee, TV, and even their homes.
Tellme Unveils Mobile Search At Web 2.0
News  |  4/17/2007  | 
The speech recognition company launches a mobile application for local business search only a month after it said it would be acquired by Microsoft.
SNW: First Take
News  |  4/16/2007  | 
We've sifted through the horde of releases for this week's tradeshow in San Diego
ONStor Launches Into GNS
News  |  4/16/2007  | 
ONStor launches its GNS technology in version 3.0 of its award-winning Pantera Clustered NAS Systems and Bobcat Clustered NAS Gateways
Isilon Makes Announcements
News  |  4/16/2007  | 
Isilon announces customers and partners
Analysis: Out-of-Band Management
News  |  4/13/2007  | 
Resolving server problems over remote access is tough if the network is unavailable. A true out-of-band system can improve network uptime. We examine several setups.
Meru Networks AirShield Security Suite 2.0
News  |  4/12/2007  | 
AirShield's per-application support claims to identify the type of app even within an encrypted tunnel, letting admins block any unwanted traffic.
Quick Take: SpiDynamics AMP 3.0
News  |  4/12/2007  | 
AMP now fully integrates SpiDynamics' suite to help enterprises find and remediate flaws that could expose the company to attack or data loss.
Javelina Software ADtoolkit 4.0
News  |  4/12/2007  | 
Javelina Software's ADtoolkit 4.0 offers more than 35 tools to help streamline user, group, computer, contact and security tasks.
Are Network Engineers Really Ready for VoIP?
News  |  4/12/2007  | 
Results from a recent survey indicte that U.S. network engineers are worried that enterprise networks are not up to the task of handling VoIP traffic--and neither are they.
Cash and Burn: Of Standards and 'Marketecture'
Commentary  |  4/11/2007  | 
Without the collaboration of competing vendors, UXcomm's SOMA looks less like a solution to managing the virtualized data center and more like a marketing move at short-lived media attention.
Interview: Extreme Networks' Mark Canepa
News  |  4/11/2007  | 
The CEO of Extreme Networks talks about making life easy for IT with the company's new Universal Port software and about building a development community.
Legal Brief: Will the Feds Run Your Log Servers?
News  |  4/11/2007  | 
The writing is on the wall: Domestic requirements for data retention will be here in the next year or two.
Virtual Directories Take Hold
News  |  4/11/2007  | 
Virtual directories let organizations gather information from many data sources and present that information from one interface, securely. Best of all, open-source options are lowering the entry cost for small
Maximum Throughput Intros MAXcluster
News  |  4/10/2007  | 
Maximum Throughput will be demonstrating its clustered storage solution, MAXcluster, at NAB 2007
Cisco Targets Small Enterprises With Unified Communications
News  |  4/10/2007  | 
New products promise to give small and midsize businesses the foundation to tie multiple communications methods together
Google Search for 'Snake' Takes On Whole New Meaning
News  |  4/5/2007  | 
Workers at the New York office of the search engine giant spent a few hours performing their own search--for a missing snake.
Google Desktop Goes Mac
News  |  4/4/2007  | 
The software is based on the Windows version of search software, but Google says it spent considerable time rewriting the code for the Macintosh.
Firefox's 'The Coop' Tests Social Browsing
News  |  4/4/2007  | 
The plug-in from Mozilla Labs allows the browser to become a content sharing tool and compete directly with sites like MySpace.
Tiger Technology Demonstrates at NAB
News  |  4/4/2007  | 
Tiger Technology demonstrates a high-performance, cross-platform, InfiniBand-based SAN/NAS cluster at NAB
Apple Unveils 8-Core Xeon-Based Mac Pro
News  |  4/4/2007  | 
The price may seem high at first glance, but not so much when compared with a similarly priced Dell Precision.
Online Video Is Mainstream, Not Traditional Length
News  |  4/2/2007  | 
More than half of Americans with Internet access watch video online, but most are watching short clips, rather than full-length TV shows or movies.
Spam Costs $712 Per Employee Annually
News  |  4/2/2007  | 
A survey by Nucleus Research and KnowledgeStorm suggests that nine out of 10 e-mail users are frustrated with spam and one in 100 "appear to be at the breaking point."
Array Adds Vista Support to VPN Software
News  |  4/2/2007  | 
Microsoft Vista and IE7 browser supported in newest release.

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