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Content tagged with Unified Communications posted in April 2010
Sonus Networks Announces Enhancements To ASX VoIP Feature Server
News  |  4/30/2010  | 
Sonus Networks, Inc., a market leader in next generation IP-based network solutions, today announced enhancements to its ASX VoIP platform to triple its effective capacity, increase geographic resiliency and extend support for next generation voice over broadband, cable, 4G/WiMAX networks, as well as legacy last mile CLASS 5 deployments. Sonus ASX is a market-leading solution for IP-based subscriber features, supporting both consumer and business segments, with deployments of millions of subscri
Mindspeed Announces Flagship Comcerto Solution For Converged Video/VoIP Media Gateways In Carrier Infrastructure
News  |  4/26/2010  | 
Mindspeed Technologies, Inc., a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions for network infrastructure applications, today announced that it has more than doubled the performance and density of its widely deployed Comcerto media processing SoC solution, while adding key media-processing capabilities.
InterCall Launches Hosted Unified Communications Geared To SMBs
News  |  4/26/2010  | 
InterCall, the world's largest conferencing and collaboration services provider, today announced the launch of InterCall Hosted Unified Communications for the SMB market. The solution delivers the productivity, cost savings and enterprise-class reliability businesses are looking for in a Unified Communications solution, without expensive hardware and infrastructure investments, long and complex deployments or on-going support and upgrade concerns.
Practical Analysis: Unified Communications' Day Has Arrived
Commentary  |  4/22/2010  | 
It seems that all those studies on collaboration along with a couple of years of Web 2.0 messaging have had their effect on us.
Next-Gen Communications Strategies
News  |  4/22/2010  | 
E-mail has had a good run, but many companies' systems have devolved into productivity-sapping morasses. It's time to move ahead with advanced collaboration tools.
Next-Gen Communications Strategies
News  |  4/22/2010  | 
E-mail has had a good run, but many companies' systems have devolved into productivity-sapping morasses. It's time to move ahead with advanced collaboration tools.
NEC Promotes Hybrid Cloud-Based Unified Communications Killer Applications
News  |  4/21/2010  | 
NEC Unified Solutions is leveraging cloud services to take unified communications to the next dimension and create new user-centric killer applications. To date, vendor hype has devalued the promise of unified communications and threatens to cause confusion with the move to cloud computing. In the absence of clear and unambiguous explanations of the benefits of embarking on such projects, end users could be forgiven for thinking that these are technologies without a purpose. However a revolution
NACR Puts Words Into Action With Company-Wide Avaya Unified Communications
News  |  4/15/2010  | 
For communications expert NACR (North American Communications Resource, Inc.), using the same solutions that it sells to customers has proven to be a smart and successful strategy for enhancing company-wide productivity, collaboration, and service levels.
Web Conferencing Will Drive the Growth, But Audio Conferencing Is Top Bill for 2010, Says AMI
News  |  4/14/2010  | 
NEW YORK. The total US audio and web conferencing market was $1.5 billion in 2009, AMI research estimates. Web conferencing is expected to drive spending over the next five years, boasting a 22 percent CAGR, while audio conferencing is expected to grow a more modest four percent YOY, according to a new report titled "Audio and Web Conferencing: Usage, Spending, Distribution, Market and Growth."
SNW And Thoughts On Deduplication
Commentary  |  4/13/2010  | 
As predicted last week one of the first topics of discussion at Storage Networking World was deduplication. Our first briefing was with Sepaton, who had a panel on the topic. As part of my conversation with Sepaton (for hourly updates on our briefings at the show please go to our blog), we had a broader discussion about the future of deduplication as part of the backup process.
Equilibrium Releases MediaRich 4.0 for SharePoint 2007 and 2010; Video Export and Batch Video Processing
News  |  4/8/2010  | 
SAUSALITO, Calif.(BUSINESS WIRE) Equilibrium, a software and hosted services company that specializes in helping enterprise clients of all sizes to manage, monetize and mobilize content, today announced MediaRich for SharePoint 4.0, Equilibrium's integrated Media Asset Management and Visualization system for all versions of SharePoint. MediaRich for SharePoint 4.0, now available for SharePoint WSS 3.0, 2007 and 2010 beta, provides visualization of over 300 filetypes, including video, along with
Cisco Inbox Puts Outlook In Its Crosshairs
News  |  4/5/2010  | 
Cisco is sharing its plans to challenge Outlook and Exchange as the company ratchets up its online e-mail service, Cisco WebEx Mail. Today, organizations are adopting SaaS-based e-mail services rather than run Exchange in-house to cut costs and reduce operational burdens. Most of these mail services, including Cisco, support Outlook as the primary mail client for end users. However, Cisco will adopt the Google Apps approach, where customers use a browser-based client instead. Cisco hopes its cus


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