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Content tagged with Unified Communications posted in May 2010
ACCESS And OKI ACCESS Technologies Announce Full Scale VoIP Solution For iPhone, Android And Windows Mobile OS
News  |  5/27/2010  | 
ACCESS CO., LTD. a global provider of advanced software technologies to the mobile, beyond-PC and digital TV markets, and OKI ACCESS Technologies Co., Ltd. (OAT), today announced NetFront IP-Phone, a full scale VoIP solution with 3G and Wi-Fi air interfaces designed to support all three major smartphone operating systems: iPhone, Android and Windows Mobile. Jointly developed by ACCESS and OAT, NetFront IP-Phone is designed for commercial use by operators, Internet Service Providers (ISPs and Mob
Vidyo Announces Availability of VidyoTechnology Support For Smart Phones And Tablets Running Android And Moblin
News  |  5/26/2010  | 
Vidyo, Inc., today announced the availability of its VidyoTechnology Software Development Kit (SDK), enabling developers to build multipoint video conferencing applications into Android and Moblin-based smart phones and tablets running Intel Atom Processor Z6xx series-based platforms (formerly Moorestown) and on ARM processor-based platforms. In addition, VidyoTechnology will support the MeeGo software platform when it becomes available. VidyoTechnology is currently used by OEM customers to inte
SMBs Work On the Go With New 'Cloud-Based' PC Data Backup And Mobile Access Service From AT&T
News  |  5/25/2010  | 
Small businesses will be able to work remotely and flexibly with no worries about losing business-critical documents, thanks to AT&T Tech Support 360 Backup and Go -- the first online data backup service to be truly optimized for mobile devices. The new cloud-based service enables small businesses to virtually take their hard drives and servers on the road; users can collaborate and share documents on the go by accessing and viewing those documents on any Web-connected PC or mobile device.
Liquidware Labs Stratusphere v4.6 Sheds Desktop Agent, Beefs Up Assessments & Service Assurance For Citrix XenDesktop And VMware View
News  |  5/25/2010  | 
Liquidware Labs, the leader in Assessment, Migration, and User Experience Management for next generation desktops, today announced the availability of Liquidware Labs Stratusphere v4.6 with a new agent-less desktop monitoring design, a user experience calibration feature, and a one-click proof-of-concept (POC) validation report for planning and implementing next generation desktops such as Citrix XenDesktop and VMware View.
HP And Alcatel-Lucent Deliver Unified Communication And Collaboration Solutions
News  |  5/24/2010  | 
HP and Alcatel-Lucent today announced they will provide new communication solutions, allowing clients to easily adopt and deploy Unified Communications and Collaboration (UC&C) to drive greater organizational value.
PBXEdge Launches Cloud-Based Hosted Business Phone System
News  |  5/21/2010  | 
With the continued evolution in IP based phone systems, more businesses are moving towards a hosted PBX solution. As per research report released by TMCnet, this market segment is expected to reach $13.6 billion by 2011. Over the past year, there has also been a rapid shift towards cloud based solutions. According to a research report by researchandmarkets.com released on April 15, 2010, the cloud computing market accounted for $20.3 billion in 2009 and is anticipated to reach $100.4 billion by
Global Communications Leaders Form Industry Alliance To Deliver Unified Communications Interoperability
News  |  5/19/2010  | 
Citing the need to fully leverage customers' investments in communications systems and unite their global organizations, five global technology companies today joined to form the Unified Communications Interoperability Forum (UCIF), an alliance dedicated to enabling standards-based, inter-vendor unified communications (UC) interoperability. HP, Juniper Networks, Microsoft, Logitech / LifeSize, and Polycom, seek to unify the vibrant but fragmented UC ecosystem through this shared mission.
Matrix42 And Kaviza Expand Partnership To Offer On-Demand Desktop Virtualization
News  |  5/13/2010  | 
Matrix42, innovator of IT-Commerce and provider of IT-as-a-Service, today announced the global offering of a co-branded virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution that enables medium-sized businesses to cost-effectively leverage the benefits of virtual desktops. The product is called VDI-in-a-box. The decision to offer the product globally came after excellent reception from initial customers in the German market.
MicroStrategy Announces Support For Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
News  |  5/13/2010  | 
MicroStrategy Incorporated, a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence (BI) software, today announced that it will offer seamless integration with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010.
New IBM Predictive Analytics Software Personalizes Customer Relationship Strategies
News  |  5/12/2010  | 
IBM today announced new software that enables users to uncover and analyze information from social media sources, such as social networks and blogs, and then merge that with vast internal data for faster, more accurate insight and predictive intelligence.
Verizon Business Launches 3-Phase Cloud Security
News  |  5/11/2010  | 
Verizon Business is bundling free E-mail and Web security services for SMBs, branch office MPLS and public IP access customers as the first phase in a three-step rollout of cloud-based security services. Verizon will add cloud-based network firewall and intrusion detection/prevention services in the fall, and DDoS mitigation sometime early in 2011. The value-add service, which will be available in June for connections of 50 Mbps or less, is a direct result of Verizon's broad partnership with McA
Global Crossing VoIP Service Enables Enhanced Unified Communications
News  |  5/11/2010  | 
Global Crossing, a leading global IP solutions provider, today announced it is providing its suite of Session Initiated Protocol (SIP) Trunking services to Clarity Consulting, a software development consulting firm and independent software vendor, for its hosted contact center management product.
Salesforce.com Completes Acquisition of Jigsaw, Making Strategic Entry Into the $3 Billion Cloud-Based Business Data Services Market
News  |  5/11/2010  | 
Salesforce.com, the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Jigsaw, the privately held leader in crowd-sourced data services based in San Mateo, Calif. In acquiring Jigsaw, salesforce.com makes its strategic entry into the $3 billion cloud-based, business contact data services market.
Live Collaboration With Central Desktop For Microsoft Office
News  |  5/10/2010  | 
Organizations that want to have co-authors on Microsoft Office documents don't have to wait until Microsoft Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010. They can do it now, according to Central Desktop. The Pasadena, Calif., SaaS vendor has announced Central Desktop for Office, a document-collaboration tool that lets users co-author Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents in real time, as well as open and save files into the cloud. In addition, organizations can share documents on existing versions o
Web 2.0: IBM's Experimental iPhone E-Mail Client
Commentary  |  5/7/2010  | 
Among the various interesting keynote presentations at the Web 2.0 Expo earlier this week was one by IBM mobile computing researcher Jeff Pierce.
Bitrix Enriches Enterprise 2.0 With Cutting-Edge Communication And Collaboration Features
News  |  5/6/2010  | 
Bitrix, Inc., a technology trendsetter in business communications solutions, announces the availability of Bitrix Intranet Portal 9.0, the most ambitious release of the company's Enterprise 2.0 solution for small and medium-sized businesses.
CenturyLink And Sonus Networks Achieve Successful Major New Deployment of Voice Over IP Network
News  |  5/5/2010  | 
Sonus Networks Inc., providing network transformation through IP communications technology, and CenturyLink today announced the successful completion of phase one implementation of CenturyLink's IP voice infrastructure. This migration brings traffic from CenturyLink's voice network into one secure, cost-effective, easy to manage IP network.
Dropbox Unveils Dropbox Anywhere: Bringing The Desktop To Any Device, Any App, Anywhere
News  |  5/5/2010  | 
Dropbox, the leading provider of Internet file synchronization, sharing and security services, today announced the release of Dropbox Anywhere - a new set of mobile apps and APIs. Users can now have simple and seamless access to their files from virtually any device or mobile app.
Iomega Delivers EMC Enterprise Storage Solutions To SMBs And Distributed Offices
News  |  5/4/2010  | 
Iomega, an EMC company and the world's fastest growing provider of network storage to small and medium business, today announced the most advanced entry in its lineup of easy-to-use network storage products with the worldwide launch of the new Iomega StorCenter ix12-300r Network Storage array. Incorporating industry-leading enterprise-class EMC?? storage technologies, the StorCenter ix12-300r is the ideal rackmount storage device for small and medium businesses, as well as small enterprise locat


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