Level 3 Expands Emergency 911 For VoIP Services
Responding to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) recently-announced E-911 requirements, Level 3 will extend emergency number coverage to more than 70% of the United States this year and will add
The Supreme Court ruled yesterday (June 27) that peer-to-peer networking sites can be held liable when their users swap music, movies and other protected works without the copyright holders' permission. The high court, in a unanimous decision, overturned a U.S....
Sender ID -- It Could Get Ugly
It could get a little ugly out there in the anti-spam world and, as is so often the case, the uglifier of record is Microsoft which on Thursday announced that it would start "enforcing" the use of its Sender ID sender authentication protocol for senders of e-mail messages to Hotmail and MSN Mail systems. In a less avaricious world, that might be a good thing, but last year Microsoft made its desire to co-opt sender authentication by enforcing a patent it has on a part of the way DNS records have
MCI Quietly Offers $29.99-A-Month VoIP
Still in the process of being acquired by Verizon Communications, MCI has quietly launched a consumer VoIP service that could compete with Verizon's VoiceWing VoIP service.
Yahoo Chat-Room Decision Draws Fire
Yahoo's decision to pull the plug on perhaps hundreds of chat rooms following reports that some of them were used to promote sex with minors was an "overreaction" by the
Hooray! IBM Lotus Moves Notes Into The World Of Presence
Some months ago, about the time Microsoft announced Office Communicator, I had a conversation with IBM's Ed Brill in which I urged him to push IBM Lotus Notes forward into the new world of presence information and the use of presence technology. "We're working on it," he said, "trust me." I never believe in the promises of any software company, so I just sort of shoveled those words into the back of my mind, and didn't think more about it. But it's beginning to look as if Mr. Brill wasn't kiddin
Throwing the Book at Book-Cookers
Man, it just doesn't pay to defraud investors anymore. In the first of three major sentencing decisions facing former high-tech executives gone bad, Adelphia Communications Corp. founder John Rigas and his son, CFO Timothy, this week received 15 and 20...
This edition looks at the numbers behind Fibre Channel SAN deployments.
IBM Buys Mainframe App Manager
How far has IBM strayed from its mainframe roots? Today (June 16) it bought a company in order to get the tools and expertise it needs to manage mainframe applications. (for more, read "IBM Acquiring Isogon To Bolster Mainframe Apps-Management...
Ericsson Targets Mobile Triple-Play Services
Ericsson has announced that it will expand its Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) portfolio into additional frequency bands in preparation for the expected consumer demand for mobile triple play
IBM's Cluster Bluster
Upgrades its pre-packaged cluster solution, plans to add 10-Gig Ethernet and InfiniBand
Contest #2: The Hardware Hall Of Fame
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AT&T'S Dorman Says IP Is Driving Telecom Growth
After weathering the burst of the investment bubble and the indictment of former executives, the telecom industry is transforming and growing again, AT&T chairman and CEO David Dorman said here
Ditech Buys VoIP Gear Maker Jasomi For $20 M
The Voice over IP equipment-market consolidation continued here at Supercomm Tuesday, when Ditech Communications Corp. announced plans to buy session border controller maker Jasomi Networks for $20 million.
Market Analysis: IP Contact Centers
An IP-enabled contact center gives your agents access to all telephone, e-mail, fax and Web customer communications. We discuss the potential benefits to your business and examine ways to get
SOHO Wireless Gateways
Wi-Fi is quickly becoming a fixture in a growing number of SOHO environments. Many of the devices are used for remote access into enterprise networks, and protecting them from wireless
Reality IT: The Burden of Spoof
Take a closer look at the causes of spam proliferation and learn some steps that enterprises can take to keep it to a minimum.
RFI Analysis: IP Contact Centers
Of the eight products we examined, our Editor's Choice provided our fictional thermal-management company a comprehensive mix of features as well as integration with legacy systems--all for a price that