Expert Analysis
Content tagged with Unified Communications posted in June 2011
Scalability Experts Selects Attunity To Provide Real-time Business Intelligence Solutions Worldwide
News  |  6/30/2011  | 
Attunity Ltd., a leading provider of real-time data integration and event capture software, and Scalability Experts, a global provider of data management and business intelligence (BI) solution services, announced today that Scalability Experts has selected Attunity as a solution partner to deliver affordable, turn-key data integration and BI solutions that leverage Attunity's award-winning data integration software and real-time Change Data Capture (CDC) technology.
Enterprise, Consumer Video Conferencing Converge
News  |  6/28/2011  | 
Skype, Google Talk, and other consumer systems can connect with corporate-grade video conferencing systems from Cisco, Polycom, and others via Blue Jeans Network's cloud-based service.
Office 365 Partners Extend UC And Email Options
News  |  6/28/2011  | 
Azaleos delivers managed hybrid services offering for UC; LiveOffice focuses on email archiving and discovery tools.
Make Technologies Announces New ISV Suite
News  |  6/28/2011  | 
Make Technologies, a leading provider of legacy application modernization technologies, today announced the launch of its innovative Make Technologies ISV Suite for independent software vendors. ISV Suite includes everything a software company needs to reinvent its products and stay ahead in its market.
Enterprise Social Networks And Security Risks
Commentary  |  6/27/2011  | 
While attending UBM TechWeb's Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston last week, I heard lots of conversations about the benefits and potential pitfalls of enterprise social networking. One theme that I heard repeated more than a few times was that enterprise social networks can create a greater security risk.
Call Center In The Cloud: Cheaper And Simpler
News  |  6/22/2011  | 
Car warranty business' move to a cloud-based contact center platform eased IT maintenance demands and slashed computing hardware capital expenses.
UC Spending Bubble Belies Uncertainty
News  |  6/22/2011  | 
IT users say they're confused about what unified communications actually is, according to a CompTIA survey. What they really don't understand is that they're already doing it.
Verizon, Tata Link Their Telepresence Networks
News  |  6/15/2011  | 
Partnership connects immersive telepresence systems, so Verizon customers can have sessions with Tata customers and vice versa.
RIM MVS 5 Ties BlackBerry to Avaya PBX
News  |  6/15/2011  | 
BlackBerry Mobile Voice System 5 launches Wednesday, bringing compatibility with a wider range of enterprise communications systems.
GSX Tools Monitor Collaboration Apps in Cloud
News  |  6/15/2011  | 
Updated suite promises enterprise IT more control to monitor and adjust the performance of Microsoft SharePoint, RIM BES, and similar cloud services.
Nuance Gives Voice To Social Networking
News  |  6/14/2011  | 
Chose your words carefully because a set of widgets in the voice recognition software will put them on Facebook and Twitter.
Polycom Eyes Cisco With Lower-Cost Telepresence Options
News  |  6/14/2011  | 
Will Polycom take some of Cisco's unified communications market share with revamped UC Intelligent Core video services platform, VoIP, and cloud-based content management options?
Avaya Files For $1 Billion IPO
News  |  6/9/2011  | 
The company plans to pay down long-term debt, but an IDC analyst says it should spend some of the loot on product development.
Vidyo Intros Low-Cost, HD Telepresence
News  |  6/8/2011  | 
VidyoPanorama can send high-resolution video to as many as 20 screens and at 10% of the cost of high-end telepresence systems, the company claims.
Avaya Plans $1 Billion IPO
News  |  6/7/2011  | 
The offering would value Avaya at around $5 billion, or about 40% less than its private equity owners paid four years ago.
Digium Intros Switchvox 5.0 For SMBs
News  |  6/6/2011  | 
The IP-based unified communications platform adds fixed mobile convergence for up to six phones of any kind, as well as additional APIs for third-party application development and integration.
Skype Outage Poses Challenges For Microsoft
News  |  6/3/2011  | 
Enterprise managers may have questions about hosted services in the wake of Skype's problems, and they need to think about whether to use consumer services for business tasks.
Consortium Pushes Videoconferencing Interoperability
News  |  6/2/2011  | 
Polycom is leading the new Open Visual Communications Consortium, which aims to tear down the silos among different service providers.
Polycom Buys HP's Halo Videoconferencing Unit
News  |  6/1/2011  | 
Hewlett Packard said Polycom also will be a partner for telepresence and certain unified communications systems and will make its video applications available for HP's webOS platform.

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