SOTAs: The Telephony Code
Service orientation simplifies the building of telephony-enabled applications, but pitfalls still abound. Here's what vendors are up to and what you should look out for.
Web Brings War Home
Though it's not easy to upload large files to the Internet from Iraq, many soldiers are posting still and video images once they return home. The practice is gaining the
VoIP Call Quality Takes A Nosedive: Survey
VoIP call quality has taken a nosedive over the last 18 months, with nearly 20 percent of VoIP callers experiencing unacceptable voice quality, according to a survey done by Brix
AIM Professional--Too Little Too Late?
The release of AIM Professional--despite encryption, antivirus support and access to extra content--may be a year late and a barrel of enterprise features short.
New Skype For Mac Moves To Beta
Skype for Mac OS X 1.5 has been redesigned to better integrate with the Mac's built-in address book as well as Microsoft Entourage.
Vyatta Launches Open Source Router
Vyatta officially launched its open source routing platform this week. The routing software, called Open Flexible Router (OFR), is available for a free download....
Zultys Technologies' MX30 3.0
MX30 3.0 adds advanced features such as scripted auto-attendant and automated call features like call recording to its IP PBX for small and midsize businesses.
Beyond Print 08 - Beyond PR
Beyond Print 08 Podcast - Beyond PR (download here) - This week's show is an interview with media analyst Sam Whitmore. We talk about the media, full disclosure, bloggers, getting slammed in the blogosphere and how to deal with bad...
How To Manage Skype in the Enterprise
Skype is many network manager's nightmare. But it needn't be. A well-known expert shows you easy ways to detect, manage, and bend the application to your will
Straitshot's Aim: More Bandwidth For Less
Maximum bandwidth at minimum cost. That's what Straitshot Communications' Intelligent Private Network (IPN) service is all about, and the company is looking to add solution providers who want to apply
Skype Announces Four VoIP Over Wi-Fi Phones
Skype today announced four Wi-Fi phones that will let Skype users make free Skype calls using any Wi-Fi network. The phones will be pre-loaded with Skype software, and will let
Blogging Is All About Me
A new study turns up some interesting findings about bloggers and blogging. For instance, only about 1 out of 10 bloggers focus on politics and government.
AOL Launches AIM Pro Service
AIM Pro offers a streamlined buddy list, integration with the Microsoft Outlook email client, and more features.
The State Of Spam
Filters have gotten so effective at keeping junk e-mail away from users that there's little public outcry against spam today. But behind the scenes, the problem is worse than ever
Security Honeymoon Over For VoIP
Last month's FBI arrest of a man in Miami for allegedly hacking into the networks of Internet service providers has ushered in a new era for voice over IP technology
Beyond Print 07 - Podcast Formats
Beyond Print 07 Podcast - Podcast Formats (download here) - What kind of podcast do you like to listen to? Do you like to hear a host rant for 20 minutes? Do you like debates? In this week's episode, I...
Beyond Print 06 - Blogging On The Sun
Beyond Print 06 Podcast - Blogging On The Sun (download here) - Last week, I talked about blogging with Microsoft. This week we have another blogger interview. Through the magic of PSTN, I conducted an interview with Tim Bray, director...
Voice Phishing Scams On The Rise
Scammers have begun using the telephone to harvest data for use in identity theft and credit card fraud, and voice-over-IP is making it easier for them to cover their tracks.
Alcatel Catches Up with OmniPCX 5.0
Alcatel's latest release of its all-in-one IP telephony server for mid-side business, the Alcatel OmniPCX Office release 5, plays heavily to multi-site offices and those looking for improved wireless