Expert Analysis
Content tagged with Unified Communications posted in August 2009
ILTA '09 And eDiscovery Trends
Commentary  |  8/28/2009  | 
As an analyst, I spend most of my trade show time talking to eDiscovery vendors. Since a majority of these conversations are under NDA, if I told you what they said, I'd have to kill you. So I will share with you the market trends that I discussed with show vendors and attendees.
Verizon Tops Call Quality Study
News  |  8/28/2009  | 
Increasing demands on mobile networks due to data usage for texting and e-mailing will force wireless providers to adjust in order to maintain users, study says.
Halfway Through A Bad Year
Commentary  |  8/26/2009  | 
Allan Sulkin is out with his mid-year numbers for enterprise communications shipments, and as he previewed in a No Jitter blog a week or so back, the second quarter was a pleasant surprise, as revenues rose from 1Q09. However, the full report shows that we're a long
Teradata Virtual Storage "Temperature Aware" Software Is Newest Innovation In Data Warehousing
News  |  8/24/2009  | 
Virtual storage automatically and intelligently manages data placement while enabling system performance to remain high and predictable as data grows
Culling Unneeded Data Saves Time And Money
News  |  8/24/2009  | 
Knowing which information to share with partners is critical, and there are many technological aids to safe information sharing. Sometimes, though, knowing which information NOT to share can be just as critical for business and economic reasons. FTI has released a new appliance, RingTail QuickCull, to help companies when it comes to deciding what information should be shared with legal teams during pre-trail and discovery operations.
From The Moon To The Cloud
News  |  8/21/2009  | 
CloudNAS is the Nirvanix software that allows client users and applications to see the cloud storage as just another NAS system sitting on the network. Tudor says that the cloud architecture of the backup means that researchers could continue working to analyze the data, even in a worst-case scenario.
Brocade Reports Q3 FY 2009 Results
News  |  8/21/2009  | 
Brocade today reported financial results for its third fiscal quarter, which ended August 1, 2009. Brocade reported Q3 revenues of $493.3 million, reflecting 35 percent year-over-year growth.
Survey Reveals Mainframe Persists As Cornerstone of Multi-Tier Enterprise Computing
News  |  8/21/2009  | 
CA today announced the results of a survey highlighting the persistent appeal of the mainframe as a cornerstone platform for multi-tier enterprise computing-as well as the specific attributes of the mainframe platform that IT managers find most compelling.
UC for Free
Commentary  |  8/20/2009  | 
Enterprise communications is always going to be a complex system--not a mere application or even a mere collection of applications.
Managing Archives for eDiscovery
Commentary  |  8/19/2009  | 
The e-Discovery identification/collection process is no slam dunk. With huge volumes of corporate data to search through - and little time in which to do it - identification and collection can be extremely challenging.
ECM Market Girds For Major Changes
News  |  8/19/2009  | 
The recent market changes have created opportunities for smaller vendors to loosen the grip that the established ECM suppliers have had on the market. As a result after a period of relative calm, the ECM could now be poised for a time filled with dramatic changes.
Log Management Takes Center Stage In Global DataGuard Enhancements
News  |  8/18/2009  | 
Global DataGuard, a provider of enterprise Unified Threat Management (UTM), has beefed up its log file management by enhancing its Firewall/Syslog Module (FSM) technology with the release of version 3.4. The new version provides increased storage - up to 1.5 terabytes of onboard storage - as well as advanced search capabilities for locating and analyzing specific log events over vast periods of time and more sophisticated log parsing and alerting.
Recommind Powers Proactive Information Management With Automated Categorization Solution
News  |  8/18/2009  | 
MindServer Categorization Helps Enterprises Dramatically Reduce the Information Risks and Costs Associated With Records Management, eDiscovery and Data Storage
Google Voice Coming To iPhone As Web App
News  |  8/10/2009  | 
The calling service enables users to funnel multiple numbers to a single number, send free SMS messages, and make inexpensive long-distance calls.
IBM ProtecTIER - Plotting Strategy for the Data Deduplication Wars
Commentary  |  8/10/2009  | 
Data deduplication is one of those rare opportunities where the economic and technological benefits are well-recognized so it should come as no surprise that vendors are moving troops into this market as quickly as they can.
IBM 'Smart Analytics System' Aimed at Reinventing Data Warehousing
News  |  8/7/2009  | 
Performance-optimized products combine hardware, database and systems management with optional BI software and applications. IBM promises faster deployment, lower cost and better performance than conventional BI and warehouse deployments.
Microsoft Revamps Office Communicator Mobile
News  |  8/4/2009  | 
The latest version enables mobile professionals to join conferences, make and receive work calls, and potentially reduce roaming costs while on the go.
BlueArc Storage Solution Powers Animated Film 9
News  |  8/4/2009  | 
BlueArc Corporation today announced that Canada's leading high-quality digital animation studio Starz Animation Toronto relied on a BlueArc storage solution in the production of this fall's highly anticipated feature film, 9.

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