A 10-Minute Guide to Deploying VoIP
Thinking of rolling out VoIP? It's tougher and more time-consuming than you think. But this 10-Minute guide will give you the rundown on everything you need to know before you
VoIP On The Go: New Wireless Solutions
Want the cost savings of Voice over IP but don't want to be chained to your desk? These six VoIP Wi-Fi phones can help your VoIP connectivity roam right along
Farewell -- It's Been Great!
Creating and running the editorial for Messaging Pipeline has been a fun and interesting time for this technology journalist. Few assignments in my career have been as challenging, and that's the sort of food a journalist needs in order to survive. When I first started, the spam war reached its peak, diverting your and my attention from the amazing progress being made in other more important technologies, such as presence and instant messaging, as well as collaboration and conferencing tools.
Firms Struggle To Meet FCC VoIP Mandate
With the FCC???s order mandating Enhanced 911 (E-911) compliance for VoIP providers looming, many firms may not be able to comply completely with the order by the Nov. 28 deadline.
Ten-Minute Guide To Deploying VoIP
Thinking of deploying VoIP? It's tougher and more time-consuming than you think. But our ten-minute guide will give you the rundown on everything you need to know before you get
Sun Microsystems' StarOffice 8
With most of the features for a fraction of the price, StarOffice 8 promises improvements on its already efficient office suite with Windows-like functionality.
Market Analysis: Unified Messaging
Thanks to maturing standards and improved features, not to mention SIP support, improved connectivity and reduced costs, there's finally a reason to rally behind unified messaging. We explore the market
Verizon Tunes In With IPTV
The move marks the start of the telecommunication company's head-to-head competition with cable and satellite TV operators.
Clearwire To 'Certify' VoIP Providers
While Clearwire executives won???t say "block" and "Vonage" in the same sentence, the company is nevertheless readying a plan to partner with independent Voice over IP providers to technically certify
Verso Applicance Lets Enterprises Block Skype
Verso Technologies announced an update to their NetSpective content filtering appliance that the company claims is the first in the market able to monitor and block the use of Skype
MCI Powers Up New VoIP Suite
MCI has announced two additions to its suite of enterprise voice over IP (VoIP) solutions intended to give organizations a cheaper and more flexibly path to deploying IP voice.
Kayote Intros Provisioning Tool For VoIP Providers
Kayote Networks, Inc. today announced a new traffic management solution with comprehensive provisioning and monitoring features designed to allow voice over IP (VoIP) providers to quickly and securely deploy their
Borderware Debuts SIP Firewall For VoIP, IP Apps
Borderware Technologies Inc. today unveiled SIPassure 2.0, the latest version of its Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) firewall, which it says will help raise the level of security for SIP-based applications.
JabberNow is about the easiest network installation chore I've ever had the pleasure of doing.
Startup Eyes WAN Optimization Market
SilverPeak's goal with its new product line is to improve WAN performance while eliminating the need for the variety of e-mail, file, and Web servers that typically populate branch offices.
Appliance World Is Just Around The Corner
I'm feeling a bit like I ought to go to Las Vegas for the week. Why? Well, just a week ago I tested the JabberNow instant messaging appliance, and in my blog called on the rest of the industry to follow suit and begin packaging more applications into single-box appliances. And, in the next week, you'll be seeing more appliance announcements here in the messaging space, and I swear to you, I didn't know!
State of the Art: Data Naming
Employees create the files, but IT must design a workable naming policy to comply with regulations and avoid storage chaos.
FCC To Probe Katrina Telecom Failures
The FCC will meet in Atlanta to determine how telecom networks collapsed in the aftermath of Hurricance Katrina and to find ways to prevent future failures.
Let's Hope The JabberNow IM Appliance Is A Trend
Arrival of the JabberNow instant messaging server from Jabber, Inc. (see Jabber, Inc. Ships IM Appliance) presents a strong signal to the messaging and messaging security industry that it's time to think small if it wants to think big. JabberNow in its smallest configuration can support up to 25 users, can be geared up to interface to IM security and compliance systems, and can also be enhanced to federate via to the AOL Enterprise Fed
Alcatel Pushes PoE To The Closet
Alcatel this week is launching a new line of Fast Ethernet switches that aims to make Power over Ethernet pervasive throughout enterprise wiring closets.
Deadly Communications Failure
Okay, this isn't about messaging, not per se, but it is about communications and in particular, it's about the failure of any and all communications systems to keep our political leadership in touch with what goes on in this country, and around the world. If these people were in touch with the reality of the world in which they and we live, we would not have a drowned United States city, with a citizenry that is either displaced or dead, today.
Internet Shows Katrina Damage From On High
On the Web, millions are able to access never-before-seen perspectives of a major U.S. disaster as sites post satellite images of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina.