UC & VoIP Channel
News and Analysis
From video conferencing knockouts to data protection tools, intriguing new products are on tap at Interop Las Vegas 2013. Take a closer look.
More News and Analysis
- 5 Threats That Could Derail WebRTC
- Ospcode's Private Chef Gets Cooking with Facebook
- BlackBerry Z10: 5 Best Features
- Oracle to Acquire Acme for $1.7B
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center turns to a new network architecture and dark fiber to support the academic and healthcare needs of dozens of regional campuses and clinics.
- 11ac's First Wave: What to Expect
- Will Cloud UC Breathe New Life Into Unified Communications?
- Six Ways To Reduce Your Corporate Telecom Expenses
- Get Ready For A Wire-Free Enterprise
Reviews & Workshops
The BYOD market is crowded and confusing. A new report from InformationWeek brings order to the chaos with a product matrix that includes 40 vendors in three categories: MDM, MAM and wireless access control.
More Reviews & Workshops
- Review: Vidyo Video-Conferencing
- Polycom Offers Videoconferencing On A Budget
- Android For The Enterprise?
- Rolling Review: Web 2.0 Tools Demand A Cautious Approach
April 22, 2013 05:58 PM
Posted by Kurt Marko
From Skype and Google Hangouts to integrated HD webcams and inexpensive video conference appliances, consumer technology is pushing aside 'enterprise-grade' products.
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April 19, 2013 02:24 PM
The hot stage lets the InteropNet team assemble and configure the hardware and software that powers Interop ahead of the conference itself. Team members test designs and work out bugs. Here's an inside look.
February 19, 2013 12:06 PM
Posted by Lee H. Badman
WLAN location-based services are hot, wireless technology is getting more complex, and WLAN interoperability just isn’t going to happen. These are the three big ideas I took away from Wireless Field Day.
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February 13, 2013 03:45 PM
Posted by Andrew Conry Murray
IT pros hope BlackBerry can reverse its fading fortunes, but they recognize end user choice is going against the once-dominant mobile vendor. Network Computing readers weigh in on BlackBerry’s fate.
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February 11, 2013 03:44 PM
Posted by Michael Finneran
New standards such as RCS and WebRTC aim to bring unified communications (UC) capabilities to browsers and mobile devices, which may open a new competitive front for enterprise UC providers.
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February 06, 2013 10:50 AM
Posted by Larry Seltzer
There's a common misconception that a plan to open up more unlicensed, unmanaged spectrum will mean free Wi-Fi for all. Expect a lot of wonderful things, including competition for cellular carriers, but not for free.
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Best of the Web
VXLAN is an Experimental IETF draft of protocols to enable the creation of a large overlay, multi-tenant network.
: OpenFlow is poised to reach over-hyped status, yet there are practical, useful reasons for keeping an eye on Openflow. The biggest cloud players are involved and driving the feature creation.
Get a primer on the Openflow protocol and what it can do for networking.