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Without a Successful Channel, UC Cannot Really Succeed

In many cases, channel partners themselves aren't really up to speed on unified communications deployments.

Avaya Launches Tools to Manage UC Bandwidth Needs

SIP gateway, UC management, configuration, and orchestration, high-capacity switching, and more.

Another Unified Communications-as-a-Service Offering

Computer Sciences Corp. bases its hosted UC service on the Cisco platform.

Avaya/Nortel Users Latching Onto UC Big Time

70 percent of companies surveyed will invest in VoIP this year, 46 percent in unified communications.

Avaya Partner NACR Leads in SIP Adoption and Expertise

Consultancy offers help in design, network readiness, implementation and testing, remote diagnostics, maintenance, and more.

TalkFree Launches PickRoute VoIP Termination Service

SIP-based outgoing phone service uses intelligent network and routing technologies.

Avaya Survey Reveals Trends in Implementing Unified Communications

Resilient, efficient, scalable data solutions are critical to meeting growing demand for bandwidth at campuses and data centers.

Mitel to Deliver Mitel Mobility for BlackBerry Mobile Voice System 5

Company will join the BlackBerry Alliance Program.

Alianza Launches Accelerate VoIP´┐Ż Ecosystem

The program is dedicated to accelerating 4G mobile broadband operators’ success with VoIP.

InterCall Launches Hosted Unified Communications Geared to Small and Medium-sized Businesses

Strategic partnership with CallTower to deliver services reinforces InterCall's commitment to becoming a collaborative services provider.

UC: Embedding Communications in Every Business Process

Unified communications is not about any specific technology; it is a core element necessary for businesses to adapt in today's climate.

Why the Qwest/CenturyTel Merger?

What do two secondary players in the landline market see in each other?

Collaboraton Requires More than Software

Techno-collaboration tools such as wikis, web conferencing and unified communications won't help people work together if the corporate culture is internally competitive and hierarchical.

Cordia Announces Global Long Distance Calling Plan

Plan, available to both business and residential customers, offers unlimited calling to over 50 countries.

RADVISION Launches SCOPIA XT1000 - Its First High Def Videoconferencing Room System

New room system delivers dual 1080p video and embedded nine-participant multiparty conferencing.

As Recession Eases, Telecom Spending Soars

Success in marketing smartphones has left networks woefully overburdened. That will begin to change this year as major revamp gets under way.

Telepresence for the Rest of Us

As vendors continue to shave down prices—and new systems enter the market—this once-prohibitive technology is becoming available to all.

Goodbye Verizon

One telecom professional's journey from traditional Centrex to SIP trunking and the world of VoIP.

Skype Challenger O2 Enters Market with International Call Service

Get as many as five overseas DIDs that allow others to call you cost free.

Congress: Caller ID Spoofing Is Expressly Illegal

New law aims particularly at VoIP calling

WiMAX 2 Gets Boost from Industry Leaders

New 4G technology will deliver peak data rates of 300Mbps, greater VoIP capacity.

Report: Audio Conferencing Is Big in 2010; Web Conferencing Coming On Strong

Desire of SMBs to limit operating expenses will drive both types of conferencing technology.

LifeSize's HD Video Conferencing to Integrate with Alcatel-Lucent IP Communications Environments

The two companies will co-sell, co-market LifeSize High Def telepresence for the Alcatel-Lucent communications platform.

ShoreTel Offers Guarantee of Lowest TCO to its UC Customers

Company's network architecture minimizes expensive maintenance, management efforts.

Vonage Unveils Mobile App for Android Smartphones

Android users with service from AT&T or T-Mobile can make free VoIP calls via Wi-Fi and not use their minutes.

Careful Pre-Assessments Vital to Unified Communications Success

UC is only as strong as the underlying network infrastructure on which it runs—a fact that will become increasingly apparent over time.

Qwest iQ Hosted Unified Communication Service Announced

Platform enables cost-effective, multi-network platform consolidation and advanced communications services.

Polycom Unveils New Standard for HD Telepresence

UltimateHD architecture enables full 1080p video at as little as one-half the previous bandwidth.

Enterprise VoIP Over Cable: QoS Holds the Key to Success

It's a given, these days, that VoIP quality of experience must be up to snuff, but this will be a huge challenge for cable operators.

BizCom Adds Public IM Connectivity to Hosted Microsoft OCS

Customers will now be able to reach colleagues via AOL, Microsoft Live Messenger.

Truphone Delivers First VoIP App for iPad

Turns Apple's newest device into a cost saving phone.

Implementing Unified Communications - the Right Way

Understand where you want to go before you start evaluating solutions.

UC Not Replacing VoIP Any Time Soon

As companies grapple with the problem of picking an IP telephony vendor, software has replaced hardware as the defining component.

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