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VoIP security baffles law enforcement.

Tapping traditional TDM calls was simple; evesdropping on VoIP calls can be very difficult.

Siemens announces version 3 of OpenScape Office.

New version adds multi-site networking capability, among other features.

XO gets into hosted IP communications biz.

Cloud-based offering targets enterprises with up to 1,000 users.

Buying into unified communications.

Here's a step-by-step approach to separating vendor hype from end-user reality.

Something new from Skype? Yup: Skype To Go.

New service lets you call Skype contacts from regular phones.

IP communications beyond UC&C

VoIP has grown up to become ‘collaboration,’ which will revolutionize how we all do our jobs.

Study: IT managers find UC attractive but scary.

Worries about being able to accurately measure cost of services depresses uptake.

Study: Enterprise telephony market continues strong growth.

Infonetics finds Avaya pulls ahead of Cisco as market experiences third straight quarterly increase.

VoiceCon becomes Enterprise Connect.

Changing landscape of business communications calls for broader focus than voice alone.

Unified communications matures: A look at OpenScape UC Server Enterprise.

Siemens Enterprise Communications offers a flexible, integrated suite of communications and collaboration apps.

Vidyo launches scalable VidyoRouter Cloud Edition.

New decentralized deployment system can support videoconferencing on mobile devices for tens of thousands of users.

A new(-ish) face in the tele-collaboration space.

Magor Communications has been providing videoconferencing for Mitel's UC offering; now it is expanding worldwide.

Hosted VoIP: Ten reasons to consider adoption.

Increasing availability of business quality bandwidth makes VoIP a strong communications choice.

VTech to ship cordless DECT VoIP phone.

Handset would be one of the first to be certified under the new CAT-iq standard.

Free voice calls for Mac and iOS users with Facebook Messenger.

While the app provides free calling, you can call only other users of the app.

The (sorry) state of telepresence interoperability.

Yes, Cisco launched a Telepresence Interoperabilty Protocol a year ago, but so far there's only one other adopter.

MagicJack/VocalTec to offer free softswitches, SBCs to interconnection partners.

VoIP service provider seeks "bill and keep" agreements with legitimate telecom companies.

Research: SBC revenues up by nearly 50 percent in 2010.

Infonetics Research report on VoIP Equipment and Subscribers finds "phonomenal increase."

Metaswitch intros SIP Session Router for mobile operators.

Device improves network availability as operators face deluge of billions of mobile VoIP calls.

Verizon Wireless network bearing up under iPhone traffic surge.

One week in, performance hasn't suffered, but when sales take off, the story may be different.

Spanish mobile operator debuts low-cost international VoIP calling.

New solution from Yoigo requires no software download to the moble phone.

UK hospital system saves big by switching to UC.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals trust replaces outdated phone system, saves £300,000 annually.

An analyst looks at Avaya web.alive collaboration.

Yankee Group's Zeus Kerravala attended the launch event—and was intrigued.

Study: UC can dramatically improve productivity of SMB knowledge workers.

Survey sponsored by hosted UC provider Fonality finds that SMB staff spend roughly half their workday in unproductive activities.

Analyst: Hosted UC can be a great deal for SMBs.

Managed solutions can affordably provide more and better services than premise-based solutions—if you know how to shop.

Verizon Wireless will support VoIP-only calls on its LTE network.

Voice-over-LTE will stay strictly on the 4G network, CDMA calls on the 2G network.

VoIP Inc. sues Google in NY Supreme Court.

Complaint alleges theft of trade secrets in conjunction with use of 'click to call.'

NSC to sell ShoreTel UC solutions in Australian, New Zealand markets.

Communications integrator NSC Group is also a channel partner for ShoreTel competitor Avaya.

Free Wi-Fi access, pay-per-minute plan from Skype.

Skype also offers free Internet access across Spain for duration of Mobile World Congress.

Russian firm VideoPort launches VoIP, videoconferencing in the cloud.

Offers two week risk-free trial of conferences for up to 16 participants.

Skype announces Mobile Partner program.

New initiative aims at making Skypes VoIP services available to more mobile users.

Gigaset launches small biz PBX and IP phone products.

The Gigaset Pro line offers three PBX models that support between 5 and 100 users.

Hosted VoIP provider IP5280 to acquire customer base of RockyNet.

Acquisition will increase IP5280's customer count by 15%, making it the largest provider in the region.

Mobile VoIP via Wi-Fi, 3G on the rise.

Danish VoIP provider Vopium sees broad increase in users connecting via more advanced networks.

LifeSize video technologies qualify for Microsoft UC platform.

The 220 Series video conferencing offerings and LifeSize Passport collaboration system interoperate with Lync Server.

Toshiba adds three new models to its line of IP phones.

Strata CIX IP systems users now have a total of eight phones to choose from.

Cox Business to offer hosted IP PBX to SMBs.

Teams with Cisco to provide managed telephony to shops with up to 100 users.

Research: IP phone sales to mushroom.

According to research firm In-Stat, shipments should pass 40 million in 2015.

Fonality offers UC to SMBs in the cloud.

The Heads Up Display, long a part of the company's premise-based VoIP solutions, is now available on a hosted basis.

Ricoh, Vidyo partner to bring HD video conferencing to new UC&C platform.

UC solution is being developed to support Ricoh's portable IP communications device, to be released later this year.

New UC solutions from Siemens aim at mid-size, large enterprises.

The latest versions of OpenScape UC Server are designed around the differing needs of different size businesses.

Top 4 arguments for�and against�Microsoft Lync.

Two industry analysts go head to head on the merits—or lack thereof—of Microsoft's latest unified communications offering.

These are rich times for SMB telecom.

With so many powerful, affordable hosted solutions available, how does one choose?

What's up for mobile telecommunications in the coming year?

With the advent of tablet PCs and 4G networks, 2010 set the stage for some epic changes.

Study: Smartphone users willing to pay extra for better service.

As users grow more addicted to smartphones, they want a consistent experience and don't say no to paying for it.

Customers look at Siemens OpenScape UC Suite 2011.

Industry analyst Jon Arnold considers three use cases for unified communications.

Toktumi's Line2 mobile VoIP app now with live tech support.

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM live support supplements 24/7 e-mail support.

Skype 5 for Mac is now official.

Boasts some interface refinements, group videoconferencing.

Study: By 2014 there will be nearly 140 million mobile VoIP users.

InStat finds that integration in social-networking services, along with cheap international calls, is spurring growth.

Aastra introduces SMB-focused UC solution.

Aastra 700 combines call control manager and suite of UC apps on single virtualized server.

Patton and partners promote VoIP buyback program.

Program offers cash rebates for competitors' VoIP gateways, routers, when replaced with Patton's SmartNode equipment.

Aastra introduces SMB-focused UC solution.

Aastra 700 combines call control manager and suite of UC apps on single virtualized server.

Avaya, IBM to integrate Aura platform with Lotus Sametime.

Aura's open, multi-vendor architecture begins to bear fruit.

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