Articles by Judy Mottl 

Rumors and Buzz Put Skype on the Block

Analysts think comments from Ebay's CEO indicate the company might be ready to place its VoIP property on the auction block.

Will Oregon WiMAX Deployment Get Rained Out?

Portland, Oregon is the site of the second major WiMAX deployment in the US. Will legal challenges and a weak economy dampen enthusiasm for the new service?

Symantec Lays Off Enterprise Vault Staff

Some say maturity and grim economic reality combine to motivate cuts.

IT Spending Hitting "Historic Lows"

On the bright side: People are still buying smartphones.

Sprint Brings WiMax Online in Baltimore

Baltimore represents an early test market, with Chicago and Washington, D.C. in line for the next WiMax rollouts.

Gartner: iPhone 'Acceptable' in the Enterprise

Research firm says security options make it viable, but Apple's handset has room for improvement.

Nortel Acquires Open-Source PBX Pioneer Pingtel

Seeking to bolster its unified communications offerings for SMBs, the telecom giant snaps up former technology partner.

Wi-Fi on the Fly: Who Really Cares?

Delta is latest to promise wireless in flight, but do users really want it?

Data Demand to Drive 4G Broadband Forward

New report shows explosive growth ahead for high-speed wireless -- yet WiMAX may emerge a loser.

SaaS Best Path for SMB Unified Communications

Service strategy lets small companies enjoy technology benefits without the headaches.

Unified Communications: Slowly Gaining Ground

New research indicates that while deployment hurdles remain, enterprises are increasingly 'getting it.'

McAfee Aims to Secure Forgotten Files

Vendor pushes out tools to protect out-facing SAP systems, virtualized files.

BlackBerry Defies Stagnant Tech Spending

Companies are untying IT purse strings for smartphones but not for much else these days.

Motorola's 'Good' Moves in Secure Mobile Access

Handset maker's Good Technology unit intros VPN desgned for broader, safer application use on wireless devices.

Cisco Appliance Makes Play for Business Mobility

New platform could rev up corporate mobile capabilities.

Mobilizing Unified Communications

Mobile UC is being spurred on by new applications and increased interoperability.

WiMAX's Backers Bet Big, Dream Bigger

With Sprint and Clearwire leading the charge for the mobile broadband technology, there's no limit to the vision of WiMAX's fans -- despite major obstacles.

Multi-talented Video Conferencing Service, ooVoo, Joins the Fray

Exploiting the richness of IP communications capabilities, tool melds chat, IM, file sharing, and video messaging.

Squeezing More Storage Out of Analytics

SRM tools promise greater efficiencies, utilization rates.

Sun Expands OpenSolaris Toolkit

Pundits not convinced open source is a storage element as yet.

Unified Communications Proving a Difficult Sell

Cisco, Microsoft and other major vendors are pushing converged communications platforms hard. But many uncertain IT shops are pushing back.

10Gb Ethernet Storage Gets Its Own Alliance

Storage vendors band together to foster product interoperability and enterprise adoption.

Google's New Pricing Approach For Cloud Storage

Most online e-mail archive providers charge by the byte, Google goes subscription.

UC Will Prove Challenging to Buyers And Sellers

While boasting promise, unified communications won't be a smooth road for vendors or enterprise.

Avaya Arms For Unified Communication Battle

Telephony titan rolls out presence technology and vertical-specific solutions.

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