Cisco, Verizon Partner to Deliver Unified Communications as a Service: On the heels of Chief Executive John Chambers’ announcement that Cisco would restructure its entire business, Cisco gave details on a new partnership with Verizon and other service providers to offer unified communications and collaboration services.
Thinking Phone Networks Joins Juniper Networks Partner Program: Enterprise cloud communications service provider Thinking Phone Networks announced it has joined the Juniper Networks Partner program. Thinking Phone Networks is pleased to work with Juniper Networks to deliver cloud-based unified communications services including voice, video and mobility to enterprises seeking to improve collaboration and efficiency throughout their organizations.
SYNNEX Corporation Launches First True Commercial Cloud Unified Communications Offering Nationwide: SYNNEX Corporation, a leading distributor of IT products and services, announced the company’s first cloud offering to the channel, CLOUDSolv UC, a private-branded unified communications cloud solution that is unrivaled in both technology and scale. Unlike other solutions, CLOUDSolv UC encompasses full voice integration through a complete, hosted UC solution, including VoIP and desktop services that work off the Microsoft/Broadsoft platform that can be delivered nationwide in an “easy to sell, easy to deploy, easy to use” format.
Polycom Announces Cloud-based Media Services – Hosted on the Windows Azure Platform: Polycom, Inc., a global leader in unified communications, announced Polycom’s Accordent Media Services – powered by Microsoft Windows Azure, a cloud services offering hosted on the Windows Azure platform that enables organizations to rapidly and cost effectively deploy a single, secure, searchable video content management solution for all their video assets – from CEO-caliber shareholder meetings, to routine video calls between end points or end-user desktops.
Sipera Systems and Future Com Partner to Secure Enterprise Unified Communications: Sipera Systems, the leader in real-time unified communications enablement and security, and Future Com, a leading provider of security and network management solutions, announced a partnership to better secure enterprise unified communications. Future Com has joined Sipera’s Reseller Program as a Gold Tier Reseller, and is working with a major aviation industry customer, updating its security infrastructure to include unified communications, using best practice recommendations from Sipera and Future Com.
Streamcore Files Patents for Its DPI Technology That Detects and Classifies UCC Traffic: Streamcore, the global provider of visibility and dynamic performance control solutions to manage interactive applications and real-time communications delivery over the WAN, announced having patents pending for its advanced audio and video traffic classification technology. Streamcore’s patents are related to intelligent Real-Time Protocol (RTP) passive analysis and key attributes or signatures extraction to automatically detect the different types of unified communications and collaboration traffic.
VXi Corporation Launches Next-generation VXi TalkPro Speech Recognition Headsets: VXi Corporation, a leading provider of best-in-class headset solutions announces its next-generation VXi TalkPro speech recognition headsets for contact center, office and unified communications environments. Designed specifically for applications where the transmitted voice quality is of the utmost importance, the VXi TalkPro line includes seven corded headset models: three USB headsets (monaural, binaural and convertible), three UC-compliant USB headsets (monaural, binaural and convertible) and one monaural soundcard headset. Each model is optimized for applications such as VoIP, speech recognition and softphones where clear, natural-sounding conversations are essential.
Zeacom Establishes Professional Partner Accreditation Program for Australian Unified Communications Resellers: Zeacom, a leading provider of unified communications and contact center solutions, released details of its Australian Partner Program. The program is designed to increase revenue, sales and technical skills as well as extend marketing support for its accredited resellers.
Orange Business Services Expands Telepresence Inter-exchange with Tata Communications: Orange Business Services has expanded Telepresence Community, its B2B telepresence solution, through an interoperability agreement with Tata Communications’ Global Meeting Exchange to allow customers to conduct telepresence meetings seamlessly on each respective network. The collaboration will provide customers of each organization with open access to connect across a much broader business ecosystem.
Nefsis Automated Bandwidth Throttling Enables HD Videoconferencing over Existing Business Networks: Online services innovator Nefsis announced the addition of automated bandwidth throttling, CPU balancing technology and dynamic video coding enhancements to its global videoconferencing cloud. These cloud-based technologies enable multipoint HD videoconferencing with desktop sharing and advanced collaboration tools over existing business networks.