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September 19, 2008  8:38 PM

Cisco Reversing Course?



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Cisco, Gurdeep Singh Pall, Microsoft, UC, Unified Communications

As unified communications entered into the mainstream consciousness, a few major players emerged. Two of them were Cisco and Microsoft. They have very different visions for what unified communications means and very different approaches to get their customers there. At one point, they actually...

September 19, 2008  8:21 PM

Cisco Buys Jabber



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Cisco, CUCM, instant messaging, Jabber, UC, Unified Communications

With the speed of computers and networks today, email is virtually instant. But, many corporations consider instant messaging to be a valuable complement to email communications and a vital component of efficient communications. When 10 seconds is just too long to wait for an email to be delivered,...


June 30, 2008  4:29 PM

Cisco Unified Communications Vulnerability



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Cisco, Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Denial-of-Service, DoS, Secunia, vulnerability

Security vulnerability research firm Secunia reports "A vulnerability and a security issue have been reported in Cisco Unified Communications Manager, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions or to cause a...


May 31, 2008  1:28 PM

D-Link Takes on Cisco for UC Switching



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Cisco, D-Link, Microsoft, Response Point, Switches, UC, UCC, Unified Communications

D-Link, an established name in consumer wired and wireless networking, is targeting rival Cisco to deliver switching solutions for unified communications. D-Link is one of the primary partners with Microsoft for...


April 26, 2008  1:48 AM

Wireless VoIP



Posted by: Tony Bradley
802.11x, bandwidth, Cisco, communications, quality, VoIP, Webcam, wireless network

If you have ever set up or worked with a wireless network, you are probably familiar with the fact that the signal quality isn't always the best. Depending on your wireless networking hardware and how you have it configured, the layout and materials used in the structure your network is in, and...


April 18, 2008  3:09 AM

XO Communications and Cisco Work Together



Posted by: Tony Bradley
500 series, Cisco, interoperability, SIP trunking, Smart Business Communications System, UC, Unified Communications, XO Communications, XO SIP

XO Communications' XO SIP has passed interoperability tests with Cisco's Smart Business Communications System. The combination of the 500 series unified communications solution from Cisco, and XO SIP, provides...


March 12, 2008  3:12 AM

Microsoft and Nortel Strengthen UC Partnership



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Avaya, Cisco, Microsoft, Nortel, Office Communications Server 2007, Office Communicator 2007, SIP, UCC, Unified Communications, VoIP

Officially, Microsoft and Nortel have been buddies on the Unified Communications front for over a year and a half. Prior to now, however, the partnership was more rhetoric and lip...


March 1, 2008  4:41 AM

Microsoft and Cisco Fight For UC Dominance



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Cisco, Microsoft, Office Communications Server 2007, Office Communicator 2007, UCC, Unified Communications, VoIP

When unified communications was still but a gleam in the eye of its creators, Microsoft and Cisco became mortal enemies jockeying for supremacy. At one point, they shook hands and promised to play nice, but now that seems more like some sort of calculated attempt at gaining inside knowledge on each...


February 19, 2008  6:55 PM

Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS)



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Cisco, SIP, UCC, Unified Communications, VoIP

Cisco has had equipment available for small and medium businesses (SMB's) to manage data and voice and enable unified communications for a while now. The initial equipment however was only available in 8-port or 16-port versions. The relatively small number of ports capped out at 'small', and did...


January 28, 2008  6:34 PM

Network Hardware Vendors Fight To Keep Up With Bandwidth Demands



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Cisco, ConSentry, Enterasys, Force 10, IP, Juniper Networks, UCC, Unified Communications, VoIP, YouTube

Unless you have been in a coma, or living in a cave for the past year, you should be aware that the whole world is being converged into a single, IP-based network. Telephone and television service are both available via IP. Video services such as YouTube.com, and video conferencing for enterprise...


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