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October 28, 2009  4:21 AM

Unified Communications? There Is No App for That



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Apple, iPhone, Microsoft, Office Communicator Mobile, UC, Unified Communications, Windows Mobile 6.5

OK. To be fair, there are iPhone apps related to unified communications, and even an iPhone app which provides rudimentary integration with Microsoft Office Communicator. The point, however, is that as popular and as functional as the iPhone is it still has some catching up to do in order to be a...

September 20, 2009  2:51 AM

Secure Your Mobile Devices with DUST



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Compliance, DUST Model, Mobile, Security, Wireless

Mobile devices are a critical component of enterprise communications and a core element of unified communications. They used to just be phones, but now they are more like tiny micro-laptops that fit in a pocket. With that increased functionality and ability to store massive amounts of data comes an...


July 31, 2009  3:34 AM

Windows Mobile 6.5 a Tad Underwhelming To Some



Posted by: Tony Bradley
iPhone, OCS 2007 R2, Office Communicator Mobile, presence, single number reach, UC, Unified Communications, Windows Mobile, Windows Mobile 6.5

I have used some form of Windows Mobile phone for almost 4 years. During that time, I did flirt briefly with the iPhone- trading my AT&T Tilt with my wife for her iPhone for a few months. The iPhone had a coolness factor and some 'gee-whiz' bells and whistles, but I really missed having my...


September 28, 2008  4:05 AM

Video Conference Via SmartPhone



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Callwave, Cisco, CUCM, Fuze, iPhone, Microsoft, OCS 2007, smartphone, streaming video, Video conferencing

Throw away your excuses. You won't be missing any more meetings. As long as you have your mobile phone, you will only be a click away. CallWave is rolling out the Beta version of FUZE which, according to a...

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September 20, 2008  4:23 AM

RIM Introduces Blackberry Support for OCS 2007



Posted by: Tony Bradley
BlackBerry, OCS 2007, RIM, UC, Unified Communications

I give credit to Palm for bringing the concept of the personal digital assistant (PDA) to the masses. Research in Motion (RIM) however introduced the revolution of integrating the PDA functionality with a mobile phone which can almost be said to be the beginning of unified communications. Well,...


May 31, 2008  12:36 PM

Microsoft ‘Echoes’ Aims to Get Rid of Phone Numbers



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Echoes, Live Messenger, Mary-Jo Foley, Microsoft, Mobile device, presence, sync, UC, Unified Communications

In a recent post on the 'All About Microsoft' blog at ZDNet, Mary-Jo Foley describes an ambitious plan already in the works from Microsoft that seeks to eliminate the need for phone numbers. The project, codenamed 'Echoes', is being developed...


May 25, 2008  3:03 AM

Free WiFi Coming to Starbucks



Posted by: Tony Bradley
AT&T, Starbucks, TMobile, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wireless

I have never understood why Starbucks charged for their wifi hotspot access. I understood why TMobile wanted to make some money off of the deal, but wifi hotspots are everywhere. I like Starbucks, but Panera has free wifi,...


May 10, 2008  12:38 PM

Microsoft OCS Meets Blackberry



Posted by: Tony Bradley
BlackBerry, Microsoft, Mobile, OCS, Office Commmunications Server, UC, UCC, Unified Communications

The Palm Pilot started the handheld PIM (Personal Information Manager) trend, but the RIM (Research In Motion) Blackberry handheld is the device that revolutionized information management by merging it with a mobile phone and incorporating enterprise email on the go. Unified communications seeks to...


May 8, 2008  2:28 AM

Avaya Adds Speech Recognition to One-X



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Avaya, communicator, Mobile, One-X, speech recognition, UC, Unified Communications

Avaya's flagship unified communications platform, One-X Communicator, now has speech recognition as well. One-X offers a flexible and versatile interface for unified communications,...


March 29, 2008  5:11 PM

Unifying Phone Communications



Posted by: Tony Bradley
cellular, Mobile, phone, UC, Unified Communications, VoIP

Over the past ten years or so, the variety of ways available to connect with an individual has exploded. I mentioned a few posts back how technology has evolved so that you can call, email,...


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