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October 19, 2008  2:06 PM

Is VoIP Ready for Mission-Critical Primetime?



Posted by: Tony Bradley
availability, communications, data, Encryption, mission-critical, Security, VLAN, VoIP

For most businesses, VoIP offers a compelling business argument. Merging the voice network with the data network means only implementing one hardware and wiring infrastructure. VoIP systems are easier to administer and maintain that traditional PSTN phones. The list goes on and on. VoIP is not...

October 19, 2008  1:28 PM

VoIP Security: Don’t Be Complacent



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Encryption, Security, VLAN, VoIP

One of the biggest problems with information security is that it is almost always reactive. The entire antivirus industry is built on a model where new threats are unleashed on the unprotected public first, then the antivirus vendors capture a sample and create a defense for the threat to add to...


September 30, 2008  1:59 PM

Cisco Patches CUCM Security Flaw



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Cisco, CUCM, exploit, patch, Security, update, vulnerability

Cisco is preparing to launch the next release of their Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) product - CUCM 7.0. But, last week they released an update for the current CUCM release. Actually, they released a total of 12...

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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 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,...


July 31, 2008  8:56 PM

NEC Does UC?



Posted by: Tony Bradley
NEC, UC, Unified Communications

There are a number of big players in unified communications. Everyone is familiar with Microsoft, Cisco, Avaya, and Nortel. Most people are familiar with NEC as a company. But, does NEC play in the UC sandbox? Few realize it, but yes.


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...


June 30, 2008  2:42 PM

Filtering Contacts for OCS 2007



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Active Directory, contacts, EC, Evangelyze Communications, filter, LDAP, Mike Stacy, OCS 2007, UC, Unified Communications

For most organizations, the fact that OCS 2007 can pull the contacts from Active Director is not a problem. However, situations can arise in larger companies with separate subsidiaries where one group is deploying OCS and another isn't, or where multiple organizations within the company are...


June 7, 2008  1:56 PM

Unified Communications in the Call Center



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Aspect, Call Centers, customer service, latency, Microsoft, UC, Unified Communications

Microsoft has a unified communications offering for small and medium businesses (SMB) with Response Point. They also have a more robust solution for enterprises providing even more features, functionality, and power for unified communications...


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