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November 6, 2008  12:38 PM

Unified Threat Management Takes on Unified Communications



Posted by: Tony Bradley
extensible threat management, SIP, UC, Unified Communications, Unified Threat Management, UTM, VoIPsecurity, WatchGuard, XTM

If you are going to build an 'all-in-one' security appliance, you also need to adapt with the times and add functionality to keep up with new attacks and technologies. Otherwise, organizations will end up with a UTM (unified threat management) solution, plus a mengerie of one-off solutions that...

June 30, 2008  2:00 PM

Sipera Enhances UC Security



Posted by: Tony Bradley
IPCS appliance, Security, SIP, SIP trunking, Sipera, UC, Unified Communications, VIPER Labs, VoIP

In the Press Release from Sipera, it explains that "For enterprises utilizing SIP trunks to connect to their service providers, Sipera not only offers...


June 30, 2008  3:29 AM

Cutting Edge Microsoft UC



Posted by: Tony Bradley
hyper-v, Microsoft, new global telecom, ngt, OCS 2007, SIP, UC, UCC, Unified Communications, Virtualization, VoIP

Microsoft has put a fair amount of marketing muscle into their Unified Communications offering. Many organizations are busy architecting, deploying, and implementing the various components- Exchange Server 2007, Office Communications Server 2007, the OCS 2007 Mediation Server, etc. The standard,...


June 5, 2008  2:33 AM

A Look at Aastra’s Response Point System



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Aastra, Allen Miller, D-Link, Microsoft, Quanta, Response Point, SIP, Syspine, UC, UCC, Unified Communications, VoIP

Microsoft's Response Point phone system will have a third hardware provider very soon. Quanta (Syspine) and D-Link have already been providing Response Point base units and phones, and now the long awaited Aastra phone system is...


April 11, 2008  3:31 PM

Nortel Leverages Open Source For New SMB Offering



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Dell, IBM, Nortel, SCS500, SIP, UC, Unified Communications

Built on an open source foundation, with the collaboration of the open source community in the SIPFoundry Project, Nortel's new SCS500 (Software Communications System) provides small and medium businesses from 30 to 500+ employees with an affordable unified communications solution. The SCS500 is a...


March 12, 2008  3:18 AM

IBM Pledges $1 Billion Investment in Unified Communications



Posted by: Tony Bradley
IBM, Office Communications Server 2007, Office Communicator 2007, SIP, UCC, Unified Communications, VoIP

Not wanting to be left out of the next big wave in network / office communications, IBM this week announced that they have earmarked $1 Billion (With a 'B'. The one with 9 zeros after it) for internal development...


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 10, 2008  2:47 AM

Unison Offers Unified Communications for Linux



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Linux, Microsoft Windows, SIP, UCC, Unified Communications, Unison, VoIP, Windows Vista

Unison has developed a free unified communications suite built on Linux. The suite, which includes VoIP telephone capabilities, email, and instant messaging, is affectionately named "Unison". The Beta version is available for free now. There is a Windows client application. While the server portion...


February 27, 2008  3:53 AM

Wi-Fi and Cellular Converge To Improve Productivity



Posted by: Tony Bradley
802.11, 802.11n, BlackBerry, Mobile, Mobile device, Office Communications Server 2007, Office Communicator 2007, SIP, UCC, Unified Communications, VoIP, wi-fi

One of the promises, or benefits, of unified communications is being able to communicate with people where they are when you need them. The concept of 'presence' in Microsoft's UCC (Unified Communications and Collaboration) is designed so that you can tell if a person is available or not, the...


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...


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