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June, 2009


June 25, 2009  4:25 PM

Nortel enterprise business set to go to Avaya for $500 million?

Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Avaya, bankruptcy, Nortel, Unified Communications

According to the Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail, Nortel is close to selling its enterprise unit for $500 million. The paper says Avaya is the leading bidder, but Siemens-Enterasys could...

June 22, 2009  3:32 PM

Nortel auction: Avaya or Siemens-Enterasys will bid for UC business

Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Avaya, bankruptcy, Nortel, Siemens, Siemens Enterprise Networks, Unified Communications

Nortel is breaking apart. The former crown jewel of Canada's high-tech industry revealed today that it will sell off its CDMA and LTE wireless telecom infrastructure division to Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) for $650 million....

June 18, 2009  9:10 PM

Cisco: Google Wave ‘validating’ WebEx work

Posted by: WPeterson
Cisco, Google, SaaS, Wave

Since I wrote about Google Wave's UC potential, I've been curious as to Cisco's response. After all, as Frost & Sullivan analyst Vanessa Alvarez pointed out, Google and Cisco could be...

June 15, 2009  6:12 PM

Virtual Seminar: UC — A good investment in a down economy

Posted by: Leigha

Don't miss your chance to attend our LIVE virtual seminar covering unified communications on June 16 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM EDT.

June 11, 2009  8:15 PM

VoIP toll fraud on the rise

Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Sipera Systems, UC Security, Unified Communications, VoIP, VoIP security

Sipera Systems, a unified communications security specialist, says it has seen a

June 8, 2009  8:08 PM

The evolution of Facebook and social networking: Tips from a veteran

Posted by: ElaineHom
Facebook, social networking

Social networking has come a long way from the days of Friendster and Ok! Cupid. I am no social networking expert -- I barely use Twitter, I rarely check MySpace. But I have had the pleasure (and dismay) of watching Facebook grow from the very first days, when I joined as a college freshman, and...

June 5, 2009  4:52 PM

Google Wave & Cisco WebEx: The best of frenemies?

Posted by: WPeterson
Cisco, Google, Google Wave, hosted UC

Just got off the phone with Vanessa Alvarez, an analyst with Frost & Sullivan, who suggested that rather than

June 1, 2009  8:48 PM

Retired Nortel executives look to buy company out of bankruptcy

Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Avaya, bankruptcy, Enterasys, Nortel, Siemens

Reports out of Canada say that a team of former Nortel executives hope to raise money in order to buy the company out of bankruptcy and keep it more or less intact and under Canadian ownership.  Former Nortel...


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