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Time to unleash the potential of BYOD and UC

Enterprises should support unified communications functions for BYOD devices. It is time for enterprises to overcome their reluctance to deploy mobile UC on employee-owned devices and unleash the power of their workforce.

IM fueling expansion of UCaaS services, says Wainhouse Research

Demand for instant messaging is fueling the expansion of unified communications as a service (UCaaS) market, a market that is predicted to be dominated by Cisco and Microsoft, according to Bill Haskins, senior analyst at Wainhouse Research.

ShoreTel intros new UC software

Communications services provider ShoreTel has released its ShoreTel 13 software platform, designed to enhance enterprise capability for collaboration via videoconferencing and instant messaging.

JAJAH exceeds 1B calls connected

JAJAH is claiming it has now connected more than 1 billion VoIP calls through its IP telephony platform, which is licensed by Yahoo!, Plaxo and eHarmony, among others. JAJAH also now has more than 25

Cisco buys Jabber IM tool

It was a big week for corporate collaboration. In addition to Oracle's big

Cisco buys Jabber

Cisco has announced plans to purchase presence and messaging specialist Jabber. The additional features Jabber brings in play will be integrated into Cisco's WebEx Connect and UC offerings. Jabber

Skype: VoIP is dead

Skype's GM of audio and video has declared VoIP dead. Wonder what that does to SkypeIn and SkypeOut? Speaking at IT Expo in Los Angeles earlier this week, GM Jonathan Christensen declared VoIP morte

AOL Opens Up, Yahoo Outsources PSTN interfaces

AOL has introduced Open Voice APIs to allow third-party developers and VoIP device manufactures to integrate the AIM Call Out service into softphones, SIP-enabled hardware and cell phones with Wi-Fi

IBM foresees no email, phones nor PCs

IBM is predicting the virtual office will become the norm driven by expanded globalization and environmentalism. The new workplace will be centered around mobile computing with instant messaging the

Dual mode platform offers painless connectivity

D2 Technology has released a new version of its vPort embedded VoIP platform that it claims overcomes the problem many advanced gaming, video and messaging applications have with corporate firewalls.