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Vidyo aims to dive deeper into enterprise with updates to video collaboration service

Vidyo has updated its VidyoWorks service to provide customers with greater performance and security. VidyoWorks, which provides infrastructure and software for video routing, management tools, interoperability, security compliance and both recording and webcasting, received a significant boost in performance. According to the vendor, VidyoPortal and VidyoGateway now require up to 50 percent less in machine CPU requirements to get the same performance.

NetScout aims to simplify SIP trunking deployments for enterprises shifting from TDM technologies

NetScout is aiming to improve the chances of a successful SIP trunking deployment with the release of nGeniusONE Service Assurance, a SIP performance optimization product that works across multiple vendors.

ShoreTel beefs up SIP trunking and cloud contact center businesses with planned Corvisa acquisition

ShoreTel plans to bolster its SIP trunking and cloud unified communications businesses with the expected acquisition of Corvisa from Novation Companies.

MediaPlatform launches cloud-based videoconferencing system

There's another player in the cloud-based videoconferencing game as of this week. Video streaming vendor MediaPlatform is going up against others in the space with the launch of SmartBridge.

As T1s decline, SIP is on the rise

SIP has been around in its current form for more than a decade, but despite growth in the adoption of the technology, there's still a long way to go.

OpenDaylight progress could be slowed by lack of vendor contributions

The OpenDaylight Project is an interesting one, but it may be going the way of Session Initiation Protocol in that it's an open software-defined networking offering but is then commercialized by turning it into proprietary technology.

Multi-vendor environment remains firmly in place

A "pure" single-vendor unified communications appears to largely be a myth. Most enterprises have opted for a best-of-breed, multi-vendor approach as part of their UC strategy. And it looks like it will remain that way.

How to ensure successful SIP implementation

Session initiation protocol (SIP) protocol is coming up on its twentieth birthday, so you'd think by now it would be a cinch to deploy a VoIP solution using SIP within an enterprise network. Apparently not.

VoLTE network deployments, subscribership to take off next year, says Infonetics

More than 30 commercial voice-over-LTE networks and 51 million VoLTE subscribers are expected in North America and the Asia-Pacific region by the end of 2014, forecasts Infonetics Research.

Masergy enables enterprises to tap into Amazon's Direct Connect cloud service

Masergy is helping business customers bring their third-party cloud service to their network fold by becoming one of Amazon's Web Services Direct Connect partners.