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Verizon's new SMB UC offering: Cloudy, with a chance of VoIP

Tapping into the growing market for cloud-based UC products, Verizon is offering small and medium-sized businesses on a tight IT budgets its cloud-based Virtual Communications Express platform.

Spotlight: Brown inks bill to outlaw VoIP regulation in California

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that prohibits the state from regulating VoIP services, reports the Capitol Weekly. In August, the California legislation passed the bill that...

IPv6 is coming: Are you prepared?

IPv6 is coming soon, whether IT departments like it or not. So it's best to be prepared rather than ignore or resist the process. That appears to be the philosophy behind the SIP Forum's recent decision to set up a SIP over IPv6 Task Force.

Spotlight: Freevoice expands VoIP customer capacity to over 10,000 channels

With fresh cash from its latest funding round, Freevoice, a Brea, Calif.-based VoIP service provider, is expanding its customer capacity to over 10,000 channels.

SIP Forum launches SIP trunking interoperability testing initiative

As more enterprises undertake SIP trunking migration, interoperability has become a key issue--an issue that the SIP Forum is tackling head on.

TeliaSonera reverses plans to charge for VoIP services in Sweden

Feeling the heat from Swedish subscribers, TeliaSonera, a Stockholm-based telecom carrier, has reversed plans to charge for mobile VoIP services,  MarketWatch is reporting.

Australia's Telstra to expand VoIP beyond business customers

Telstra plans to expand its VoIP offering beyond businesses to consumers, and later to mobile devices.

California legislature passes bill that prohibits state VoIP regulation

The California legislation has passed a bill, SB 1161, that would prohibit the state from regulating VoIP or other Internet-based voice services. The bill now awaits the signature of Gov. Jerry Brown, who has not taken a position on the bill.

The definition of UC

When a sector of the communications services industry starts to get heavily hyped, the positioning of services can start to get blurred. There could be some danger of that happening now in the so-called unified communications (UC) realm.

Sophos to release significant update of its enterprise mobile management system

Sophos Mobile Control 2.5, despite its mid-version name, is a significant upgrade to the company's mobile management software.