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News Buzz (Updated July 27, 2007)

Microsoft RTMs Unified Comms Package
VNUNet.com, July 27, 2007
Microsoft has announced that Office Communications Server (OCS) 2007 and Office Communicator 2007 have been released to manufacturing, with a launch scheduled for later this autumn.
WiMax Mixes With Google
ADOTAS, July 27, 2007
Google and Sprint have just announced a partnership they are embarking on to develop a mobile internet portal by utilizing WiMax, telecom’s wireless technology.
ipoque presents Live Detection of Encrypted P2P Protocolls and ...
PR-Inside.com, July 27, 2007
These include file sharing in peer-to-peer networks (P2P), instant messaging (IM) and Voice over IP (VoIP) including the popular Skype.
METASwarm Announces Key Hires for Beijing Office
PR Newswire, July 26, 2007
MetaSwarm products provide applications for message management, message and website validation, and message and website analysis for email, cell phone text messaging (SMS), instant messaging (IM), and web pages.
Presence-Based Services Including Instant Messaging and Push to ...
Broadcast Newsroom, July 26, 2007
The worldwide market for presence-based telecommunication services, including Instant Messaging (IM) and Push-to-Talk (PTT), is expected to reach nearly $23 billion in 2007…
Instant Messaging Upstarts Growing Fast, and on New Platforms
Business 2.0, July 26, 2007
Meebo, the fastest-growing instant-messaging app, allows people to use AOL, Yahoo (YHOO), MSN (MSFT), Google Talk (GOOG), ICQ or Jabber accounts through a Web browser.
Cisco Counter-Attacks on Unified Communications
ITWorld Canada, July 26, 2007
Those aren’t typical drivers for a unified communications system, which wraps wireline, wireless, instant messaging, e-mail and other functionality onto a single communications system to be able to reach users wherever and however they’re best reached at any given time.
Cisco Helps The First American Corporation Consolidate Data ...
Web Services Journal, July 26, 2007
Services are powered by the Cisco Unified Communications system and Cisco Unified Contact Center Enterprise and delivered and managed by AT&T.
weComm Launches wave3 - A New Way of Accessing Mobile Content and ...
PR Newswire UK, July 26, 2007
This on-demand approach avoids consumers needing to install applications, and to exit one application and open another when moving between services. With wave3, consumers simply have instant access to multiple applications optimised for their device.
Social Networks to become Office Tools
Sydney Morning Herald, July 26, 2007
Perhaps better known as the playthings of Generation Y, instant messaging and social networking pages are now making their way into global offices as serious business tools.
Cisco Looking to Preserve the Peace with Microsoft
iT News, July 26, 2007
Unified communications allow users to route messages across several technologies such as instant messaging, telephone or email.
Helio Launches Mail for Microsoft® Exchange
Business Wire, July 25, 2007
This new application lets users wirelessly synchronize email, calendar and contacts from their companies’ Microsoft® Exchange Server so they can use Ocean to keep in touch with friends and family, as well as staying on top of business.
Suncorp Embarks on IP Rollout to more than 200 Sites
Computerworld Australia, July 25, 2007
Suncorp is also embracing the vision of Unified Communications, and will shortly complete installation of Microsoft Office 2007 with a number of collaborative tools, including video, instant messaging and integrated voice.
Is Google Serious About Bidding For Wireless?
Seeking Alpha, July 24, 2007
At one point, they were bidding to provide free Wi-Fi to San Francisco. During the debate over this initiative, it was pointed out that Google Talk, their instant messaging program, includes voice-over-IP [VOIP] calling.
Zipit(R) Wireless Inc. Receives $4.7 Million in Series A Funding ...
PR Newswire, July 24, 2007
Zipit Wireless Inc. is the developer and distributor of the Zipit Wireless Messenger, the only Wi-Fi instant messaging device on the market that supports all major IM services.
VelvetPuffin offers Web-based IM client
Computerworld, July 24, 2007
VelvetPuffin, a Web service that provides instant messaging and content sharing, this week is unveiling a new feature that allows users to access it from any desktop computer without downloading software.
Joost Selects Level 3
Southwest Nebraska News, July 24, 2007
Joost provides a new way of watching TV that combines the best of full-screen television entertainment with online interactive and community tools such as channel-specific chat rooms and instant messaging.
Integrating the Phone with the Business Process
Techworld.com, July 24, 2007
"Our unified communications suite integrates - and I mean really integrates with Lotus Notes, Domino and SameTime, as well as with the Microsoft and Adobe collaboration tools,” Wells says.
Lotus Notes Makes Web 2.0 Connections
CIO India, July 24, 2007
Lotus regional executive for Australian and New Zealand Jonathan Stern said Notes 8 will be released later this year and have a "radically improved user interface" built in the open source Eclipse framework.
CircleUp – Potential for Enhancing Group Messaging within the ...
FastForward Blog, July 23, 2007
With CirclelUp the message recipients do not need to have an application installed, be part of a group (like Yahoo groups), nor do they need to download an application.
Calence, LLC bolsters its Unified Communications Solutions with ...
PRLog.Org, July 23, 2007
“Organizations must provide a broad choice of customer communication channels including the phone and live contact via the Web, e-mail, instant messaging and other forms of Internet communications technology,” said Doug Fink, Unified Communications Practice Vice President at Calence.
Presence Networks' remote IM signals death of Web Access email
Response Source, July 23, 2007
Presence Networks Ltd., a market leader in secured real time unified communications, today announced Networker Web Access Client, a browser-based Instant Messaging (IM) service that doesn’t require the user to download desktop software and protects companies from security breaches.
Sun adds compiler to JavaFX platform
ARNnet, July 23, 2007
Two demonstrations are available showing an instant messaging client and SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) integration.
SurfControl Releases Updates for Enterprise Threat Shield
SMBedge, July 23, 2007
SurfControl Web Filter 5.5 Service Pack 2 extends signature based protocol monitoring and blocking for P2P and instant messaging applications to Web Filter.

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