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News Buzz (Updated August 10, 2007)

Time for Unified Messaging
Express Computers, August 10, 2007
According to analysts, 95 percent of all corporate employees will be using instant messaging as a primary form of communication by 2013.
Microsoft Releases Unified Communications Products to Manufacturing
eChannelLine, August 9, 2007
Microsoft Corp. recently completed the code for Office Communications Server (OCS) 2007 and Office Communicator (OC) 2007 and released the new products to manufacturing, bringing the vendor one step closer to realizing its vision of software-centric voice-over-IP (VoIP).
RADVISION Unveils SIP Developer Suite 5.0
TMCnet, August 9, 2007
RADVISION has again eased the process of developing SIP applications with its Radvision Sip Developer Suite version 5.0., with which developers can more quickly create a variety of SIP applications, from high-end infrastructure SIP systems to embedded devices.
Telenor Sweden Delivers OZ Powered Mobile IM to Its Customers
Business Wire, August 9, 2007
OZ, the leading consumer mobile messaging solution provider, today announced the availability of its Mobile IM Solution on the Telenor Sweden network, empowering millions of its subscribers to easily access the widely popular IM service on their entry level/affordable mobile devices.
Unified Communications is the Next Big Thing, But What Exactly Is It?
TechLINKS, August 8, 2007
In today’s complicated world, it is very likely you have multiple ways in which to communicate with your co-workers and customers. These include email, multiple phone numbers, fax and even instant messaging (IM) like MSN or AOL.
XeroBank Launches Anonymizing Tool Suite
Dark Reading, August 8, 2007
Its Pro and Premium services are more expensive at $30 and $400 a month, respectively, but offer more capabilities -- including anonymous instant messaging, voice over IP, FTP, and P2P applications. All XeroBank service users get an encrypted, offshore email account.
Geodesic Introduces Mundu IM for the Apple iPhone
IT News Online, August 8, 2007
The company has designed and optimized this IM application specifically for the iPhone, which does not include a native instant messaging client. Mundu IM:iPhone Edition provides users with the unique look and feel that they have come to expect from native iPhone applications.
Instant Messaging Software Facilitates Live Chat.
ThomasNet Industrial News Room, August 8, 2007
Using instant messenger interface, Live Chat v3.1.0.2 provides 2-way live chat with website visitors and allows use of Skype VoIP protocol to call back customers.
3 UK Adds Yahoo! IM
Mobile Entertainment, August 8, 2007
3 UK recently added Google search to the Planet 3 portal, though there's no word yet on whether Google's IM service will acomplete an instant messaging triumvirate for the operator.
Cisco Quarterly Profit, Outlook Beats Expectations
Earthtimes.org, August 8, 2007
Cisco Systems Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and outlook on Tuesday citing strong demand from telecoms carriers for advanced network equipment, sending its shares up 5 percent.
SweetIM Available for AIM
Appscout, NY, August 7, 2007
The company specializes in emoticons, video winks, sound effects, and the like, which integrates with some of the Web's most popular instant messaging services.
Instant Messaging Market Heating Up
Market Wire, August 6, 2007
The report shows growing demand as major platforms, such as IBM Lotus Sametime and Microsoft LCS/OCS, make instant messaging a key component of their unified communications strategy.
The Coming VoIP War
CRN, August 6, 2007
Microsoft's unified communication strategy is set to take off this fall with the launch of Office Communication Server 2007, which weaves together e-mail, instant messaging, mobile and VoIP telephony, and videoconferencing.
Windows VoIP Made Simple
CRN, August 6, 2007
ObjectWorld's Unified Communications (UC) Server is a SIP-based VoIP phone system that packs in a bevy of unified messaging and communications features.
 

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