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News Buzz (Updated October 19, 2007)

Integrated Communication Powered by AXIGEN and TOPEX
PRLog.Org (press release), October 19, 2007
TOPEX-AXIGEN E-Voice Center is an IP telephone switch and a mail server at the same time, covering voice and messaging traffic through the effective usage of the same IT infrastructure and hardware resources.
Siemens Tailors Unified Communications for SMBs
eWeek, October 19, 2007
Siemens Communications on Oct. 22 will launch a unified communications appliance geared specifically for the needs of small and midsize businesses.
Microsoft to vie with Cisco and IBM for unified communications market
ComputerWeekly.com, October 19, 2007
The release of Microsoft's Office Communications Server 2007 last week is expected to bring the firm into direct competition with Cisco and IBM to supply businesses with unified communications systems.
Tigase server 3.0.2
tweakers.net, October 19, 2007
Two new additions to the server standard component suite are Tigase MUC and Tigase Bosh.
Alcatel-Lucent and Sagem Communications Join Forces to Broaden ...
Trading Markets (press release), October 18, 2007
The combined solution is aimed at offering customers worldwide a Fax over IP solution fully integrated into their communication environment.
Meebo Firefox Add-On A Step In The Right Direction
Wired Blogs, October 18, 2007
Meebo, the web-based, multi-protocol, instant messaging service has announced a new Firefox add-on that allows you to automatically sign in and connect whenever you launch Firefox.
Partners Rally Around Microsoft Unified Communications Software
WebWire (press release), October 18, 2007
Today at the Microsoft Unified Communications launch event, the company announced more than 50 partners are supporting its unified communications platform with new products and services ranging from phones to PCs to professional services.
Skype Teams with Myspace for IM Service
Hollywood Reporter, October 18, 2007
News Corp.'s MySpace and eBay's Skype said Wednesday that they are partnering for an instant messaging service in a collaboration between two of the world's biggest Web services.
Microsoft's Unified Communications Solution To Give Interactive ...
Seeking Alpha, October 17, 2007
Microsoft finally unveiled its Unified Communications [UC] solution at a live event in San Francisco.
Skype Brings VoIP to MySpace
PC World, October 17, 2007
MySpace will give its millions of members the ability to engage in free voice chats via the MySpace instant messaging service, thanks to a partnership with VOIP provider Skype.
Plantronics' New Wideband USB Optimized for MS Office Communicator ...
TMCnet, October 17, 2007
Plantronics announced Tuesday that the new SupraPlus Wideband USB professional headset is optimized for Microsoft Office Communicator 2007.
MSN Partners With Cnool.net For Local IM
Pacific Epoch (subscription), October 17, 2007
MSN China partnered with Ningbo local portal cnool.net on October 16 to provide the first local version of instant messaging (IM) tool MSN Messenger in China, reports Zhejiang Daily.
Microsoft Talks up Unified Communications
VNUNet.com, October 17, 2007
Office Communications Server 2007 and Office Communicator 2007 bundles VoIP telephony, instant messaging and video conferencing applications into a single offering.
BroadSoft Announces Efforts to Promote Unified Communications
TMCnet, October 16, 2007
BroadSoft, Inc., a provider of VoIP application software, has made three announcements today that focus on the versatility of the BroadSoft platform. These announcements cover the areas of unified communications, VoIP over IMS andWiMAX and VoIP over cable.
Global Crossing Takes First Steps in Unified Communications
eWeek, October 16, 2007
On Oct. 16, Global Crossing IS leaders will participate in the launch of Microsoft's UC platform…
BlueNote: Microsoft Entering Enterprise Voice Communications ...
TMC Net, October 16, 2007
With Microsoft officially launching its Office Communications Server 2007, many analysts of the IP communications industry are holding their breath to see how the new solution impacts both unified communications vendors…
IBM Adopts web ‘mash-up’ Technology in New Software
Inquirer.net, October 16, 2007
Taking its cue from the web “mash-up” phenomenon, IBM has released a new version of Lotus Notes and Lotus Domino that mixes and matches what customers want with existing applications.
Microsoft to launch Microsoft Communications Server: Watch out ...
CrunchGear, October 15, 2007
Microsoft is announcing their new product, Microsoft Communications Server, tomorrow.
FlickIM Makes Even the Most Boring Chats Exciting
PR Web (press release), October 15, 2007
FlickIM has just released an entirely new chat service as a direct response to the requests of its users.
Consolidate your Instant Messaging Accounts
Daily Press, October 15, 2007
If you install "multi-protocol" messenger software, you can log into all these networks and conduct chats on each of them from within a single program.
Covergence Announces Support for Microsoft Office Communications ...
Business Wire (press release), October 15, 2007
Covergence®, the leading provider of solutions that integrate, manage and control real-time applications, today announced its Covergence Session Manager (CSM) V3.3 will support Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 (OCS).
Exclusive: Siemens to launch UC Solution for SMBs
Computerworld Malaysia, October 15, 2007
On Monday October 22, Siemens Communications will unveil its UC (unified communications) solution for SMBs.
 

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