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News Buzz (Updated November 17, 2007)

DISA Launches Second Collaboration Option
GCN.com, November 16, 2007
The Defense Information Systems Agency this week launched the second online collaboration tool offered to Defense Department users through DISA’s Network-Centric Enterprise Services (NCES) program.
Communigate Systems and Unibill Partner to Offer Network Operators ...
TMC Net, November 16, 2007
CommuniGate Systems (News - Alert) and Unibill Partner to Offer Network Operators a Seamless Application and Billing Platform for Voice over IP
New Version of skystone for Business Users Directly From Their Phones
TMCnet, November 16, 2007
The Skystone Software IP Skype Gateway (News - Alert) offers interoperability between both conventional as well as IP-based PBXs and the Skype world, permitting company employees to utilize Skype straightaway from their desk phones, with no requirement for a PC.
mcafee, Inc. Forecasts Web and Windows Vista Threats to Rise While ...
CNNMoney.com, November 16, 2007
"Threats are increasingly moving to the Web and migrating to newer technologies such as VoIP and instant messaging," said Jeff Green..
webex Integrates meetmenow with Office
Computer Business Review, November 16, 2007
There is also a new toolbar that integrates with Microsoft Office so users can launch a meeting while working on a document, spread sheet or presentation.
South Africa: Mxit 'Dipping Its Toes' Into Music Distribution
AllAfrica.com, November 16, 2007
INSTANT messaging platform Mxit, which is 30% owned by media company Naspers, will begin marketing and distributing local music artists at the end of this month, with the view of taking on the industry with its own label soon.
Voice Enabling the Customer Experience
TMCnet, November 15, 2007
Unquestionably, the most influential announcement of the year — in the history of the IP Communications space, according to many — is Microsoft’s (News - Alert) recent launch of its Unified Communications software suite.
Microsoft India Launches Next Generation of Windows Live Services
IT News Online, November 15, 2007
Microsoft India has launched the next generation of Windows Live for consumers in India with a new set of tools and services…
confertel Acquires Call-Fusion
PR.com (press release), November 15, 2007
ConferTel, a provider of premier audio and web conferencing services, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Vancouver, Canada-based Call-Fusion.
webex meetmenow Brings Users Face to Face With New Video ...
CNNMoney.com, November 15, 2007
On-demand collaboration applications and services leader WebEx, now part of Cisco, today launched a new version of its Web meeting service for individual professionals, MeetMeNow.
TCS, Oracle & Druglogic Prescribe Safety in capsuletm
Moneycontrol.com (press release), November 15, 2007
Safety in a CapsuleTM will streamline and monitor safety and surveillance processes followed by pharmaceutical and biotech companies during the lifecycle of a drug to minimize risks and costs.
STC Launches Ericsson and Jataayu powered Solution in Saudi Arabia
AME Info, November 15, 2007
Saudi Telecom Company (STC), a major Cellular Service Provider in Saudi Arabia announced that it has launched Mobile Instant Messaging and Presence service (IMPS) based on GSMA guidelines in Saudi.
Defining Unified Communications
SearchVoIP, November 15, 2007
Frost and Sullivan explains that UC is the evolution of telephone, e-mail, conferencing and instant messaging functionality into a single service or ...
Internet Labz to Launch First Dictionary Over AOL & MSN Instant ...
CNW Telbec, November 14, 2007
'MyDictionary' over AOL & MSN instant messenger enables users to receive definitions, antonyms, synonyms, and thesaurus instantly over instant messenger.
Nortel unveils Communications Enablement Strategy, alliance with IBM
eChannelLine, November 14, 2007
Nortel unveiled a new communications enablement strategy that leverages service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Web services.
Nortel Offers SOA-Enabled Enterprise Communications
ADT Magazine, November 14, 2007
Nortel has launched an initiative to use service-oriented architecture (SOA) technology to more flexibly support the communications needs of enterprises and organizations.
Comcast, Microsoft to Deliver Hosted Services to smbs
xchange Magazine, November 14, 2007
Addressing a market segment cablecos believe their telco rivals have neglected, Comcast Corp. said Wednesday it has teamed with Microsoft Corp. to use its unified communications server platform to provide hosted services to SMBs.
Microsoft Customer Care Framework Helps Companies Redefine ...
CNNMoney.com, November 14, 2007
Microsoft Corp. today announced the availability of Microsoft Customer Care Framework 2008 (CCF 2008), a software product that helps companies improve the quality of their customer interactions by aggregating information from existing business applications into a unified desktop.

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