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News Buzz (Updated November 24, 2007)

Virtual Connections
Indianapolis Business Journal, November 24, 2007
For those who have finally mastered the do’s and don’ts of email, instant messaging and online job searches, virtual networking is the next frontier.
Voip, Led by SIP, Forges Ahead
IT Business Edge, November 23, 2007
The research suggests that SIP will become the normal way in which services are deployed. By 2012, just under half of all subscribers will use at least one SIP service, with many using more.
Nortel's IP telephony enables NHS Direct to unify 36 contact centres
Trading Markets (press release), November 22, 2007
Nortel, a communications solutions provider, has announced that NHS Direct, a 24 hour telephone and e-health information service provider in England, UK, has unified its 36 contact centres through Nortel's IP telephony.
Meeting rooms in Cyberspace
Globe and Mail, November 22, 2007
The global Web conferencing market was estimated at almost $1-billion in 2006 and forecast to reach almost $3-billion in 2011, according to Frost and Sullivan.
Partners join Microsoft in NZ Communications Push
Computerworld New Zealand, November 22, 2007
HP has a local team of 20 to promote its new unified communications offering with Microsoft, which had its New Zealand launch in Auckland yesterday.
Avistar Expands the Technical Superiority of Its Video-Centric ...
CNNMoney.com, November 21, 2007
Avistar Communications Corporation , is now capable of supporting up to 100 locations and thousands of simultaneous multi-party video calls from one server, following the latest upgrade to its desktop communication and collaboration software.
Unified communications considerations for 2008
SearchVoIP, November 21, 2007
Unified communications (UC), by many accounts, took a strong hold this year as several vendors, including Cisco, Microsoft and Siemens, revamped their VoIP message and began offering IP communications tools under one umbrella.
STC Launches Mobile Instant Messaging and Presence Service
TMCnet, November 20, 2007
Saudi Telecom Company (STC), a Cellular Service Provider in Saudi Arabia, has launched Mobile Instant Messaging and Presence service (IMPS) based on GSMA guidelines in Saudi.
meebo Launches Games with 14 Third-Party Developers via the meebo ...
PR Web (press release), November 20, 2007
meebo, a website for instant messaging, today announced that more than 20 games are now available to meebo users through the recently-launched meebo Platform.
Instant Messaging for BSNL customers
Newindpress, November 20, 2007
The BSNL-Kerala mobile services will launch Instant Messaging (IM) for all postpaid and prepaid customers on November 20.
SOA Simplifies Adding Telephony, Mobile Apps
IT Business Edge, November 19, 2007
So far, SOA has been about Web and internal applications. But the buzz is shifting to how SOA can simplify integration of communications systems and computer systems.
Multiplied Media's local Search Service, Poynt, launches today
CNW Telbec, November 19, 2007
Multiplied Media Corporation (TSX-V: MMC) is pleased to announce today's launch of Poynt, their local search service, on the Windows Live(TM) Messenger platform in the United States.
Mitel Continues to Leverage Microsoft UC Software
Trading Markets (press release), November 19, 2007
Retail, finance, government, hospitality and healthcare are among the key verticals Mitel addresses and will continue to address with its platforms and applications.
Trojan quickly Building Botnet via MSN Messenger
SC Magazine US, November 19, 2007
A trojan has used MSN Messenger to multiply the number of PCs added to a botnet 24 times in one day.
Microsoft Customer Care Framework Helps Companies Redefine ...
WebWire (press release), November 19, 2007
By implementing CCF 2008, companies can increase operational efficiency and enhance productivity within their customer care environment.
Timico and Nortel voip Solution Offer Unified Desktop Services for ...
TMCnet, November 19, 2007
Timico and Nortel have launched a tailor-made, hosted VoIP service for SMBs, incorporating a PC-based multimedia voice and video application that fully integrates with Microsoft Outlook messaging and collaboration client.
Netidme Campaign Wins Consumer Relations Award
UKPRwire (press release), November 19, 2007
NetID ChatSure is a web-based instant messaging (IM) service for businesses. A recent survey by Gartner Inc. predicts that by 2013, IM will be the primary communication tool used in 95% of global companies.
IBM and Nortel Collaborate on Unified Communications
Trading Markets (press release), November 19, 2007
Nortel and IBM have announced plans to offer a software-based platform to market unified communications and collaboration tools such as click to call, click to conference, telephony presence, shared directory services, location and VoIP services.
Personal Instant Messaging Services Go Live in Asia
Wireless Design & Development Asia, November 19, 2007
Personal Instant Messaging services are now commercially available in India and Malaysia, enabling mobile users to exchange instant messages with friends and colleagues on other networks.

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