New technologies mean changes in data centers, Gartner says
Computerworld, November 28, 2007
Automation may continue to reduce the ranks of data center workers, but unified communications technology will make it easier for IT staffers to stay in touch with whoever else survives the ax, according to Gartner Inc.
Resourcery Wins Cisco Partner Award
This Day (subscription), November 28, 2007
Resourcery won the award as Ciscos Unified Communications Partner of the Year for Emerging Africa.
California Looks At Google Or Microsoft As Its Hosted Software ...
InformationWeek, November 28, 2007
California is looking at moving its e-mail, messaging, and calendaring systems to a hosted service ... and the contract could land in the lap of eitherGoogle (NSDQ: GOOG) or Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT), InformationWeek has learned.
Neustar and SFR Bring Windows Live Messenger to Mobile Phone Users ...
CNNMoney.com, November 28, 2007
NeuStar, Inc. today announced that it has partnered with leading mobile phone operator SFR to bring Windows Live Messenger to SFR's 18 million customers in France.
Zipit Wireless Messenger 2 now available
Coolest Gadgets, November 28, 2007
The Zipit Z2 isn’t just limited to keeping in touch with friends and family, as it can be used to keep you entertained during those long commutes to and from work.
Services help users Manage Mobile IM.
ThomasNet Industrial News Room (press release), November 28, 2007
With Interaction Framework Services, mobile users have one central point through which they can access all presence-enabled contacts from phone numbers to email addresses, instant messaging addresses, and identities from various Web and social networking sites.
webex Plug-in for Yahoo! Messenger
Techtree.com, November 28, 2007
WebEx, a leading provider of on-demand applications for collaborative business on the Web, has released a co-browsing plug-in for Yahoo! Messenger.
ipoque Internet Study 2007: P2P File Sharing Still Dominates the ...
Emediawire (press release), November 28, 2007
ipoque, provider of solutions for Internet traffic management, analyzed the Internet traffic in five regions of the world between August and September 2007.
IBM, Ordyn Tech Sign Multi-year IT Infra Deal
Moneycontrol.com, November 28, 2007
IBM today, announced a multi-year agreement with Ordyn Technologies, a manufacturer of optical telecom transmission equipment for major telecom service providers in India and abroad, to manage its complete IT infrastructure.
Talk of the day
St. Petersburg Times, November 28, 2007
The Lotus Sametime Entry messaging software will cost $20 per user and will be released in the first week of December, IBM spokesman Mike Azzi said Tuesday.
Thinking through Yahoo's universal IM application
CNET Blogs, November 27, 2007
Yahoo has stumbled on many things, but its focus on messaging and collaboration should pay off big time, even if its search efforts lag in the meantime.
Presence Based Services Market 2007-2011
Live-PR.com (Pressemitteilung), November 27, 2007
This report provides an overview of presence-based services (PBS) market. It details the status of the market today, as well as the migration through various stages of service integration and unification.
Pidgin 2.3.0 Final - Open-Source Multi-Messenger
WinFuture, November 27, 2007
Closing an IM no longer immediately closes your conversation. It will now remain active for a short time so that if the conversation resumes, the history will be retained.
Alcatel-Lucent selected to design and deploy advanced ...
WebWire (press release), November 27, 2007
The company will provide project management, design, integration, installation and deployment of the solution, which will consist of 25 subsystems spanning telecoms backbone, security and IT systems.
Will Microsoft Eat Telecommunications
IT Management, November 27, 2007
As the world moves toward unified communications, enterprise IT/telecom managers soon will have to choose between the grandiose vision of Microsoft and the best-of-breed solutions offered by a range of voice and data networking vendors.
IBM Doubles Down Lotus Sametime 8
InternetNews.com, November 26, 2007
IBM is gearing up to release not one, but two new versions of its Sametime instant messaging, unified communications and presence software.
Microsoft aiming to give Windows Live Messenger a leg up with new ...
Ars Technica, November 26, 2007
Windows Messenger started out its life as a small instant messaging application: version 4 came bundled with Windows XP, and later, downloadable versions reached version 7.5.
Carestream Health Selects IBM Unified Communications Software for ...
CNNMoney.com, November 26, 2007
The combination of Lotus Sametime software and Carestream Health's radiology solutions will facilitate rapid communication, including instant messaging and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) interactions between radiologists and other medical professionals involved in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.
munduim - like a tiny Trillian and then some..
TreoCentral, November 26, 2007
Out of this novel concept, the Instant Messaging (IM) client was born. Back in the mid-90s, I began using ICQ, an instant messaging client whose name is an oronym meaning “I Seek You”. Get it? Cute.
Online Storage and Sharing Facility for VR+ Recordings Made on ...
Earthtimes, November 26, 2007
SHAPE Services, Handango BlackBerry developer of the Year and RIM's Alliance partner, today announced the availability of a new Online Service to complement VR+ for BlackBerry.
COMNEON and TJAT Present First IMS-based Web Instant Messaging ...
PR-USA.net (press release), November 26, 2007
The demonstration, first shown this week at the GSM Mobile Asia Congress in Macau, comprises the COMNEON IMS Device Framework running on a mobile terminal and the TJAT instant messaging solution.
IBM Implements IP-based Solution for Idea
Business Standard, November 26, 2007
IBM today announced the implementation of its unified communications and collaboration solution for cellular operator, Idea Cellular. This is in addition to the 10-year strategic outsourcing contract announced by Idea and IBM earlier this year.
MBC Group deploys Cisco Unified Communications Solution
AME Info (press release), November 26, 2007
The new Internet Protocol (IP) network will connect the broadcaster's Dubai head office to 16-branch offices and three production sites in Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Lebanon.