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News Buzz (Updated January 25, 2008)

Communication By Collaboration
Processor.com, January 25, 2008
One thing is for sure, collaboration tools are becoming increasingly popular, as technologies such as Web conferencing and instant messaging are helping more and more businesses communicate effectively and efficiently.
WhiteSmoke Launches Facebook Application to Improve Users’ Writing ...
PR.com (press release), January 25, 2008
WhiteSmoke announces the immediate availability of its new Facebook application—a message composer powered by WhiteSmoke’s award-winning English grammar and spelling correction technologies.
IBM’s Fight to Stop the SharePoint Proliferation
CMSWire, January 25, 2008
From updates to Lotus Notes and Domino, to new versions of Lotus Connections and new products like Lotus Mashups, IBM is approaching Web 2.0 not from a cool technology standpoint – but from a business needs standpoint.
Unified Security Gateway handles IM/P2P Applications.
ThomasNet Industrial News Room (press release), January 25, 2008
Unit provides multi-layered security protection, Kaspersky-powered anti-virus service, and AppPatrol dashboard.
IBM's Web 2.0 Scuffle Will Dwarf Microsoft Clashes
CIO India, January 25, 2008
IBM/Lotus this week shifted into high gear its integration, social software and unified communications story as it prepares for a Web 2.0 scuffle that likely will dwarf its past e-mail clashes against Microsoft.
Early Adopters of Unified Communications need to ask about security
SearchVoIP, January 25, 2008
As unified communications finds wider adoption, businesses can't forget to make security a part of the equation.
Barracuda Networks Announces Support for Centralized Retention and ...
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung), January 24, 2008
The Barracuda IM Firewall was one of the first IM appliances to incorporate an IM server with public IM traffic monitoring, IM archiving and policy management technologies.
Raketu Launches Lite Version of VoIP Calling Desktop Application
Business Wire (press release), January 24, 2008
Raketu, a leading global Internet communications, information, and entertainment company, today released Raketu Lite, the light version of the company’s voice over IP (VoIP) calling desktop application.
Verizon Business Rolls Out High-Definition Video Conferencing to ...
CNNMoney.com, January 24, 2008
As part of its ongoing effort to help organizations communicate more effectively around the globe, Verizon Business announced Thursday (Jan. 24) the rollout of video conferencing in high definition.
Office Communication Server 2007 deployment might be easier than ...
NetworkWorld.com, January 24, 2008
Using two domain controllers, one Exchange 2007 server and a SharePoint server with PKI already deployed, he deployed a single OCS server.
Avaya, Lenovo Deliver Enhanced Mobile VoIP Solution
TMCnet, January 24, 2008
Targeted for business users that embed the Avaya Internet protocol (IP) Softphone application into Lenovo PCs, this unified solution enables complete, enterprise communications from any location with optimum security, usability andquality of service .
UM/UC or UM and UC?
ITWeb, January 24, 2008
This potentially includes the integration of fixed and mobile voice, e-mail, instant messaging, desktop and advanced business applications,
Lotus teams with Cisco, Nortel on Unified Communications
NetworkWorld.com, January 23, 2008
The deals, which come during the 10th anniversary of IBM Lotus Sametime, call for Cisco, Nortel and Carestream Health to OEM the Lotus Sametime real-time communications software.
Microsoft Releases Upgrade
ITWeb, January 23, 2008
Microsoft has released an updated version of its Transporter Suite for Lotus Domino as one way to move to Exchange Server, Office SharePoint Server and the Office Suite, and off of Notes and Domino, says SearchWinIT.
BT Launches Unified Comms System for SMEs
ZDNet UK, January 23, 2008
BT has launched a Cisco-based unified communications package for small to medium-sized businesses.
Quintum(R) Announces New Unified Communications Proxy Offering ...
CNNMoney.com, January 23, 2008
Quintum Technologies, a leading innovator in VoIP technologies and subsidiary of Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. , announced today the release of the new Unified Communications Proxy (UCP) for Tenor VoIP MultiPath Switches and Gateways.
Sametime Adoption Expands IBM Unified Communications to Millions ...
CNNMoney.com, January 22, 2008
Large-scale client in-house adoption of IBM's unified communications and collaboration (UC2) platform continues to grow.
It's Like, IMing Is So Like Talking
Discovery Channel, January 22, 2008
Instant Messaging, a synchronous form of typed, computer-mediated communication, reveals that at least one form of written text is becoming more conversational, to the point where the divide between face-to-face speech and writing now sometimes blurs, suggests a new study.
Mobile IM To Triple By 2013 In Europe: Report
MocoNews, January 22, 2008
Mobile instant messaging (IM) adoption in Europe is expected to triple, despite network operator fears that IM will eat into the revenues of their lucrative text messaging services, according to a new report from Forrester Research.
IMS Technology Holds Considerable Potential for Communications ...
Business Wire (press release), January 22, 2008
IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) technology remains an important part of the seamless mobility between mobile telephony and fixed wireless.
Find the Right Messaging Solution for Work
New York Times, January 22, 2008
Instant messaging (IM) has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a chat tool. It's now considered a full-featured business application.
IBM and NEC Team up to Unify
IDM.net.au, January 22, 2008
While NEC is commonly associated with its popular consumer products, it’s also a key supplier of collaboration and unified communications around the globe, along with its compatriot IBM.
Avaya Puts SIP In Contact Centre
VoIP News Australia, January 22, 2008
Along with changes to Avaya's Communications Manager 5.0, the company has also announced it is extending the SIP support in its contact centre solutions.
IBM and SAP Ink Agreement to Develop Their First Joint Software ...
CNNMoney.com, January 21, 2008
Today, before 7,000 customers and partners at the annual Lotusphere conference, IBM and SAP AG announced plans to deliver their first joint software product codenamed "Atlantic" that will integrate IBM Lotus Notes software with SAP Business Suite.
RADVISION Enhances IBM Lotus
Ad-Hoc-News (Pressemitteilung), January 21, 2008
RADVISION will be demonstrating the SCOPIA Conferencing Platform for Lotus Sametime at the Lotusphere 2008 Product Showcase in Orlando - booth 302 opening today.
Permessa Enhances Enterprise Instant Messaging (IM) Management ...
Business Wire (press release), January 21, 2008
The enterprise instant messaging (IM) management software product enhances the real-time communications products from IBM and Microsoft with important IM reliability and compliance features.
New Avaya Intelligent Customer Service Solutions Enhance Cost ...
Canada NewsWire (press release), January 21, 2008
Avaya today announced new contact center solutions that provide businesses with a more cost-effective, simplified and productive way to deliver customer service - while improving experiences for customers.
Maximizing VoIP Benefits in the Call Center
CRM Buyer, January 21, 2008
By combining separate voice and data transmissions onto the same line, this new communications option enables companies to lower their telecommunications costs and, after taking advantage of the savings, companies are looking to extend VoIP's benefits.
Cisco and Intertec Systems to Showcase the power of Unified ...
Business Intelligence Middle East (press release), January 21, 2008
Intertec Systems, a leading IT solutions provider with clients and implementations across the GCC and India, and Cisco Systems, the worldwide leader in networking, are organising a seminar on Unified Communications. The half-day event will be held on 23 January 2008 at the Novotel, Dubai.


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