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News Buzz (Updated February 1, 2008)

Microsoft Partners: UC Licensing Too Complex
CRN, January 31, 2008
Some partners say the task of wading through the various types of access licenses and price points has been far more of a chore than they'd anticipated.
Meebo Builds Ad Network Around Chat
ClickZ News, January 31, 2008
Web-based instant messaging service meebo is building an ad network spanning chat rooms on a number of Web services partners, including Piczo, Revision3, Social Project, and Tagged.
IM Attacks getting more Sophisticated
VNUNet.com, January 31, 2008
Messaging security vendor Akonix reported 14 new malicious code attacks on P2P networks, including Kazaa and eDonkey.
Vertical Wave IP 2500(TM) Receives Product of the Year Award from ...
Centre Daily Times, January 31, 2008
A range of powerful management tools plus an extensive array of digital and IP endpoint options make Wave the only complete solution for SMB customers.
Unified Communications Proxy targets Switches and Gateways.
ThomasNet Industrial News Room (press release), January 31, 2008
Unified Communications Proxy (UCP) for Tenor S line of VoIP MultiPath Switches and Gateways allows multiple VoIP and TDM networks to be integrated together.
RadioIO Accessible to Mundu Users
Techtree.com, January 31, 2008
Mundu Radio users worldwide will now be able to tune into radioIO stations anytime and anywhere using their Mundu Radio-enabled mobile phones.
Enterprises Face Challenges Accommodating the Increasing Mobile ...
Business Wire (press release), January 30, 2008
The surveys found that as more employees use mobile devices, they are increasingly demanding that IT extend the corporate email and collaboration environment to them.
OCS Exposed - Velocity is Essential
TMCnet, January 30, 2008
Office Communications Server (OCS) doesn’t figure to save money and is certainly not about cost savings, nor is there anything associated with SIP.
BroadSoft VoIP Platform Now Rated "Avaya Compliant"
Web Services Journal, January 30, 2008
Release 14.SP2 of the BroadWorks platform provides a comprehensive range of VoIP applications, including Hosted Unified Communications, Mobile PBX, Business and SIP Trunking and Residential broadband services.
Virtual Server to manage Unified Comms
Techworld.com, January 30, 2008
The virtual session manager can handle tasks such as VoIP call routing, security and interoperability for enterprises or carriers, the company said.
Altogether Now: Comparing Collaboration Software
Small Business Computing, January 29, 2008
Mid-size and large enterprises are rushing to adopt collaboration tools such as Microsoft Office SharePoint and IBM’s Lotus Notes with Quickr – and with good reason.
Intermedia Launches World’s First Microsoft Office Communications ...
Business Wire (press release), January 29, 2008
Intermedia, the global leader in business email services, today launched the world’s first ‘hosted’ Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS) 2007, the instant messaging and unified communications server.
IBM Toots Lotus Sametime Horn With Customer, Partnership Deals
IT Jungle, January 29, 2008
This week, IBM is claiming that "nearly one-third of new Lotus Sametime customers were Microsoft Exchange shops." Believe what you want to believe, but don't take any of these numbers too seriously.
System i VoIP from Nortel Expected Soon
IT Jungle, January 29, 2008
IBM has been pushing into the VoIP area for the last couple of years, as businesses have started to deploy VoIP solutions that allow them to replace their physical PBX switches…
FaceTime Communications, Mimosa Systems Team on Real-time ...
TMCnet, January 29, 2008
FaceTime Communications and Mimosa Systems have partnered to create comprehensive, scalable solutions for secure and compliant archival of enterprise communications.
CounterPath Makes Strategic Move into Mobile Enterprise Space with ...
CNNMoney.com, January 29, 2008
The acquisition will allow CounterPath to combine its suite of softphone and server applications with Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) solutions from FirstHand to deliver an integrated communications experience and empower workforces to go mobile.
Avistar Launches C3 to Bring Effortless Rich Media and ...
CNNMoney.com, January 28, 2008
Avistar Communications Corporation has announced that its latest software product will solve the three biggest problems facing organizations deploying unified communications (UC).
FaceTime Communications and Mimosa Systems Join Forces to Create ...
Ad-Hoc-News (Pressemitteilung), January 28, 2008
The combined solution will deliver comprehensive business communications archival for business critical documents, email, calendar and contact items, public IM networks, enterprise IM networks, professional community networks, and Web conferencing.
The TMCnet VoIP Week in Review
TMCnet, January 28, 2008
There was an absolutely astounding amount of VoIP-related news this past week (Jan. 21-25), due largely to Internet Telephony Conference and Expo East 2008, held this past Wednesday through Friday, Jan. 23-25, in Miami, Fla.
IBM enhances Sametime to help users Create Communities, expands ...
NetworkWorld.com, January 28, 2008
At IBM's annual Lotusphere conference held last week in Orlando, IBM and its partners made a series of announcements about its advances with Lotus Sametime, the company's unified communications platform.

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