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News Buzz (Updated March 28, 2008)

Avistar Announces Advanced Functionality Additions to its C3 ...
CNNMoney.com (press release), March 28, 2008
Avistar Communications Corporation has announced the addition of two new features to its C3 platform for unified communications, plus the availability of a Japanese language version.
DiData releases Unified Comms development kit
Computer Business Review, March 28, 2008
South African IT services and software company Dimension Data has announced the availability of a development kit for organizations to assess their competence and capabilities in unified communications and develop an implementation plan.
OctroTalk is an Instant Messaging (IM) Application that supports ...
TMC Net, March 28, 2008
OctroTalk is an Instant Messaging application with full VOIP and peer-to-peer file transfer. You can connect to GoogleTalk/Jabber/MSN/Y!/AIM/ICQ. OctroTalk is a Symbian Signed application.
Unified Communications Technologies Enable More Secure Exchange of ...
IndustryWeek, March 28, 2008
At the heart of these changes are new communications technologies that have fundamentally transformed the way we create and access information and collaborate with colleagues in the workplace.
Generation Y demand Instant Messaging at work
Computer Business Review, March 27, 2008
Meanwhile, 77% of the Generation Y respondents believed that a webcam and access to instant messaging in the office (73%) would help them offer clients and suppliers a faster and more personal response.
Avaya Unveils Software for Real-Time Communication.
SDA Asia Magazine, March 27, 2008
Avaya this week introduced Intelligent Presence, a new software that uses presence-based and real-time communications to drive greater precision, speed and collaboration.
Symantec Goes Virtual with Messaging Defense
LinuxWorld.au, March 27, 2008
Symantec Corp. today introduced Symantec Mail Security 8300 Series Virtual Edition, a complete virtual appliance version of the award-winning messaging security appliance.
Avaya Releases New Unified Communications Client
Trading Markets (press release), March 26, 2008
Avaya said that its one-X Communicator provides full telephony features, desktop video, visual voicemail, rich presence, email and instant messaging, conference bridge integration, directories and contact history.
FaceTime Gets The (Instant) Message
CRN, March 26, 2008
Supported IM software includes, MSN, Yahoo!, AOL, Lotus SameTime, Google talk, Reuters Messaging, Meebo and others.
Jabber Receives Runner-Up SPIFFY Award
Web Services Journal, March 25, 2008
Jabber, Inc. today announced that it was selected as the runner-up for the Graham Bell Award for Best Communication Solution in the 2007 SPIFFY Awards by the Service Provider Innovation Forum (SPiF) of the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley.
Enterprises urged to plug IM Security holes
VNUNet.com, March 25, 2008
FaceTime Communications said that enterprises need to wake up to the use of real-time communications in the workplace and ensure that they have the ability to log, archive and retrieve the communications.
New Integrated Contact Center Solutions Coming Up
CXOToday.com, March 25, 2008
This year, Aspect is planning to release a new version of its .NET-based Aspect Unified IP product, which will deliver interoperability with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007.
Open Platforms are essential to the future of Unified Communications
SearchVoIP, March 25, 2008
In the unified communications (UC) arena, industry heavyweights are urging a new era of openness and interoperability -- so long as their own platforms are at the centre of everything.
IBM Lotus Sametime Tapped as Product of the Year by Unified ...
Trading Markets (press release), March 24, 2008
At VoiceCon, IBM announced that Lotus Sametime software has been named the 2007 Product of the Year by Unified Communications magazine.
IBM: IBM Predicts five Communications trends
Trading Markets (press release), March 24, 2008
IBM predicts five trends will increase demand for unified communications. The company foresees these trends as reshaping the way businesses and workers communicate and collaborate.
IBM launches Lotus Expeditor 6.1.2 for Mobile Phones
TechShout!, March 24, 2008
The main aim of the Lotus Expeditor 6.1.2 is to offer developers the ability to port web-based applications to handsets with the help of mashups.
VoIP Phone Service: Delivers high-end Communication
TMC Net, March 24, 2008
VoIP service would enable the business users to connect with others (employees or clients) anytime and any where across the globe.
‘Presence’ boosts take-up of Voice over IP
Computerworld New Zealand, March 24, 2008
VoIP has also improved the sound quality of its calls in recent years, and the ability to allow remote working also improves the business continuity or disaster recovery capability of businesses.
UC Strategies Announces New Unified Communications Network ...
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung), March 24, 2008
The whitepaper explores these issues from the perspective of the Business Decision Maker considering UC deployments for their organization.
Review: IM Gets A Safety Net
CRN, March 24, 2008
A challenge response can be enabled to prevent bots from spamming IM sessions. IM chat is logged through IM transcript reports, listing the username, IP address and all text of the chat session.

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