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February 10, 2011
The maturation of VoIP deployments has opened UC pros to a new world of VoIP security issues -- telephony denial of service (TDoS) attacks. Contact centers are prime targets.
January 27, 2011
VoIP monitoring vendors aren't ready to fully support unified communications management tools, and many enterprise UC deployments are still too immature to need them.
November 04, 2010
Is there a tradeoff between capacity and quality with HD video conferencing bridges? Some vendors say yes, but IT pros must take a broader perspective on multipoint video conferencing.
October 29, 2009
As high-definition phones become more prevalent in the catalogs of enterprise phone manufacturers, HD voice adoption is becoming inevitable. Enterprises are quickly hearing the value, and the prices are coming down, too.
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