Unified Communications Resources News
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.
April 16, 2008
Think you're a SIP superstar? Test your know-how in this tricky terminology test.
December 13, 2007
In news for the week, VoIP equipment sales gained 5% in the third quarter of 2007, Cisco confirmed a vulnerability that allows eavesdropping on calls, and Sipera announced the top five VoIP security holes for the year.
November 06, 2007
A converged VoIP and data network has helped one New York City law firm update its communications capabilities while also easing the relocation to new office space.
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Identity management (ID management) is a broad administrative area that deals with identifying individuals in a system (such as a country, a network, or an enterprise) and controlling their access to resources within that system by associating user ... Continue Reading
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A real-time application (RTA) is an application program that functions within a time frame that the user senses as immediate or current. The latency must be less than a defined value, usually measured in seconds... (Continued) Continue Reading
The main goal of a unified communications strategy should be to facilitate an innovative business process regardless of the communications medium. Read what steps contributor Bill Trussell advises for your unified communications integration. Continue Reading
Consumer-based collaboration tools are finding their way into the enterprise. IT departments can fight the trend, give up and ignore it, or embrace it. Continue Reading
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Valuable Features: The Portal administrator tool is very easy to navigate and understand; this has to be my favorite feature. As far as...Continue Reading
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Valuable Features: Asterisk-based telephony solutions offer a rich and flexible feature set. Asterisk offers both classical PBX functionality...Continue Reading
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Optivity Telephony Manager (OTM) is an application that provides single-point analysis, configuration, and management of telephony networks using a Web browser or graphical user interface (GUI). Continue Reading
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Federated presence management (FPM), also called unified presence management, is a technology that allows device users to control all aspects of their communications with other users, regardless of the make or platform of the devices.... (Continued) Continue Reading
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