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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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DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) is a network management protocol used to dynamically assign an Internet Protocol (IP) address to any device, or node, on a network so they can communicate using IP. Continue Reading
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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
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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