Unified Messaging

Unified messaging (sometimes referred to as the unified messaging system or UMS) is the handling of voice, fax, and regular text messages as objects in a single mailbox that a user can access either with a regular e-mail client or by telephone.. See complete definition.

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  • instant messaging (IM)

    Instant messaging, often shortened to IM or IM'ing, is the exchange of near real-time messages through a stand-alone application or embedded software. Continue Reading

  • .Tel

    .Tel is a top-level domain (TLD) intended for universal text naming and navigation in Internet-based communications... (Continued) Continue Reading

  • Videocast: What is the difference between UC and UM?

    In the SearchVoIP.com videocast, Whatis.com's Alex Howard discusses the differences between unified messaging and unified communications, the features each option allows users and the development of UM to UC. Whether you are considering UC or have ... Continue Reading

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