Unified Communications Nation

March 2009

  • VoiceCon Cisco Keynote: Cisco goes vertical

    Shamus McGillicuddy - Enterprise Management Associates 31 Mar 2009
  • During her keynote this morning, Cisco CTO Padmasree Warrior emphasized the importance of collaboration in enterprise communications, with technologies that allow users to work in the way that they ...

  • VoiceCon Avaya keynote: SIP has come of age

    Shamus McGillicuddy - Enterprise Management Associates 31 Mar 2009
  • Avaya's CEO Kevin Kennedy delivered the first keynote at this year's VoiceCon Orlando, and he took the opportunity to introduce Avaya Aura, a new SIP-based session manager that ties together all of ...

  • Telepresence will kill airline profits

    Shamus McGillicuddy - Enterprise Management Associates 25 Mar 2009
  • I don't know how this escaped my attention last month but Gartner predicted that video telepresence will take away $3.5 billion in revenue from the airline industry by 2012. That's got to make ...

  • Who should drive unified communications investment in contact centers?

    Shamus McGillicuddy - Enterprise Management Associates 23 Mar 2009
  • Aspect, a vendor of contact center software, published a survey of 300 European organizations about their attitudes toward unified communications. It has some of the usual banal findings (85% of ...

  • Avaya starts layoffs

    Shamus McGillicuddy - Enterprise Management Associates 20 Mar 2009
  • This week I've been hearing rumors that Avaya has laid off a bunch of employees this month. Avaya went private back in 2007, so I doubt they'll release any specific information on the extent of the ...

  • Business moving in on social networking: SocialText

    Leigha Cardwell - TechTarget 20 Mar 2009
  • While flying NWA recently, as recently as January, I picked up their WorldTraveler magazine expecting to find the usual travel fodder about exotic vacation spots, spa treatments and where to find ...

  • A modest proposal

    Shamus McGillicuddy - Enterprise Management Associates 19 Mar 2009
  • Hello world, this is Shamus McGillicuddy, news editor at SearchUnifiedCommunications.com. I will be a regular contributor to Unified Communications Nation. I hope this blog becomes a good place for ...

  • Welcome to our new blog on IT Knowledge Exchange

    Leigha Cardwell - TechTarget 19 Mar 2009
  • I'd like to take a moment to introduce you to some of the new features on our blog and IT Knowledge Exchange. Our blog has a Tag Cloud in the right sidebar. Click any topic in the Tag Cloud and ...