SIP and Unified Communications Standards
- June 06, 2012
Sonus releases a new session border controller, Sonus SBC 5100, aimed at helping the enterprise leverage SIP-based cloud UC.
- May 17, 2012
The use of session management middleware is being floated as a way to use SIP to improve UC interoperability for collaboration and UC apps.
- February 09, 2012
The SIP Forum has announced SIPconnect-IT, a live testing initiative for SIP trunking interoperability, which could lower SIP trunking costs and complexity.
- July 14, 2011
Enterprises have hesitated to adopt UC call center technology, but social media and the consumerization of IT are putting pressure on traditional voice-centric approaches.
- March 23, 2011
With the Avaya Aura architecture and SIP trunking, a healthcare system centralizes and distributes UC services that were too expensive for some clinics to deploy on their own.
- July 29, 2010
A virtualized session border controller (SBC) for the Avaya Aura platform reduces the costs of SIP trunking and eases management for small to midsized deployments, but large implementations will probably need to stick with dedicated hardware ...
- April 01, 2010
SIP compliance and vendor promises of an open, standards-based unified communications architecture do not guarantee interoperability between UC vendors. Many enterprises are finding that best-of-breed, multivendor unified communications is tough to ...
- March 26, 2010
SIP trunking was a hot topic at VoiceCon this year as companies look for ways to reduce the costs and data center footprint of their voice infrastructure. A case study panel at the conference demonstrated SIP trunking benefits and challenges.
- February 11, 2010
SIP was supposed to standardize communications equipment, but not all organizations are all-SIP just yet, including the state of Delaware, which is using session border controllers for protocol translation between its newer Cisco and legacy Avaya ...
- January 28, 2010
Avaya has staked its future of retaining Nortel customers on its flagship SIP-based communications platform, Aura, as the heart of the Avaya-Nortel UC portfolio.
- January 25, 2010
Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) trunking is the use of VoIP to help connect a traditional PBX to the Internet. SIP trunking can reduce communication costs and combine voice, video and data in a single line, allowing for unified communications ...
- January 07, 2010
Video communications vendors are inching their way toward multi-vendor telepresence and video conferencing interoperability, nudging along the technology's metamorphosis from an intra-company to an inter-company medium for enterprises, partners and ...
- 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.
- October 02, 2009
Cisco decided Telepresence wasn't enough of an enterprise video strategy. So it bought Tandberg. Now it has desktop video, video conferencing and the very high-end telepresence experience. Enterprise video's two buying constituencies, the ...
- October 02, 2009
Cisco bought Tandberg for $3 billion in order to acquire an end-to-end enterprise video portfolio. Now, enterprises will find that high-end telepresence isn't all there is to video communications: Cisco will push desktop video and moderately priced ...