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Enterprise Unified Communications Comparison Guide
This handy grid gives you an at-a-glance comparison of six leading enterprise unified communications providers—including Cisco, IBM, Microsoft, and ShoreTel—and

cisco unified communications  unified communications providers—including Cisco, IBM, Microsoft, and ShoreTel—and breaks down the basic pricing, messaging and conferencing features, and the telephony and mobile features you need to make an informed buying decision.

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Analysis of iBasis and Cisco Systems Joining Forces


Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO - news) and iBasis (NASDAQ: IBAS - news) today announced that they are joining forces to deliver carrier-class, IP-based, Unified Communications services.

cisco unified communications  Unified Communications services. The Cisco Unified Communications (UC) solution uses the open Internet Protocol (IP) standard to unify communications methods that were previously disjointed -- e-mail, fax machines, voice mail systems, cellular phones, and the Web. The Cisco Open Network Exchange (uOne) application, a pivotal component of Cisco's overall UC solution, enables users to initiate and return voice calls and send and receive faxes, e-mail, and voice messages - independent of location, time or Read More

Cisco and Jive Partner for Unified Communication and Collaboration Suite


Cisco and Jive Software have partnered to offer a complete communication and collaboration offering. The aim is to make it possible for companies to deploy an integrated and seamless experience for their employees (to communicate and collaborate), customers (to foster and broaden support), and partners (to drive business outcomes).

cisco unified communications  Cisco collaboration family. Additionally, Cisco and Jive will conduct joint product engineering to deliver further innovations and integration on the solution to provide a complete offering for customers.   The deal gives Jive, whose once high-flying enterprise social network offering has been commoditized by tough competition from IBM, salesforce.com ( Chatter ) , Oracle, SAP, TIBCO ( Tibbr ) , Saba Software , and Microsoft ( Yammer ), a much needed shot in the arm. Microsoft has meanwhile been working Read More

EAI Vendor Extricity Teams with Moai to Automate E-Commerce Systems


Enterprise Application Integration vendor Extricity announced a business-to-business alliance with Moai Technologies, Inc., to provide a full-range of automated e-commerce systems. Moai’s Dynamic Commerce Markup Language (DCML) is an XML-standard compliant language for dynamic commerce markets, and combined with Extricity’s B2B platform, the vendors hope to better integrate e-commerce business processes.

cisco unified communications  partners include CommerceOne, Microsoft, Cisco, IBM, Intel, and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Extricity was awarded the best Business-to-E-Commerce Application award by Intelligent Enterprise Magazine in August of 1999. Business-to-business e-commerce and extended supply chain management are expected to grow exponentially within the next three years and Extricity will undoubtedly have a strong presence, especially given the power of the companies who are backing them. User Recommendations Business-to-business Read More

IP Phone Buyer’s Guide


Long-term cost savings and extensive feature sets make voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) phone systems an attractive option for many businesses. But with prices for a single VoIP phone ranging from $150 to $700 (USD) or more, switching to VoIP can be an expensive proposition. Find out what to look for in a VoIP phone system, how to buy, what you can expect to pay, and how to get the most out of your investment.

cisco unified communications  research firm In-Stat cited Cisco as a market leader for the IP phone industry, taking 43 percent of the market share with Avaya trailing at 12 percent. All this could change soon as the market becomes increasingly flooded with low-end, inexpensive, third-party phones from small-scale competitors. Hoping to distinguish themselves from the pack, many vendors are upping the ante by adding special features to their IP phone offerings. Nortel's IP Phone 2007, for example, includes a 5.7-inch viewable color Read More

The Arrow Now Points To Cisco


Cisco Systems’ announced acquisition of ArrowPoint Communications Inc., strengthens its content switching Internet products.

cisco unified communications  Arrow Now Points To Cisco The Arrow Now Points To Cisco G. Duhaime - June 6 , 2000 Event Summary SAN JOSE, CA May 5, 2000-Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) announced the acquisition of ArrowPoint Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARPT) of Acton, MA. ArrowPoint Communications is the leading provider in content switches that optimize the delivery of web content. The acquisition of ArrowPoint Communications in conjunction with Cisco's broad range of Internet products will enable ISP's to have a higher level of Read More

Introduction to QLogic InfiniPath InfiniBand Adapters


“The lower the communications latency, the faster the time-to-solution.” This truism, though logical and truthful, is only useful to IT managers if it is accompanied by suggestions targeting ways to reduce communications latency. But help is here: a single-chip application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC), optimized for communications patterns typically found in HPC applications, makes this truism ring truer.

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Unified Communications Meets VoIP: A Marriage Made in Heaven


Internet protocol (IP) and voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) systems allow inexpensive transport, cheap phone calls, and simple management of a single network. But the true value is in the new applications IP enables, such as unified communications (UC). How can you use UC to further decrease costs, enhance productivity, and improve customer service? Learn how to go beyond messaging for real-time call control and more.

cisco unified communications  Communications Meets VoIP: A Marriage Made in Heaven Unified Communications Meets VoIP: A Marriage Made in Heaven If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) is a leading developer of communications solutions for businesses of all sizes. Through its world-class unified communications platform, CallXpress®, AVST offers the industry's most powerful suite of next generation Read More

Active Voice Releases Unity 2.4


Release 2.4 of Active Voice’s Unity Unified Messaging solution has hit the streets touting software only support for Cisco’s Call Manager 3.01, unlimited usage of ViewMail® for Microsoft Outlook and a special agreement with Microsoft to allow telephone only users access to his/her inbox, without the need to purchase a Client Access License (CAL).

cisco unified communications  - only support for Cisco's Call Manager 3.01, unlimited usage of ViewMail for Microsoft Outlook and a special agreement with Microsoft to allow telephone only users access to his/her inbox, without the need to purchase a Client Access License (CAL). Unity 2.4 also allows a user to redirect e-mails and their associated attachments with a common touch-tone telephone due to an enhanced fax module, which offers up to 24 ports of fax capacity. Unity Enterprise is recognized as one of the three leaders in the Read More

Network Convergence: The Unified Network Platform


As proprietary network hardware appliances become obsolete, unified network platforms (UNPs) are slowly gaining momentum. UNPs are the new paradigm for networking and security—operating on a single system that can be implemented on off-the-shelf hardware. With a UNP, organizations can design, build, manage, and maintain secure networks, without the limitations and expense of vendor proprietary hardware and software.

cisco unified communications  Convergence: The Unified Network Platform As proprietary network hardware appliances become obsolete, unified network platforms (UNPs) are slowly gaining momentum. UNPs are the new paradigm for networking and security—operating on a single system that can be implemented on off-the-shelf hardware. With a UNP, organizations can design, build, manage, and maintain secure networks, without the limitations and expense of vendor proprietary hardware and software. Read More

Minimize Customer Churn with Analytics


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Uncomplicating Unified Communications for SMBs


Unified communications (UC) has been making its way into the enterprise for years, but uptake has been slower in the SMB space. Many SMBs are concerned that UC is too expensive, too difficult to set up and maintain—or, worse, they are simply baffled by UC and its benefits. This white paper demystifies UC so that SMBs can gain a competitive advantage and differentiate themselves in a marketplace once dominated by large enterprises.

cisco unified communications  Unified Communications for SMBs Unified communications (UC) has been making its way into the enterprise for years, but uptake has been slower in the SMB space. Many SMBs are concerned that UC is too expensive, too difficult to set up and maintain—or, worse, they are simply baffled by UC and its benefits. This white paper demystifies UC so that SMBs can gain a competitive advantage and differentiate themselves in a marketplace once dominated by large enterprises. Read More

IBM Firewall Discontinued


IBM plans to discontinue development and support of its AS/400 firewall and is referring existing customers to Axent, Checkpoint, and Cisco.

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Whether your company has recently migrated from legacy telephony to VoIP or whether it has been on the VoIP path for some time, consideration of unified communications UC makes sense. While some businesses will be perfectly happy moving over to VoIP, others will want the richer set of benefits that come with UC. Once the decision to go with UC has been made, businesses have to choose between retaining their premise-based environment for communications applications and adopting cloud-based UC. This guide will help you to evaluate these options, and give a review of the market landscape of UC providers.

cisco unified communications  Communications Guide: Staying On-Premise or Going to the Cloud Whether your company has recently migrated from legacy telephony to VoIP or whether it has been on the VoIP path for some time, consideration of unified communications UC makes sense. While some businesses will be perfectly happy moving over to VoIP, others will want the richer set of benefits that come with UC. Once the decision to go with UC has been made, businesses have to choose between retaining their premise-based environment for Read More

Unified Communications: A Major Breakthrough That Challenges Today’s WANs


Companies implement unified communications (UC) to boost employee productivity. An approach for successful UC implementation includes an often overlooked component: the need for visibility and control of network flows due to the increased demands of UC. Learn about a network appliance that can provide visibility of network traffic, so you can prioritize and control that traffic to realize the benefits of UC.

cisco unified communications  Communications: A Major Breakthrough That Challenges Today’s WANs Companies implement unified communications (UC) to boost employee productivity. An approach for successful UC implementation includes an often overlooked component: the need for visibility and control of network flows due to the increased demands of UC. Learn about a network appliance that can provide visibility of network traffic, so you can prioritize and control that traffic to realize the benefits of UC. Read More