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Skype has launched a Session Initiation Protocol-based voice service for businesses that integrates free and low-cost calling into corporate IP PBXs, providing an opportunity to add voice features to corporate Web sites and to cut back on some phone expenses.
When it comes to selecting a SIP trunking service provider, the most important criterion is reliability – not cost – according to a recent report from Infonetics Research. The report looks at users’ PBX Systems’ infrastructure and deployment plans for SIP trunking services, and shows that SIP trunk use is growing.
Positioning itself as a start-up, eZuce has launched a software-based, open source unified communications solution targeting enterprises with 200 to 10,000 users. Industry veterans and creators of SIPfoundry, Dr. Martin Steinmann and Jerry Stabile, are company co-founders.
Fonality, a provider of cloud-based business phone solutions and contact center solutions for growing businesses, has announced the company’s customer sales in the first half of 2010 have more than doubled compared to the prior year.
Google could soon launch a voice-calling feature within Google Chat that resembles the user interface used in Google Voice.
Google could be ready to turn Gmail into a communications hub by adding the ability to make phone calls from the Google Chat interface.
LG-Ericsson USA was launched earlier this week as a joint venture between Korea-based LG-Ericsson and Taiwan-based Accton Technology Corporation. The company will develop and deliver data and voice communications solutions to North American SMBs and enterprise businesses that include IP PBX systems, digital, IP, Wi-Fi, SIP, soft phones, multimedia terminals, and "fully managed and unmanaged switches with a robust network management services and unified device manager platform to provide easy management," according to company statements.
Microsoft is building out its partner network to support the impending upgrade of its unified communications software, with a new deal with Polycom that will guarantee tens of millions of dollars in investment in new products and marketing programs.
Technology, like fashion, evolves constantly, but one thing that is always in fashion is saving money.
Business professionals from small and midsize businesses (SMBs) are constantly looking for new ways IT can help reduce costs and increase productivity, hence the significant increases in the demand for products focusing on mobility, storage and communication.
While Avaya's contact center and unified communications announcements signal the company wants a dominant position in those areas, it faces internal challenges and formidable competitors including Microsoft and Cisco.
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