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Carrier VoIP revs down 32% in Q2

A new Infonetics research report on second-quarter carrier VoIP spending shows some signs of life for the industry, which has been battered due to reduced carrier capex amid the recession. Global

JAJAH, Microsoft ink SIP deal for OCS 2007

JAJAH has inked a major deal with Microsoft to provide SIP trunking services for Microsoft Office Communicator, which the companies say will improve the quality of VoIP calls made with the system.

Analyst: Fuzzy ROI slowing UC deployments

Forrester analyst Henry Dewing calls into question the ROI associated with unified communications deployments in a TMC article, saying IT managers often fail to calculate the base rate of services a

The state of Avaya's Nortel bid

Now that bankruptcy courts have signed off on Nortel's plan to sell its enterprise division, all eyes turn to Avaya and other suitors to gauge where Nortel's assets might land and how much the

Cisco telepresence revs nearly double, UC revs slip

Though Cisco reported large year-over-year and sequential declines in profits and revenues in its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings Wednesday, it saw its first sequential product order growth in four

Sign of trouble?: Cisco touts this quarter's UC announcements ahead of earnings

Cisco, which reports its fiscal Q4 and fiscal year 2009 results Wednesday, is touting unified communications announcements it made this past quarter ahead of its earnings announcement. The company,

snom gains access to 15,000 more resellers

VoIP phone manufacturer snom announced Wednesday a distribution partnership with SYNNEX Corporation, a North American CE distributor that did nearly $8 billion in revenue in 2008. Under the terms of

UC market crossed $500M in revenue in 2008

The unified communications market crossed the half-billion revenue mark in 2008, according to the results of a biannual report by Infonetics. The report, entitled "Unified Communications and IP

Google Voice, Wave may pose threat to Cisco

Cisco is not taking Google's current foray into voice and collaboration lightly and the networking giant said it will update its product line rapidly to meet the challenge, according to

Cisco looks to facilitate enterprise smartphone functionality

Cisco said it plans to introduce software that links smartphone functionality deeper into the enterprise, by the second half of 2010. During the company's Cisco Live conference, it introduced a set