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VoiceCon 2009: What was hot?

The eternal question, usually asked 5 minutes after hitting the exhibit floor and repeated every half hour thereafter until I'm in a cab to the airport (And sometimes in the cab, if I'm sharing a

AT&T announces H.323 Telepresence support, drinks own champagne

On Monday, AT&T announced support for existing H.323 compatible video conferencing systems with AT&T's Telepresence solution. The company also announced it is going to double the number of

VoiceCon 2009: Cisco extends telepresence capabilities

If there was any recent doubt that Cisco is gung-ho on video, all should be erased with the release of its latest slew of telepresence products and applications today. The company added an

VoiceCon 2009: Cisco announces UC interoperability with Microsoft and others, plus an iPhone surprise

Cisco has rolled out an interoperability solution between its UC system and CiscoWebEx Connect and Microsoft Office Communications Server, plus a group of new telepresence products. The company has

Orange adds enterprise telephony to Business Together program

Orange Business Services announced it has added enterprise telephony features to its Business Together joint offering with Microsoft. The Managed Microsoft OCS supports telephony additions to

BT launches UC planning services in North America

BT has launched a new family of unified communication and collaboration (UCC) consulting services in North America. Organizations will be able to call upon BT's UCC Strategic Planning and Assessment

The latest book for VoIP Security

Cisco's got a new book out on securing VoIP. IT World interviewed author Patrick Park on assessing threats, vulnerabilities, and how to make VoIP reasonably secure. Park says intercepting VoIP is not

Skype for sale? (Again)

Talk about Skype going up for sale tends to come and go, with the latest round of speculation being stirred by the Times of London and a CNET follow-up blog piece. "Industry insiders" believe that

Looking toward IT Expo

Just as I finish recovering from CES, we started planning for IT Expo East in Miami, Feb. 2-4. It looks like I'll be available for meetings from sometime on Monday afternoon through Tuesday evening.

Disasters drive videoconferencing

As the economy continues to tank and companies cut back on travel, Polycom, Cisco and HP hope to profit through video conferencing alternatives. The speculation, according to Forbes, is based upon