MIAMI— This morning, I sat in on a keynote discussion with Charles Vogt, president and CEO of IP communications provider GENBAND. During the discussion, Vogt shared his insights on some of the major developments taking place in the enterprise and service provider space.
Next week, I'll be heading to the ITExpo East in Miami. Beside getting away from the New England winter, I will be able to attend and share some interesting discussions and interviews on the latest developments in enterprise communications.
I was at the Gartner Symposium ITxpo this week and was impressed by the breadth of the IT topics coverage as well as the number of attendees--more than 8,000 geeks (including me) facinated by mainframe migrations, x86 server virtualization infrastructure and other arcane IT topics.
New research from Osterman Research shows that annual IT costs for enterprises are likely to soar by as much as 48 percent next year. The increase will be driven by a lot of factors--the initial costs involved in migrating to cloud-based services and software, of course, along with the ongoing need for better security. But the number one factor? Employees bringing their mobile phones to work.
Microsoft has had a big week, announcing its entry into the tablet PC race, while also providing a preview of its Windows Phone 8 operating system at its Windows Phone Summit in San Francisco.
Could Samsung, widely acknowledged as the market share leader in the smartphone sector, get into the enterprise cloud services game? This week, while announcing its new Galaxy S III smartphone, the company indicated it is thinking about doing just that.
Canadian unified communications vendor Mitel Networks ( Nasdaq: MITL ) has launched the latest iteration of its Mitel Applications Suite (MAS 4.0), giving users a new web-based collaboration tool and a
Woe is us. According to a new study, the accelerating shift of workers to a more mobile lifestyle has a dark side attached to it, and that "overcoming the challenges of the dark side of mobility is
Siemens Enterprise and Sybase announced a partnership to develop jointly new fixed-mobile convergence solutions that will fully integrate in-office data and voice features with workers' mobile
Avaya is touting the receipt of Frost & Sullivan's 2009 Global Market Leadership Award for world enterprise FMC, an award due in part to its 43 percent global market share in the category.