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Cisco: Business IP traffic to triple between 2012 and 2017

Business IP traffic is forecast to triple between 2012 and 2017, reaching 21.7 exabytes per month in 2017, predicts Cisco in its latest Visual Networking Index (VNI) report.

Sonus, Juniper team to provide SDN capabilities for enterprise video

Sonus Networks and Juniper Networks are teaming to develop software defined networking (SDN) capabilities that enable service providers to deliver improved enterprise video and unified communications services.

IDC: Cisco, Polycom post double-digit declines in videoconferencing revenues

Cisco and Polycom posted double-digit declines in enterprise videoconferencing and telepresence equipment revenues in the first quarter of 2013, according to the latest stats from IDC.

Networks must get 'faster and flatter,' judges Broadcom's Ramaswami

LAS VEGAS–Networks need to get "faster and flatter," Broadcom's Rajiv Ramaswami told an audience Wednesday at the Interop conference being held here.

Spotlight: Polycom's board okays $100M share repurchase program

Videoconferencing firm Polycom (Nasdaq: PLCM) announced on Monday that its board approved a $100 million share repurchase program which expires on May 2, 2014.

Patent troll sues Microsoft's Skype for patent infringement

New York-based patent "monetization" firm CopyTele (CTI), also known as a patent troll, is suing Microsoft for security patent infringement over its Skype VoIP calling and messaging service.

Microsoft rolls out Skype for Outlook.com in U.K.

Microsoft this week announced plans to roll out Skype for Outlook.com, which will enable Outlook users to make and receive Skype voice and video calls from their Outlook inbox. A preview version of Skype for Outlook.com, the email service from Microsoft that replaced Hotmail, is being offered in the U.K. this week.

SIP trunking is 'connectivity choice' for enterprises upgrading systems, says Infonetics analyst

SIP trunking has become the "connectivity choice" for enterprises upgrading their communications systems to IP PBX and unified communications (UC), observed Diane Myers, principal analyst for VoIP, UC and IMS at Infonetics Research.

Spotlight: Vidyo raises $17.1M in funding round

Videoconferencing firm Vidyo announced Monday that it has raised $17.1 million in a funding round, bringing its total net capital raised to $116 million since its founding in 2005.

Spotlight: AT&T adding Microsoft Lync to its enterprise UC offering

AT&T is adding Microsoft Lync to its enterprise unified communications (UC) portfolio, AT&T announced Tuesday.