A telecommunications firm that has made a habit recently of having patent disputes with VoIP providers has ended up losing in court. Jive Communications has come out the victor in a lawsuit filed against it by Telinit Technologies after the Eastern District of Texas judge declared the patent infringement invalid.
SIP has been around in its current form for more than a decade, but despite growth in the adoption of the technology, there's still a long way to go.
Skype today is facing a major outage that prevents many of its users from accessing the service.
Vonage is increasing its Unified-Communications-as-a-Service capabilities with the acquisition of iCore Networks, a UCaaS provider using Microsoft Lync as its foundation.
Cisco and HP are now locked in a legal battle over a VoIP contract. According to a Network World article, the two companies entered into a contract back in 2012 in which Cisco could provide services to one of HP's VoIP customers.
Skype video calling and multi-party video calling is getting a wider release as Microsoft continues to move the communications tool toward a more ad-driven model. Now the video calling services are available to Skype for Web and end users using Outlook.com.
As many companies are doing, Yamaha America is shifting its entire IT infrastructure to the cloud. Instead of leasing almost 200 servers, Yamaha has spent much of the last two years shifting to...
If cloud VoIP and UC providers want to gain significant traction, which appears to be happening, and keep their customers from seeking out alternatives, downtime is something that needs to become a thing of the past.
It probably comes as little surprise that the unified communications and collaboration is growing, both in revenue and in number of deployments. It's also likely it's not surprising to hear that cloud--particularly, unified-communications-as-a-service and related service offerings--is driving much of that growth.
An exploit that could allow an attacker to listen in on VoIP calls made on Cisco SPA3000 and SPA5000 IP phones will be patched after Cisco initially opted not to patch the security flaw, according to a report from iTnews.