• Selling in a Slowdown: VoIP, UC Offer Productivity Possibilities
    In a struggling economy, businesses might tighten their IT spending ... unless there’s a clear ROI that can help them get through the downturn. That’s the scenario offered by VoIP and unified communications."A recession is going to be a very good thing for ...More
    April 1, 2008 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Motorola Broadens Channel Distribution of Good Mobile Messaging
    Motorola Inc. is making Good Mobile Messaging and Good Mobile Intranet available to more than 10,000 VARs worldwide through its PartnerSelect channel program. Businesses looking for a unified mobility solution including devices, data service plans, wireless e-mail and other ...More
    March 25, 2008 Posted in News
  • Microsoft Thinks Outside Business Box in the Battle for the Wireless Prosumer
    Microsoft Corp.'s wireless division wants you. And everyone else as well. In a shift in strategy announced last week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the software giant noted, a bit creepily, that it will be our constant "companion in a world of change." In fact, it ...More
    February 19, 2008 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • Wireless+: Changing the Game
    There is an ever-increasing call for open-access, high-speed mobile data networks to enable everything from business applications to true Internet on the go, accessible from any device — a device that most likely spans work and home life. “Users shouldn’t have to choose ...More
    December 3, 2007 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Taking on the PBX
    Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates and Microsoft Business Division President Jeff Raikes launched the business communications software at the Bill Graham Civic Center in San Francisco, Oct. 16. After months of anticipation, Microsoft Corp. officially unveiled its unified ...More
    December 3, 2007 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Wireless+: Parlez-Vous Opportunity
    The plight of the overseas traveler starts with the plane ride — seven hours of recycled air, leg room more fit for a five-year-old and bland movies on a tiny overhead screen. But it doesn’t end there. When business travelers are away from home in another country, staying ...More
    December 3, 2007 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • Ask Steve: Mobility Needs for SMBs
    What Do SMBs Want? Ask Yankee Group analyst Steve Hilton. Send your questions to Please include your name, city, state and a phone number. Only first names and locations will be published. Picking up my children from school recently I noticed a ...More
    December 3, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • Wireless+: The Shape of Things to Come
    Think “ULTRAMOBILE” and most likely the picture that springs into one’s head is the Intel Corp. prototype that wireless chief Sean Maloney has been showing off all year — a small (very small) laptop with all the horsepower of its larger notebook cousins, but none of the ...More
    November 1, 2007 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • ‘Mashup’ Session Offers Intro to Benefits of Web Services
    There’s little doubt that broadband and the Web are changing the complexion not only of data and video, but also of voice services. And it’s not just by enabling companies like Vonage to deliver VoIP. The move to IP and Web services also means that voice can be combined ...More
    October 9, 2007 Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • AT&T, RIM Unveil Wi-Fi Capable BlackBerry
    AT&T Inc. and Research in Motion are releasing the first Wi-Fi BlackBerry handset, the companies said Wednesday. The BlackBerry 8820 will be available Thursday and supports 802.11a, b and g with enterprise security features. AT&T’s enterprise customers can use it ...More
    September 19, 2007 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony