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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 is now actively targeting the con-sumer — or, […]

The Google-Phone Effect

In the coming months, wireless dealers will be getting a bold new palette of handset options to offer their business customers. For one thing, devices built on Google Inc.’s Android platform, announced in November, should be making their way to market soon, adding another OS option to the already fragmented handset landscape. For another, the […]

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 communications software in late October, and officially declared war on the PBX. Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates says the […]

Product Showcase: Microsoft OCR-Compatible Gear

Ericsson Enterprise Mobility GatewayEricsson will build the next generation of its Enterprise Mobility Gateway on Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007s VoIP call management platform to give enterprises a fast and cost-effective route to fixed-mobile convergence. The company says this will enable business users to use their mobile devices as extensions of their corporate communications network. […]

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 shouldnt have to choose which of the four texting accounts or five e-mail addresses they want to […]

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