telepresence

 

The Conference Group Goes Multimedia, Extends Global Reach

The Conference Group has announced a repackaging of functionality with ReadyShowMulti-Media, a combined audio and Web conferencing service. The converged offering is available as a private-label service to CLECs and other resellers. We have always incorporated the Web conferencing service into our reservationless audio bridge, but at an incremental cost, explained Greg Plum, The Conference […]

DSET Consolidates Gateway Access, Management

DSET Corp. (Booth 622) has developed a way to consolidate the access and updating of its gateway product suite into one interface to increase efficiencies, decrease costs and deliver revenue to the books faster, the company has announced. A new Web Integration Module, or WIM, integrates commonly used business services for end-to-end voice products, including […]

Avaya Adds Features to UC Platform

Avaya Inc. has added several features to its unified communications platform so Microsoft Office users can more easily communicate and collaborate from their mobile devices or desktop computers. Now, users can click-to-call from inside Office Communicator, as well as applications with smart tags, such as Office Outlook and Sharepoint. This means workers can view the […]

Polycom to Acquire SpectraLink

In a bid to meet IP mobility demand, equipment maker Polycom Inc., said Wednesday it will acquire SpectraLink Corp. for about $220 million in cash. Boulder, Colo.-based SpectraLink makes wireless telephone and messaging systems for businesses. Polycom, which is based in Pleasanton, Calif., will purchase the outstanding shares of SpectraLink stock for $11.75 each. The […]

Buyer’s Guide: Conferencing Service Bureaus

A+ Conferencing Ltd.3600 S. Gessner Road, Suite 250Houston, TX 77063Phone: +1 713 954 6600 Fax: +1 713 780 5931 Toll-Free: +1 888 239 3969Contact: Mike Burns, PresidentE-mail: mikeb@aplusconferencing.comWeb: www.aplusconferencing.com ACT Teleconferencing1526 Cole Blvd., Suite 300Golden, CO 80401Phone: +1 303 233 3500 Fax: +1 303 238 0096 Toll-Free: +1 800 228 2554Contact: Eric Olmsted, Director, SalesE-mail: […]

Vapps, Windows Live Messenger Align for Free Conference Calling

Vapps has made an alliance with Windows Live Messenger to offer free VoIP conference calling to Windows Live Messengers 255 million users. The deal was announced on Thursday at the Internet Telephony Conference & Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Windows Live Messenger, a paid service, is the next version of MSN Messenger and considered one […]

Wire One Selected as TelePresence Partner

Wire One Communications has achieved TelePresence Advanced Technology Provider status from Cisco Systems. This designation is by invitation only and recognizes Wire One for having the capabilities necessary to deliver the Cisco TelePresence experience. Wire One is excited about its new relationship with Cisco, said Leo Flotron, president of the company. We believe Wire Ones […]

Not Your Fathers Voice Mail

Every day, workers are bombarded with a constant stream of instant messages, email, phone calls, faxes, scheduled and unscheduled conferences, and online input like blogs and video clips. Juggling all those communications can take up a large chunk of the working day. Gone are the days of message pads, departmental voice mail and “hold my […]

Avaya Deepens UC Portfolio

Avaya Inc. has extended its unified communications initiative with a new product family aimed at unifying diverse networks, applications and users. The company also announced the acquisition of enterprise mobility company Traverse Networks. The new portfolio, available through the vendors VAR channel, consists of four software editions: * Unified Communications, Essential Edition: for office-based users […]

Calence Achieves Cisco Advanced Provider Status

Calence LLC said Monday it has achieved TelePresence Advanced Technology Provider status from Cisco Systems Inc. This designation is by invitation only and recognizes Calence for having the capabilities necessary to deliver the TelePresence platform, the company said. Cisco TelePresence Meeting is a new product that creates live, “face-to-face” meetings over an IP network. Cisco […]

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