AVST Partners With Westcon Group

Unified communications provider Applied Voice & Speech Technologies Inc. (AVST) has signed a global distribution agreement with Westcon Group. AVST will be participating in Westcon Groups OneVoice and ConvergencePoint programs and Westcon resellers now have access to AVSTs unified communications offerings including its flagship product, CallXpress. The CallXpress platform delivers call processing, voice messaging, unified […]

Rivermine and BBR Wireless Management Announce Merger

TEM provider Rivermine announced a merger with BBR Wireless Management. The companies said they merged to meet ongoing, high demand for unified wireline and wireless expense management solutions from global customers and channel partners. Coming together under the Rivermine name, the combined entity will have an installed base of more than 225 companies. “End-user organizations […]

Harmonic Convergence

Harmonic Convergence With the hype machine cranked to max volume, businesses large and small are tuning into the promise of unified communications (UC) and how they might use this sleek new technology to put a presence-enabled portal on their desktops for click-to-call, click-to-conference, click-to-read your voice mail, click-to-Web cam, click-to you name it.

Microsoft, Cisco Play Nice

Heavyweight unified communications competitors Microsoft Corp. and Cisco Systems Inc. highlighted interoperability plans between the two companies at a joint press conference in New York City this week. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Cisco CEO John Chambers laid out areas of future collaboration, and noted that the two have a history of working together despite […]

EMC Unveils IP Telephony Management Solutions

EMC Corp. has unveiled its Smarts VoIP Performance Manager and Smarts VoIP Performance Reporter. The products extend EMCs software portfolio for managing complex IT infrastructures end-to-end, across technologies, and from the network to the business layer. With EMC Smarts software, service provider customers can model IT components and their relationships across network, applications and storage […]

NEC Buys Sphere for $42 Million

NEC Corp. has bought unified communications provider Sphere Communications Inc. for $42 million. NEC has its own unified communications division but wanted Sphere for its promising growth and its technology for building new service-oriented software the next evolution in unified communications. Sphere will keep its headquarters in Lincolnshire, Ill. It will be part of NECs […]

Securing Opportunities

Securing Opportunities The Internet has given us lots to love and lots to be concerned about. As more and more small and medium businesses begin to embrace VoIP, unified communications and other IP technologies that provide a competitive edge, theres an accompanying recognition that these companies also need resources for securing those communications beyond a […]

Bandwidth, AltiGen Team on VoIP Services

Bandwidth.com has partnered with AltiGen to provide end-to-end VoIP services to SMBs. The alliance will bundle the AltiGen Communications Max 1000 SIP platform with Bandwidth.com SIP trunking. The companies said the goal of the alliance is to be among the only partners in the industry to offer SIP solutions that have been certified for security […]

Nortel, IBM Team on Unified Communications Platform

Nortel Networks and IBM said they will deliver a platform for businesses that makes the move to IP telephony and unified communications as easy as a software upgrade. The new platform is part of IBMs unified communications and collaboration (UC2) strategy and will combine software and hardware from IBM with advanced IP telephony and multimedia […]

Presidio Achieves Top Cisco Status

Presidio Networked Solutions said it has achieved Master Unified Communications Specialization from Cisco Systems. The specialization recognizes channel partners that have the most in-depth technology skills and proven track record of customer success in selling, deploying and supporting Cisco Unified Communication solutions, the company said. Presidio is the fifth company to attain the specialization. To […]

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