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Microsoft launches Office Communicator 2007

In Office Communicator 2007 and Office Communications Server 2007, Microsoft has completely overhauled its Live Communications family of software. With new PBX connectivity, the new suite pulls the public telephone network into the equation, making it possible for people on landlines and cell phones to join VoIP-based conversations and data conferences. "Presence" detection is also a major theme in the new software suite.

published March 26, 2007 by

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FMC: Seamless connectivity

Fixed Mobile Convergence gives you the convenience of having asingle enterprise phone number and voicemail-- no matter where you are.Luc Roy, vice president of product planning for Siemens, explains how itworks.

published February 21, 2007 by

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What is Voice 2.0?

VoIP is poised for a major jump forward into what Andy Abramson of VOIP Watch calls Voice 2.0. He explains what this means and the three key areas of this advancement.

published January 30, 2007 by

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VoIP security: The real risks

Like traditional data networks, voice networks carry their share of security risks. VOIP Watch's Andy Abramson explains "SPIT" (Spam over Internet Telephony) as well as the security concerns that come with VoIP and how to protect yourself.

published January 30, 2007 by

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VoIP security: The real risks

Sponsored: Like traditional data networks, voice networks carry their share of security risks. VOIP Watch's Andy Abramson explains "SPIT" (Spam over Internet Telephony) as well as the security concerns that come with VoIP and how to protect yourself.The content for this video was sponsored and provided by VOIP Watch.

published July 11, 2006 by

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Extending VoIP beyond the enterprise

Sponsored: Voice over IP: Who's using it, where can you use it, and most importantly,how? Andy Abramson of VOIP Watch runs through the potential of VoIP and how itapplies to much more than just your office.The content for this video was sponsored and provided by VOIP Watch.

published July 11, 2006 by

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Microsoft's vision for 'unified messaging'

Microsoft on Monday outlined its vision for unified communications, with executives Jeff Raikes and Anoop Gupta speaking on the future of integrated business communications. CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari was on hand to find out what the company has to offer the business world.

published June 26, 2006 by

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Net telephony's mainstream struggle

BellSouth's director of Converged Services, Steve Zimba, told attendees at the VON conference in San Jose that many residential customers are still wary of VoIP. CNET News.com reporter Marguerite Reardon asked if VoIP is merely a defensive tool for the telcos.

published March 17, 2006 by

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