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  • Why we shouldn't worry about switching to IPv6 yet

    A lot of coverage of IPv6 over the past few years gives the impression that you need to switch to IPv6 soon. That's not necessarily the case, though, especially for a consumer or a small business.

  • Mobile phones poised to replace traditional desktop handsets

    Time to dump that dusty old desktop telephone hand set? The research analysts at Gartner are predicting that the mobile phone will become the primary communication device for business use over the course of the next several years, replacing the corded desktop phones that have been a fixture in offices since the early 1900s.

  • Corporate PBX is still alive and kicking

    The role of the PBX is changing in importance, but it's still too early to issue a death certificate, according to Infonetics.

  • Burning Man's open source mobile phone system could save the world

    Today I bring you a story that has it all: a solar-powered, low-cost, open source cellular network that's revolutionising coverage in underprivileged and off-grid spots. It uses VoIP yet works with existing mobile phones. It has pedigreed founders. Best of all, it is part of the sex, drugs and art collectively known as Burning Man. Where do you want me to begin?

  • What's really happening at Bluesocket?

    The wireless LAN vendor that refused to die is still confident - we spoke to the CEO about 802.11n and staff cuts

  • Is fixed-mobile convergence worth the bother?

    FMC is usually presented as a Holy Grail, but how much do we really want it? For many people, it's a lot of work for not much benefit.

  • How size affects your view of unified comms

    Europe's large enterprises and small-medium enterprises see the dilemmas and challenges of unified communications rather differently.

  • The Asterisk marks the spot

    The open source PBX software is now at the centre of an alternative telephony market.

  • Are unified communications here at last?

    So far, IP communications that follow users across voice, IM, email and other media have benefitted a narrow group. That may be about to change.

  • The battle royal for unified communications

    San Francisco's VoiceCon show had long-standing and new IP telephony- and VoIP-vendors faced with Microsoft's big plans for unified communications. But who will win depends on whose doorstep the battle will be fought.





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The service provides a highly flexible alternative to ISDN solutions and is designed to work successfully with all the leading IP PBX brands in the UK market, giving you peace of mind in knowing that your PBX hardware works with the network service.
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VoIP-News: Premise IP-PBX Checklist

This checklist organizes all of the basic information about your current situation that you'll need to effectively negotiate with a premise PBX provider - like the number of locations you have that need VoIP services, your current broadband connection details and your projected budget. With this information, you can lay out your business requirements up front, thoroughly assess trade-offs and prepare for future possibilities.
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An Open Approach to Advanced Messaging

An open approach to IP telephony applications, running alongside your TDM and IP PBXs, has the power to change how your business communicates. It is these ?next-generation? open applications, and not the phones or the PBX, which will deliver the business value that converged networks promise. New functionality under the umbrella of Unified Communications allows users to work with voice messages as easily as email and to work remotely as easily as locally. Speech interfaces can save time and mask complexity. This white paper explores how as you deploy your VoIP implementation, these new end-user communication capabilities make your organisation more productive, more responsive, and ultimately more competitive.
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Converged Messaging Architecture: Five Key Components

Advanced messaging used to come at a high price - separate message stores, duplicate databases, and increased administration. A single infrastructure for voicemail and email reduces costs by more than 60% ? while delivering powerful new user features. In evaluating your enterprise Unified Voice Messaging alternatives ? be sure to assure IT flexibility and efficiency in your transition between TDM and IP PBX platforms. This white paper explores what to avoid ? ultimately minimising network, budget and staffing requirements for your enterprise converged message solutions.
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An Open Approach to Advanced Messaging

An open approach to IP telephony applications, running alongside your TDM and IP PBXs, has the power to change how your business communicates. It is these "next-generation" open applications, and not the phones or the PBX, which will deliver the business value that converged networks promise. New functionality under the umbrella of Unified Communications allows users to work with voice messages as easily as email and to work remotely as easily as locally. Speech interfaces can save time and mask complexity. This white paper explores how as you deploy your VoIP implementation, these new end-user communication capabilities make your organisation more productive, more responsive, and ultimately more competitive.
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