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Clean up on Aisle Six; the Doctor Will See You Now

Look no further than to Wal-Mart when you need your next checkup, physical exam or other medical test. You see, cloud-based video collaboration tech has allowed Dr. Raj Shah of Telemed Ventures to set up shop in Wal-Mart and he...

Cisco Underestimated Skype's Value. Acts against Microsoft Acquisition

Cisco is far from the most open company in tech so it is ironic it is concerned about a monopoly over video conferencing a result of the Microsoft acquisition of Skype. The company’s Martin De Beer said, “For the sake...

Cisco Lowers Umi Price as Margins Become a Bigger Concern

Analysis of Cisco's strategy from consumer to enterprise, servers and switchesIts pretty simple really, if you are getting something which is pretty good and its free, you aren't likely to pay a lot for something better. I pointed out as...

Meet With Polycom's Stefan Karapetkov at ITEXPO

Stefan Karapetkov is the Emerging Technologies Director at Polycom and I've known him as a voice and video expert since I met him at a VON event over ten years ago. I believe he worked at Siemens at the time....

Did Skype Just Kill Cisco's UMI Telepresence?

Let’s start with the positives. I like the Cisco Umi television ad campaign and the fact the company has kiosks in Malls across the country demonstrating the service is a great idea. However, a paid service which basically brings enhanced...

Cisco Umi Hits Your Mall

Cisco apparently believes one of the best ways to sell Umi virtual meetings via telepresence is in-person as evidenced by this new kiosk coming to a mall near you.According to Cisco, you can see Umi telepresence in malls in the...

Avaya Flare and Tablets at ITEXPO Next Week

The Avaya Flare interface is designed to be your enterprise social network and I recently witnessed it in person and running on an Avaya tablet which had a video camera, stereo speakers and more.Avaya, Cisco and RIM want to be...

Avaya Flare Launch Live Blog

Avaya is launching a new interface called Flare. Rumors abound that the big deal here is it is a tablet. the reality is it is a UI which will run on tablets - including the one Avaya is launching today.This...

iPad goes to China, Crooks Mine Facebook and ITEXPO Highlights

As the first week of the fall begins, there is a wealth of news to share such as China getting the iPad, Facebook status updates leading to burglaries, another high- level departure at Nokia and GoDaddy.com looking to sell itself...

Cisco Quad Points to Communications Future

With Twitter and Facebook entrenching themselves as the defacto social destinations for consumers there is a more quiet race betwen enterprise technology companies to position themselves as the next information hub for collaboration in the corporate world. I recently spent...

US Visa Fees Surge: The Good and Bad

This past Friday, US President Obama signed into law a new bill which drastically raises the cost of hiring foreign workers using H-1B and L visas from $320 to $2,320 in situations where a company has more than 50% of...

Book ITEXPO Now to Save Hundreds

Today is the last day to save hundreds or thousands on registration We have been seeing an incredible stream of registrations for ITEXPO and related events and as is always the case, my team has done its absolute best to...

Truphone, GlowPoint, XConnect, In Store Solutions News and More

Today, TMC hosted a number of companies in the communications and technology spaces and it was a learning experience for all. Much news was broken and you can expect a torrent of related articles from my editors this week. TMC's...

Cisco Sports Technology Wows Crowds

 Cisco is betting a huge amount on video via its telepresence investments as well as initiatives of Linksys and the recent Tandberg acquisition. But it doesn't end there. They are leveraging sports and specifically sports technology to drive more bits...

Volcanoes, Google Censorship, Facebook and More

While the world has been awash in news regarding volcanoes and the beginning of endless probes of Goldman Sachs I decided to spend some time putting together other news you should be aware of. After all, if you are watching...

Will Avaya's Nortel Acquisition be a Success?

Avaya recently completed its acquisition of Nortel's assets and the most important question in the enterprise communications space for 2010 is what happens next. Avaya and Nortel were two of the industry's most dominant players and also fiercely competitive -...

ITEXPO East 2010 Miami Update

I just came across this web page with some important details on ITEXPO. I mentioned the keynoters in a recent post and I still think they are one of the best combinations of thought leaders in our space. Google Voice,...

ITEXPO Keynoters Announced

We are thrilled to announce a slew of top notch keynoters for the upcoming ITEXPO which takes place in Miami, FL Jan 20-22, 2010. I will share them with you by first explaining why they were invited: A keynote picture...

Cisco to Acquire Tandberg for $3B

Cisco has done a remarkable job pushing the telepresence market forward but on the low-end of the market the company left lots of room for smaller players such as Tandberg, Lifesize, etc to prosper while relying on Cisco's marketing and...

ITEXPO West 2009 Attendance Figures

Attendees shake off black swans and come to the show in large numbersThe results are in for ITEXPO West 2009. This is the second year in a row where some major black swan event took place the day before the...

Nortel: Unified Communications Reduces Healthcare Costs

Companies have spent hundreds of millions of dollars over the decades to ensure their contact centers are as efficient as possible. In a business where you have hundreds of agents in a call center you have to worry about any...

ITEXPO and DealCenter: Network With Peers/Customers/Suppliers Now

I am happy to hear from a number of companies attending ITEXPO that they are being overwhelmed with requests to meet and do business at the show. This is yet another signal to me that the communications markets are resilient...

ITEXPO West 2009 Show News

Be sure to check out all of the exciting news happening at ITEXPO. In order to get up to date news be sure to bookmark the show news page and check out the three show dailies which have already been...

ITEXPO West 2009 Interviews Part 3

It is almost here - one of the largest global events in communications - ITEXPO West 2009 taking place in Los Angeles September 1-3 2009 at the LA Convention Center. Networking is one of the best reasons to come to...

Cash For Clunker Phone Systems

The domain name in the new logo below is not active as of this writing but will be soon   The US Government looking to increase car sales and reduce fuel consumption embarked upon an unprecedented campaign called Cash For...
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