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Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Adds Touch Support - Killer Enterprise Tablet UC!

Microsoft is continuing to make strides in their Lync platform. While the big news two days ago was the Office 2013 news, including support for touch and cloud support, you may have missed the simultaneous news about the Microsoft Lync...

ZANGI New Mobile VoIP & Video App Launching Soon

ZANGI is a new mobile app that supports free SMS, voice and video calls, multi-user conferences, instant messaging, file sharing, screen sharing, integration with other programs and more. ZANGI is still in "stealth mode", but I'm told their offering is...

Microsoft Lync Mobile Client Launches in 3 Days!

Back in August I told you Microsoft informed me that the Microsoft Lync mobile client was coming "very very soon". Microsoft told me the mobile Lync client would support both voice and video on Android, Apple's iOS and Windows Mobile...

Skype (Microsoft) Blows $85 Million on GroupMe

Skype was in talks with GroupMe to acquire them before Microsoft's (pending approval) bought Skype. With Microsoft purchasing Skype you would have thought Microsoft would have squashed any pending purchases by Skype or at least approve them. The fact that...

BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) Adds Microsoft Lync Support

According to BlackBerry's BlackBerry Enterprise Server Add-on product website, support for Microsoft Lync is coming soon. In the footnotes it says "Support for Microsoft Lync Server will be available in an upcoming BlackBerry Enterprise Server Service Pack." It will be...

Microsoft Lync Mini-review

Rich Tehrani and I were in NYC recently checking out Microsoft's latest UC offering, Microsoft Lync, which officially launches this week. I've been busy testing it out using some virtualized images Microsoft gave me, so haven't had time to write-up...

Avaya IP Office v6.1 Launches

Avaya, Inc. today released Avaya IP Office Release 6.1. Avaya IP Office is the company’s flagship communications solution for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The new version delivers a host of business collaboration and customer service enhancements that can improve...

IceWarp Unified Communications Server 10 Review

I tested and reviewed IceWarp Unified Communications Server for TMC's Unified Communications Magazine, which will be published very soon. I was very impressed with the product and thought I'd share my test results here. Check it out... IceWarp Unified...

MindTouch Cloud Launches into Cloud Collaboration

MindTouch just launched their popular open source Sharepoint-like software into the collaboration cloud. Called MindTouch Cloud, this hosted SAAS offering will put them in direct competition of the likes of Google Apps, Google Wave, Zoho, and others. MindTouch will deliver...

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 XMPP Gateway Launches

Microsoft today just released the Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 XMPP Gateway, which is available at no cost. That's right, it's free and is immediately downloadable. The XMPP gateway allows basic presence sharing and instant messaging (IM) with...

More Proof That Gadgets Are Good for You

See -- as if we needed confirmation -- gadgetry is good for you. Well, maybe I'm taking a small step here, but a new study from the MacArthur Foundation has found that all those hours that teenagers spend socializing on...

Skype Could Trump Facebook in Social Networking

Facebook is the most popular social networking site right now. Putting aside some of my anti-social networking views for a moment (due to tons of LinkedIn, Facebook, Myspace email invites I get), why isn't Skype the #1 social networking application?...

Agile Messenger for Windows Mobile 5.0 speaks MSN, AOL,Yahoo,Google Talk

AgileMobile.com. has announced the release of Agile Messenger for Windows Mobile 5.0, an instant messaging client for mobile phones and handheld computers which communications with the popular instant messaging networks of MSN, AOL, Yahoo!, ICQ, Google Talk or any other...

What Do You Get a Girl Who Has Everything?

I remember when I was a kid the big thing was to get a stereo in your room and -- if you were really lucky -- your own phone. Now, by “your own phone,” I mean a telephone that was...

Zoep VoIP client with Firefox plugin and Jabber support

VoIPSter has announced the formation of The OpenZoep Foundation and the release of OpenZoep communications engine. The OpenZoep communication protocol is based on the XMPP Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol, an open, XML-based protocol for near-real-time, extensible instant messaging and...

AOL and IBM Sametime IM clients federate

Looks like my prediction that in 2006 that IM clients will interoperate is coming true. AOL today announced that it has formed a relationship with IBM to connect their instant messaging communities. The popular enterprise IM client, IBM Lotus Sametime...

GMail + Google Talk (GTalk) for BlackBerry RIM

A friend of mine who runs Computer Collector Newsletter forwarded me a link to a software application that runs on the Blackberry RIM to access GMail. I looked around the rest of the site and came across an even better...

Pangean's Push-to-Talk VoIP and IM client

I've been testing Pangean Technologies' insta-REACT! VoIP/IM software for awhile now and I thought I'd give my blog readers a "sneak peak" at the review which will be published in the January 2006 issue of Internet Telephony Magazine. The software...

AOL IM and VoIP Survey

Some interesting survey stats to share from AOL's IM survey that also includes some VoIP statistics. Interestingly, 20 percent say they currently enjoy, or would like to try, making live voice calls to other computers, landlines and cell phones directly...

AOL promotes AIM Triton

AOL is rolling out a multi-faceted advertising campaign for the new AIM Triton service. AOL is targeting folks aged 13 - 25 through online, print, indoor and outdoor placements (with a heavy focus on college campuses as well as sites...

Intellisync introduces mobile IM for Symbian phones

Intellisync, a leader in platform-independent wireless messaging and mobile sychronization software, emphasized its commitment to Symbian OS today, by announcing the availability of Intellisync Instant Messaging, a leading wireless corporate instant messaging (IM) solution for Symbian OS smartphone users, such...
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