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Microsoft Lync 2010 for iPad 2.2 Released But No VoIP or Video

Microsoft recently released Lync 2010 for iPad v4.2. Features include rich presence, instant messaging, audio conferencing, and calling features, but surprisingly no VoIP or video conferencing. Instead it uses a callback mechanism for the voice calling. You can connect to...

Skype Responds to IP Address Privacy Vulnerability

Yesterday it was reported that a simple script could expose any Skype user's IP address. A Microsoft representative saw my article and gave me this official response, which they also provided to other media outlets: “We are investigating reports of...

Zultys MX Release 7.0 Unified Communications Release Adds Android Support

At ITEXPO in Miami, Zultys today announced their latest UC software offering mobility features for Android, call center enhancements, and third-party CRM integrations. The latest major firmware release for the MX platform, MX Release 7.0 Unified Communications Software is a...

Lync for Android Launches!

Today, Microsoft released Lync for Android. In an interesting twist, it appears Microsoft released Lync for Android before Apple iOS. It seems more and more these days that Android is getting the app love before the popular iOS platform....

Blink, Best Damn SIP Client You Never Heard Of!

Blink is a SIP client with a pretty UI and some advanced features such as HD audio (G.722) that you probably never heard of it. I know I didn't until today. Perhaps the fact that it currently only runs...

Avaya IP Office 6.0 Released

Today, Avaya IP Office 6.0 was released bringing additional new features to this tried and true SMB phone system. I reviewed Avaya IP Office back in 2004 and it certainly has come a long way since then. Avaya claims...

To Appear Offline or Not to Appear Offline, that is the Presence Question

Presence is a valuable tool used in a variety of consumer and business applications, including Microsoft OCS 2007, Skype, AOL's AIM, Windows Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, and more. Businesses which used to ban IM applications (block it on the firewall, Group...

Karaka Bridges XMPP and Skype

Vipadia announced the release under the GPLv2 of Karaka, the open-source XMPP-Skype Gateway which connects the XMPP and Skype networks. Karaka is a scalable distributed XMPP transport that bridges instant messaging and presence between a user's XMPP and Skype accounts....

Office Communicator clients cannot communicate with AOL Contacts Problem Solved

Scott Oseychik over on the MSDN blogs has a good post today about federation issues between OCS 2005/2007 and AOL. Apparently, American Online changed their root certificates on their SIP Access Gateway at approximately 12/2/2008, 4:00 AM EST.Via Scott's post:...

Controlling Asterisk based on Microsoft OCS 2007 user's presence

Paul Adams contacted me recently since he's been reading my posts about Asterisk and 'Microsoft OCS 2007' integration. Paul wrote an interesting application that enables call queuing that 'respects' OCS presence. That is, if the agent's OCS status is...

SAP Duet to leverage Microsoft OCS 2007

SAP and Microsoft have integrated Duet - a join venture - with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007. The integration enables users can to take advantage of presence information and “click-to-communicate” features while working with processes and content in Duet. The...

fring coming to Windows Mobile phones

Some big news from fring, a popular free mobile VoIP software. fring will soon announce support for Windows Mobile 5.0 and 6.0 devices. Currently, Fring only works on Nokia phones which use the Symbian operating system. What, no iPhone support?...

Microsoft tells me "Yoohoo. I'll make you famous"

Microsoft's PR rep recently emailed me with the following: Subject: Tom , Didn't Realize You Had 'Gone Hollywood' I just heard a commercial for a new blockbuster movie coming out this spring called "Breaking VoIP Barriers" — Produced by Microsoft...

TeamOnCall for Windows SIP-based Presence Management

Want a SIP-based presence application that monitors all your various SIP phones and centralizes the presence information to provide centralized presence management? Well, Vonalink's TeamOnCall is a new real-time call status display software that works with any VoIP phone system...

Tello bites the dust

Tello, a Pulver-backed startup, apparently has packed it in. I covered Tello pretty in-depth last year (Jan 2006) in a skeptical article titled Tello, a near term solution? Apparently, it was very "near term" as it only lasted a little...

Iotum looking for Blackberry users to test their app

Alec Saunders has an open call to test Iotum's Talk-Now presence-award application on a Blackberry. Russell Shaw has a good overview. I'm pretty swamped lately or I'd like to try it myself. Looks pretty cool. Any takers?...

Hictu! online address book with presence

We all have problems with our multiple digital address books, multiple IM/VoIP clients, which affects productivity - both professionally and personally. Checking each client to see which buddies are online or to look for a specific buddy is a pain...

Skype in eBay - Why wait?

As I mentioned yesterday, Andy speculated that eBay would announce Skype integrated into eBay auctions. I started thinking about this and remembered that eBay already supports HTML code within its auctions, so you could simply add your own Skype button...

eqo's Mobile-to-Skype buddy list solution

eqo (pronounced same as 'echo') came to TMC to pre-brief me on their mobile-to-Skype buddy list peer-to-peer (P2P) solution. Essentially, eqo acts as the "glue" betwen online communities such as LinkedIn, MySpaces, orkut, or Skype with mobile carriers such as...
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