AT&T and Avaya have introduced a new version of AT&T Mobile Extension that is expected to help companies using Avaya Communication Manager IP Telephony on the premises to extend corporate calling features, according to the companies. There is a lot happening in the UC space these days. For more information get the whole story here.

So you've got a Unified Communications solutions that that enterprises shouldn't be leaving with out? Well, I've got some news for you.

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) announced today that its Unified Communications magazine is accepting applications for its Second Annual Product of the Year Award. Unified Communications magazine is devoted to educating enterprise decision makers on why and how they need to deploy unified communications (UC) solutions.

You've got to be in it to win it. Find out more here.

Good News for those of us interested in seeing the Unified Communications space grow further into its boundless potential.. Wow that was a mouthful. A recent study released by Wainhouse says the Unified Communications and Collaboration industry is expected to see significant growth delivered as a hosted service, presenting significant opportunity for those vendors operating in this space.

TMC Editor Susan Campbell has written an article on the growth of UC that should get you up to speed. Check it out here.

Mitel Cracking Open UC Portfolio

December 31, 2008 11:34 AM | 0 Comments

Sandra Gustavesen, an analyst at T3i Group, has an interesting take on recent Mitel moves within its Unified Communications portfolio. For starters, says Sandra, it now includes new desktop and mobile UC clients for its flagship 3300 IP Communications Platform (ICP) for enterprise users (up to 65,000 users) and a new licensing scheme.

To find out the whole scoop, check out Sandra's article here on TMCnet.

Quintum Technologies, now a wholly owned subsidiary of Network Equipment Technologies, is on quite a run. In the nearly ten years since the company launched its Tenor VoIP gateways at TMC's (News - Alert) Communications Solutions Expo show in Las Vegas, the solution has been opening up its full range of VoIP-PSTN connectivity to businesses on a global scale.

This week the company tacked on another global score inking a deal with Hong Kong-based Deltapath to help that company provide worldwide customers meet the growing demands for manageable software-based IP PBX solutions.

Check out the whole story here on TMCnet.

Let the Google UC Games Begin!

November 26, 2008 10:59 AM | 0 Comments

It's about time we start talking more about the elephant that now firmly occupies space in the Unified Communications room. Of course, that would be Google. And of course, it has some smaller companies both thrilled and concerned. After all, the company formerly known as "Internet search giant" has opened a much wider umbrella and sometimes that's a good thing for everyone. Sometimes it is not.

TMCnet Editor Susan Campbell has the full store here. Enjoy!

While it's true that Internet protocol networks can be used to integrate various systems, media, devices and applications within the enterprise in order to deliver efficient and effective communications, many of this unified communications and collaborations haven't made their way into the mainstream to that point that everyone is aware of the availability.

Well Verizon is now working on that. Check out TMCnet's Susan Campbell's excellent article detailing the program here.

NET Quintum Hitting its Stride

November 17, 2008 11:27 AM | 0 Comments

NET Quintum's is showing off a lot of different looks in the Unified Communications space as of late. Now the company is providing a new look at its Tenor DXi card with a Converged Application Platform based on the Intel Celeron M Processor 370 operating at 1.5 GHz.

To learn more about the Tenor check out this article on NET Quintum's Global Online Community here.

NET Quintum has announced the release of its its Quintum Tenor DXi card with a Converged Application Platform. TMCnet's Susan Campbell has the complete rundown here.

Voice over IP innovator NET Quintum has launched a Unified Communications (UC) Global Online Community designed to serve as the premiere resource for information on UC technologies and solutions. As the UC space continues to evolve, readers can stay on top of trends and issues driving this exciting field. Check it out here.

Interesting news from right out of my own office. Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) and Digium, the Asterisk Company, say anyone interested in attending the upcoming Digium|Asterisk World conference can now register.

Digium |Asterisk World, collocated with TMC's INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO East 2009 is a 3-day event commencing on February 2, 2009 in Miami, Florida.

The companies also announced the launch of the new event Web site at

For more, check out TMC's Michelle Robart's article here.

It's All Happening at ITEXPO

September 18, 2008 6:26 PM | 0 Comments

A panel of business VoIP resellers attending ITEXPO provided a great seminar today on ways they can give system users greater control over Internet telephony call quality.

One big player at the convention is 8x8. The Santa Clara-based company earlier made a big splash with the announcement it is now providing, through its Packet8 VoIP services, the SIP trunking for Microsoft Response Point.

TMCnet Editor Mike Dinan has the full story. Check it out here.

Super Technologies Rocks ITEXPO

September 18, 2008 4:31 PM | 0 Comments

I was chatting with CEO of Super Technologies and DID guru Suzanne Bowen (who I hear throws one heck of an ITEXPO show party) and she was commenting on all the great traffic she was getting at her booth this week. In case you've been intentionally avoiding the DID and DDI space: DIDX, a registered and patented service of Super Technologies, Inc, provides an exchange of Direct Inward Dialing (DID) and DDI numbers.

Suzanne has a channel on dedicated to the entire market. Check it out here.

I had the opportunity to spend some time this week at ITEXPO with the folks at i2Telecom, the well known developer of patented and innovative Voice-over-Internet Protocol products and services. And I say innovative without hesitation after the team took home TMC's Most Innovative at the in Las Angeles.

It seems the company is garnering a lot of attention of late. Earlier this month CEO Paul Arena was featured this week on CNBC's popular pre-market show, "The Call." Paul was there to talk about the company's "MyGlobalTalk."

MyGlobalTalk technology makes digital-quality cellular VoIP applications available to Blackberry and Windows mobile users.

Stay tuned. Paul told me there are some interesting things coming soon.


September 18, 2008 3:13 PM | 0 Comments

When Dialogic Corporation announced its plans for a $28 million deal to acquire its long-time rival, NMS Communications Corporation, tongues were certainly agog.

And the buzz has certainly been present at TMC's ITEXPO West 2008 in Los Angeles where both outfits have a strong presence this week.

For the full story check out this inside scoop from TMC's Richard "Zippy" Grigonis.

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