Plantronics has announced two new headsets optimized for Microsoft Office Communicator: the wideband .Audio 630M USB binaural headset and the .Audio 615M USB monaural headset. Both promise an excellent quality of experience for users of OCS, and both retail for less than $50.For new users of PC-based telephony applications, a high-quality headset can make the difference between success and failure for the deployment. Plantronics is especially forward-looking when it comes toUC, whichintroduces new challenges and opportunities into the market.I think that as companies start to roll out software-based communications, it behooves them to make headsets a standard part of any end user's IT package, just as hardphones are today.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.