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VoiceCon Orlando 2009

VoiceCon is recognized as the leading event for enterprise decision-makers who need to evaluate their options for migrating to IP Telephony, Converged Networks and Unified Communications. VoiceCon presents a unique opportunity for you to speak with the experts, hear first-hand the lessons learned by enterprises that are already making the migration, to network with your peers at the receptions and see industry-leading products at the VoiceCon Exhibition. VoiceCon is focused entirely on enterprise communications -- IP Telephony, Converged Networks and Unified Communications. It is designed with one fundamental goal: To help you maximize your investment in these technologies.

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Latest Content From VoiceCon Orlando 2009

Research Report: Telcos in the Cloud: Claiming a Seat at the Table

by VoiceCon Orlando 2009Jul 01, 2009

Given the myriad challenges telcos face to their core businesses, they cannot allow themselves to be left out of the emerging "cloud" revenue opportunity. They must get on the cloud bus or risk being thrown under it.

Also in this report:
- Telcos are beginning to insert themselves into the cloud conversation by approaching the cloud in a way that highlights their current network assets and network-related capabilities.

- A more expansive notion of the cloud holds the


Whitepaper: QoS & QoE: Voice Quality Across Distributed Networks

by VoiceCon Orlando 2009Apr 02, 2009

Enterprises continue to grapple with implementing quality of service (QoS), especially for real-time applications over the wide area. But just as important is the less tangible concern that?s come to be known as quality of experience (QoE). In this presentation, NetForecast discusses what you'll have to do to ensure that wide-area voice traffic metrics meet network-level QoS requirements.


Whitepaper: Unified Communications: Results From The Test Lab

by VoiceCon Orlando 2009Apr 02, 2009

Does Microsoft Office Communications Server Release 2 represent a major step forward for Microsoft in terms of supporting voice functionality that approaches the level we expect from legacy PBXes? Does OCS R2 perform up to enterprise levels of expectations? And how do other vendors? UC capabilities stack up to OCSes? Rob Smithers, from Miercom, a leading test lab, will let you in on their latest findings, including: Does OCS Release 2 support a critical mass of traditional telephony features,


Whitepaper: Organizing IT For Next-Gen Converged Networks

by VoiceCon Orlando 2009Apr 02, 2009

In the first generation of IP Telephony, the ?voice? and ?data? folks had to figure out new ways of working together to send voice over the ?data? network. With Unified Communications, many more stakeholders become involved: Applications developers, datacenter managers, staff in charge of directories and e-mail, just to name a few. In this presentation, Delphi?s Gary Audin addresses concerns for those facing the organizational challenges of both IPT and UC, including: When and why


Whitepaper: IP Telephony and UC: Getting More Bang from Smaller Budgets

by VoiceCon Orlando 2009Apr 02, 2009

Pricing for communications systems has been evolving rapidly amid the industry's move to software, with its pricing models. Now, as vendors seek new ways to sell products and push united communications (UC) in a difficult economic climate, they're trying even more different pricing strategies. Doug Carolus, director of operations and consulting services at Ncompass Solutions, looks at the range of pricing and licensing issues across communications capabilities, from basic IP PBXes to UC


Whitepaper: The Future Of Voice Messaging

by VoiceCon Orlando 2009Apr 01, 2009

Voice messaging systems became part of the landscape because phones need to be answered whether or not the called party was available. But with presence, IM, and related UC applications and capabilities, there are new ways to assess the value voice messaging and Unified Messaging deliver. Blair Pleasant, president of COMMfusion, analyzes the new options becoming available in this presentation.


Whitepaper: Four Flavors of Fixed-Mobile Convergence: Nortel

by VoiceCon Orlando 2009Apr 01, 2009

Fixed mobile convergence is coming, but different implementations are being proposed. Some combine Wi-Fi and cellular and transparently hand off calls between the two environments, while others depend solely on cellular service. Most implementations have employed servers that are under the control of the enterprise, but some cellular carriers are introducing network-based FMC services. In the current economic environment, any investment is subject to close scrutiny, but an FMC deployment has the


Whitepaper: Four Flavors Of Fixed-Mobile Convergence: Research In Motion

by VoiceCon Orlando 2009Apr 01, 2009

Fixed mobile convergence is coming, but different implementations are being proposed. Some combine Wi-Fi and cellular and transparently hand off calls between the two environments, while others depend solely on cellular service. Most implementations have employed servers that are under the control of the enterprise, but some cellular carriers are introducing network-based FMC services. In the current economic environment, any investment is subject to close scrutiny, but an FMC deployment has the


Whitepaper: Four Flavors of Fixed-Mobile Convergence: Integrating Wireless and Wireline Telecommunications

by VoiceCon Orlando 2009Apr 01, 2009

Fixed mobile convergence is coming, but different implementations are being proposed. Some combine Wi-Fi and cellular and transparently hand-off calls between the two environments, while others depend solely on cellular service. Most implementations have employed servers that are under the control of the enterprise, but some cellular carriers are introducing network-based FMC services. In the current economic environment, any investment is subject to close scrutiny, but an FMC deployment has the


Whitepaper: Hardphones, Softphones, And Next-Gen Systems

by VoiceCon Orlando 2009Apr 01, 2009

The demise of the desk phone has been predicted for several years now, but there?s little evidence of even much of a decline in desk phone deployments. In the current economic downturn, should there be a reassessment of the 30% to 40% of a new system? cost that?s devoted to desktop instruments? What?s the case for deploying a desk phone to non-customer-facing employees? In this presentation, Stephen Leaden debates whether budget cuts should finally force enterprises to revisit the