May 2009- Did you know that saving 1kWh of electricity is the equivalent of saving 0.4kg of coal and 0.4 liters of pure water while reducing emission of 1Kg of carbon dioxide and 0.03kg of sulphur dioxide? This paper provides 20 simple ideas you can implement now to make a difference in global warming.
May 2009- Executives are beginning to embrace the value of visual communication. However, IT managers must implement a complete solution — one that’s built on a scalable, secure platform that supports needed features and endpoints. This whitepaper examines how to ensure successful implementation.
May 2009- The combination of video communications, managed services, and unified communications is transforming the way organizations approach collaboration. This whitepaper explores the role of telepresence and the emergence of virtual MSPs within the context of enterprise communications services priorities.
November 2008- Enterprises are geographically distributed and teams are picked independent of geography. What are the key tools for interactive collaboration across geographic distances? NetForecast looks at "telepresence."
November 2008- Focusing on network and voice service management, QoS, and VoIP implementation, CA provides a presentation on troubleshooting converged enterprise networks.
April 2008- Videoconferencing is no longer a “grainy,” high-priced technology. Penetration in the consumer market driving is demand in the enterprise. Frost & Sullivan takes a look at the increasing interest in videoconferencing in this presentation.
April 2008- In this presentation focusing on software as a service, THINKstrategies says the added value of SaaS communities includes: practical best practices forums; continuous updates and new ideas; dynamic toolkit clearinghouses; real-time, aggregated data; and meaningful benchmark studies.
April 2008- From improper administrative access to stolen and lost devices, common wireless security vulnerabilities must be addressed to ensure proper management.
March 2008- Leveraging service-oriented architecture (SOA) can enable unified enterprises, thanks to a range of communications capabilities including rules-based call routing, advanced call reporting, priority call handling, and contact list management.
March 2008- With 230,000 members and 50 locations scattered across four states, Mountain America Credit Union deploys an IP telephony and video solution over a single IP communications infrastructure to improve member service and satisfaction.
March 2008- Voice service-oriented architecture (VSOA) expands on SOA, Web, and telephony industry standards while unifying voice/telephony and enterprise IT infrastructures.
March 2008- VoIP service management involves a host of activities, including performance and availability, troubleshooting, trend analysis, and inventory.
March 2008- The evolution to intelligent communications has created a new vendor ecosystem for ISVs and application developers.
March 2008- Open-source PBX software has growing appeal among smaller implementations. Now the big challenge for PBX vendors is how to drive interest at the enterprise level.
January 2009- Get real-world examples of how the benefits of keeping mobile devices functioning without interruption are felt on every level of business: Customers receive the service they expect; end-users can work efficiently, enjoying the promised benefits of mobility; IT has its burden lightened, freeing up time for proactive work; and the CFO can look forward to the results of effective mobility and a low TCO.
August 2008- Video on the Internet has taken off in recent years. The rapid growth of online video has been driven by widespread broadband connectivity, a growing number of site offering commercial video content, and the explosion of user-generated video content (UGV).
This paper presents Wipro's point of view on the benefits of UC, and describes our unique ability to combine telephony planning and industry-specific expertise with comprehensive UC solutions designed to meet the needs of virtually any enterprise. It also provides a technical strategy to help decision makers plan for adopting UC, leveraging existing telephony infrastructure while migrating to a full UC solution.
Unified Communication (UC) is an essential technology for improving organizational productivity. ...
June 2008- The convergence of multimedia technology with the Internet and the rapid adoption of broadband IP services for both consumer and enterprise communications is creating strong demand for improved digital media delivery. Video is at the forefront for home users as well as enterprise knowledge workers. Both constituencies are now demanding higher quality and easier-to-use video telephony and videoconferencing solutions. As a result, vendor and service provider interest is exploding along several different deployment and service ...
August 2007- Podcasting has become one of many ways companies can reach out to customers and investors - like blogs, news feeds, newsletters and other communications. So how can podcasting benefit your business? This white paper briefly outlines what podcasting is and what it can do for your business. The white paper outlines some easy steps that you can use to become a successful podcast user.
October 2007- "IN THIS SPECIAL REPORT Financial Services Relationships and Communications Will Change Significantly Over the Next five years. There is compelling evidence that there is a communications technology shift in financial services that will have a significant impact on how relationships are built and maintained. This effect will be analogous to the introduction of email. Just as email completely changed the way Financial Institutions communicate with their customers, their partners, and within their organizations, the coming ...
January 2008- Over decades, long-time media incumbents have finely tuned their ability to create and protect branded content and distribute it to consumers who access it through a particular device or network. But leading-edge consumers - bolstered by a stream of constant technological innovation - no longer want to play by those rules. They want to create content themselves. And they want to access whatever content they seek from any suitable device, unfettered by distributors conditional access ...
January 2008- The market for digital content is growing rapidly and is forecast to reach US$135 billion by 2010. The telecommunications (telecom) industry is focused on gaining a sizeable share of this market, as voice telephony revenues decline. With digital convergence blurring industry boundaries, telecom providers can now expand their addressable market to include areas of media and advertising that were once beyond their reach. Even in regions with low cable penetration, many operators are investing in digital ...
January 2008- Cable & Wireless is recognized for customer service and business leadership in the international telecommunications market. Cable & Wireless announced its intention to transform its disparate networks into a single, converged, integrated IP infrastructure. This next-generation network (NGN) initiative is motivated by the challenge of delivering industry-leading services to its customer base. Numerous and diverse legacy systems and an increasingly complex global network led to the need for a converged IP network. By collapsing the existing networks ...
January 2008- IBM BladeCenter H is a powerful blade computing chassis delivering superior performance, simplicity, high speed connectivity (4 x 10GbE) and rich telecom functionality ideal for Telecom Equipment Manufacturers and Service Providers. The BladeCenter H chassis offers higher performance for demanding Next Generation Network applications such as IPTV, VoD and Security, while maintaining compatibility with the entire IBM BladeCenter family. All the chassis in the BladeCenter family share the same set of blades and switches, and support ...
January 2008- This paper published by IBM explains that the IBM BladeCenter family is ideal for deploying telecommunications applications in the central office or data center. Telecom service providers can help lower the costs of servers in the network and quickly accelerate their revenues, by leveraging the best from this family of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) platforms. Through BladeCenters unparalleled support for highly diverse legacy and emerging Next Generation Network applications such as IPTV and IMS, as well ...
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