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Intel, Siemens Partner In VoIP Unified Communications

The technology partnership also includes collaborative research on secure wireless networks and VoIP products for specific vertical industries.

Antone Gonsalves

September 14, 2006

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Intel Corp. and Siemens Communications said Thursday they have agreed to work together on products for unified communications based on Voice over Internet protocol.

The technology partnership also includes collaborative research on secure wireless networks, and VoIP products for specific vertical industries, such as telecommunications service providers, financial services and digital healthcare.

The overall goal of the joint effort is to build for businesses real-time communication products that use dual-core processor technology and carrier class Rack Mounted Servers from Intel, and HiPath 8000 and OpenScape products from Siemens. The first step will be to demonstrate the OpenScape platform running applications such as personal portal, unified communications, video and voice conferencing and mobile clients, the companies said.

Intel and Siemens expected to show the first wave of jointly developed technology to customers in the fourth quarter. Financial details of the partnership were not disclosed.

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