Tag Archive: telecom

May
12
2011

Wireless Broadband Addresses Emergency Response in the Big Apple

When emergency strikes, helping people understand what to do is of key importance. To enable that to happen in an orderly fashion, New York City and federal agencies have joined forces with the big four cellular service providers to introduce the Personal Localized Alerting Network. PLAN, a free service that will provide mobile subscribers to …

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May
11
2011

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Trunking – Adding Value to Unified Communications (UC)

When thinking about Unified Communications (UC), there are several moving parts to consider. It’s easy to think about UC as a complete solution, but of course, the more applications you have, the more integration is required across the business. On the most basic level, UC must be compatible with your IT environment, including having sufficient …

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Apr
28
2011

Who Owns UC?

This may seem like a simple question, but it’s not– and is another aspect of Unified Communications that needs to be better understood. If UC were just another piece of hardware, issues around ownership would be straightforward. Most businesses have standardized processes to account for capital assets, and this is why the ROI concept carries …

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Apr
26
2011

What if Unified Communications Were a Car?

One of the challenges – and attractions – of Unified Communications is that it means different things to different people.  Beyond telephony, there isn’t a standardized definition for what constitutes UC. To varying degrees, UC includes elements such as email, chat, video, mobility, etc., but any combination could constitute a solution. In many ways this …

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Apr
25
2011

What’s All the Cloud Buzz?

So if you’re like many of us in the telecom and enterprise networking world, you’re probably hearing all the “Cloud Computing” buzz and thinking, “Yea, another bunch of hype about the ‘next big thing’ in IT that will probably never materialize;” but, really, what is it? And what does it have to do with the …

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