Sponsors

HD Voice News

Enterprise Connect 2012: From Enterprise Connect to… Business Connect

Tweet

A couple of years ago, VoiceCon morphed into Enterprise Connect because there was UC, there was video, and voice was just so passé. When I talked to Co-chair/CEO Fred Knight back in the day, he said the “sweet spot” for the show were enterprise clients with 1,000 seats or more. Big companies.  Multi-site companies. [...]

Enterprise Connect 2012: Avaya announces (big shocker) cloud services

Tweet

Orlando, Florida – Avaya has announced “Collaborative Cloud,” a “strategic framework” for cloud-based collaboration solutions using Avaya’s various products plus the “AvayaLive” suite of of public cloud-based collaboration applications. If you’re really shocked about this, you missed the 10 foot sign Avaya put up at IT EXPO East 2012 earlier this year.

As [...]

Enterprise Connect 2012: Acme Packet SBCs Microsoft Lync

Tweet

Orlando, Florida – SBC leader Acme Packet has announced UC vendor-neutral session management solutions with support for Microsoft Lync. The new solutions combine Microsoft Lync with legacy multivendor enterprise communications networks without compromising Microsoft Lync’s powerful enterprise voice features.

Key features of the announced solution sets include:

• Protocol normalization and interworking [...]

Enterprise Connect 2012: ADTRAN adds SBC to NetVanta and Total Access Business Gateways

Tweet

Orlando, Florida – ADTRAN has rolled out Session Border Control (SBC) software to its NetVanta 3430 and 6000 series, plus its Total Access 900e IP Business Gateways.

Targeted at the small to medium enterprise (SME) markets, the new SBC offering rolls into service providers’ need for a new CPE demarc device to handle [...]

Enterprise Connect 2012: GENBAND goes after the enterprise

Tweet

Orlando, Florida — GENBAND, like everyone else making network boxes these days, announced it is expanding into the enterprise communications market with UC and SIP trunking solutions, including support for mobile solutions.

The company is boasting of best-of-breed components to integrate mobile and fixed consumer devices into a “secure, feature rich” communications environment [...]

Digium does hardware–services next?

Tweet

Digium, the self-proclaimed “Asterisk Company,” is turning into the jack-of-all-trades company.  For Enterprise Connect in Orlando this week, the company has rolled out “the first” of a family of VoIP gateways.  Last month (well, more like two months ago), the company introduced its first IP phones at IT EXPO.  I’m betting a cloud services [...]

HD voice report work this week, Enterprise Connect next

Tweet

Things are a little dry here because I’ve got my head down this week working on the 2012 HD Voice News report, as well as trying to pack in a couple more meetings at Enterprise Connect 2012 in Orlando next week. 

I’ll be on site at Enterprise Connect – and at meetings – [...]

Enterprise Connect availability: March 27-28

Tweet

I’ll be on site at Enterprise Connect on March 27 and March 28.  

General topics of interest for this show are:  

Cloud telephony and the migration away from the tradition PBX model in an enterprise setting.  SIP interoperability and federation. HD voice and continued movement towards wideband voice solution in the enterprise [...]

Enterprise Connect 2012 on the event schedule

Tweet

Enterprise Connect 2012 has been added to the spring event schedule. Currently looking at a March 26 arrival with a March 27 departure.

Briefing topics and meeting schedule to be determined.  For a briefing request, email moo@vegascommando.com