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Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

Skype: Hello, this is Microsoft calling
Stephen Pritchard
public sector

Skype: Hello, this is Microsoft calling

Inside the Enterprise: Microsoft has paid a handsome sum for Skype. But how will it integrate it with its existing communications products?
12 May 2011
Microsoft confirms $8.5 billion Skype deal
Deal
public sector

Microsoft confirms $8.5 billion Skype deal

Skype gets acquired for a third time, as Microsoft closes a deal worth a whopping $8.5 billion.
10 May 2011
AVM Fritz!Box Fon WLAN 7390 review
AVM Fritz!Box Fon WLAN 7390
Network & Internet

AVM Fritz!Box Fon WLAN 7390 review

AVM may not be well-known in the UK, but the German company's latest wireless router is packed full of telephony features. Should smaller businesses a…
6 Apr 2011
Citrix GoToMeeting review
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Network & Internet

Citrix GoToMeeting review

GoToMeeting is an online meeting service from industry giant Citrix, but this isn't necessarily a guarantee of quality as Julian Prokaza finds out in …
11 Mar 2011
Make flexible working work
Make flexible working work
business intelligence (BI)

Make flexible working work

Flexible working is good for employers, staff and customers alike. Today, effective technology is available to give staff access to the same experienc…
31 Jan 2011
Netviewer Meet Business Edition review
Netviewer
Network & Internet

Netviewer Meet Business Edition review

Netviewer Meet Business Edition is an online meeting service bursting at the seams with features. But are they worth the £17 a month fee?
24 Jan 2011
UK lags in VoIP adoption
VoIP
Mobile

UK lags in VoIP adoption

Although Ofcom research shows the UK to be early adopters of tech, we are still miles behind other countries when it comes to using Voice over IP.
2 Dec 2010
Will all communications be unified in the future?
Unified Communications
Mobile

Will all communications be unified in the future?

Many companies are getting on board with Unified Communications, but Jennifer Scott investigates whether this model is the way all business communicat…
7 Sep 2010
BT boosts Onevoice to assist UC migration
BT
Mobile

BT boosts Onevoice to assist UC migration

BT has announced SIP trunking with Onevoice, which can now be used with Microsoft's Office Communications Server 2007 R2.
2 Sep 2010
Mobile VoIP set to hit half a trillion minutes
VoIP picture
Mobile

Mobile VoIP set to hit half a trillion minutes

Within five years, mobile users will make a staggering 470 billion minutes of VoIP calls from mobile devices.
1 Jul 2010
Cloud Net launches virtual number call-redirect service
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Mobile

Cloud Net launches virtual number call-redirect service

Virtual Number Service allows individuals and small businesses to use a geographical landline number and receive calls anywhere they like.
1 Jul 2010
Nokia waves hello to Skype for Symbian
Skype logo
Network & Internet

Nokia waves hello to Skype for Symbian

More than 200 million Symbian-based smartphones will now be able to make use of Skype.
3 Mar 2010
Draytek VigorIPPBX 2820 review
Draytek VigorIPPBX 2820
Network & Internet

Draytek VigorIPPBX 2820 review

We review the Draytek VigorIPPBX 2820 to see if its combined router and IP PBX capabilities make life easier than buying two separate products.
2 Feb 2010
VoIP market beats recession as revenues continue to rise
VoIP
Network & Internet

VoIP market beats recession as revenues continue to rise

The VoIP market is seeing great revenues as it continues to rise despite the recession.
10 Sep 2009
Logicalis wins £5.5 million deal with Leicestershire
Deal
public sector

Logicalis wins £5.5 million deal with Leicestershire

Solutions provider Logicalis continues on its mission to green up IT in local councils by making a deal with Leicestershire, providing its WAN, LAN an…
8 Jul 2009
Reviews Round-up: Bing!
Software

Reviews Round-up: Bing!

The week started with a ‘Bing’- as Microsoft releases its revised and revamped search engine. We also get a first glimpse of the Palm Pre and a SSD dr…
5 Jun 2009
Aastra 6731i VoIP handset review
Aastra 6731i
Network & Internet

Aastra 6731i VoIP handset review

Moving to VoIP based telephony doesn’t require having to use weird and wonderful handsets – we look at the reassuringly safe looking Aastra 673i.
3 Jun 2009
Windows Mobile gets voice recognition
Mobile

Windows Mobile gets voice recognition

Microsoft subsidiary TellMe has launched three new features for the Windows Mobile platform.
29 Apr 2009
3 offers free Skype to all users
Skype logo
Mobile

3 offers free Skype to all users

3 announces plan to let customers pay £1.99 for a SIM card and make Skype-to-Skype calls free.
23 Apr 2009
Nokia Siemens rumoured to be bidding for bits of Nortel
Network & Internet

Nokia Siemens rumoured to be bidding for bits of Nortel

Reports claim that Nokia Siemens has bid to buy bits of Nortel, including its VoIP and LTE units.
9 Apr 2009
Ruckus Wireless ZoneFlex review
Ruckus Wireless ZoneFlex
Network & Internet

Ruckus Wireless ZoneFlex review

Ruckus’ ZoneFlex makes deploying company or campus wide wireless networks as easy as falling off a log.
23 Mar 2009
Polycom SoundPoint IP 330 review
Mobile

Polycom SoundPoint IP 330 review

VoIP phones could bring significant cost savings and flexibility to your business. We take a look at one of the latest enterprise calls SIP handsets f…
22 Mar 2009
SpinVox and Skype cosy up on voicemail
Skype
Mobile

SpinVox and Skype cosy up on voicemail

Skype users can now benefit from SpinVox’s ‘visible voicemail’ magic.
4 Mar 2009
EU investigates criminals targeting Skype calls
Mobile

EU investigates criminals targeting Skype calls

An EU agency is concerned about how criminals are using VoIP tech such as Skype, and wants to investigate the issue Europe-wide.
24 Feb 2009