Unified Comms

The unified communications puzzle has come together via video conferencing and various messaging technologies.

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    The Speech Quality Analysis of Push-to-Talk Services

    With the popularity of VoIP, Push-To-Talk (PTT) services over the IP networks have gained their momentum. This paper aims at essential design issues for the quality of service of PTT services. The authors explore the relationship between the speech quality and system design issues. MOS (Mean Opinion Score), which is...

    Provided By Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Allworx VoIP

    The Allworx family of IP based telephone systems and VoIP phones are designed to meet the communications and networking needs of typical small businesses, while also simplifying the setup and maintenance of the voice infrastructure for business owners. The primary mission of the Allworx product line is to deliver to...

    Provided By Allworx Corp.

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Voice Over IP, The Future Is Now!

    Computer Phone, IP Phone or Internet Phone, all are names for a method of communication called Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). Voice over Internet Protocol, what a mouthful! Really all it means is you can make telephone calls over the internet using your computer and your broadband connection. VoIP gives...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Voice Over IP, The Future Is Now!

    Computer Phone, IP Phone or Internet Phone, all are names for a method of communication called Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). Voice over Internet Protocol, what a mouthful! Really all it means is you can make telephone calls over the internet using your computer and your broadband connection. VoIP gives...

    Provided By VoIP Providers List

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Make Free Internet Phone Calls With VoIP And Save A Ton Of Money On Phone Bills

    Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is an emerging technology which allows you to make telephone calls over the Internet - many times for free. It is already starting to replace existing telephone networks, with many people and businesses choosing to cancel their traditional phone line and use VoIP instead. Why?...

    Provided By VoIP Providers List

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    The Challenges of Accurate Mobility Prediction for Ultra Mobile Users

    Realistic modeling of user mobility is one of the most critical research areas in wireless networks. Currently, several mobility models are proposed based on the analysis of real WLAN traces. However, the large collection of WLAN usage traces, seem to capture little mobility from the users. This paper focuses on...

    Provided By University Of Florida, Gainesville

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    White Paper: Automated Sound Quality Estimation

    Sound signal quality estimation acquires the increasing value with the distribution of mobile communications, systems of a synthetic telephony, VoIP and various portable sound recording and sound reproducing devices. The desire naturally arises to work out a way, which would provide objective estimation (i.e. independently from estimation of particular subject)...

    Provided By Sevana Oy

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    SIP Trunking With Microsoft Office Communication Server 2007 R2

    The Voice over IP solution is not only limited to corporate LAN infrastructure but has also extended to the World Wide Web This expansion is facilitated by VoIP carriers or SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) Trunk service providers, which allow corporate VoIP environments to communicate over the Internet and connect to...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Maintaining High Availability for Enterprise Voice in Microsoft Office Communication Server 2007

    The Enteprise Voice feature is dependent on various components of Office Communication Server 2007 and telephony infrastructure. High availability for each of these components can be ensured via various methods as outlined above. Choice of implementation may depend on various factors such as cost, complexity, and availability levels achieved Business...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Automated Conferencing: User Guide

    Automated conferencing is an easy-to-use audio conferencing solution that does not require an operator, but has the security of a reservation. This paper states the steps to start and join an automated conference call. The steps include scheduling the call online or by calling reservations number; give participants the date...

    Provided By InterCall

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Direct Event: User Guide

    InterCall's Direct Event conferencing service allows users to take advantage of the scalability and customization of Operator Assisted conferencing combined with the convenience of automated entry. Participants join the large event conference call by entering a passcode, eliminating the need to be connected by an operator. This white paper explains...

    Provided By InterCall

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Operator Assisted: User Guide

    Operator Assisted conferencing is a scalable, customized solution that lets the users streamline and manage their most demanding conferences. Whether the audience is a dozen executives, investors and analysts or a 2500 member sales force, InterCall brings everyone together in one seamlessly planned, managed and executed event. This white paper...

    Provided By InterCall

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Increasing the VoIP Capacity of WiMAX Systems Through Persistent Resource Allocation

    The Voice-over-IP (VoIP) capacity of a mobile communication system is a crucial point to become an International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT)-Advanced member. This is reflected by special scenarios defined by the International Telecommunication Union - Radio Group (ITU-R) to asses the VoIP only capacity. It is expected that future mobile communication...

    Provided By RWSoftware

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Implementing VoIP?: Cover the Bases

    Convergence of voice and data networks, in the first instance by implementing a VoIP telephony system, is gaining huge momentum in the marketplace. For example, the telecoms research company, Analysis, believe that mobile and VoIP will account for more than 60 per cent of residential voice spend in Western Europe...

    Provided By MorganDoyle

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Networking and Unified Communications for Government

    It doesn't take dire economic conditions to prod government agencies into finding better ways to carry out their missions. Agencies are continually seeking ways to either improve operational capabilities or decrease costs - preferably both at the same time. This holds true for network infrastructure, which is an integral part...

    Provided By CDW

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Body Language During An Interview For Job Searchers

    If you are currently searching for a job, a great way to add to your communication techniques is to be aware of your body language. It's hard to be confident when participating in an interview with a potential employer, so make sure you have correct eye contact, you eliminate the...

    Provided By Associated Content

  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    TechNet Webcast: What's New in Voice With Communications Server 2007 R2 (Level 300)

    Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 contains exciting telephony and enterprise voice capabilities. The presenter of this webcast discuss many of the new features in Communications Server 2007 R2 and explore the functionality and architecture with detailed demonstrations of both client-side and server side capabilities. The presenter also covers core...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) as a Communications Tool in South African Business

    Internationally many businesses have implemented Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) as an alternative to the traditional Plain Old Telephone System (POTS). The increased functionality of VoIP offers many benefits, including the enhancement of a client's shopping experience, effective utilization of staff, and possible cost savings. This paper investigates the use...

    Provided By Academic Journals

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    A First Look at Media Conferencing Traffic in the Global Enterprise

    Many enterprise networks have grown far beyond a single large site to span tens to hundreds of branch offices across the globe, each connected over VPNs or leased lines. With the emergence of the globally-connected enterprise and the trend towards enterprise all-IP convergence, including transitioning the enterprise PBX to VoIP...

    Provided By Springer Science+Business Media

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Steganography for Voice Over IP (VoIP)

    The functional and cost advantages of Internet telephony are evident. By today's technical standards, however, Voice Over IP (VOIP) is still less secure than traditional telephony. At the same time, the hacker scene is constantly looking for new weak spots and developing ingenious methods of attack to gain access to...

    Provided By Ain Shams University

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Businesses Are Benefiting From Unified Communications

    In past, technological advancements have provided businesses with numerous new and convenient ways of communicating. However, at the same time, this proliferation of communications tools has the potential to create unnecessary complications when people are using multiple disparate channels. Yet, with the advent of unified communications, such complications are removed...

    Provided By InterCall

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    The Avaya one?X Deskphone Value Edition IP Telephones

    Avaya one-X Deskphone Value Edition is a new, value-priced family of deskphones designed to meet basic communication needs in a low-cost package with the quality and reliability one expects from Avaya. The one-X Deskphone Value Edition family is designed for the same user profiles as the top-of-the-line one?X Deskphone Edition...

    Provided By Avaya

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Enabling Carrier-Class Unified Communications With Juniper Networks EX Series Ethernet Switches

    Unified communications can significantly streamline business communications by expediting business processes and boosting corporate responsiveness. However, to deliver this value, unified communications applications and services must be deployed on top of a converged IP network that provides carrier-class reliability, performance and security. Juniper Networks understands the unique demands unified communications...

    Provided By Juniper Networks

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    SIP Trunking Is Key to Accelerating Unified Communications Deployments

    Companies today are undergoing a significant transformation to a more global Anywhere Enterprise. Unified Communications (UC) is a crucial component in this evolution and organizations look to collaborate better with an extended enterprise. UC has the power to help companies lower the overall cost of communications, bring worker productivity to...

    Provided By Yankee Group Research

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Ease of Use in Web Conferencing ? Why It Matters

    Web conferencing is a revolutionary business tool. The technology's many benefits - which include saving travel costs, increasing individual and team productivity, and removing distance as a barrier for getting the right people (and customers) involved - has motivated many to become proficient at its use. But the recent dramatic...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    The Benefits of Computer-Based Audio Conferencing: Reducing Costs, Increasing Convenience, Improving Productivity

    Audio is undergoing a noteworthy transition, thanks to two significant factors: VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) and the use of Web conferencing as a business tool. This new Wainhouse Research white paper takes an in-depth look at the uses and costs of traditional audio conferencing, as well as the multitude...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Avaya Case Study: CSK Systems Corporation

    CSK Systems Corporation, as a BtoB service provider, is one of the core members of the CSK Group. They wanted Different voice infrastructure at each center made systems difficult to integrate. Then they turn to Avaya. They solved their problem by using Multi-site integration of voice infrastructure using Avaya Communication...

    Provided By Avaya

  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Too Good to Be True?: No, Ventelo's Avaya Interaction Centre Pays for Itself in 8 Months

    Norwegian telecommunications service provider Ventelo has been through a period of exponential growth over the past eight years. It was operating via a diversity of systems with little or no integration, no standard reporting tools and a complex paper trail. Ventelo needed one efficient system that could operate across its...

    Provided By Avaya

  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    National Heart Centre Chooses Avaya to Support Major Expansion and Regional Push

    With increased competition in the healthcare sector, the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHC) needed a communications solution that is scalable, more flexible and with richer functionalities. As NHC will soon move to bigger premises, the centre took the opportunity to begin implementing a telephony system which could later be scaled...

    Provided By Avaya

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    A Real-Time Cellular System Architecture to Experiment With UMTS/HSDPA in a Laboratory

    Now-a-days, wireless wide area networks (e.g. cellular networks) are also used to provide access to Internet and its services. However, protocols and applications not specifically designed for wireless links (e.g., TCP, VoIP) often require a deeper analysis when applied to such links. Performance analysis represents a valid method to evaluate...

    Provided By Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC)

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Green Conferencing: Meetings that Save Money, Increase Revenue & Save the Planet

    Discover how companies are significantly reducing costs and their carbon footprint, while continuing to drive greater revenue. View this on-demand Webinar to hear from leading experts about top business and cost-saving benefits of green online meetings and top tips to getting the most from your meetings.

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Expand Your Mail Server to Suit Your Needs: AXIGEN and Third Party Software Integration

    Lately, more and more companies that rely on IT services have begun to understand the true benefits of network subsystem interaction. Some of the well established examples are already accepted as being the de facto way of doing things. To a lot of people, the Apache integration with MySQL or...

    Provided By GECAD TECHNOLOGIES

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Video Conferencing - Fact Vs. Myth

    Video Conferencing is only for boardroom meetings - it's too much for the requirements MYTH - From YouTube to video iPods to HD broadcast television, the quality and ubiquity of visual communication is transforming the ways people learn, live, and work - and video conferencing is no exception. With the...

    Provided By Polycom

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Study of the Impact of UMTS Best Effort Parameters on QoE of VoIP Services

    This paper evaluates the performance of VoIP services over mobile accesses, with special focus on currently deployed Best Effort UMTS networks. There are different configuration parameters that have a great impact on end users' perception of quality. This paper tries to help understanding the impact of those parameters, and how...

    Provided By University of the Basque Country

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Open IMS Core With VoIP Quality Adaptation

    As IMS becomes more available to academia and industry, the requirements for IMS clients are growing faster than ever. From all IMS components, IMS clients are vital components for the success of overall services provided by the IMS. Most of ongoing research is focusing on adding more services on clients...

    Provided By University of Plymouth

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    UC2 Software: Reduce Cost and Unleash Collaborative Power

    In 2009 you can immediately help reduce IT and travel costs, while simultaneously improving communications and collaboration with office, remote and mobile co-workers, customers, partners and extended networks. It's time to move beyond just IM and unleash the platform power of IBM Lotus Sametime to add communications capabilities to all...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Traffic Morphing: An Efficient Defense Against Statistical Traffic Analysis

    Recent work has shown that properties of network traffic that remain observable after encryption, namely packet sizes and timing, can reveal surprising information about the traffic's contents (e.g., the language of a VoIP call, passwords in secure shell logins, or even web browsing habits). While there are some legitimate uses...

    Provided By Johns Hopkins University

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    InterCall Unified Meeting

    Using basic business communication tools can help to reach someone for a live conversation or distribute information to groups of people. Communicating with employees, teams, customers and partners shouldn't be difficult. It should be simple, like turning on a light switch. Users should have a tool that lets them shed...

    Provided By InterCall

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    InterCall Unified Meeting: User Guide

    InterCall Unified Meeting lets users quickly and easily bring people together - from anywhere in the world - so they can see what they want to show them, hear what they have to say and interact in order to learn, collaborate and make decisions. Users get audio, web and video...

    Provided By InterCall

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    New Phone System Helps Horse Farm Operate More Efficiently

    Badifarm owner has five ranch hands and two office staff who involved in every aspect, their challenges are to improve customer service, enhance communication between farm workers and office staff and reduce telecommunications costs. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Deployed to Cisco Unified Communications 500 Series provides a...

    Provided By Cisco Systems