Fujitsu’s X923 cuts UC power consumption

Companies that deploy PCs incorporate phones, headsets and telephony software often incur substantial electricity bills due to their unified communication systems. Computers that go to sleep mode when not in use can save

Published on: March 10th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Lync compatibility with Skype, Android tablets announced

Microsoft Corp. is boosting the compatibility of its Lync instant messaging client with free voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service Skype, and adding Lync for Android tablets among its product offerings. At Microsoft’s

Published on: February 18th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Revlon saves $70M in IT makeover

The dilemma put in front of David Giambruno, senior vice-president and CIO of cosmetics powerhouse Revlon Inc., was could IT help sell more lipstick?After two years developing and deploying an internal cloud and

Published on: March 31st, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco rushing to fix broken VoIP patch

A vulnerability in its VoIP phones which could enable hackers to eavesdrop on conversations is proving doubly troublesome for Cisco Systems.The company said a patch it made to fix the problem is not

Published on: January 8th, 2013

Microsoft fires back at Google for ExchangeSync shutout

It’s tit for tat on the free email front as Microsoft calls on Internet users to dump Google Gmail for Outlook. Redmond's call came shortly after the search engine giant said it was

Published on: December 19th, 2012 Nestor E. Arellano

Toronto firm drives communication at Subaru

Subaru Canada is streamlining its communications using Microsoft Lync, avoiding the phone and email tag that were putting spokes in the wheels of their business.  Toronto-based Navantis Inc., a provider of enterprise software and

Published on: December 14th, 2012 brian bloom

Regina university to research e-governance

The University of Regina is about to establish a research chair in e-governance financed with $2 million over 10 years from Cisco Systems Inc.  The chair in the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public

Published on: November 22nd, 2012 brian bloom

BlackBerry Messenger to add voice

BlackBerry owners have had the ability to use voice over WiFi instead of a cellular connection for several years.But Research In Motion is about to add a twist – the ability to make

Published on: November 15th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Avaya gives UC promise for ex-Nortel systems

The disintegration of Nortel Networks in 2009 left several hundred organizations around the world wondering about the future of their telecom systems after the enterprise division was sold to Avaya Inc. On Tuesday

Published on: November 14th, 2012 Howard Solomon