Ottawa firm overhauls VoIP network auditing solution

When looking at a network’s vulnerabilities the voice-over-IP system usually isn’t on the list of most IT administrators. But an Ottawa company says it should be, because like anything on the network it’s

Published on: February 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Birthday call: 10 years of VoIP in Canada

Ten years ago this month a new phone technology arrived in Canada: Voice over Internet Protocol. It offered the promise of slashing local and long distance rates by sending packets over an IP network

Published on: January 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Lync, cloud UCC to disrupt collaboration space

Microsoft Inc.’s Lync unified communication systems along with other mobility and collaboration trends will disrupt the enterprise communication and collaboration space in 2014, according to a report from market research and analyst firm.

Published on: January 8th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

CounterPath says its new SDK is better than WebRTC

Voice over Internet Protocol solutions company CounterPath Corp. has released a softphone software development kit (SDK) that helps operators, solutions vendors and enterprise firms hasten the rollout of SIP-based softphone apps for iOS

Published on: December 12th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Cisco’s opposition to Microsoft-Skype union blocked

The European Union’s General Court has ruled against claims by Cisco Systems Inc., that the $8.5 billion takeover by Microsoft Corp. of online video messaging firm Skype would harm completion. The ruling allows

Published on: December 11th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

The State of Canadian SMB

What are Canadian businesses planning to spend their IT budget on this year? Will that budget be greater or lesser than previous years? What technologies do they view as critical to growing their

Published on: November 11th, 2013 IT World Canada

Iristel picks Oracle for VoIP support

Canadian voice over Internet protocol carrier, Iristel Inc., has tapped Oracle Corp’s Acme Packet Net-Net Session Director to provide a single platform support for its VoIP services and customer-premise equipment and end-points. The

Published on: October 22nd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Secure Android handset still a go despite Indiegogo failure

While there’s a lot to like about the Android platform in principle, there have been a few security exploits that have left some people a bit concerned about letting this smartphone leader into

Published on: October 21st, 2013 Sean Carruthers

Hazy UC visibility clouds videoconferencing surge

Growing mainstream adoption of videoconferencing and cloud technology is being dampened by lack of visibility or enterprise management and IT administrators into unified communications (UC) user experience, according to a recent survey.In general,

Published on: July 23rd, 2013 nestor e. arellano