The Technical Case: Why XMPP Is Better Than SIP/SIMPLE for Instant Messaging

Network General Survey Shows Growth in Unified Communications

Article discussing the results of a survey on Unified Communications’ impact on network bandwidth. Shows the components of a UC infrastructure are contributing significantly to network traffic that the impact of UC applications is poised to become even more pronounced.... read more »

Beyond Antivirus: Redefining Endpoint

Symantec released “Beyond Antivirus: Redefining Endpoint,” its whitepaper. Details an endpoint security solution that provides the highest level of protection, compliance and control while minimizing the drag on system performance. read more »

All-New Yahoo! Mail Gives People Worldwide More Ways To Connect

Yahoo! released an update version of Yahoo! Mail, web mail service. Key enhancements: ability to send free text messages from Yahoo! Mail to mobile phone numbers, ability to send IMs from Yahoo! Mail to users of Yahoo! Messenger and Windows LiveMessenger, and performance enhancements, among others. Available immediately.... read more »

Enterprises struggle with collaboration tools

Article discussing the results of a survey of CIOs and IT directors on their companies’ current digital collaboration strategies. Concludes while collaboration and communication technologies are widely acknowledged to be beneficial within the enterprise, less than half of Canadian and U.S. organizations have actually developed a strategy that they’re happy with.... read more »

Birdstep acquires VoiceRoaming Technology

Birdstep Technology signed an agreement to acquire VoiceRoaming Technology AS, a provider of solutions for mobile VoIP, for NOK 31 million ($5.24 million).... read more »

Aladdin eSafe 6 Delivers Superior Inspection of SSL Traffic

Aladdin Knowledge Systems announced an update to version 6 of Aladdin eSafe, its content security solution. Adds an option that allows organizations to inspect SSL encrypted HTTP traffic.... read more »