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Word is Getting Out on TalkingPointz

It’s a new brand.   It’s a new concept. It takes time, but the word is getting out. TalkingPointz Research reports are independent UC research that can be purchased ad-hoc, without a subscription. Check out what InsideCTI says. I like how it…

Social Blue

IBM is an impressive company – It has lived through more computational generations than any other. The company doesn’t have the fan base of say an Apple, or the fight evil of Google – but it does have impressive credentials…

Cisco and Avaya Leaders Again

Cisco and Avaya were once again identified as industry leaders. This time, by a new IDC worldwide unified communications Marketscape report. The report claims to use a “rigorous scoring methodology that produces a definititive assessment of each vendro’s current market…

Industry Update

The iPhone and iPad have broken more records than the iPod did CDs. Microsoft buying Skype was a game changer, but the new game remains a mystery. Here is the current industry round-up. Read it quickly as things are changing…

Conference Update

Telecom and UC, VoiP, telephony, or whatever term you choose to describe the convergence, concentration, and diversification of real time communications is indeed in a state of transition, transformation, disruption or whatever term you prefer to use to describe explosion. There is…

Is That A Tablet In Your Pocket, or…?

My problem with tablets is they don’t replace anything. My smartphone replaced a lot of things, my laptop replaced my desktop. My Kindle replaces lots of books. From what I see, tablets don’t replace anything. They are a new device…

World’s Collide: Phones and Home Automation

A Man’s home is his castle laboratory. My last post was about phones needing more apps – and here is a great one for the home. There are two things I believe every home should have – home automation and…

Upcoming Conference: NEC’s Consultant Symposium

NEC is holding their Consultant Symposium in Florida this May and intends to cover these topics: The New UC&C; Architecture NEC’s Vision and Strategy for 2011 Business and Technology Trends Competitive Landscape and NEC’s Positioning UC&C; and NEC’s Partner Technologies…