A wide pipe on a wide-area network won’t solve delays caused by TCP

The price of bandwidth on local-area and wide-area networks may be dropping, but a trend towards server consolidation and the use of chatty network protocols means some applications have slow response times, even

Published on: October 5th, 2006 Greg Meckbach

Don’t blow $500 on an IP phone for users who aleady have PCs: Gartner

As telecom equipment makers aggressively market IP phones capable of running business applications, an industry analyst warns companies will waste billions on buying phones with large screens for users who already have personal

Published on: October 5th, 2006 Greg Meckbach

Gartner forecast on IP phone spending raises questions about redundancy of PC

Internet Protocol phones are more than just phones. With all the applications and input-output features, they are more powerful than the first PCs were, and in some firms, could replace a desktop PC.So

Published on: October 5th, 2006 Greg Meckbach

Gartner: Don’t waste money on IP phones

As telecom equipment makers aggressively market IP phones capable of running business applications, an industry analyst warns companies will waste billions on buying phones with large screens for users who already have personal

Published on: September 18th, 2006 Greg Meckbach

Vendors say apps drive VoIP demand but users motivated by long-distance costs

For example, IP networks allow unified communications and the integration of customer relationship management software.Long-distance rates in North America are supposedly low enough that the cost savings available over an IP network does

Published on: September 1st, 2006 Greg Meckbach