Unlocking the value of unified communications: 7 benefits by the numbers

After exploring the drivers of unified communications in a recent webinar, last week Rogers and ITWC explored the value of bringing your communications together through the data centre – and the benefits are

Published on: May 26th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Free and easy email encryption with Enlocked

Like many people, I rely heavily on email to communicate with all sorts of folks. And sometimes, whether it's sending tax information to my husband or credit card information to the owner of

Published on: April 4th, 2012 Liane Cassavoy

Avaya IP Office 8.0 to wean users from Nortel system

With the end-of-sale date of the Nortel-based Business Communication Manager telecom system coming up in a little less than two months, Avaya Inc., today announced the release of a new unified communication system

Published on: January 11th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Windows 8 hardware requirements same as Windows 7 or lower: Microsoft

Microsoft's annual partner conference last week featured previews of the Windows 8 server and desktop operating systems, talk of integration between Skype and Lync, and a barrage of insults aimed at the company's

Published on: July 15th, 2011 Jon Brodkin

Ditching Bell’s landline for Rogers’ hosted VoIP service

Don't count on dulcet elevator tunes if your call ever gets put on hold at Toronto creative and interactive marketing agency Derooted. You could get some current pop number when dialing for Michael

Published on: July 4th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Telus offers Cisco UC products to SMBs

Telus has partnered with networking product manufacturer Cisco to deliver unified communication suites to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Telus will be offering “clear and simple” wireless plans on its 4G wireless networks

Published on: June 1st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Cisco shrinks Catalyst Ethernet switches

Cisco this week is rolling out two lines of Catalyst Ethernet switches in compact form factors intended for deployment in workgroups closer to users vs. wiring closets. The Catalyst 3560-C and 2960-C Compact

Published on: January 11th, 2011 Jim Duffy

Are users ready to drop phones for videoconferencing?

In a famous exhibit at the 1964 World's Fair in New York City, AT&T Bell Labs demonstrated the Picturephone Mod 1, a small, oval device with a camera and a screen that allowed

Published on: November 26th, 2010 Stephen Lawson

Why going slow on VoIP adoption can be a good move

Despite the hype surrounding VoIP and the technology's proven benefits, some organizations are still taking baby steps toward converged networking.One such outfit is Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark., which has

Published on: April 4th, 2008 Jim Duffy

Canadian medical lab says new messaging system just what the doctor ordered

Greater messaging reliability and valuable time savings are crucial benefits BC Biomedical Laboratories Ltd. (BCBL) experienced since its move to a new e-mail messaging system based on Microsoft Exchange Server.Time spent on administering

Published on: February 27th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Determining business needs is key to navigating tech trends

Technology vendors are heralding in 2008 with a host of exciting communication technologies. The key to keeping your head above the upcoming wave is to set your sights on your business needs and

Published on: January 3rd, 2008 Nestor Arellano