The Lowdown on Enterprise Telephony

The lowdown on enterprise telephony is more of a low-up, with pure IP PBX systems sales growth of 3 percent in the first quarter of 2007, up 76 percent from last quarter, according to Infonetics Research. In the meantime, traditional TDM PBX system sales feebly lifted its head, after five quarters running of losses, showing a flash of life in a declining picture, marked by a sorry medical chart at the foot of its bed — negative 45 percent over the last five years. You can see which way … [Read more...]

Microsoft Communicates

It’s Mother’s Day and what’s Mother’s Day about except communication? All those phone calls and cards, not to mention all those flowers and chocolates. That must be why Microsoft chose this week to unveil a budding ecosystem of new devices designed to work seamlessly with its unified communications suite, Microsoft Office Communicator 2007, which debuted last March. OK, maybe the announcement was really timed for WinHEC this week. But if Mom has a computer and makes phone calls, … [Read more...]