Welcome to the first ever edition of TMCnet’s Unified Communications (News - Alert) Software Week in Review.
Launched this week as the newest addition to the TMCnet Online Community program, the Unified Communications Software community addresses issues important to decision-makers in the UC market.
Each week, this column will bring you a run-down of all the top new stories related to unified communications software from the past week.This week, Mitel (News - Alert) made headlines with the announcement that it would be providing its Freedom Architecture, which includes the company’s Virtual UCC software suite, to power the communications infrastructure for Pite Duncan law firm.
Also this week, Jenne Inc. announced it has now partnered with Logitech (News - Alert) to distribute bundled UC accessories.
According to company officials, the accessories will be used to help mitigate typical challenges associated with IT sourcing and implementation and to offer compatible headsets, speakerphones and cameras used with desktop unified communications software.
In related news, VSee, a provider of instant and secure group video chat, application-share, and file-transfer technologies, is launching a new video calling plug-in for IBM (News - Alert) Sametime.
The offering will allow for one-click Web video calling and according to company officials is different from other solutions available in the market as it offers secure, HD group video chat and application sharing.
Finally, be sure to check out this article featuring an exclusive interview with Bob Wise, Executive Vice President with West IP Communications, and UC Division for West Corporation. Wise shares his thoughts on the UC marketplace from the past year and comments on his thoughts about what 2012 will bring - including the emergence of the cloud, advancements in cloud-based offerings and the value of choice in a UC solutions
That’s all for this week, be sure to check back with TMCnet for all the latest in Unified Communications Software news as it happens. Until next week...
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Stefania Viscusi is an assignment editor for TMCnet, covering voice and Voice over IP technologies. She also oversees production of TMCnet's e-Newsletters in the areas of Internet telephony and speech technology. To read more of Stefania's articles, please visit her columnist page.