Convergence > Unified communications

Aastra Telecom 700 UC solution

19 October, 2011 by

Aastra 700 is a UC solution for small and medium-sized businesses wanting the benefits of UC for mobile employees and to cut call costs and roaming charges.

Digium Switchvox 5.1 unified communications solution

27 September, 2011 by

Digium has released Switchvox 5.1, which adds fixed mobile convergence and further integration with third-party business applications into its VoIP unified communications solution, designed for small to mid-sized businesses.

Jabra ANZ unified communications headsets

23 September, 2011 by

Jabra ANZ has launched four unified communications headsets.

IP telephony sends GOMED boss on holiday

11 August, 2011

Goldfields Occupational Medicine (GOMED), an independent occupational medical facility, has let go of its legacy technology and telephony provider after the facility experienced three months of IT downtime in two years. A new telephony solution has given GOMED’s boss, Tim Spokes, the peace of mind to set out on an overseas holiday.

Demons call on the power of unified comms

13 July, 2011

The Melbourne Football Club (MFC) - also known as ‘The Demons’ - has ditched its 10-year-old POTS phone system in favour of a unified communications (UC) system that provides the club with free interoffice calls and greater mobility.

Infor Pathway 3.06 social media integration software

17 June, 2011 by

Infor Pathway 3.06 web-enabled software allows greater integration with the consumer web and social media assets like YouTube videos and Flickr images, allowing government authorities and councils to more effectively interact with communities.

ShoreTel 12 UC software

16 June, 2011 by

ShoreTel 12 UC software integrates, streamlines and improves telephony-based communications for enterprises. It provides easy access to high-definition (HD) audio conferencing, zero-download desktop sharing, XMPP-based Instant Messaging, presence, Microsoft Outlook scheduling and multimedia recording, all integrated in the core platform and available at the user’s fingertips.

Quest Software vWorkspace Connector for Android version 1.0

15 June, 2011 by

Quest Software’s vWorkspace Connector for Android version 1.0 enables users to securely access virtual Windows desktops and applications from Android tablets and cell phones.

Tips for a successful unified communications strategy

07 June, 2011 by Shervin Fathinia*

Without an overarching strategy to guide the use of unified comms technology, a UC deployment is nothing more than another technology replacement program. This article, from iVision CTO Shervin Fathinia, explains how to make the most of UC tools by developing a solid strategy for the use of UC in your organisation.

BT Onevoice converged communications platform

21 May, 2011 by

BT has announced the availability in Asia-Pacific of its converged communications platform, Onevoice, with Microsoft Lync (Office Communications Server 2010).

Unified comms helps clinic cope with growth

16 May, 2011

With plans to open a second practice near its Melbourne location, Airlie Women’s Clinic replaced its existing phone system with a unified communications (UC) solution, to help improve efficiency and reduce costs.

Meat processor forgoes 'Taj Mahal' of unified comms

13 May, 2011

T&R Pastoral, one of Australia's leading meat processors, has opted not to install a large, all-in-one unified communications (UC) system, but instead implement what it calls a "small" system, with the option of adding more later on.

Health services win with Winn at the helm

06 May, 2011 by Merri Mack

Brett Winn is Executive General Manager - Information Technology at Medibank Health Solutions, where he is responsible for improving the delivery of health services using technology. Specifically, he must reduce costs, streamline processes and improve the quality of patient care. He revels in this position despite the stresses, and wants to see government take a greater role in the delivery of health services to the community.

Jabra PC Suite v2.4.3 software

13 April, 2011 by

The Jabra PC Suite v2.4.3 software provides easy-to-implement remote call control capabilities for Cisco UC client users.

Beyond the EHR: telehealth technologies in Australia

07 March, 2011 by

Recently in Voice+Data we looked at the plans for Australia’s national e-health network and, in particular, the politics that have delayed its introduction. This month Andrew Collins takes a look at the actual technologies involved, the benefit they bring to remote areas and obstacles to their adoption. There is hope but there is a long way to go.

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