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ShoreTel Shoots Down Mitel
Mitel appears intent on augmenting its presence in the United States. Today, it was announced that earlier in the month Mitel offered ShoreTel $540 million to purchase the fellow IP phone systems and software provider. One would think the two could play nice but some are referring to this as a "hostile takeover." ShoreTel has turned the offer down with minimal explanation.
Making the Move - to All IP
Old and outdated legacy systems are far too rigid, expensive and 'permanent' to meet the needs of a growing business today. With IT's proverbial hands tied by budgetary and staff restraints, the solution appears to be through the use of a common IP infrastructure. By migrating layers of networks, enterprises are offered higher productivity, flexibility and save money in the process.
As UC Grows, Companies Should Evaluate Their Options Carefully
The unified communications (UC) and IP communications market continues to grow, as anywhere, anytime collaboration becomes a core requirement for companies and their employees and business partners. Ubiquitous mobility, remote and virtual working and distributed workforces are all now common realities for businesses, and with the integration of real-time communication and business processes, companies can decrease costs, improve efficiency and increase productivity.
Apple FaceTime on Hot Seat for Patent Infringement
Apple's FaceTime video chat app is at the center of a new patent infringement lawsuit, brought by ITUS subsidiary Secure Web Conference Corp.
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