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VoIP Week in Review: New Solutions Make VoIP More Affordable

April 23, 2010

By Stefania Viscusi - Assignment Desk Editor

Welcome to the latest edition of virtual-pbx's VoIP Week in Review featuring this week's top headlines in the VoIP industry.

This week, OAISYS, a provider of enterprise-class call recording and contact center management solutions, announcedthe release of version 6.1 of its Talkument and Tracer software solutions.

This new personal voice documentation and collaboration software makes use of the company's patent-pending Portable Voice Document "PVD" technology to create digital media documents from business telephone calls, thereby making them available to organize, retrieve, play back, annotate and share as required.

Also this week,  fg microtech announcedthe availability  of the fgVoIP Engine to allow BlackBerry developers the ability to integrate a third party VoIP technology with high quality full duplex media processing capabilities into the applications they develop for the BlackBerry platform for the first time.

In more VoIP-related news, Redworks, a diversified telephony, Internet and data services provider based in the Netherlands announcedit selected billing provider PortaOne's PortaSwitch solution as its main telecommunications services and subscriber management platform.

As per the agreement, PortaSwitch will power Redworks' integrated VoIP and hosted IP PBX services for SMBs as well as their IP payment solutions for retail businesses.

Finally, VoIP equipment provider VoIP Supply announcedthis week that their online store now includes newly upgraded Polycom Conference phones.

According to officials, IP 5000 conference phone is a great option for small conference rooms and executive offices.

"The Polycom Soundstation IP 5000 features Polycom HD Voice technology, SIP interoperability, and a modern design that is ideal for smaller rooms at an affordable price," officials say.

In addition, the Polycom IP5000 has a seven-foot microphone pickup range and small footprint, which is why the vendor is marketing it as a tool for executive offices and small conference rooms with up to six participants.

That's all for this week, but be sure to check back with virtual-pbx throughout the week for all the latest headlines in VoIP news as it happens! Until next week…

Stefania Viscusi is an assignment editor for virtual-pbx, covering voice and Voice over IP technologies. She also oversees production of virtual-pbx's e-Newsletters in the areas of Internet telephony and speech technology. To read more of Stefania's articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Stefania Viscusi



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