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Aculab and AVST Partner to Improve UC


Aculab announced its Prosody X was chosen by Applied Voice&Speech Technologies for use in the company's CallXpress 8 UC solution. "Both companies have invested in bringing the value of Prosody X to the CallXpress user. We view AVST as the global benchmark in enterprise unified communications solutions and are certainly pleased that AVST has now released support for Prosody X for use with the CallXpress 8 platform," Aculab's Chris Gravett said. AVST's Call-Xpress UC platform offers call processing, voicemail, unified messaging, fax, speech and personal assistant for companies looking to deliver new solutions that enhance productivity.





Polycom DECT Technology Interoperable with ShoreTel System


Polycom's DECT cordless voice systems are now interoperable with ShoreTel's unified communications system. The devices that can be used with ShoreTel include the Polycom KIRK Wireless Servers 6000 and 300, as well as the portfolio of KIRK handsets. The KIRK handsets, which target carpeted environments and industrial facilities that need durable handsets, offer Shore-Tel customers more flexibility and choice to deploy its services. "ShoreTel certification of Polycom's SIP-based products reinforces ShoreTel's commitment to open standards and support for SIP-based solutions that drive the mainstream adoption of UC across all sectors," said ShoreTel's Kevin Gavin.





Interactive Intelligence Named Among 100 Fastest Growing Companies


Fortune Small Business magazine has ranked Interactive Intelligence among America's 100 Fastest Growing Small Public Companies. As a result of 10.5 percent revenue growth from 2007 to 2008, Interactive Intelligence was ranked 16th overall and 5th among its fastest growing technology companies. The company also achieved a 7.9 percent total return to investors based on a three-year annualized rate, ending December 2008. Software developed and offered by Interactive Intelligence provides contact centers and enterprises the tools they need to be able to effectively manage phone, e-mail and online interactions. These applications include automatic call distribution, interactive voice response, unified messaging, Web chat and more.



Zip Conferencing Intros New Conferencing Hub


Zip Conferencing announced its latest version of Conferencing Hub, an online conference call service account interface that allows customers to update their account information, add, change and delete moderators and conferences, control the conference call through their PC and access detailed real time reporting on conference call usage. " An easy to use interface to our conference call services puts the control of the customer's account where it belongs, in the hands of the customer," said Jim Miller, president of Zip Conferencing. Customers can now monitor and supervise all micro components and sub tasks associated with Web interfaced conferencing, including a single click feature for reviewing conference call recordings by ordering a CD or transcript or downloading a file.




Ensim and Broadsoft Demo UC with MS Apps for Telecom


Ensim Corporation and BroadSoft are demonstrating a new unified communication solution for SMBs. It features Ensim Unify, which fully supports BroadSoft's BroadWorks, essentially a Microsoft applications support platform. Ensim Unify Service Provider Edition Release 4.7.0, which automates the creation, activation and configuration of hosted IP, SaaS and application services, and BroadSoft's BroadWorks, which works seamlessly with Microsoft's Hosted Messaging and Collaboration (HMC) 4.5, Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 and Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 Release 2, have been successfully deployed as a combined offering by Outsourcery Limited, formerly Genesis Communications Limited, a U.K.-based provider of UC and hosted IT solutions.





Nortel Intros V6.0 of Cornerstone UC Solution


Nortel announced the release of an enhanced, software-centric, feature-rich Nortel Communication Server 1000 - also known as CS 1000 - a software-based, full-featured IP PBX and the cornerstone of Nortel Enterprise UC. Version 6.0 of CS 1000 provides even greater simplicity, resiliency, security, and openness to the customers. Nortel has already compared CS 1000 release 6.0 with the competing products and found out that the Nortel solution is up to 40 percent more energy efficient.




Esnatech, eOn Launch Mobile UC Software


eOn Communications and Esna Technologies have announced the launch of a new version of their mobile unified communication software for the eOn eNterprise IP Messenger for RIM BlackBerry devices. The joint release of the eOn eNterprise IP Messenger platform provides enterprises with the opportunity to offer full enterprise communications to BlackBerry users. Both companies have released a version specifically for BlackBerry users in the App World that uses the eOn Millennium and eQueue IP telephony platforms. This mobile application is offered free of cost and eOn users can access it directly on their device. Once the application is installed in conjunction with eNterprise IP Messenger server, users can link their devices to their office phone system and leverage BlackBerry as their office communication device.






Voxeo Releases Cloud Telephony Source Code


Voxeo has released the source code for its cloud telephony service, Tropo.com, to developers for free under an open source license program. According to Jason Goecke, vice president of innovation at Voxeo Labs, the company's preference is to compete on who has the best hosting platform and the best customer service, versus who can do the best job of locking customers into proprietary protocols and clouds. Jonathan Taylor, CEO of Voxeo, said the new Tropo source release demonstrates that cloud computing vendors can subscribe fully to open-source ideals, while avoiding the proprietary "lock-in" that often turn up in cloud services.



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