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  • Cisco's Spark grows into a phone and meeting platform for the Cloud

    Cisco Systems is reinventing its collaboration tools from the bottom up, turning the lowly Spark text-messaging app into a cloud-based platform that includes videoconferencing and the core features of an enterprise phone system.

    Written by Stephen Lawson08 Dec. 15 20:05
  • The race for messaging supremacy

    David Gee finds some messaging platforms that you may not know about, including one that may win the race.

    Written by David Gee26 May 15 15:32
  • What’s all the fuss about messaging apps?

    Emojis, picture characters that emanated from Japanese messaging systems, have found their way into our everyday lexicon. However, there has been an increasing focus on ‘attracting our thumbs’ with the uptake of messaging systems booming worldwide.

    Written by David Gee29 April 15 13:43
  • Mobile data, messaging revenue overtake voice: Telsyte

    Mobile data and messaging revenue surpassed voice call revenue in the six months to December 2012, according to research from analyst firm Telsyte – the first time that data and messaging have overtaken revenue from voice in the Australian mobile services market.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett23 April 13 16:22
  • SMS and MMS to deliver government services

    The Queensland Government is to source SMS and MMS services as part of a new common use whole-of-government supply strategy.

    Written by Tim Lohman15 March 11 09:47
  • 5 open source groupware suites to watch

    Messaging and groupware is at the heart of business and applications most people use everyday. While the big names like Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes and Google Apps are increasing their influence, enterprises have several viable open source options. Of course, there plenty of complaints about the quirks and complications of the bi- name groupware suites so perhaps it’s time to give the lesser-known options a try. In this installment of 5 open source things to watch, we take a look at open source groupware suites which can communicate without costing the farm.

    Written by Rodney Gedda30 Nov. 10 10:45
  • Avaya bolsters contact centers, integrates Nortel technology

    Avaya is overhauling its contact center software with features designed to boost productivity and also to demonstrate that the company is brimming with innovation it hopes will attract new customers, and keep those it acquired along with Nortel's enterprise division.

    Written by Tim Greene21 July 10 05:32