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Thursday, February 21, 2013
Unified communications Battle Royale: Cisco, Avaya feel heat from Microsoft Lync
Microsoft's unified communications system Lync is becoming so popular among businesses that it is the No.1 threat to the top vendors Cisco and Avaya. Cisco this week launched an online blogging campaign to point out Lync's shortcomings, and Avaya volunteered a nearly identical list of what it perceives as Lync limitations.
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The White House will now have to explain why it believes unlocking your cell phone is a crime. I just received a press alert from Derek Khanna, a former House Republican staffer who is leading an effort to get the government to reverse its interpretation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that criminalizes the unlocking of a cell phone. READ MORE
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The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is a little late for this weekend's Oscars, but the outfit this week has nevertheless revealed the first in a four-part documentary series on "The Future of the Network." READ MORE
When you think of technology spending at a company, you probably assume the IT department disperses nearly all the money, with a small percentage going to departmental tech like smartphones and cloud services. But according to Laura McLellan, Gartner's vice president of marketing strategies, 50 percent of IT spending outside of the IT budget goes through marketing departments -- on top of IT's expenditures on marketing technology. In fact, by 2016, 80 percent of marketing tech investments will come outside of IT, Gartner predicts. READ MORE
Before Jonathan Trull took over as Chief Information Security Office for the state of Colorado in 2012, he had already been working in the Colorado Office of the State Auditor for a decade. As the Deputy State Auditor, he was responsible for overseeing annual audits of the state's systems. READ MORE
While speaking at Stanfords' Graduate School of Business yesterday, Apple board member Art Levinson spoke about his role as a board member and life at Apple without Steve Jobs. It's been about 16 months since Jobs passed away, but the presence of the former CEO is still felt at Apple, Levinson explained. READ MORE
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