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How cellphone calling is going all Internet
Wireless carrier EE, in the UK, recently announced that it is about to let customers make regular mobile calls over Wi-Fi. Big deal, you may say: we’ve been making app-driven VoIP calls over mobiles for years, with Skype, and the like.Well what’s interesting is that EE’s solution will be seamless. For the first time in the UK, you won’t need an app. It’ll just happen — using the phone’s stock dialer.The idea is aimed at providing voice service in spotty coverage areas.In the U.S., T-Mobile already has a virtually seamless Wi-Fi calling option on some phones, like the Samsung Galaxy S5. The idea is that you can select defaulting options in a Wi-Fi Calling Settings menu to use Wi-Fi for calls if cellular connectivity is unavailable.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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What should I look for in a Next Generation Firewall?
With so many vendors claiming to have a Next Generation Firewall (NGFW), it can be difficult to tell what makes each one different. John Pescatore of SANS Institute originally coined the phrase and now explains what he suggests enterprises look for when considering alternative NGFW solutions. Learn more >>

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How WAN Optimization Helps Enterprises Reduce Costs
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Why Hospitals Still Struggle to Sell Telehealth
Telehealth stands among the healthcare industry's few technology success stories. It brings virtual care to underserved or remote locations. It gives facilities an opportunity to export expertise or, conversely, outsource costly operations. It cuts costs for healthcare systems as well as patients.For many in healthcare, though, telehealth remains a hard sell. It's an innovation in an industry that's not used to disruption. It requires technology infrastructure upgrades that carry a hefty price tag or, in the case of broadband, rely on federal action. It disrupts workflows. It raises questions about licensing and reimbursement that are hard to answer amid changing business models.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Vidyo offers HD video solution for Citrix Virtual Desktop
Vidyo has announced VidyoDesktop™ Virtual Edition (VE), a videoconferencing desktop client designed for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environments. The new offer extends the Vidyo solution to Citrix® virtual desktop offerings including Citrix XenDesktop® and XenApp®.The solution features: Seamless interworking with existing Vidyo offerings or legacy endpoints, including the full visual collaboration portfolio. Ability to separate video and VDI traffic allows for optimum network and bandwidth management. Click-to-connect calendar integration and interoperability with voice and video standards designed for ease of use in virtual environments. The platform also enables integration of video into a variety of applications and workflows such as electronic medical records (EMRs), patient monitoring, financial trading, online banking and other vertical applications — targeting many of the markets that use VDI environments such as financial services, government, healthcare and education.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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Riverbed Optimization System: Technical Overview
The Riverbed Optimization System (RiOS™) powers Riverbed's unique line of SteelHead™ application acceleration appliances and Steelhead Mobile client software. RiOS is based on technologies that solve a range of problems affecting wide area networks (WANs) and application performance. View now>>

'Provider Sprawl' Complicates Government Move to Cloud
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