Monday, October 13, 2014

Sonus Upgrades SBCs, Completes BroadSoft Interoperability

This 60-year-old photo says a lot about diversity in technology | BrandPost: Now is the Time to Migrate to an All IP Network

Network World Convergence and VoIP

Sonus Upgrades SBCs, Completes BroadSoft Interoperability
Sonus unveiled its latest Session Border Controller (SBC) software today, with new features designed to enhance interworking, multimedia capabilities, and collaboration platforms. Sonus also announced separately that it has completed interoperability testing with BroadSoft's BroadWorks. Read More

WHITE PAPER: Dell Software

The Top 10 Things DBAs Should Know About Toad for IBM DB2
Toad for IBM DB2 is a powerful tool for the database administrator. But it's some of its newer and lesser known features that provide the great productivity benefits in the DBA's day-to-day work. Do you know the top 10 features of Toad for IBM DB2? Download this white paper and find out. View now

WEBCAST: Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Integrating Mobility with Unified Access
Meeting mobility demands of 4500 students, faculty and staff at a university is no small task. Join this Webcast to hear the Director of Enterprise Infrastructure explain the steps Abilene Christian University took to deliver a new level of student-faculty interaction. Learn More

This 60-year-old photo says a lot about diversity in technology
As you’re no doubt aware, the lack of diversity in the technology industry has been quite the hot topic over the last week or so. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella thoughtlessly telling female workers to trust that Karma would bring them the raises they deserve set off a firestorm of criticism and online discussion. The controversy could ultimately be a good thing if it leads to real changes in women’s opportunities and treatment in the workforce. But despite all the discussion, I’m not confident that we’re about to be make real strides in diversity anytime soon.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

WEBCAST: Dell | Symantec

Mobility Debate: Manage the Device or the App?
Managing and securing mobile devices, data, and apps has become an IT imperative. This Webcast highlights the key criteria IT should evaluate before choosing a solution. Learn More.

BrandPost: Now is the Time to Migrate to an All IP Network
If it’s not broke, don’t fix it, right? That makes sense, except in the case of your network. Legacy networking technologies, such as ATM and frame, typically cannot support the connectivity requirements of highly-distributed workloads and applications. Advanced IP networks can facilitate seamless communications between multiple business and data center locations. And in order to take advantage of the latest mobile applications, cloud computing, and Software as a Service (SaaS), moving to an IP-based network is crucial. IP for your business For optimal network performance, businesses of all sizes must be able to tune a network to prioritize applications and reallocate bandwidth. High speed broadband capabilities allow businesses to leverage IP enabled services such as VoIP, unified communications, and video conferencing, which are often available as competitively-priced bundled service offerings.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

WEBCAST: Dell | Symantec

Solve Mobile Conflicts between IT and Users
Effective mobile security does not have to be a battlefield between IT and users. Join this Webcast to hear how to strike a balance between users' mobile desires and IT's need for control Learn More.

Quality of Service explained: How routers with strong QoS make better home networks
The devices connected to your router battle for bandwidth like thirst-crazed beasts jostling for access to a receding watering hole. You can’t see the melee, but you can feel its impact. Without intervention, the strongest competitors—a BitTorrent download, for instance—will drink their fill, even if it’s not essential to their survival, while others—a VoIP call, a Netflix stream, or a YouTube video—are left to wither and die.MORE ON NETWORK WORLD: 5 free Ethernet tools you should check out A router with good Quality of Service (QoS) technology can prevent such unequal distribution of a precious resource. You can dip only one straw into the Internet at a time, after all. QoS ensures that each client gets its chance for a sip, and it also takes each client’s specific needs into account. BitTorrent? Cool your jets. If one of your packets is dropped, it’ll be resent. You can run in the background. Netflix, VoIP, YouTube? Lag results in a bad user experience. Your data gets priority.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

New products of the week 10.13.14
Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Amazon Web Services and Brocade Read More

Why are so many reporting that Nadella apologized when he did no such thing?
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella hasn't come within a mea or a culpa of apologizing for his assertion Thursday that women should avoid asking for a raise, yet countless media outlets are reporting that he has in fact done so. Read More


9 useful add-ons for Google Docs

Here are nine that we found to be really useful and easy to use when you're writing, editing and sharing documents.


As network pros you understand that the value of connections increase as the number of connections increase, the so called network effect, and no where is this more evident than in professional relationships. Join Network World's LinkedIn and Facebook communities to share ideas, post questions, see what your peers are working on and scout out job applicants (or maybe find your next opportunity).

Network World on Facebook

Network World on LinkedIn


1. Could ultra-cheap, clean energy be just around the corner? The return of Rossi and the E-Cat

2. FTC slams maker of WordSmart -- touted by Alex Trebek -- for ripping off parents

3. Cisco reorgs trimming SVP ranks

4. Review: Surface Pro 3 isn't really what enterprises want in a laptop

5. Computer lighting startup Antumbra delivers "surround sound for your eyes"

6. Open source and free software graveyard, 2014

7. Guess how many U.S. lawmakers have a Windows Phone?

8. Gartner: Top 10 Technology Trends for 2015 IT can't ignore

9. Microsoft and the Windows Phone

10. Patch Tuesday: Windows, Internet Explorer need critical patches

Do You Tweet?
Follow everything from on Twitter @NetworkWorld.

You are currently subscribed to networkworld_convergence_voip_alert as

Unsubscribe from this newsletter | Manage your subscriptions | Subscribe | Privacy Policy

When accessing content promoted in this email, you are providing consent for your information to be shared with the sponsors of the content. Please see our Privacy Policy for more information.

If you are interested in advertising in this newsletter, please contact:

To contact Network World, please send an e-mail to

Copyright (C) 2014 Network World, 492 Old Connecticut Path, Framingham MA 01701

** Please do not reply to this message. If you want to contact someone directly, send an e-mail to **

No comments: