Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Digium’s Respoke SDKs add WebRTC

Microsoft begins private beta of Skype for Business apps for iOS, Android | FCC requires consumer protections in telephone transition to IP

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Digium's Respoke SDKs add WebRTC
Digium has released software development kits (SDKs) for Android and iOS designed to simplify the process of creating in-app communications capabilities to mobile applications.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

WHITE PAPER: Level 3 Communications

Driving Your Cloud Strategy with Private Network Solutions
There is no understating the impact of security and network connectivity on today's cloud environments. Yes, clouds can scale, expedite processing, and reduce costs, but they also incur risks associated with multi-tenancy, availability, and access control. Learn More

WHITE PAPER: Absolute Software Corporation

Top 6 Security Tips for Microsoft Windows 10
One of the top priorities must be ensuring that existing devices are secure and remain secure during and after the transition from one OS version to another. Download this whitepaper. Learn More

Microsoft begins private beta of Skype for Business apps for iOS, Android
Microsoft will begin inviting users to test the new iOS and Android apps of Skype for Business, the enterprise communications software whose latest version was launched a few months ago.The preview will include a number of benefits including a redesigned in-call experience. The new call screen features larger buttons to make it easier to manage a call on a phone’s smaller screen. The app’s new dashboard is designed to make communication easier by pulling a user’s most recent conversations, upcoming meetings and the ability to search all their contacts into one place.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


Architects Lead the Way for Data-Driven Apps
Application architects are facing the challenges of keeping up with social, mobile and big data applications as business demands increase. To successfully meet these demands, they must identify, build and deliver modern apps while supporting IT. Learn how application architects can deliver long-lasting apps while reducing risk, complexity and cost. Learn more >>

FCC requires consumer protections in telephone transition to IP
Telecom carriers must get permission from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to replace their copper networks with Internet Protocol-based systems if the change will result in discontinued or reduced voice services for customers.The FCC also voted Thursday to require telecom carriers planning to retire traditional telephone networks to notify both residential and business customers three months in advance and to notify connecting carriers six months in advance. The rules will also require carriers to give customers an option to purchase battery backups for their replacement VoIP service.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


Secrets to Better Engage the Mobile Consumer
Customer behaviors and expectations are rapidly evolving, so businesses must track and understand these changes in order to succed in customer experience management (CEM) initiatives. This report outlines how marketers maximize CEM program results by delivering targeted push notifications to customers' mobile devices. Learn More

Why SharePoint is the last great on-premises application
At the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) last month in Orlando, we heard many of the same grumblings we’ve been hearing about Microsoft for years now: They don’t care about on-premises servers. They’re leaving IT administrators in the dust and hanging them out to dry while forcing Azure and Office 365 content on everyone. They’re ignoring the small and medium business.It’s hard to ignore this trend. It’s also true that the cost-to-benefit ratio continues to decrease to the point where common sense favors moving many workloads up to the cloud where you can transform capex and personnel expense to opex that scales up and down very easily.But SharePoint Server is such a sticky product with tentacles everywhere in the enterprise that it may well be the last great on-premises application. Let’s explore why.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

IDG Contributor Network: Wi-Fi can see through walls, researchers say
If you thought Wi-Fi was merely good for getting online, think again. Surveillance, military combat awareness and thwarting hostage-taking are three new uses for the technology. Researchers say that they have figured out a way to use every-day home wireless Wi-Fi signals in a similar way to radar. They say they can see movement through walls with it.Radar “In a security situation, if somebody’s hiding in a room, as long as there’s wireless in there you might be able to detect them,” says Professor Karl Woodbridge, of University College London’s (UCL) Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, in a university-published document about the tech on the Internet.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


User guide to Windows 10

Windows 10 officially launches this week, so if you're going for an immediate upgrade from your Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1 computer, this guide will get you up to speed as quickly as possible.


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