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TIA logoArlington, Va. (Oct. 13, 2014) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, submitted comments on Friday, October 10, to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in response to its public request for input on awareness and initial experiences with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.

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Empowering BroadWorks Collaborate unified communications platform users to add both video and instant messaging to their functionality.

CTI Group logoIndiana IN (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 – CTI Group (Holdings) Inc., (OTC:CTIG) a global provider of carrier-grade software solutions and services which empower organizations through communication analytics, are pleased to announce the latest innovative features added to its SmartRecord® solution which will enable BroadSoft’s new BroadWorks Collaborate™ unified communications platform users to add both video and instant messaging to their functionality.

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New Study Forecasts Strong Growth for Cloud Business Email and Collaboration Across All Demographics

PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwired – Oct 13, 2014) – The latest study by The Radicati Group, “Cloud Business Email Market, 2014-2018,” provides an in-depth analysis of the worldwide market for business cloud-based email and collaboration services.

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Leading UK Telecommunications Provider Is Leveraging BroadCloud for Businesses Seeking Cloud-Based IP Voice and UC Services for Increasingly Mobile Workforce

GAITHERSBURG, MD–(Marketwired – Oct 13, 2014) – BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) today announced that BT will leverage BroadSoft’s BroadCloud® managed services for BT Cloud Voice – a newly launched cloud-based IP voice and Unified Communications (UC) service for business customers.

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Aruba Collaborates with Saudi Arabian Mobile Operator Mobily for Live Deployment of Passpoint Network

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Oct 8, 2014 – Aruba Networks (NASDAQ: ARUN) today announced that its wireless LAN products have been selected by the Wi-Fi Alliance® for the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint™ test bed.

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Award Honors ANPI VIP as Industry Leader of Business Cloud Services Solutions.

ANPI logoSpringfield, IL October 9, 2014: ANPI, a leading provider of Hosted Unified Communications (UC) solutions, announced today that it has won its third Product of the Year award for its Hosted UC solution, ANPI VIP.

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KIGALI, Rwanda, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The deadline set by Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and South Sudan for Telecom companies to cut down calling rates has expired, but some firms have not yet adhered to the call.

The harmonized calling rates agreed upon by Information Communication Technology ministers of the named countries are aimed at implementing the ‘One Network Area’ initiative of ensuring affordable communication services to accelerate trade and investment across the region.

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snom logoBERLIN (October 9, 2014) – snom technology AG, a leading developer and producer of IP solutions, has appointed its long-time Finance Director Guido Wohlers as Chief Financial Officer.

Wohlers has been with snom for over 12 years and has a comprehensive understanding not only of the company but also of its customers, their needs, and the rapidly evolving world of IP-based communications.

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Edgewater Networks, Inc. Unveiling New Products for Unified Communications Applications

San Jose, Calif. – Edgewater Networks, Inc.,  the leading provider of enterprise session border controllers for unified communications, today announced that they are a Gold Sponsor of BroadSoft Connections 2014: Power Up.

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Insightful Discussion Articulates How Microsoft Lync and SMART Room Systems Technologies, With Systems Integration Expertise from Carousel, Can Make Companies More Efficient

Carousel logoExeter, Rhode Island, October 9, 2014 — Carousel Industries, a leader in unified communications, managed services, data solutions and visual communications, invited experts from Microsoft and SMART Technologies to contribute to a roundtable discussion with Carousel on ‘The Future of Collaboration’ last week.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today President Barack Obama nominated Republican FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly to a full, five-year term on the Federal Communications Commission.

The following statement can be attributed to Chip Pickering, CEO of COMPTEL, the leading trade association for the competitive communications industry:

“COMPTEL congratulates Commissioner O’Rielly on his nomination for a full term at the FCC. 

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(Hamilton, Bermuda, October 8, 2014) – Logic Communications today announces a new partnership with Masergy Communications Inc. to offer advanced, managed Security as a Service solutions to Bermuda businesses.

Masergy’s managed security solutions help companies’ secure their digital assets with advanced threat detection and continuous monitoring.

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Tim Koxlien, Rural Health Telecom CEO, Tells COMPTEL Conference Telehealth Services to Grow Ten Fold, Need Upgrading

DALLAS (Oct. 8, 2014) – “Rural healthcare providers (HCP) continue to suffer from limited access to broadband speeds necessary to fulfill their rapidly expanding public and private Internet network needs vital for telehealth communications with patients and HCPs,” Tim Koxlien, founder and CEO of Rural Health Telecom, said at yesterday’s COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2014 Convention & EXPO.

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The Platform Upgrade Delivers New User Experience and Many New Features Designed to Help Channel Partners Capture Recurring Revenues While Delivering More Value to Their End User Customers

Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 8, 2014 – Today, CoreDial, LLC, a leading cloud communications software and services company, announced SwitchConnex 5.0, a significant software upgrade for its cloud communications platform.

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CLEARWATER, Fla., Oct. 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced the introduction of a new cloud-focused education and enablement program through Tech Data’s TDCloud business unit. Offered as part of TDCloud Academy, the program offers customized education tracks for solution providers focused on launching, expanding, and maximizing cloud businesses.

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Intelligent Transportation Society of America Chief Executive Brings More than 25 Years of Public and Private Sector Management Experience

TIA logoArlington, Va. (October 8, 2014) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today announced that it has named Scott F.

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October 07, 2014 12:49 PM Eastern Daylight Time – AVON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jenne, Inc., a leading value-added distributor of IP telephony, audio and video conferencing, unified communications, data networking and security and surveillance products, announced that it has been recognized as a recipient of the Avaya Learning Partner’s (ALP) Recognition Program.

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A new report released this week by leading global business consulting firm Bluewolf, and sponsored by NewVoiceMedia, reveals that organisations are increasingly investing in omni-channel cloud customer contact solutions across the service industry.

Further reinforcing the importance of integrated omni-channel communications solutions for elevating the customer experience, Bluewolf’s ‘The State of Salesforce’ report finds that 64 percent of companies will have three or more contact channels integrated with Salesforce Service Cloud in the next year.

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GreatAmerica Leasing logo(Cedar Rapids, IA) – – GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation launched three new financing programs today that are tailored MSPAlliance MSP/Cloud Verify™ members. The programs offer tiered benefits and rate structures that correspond to member certification levels. The rollout is part of the Unified Certification Standard (UCS) program for Cloud providers and MSPs.

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Over 100,000 plug-in downloads in 100 days as developers embrace WebRTC

Temasys logoSINGAPORE – Oct. 7, 2014 — Temasys Communications, a global startup building the next generation of Web Real Time Communications (WebRTC), has announced the commercial availability of its WebRTC plugin for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Apple’s Safari browsers.

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ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Allworx Corp, a Windstream (Nasdaq:WIN) company and award-winning developer of Internet Protocol based (IP) phone systems, today introduced Allworx View(TM) and Allworx View ACD, both detailed data management applications that can help customers control telecom costs, increase security, encourage responsible telephone usage, improve customer satisfaction and increase efficiency.

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CHICAGO, Oct. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Inteliquent (Nasdaq:IQNT), a leading provider of voice telecommunications services, announced today that it was the recipient of two ATLANTIC-ACM 2014 Metro Wholesale Service Provider Excellence Awards at this year’s COMPTEL Plus Trade Show held in Dallas, Texas.

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Telstra logo7 OCTOBER 2014 – Telstra’s multinational customers will benefit from superior connectivity to and from India thanks to a new agreement with Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™. The Network-to-Network Interconnection (NNI) will utilise Tata Communications’ 116 Points of Presence (PoPs), extending Telstra’s reach to tier-2 and tier-3 Indian cities such as Jaipur, Surat and Trichy.

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Pamela Clark-Dickson, senior analyst, Consumer Services, Ovum

Ovum logoSocial networking giant Facebook has swiftly closed its $19bn acquisition of WhatsApp, days after receiving approval for the deal from the European Commission. EC approval was a significant hurdle for the merger, which received approval from the US Federal Trade Commission more than six months ago.

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7 October 2014 –  TrueConf has released a new version of client application for Android devices – TrueConf Mobile 1.2.2. New version features a re-designed interface optimized for business users, extended user search options, avatars, improved sound and video, and last but not the least – lower battery power consumption.

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Lindenbaum integrates MS Lync to offer conferences for internal and external participants alike

Lindenbaum, a manufacturer of conferencing solutions for conference service providers, has announced availability of its Add-In for Microsoft Lync. With the new Add-In, Lync users can seamlessly book various ad hoc audio and web conferences with internal and external participants alike.

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