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Articles by J. Nicholas Hoover
posted in August 2006
It'll be a few years before some ballyhooed products are available, and the new technology faces the inevitable interoperability issues.
As this week's conference in San Francisco wraps up, one thing is clear: The buzz level of unified communications doesn't match reality.
Pressure rises for better ways of managing Web usage data, but conflicting interests will make agreement hard to come by.
Cisco CEO John Chambers boasted on an earnings call that Cisco is gaining market share against almost all its competitors and total orders are growing even faster than revenue.
I'm sitting here listening to the steady drone of machines digging holes so that Verizon can install fiber optic cables in my neighborhood. It's not bothering me directly, but it reminds me of another cacophony that's got me ruffled.
Businesses have been shifting to wireless, VoIP, and considerably more e-mail use, hurting Verizon's traditional base.