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Top Stories of the Week - February 4, 2012

The new meets the old: First LTE to CDMA VoIP handover complete

Qualcomm on Thursday finally came forward to announce an LTE milestone that took place at the end of December: the first voice call to be seamlessly handed over from an LTE mobile network to a WCDMA network using Single Radio Voice Call Continuity (SRVCC). This is an important milestone because SRVCC lets the LTE-based VoIP/IMS packets be transferred to the legacy circuit-switched domain, unifying the old mobile networks with the new.

Broadvox GO! SIP Trunking Services now compliant with most Matrix VoIP Gateways

Matrix Comsec is a leading manufacturer of VoIP products such as IP-PBX, IP-Servers, VoIP Gateways and IP Phones. The global customer base of Matrix VoIP solutions ranges from small and large enterprises. To further strengthen the position in the enterprises and corporates, Matrix Comsec recently tested its products with Broadvox GO! SIP trunking services, USA.

“This compliance of Broadvox GO! SIP trunking services with Matrix VoIP gateways will help Matrix to strengthen its position among USA based small businesses and large enterprises”, said Sajeev Nair, Manager-Product Management for Matrix ComSec. The compliance of Broadvox GO! SIP trunking services with Matrix VoIP Gateways will become the cost-effective solution for SMBs and Enterprises.

Presidential Campaign MobileWebsites Lack Omhmp

Despite pronouncements that they are pro-technology, all of the U.S. presidential candidates have made fairly feeble attempts at building mobile campaign websites.

"It's appalling how poorly their mobile websites work," said Joshua Bixby, who has analyzed desktop and mobile websites of the Republican frontrunners and President Obama. Bixby is president of Strangeloop, a Canadian Web software company that has no connection to any of the campaigns.

In a blog post in which he shared his most recent findings about candidates' websites, Bixby says he encountered slow site load times -- some took several minutes on smartphones -- and basic functionality problems. Computerworld performed several of the same informal tests as Bixby did, and in some cases found even poorer performance than he did.

ADP Dealer Services and Cisco Are Driving Innovation With "Unified Communications" Through the Use of Video at Largest North American Auto Dealer Tradeshow

ADP Dealer Services and Cisco today announced the streamlining of the dealership selling and service processes though the use of new video-enabled products including the Cisco(R) Cius(TM). Dealerships that adapt technology designed to give shoppers a more enjoyable experience can realize an increase in customer satisfaction while helping the dealership generate additional profits.

ADP Is once again automating the consumer experience while improving Dealer Profitability Though Extension of Their IP Telephony Offering to Now Include Cius, telepresence

ADP is no stranger to assisting dealerships in their communications with customers. Since 2001, ADP has provided IP phone solutions that integrate with the ADP Dealer Management System (DMS) and CRM Solutions, which allow dealers to know who is calling before answering the phone, streamlining customer communications. Now dealerships can combine the latest collaboration technologies to enable completely new levels of customer experience and cost efficiencies.

Cisco and intelbras collaborate to meet needs of growing IP Telephony Market in Brazil

Cisco and Intelbras announced their collaboration to serve the growing Internet Protocol telephony market in Brazil. The companies are working together to help small and medium-sized businesses in Brazil increase collaboration by utilizing the recently announced Cisco Unified Communications Manager Business Edition 3000 and the licensing of Cisco Unified Communications technology for selected Intelbras IP phones and gateways, according to Cisco.

Cisco and Intelbras will make the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Business Edition 3000 available through Intelbras' 10,000-plus channel partners in Brazil. Medium-sized businesses - those up to 300 users - would be able to enjoy the benefits of a cost-effective Unified Communications system with professional features that can support future growth.