Voice networking and VoIP

  • November 28, 2005 28 Nov'05

    The next version of IP is making slow progress

    The internet is a great place for history. For example, search for "IETF RFC 791" and you will find the original specification document for version 4 of Internet Protocol, as edited by John Postel, who shepherded the internet through its formative ...

  • November 28, 2005 28 Nov'05

    MEPs propose one-year data retention for police

    The European Parliament's civil liberties committee has tabled a series of compromise proposals for the retention of communications data to fight terrorism and other serious crime.

  • November 28, 2005 28 Nov'05

    Global news agency adds secure instant messaging to link to MSN and AOL

    Reuters, the global information firm, has launched a professional instant messaging service that will connect the financial community to the mainstream messaging services MSN Messenger and AOL Instant Messenger for the first time.

  • November 24, 2005 24 Nov'05

    The French come up with freeware ‘Skype-killer’

    A French software firm has come up with a ‘Skype-killer’ to deliver ’total eradication’ of Skype throughout an entire network amid corporate concerns that using Skype creates security holes.

  • November 24, 2005 24 Nov'05

    Salford signs £10m, 20-year VoIP

    The University of Salford has signed a 20-year deal with ntl Business to deploy an IP telephony solution and a Wide Area Network that links over 30 university buildings at speeds of 1GB and above.

  • November 23, 2005 23 Nov'05

    Scrap Skype, warns analyst

    In one of its regular research notes, Canadian analyst firm Info-Tech Research Group is calling on businesses to impose an outright ban of Skype, the undisputed leader in Voice over IP (VoIP).

  • November 21, 2005 21 Nov'05

    Oracle offers plug-in for Microsoft and other big announcements

    Short takes from this week's technology news.

  • November 14, 2005 14 Nov'05

    News in brief

    Short takes on this week's news

  • November 11, 2005 11 Nov'05

    Cisco and Microsoft join forces to make VoIP easier to deploy

    Microsoft and Cisco Systems have joined forces to make it easier for firms to adopt voice over IP (VoIP) systems.

  • November 03, 2005 03 Nov'05

    Microsoft buys VoIP firm

    Microsoft is to acquire Swiss voice over IP company to help boost its unified communications platform, Microsoft Office Live Communications Server.