Johnson Controls & Avaya Aura Unified Communications Platform

Avaya today announced that Johnson Controls (JCI) will be upgrading to Avaya Aura as the company’s new global IP telephony platform. This will provide new capabilities and a solution that supports the company’s commitment to state of the art communication technologies and lower costs. Avaya Global Services will design, deploy […] Read more »

Alcatel-Lucent OpenPlug Studio Toolkit License Now Free

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced two initiatives to fuel the growth of applications that work across platforms and devices. Effective immediately, OpenPlug Studio (formerly OpenPlug ELIPS Studio) will now be available to application developers free of charge. OpenPlug Studio is a development toolkit that allows developers to […] Read more »

Cisco’s New Green Data Center in Texas Showcases Private Cloud Deployment

Cisco today announced a new green data center in Allen, Texas, with an architecture deploying Cisco’s entire data center technology portfolio spanning computing, switching, and data storage access to support Cisco’s internal private cloud and deliver Information Technology (IT) as a service. The new data center demonstrates the value of […] Read more »

Cisco Acquisition of newScale Completed

Cisco has completed its acquisition of privately-held newScale Inc., a provider of software that delivers a service catalog and self-service portal for IT organizations to select and quickly deploy cloud services within their businesses. Based in San Mateo, Calif., newScale allows commercial and enterprise customers to initiate the provisioning of […] Read more »

Nortel Mediation Sessions Failed…

Nortel Networks Corporation announced that the mediation process that had been commenced in respect of the allocation of sale proceeds of Nortel’s various business and asset divestitures and other inter-estate matters, including inter-company claims, has ended without resolution of the matters in dispute. As previously announced, the Nortel entities that […] Read more »