Stories by Rebecca Reid

Report: Hosted IP telephony to fuel UM

When unified messaging (UM) burst on the IT scene a few years ago, the response was less than enthusiastic. But with hosted IP telephony (HIP) on its way in the next couple of years, the Yankee Group on Friday released a report that says it sees renewed potential for this application and that telcos need to adopt a UM strategy in order to stay competitive.

Crystal Decisions releases Crystal Analysis 9

In an effort to make data analysis seamless with reporting and put this power right into the hands of the end-user, Crystal Decisions Inc. unveiled its Crystal Analysis Professional v.9 and Crystal Enterprise Premium v.9 on Wednesday.

3Com sells carrier business

In a cash deal valued at US$100 million, 3Com Corp. announced last week that it has sold selected assets of its telecom equipment business to UTStarcom Inc., a broadband and wireless carrier network equipment company.

PolarSat buys broadband assets of NSI Global

Former employees of NSI Global's broadband division bought their previous employer's assets to form satellite communications equipment company PolarSat, it was announced on Wednesday.

Wi-Fi market to grow estimated 23 percent

Fuelled by increasingly cheap and reliable 802.11b technology, the worldwide wireless LAN (WLAN) market grew tremendously in 2002, according to a report by high-tech market research firm, In-Stat/MDR.

Crystal Decisions launches Enterprise v.9

Crystal Decisions this week announced Crystal Enterprise 9 -- the latest version of its report-creating software that boasts a cornucopia of new functionalities.