Unified Communications and Unified Messaging.

To traditional IT staff used to focusing on computers and their interconnections, the shift towards people and communications that employ a wide variety of devices, services and functionality is a new topic, even though most of them will be using some of the devices and capabilities themselves. Unified Communications, Unified Messaging and the technologies that focus on providing a cohesive environment for people-oriented services across this environment are the topics for this month’s edition of the Technology Brief, together with the usual round up of news from across the industry.