Day 2 of Demo: Mobile Takes Center Stage

By Anne Chen  |  Posted 02-01-2007
PALM DESERT, Calif.—Targeting enterprises with mobile assets, companies at the Demo conference here demonstrated a number of products designed to bring increased manageability, storage and even longevity to laptops, cell phones and another devices.

Some debuts were software-based and focused on securing enterprise VOIP (voice over IP) calls. There was a large contingent of hardware products, too, ranging from a new laptop battery to a third-generation laptop card that will allow IT managers to secure laptops remotely.

Click here to read about the plans of the Microsoft-Nortel VOIP alliance.

Nuvoiz launched a VOIP softphone; company executives said the device meets enterprise requirements that Skype does not. The Nuvoiz SoftPhone, which can be used on PCs and PDAs, supports SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) and XMPP (Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol), and is designed for large enterprise deployments.

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