Controlling cloud's side effects; Americans spend $43B online in Q2 2012

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> Empirix offers a pre-deployment assessment of authentication and enrollment solutions for contact centers and mobile app developers. Release

> Cisco, according to a rumor cited in a Tech World article, could launch a new Nexus 3500 switch to challenge Infiniband-based products. Article

> What is the definition of unified communications? Article

> Americans, according to comScore, spent $43.2 billion online in Q2 2012. Article

And finally … GENBAND's President, Services Business Unit, Jeff Townley, says a network transformation is similar to how a consumer would upgrade to a new computer or a laptop. Post

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