Vodafone to launch VDSL service in the Netherlands; BrightNest wants to idiot-proof your smart home

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> BrightNest provides a new method to idiot-proof your smart home. Article

> Cassidian Communications provided its Geo-Diverse 911 solution for James City, Va., County Emergency Communications Center when it lost power during a recent storm. Release

> Vodafone NL plans to introduce a VDSL-based triple play service bundle in the Netherlands early next year. Article

> ShoreTel's Unified Communication solution for SMB Offerings received a "Strong Positive" in Gartner's report, "MarketScope for Unified Communications for the SMB Market, North America." Release

> CounterPath, a provider of desktop and mobile VoIP software products, will begin trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Aug. 20 under the symbol "CCV". Release

And finally … MPLS IP-VPN services now connect more international locations at reasonable costs. Article

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