IBM Taps Nortel for Entry-Level System i VoIP Solution
June 19, 2007 Alex Woodie
IBM and Nortel last week unveiled plans to launch a new System i-based voice over IP (VoIP) solution later this year. The offering, which will run under a Linux partition and integrate with Lotus collaboration software, will support organizations with as few as 25 users–a significantly smaller target customer than the System i-based VoIP offering that IBM and partner 3Com started shipping last year.
IBM has identified VoIP as a major new application area for System i platform, and for good reason: Organizations are considering the replacement of legacy PBX systems with software-based solutions that can do everything that traditional