• CompTIA Elects New Chairman, Board Members
    CompTIA has chosen a new chairman of its board of directors for the 2005-2006 period. Gary Gillam, vice president of North American Resellers Channel Operations for Xerox North America, was elected the association’s leader during the Breakaway 2005 Conference in Las Vegas. ...More
    August 5, 2005 Posted in News
  • CBL Launches Site for DRA Partners
    CBL Data Recovery Technologies Inc., a provider of computer data recovery services, has launched its online partner portal for companies participating in its Data Recovery Advantage (DRA) program. The company made the announcement at CompTIA's Annual Breakaway Conference in ...More
    August 4, 2005 Posted in News
  • US Signal Lights New Portions of Fiber-Optic Network
    US Signal said today it has lit the Wisconsin and Illinois portions of its long-haul fiber-optic network, as well as the Rockford, Ill., metro network. The company has been expanding its PoPs since February, giving telecommunications carriers, resellers and channel partners ...More
    August 4, 2005 Posted in News
  • Eschelon Lowers IPO Share Prices
    Eschelon Telecom Inc., a CLEC headquartered in Minneapolis, today set the price of its initial public offering at $14 per share. According to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, that price was lower than the originally expected $15-$17 range. Eschelon ...More
    August 4, 2005 Posted in News
  • FCC: Sprint and Nextel Okay to Merge
    The FCC today approved the proposed merger between Sprint Corp. and Nextel Communications Inc. Sprint says the companies now have completed all required regulatory transactions and soon will wrap up the merger. The deal creates the No. 3 wireless company in the United ...More
    August 3, 2005 Posted in News
  • CPT International Distributes Envox 6 Platform
    CPT International has joined the Envox Worldwide partner program. Envox Worldwide is a maker of IP software; CPT will distribute the Envox 6 platform as a hosted alternative to customer premises equipment installations.CPT International specializes in voice application ...More
    August 3, 2005 Posted in News
  • MCI Releases VoIP Suite to Wholesalers
    MCI Inc. said today its VoIP products and services are available on a wholesale basis. The company hadn’t planned to release the suite so soon, but says demand was high enough to warrant accelerated development of its VoIP enablement services. MCI’s VoIP wholesale services ...More
    August 3, 2005 Posted in News
  • Perimeter Internetworking Launches Instant MSSP Channel Program
    Perimeter Internetworking announced at the CompTIA Breakaway conference its Instant MSSP Channel Partner program, which is designed to help VARs, resellers, agents and other channel partners become managed security services providers instantly. The program formalizes ...More
    August 3, 2005 By Khali Henderson Posted in News
  • Qwest Cost-Cutting Lowers Losses
    Qwest Communications International Inc. today reported a lower loss in earnings than compared to the second quarter a year ago, crediting cost-cutting for the better results. The fourth-largest U.S. phone company showed a loss of $164 million, or 9 cents per share, as ...More
    August 2, 2005 Posted in News
  • Six Join CompTIA Convergence Certification Development Effort
    The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) announced today six companies have lent their initial support to the development of a base-level convergence certification program. Speaking at the association’s annual conference, Ed Migut, director of CompTIA’s ...More
    August 2, 2005 By Khali Henderson Posted in News