• News Briefs
    AT&T Inc. launched the Business Affiliate Network, a program that lets businesses and organizations earn commissions by promoting AT&T services on their Web sites. Participants earn commissions when visitors to their Web sites click the AT&T banner ad and buy a ...More
    February 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • New Directions for a New Decade
    THE SBC COMMUNICATIONS INC./AT&T CORP. merger approval and the Triennial Review Remand Order (TRRO) proved the golden rule of business — “He who has the gold makes the rules” — is alive and well.My company, Trinsic Communications Inc. (formerly Z-Tel Communications ...More
    February 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • PRODUCT NEWS
    F-Secure Offers Network Control F-Secure Corp. has introduced the F-Secure Network Control appliance that targets threats such as spam bots and DoS zombies, which typically cause ISPs bandwidth disruption, loss of revenue and over-burdened help desks. F-Secure Network ...More
    February 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • VoIP Unplugged
    BY 2006, ACCORDING TO ESTIMATES by Infonetics Research, 27 percent of enterprises will use VoWLAN, a figure that attests to the burgeoning use of Wi-Fi networks in businesses of all kinds. With that popularity comes a correspondingly ballooning need for reliable ...More
    February 1, 2006 Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • News Briefs
    iPass Inc. plans to buy rival remote access service provider GoRemote Internet Communications Inc. in a $76.5 million deal that is expected to close this quarter. iPass primarily targets users such as salespeople and business travelers, while GoRemote focuses on remote ...More
    February 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • ROUND TABLE
    “After the ’96 Act was passed, the general position of the competitive community was very favorable toward the Act and thought that it was a great effort by Congress to balance the competing interests and needs and really create a level playing field. Unfortunately, the ...More
    February 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • What a Difference a Decade Makes
    I HAVE BEEN A PART OF THE TELECOM industry for much of its competitive lifespan. The past 17 years have given me plenty of time to have witnessed most of the substantive changes following the divestiture of AT&T, including passage of the Telecom Act of 1996.At the time, ...More
    February 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • Network Assessments Key to Successful Convergence Deployments
    RESEARCH FROM MULTIPLE INDUSTRY sources suggests that 2006 will be another big year for the deployment of VoIP and other convergence technologies.According to a November 2005 report by Synergy Research Group, the worldwide enterprise IP telephony market increased by 30.6 ...More
    February 1, 2006 Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • viaVerio Resellers Get Business Management Tools
    Verio Inc., a subsidiary of NTT Communications and a provider of IP and managed hosting services, today released its Verio Reseller Business Tools, which help viaVerio resellers manage their businesses. The company said the $29.95-per-month service helps VARs automate ...More
    January 31, 2006 Posted in News
  • Cbeyond Extends Footprint to Los Angeles
    Communications services provider Cbeyond said today its footprint now covers Los Angeles-area SMBs. The company markets its products – including VoIP, mobile, security and messaging – largely through solutions providers. "Our sixth market, Los Angeles, represents a ...More
    January 31, 2006 Posted in News