• Resellers Lock Up Revenue with Managed Network Security
    With threats to corporate networks becoming more sophisticated, many companies' typical security approach - installing firewalls and running antivirus software on its PCs - is proving a shaky defense. A new need for an approach to security that goes beyond the network ...More
    September 1, 2004 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • Living with Legacy
    The transformation of traditional voice networks to next-generation networks has been taking place in various forms since the mid-1990s. When we think next-generation, we typically envision a transition from circuitswitched to packet-switched technologies, or from a legacy ...More
    September 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • The Ripple Effect
    Dip your toes into the affinity marketing waters, and you could see a wave of business turn into a large pool of opportunities. In other words, the more organizations a company partners with to provide telecom services, the more referrals and income that company is likely ...More
    September 1, 2004 By Kelly Teal Posted in Articles
  • News Briefs
    OSG Billing Services Inc. has agreed to manage invoice presentment and distribution services for dPi TeleConnect LLC (dPi), a provider of prepaid home telephone service. dPi chose OSG because it needed to meet two-week turnaround deadlines, and wanted to the ability to ...More
    September 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • FCC Planning Wholesale Rate Freeze
    The FCC is planning to freeze for six months the wholesale phone rates telecommunications companies such as Talk America and MCI pay to BellSouth Corp., Qwest Communications International Inc., SBC Communications Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. charge for access to ...More
    September 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
    Like many other companies Sprint Corp. has stopped actively marketing residential local and long-distance calling plans in 36 states and the District of Columbia known as Sprint Complete Sense, which relied on the embattled UNE Platform. The company recorded 336,000 Sprint ...More
    September 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • MSP: Why Resell When You Can Own?
    ConferenceFlow, a division of service provider Powercom, is turning up the heat on conferencing companies by enabling anyone to get into the facilities-based conferencing business with its new managed service."The ConferenceFlow automated solution provides entrepreneurs ...More
    September 1, 2004 By Kelly Teal Posted in Articles
  • What, Where & How Much?
    You know channel partners are looking for opportunities to upsell their clients and expand their base by establishing new relationships. What you may not know or fully appreciate is that in channel partners' drive to sell more network services amidst changing company ...More
    September 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Products News
    BILLSOFT'S EZTAX INTEGRATES WITH ORACLE FINANCIALS BillSoft Inc. announced its EZTax software has been integrated with Oracle Financials, which is part of Oracle's Enterprise Resource Planning E-Business Suite. BillSoft's EZTax processes taxes for long-distance services, ...More
    September 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • FCC Rules on Fiber Builds to Apartments
    Posted: 9/2004 FCC Rules on Fiber Builds to Apartments By Josh Long The FCC says the biggest local phone companies building fiber networks to predominantly residential multi-unit buildings don't have to lease the infrastructure to rivals. The ruling comes in the wake of the ...More
    September 1, 2004 Posted in Articles