• The Big Move to IP
    Each company’s migration to IP will be a little different depending on their lines of business, goals, current infrastructure, budget and other factors. Among some more common scenarios, however, are moving from TDM to IP, consolidating multilocation systems into a single ...More
    August 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Database, Gateway Services Market Opens
    Stealth Communications Inc., owner and operator of the Voice Peering Fabric (VPF), announced in mid-June the launch of the VPF ASP Market, an online marketplace for access to telco databases and gateway services, including 411, 8XX, CNAM, LNP and SS7.The VPF ASP Market ...More
    August 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
    Ethernet Adapter Maker Plans Channel Program for VARs, SIs Neterion Inc., which makes 10-gigabit Ethernet adapters, is launching a channel program so VARs and systems integrators can market its Xframe adapters. The company so far only has gone through the first phase, which ...More
    August 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Expert Presents: Post-Merger Strategies for Solutions Providers
    John Macario SBC Communications Inc. and AT&T. Verizon Communications Inc. and MCI Inc. Sprint and Nextel Communications Inc. These megamergers and others in the communications industry have put the spotlight on consolidation. Solutions providers can find out what it ...More
    August 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • News Briefs
    Service provider Access One Inc. has hired two new executives. Jonathan “Mitch” Mitchell will serve as vice president of operations, responsible for the network and operations departments. He will provide technical and service direction for Access One and manage its ...More
    August 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
    Avaya Inc. is working to extend the capabilities of its IP PBX to the Research in Motion Ltd. (RIM) BlackBerry platform. Specifically, Avaya and RIM are in the final stages of VoIP interoperability testing between the Avaya SIP Enablement Services and the BlackBerry 7270 ...More
    August 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Product News
    ISA, MAILVISION DELIVER BILLING I.S. Associates Inc. (ISA) has partnered with MailVision Ltd. ISA’s billing system, TeleCount, now supports MailVision’s SIP Application Server, providing prepaid, post-paid, retail and wholesale billing for customers. The MailVision SIP ...More
    August 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Product Showcase: WLAN Access Points
    XIRRUS WLAN ARRAY PUTS APS IN ONE DEVICE The Xirrus XS-3900 Wireless LAN Array connects to the existing Ethernet network, and doesn’t require a centralized WLAN switch or appliance to operate, reducing the number of devices to install. Xirrus Inc. offers its WLAN Array, ...More
    August 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • CompTIA Pushes Solutions Providers Concept
    The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) has formed a new advisory council to help IT resellers evolve into technology solutions providers. Much of the council’s aims remained unformulated at press time, but the overall intent is to help channel partners ...More
    August 1, 2005 By Kelly Teal Posted in Articles
  • Contents Under Pressure
    When it comes to wireless content, most mobile operators turn to aggregators or cut licensing deals with individual companies to provide carrier-specific offerings as a competitive differentiator. However, the approach means an inherently limited array of content offerings ...More
    August 1, 2005 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles