• iPhone Not Ready for Business
    While iPhone is buoying the smartphone market, analysts say businesses are not ready to embrace the device for large-scale deployments. Their reasons? Lack of security; no central kill command. Poor e-mail handling, e.g., no compatibility with earlier versions of Exchange ...More
    December 23, 2008 Posted in News
  • App Store, T-Mobile Cameo: Wireless Worst of the Year
    Are you rich? Do you want to be really obnoxious about it?At least eight people said not only yes, but hell yes over the summer by purchasing a $999 (that’s not a typo) iPhone application that allows them to put an icon on the device stating, you guessed it: “I ...More
    December 22, 2008 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Sierra Wireless ExpressCards Offer 3G Mobile Broadband
    Sierra Wireless (SWIR) has introduced the AirCard 501 and the AirCard 502 ExpressCard modems for HSPA mobile broadband networks, providing Internet and intranet access for mobile professionals.The AirCard 501 and AirCard 502 ExpressCards offer top download speeds of up ...More
    December 22, 2008 Posted in News
  • The Googlephone 2.0 Coming Soon?
    We’re just getting used to the Google Inc. G1 handset available through T-Mobile USA, but the march of innovation is steady, apparently: Rumor has it a so-called “G2” — a new version of an Android-based handset — will be making its way to ...More
    December 22, 2008 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • STS Adds Channel Sales Personnel
    Florida-based managed services provider STS announced several key hires in support of its channel partners nationwide expansion plan. Bob Jans joins the company as director of sales for STS. Jans has more than 20 years of experience in telecom, where he held senior ...More
    December 22, 2008 Posted in News
  • Check Point Acquires Nokia’s Security Appliance Biz
    Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP) will acquire Nokia’s (NOK) security appliance business in an agreement signed today. The two companies say this is the natural culmination of more than a decade of working together."For over 10 years, the security ...More
    December 22, 2008 Posted in News
  • RIM: A Rosy Storm Carries It Through Holidays
    A Storm for every stocking?BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. is having a happy holiday, this week reporting record sales for the last quarter, ahead of the holiday season.The news is for certain correlated to the launch of the BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Storm ...More
    December 19, 2008 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Samsung to Release Google Android Handset in U.S.
    Mobile device-maker Samsung is getting Googly, with the launch in the second quarter of next year of the second Google Android-based handset to hit the U.S. market.That’s according to a report in Korea’s Electronic Times: "Samsung Electronics is currently in the ...More
    December 19, 2008 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • NET Unveils VoIP Gateways for Microsoft Response Point
    Network Equipment Technologies Inc. (NWK) announced this week that Quintum, now part of NET, has made its new Response Point VoIP Gateways generally available through its North American distribution channels. The NET Quintum gateways have been designed to work with any ...More
    December 19, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • GreatAmerica Leasing Announces Personnel Changes
    GreatAmerica Leasing Corp. has promoted Stan Herkelman to president, David Pohlman to executive vice president and chief operating officer, and Joe Terfler to executive vice president and chief financial officer. Current executive vice president, Doug Olson, has been ...More
    December 19, 2008 Posted in News