• Open Source Controls 18% of PBX Market
    In a finding that will surprise many suppliers of traditional telephony gear and services, a research firm has concluded that open-source systems make up nearly one-fifth of all sales of enterprise PBXs.“We conclude that in 2008, 2.86 million open source PBX end ...More
    January 29, 2009 By Richard Martin Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Broad Sky To Resell HughesNet Business Solutions
    Hughes Network Systems LLC (HUGH) has signed Broad Sky Networks as an authorized reseller of HughesNet broadband satellite business solutions in the United States. Broad Sky resells business-class satellite Internet communications services in North America to ...More
    January 29, 2009 Posted in News
  • Edgeos Touts New Pricing for Vulnerability Assessment
    Edgeos Inc., a provider of private-labeled, managed vulnerability assessment services, announced it will add a new month-to-month-based pricing model to its existing suite of managed vulnerability assessment services. This new pricing plan enables smaller technology ...More
  • Reports: Obama to Name Symantec CEO Commerce Secretary
    Tech-savvy President Obama appears ready to appoint the head of network security firm Symantec Corp. (SYMC) as Commerce secretary.Published reports peg John Thompson as the frontrunner since New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson removed himself from consideration amid a ...More
    January 29, 2009 Posted in News
  • House Approves Just $6B for Broadband in Economy Act
    The U.S. House economic stimulus bill, passed late Wednesday evening, does contain provisions for broadband. Unfortunately, the amount of money allotted just isn’t all that much. House lawmakers – no Republicans, mind you – passed an overall $819 billion ...More
    January 29, 2009 Posted in News
  • Cisco, Inova Team for Call Center Digital Media Content
    Inova Solutions and Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) have joined forces to broadcast digital media content on call center LCD screens. The Cisco Digital Media System (DMS) empowers call centers to use digital signage to increase sales, enhance customer service and facilitate ...More
    January 29, 2009 Posted in News
  • NetScout Releases Sniffer Network Analyzer
    NetScout Systems Inc. (NTCT) has announced the availability of Sniffer Global, an enterprise-class software-based portable network analyzer solution for both wired 10/100/1000 Ethernet and wireless 802.11 a/b/g/n networks. Extending the company’s Sniffer Portable ...More
    January 29, 2009 Posted in News
  • Americatel Names New CEO
    Americatel, a provider of telecom services to ethnic consumers and businesses in the United States, announced Wednesday that Charles “Chuck” G. Taylor Jr. has been appointed president and CEO. Taylor replaces former president and CEO, Tomas Perez-Ducy, who left ...More
    January 28, 2009 Posted in News
  • Gmail Goes Offline
    Imagine your Internet connection dropping out, but still being able to use e-mail.It’s just that capability — sort of — that Google announced Wednesday for its Gmail service, via the “Gears” software. Gears plug into terrestrial and mobile ...More
    January 28, 2009 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Symantec Debuts Cloud-Based Online Workspace
    Symantec Corp.(SYMC) has announced the availability of the Symantec GoEverywhere beta, a secure online workspace that allows users to access their Web applications anytime, anywhere, using almost any device enabled with a Web browser. The GoEverywhere beta provides small ...More