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  • Westcon Group Introduces CollaborationPoint
    Westcon Group Inc. said it has launched CollaborationPoint, a targeted program designed to help resellers succeed in the VoIP videoconferencing and collaboration market. CollaborationPoint is the latest addition to Westcon Group’s technology focused x-Point programs and ...More
    February 5, 2008 Posted in News
  • ACC Business Names National Sales Director
    ACC Business has promoted Sandy Butler Buchanon to national sales director, where she will integrate sales proposals, direct sales strategies and initiate new offerings, the company said. Butler Buchanon has been with ACC Business for seven years as a regional sales manager ...More
    February 4, 2008 Posted in News
  • Westcon Group to Offer Special Nortel Financing
    Westcon Group Inc. said it has created special financing terms for purchases of Nortel equipment. Westcon Group North America resellers who qualify can take advantage of interest-free financing for a period of 90 days on all Nortel products.Westcon Group North America ...More
    February 4, 2008 Posted in News
  • Hi-Tech Communications Score at Super Bowl XLII
    In light of the Patriots’ perfect season and the Giants’ string of playoff upsets, Sunday’s Super Bowl should be a particularly interesting one. But for those not content occupying themselves by watching what looks to be a riveting game from their sofas while eating Doritos ...More
    February 1, 2008 Posted in News
  • Microsoft Takes $44.6 Billion Aim at Yahoo
    Microsoft Corp. finally made all those rumors about buying Yahoo a reality Friday, offering $44.6 billion for the search engine. Microsoft said it will pay $31 a share for the company, a 62 percent premium over Thursday’s closing price. It is the largest ever acquisition ...More
    February 1, 2008 Posted in News
  • World Telecom Group Makes Personnel Changes
    World Telecom Group (WTG) said it recently hired Jay Rubin as director of project management. Rubin will be working closely with WTG’s CEO, Vince Bradley, to manage key projects in the company and develop new systems of automation. Rubin most recently held a vice ...More
    February 1, 2008 Posted in News
  • Motorola Possibly Selling Mobile Devices Unit
    Motorola Inc. said late Thursday it might sell its struggling mobile devices division. The news came a week after the equipment maker’s new CEO, Greg Brown, said a turnaround in the devices unit would take longer than expected and a couple of days after an analyst with ...More
    January 31, 2008 Posted in News
  • Offer Ends C Block Bidding, Triggers Open Access Provisions
    Things have taken a turn for the better in the 700MHz spectrum auction. After a couple of days of uncertainty, a bid came through that triggered the open access provisions on the nationwide C Block. The offer amount also ended bidding on that block, but the winner won’t be ...More
    January 31, 2008 Posted in News
  • FCC Makes a Move on USF Reform
    The FCC this week proposed three ways to reform the bloated USF but onlookers were skeptical about the impact of the proceedings, as it’s very possible there will be new agency leadership after the November presidential elections. Based on the joint federal-state advisory ...More
    January 30, 2008 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • Sprint, Clearwire Together Again?
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Sprint Nextel Corp. and Clearwire Corp. have re-started their talks to jointly build and operate a nationwide WiMAX network. The two had previously tried to do that before ending the agreement last November, leaving Sprint to alone ...More
    January 30, 2008 By Tara Seals Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony