• Report: Ex-Vodafone CEO to Reject Yahoo! Offer
    The key contender to replace Jerry Yang at Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) reportedly is nixing the deal. Arun Sarin, former Vodafone Group (VOD) CEO, was considered the lead candidate to become Yahoo!’s new CEO. But articles started circulating Monday that Sarin wanted ...More
    December 16, 2008 Posted in News
  • Analysts: Mobile Phone Market to Decline in ‘09
    It’s time to rethink the notion that the economy won’t hurt the mobile phone market. For a couple of months, analysts and the telecom industry have considered mobility insulated from the world’s tanking financial condition. Now comes a poll showing that ...More
    December 16, 2008 Posted in News
  • Cbeyond Launches Web Hosting, SEO Tools
    Cbeyond Inc. (CBEY) has announced a new Enhanced Web Hosting service for small businesses. The service package includes a design-it-yourself tool, marketing capabilities and an e-commerce solution. Small businesses can purchase Enhanced Web Hosting as a base package ...More
    December 16, 2008 Posted in News
  • Seagate Announces Partner Program Launch
    Seagate’s new managed services arm, i365, plans to announce the details of a new channel program this month or next. Combining acquired services from EVault, Action Front, St. Bernard and MetaLINCS, the portfolio of managed services will target SMBs.Seagate will ...More
    December 16, 2008 Posted in News
  • Intermec Releases Microsoft BizTalk RFID Mobile Deployment Kit
    Intermec (IN) announced the release of an Intermec Device Deployment Kit to support Microsoft BizTalk RFID Mobile, making mobile RFID solutions easier for customers and partners to develop, deploy and manage.The deployment kit for BizTalk RFID Mobile extends the ...More
    December 16, 2008 Posted in News
  • Intelesys Named Digium Select Reseller
    Digium Inc., makers of the open-source Asterisk telephony software, and VAR/telephony agent Intelesys Inc. Monday announced a partnership wherein Intelesys will offer sales and integration of Asterisk-based phone solutions.Digium provides the Switchvox family of turnkey IP ...More
    December 15, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Interactive Intelligence Completes Cisco UC Interop
    Interactive Intelligence Inc. announced it has completed SIP interoperability verification testing with the Cisco Systems Inc. Unified Communications Manager, making it possible for shared customers to use both vendors’ systems without the need for middleware ...More
    December 15, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • IDC: SMBs to Delay, Reduce IT Spend Due to Downturn
    Thirty-eight percent of small businesses (those with fewer than 100 employees) are likely to delay spending while 43 percent of medium businesses (those with 100-999 employees) are likely to reduce spending as a result of the downturn, according to a new survey from IDC.The ...More
    December 15, 2008 Posted in News
  • Telecom NZ, Pactolus Offer White-Label Int'l Prepaid
    Telecom New Zealand International (TNZI) will offer MSOs a white-label way to add new international services like prepaid long-distance, using Pactolus Communications’ SIPware Prepaid Service.TNZI is expanding to offer a new suite of white-label services that allow ...More
    December 15, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • AT&T and the $1,500 Netbook
    Netbooks. They’re not laptops, and they’re not smartphones. They exist in that nebulous middle area — small but not too small, with decent processing power but they’re not the same as laptops. And they usually cost around $350. They’re ...More
    December 15, 2008 By Tara Seals Posted in News