• Sonus Slashes 40 More Jobs
    A month after chopping 50 jobs, Sonus Networks Inc. (SONS) is cutting 40 more. The VoIP equipment maker’s shares closed down more than 9 percent at $1.40 on Wednesday; the news was announced late Tuesday. Sonus expects to pay up to $850,000 in severance costs, ...More
    January 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • Obama Team: No Broadband Plan in Stimulus Package
    President-elect Barack Obama may want broadband for all, but it’s not going to happen just with the $800 billion economic stimulus plan being debated in Congress right now.Former FCC official and Obama transition team member Blair Levin, speaking at the “State ...More
    January 14, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Apps4Rent Augments Reseller Offer
    On-demand business application provider Apps4Rent LLC has announced additions to its Exchange hosting reseller program and hosted SharePoint reseller program.The Microsoft Gold Certified Partner offers turnkey plans starting at $6.95 per month, and allows the reseller to ...More
    January 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • Google SaaS Hits the Channel
    Google (GOOG) announced it is diving into the channel with a reseller program for its Google Apps Premier Edition. The office productivity SaaS suite is expected to compete with Microsoft’s growing portfolio of SaaS solutions. Google is offering VARs a 20 percent ...More
  • Nortel Caves: Equipment Giant Goes Bankrupt
    North America’s largest telecom equipment maker is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Canada-based Nortel Networks Corp. (NT) confirmed Wednesday it wouldn’t make a $107 million bond interest payment that was coming due this week, so it has taken ...More
    January 14, 2009 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • It’s Official: Bartz Named Yahoo! CEO
    Yahoo! Inc.(YHOO) late Tuesday afternoon officially named Carol Bartz its new CEO and said President Susan Decker is resigning. Bartz’s appointment is effective immediately, Yahoo! said. Decker had sought the CEO job herself but apparently she was seen as being too ...More
    January 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • AccessOne Names Engineering Director
    Access One Inc., a Chicago-based service provider, named Kevin Shannon as director of engineering, responsible for the company’s network planning, engineering, switching, information technology and translations teams.Shannon bring more than 13 years of industry ...More
    January 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Reports: Former Autodesk CEO to Replace Yahoo!’s Yang
    A new CEO reportedly is set to take over at Yahoo Inc.! (YHOO).The Wall Street Journal and other outlets say the embattled Internet company has offered Jerry Yang’s job to Carol Bartz, 60.Don’t know the name, you say? Bartz hails from Autodesk, a drafting ...More
    January 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • ConceptWave Takes Partner Program Global
    ConceptWave Software Inc. has unveiled its enhanced global partner program at Management World Asia 2009. The broadened scope of ConceptWave’s partner initiative positions ConceptWave Order Care suite of solutions as a mainstream offering in the service fulfillment ...More
    January 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Vocio Releases TEM Tool
    There’s a new Telecom Expense Management (TEM) tool from Vocio. It’s called the Telecom and Wireless Tracker 2.0. It’s Web-based and designed to help IT staff manage expenses internally.Vocio claims the software gives business the visibility and control ...More
    January 13, 2009 Posted in News