• iTEMize Adds Channel Manager
    iTEMize Technologies has announced it has hired Aviv Melmed as channel manager. The only person in this post, she will report to Mike Shonholz, director of channel sales, and they will together manage iTEMize’s national channel program. Melmed will be responsible for ...More
    September 26, 2008 Posted in News
  • Network Cabling Directory Debuts
    The Network Cabling Directory has launched a new online service which provides multiple quotes from pre-screened structured network cabling contractors across the country. Persons or departments in charge of their organization's office relocation or network upgrade can now ...More
    September 26, 2008 Posted in News
  • Skype for Asterisk Now in Beta
    Here at Digium’s Astricon event in Glendale, Ariz., today, the keynote speaker announced Skype For Asterisk to the thunderous applause of a few hundred audience members, probably mostly developers. The move potentially brings together Skype’s 338 million VoIP ...More
    September 25, 2008 By Paula Bernier Posted in News
  • FCC Tackles D Block … Again
    The FCC is proposing to halve the minimum reserve price on the D Block, the swath of 700MHz spectrum that didn’t sell earlier this year.The greatest reasons the D Block didn’t sell in February were the $1.5 billion minimum reserve and the annual lease payments, ...More
    September 25, 2008 Posted in News
  • Improved OnForce Web Site Helps Find Contract IT Pros
    An overhaul of the OnForce Web site makes it faster and easier to find IT professionals.The new version includes the ability for companies to send request-for-quotes (RFQs) to IT service pros anywhere in the U.S. and Canada.The company says RFQs submitted via the OnForce ...More
    September 25, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Avaya Changes Channel Chiefs
    Avaya has announced that effective Oct. 1, Carol Giles Neslund, formerly with Seagate, will assume the role of North American channel vice president. She will report to Jeremy Butt, who was added as worldwide channel chief in June. Will the ever-changing roster now rest for ...More
    September 25, 2008 Posted in News
  • One Communications Names PlanetOne as Master Agent
    One Communications has announced it has signed a new master agent agreement with PlanetOne, a full-service telecommunications marketing firm based in Scottsdale, Ariz. The partnership provides an opportunity for One Communications to expand its distribution channels and ...More
    September 24, 2008 Posted in News
  • IPtimize Names Worldwide Sales VP
    IPtimize Inc., a broadband voice and data service provider, announced today that Mitch Garlock has joined the company as vice president, Worldwide Sales. With a background in broadband telecom and cable applications, Garlock will be spearheading the company's sales ...More
    September 24, 2008 Posted in News
  • Does Silicon Valley Love Obama or McCain?
    Ever wondered how Silicon Valley views this year’s presidential elections?The technology heart of the United States is split between Democrat and Republican depending on the line of business. A Google exec and some Dreamworks bigwigs, for example, favor Barack Obama. ...More
    September 24, 2008 Posted in News
  • Oracle Appoints Channel Chief
    Oracle (ORCL) announced last weekend that company veteran Ted Bereswill has assumed the role of channel chief for North America, a spot vacated by Rauline Ochs in January.Oracle also recently announced upgrades and enhancements to its partner education and PRM tools. ...More
    September 23, 2008 Posted in News