• Analysts: 3G iPhone Activation Sure to Incite ‘Chaos'
    As Apple Inc. (AAPL) and AT&T Inc. (T) prepare for Friday’s launch of the new 3G iPhone, some analysts predict chaos will ensue thanks to a new, seemingly awkward, activation process. A year ago, a large number of Classic iPhone buyers didn’t activate their ...More
    July 10, 2008 Posted in News
  • XO to Extend Ethernet From 9,000 to 12,000 Feet
    Looking to reach a broader business base, XO Communications (XOHO) is preparing to extend the reach of its Carrier Ethernet service from 9,000 to 12,000-foot distances.The operator said this will enable it to reach roughly 30 percent more businesses with the widely popular ...More
    July 10, 2008 By Bob Wallace Posted in News, Ethernet/ MPLS
  • CRM OnTarget Taps Ensim Unify for Deployment
    Ensim Corp., a provider of user provisioning and access control software, announced CRM OnTarget, a provider of Hosted Microsoft Dynamics CRM, has selected Ensim Unify to deploy and manage its existing Microsoft applications alongside several new hosted services the company ...More
    July 10, 2008 Posted in News
  • Telcos Land Immunity for Warrantless Wiretapping
    Telecom companies including AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. won a victory on Wednesday when the U.S. Senate voted to give them immunity from prosecution for warrantless wiretapping. The protection came as part of the newly approved Foreign Intelligence ...More
    July 10, 2008 Posted in News
  • VoIP Logic Introduces Wholesale Carrier Billing
    VoIP Logic, a provider of managed VoIP services, has added a wholesale billing module to its Cortex middleware. VoIP Logic will deliver an integrated platform with NextPoint Networks customers who work with VoIP Logic.Micah Singer, founder and CEO of VoIP Logic, said that ...More
    July 10, 2008 Posted in News
  • Citrix Enhances Collaboration Tools
    Free VoIP and audio conferencing for both Mac and PC are now integrated to deliver a seamless experience with the newest releases of Citrix GoToMeeting and Citrix GoToWebinar from Citrix Online, a division of Citrix Systems Inc. One-click meetings are now possible with this ...More
    July 10, 2008 Posted in News
  • Microsoft Releases Response Point SP1, Names New SIP Provider
    As promised, Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) has released Service Pack 1 for its Response Point IP PBX. Response Point is a software-based IP PBX that is packaged as an appliance by three OEMs – Aastra Technologies Ltd., DLink Corp. and Quanta Computer Inc.Response ...More
    July 9, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Embarq Partners with IPcelerate to Deliver VoIP Applications
    Embarq Business, a division of Embarq, announced Tuesday it has partnered with IPcelerate Inc. to deliver industry-specific productivity applications to businesses using phone systems from Cisco Systems Inc.IPcelerate’s IPsmartSuite enables users to perform business ...More
    July 9, 2008 By Khali Henderson Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • IPcelerate Extends IPsmartSuite to Cisco Unified Communication Manager Express
    IPcelerate Inc. announced Tuesday it extended its IPsmartSuite VoIP-based applications to small and midsize businesses using the Cisco Systems Inc. Unified Communications Manager Express (CME). The company also announced a licensing agreement for the software ...More
    July 9, 2008 By Khali Henderson Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • New Global Crossing Channel Exec Wants Face Time
    Face time with the channel is the prevailing strategy for Charles Murray, the new vice president of indirect channels for Global Crossing Ltd.Global Crossing's Charles MurrayIn mid-April, Murray filled the post just a week after it was vacated by Jeff Callahan, who left the ...More
    July 9, 2008 Posted in News