• Sprint Names New CFO
    Dan Hesse, Sprint Nextel’s new CEO, has named a replacement for former CFO Paul Saleh. Robert Brust, who served as CFO of Eastman Kodak Co. and Unisys Corp., will assume the new role immediately, Sprint said in a news release on Thursday. Brust’s appointment ...More
    May 2, 2008 Posted in News
  • INTEROP: VoIP Power to the People
    The message of unified communications and VoIP continues to become muddied in the eyes of potential end users, thanks to a wealth conflicting lingo and the ever-changing sands of strategy that comprises the chasing of the SMB dollar. But if the industry has exhausted the ...More
    May 1, 2008 By Tara Seals Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • XO Says Ethernet Reaches More Locations
    XO Communications said on Thursday it has expanded its Ethernet services footprint. The Virginia-based carrier said it now can deliver Ethernet, MPLS IP VPN and dedicated Internet access to 500,000 locations in 75 metro markets in the United States. The company’s ...More
    May 1, 2008 Posted in News, Ethernet/ MPLS
  • Time Warner Cable Stocks Up on Spin-Off News
    Time Warner Inc.’s new CEO, Jeff Bewkes, made good today on his recent pledge to improve the company’s performance. He said the media giant will sell its cable division, which reported lower first-quarter 2008 income after Bewkes’ announcement. Bewkes said ...More
    April 30, 2008 Posted in News
  • Verizon Business Ups Security for Partners
    Verizon Business has added a tool to its Partner Security Program that merchants and service providers can use to make sure they’re complying with payment card industry data security standards. On top of that, users can get reports that tell them how – or ...More
    April 30, 2008 Posted in News
  • Juniper Networks Honors J-Partner Award Winners
    Juniper Networks Inc. has named its 2007 J-Partner award winners at its annual J-Partner Channel Summit held at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. The company presented eight regional or vertical market awards and six overall J-Partner performance awards ...More
    April 29, 2008 Posted in News
  • Siemens Names Top Reseller Partners
    Siemens Communications Inc. has announced the 2007 reseller partner sales achievement awards. The winners, members of the Siemens Enterprise Partner Program, were honored at the 2008 Siemens Enterprise Partner Forum held last month in Orlando, Fla. Black Box Network ...More
    April 29, 2008 Posted in News
  • Mitel’s SIP Trunking Makes Good on Inter-Tel Buy
    Mitel Networks Corp. has released one of the first new product lines made possible by its recent acquisition of Inter-Tel Inc.Mitel this week introduced business SIP trunking. The service is provisioned through Mitel NetSolutions, the WAN division that formerly was ...More
    April 29, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Onerous Requirements, Not Collusion, Led to D Block Failure
    Collusion isn’t to blame for the D Block’s failure to sell at the FCC’s 700MHz spectrum auction, according to a new report from the Inspector General. Rather, the D Block didn’t sell because of sky-high lease payments and onerous buildout ...More
    April 28, 2008 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • TAG, Broadvox Partner
    Members of Technology Assurance Group (TAG) now can sell Broadvox’s SIP trunking to businesses in the United States and Canada. Dale Johnson, CEO of TAG, said the partnership means members will help customers increase profitability and employee productivity. TAG is ...More
    April 28, 2008 Posted in News