Managed Services

  • Nortel Sells Stake in India-Based R&D Outsourcer
    Bankrupt Nortel Networks has sold about 10 percent of its stake in telecom R&D outsourcer Sasken Communications Technologies. The telecom equipment maker sold 600,000 shares of Sasken, worth about $2.5 million.Canada-based Nortel has spent most of the last year selling ...More
    February 3, 2010 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • Cavalier Buys NET Telcos to Bulk Up Managed Services
    Virginia-based CLEC Cavalier said on Monday it’s purchased the assets of a colocation and managed services provider in a move that bulks up its hosted products portfolio.Cavalier bought NET Telcos, headquartered in Richmond, Va., for an undisclosed price. NET Telcos ...More
    January 25, 2010 Posted in News
  • SMBs Embrace SaaS, Managed Services
    Small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) are becoming more sophisticated in their technology purchases and are embracing solutions such as software-as-a-service (SaaS) and managed services, new research from CompTIA reveals.The survey of more than 400 SMBs across the United ...More
  • Why TEM Needs Executive Sponsorship
    As Spectrum expands its telecom expense management offerings, we have been brought into a number of opportunities where the customer has endured a failed TEM implementation and is evaluating alternative providers. Increasingly, we have found a primary reason for these ...More
    January 6, 2010 Posted in Articles
  • Why QoS Matters to Hosted VoIP Sales Success
    A hosted VoIP solution can benefit businesses looking for lower costs, scalability, mobility and simplified administration. For channel partners who sell hosted VoIP, making the right recommendation can increase recurring revenues and expand their customer bases. So, ...More
    December 29, 2009 Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Cbeyond Launches Cloud-Based Virtual Receptionist
    Cbeyond Inc. (CBEY) has announced the addition of Virtual Receptionist to its suite of productivity-enhancing applications. Virtual Receptionist professionally answers calls, intelligently routes important customer inquiries and enables ongoing connectivity while ...More
    December 17, 2009 Posted in News
  • Intelisys, Liquid Networx Announce Alliance
    Intelisys Communications Inc. and Liquid Networx have announced their strategic alliance to better serve the professional and managed services needs of channel partners and customers nationwide. As part of the agreement, Liquid Networx will manage the Denver-based Intelisys ...More
    December 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • ConferencePlus Launches Managed Audio Bridge Service
    ConferencePlus Inc., a subsidiary of Westell Technologies Inc., has announced the launch of its Managed Audio Bridge Service. This service is an enterprise-wide audio conferencing solution for bridge installations of more than 500 ports that connect to customer’s ...More
    December 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • ABI: Unified Communications Market Worth Billions
    Unified communications are on a steeply rising curve of adoption in the enterprise, according to a new ABI Research study. The market’s size was just $302 million in 2008, but will rise quickly to nearly $4.2 billion in 2014.Part of the uptick will come as companies ...More
    November 24, 2009 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Mushroom Networks Announces VAR Program
    Mushroom Networks Inc. announced Tuesday its VAR program, which will enable authorized partners to resell the company’s line of Broadband Bonding products to the ISP and IT services market sectors. The company already has about 100 reseller partners around the world, ...More
    November 24, 2009 By Khali Henderson Posted in News