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Gartner to Partners: ‘Don’t Ignore Cloud’
Channel partners ignore cloud services at their own peril, said Gartner’s Tiffani Bova, in her keynote address Thursday at Q.Marketplace 2011. ...
Mobile VoIP Is Coming Fast, Says In-Stat
Research firm In-Stat says enterprises and mid-sized businesses are driving adoption of mobile VoIP. The fast-moving trend puts dealers and resellers in line to profit. ...
Verizon iPhone: How Many AT&T Subscribers Will Defect?
Now that Verizon is getting the iPhone, analysts weigh in on the impact the device will have on the AT&T/Verizon rivalry. ...
January 11, 2011
Gartner Dubs Savvis a ‘Managed Security Services’ Visionary
Savvis, a specialist in cloud and managed services, has snagged an important nod from research firm Gartner. ...
Skype Is a Giant in the International Phone Market
But an analyst says U.S. telcos have little reason to panic about competition from the Internet calling pioneer. ...
Verizon Business Is Top Hosted VoIP, UC Provider – Report
A new study from ABI Research ranks Verizon Business as the No. 1 provider of hosted VoIP and unified communications in North America. But Verizon Business wasn’t the only company to score a top spot. ...
Small Businesses Ready for More Hardware, Software
New stats from CDW put the onus on channel partners to help small businesses deploy hardware and software in the next six months. ...
Mid-Sized Companies Ready for Cloud Services, But Need Deployment Help
Mid-sized businesses seem to be more willing to consider cloud services. But they seem hesitant to pursue implementations on their own, and that’s a good opportunity for channel partners. ...
Cloud Services, Mobile Computing and Social Networking To Go Mainstream
The technologies are starting to work together and partially reflect growth in IT spending, according to researcher IDC. ...
December 29, 2010
More CEOs Consider ‘Cloud’ a Viable Option
Another survey has found a number of top-level execs see the value of putting their business communications in the cloud. ...