Sales & Marketing

  • iPhone Chips Away at BlackBerry’s U.S. Smartphone Lead
    New data from Internet market researcher comScore shows that Apple’s iPhone made some gains in 2009’s fourth quarter against BlackBerry, the market share leader.RIM’s BlackBerry platform leads with a little less than 42 percent of the market. Apple is ...More
    February 9, 2010 Posted in News
  • Report: Motorola Devour Available This Month
    It looks like consumers who are tempted by the New Motorola Devour might be able to get their hands on the device a little sooner than expected.When the smartphone was introduced last week, Verizon said it would first be available sometime in March. The Devour is the first ...More
    February 8, 2010 Posted in News
  • Another Sexist Ad Campaign for Verizon Wireless?
    When the Motorola Droid smartphone debuted last fall, Verizon marketed the phone as a manly man’s device, referring to its biggest competitor – ahem, the iPhone, although not mentioned specifically – as a “digitally clueless beauty queen.” The ...More
    February 5, 2010 Posted in News
  • Verizon Wireless, No iPhone for You This Year
    Now that hoopla surrounding the Apple iPad has died down a bit, we can get back to talking about the issue that truly makes the world go ‘round – how soon it will be before Verizon gets its hands on the iPhone.Just a little more than a week ago, speculation was ...More
    February 4, 2010 Posted in News
  • Rev Up Auto Dealer Service With Converged Solutions
    More than ever, now is the ideal time for communications dealers to present surviving auto dealers with cost-effective telecommunications solutions that can enhance customer service. ...More
    February 4, 2010 By Mike Rosen Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Comstor Service Annuity Manager Aids Resellers
    Westcon Group Inc. has announced that its North American Comstor business unit is offering the Comstor Service Annuity Manager to select Cisco-focused resellers. The Comstor Service Annuity Manager is a SaaS application designed to help resellers capture recurring revenue ...More
    February 3, 2010 Posted in News
  • New Motorola Phone Might ‘Devour’ You
    Coming off a so-so earnings report which revealed that mobile handset sales are struggling, Motorola today unveiled the Devour, and Android-based handset that might be considered the Droid’s little brother.The Devour is the first Verizon Wireless phone to feature ...More
    February 3, 2010 Posted in News
  • Report: Verizon iPad Could Happen This Summer
    Another partnership between Apple and AT&T came as quite a surprise to many last week when Apple announced that AT&T would be the carrier of the company’s new creation, the iPad. But now comes word that a CDMA version of the device for the Verizon network ...More
    February 2, 2010 Posted in News
  • Will 2010 Be One to Grow On?
    Let’s face it — 2010 will test the mettle of the channel partner community once again, revealing which partners have what it takes to mitigate risks associated with the last gasps of the downturn and first green shoots of recovery and plan for the next growth period. ...More
    January 29, 2010 Posted in Articles
  • Apple iPad Market To Be Small, Niche and Not 3G
    Guess what? The iPad, Apple Inc.’s shiny new tablet computer, isn’t meant to replace your phone or your laptop. It’s not even really meant to be a 3G device. Its best target functionality might be acting as an augment to existing communications gadgets, in the home, used ...More
    January 28, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News