Utility Telephone Releases G-PBX, Web Hosting, SaaS to Agents

Utility Telephone (Booth #1218), a full-service, facilities-based CLEC serving California and Nevada, is announcing at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo the launch of its G-PBX hosted IP PBX service, Web hosting and SaaS services for sale through agents. G-PBX is a hosted IP PBX service from small and medium businesses based on the Metaswitch […]

CompTIA Introduces 7 Member Communities

IT industry association CompTIA unveiled Wednesday seven member-driven communities to provide thought leadership on issues such as cyber security, health care IT, cloud computing and other emerging technology trends. “These member-driven groups will collaborate to advance specific technologies, markets and business segments that are vital to the growth and success of the IT industry,” said […]

Workplace2go Adds MozyPro

Workplace2go, an aggregator of hosted business applications (aka Software as a Service or SaaS) for small to mid-size businesses, recently added MozyPro to its growing list of product offerings. MozyPro specializes in providing simple, automatic and secure online backup to consumers and businesses. More than 40,000 businesses, Fortune 500 companies and small businesses alike select […]

Qwest Hosts Cloud Computing Session

Qwest Communications International Inc. (Booth #1611) will host a presentation on cloud computing for agents attending the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. The session will be held at 9:30, Tuesday, March 2 in Shell Seekers A & B at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. This session will explore the evolving business cloud opportunity, expected […] Debuts Cloud Computing Channel Program (Booth #1709) is announcing at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo a partner program enabling data centers, VARs and telecommunications agents to sell cloud computing-based Virtual Private Data Centers (vPDCs) that the company says dramatically reduce clients’ IT spending, strengthen data protection, facilitate regulatory compliance and provide 100 percent uptime. All infrastructure, 24×7 monitoring […]

CloudShare Announces Affiliate Program

CloudShare on Tuesday launched a new affiliate program for corporate and individual Web site owners to be rewarded for offering pre-configured IT environments on-demand to end users. Affiliates can sign up on the CloudShare Website to receive a tiny Web page snippet that allows them to refer potential users to CloudShare Pro and be rewarded […]

VMware Touts Cloud Initiatives

This week, at the annual VMware Partner Exchange, the company presented to partners its cloud computing strategy and opportunities. VMware has a few items on the agenda for harboring cloud adoption, including the extension of its vSphere platform into the cloud and taking steps to enable VMware customers to work with any public cloud. Partners […]

New Edge Networks Launches Applications Ecosystem

New Edge Networks launched Thursday the New Edge AX, an ecosystem of direct connections to a suite of business applications on its nationwide MPLS platform. New Edge Networks is partnering with VoIP providers, application service providers (ASPs), software as a service (SaaS) providers, credit card processors, physical security providers and other service providers to deliver […]

8×8 Announces Voice Over 3G for VMO iPhone App

8×8 Inc. (EGHT) has announced that an update to its 8×8 Virtual Office Mobile application, which supports business voice services over 3G data connections, is now available in the Apple iTunes app store for iPhone and iPod Touch models. The update to the 8×8 software application follows Apple’s recent removal of restrictions preventing VoIP (Voice over […]

Up in the Air About Cloud Computing?

If you are a channel partner, especially one selling telecom services rather than data hardware, you might be indifferent to the opportunity presented by cloud computing. Its only natural what does it have to do with selling connectivity, after all? Plenty as it turns out.

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