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Pandora, D-Link Offer IP Bundles

Pandora Networks and D-Link will sell hardware and hosted communication platforms jointly to SMBs. This will allow businesses to buy bundles that deliver a hosted IP PBX and unified communications applications, the companies said. D-Link has pre-configured bundled options with IP phones, switches, routers and VoIP-acceleration hardware to ensure a VoIP connection to Pandoras Worksmart […]

SimpleSignal Launches Incentive Program

SimpleSignal Inc. has unveiled a VoIP agent incentive program called 45-45-45 — agents will receive $4,500 if they sell 45 hosted VoIP seats in 45 days. Towards the end of the year, many dealers can tend to lose steam, said David Gilbert, president of SimpleSignal. We wanted to create the opposite effect, so we developed […]

Intelliverse Names New Vice President

Intelliverse, a hosted IP communications provider, has appointed Paul Raveill as its vice president of wholesale services. Raveill will be responsible for all aspects of the companys wholesale sales channel, including hosted VoIP and voice mail platforms. He helped found WilTel Communications and helped increase annual revenue to more than $1 billion in five years. […]

Promisec Sets Sights on U.S. Channel Partners

Promisec Ltd, a developer of security software that identifies intrusions such as spyware on desktops and other endpoints, this week took the wraps off its U.S. channel program. Prompted by the experience of Ari Tammam, vice president of channels, the two-and-a-half-year-old company decided recently to open its sales pipelines to VARs and integrators in America. […]

McGraw to Use Info Directions Platform

McGraw Communications Inc. has extended its relationship with Info Directions Inc. by implementing the CostGuard.NET OSS/BSS software and the OnlineBill electronic bill payment and presentment platforms. McGraw Communications, which provides local, long-distance, data, Internet and video services to SMBs, will use CostGuard.NET and OnlineBill in the Info Directions ASP to manage rating, billing, operations, customer […]

TelecomWeb Releases Hosted IP Telephony TCO Calculator

TelecomWeb, of The Telecom Intelligence Group, announced its proprietary Hosted vs. Premises IP Telephony Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Calculator, developed by The Telecom Intelligence Group, is now available at www.telecomweb.com/lucent. The calculator provides decision support for the purchase of hosted IP Telephony services versus premises-based IPT systems. TelecomWeb said several hosted services providers already have […]

OSG Billing to Manage One Communications Invoice Services

OSG Billing Services will manage invoice presentment and distribution services for One Communications as a result of a merger between CTC, Conversent Communications and Choice One Communications earlier this year. One Communications, which now serves more than 160,000 businesses in 16 states, sought a common platform across the three companies in order to streamline the […]

Intelliverse Improves VoIP Fax Transmissions

Intelliverse said Tuesday its hosted VoIP service, Talking Planet Business, now supports the ITU T.38 standard for sending faxes across IP networks. The T.38 technology sends faxes in real time with correction techniques that allow sensitive fax machines to hold a connection even during times of packet loss. “Despite what many people may believe, faxing […]

Whaleback Systems Upgrades CrystalBlue

Whaleback Systems today announced the second release of its managed CrystalBlue Voice Service, which combines the SMB 1500 IP PBX with a managed broadband service. Release 2.0, called Cuttyhunk to follow Whalebacks lighthouse naming convention, features enhanced KSU and IP PBX calling functionality, a hosted desktop fax service and new calling plan options. The initial […]

AccessLine Rolls Out VoIP in Virginia

AccessLine Communications Corp. on Monday announced the availability of its new retail version of SmartVoice Service for business in Virginia. SmartVoice, the company’s hosted VoIP service, is specifically designed and built for SMBs and combines local, long-distance and toll-free phone service. “The increasing demand for our SmartVoice offering across the U.S. is continuing evidence of […]

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