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The Swag is Back

By Joshua Seidemann I returned from an ISP show a couple of years ago sporting a new baseball cap and drinking from a new mug. A surprised friend of mine asked, Theyre still giving away swag? He, along with others, I suppose, had been deflated by the tech bust of the new millennium and had […]

Hostopia Chairman Resigns

John Nemanic has resigned as chairman and director of Hostopia Inc. Nemanic, who has been Hostopias chairman since 1999, said he wanted to devote more time to other opportunities. The resignation was effective Feb. 9. “It has been my great pleasure to have worked with Hostopia since the company’s inception, Nemanic. I leave with the […]

i2Telecom Reports Losses

i2Telecom International Inc., maker of the VoiceStick, has released its first quarter earnings results. Net loss for the first quarter of 2005 totaled $2 million, or .06 per share, compared to a net loss of $1.5 million, or .24 per share, a year earlier. i2Telecom attributes the increased losses to higher sales and marketing expenses […]

Sage Guage

Posted: 12/2004 Sage Guage The Sage Research Inc. Current Conditions Index in September 2004 recovered from a dip in July returning to ‘high’ territory (above 50), matching levels recorded in May 2004. The September jump primarily is credited to a 12- point increase in two subindices: stock market values and revenue. Slight declines were reported […]

Service Provider Confidence Index – Sage Gauge

Posted: 9/2004 SAGE GAUGE The Sage Research Inc. July 2004 index of service provider confidence in current conditions continued its downward slide, falling three points back into “negative” territory (below 50) for the first time since January 2004. Declines in the overall industry conditions and investor confidence subindices primarily were responsible for the overall drop. […]

You May Have Missed This In Sales Training

Working in telecom, I have learned some of lifes lessons the hard way. As a former sales executive in companies as small as USTeleCenters and as large as AT&T, I want to pass on a few ideas that may smooth your way over the road ahead. You dont ask, you dont get You dont ask, […]

Service Provider Confidence Index – Sage Gauge

The Sage Research Inc. May 2004 index edged down slightly from its March all-time high of 55, but remains in “high” territory (above 50), and is up a full 17 index points from a year ago. Modest declines in the indices for capital spending, revenue, and employment were responsible for the fall. The sub-indices of […]

Service Provider Confidence Index – Sage Gauge

The Sage Research Inc. March 2004 index of current service provider conditions jumped nine points from its January level, bucking the previous four-month trend of gradual declines. The March figure (55.2) also represents the highest level the Service Provider Current Conditions index has reached since its inception in January 2002. The current index level also […]

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