convergence

 

Broadvox Achieves SIP Trunking Interop With Grandstream, Epygi

VoIP provider Broadvox has announced SIP trunking interoperability with two IP PBX manufacturers, Grandstream Networks and Epygi Technologies Ltd. That gives Broadvox VARs more options for providing Broadvox Go! SIP trunking to SMBs and enterprises along with the IP PBX, for an end-to-end solution. The Epygi feature-rich hybrid IP PBX systems and gateways provide customers […]

Soap Box: The Convergence Ship Has Sailed

Has the convergence of voice and data come and gone? The answer is yes. The sad reality is many interconnects did not view convergence as an opportunity to dramatically increase revenues. These traditional phone system providers closed their eyes and pretended the shift from TdM to convergence never occurred. They did not change their business […]

Infonetics Research Report Indicates Zhone Takes Lead for MSAP Shipments in America

According to an Infonetics Research report, Zhone Technologies Inc. (Booth 408), a global provider of advanced communications equipment, has taken a lead in second-quarter port shipments in the MSAP category in both North America and Central and Latin America (CALA) regions. Results showed Zhone leading in DSL port shipments by more than 100 percent over […]

Avaya, Nokia Application Offers Phone Flexibility

Avaya and Nokia on Wednesday described the next phase of their strategic collaboration with a platform that provides users of Nokia Eseries business devices with one number access and advanced enterprise telephony capabilities as they travel across private Wi-Fi and public mobile networks. The Avaya one-X Mobile Dual Mode Edition combines IP-based applications with Nokia […]

Accessory to the Sale

A businessperson without a cell phone is like a shark without teeth, or a politician without airtime: rendered almost useless. But despite a high rate of adoption, the business market for wireless service is rife with churn, with companies buying from whomever and wherever has the cheapest service and best-featured phones. But theres hope in […]

Tangoe Releases CommCare

Tangoe Inc. has released CommCare managed services, which manage all processes associated with fixed, mobile and converged communications. CommCare services are built upon Tangoes patented technologies and are available to corporations as an ASP model in three pre-packaged component layers ¬ Base, Enhanced and Premium. These layers deliver increasing amounts of functionality and are capable […]

Sprint Launches First U.S. Femtocell Service

Making good on previously announced intentions, Sprint Nextel has launched a limited commercial femtocell trial in Denver and Indianapolis, dubbed AIRAVE. The service, the first of its kind in the United States, works with a Samsung-manufactured compact base station (also called AIRAVE) that plugs into a broadband Internet connection inside the home in order to […]

Harmonic Convergence

Harmonic Convergence With the hype machine cranked to max volume, businesses large and small are tuning into the promise of unified communications (UC) and how they might use this sleek new technology to put a presence-enabled portal on their desktops for click-to-call, click-to-conference, click-to-read your voice mail, click-to-Web cam, click-to you name it.

CompTIA Commits to Convergence

Brian Wiser, the new chairman of CompTIA, says the global association for the IT industry, is making convergence issues a greater priority a transition that is dictated by the market. CompTIA is not longer a homogenous group of VARs. It hasnt been for some time, said Wiser, noting the Convergence Section is an important subgroup […]

Table of Contents

  Vol 21, No. 8 August 2007   SHOP TALK EMBARQING ON THE CHANNEL MVN-OH-NO? AMPD AFTERMATH RCN AND NEON: A MATCH MADE IN WHOLESALE HEAVEN? NEWS BRIEFS PORTFOLIO HARMONIC CONVERGENCE Despite the high-volume hype, unified communications requires some fine tuning. FIRST CONTACT Contact center system enhancements aim for one-call resolution. TOOLBOX COMPENSATING FOR CHANGE New […]

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