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COPE, CORE, BYOD? Deciphering Mobility for SMBs

SMBs are struggling with mobility management, desperate to keep their data safe and their employees satisfied without breaking the bank. This Report shows how partners can help clients decipher available options to identify and meet their mobility goals.

XO Increases Capacity of Core Network, Extends Incentive Program

XO Communications said Monday it has increased the capacity of its core network by 200 percent by deploying an additional 800gbps of capacity on major routes across its18,000 route-mile optical network. The company also said it has extended the availability of its 3 Guarantee Program, which offers carriers, cable companies, content providers, enterprises and wireless […]

Mammoth Completes IP Update

Mammoth Networks has completed an IP upgrade within its network core, the company said Tuesday. With the upgrade, which is powered by the Redback SmartEdge router, Mammoth is able to support MPLS, marrying its ATM aggregation with its IP network. The Gillette, Wyo.-based Mammoth said it can provide managed and multisite VPN, QoS and virtual […]

Telarus Launches VARPartner.com

Telarus Inc. today announced the latest addition to its portfolio of Web properties whose core focus is promoting the ShopforT1 VAR Program: VARPartner.com. Found online at www.varpartner.com, the programs focus is the recruitment of new VARs to participate in VARSearch. VARPartner.com comes with all of the affiliate tracking capabilities of the Telarus Web properties. We […]

COMPTEL CEO: Competitors Must Work on Offensive, Not Defensive, Game

The honeymoon period is over for the new head of the countrys competitive telecommunications industry. Earl Comstock, who was named president and CEO of COMPTEL in June 2005, wants to set a new tone for the organization during his second year as its leader. Rather than just playing defense and going into the next round […]

Fujitsu Upgrades Wavelength Access Platform

Fujitsu Network Communications Inc. announced today a new release of its FLASHWAVE 7420 wavelength access platform targeting the metro access providers with a pay-as-you-grow architecture. With the new 7420, carriers can start with low-cost, low-end applications and literally grow it, said Mike Sabelhaus, director of photonics planning for Fujitsu. He explained the 7420 upgrade adds […]

D2 Uses MIPS Processor to Enhance VoIP Software

D2 Technologies Inc. announced today at VON in San Jose today it has enhanced its vPort VoIP software with multithreading features. D2 used MIPS Technologies Inc.s new multithreaded MIPS32R 34Kc processor core with DSP extensions, and has increased VoIP channel density by two times, compared to processors without multithreading and DSP capabilities, the company said. […]

Motorola Provides vistream With IP Core Network Solutions and Services

Global communications company, Motorola Inc. has signed a contract with vistream, a subsidiary of MATERNA GmbH, to supply its IP core network solution to deliver services across Germany. Vistream is expected to launch its service in the second quarter of 2006. The company plans to implement an IP-ready core solution, including the Motorola SoftSwitch, Home […]

MPLS, the Network of the Future

MPLS: you may have heard the acronym used in the same sentence as “IP VPN,” “voice over IP” or “core networks.” What is this mysterious thing, this multi-protocol label switching, which seems to show up almost everywhere IP is discussed? You may not need to know all the pings and the zings involved, but a […]

Price Matters:

With recent regulatory changes regarding UNEs impacting competitive carriers of all types, it is appropriate to say that in wholesale telecom price matters. With this in mind, research consultancy ATLANTIC-ACM compiled a snapshot of pricing trends to establish a baseline view of metro and long-haul pricing trends. The following is a summary of key findings: […]

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