PAETEC Buys Allworx on Heels of McLeodUSA Deal

About a month after announcing the acquisition of McLeodUSA Inc., PAETEC Holding Corp. said it also will buy equipment maker Allworx Corp. PAETEC will pay $25 million in cash. Allworx will become a PAETEC subsidiary. SMBs make up a large part of McLeodUSAs customer base. PAETEC is more accustomed to selling to enterprises. By adding […]

Emulex Launches Reseller Program

Emulex Corp., which creates enterprise-class products that connect storage, servers and networks, has announced its new reseller program designed to deliver customized programs to its channel partners. The new Emulex Reseller Program also enables Emulex to expand its network of server and storage integrators, VARs and channel consultants that recommend and deploy storage area network […]

Vonage Settles With Sprint

Vonage Holdings Corp. on Monday said it will settle its patent dispute with Sprint Nextel Corp. by paying $80 million and licensing the technology it was found guilty of illegally using. Vonage lost another patent infringement suit two weeks ago. The IP telephony company now says it’ll pay $35 million for past use of Sprint’s […]

Microsoft Introduces Response Point Phone System Software

Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday it has released its Microsoft Response Point phone system software aimed at SMBs to manufacturing. Microsoft worked with D-Link Corp. and Quanta Computer Inc. on the product. Microsoft Response Point, a premises-based phone system aimed at the very smallest of SMBs, certainly has competitive pricing and the integration with Outlook is […]

Nokia to Acquire Navteq for $8.1 Billion

Nokia said Monday it is buying navigation software maker Navteq Corp. for $8.1 billion. Nokia will pay $78 for each Navteq share including outstanding options. The deal has been approved by both companies boards and is subject to customary closing and regulatory conditions. It is expected to close during the first quarter of 2008. Nokia […]

Vonage Legal Woes Continue, Stock Nosedives to All-Time Low

Vonage Holdings Corp. stock on Wednesday took a nearly 48 percent dive bottoming out at 94 cents per share and surpassing the previous all-time low of $1.20 after it got hit, twice, with more bad legal news. On Wednesday, a federal appeals court reaffirmed an earlier order that bars Vonage from using VoIP-PSTN connection and […]

TeleBright Adds More Partners

TeleBright Corp. (Booth 519) continues to add new partners to its roster, including consultancy Association Resource Group (ARG). TeleBright said such deals are putting its ManageRight platform in front of more end users. ManageRight monitors and analyzes companies wireline and wireless spend. For example, the program alerts administrators when a user is about to go […]

eOn Unveils Business Connect

eOn Communications Corp. (Booth 710), has released Business Connect, a business-class VoIP service designed for small businesses. The hosted services feature voice mail, auto attendants, conference bridges, four-digit dialing and disaster recovery options. The product also offers unlimited local and long-distance calling plans for the United States and Canada. Extension-to-extension calls, transfers and conference calls […]

CDW Adds to Carrier Services Team

Shane McNamara has joined CDW Corp. as practice manager, voice and data services where he will manage the day-to-day efforts of the companys carrier services. McNamara most recently served as director of sales and marketing of the channel partner program at Global Crossing. He also held positions at Casco Security Inc. and ILC Dover Inc. […]

Agents See Strong Bell Rival in PAETEC-McLeod Pairing

PAETEC Holding Corp.s purchase of McLeodUSA Inc. appears to hold a number of benefits for agents, not the least of which is a footprint that creates a strong CLEC rival to the Bell system. But as with any merger, some challenges await. Agent and analyst reaction so far indicates PAETEC likely will encounter problems with […]

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