New Edge Networks Creates Agent Council

New Edge Networks said it has appointed a 12-member Agent Council that will help the company streamline its sales and marketing approaches to enhance the effectiveness of its authorized agent program. New Edge Networks said it is expanding and refocusing its channel program strategy following its acquisition by EarthLink Inc. The company plans to use […]

New Edge Adds to Agent Program

New Edge Networks (Booth 101) revamped its partner program offering its channel a direct voice, access to resources, training and incentives for selling high-speed broadband networks to businesses. In conjunction with the channel program overhaul, New Edge Networks also created an agent council with three members from each of the companys three operating regions in […]

CompTIA Pushes Solutions Providers Concept

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) has formed a new advisory council to help IT resellers evolve into technology solutions providers. Much of the councils aims remained unformulated at press time, but the overall intent is to help channel partners transition from working as traditional agents or resellers to becoming all-around solutions providers. The Reseller […]

CompTIA Forms Advisory Council for Resellers

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) has formed a new advisory council to help IT resellers evolve into technology solution providers, and will hold its first meeting next week. CompTIA formed the group in response to the recent shift in the channel from working as a traditional agent or reseller to becoming an all-around provider […]

FCC Names TAC Members

The FCC has named the newest members of its Technological Advisory Council (TAC), many of whom are from the telecom industry. The TAC provides technical advice to the FCC, making recommendations on issues such as wireless device security and cyber security. The councils first meeting is set for tomorrow, followed by one in July and […]

Round Table

Posted: 11/2003 … ON THE PERMANENT INTERNET TAX MORATORIUM PROPOSED BY THE INTERNET TAX NON-DISCRIMINATION ACT. The Internet Tax Non-Discrimination Act promotes the growth and expansion of the Internet by ensuring that all Americans have unencumbered access to the information superhighway. Rhett Dawson, president, Information Technology Industry Council [The act] by preempting a variety of […]

Business News – Adds, Moves & Changes

Posted: 11/2000 Adds, Moves & Changes * A special executive committee of ICG Communications Inc. ( has appointed Randall E. Curran the company’s new CEO, replacing Carl E. Vogel, who resigned last week as chairman and CEO. Curran most recently served as chairman, president and CEO of Thermadyne Holdings Corp. (, which is based in […]

Business News – Eighteen Join Infrastructure Standards Group

Posted: 10/1999 Eighteen Join Infrastructure Standards Group Palo Alto, Calif.-based Sun Microsystems Inc. has announced that 18 technology companies and service providers have signed on to participate in the newly formed SunTone Architectural Council. The group will define a series of best practices for the deployment of highly reliable and available service provider infrastructures, making […]

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