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Global Crossing Announces Multiservice Deal with Readers Digest

Service provider Global Crossing (Booth 422), a leading global IP solutions provider, announced that Readers Digest Association, a global publisher and direct marketer of books, magazines, music collections and video, is using an array of its IP and voice services to improve internal communications among the companys North American and European locations. The carriers core […]

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. […]

CDW Helps Businesses Simplify Networks

CDW Corp. said Monday it has provided design assistance to implement simplified, converged audio, video and data network platforms for Summer Bay Resorts, Pentax Medical Co. and The Riverside Co. CDW works with telecommunications partners such as Global Crossing to meet customers business and technology requirements. Global Crossings portfolio of IP services includes VoIP, IP […]

Global Crossing Changes Channel

Global Crossing Ltd. in late May laid off several employees that supported the companys channel program, according to sources close to the company. The reduction impacted less than five people in executive and support roles; names were not disclosed, but PHONE+ has learned at least two were channel managers. The action touched off rumors that […]

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  Vol 21, No. 7 July 2007   SHOP TALK AVAYA GOES PRIVATE MOTOROLA SEEKS VARS COMPTEL SEARCHES FOR NEW CEO QWEST CEO TO RETIRE GLOBAL CROSSING CHANGES CHANNEL NEWS BRIEFS PORTFOLIO SECURING OPPORTUNITIES Offering a holistic managed security service can help agents secure VoIP sales. TOOLBOX VERIFICATION, REFINED Advances in mature third-party verification services […]

Platinum Uproots Trinsic Ops

Platinum Equity Group has been battening down the hatches at Florida-based Trinsic Inc., the bankrupt CLEC it bought at the end of March. Michael Rogers, the channel manager, was laid off in mid-April and CEO Trey Davis has been told he wont be part of the new company. At press time, he still was working […]

Changes in Global Crossing Channel Nominal, Sources Say

Global Crossing Ltd. today laid off several employees that supported the companys channel program, according to sources close to the company. The reduction impacted less than five people in executive and support roles; names were not disclosed. The action touched off rumors that Global Crossing was making sweeping changes to its indirect sales strategy. PHONE+ […]

Global Crossing to Acquire Impsat

Global Crossing Ltd. today announced  it has agreed to acquire Impsat, a Latin American provider of IP, hosting and data solutions, for approximately $95 million. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2007. Global Crossing said the acquisition will accelerate its strategy to provide converged IP services to enterprises and carriers globally, […]

BandTel Sells VoIP Via Gear VAR Channels

BandTel, a two-year-old VoIP company, made its formal introduction to the marketplace in mid-June with the announcement of its second round of funding, which it followed with a stream of news about its channel strategy wherein it has become a carrier partner to large gear makers and will be able to sell through those manufacturers […]

AccessLine Leverages Global Crossings Advanced VoIP

As part of a new three-year contract, Global Crossing (Booth 1120) has provided AccessLine Communications Corp., a hosted communications and managed voice services provider for Fortune 100 companies and the SMB market, with a suite of high-performance VoIP services including VoIP Outbound, VoIP Toll-Free and VoIP DID. According to Global Crossing, transition to an IP-based […]

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