deployment

 

Separate & Unequal

Interconnected VoIP providers, in limbo over E911 compliance, are counting on a proposed Senate bill to reduce the chances theyll be indiscriminately sued, a fear that is limiting growth. Right now, many companies restrict expansions and even turn customers away because they do not have protections from liability, while wireline and wireless providers do. Sen. […]

Consolidated Upgrades Network With Ciscos Gear Multi-Service Transport Platform

Consolidated Carrier Services (Booth 621) recently upgraded the infrastructure of its Texas-based network with the deployment of the Cisco Systems Inc. Multi-Service Transport Platform (MSTP 15454) DWDM system with ROADM capability. The carrier also completed new physical routes, geographic diversity and enhanced its PoP infrastructure. Consolidated serves the Texas metro areas of Austin, Dallas, Houston […]

ASC Announces Customer Deployment of Carrier Management Solution

Advanced Software Concepts Inc. (ASC, Booth 321) announced that its ASC Carrier Management Solution has been deployed successfully by a major North American telecom service provider. The carriers identity was not disclosed, but ASC and the ILEC are arranging one-onone meetings at the COMPTEL PLUS event to discuss the deployment with carriers. Interested parties should […]

VoIP Deployment Has VAR Smelling Like Roses

CASE STUDY:  Reseller ACP installs VoIP for major floral distributor Florexpo is one of the largest fresh-cut flower suppliers for western U.S. retail florists, producing more than 600 million stems annually. That’s a lot of roses. As Florexpo prepared to move its Carlsbad, Calif. headquarters to a new building, the company decided to replace its […]

Apparent Networks Launches AppCritical SME

Apparent Networks Inc. has launched AppCritical SME, a new version of its network performance software for the small and medium enterprise market. The new software evaluates performance capability, and identifies and isolates sources of degradation on converged networks within minutes. All businesses, regardless of size, recognize the importance of building their VoIP systems on adequate […]

AT&Ts Whitacre to NARUC: Lets Boost Broadband Deployment

In a rare address to state regulators, AT&T Inc. Chairman and CEO Ed Whitacre on Tuesday described his companys plans to foment competition against cable operators, namely by continuing to roll out services in rural areas to help boost Americas low broadband rankings, which sit at 16th in the world. Wed like to see that […]

xG Technology Announces Nationwide Deployment Program of Mobile VoIP

xG Technology LLC has announced the launch of a “domestic dealer” program for ISPs, CLECs and others looking to market a municipal wireless voice service. xG will award exclusive territories to regional carriers for deployment of its xMax mobile VoIP service. “xMax provides an unprecedented opportunity for regional ISPs, CLECs, local communications carriers and entrepreneurs […]

Risk 101

AS IP TELEPHONY BECOMES the standard of communications for both business and residential users, understanding and mitigating the security risks associated with it become even more paramount. It is important to understand the various threats and how to mitigate each one. Configuration Consternation. In their default configurations, many of the IP telephony devices may have […]

Viola Announces NetAlly Support for Compatible Systems

Viola Networks Inc., a provider of VoIP management solutions, Tuesday announced its integrated VoIP assessment and monitoring suite NetAlly Lifecycle Manager will support Avaya Communications Manager as well as Cisco CallManager, Cisco Voice Gateway and Mitel Enterprise Manager. NetAlly Lifecycle Manager allows resellers to provide a solution that manages VoIP assessment, deployment, network monitoring and […]

KoolSpan Opens Partner Program to SIs, Consultants, Others

KoolSpan Inc., a maker of private networking security products, has expanded its channel program to include qualified VARs, systems integrators, outsourcers and specialized consultants. The program previously focused on a few VARs; the company said on Tuesday it wants to accelerate sales of its devices by opening up to more indirect channel salespeople. The KoolSpan […]

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