GNAX Touts Enterprise Cloud Instance

ECI is a new, multi-tenant cloud computing solution based on the recently released VMware vCloud Director. GNAX says it gives its partners an innovative cloud solution that can be deployed quickly and managed efficiently.

Channel Partners: ECI Prepares Commercial Launch

Ernest Communications Inc. (ECI, Booth 1605-1607) said it is deploying a complete line of facilities-based products and services in key markets throughout the United States. ECI has been testing facilities for 12 months and is preparing the commercial launch to its indirect channel partners. We view this as a positive step toward broadening our product […]

ECI Unveils New MSAN Features

ECI Telecom has unveiled new features to its Hi-FOCuS-5 Multi-Service Access Node (MSAN) products. The MSANs new traffic management capabilities help service providers increase flexibility through optimal bandwidth management, improving delivery of IPTV and other video services, ECI said. The Hi-FOCuS MSAN, which supports more than 1 million subscribers, provides higher and more differentiated QoS […]

ECI Telecom to be Acquired for $1.2 billion

ECI Telecom Ltd. said Monday it has agreed to be acquired by the Swarth Group and Ashmore Investment Management Ltd. for approximately $1.2 billion. ECI shareholders will receive $10 per share in cash at closing, representing a premium of approximately 22 percent over ECI’s average closing price during the 30 trading days ending June 15, […]

ECI Hits the ROADM

ECI Telecom (Booth 1308) announced the XDM ROADM platform for dynamic optical networking. The XDM is for building agile, scalable and futureproof networks based on ECIs 10-degree wavelength selectable switch (WSS) ROADM and lambda management suite. Multidegree networking enables on-the-fly topology changes and subtended WDM rings from a single node, the company said. The WSS […]

ECI Wins Wholesale Deal With BT

British operator BT contracted ECI Telecom to provide its business customers with dedicated digital private circuits. The companies said the deal is worth more than $75 million. ECI will be supplying BT with its Exline 2 systems; they transport 2mbps links symmetrically over copper, offering enhanced capabilities and integration within existing networks. Exline 2 also […]

ECI Telecom Introduces Hi-FOCuS MiniCAB

ECI Telecom (Booth 1033) this week introduces the Hi-FOCuS MiniCAB, the latest addition to the Hi-FOCuS family of broadband platforms. The MiniCAB is an all-in-one outside-plant solution containing all the components needed for a remote broadband deployment. This unit provides increased bandwidth for evolving broadband services such as IPTV and triple play. The unit can […]


Posted: 11/2003 ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES ECI Conference Call Services LLC has appointed R. Charles Mancini as president and CEO. Graham Sampson, ECIs founder, will serve as chairman of the board and will focus on shaping ECIs long-term growth strategies. Prior to joining ECI, Mancini was CEO of Global Name Registry, a domain name service […]

Collaborative: adds, moves & changes

Posted: 11/2002 industry news Compiled and reported by Khali Henderson and Tara Seals adds, moves & changes * Genesys Conferencing Inc. has shifted its management team around, with new appointments to the positions of group president, COO, chief strategy officer and executive vice presidents. Jim Huzell, formerly group COO, was appointed group president. Kailash Ambwani […]

Collaborative: industry news

Posted: 08/2002 Under Old Management: ECI Resurrected By Josh Long Graham Sampson CEO, ECI Conference Call Services Teligent Inc. executives ousted Graham Sampson from the company’s conferencing unit last year as the fixed wireless carrier planned to file a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition. Sampson, the chairman and CEO of ECI Conference Call Services, says he […]

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