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SafeNet Unveils SoftRemote Mobile

SafeNet Inc. has released SoftRemote Mobile, a VPN client for securing wireless applications on mobile devices. SoftRemote Mobile allows mobile carriers and device manufacturers to offer their enterprise customers secure VPN services and MOBIKE-enabled roaming capabilities. The product protects business communications, delivers security to mobile applications like e-mail and VoIP, and offers remote access to […]

New Edge Networks Names President

New Edge Networks Inc. has named Linda Beck as president of the business network company that is a wholly owned subsidiary of EarthLink Inc. Beck, an executive vice president of EarthLink and general manager of EarthLink Business Solutions, had been interim president of New Edge Networks since August. The appointment is effective immediately. She had […]

Brightpoint to Distribute HP iPAQ

Brightpoint Inc. said Tuesday its subsidiary Brightpoint North America L.P. will customize and distribute the HP iPAQ hw6945 series Mobile Messenger to regional carriers, MVNOs, VARs and retailers in the United States. The deal will allow regional carriers and MVNOs to offer access to the GSM/GPRS/EDGE wireless data network as well as Wi-Fi, GPS, infrared […]

Panasonic, Cingular Add Toughbook Feature

Panasonic Computer Solutions Co. (PCSC) and Cingular Wireless said this week the Toughbook CF-74 notebook now features built-in support for the 3G UMTS/HSDPA BroadbandConnect Service from Cingular using Novatel Wireless Embedded Module. The CF-74 joins the CF-29 and the CF-18 as part of the Panasonics portfolio of UMTS/HSDPA-enabled notebooks. With this additional certification, users will […]

New Edge Networks Introduces Remote-Access Platform

New Edge Networks has introduced a remote-access platform that enables workers to get fast and secure global access to their private corporate networks. Called ReadyOffice, the platform eliminates the up-front capital outlay for a hardware appliance as well as the additional strain on IT support for initial setup and ongoing management. Businesses simply download the […]

New Edge Networks Adds Classes of Service on VPNs

New Edge Networks (Booths 508-510) announced plans to introduce class-of-service support for its MPLS network services, aiming to expand its offerings to also attract customers with larger bandwidth and performance needs. New Edge Networks expects to introduce by Oct. 1, five classes of service that will allow businesses to prioritize application data traffic over their […]

TelcoIQ Rolls Out Envoy Pricing Tool, Partner Portal

Master agency TelcoIQ (Booth 505) announced the launch of Envoy, a real-time pricing engine and partner portal. Using Envoy, subagents will be able to create detailed proposals in real time for services, including T1, DS3, PRI, Integrated/Flex T1 and private lines from providers, such as ACC Business, Qwest, XO, Savvis, New Edge Networks, Broadwing, Megapath […]

New Edge Networks Co-Founder Steps Down

New Edge Networks Inc.s co-founder and president, Dan Moffat, has resigned, the company now a subsidiary of EarthLink Inc. announced on Wednesday. Moffat, who co-founded New Edge Networks in 1999, said he will do some traveling before pursuing his interest in leading small, privately owned companies. His resignation takes effect Sept. 1. Dan led New […]

Earthlink Expands SMB Unit, Launches Channel Programs

EarthLink Inc. on Monday announced it is expanding and renaming its small and midsized businesses unit to incorporate capabilities from its wholly owned subsidiary New Edge Networks Inc. The new unit, EarthLink Business Solutions, also will expand its channel program with changes to its VAR program, and the addition of referral and agent programs. Historically, […]

EarthLink Closes New Edge Acquisition

EarthLink Inc. said yesterday it has completed the acquisition of New Edge Networks for 2.6 million shares of EarthLink common stock and $114.3 million in cash. The ISP bought New Edge Networks in an effort to better target SMBs, which are the VPN providers niche market. EarthLink had to meet several regulatory approvals, including granting […]

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