Agito Networks Upgrades RoamAnywhere Mobility Router

Agito Networks Inc. has introduced a new version of its RoamAnywhere Mobility Router. This fixed mobile convergence product was designed to help enterprises increase mobile worker productivity while reducing cellular costs. RoamAnywhere adds proactive metrics, including location- and policy-based metrics, such as handset battery levels and network costs, into its handover decisions. The new RoamAnywhere […]

Vonage Proand Cons?

Ah, Vonage Holdings Corp., the Madonna of the tech world. Always reinventing, with varying degrees of success. “Four Seconds”…yes, please. Faux British accent and A-Rod scandal? Not so much. And so, stepping away from its cut-rate resi phone image, financial woes and more financial woes, Vonage today “revealed” new functionalities as part of something it’s […]

Are You Thinking Wireless?

By Ian Kieninger, CDW I recently attended WES 2008, RIM’s Wireless Enterprise Symposium (WES), in Orlando. My company, CDW, has been a long-time RIM partner, but this was the first time I made the trip to their North American channel conference. Like many of you, I find it difficult to allocate time to attend the […]

Tango: Mobile Presence Coming to a UC Platform Near You

Tango Networks has added the ability to tie in mobile network presence and location information from any handset to its Abrazo platform for enabling unified communications. Abrazo now enables UC systems to selectively share status information with contacts, enable intelligent routing decisions for mobile phones, desk phones and soft clients, and contribute to automatic presence […]

Inflection Point: Wireless Data Growth Offers New Opportunities

The scenario goes something like this: You’re out on the road and need to get access to a PowerPoint presentation. You pick up your smartphone and four-digit dial into the office. But your assistant, Bob, isn’t at his desk, so you can’t ask him to e-mail it to you (“Is he taking yet another smoke […]

Channel Partners: Broadview Expands, Enhances Services

Channel Partners Conference & Expo sponsor, Broadview Networks (Booth 1307-1309), announced several new services as well as enhancements to AgentTrak, its agent management portal. The company unveiled new features for the Broadspeed OfficeSuite hosted key system, and introduced the new FrontLine Data Backup service and a SIP trunking offering. OfficeSuite has been enhanced to include […]

A Not So New (Edge) Strategy

By Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO The 2008 New Edge Strategy: more of the same. EarthLink CEO Rolla Huff spent time covering the New Edge strategy on the analyst call for fourth quarter 07. He did not rule out an acquisition, but has not seen one that makes sense yet. And the sense has to be a […]

Soap Box: The Convergence Ship Has Sailed

Has the convergence of voice and data come and gone? The answer is yes. The sad reality is many interconnects did not view convergence as an opportunity to dramatically increase revenues. These traditional phone system providers closed their eyes and pretended the shift from TdM to convergence never occurred. They did not change their business […]

Taking on the PBX

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates and Microsoft Business Division President Jeff Raikes launched the business communications software at the Bill Graham Civic Center in San Francisco, Oct. 16. After months of anticipation, Microsoft Corp. officially unveiled its unified communications software in late October, and officially declared war on the PBX. Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates says the […]

Wireless+: Parlez-Vous Opportunity

The plight of the overseas traveler starts with the plane ride seven hours of recycled air, leg room more fit for a five-year-old and bland movies on a tiny overhead screen. But it doesnt end there. When business travelers are away from home in another country, staying connected is a critical, ongoing but often thankless […]

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