Easing the Hosted PBX Sale

Despite the success of hosted IP telephony service providers such as Covad, SIP trunking providers such as Cbeyond, XO and Time Warner Telecom have been amassing more lines. In 2012, for instance, they are expected to sell more than double the number of lines than their hosted counterparts, according to data from Frost & Sulliivan. […]

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes InterCall

InterCall (Booth 509) has received the Frost & Sullivan 2007 North American Conferencing Company of the Year Award. InterCall said the recognition comes for showing the strongest, most consistent growth in the conferencing industry over the past several years, including a focus on both North American and global expansion. InterCall provides audio, video, event and […]

Frost & Sullivan Awards NGT, PAETEC Customer Value Enhancement Awards

Frost & Sullivan presented New Global Telecom Inc. (NGT) and PAETEC Communications Inc. with 2005 Customer Value Enhancement Awards at the analyst firms third annual Customer Value Enhancement Awards Banquet. NGT was recognized in the managed wholesale IP telephony service market, while PAETEC was recognized for the company’s marketing strategy and customer care. NGT has […]

Venerable Private Lines Still Kickin’

Like a favorite grandparent or great aunt who never fails to delight by maintaining his or her vigor and love of life, private lines are a legacy technology with plenty of spryness left in them. Despite a flat overall growth rate, certain customer segments and applications, competitive pricing and the advent of Ethernet technology have […]

Club Fed

Carriers, resellers and service providers may have services and solutions that public sector entities (read: the government) want and could use, but being successful in this vertical takes a lot more than a fitting solution. With a unique set of purchasing requirements and pain points, state, local and federal entities are time-consuming, yet ultimately worthwhile, […]

Fill er Up

Posted: 3/2004 Fill er Up Prepayment Fuels Wi-Fis Journey By Cara Polinski The spread of Wi-Fi brings with it a gamut of questions. How will networks handle roaming? What will be done about end users in motion? What business models will work best? What billing methods will users embrace? On this last point, some are […]

Crossing Over

Posted: 11/2003 Crossing Over Audio Conferencing Bridges Digital Divide By David Alexander Since 2001, virtually every audio conferencing bridge vendor has developed either an IP-based solution or a strategy to enter this space by the end of 2003. There are a number of IP-based platforms available to enterprise and service provider customers. While the adoption […]

Instant Collaboration

Posted: 11/2003 Instant Collaboration New Tools Enable Move from Chat to Conferencing in a Continuous Call By Khali Henderson Business use of instant messaging as a collaborative tool is on the rise; The Radicati Group Inc. estimates the total number of corporate IM accounts will exceed 60 million this year and grow to 349 million […]


Posted: 09/2002 PARTNERS PUSH Unified Communications’ Productivity Play By Tara Seals UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS VENDORS are rolling out productivity-based marketing ideas, turning to channel partners and offering licensed and hosted versions of their all-in-one communications suites in an effort to drive adoption. Unified communications (UC) is unified messaging (the integration of e-mail, fax and voicemail to […]

Is an IP Spot Market Around the Corner?

Posted: 05/2002 Is an IP Spot Market Around the Corner? By Josh Long Russ McGuire, chief strategy officer, TeleChoice Inc. Communications companies soon may be able to reserve IP capacity and instantly buy bandwidth inside a colocation hotel on 60 Broadway. At least, that is the ultimate vision of InvisibleHand Networks Inc., a Burlington, Mass.-based […]

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