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Next Generation Communications Selects NexTones Intelliconnect System

Next Generation Communications (NGC) has selected NexTone Communications Intelliconnect System, which includes session border controller, multiprotocol session exchange and real-time session manager (RSM) capabilities. We chose NexTone over other SBC providers for a number of reasons, said Khurram Awan, CTO for NGC, which provides wholesale voice connectivity and VoIP interconnection services to international carriers and […]

Round Table

On the America COMPETES Act, which, in part, reforms high-tech innovation policy The American economy is the envy of the world, and we need to keep it that way. Pres. George W. Bush [O]ur workforce must have the technical skills to make it advantageous for companies to keep their businesses here in the U.S. instead […]

SDN Global Unveils GenSat

SDN Global (Booth 705) said it is offering new products designed to address the shortfalls of disaster response. GenSat is designed for companies and municipalities to deliver complete facilities power and communications during events such as hurricanes. GenSat60 is a 60KW unit equipped with high-speed satellite, wireless access, voice services and video surveillance. It utilizes […]

Summer of the Small Business

Summer of the Small Business Mike Rowley is the treasurer for Rowleys Tires & Automotive Services Inc., in Bay City, Mich. He is the third generation of Rowleys in the business, which was started by his grandfather in 1921. Like many people in family-owned businesses, Rowley has worked at the company for most of his […]

Telarus Launches MARS

Telarus Inc. has launched MARS, its new private-labeled, back-office software. MARS, which is an acronym for Master Agent Reporting System, was created in-house to the specifications of agents who are users of the system. It is a Web-based management platform that combines Telarus real-time quoting system, proposal generation system and VAR Network system, the company […]

Hosted PBX: Not Just for Carriers

Hosted PBX: Not Just for Carriers We all understand that the IP PBX is the current generation of voice communications systems, and that it enables convergence of voice and data over a single network. As a service platform, hosted IP PBX is implemented in a service providers data center, but unlike its predecessor, Centrex service, […]

Tangoe, TRAQ Merge to Address Next Generation of TEM

Telecom expense provider Tangoe Inc. has wrapped up its merger with TRAQ Wireless Inc., a company that offers lifecycle management services for enterprises wireless devices. The newly formed company will operate under the Tangoe name. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. A growing sector of the TEM space is the focus on lifecycle […]

Technology Then & Now

PERSONAL COMPUTING THEN: IBM introduced its second generation of PCs in 1987. The Personal System 2 (PS/2) line of computers included this Model 50, a desktop workstation using Intels 80286 16-bit processor. It had a 286 and 1MB RAM. For more, you needed an adapter card. MSRP: $3,595 NOW: Weighing little more than three pounds, […]

BTI Photonic Systems Announces WDM Platform for the Metro Edge

BTI Photonic Systems Inc. announced today the availability of its Netstender 2060 platform, which is designed to allow carriers to cost-effectively expand capacity required to accommodate growth in metro edge and regional markets. The Netstender family extends the reach of optical ports on routers, SONET/SDH, Ethernet switches and can expand exhausted fiber capacity with scale-up […]

Generation Direct Unveils SalesCycle.NET

Generation Direct Inc. (Booth 110), a provider of live operator third-party verification services, has announced the availability of TPV services tied to a hosted CRM front end with the introduction of SalesCycle.NET. The solution is a Web-based CRM system providing real-time access to data and call recordings for intelligent TPV retrieval. Over the last four […]

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