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Software as a Service: Hot or Hype?

Software as a service (SaaS) is the latest buzz, but can agents be successful adding these hosted applications to their portfolios? SaaS refers to applications delivered over the Internet via a standard Web interface. SaaS providers offer their applications on a pay-as-you-go basis, often with per-month, per-user pricing. SaaS has strong growth potential, with 5.1 […]

Becoming More Than Hype?

By Michael Fair, MarketRace Managed Services. I think that until recently these services were more hype than reality. I am really starting to see an interesting trend that is really starting to take off. There is a blending of hardware providers and service providers emerging around managed services. Customers want one-stop shopping and hardware providers […]

VoIP Hype a Turnoff

THE PEOPLE WHO sell VoIP equipment could learn a lot from a recent survey of college and university VoIP use and the respondents perceptions of the technology and of the equipment vendors. ACUTA, the Association for Communications Technology Professionals in Higher Education, conducted the survey among a third of its entire membership (some 770 institutions […]

Wi-Max is Hype, but Will That Change?

Wi-Max is a promising technology that could allow service providers to blanket entire cities with Internet access at lightning speeds. It’s all hype for now, but Patrick Leary, Alvarion’s assistant vice president of marketing said there are some key developments on the horizon. "No one can give you a Wi-Max case study" because there are […]

Wi-Max is Hype, but Will That Change?

Wi-Max is a promising technology that could allow service providers to blanket entire cities with Internet access at lightning speeds. It’s all hype for now, but Patrick Leary, Alvarion’s assistant vice president of marketing said there are some key developments on the horizon. "No one can give you a Wi-Max case study" because there are […]

CARRIER CHANNEL: Ethernet Hype Dampened by Market Realities, Technical Challenges

Posted: 04/2002 E-marketplaces Sell Platform, Tools to Retail, Carrier Partners Josh Long The telecommunications companies that budded as e-marketplaces continue to market their technology to service providers, IT firms, retailers, media conglomerates and other organizations with large distribution channels. Many of these companies also have realized their technology supporting comparison shopping and ordering is a […]

CARRIER CHANNEL: Ethernet Hype Dampened by Market Realities, Technical Challenges

Posted: 04/2002 Ethernet Hype Dampened by Market Realities, Technical Challenges by Khali Henderson IN SPRING 2000 WHEN THE FIRST commercial deployments of Gigabit Ethernet technology in metropolitan area networks (MAN), sourcing wholesale metro bandwidth seemed to be turned on its head. The introduction of inexpensive enterprise LAN technology into metro access and the metro core […]

Hope and Hype

Posted: 07/2001 Hope and Hype The Brave New World of Wireless Marketing By Tara Seals A recent cross-channel marketing initiative drove up TV viewing, increased web and wireless short message service (SMS) usage, encouraged customer participation and loyalty, provided a bump in brand awareness for Ericsson Corp. (www.ericsson.com), gathered user information for future marketing campaigns […]

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