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IT Executives Have Positive Outlook, Plan New Hires

The latest CompTIA IT Industry Business Confidence Index reveals that optimism over future business conditions remains strong and the majority of information technology (IT) companies view their prospects favorably. After a bump of 6.3 points in December, the overall CompTIA IT Industry Business Confidence Index experienced a slight dip in March, falling from 56.6 to […]

Lipman to Help CEOs Strategize Policy Initiatives

CEOs need to stay on top of ever-changing technology, regulatory and marketing conditions. To that end, COMPTEL is hosting a timely panel for competitive telecom executives, led by long-time telecom lawyer Andy Lipman, a partner at Bingham McCutchen LLP. Telecom is such a changing kaleidoscope of issues that its a good time to address certain […]

CommPartners Names New President

CommPartners has named Gregory K. Roeper president. We are very pleased that an industry leader with Gregs experience and record of accomplishment has joined CommPartners as we advance from our start-up phase to scalable and profitable growth, said David S. Clark, CEO and co-founder of CommPartners. Clark said the addition of Roeper will allow him […]

Nortel Tackles SMB with New Solutions, Partner Initiatives

Nortel is taking the SMB market head on with a new marketing campaign, new solutions set and a new set of training and demand-generation initiatives for its indirect sales partners. Nortels new My Business campaign will debut in mid-May and addresses the challenges faced by todays SMB customers, which have the same business needs as […]

PlanetOne Adds to Executive Team

PlanetOne Communications Inc. has named Bernadette Richardson vice president of sales and marketing. Richardson will be responsible for aggressively expanding the indirect channel for PlanetOne, the company said. She has served as president of TMC Communications and has been in charge of all marketing functions for HCC Telemanagement. Since leaving TMC Richardson has completed her […]

Milestone Systems Names Channel Marketing Manager

IP video management software maker Milestone Systems has named Martin Kaufmann as channel marketing manager. He will be responsible for handling and further developing Milestone partner programs in 62 countries, as well as events in EMEA and APAC. Kaufmann brings more than 15 years of experience in international sales, marketing and training in business-to-business activities, […]

Vinton Cerf

THEN: Computer scientist Vinton Cerf, who lead the development of the TCP/IP protocols and the Internet during his time with DARPA, just left MCI after engineering MCI Mail, the first commercial e-mail service connected to the Internet. He went to work for the Corporation for National Research Initiatives working on projects, such as digital libraries […]

IPcelerate Launches Bundled Government Solution

IPcelerate Inc., a communications-based software applications provider, has announced the introduction of a pre-integrated bundled solution for government agencies. The solution, which currently is sold through IPcelerates channel partners within the government sector, addresses such government initiatives as increased safety and security, rapid emergency response and citizen communication. It utilizes IPsession, IPstudio and IP Video […]

BandTel Announces Funding, Channel Strategy

BandTel, a two-year-old VoIP company, made its formal introduction to the marketplace on Monday with the announcement of its second round of funding and a sneak peek at its channel strategy, which will be revealed in more detail over the next few weeks. BandTel provides VoIP termination to the PSTN for high-volume telecom users such […]

HP Takes Part in OSS/BSS Initiatives

HP announced on Monday at the TeleManagement World show in Nice, France, it is participating in industry initiatives designed to help telecom companies manage voice and data networks more efficiently through new-generation operations systems and software technologies. HP Integrated Service Management (ISM) is the companys blueprint for OSS and BSS. The system integrates these functions, […]

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