PAETEC Responds to Agent Concerns Over VAR Channel Conflict

Channel partners agents and VARs alike have concerns over a potential channel conflict created by PAETEC expanding its VAR strategy nationwide. PAETEC execs hope to assuage those fears, citing 10 years of experience and rules of engagement to avoid such situations.

Digital Planet Franchises Telecom Agency

Master agency Digital Planet Telecom plans to expand its coverage nationwide through franchise partners that will replicate the agencys proven model for providing telecom services through communications equipment VARs.

PAETEC Acquires Avaya Partner

CLEC PAETEC Corp., has closed on the acquisition of Quagga Corp., the top Avaya partner on the West Coast.

KeaneTel Agents To Sell Energy Services

Master Agent KeaneTel has expanded beyond telecom and Internet into deregulated energy services. KeaneTel’s agents, both existing and those signed under KeaneTel’s new “Cap & Trade” agent program, will be able to sell deregulated electricity and natural gas services to their business customers. This program, which recently completed alpha and beta testing, is fully released […]

ITEXPO: Voiplink Adds Fonality IP PBX to Portfolio

Dealers partnered up with equipment supplier Voiplink now have a new arrow in their quivvers: Voiplink will offer Fonality’s Trixbox Appliance VoIP PBX to its coroporate customers and channel of VARs, resellers and interconnects, it announced this week at ITEXPO. Voiplink will ship the IP PBX customized and preconfigured with requested telecom network interfaces–and can […]

Switch and Data Expands Its Dallas Footprint

Switch and Data, a provider of Internet exchange and colocation services, secured new space to expand one of its three data centers in Dallas. The company’s now larger INFOMART location offers expanded capacity to satisfy demand in the market. Switch and Datas footprint in the Dallas metro area reaches 65,000 square feet of space, allowing […]

MetTel Integrates With UCN, Sells inContact Application Services

UCN Inc. on Tuesday announced a partnership with MetTel Inc. (Metropolitan Telecommunications), in which the two companies will interconnect their respective networks, enabling MetTel to sell UCNs inContact application services to its customer base. MetTel customers will gain access to network-based contact-handling capabilities that improve customer contact quality and rep productivity, without the associated costs […]

360networks Selects Netrake for Voice Interconnect Service

Netrake announced on Tuesday that broadband telecommunications provider 360networks Corp. is deploying Netrake’s nCite Session Border Controllers to support the security and delivery of its new SIPConnect Service that targets North American cable operators, ISPs, broadband service providers and VoIP service providers. Netrake’s nCite Session Border Controllers have been installed at interconnection and peering points […]

Oracle Hardware to Support Telarix

Telarix Inc. has announced that iXTools, its interconnect business optimization and settlement software, will be supported on Oracle Corp.s Real Application Clusters 10g. Telarix offers interconnect solutions designed to support a variety of hardware architectures and database systems. Telarixs iXTools allows carriers to analyze revenue and cost information associated with telecom traffic in near real-time, […]

Syniverse Technologies Launches ENUM

Syniverse Technologies (Booth 1100), a leading provider of mission-critical technology services to wireless telecommunications companies worldwide, has launched Operator ENUM Database Service to route voice and data services efficiently over an IP network. Syniverses Operator ENUM Database Service provides the network intelligence required to determine, in real time, the owner of a given phone number, […]

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