Toshiba Begins ‘Trade Up’ Program

Toshiba has begun a legacy model trade-in program that enables businesses to upgrade to Toshiba IP and cloud business telephone solutions with significant savings.

Sprint Cutbacks Reach Channel

Sprint Cutbacks Reach Channel Under mounting pressure from Wall Street, Sprint Nextel Corp. is making changes at the corporate level cutting management layers and de-emphasizing legacy services that are trickling down to the indirect channel program, including trimming the rolls of its Business Solutions Partner Program back to only 50 master agents.

Tango Networks Introduces Abrazo

Tango Networks Inc. introduced the Tango Abrazo, a converged telecommunications platform that integrates any mobile phone with any office telephone system, at CTIA Wireless 2007. It enables mobile operators to integrate all phones with any corporate PBX, Centrex or unified communications network. The Tango Abrazo, which takes its name from the opening move of the […]

Verizon Solutions Partner Program Reports 2007 Contract Status

Nearly 100 agents were invited to be part of the 2007 Verizon Solutions Partner Program, according to Shelley Murphy, vice president of marketing operations and alternate channels for Verizon Telecom. She said a handful of contracts have been returned and the original Nov. 22 due date has been extended to Nov. 29 when VSPP plans […]

Veraz Reduces IMS Migration Risks With New ControlSwitch Functionality

Veraz Networks Inc. announced new ControlSwitch functionality that will enable service providers to evolve from traditional voice networks to IMS-compliant next-generation networks without sacrificing existing service infrastructure and investment. The new Service Control Multi-Protocol (SCMP) capabilities unify the service layer, allowing service providers to mix and match their legacy intelligent network services, such as toll-free […]

Citizens Mutual Deploys CopperCom CSX Softswitch

CopperCom announced at the TelecomNEXT show in Las Vegas that Citizens Mutual Telephone Cooperative, an IOC servicing subscribers throughout Davis County, Iowa, has replaced its legacy switch with a next-generation CopperCom Converged Switching eXchange (CSX) softswitch. This deployment of the CopperCom CSX marks the IOC’s move to next-gen telecommunications technologies, such as VoIP, and ensures […]

Enterprise Expands Product Line on Multiple Fronts

Entrisphere unleashed a flurry of fiber access product news today at TelecomNEXT. The company has introduced two new modular fiber-fed remotes that support all triple-play and legacy communications services, while slashing the cost of delivering them across a range of applications and environments. The new BLM T500 and BLM T550 optical network units (ONUs) are […]

Cisco Track to Address Next-Gen Networking and Security

The technology track sponsored tomorrow by Cisco Systems Inc. will address hot topics such as how to migrate from legacy to next-generation networks, how best to secure networks, and interoperability challenges and solutions. The CTO Viewpoint: What Keeps Them Awake at Night? session first thing Tuesday morning will feature Keith Coker, CTO at Nuvox; Timothy […]

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