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OK, Heres the Scoop on WiMAX

By Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO It happened again today. People asking when WiMax will be rolled out to solve all of their problems. I had to explain what WiMax is. So here it is: 802.11 is a family of specs (a, b, g, n, s) for wireless LAN from the IEEE standards body. While Wi-Fi and […]

Secret Agent Man

Secret Agent Man There are VARS and there are VARs. CDW is one of the countrys largest. And with 2006 revenue of $6.8 billion, it is one of the countrys largest companies No. 343 on the Fortune 500 list. If you are in business, youve no doubt heard of it and you might even be […]

Secret Agent Man

CDWs Ian Kieninger THERE ARE VARS and there are VARs. CDW is one of the countrys largest. And with 2006 revenue of $6.8 billion, it is one of the countrys largest companies No. 343 on the Fortune 500 list. If you are in business, youve no doubt heard of it and you might even be […]

TOC Wireless+

BLACKBERRY JUNGLE Be the big man on campus with wireless solutions for students and schools. CN3 CONVERGENCE DEVICE DEBUTS Intermec puts a new spin on converged devices with a four-radio CN3. CAN PARTNERS BENEFIT FROM MANAGED MOBILITY SERVICES? Is helping customers control wireless devices, plans and spend a new niche for partners? SHOWCASE: MOBILITY MANAGEMENT […]

Its More Machine Than Man!

CELLULAR MACHINE-TO-MACHINE (M2M) communications are known for leveraging mobile networks for niche data applications, such as remote heart monitoring or road traffic management. But wireless dealers and VARs now can find applications for the socalled Internet of things in a wide range of business settings, and can source from a range of suppliers. Typical examples […]

Man Overboard!

HOW DOES A TELECOM KNOW if a customer is about to leave for the competition? Measure-X, a Phoenix-based company that specializes in helping telephone companies improve their customer service and sales, has identified five early warning signs that indicate a customer is about to jump ship. Squeaky Wheel. The most obvious sign of an unhappy […]

Watch Channel Partners TV

What happens when you get a room full of channel partners and a video camera? Channel Partners TV. I’m no Katie Couric, but it sure was a lot of fun. (Many thanks to camera man extraordinaire Rob Sneddon for his kind edits.) We hope you will enjoy listening to speakers, attendees and exhibitors share their Channel Partners […]

Weather Keeps It Comfortable for Golfers

The rain cleared up on Monday, giving 27 foursomes a pleasant day to play 18 holes at Oak Harbor Golf Club. Opened to critical acclaim in 1992, Oak Harbor was nominated by Golf Digest for Americas Best New Course of 1992 and was rated Four Stars by Golf Digest Places to Play. Golfers at this […]

NOT NECESSARILY NEWS

Posted: 09/2002 Overheard… … in July 30 testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation … "[T]o address the capital shortage facing the telecommunications industry, telecom firms must work diligently to clean up their balance sheets to restore some financial stability and reality to this industry." —Michael K. Powell, Chairman, FCC , […]

Wholesale Channel: Getting Gig-E With It: Bells Looking at Next-Gen MAN Services

Posted: 11/2001 Wholesale Channel Getting Gig-E With It: Bells Looking at Next-Gen MAN Services By Josh Long -Elliott Bryant, senior director of product marketing of wholesale, BellSouth Corp. The Baby Bells aren’t known around the telecom block for being the most responsive or cheapest provider of transport services in U.S. cities, compared with next-generation competitors […]

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