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TI Develops New IP Phone Software, System-on-a-Chip

Texas Instruments Inc. at Fall VON is showing its gigabit Ethernet IP phone software and silicon system-on-a-chip, the TNETV1051, which incorporates security and voice quality. The technology is aimed at small, medium and large business VoIP users. The technology is designed on a digital signal processing platform that reduces development costs and helps speed IP […]

Brightpoint to Supply ACG Members With Phones, Services

Brightpoint North America L.P., a subsidiary of mobile phone distributor Brightpoint Inc., has agreed to sell wireless communication products to participating members of the Associated Carrier Group LLC (ACG). ACG is a group of independent tier two and three CDMA carriers that works with consumers, manufacturers and vendors. The companies agreement calls for Brightpoint to […]

NATD Offers Show Attendees Member-Level Rates

Show association sponsor The North American Association of Telecommunications Dealers (NATD, Booth 915), an international association of telecom equipment dealers, service companies, software developers, and manufacturers, announces at The Channel Partners Conference & Expo that attendees of the Channel Partners conference may attend the upcoming NATD Winter Conference at the same price as NATD members. […]

Improving the Health of Resellers: It Takes an Industry

To put a new spin on an old adage, when IT resellers sneeze, the entire channel catches a cold. And right now partners are reaching for the tissues, cold remedies and chicken soup. Channel partners who thrived during the 1990s boom and survived the bursting of the dot-com bubble today are doing business in a […]

CompTIA Pushes Solutions Providers Concept

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) has formed a new advisory council to help IT resellers evolve into technology solutions providers. Much of the councils aims remained unformulated at press time, but the overall intent is to help channel partners transition from working as traditional agents or resellers to becoming all-around solutions providers. The Reseller […]

CompTIA Forms Advisory Council for Resellers

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) has formed a new advisory council to help IT resellers evolve into technology solution providers, and will hold its first meeting next week. CompTIA formed the group in response to the recent shift in the channel from working as a traditional agent or reseller to becoming an all-around provider […]

Cutting-Edge Printing–From Utility to Novelty

Posted: 06/2000 Cutting-Edge Printing–From Utility to Novelty By Tara Seals When prepaid phone cards first appeared in 1993 in the U.S. market, printers greeted the lucrative new trend with offers to laminate cards with four layers of baked plastic. The result was a high-quality look with credit card-like rigidity.While this method was tailored perfectly to […]

Interlopers?

Posted: 10/1997 Interlopers? Shifting technological paradigms can be quite hazardous. Steam engines replacing sails, transistors usurping vacuum tubes and the development of the integrated circuit and microprocessor are examples of paradigm shifts that destroyed whole industries and replaced them. Needless to say, industry-leading companies rarely survive such shifts. It isn’t clear yet whether client-server architecture […]

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