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Switchvox Adds Sales Director

Switchvox has appointed Lee Miller as director of sales. Miller will lead Switchvox’s ongoing channel expansion, working directly with partners and customers to maximize their relationships with the organization, the company said. He has more than 20 years of experience in the telecom industry, ranging from working as a sales representative, to managing and recruiting […]

Perimeter eSecurity Buys USA.NET

Perimeter eSecurity, a provider of on-demand security software, has acquired USA.NET, which develops secure electronic-messaging services. The deal was announced two weeks after Goldman Sachs pumped $50 million into Perimeter eSecurity, and terms were not disclosed. Private equity firms Bessemer Venture Partners and the Stripes Group LLC also helped fund the USA.NET purchase. USA.NET will […]

Mike Miller

THEN: In 1987, Mike Miller was director and area manager for ITT-USTS (United States Transmission Systems Inc., which sold private lines over an analog microwave network running from New York City to Houston through the Atlantic and Southern states and had 1,200 employees and revenue in the excess of $300 million). In 1987, ITT-USTS was […]

Service Provider Panelists Look at CLECs in a World Without UNE

Facing regulatory mandates restricting the availability of UNEs, service providers have a number of access options to evaluate for line migration and growth. A panel of service providers Tuesday will discuss whats available and when to use them. Panelists will take a look at the subject one layer of the OSI model at a time, […]

RIM Acquires Ascendent Systems

Research In Motion Ltd. has acquired voice mobility vendor Ascendent Systems for an undisclosed amount. Though now a wholly owned RIM subsidiary, Ascendent will continue operating as a separate entity, keeping its branding, partnerships and dealer programs intact. Debbie Miller, former CEO at Ascendent Systems and vice president at RIM, said Ascendents VARs and resellers […]

Industry Pundits Share Vision of Next-Gen Convergence

A general session, The Global Vision and Promise of the Converged Next-Gen Network, organized by ATIS (Alliance for Telecommunication Industry Solutions), will feature the chief technology officers of several leading telecommunications companies in the United States. The panel includes Mark Wegleitner, senior vice president, technology and chief technology officer, Verizon; Chris Rice, executive vice president, […]

Shedding New Light on Dark Fiber

Posted: 12/2003 Shedding New Light on Dark Fiber By Khali Henderson If you think that you understand the business case for dark fiber, think again. Providers say its a different buying decision than it was just a few years ago, that the gap between bandwidth and dark fiber has closed, making the choice between one […]

Carrier Channel: IP Transit Victim of Price Wars

Posted: 5/2003 IP Transit Victim of Price Wars By Khali Henderson There’s a war going on — not just in the deserts of Iraq, but also in the cyberworld of IP transit where pricing has declined at a cutthroat pace. IP transit has dropped 40 percent to 50 percent in each of the last two […]

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