New Exhibitors at Channel Partners Evolution

At each show, we keep adding new exhibitors — some of whose names you know, and some that you don’t. This year: Google Fiber, KORE, Ooma and TeloIP, just to name a few.

Up in the Air About Cloud Computing?

If you are a channel partner, especially one selling telecom services rather than data hardware, you might be indifferent to the opportunity presented by cloud computing. Its only natural what does it have to do with selling connectivity, after all? Plenty as it turns out.

Going Global: Agents Find New Revenue Selling International Services to MNCs

As the nation’s economy has faltered, many U.S. companies have started looking overseas both to cut costs (e.g., offshoring) and to increase growth (e.g., tap new markets). While the downturn has had an impact beyond our borders, surveys of U.S.-based multinationals indicate only a slowing of the meteoric pace of globalization that has characterized this […]

Euro Carrier Taps NEF as U.S. Channel Partner

NEF Inc., a telecom agency selling dark fiber and high-cap lit services, has partnered with euNetworks, a European provider of network solutions, to create and design communications networks for corporations, carriers and service providers. Through the relationship, NEF will source euNetworks’ low-latency optical connections between key interconnection and data center locations for U.S.-based companies wanting […]

NEF: Get Your Colo Quotes Here

Agency NEF Inc. is gearing up to launch a new quoting tool for colocation and managed data center services. It will be available to potential subagents beginning in March. NEF President Michael Murphy said the tool includes data on more than 1,000 data centers from 136 national, regional, carrier and neutral facilities or managed services […]

NEF Announces Consulting, Mapping Product Series

NEF Inc. has announced the launch of its data product series FiberLocator, which includes comprehensive reports, analysis and maps specific to the telecommunications and data center industries. Professionals can use NEF’s detailed reports and maps to identify high-capacity assets and carriers, compare pricing and network benefits, and to determine go/no-go on IT initiatives. The data […]

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