Ingram Micro Expands Distribution Agreement with Acronis

The expanded agreement brings priority to the relationship in the U.S. where Ingram Micro now serves as the main distributor of Acronis’ growing portfolio of data protection and disaster recovery solutions.

Vero Systems and Global Capacity Enter Agreement to Provide Comprehensive Network Optimization Solutions

Vero Systems Inc. and Global Capacity Inc. have entered a teaming agreement to market complementary network optimization solutions to carriers and systems integrators worldwide. The cross-selling initiative is in response to customer requests for a network cost reduction solution that addresses both the fixed cost of the physical network and the variable costs associated with […]

telx Launches Enterprise Peering Facility in New York at 60 Hudson

telx (Booth 207) recently concluded the acquisition of 13,000 square feet of additional space at 60 Hudson St. The area is immediately adjacent to its core interconnection facility on the ninth floor. The company, which has the most densely populated physical network interconnection point in New York, dedicated a large portion of this expansion for […]

Risk 101

AS IP TELEPHONY BECOMES the standard of communications for both business and residential users, understanding and mitigating the security risks associated with it become even more paramount. It is important to understand the various threats and how to mitigate each one. Configuration Consternation. In their default configurations, many of the IP telephony devices may have […]

Broadwing Debuts CarrierConnect

Broadwing Communications (Booth 331), a fully consolidated subsidiary of Corvis Corp., is rolling out CarrierConnect, which is an incremental bandwidth-buying model that enables carriers to purchase services at optical speed at essentially optical pricing as needed.. CarrierConnect is part of the MultiConnect product family, which is Broadwing’s protocol-agnostic, distance-insensitive private line solution allowing service to […]

Creating Virtual Fiber Networks

Posted: 2/2003 Creating Virtual Fiber Networks By Khali Henderson Seeking to infuse flexibility in the transport infrastructure, startup vendor Meriton Networks Inc. is set to unveil its optical add/drop switch (OADX), which integrates optical transmission and switching, with capability to create intelligent virtual fiber networks, more commonly known as optical virtual private networks (VPNs). "We’ve […]

Trading Desk: Sphera Influence: Metro Carrier Backs Virtual Trading Hub

Posted: 11/2001 Trading Desk Sphera Influence: Metro Carrier Backs Virtual Trading Hub By Josh Long and Khali Henderson Executives at metropolitan carrier Sphera Optical Networks Inc. say they are executing a plan, the MetroHub Initiative, to put the “virtual pooling point” concept into practice.Their goal is to overcome end-point connectivity at the metro level, which […]

Trading Desk – A Sea of Change for

Posted: 06/2001 Trading Desk A Sea of Change for By Tara SealsIn the wake of a significant merger with Bandwidth International Inc., Bandwidth. com Inc. ( has changed direction midstream, pulling into port with a revamped and unique business model that is a mixture of agent, broker and online price comparison engine. Originally launched […]

Toward Cost-Effective ‘Convergence’

Posted: 03/2000 Toward Cost-Effective ‘Convergence’ By Pedro Colaco Deregulation and fierce competition are reducing revenue and eroding profit margins, which no longer surprises any voice service provider. Also, revenue growth in the voice services market virtually has halted at between 2 percent and 5 percent in the United States and is only slightly higher globally. […]

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