5 Green Technologies You Can Pitch

      Ben Stiegler, CEO and Founder, Synertel How much time do you spend traveling for business each year? Urban commutes, business trips to see customers, etc. Sometimes it seems we spend more time with Homeland Security than our intended meeting partner. Fortunately, several affordable green technologies are changing how people collaborate, commute and […]

VOICECON: BTs Finder OCS App is a Keeper

BT demonstrated a new unified communications application it has developed on Microsoft’s unified communications platform during the keynote address Wednesday at VoiceCon. The application, called BT’s Finder, runs on Office Communications Server 2007 Release 2 and enables users to determine how and when essential messages reach them. For example, a traveling executive can establish parameters […]

Research: Six Revenue-Generating Services Beyond VoIP

Consumer VoIP won’t be much of a revenue-maker for operators going forward, but FMC, IP video and other IP-enabled services will—to the tune of $700 billion, in fact. That’s $700 billion to be made worldwide over the next five years, according to Insight Research. The Internet-enabled services carriers should focus on include residential video telephony; […]

Tango: Mobile Presence Coming to a UC Platform Near You

Tango Networks has added the ability to tie in mobile network presence and location information from any handset to its Abrazo platform for enabling unified communications. Abrazo now enables UC systems to selectively share status information with contacts, enable intelligent routing decisions for mobile phones, desk phones and soft clients, and contribute to automatic presence […]

Selling in a Slowdown: VoIP, UC Offer Productivity Possibilities

In a struggling economy, businesses might tighten their IT spending … unless there’s a clear ROI that can help them get through the downturn. That’s the scenario offered by VoIP and unified communications. “A recession is going to be a very good thing for VoIP,” says CEO Henry Kaestner. “One level, and this is […]

You Will, but Not Like That

By Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO YouTube has a set of commercials from AT&T from 1993 that are titled “You Will. It’s funny, but 14 years later, all that innovation is NOT from AT&T, but from a myriad collection of start-ups (or the giants that bought them like Yahoo, Google, eBay). We have most of the innovation […]

IPtimize to Acquire WTI

Denver-based IPtimize Inc. plans to buy CLEC WTI LLC in a move it expects will boost revenue and subscriber counts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, even though IPtimize is a publicly traded company. However, it trades on the Pink Sheets market, a system comprised of companies that dont have to meet any listings […]

Comstar Adds to Management Team

Comstar Interactive has hired Loretta Koerner to manage business development for mobile solutions. Koerner comes to Comstar from Sprint Nextel Corp. where she was an indirect channel manager, handling the day-to-day activities and sales for 11 regions across the country. She will be responsible for establishing new mobile point-of-sale business partners, leveraging her current business […]

AccessLine Provides More Local Numbers

VoIP provider AccessLine Communications Corp. said Thursday its SmartVoice Service has increased the availability of local numbers in cities throughout the Pacific Northwest. SmartVoice Service is a hosted VoIP offering designed for SMBs. Businesses using the offering can develop a virtual presence almost anywhere in the region by providing its customers local phone numbers, AccessLine […]

X4 Heads West

It seems X4 Communications is taking that old adage, Go West, young man, to heart. The master agency is bulking up its presence in California, Colorado, Nevada and Texas, with the help of a new regional agent manager, and thanks largely in part to TelePacific Communications acquisition of Mpower Communications Corp. Those two factors put […]

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