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Vorex Intros New ERP Offering

Vorex announced the general availability of its project-centric enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for the telecommunications industry.

Corraling Complementary TEM Solutions

The telecom expense management (TEM) arena has seen a lot of wagon-hitching in the past year or so. As the popularity of such services grows, customers are lining up at the chuck wagon and they want a full meal, not just a taste. With this in mind, TEM suppliers are partnering with each other to […]

Becoming an Enabler

More and more agents are becoming enablers. No, not the kind Dr. Phil would be interested in yelling at. Rather, they are enabling customers to buy, use and upgrade the telephony services they are hocking by offering them the option to lease the equipment needed to make that purchase. Many customers do not have the […]

Cisco Profits Rise on Increased Sales

Cisco Systems Inc. saw a 25 percent rise in profit in its fourth quarter of 2007 as customers spent more money, the company reported on Tuesday. The equipment makers fourth-quarter net income climbed to $1.93 billion, or 31 cents a share, up from $1.54 billion, or 25 cents, a year earlier. Sales increased 18 percent […]

Motorola Earnings Plunge to 1 Cent Per Share

Motorola Inc. released its second-quarter earnings Thursday morning, and results were as dismal as the company and analysts had projected. Motorola posted a loss of $28 million, or 1 cent per share, compared with net income of $1.38 million, or 55 cents per share, a year earlier. The second-quarter results included charges related to job […]

Nokia to Restructure

Driven by the convergence of mobile communications and the Internet, Nokia said on Wednesday it will restructure the company as of Jan. 1, 2008. Nokia said it expects the new organization to help it better manage its devices portfolio and get new products on the market, faster. Growing consumer demand for rich, mobile experiences creates […]

Qualcomm Chips Blocked

An adverse patent ruling by the U.S. International Trade Commission has banned U.S. imports of new cell phones with Qualcomm Inc. chipsets, sparking an outcry from the wireless operator community. While existing models will be grandfathered in and remain on sale, tens of millions of units of future models such as the Motorola RAZR 2 […]

Reports: Avaya Prepared to Sell

Avaya Inc. wants to merge with a rival equipment maker or sell to a private equity firm, according to an article in Tuesdays Wall Street Journal. Nortel Networks is rumored to be the top potential buyer. The WSJ reported, however, that Nortel and Avaya have not been able to agree on terms; that makes a […]

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