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CompTIA: Poor Communication Dooms Projects

Poor communication is the factor that most often causes a project to fail, according to the results of new Web poll released Wednesday by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). Nearly 28 percent of the more than 1,000 respondents to the poll said poor communications was the main reason for project failure. Insufficient resource planning […]

Vinton Cerf

THEN: Computer scientist Vinton Cerf, who lead the development of the TCP/IP protocols and the Internet during his time with DARPA, just left MCI after engineering MCI Mail, the first commercial e-mail service connected to the Internet. He went to work for the Corporation for National Research Initiatives working on projects, such as digital libraries […]

Info Directions Nominated for Operational Excellence

Info Directions has been nominated for an Operational Excellence award in the Sixth Annual TeleStrategies Billing World 2006 Excellence Awards. The Excellence Awards recognize achievement in the systems and software that drive the world of communications. The Operational Excellence award recognizes projects that have resulted in significant improvements in customer operational performance. Info Directions has […]

Alvarion Releases Public Safety Platform

Alvarion Ltd. today announced the commercial availability of its BreezeACCESS 4900, a 4.9GHz wireless broadband platform designed for the U.S. public safety market. Its available through Alvarion partners nationwide. The 4900 has been trialed throughout the country and installed for various live public safety applications such as VoIP, traffic light management and remote video surveillance […]

Sprints New Company to Focus on Large Business, Government Mobility

Sprint Nextel Corp. today announced a carrier-neutral professional services subsidiary to work on mobility projects for large businesses and government agencies. Sprint Enterprise Mobility Inc. will consult on the design, implementation and support for customized mobility solutions from a variety of service providers and vendors. Sprint Enterprise Mobility will help businesses unleash the full potential […]

WiMAXimizing Opportunities

The promise of broadband wireless in the access space finally is being fulfilled by WiMAX, a point-to-multipoint, non-line-of-sight metro broadband wireless access technology built on the 802.16 standard. WiMAX has been hailed as an alternative to landline broadband technologies and as a last-mile option, and while certified products wont be rolling out until the end […]

Grande Chief Stepping Down

Grande Communications Chief Executive Bill Morrow has resigned after five years at the helm but will remain on the board of directors. The board plans to name Scott Ferguson, an executive vice president and member of Grandes founding management team, as interim CEO while commencing a national search for a new chief executive. Meanwhile, Morrow […]

Interland Hosts Santas Secret Village For Ninth Year

For the ninth year in a row, Interland is helping visitors to www.northpole.com take part in holiday stories, recipes, puzzles and more at Santas Secret Village. Interland is a Web-hosting and online services company with a reseller program, and Santas Secret Village lets children, parents and teacher access an array of free holiday activities. The […]

Two Veterans Join Transcom

Two telecom veterans have joined Transcom Communications Inc., which operates a VoIP-network stretching into China, Mexico and Latin America and meet points in more than 125 cities. Ambuj Nayar has been named vice president of special projects for the company. He was formerly vice president of international business development for Primus. Bob Chiapperino has come […]

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