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TRAGEDY 2.0

This is the first issue of PHONE+ since the massacre at Virginia Tech some 45 days after the event. I point this out on purpose because the monthly magazine cycle stands in sharp contrast to electronic journalism. But even TV and online dailies are no match for the youwitness variety that characterized the most recent […]

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 […]

Survey: Businesses Use Managed IT for Security, Storage, Disaster Recovery

Buyers of managed IT services will focus on security, storage and disaster recovery services in 2007, according to research commissioned by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). One-third of the 322 organizations participating in the Harris Interactive Inc. survey all current users of managed services said they plan to invest or upgrade their spending in managed […]

SYNNEX Enters Distribution Agreement With Wyse Technology

SYNNEX Corp., an IT supply chain services company, announced Wednesday it has signed a distribution partnership agreement with Wyse Technology Inc. The agreement enables SYNNEX to sell the complete line of Wyse products. Wyse Technology, together with its partners, delivers the hardware, infrastructure software and services that comprise thin computing. Wyse Technology is a market […]

CompTIA Survey Finds VoIP, Security Top 2006 Hot Technologies

Convergence and security top the list of “hot” technologies that will have the greatest impact in 2006, according to the results of a new Web poll conducted by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). Respondents chose convergence technologies such as VoIP and unified messaging as the ones that will have the greatest impact this year. […]

CCH Tackles Form 1041 in Audio Conference

Navigating Form 1041 and the Upcoming Storm will be the subject of a live, 100-minute audio conference to be held Tuesday, May 23, at 2 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The conference will be presented by CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and provider of tax information, software and services for telecom and other industries. Robert Barnhill, […]

NOT NECESSARILY NEWS

For every lonely heart who has spied his soulmate in traffic, only to watch her speed away once the light turns green, www.flirtingintraffic.com has come to the rescue. The Web site collects headshots and bios of flirts and assigns each a numbered sticker, or Flirting ID, to affix to their car bumpers. When other members […]

Panasonic Releases Toughbook Wireless Display

Panasonic has introduced the Toughbook Wireless Display, a durable, lightweight thin-client computing device designed to improve workforce automation, and field and customer service operations, for the telecommunications and cable industries. Weighing in at 2.6 lbs and equipped with a 10.4-inch LCD, the Toughbook Wireless Display has no local software applications. Instead, it wirelessly accesses applications […]

CompTIA Presents Show Awards

Six IT companies demonstrating creativity and innovation in hardware and software product development and in channel strategies recently were honored by the members of the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). The CompTIA Breakaway 2005 and CompTIA CT Summit best in show award winners were selected from the votes of more than 200 VIP VARs who […]

Six Join CompTIA Convergence Certification Development Effort

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) announced today six companies have lent their initial support to the development of a base-level convergence certification program. Speaking at the associations annual conference, Ed Migut, director of CompTIAs Convergence Group, says these companies will form the cornerstone committee that will develop content, testing and a channel adoption plan […]

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