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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. […]

Mobile E-Mail on the Move

MOBILE E-MAIL BECAME A front-page story earlier this year when news that BlackBerry push e-mail service might be shut down due to a patent infringement lawsuit. But while the service rocketed into the general psyche over BlackBerrys troubles, uptake for e-mail-on-the-move remains low. With advances in usability and strides to marry corporate and personal use, […]

VoiceLog Offers Internet-Transaction Verification

Third-party verification company VoiceLog LLC today announced the availability of NetTPV, its newest service for verifying Internet-based business-to-consumer and business-to-business transactions. NetTPV allows companies to prove that a consumer agreed to almost any kind of sale or other transaction, over e-mail or the telephone. To use NetTPV, a client company gives VoiceLog the agreement in […]

Who Is Minding the Store?

Posted: 11/2003 Who Is Minding the Store? Study Reveals Changes in Channel Mix, Compensation Strategies By Gary Lawrence and Mike MacManus Sales have been and will continue to be the lifeblood of the telecommunications industry. However, companies are relying more and more on outsourced agents to grow their businesses and take care of their customers. […]

Collaborative: is Corporate America Kicking the Travel Habit?

Posted: 11/2002 is Corporate America Kicking the Travel Habit? Poll Finds Collaboration Technologies Taking Hold as Predicted By Barry Walker THE LAST 18 MONTHS has had a dramatic impact on our society, including corporate America. Beginning with the economic downturn in mid-2001, companies began looking for ways to reduce costs and do more with existing […]

SOAP BOX: Rural Rollout of Advanced Services Requires Realistic Grasp of Digital Divide

Posted: 06/2002 Rural Rollout of Advanced Services Requires Realistic Grasp of Digital Divide By Michael E. Brunner THE DIGITAL DIVIDE has become a common political theme. The term defines the disparity of access to advanced telecommunications and information capabilities, such as broadband, by certain income groups, particular demographics or selected geographic areas.Policymakers have fixated on […]

Wholesale Channel: Resellers Redirect Strategic Initiatives

Posted: 11/2001 Wholesale Channel Resellers Redirect Strategic Initiatives By Dr. Judy Reed Smith and Jennifer Lee Everyone knows that telecom has taken a hard hit in the general downtown of the technology sector. Now data exist showing how bad it has been.During the first six months of 2001, the telecom industry eliminated 17 percent of […]

Resellers Redirect Strategic Initiatives

Posted: 11/2001 Wholesale Channel Resellers Redirect Strategic Initiatives By Dr. Judy Reed Smith and Jennifer Lee Everyone knows that telecom has taken a hard hit in the general downtown of the technology sector. Now data exist showing how bad it has been.During the first six months of 2001, the telecom industry eliminated 17 percent of […]

Wholesale: BLECs Cautioned: Second-Tier Carriers Looking to Build

Posted: 02/2001 Second-Tier Carriers Looking to Build By Josh Long Many carriers in secondary markets are entering short-term leases with wholesalers as they prepare to build facilities-based networks, a recent Yankee Group (www.yankeegroup.com) survey has found. The Boston-based consulting firm conducted 75 interviews with CLECs, data LECs (DLECs) and ISPs, and found that 55 percent […]

Customers Critical of Carrier Care

Posted: 02/2000 Customers Critical of Carrier Care by Dwight Allen, Barbara Deskey and Steven M. Martin Corporate telecommunications managers should be in a great mood. Choices among carriers have multiplied, prices are down, the variety of services is up and one-stop shopping is increasingly available. Yet, at many companies, telecom managers are not so happy–relationships […]

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