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Siemens Enterprise Finds a Purpose: Taking on Cisco

Private equity firm Gores Group LLC on Tuesday took a 51 percent stake in Siemens AG-owned Siemens Enterprise (SEN), effectively creating a joint venture. And it’s a joint venture with the big goal of taking on market leader Cisco Systems Inc. as a dominant player in the voice-data enterprise IT game. Operating under the Siemens […]

Siemens Names Top Reseller Partners

Siemens Communications Inc. has announced the 2007 reseller partner sales achievement awards. The winners, members of the Siemens Enterprise Partner Program, were honored at the 2008 Siemens Enterprise Partner Forum held last month in Orlando, Fla. Black Box Network Services was awarded the Siemens Sales Pinnacle – Enterprise Market Award for outstanding sales and achievement […]

Ask Steve: Can SMBs Benefit from Hosted Contact Center Solutions?

What Do SMBs Want? Ask Yankee Group analyst Steve Hilton. Send your questions to asksteve@yankeegroup.com. Please include your name, city, state and a phone number. Only first names and locations will be published.  “Hello, Ms. Reynolds. This is Steve from Fabricated Plastics. Were calling to see if your recent order with us was on time […]

LIFEBOOK Notebooks Offer Mobile Broadband Connectivity From Sierra Wireless

Sierra Wireless announced that Fujitsu Siemens Computers has once again selected Sierra Wireless embedded modules to provide HSPA network connectivity to selected models in the LIFEBOOK product line of professional notebook computers. New platforms incorporating Sierra Wireless modules are expected to roll out over the course of 2008, including the new LIFEBOOK P8010, which is […]

Motorola Lays Off 1,600 More Employees

Motorola Inc. said late Friday it laid off 1,600 more employees in the fourth quarter of 2007 and that the costs will create capex charges in 2008. The telecom equipment company released the information in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Motorola in the first nine months of 2007 took charges of $311 […]

News Briefs: Vonage, Level 3, AT&T, PAETEC, TMC and more

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to extend a moratorium on state Internet access taxes for four years. The House voted 405-2 to keep the ban in place. It was scheduled to expire Nov. 1. The Senate now must decide where it stands. Vonage Holdings Corp. is facing another patent infringement suit, this time filed […]

What’s New? New Products and Services for the Channel

Siemens Launches Dedicated Unified Communications ApplianceSiemens Enterprise Communications launched the HiPath OpenOffice ME, an IP-based, unified communications toolset designed specifically for enterprises of 20-150 users. Features include intuitive presence-aware management and drag-and-drop conferencing. The system has been engineered to be installed in just a few hours, with no additional devices, applications or accessories for channel […]

Siemens Launches Dedicated Unified Communications Appliance

Siemens Enterprise Communications has announced the launch of the HiPath OpenOffice ME, an IP-based, unified communications toolset designed specifically for enterprises of 20-150 users. Features include intuitive presence-aware management and drag-and-drop conferencing. The system has been engineered to be installed in just a few hours, with no additional devices, applications or accessories for channel partners […]

Siemens Launches Global Partner Program

Siemens Enterprise Communications today announced at its U.K. Sales and Partner Conference the launch of Go Forward!, its new Partner Accreditation Program. Initially being launched in the United Kingdom, Australia and the Netherlands, the new model will be rolled out across all regions in January. Go Forward represents a global investment of $8.15 million, which […]

Nokia Device Business Posts Strong Q2, NSN Stumbles

Nokia and Nokia Siemens Networks said Thursday its second quarter net income more than doubled, on the strength of a 29 percent jump in handset shipments, beating its forecast. However, after this first reporting quarter for the newly combined network company, NSN does not expect to achieve the double-digit profitability it was hoping for. Taken […]

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