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Just One Word Plastic

VARs, system integrators and agents would do well to watch some old movies every so often to get a little business advice. Remember the scene in the “The Graduate” when a Los Angeles businessman takes Dustin Hoffman aside and declares, “I just want to say one word to you just one word. Plastic.” Turns out, […]

Firewalls, Schmirewalls

Posted: 10/2003 Firewalls, Schmirewalls You Can Provide VoIP Services to Security-Conscious Customers Using Network-Boundary Solutions By Dan Freedman As anyone who has ever put together a voiceover- IP (VoIP) network involving a firewall can tell you, firewalls and VoIP dont mix very well at all. In fact, most VoIP communications will stop dead at the […]

Potential Bell Merger with a Big 3 IXC

Posted: 05/2002 Potential Bell Merger with a Big 3 IXC“Over the next few years we’ll see the merging of local and long-distance companies, but this time it won’t be so threatening to regulators, and they won’t be blocked. Over the next year or two, local and long-distance companies will start to offer the same kinds […]

Digging Around in the Corporate Finance Toolbox

Posted: 01/1998 By Michael H. Wirpel Your ability to find a way to obtain an investment in your company is greater if you know how to design a deal flexibly. You can be more flexible by recognizing the different stages a company goes through and using each stage’s risk factors to tailor a deal. "Digging […]

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