Carrier Ethernet Routers, Switches See Solid Growth

Carrier-grade routers and switches are once again a hot commodity as IT budgets begin to loosen and companies look to update their infrastructure, according to a recent survey by research firm Infonetics Research.

Infonetics: SAN Gear To Pass $6 Billion By 2014

Infonetics Research’s market share and forecast report for Storage Network Equipment in Q1 2010 predicts strong annual growth in the overall SAN equipment market through at least 2014, when it will reach $6.5 billion.

Cisco Refresh Addresses Borderless Networks Vision

Making good on its promise to deliver a set of offerings that supports its vision of a future of “borderless networks,” Cisco Systems Inc. has revamped its fixed-switching portfolio to address wired-wireless communications, energy management and the optimized delivery of video applications. The networking giant also announced the Cisco Catalyst 3560/3750-X Series and 2960-S Series, […]

ADTRAN Makes Changes to Partner Program

ADTRAN Inc. said Wednesday it has enhanced the ADvantage Partner Program in an effort to strengthen relationships with mid-tier partners. The company said partners will benefit from access to additional product lines, increased revenue incentives and certification training programs for ADTRAN’s NetVanta routers, switches and IP Telephony (IPT) products. Participants in the three-tier program (ADvantage […]

pulsescp 2.0 Supports Multiple Applications

Telephony solution provider pulse voice Inc. (Booth 914) this week debuted the latest release of its network solutions product line pulsescp 2.0. The pulsescp service control point enables all tiers of carriers and service providers to leverage intelligent network (IN) capabilities on their Class 4/5, wireless switch (CDMA, GSM) and softswitch infrastructures. pulsescp 2.0 allows […]

BridgeWaves AdaptPath Technology Extends the Reach of Gigabit Wireless

BridgeWave Communications unveiled AdaptPath technology, which seamlessly integrates its AdaptRate gigabit Ethernet wireless links with secondary connections using wired or wireless technologies. The dual technology solution provides unprecedented GigE wireless link availability and range, the company said. The BridgeWave booth at COMPTEL AdaptPath link switching creates an all-weather, dual-path data connection by pairing a BridgeWave […]

Gartner: Worldwide Communications-as-a-Service Revenue to Total $252 Million in 2007

The market for communications as a service (CaaS) has started relatively slowly as providers determine how to define, package and market service as a value-added Internet protocol (IP) telephony offering, according to Gartner, Inc. Worldwide CaaS is projected to total $251.9 million in 2007, a 37.6 percent increase from last year. The market is expected […]

ShoreTel Releases Latest Update

ShoreTel Inc. has released the seventh version of its IP telephony product. One of the software enhancements in ShoreTel 7 is Escalation Notification, which allows the customer to establish a “must respond” process for incoming calls. With this feature, the system administrator uses business rules to automate call routing to any combination of phones, pagers […]

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