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Divine Intervention: Jim Butler

Like most telecom agents, Jim Butler has decades of industry experience and sales success, including nine years as a top salesman with a regional long-distance company in Southern California along with serving as a founding member of the Agent Alliance. And like most entrepreneurs, he works long hours as founder and president of agency TeleCHOICE […]

All for One

IF YOU SAID A TELECOM AGENT was like a man without a country, that would have been true a decade ago. There was no professional association and no networking event for up-and-coming indirect sales organizations. That began to change in 1997 when a group of agents got together to discuss the need for such a […]

Is an IP Spot Market Around the Corner?

Posted: 05/2002 Is an IP Spot Market Around the Corner? By Josh Long Russ McGuire, chief strategy officer, TeleChoice Inc. Communications companies soon may be able to reserve IP capacity and instantly buy bandwidth inside a colocation hotel on 60 Broadway. At least, that is the ultimate vision of InvisibleHand Networks Inc., a Burlington, Mass.-based […]

The Letter – Yes, Virginia, There is a Glut. But for How Long?

Posted: 12/2001 The Letter Yes, Virginia, There is a Glut. But for How Long? Is there a bandwidth glut or not? The question persists. Carriers fought long and hard to say there was no glut for the obvious reason of boosting their valuations. Now, as prices for long haul circuits plunge and market capitalizations shrivel, […]

Wholesale – NorthPoint Files for Bankruptcy Protection, Seeks a Buyer

Posted: 03/2001 Wholesale NorthPoint Files for Bankruptcy Protection, Seeks a Buyer By Josh Long Despite action to lower expenses, DSL provider NorthPoint Communications Inc.(www.northpoint.net) filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in January. In the six-week aftermath of a failed merger agreement with Verizon Communications Inc. (www.verizon.com), the San Francisco-based provider announced […]

On Premises: VPN Users Migrate to Managed Services

Posted: 04/2000 VPN Users Migrate to Managed Services By Brian Schulz Enterprise e-business opportunities are driving demand for flexible and secure wide-area communications. New requirements are wrapped with Internet connectivity and IP networking advances that include guaranteed quality of service (QoS) and service level agreements (SLAs) networkwide.With these capabilities, IP-based virtual private network (VPN) service […]

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