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Becoming More Than Hype?

By Michael Fair, MarketRace Managed Services. I think that until recently these services were more hype than reality. I am really starting to see an interesting trend that is really starting to take off. There is a blending of hardware providers and service providers emerging around managed services. Customers want one-stop shopping and hardware providers […]

What’s New?

The Conference Group Rolls out ReadyShow-Mulit-Media The Conference Group has released ReadyShow-Multi-Media, a combined audio and Web conferencing service. ReadyShowMulti-Media offers on-demand conferencing at a price point typically reserved for audio-only conferences. www.conferencegroup.com WTG Offers Services From Any LEC Master agency World Telecom Group (WTG) now is able to provide services from any LEC, thanks […]

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Wi-Fi Draft-n Gear

Most 802.11n-like products available today are considered draft-n products; they are built to the 802.11n specification as it stands today. These products are not yet certified and carry no guarantees they will be compatible with the final, ratified standard. Earlier iterations of next-generation Wi-Fi were billed as pre-n products, but these are essentially 802.11g products […]

Flanking the Front Lines

EVERY NEW TECHNOLOGY attracts the dark side, as IP telephony did earlier this year when a VoIP executive and his hacker accomplice were arrested for fraud. And while computers largely have become immune to attacks thanks to firewalls and other security measures the occasional bug still seeps through the cracks. Next up on hackers radar […]

Trend Micro, Westcon Group Partner to Offer Security

Trend Micro Inc., a network antivirus and content security software and services company, and networking technology distributor Westcon Group Inc. on Tuesday announced a distribution agreement in which its Comstor and Westcon divisions will have access to the entire Trend Micro product line for customers in the United States. The agreement with Trend Micro significantly […]

CallTower Signs WCC, Sandler as New Partners

CallTower Inc., a provider of hosted communications and collaboration applications for businesses, said today it has added two regional partners in Southern California. West Coast Consultants Inc. (WCC) and Sandler Partners now will sell CallTower’s voice and data products that connect applications including the Cisco Systems Inc. CallManager and the Microsoft Exchange Server with mobile […]

Comtrend Combines VDSL2, ADSL2+ in Wireless Router

A new multimode DSL wireless router, called the CT-5371, from Comtrend Corp., supports all existing ADSL standards as well as the ITU-T VDSL2 standard. The box includes four 10/100 Base-T Ethernet ports and one USB port to provide wired LAN connectivity along with an integrated 802.11n Wi-Fi WLAN access point. The system employs a scalable […]

ANI Networks Targets Wholesale Market

ANI Networks, the wholesale arm and affiliate network provider of NOS Communications Inc., now offers wholesale services to CLECs, resellers and carriers.As a long-time buyer of resold voice services, we recognized the trend of diminished wholesale vendor options and eroding margins, says Joe Koppy, CEO of ANI Networks. In solving that problem for ourselves through […]

Service Provider Confidence Index – Sage Gauge

Posted: 11/2003 SAGE GAUGE The Sage Research Inc. September 2003 index of service provider confidence in current conditions rose for the second consecutive period and is edging toward the key metric of 50, which divides the low (less than 50) from the high territory (greater than 50). The first three quarters of 2003 mark a […]

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