VON Conference & Expo


Skype to Tap Channel for Business Sales

Skype has made no secret of its plans to go after the business market, but it finally shed some light on its go-to-market strategy, unveiling details of its Skype Service Partner Program during a keynote address Wednesday at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo by Chief Strategy Officer Christopher Dean. The company has not offered […]

Skype Not Just Telecoms Bad Boy, CSO Says

Market trends toward mobility, unified communications, fixed mobile convergence and cloud computing stand to change Skype’s value proposition and reputation in the telecom marketplace, said the peer-to-peer VoIP provider’s chief strategy officer, Christopher Dean, in his joint keynote address on service provider transformation Wednesday at the VON Conference & Expo and the Channel Partners Conference […]

Skype for SIP Interoperable with Cisco UC500

Skype announced Wednesday at the VON Conference & Expo that the beta version of Skype for SIP has been certified as interoperable with the Cisco Systems Inc. Unified Communications 500 Series for small businesses. This is the most recent interoperability agreement announced for Skype for SIP, a beta program that allows existing standards-based (SIP) communications […]

MERA Systems Launches Retail & Transit Unit

MERA Systems will present MERA RTU (MERA Retail and Transit Unit), a brand new softswitch designed to meet the needs of both wholesale and retail operators. Being a bundled product that comprises features of class 4 and class 5 VoIP products, MERA RTU delivers a set of unique benefits for wholesale and retail businesses.

Skype Tackles Business Market

On Wednesday, Sept. 23, Skype chief strategy officer Christopher Dean will deliver a joint keynote address to both the VON Conference & Expo and the Channel Partners audiences. VON editor Richard Martin caught up with Dean, via e-mail, to preview his speech and discuss the industry landscape heading into VON.

CTO Summit at VON to Produce Plan for New IP Peering Fabric

PHOENIX (August 12, 2009) — Virgo Publishing, a leading B2B information services company, announced today that the 2009 VON Conference & Expo (www.vonexpo.com) will host a CTO Summit at which leading competitive service providers will develop a road map for creating a nationwide IP-based peering fabric that will bypass the legacy PSTN and support advanced […]

VON Conference Attendees to Receive Exclusive Research Report

PHOENIX, AZ, July 13 – Virgo Publishing and New Paradigm Resources Group, Inc. (NPRG) announced today that full-conference attendees at the VON Conference & Expo, Sept. 21-23 in South Beach, Fla., will receive copies of an exclusive research report entitled “The Competitors’ Migration: Who’s Where Along the Next Gen Curve.” Developed exclusively for VON by […]

Latin America Summit Added to VON Conference

Virgo Publishing, a leading B2B information services company, announced today that the 2009 VON Conference & Expo will include a Latin America Summit focusing on advanced IP communications services in the world’s fastest-growing telecommunications region. Produced in conjunction with SmartMark Communications LLC, the VON L.A. Summit will be a unique event bringing North American service […]

Virgo Publishing Launches VON.com and VON Conference & Expo

Virgo Publishing, a business-to-business information services company and publisher of PHONE+ magazine, announced today the launch of the VON.com online publication and the VON Conference & Expo, delivering on its promise to fill a gap in the marketplace for a service provider-focused resource on IP communications. To receive regular updates on VON.com and the VON […]

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