Does VPN Stand for Very Promising Networks?

That acronym works for veteran service providers when you put MPLS before it a topic that speakers will elaborate on as a managed opportunity in the session, MPLS VPN: Find Out What it Means to You (and Your Customers), held today at 9 a.m. Answering the acronym question is the easy part, but clearly understanding […]

New Edge Networks Adds Classes of Service on VPNs

New Edge Networks (Booths 508-510) announced plans to introduce class-of-service support for its MPLS network services, aiming to expand its offerings to also attract customers with larger bandwidth and performance needs. New Edge Networks expects to introduce by Oct. 1, five classes of service that will allow businesses to prioritize application data traffic over their […]

EarthLink Closes New Edge Acquisition

EarthLink Inc. said yesterday it has completed the acquisition of New Edge Networks for 2.6 million shares of EarthLink common stock and $114.3 million in cash. The ISP bought New Edge Networks in an effort to better target SMBs, which are the VPN providers niche market. EarthLink had to meet several regulatory approvals, including granting […]

Broad Sky Resells WildBlue Service through Agents

Broad Sky, a satellite broadband reseller, has become one of the first enterprise-class resellers for WildBlue, which offers high-speed Internet access via satellite. Broad Sky now offers its SkyLink service powered by WildBlue for less than $1,000 in equipment and monthly prices starting at $69 that allows small businesses, distributed enterprises, and teleworkers to get […]

VPN Demand Keeps Growing

As workers become more mobile, in and outside of the office, and as companies work to accommodate that mobility, VPNs increasingly are the answer. The key is, there are network VPNs and CPE VPNs; both types have grown in popularity over the past year, and experts say demand for both kinds only will rise. In […]

New Edge Networks Moffat: IP VPNs Are the Technology of the Future

The future of telecom is not in VoIP, its in IP VPNs. So says Dan Moffat, president and CEO of New Edge Networks, with whom T@G got a chance to talk in late September. Moffat was scheduled to present several sessions on IP VPNs to audiences in Florida and Louisiana, but Hurricane Ivan put a […]

Channel Partners Fall 2004, Hold the Anchovies

Channel Partners Chicago-style kicked off yesterday with an agenda packed with more content than a Chicago deep-dish pizza. Sponsored by Telegration Inc., the education program for the fall conference revolves around new service opportunities and new revenue areas for agents, VARs and other distribution partners. A packed general session followed the keynote address from fabled […]

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