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F5 Targets Nortel Customers

The parallels between nature and business are seen most often when species or companies need to adapt to change. In this case the change in the economic climate has made it a financial imperative for many companies to do whatever...

FCC, Genachowski, Bartz, Nortel, Verizon and More

The FCC gets a new head. Kevin Martin steps down. Wall Street hates the new Yahoo CEO. Nortel enters Chapter 11 reorganization; Verizon says they like VoIP but love POTs. What a week. Oh yeah and I almost forgot the...

Communications Must Go HD

Circuit switched telephony technology is now half a century old or so and it is the predominant way much of the world communicates. It is the lowest common denominator for all digitized communications. While consumers would never accept 1960s technology...

Despite Reports, Nortel Operates as Usual

Reports are circulating that Nortel has declared bankruptcy and pieces will be sold off to foreign firms. Company sources say this is untrue. Here is the complete story. In the past 24 months, global financial markets have gone from encouraging...

Good Posts on Nortel and Bankruptcy

I reported on the Nortel bankruptcy early today and just came across a good article on the matter. I say there is a good chance than Microsoft buys up the enterprise division of the company. At least Ballmer knows unlike...

Nortel to File for Bankruptcy Today?

I have a call set up with Nortel later today and will give you more details but for now the latest news is company will file for bankruptcy as soon as today. Nortel's assets will be divided up and sold...

The Trillion Dollar Question. Is WiMAX Dying?

About 3-6 months before the iPhone debuted I received a Nokia N800 web tablet as part of the company's blogger relations program. I loved the device. It was one of the most powerful gadgets per pound and square inch I...

Nortel Under Assault

In a number of my meetings with companies in the tech and telecom space over the last few years, they have told me they are aggressively targeting Nortel customers. This was before the talk of bankruptcy which will likely make...

A Tale of Bribery, Cockroaches and Raid

 One of the most fascinating articles I have read in a long while is about the Siemens global bribery scandal where the company spent $1.4 billion on bribes from 2001 to 2007. Of that, get this - telecom accounted for...

We're No Shrinking Violet Says Nortel's Carrier Chief

Nortel is an interesting company from the perspective that they have an inherent advantage in their product development as they cater to two separate markets - enterprise and carrier, which need similar products. The company can afford to easily sell...

The Why of the Storm

I have noticed the Blackberry Storm has improved a good deal over past weeks but this it seems is not enough to keep people from returning these handheld computers at a record clip. While it is impossible to know for...

Nortel's Web.Alive Brings Virtual Worlds to Business

While Nortel faces financial struggles and unprecedented debt, there are bright spots in the company's portfolio which most reporters will ignore because - well good news doesn't sell. I for one think it is always worth exploring the silver linings...

Learn From Nortel's Woes

Yesterday I spent a good deal of time filming my opinions on the latest news in the TMC Newsroom and didn't get time to blog at all. Rest assured, I was sharing my opinions - but in this case on...

Kill A Killer Product

Thanks to April Dunford's tweet for pointing out this entry on her blog pertaining to how to kill a killer product. One thing she leaves out and I have been meaning to mention for a while is -- in the...

Update From IMPACT NOW 2008 Orlando

I am still here at IMPACT NOW. The exhibit hall is open and doing quite well. This is a very successful event with a good deal of buzz in the exhibit hall (see photo). It is interesting to contrast...

Heading to IMPACT NOW 2008

Tomorrow I will be attending IMPACT NOW 2008 -- an event hosted by ScanSource and proudly sponsored by TMC. This event has some absolutely incredible speakers and I am looking forward to learning a great deal and most of all,...

VoIP 1, Economy 0

What a fall season it's been. With the economy uncertain, world leaders actually discussing the word crisis on a regular basis and layoff levels not seen in years, you would expect every industry to lie in shambles. In fact,...

Selling Communications in a Recession

Thoughts from Jon Arnold and a discussion regarding Nortel, Avaya and Cisco How do companies navigate a slower economy? Well, you first need to show strength to ensure your potential customers are not scared off. As Jon Arnold points...

Nortel Wall Street Event Kick off

I am here at the Nortel Wall Street event at the New York Stock Exchange. I had an uneventful trip into the city and am now on the sixth floor of the New York Stock Exchange building waiting for the...

WiMAX World 2008 Update

WiMAX has gone through an overhype stage and now is like so many other technologies - VoIP included, at a stage where the markets are trying to figure out where the opportunities lie. Indeed, trying to determine what is...

Telepresence Comes to Schools

I got an email today with a link to an article in a Ridgefield, Connecticut newspaper discussing how telepresence is allowing a school to continue teaching a language which was thought to be cost prohibitive to learn. This is really...

Nortel Buys DiamondWare

For over six years I have been espousing the virtues of 3D, stereo voice conversations with articles  and ITEXPO demonstrations mostly focusing on DiamondWare and the company's patented 3D technology which allows you to have a conference calls with others...

Communications, Speech Markets Have Positive Outlook

Two days -- two shows, two cities and two trains which left at dawn. Wow... What a rush. What I picked up from the Channel Partners (Boston) and SpeechTek (New York) shows is  the communications market and the call...

Trixbox Certification

The open source world of communications is growing rapidly. Recently I discussed the Nortel acquisition of PingTel and what this means for our markets.Ironically the competition in open source was once between Digium and PingTel and when Asterisk became the...

Communications and Technology Stories August 14, 2008

Please enjoy some communications and technology stories while having your morning (or evening) tea or coffee. My thoughts in brief -- Extreme is smart to jump on the energy efficient bandwagon, Jajah claims to have over 10 million users in...
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