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Cisco Underestimated Skype's Value. Acts against Microsoft Acquisition

Cisco is far from the most open company in tech so it is ironic it is concerned about a monopoly over video conferencing a result of the Microsoft acquisition of Skype. The company’s Martin De Beer said, “For the sake...

Top 20 VoIP Innovators

Tom Keating has a slideshow of the top 20 VoIP innovators of all time and if you want my thoughts check out the comment on his post. It is really well done and will take you back if you have...

Meet With Polycom's Stefan Karapetkov at ITEXPO

Stefan Karapetkov is the Emerging Technologies Director at Polycom and I've known him as a voice and video expert since I met him at a VON event over ten years ago. I believe he worked at Siemens at the time....

Polycom Has Great Earnings

ITEXPO East 2011 speaker and exhibitor Polycom just announced earnings which were ahead of expectations. Fourth quarter net-income soared two and a half times to $33M or 37 center per share. Earnings were 49 cents per share beating analyst estimates...

Avaya Flare and Tablets at ITEXPO Next Week

The Avaya Flare interface is designed to be your enterprise social network and I recently witnessed it in person and running on an Avaya tablet which had a video camera, stereo speakers and more.Avaya, Cisco and RIM want to be...

ITEXPO West 2010 News and Interviews

ITEXPO is almost here - and there will be lots of news broken at this event based upon what my team tells me. In addition, some of the early news on the event is beginning to break and I hope...

Westcon's Security Bet

The technology market is quite vibrant and other than a short time between 2001-2003 there is always a good deal of optimism in the space. For me it has been quite exciting because I enjoy the marketing side of technology...

Avaya Flare Launch Live Blog

Avaya is launching a new interface called Flare. Rumors abound that the big deal here is it is a tablet. the reality is it is a UI which will run on tablets - including the one Avaya is launching today.This...

Behold: Satellite Radio 2.0

In my opinion services like Satellite radio and personalized services like Pandora and Slacker are what I would consider Radio 2.0 so I read with interest a piece on Seeking Alpha which discusses Satellite Radio 2.0 which will blend the...

Google Gmail VoIP, Cloud Computing and Other News August, 25 2010

It's been a busy day in the world of tech news as Google who already has a telecom service in Google Voice has expanded it into Gmail with a two-pronged goal of making it easier to call via Google's network...

US Visa Fees Surge: The Good and Bad

This past Friday, US President Obama signed into law a new bill which drastically raises the cost of hiring foreign workers using H-1B and L visas from $320 to $2,320 in situations where a company has more than 50% of...

San Jose Videos Beginning to Post

Our San Jose meetings are going great, over 90 of the tech industry's top innovators and movers and shakers will be meeting with my editorial team. The mood in the Valley is upbeat and we are still getting requests for...

Interop 2010 Las Vegas Video Summary

We've got lots of great content from Interop 2010 Las Vegas which I am still getting questions about so I decided to post a summary of some of the articles which TMCnet has written as well as providing links to...

Epygi Adds PBX Features, Moves Upmarket

One certainty in the world is that feature wars often get fought in the battle to win the most customers. If you don't beleive me, think of how few features your car had 15 years ago compared to today. In...

Jeff Rodman of Polycom Keynotes ITEXPO East 2010

This post was stuck in my drafts folder -- sorry for the late post.Here in Miami, at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Jeff Rodman is giving a keynote where he explains how crucial it is to link together technology in...

Asterisk Has Huge Presence at ITEXPO East 2010

A major area of communications growth is taking place in the open-source market and a tough economy only throws more fuel on an already raging open-source communications fire.Asterisk is the major player in the space and the company behind...

Discounts for Communications and Technology Events at ITEXPO

To all my readers, Happy New Year. Please feel free to take advantage of these special conference & expo rates (check out these low travel rates as well) as my gift to you. I hope to see you at the...

Will Avaya's Nortel Acquisition be a Success?

Avaya recently completed its acquisition of Nortel's assets and the most important question in the enterprise communications space for 2010 is what happens next. Avaya and Nortel were two of the industry's most dominant players and also fiercely competitive -...

Digium's UK Connection - Asterisk Conference Sells out Twice

 Digium, the Asterisk Company announced they recently inked a deal with Dorset, UK ITSP VoIP Unlimited to connect Digium's Asterisk-powered Switchvox platform with the carrier's SIP trunking solutions. Bill Miller, vice president of product management for Digium, commented: "We chose...

ITEXPO East 2010 Miami Update

I just came across this web page with some important details on ITEXPO. I mentioned the keynoters in a recent post and I still think they are one of the best combinations of thought leaders in our space. Google Voice,...

HP Buys 3Com

HP is acquiring 3Com for $2.7 billion and there are a number of reasons for this move. First of all, it is obvious the tech market is hot and Cisco and other companies are optimistic about the future as evidenced...

ITEXPO Keynoters Announced

We are thrilled to announce a slew of top notch keynoters for the upcoming ITEXPO which takes place in Miami, FL Jan 20-22, 2010. I will share them with you by first explaining why they were invited: A keynote picture...

Cisco to Acquire Tandberg for $3B

Cisco has done a remarkable job pushing the telepresence market forward but on the low-end of the market the company left lots of room for smaller players such as Tandberg, Lifesize, etc to prosper while relying on Cisco's marketing and...

HD Voice Update

This past February at ITEXPO East 2009, I was honored to host the first panel in the world (that I know of) on the topic of HD Voice. Since that time lots of other people have jumped on the bandwagon...

Cash For Clunker Phone Systems

The domain name in the new logo below is not active as of this writing but will be soon   The US Government looking to increase car sales and reduce fuel consumption embarked upon an unprecedented campaign called Cash For...
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