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Shockingly Nortel's Frank Dunn not Found Guilty in Canada

In February 2004 I was invited to a Nortel analyst day. The Canadian telecom giant had great news to share about their worldwide sales – especially in China. CEO Frank Dunn was the primary speaker at the conference and explained...

Voxeet Shows the Future of Conferencing - Stereo and 3-D

About eight years ago I held up DiamondWare as a shining example of what communications should be – HD, stereo and 3-D. Nortel later purchased DiamondWare and integrated it into its Project Chainsaw initiative which allowed avatar-based communications. Then these...

Avaya and Mitel Cross at Canadian Border

New Jersey-based Avaya, spun out of Lucent and previously AT&T has a decades-long history of providing business communications solutions. With its purchase of Nortel’s business communications assets a few years back it picked up even more knowledge, know-how and relationships....

WebRTC: The Phone meets the Web

We have seen the multi-billion dollar communications market get disrupted as the phone met the IP network. In the video below Phil Edholm describes how with WebRTC, the phone meets the web. As he describes, even though IP communications has...

In Israel, Venture Capital Gets Disrupted

Israel is legendary as a tech powerhouse – the entire IP communications market owes its success to engineers from this middle-eastern country where compulsory army training has a side benefit of immersing the population in engineering specifically applicable to communications....

Will Corporate Welfare Slow International Trade?

Nortel’s bankruptcy some years back was due to a host of reasons including price competition from the likes of ZTE and Huawei. Consider that while the world’s telecom equipment manufacturers were acquiring companies during a growing telecom bubble, these two...

Chinese Nortel Hack Unconfirmed by my Sources

Although reports have been swirling regarding Chinese hackers breaking into Nortel's computers for over ten years in order to steal trade secrets, I have been unable to confirm such a breach took place. I have tapped into a few high-level...

Did Social Just Make UC Irrelevant?

If you are working with a phone system maker who isn’t innovating rapidly, beware - their days could be numbered. I hate to be sensational but you have to wonder, with real-time video & voice communications embedded into social networks...

Avaya's Support Strategy Emulates Successful Cancer Diagnostic Systems

It is an unusual occurrence for me to receive a call from any company to discuss their support. Generally the media gets all warm and fuzzy about tangible things like new product launches – scoops and items you can put...

Avaya SMB Event Features Cake Boss

Avaya Press and Analyst SMB Live Blog.At an Avaya Event here in New York City, the company is set to detail its plans to migrate Nortel users to Avaya's IP Office 7.0. According to Isabelle Guis (pictured) General Manager of...

Tehrani's Train Fixed

It took about 45 minutes or so but the stuck train is moving for now and I can't wait to get off this thing and start recharging all my gadgets at the Avaya Press and Analyst meeting today in New...

Voice Carrier Wants a Big Piece of the SMB VoIP Pie

The business VoIP market has a tremendous amount of growth potential based on a recent FCC report I highlighted last week. And perhaps the most exciting aspect of the market is there is no single leading player which comes to...

Broadvox Reaches For the Cloud With Cypress Buy

20 things you need to know but didn’t have had time to ask SIP Trunking leader Broadvox just completed their acquisition of Cypress Communications resulting in a nationwide VoIP and MPLS-enabled network blending the benefits of traditional telecommunications with the...

Leading Health CIO Joins ShoreTel During ITEXPO Keynote

My team has made a tremendous effort to bring more practitioners to ITEXPO to help our attendees learn from real-world experience of others. Our goal is to serve you better and we have had numerous requests to to add more...

Genband Perspective 2010 Live Blog

CMO Mehmet Balos takes the stage and gives overview of the day - the goal is to better explain the company's goals and future. President and CEO Charlie Vogt takes stage 2/3 of marquee SPs in 80 countries use Genband....

Off to Genband, Metaswitch then ITEXPO Events

September is here and so is conference season as I head to Genband Perspective in Texas and then Metaswitch Forum in Orlando, FL. Genband has been on a tear recently with acquisitions in numerous categories as well as organic growth....

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...

Communications and Tech Trends From Dallas

I am back from Dallas, TX where I met with dozens of communications and tech companies and I gained a great deal of insight on industry hotspots as well as where the speed bumps are. Open Source Based on the...

Getting Ready to Head to the Olympics

 Slowly but surely I am packing and generally getting ready to fly to the Winter Olympics in Vancouver where I will not only see some games such as curling and hockey but I may even take in concert if there...

2010 Vancouver Olympic iPhone Apps

Here are 10 winter Olympic apps suggested by Network World. As I am going next week I thought I would get in the spirit and start downloading. So far I picked up the following (all links immediately below lead to...

Avaya, Nortel, Telepresence & IP Fax Round out Show Daily

In the latest ITEXPO show daily taking place this week in Miami, there are articles about Avaya, Nortel, Shoretel, Cisco and may others. Check it out and see you at the show....

Tehrani at Winter Olympics

 After ITEXPO in Miami next week, I come back home, witness TMC's move into a new headquarters, head back down to Miami for a bar Mitzvah and then finally head to the Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. While there I will...

Avaya/Nortel ITEXPO Details Video

The feedback regarding the Avaya session detailing the acquisition of Nortel's enterprise assets next week has been incredible. Hearing Avaya's new roadmap is crucial if you are a customer of Avaya and/or Nortel or of you are a reseller, partner,...

More on Avaya - Nortel Enterprise Event at ITEXPO

24 hours ago I excitedly shared the important news that Avaya will be at ITEXPO to discuss the acquisition of Nortel's enterprise assets. In one of the biggest communications deals in the market - two companies who were fierce competitors...

Avaya's Nortel Roadmap Featured at ITEXPO East 2010 in Miami

One of the most important enterprise communications acquisitions in recent memory will be highlighted at a keynote luncheon roundtable at ITEXPO, Thursday, January 21st at 12:00 pm EST. I am very excited to announce a brand new session at the...
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