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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...

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...

ScanSource Communications Presents Optimistic Outlook

The future of IP communications seems very bright according to Buck Baker the President of ScanSource Communications. I had a chance to speak with him, Mary Ellen Grom, Mike Ferney and Yvette McKenzie today and they seemed quite upbeat about...

Communications News September 24, 2008

I just had these links sent to me -- they are part of the latest unified communications newsletter and some of the stories are interesting. I thought it worth passing along. Hope you find it useful.ยป Alcatel-Lucent to Deliver...

What Cisco Was Doing During ITEXPO

Cisco had a booth at ITEXPO this past week but apparently another part of the company was busy making an acquisition in the communications space at the exact same time. The company just picked up Jabber -- a supercharged presence...

People I Saw at ITEXPO West 2008

I have had a chance to see so many people yesterday and this morning at ITEXPO -- here are a few photos I took.Here is Brough Turner -- he is CTO of NMS the company which is in the DSP...

ITEXPO West 2008 Map

Here is a map of the Los Angeles Convention Center with all the important activities/rooms, etc. As you know by now, this is the center where ITEXPO will be held this week. Feel free to print or download this PDF to...

ITEXPO West 2008 Show Daily #1

ITEXPO West 2008 attendance for the upcoming Los Angeles, California event to be held September 16-18 is looking great and I just can't wait for the show to start. We are brimming with enthusiasm about this year's event and it...

Voice Mashups And Your Communications Future

What is the future of communications? One acknowledged thought leader in our field is Thomas Howe and his consulting company which bears his name is the place you go when you want to know. Howe and I were recently on...

Open Source Communications War

Behold the open source communications wars. In this corner weighing in at millions of downloads is Digium... A Huntsville, Alabama purveyor of all things Asterisk... From training to support to hardware, you name it.In the other corner with decades of...

Nortel's PingTel Strategy

You may be interested in how PingTel fits into Nortel's strategy. Here are the details according to the Hyperconnected Enterprise blog:1. Our strategy is UC, and sipXecs is a native SIP solution consistent with our strategy. 2. Our strategy is...

IP Fax Still Growing Thanks to Unified Communications (UC)and VoIP

Today I had the opportunity to sit in on a partner conference Sagem-Interstar put on in Montreal to help its partners and customers. The conference was attended by a number of resellers/integrators from around the world but the ones...

Nortel Earnings August 2008

In a podcast conversation with Joel Hackney, President of Enterprise Solutions Business at Nortel I had a chance to discuss Nortel's earnings which were a mixed bag for the quarter. On the one hand there were eight quarters of...

Is It Just in Time Communications or UC?

Years back I coined a term Just in Time Communications (JITC) to encompass the idea of removing latency from human communications. Art Rosenberg is credited with coining the term Unified Communications and he often writes on the matter. JITC did...

Panama and IP Communications

Robert Messer recently took what I hear was a spectacular trip to Panama. You remember Robert -- he has been on many panels with me at ITEXPO focused on how to make money selling IP communications products and services. His...

Unified Communications Almost Free

When Avaya started pushing $99/user unified communications solutions, I knew that there would be a price war in the UC space. In my opinion price wars are bad. Nobody wins in a price war because in order to deliver low...

ITEXPO: Exhibits 90% Sold Out

There has been more interest in ITEXPO Fall 2008, Los Angeles, CA September 16-18 than any other Internet Telephony Conference & Expo I can remember in recent years. It seems people are beginning to realize this show is the only...

ITEXPO Prius Giveaway

I have had a number of positive comments about the fact that we are giving away a Toyota Prius at ITEXPO in LA, September 16-18, 2008. Most of the comments are thanking me/TMC for being environmentally friendly and more importantly...

Microsoft OCS Training

An education like no other is what we promise at ITEXPO -- especially our TMC Universtiy certification classes which take place September 16-18, 2008 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.One of the certifications being offered at the show focuses on...

Aspect Buys BlueNote Networks

Why would Aspect, a company which is the largest pure-play contact center equipment and software player in the world buy BlueNote Networks? I am glad you asked. I had met with Aspect execs about this deal a month or so...

Podcast: Siemens Dana Rasmussen

Telepresence seems to have come out of nowhere and taken the market by storm. Couple this innovation with UC and you have disparate solutions which work very well with one another. To discuss these and other important issues in the...

On The CounterPath to Success

If you want to build a perfect business plan, sometimes it makes sense to look at what has been successful in other markets and apply the same techniques in another space. McDonalds showed the world that a restaurant could become...

Why Carriers and Microsoft Need Each Other

It is evident that society has a different relationship with technology today than ever before. Jon Arnold, one of the most well-respected analysts I know has delved deep into Microsoft's relationship with telcos. He has really thought through the company's ...

ITEXPO TMC University Courses Expanded

I promised yesterday that we would be devoting great focus to ITEXPO this week and to kick things off I want to ensure you are aware of the TMC University courses which will be offered at the show September 16-18,...

NXTComm, VPF, ITEXPO and More

I am back from NXTComm, the Voice Peering Forum and my trip to Vancouver. It is good to be home and I have so much to share. A few things you should know about are the fact that TMCnet was...
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