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Congratulations to ETSI on its NFV Specifications

ETSI recently released NFV specifications which show how carriers of the future will be able to work together more closely to serve the needs of customers by sharing resources in a secure manner while allowing users to have more...

TMC's New NFV News and Analysis Site

The move from proprietary hardware to software running on commercial off-the-shelf servers at the world’s telcos is one of the biggest transformations we will see this decade. Over time we can expect to see a number of network functions which...

Alianza Wants to Host Your Software Telco

The software telco(r)evolution representing the move from hardware to software is perhaps the biggest trend in the world of carrier telecom this decade. Whenever we see such disruption in a market, it becomes an opportunity for new entrants to displace...

Metaswitch Asks: Are You Ready to be a Software Telco?

Virtualization has made the IT world much more efficient and cloud technology allows applications to scale up and down at will in a far more cost-effective manner while requiring little to no CAPEX. There is hardly an industry which hasn't...

Be at the SDN Workshop at ITEXPO

One of the most important trends in networking and communications is software defined networking or SDN. At your request we have put together an SDN preconference at ITEXPO in Miami which teaches you everything you need to know about this...

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....

VMware Mobile Virtualization Helps Secure Consumerized IT

A great step forward for enabling security and management of devices in the brave new world of consumerized IT Virtualization has certainly been a hot space over the last few years in-part due to the increased reliance on cloud-computing as...

Why a Cloud Computing Magazine? Why Now?

I am very excited to be going to the Cloud Expo next week in Silicon Valley - it is always a great show and I have lots of video interviews set up. I have been to the last three east...

Some US Offices Being Closed by Mitel

I just got word that a number of US offices have been closed by Mitel. A source tells me 60 people were let go, 40 technicians and engineers and there are now only 16 branches in the US. I reached...

Mitel Having Layoffs

Mitel has always had great technology - I sound like a broken record don't I? Yet they haven't found their way to market their company or properly position it in the market. The result of lack of PR and marketing...

Cisco Cius and the Need for an Enterprise Tablet

Cisco Cius Telepresence demo and presentation in New YorkYesterday I spent some time with Cisco learning about the new Cius tablet focused on the business market. The company has done its best to make this device a no-brainer purchase for...

Mitel Business Partner Conference 2011 Live Blog

A great primer on Mitel's new strategy can be found here.President and CEO Rich McBee kicks off the event. 1,000 people here - 50 exhibitors. In the past we have had competition between us - in the future "You won't...

Mitel to Come Out Swinging, Will They Connect?

This past January I wrote a piece which compared Mitel to ShoreTel titled Is ShoreTel filling the Nortel Void and since the post Mitel has been in a state of flux with a new CEO Rich McBee recently joining. When...

How Cloud Computing Could Destroy VARs

A typical VAR is used to frequently selling large ticket items which may not all have the largest margins but in volume can throw off a good amount of cash and profit. As a result, many resellers have developed a...

Cisco Webinar on Cloud Computing, Data center Efficiency and Virtualization

With virtualization, data centers and cloud computing being some of the hottest trends in tech right now this Cisco webinar on borderless networks caught my eye and seemed worth sharing.Some of the topics to be discussed include workforce productivity enhancements,...

HP Outbids Dell for 3PAR

A commentator on CNBC said this morning that Dell just can't catch a break - this was in reference to the fact that HP just jumped into the 3PAR bidding ring with an offer one-third greater than Dell's. According to...

Force10 and VMware Intertwine Networking and Virtualization

The data center market has a built-in engine of growth according to Kevin Wade - Senior Director of Product Marketing at Force10 Networks. Wade explained the move to the cloud coupled with increased bandwidth demands have come together to keep...

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...

Mitel's IPO and the Future of Communications this Decade

2009 was a momentous year for Nortel - finally imploding under a combination of extreme debt, acquisition challenges, Asian competition and the remnants of a financial scandal from years past. Recently I analyzed the acquisition of Nortel's enterprise unit by...

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...

ITEXPO East 2010 Hotel Block 131% Sold Out

ITEXPO hotel rooms continue to go quickly. 11 days ago I mentioned that the hotel room block at the Loews was sold out at 106% and you needed to reserve a room quickly to get the low rate ITEXPO had...

ITEXPO Launches Startup Camp - Investors Take Note

We love startups - as a society we owe them more and more each day. The contributions of Apple, WalMart, Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Intel, etc. Most companies which were not spinoffs started life as tiny babies in the enterprise pediatric...

Interop 2009 New York Day One

Some tech and political discussions from Day two of the show but really day one for me I had a great set of meetings at Interop today and the energy at the show was quite inspiring. Talk of sales gains...

Univa Adds Intelligence to Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is one of the hot sectors of the information technology space. Without a doubt it is emerging as a trend which has the potential to change the way corporations operate. Already consumers are becoming comfortable with clouds as...

Interop 2009 Trends, Virtualization, Cloud Computing, Ethernet and Wireless

I had a good time at Interop this last week catching up with the industry and seeing where the strengths in technology are. Some bright spots were virtualization, cloud computing, Ethernet and wireless. Some of the old guard companies I...
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