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What Do These Deals Mean?

Vendor channel execs understand that partners will put a bundle of best of breed services together for their clients from various vendors. It is the ultimate in solution selling. However, with the need for integration mixed with consumerized software,...

What Do You Do When Gigabit is $70?

There has been a flurry of announcements about Gigabit broadband around the country - in Detroit, San Antonio, and so many major cities by the Duopoly. So what does a channel partner do when Gigabit is just $70? You...

A New Portal, Mobile App Every Week

At the channel show, a company that develops mobile apps wanted to meet with me. They have a beta app with a large supplier. It does analytics and might make sharing collateral easier. It is just one more portal,...

The Culture of Complacency

"In their book "In Search of Excellence," Tom Peters and Robert Waterman list a "bias for action" as the first of eight attributes that distinguish excellent and innovative companies. Many of the companies they studied were very "analytical in...

Softphone From a Handset Maker

The Telecom Reseller has a report that Grandstream released an Android app. "Grandstream Networks has announced the launch of Grandstream Wave, a free softphone application for Android devices. Grandstream Wave allows business and residential users to make and receive...

Innovation isn't About Replacement

In an article about the over-valuation of Uber, was this tidbit: "In 1980, McKinsey & Company was commissioned by AT&T (whose Bell Labs had invented cellular telephony) to forecast cell phone penetration in the U.S. by 2000. The consultant's...

One Way to Differentiate

My agent business (activity) has picked up considerably lately. Someone found me via my blog looking for a phone system that would integrate with ACT and Outlook. Doing some research, ShoreTel Sky and 3CX came up. Talking with a...

AT&T To Take on OTT

AT&T and Beats Music rolled out a music service during the Super Bowl. AT&T is taking on Pandora, Spotify and Apple iTunes. Bloomberg reports that "Music-streaming services need 5 million to 10 million paying customers to be profitable after...

The Cloud Service Brokerage Platform Business

At ITEXPO, I interviewed with Verio about their cloud services brokerage platform. At first, Verio teamed with Parallels; now, they have their own platform similar to Parallels - and the former VP at Paralllels to help them get their...

Mary Meeker's Internet Trends 2013

Mary Meeker presented her 2013 Internet Trends at the D11 conference. Every thing is increasing fast - due to smartphones, tablets and apps like Facebook, Instagram, Dropcam, Soundcloud, Waze, et al. Jawbone UP and Nike+ plus wearable technology are...

Vidtel Makes WebRTC Available with MeetMe

WebRTC is an open-source application interface that allows real-time services like voice, video, and data sharing to work within a web browser. Vidtel's MeetMe and Gateway services both natively support WebRTC, empowering businesses to utilize video conferencing in entirely new...

SubOut is the Best of What Cloud has to Offer

The transportation industry is more efficient due to a new start-up that launched. SubOut.com is a subscription-based communications exchange enabling transportation companies to source business, buy and sell parts, and streamline subcontracting via a secure, easy-to-use interface accessible from...

Moves by AT&T

"An industry executive argues that service providers face becoming "irrelevant" to consumers, though it might be unusual to hear it said in public," writes Gary Kim. It is the same argument - dumb pipe versus value added reseller.While VZ and...

Mobile Apps Are Not News

Received yet another handful of press releases centered around mobility. Mainly it was about a new Android or iPhone app for UC. This is NOT news! Seriously. The desk phone is being replaced by mobile devices for knowledge workers and...

Cloud Will Be About Integration

John Zanni, Vice President of Service Provider Marketing and Alliances at Parallels, spoke at the 6th TCA Channel Chief Summit in Orlando. Zanni presented on studies that Parallels has conducted globally about the SMB space and cloud services. That data...

iPad, MDM and Other News

Bandwidth.com bought DASH Carrier Services and renamed it inetwork. Apparently, inetwork is doing gangbusters in the wholesale VoIP space, the largest arbitrage space left, I would imagine. It's the new LD.  inetwork offers origination, termination, e-911, SMS and toll-free. The...

A Fun Chat with VAR Dynamics

It started out coincidentally as VAR Dynamics CEO, Tony Francisco, was on my plane this morning. And he just recently moved from Silicon Valley to Tampa Bay, where I live. He is working with Gazelle Labs and spoke at BarCamp...

It's a Mobile Monday

It's a mobile Monday as I get set to pack up to head to ITEXPO East 2012 in Miami Beach. Yahoo was being Yahoo this morning as it announced - in the same breath - that it has launched a...

Cell Phones Offer No Privacy

Beyond the fact that radio frequencies can be listened to with Radio Shack parts - I’m not even talking NSA spycraft here - two reports out this week show that malware is present and accounted for on cell phones. Awesome,...

Can I Have Siri Without the iPhone?

In this TMC article, Tammy Wolf writes about a few hot tech trends. This one is surprising.The iPhone 4S’ Siri and IVR technology: One of the most talked-about features on the all-new iPhone 4S, the virtual assistant application Siri makes...

EarthLink Buys Some Synergy

EarthLink is buying two divisions from Synergy Global Solutions: its IT Solution Center, a 24-7 help desk and network operations center, and its cloud-hosted application business, according to Buffalo News.EarthLink gets relationships with about 120 VAR’s that laready sell the...

How Do You Make it Rain in the Cloud?

Here at Microcorp's One-on-One event, I moderated a panel this morning about various cloud services with Level3 (CDN), Cbeyond (Virtual Servers), Intercall (Microsoft 365/Linc), EarthLink (Security), and PAETEC (Visual Messaging). It's an eclectic mix, but that should tell you that...

The Sprint Rumor Mill

We all know that Sprint is finally getting the iPhone - the 4S, not the 5. Is that really so terrible? apparently, Sprint had to guarantee $20B worth of iPhones - about 30 million phones over 4 years. Depending on...

Lessons in the Cloud

One of the great lessons in the Cloud is how do you sell it?It all comes down to the messaging (marketing or story you are telling) and the sales approach (or technique). Sitting with Jeff Uphues  of Cbeyond Cloud today...

4 Notes About CRM

I get asked often about CRM systems for sales teams. (I should I train salespeople and help hire salespeople.) Here are a few thoughts about CRM. One, it's only effective if the sales team actually uses it. Most sales stars...
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