Vonage Extends VoIP Reach
VoIP provider Vonage Holdings has unveiled two marketing pincer movements aimed at bringing its Web telephoning service to broadband subscribers. The firm has established partnerships with a consortium of telecommunications
CompTIA Comes To The Rescue In The SLA Process
To paraphrase Forrest Gump, a service-level agreement is like a box of chocolates: You never know what you're going to get. That's why the Computing Technology Industry Association last week
Looking For ROI In VoIP
To VoIP, or not to VoIP, that was the question. And the answer, according to the Networking Pipeline Voting Booth, is that many enterprises are already adding VoIP to their
Storage Software Sales Up, Trend To Continue
Storage software sales in the third quarter increased by an "impressive" 4.2 percent over the same quarter last year, said research firm IDC Wednesday, pointing to a solid 2003 which
Microsoft Spells Out BizTalk Prices, Packages
Microsoft on Wednesday announced pricing and versions for its upcoming BizTalk Server 2004, software designed to help enterprises integrate multiple business applications and connect to partners.
Cisco Executive Exits For Startup
Andreas Bechtolsheim, vice president and general manager of Cisco's Gigabit Systems Business Unit, is leaving the company to join Kealia Inc., a Palo Alto, Calif., startup he recently invested in,
SBC Signs Supply Deal For Broadband Network
SBC Communications Inc. on Tuesday said it has entered a four-year agreement in which Alcatel will supply the telecommunications company with equipment for high-speed fiber-optic connections for homes and small
BMC Agrees To Buy Magic Solutions
BMC Software Inc., a maker of systems management tools, said Monday that it has agreed to acquire Magic Solutions from Network Associates Inc. for $47 million in cash.
EMC To Acquire VMware For $635 Million
Storage software maker EMC Corp. on Monday said it had agreed to acquire VMware Inc., an Intel-based virtual computing software company, for $635 million in cash.
FCC Decisions Impact VoIP, Broadband
Many enterprises would like to see broadband access and telecom as a purely free-market exercise. Not likely. Under the Bush administration, the Federal Communications Commission has had a real effect
John Sidgmore, Ex-WorldCom CEO, Dead At 52
John Sidgmore, the Internet pioneer who later helped reveal the massive accounting fraud at WorldCom Inc., died suddenly Thursday. Cause of death was acute pancreatitis, an inflammation of the pancreas.
AT&T Moves Into The VoIP Market
AT&T, which has offered limited VoIP service to business customers for years, jumped into the Internet phoning market Thursday, announcing a major initiative to offer the service to its consumers
The Vision Thing: Cisco Has It
I was sad to hear that my old buddy, football coach Dan Reeves, got the ax earlier this week. According to the Atlanta Falcons' owner, Reeves' 3-10 record this season
Time Warner Cable In VoIP Push
The VoIP market suddenly has its very own 800-pound gorilla, as Time Warner Cable announced that it will offer Internet telephone service (voice over IP) in the 27 states it
Getting Ready for VoWLAN
For years Voice over Wireless LANS (VoWLAN) has been a niche product but with the increasing deployment of 802.11 wireless LANs in enterprises, VoWLAN is increasingly becoming a feasible alternative
Getting A Clue About Mobile Workers
By itself, Dell's announcement that it will sell a GPRS data modem card and wireless data access wasn't big news. Behind the announcement, though, were indications of sea changes in
3Com Gets Help With The Enterprise From EDS
3Com Corp. on Tuesday said tech-consulting firm Electronic Data Systems Corp. has agreed to offer 3Com products to corporate clients, giving the computer-networking-equipment maker a boost in its re-entry into
FCC Weighs Taxing, Regulating VoIP
When the FCC's Internet Policy Working Group begins wheeling into action in January, one of its first items of business will be to determine whether VoIP will seep into the
Document Management Solutions
Join Sean Doherty as he examines Document Management and Document Management Products for our March 18, 2004 issue.