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President, dBrn Associates, Inc.
Blog Posts: 12

Michael F. Finneran, President of dBrn Associates, Inc. is a consultant and industry analyst specializing in wireless, mobile unified communications, and fixed-mobile convergence. With over 30 years in the networking field and wide range of experience, he is a widely recognized expert in the field. He has recently published his first book titled Voice Over Wireless LANs: The Complete Guide (Elsevier, 2008), though his expertise spans the full range of wireless technologies including Wi-Fi, 3G/4G Cellular, WiMAX, and RFID. Michael has appeared at hundreds of trade shows and industry conferences including VoiceCon, InterOp, and Mobile Business Expo; he also helps plan the Wireless and Mobility track at VoiceCon. In the consulting area, he has provided assistance to carriers, equipment vendors, end users, and investment firms in the US and overseas. His clients have included: AT&T, Sprint, Foundation Capital, IBM, RIM, Prudential Insurance, McGraw-Hill, and Merrill Lynch. A prolific writer, for 23 years he wrote the Networking Intelligence column for Business Communications Review. He now contributes on wireless and mobility to UC Strategies as well as NoJitter. He has published numerous articles and white papers and has contributed to Computerworld, Data Communications, The Ticker, and The ACUTA Journal. Well respected as an educator, Finneran has conducted over 2000 seminars on networking topics in the US, Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia.

Articles by Michael Finneran

Unified Communications in 2013

12/28/2012
Where will UC take us in 2013? Here are insights from several analysts who forecast deeper integration of UC and applications, the end of voice as a separate market, and more.

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Weighing Cloud UC Options and Costs

12/19/2012
Unified communications can be provided as a cloud service, and customers have a huge number of options. But in the long term, cloud UC isn’t necessarily cheaper than premises deployments.

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The Case for UC Interoperability

11/28/2012
A lack of interoperability among unified communications platforms isn't suited to today's business needs, particularly because partners, suppliers and resellers need to collaborate and communicate more closely than ever. It's time for the UC industry to step up.

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