• Slings & Arrows
    When you're up against a giant, it's nice to have a little help from your friends.
  • VoIP Takes Stage At VON
    A bevy of vendors are scheduled to unveil new products for the IP telephony market at the Fall 2003 VON Conference and Expo this week in Boston
  • 3Com Flips Switch On Channel Plans
    3Com expects to launch by the end of this month a channel program that will deliver its new carrier-class IP telephony softswitch into the hands of partners.
  • Vonage's VoIP System Goes The Distance
    The promise of low- or no-cost long-distance calling via voice-over-IP has come to fruition with the Vonage Digital Voice service, which allows businesses to replace their traditional long-distance service provider with VoIP without sacrificing an ounce of productivity.
  • Avaya, Nortel Vie For Cisco Share
    IP telephony challengers are aggressively courting both partners and customers in an effort to steal market share away from Cisco Systems, solution providers said.
  • 3Com, BrightArrow To Co-Market VoIP Solutions
    3Com Wednesday plans to unveil a marketing agreement with BrightArrow Technologies that will make BrightArrow's voice applications available to solution providers through the same distribution channels as 3Com's NBX IP-PBX products.
  • Avaya, HP Serve Up IP Telephony
    Targeting small and midsize customers, Avaya and Hewlett-Packard last week unveiled a joint marketing agreement that bundles Avaya's IP telephony software with HP hardware.
  • Summit Attendees: Conferencing VARs Must Beef Up Services
    Like many of their peers across the IT landscape, solution providers in the conferencing technology space are facing price wars, margin erosion and the increasing need to transition to a services-based business to survive, said VARs and integrators attending the Wainhouse Research Summit 2003 symposium last week in Boston.
  • NetIQ's Vivinet Assessor Eases VoIP Installations
    Voice-over-IP installations require thorough preliminary assessment and planning, so solution providers should consider thoroughly testing IP infrastructures before deploying VoIP solutions. Relief from those testing chores can be found in Vivinet Assessor from NetIQ.
  • Zultys Takes Wraps Off IP-PBX For SMBs
    Startup IP telephony vendor Zultys Technologies Monday introduced a new IP-PBX targeted at the small- and midsize-business markets and enterprise branch offices.
  • T-Systems Makes U.S. Splash
    T -Systems made a bold statement last month when it held the grand opening of its new headquarters in downtown Manhattan. In addition to a guest list that included several high-profile local politicians and tours of the lavish new office space, the move itself was highly symbolic--T-Systems' new home formerly housed AT&T.