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Jenne logoNovember 04, 2014 – AVON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jenne, Inc., a leading value-added distributor of IP telephony, audio and video conferencing, unified communications, data networking and security and surveillance products, announced a new financing tool available to its customers through its leasing partner, GreatAmerica Financial Services.

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Improvement Adds Ability to Quote Single Monthly Payment

(Cedar Rapids, IA) – QuoteWerks announced today that its 5.0 update, to be released at IT Nation in November, will have the ability to quote monthly lease payments thanks to a successful integration with GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation. 

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The business justification for TEM, WEM, EMM and MMS programs should go beyond ROI spreadsheets that rely solely on cost savings from reducing spending on telecom expenses.

TEM, WEM, EMM and/or MMS programs produce benefits in four main areas:

  1. Labor efficiencies
  2. Risk reduction/Security
  3. Reduction of telecom service expenses
  4. Indirect savings

The table below outlines more information on these categories and the benefits from each category.

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TIA logoArlington, Va. (Nov. 4, 2014) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, filed comments in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services’ (CMS) request for information on the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s (CMMI) Health Plan Innovation Model Concepts.

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Partnership to Deliver a highly Resilient Cloud Platform Required for Communications Service Providers

HP logoPARIS, FRANCE–(Marketwired – Nov 4, 2014) – Today at the OpenStack Summit, HP (NYSE: HPQ) announced a partnership with Wind River to develop solutions with HP Helion OpenStack® technology to enable carrier grade network functions virtualization (NFV) capabilities.

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Join the Lindenbaum audio and web conferences with two clicks and without an access code

Lindenbaum, a manufacturer of conferencing solutions for conference service providers, simplified and enriched its conference entry process significantly. Moderators and participants can join the audio conferences with two clicks and without any access code.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Nov. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Windstream (Nasdaq:WIN) has named Sarah Day senior vice president of small and medium sized business sales and marketing.

Day will oversee all aspects of Windstream’s relationship with small and medium sized business (SMB) customers, including sales, customer care and product marketing.

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Comptel_logoWASHINGTON, D.C. – Today FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler discussed proposals he is circulating with regard to protecting consumers, competition and public safety in the ongoing technological transitions in the communications industry.

The following statement can be attributed to Chip Pickering, CEO of COMPTEL, the leading trade association for the competitive communications industry:

“COMPTEL commends the Chairman for his leadership and commitment to ensuring that public safety, competition and interconnection are preserved during the technology transitions.

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Metropolis Technologies announced today that Sennheiser, Inc reported a 50% productivity increase in their call center productivity after utilizing XT’s cradle-to-grave call reporting for their Cisco phone system.​

 

Metropolis logoThe Challenge:

Sennheiser Inc., a German-born high fidelity audio company, upgraded their phone system in recent years to a Cisco Call Manager platform and found the included CDR reports to be limited in revealing the data they needed on employee productivity and communication trends.

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8x8 logoOctober 31 2014 – SAN JOSE, Calif.—- 8×8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), a provider of cloud-based unified communications, contact center and collaboration solutions, today announced it has been selected as “2014 Emerging Cloud Partner of the Year” by Insight, Inc.

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TIA logoArlington, Va. (Oct. 31, 2014) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today filed comments with the Indian Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) in response to its request for stakeholder views on a draft Internet of Things (IoT) Policy.

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Delivering up to 168 Mbps downstream, Patton’s dual-port CopperLink™ CL1212 can support large file transfers, data backhaul, or streaming media over existing copper network infrastructure.

Patton logoGAITHERSBURG, MD: Patton Electronics—US-manufacturer of award-winning CopperLink™ Ethernet Extenders, SmartNode™ VoIP solutions, and BODI rS™ high-availability fixed & mobile routers—announced today the new, compact, US-manufactured CopperLink™ CL1212 ultra-high-speed copper Ethernet Extender series is now shipping and generally available.

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TIA logoArlington, Va. (Oct. 30, 2014) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, submitted comments to the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) in response to its public request for input for the National Trade Estimate on Foreign Trade Barriers (NTE).

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Hear How Your Peers are Making the Most of the Technology!

Genband logoTuesday, 12/9/14 @ 12pm ET/ 9am PT

Join GENBAND and our customers on Tuesday, December 9th to learn how to capture the cost benefits of SIP Trunking, Mobility, and UC, while assuring the security of your communications and interactions.

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As more companies demand cloud PBX solutions, resellers must adapt their business models to meet this need.

DALLAS, Texas – October 30, 2014 – Estech Systems, Inc. (ESI), an innovative designer and manufacturer of high-performance business telephone systems and cloud services, today offered guidance on how telecommunications resellers can effectively update their business models and seamlessly add the cloud to their portfolios.

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Promotion Underlines Company’s Continued Commitment to Quality Customer Experience 

BEAVERTON, Oregon — Oct. 30, 2014 — Biamp Systems, a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems, today announced the promotion of Kiley Henner to director of customer experience.

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As a nationwide provider of telephone answering services and call center solutions, Sound Telecom has created a decision infographic to help businesses answer the question, “Should I use an answering service?”

Sound Telecom logoSound Telecom, a leader in the call center industry, just unveiled their decision infographic that will assist people any time they wonder, “Should I use an answering service?

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Less Than Half of IT Professionals Investing in Mobile Device Management Software to Secure Devices

AUSTIN, TX–(Marketwired – Oct 30, 2014) – Spiceworks, the professional network for IT, today announced the results of a new report that explores how IT departments are preparing for and addressing security threats associated with mobile devices in the workplace.

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Redesigned Visual Communication Software Makes it Easier Than Ever to Create Stunning Channels for Any Digital Screen

X2O logoMONTREAL — Oct. 30, 2014 — X2O Media, a leading provider of real-time visual communications solutions, today announced the release of X2O platform version 5.5.

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New Version of Scalable Meeting Platform Enhances Lync® Functionality, Adds Infinity Connect Client Software, and Improves Accessibility

OSLO, Norway — Oct. 30, 2014 — Pexip®, a leading innovator in scalable, distributed videoconferencing software, today announced the release of Pexip Infinity 7.

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30 October 2014 – Avinet, TrueConf’s distributor in Turkey, showcased Russian video conferencing solutions at the two largest IT/Telecom exhibitions in the Eurasian market: CeBIT Bilişim Eurasia and the Turkey Call Center Conference and Expo hosted in Istanbul.

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Helps Ensure Emergency Responders Have Accurate Information in the Event of a 9-1-1 Emergency

RedSky logoCHICAGO, IL–(Marketwired – October 29, 2014) – RedSky Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of E911 software solutions to the enterprise market, announced that E911 Manager®, including the E911 Anywhere® cloud service, has successfully completed compliance testing with a key communications solution from Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration and communication software and services.

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Avaya logoSANTA CLARA, CA–(Marketwired – Oct 29, 2014) –

  • Avaya recognized for Innovation in the Delivery of Managed Services, Leveraging Technology for Service Excellence, and Enabling Customer Success in Service Revenue Generation, as well as a two-time inductee to the TSIA Star Award Hall of Fame

Avaya announced it has been named the winner of the Fall 2014 Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) STAR Awards for Innovation in the Delivery of Managed Services, Leveraging Technology for Service Excellence, and Enabling Customer Success in Service Revenue Generation.

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Integrating Voxbone’s global DIDs with Alianza’s Cloud Voice Platform, the combined solution enables new international services and easy transition to next-gen VoIP solutions

Voxbone logoSAN FRANCISCO – October 29, 2014 Voxbone today announced a partnership with cloud voice platform company, Alianza, to help service providers rapidly deliver new international voice services that will drive revenue and reduce churn.

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Easy-to-Learn, Simple-to-Deploy GUI Allows Businesses to Drop and Drag Widgets to Create Customized Agent Desktops that Improve Productivity and Customer Engagement

Voice4net logoDallas, TX, October 29, 2014 — Voice4Net, a leading provider of customer interaction and voice communications solutions for businesses, announced the availability of its RTC Client, a new contact center solution based on the WebRTC (web real-time communications) protocol. 

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 SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (October 28, 2014)/PRNewswire– ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO) a global provider of audio and visual communication solutions announced today the launch of its New ClearOne Connections Partner Program. With the rapid emergence of personal video capabilities among Internet connected desktops and mobile devices, coupled with the increasing demand for traditional video-conferencing capabilities; unrivaled opportunities abound for service providers and telecom agents selling voice, wireless, data, and cloud services to win in the growing any-to-any ubiquitous video conferencing service market.

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