RENO, NV–(Marketwired – Mar 14, 2014) – New Q4 data from Synergy Research Group shows that UCaaS business suite now accounts for 8% of all managed and hosted business voice subscribers thanks to an annual growth rate of almost 30%. By comparison, managed on-premise IP PBX subscriber numbers are steadily declining while hosted business VoIP subscribers are growing, but at a rate of well below 10% per year.
Para Systems, Inc., headquartered in Carrollton, Texas and founded in 1982, is a privately held corporation that manufactures the Minuteman line of Power Protection products. Their product lines include single and 3-phase Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPSs), Surge Protectors, Remote Power Managers (RPMs), and Power Distribution Units (PDUs).
Milpitas, Calif., March 14, 2014 – JDSU’s Network Instruments business unit (NASDAQ: JDSU and TSX: JDU) has been positioned as a Leader in the new Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics (NPMD).1 In the Gartner, Inc. report, Network Instruments is recognized as a network performance management leader in its category for completeness of vision and ability to execute.
KENNEBUNK, ME– March 6, 2014 - Reaffirming its position as a leader in NetFlow and IPFIX analytics, Plixer International, Inc. today announced that Cyber Defense Magazine has named the company’s Scrutinizer V11 solution “Editor’s Choice – Forensics Solution” in 2014′s Cyber Defense Awards.
New research from NewVoiceMedia reveals that US consumers are twice as likely to share a bad customer service experience than those in the UK; whereas Brits are more inclined to recommend a company following a positive interaction.
Following an inadequate experience, half (49%) of US consumers will tell friends and colleagues not to use the business (27% UK); and thanks to social media, forums and review channels, the modern consumer has a convenient public platform at their fingertips to spread negative sentiment about a business online.
The Open Visual Communications Consortium today published results from a B2B video interoperability market survey. You can find the study at http://www.ovcc.net/Resources/WhitePapers.aspx. The results reinforced many of OVCC’s actions and current road map, as well as providing market information to shape some of the organization’s next steps.
Deal Brings One of Market’s Only FedRAMP and FISMA-Certified, Cloud-Based Solutions to Public Sector
Tarrytown, NY – March 13, 2014 – Westcon Group, a value-added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center, and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers, today announced that its Comstor business unit has signed an exclusive, multi-year distribution agreement with collab9.
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Matrix Comsec, a leading manufacturer of Enterprise Telecom and Security solutions, is participating in COMEX 2014. Matrix will showcase telecom solutions encompassing the range of Business Phone Systems, Voice & Data Convergence, IP Phones, Branch Office Gateways and GSM/3G Gateways.
Interoperability of PortaSwitch With MobilityPLUS Creates Exciting Opportunities for Service Providers and Their Customers
– AudioCodes and PortaOne together offer a complete telephony solution to service providers for business, residential and roaming customers
– Interoperability testing between PortaOne’s PortaSwitch softswitch billing platform and AudioCodes’ MobilityPLUS mobile VoIP platform was successfully completed
– PortaSwitch is a VoIP telecommunications services and subscriber management package consisting of a real-time billing system, class 4/5 SIP softswitch and media applications
– MobilityPLUS, comprised of a smartphone application and corresponding server component, offers “Anywhere VoIP Access” to enterprise customers
PortaOne, maker of the PortaSwitch VoIP billing/subscriber management platform, and AudioCodes (Nasdaq:AUDC), a leading provider of solutions that enable enterprises and service providers to transition to all-IP voice networks, today announced the successful completion of interoperability testing between PortaOne’s PortaSwitch softswitch/billing platform and MobilityPLUS, AudioCodes’ mobile VoIP solution.
South Korean telecommunications license further cements Voxbone’s position as the leading global provider of quality DID services
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – March 13, 2014 – Voxbone today announced that it is the first licensed DID provider to offer inbound SIP trunking services from South Korea.
Portland, Ore. – March 11, 2014 – Integra™, provider of fiber-based, carrier-grade networking, communications and technology solutions, has extended its hosted and managed business communications offerings with the acquisition of ProTel NetWorks, a unified communications managed services provider and one of the largest Mitel dealers in the country, based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Mobile Connectivity: Innovation
BELLEVUE, WA–(Marketwired – Mar 12, 2014) – Mobile innovation is everywhere. Mobile connectivity allows us to control our lives, our homes, our cars and our entertainment, no matter where we are. “Smarter” devices, faster speeds, increasing data traffic and seamless network efficiency will emerge.
- Call recording, contact center performance management reporting and analytics now compliant with key Avaya communications solutions
- Helps enterprise, government and public safety emergency contact centers optimize quality, operational performance and customer experience, while providing capabilities for compliance and risk management
VPI (Voice Print International), a leading provider of contact center performance analytics and compliance recording solutions, today announced that its VPI Empower Suite is compliant with key communications solutions from Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration and communication software and services.
Alteva to Showcase Business Transformation Solutions at Booth #624
PHILADELPHIA, PA–(Marketwired – Mar 12, 2014) – Alteva (NYSE MKT: ALTV), a premier provider of hosted Unified-Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS), announced today it will participate in the ITEX National Conference and Expo from March 11-13 at the Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel and Casino.
AUSTIN, TX–(Marketwired – Mar 12, 2014) – Spiceworks, the professional network for IT, today announced the results of a new survey examining the IT training and certification priorities and plans of IT professionals in North America and EMEA. The report “Making the Tech Grade” shows 84 percent of IT professionals believe IT training is very to extremely valuable, and most believe it can increase job opportunities and salaries.
World’s Premier Cloud Computing and Managed Services Event Will Focus on Fundamentals and Best Practice for Growth
Chico, CA & Orlando, FL (March 12, 2014) The International Association of Cloud and Managed Service Providers, (@MSPAlliance), has announced that this year’s MSPWorld® Spring 2014 conference agenda will predominantly feature sessions designed to help Managed Services Providers build and run better Managed Services practices as well as provide them with practical instructions on how to achieve a more strategic, efficient and profitable business.
Leading Provider of Customer Interaction Solutions Will Demo New Browser-Based Product Suite; CEO Rick McFarland Will Participate in Contact Center Panel Session
Dallas, TX, March 12, 2014 — Voice4Net, a leading provider of customer interaction and voice communications solutions for businesses, announced it will participate in the Enterprise Connect conference, taking place March 17 – 20 at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
More “garage entrepreneurs” are turning up in cities other than Silicon Valley, while small businesses are scaling down operations, right down to phone lines. Hushed reveals data which highlights the trend of downsized communication. With over 32,000 small business owners and entrepreneurs now utilizing the app for their operations, which represents a nearly 65 percent growth from 2012 to 2013.
APN Aware gives IT unprecedented visibility into WAN performance
SAN JOSE, CALIF. – March 12, 2014 – Talari Networks, Inc., a leading innovator in network reliability and business continuity solutions, today announced APN (Adaptive Private Networking) Aware, a software-based centralized monitoring application that supports Talari’s family of WAN appliances.
San Francisco, CA and London — March 12, 2014 – Nexmo, the company that enables enterprises and developers to communicate via cloud services simply and seamlessly with any phone globally, today announced that it has partnered with Three, the fastest growing mobile network in the United Kingdom, to further strengthen Nexmo’s high quality messaging and delivery capabilities worldwide.
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Brussels, March 11th 2014 — myGlobalConference launched today its Google Hangouts integrated App to connect audio conferences to Google Hangouts.
As more and more businesses are converting to the Google suite of products, there is a growing trend of corporations that rely on the popular Google Hangouts solution for video conferencing and desktop sharing.
Arlington, VA (March 11, 2014) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today applauded the House of Representatives for taking up the bipartisan FCC Process Reform Act, H.R. 3675. TIA President Grant Seiffert issued the following statement:
“The FCC Process Reform Act is a much-needed bill that makes common-sense improvements to the FCC’s regulatory process, such as allowing a bipartisan majority of the Commission to meet for private discussions, and increasing transparency in the rulemaking process.