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Disintermediated News Companies Get Government Help

Disintermediation often is described as "taking out" the middle-man between buyer and seller but when if comes to news, the Big Tech companies such as Google and Facebook and perhaps even Twitter have taken the essence of news content...Show More Summary

Apple Must Buy Devialet

At ITEXPO A month ago, we asked a room full of about 500 techies how many wanted the HomePod from Apple. One hand went up. Dozens had Amazon Echos and Google Home devices however.The bad news at the show later translated into lackluster sales as reported by analysts.The problem for Apple in the smart speaker market is the low end is sewn up. Show More Summary

FCC CTO Eric Burger and TMC CEO Rich Tehrani to Keynote Ideacom 2018

The pace of change in technology continues to increase and if your company generates its income from helping customers deal with these advancements, it's up to you to stay on the cutting edge of technology. Moreover, you need a general...Show More Summary

IPTechView RMM from ABP Fills Important MSP Gap

According to Robert Messer CEO of ABP, the company's new IPTechView RMM, launched at ITEXPO, February in 2018, gives MSPS and VARs the ability to monitor and control virtually all the devices on their customer networks. PBXs, switches, IP cameras, IP phones, IoT, etc. Show More Summary

Dallas is the Winner in the 5G Race

There has been a lot of 5G news out of MWC this week and when you study some of it, you see that there are certain cities which are way ahead of others in the 5G race. Perhaps surprisingly, Dallas seems to be the winner so far, followed...Show More Summary

Mitel Analyst Day 2018 Live Blog

We will be blogging away bring and early in the AM, tomorrow, Feb. 27, 2018 but for now congrats to the Mitel team for inking this deal with the MLB. Mitel gear will be in every dugout and bullpen as the season begins March 29th!Also...Show More Summary

At ITEXPO, Cloudonix Adds Contextual Calling to Their Cost-Effective CPaaS Solution

At ITEXPO in Fort Lauderdale, I spoke with Eric Klein COO and Nir Simionovich to follow up on our conversation from last year about their communications software solution. The solution allows a carrier to provide CPaaS on a white-label basis but the solution has applications in infinite vertical markets. Show More Summary

Digital Transformation of Industry has Arrived thanks to Blockchain

Blockchain not just enables but encourages Digital Transformation of IndustryDigital transformation is being raced into by companies - and we're not exaggerating. In fact, Lockheed Martin has developed a successor to the SR-71 Blackbird...Show More Summary

Trump Won't Build a 5G Network. He'll do This

Information recently leaked about a plan for a national 5G network run by the U.S. government and perhaps leased out to carriers. In another article, it was stated that the government has backed away from saying they will run the network.This is not surprising to us. Show More Summary

Walmart is Not Messing Around as it Ramps Meal Kits

Amazon and Google are two of the companies that strike fear into the hearts of startups and their investors. You come up with a new idea and hope these guys don’t come into your market and decimate you before you gain traction. These...Show More Summary

New Yeastar UCaaS; Are 8x8 and RingCentral in Trouble?

Yeastar, a Chinese UC, gateway and phone player just announced its Yeastar Cloud PBX will be unveiled at ITEXPO next month in Florida. “We are excited to be back at ITEXPO East again this year,” said Alan Shen, CEO of Yeastar, “We deem ITEXPO a great platform to launch our brand new offering, Yeastar Cloud PBX, to the world. Show More Summary

As Enterprise Tech Buying Habits Change, Are You Ready?

Thomas Saueressig, SAP SE’s 32-year-old chief information officer, looks for commitment when evaluating vendor pitches. Technology firms that get his attention are those “with which I feel confident I can build a long-term strategic partnership,” Mr. Show More Summary

Digital Transformation Helps Lockheed Martin go Hypersonic!

Digital Transformation is becoming the buzzword of the decade and its meaning is rather broad. We like to call it the application of the latest computing technology to improve business processes. More specifically, using cloud, AI, cognitive computing, mobile, IoT, big, data, and other tech like chatbots and APIs. Show More Summary

Chelsea Manning: Top U.S. Traitor and Leaker, May Become Senator

History Will Remember the U.S. Government as Going too Easy on Hackers and Leakers Photo courtesy of APThe United States made a nuclear deal with Iran and also paid a ransom to have numerous American hostages/prisoners returned. In exchange, billions of dollars changed hands. Show More Summary

Chess Master Dorsa Derakhshani Left Iranian Oppression for the U.S.

The origins of chess are not 100% known. Historians believe it was invented in India or China but either way, it spread to Persia until the Arabs conquered the country and then spread it around the world.It's exciting to know that one of the best chess players in the world is Iranian-born Dorsa Derakhshani. Show More Summary

IVR in the Age of Siri and Alexa; Evolve or Die

We'd like to apologize in advance for the dramatic headline of this post, especially the evolve or die part but there is a communications transformation taking place in companies around the globe and unless you're paying attention, you're likely to fall behind.A huge shift is taking place - starting with our homes. Show More Summary

The Enterprise will Embrace SD-WAN in 2018

SD-WAN is rapidly becoming a cornerstone next-gen IT service embraced by companies of all sizes. Some of the benefits of software-defined wide area networks are cloud security, easier hybrid cloud deployment and applications performance...Show More Summary

For Most, The Web is Alive and Well

Go to any of the app stores and look around at the top app categories and you'll notice that many are entertainment, productivity or messaging/communications related. Lately, AR apps have become popular as well but this could be temporary. Show More Summary

Windstream's Unique SD-WAN Position

As the SD-WAN market continues to thrive and resellers and MSPs look to add these solutions to their arsenal, an important question to ask is what is happening to what we might call legacy solutions potentially displaced by software-defined...Show More Summary

Diverse Broadband Roots Gives Hughes an SD-WAN Edge

One of the most demanding communications environments is satellite where bandwidth can be extremely limited yet real-time communications is a necessity as soldiers need to communicate with others - potentially thousands of miles from the battlefield. Show More Summary

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