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Your industry review for:  July 24, 2006

 

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Nortel equips partners to focus on SMBs

Aastra Telecom completes vendor validation with BroadWorks

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NATD in the News

Veramark announces signing of VeraSMART managed services contract

Veramark Technologies, Inc. announced the signing of a new 3-year managed services contract with a large beverage and bottling company. Veramark's ASP (Application Service Provider) model allows its customers easy web browser access to the full functionality of the VeraSMART suite of applications including Call Accounting, Allocation, Invoice Management, Online Directory and Work Order without the need to install, host and maintain a premise-based solution. The client will utilize Veramark's services primarily for security reporting within their facilities. The client's security reporting activities will be supported by VeraSMART's Call Accounting module to track and document communication between management and personnel. The service will be used initially to manage 6,000 extensions at seven sites, with expansion to additional sites expected.

Visit www.veramark.com.

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Meet the new members

EnergyWeb Inc.

EnergyWeb Inc. is an independent distributor of telecommunications products specializing in Avaya.  We carry Partner, Legend, Magix, Definity and IP Office.  Contact us today for more information and pricing!

  

Matthew Ahdoot
Direct: 516-779-4335
Office: 516-873-6155
Fax: 516-873-6156

www.energywebinc.com

 

Drew Telecom Group, Inc.

Drew Communications was founded in 1993 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, as a division of our management consulting firm Drew & Associates, Inc.  DC provided telecom and data consulting services to larger corporate clients.  DC soon developed its niche market working with AT&T, then Lucent Telecommunications and finally Avaya equipment.  In 2000 we started our specialty products/services company - Drew Telecom Group, Inc. - to work in the secondary telecommunications market continuing our focus on Lucent/Avaya voice and data products.

 

While DTG offers a full line of Lucent/Avaya components and services as an authorized Avaya Business Partner, we also provide specialty repair services for the entire family of Lucent/Avaya voice mails, Transtalks and MCK equipment.  We offer upgrade services for many Lucent/Avaya systems and have earned a national reputation for quality repairs and our friendly service.

 

Andrew Roach, President/CEO

Jennifer Roach, Vice President/CFO

891 Wakefield Street

Plainwell, Michigan 49080

269-685-5400 - Voice

269-685-5500 - Fax

andrew@dtgmi.com

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News in Review

Juniper

Juniper Networks delivers the next-generation multiservice edge

Juniper Networks, Inc. announced its next-generation, mid-range, 10 Gigabit-enabled multiservice edge router. With advanced applications driving a more comprehensive set of sophisticated requirements at the edge, Juniper is delivering the M120, the industry's most feature-rich and scalable multiservice edge routing platform. As the newest addition to Juniper's M-series product family, which has contributed over $2.5B to date in revenue with over 25,000 units deployed worldwide, the M120 offers unique architectural innovations and superior redundancy, interface scalability and performance. The M120 Multiservice Edge Router offers 10 Gigabit density with a flexible and cost-effective service configuration that enables traditional and mobile telecommunications providers, cable operators and large enterprises to more efficiently migrate to next-generation, converged IP business and residential services. The M120 utilizes the same JUNOS software that is deployed today in the world's leading service provider networks.

Visit www.juniper.net.

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Messaging

Analysts International partners with Ascom

Ascom Wireless Solutions Inc., a leading developer of on-site wireless communications solutions, is pleased to announce that Analysts International has signed up to be a Gold Level Certified Solution Partner. Analysts International will be a reseller of Ascom's FreeNET VoWiFi system and UNITE Messaging Suite. Analysts International is committed to helping their clients achieve sustained growth through the intelligent application of technology solutions. The Ascom FreeNET standards-based solution consists of market-specific VoWiFi portable handsets, a robust messaging system, VoIP Gateway for integration with an existing circuit-switched PBX and supports IEEE standards. The UNITE Messaging Suite consists of small embedded computing servers with Ascom software applications utilizing a Linux kernel providing unparalleled reliability.

Visit www.ascomwireless.com or www.analysts.com.

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Quintum

Next generation product redesigned

Quintum Technologies, a leading innovator in VoIP technologies, is pleased to announce they have redesigned their Tenor Call Routing Server to offer its powerful call routing capabilities on a smaller scale.  The new version of the Call Routing Server will be more affordably priced allowing it to more easily be cost justified in smaller applications. The new Tenor VoIP Call Routing Server II (CRSII) gives CLECs, ISPs and next-generation service providers intelligent and scalable management capabilities to administer their routing of calls across their VoIP networks to maximize the efficiency of their networks and quality of voice calls.  These call routing controls assure optimum network efficiency and maximize ROI.

Visit www.quintum.com.

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OEM Roundup

Aastra

Aastra Telecom completes vendor validation with BroadWorks

Aastra Telecom, a leading global provider of traditional and VoIP communication products and systems, announced that it has vendor validated its entire family of standards-based IP phones with the BroadWorks VoIP application platform from BroadSoft. Having previously achieved interoperability approval from BroadSoft for its lineup of IP phones, the current validation further demonstrates Aastra’s ongoing commitment to ensuring that its products tightly integrate and support all of the leading VoIP application platforms as they evolve. The BroadWorks platform provides a comprehensive range of VoIP applications including; hosted PBX, IP Centrex and mobile PBX. With this current validation, Aastra ensures that BroadSoft’s global customer base will continue to have additional flexibility and choice in the terminals they deploy with their BroadWorks VoIP application software and technology.  
Visit www.aastra.com.

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Cisco

Tech Data U.S. gives Cisco SMARTnet resellers a hand

Tech Data Corporation announced it was the first U.S. IT products distributor to begin training its sales force in the Cisco Systems ARM (Attach, Renew, Multiyear) Service Incentive Program. More than 100 Tech Data sales representatives have completed the ARM curriculum, which Cisco established to educate resellers on high-margin revenue opportunities and other business-building incentives available when attaching SMARTnet technical services contracts to Cisco hardware sales. The ARM program is designed to help resellers educate their sales teams on the benefits of selling, renewing, upgrading and establishing multiyear Cisco service agreements. Now, Cisco resellers and their sales forces can leverage Tech Data sales representatives to uncover new service revenue opportunities and ensure they are taking full advantage of a wide array of incentives, rebates and marketing development funds that may be available to them through ARM.

Visit www.techdata.com or www.cisco.com.

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Nortel

Nortel equips partners to focus on SMBs

Networking company Nortel Networks is directing its channel strategies toward the small and medium business (SMB) segment and aims to train its channel partners to help them conduct business more efficiently and increase their profitability.  Dhananjay Ganjoo, the newly appointed channels head of Nortel, said, "Nortel's channel strategy will focus extensively on the SMB and all our programs will revolve around this segment. The Unified Communication Platform for the channel has been customized for the partners' benefits. It combines product knowledge, training programs, configuration strategy and the potential areas of demand for the channel to bank upon, thus making the partners thoroughly equipped to conduct their business efficiently."
Visit www.nortelnetworks.com.

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