September 12, 2011

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COMPUTER DEALERS/TELECOM DEALERS
MEETING AND EVENING EVENT IN BOSTON, MA

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2011

Afternoon Sessions at the Marriott Long Wharf Boston
Reception and Dinner - LEGAL SEA FOODS on Park Square in Boston 

SPONSORS INCLUDE:
ATN/NTTN - TRADING NETWORKS
MOSAIC TECHNOLOGY CORP.
PYRAMID TECHNOLOGIES

Only $195.00 per person includes afternoon sessions, dinner, and open bar at LEGAL SEA FOODS, Park Square, Boston! 
CLICK HERE TO VIEW LEGAL SEA FOODS PARK SQUARE BOSTON 

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Aastra

Aastra SIP-DECT phones first to be certified with NET SmartSIP
Among Aastra Technologies Limited’s more recent innovations is the integration of SmartSIP 2.0 for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 from Network Equipment Technologies (NET) with Aastra’s award winning SIP-DECT mobility solution and broad portfolio of standards based SIP phones. The Aastra SIP-DECT phones are the first to be fully certified with NET SmartSIP. NET’s SmartSIP 2.0 is a software app that provides Lync voice interoperability for SIP devices. In a Lync environment, SmartSIP 2.0 includes presence functionality, extends the enterprise’s existing SIP endpoints and enables 802.11 WiFi and DECT wireless Devices. As a result of this level of integration, Aastra’s SIP-DECT handsets operate just as any other SIP endpoint on the Lync IP network, but provide the added dimension of mobility that is so critical in industries such as healthcare, retail, hospitality and distribution/logistics. Aastra’s SIP-DECT solution is based on mature technology and open standards, so it is equally effective on not only Aastra and Lync platforms, but also on all third-party systems or Centrex platforms of Internet Telephony Service Providers (ITSPs).
Visit www.aastrausa.com.
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Avaya

Altura delivers smooth migration to Avaya Aura
Altura Communication Solutions announced that its interoperability software provides a unique strategic advantage to Fujitsu F9600 customers by leveraging the Unified Communication benefits of Avaya Aura 6.1 while maintaining full feature functionality of their private network such as centralized voice mail, centralized attendant services and least cost routing. The promise of collaborative communications is delivered today via Avaya Aura through integrated voice, video, messaging and presence. Businesses can drive greater cost-efficiencies with the deployment of enterprise communications and help improve productivity for an increasingly mobile workforce. Leveraging Altura’s interoperability with Avaya Aura, Fujitsu customers enjoy a controlled, highly focused rollout of Aura without compromising the overall operation of the enterprise. Customers can focus on deploying Aura where it matters most and follow up with other areas later, all without having to worry about disruptions, annoyances and frustrations that the deployment of disparate systems would otherwise introduce.
Visit www.alturacs.com and www.avaya.com.
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Book review

Cisco IP Switched NetworksThesaurus of Claim Construction
Reviewed by Ray Horak, Technology Editor

I recently found an exceptional piece of work in the Thesaurus of Claim Construction by Robert C. Kahrl and Stuart B. Soffer. This book is not for everyone, but if you are considering patenting an invention, you need this book. If you are or anticipate the possibility of being involved in patent litigation, you need this book. Actually, I suggest that this book is useful in any sort of technical litigation. If a patent judge has ruled on the definition of a term, that definition can well spill over into contract disputes, as an example.

Mark Twain said it well. “The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter--it's the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.” I would add that the use of the wrong word can have the same effect as being struck by lightning—it can be very unpleasant. Thesaurus of Claim Construction is an exceptional work written by two very knowledgeable, highly skilled and well seasoned gentlemen. I recommend it without reservation.

Authors: Robert C. Kahrl and Stuart B. Soffer
Paperback: 1030 pages
Publisher: Oxford University Press (2011)
ISBN-10: 0199737118
ISBN-13: 978-0199737116
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Cisco

PAETEC achieves Cisco Master Managed Services Certification
PAETEC Holding Corp. announced that it has achieved the Cisco Master Managed Services Certification. This certification recognizes PAETEC’s investment in the ITIL processes, practices and tools necessary to provide high-quality managed services. As a Cisco Master Managed Services Certified Partner, PAETEC has demonstrated the ability to deliver sophisticated solutions, meet stringent requirements that reflect a depth of capabilities, and has undergone an independent audit by an objective third-party auditor. PAETEC also demonstrated multiple managed services using the resources and procedures necessary to deploy, manage and support Cisco solutions. In addition, PAETEC has achieved Cisco Powered managed services designations in Cisco Powered Managed Cisco TelePresence, Cisco Powered Managed Connectivity (MPLS VPN, Dynamic IP, SIP-IP Trunking), Cisco Powered Managed Security and Cisco Powered Managed Unified Communications.
Visit www.paetec.com and www.cisco.com.
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Ethernet

RAD unveils unique SFP
RAD Data Communications has expanded its unique System-on-an-SFP family with the addition of the new SFP-ER, a miniature Ethernet extender that delivers 100 Mbps of Ethernet up to 550m (1,804 ft) over existing copper wires (4-pair). Housed in a Small Factor Pluggable (SFP) enclosure, the finger-sized SFP-ER is easily attached to any Ethernet switch with an MSA-compatible 100 Mbps TX Serdes. "The SFP-ER will prove to be a welcome tool for system integrators, service providers and campus network managers because it lets them use the existing copper infrastructure for high-speed Ethernet while eliminating the expense of laying new fiber," states Jacky Acoca, Global Business Manager for Smart SFPs at RAD Data Communications. "In addition, it has an advantage over VDSL because it is symmetric and also minimizes the need to purchase external VDSL boxes, saving space, reducing power consumption and cabling requirements, and greatly simplifying management and deployment."
Visit www.rad.com.
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Mitel

VMware and Mitel collaborate, achieve multiple technology breakthrough
VMware and Mitel unveiled a significant technical advancement designed to considerably increase the rapidly growing deployment of desktop virtualization for IT departments around the world. Specifically, Mitel will integrate its virtualized Unified Communicator (UC) Advanced client software with VMware View 5, thereby enabling Mitel and VMware to deliver soft phone and mobile device integration into a desktop virtualization environment. This unique collaboration will dramatically extend the power of desktop virtualization, thereby enabling a user’s voice solution and UC applications to be deployed together as a single unified solution in a virtual desktop environment. As a result, IT departments can significantly reduce costs while extending their desktop and mobile environment to anywhere a user has an Internet connection. In addition to accessing the desktop with VMware View, users will also be able to access their collaboration tools including voice, video, presence, secure instant messaging, audio and web conferencing, document sharing, voice messaging and email from their VMware View client.
Visit www.mitel.com and www.vmware.com.
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Power

White paper outlines power considerations in business disaster planning
Para Systems, Inc., a leading provider of comprehensive power protection solutions sold under the Minuteman brand, released a white paper, “Powering Your Business Disaster Planning.”   The white paper describes key components of a comprehensive plan to prevent businesses and other organizations from suffering severe consequences as a result of a power outage, whether it’s a short-term loss of power or an extended outage. The white paper cites several different research studies and publications from various sources, including the U.S Department of Energy, J.D. Power and Associates, Frost and Sullivan and the Electric Power Research Institute.  “Our goal in the white paper was to have the reader contemplate and consider the costs and vulnerabilities associated with even the smallest power interruption,” said Bill Allen, director of marketing for Minuteman.  “In addition, we have outlined the real value that a comprehensive power backup plan can contribute to business continuity.” The white paper can be downloaded directly from the Minuteman website at: www.minutemanups.com/disasterplanning.
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Virtualization

Carousel Industries attains Enterprise Status in VMware Solution Provider Program
Carousel Industries and VMware Inc. announced that Carousel Industries has achieved Enterprise Status in the VMware Solution Provider Program. To achieve VMware Solution Provider Enterprise Status, VMware partners must demonstrate expert knowledge in infrastructure and virtualization, as well as meet minimum staffing requirements in both sales and technical VMware certifications. Since adding VMware to its portfolio just over one year ago, Carousel Industries has been able to achieve each certification leading up to Enterprise Status in a very short period of time. As part of its data center practice, Carousel maintains more than 10 certified engineers and more than 20 certified sales professionals on staff to serve its customers’ data center solutions needs. In designing data center solutions for customers, Carousel’s holistic approach takes into account designs for efficient power and cooling, optimized networks, best-of-class security, layers of storage, and virtualization technology on top of the entire stack.
Visit www.carouselindustries.com/solutions/virtualization and www.vmware.com.
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