PAETEC Offers Data Backup, Recovery, Dedicated Servers

July 25, 2007

PAETEC Holding Corp. (NASDAQ GS: PAET) today announced the availability of its Data Backup and Recovery, Dedicated Server, and Web Hosting solutions. Hardware and software failures, human error, viruses and theft, environmental disasters. Business operations can be disrupted in numerous ways; having a continuity plan in place prior to when disaster strikes can save your business. Read the rest of this entry »

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Telarus Launches MARS (Master Agent Reporting System) for Telecom Agents

July 20, 2007

Telarus Inc. today announced the release of a new private-labeled back office software: MARS, which is an acronym for Master Agent Reporting System. Unlike other telecom agency management software developed by “off the shelf” manufacturers and branded by master agents, Telarus’ MARS was created in-house to the exact specifications of agents who are users of the system. Read the rest of this entry »


Qwest Furnishes IKEA

July 2, 2007

Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) today announced a renewed agreement to provide IKEA North America Services, LLC with voice and data services for 32 locations nationwide. IKEA has been a Qwest customer for more than eight years and recently renewed its agreements because the technologies Qwest delivers have increased IKEA’s efficiency in its retail stores, distribution centers, contact center, and at its corporate headquarters in Pennsylvania.”Qwest has been an extremely dependable partner for our business, and we’re pleased with both the technology we receive as well as the ongoing relationship and service we get with the account team,” said Bill Wolff, corporate network manager, IKEA North America Services, LLC. “For years we’ve relied on Qwest’s national fiber network as the backbone of our communications infrastructure.”

“IKEA has grown significantly over the last eight years, and we’ve been able to scale to meet their needs as their business takes off,” said Tom Richards, executive vice president, business markets group for Qwest. “Businesses often expand rapidly, and Qwest is a nimble service provider that can keep up with their fast-paced growth.” Read the rest of this entry »


10 Steps for Successful VoIP Implemention

June 21, 2007
  1. logo_xo.gifTo help information technology and telecommunications managers address successful VoIP implementation, XO Communications has developed two educational resources:
    The XO webcast, “What Every Small and Medium Sized Business Should Know About Implementing VoIP”, and companion XO white paper, “Ten Steps to a Successful VoIP Implementation: What Every Business Should Know”

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XO wins Best Core Network Award

June 19, 2007

XO Communications’ Inter-City Network has won an Eos Excellence of Achievement Award for Best Backbone/Core Network.

The Eos Awards are decided and bestowed by NXTComm, the telecom industry’s leading trade show, which begins on Monday June 18th at McCormick Hall in Chicago. The Eos Awards honor those companies that have developed the most promising new technologies or provided the best new network services and strategic support. XO Communications will be recognized along with other award recipients during a special reception on Wednesday, June 20th. Read the rest of this entry »


Covad stockholders webcast available

June 12, 2007

The webcast of the annual meeting with Covad stockholders is available here: http://www.covad.com/about/investors.html.
A replay of the audiocast will be available through June 14 by dialing (800) 405-2236 and entering the passcode: 11090906#.

Highlights of the meeting:

  • Re-election of L. Dale Crandall, Diana Leonard, and Robert Neumeister as Class II Directors with terms that expire at Covad’s 2010 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. 
  • Approval of Covad’s 2007 Equity Incentive Plan, replacing Covad’s 1997 Stock Plan.
  • Ratification of the appointment of PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP as Covad’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2007.

Conference call calculator

June 9, 2007

A Conference Call Calculator has been released to assist in comparing conference call rates and plans from different providers. You can enter the number of seats, minutes, and required options like call recording, flat rate or 800 number etc. Based on that you get a list of teleconference plans that have the lowest cost AND include the selected features. You can find the site here: conference call calculator