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Global Telecom Spending to Top $5T by 2013

The explosive growth in smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices, coupled with video and Cloud-based data traffic, have spurred increased levels ......� 


By James Whitemore In today's innovative and always-on society, communications service providers have never been more equipped to deliver a great customer experience, especially in ......� 


New Avaya DevConnect Select Product Program enables innovative developer partner applications to be ordered directly through Avaya and its distributors......� 


New Cisco Unified Computing System Innovations Help Customers Build Clouds, Deploy Business Applications Faster, Additions to Cisco Unified Computing System Portfolio Quadruple Memory Capacity, Double Switching ......� 


by Ray Horak, Technology Editor Mitel, a leading provider of Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) software solutions, has unwrapped the latest version of ......� 

by Ray Horak, Technology Editor Siemens Enterprise Communications announced (March 6, 2012) the latest version of its OpenScape UC Suite, featuring increased scalability, improved mobility ......�

Santa Cruz, Calif. - As companies roll out unified communications (UC) solutions, they struggle to keep the cost per user low ......� 

Founded in 2002, Anue Systems, headquartered in Austin, TX, creates products that help network engineers monitor and test complex networks. Anue's customers include telecommunication and ......� 


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Hot Topic: Lync

RADVISION SCOPIA Video Gateway for Microsoft Lync Powers Video Interoperability for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Multitenant Pack for Partner Hosting LONDON, TEL AVIV, Israel & ......�


Juniper Focuses on Resilience and Agility for Service Provider Customers; Opens up Avenues for Innovation While Providing Paths to Revenue via Voice, Video and UC ......�


Market Leading SBCs Enable Service Providers to Introduce Fully-Featured and Interoperable Microsoft Lync-Based UC Services for Enterprises BEDFORD, MA-(Marketwire - Mar 6, 2012) - Acme ......�


snom devices are the first IP phones to offer full compatibility with Microsoft's hosted unified communications solution London, UK, March 6, 2012 - snom, a ......�


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Hosting services primary difference from cloud computing is that the hosted service provider is expected to provide servers for applications requested by the client or ......�

Interestingly, I considered describing the differences between cloud computing, hosted and managed services as a somewhat unique topic for today's and Friday's blogs. However, there ......�

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Q: I changed my CFW key to 16 so I can have plenty of digits to forward my phone to my Blackberry but it still ......�


Q:  What's the most effective way to validate that telephone numbers for services on my bills are correct?   A:  A line validation is ......�



Q: I am swapping data tapes in our Hicom 300 (9006). How do I know if the backups are good? A: Well, just swapping data ......�


Ray's Telecom Words

In a client/server architecture, a complete, standalone computer that optimizes the user interface, relying on servers to handle the more mundane tasks associated with application and file storage, network administration, security, and other critical functions. 
The Agenda 

Wednesday, March 13, 2012 

Forum: TEM, WEM and MDM Solution Provider Meeting

Amsterdam, the Netherlands 


March 26-29 2012

Enterprise Connect 2012
Gaylord Palms Convention Center 


 March 27 - 29 2012

Channel Partners Conference & Expo
Ceasers Palace Las Vegas  


April 15-18, 2012
COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2012 Convention & EXPO
Marriott Marquis, San Francisco 


April 23 - 26, 2012
ITPX Conference & Trade Show
Flamingo Hotel Las Vegas  


April 23 - April 25, 2012
PCC EMEA Conference 2012
Copenhagen, Denmark  


April 29- May 2, 2012
ACUTA 41st. Annual Conference
Indianapolis, IN  


April 29 - May 2, 2012
2012 BICSI Canadian Conference & Exhibition
Scotiabank Convention Centre, Ontario, Canada 


May 6-10
INTEROP  Las Vegas 2012
Las Vegas, Mandalay Bay 









May 20 - 24, 2012
IAUG Global Conference 2012
Boston, Massachusetts

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