Anthony Simonsen will leave his post at Equinix to take over as Avaya Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) managing director from April 7.
Unified Communications: News
The channel is no stranger to the overhyped ‘next big thing’ and marketing departments delight in coming up with pithy catch-all labels for revolutionary technology. Now we have the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and the more expansive Internet of Everything (IoE) as the world’s largest networking vendor, Cisco has dubbed it.
Telecom’s ICT services arm, Gen-i, has launched its own video communication services based on Cisco and Polycom technology.
Texas-headquartered unified communications (UC) platform, E-MetroTel, has opened shop in Australia with a legacy Nortel compatible proposition at the heart of its go-to-market strategy.
In Loving Memory of Doug Tutus, a tribute website to the late co-founder of NewLease, is now live.
Microsoft is accommodating Cisco conferencing systems and Android tablets to help make Microsoft Lync and Skype communications platforms able to connect any customers by voice, video, messaging and conferencing regardless of what device they use.
Polycom expects video collaboration to become necessary for organisations in driving operating efficiency over the coming months.
Dicker Data founder and guru, David Dicker, has been promising some big news for a very long time. In fact, every journalist at ARN at some stage or another in the past year was told by Dicker or his faithful marketing and communications manager, Ben Johnson, that something very big was in the pipeline.
Axis Communications and Open Platform Systems (OPS), an Australian value-added distributor of IT network access equipment, have extended their distribution agreement into the New Zealand market.
Dimension Data has acquired certain subsidiaries of NextiraOne, a European company that is involved in the area of business solutions and communications services.
Mitel Networks Corporation and Aastra Technologies have finalised their $US374 million merger.
Tim Gentry has confirmed his tenure as Avaya's A/NZ managing director has come to an end, as he prepares to return home to the United States to take on a new challenge.
VoIP phone service provider, Conversant, is on the lookout for partners to take on and market their services.
iDvio has signed a distribution agreement with cloud video conferencing provider, Starleaf, by which the firm will offer the latter’s solution for resellers to retail in New Zealand.
Research firm, Analysys Mason, claims LTE in 2014 “will make the spectrum-rich richer, and the spectrum-poor just a little better off” as more operators will deploy LTE-A carrier aggregation (CA) which benefits those with multiple spectrum positions; in particular, operators with small pieces and those which are combining acquired networks.
Unified collaboration and communication vendor, Polycom, has named Peter Leav to lead the company as its new president and chief executive officer (CEO).
Video collaboration products vendor and division of Logitech, LifeSize Communications, has hired Gerry Forsythe to lead its Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) business as country manager.
Frost and Sullivan has predicted next year to be a transformational year, where many ICT vendors will struggle to grow or even maintain market share.
Audio communications hardware vendor, Plantronics, has boosted its Connect Partner Program with the addition of an online portal and rewards system to enable resellers to add value to their business.
Indian communications heavyweight Tata has enlisted Arkadin to help launch its new video conferencing service to cater for an explosion of demand in A/NZ.