IT error leading cause of network downtime: Avaya

Majority of companies in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom blame IT personnel error for bulk of their network downtime according to a poll released by business communication gear provider Avaya

Published on: March 10th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Building a BYOD infrastructure for 30,000 users

The Black Sea coastal city of Sochi will be the venue for next year’s Winter Olympic Games. Russia’s largest resort getaway is also the site where business communication and collaboration systems provider Avaya

Published on: December 17th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Feature: The promise of software-defined networking

Back in June at a user conference in Orlando, Cisco Systems Inc. executives faced a roomful of media with a promise of frank answers in a wide-open Q&A session. A question arose about

Published on: November 25th, 2013 Dave Webb

For Sochi Olympics, Avaya Canada again draws the network

Most network designers toil away in obscurity, their work rarely seen by the public. Not Dean Frohwerk. A lead distinguished solutions engineer for Avaya Inc., in 2010 he led a Canadian team that

Published on: November 11th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Avaya releases new cloud services, collaboration tools

Communications software provider Avaya Inc. today released a suite of new cloud services and software aimed at boosting collaboration and communication in the midmarket and enterprise spaces. The Avaya Aura Collaboration Environment is

Published on: October 15th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

The infrastructure behind a networking trade show

NEW YORK -- Once a year Hewlett-Packard Co.’s Jeff Enters gets to build and rip apart a data centre network. Not any infrastructure, but one purpose-built for the twice-a-year Interop networking trade show.

Published on: October 3rd, 2013 Howard Solomon

ITNavigator purchase to boost Avaya’s cloud offerings

Communications software provider Avaya Inc. is looking to beef up its cloud computing, contact centre, and social media monitoring and management offerings with the acquisition of the software division of Israeli-based ITNavigator Ltd.

Published on: October 2nd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Avaya to sell Aura app bundles

IT companies have two ways to buy products: a hard way and a simpler way. Recognizing that its existing model could be improved, Avaya Inc. is trying to make it easier for organizations to

Published on: May 7th, 2013 Howard Solomon

News briefs April 23, 2013

  Fortinet Inc. is expanding its secure wireless LAN solution with the addition of new switches and access points aimed at distributed enterprises like retail chains. On Tuesday the company released two new

Published on: April 23rd, 2013 Howard Solomon