Archive for October, 2014

What if my organization is reliant on Nortel’s Business Communication Manager ?

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

comtech ip solutionsNortel finalized termination of operations in the year 2009 and Avaya stepped in to purchase its equipment line. Assets from Nortel’s enterprise voice and data business units that were on the verge of bankruptcy were put up for auction. Avaya went for a $900 million USD bid and won the bid in September 2009. By July, Avaya announced about signing of agreements to purchase the enterprise solutions business for $275 million USD, as a measure to strengthen its foothold in the global business communications vertical.

 

To support its goal of penetrating the competitive market, Avaya bought equipment supporting data switching and unified communications. These purchases gave Avaya a lead in the market share over market giants including Siemens and Cisco.

 
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Are Used Business Telephone Systems A Good Deal?

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

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Refurbished business telephone systems are considered as a viable option for businesses who want to save on cost. Well, is it? Undeniably, used telephone systems involve certain kind of risk, pertaining to wear and tear, availability of technical support and warranty issues. There’s a lot to mull over before we can conclude whether refurbished phone system is worth it.Let us take a look at some of the things that should be considered before buying a refurbished business telephone system.
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