1. Aberdeen Releases Study on VoIP Deployments
Aberdeen Group has released What Works: Significant Voice over IP Deployments of 2001, a study that identifies suppliers and consumers of VoIP and examines the market dynamics and success factors behind deployments.
Deployments covered in the report include Altigen Communications and Caribbean Marine Research Center; Avaya and Grant Thornton; Cable & Wireless and the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; Calance and the Pendergast School District; GoBeam and Carson Wagonlit Travel; ITXC and COTAS-Teledata; NexVerse and DataVon; Nortel and Buca di Beppo; Quintum and Yuan Fu Brokerage; Sonus and Fusion Communication; and CommWorks and Worldcom.
3. SBC to Offer Centrex Using Lucent’s Gear
SBC has signed a 4-year agreement with Lucent that calls for the provider to use Lucent’s gear to support Centrex services to be launched in September. The new services will initially be introduced in Chicago, Hartford, Houston, Los Angeles, and Sacramento.
5. Broadreach to Resell Radvision in Australia
Broadreach will resell Radvision’s OnLAN and viaIP videoconferencing network products in Australia and New Zealand.