Xirrus Launches Xcellerate Partner Program


Xirrus, the Wi-Fi gear specialist, has announced the Xirrus Xcellerate Partner Program. “The growing demand for fast, reliable Wi-Fi that supports the ever expanding number of devices requires new innovative solutions. Xirrus offers advanced cloud managed Wi-Fi that meets these demands and delivers a superior user experience,” said Jayde Woodward, unified communications specialist at channel […]

Tech Data Acquires Data Center Specialist


Tech Data Corporation plans to acquire Signature Technology Group, a data center specialist STG’s services will be offered through Tech Data’s Advanced Infrastructure Solutions (AIS) division, the company’s data center business in the Americas. The transaction is expected to close in early June 2015. “We are proud to welcome STG and its employees to the Tech Data family,” […]

Data Recovery Comes into Focus as SaaS Adoption Ramps Up

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SaaS use is on the rise through the increasing popularity of applications including Microsoft Office 365, Google Apps, and Salesforce.com, causing companies using these services to examine the issue of data protection to prevent data loss. That’s the word from Asigra, the cloud backup, recovery and restore software provider, which has put together a compendium of […]

Column: FCC Imposes New Regulatory Fee on Toll-Free Numbers

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By Neil Ende, Managing Partner at Technology Law Group The FCC is imposing new fees on toll-free numbers. Prior to its 2014 Report and Order, the FCC did not assess regulatory fees on toll-free numbers. According to the FCC, this forbearance was based on the assumption that the carriers controlling these numbers were paying regulatory […]

Avnet Names SVP of Emerging Channels for the Americas


Avnet Technology Solutions has named Dee Dee Lear as senior vice president of Emerging Channels for the Americas. Lear will be responsible for the strategic direction, expansion and growth of emerging channels, including system integrators (SIs), independent software vendors (ISVs), original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and various types of service providers (xSPs). She will lead Avnet […]