ITEXPO Las Vegas Event Soars to New Heights
The world’s premier event for business communications and technology wraps
spectacular week of education, networking and deal-making
ITEXPO West 2013 ITEXPO Miami 2014
NORWALK, Conn. -- September 5, 2013
ITEXPO Las Vegas 2013 wrapped up last week, with strong attendance, key
announcements from participating companies and educational programs designed
to help attendees kick their network planning and communications strategies
into high gear, TMC announced. ITEXPO will next convene January 28-31, 2014,
at ITEXPO Miami in Miami Beach, Florida.
ITEXPO Las Vegas offered attendees, exhibitors, speakers, press and analysts a
non-stop, robust agenda throughout the week, including a keynote address from
Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak and the introduction of Case Study U, a new
conference track featuring CIOs and IT managers talking about the
opportunities and challenges they are facing heading into 2014. Attendees were
also able to take deep dives into technologies through preconference
programming on topics such as Asterisk 1-2-3 and software-defined networking
The event featured more than 200 keynotes, sessions, panels and networking
opportunities focused on topics from cloud computing and social media to
machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, unified communications, BYOD and
mobile commerce. Event programming was offered through a series of collocated
shows held in conjunction with ITEXPO, including Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum
Summit, M2M Evolution Conference, ChannelVision (CVx) Expo, LatinComm,
Cloud4SMB and Startup Camp8: Comms Edition.
“ITEXPO continues to grow and has become the premier business communications
and technology event for enterprise, government and SMB end-users, resellers,
service providers, manufacturers, developers, media and analysts,” said Rich
Tehrani, TMC CEO and conference chairman of ITEXPO. “We had a terrific event
in Las Vegas, and we’re excited to bring our cutting-edge content and
networking opportunities back to Miami in January.”
Throughout the week, companies participating at ITEXPO Las Vegas released
dozens of announcements at the event and its collocated conferences. These
include announcements from:
*ABP Tech, which announced it was named the exclusive distributor for
MICROSENS for the Americas. ABP Technology will provide the North
American, Latin American and Caribbean markets with MICROSENS’ proven
Gigabit Ethernet switches.
*ACT Conferencing, which announced the launch of its Ascent partner portal.
Within the last ten months, ACT has experienced a 60% growth in its
worldwide channel partner community, and the ACT Ascent program was
created to ensure partner success as the company accommodates this
significant growth. The program provides participants with the tools
needed to remain successful channel partners, as well as the incentives
they deserve for maintaining that success.
*ADTRAN®, Inc., which announced the release of its Total Access® 900e Gen 3
series of Ethernet and Multi-T1 IP Business Gateways. The Total Access
900e series is purpose-built for carrier SIP/MGCP VoIP networks and is the
industry’s leading IP Business Gateway. The solution combines robust
routing and voice features for highly reliable and cost-effective services
ranging from SIP trunking to hosted PBX.
*AGT, which introduced the next generation of EncoreB2B, a mobile
application that connects a wide variety of video-enabled mobile devices
with HDvideo conferencing systems, web browsers and unified
communications clients, regardless of location.
*AirWatch, which announced it has struck an integration partnership with
Appthority. The companies announced that AirWatch EMM is integrated with
Appthority's fully automated App Risk Management service for speedy app
analysis and risk management. Armed with customized app reputation scores
from Appthority, IT departments can create an intelligent mobile policy
through the Appthority Portal, and enforce the policy on their AirWatch
*Broad Connect Telecom, which announced the Lync TVA Server, which will
provide the bridge necessary for two major technologies—Broad Connect
partner Citel Technologies’ Portico TVA and Microsoft Lync—to come
together to allow legacy telephone handsets the capability to work with
Microsoft Lync, thus preventing the need to buy a whole new set of
handsets just to get in line with Lync. This new system will enable large,
geographically diversified corporations to move all of their IT and
telephony requirements to Microsoft Lync in a much faster manner. At the
same time they can retain much of the functionality considered key on the
telephony side of the business.
*cBeyond, which announced the general availability of its Communications on
the Go solution, which offers a cloud-based phone system with advanced
call management features accessed from desktop phones, mobile handsets and
devices, either at the office or remotely. Communications on the Go
incorporates several Cbeyond products and features —TotalCloud™ Phone
System (TCPS), Cbeyond Communicator (for Desktop and for Mobile), Cbeyond
Mobile and Cbeyond's Managed Network Service— all delivered as one
seamless and integrated business communications solution.
*Clear2there LLC, which announced the release of a suite of access control
solutions that integrate security functions among a wide range of building
access and video surveillance systems. Leveraging the power and
flexibility of the company’s Viewbiquity Cloud Application Suite (VCAS),
Clear2there’s access control solutions are focused on ensuring proper
authentication and entry to sensitive sites such as schools, office
complexes and other facilities that have stringent security requirements.
*Draytek, which announced Version 3.7.3 for its Vigor2860 Series. With this
firmware release, the Vigor2860 can support 16 tunnels of SSL VPN, CVM
(Central VPN Management), multi-VLAN for WAN2, 6in4 Static Tunnel & 6rd
for IPv6, APM, etc. With the CVM feature, system administrators can setup
and manage VPN connections with other sites.
*eOn Communications Corp., which announced its wholly owned subsidiary,
Cortelco Incorporated, is launching a new line of Cortelco-brand IP
telephones. The launch is the new D-900 Android-based touch screen phone,
a new Gigabit phone and a model optimized for use in call centers. These
models are the latest addition to the C-Series line from Fanvil, for which
Cortelco has exclusive North America rights.
*RingbyName, which announced its offerings are now available in both
Spanish and Portuguese. This is accomplished in part by a multi-lingual
text-to-speech engine that enables businesses to customize phone
greetings, voice prompts, menus and system notifications in either of
these languages, as well as English. Each RingByName user is able to
select their own language preference, allowing English, Spanish and
Portuguese users to work together on a single phone system.
*Snom Technology, which unveiled plans with Patton Electronics to expand
its existing partnership through a new telephony bundle for North and
South America through value-added distributor ABP Technology.
*UberConference, which announced the launch of HD audio in its
award-winning teleconferencing service. UberConference is the first
teleconferencing service to offer High Definition audio to those dialing
in through WebRTC on Google Chrome. By using the HD audio codec OPUS,
which dynamically adapts to changes in available network bandwidth,
UberConference offers the best possible sound quality for each call. With
OPUS, UberConference can transmit much more of the audio spectrum and
produce calls that are lifelike and realistic, often making participants
feel like they are in the same room.
*Voxbone, which announced that several U.S.-based cloud-communications
services providers are using VoxOUT, the first wholesale service that
supports telephone access to emergency services in multiple European
countries from a single IP-based interconnection. VoxOUT is now available
for 10 European countries. Voxbone announced that 8×8, Inc., OneStream
Networks and a number of other high-profile providers of cloud
communications, SIP trunking and Cloud PBX services have signed on to use
VoxOUT to offer their customers the ability to dial emergency numbers.
*Zeacom, which announced successful results from the deployment of Zeacom
Communications Center software (ZCC) on Microsoft Lync by continuing
education company WebCE. The implementation has achieved a number of goals
for WebCE’s contact center operations, including reduced abandonment
rates, improved service levels, increased agent productivity and improved
*Vitelity, which launched a new product called the smartDID. Vitelity is
changing the way phone numbers are purchased by prebundling traditionally
à la carte VoIP services, so the consumer product expectations associated
with POTS are also met in the telephony industry. smartDIDs are phone
numbers enhanced with the features E911, 411 directory assistance
listings, outbound CNAM/LIDB listing, white/yellow page listings,
MyScribbit voicemail transcription and SMS. All features come with each
phone number at no additional cost. Vitelity also announced it is now the
largest DID aggregator in North America with the largest footprint.
*VoIP Innovations, which announced it has successfully completed
interoperability testing with Telinta, a global leader in cloud-based
switching and billing solutions for VoIP service providers. The two
companies offer complementary services, partnering together to better meet
the needs of mutual customers.
ITEXPO is proudly supported by Platinum Sponsors Interactive Intelligence,
NETXUSA, Sansay and AudioCodes; Gold Sponsors ABP Technology, Blackberry,
Snom, 888VoIP, Sagemcom, Yealink, Sangoma, Vitelity, Voxbone, Taqua,
ShoreTelSky and FreePBX; and Social Media Sponsors VoIP Innovations and H20
ITEXPO, the world’s largest and best-attended business technology trade show,
will next be held January 28-31, 2014, in Miami, Florida, at the Miami Beach
Convention Center. ITEXPO Miami 2014 will focus on new technologies,
regulatory issues, and trends in the VoIP, mobility and wireless, IT
management and customer experience and interaction market segments. ITEXPO
Miami Collocated events include, Cloud4SMB Expo, ChannelVision Expo (CVx),
FreePBX World, LatinComm Conference & Expo, M2M Evolution Conference & Expo,
inGate SIP Trunking-UC Seminars, StartupCamp9 and Super Wi-Fi & Shared
Spectrum Summit. Check back soon for ITEXPO Miami announcements and new
Registrationfor ITEXPO Miami 2014 and its collocated events is now open,
contactFrank Coppolaat 203-852-6800 x131 for more information. For media
registration, contact Ashley Baster.
Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages should
contact TMC’s Joe Fabiano, 203-852-6800 x132 or Maureen Gambino, 203-852-6800
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