Are You Ready for a Change from Premise Telecom Equipment?
Monday, March 12, 2012 2:00pm EST 11:00am PST

Many businesses are challenged to install their own services and lack the technical and maintenance know how. Hosted solutions provides a solution to this problem. Hosted solutions require little setup, and it is all done for you, usually in just a few days.

Despite the inexpensive real estate made available by the real estate market collapse post-recession—its still expensive. Many offices have gone to a smaller office footprint which means you need technology to shrink along with your floor space. One way to do this is to trade in the PBX in the closet for a hosted solution.

Panasonic will discuss these topics and highlight the various industries that Cloud services and hosted SIP solutions can impact.

Speakers:


Steven L. Greiwe,
Panasonic ASM Eastern Region

Steve Greiwe is currently employed by Panasonic System Networks Company of America as the ASM of SIP services and Endpoints and has been working in the Telecommunications industry for over 20 years. Steve is a “hands on” telecommunications professional whose history includes owning his own successful Interconnect & Long distance Company in Cincinnati, Ohio. His credentials include certifications in numerous voice and data hardware / software solutions ranging from both domestic & international traditional telephony platforms, pure IP solutions fixed broadband Wireless and various hosted solutions. Steve has worked in the VOIP industry in various upper management roles for various companies such CTI Group, Enhanced Telecom, New Global Telecom, and LCI/Qwest.

A graduate from Wilmington College in 1981 and post graduate studies at the Xavier University school of Education, Steve has spent the last 5 years in various roles in Business Development and Product Development of wireless and VoIP products. His most recent success stories all point to the introduction of Wireless & Hosted SIP Products to a wide range of Service Providers & Businesses (Verticals) with unique needs and applications.

Moderator:


Peter Bernstein
Senior Editor, TMCnet

Peter Bernstein is a seasoned writer and professional with deep experience in the communications and IT industries. As a top-level industry analyst, Peter has keynoted major technology events and has been cited numerous times by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, Business Week, Fortune Magazine, ComputerWorld, NetworkWorld, Communications Week, among other publications.

Bernstein has authored or co-authored market research studies, CEO speeches, white papers, articles, and other content for major companies in the technology markets. His experience includes work with Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, Equant, France Telecom, HP, Siemens, Verizon, Nortel, Wave Systems, and many more. He held the position of director of global marketing and communications at Telcordia.

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