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Third annual Charlotte event, set for June 18-19, will offer exhibits, seminars, hands-on learning opportunities, and features keynote by CEO of Computer Associates.
Carriers must devise clever services because access fees alone won't work, Supercomm panelists say. Also, consider yourself warned: Pop-up ads could be coming to your cell phone.
Short-term view isn't good, either. 'The opportunities are bright, but you have to look out one to three years to see them,' he warns. Ten years of consolidation haVE occurred 'over about 12 months.'
As show opens, one of Internet 'fathers' laments lack of competition; some companies see reason to be optimistic; but some are there because they've already paid to exhibit.
Both attendance and exhibit space are down slightly as telecoms industry battles severe slump. And hopes of a rebound may be premature.
<b>Breaking Glass:</b> After walking away last year from IBM spinoff Home Director, the networking company she helped bring to life, Walker takes charge of Equitel as it tries to stave off death with a venture deal.
TapRoot Systems matches its hand-picked teams to its big-time clients to provide outsourced development of embedded systems, knowledge and follow-up.
Fifty-six IT and biotech companies from Georgia and the Carolinas have been funded so far this year.
Twenty-eight tech companies in Georgia have tallied up about $284 million in venture capital through mid-May.
General Atlantic Partners leads round. Cisco also is an investor.
Seeds of recovery sown for networking recovery, one firm says. 'What a difference a year makes!' declares Cisco CEO John Chambers, attributing a 264 percent year-to-year profit increase to increased gross margins and decreased operational expenses.
Appointment comes just days after the company, presenting now in Las Vegas, secured $5 million in funding.
Former Cisco exec Ron Willis joins network security Raleigh startup.
Atlanta-area optical equipment supplier will use the funding to ramp up production and expand sales and service. Still, analyst says big deal 'not a sign' of an industry recovery. Side benefit for NC: Flextronics to get additional work.
Venture 2002 Profile No. 16: TogetherSoft Goes Shopping With Revamped Management Team.