San Jose, California – (The Hosting News) – June 1, 2006 – Web host and national provider of integrated voice and data communications firm, Covad Communications Group, Inc. executives will be featured with analysts from Frost and Sullivan for a discussion on the critical importance of Voice over IP (VoIP) for businesses seeking a competitive advantage.
The session, ”Can You Really Afford Not to Use VoIP? Leveraging the Options for Increased Business Value,” will be led by Sam Masud, Principal Analyst, Carrier Infrastructure, ICT Practice, Frost and Sullivan; Prakash Nagpal, Director of Product Strategy, Covad; and John Grady, Director of Product Management, Covad.
Mr. Nagpal commented, ”It is important that businesses understand the options available to them,” according to Nagpal. Different types of businesses need different solutions, and VoIP providers must work with each customer to ensure the service they are using gives them the maximum benefit.”
Mr. Grady added, ”Advancements in VoIP technology have provided new ways to benefit from the convenience and cost savings of a converged service, as well as the advanced features provided by Covad’s portfolio of VoIP solutions.”
Sam Masud, Principal Analyst at Carrier Infrastructure, ICT Practice, Frost and Sullivan offered, ”Getting up to speed on VoIP facilitates businesses for growth. Covad’s experience as a provider of VoIP for businesses allows participants to understand more clearly how different VoIP solutions can work for them.”
Covad is a nationwide provider of integrated voice and data communications. The company offers DSL, Voice Over IP, T1, web hosting, managed security, IP and dial-up, wireless broadband, and bundled voice and data services directly through Covad’s network and through Internet Service Providers, value-added resellers, telecommunications carriers and affinity groups to small and medium-sized businesses and home users.
Covad broadband services are currently available across the nation in 44 states and 235 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) and can be purchased by more than 57 million homes and businesses, which represent over 50 percent of all US homes and businesses. Corporate headquarters is located at 110 Rio Robles, San Jose, California 95134. Telephone: 1-888-GO-COVAD.
To learn more about the eBroadcast, please visit: www.frost.com/prod/servlet/ebroadcast.pag?eventid=67545066.
For more information about Covad, please visit: www.covad.com.