Michael Finneran

Principal

dBrn Associates

http://dBrnassociates.com

[email protected]

 

Michael Finneran is principal at dBrn Associates, a full service advisory firm specializing in wireless and mobility; services include research, policy development, purchase analysis, and security/technology assessment. Mr. Finneran has worked in the networking field for over 30-years and has operated the practice since 1982. He has published numerous research reports, white papers, and has provided technical and market analysis on the full range of wireless technologies including Wi-Fi, cellular, WiMAX, fixed-mobile convergence, and mobile unified communications (mUC).

A lively and informative speaker, Michael makes frequent appearances at trade shows and conferences including Enterprise Connect (formerly VoiceCon), InterOpBlackBerry World, and Mobile Explosion; he now serves as the program chairman for wireless and mobility at Enterprise Connect. In the consulting area, he has provided assistance regarding network design, market assessment, and strategic planning to wireline and wireless carriers, equipment vendors, end users, investment firms, and a number of government agencies.

For twenty-three years Michael wrote the Networking Intelligence column for “Business Communications Review”, and he now contributes on wireless and mobility to NoJitterUCStrategies.comInformation Week, and The Voice Report. A number of his white papers are available on Webtorials.com, and he has contributed to Computerworld, SearchMobile.com, and The ACUTA Journal. In 2008 he published his first book, Voice Over Wireless LANs- The Complete Guide.

Well respected as an educator, Michael has conducted over 2500 training seminars on networking topics in the US, Europe, Africa, and Asia. He taught in the Graduate Telecommunications program at Pace University, and conducted programs at the Center for the Study of Data Processing at Washington University in St. Louis.

A member of the Society of Telecommunications Consultants, Mr. Finneran holds a Masters Degree from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

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AT&T’s Enhanced Mobile is a service that allows businesses the ability to go all-mobile, and still provide the type of customer interface and user experience...

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While the hype machine appears to have moved on to other topics, Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow – though not necessarily in the way the magazines...

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In defense of the technology, radio is just tough to do. Think about it. We are sending waves of electromagnetic energy that nobody can see or feel through free space...

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In this Industry Buzz podcast, BCStrategies Experts Michael Finneran, Dave Michels and Phil Edholm discuss the magnitude of the Avaya Mobile...
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Since the introduction of Unify’s Project Ansible (later renamed “Circuit”), by most measures the first enterprise team collaboration solution, I have been among a...

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At Enterprise Connect 2018 last month, a resurrected Avaya surprised both the contact center and carrier businesses by announcing it was forming a group to offer toll...

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Once again this year Eric Krapf and Beth Schultz have asked me to help assemble the mobile program for Enterprise Connect (EC). This is always one of my favorite...

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While the UCC suppliers continue to hope that 2018 will be the year that users finally embrace their vision of collaboration and willingly adopt their preferred...

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BlackBerry hosted its Security Summit in New York this week, and the big message appeared to be, “we’re not dead!” BlackBerry is still in business, and may be showing...

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On the carrier side, we are suddenly seeing a deluge of technical options coming to the fore, probably more than at any time in recent memory. That in turn is driving...

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Apple made a number of interesting announcements at its World-Wide Developers Conference ...

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According to the Wall Street Journal the two largest cable operators in the country, Comcast and Charter Communications, have entered into a partnership to...

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