Phil Edholm

President and Founder

PKE Consulting

http://www.pkeconsulting.com

[email protected]

 

Phil Edholm is the President and Founder of PKE Consulting. PKE consults to end users and vendors in the communications and networking markets. PKE works with our clients to deliver the value of the integration of information and interaction. Whether with Unified Communications or integration of communications and business processes, PKE has the experience and knowledge to transform your organization.

Phil Edholm has over 30 years experience in creating innovation and transformation in networking and communications. Prior to founding PKE , he was Vice President of Technology Strategy and Innovation for Avaya. In this role, he was responsible for defining vision and strategic technology and the integration of the Nortel product portfolio into Avaya. He was responsible for portfolio architecture, standards activities, and User Experience. Prior to Avaya, he was CTO/CSO for the Nortel Enterprise business for 9 years. At Nortel, he led the development of VoIP solutions and multimedia communications as well as IP transport technology. His background includes extensive LAN and data communications experience, including 13 years with Silicon Valley start-ups.

Phil is recognized as an industry leader and visionary. In 2007, he was recognized by Frost and Sullivan with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Growth, Innovation and Leadership in Telecommunications. Phil is a widely sought speaker and has been in the VoiceCon/Enterprise Connect Great Debate three times. He has been recognized by the IEEE as the originator of “Edholm’s Law of Bandwidth” as published in July 2004 IEEE Spectrum magazine and as one of the “Top 100 Voices of IP Communications" by Internet Telephony magazine. Phil was a member of the IEEE 802.3 standards committee, developed the first multi-protocol network interfaces, and was a founder of the Frame Relay Forum. Phil has 13 patents and holds a BSME/EE from Kettering University.

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At a recent vendor event, one of the other analysts responded to a discussion about emerging Teams solutions for Frontline Workers by asking why this was different...

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Cato Networks just released a comprehensive survey of the impact of WAN and SD-WAN networking on digital transformation.

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A recent customer service experience and an article and interaction with Glance is defining the differences in customer web assistance solutions.

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The culprit was a misconfigured MongoDB that was open and visible on the Internet

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I had the opportunity to sit down with John Proctor, CEO of Martello Technologies, to discuss how Martello has been partnered with Mitel for over a decade to deliver...

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I came away from KAZOOcon with a confirmation of the rapid acceleration of converging the IT solutions that manage our business processes with the next generation of...

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I want to focus on the companies/announcements that represent either potential disruption in the market or that have technologies that are transformational.

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Whenever I talk to telecom groups and organizations about running their critical apps across SD-WAN, at some point the tough question gets popped: "Do you think SD-...

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This is a story of the challenges of upgrading in our modern world. While it is a story of a consumer service, the fact is that I use these facilities as part of my...

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Martello, the Canadian Network Monitoring and SDN company announced before the end of the year that it was participating in the BlackBerry/L-SPARK Accelerator Program...

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In this Industry Buzz podcast, the BCStrategies Experts discuss trends in Business Process Communications, and in particular, what is changing.
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At the Mitel Next event, CloudLink was in full force. Mitel was showing a range of integrations, from the Connect platform to how CloudLink is used to integrate the...

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