Phil Edholm

President and Founder

PKE Consulting

http://www.pkeconsulting.com

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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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Today Plantronics began the process of purchasing Polycom for $2B. This acquisition continues the consolidation in the industry, now in the UC peripherals space....

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There were two big “new” solution topics at this year’s event, team workspaces and artificial intelligence. While both have been discussed in the past, this year they...

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Join me for a webinar with Frozen Mountain on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 2:00pm ET/11:00am PT that will focus on how WebRTC can be used in a range of use cases and...

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In this Industry Buzz podcast, Phil Edholm moderates a conversation on the recent FCC Net Neutrality ruling. The discussion includes Experts Jon...
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Today the FCC eliminated the Obama era restrictions on the ability of an ISP to arbitrarily limit internet traffic. While there are...

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Today the FCC eliminated the Obama-era restrictions on the ability of an ISP to arbitrarily limit traffic. While there are a range of arguments on both sides, as...

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The announcement today that BroadSoft has accepted an offer to be acquired by Cisco opens a new discussion about the changes we can expect across the industry. It...
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I had an opportunity last week to talk with the team at Aryaka networks, a cloud-based global Software Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) company that has seen...

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ThousandEyes, developer of a cloud-based Network Intelligence platform that uses synthetic transaction monitoring to test application delivery performance and network...

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In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts discuss Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS). Topics include how CPaaS is changing,...
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Yesterday, Mitel announced a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) to acquire certain assets of Toshiba and assume...

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Tata Communications is now focusing on the CPaaS space. In April, Tata is releasing an extended set of APIs designed to build on the existing operational APIs and...

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