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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This morning, January 19th, the day before the presidential inauguration, Avaya filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection . What happens now and how the company moves...
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We at UCStrategies have long advocated the importance of executive sponsorship for UC deployments. However, it is often a challenge to get the executive team interested...
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Revolabs has just released a white paper that discusses why audio quality is becoming a critical component in the choice of devices for next generation communications...
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The topic of this Industry Buzz podcast is UC Management, both Monitoring and Assurance, and Operations/Configuration (BCOM). UCStrategies invites Robin Gareiss, President of Nemertes Research, to...

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Recently I got to spend a couple of days with the Mitel management team and a small selected group of analysts and consultants. The sessions showed the ongoing progress...
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In the last two disruption cycles, Cisco used its market muscle from the adjacency in the IP data network to become a market leader in VoIP-based PBXs, and Microsoft used a similar dominant...

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This week Avaya announced three new products/initiatives that the Avaya installed base and prospects considering an Avaya option will find significant.
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The second Real Time Web Solutions Asia Conference, October 28 and 29 at the Great Wall Sheraton Hotel, Beijing, is the event to understand the challenges of the Real...
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The announcement by Genesys that the company has reached an agreement with Interactive Intelligence to acquire their competitor for $1.4B will have a major impact on the...
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Avnet's new model for value delivery in the UC space enables UC vendors to eliminate significant costs in providing a complete UC solution. By partnering with Avnet, UC...
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