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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The announcement yesterday that Apple and Cisco are going to work together to make iDevices more business friendly on cisco networks and with the Cisco collaboration...

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RingCentral announced a new partnership with Microsoft to enable O365 users to integrate their O365 environment to the RingCentral VoIP cloud telephony system. So...

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NEC recently introduced their new UT880 smart desk phone. I think NEC may be on to something; they have added the Android capability so the screen is essentially a...

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Reflecting on where our industry is going and how we think of the services we provide, I thought it was a good time to focus on the higher level view of products and...

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The category of products and solutions defined as Business Communications Operations Management (BCOM) systems, enables both enterprises and service providers to...

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Facebook just announced WebRTC-based video extensions to the Facebook Messenger, opening yet another way employees can use an alternative to the corporate services....

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This is the opportunity to get ahead of the WebRTC curve and the change that the web paradigm is bringing to communications....

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In this UCStrategies podcast, the UCStrategies Experts discuss the current state of the unified communications mid-market: organizations in the range...
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