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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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More and more interactions that can benefit from the new generation of collaboration and content sharing tools are not internal to the organization, but external. UC...
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In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts discuss the recent Avaya International Users Group event, Avaya ENGAGE 2017. Also included is a conversation about the Avaya bankruptcy...

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Yesterday Logitech announced their new Brio web cam with a 4K capability along with other new features. It includes HDR for wider contrast range, IR sensors that...
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At first, SMBs were cautious and on the slow side in regards to adopting UC, particularly when compared to larger enterprises. Making the jump to cloud-based UC can be a...
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I have been a strong advocate of the web-based transformation that WebRTC will introduce to real time communications. In the UC world, we have seen an increasing number...
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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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