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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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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I recently spent some time reviewing Cato Networks’ recent announcement around increasing SD-WAN uptime of its Cato Cloud. To increase availability and reduce the...

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WhatsApp, the Facebook messaging applications just introduced multi-party video calling for up to four participants. The solution only works on mobile phones, IOS and...

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In this Industry Buzz podcast, the BCStrategies Experts discuss Google in the enterprise. Topics include the recent Google Cloud Next '18 conference...
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At the Google Cloud event GoogleNext 2018, there were a lot of announcements. This conference is focused to how to use the Google cloud for business deployments.

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Cato Networks announced today the addition of identity as an element in the contextual policy and operation of an SD-WAN. The concept is relatively simple -- enable...

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The Business Communications market is ever more complex and challenging for both users and administrators. The intent of this article is to present a structured...

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Three weeks ago, Cisco held their annual Collaboration Summit in Phoenix. I decided to wait a week to write about the event to let my thoughts congeal.

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Identity and identity management have become hot topics. In the web world, identities have emerged as the way we manage our online relationships when they move beyond...

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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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In this Industry Buzz podcast, Phil Edholm leads a discussion about SD-WAN. BCStrategies Experts on the call include Ashish Jain, Sara Uzel, and J.R...
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