Jim O'Neill

Biography for Jim O'Neill

Jim O'Neill is the editor of FierceOnlineVideo and FierceIPTV. He has more than 30 years of experience writing, editing and managing daily newspapers. He's also an entrepreneur, having founded an alternative weekly newspaper, a coffee roasting and distribution company and a strength and conditioning consultancy that uses online video to train athletes worldwide. He is based in Michigan and can be reached at jimo@fiercemarkets.com.

Articles by Jim O'Neill

HP earnings tumble; 27,000 job cuts confirmed

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) CEO Meg Whitman said the company "exceeded our previously provided outlook," for the second quarter and admitted the company still had "a lot of work to do," after

Feds launch unit to eavesdrop on VoIP, Skype, online and wireless chats

Rumored to be in the works for the past couple of months, the Federal Bureau of Investigation reportedly has quietly launched a new unit charged with developing methods to surveil online, wireless,

Vidyo scores customer win with India's Sify

While there's still plenty of debate, and some confusion, over the return on investment of unified communications, one piece that companies are rapidly adopting is videoconferencing, a service that

Cisco likely to weather Europe's economic crisis

PARIS--Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) shares took a pounding after it issued a-less-than-stellar outlook for the current quarter, with CEO John Chambers saying the company was worried about Europe's economic

Sonus expands SBC portfolio, aims at medium to large enterprises, Tier 2/3 providers

Sonus Networks (Nasdaq: SONS) has rolled out the Sonus SBC 5100, a session border controller (SBC) that targets medium-to-large enterprises and Tier 2/3 service providers. With increasing adoption of

No issue on Memorial Day

FierceEnterpriseCommunications won't be publishing Monday, May 28, in honor of the Memorial Day Holiday. We'll resume publishing Tuesday, May 29.--Jim

Juniper Networks joins QuestMark Partners in Vidyo Series D funding

Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) is investing in video conferencing company Vidyo , through its Junos Innovation fund. The networking company is joining lead investor QuestMark Partners in the funding

Cisco tops AlcaLu, Juniper amid robust U.S. provider spending

Wall Street may be hammering Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO)--the company's share price has stuttered since it released earnings results last week, closing Friday at $16.47, down from a high of $21.30 in recent

Cisco, Tata team for Russia's first public telepresence room

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) teamed with Tata Communications (NYSE: TCL) and BizKomm, a Cisco registered partner in Russia, to launch the public telepresence room in Moscow's Monarch business center. The

Genesys celebrates first full quarter after sale from Alcatel-Lucent with 13% revenue gain

Last October, Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) sold its Genesys call-center business for $1.5 billion and, in the process, lost over $500 million in annual revenue from the division. Genesys just wrapped