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

Vitelity extends SIP trunking functionality to legacy phone systems

VoIP technology provider Vitelity Communications, partnering with Patton Electronics, has launched a communications bundle, SIP Enable, that allows legacy phone systems without native SIP

Radvision Q1 revenue tops $17.4M, beats guidance

Videoconferencing specialist Radvision (Nasdaq: RVSN) today reported revenues for the first quarter of 2012 were $17.4 million, down nearly 17 percent from $20.8 million in the first quarter of 2011.

VoIP-Pal.com acquires patents from Digifonica Gibraltar

VoIP-Pal.com has added five major VoIP patents to its intellectual property portfolio after reaching a deal to acquire Digifonica Gibraltar. The patents for the proprietary digital voice technologies

Mitel introduces IaaS play AnyWare for UCC

Unified communications specialist Mitel (Nasdaq: MITL) has rolled out an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) play designed to extend its virtualized unified communications and collaboration (UCC)

Polycom sells handset unit for $110M, adds to stock buyback plan

Videoconferencing vendor Polycom (Nasdaq: PLCM) is selling its wireless enterprise handset business to an affiliate of private equity firm Sun Capital Partners for $110 million in cash. It plans to

Service providers begin to experiment with PaaS offerings

Services providers have begun to offer platform as a service (PaaS) as they look to expand their portfolios and respond to increasing customer demand for cloud-based development services. The latest

Fonality selects Sonus SBC platform to enhance network

Hosted VoIP and unified communications provider Fonality said it will use a Session Border Controller solution from Sonus Networks (Nasdaq: SONS) to enhance the performance, reliability and

Cisco Q3 profit up 20%, but fears of downturn cause shares to slip

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) shares fell more than 8 percent in after-hours trading Wednesday, despite third quarter earnings that rose 20 percent and beat Wall Street expectations by a penny. Blame it on

Vu TelePresence, Vidtel partner on videoconferencing play

Vu TelePresence is partnering with Vidtel to offer a multi-vendor videoconferencing service. The deal will enable Vu, which specializes in providing services to SMBs, to connect its endpoints with

AudioCodes reports 21% revenue drop, blames rapid decay of legacy business

Israeli VoIP technologies provider AudioCodes Ltd. (Nasdaq: AUDC) today said first-quarter 2012 revenues were $32.3 million, down more than 21 percent, from $41 million the same quarter a year ago,