Enterprise communications in the second quarter of 2012

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Q2 2012 enterprise communicationsHow did the enterprise communications industry perform in the second quarter of 2012? Check here throughout the Q2 earnings-report season for financial news about key players in VoIP business, IP technology, enterprise- and unified communications, Voice 2.0 applications, contact-center technology and more. Also, here is our Q1 2012 wrap of enterprise communications earnings.


July 18

8x8 Inc. (Nasdaq: EGHT)
A record first fiscal quarter for 2013 hit the boards for 8x8, as total revenue increased 36 percent year-over-year to $25.3 million, from $18.5 million in the same period of fiscal 2012. Revenue from business customers increased 46 percent year-over-year, to a record $24.1 million, from $16.4 million in the same period of fiscal 2012.
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July 23

VMware (NYSE: VMW)
Enterprise virtualization software maker VMware reported a 13 percent decline in its second-quarter earnings, but still topped analysts' projections. For the quarter ended June 30, VMware earned $191.7 million, or 44 cents per share. That compared to net income of $220.2 million, or 51 cents per share, at the same time last year. Q2 revenue rose 22 percent from last year, to $1.12 billion. For the current quarter, VMware said it expects revenues to range from $1.11 billion to $1.15 billion. 
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July 24

AudioCodes (Nasdaq: AUDC)
VoIP solutions provider AudioCodes Ltd. reported that for the second quarter of 2012, its revenue fell to $31 million, from $41.5 million for the same quarter a year ago. The Israel-based company said its GAAP-based net loss was $2 million, or $0.05 per share, compared with a net profit of $4 million for the year-ago quarter. For Q2, AudioCodes said it also bought back 750,000 shares for $1.6 million, as part of the buyback program approved in October 2011.
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Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR)
Networking equipment vendor Juniper Networks reported Q2 revenue and per-share earnings that exceeded analysts' projections. The company reported Q2 revenue of $1.07 billion, down 4 percent year over year. Juniper reported its Q2 net income fell to $57.7 million, or 11 cents per share, from $115.5 million, or 21 cents per share, a year earlier. For the current quarter, Juniper said it expects revenue of $1.04 billion to $1.075 billion, and EPS of 15 cents to 18 cents.
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Polycom (Nasdaq: PLCM)
Unified-communications company Polycom reported that for the three months ending June 30, its UC Group Systems revenue grew 7 percent year-over-year, while UC Platform revenue grew 6 percent year-over-year. Polycom reported second-quarter total revenues of $379 million. The company's consolidated net revenues from continuing operations were $359 million, up 5 percent year-over-year, compared to $341 million for Q2 2011. Non-GAAP net income for Q2  was $39 million, or 22 cents per diluted share, compared to $43 million, or 24 cents per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2011. 
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July 25

Akamai Technologies  (Nasdaq: AKAM)
Cloud-based content delivery provider Akamai Technologies announced second-quarter 2012 earnings of $331 million, a 20 percent increase over second-quarter 2011 revenue of $277 million. In Q2, sales through resellers and sales outside the United States accounted for 21 percent and 27 percent, respectively.
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Citrix Systems (Nasdaq: CTXS)
Citrix Systems reported second-quarter net income of $92 million, or $0.49 per share, up from $81.9 million, or $0.43 per share, for the same period last year. Citrix's Q2 revenues increased 16 percent, to $615.2 million, from $530.8 million last year. Analysts had estimated revenues of $613.24 million. For the current quarter, Citrix expects net revenue of $645 million to $655 million.
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Logitech International (Nasdaq: LOGI)
Computer peripheral devices maker Logitech International S.A. reported a loss for its first-quarter 2013. The Switzerland-based company reported a net loss of $52.15 million, or $0.32 per share, up from the year-ago period loss of $29.61 million, or $0.17 per share. Q1 net sales fell 2 percent, to $469.60 million, from $480.44 million in the same quarter last year. Its gross profit margin for Q1 reached 30.8 percent, up from last year's 26.1 percent.
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LogMeIn (Nasdaq: LOGM)
LogMeIn Inc. reported second-quarter earnings that slid some 79 percent. The company reported profit of $576,000, down from $2.7 million a year earlier. Revenue rose 16 percent, to $33.8 million, while operating expenses rose 24 percent. For the current quarter, LogMeIn expects revenue between $35 million and $35.4 million. 
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July 26

Acme Packet (Nasdaq: APKT)
Networking hardware company Acme Packet (Nasdaq: APKT) reported second-quarter earnings in which revenue fell 15 percent year-over-year, to $67.6 million. Wall Street analysts had projected revenue of an average $67.3 million. GAAP net loss for the second quarter of 2012 was $0.1 million, or ($0.00) per share, compared to GAAP net income of $14.0 million, or $0.20 per share, in the second quarter of 2011, and GAAP net income of $2.4 million, or $0.03 per share, in Q1 2012. 
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CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA)
Enterprise software and solutions company CA Technologies reported first-quarter 2013 revenue of $1.14 billion, down 2 percent amid lagging international sales. For the three-month period ended June 30, the company reported a profit of $240 million. CA Technologies' North American sales climbed a point, to $726 million. Meanwhile, international sales slid 6 percent, to $419 million. Total expenses for Q1 2013 dropped to $764 million, from $821 million last year.
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August 1

Vonage Holdings (NYSE: VG)
Exceeding Wall Street analysts' projections, Vonage Holdings Corp. reported second-quarter adjusted earnings of $35 million, up from $32 million in the previous three-month period. The digital phone services provider reported Q2 net income of $21 million, up from $19 million sequentially, and down from $26 million, a year ago. Vonage's revenue for Q2 totaled $212 million, down from $216 million in Q1 2012.
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August 2

FairPoint Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP)
FairPoint Communications reported "very strong" second-quarter earnings. Growth in FairPoint's enterprise and broadband services offset continued decline in the company's residential voice business. Q2 revenue from FairPoint's data and Internet services grew 8.4 percent over the previous period. Its Ethernet services generated revenue of $10.2 million, compared to $2.6 million the same year-ago period. Total Q2 revenue was $243.5 million, up from $262.6 million a year earlier. Through its fiber network FairPoint, the company delivers data and voice solutions to businesses and residential customers. FairPoint has added more than 15,000 broadband subscribers in the last twelve months. Penetration reached 32 percent of voice access lines as of the June 30 close of the quarter.
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Lumos Networks Corp. (Nasdaq: LMOS)
Lumos Networks Corp. posted second-quarter earnings that fell to $2.7 million, from $6.6 million the year before. Total Q2 revenue was $50.8 million, down from $52.1 million for the second quarter of 2011.  Total Q2 adjusted income before deductions was $21.1 million, down from $25 million in the same year-ago quarter. For the current quarter, Lumos Networks has projected Q3 total revenue is between $50 million and $51 million and adjusted EBITDA to be between $21 million and $22 million.
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August 6

BroadSoft (Nasdaq: BSFT)
The communications software company BroadSoft reported second-quarter earnings of $2.4 million, or 8 cents per share, compared with net income of $15.8 million, or 57 cents per share, at the same time last year. Revenue for the three-month period ending June 30 climbed 26 percent from last year, to $40.5 million. The company had forecast revenue of $36 million to $38 million.
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Plantronics (NYSE: PLT)
Plantronics announced that its first-quarter 2013 net income declined to $23.56 million, from $26.73 million in the year-ago quarter. Net revenues for the quarter were $181.4 million, up 3 percent increase compared to net revenues of $175.6 million in Q1 2012. For the current quarter, the company said it expects net revenues of $175 million to $180 million. 
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August 10

Warwick Valley Telephone Company (Nasdaq: WWVY)
Warwick Valley Telephone Company reported second-quarter total operating revenues up 19 percent, to $6.9 million, from $5.8 million in the same period last year. The company, also known as WVT Communications Group, said its unified-communications revenues net of eliminations were $3.3 million, up 169 percent from $1.2 million in the year-ago period. Overall for Q2, the company posted a loss of $228,000, down from the $240,000 loss reported in Q2 2011.
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August 15

Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO)
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F5 (Nasdaq: FFIV)
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August 22

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ)
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Extreme Networks (Nasdaq: EXTR)
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E2open (Nasdaq: EOPN)

Mitel Networks (Nasdaq: MITL)
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Radvision (TV: RVSN)
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ShoreTel (Nasdaq: SHOR)
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