Cox puts Entiera s head in the clouds

Barthold, Jim
March 2009
CED;Mar2009, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p32
Trade Publication
The article explores how Cox Communication Inc. handles the telecommunication needs of application service provider (ASP) Entiera. Entiera is a company created between mergers of Myrge Technologies and Minneapolis-based Entiera that offers a system that companies use to manage acquisition and retention of customers. Entiera relies on Cox's voice and data services and the Cox SONET network in Rhode Island, wherein many of its operations are located in the internet protocol (IP) cloud.


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