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Polycom adds 5 execs from Cisco, HP, Intel, Juniper, as it readies enterprise push

Polycom (Nasdaq: PLCM), coming off strong earnings for the fourth quarter, is reshuffling its executive ranks, adding five North America based sales execs to help it push its video collaboration

Avaya sees more exec changes as channel partner boss steps down

Avaya, which is continuing to evolve its channel partner strategy, has announced Jeremy Butt, its worldwide channel vice president, will leave the company in March. The UC vendor said Butt's job

Fonality names third CEO in two years

Fonality is giving Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ)'s CEO merry-go-round some serious competition, naming its third chief executive in the past two years. Former Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) exec David Scult

Videoconferencing firm LifeSize names Buechler CEO

Videoconferencing company LifeSize has named Colin Buechler, its former SVP of sales and a one-time executive at Dell, its new CEO. He'll take over from Craig Malloy, who has been at the helm of the

Report: Apple poaches former Adobe exec to head iAd

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has reportedly hired formed Adobe executive Todd Teresi as its new vice president of its iAd platform. According to Bloomberg, which cited unnamed sources, Teresi will serve under

Yahoo names PayPal chief Thompson to CEO post

Almost four months after removing Carol Bartz from her role as CEO, Yahoo has finally named her replacement: Scott Thompson, who previously served as president of eBay-owned digital payments platform

Mitel changes channels, focus moves to supporting partner sales

On the heels of an upbeat second-quarter earnings report, Mitel today announced it was strengthening its North American channel program, instituting a series of strategic initiatives including adding

Polycom's new execs continue to refocus business

UC specialist Polycom (Nasdaq: PLCM) has been busily remaking its executive line up, naming Dan Sibille--LifeSize Communication's former director of North America's channels-- as its new VP of North

Openwave appoints Mike Mulica to CEO post

Messaging solutions firm Openwave has named its new CEO: Mike Mulica will take the reins from interim CEO Anne Brennan, who will continue in her role as chief financial officer. In 1999, Mulica

At HP, another (CEO) bites the dust

As expected, Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) fired CEO Leo Apotheker after just 11 months on the job and quickly named former eBay CEO Meg Whitman to the top spot. HP is already taking heat for naming