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Michael Finneran

Michael F. Finneran, is President of dBrn Associates, Inc., a full service advisory firm specializing in wireless and mobility; services include research, policy development, purchase analysis, and security/technology assessment. With over 40 years in the networking field and wide range of experience, he is a widely recognized expert in the field. Author of Voice Over Wireless LANs: The Complete Guide (Elsevier, 2008), Michael's expertise spans the full range of wireless technologies including Wi-Fi, 3G/4G Cellular, WiMAX, and RFID.

Michael has appeared at hundreds of trade shows and industry conferences; he also helps plan the Mobility track at Enterprise Connect. In the consulting area, he has provided assistance to carriers, equipment vendors, end users, and investment firms in the U.S. and overseas.

A prolific writer, for twenty-three years he wrote the Networking Intelligence column for Business Communications Review. He now contributes on wireless and mobility to No Jitter as well as UC Strategies. He has published numerous articles and white papers and has contributed to InformationWeek, Computerworld, Data Communications, The Ticker, and The ACUTA Journal. Well respected as an educator, Mr. Finneran has conducted over 2,000 seminars on networking topics in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia.

 
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February 7, 2017
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January 11, 2017
As cloud communications continues to grow and mature, many enterprises are looking to build a hybrid CPE-cloud strategy. Looking out over the next three years, how should enterprises expect the cloud
February 17, 2017
From the most basics of basics to the hidden gotchas, UC consultant Melissa Swartz helps demystify the complex world of SIP trunking.
February 7, 2017
UC&C consultant Kevin Kieller, a partner at enableUC, shares pointers for making the right architectural choices for your Skype for Business deployment.
February 1, 2017
Elka Popova, a Frost & Sullivan program director, shares a status report on the UCaaS market today and offers her perspective on what large enterprises need before committing to UC in the cloud.
January 26, 2017
Andrew Davis, co-founder of Wainhouse Research and chair of the Video track at Enterprise Connect 2017, sorts through the myriad cloud video service options and shares how to tell if your choice is en....
January 23, 2017
Sheila McGee-Smith, Contact Center/Customer Experience track chair for Enterprise Connect 2017, tells us what we need to know about the role cloud software is playing in contact centers today.