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Erik Linask Info

Erik Linask is Group Editorial Director of TMC. During his tenure at TMC, he has supported the production and development of its print publications and, most recently, managed the day-to-day operations of the industry’s leading Web site, TMCnet, which currently serves nearly 3 million unique monthly visitors. Currently, he oversees TMC’s four print publications as well as TMCnet, and covers a wide range of topics in the IP Communications and Information Technology arenas, including his blog, Convergence Corner, on TMCnet.

Prior to joining TMC, Erik was Managing Editor at Global Custodian, an international securities services publication, where he also managed the magazine’s survey research. Erik began his professional career at management consulting firm Leadership Research Institute.


Latest Articles

05/22/2018 Become a Digital Transformation Top Gun with the Right Perspectives
05/19/2018 Making the Jump to Recurring Revenue: Monetizing Your XaaS Model
05/18/2018 Blackhawk Helicopter Drops Ammo Case through School Roof
05/11/2018 How Can Businesses Avoid Loss Due to Power Outages?
05/07/2018 Goldman Sachs Leads Major Investment Banking into Bitcoin Market
05/04/2018 Global First: BBVA Completes Corporate Loan on Using Blockchain
05/02/2018 Derailing Productivity with Poor Audio Conferencing Experiences
04/30/2018 Power Outage at Schiphol Airport Causes Massive Flight Delays
04/30/2018 CoreDial Reaches New User Milestone as UCaaS Market Continues to Grow
04/27/2018 Car Knocks Businesses Offline for Morning Rush
04/26/2018 Mitel Going Private, Managed Services Giant with Rackspace on the Horizon?
04/26/2018 Mitel Going Private, Managed Services Giant with Rackspace on the Horizon?
04/23/2018 Power Failure Shuts Mall, Businesses in Rapid City, South Dakota
04/21/2018 Los Angeles Power Outage Leaves Westfield Mall Businesses in the Dark
04/21/2018 Customer Loyalty Has Changed, Has Your Contact Center?
04/04/2018 Ideacom Conference Offers Unmatched Opportunity for Reseller and Service Provider Community
03/26/2018 Tech and Power Outages Don't Mix
03/26/2018 ZaiLab Putting the Cloud into Cloud Contact Center
03/23/2018 Martha's Vineyard Ferry Power Outage Strands Passengers in Sound
03/23/2018 Line Failure Causes Massive Power Outage Across Brazil
03/23/2018 Unified Communications for Deskless Workers
03/23/2018 BlueJeans Reinventing the Business Video Conference Experience
03/20/2018 XMedius and AVST: The Whole is Bigger than the Sum of its Parts
03/19/2018 Contact Center Market Primed for Managed Services Model
03/19/2018 Contact Center Market for Managed Services Model
03/16/2018 Business Power Protection Lessons Learned from Residential System Outages
03/09/2018 Mighty Quinn Deals Second Devastating Blow to Northeast, Unprepared Businesses Likely Suffered Significant IT Losses
03/07/2018 Making Cloud Software Jive with FedRAMP Requirements
03/05/2018 Which Power Protection System is Right for Your Business?
03/03/2018 Rebuilding Businesses Must Have a Power Protection Plan
03/02/2018 Nor'Easter Riley Causing Massive Power Outages for Businesses Without Power Protection Sytems
02/26/2018 What Businesses Can Learn from the Death of Google and Exploding Appliances
02/22/2018 Damaged Utility Company Equipment: How Business Can Protect Themselves
02/20/2018 How to Make Sure Power Outages Don't Cost Your Business
02/14/2018 ITEXPO Day 1 All About Making Communications Better
01/19/2018 Sever Cold Spell Overloads Transformers, Causes Power Outages in Florida
01/19/2018 Employee Advocacy. Does It Work?
01/19/2018 Power Outage in North Carolina Remains a Mystery
12/15/2017 Mitel Slides Into Second
12/15/2017 What is the New Age of Telecom?
12/15/2017 TMC Labs Reviews the Htek UC926 IP Phone and UC46 Expansion Module
12/15/2017 Product Review: Htek UC926 IP Phone and UC46 Expansion Module
12/08/2017 Plane Crash Causes Power Outage Near Denver
12/01/2017 Wind, Weather Cause Costly Power Outages
12/01/2017 Gunman Fires at Equipment, Causes Power Outage in Canada
11/22/2017 Microsoft's Skype VoIP App Banned in China
11/22/2017 911 Call Center Power Protection Failure Causes Equipment Damage, System Shutdown
11/18/2017 Gas Leak Shuts Down Power in Downtown Ohio Town
11/15/2017 School Systems' IT Investments at Risk During Power Outages
11/06/2017 Power Outage Causes Untreated Waste to Be Dumped into Massachusetts River
10/19/2017 Hundreds of Thousands without Power in Ireland after Hurricane Ophelia
10/17/2017 Don't Let a Power Outage Smoke Out Your Business
10/02/2017 Dialpad Brings Its Cloud Communications Service to Canada, Makes Long-Distance Fees Obsolete
09/22/2017 Power Outage Hits Parts of University of Richmond Campus
09/21/2017 Employee Advocacy: Does it Work?
09/03/2017 Web-scale Networking Week in Review: 5G, Cloudian, Skymind, Cyber Terrorism, Jeff Pulver
09/03/2017 VoIP Solutions Week in Review: Sennheiser, Htek, Epygi, Ecosmob, Hammer, Go Long
09/02/2017 Call Recording Week in Review: Hurricane Harvey, Dubber and BroadSoft, CallMiner and Voxbone
09/02/2017 Fraud and Identity Week in Review: Gmail, Biometrics, BlackBerry
09/02/2017 Multi-Gigabit Ethernet Week in Review: Comcast, Aquantia, PacketFabric, Telehouse
09/01/2017 Cloud Communications Offers Continuity Options for Hurricane Harvey Impacted Businesses
09/01/2017 Hurricane Harvey a Perfect Scenario for Call Center Scheduling for Unexpected Demand
09/01/2017 Call Recordings Can Be Customer Service Tools
09/01/2017 NCAA Investigation into Ole Miss Underscores Call Accounting Requirements
09/01/2017 Lightning Knocks Out Power in Colton, California Putting Essential Technology at Risk
08/31/2017 What's Driving, Enabling the Move to Software?
08/25/2017 Hurricane Harvey Will Test Power Protection Systems
08/25/2017 Employee Advocacy: Becoming the Amazon of Your Industry
08/24/2017 Why Employee Advocacy Should Be Part of Corporate Marketing Strategy
08/21/2017 Full Solar Eclipse Reminds Businesses About Power Protection
08/18/2017 Employee Advocates - Your Untapped Marketing Resource
08/18/2017 Local Governments Can't Be Guilty of Ignoring Power Protection Needs
08/18/2017 Why Businesses Should Pay Attention to Planned Power Outages
08/11/2017 Never Underestimate the Potential for Power Outages or Their Damage to Your Business
08/11/2017 Classical Guitar Concert Canceled in Oregon Due to Power Outage
08/07/2017 Kevin Kennedy Stepping Down, Will New Leadership Help Guide Avaya Back into Prominence?
08/04/2017 Gogo Making Air Travel More Productive
08/04/2017 Snakes Becoming Frequent Cause of Power Outages and Business Disruption
08/04/2017 Texas A&M Researchers Develop Model for Predicting Outages
07/28/2017 Massive Outer Banks Power Outage Causes Mandatory Evacuation
07/28/2017 Mitel Finally Gets ShoreTel, Puts UCaaS Market on Notice
07/28/2017 Using Email for Shaping Influence
07/28/2017 Critters Finding Ways to Cause Power Outages, Disrupt Business
07/25/2017 What is the New Age of Telecom?
07/21/2017 It's Snake Week for Power Outages and Business Disruption
07/18/2017 To Record or Not to Record: Brexit Causing Confusion Around Call Recording Regulation
07/17/2017 Power Surge Knocks Out Network at Courthouse in Arkansas
07/14/2017 Fraud and Identity Battle Moves to the Biometrics Stage
07/13/2017 Bobcat Climbs Utility Pole, Knocks Out Power In Kansas
07/11/2017 Data Striim-ing for Real-time Actionable Business Intelligence
07/07/2017 Power Outage Cancels Screening of "War for the Planet of the Apes"
07/07/2017 Why Businesses Have to Protect Equipment from Wildlife
07/06/2017 Function as a Service Style of Microservices Depolyment for Real-time Business Intelligence
07/06/2017 Are We Finally Looking at Beginning of the PSTN Sunset?
07/06/2017 Artificial Intelligence Marks the Genesys of Knowledge Entrepreneurs
06/27/2017 Artificial Intelligence Marks the Genesys of Knowledge Entrepreneurs
06/26/2017 Data Striim-ing for Real-time Actionable Business Intelligence
06/23/2017 Transforming Your Business Infrastructure for the Digital Economy
06/05/2017 Digital Transformation: Ensuring Smooth Service Rollouts for CSPs, MSPs and ISPs
05/17/2017 Power Outage Stalls Interop Temporarily at MGM Grand Las Vegas